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Merlin

Series 4

Episode 6: A Servant of Two Masters

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC HD

Available for years

Fantasy drama series. Merlin becomes a deadly weapon in Morgana's fight for supremacy, as she pits friend against friend to create the perfect assassin. Show more

Contributors

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:
Julian Murphy
Director:
Alex Pillai
Audrey:
Zee Asha

Merlin

Series 4

Episode 7: The Secret Sharer

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC HD

Available for years

Fantasy drama series. Morgana joins forces with the enigmatic wizard Alator to uncover a secret that could change the future. Can anyone stop her? Show more

Contributors

Voice of the Dragon:
John Hurt
Sir Leon:
Rupert Young
Alator:
Gary Lewis
Sir Gwaine:
Eoin Macken
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Julian Murphy

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Journalists Kirsty Wark and Alastair Stewart battle it out with their antiques experts Philip Serrell and Catherine Southon. They travel across Scotland, starting in Edinburgh. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Kirsty Wark
Participant:
Alastair Stewart
Participant:
Catherine Southon
Participant:
Philip Serrell
Narrator:
Tim Wonnacott
Executive Producer:
Wendy Rattray
Series Producer:
Paul Tucker

Little Dorrit

Episode 11

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC HD

Costume drama. Mrs General starts her campaign to woo Mr Dorrit, Fanny turns the full beam of her attention on Sparkler, and Mr Dorrit receives an unwelcome reminder of his past. Show more

Contributors

Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Mrs General:
Pam Ferris
Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Pet Gowan:
Georgia King
Mrs Meagles:
Janine Duvitski
Henry Gowan:
Alex Wyndham
Mr Meagles:
Bill Paterson
Scary Butler:
Nicholas Jones
Mr Merdle:
Anton Lesser
Tite Barnacle:
Robert Hardy
Mrs Merdle:
Amanda Redman
Edmund Sparkler:
Sebastian Armesto
Tip Dorrit:
Arthur Darvill
Frederick Dorrit:
James Fleet
Flintwinch:
Alun Armstrong
Cavalletto:
Jason Thorpe
Mrs Clennam:
Judy Parfitt
Producer:
Lisa Osborne
Director:
Adam Smith

Little Dorrit

Episode 12

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC HD

Costume drama. Mr Dorrit leaves Amy behind in Venice as he returns to London with newlyweds Fanny and Sparkler, but soon discovers the high life is not all that he had hoped for. Show more

Contributors

Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Edmund Sparkler:
Sebastian Armesto
Scary Butler:
Nicholas Jones
Mr Merdle:
Anton Lesser
Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Daniel Doyce:
Zubin Varla
Cavalletto:
Jason Thorpe
Monsieur Henri:
Stephane Cornicard
Bank Porter:
George Potts
Flora Finching:
Ruth Jones
Mr F's Aunt:
Annette Crosbie
Mrs Plornish:
Rosie Cavaliero
Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mrs General:
Pam Ferris
Frederick Dorrit:
James Fleet
Flintwinch:
Alun Armstrong
Mrs Clennam:
Judy Parfitt
John Chivery:
Russell Tovey
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Top Gear

India Special

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC HD

Available for 5 months

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May set off on a trade mission across India, equipped with three old British cars and a range of uniquely British products. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Clarkson
Presenter:
Richard Hammond
Presenter:
James May
Executive Producer:
Andy Wilman

Shooting Stars

Christmas Special 2010

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC HD

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer host a special Christmas episode of the comedy quiz show, with guests Ronnie Wood, Thandie Newton, Ricky Tomlinson and Joanna Page. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Vic Reeves
Presenter:
Bob Mortimer
Participant:
Ronnie Wood
Participant:
Ricky Tomlinson
Participant:
Joanna Page
Participant:
Thandie Newton
Participant:
Ulrika Jonsson
Participant:
Jack Dee
Participant:
Angelos Epithemiou
Producer:
Lisa Clark
Director:
Ian Trill

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Lavish adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens novel. Pip starts his new life as a gentleman in London, quickly acquiring expensive tastes and mounting debts. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Brian Kirk
Producer:
George Ormond
Abel Magwitch:
Ray Winstone
Miss Havisham:
Gillian Anderson
Jaggers:
David Suchet
Anxious Man:
Michael Colgan
Wemmick:
Paul Ritter
Herbert Pocket:
Harry Lloyd
Compeyson:
Paul Rhys
Joe Gargery:
Shaun Dooley
Bentley Drummle:
Tom Burke
Dolge Orlick:
Jack Roth
Mrs Brandley:
Frances Barber
Estella's Admirer:
Will Tudor
Pumblechook:
Mark Addy

Drama based on the best-selling Victorian-set novel by Michel Faber. Sugar finds Agnes' condition to have deteriorated, and makes a promise to help her before it is too late. Show more

Contributors

William Rackham:
Chris O'Dowd
Mrs Agnes Rackham:
Amanda Hale
Mrs Emmeline Fox:
Shirley Henderson
Doctor Curlew:
Richard E. Grant
Lady Constance Bridgelow:
Elizabeth Berrington
Sophie Rackham:
Isla Watt
Miss Beatrice Cleave:
Wendy Nottingham
Lord Watson:
Peter Cellier
Henry Rackham Senior:
Tom Georgeson
Christopher:
James Willson
Mean Prostitute:
Moya Brady
Producer:
Greg Dummett
Director:
Marc Munden

Fry's Planet Word

Episode 3: Uses and Abuses

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Documentary series. Stephen learns that swearing plays an important part in human communication, and that slang and jargon can both aid and thwart clarity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Director of photography:
Simon Ffrench
Sound Recordist:
Adam Toy
Sound Recordist:
Dan Gleich
Sound Recordist:
Sean O'Neil
Production Manager:
Lucy Tate
Executive Producer:
Mark Bell
Executive Producer:
Gina Carter
Series Producer:
John-Paul Davidson
Director of photography:
Mike Garner
Director of photography:
Will Hutchinson
Composer:
Andy Hopkins

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