The Aviator

Oscar-winning biopic charting the life of eccentric film director Howard Hughes over a 20-year period. Breaking into the film industry in 1927, he went on to achieve box-office success, romanced some of his leading ladies and used his millions in an attempt to break the airspeed record.


  • 2008-04-20 20:00:00 - 2008-04-20 22:40:00 on BBC Two England, BBC Two Wales Analogue, BBC Two Wales, BBC Two Northern Ireland Analogue, BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Scotland,
  • 2010-04-10 17:20:00 - 2010-04-10 20:00:00 on BBC Two England, BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Wales,


  • Director Martin Scorsese
  • Howard Hughes Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Katharine Hepburn Cate Blanchett
  • Ava Gardner Kate Beckinsale
  • Noah Dietrich John Reilly
  • Juan Trippe Alec Baldwin
  • Se. Ralph Owen Brewster Alan Alda
  • Professor Fitz Ian Holm
  • Errol Flynn Jude Law
  • Producer Sandy Climan
  • Producer Charles Evans
  • Writer John Logan