12 certificateThe Key is a Film programme that first aired in 1958 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

The Key is a 3 star programme

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The Key (1958)

Directed by
Carol Reed

In wartime England around 1941, poorly-armed tugs are sent into 'U-Boat Alley' to rescue damaged Allied ships. An American arrives to captain one of these tugs and is given a key by a fellow tugboat man. If anything happens, he can use the key.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 135 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1958

3/5 Stars

Classification: 12 Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Black and White


William Holden...Capt. David Ross
Image for Sophia LorenSophia Loren...Stella
Image for Trevor HowardTrevor Howard...Capt. Chris Ford
Oskar Homolka...Cap. Van Dam
Kieron Moore...Kane
Image for Bernard LeeBernard Lee...Commander Wadlow
Beatrix Lehmann...Housekeeper
Noel Purcell...Hotel Porter
Bryan Forbes...Weaver
Sidney Vivian...Grogan
Rupert Davies...Baker
Russell Waters...Sparks
Irene Handl...Clerk
John Crawford...American Cap.
Jameson Clark...English Cap.