and a miniature sheet showcasing the work of the GPO Film Unit, including the famous Night Mail:
The three 1st class stamps depict:
- A Matter of Life and Death (1946), starring David Niven and Kim Hunter (also released as Stairway to Heaven;
- Lawrence of Arabia (1962), starring Peter O'Toole and Alec Guiness;
- 2001 A Space Odyssey (1968), screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C Clarke.
The three £1.28 (subject to change) stamps depict:
- Chariots of Fire (1981), screenplay by Colin Welland
- Secrets and Lies (1996), starring Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethin, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste;
- Bend it Like Beckham (2002), starring Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley
The 4 stamps on the miniature sheet show stills from Night Mail (1936), Love on the Wing (1938), A Colour Box (1939), and Spare Time (1939). We now understand that it will have 4 different values.
The miniature sheet is printed by Joh Enschede and the set by Cartor SP.