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Francesco's Venice

Episode 1: Blood

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Documentary series telling the story of the birth of Venice. In this edition, Francesco da Mosto reveals a secret history of violence, torture, political intrigue and revenge. Show more

Coast

The Great Guide

Episode 1: Cornwall

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Tessa Dunlop and Neil Oliver present the ultimate guide to the Cornish coast, from the River Tamar to Tintagel Castle, telling the stories that make this stretch so unique. Show more

The Killing

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for years

Danish crime thriller spanning the course of a 20-day murder investigation. On detective Sarah Lund's last shift, a teenager is missing and her belongings are found in a field. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Birger Larsen
Sarah Lund:
Sofie Grabol
Troels Hartmann:
Lars Mikkelsen
Theis Birk Larsen:
Bjarne Henriksen
Pernille Birk Larsen:
Ann Eleonora Jorgensen
Jan Meyer:
Soren Malling
Rie Skovgaard:
Marie Askehave
Erik Buchard:
Troels Munk
Poul Bremer:
Bent Mejding
Morten Weber:
Michael Moritzen
Producer:
Piv Bernth

The Killing

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for years

Danish crime thriller. When Nanna's body is discovered, Detective Lund is faced with a murder investigation in which mayoral candidate Troels Hartmann finds himself implicated. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Birger Larsen
Sarah Lund:
Sofie Grabol
Troels Hartmann:
Lars Mikkelsen
Theis Birk Larsen:
Bjarne Henriksen
Pernille Birk Larsen:
Ann Eleonora Jorgensen
Jan Meyer:
Soren Malling
Rie Skovgaard:
Marie Askehave
Erik Buchard:
Troels Munk
Vagn Skaerbaek:
Nicolaj Kopernikus
Morten Weber:
Michael Moritzen
Producer:
Piv Bernth

The Killing

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

Danish crime thriller. Lund and her replacement-to-be Meyer are on the trail of a principal murder suspect, but Meyer's impulsiveness threatens to jeopardise the investigation. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Birger Larsen
Sarah Lund:
Sofie Grabol
Troels Hartmann:
Lars Mikkelsen
Theis Birk Larsen:
Bjarne Henriksen
Pernille Birk Larsen:
Ann Eleonora Jorgensen
Jan Meyer:
Soren Malling
Rie Skovgaard:
Marie Askehave
Erik Buchard:
Troels Munk
Poul Bremer:
Bent Mejding
Morten Weber:
Michael Moritzen
Nanna Birk Larsen:
Julie Olgaard
Producer:
Piv Bernth

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 28 days

Sitcom. Julia moves out of her comfort zone when she reluctantly invites the entire class to her daughter's birthday party. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Animal man:
Ben Crompton
Balloon video man:
Barnaby Ferris
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Producer:
Richard Boden
Director:
Juliet May
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 28 days

Sitcom. A school fundraiser is not Julia's idea of an evening out, but somehow she finds herself heavily involved in order to impress a former colleague and new mum crush. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Caroline Lacy:
Kirsty Bushell
Mr Glencuddy:
Himesh Patel
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Director:
Juliet May
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 28 days

Sitcom about motherhood. A pool party ruins Julia's plans before an important event at work. Liz is after a date, and a new dad on the scene puts Kevin's nose out of joint. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Pool Receptionist:
Toyin Ayedun-Alase
Pool Attendant:
Sharon Gavin
Malcolm Spender:
Richard Pepple
Mitch:
Ryan Pope
Director:
Juliet May
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 28 days

Sitcom. While Paul is away, he has the perfect solution to aid Julia: he sends his parents to help. Meanwhile, Amanda has a clear-out and reluctantly gives Liz her old coat. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Mrs Lamb:
Jackie Clune
Flower Man:
Morgan Jones
Elizabeth:
Penny Ryder
Director:
Juliet May
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 28 days

Sitcom. Anne's new car propels her into the limelight as the mums try to get in on her new car pool. Kevin acts as Amanda's confidant, and Liz and Julia's friendship is under fire. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Debbie Louise:
Pearl Chanda
Director:
Juliet May
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 28 days

Julia's childcare problems are solved after she finds the perfect nanny, but her friendship with Liz is strained. Amanda is keeping a low profile. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Debbie Louise:
Pearl Chanda
Mrs Lamb:
Jackie Clune
Alpha Mum 2:
Sabine Crossen
Alpha Mum 1:
Sarah Sharman
Director:
Juliet May
Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd

Coast

The Great Guide

Episode 1: Cornwall

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

Tessa Dunlop and Neil Oliver present the ultimate guide to the Cornish coast, from the River Tamar to Tintagel Castle, telling the stories that make this stretch so unique. Show more

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