WHEN WAS THE GREAT ESCAPE SHOWN ON TELEVISION?
It's always on telly isn't it? It's been on millions of times?! (Well, 14 actually).
Now you can settle those arguments as to when The Great Escape has been shown upon terrestrial television in the UK with this definitive guide. It has been shown on every single day of the week, with (Bank Holiday) Monday being the most common (six occasions).
Tuesday 28th December1971 - on BBC 1 - evening - exact time unknown
Sunday 2nd December1973 - on BBC 1 - evening - exact time unknown
Monday 27th May1974 - on BBC 1 - afternoon - exact time unknown
Monday 27th August1979 - On BBC 1 at 7.25 p.m.
Monday 1st June1981 on BBC 1 at 6.50 p.m.
Wednesday 28th December1983 on BBC 1 - 6.00 p.m.
Thursday 26th December1985 on BBC 1 - 1.25 p.m.
Saturday 26th December1987 on BBC 1 - 1.35 p.m.
Monday 27th March1989 on BBC 1 - 1.40 p.m.
Saturday 12th May1990 on ITV - 2.05 p.m.
Monday 30th May1994 on ITV - 9.30 p.m.
Monday 31st May1999 on ITV - 1.40 p.m.
Tuesday 25th December2001 on ITV - 3.15 p.m.
Friday 27th December2002 on ITV - 1.50 p.m.