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Series 1

Episode 7: Brassed Off

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Pete Postlethwaite, Stephen Tompkinson, Melanie Hill, Philip Jackson, and Peter Martin join the director in recalling Brassed Off's journey from script to screen. Show more

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Series 2

Episode 6: Buster

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Documentary series about Britain's biggest movies. Phil Collins and others discuss the making of 1988 smash hit Buster, the story about little people who craved the big time. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ashley Jensen
Participant:
Phil Collins
Participant:
Julie Walters
Participant:
Larry Lamb
Participant:
Ellie Beaven
Participant:
Norma Heyman
Participant:
David Green
Participant:
Colin Shindler

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Series 2

Episode 2: Summer Holiday

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Documentary series about Britain's biggest movies. Sir Cliff Richard and fellow cast members discuss the making of '60s smash hit musical Summer Holiday. Show more

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Episode 6: Shakespeare in Love

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

An in-depth look at some classic British films. Shakespeare in Love was an unlikely success - a romantic comedy stuffed with witty wordplay and double-meanings. Show more

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Episode 5: Bend it Like Beckham

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Writer/director Gurinder Chadha and star Parminder Nagra discuss the making and success of the romantic comedy set around the world of women's football. Show more

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Series 2

Episode 5: Shirley Valentine

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Documentary series about Britain's biggest movies. Pauline Collins, Tom Conti, Alison Steadman and others remember the making of 1980s classic Shirley Valentine. Show more

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Series 2

Episode 7: Local Hero

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Documentary series about the making of hit British movies. Peter Reigert, Denis Lawson and others recall the production of the 1983 comedy drama Local Hero. Show more

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Episode 8: Gregory's Girl

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Documentary series about Britain's biggest movies. Director Bill Forsyth scored a hat-trick with his themes of football, schooldays and first love in Gregory's Girl. Show more

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Episode 3: Billy Elliot

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

The documentary series charting the evolution of Britain's biggest movies takes a look at the multi-award-winning Billy Elliot. With contributions from Jamie Bell. Show more

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Episode 4: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

The documentary series charting the evolution of Britain's biggest movies turns its attention to the 1998 hit Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. Show more

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Series 2

Episode 1: Holy Grail

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Documentary series about Britain's biggest movies. Members of the Monty Python team take a critical look back at their first film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ashley Jensen
Participant:
John Cleese
Participant:
Michael Palin
Participant:
Eric Idle
Participant:
Terry Gilliam
Participant:
Carol Cleveland
Participant:
Neil Innes
Participant:
Mark Forstater
Director:
Ewan Torrance

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Series 1

Episode 1: Four Weddings and a Funeral

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Documentary charting the evolution of British movie Four Weddings and a Funeral. Hugh Grant and Richard Curtis are among those sharing their insights. Show more

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Series 1

Episode 2: The Commitments

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

The documentary series charting the evolution of some of the most successful British-produced and co-produced films takes a look at The Commitments. Show more

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Series 2

Episode 4: Trainspotting

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Documentary series about Britain's biggest movies. Danny Boyle, John Hodge, Ewan McGregor and others remember the making of 1996 smash hit Trainspotting. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ashley Jensen
Director:
Eleanor Horne
Participant:
Ewen Bremner
Participant:
James Cosmo
Participant:
Peter Mullan
Participant:
John Hodge
Participant:
Andrew McDonald
Participant:
Jonny Lee Miller
Participant:
Irvine Welsh
Participant:
Julia Short
Participant:
Danny Boyle
Participant:
Ewan McGregor

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Series 2

Episode 8: Calendar Girls

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Documentary series telling the story of hit British movies. Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, Celia Imrie and others discuss the making of 2003 hit Calendar Girls. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ashley Jensen
Participant:
Helen Mirren
Participant:
Julie Walters
Participant:
Philip Glenister
Participant:
George Costigan
Participant:
Tim Firth
Participant:
Nigel Cole
Participant:
Suzanne Mackie
Participant:
Celia Imrie
Participant:
Geraldine James
Participant:
Juliette Towhidi
Participant:
Steve Clarke-Hall
Participant:
Penelope Wilton

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Series 2

Episode 3: Sliding Doors

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Documentary series about Britain's biggest movies. Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah, John Lynch and others remember the making of 1998 smash hit Sliding Doors. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ashley Jensen
Director:
Kath Pick
Participant:
Gwyneth Paltrow
Participant:
Peter Howitt
Participant:
John Hannah
Participant:
John Lynch
Participant:
Doug McFerron
Participant:
Bill Horsburgh