TV Man Who Crossed Hitler, The (BBC-2 2011, Ed Stoppard, Ian Hart) Published 2 years ago on August 27, 2016 One off period drama The Man Who Crossed Hitler tells the ultimately heartbreaking story of Jewish lawyer Hans Litten who in 1931 put Adolf Hitler in the witness box and paid the price with his life. With Germany on the brink of collapse and Berlin little more than a paramilitary enclave Hans Litten decides to bring a group of Nazi thugs to try and expose the real nature of not just the whole Nazi party but in particular one of it’s prime movers Adolf Hitler. When Hitler took the stand he had to outline his political beliefs and and explain his reasonings behind wanting to see an end to German democracy, it was a major loss of face for Hitler and he made sure that Litten would eventually get his come uppance for making such a stand against him. Ed Stoppard of Upstairs Downstairs acclaim takes the lead as Litten and the always watchable Ian Hart takes on the role of Hitler. production details UK / BBC Two / 1×85 minute episode / Broadcast 28 August 2011 Writer: Mark Hayhurst / Producer: Susan Horth / Director: Justin Hardy cast Ed Stoppard as Hans Litten Ian Hart as Adolf Hitler Bill Paterson as Judge Kurt Ohnesorge Anton Lesser as Rudolf Olden John Hollingsworth as Mr Furst Sarah Smart as Mrs Furst Ruth McCabe as Han’s Mother Anton LesserBBCBill PatersonEd StoppardIan HartPeriod Drama SeriesRuth McCAbeSarah SmartTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes13 hours ago House Hunters: Green Acres In Agoura Hills (S153EP2 HGTV Mon 25 Feb 2019) Green Acres In Agoura Hills: A single mother wants to relocate to a home in the city of Agoura Hills,... Episodes13 hours ago Maine Cabin Masters Season 3 Episode 11 airs Mon 25 Feb 2019 on DIY A family from Maine work together to save a historic cabin from the 1930s that was owned by a famous... Episodes13 hours ago The Good Doctor: Believe (S2EP16 ABC Mon 25 Feb 2019) Believe: The new chief of surgery, Dr. Jackson Han (Daniel Dae Kim), believes Dr. Shaun Murphy is a liability more... Episodes13 hours ago The Enemy Within Series Premieres Mon 25 Feb 2019 on NBC Pilot: Former CIA agent Erica Shepherd is now known as one of the most notorious traitors in recent American history.... Episodes13 hours ago Grave Mysteries: Murder Behind Closed Doors (S2EP3 ID Mon 25 Feb 2019) Murder Behind Closed Doors: While hunting for clues in the case of 27-year-old single mother Ashley Melnyczok, who was murdered... search EPISODES Episodes13 hours ago The Voice Season 16 Premieres Mon 25 Feb 2019 on NBC The Blind Auditions Season Premiere: EGOT winner and critically-acclaimed, multi-platinum singer-songwriter John Legend joins returning superstar coaches Adam Levine, Kelly... Episodes13 hours ago Man with a Plan: Adam’s Wall Hole Bowl (S3EP4 CBS Mon 25 Feb 2019) Adam’s Wall Hole Bowl: Adam and the guys visit Lowell at his new bachelor pad and start using it as... Episodes13 hours ago People Magazine Investigates: Who Killed Jane Doe 59? (S3EP15 ID Mon 25 Feb 2019) Who Killed Jane Doe 59?: On November 16, 1969, a woman is found murdered in Los Angeles, but her identity... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 weeks ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies2 weeks ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies2 weeks ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.