Programme Index

Discover 10,100,220 listings and 232,308 playable programmes from the BBC

Regional Variations (2)

Terry Jones's Medieval Lives

BBC Four

Terry Jones' Medieval Lives

Episode 4: The Minstrel

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Terry Jones gives a tour of the Middle Ages. He reveals that minstrels were medieval spin doctors and could be warriors, political movers and shakers and even spies. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Margaret Thatcher - the Long Walk to Finchley

BBC Four

Satirical drama based on Margaret Thatcher's early years. Young Margaret wants nothing more than to be an MP, but may be too much of a rebel for the Tory Party of the 1950s. Show more

Contributors

Margaret Thatcher:
Andrea Riseborough
Ted Heath:
Samuel West
Denis Thatcher:
Rory Kinnear
Sir John Crowder:
Geoffrey Palmer
Sir Donald Kaberry:
Oliver Ford Davies
Alfred Roberts:
Philip Jackson
Sir Waldon Smithers:
Michael Cochrane
Patricia Hornsby-Smith:
Sylvestra Le Touzel
John Miller:
Michael Gould
Stanley Soward:
Jonathan Aris
Old Dear:
Marcia Warren
Lieutenant-Colonel Digby:
Christian Rodska
Dartford Officer:
Geoff McGivern
Leslie Thomas:
James Laurenson
John Wells:
Rob Edwards
Lichfield:
Kim Wall
Beckenham Constituent:
Angela Sims
Mark Thatcher:
Michael Selwood
Carol Thatcher:
Julia Joyce
Miss Harris:
Georgie Glen
Langton:
Jeremy Child
Head Panellist - Finchley:
Geoffrey Beevers
Doreen/Interviewer:
Elizabeth Bennett
Producer:
Robert Cooper
Producer:
Kate Triggs
Writer:
Tony Saint

Regional Variations (2)

Dinner with Portillo

BBC Four

Dinner with Portillo

The Iron Lady and the Glass Ceiling

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo hosts a dinner party with guests including Shirley Williams and Lord Rees-Mogg, as they talk about Margaret Thatcher's career. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Shirley Williams
Participant:
Lionel Shriver
Executive Producer:
Jeremy Adams

Genres

BBC Four

About BBC Four

BBC Four reflects arts, music and culture with an ambitious range of intellectually and culturally enriching programmes, taking an expert and in-depth approach to its subjects.

Appears in

About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More