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Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Historical drama adapted from the BBC TV series. On his deathbed, King Henry VIII (Keith Michell) recalls how he wooed and wed his six wives - and disposed of five of them. Show more

Contributors

Henry VIII:
Keith Michell
Thomas Cromwell:
Donald Pleasence
Anne Boleyn:
Charlotte Rampling
Jane Seymour:
Jane Asher
Katherine of Aragon:
Frances Cuka
Catherine Howard:
Lynne Frederick
Anne of Cleves:
Jenny Bos
Catherine Parr:
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Thomas More:
Michael Goodliffe
Producer:
Roy Baird
Writer:
Ian Thorne
Director:
Waris Hussein

Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama about a young ballerina torn between two creative but possessive men - one a struggling composer, the other an autocratic impresario. Show more

Contributors

Boris Lermontov:
Anton Walbrook
Victoria Page:
Moira Shearer
Julian Craster:
Marius Goring
Ivan Boleslawsky:
Robert Helpmann
Sergei Ratov:
Albert Basserman
Irina Boronskaja:
Ludmilla Tcherina
Composer:
Brian Easdale
Director of photography:
Jack Cardiff

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Nine potters return to Stoke-on-Trent for more tests of their skills and creativity, all aiming to be named top potter. This week they must make a decorative hand basin. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sara Cox
Executive Producer:
Anna Beattie
Executive Producer:
Richard Bowron
Executive Producer:
Richard McKerrow
Series Producer:
Elliott Gerner
Series Producer:
Karen Richardson
Production Company:
Love Productions

Genres

QI XL

Series M

Episode 3: M-Places

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Quiz show in which the aim is to be interesting. Stephen Fry meanders about some places which start with an 'M' with Sue Perkins, Sami Shah, David Mitchell and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Panellist:
David Mitchell
Panellist:
Sue Perkins
Panellist:
Sami Shah
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd
Production Company:
Talkback Thames

Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes

on BBC Two HD

An intimate portrait of David Gilmour. With unprecedented access, this film captures the key moments in his life that have shaped him both as a person and musician. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
David Gilmour
Executive Producer:
Lesley Douglas
Executive Producer:
Alan Yentob
Director:
Kieran Evans
Producer:
Sara Martin

Duration: 1 hour, 43 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Biographical drama, starring Christopher Plummer and Helen Mirren, telling the tale of Leo Tolstoy as his wife fights for both his love and his money. Show more

Contributors

Sofya Tolstoy:
Helen Mirren
Valentin Bulgakov:
James McAvoy
Vladimir Chertkov:
Paul Giamatti
Sergeyenko:
Patrick Kennedy
Sasha Tolstoy:
Anne-Marie Duff

Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama set in Arizona in 1881. A sergeant in the all-black 9th Cavalry is falsely accused of the murder of his white commander and the rape and murder of the man's daughter. Show more

Contributors

Lieutenant Thomas Cantrell:
Jeffrey Hunter
1st Sergeant Braxton Rutledge:
Woody Strode
Mary Beecher:
Constance Towers
Colonel Fosgate:
Willis Bouchey
Mrs Fosgate:
Billie Burke
Captain Shattuck:
Carleton Young
Lieutenant Mulqueen:
Judson Pratt
Sergeant Skidmore:
Juano Hernandez
Nellie:
Mae Marsh
Dr Ecker:
Charles Seel
Director:
John Ford
Producer:
Patrick Ford

Formats

BBC Two HD

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