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Boys from the Blackstuff

Episode 5: George's Last Ride

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

George reminisces about his younger days, recalling his hopeful, politically active youth. Show more


George Malone:
Peter Kerrigan
Chrissie Todd:
Michael Angelis
Yosser Hughes:
Bernard Hill
Loggo Logmond:
Alan Igbon
Dixie Dean:
Tom Georgeson
Kevin Dean:
Gary Bleasdale
Hospital Doctor:
Ricky Tomlinson


Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes

on BBC Four

Disturbing drama set during the English Civil War. Matthew Hopkins is paid according to how many confessions he can extract from witches - a policy he takes full advantage of. Show more


Matthew Hopkins:
Vincent Price
Richard Marshall:
Ian Ogilvy
John Lowes:
Rupert Davies
John Stearne:
Robert Russell
Tom Baker

Documentary, using dramatised inserts, in which Denise Mina investigates the tortuous and peculiar relationships between horror writer Edgar Allan Poe and the women in his life. Show more


Denise Mina
Virginia Poe:
Lucille Sharp
Eliza Poe:
Lauren Marcus
Frances Sargent Osgood:
Anita Vettesse
Sarah Helen Whitman:
Tamara Kennedy
Executive Producer:
Lindsay Shapero

Songwriters' Circle

Episode 4: David Gray, KT Tunstall, Ray LaMontagne

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

on BBC Four

Filmed at London's Bush Hall, singer-songwriters David Gray, KT Tunstall, Ray LaMontagne perform their own songs, chat about the art of songwriting and collaborate musically. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

With Donovan, Gerry Rafferty, James Taylor, Elton John, Mickey Newbury, Tom Paxton, John Prine, Melanie, Jesse Winchester, Steve Forbert, Chris Rea, Carole King and others. Show more

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