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Grandpa In My Pocket

Series 1

Episode 1: Beowulf the Brilliant

on BBC HD

Comedy drama featuring a grandpa with a magical shrinking cap. Grandpa's awful sister threatens to take his dog Beowulf to the dogs' home. Show more

Tinga Tinga Tales

Series 1

Episode 1: Why Elephant Has a Trunk

on BBC HD

Stories telling a modern, young audience how different animals got their distinctive parts. The story of how Elephant got his trunk. Show more

Tinga Tinga Tales

Series 1

Episode 14: Why Giraffe Has a Long Neck

on BBC HD

Stories telling a young audience how animals got their distinctive parts. Giraffe had a short neck until her head became stuck in a honey tree. Show more

Eggheads

Series 11

Episode 6

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC HD

Dermot Murnaghan hosts a general knowledge quiz in which teams from all over the UK battle to beat the Eggheads, some of the country's top quiz champions. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Barry Simmons
Participant:
Judith Keppel
Participant:
Chris Hughes
Participant:
Kevin Ashman
Participant:
CJ de Mooi
Participant:
Daphne Fowler
Executive Producer:
David Young
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin

Doctors

Series 12

Episode 1: Catching

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC HD

Luke is struggling to find a childminder for his daughter while he interviews for an important job. Michelle tries to help, but is shocked by Luke's desperate behaviour. Show more

Contributors

Dr Charlie Bradfield:
Philip McGough
Dr Zara Carmichael:
Elisabeth Dermot Walsh
Dr Simon Bond:
David Sturzaker
Ruth Pearce:
Selina Chilton
Michelle Corrigan:
Donnaleigh Bailey
Noah Smithson:
Dominic Marsh
Karen Hollins:
Jan Pearson
Saskia Binns:
Sara Carver
Luke Radcliffe:
Jonathan Kerrigan
Will Duncan:
Richard Mylan
Producer:
Ella Kelly
Producer:
Mike Hobson

Emma

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Period drama. What was intended as a day of fun turns into a day of agony on the Box Hill excursion. Emma behaves badly, insulting Miss Bates, and is berated by Knightley. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Jim O'Hanlon
Mr Knightley:
Jonny Lee Miller
Mr Woodhouse:
Michael Gambon
Miss Bates:
Tamsin Greig
Frank Churchill:
Rupert Evans
Anne Weston:
Jodhi May
Jane Fairfax:
Laura Pyper
Augusta Elton:
Christina Cole
Harriet Smith:
Louise Dylan
Mr Weston:
Robert Bathurst
Mr Elton:
Blake Ritson
John Knightley:
Dan Fredenburgh
Producer:
George Ormond

Series

Emma

Museum of Life

Episode 3: All Creatures Great and Small

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Jimmy Doherty goes behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum. The true image of a dodo is revealed, and a nine-foot sturgeon turns up. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Doherty
Presenter:
Mark Carwardine
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Kate Bellingham
Producer:
Ian A Hunt
Director:
Ian A Hunt
Producer:
Tim Green

Richard Hammond's Invisible Worlds

Episode 3: Off the Scale

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC HD

Richard Hammond explores the miniature universe around us, from microscopic changes to ice crystals that can trigger avalanches to watching the aftermath of a sneeze. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Hammond
Executive Producer:
Anne Laking
Executive Producer:
Gary Hunter

Damages

Series 3

Episode 6: Don't Forget to Thank Mr Zedeck

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC HD

American legal drama. As Patty and Tom work to help the investors bankrupted by the late Louis Tobin, Joe Tobin follows a circuitous series of clues. Show more

Contributors

Patty Hewes:
Glenn Close
Ellen Parsons:
Rose Byrne
Tom Shayes:
Tate Donovan
Joe Tobin:
Campbell Scott
Leonard Winstone:
Martin Short
Julian Decker:
Keith Carradine
Marilyn Tobin:
Lily Tomlin
Arthur Frobisher:
Ted Danson
Daniel Purcell:
William Hurt
Claire Maddox:
Marcia Gay Harden
Wes Krulik:
Timothy Olyphant
Sterling Biddle:
Wallace Shawn
Stuart Zedeck:
Dominic Chianese
Curtis Gate:
Ben Shenkman
Nick Salenger:
Ebon Moss-Bachrach

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC HD

Drama about 19th-century artists. Ruskin threatens to end his support unless Rossetti and Lizzie focus on art. Lizzie responds swiftly, but Rossetti struggles and starts an affair. Show more

Contributors

William 'Maniac' Hunt:
Rafe Spall
Dante Gabriel Rossetti:
Aidan Turner
John Millais:
Samuel Barnett
Fred Walters:
Sam Crane
John Ruskin:
Tom Hollander
Effie Ruskin:
Zoe Tapper
Lizzie Siddal:
Amy Manson
Annie Miller:
Jennie Jacques
Mrs Siddal:
Polly Kemp
Charlotte Siddal:
Josie Farmiloe
Charles Dickens:
Mark Heap
William Morris:
Dyfrig Morris
Edward Burne-Jones:
Peter Sandys-Clarke
Jane Burden:
Natalie Thomas
Fanny Cornforth:
Rebecca Davies
Mrs Ruskin:
Georgie Glen
Rose La Touche:
Poppy Lee Friar
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Producer:
Ben Evans

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC HD

Drama series about 19th-century artists. Rossetti and Lizzie return from their honeymoon, and Fred takes a chance when Annie Miller refuses Hunt's latest offer of marriage. Show more

Contributors

William 'Maniac' Hunt:
Rafe Spall
Dante Gabriel Rossetti:
Aidan Turner
John Millais:
Samuel Barnett
Fred Walters:
Sam Crane
John Ruskin:
Tom Hollander
Effie Ruskin:
Zoe Tapper
Lizzie Siddal:
Amy Manson
Annie Miller:
Jennie Jacques
Mrs Siddal:
Polly Kemp
Charlotte Siddal:
Josie Farmiloe
William Morris:
Dyfrig Morris
Edward Burne-Jones:
Peter Sandys-Clarke
Fanny Cornforth:
Rebecca Davies
Jane Burden:
Natalie Thomas
Rose La Touche:
Poppy Lee Friar
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Producer:
Ben Evans

Reggie Perrin

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC HD

Comedy. Reggie enjoys teaching at Nicola's school in his search to find a new focus in his life. He invites the class to spend a day at Groomtech, with disastrous consequences.

Contributors

Reginald Perrin:
Martin Clunes
Nicola Perrin:
Fay Ripley
Chris Jackson:
Neil Stuke
Jasmine Strauss:
Lucy Liemann
Anthony:
Jim Howick
Wellness Person:
Susan Earl
PR Woman:
Carol Moses
Writer:
Simon Nye

BBC HD

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