10 X 10: Remembering Sister Ruth (10.15pm BBC2) The moment in Black Narcissus when Kathleen Byron's crazed Sister Ruth emerges from the convent doorway to try and push Deborah Kerr down the mountainside is one of the most truly startling in the movies. Those eyes! Malcolm Venville's nifty short film catches up with Byron, whose career subsequently took a wrong turn into B-movie semi-oblivion.
Ring of Spies (1.50pm C4) At about the same time that Bernard Lee was embarking on his lucrative second career as "M" in the Bond movies, he headlined in this Frank Launder-scripted drama based on the real-life exploits of the so-called Portland spy ring. Lee plays Henry Houghton, the records clerk at the Royal Navy Underwater Operations Establishment who was blackmailed into spying for the Russians from a suburban semi. The American actor William Sylvester plays Lee's spymaster.Reuse content