BFI Mediatheque Listby AzaleaRose | created - 09 Sep 2015 | updated - 12 Aug 2017 | Public
An almost-complete list of the films and shows you can access at the BFI mediatheque.
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3. 28 Up (1984 TV Movie)
136 min | Documentary, Biography
Director Michael Apted interviews the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.
4. 3 Non-Blondes (2003– )
30 min | Comedy
Gary Reich, the man who started the hidden-camera careers of Sacha Baron Cohen (Da Ali G Show) and Dom Joly (Trigger Happy TV), has found three women to take to the streets and carry the ... See full summary »
5. The 39 Steps (1935)
Not Rated | 86 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
A man in London tries to help a counter-espionage Agent. But when the Agent is killed, and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to save himself and stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.
Play for Today (1970–1984)
102 min | Comedy, Drama
Beverly has invited her new neighbours, Angela and Tony, over for drinks. She has also asked her divorced neighbour, Sue, because Sue's fifteen year-old daughter, Abigail, was holding a ... See full summary »
Performance (1992– )
120 min | Drama
Black comedy set in Soho, London, right after WW2. Half of the fun is seeing a slew of very familiar faces kick up their heels as gay men, lesbians, party-girls, drunks, and drag queens.
ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )
60 min | Drama
Roger Empson builds a house for his disabled wife Jean that is completely automated and monitored by a computer called A.D.A.M. (Automated Domestic Appliance Monitor). When she was a child,... See full summary »
18. The Adventure Game (1980– )
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Three people are stranded on a planet on the far side of the galaxy. In order to return to earth they must first locate a crystal to power their spacecraft. But (and this is where the whole... See full summary »
19. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)
Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Robin of Loxley, otherwise known as Robin Hood, and his band of Merry Men protect England from the evil machinations of Prince John while King Richard the Lionheart is away fighting in the Crusades.
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Evil Under the Sun
TV-14 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Poirot's rehabilitative health retreat on an island resort becomes an even more stimulating mental exercise when a flirtatious film star is found strangled on a nearby beach.
24. Agony (1979–1981)
25 min | Comedy
20 half-hour episodes. Jane Lucas, an Agony Aunt with a call-in radio show, has her own set of troubles with her very Jewish mother and her husband Laurence. Then there's the crazy lives of... See full summary »
25. Akenfield (1974)
98 min | Drama
As the young man, Tom, prepares to leave the Suffolk village of his birth, voices and experiences from his family's past crowd in on his mind, weaving a poetic tapestry of the love of home and the longing to get away from it.
32. All Hands (1940)
10 min | Short, War
This propaganda short illustrates the danger of careless talk by naval men. It demonstrates how a sailor's talk of recall is overheard by a waitress who ultimately betrays his ship to a U-boat.
37. The Amazing Adventures of Morph (1980–1981)
5 min | Animation, Family
The Gobbledygook spouting, shape-shifting little Plasticine man who first appeared in the 1977 arty TV show "Take Hart" gets his own series. Morph, his pet nailbrush and naughty "twin" Chas have all sorts of adventures.
Star: Tony Hart
38. Amelia and the Angel (1958)
26 min | Short
A young girl (Amelia) is distressed and feeling guilty about losing the wings she was to wear in her school play. Then she notices an angel and follows the angel into a dark building. ... See full summary »
41. The Angelic Conversation (1985)
Not Rated | 77 min | Drama
An unseen woman recites Shakespeare's sonnets - fourteen in all - as a man wordlessly seeks his heart's desire. The photography is stop-motion, the music is ethereal, the scenery is often ... See full summary »
42. Anglian Lives: Alan Partridge (2003 TV Movie)
29 min | Comedy