Programme Index

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Miss Marple

The Body in the Library

Part 1: Part One

Duration: 52 minutes

on BBC Four

Period crime drama. The ordered tranquility of life in St Mary Mead is shattered by a mysterious discovery. Miss Marple's investigations lead her to a seaside hotel. Show more


Miss Marple:
Joan Hickson
Dolly Bantry:
Gwen Watford
Colonel Bantry:
Moray Watson
Colonel Melchett:
Frederick Jaeger
Detective Inspector Slack:
David Horovitch
Conway Jefferson:
Andrew Cruickshank
Adelaide Jefferson:
Ciaran Madden
Mr Prescott:
Hugh Walters
Raymond Starr:
Jess Conrad
Josie Turner:
Trudie Styler
Basil Blake:
Anthony Smee
Dinah Lee:
Debbie Arnold
PC Palk:
John Bardon
Mrs Palk:
Anne Rutter
Detective Constable Lake:
Ian Brimble
TR Bowen
Guy Slater

Fabric of Britain

Episode 2: The Story of Wallpaper

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Paul Martin looks at wallpaper from the 16th century to the present. It may seem insignificant, but governments have tried to control it and it has even threatened to poison us. Show more


Paul Martin
Executive Producer:
Mike Poole

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series in which Neil Brand celebrates the art of cinema music and soundtracks. Neil explores how changing technology has taken soundtracks in bold new directions. Show more


Series Producer:
John Das
John Das
Neil Brand
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Vangelis
Interviewed Guest:
Carter Burwell
Interviewed Guest:
Clint Mansell

BBC Proms


Proms on Four: John Wilson's Hollywood Rhapsody

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

on BBC Four

John Wilson and his orchestra perform the music of Hollywood, including Bernard Herrmann's Psycho, Erich Korngold's Robin Hood, Max Steiner's Casablanca and Miklos Rozsa's Ben Hur. Show more


Katie Derham
Series Editor:
Oliver Macfarlane
John Wilson

50s Britannia

Episode 1: Rock 'n' Roll Britannia

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Documentary about the pre-Beatles rock era, when the likes of Lord Rockingham's XI, Vince Taylor and Cliff Richard and The Shadows created a unique copy of American rock 'n' roll. Show more

Documentary following the return to performing of musician Nic Jones, whose career was cut short after a car crash broke almost every bone in his body and caused brain damage. Show more


Executive Producer:
Peter Grimsdale
Eliza Carthy
Jim Moray
Sam Carter
Blair Dunlop
Martin Carthy
Ashley Hutchings
Anais Mitchell
Chris Wood
Martin Simpson
Stewart Lee

BBC Four

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