The best of British animation.
1/3. In the 1950s a third of all British TV adverts were animated - this documentary looks at how animation's flexibility has made it a powerful tool of persuasion during the last century, running from First World War propaganda to MTV.
A dramatic story of unrequited love amid the hardship and struggle of London in the 1930s, dramatised from Patrick Hamilton's trilogy by playwright Kevin Elyot.
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Rope and Gaslight made the sex-obsessed, booze fuelled Hamilton famous. But his "slice of life" urban novels are now seen as his best work. To coincide with a version of his classic trilogy Twenty Thousand Streets under the Sky , this biography asks why the Marxist maverick has been largely written out of literary history.
:a look at two pivotal moments in the history of the monarchy - the crowning of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 and the death of Princess Diana in 1997 (AD)