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Handmade on the Silk Road

Episode 3: The Potter

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Series about traditional crafts along the Silk Road trade route. In Meybod in southern Iran, Abdol Reza Aghaei's family have been potters for generations. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 43 minutes

on BBC Four

Coming-of-age drama in which a northern lad from a mining community (Jamie Bell) opts for ballet rather than boxing and must convince his father of his ambitions as a dancer. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Wilkinson:
Julie Walters
Jackie Elliot:
Gary Lewis
Billy Elliot:
Jamie Bell
Tony Elliot:
Jamie Draven
Billy, aged 25:
Adam Cooper
Grandma:
Jean Heywood
Michael Caffrey:
Stuart Wells
George Watson:
Mike Elliot
Mr Braithwaite:
Billy Fane
Debbie Wilkinson:
Nicola Blackwell
Gary Poulson:
Joe Renton
Dr Crane:
Steve Mangan
Vice-Principal:
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Writer:
Lee Hall
Producer:
Greg Brenman
Producer:
Jon Finn
Director of photography:
Brian Tufano

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Len Goodman and Lucy Worsley show how the first few decades of the 20th century saw the most rapid and revolutionary change in the history of British dance. Show more

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