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Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC One South

Downbeat thriller about a small-time hood who goes on the run with his boxer son after a bout goes wrong. Show more

Contributors

Billy 'Shiner' Simpson:
Michael Caine
Director:
John Irvin
Frank Spedding:
Martin Landau
Jeff 'Stoney' Stone:
Frank Harper

Formats

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary, filmed entirely in Mongolia, about the legendary warrior Genghis Khan, who came to conquer an empire larger than the Roman Empire during the 12th and 13th centuries. Show more

Contributors

Voice of Genghis Khan:
Kenneth Cranham
Genghis Khan:
Orgil Makhaan

Saturday Drama

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Duration: 1 hour

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

1961 Illinois: Two boys, Jim and Will, experience the evil that grips their town when a 'dark carnival' arrives. Stars Theo Gregory. Show more

Contributors

Lightening rod salesman:
Gerard McDermott
Miss Foley:
Barbara Barnes
Dust Witch:
Buffy Davis
Young Miss Foley:
Amelia Clarkson

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A behind the scenes look at the world's longest running poetry request programme, following the programme-makers, presenter Roger McGough and listeners of the Radio 4 show. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Karen McGann
Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Producer:
Karen McGann
Producer:
Tanya Hudson
Participant:
Roger McGough
Participant:
Andrew Sachs
Participant:
Kenneth Cranham
Participant:
David Blunkett

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama illuminating a doctor's efforts to protect the people of Manchester from the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic as millions of soldiers returned home from the Great War. Show more

Contributors

Dr James Niven:
Bill Paterson
Ernest Dunks:
Mark Gatiss
Sir Arthur Newsholme:
Paul Freeman
MJ O'Donnell:
Kenneth Cranham
Peggy Lytton:
Charlotte Riley
Elsa Kershaw:
Olwen May
Sam Lytton:
Jamie Spencer
Stanford:
Ian Mercer
Mrs Houlston:
Kate Ambler
Lord Mayor:
John Branwell
Mortician:
Will Tacey
Journalist:
Gerard Fletcher
Superintendent:
Martin Oldfield
Constable:
John Draycott
Producer:
Susan Horth
Director:
Justin Hardy

The Interrogation

Series 2

Episode 2: Grace

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

An ambitious local woman, who made a name for herself during the London riots, has struggled to rise from her past, until only one thing stands in her way. Show more

Contributors

DS Max Matthews:
Kenneth Cranham
DC Sean Armitage:
Alex Lanipekun
Grace Buffong:
Noma Dumezweni
Stephen Buffong:
Jerome Holder
Simone Parker:
Amaka Okafor

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

Detective team DCI Matthews and DS Armitage interview Tom, the son of a wealthy scrap metal merchant. It's Sean's first day back at work since he was seriously injured. Show more

Contributors

DCI Max Matthews:
Kenneth Cranham
DS Sean Armitage:
Alex Lanipekun
Debbie Ross:
Susan Brown
Director:
Mary Peate

Book of the Week

Peter Stothard - Alexandria: The Last Nights of Cleopatra

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Pursuing his lifelong interest in Cleopatra, Peter Stothard takes a visit to a carpet shop and a history lesson, both ancient and modern. Read by Kenneth Cranham. Show more

Book of the Week

Peter Stothard - Alexandria: The Last Nights of Cleopatra

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Tracing his lifelong interest in Cleopatra, Peter Stothard recalls seeing Elizabeth Taylor's 1963 movie role. Read by Kenneth Cranham. Show more

Classic Serial

Eric Ambler - The Mask of Dimitrios

Episode 1: The Origins of an Obsession

Duration: 58 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Charles Latimer's obsession with master criminal Dimitrios leads him to pre-war Europe's dark underworld. Show more

Contributors

Latimer:
Jamie Glover
Dimitrios:
Tim McInnerny
Mr Peters:
Desmond Barrit
Marukakis:
Richard Attlee
Mme Chavez:
Rachel Atkins
Irana Preveza:
Rachel Atkins
Greek Official:
John Evitts
Dhris Mohammed:
Gary Carr
Mortuary Attendant:
Ilker Kaleli
Director:
David Blount

The Interrogation

Series 2

Episode 3: Simon

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

A sixth-former is attacked on his way to school and hospitalised. When Max and Sean start to investigate, they hardly expect to uncover a love story. Show more

Contributors

DS Max Matthews:
Kenneth Cranham
DC Sean Armitage:
Alex Lanipekun
Simon Barnes:
Sam Swann
Simone Parker:
Amaka Okafor
Wendy Harris:
Joanna Brookes
Mr Renshaw:
Nicholas Murchie

Drama on 3

One Winter's Afternoon

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Guy Meredith's drama about the great operatic rivalry between Verdi and Wagner, marking the bicentenary of their births. With Kenneth Cranham as Wagner and Paul Rhys as Verdi. Show more

Genres

15 Minute Drama

A Little Twist of Dahl

Episode 3: The Hitchhiker

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Showing off in a new BMW, Andrew is stopped for speeding. A hitchhiker helps in an extraordinary way. Stars Kenneth Cranham. From December 2012. Show more

The Interrogation

Series 3

Episode 2: Jonny

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

When the defendant in a rape case is found innocent, Max just cannot seem to let it go. With Kenneth Cranham and Alex Lanipekun. Show more

Contributors

DS Max Matthews:
Kenneth Cranham
DC Sean Armitage:
Alex Lanipekun
Jonny Foster:
Gawn Grainger
Director:
Mary Peate

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary telling the story of swing, an obscure form of jazz that became the first worldwide pop phenomenon and inspired the first ever youth culture revolution. Show more

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Jess, now 16, meets Melanie and falls in love. The pastor, the congregation and Jess's mother suspect, culminating in a devastating denouement in front of the congregation. Show more

Contributors

Pastor Finch:
Kenneth Cranham
Miss Jewsbury:
Celia Imrie
Small Jess:
Emily Aston
William:
Peter Gordon
Mrs Green:
Freda Dowie
Jess's real mother:
Sophie Thursfield
Mrs Arkwright:
Pam Ferris
Mrs Virtue:
Katy Murphy
Mrs Vole:
Sharon Bower

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Psychological thriller. A man (Colin Firth) wakes from a coma to find that his wife has died in a car crash. Then strange occurrences start taking place at his home. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Marc Evans
Charlotte:
Mena Suvari
Detective Constable Jackson:
Kenneth Cranham

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Andrew Marr is joined by first minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon, leader of Scottish Conservatives Ruth Davidson and actors Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Sturgeon
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Davidson
Interviewed Guest:
Anne-Marie Duff
Interviewed Guest:
Kenneth Cranham
Participant:
David Torrance
Participant:
Lesley Riddoch
Participant:
Ayesha Hazarika
Editor:
Rob Burley

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

Adaptation of the novel by Sarah Waters. Set against the turbulent backdrop of London in the 1940s, it follows four young Londoners linked by their wartime experiences. Show more

Contributors

Kay Langrish:
Anna Maxwell Martin
Helen Giniver:
Claire Foy
Vivian Pearce:
Jodie Whittaker
Julia Standing:
Anna Wilson-Jones
Duncan Pearce:
Harry Treadaway
Robert Fraser:
JJ Feild
Reggie Nigri:
Liam Garrigan
Nancy Carmichael:
Claudie Blakley
Horace Mundy:
Kenneth Cranham