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Merlin

Series 4

Episode 10: A Herald of the New Age

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC HD

Available for years

Fantasy drama series. The discovery of a shrine in the woods unearths a haunting secret from Camelot's past. Show more

Contributors

Sir Elyan:
Adetomiwa Edun
Sir Percival:
Tom Hopper
Sir Gwaine:
Eoin Macken
Sir Leon:
Rupert Young
Voice of the Dragon:
John Hurt
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Julian Murphy
Director:
Jeremy Webb

Merlin

Series 4

Episode 11: The Hunter's Heart

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC HD

Available for years

Fantasy drama series. Morgana finds a powerful ally in the Southron warlord Helios. Together they hatch the perfect plan to force Camelot to its knees. Show more

Contributors

Princess Mithian:
Janet Montgomery
Sir Leon:
Rupert Young
Sir Gwaine:
Eoin Macken
Sir Elyan:
Adetomiwa Edun
Sir Percival:
Tom Hopper
Helios's Servant:
Gareth Jewell
Voice of the Dragon:
John Hurt
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Julian Murphy
Producer:
Julian Murphy
Director:
Jeremy Webb
Director:
Jeremy Webb

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Tony Blackburn and Toyah Willcox take to the road with antiques experts Charlie Ross and Charles Hanson. Their journey starts in the historic town of York. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Tony Blackburn
Participant:
Toyah Wilcox
Participant:
Charles Hanson
Participant:
Charles Ross
Narrator:
Tim Wonnacott
Executive Producer:
Wendy Rattray
Series Producer:
Paul Tucker

Little Dorrit

Episode 14

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Costume drama. Mr Merdle's death and the collapse of Merdle's Bank send shockwaves through London as thousands face financial ruin. Arthur returns to the Marshalsea a prisoner. Show more

Contributors

Mr Merdle:
Anton Lesser
Bath Attendant:
Stephen Marcus
Scary Butler:
Nicholas Jones
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Edmund Sparkler:
Sebastian Armesto
Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Cavalletto:
Jason Thorpe
Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mrs Merdle:
Amanda Redman
Mrs Plornish:
Rosie Cavaliero
John Chivery:
Russell Tovey
Chivery:
Ron Cook
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Plornish:
Jason Watkins
Marshalsea Doctor:
Stuart Nurse
Henry Gowan:
Alex Wyndham
Miss Wade:
Maxine Peake
Tattycoram:
Freema Agyeman
Mrs Clennam:
Judy Parfitt
Flintwinch:
Alun Armstrong
Mr Casby:
John Alderton
Tip Dorrit:
Arthur Darvill
Flora Finching:
Ruth Jones
Daniel Doyce:
Zubin Varla
Mr Meagles:
Bill Paterson
Mrs Meagles:
Janine Duvitski
Maggy:
Eve Myles
Mr F's Aunt:
Annette Crosbie
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Upstairs Downstairs

Series 1

Episode 3: The Cuckoo

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Revival of the iconic period drama series. Sir Hallam finds himself at the centre of a national crisis when his friend, the Duke of Kent, asks for help. Show more

Contributors

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

Looking at the marriage of Charles Dickens through the eyes of his wife Catherine, Sue Perkins exposes the lesser-known reality of the Dickens family Christmas. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sue Perkins
Producer:
Mark Halliley
Director:
Mark Halliley
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Slater
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
Interviewed Guest:
Pen Vogler
Interviewed Guest:
Lucinda Dickens Hawksley
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Tomalin
Interviewed Guest:
Lillian Nayder
Interviewed Guest:
Oliver James
Assistant Producer:
Nick Tanner
Production Manager:
Marian Lacey

QI XL

Series I

Episode 15: Ice

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC HD

In a special Christmas edition, Stephen Fry looks at ice. With contestants Ross Noble, Sean Lock, Brian Blessed and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Alan Davies
Participant:
Ross Noble
Participant:
Sean Lock
Participant:
Brian Blessed
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC HD

Thriller. A pair of Christian missionaries find their lives endangered after they befriend two strangers on the Moscow-bound Trans-Siberian Express. Starring Woody Harrelson. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Brad Anderson
Frenchman:
Etienne Chicot
Minister:
Mac McDonald
Embassy Official:
Colin Stinton
Manager Hotel Pushkin:
Perlis Vaisieta

Genres

Formats

Fry's Planet Word

Episode 5: The Power and the Glory

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC HD

Stephen Fry explores language. He looks at our desire to entertain and explain through stories, and why any attempt at formula is doomed to fail. 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

BBC HD

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