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Regional Variations (2)

A History of Britain with Simon Schama

BBC Four

A History of Britain by Simon Schama

Series 1

Episode 2: Conquest

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Simon Schama recounts the saga of blood, betrayal and ambition that led up to the pivotal Battle of Hastings and describes the profound consequences that followed. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The Saint and the Hanged Man

BBC Four

Documentary examining how a Medieval Catholic court convened to try and prove if a dead English bishop was actually a miracle-worker and whether he should be made into a saint. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Rob Brydon
Producer:
Susan Horth
Director:
Susan Horth

Regional Variations (2)

Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa!

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes

on BBC Four

Dramatised portrait of the popular comedian, who craved fame and recognition throughout his career but was never comfortable with his own identity. Adapted from Williams's own words. Show more

Contributors

Kenneth Williams:
Michael Sheen
Nicholas Parsons:
Nicholas Parsons
Tony Hancock:
Martin Trenaman
Charles Hawtrey:
David Charles
Kenneth Halliwell :
Ewan Bailey
Joan Sims:
Beatie Edney
Charlie Williams:
Peter Wight
Joe Orton:
Kenny Doughty
Lou Williams:
Cheryl Campbell

Genres

Formats

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes

on BBC Four

Dramatised portrait of the popular comedian, who craved fame and recognition throughout his career but was never comfortable with his own identity. Adapted from Williams's own words. Show more

Contributors

Kenneth Williams:
Michael Sheen
Nicholas Parsons:
Nicholas Parsons
Tony Hancock:
Martin Trenaman
Charles Hawtrey:
David Charles
Kenneth Halliwell :
Ewan Bailey
Joan Sims:
Beatie Edney
Charlie Williams:
Peter Wight
Joe Orton:
Kenny Doughty
Lou Williams:
Cheryl Campbell

Genres

Formats

BBC Four

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