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Merlin

Series 4

Episode 8: Lamia

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC HD

Available for 2 months

Fantasy drama. A mysterious illness draws Merlin to a remote village, where he finds himself fighting for survival against an enemy more deadly than he could possibly imagine. Show more

Contributors

Sir Elyan:
Adetomiwa Edun
Sir Percival:
Tom Hopper
Sir Gwaine:
Eoin Macken
Sir Leon:
Rupert Young
Mary Howden:
Melanie Hill
John Howden:
Wayne Foskett
Voice of the Dragon:
John Hurt
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Julian Murphy

Merlin

Series 4

Episode 9: Lancelot du Lac

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC HD

Available for 2 months

Fantasy drama series. When Sir Lancelot returns from the dead, old feelings reignite. Gwen must fight temptation before she commits an unspeakable act of betrayal. Show more

Contributors

Sir Lancelot:
Santiago Cabrera
Sir Percival:
Tom Hopper
Sir Gwaine:
Eoin Macken
Sir Leon:
Rupert Young
Sir Elyan:
Adetomiwa Edun
The Dochraid:
Maureen Carr
Voice of the Dragon:
John Hurt
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Julian Murphy

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC HD

Deborah Meaden and Theo Paphitis go head-to-head scouring the West Country for antiques with their antiques experts Mark Stacey and Thomas Plant. They start in Honiton, Devon. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Deborah Meaden
Participant:
Theo Paphitis
Participant:
Thomas Plant
Participant:
Mark Stacey
Narrator:
Tim Wonnacott
Executive Producer:
Wendy Rattray
Series Producer:
Paul Tucker

Little Dorrit

Episode 13

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC HD

Costume drama. Mr Dorrit returns to Venice a broken man, after a visit to London revives some unwelcome memories, and Arthur warns his mother that she may be in danger from Rigaud. Show more

Contributors

Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mrs General:
Pam Ferris
Frederick Dorrit:
James Fleet
Mrs Merdle:
Amanda Redman
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Edmund Sparkler:
Sebastian Armesto
Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Miss Wade:
Maxine Peake
Tattycoram:
Freema Agyeman
Mr Clennam:
Ian McElhinney
Flintwinch:
Alun Armstrong
Flora Finching:
Ruth Jones
Mrs Clennam:
Judy Parfitt
Mr F's Aunt:
Annette Crosbie
Mr Merdle:
Anton Lesser
Scary Butler:
Nicholas Jones
Bath Attendant:
Stephen Marcus
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Upstairs Downstairs

Series 1

Episode 2: The Ladybird

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Period drama series. With no sign of a thaw in relations between Lady Agnes and Maud, Hallam finds his diplomatic skills put to the test at home as well as at work. 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
Rachel Perlmutter:
Helen Bradbury
Anthony Eden:
Anthony Calf
Instructress:
Sarah Crowden
Mr Gascoine:
Ian Barritt

Madagascar

Episode 2: Lost Worlds

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC HD

Series exploring Madagascar and its unique wildlife. David Attenborough looks at the island's eastern coast, home to cyanide-eating lemurs and leaf-tailed geckos. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Mike Gunton
Series Producer:
Mary Summerill
Producer:
Ian Gray
Producer:
Adrian Gray

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Lavish adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens novel. Pip wants nothing to do with Magwitch and rushes to confront Miss Havisham, where he learns that Estella may be lost to him. Show more

Contributors

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

Drama series based on the bestselling Victorian-set novel by Michel Faber. As Sugar's bond with Sophie grows stronger, her relationship with William becomes more troubled. 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
Police Officer:
Ben Bishop
Jennifer Pierce:
Rosie Cavaliero
Caroline:
Liz White
New Governess:
Mary Roscoe
Colonel Leek:
Alan Williams
Fireside Prostitute 1:
Maimie McCoy
Fireside Prostitute 2:
Sarah Ridgeway
Fireside Prostitute 3:
Izabella Urbanowicz
Producer:
Greg Dummett
Director:
Marc Munden

Fry's Planet Word

Episode 4: Spreading the Word

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Stephen Fry looks at the written word, starting with the earliest form of writing - cuneiform, and ending with the modern inventions of blogging and twittering. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Director of photography:
Simon Ffrench
Sound Recordist:
Adam Toy
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Sound Recordist:
Sean O'Neil
Composer:
Andy Hopkins
Production Manager:
Lucy Tate
Executive Producer:
Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer:
Gina Carter
Series Producer:
John-Paul Davidson

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