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Documentary charting Morecambe and Wise's early years and the hurdles faced by Britain's best-loved double act. Featuring behind-the-scenes footage and celebrity interviews. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Victoria Wood
Participant:
Cilla Black
Participant:
Michael Grade
Participant:
Eddie Braben
Participant:
Miranda Hart
Participant:
Lee Mack
Participant:
Reece Shearsmith
Participant:
Penelope Keith
Participant:
Andrew Marr
Producer:
Zoe Thorman
Executive Producer:
Caroline Roberts-Cherry

Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 months

1940, London. With the country's morale at stake, Catrin, an untried screenwriter from Ebbw Vale, and a makeshift cast and crew work under fire to make a film to lift the nation's spirits. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Lone Scherfig
Catrin Cole:
Gemma Arterton
Tom Buckley:
Sam Claflin
Ambrose Hilliard:
Bill Nighy
Ellis Cole:
Jack Huston
Raymond Parfitt:
Paul Ritter
Phyl Moore:
Rachael Stirling
Roger Swain:
Richard E. Grant
Gabriel Baker:
Henry Goodman
Carl Lundbeck:
Jake Lacy
Secretary of War:
Jeremy Irons
Sammy Smith:
Eddie Marsan
Sophie Smith:
Helen McCrory

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 months

Looking at the marriage of Charles Dickens through the eyes of his wife Catherine, Sue Perkins exposes the lesser-known reality of the Dickens family Christmas. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sue Perkins
Producer:
Mark Halliley
Director:
Mark Halliley
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Slater
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
Interviewed Guest:
Pen Vogler
Interviewed Guest:
Lucinda Dickens Hawksley
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Tomalin
Interviewed Guest:
Lillian Nayder
Interviewed Guest:
Oliver James
Assistant Producer:
Nick Tanner
Production Manager:
Marian Lacey

What We Were Watching

Christmas 1991

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Writer and broadcaster Grace Dent takes a televisual trip back in time to Christmas 1991, as she immerses herself in the sights, sounds and TV schedules of the past. Show more

Top of the Pops

Christmas Hits

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 months

A compilation of performances from Christmas shows, including The Rolling Stones, Coldplay, Madness, Chas & Dave, Slade, Pet Shop Boys and Frankie Goes to Hollywood Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper
Producer:
Dione Newton
Performer:
Madness
Performer:
East 17
Performer:
Coldplay
Performer:
Pet Shop Boys
Performer:
undefined Slade
Performer:
Mud

BBC Four

About BBC Four

BBC Four reflects arts, music and culture with an ambitious range of intellectually and culturally enriching programmes, taking an expert and in-depth approach to its subjects.

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