PG certificateThe Battle of Britain is a Film programme that first aired in 1969 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Battle of Britain is a 3 star programme

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The Battle of Britain (1969)

Directed by
Guy Hamilton

Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding has to marshal a depleted British fighter force against incessant Luftwaffe attacks in the summer of 1940. While he's fighting for more planes to combat the German aerial invasion, pilots such as Squadron Leaders Skipper and Harvey have to take the strain of daily combat, constantly staring death in the face.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 155 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1969

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Colour


Image for Michael CaineMichael Caine...Squadron Leader Canfield
Image for Trevor HowardTrevor Howard...Air Vice Marshal Keith Park
Curd J├╝rgens...Baron von Richter
Image for Ian McShaneIan McShane...Sgt. Pilot Andy
Image for Kenneth MoreKenneth More...Group Capt. Baker
Image for Laurence OlivierLaurence Olivier...Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding
Image for Harry AndrewsHarry Andrews...Senior civil servant
Image for Christopher PlummerChristopher Plummer...Squadron Leader Colin Harvey
Image for Michael RedgraveMichael Redgrave...Air Vice Marshal Evill
Susannah York...Section Officer Maggie Harvey
Nigel Patrick...Group Capt. Hope
Ralph Richardson...Sir David Kelly
Image for Robert ShawRobert Shaw...Squadron Leader Skipper
Patrick Wymark...Air Vice Marshal Trafford Leigh-Mallory
Michael Bates...Warr. Off. Warrick