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The Afternoon Play

BBC HD

The Afternoon Play

Series 5

Episode 4: Pieces of a Silver Lining

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Series of one-off dramas. Retired vicar Geoffrey takes a stand on his council tax and gets sent to prison, where he gets trapped in a cell with a lifer. Show more

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The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency

BBC HD

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC HD

Adaptation of Alexander McCall Smith's best-selling novel, directed by Anthony Minghella. Precious Ramotswe uses her inheritance to become Botswana's first female detective. Show more

Contributors

Mma Makutsi:
Anika Noni Rose
JLB Maketoni:
Lucian Msamati
Kremlin Busang:
David Oyelowo
Alice Busang:
Nikki Amuka-Bird
Daddy Bapetsi:
John Kani
Note Makoti:
Colin Salmon
Charlie Gotso:
Idris Elba
Lucky Sesana:
Tumisho Masha

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BBC Proms 2009

BBC HD

BBC Proms

2009

Prom 22: A Celebration of Classic MGM Film Musicals

Duration: 2 hours

on BBC HD

Clive Anderson introduces a Prom celebrating 75 years of classic MGM film musicals. Songs from movies including The Wizard of Oz and Gigi are performed by conductor John Wilson. Show more

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The Birth of British Music: 2/4

BBC HD

The Birth of British Music

Episode 2: Handel - The Conquering Hero

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC HD

Charles Hazlewood explores the lives and music of great composers. Here he looks at Handel, who has had a profound influence on our cultural heritage. Show more

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All the Small Things: 2/6

BBC HD

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Drama about a local choir. Having entered the choir into a contest, Layla encourages Michael to be ruthless in pursuit of success, including getting rid of church caretaker Shrek. Show more

Contributors

Esther Caddick:
Sarah Lancashire
Michael Caddick:
Neil Pearson
Jake Barton:
Bryan Dick
Kyle Caddick:
Richard Fleeshman
Ethel Tonks:
Annette Badland
Clifford 'Shrek' Beale:
Clive Rowe
Louise 'Lulu' Pryke:
Niky Wardley
Olive Halsall:
Mel Kilburn
Gilbert 'Jabba' Tonks:
David Fleeshman
Monica 'Binsey' Binns:
Heather Tobias
Georgia Caddick:
Jo Woodcock
Sofija Katic:
Brana Bajic
Nemanja Redic:
Kristian Kiehling
Grace Ouididja:
Nisa Cole
Fred Caddick:
Jamie Birtwistle
Reverend Barticle:
Roy Barraclough
Director:
Cilla Ware

Regional Variations (2)

Heroes: 1/23

BBC HD

Heroes

Series 1

Episode 1: Genesis

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC HD

Available for years

A group from across the USA and beyond discover individual abilities, including a man who paints pictures of the future and a cheerleader whose every injury heals itself. Show more

Contributors

Mohinder Suresh:
Sendhil Ramamurthy
Hiro Nakamura:
Masi Oka
Micah Sanders:
Noah Gray-Cabey
Nathan Petrelli:
Adrian Pasdar
Simone Deveraux:
Tawny Cypress
Peter Petrelli:
Milo Ventimiglia
Claire Bennet:
Hayden Panetierre
Niki Sanders:
Ali Larter
Isaac Mendez:
Santiago Cabrera
Claire Bennett:
Hayden Panettiere

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Heroes: Series one: 2/23

BBC HD

Heroes

Series 1

Episode 2: Don't Look Back

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC HD

Available for years

Nathan refuses to admit that he can fly. Mohinder learns that his flat is bugged. Hiro finds a comic book that seems to predict everything he does and goes to meet its author. Show more

Contributors

Mohinder Suresh:
Sendhil Ramamurthy
Hiro Nakamura:
Masi Oka
Micah Sanders:
Noah Gray-Cabey
Nathan Petrelli:
Adrian Pasdar
Simone Deveraux:
Tawny Cypress
Peter Petrelli:
Milo Ventimiglia
Claire Bennet:
Hayden Panettiere
Niki Sanders:
Ali Larter
Isaac Mendez:
Santiago Cabrera
Matt Parkman:
Greg Grunberg

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