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The Ferryhill Philosophers

Thought Experiments and A Little Scrap of a Thing

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Joe's daughter is pregnant and about to go to university. Her mum, dad, the baby's father and grandmother all have opinions - but why does philosopher Hermione stay silent? Show more

Contributors

Hermione Pink:
Deborah Findlay
Joe Snowball:
Alun Armstrong
Lucy Snowball:
Lauren Kellegher
Peter Smith:
Dean Bone
Gillian Smith:
Tracy Gillman
Director:
Marilyn Imrie

Genres

Little Dorrit

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & LincsLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Arthur befriends Amy Dorrit and involves himself in her family's affairs, hoping to pay off her brother's debt and give him the chance to start again. Show more

Contributors

Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
John Chivery:
Russell Tovey
Maggy:
Eve Myles
Mrs Clennam:
Judy Parfitt
Flintwinch:
Alun Armstrong
Plornish:
Jason Watkins
Mrs Plornish:
Rosie Cavaliero
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Little Dorrit

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One EastLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Costume drama. Flintwinch taunts Arthur's mother about the mystery at the heart of the House of Clennam, while Amy discovers that 'a gentleman' has paid off her brother's debts. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mrs Clennam:
Judy Parfitt
Flintwinch:
Alun Armstrong
Pet Meagles:
Georgia King
Plornish:
Jason Watkins
Mrs Plornish:
Rosie Cavaliero
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Maggy:
Eve Myles
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Play For Today

Series 8

Episode 16: Our Day Out

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama written by Willy Russell. One coach, 30 kids - and their teachers - set out from Liverpool to North Wales. As the volatile mixture erupts, mirth and anarchy prevail. Show more

Drama

The Ferryhill Philosophers

Minority Rights and The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Joe's friend Jemal fights to stay in Ferryhill after his family's secret is revealed and neighbours turn against him. Show more

New Tricks

Series 8

Episode 3: Lost in Translation

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Crime drama. UCOS are drawn into a world of immigration loopholes, Albanian gangs and family feuds when they investigate the 1996 death of an unidentified male. Show more

Contributors

Brian Lane:
Alun Armstrong
Det Supt Sandra Pullman:
Amanda Redman
Gerry Standing:
Dennis Waterman
Jack Halford:
James Bolam
Esther Lane:
Susan Jameson
Anna King:
Lucy Liemann
Michael Luga:
Clive Russell
Christine Marks:
Marcia Warren
Draniel Cranagh:
Michael Cochrane
Alan King:
John Bowe
Genevieve:
Jaq Croft
Rachel King:
Karen Archer
Maria Mullat:
Myriam Acharki
Caroline Wilson:
Sarah McVicar
Tania Weston:
Joanna Bacon
Cookery School Man:
James Puddephatt
Sailing Club Man:
Will Barton

New Tricks

Series 8

Episode 1: Old Fossils

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Crime drama. UCOS reinvestigate the 2001 death of a senior palaeontologist when the pathologist on the original investigation is suspended for negligence. Show more

Contributors

Brian Lane:
Alun Armstrong
Jack Halford:
James Bolam
Det Supt Sandra Pullman:
Amanda Redman
Gerry Standing:
Dennis Waterman
James Winslow:
Nicholas Farrell
Madeleine Simmonds:
Vicki Pepperdine
Mark Slater:
Jamie Sives
Bob Ruxton:
Trevor Bannister
Andrea Naylor:
Abigail Davies
Diane Fletcher:
Jessica Turner
Marie Braden:
Lucy Brown
Barry Drake:
Adrian McLoughlin
Sarah Winslow:
Natasha Little
Michael Ratcliffe:
William Armstrong
Slater's Neighbour:
Graham Bohea
Uniform PC:
Dan Mersh
Tiffany Hayes:
Eleanor Matsuura
Director:
Philip John
Writer:
JC Wilsher

New Tricks

Series 10

Episode 1: The Rock - Part One

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Crime drama. Lane's future at UCOS is threatened by a death in custody which emerges from his past, and a mysterious gun leads the team to the Rock of Gibraltar. Show more

Contributors

Brian Lane:
Alun Armstrong
Steve McAndrew:
Denis Lawson
Det Supt Sandra Pullman:
Amanda Redman
Gerry Standing:
Dennis Waterman
DAC Robert Strickland:
Anthony Calf
Cmdr Adam Sinclair:
Richard Clothier
Esther Lane:
Susan Jameson
Harry Truman:
Vincent Regan
Gordon Fletcher:
Tim Wallers
Levy Bossano:
Vincent Riotta
Director:
Brian Grant
Producer:
Tom Mullens
Natalie Bossano:
Gabriela Montaraz
Laura Highsmith:
Amanda Drew
Bill Embleton:
George Irving
Sarah Kaye:
Sharon D Clarke

New Tricks

Series 8

Episode 7: The Gentleman Vanishes

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. The UCOS team reinvestigate the disappearance of a prominent physics professor who was working on a revolutionary cold fusion research project. Show more

Contributors

Brian Lane:
Alun Armstrong
Jack Halford:
James Bolam
Det Supt Sandra Pullman:
Amanda Redman
Gerry Standing:
Dennis Waterman
DAC Robert Strickland:
Anthony Calf
Stephen Fisher:
Tim McInnerny
Bea Mackenna:
Rebecca Front
Paul Leonard:
Matthew Blackmore
Martin Fallon:
Shaun Williamson
Alice Fox:
Keeley Forsyth
Kirsty Daniels:
Amy Phillips
David Townsend:
Gary Powell
Peter Rowley:
Kevin McMonagle
Brian Rutland:
Andrew Woodall
DI Thomas Doyle:
William Key

New Tricks

Series 8

Episode 4: Setting Out Your Stall

Duration: 1 hour

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

The UCOS team reinvestigates a highly sensitive case when new information links the unexplained death of popular market trader Kathy Green to a series of drug rapes in east London.

Contributors

Brian Lane:
Alun Armstrong
Jack Halford:
James Bolam
Det Supt Sandra Pullman:
Amanda Redman
Gerry Standing:
Dennis Waterman
DAC Robert Strickland:
Anthony Calf
Grace Pullman:
Sheila Hancock
Helen Gilder:
Deborah Findlay
Billy Green:
Cyril Nri
David Green:
Lucien Laviscount
Kevin Baxton:
Jonathan Watson
Megan Fellows:
Lia Saville
Director:
Kenny Glenaan

New Tricks

Series 9

Episode 4: The Girl Who Lived

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Crime drama. The UCOS team's feathers are ruffled when Steve McAndrew, a retired detective from Glasgow, descends on the office to reinvestigate an old case. Show more

Contributors

Brian Lane:
Alun Armstrong
Det Supt Sandra Pullman:
Amanda Redman
Gerry Standing:
Dennis Waterman
Steve McAndrew:
Denis Lawson
DAC Robert Strickland:
Anthony Calf
Ken Wright:
Sean McGinley
Barry Flint:
Daniel Ryan
Georgia Wright:
Michelle Duncan
Samira Patel:
Radhika Aggarwal
Hayley Ward:
Danielle Calvert
Rick Roddy:
David Kennedy
Director:
Matthew Evans
Producer:
Tom Mullens
Sophie Thomas:
Letty Butler
Catherine:
Joanna Griffith
Catherine's Daughter:
Seren White

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Fantasy adventure starring James Nesbitt and Daisy Donovan. A large bag of cash lands miraculously at a young boy's feet, the day before the UK switches to the euro. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Danny Boyle
Damian:
Alex Etel
Community Policeman:
Pearce Quigley
St Francis:
Enzo Cilenti

War and Peace

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Andrei joins the army while Prince Vassily and Anna battle over Count Bezukhov's will. Starring John Hurt and Paterson Joseph. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Pierre inherits a fortune after the death of his father. Meanwhile Andrei leaves Bald Hills to join the army. Stars John Hurt. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

The Battle of Austerlitz takes place, Lise is due to give birth and Pierre and Dolokhov duel over Helene. Stars Harriet Walter. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

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

After Lise's death, Pierre visits Bald Hills to try and console a broken Andrei. Starring John Hurt and Stephen Campbell-More. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 5

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Natasha’s life is about to change forever when she is invited to her first ball. Starring John Hurt and Lesley Manville. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

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

Natasha starts to doubt her marriage to Andrei after meeting Prince Anatole. Starring John Hurt and Stephen Campbell-Moore. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 7

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Prince Bolkonsky reacts badly to the French approaching Smolensk while Pierre is on a mission to save Russia. Stars John Hurt. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 8

Duration: 1 hour

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

Pierre recounts the events that took place during the Battle of Borodino. Starring Paterson Joseph and Simon Russell Beale. Show more