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Merlin

Series 4

Episode 4: Aithusa

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC HD

Available for 7 months

Fantasy drama series. The mysterious Julius Borden arrives in Camelot with news of a magical secret that threatens to change the landscape of the kingdom forever. Show more

Contributors

Voice of the Dragon:
John Hurt
Sir Gwaine:
Eoin Macken
Sir Elyan:
Adetomiwa Edun
Sir Leon:
Rupert Young
Sir Percival:
Tom Hopper
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Julian Murphy
Director:
Alex Pillai
The Cailleach:
Gemma Jones
Ferryman:
James Greene
Geoffrey of Monmouth:
Michael Cronin
Uther Pendragon:
Anthony Head
The Gleeman:
Phil Davis
Sir Lancelot:
Santiago Cabrera
Guard:
Kyle Lima
Geldred:
Phil Holden

Merlin

Series 4

Episode 5: His Father's Son

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC HD

Available for 7 months

Fantasy drama series. Arthur faces his first test as King when he incurs the wrath of the formidable Queen Annis, with thousands of lives hanging in the balance. Show more

Contributors

Queen Annis:
Lindsay Duncan
Voice of the Dragon:
John Hurt
Sir Elyan:
Adetomiwa Edun
Sir Leon:
Rupert Young
Sir Percival:
Tom Hopper
Sir Gwaine:
Eoin Macken
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Julian Murphy
Producer:
Julian Murphy
Director:
Alex Pillai
Director:
Alex Pillai
The Cailleach:
Gemma Jones
Ferryman:
James Greene
Geoffrey of Monmouth:
Michael Cronin
Uther Pendragon:
Anthony Head
The Gleeman:
Phil Davis
Sir Lancelot:
Santiago Cabrera
Guard:
Kyle Lima
Geldred:
Phil Holden

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC HD

Ann Widdecombe and Craig Revel Horwood travel from Colyton, Devon, through Somerset to an auction at Southend-on-Sea buying antiques with experts Mark Stacey and Catherine Southon. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Ann Widdecombe
Participant:
Catherine Southon
Participant:
Mark Stacey
Narrator:
Tim Wonnacott
Executive Producer:
Wendy Rattray
Series Producer:
Paul Tucker

Last of the Summer Wine

I Was A Hitman for Primrose Dairies

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC HD

Luther 'Hobbo' Hobdyke, a retired milkman with strong links to MI5, arrives in the village. Very soon, he forms a small emergency response team. Show more

Little Dorrit

Episode 10

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC HD

Costume drama. Fanny has stolen the heart of Edmund Sparkler, whose mother is determined to separate them, while Arthur becomes worried when he sees Rigaud at his mother's house. Show more

Contributors

Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Mrs General:
Pam Ferris
Edmund Sparkler:
Sebastian Armesto
Mrs Merdle:
Amanda Redman
Mr Merdle:
Anton Lesser
Scary Butler:
Nicholas Jones
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Upstairs Downstairs

Series 1

Episode 1: The Fledgling

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Revival of the iconic period drama series. Sir Hallam Holland and his wife inherit a dilapidated 165 Eaton Place, and set about restoring the house to its full glory. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Euros Lyn
Lady Agnes Holland:
Keeley Hawes
Sir Hallam Holland:
Ed Stoppard
Rose Buck:
Jean Marsh
Maud, Lady Holland:
Eileen Atkins
Lady Persie:
Claire Foy
Mrs Thackeray:
Anne Reid
Mr Amanjit:
Art Malik
Mr Pritchard:
Adrian Scarborough
Harry Spargo:
Neil Jackson
Ivy Morris:
Ellie Kendrick
Johnny Proude:
Nico Mirallegro
Duke of Kent:
Blake Ritson
Anthony Eden:
Anthony Calf
Mrs Simpson:
Emma Clifford
Mrs Proude:
Caroline O'Neill
Franklin:
Jack Bannell

Madagascar

Episode 1: Island of Marvels

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC HD

Series exploring Madagascar and its unique wildlife. David Attenborough reveals the most bizarre places and their inhabitants on this ecologically distinct island. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Mike Gunton
Series Producer:
Mary Summerill

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Drama based on the classic novel. A terrifying encounter on the marshes with an escaped convict and a summons from the mysterious Miss Havisham change orphan Pip's life forever. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
George Ormond
Director:
Brian Kirk
Abel Magwitch:
Ray Winstone
Miss Havisham:
Gillian Anderson
Jaggers:
David Suchet
Young Pip:
Oscar Kennedy
Joe Gargery:
Shaun Dooley
Dolge Orlick:
Jack Roth
Pumblechook:
Mark Addy
Compeyson:
Paul Rhys
Young Estella:
Izzy Meikle-Small
Mr Pocket:
Andrew Bone
Mrs Pocket:
Abigail Bond
Young Herbert:
Eros Vlahos

Drama based on the bestselling Victorian-set novel by Michel Faber. Seduced by her charms, William moves Sugar out of Mrs Castaway's brothel and into her own flat in Marylebone. Show more

Contributors

William Rackham:
Chris O'Dowd
Mrs Agnes Rackham:
Amanda Hale
Mrs Castaway:
Gillian Anderson
Mrs Emmeline Fox:
Shirley Henderson
Henry Rackham Junior:
Mark Gatiss
Doctor Curlew:
Richard E. Grant
Mrs Amphlett:
Camilla Rutherford
Christopher:
James Willson
Henry Rackham Senior:
Tom Georgeson
Caroline:
Liz White
Colonel Leek:
Alan Williams
Lady Constance Bridgelow:
Elizabeth Berrington
Lady So and So:
Susan Kyd
Twinkly Old Lady:
Gabrielle Hamilton
Sophie Rackham:
Isla Watt
Miss Beatrice Cleave:
Wendy Nottingham
Producer:
Greg Dummett
Director:
Marc Munden

Fry's Planet Word

Episode 2: Identity

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Documentary series. Stephen Fry argues that the way we speak defines us above all - be it a national language, a regional dialect or even class variation. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Director of photography:
Simon Ffrench
Sound Recordist:
Adam Toy
Sound Recordist:
Dan Gleich
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Production Manager:
Lucy Tate
Executive Producer:
Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer:
Gina Carter
Series Producer:
John-Paul Davidson

BBC HD

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