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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

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The RKO Story: Tales From Hollywood

Episode 4: It's All True

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

on BBC Four

Ed Asner tells the story of RKO Pictures. Orson Welles spent a hectic few years at RKO, making Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons and the abandoned It's All True.

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Citizen Kane

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

A landmark in the history of cinema, telling the story of newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane in a series of flashbacks. Starring Orson Welles. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Orson Welles
Charles Foster Kane:
Orson Welles
Kane (aged 8):
Buddy Swan
Kane III:
Sonny Bupp
Kane's father:
Harry Shannon
Jedediah Leland:
Joseph Cotten
Mr. Bernstein:
Everett Sloane
Mary Kane:
Agnes Moorehead
James W Gettys:
Ray Collins
Susan Alexander Kane:
Dorothy Comingore
Walter Parks Thatcher:
George Coulouris
Raymond:
Paul Stewart
Emily Norton:
Ruth Warrick
The Headwaiter:
Gus Schilling
Herbert Carter:
Erskine Sanford
Mr. Rawlston:
Philip Van Zandt
Jerry Thompson:
William Alland
Director of photography:
Gregg Toland

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The Cult of Sunday Night

BBC Four

The Cult of...

Sunday Night

Episode 8: Hamish Macbeth

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Series which unearths the history and anecdotes behind cult British Sunday night drama looks at 1990s Scottish cop series Hamish Macbeth, which made a star of actor Robert Carlyle. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Meera Syal
Executive Producer:
Toby Stevens
Executive Producer:
Alan Tyler

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Hamish Macbeth

BBC Four

Hamish Macbeth

Series 1

Episode 5: Wee Jock's Lament

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Drama series about a young policeman whose beat is a seemingly sleepy Highland village. Hamish heads for the hills on the trail of two escaped convicts. 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

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