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Bleak House

BBC Four

Bleak House

Episode 9

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Andrew Davies' adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. Esther is shattered by Lady Dedlock's revelation. Tulkinghorn issues Lady Dedlock with a terrible ultimatum. Show more

Contributors

Lady Dedlock:
Gillian Anderson
Esther Summerson:
Anna Maxwell Martin
Ada Clare:
Carey Mulligan
Boythorn:
Warren Clarke
John Jarndyce:
Denis Lawson
Mr Grubble:
Patrick Monckton
Richard Carstone:
Patrick Kennedy
Harold Skimpole:
Nathaniel Parker
Smallweed:
Philip Davis
Miss Flite:
Pauline Collins
Charley Neckett:
Katie Angelou
Mr Vholes:
Dermot Crowley
Mr Tulkinghorn:
Charles Dance
Chancellor:
Ian Richardson
Mr Brownlow:
Alistair McGowan
Mr Tangle:
Sevan Stephan
Sir Leicester:
Timothy West

Bleak House

Episode 10

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Andrew Davies' adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. Tulkinghorn believes Lady Dedlock is in his power, but she continues to defy him. Show more

Contributors

Mr Tulkinghorn:
Charles Dance
Lady Dedlock:
Gillian Anderson
Harriet:
Lisa Hammond
Esther Summerson:
Anna Maxwell Martin
John Jarndyce:
Denis Lawson
Hortense:
Lilo Baur
Miss Flite:
Pauline Collins
Smallweed:
Philip Davis
Prince Turveydrop:
Bryan Dick
Old Mr Turveydrop:
Matthew Kelly
Caddy Jellyby:
Natalie Press
Mrs Guppy:
Sheila Hancock
Mr Vholes:
Dermot Crowley
Harold Skimpole:
Nathaniel Parker
Sir Leicester:
Timothy West
Sgt George:
Hugo Speer
Phil Squod:
Michael Smiley

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Transatlantic Sessions

BBC Four

Transatlantic Sessions

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Music programme featuring the best of bluegrass, cajun, folk, country and more. Jerry Douglas demonstrates his dobro skills. Plus Eddi Reader, Julie Fowlis and Darrell Scott. Show more

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Factory: Manchester from JoyDivision to Happy Mondays

BBC Four

Documentary celebrating the triumph, tragedy and human comedy that was Manchester record company, Factory, home of Joy Division, New Order, Happy Mondays and the Hacienda club. Show more

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QI

BBC Four

QI

Series E

Episode 2: Electricity

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Stephen Fry hosts a quiz show in which contestants are rewarded for being 'quite interesting'. Alan Davies, Jo Brand, Sean Lock and Rich Hall discuss electricity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Alan Davies
Participant:
Jo Brand
Participant:
Rich Hall
Participant:
Sean Lock

Brand

QI

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Flight of the Conchords Special:One-Night Stand

BBC Four

The duo of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement perform several of their best and silliest songs, including Business Time, Jenny and Albi the Racist Dragon.

Contributors

Participant:
Jemaine Clement
Participant:
Bret McKenzie

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Batman

BBC Four

Batman

Series 1

Episode 3: Fine Feathered Finks

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Four

Sixties fantasy series. As the Penguin awaits his release from prison, he plans his next caper. The devious villain uses exploding umbrellas to trick Batman. Show more

Contributors

Batman/Bruce Wayne:
Adam West
Robin/Dick Grayson:
Burt Ward
The Penguin:
Burgess Meredith
Alfred Pennyworth:
Alan Napier
Commissioner James W Gordon:
Neil Hamilton
Chief O'Hara:
Stafford Repp
Aunt Harriet Cooper:
Madge Blake
Director:
Robert Butler

Batman

Series 1

Episode 4: The Penguin's a Jinx

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Four

Sixties fantasy series. The Penguin plans to kidnap beautiful actress Dawn Robbins. The situation becomes more complicated when Dawn falls in love with Batman. Show more

Contributors

Batman/Bruce Wayne:
Adam West
Robin/Dick Grayson:
Burt Ward
The Penguin:
Burgess Meredith
Alfred Pennyworth:
Alan Napier
Commissioner James W Gordon:
Neil Hamilton
Chief O' Hara:
Stafford Repp
Aunt Harriet Cooper:
Madge Blake
Dawn Robbins:
Leslie Parrish
Director:
Robert Butler

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The Secret Life of the Motorway

BBC Four

The Secret Life of the Motorway

Episode 2: The Honeymoon Period

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Documentary series celebrating Britain's motorways. This edition explores how they have transformed where Brits live, work and play over the last 50 years. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Emma Hindley
Director:
Gaby Hornsby
Executive Producer:
Clare Sillery

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Documentary celebrating the triumph, tragedy and human comedy that was Manchester record company, Factory, home of Joy Division, New Order, Happy Mondays and the Hacienda club. Show more

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