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Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

The story of Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin over the 245 days that brought them to power. As the history unfolds, writers and historians debate the meaning of the Russian Revolution. Show more

Contributors

Trotsky:
Milo Twomey
Interviewed Guest:
Tariq Ali
Interviewed Guest:
Orlando Figes
Interviewed Guest:
Bridget Kendall
Interviewed Guest:
China Mieville
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Sebag Montefiore
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Amis
Interviewed Guest:
Victor Sebestyen
Composer:
John Hardy
Executive Producer:
Nicholas Kent
Executive Producer:
Susan Jones
Production Company:
Oxford Film and Television
Production Manager:
Floury Crum
Production Manager:
Penny Davis
Director of photography:
James Swift
Focus Puller:
Mitchell Thomas
Sound Recordist:
David Runciman
Camera Operator:
Sam Hardy
Camera Operator:
Kelly Beaton
Make-up Designer:
Jutta Russell
Makeup Artist:
Sara Fagan
Makeup Artist:
Madlen Mierzwiak
Costume designer:
Heidi Miller
Production Designer:
Erik Rehl
Prop Buyer:
Kitty Walker
Production Coordinator:
Emily Rimmer
Assistant Producer:
Kathryn Ellinger

Woman's Hour

Juliet Stevenson, Women's health, Christmas stockings

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Lia Williams and Juliet Stevenson talk about their nightly stage roles, decided by the toss of a coin, and RCOG president Professor Lesley Regan discusses women's health. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Producer:
Anne Peacock
Interviewed Guest:
Lia Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Juliet Stevenson
Interviewed Guest:
Lesley Regan
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Corbett
Interviewed Guest:
Susanna Abse
Interviewed Guest:
Polly Leonard

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Andrew Marr's guests are Michael Fallon MP, Diane Abbott MP, chief minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo and actors Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Fallon
Interviewed Guest:
Diane Abbott
Interviewed Guest:
Fabian Picardo
Interviewed Guest:
Juliet Stevenson
Interviewed Guest:
Lia Williams
Participant:
Tim Montgomerie
Participant:
Owen Jones
Participant:
Sarah Baxter

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 5 months

Drama documentary. King Harold of England has to take on two invasion forces. His brother Tostig attacks the south coast, then King Harald Hardrada lands in north England. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
William the Conqueror:
Ed Stoppard
Harald Hardrada:
Clive Russell
Harold Godwinson:
Adam James
Edward the Confessor:
Tim Preece
Matilda:
Freya Parker
Robert De Beaumont:
Jotham Annan
English Noble:
David Sterne
Archbishop Stigand:
Andrew Havill
Producer:
Tim Dunn
Director:
Tim Dunn
Series Producer:
Robin Dashwood

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 5 months

Drama documentary. Duke William leads his vast invasion fleet across the Channel to face King Harold. The two armies meet at battle in Sussex on 14 October 1066. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
William the Conqueror:
Ed Stoppard
Harald Hardrada:
Clive Russell
Harold Godwinson:
Adam James
Edward the Confessor:
Tim Preece
Matilda:
Freya Parker
Robert De Beaumont:
Jotham Annan
English Noble:
David Sterne
Archbishop Stigand:
Andrew Havill
Producer:
Tim Dunn
Director:
Tim Dunn
Series Producer:
Robin Dashwood

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Romantic drama about a woman struggling to cope with the death of her lover, only to find that his ghost magically appears and moves back into her flat. Show more

Duration: 3 hours, 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Hamlet captures the Almeida Theatre's 2017 acclaimed production of Shakespeare's great play, recorded as-live in the West End. Show more

Contributors

Claudius:
Angus Wright
Director:
Robert Icke
Director:
Rhodri Huw
Producer:
John Wyver
Production Company:
Illuminations
Production Company:
Almeida Theatre

Book of the Week

A House Full of Daughters

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Juliet Stevenson reads Juliet Nicolson's memoir of seven generations of women in her family, including her great-great-grandmother Pepita and her grandmother Vita Sackville West. Show more

Book of the Week

A House Full of Daughters

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Juliet Stevenson reads Juliet Nicolson's memoir of seven generations of women in her family, including her great-great-grandmother Pepita and her grandmother Vita Sackville West. Show more

Book of the Week

A House Full of Daughters

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Juliet Stevenson reads Juliet Nicolson's memoir of seven generations of women in her family, including her great-great-grandmother Pepita and her grandmother Vita Sackville West. Show more

Book of the Week

A House Full of Daughters

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Juliet Stevenson reads Juliet Nicolson's memoir of seven generations of women in her family, including her great-great-grandmother Pepita and her grandmother Vita Sackville West. Show more

Book of the Week

A House Full of Daughters

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Juliet Stevenson reads Juliet Nicolson's memoir of seven generations of women in her family, including her great-great-grandmother Pepita and her grandmother Vita Sackville West. Show more

Natural World

2016-2017

Episode 4: Kangaroo Dundee and Other Animals - Part 1

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Nature documentary. The world's most famous 'kangaroo mum' is expanding operations. Brolga, aka Kangaroo Dundee, is opening his doors to a whole new bunch of animal characters. Show more

Natural World

2016-2017

Episode 5: Kangaroo Dundee and Other Animals - Part 2

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Nature documentary. The three emu chicks wreak havoc, the camels are rapidly outgrowing their enclosure and Pete the southern hairy-nosed wombat is proving to be quite a handful. Show more

Poetry Please

Wounds and Scars

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Roger McGough presents a selection of poetry requests on the theme of wounds and scars. Including poems specially recorded for the programme by Hollie McNish. Show more

Saturday Live

Michaela Strachan

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Michaela Strachan joins Aasmah Mir and Kate Silverton to talk about life's big and small adventures. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Kate Silverton
Interviewed Guest:
Michaela Strachan
Interviewed Guest:
David Brewer
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Mariner
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Simpson
Interviewed Guest:
Juliet Stevenson
Producer:
Maire Devine

Book of the Week

The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Joanna Moorhead tells the remarkable life story of her father's cousin, surrealist artist and writer Leonora Carrington. Show more

Book of the Week

The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

The rebellious young artist starts a new life in London and falls in love with Max Ernst. She finds herself at the centre of an extraordinary artistic movement. Show more

Book of the Week

The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Leonora moves to Paris with Max Ernst to join other artistic geniuses such as Picasso and Dali. Her family's attempts to control her continue to fail. Show more

Book of the Week

The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

The artist suffers a mental breakdown and ends up in an asylum in Madrid, where an extreme form of treatment is practised. Show more