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Just William

Episode 3: The School Report

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC HD

Children's comedy based on the books by Richmal Crompton. A bad school report means lessons all summer for William, and Bob the gardener is sacked by Mr Bott. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Brown:
Rebecca Front
William Brown:
Daniel Roche
Mr Brown:
Daniel Ryan
Aunt Augusta:
Judy Parfitt
Mr Attwater:
Bruce Mackinnon
Ethel Brown:
Lily James
Robert Brown:
Harry Melling
Violet-Elizabeth:
Isabella Blake Thomas
Dalrymple:
Max Hiller
Headmaster:
Denis Lawson
Dorinda:
Lottie Bell
Bob Andrews:
Roy Hudd
Narrator:
Martin Jarvis
Producer:
John Chapman
Director:
Paul Seed
Writer:
Simon Nye

The Indian Doctor

Series 1

Episode 4: The Van

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC HD

Drama about an Indian doctor who moves to a Welsh mining village in 1963. Dr Sharma comes up with a plan to diagnose the miners' health problems. Gina gets shocking news. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Deep Sehgal
Executive Producer:
Tom Ware
Executive Producer:
Deep Sehgal
Prem Sharma:
Sanjeev Bhaskar
Kamini Sharma:
Ayesha Dharker
Richard Sharpe:
Mark Williams
Sylvia Sharpe:
Beth Robert
Megan Evans:
Mali Harries
Owen Griffiths:
Ifan Huw Dafydd
Dan Griffiths:
Jacob Oakley
Gina Nicolli:
Naomi Everson
Sian Davies:
Erica Eirian

Hairy Bikers' Best of British

Series 1

Episode 29: Cheese

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC HD

The bikers explore how Britain's love affair with cheese has evolved over centuries. They sample some of Scotland's finest cheeses. Show more

Celebrity Eggheads

Series 4

Episode 9

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC HD

Dermot Murnaghan hosts. Can a team of children's TV presenters featuring Toby Anstis, Pat Sharp, Joel Defries, Cerrie Burnell and Sarah-Jane Honeywell triumph over the Eggheads? Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Rob Dean
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Participant:
Toby Anstis
Participant:
Cerrie Burnell

Frozen Planet

Episode 5: Winter

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC HD

Available for 4 months

During winter most animals abandon the polar regions, but a few extreme survivors remain. This is the story of their battles to endure the planet's harshest winters. Show more

Little Dorrit

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC HD

Costume drama based on the Dickens novel. Amy accompanies her sister Fanny to meet Mrs Merdle, queen bee of London society, and Rigaud comes into possession of the Clennam papers. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mrs Merdle:
Amanda Redman
Flora Finching:
Ruth Jones
Chivery:
Ron Cook
John Chivery:
Russell Tovey
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Maggy:
Eve Myles
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

on BBC HD

Available for 3 months

Period drama starring Emily Blunt. After a confined childhood, Princess Victoria faces a fight to become queen, then is caught between the schemes of men out to steer her rule. Show more

Contributors

Queen Victoria:
Emily Blunt
Prince Albert:
Rupert Friend
Lord Melbourne:
Paul Bettany
Duchess of Kent:
Miranda Richardson
King William:
Jim Broadbent
King Leopold:
Thomas Kretschmann
Sir John Conroy:
Mark Strong
Baron Stockmar:
Jesper Christensen
Queen Adelaide:
Harriet Walter
Baroness Lehzen:
Jeanette Hain
Duke of Wellington:
Julian Glover
Sir Robert Peel:
Michael Maloney
Duchess of Sutherland:
Rachael Stirling
Man on Soap Box:
Tom Brooke
Whig Member:
David Robb
Charles Kemble:
Malcolm Sinclair
Marchioness of Hastings:
Julia St John

Chilling drama. James Parkin (John Hurt) encounters an apparition on a desolate British beach. The supernatural being begins to haunt him - with terrifying consequences. Show more

Contributors

James Parkin:
John Hurt
Alice Parkin:
Gemma Jones
Adaptor:
Neil Cross
Author:
MR James
Executive Producer:
Ben Evans

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Winter 2011

Episode 8: The Art of Stand-Up - Part Two

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

on BBC HD

Documentary on the art of stand-up comedy. Alan Yentob talks to comedians in Britain and America, exploring the evolution of stand-up and how it transfers to other mediums. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Alan Yentob
Series Editor:
Alan Yentob
Interviewed Guest:
Billy Connolly
Interviewed Guest:
Eddie Izzard
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Dee
Interviewed Guest:
Omid Djalili
Interviewed Guest:
Frank Skinner
Interviewed Guest:
David Baddiel
Interviewed Guest:
Shappi Khorsandi
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Amstell
Interviewed Guest:
Dara O Briain
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Addison
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Whitehall
Interviewed Guest:
Ed Byrne
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Davidson

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