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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 9

Episode 9: Taunton to Newton Abbot

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 1 month

With purple, green and yellow ribbons flying, and sporting ankle bells, Michael Portillo is led a merry dance in Stogumber - all in the name of fertility. Show more

Porridge

Series 2

Episode 6: The Harder They Fall

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 9 months

Classic prison-set sitcom. Godber takes up boxing and enters the prison championships, but someone wants him to come a cropper.

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Lennie Godber:
Richard Beckinsale
Mr Mackay:
Fulton Mackay
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Harry Grout:
Peter Vaughan
Jackdaw:
Cyril Shaps
PT Instructor:
Roy Sampson
Billy Moffatt:
Willy Bowman
Crusher:
John Dair
Distributor:
BBC Worldwide

Duration: 56 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 1 month

A tribute to comedian Rik Mayall, who left a body of work that spanned four decades, including characters Rik in The Young Ones and Lord Flashheart in Blackadder. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Simon Callow
Executive Producer:
Tara Duffy
Participant:
Rik Mayall
Participant:
Alexei Sayle
Participant:
Greg Davies
Participant:
Ruby Wax
Participant:
Andy de la Tour
Participant:
Rowland Rivron
Participant:
Lloyd Peters
Participant:
Lise Mayer
Participant:
Ben Elton
Participant:
Lenny Henry
Participant:
Pauline Melville
Participant:
Michael Palin
Participant:
Tim McInnerny
Participant:
Christopher Ryan
Participant:
Jools Holland
Participant:
Simon Pegg
Participant:
Mike Redfern
Participant:
Jon Plowman
Participant:
John Lloyd

Arena

Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball?

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 1 month

A celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Secret Policeman's Ball. Contributors include Rowan Atkinson, Stephen Fry and Lenny Henry. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Roger Graef
Series Editor:
Anthony Wall
Participant:
John Cleese
Participant:
Bob Geldof
Participant:
Terry Gilliam
Participant:
Terry Jones
Participant:
Ruby Wax
Participant:
Jennifer Saunders
Participant:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Lenny Henry
Participant:
Michael Palin
Participant:
Peter Cook
Participant:
Rowan Atkinson
Participant:
Sting undefined
Participant:
Phil Collins

Brand

Arena

Some People with Jokes

Series 1

Episode 3: Some Scousers with Jokes - Part 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 1 month

The people of Liverpool tell their favourite jokes. The city has a tradition of comedy and joke telling, but does it mean the man and woman on the street can crack corkers? Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Series Producer:
Mark Lucey

Motherland

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 1 month

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

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 9

Episode 9: Taunton to Newton Abbot

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 1 month

With purple, green and yellow ribbons flying, and sporting ankle bells, Michael Portillo is led a merry dance in Stogumber - all in the name of fertility. Show more

Duration: 56 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 1 month

A tribute to comedian Rik Mayall, who left a body of work that spanned four decades, including characters Rik in The Young Ones and Lord Flashheart in Blackadder. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Simon Callow
Executive Producer:
Tara Duffy
Participant:
Rik Mayall
Participant:
Alexei Sayle
Participant:
Greg Davies
Participant:
Ruby Wax
Participant:
Andy de la Tour
Participant:
Rowland Rivron
Participant:
Lloyd Peters
Participant:
Lise Mayer
Participant:
Ben Elton
Participant:
Lenny Henry
Participant:
Pauline Melville
Participant:
Michael Palin
Participant:
Tim McInnerny
Participant:
Christopher Ryan
Participant:
Jools Holland
Participant:
Simon Pegg
Participant:
Mike Redfern
Participant:
Jon Plowman
Participant:
John Lloyd

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 10 months

The outcry following the murder of George Floyd in May 2020 has the Met, during lockdown, examining its record on inclusion and diversity, and realising it must change. Show more

BBC Four

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