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University Challenge

Christmas 2019

Liverpool v Hull

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four

In the fourth match, the Liverpool team, with actor Anna Maxwell Martin and broadcaster Roger Bolton, fight it out against the Hull team, with comedian Lucy Beaumont and novelist Tracy Borman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Series Producer:
Irene Daniels
Narrator:
Roger Tilling
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Director:
Tracey Rooney
Production Company:
ITV Studios

Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes

on BBC Four

Drama about an Irish immigrant who lands in 1950s Brooklyn and finds romance, before her past catches up with her and she must choose between two countries and two men. Show more

Contributors

Eilis Lacey:
Saoirse Ronan
Jim Farrell:
Domhnall Gleeson
Maurizio:
Michael Zegen
Father Flood:
Jim Broadbent
Miss McAdam:
Mary O'Driscoll
Mrs Kehoe:
Julie Walters
Mr Fiorello:
Paulino Nunes
Mrs Fiorello:
Ellen David
Miss Kelly:
Brid Brennan
Mrs Brady:
Emma Lowe
Rose Lacey:
Fiona Glascott
Mary Lacey:
Jane Brennan
George Sheridan:
Peter Campion
Miss Fortini:
Jessica Pare
Mr Rosenblum:
Alain Goulem
Frankie Doran:
Iarla O'Lionaird
Dolores:
Jenn Murray
Director:
John Crowley

In celebration of his ninetieth birthday, Sir David Attenborough shares extraordinary highlights of his life and career with broadcaster Kirsty Young. Show more

Bob Geldof examines the life and work of 20th-century poet William Butler Yeats. He argues that Yeats brought about immense change in Ireland's struggle for independence. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Bob Geldof
Writer:
Bob Geldof
Consultant:
Roy Foster
Executive Producer:
Mike Connolly
Executive Producer:
Emma Cahusac
Executive Producer:
David Harvey
Director:
Gerry Hoban

The 80s with Dominic Sandbrook

Episode 2: Under Pressure

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Dominic Sandbrook looks at a dynamic decade. By the mid-80s, Britain felt like an embattled nation, struggling to establish its identity on the global stage. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund
Series Producer:
Alexander Leith

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