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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Drama giving a fictionalised account of Lenny Henry's life as a teenager in 1970s Dudley, following a talented impressionist and his rise to fame as a stand-up comedian. Show more

Contributors

Larrington:
Peter Bankole
Georgie:
Lee Hodge
Skinner Bailey:
Jack Loxton
Mrs Patterson:
Tonia Daley-Campbell
Barry Carter:
Oliver Phelps
Brian Carter:
James Phelps
Bridget:
Evanna Lynch
Syd Bolton:
Mark Benton
Judge 1:
John Yapp
Judge 2:
Peter Terry
Photographer:
Daniel Holden
Valda Graham:
Marlene McKenzie
Girl in Pub:
Victoria Pritchard
Francis Riordan:
Quinn Patrick
Majella Riordan:
Tina Harris
Calvin Gayle:
Danny Sapani
Palladium Compere:
David Knopov
James Broughton:
Richard Wilson
Tracie:
Anna Piper
Stunt coordinator:
Jo McLaren
Stunt coordinator:
Andy Smart
Executive Producer:
Nicola Shindler
Executive Producer:
Caroline Hollick
Executive Producer:
Polly Hill
Production Company:
Red Production Company

Believe It!

Series 2

Episode 3: Danger Man

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Richard Wilson explains the long lasting influence Ian McKellen has had on his life. With David Tennant. From December 2013. Show more

Contributors

Himself:
Ian McKellan
Young Richard:
Michael Higgins
Muriel Grant:
Arabella Weir
Young Murray:
Aaron Mitra
Old Murray:
David Tennant
Writer:
Jon Canter
Producer:
Clive Brill
Director:
Clive Brill

Believe It!

Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

After a near death experience with his beloved cat, Richard Wilson decides to plan his own fantasy funeral. From January 2014. Show more

Contributors

The Grim Reaper:
Michael Eaves
Rev Grey:
Michael Eaves
Sean Connery:
Lewis Macleod
Gordon Brown:
Lewis Macleod
David Beckham:
Lewis Macleod
Egg Wilson:
Lewis Macleod
Cussin Colin:
Forbes Masson
Herself:
Celia Imrie
Himself:
Ian McKellan
Young Richard:
Michael Higgins
Director:
Clive Brill
Producer:
Clive Brill
Writer:
Jon Canter

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama about a cop whose investigation into the discovery of a 100-year-old body beneath the Edinburgh streets takes him on a dark journey into the capital's literary past. Show more

Doctor Who

Series 1

Episode 9: The Empty Child

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Homeless children in wartime London are terrorised by an unearthly child. Plus we meet a certain Captain Jack...

Contributors

Rose Tyler:
Billie Piper
Jack Harkness:
John Barrowman
Doctor Constantine:
Richard Wilson
Mrs Lloyd:
Cheryl Fergison
Night Club Singer:
Kate Harvey
Director:
James Hawes

Doctor Who

Series 1

Episode 10: The Doctor Dances

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

'Are you my mummy?' The Child's plague is spreading throughout wartime London, and it looks like Captain Jack is doomed.

Contributors

Rose Tyler:
Billie Piper
Jack Harkness:
John Barrowman
The Empty Child:
Albert Valentine
Dr Constantine:
Richard Wilson
Timothy Lloyd:
Luke Perry
Mrs Lloyd:
Cheryl Fergison
Director:
James Hawes

Front Row

Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie; Arcade Fire; Richard Wilson

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie reviewed; Arcade Fire at Glastonbury; Richard Wilson on Krapp's Last Tape; Michelle Magorian on Goodnight Mister Tom; how artists respond to bridges. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Dreda Say Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Will Butler
Interviewed Guest:
Michelle Magorian
Interviewed Guest:
Francis Marshall
Interviewed Guest:
Lucinda Grange

The Many Faces of...

Series 1

Episode 1: Richard Wilson

Duration: 1 hour

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

Richard Wilson talks about his career to date, with archive footage and testimony from friends and colleagues. Includes clips from programmes such as One Foot in the Grave. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Richard Wilson
Series Producer:
Graeme Hart
Executive Producer:
Stephen Stewart

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

A celebration of the life of actor Gerard Kelly, with contributions from friends and colleagues including Richard Wilson, Les Dennis, Jonathan Watson and Elaine C Smith. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Ron Bain
Participant:
Richard Wilson
Participant:
David Hayman
Participant:
Les Dennis
Participant:
Andy Gray
Participant:
Jonathan Watson
Participant:
Elaine C Smith

Merlin

Series 4

Episode 12: The Sword in the Stone: Part One

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Fantasy drama series. With Morgana at the helm of a vast army, a deadly net closes around Camelot. Can Merlin save Arthur from Morgana's clutches? Show more

Contributors

Tristan:
Ben Daniels
Sir Gwaine:
Eoin Macken
Sir Leon:
Rupert Young
Sir Elyan:
Adetomiwa Edun
Sir Percival:
Tom Hopper
Voice of the Dragon:
John Hurt
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Julian Murphy
Producer:
Julian Murphy

Merlin

Series 4

Episode 13: The Sword in the Stone: Part Two

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Fantasy drama series. With Camelot lost to Morgana and Helios, Merlin has to go to extraordinary lengths to restore Arthur's self-belief. Show more

Contributors

Tristan:
Ben Daniels
Voice of the Dragon:
John Hurt
Sir Gwaine:
Eoin Macken
Sir Leon:
Rupert Young
Sir Elyan:
Adetomiwa Edun
Sir Percival:
Tom Hopper
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Julian Murphy
Producer:
Julian Murphy

Believe It!

Series 3

Truth

Duration: 30 minutes

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

After a brush with death, Richard Wilson concludes that it's time to tell the truth. To everybody. Tell it how it is. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Tutti Frutti

Series 1

The Boy Can’t Help It

Duration: 1 hour

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

Ageing rock 'n' roll band The Majestics are about to hit the big time after 25 years of footslogging around small-scale Scottish venues.

Contributors

Danny McGlone:
Robbie Coltrane
Eddie Clockerty:
Richard Wilson
Dennis Sproul:
Ron Donachie
Suzi Kettles:
Emma Thompson
Janice Toner:
Katy Murphy
Vincent Diver:
Maurice Roeves
Bomba McAteer:
Stuart McGugan
Fud O'Donnell:
Jake D'Arcy
Glenna McFadden:
Fiona Chalmers
Father Finley:
Ronald Forfar
Customer:
Iain Andrew
Young Man:
Garry Stewart
Taxi Driver:
Bill Murdoch
Author:
John Byrne

Genres

imagine...

Summer 2009

The Smoking Diaries Update

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Arts series. An updated tribute to Simon Gray, one of Britain's foremost playwrights, best known for his work with Harold Pinter, and as the writer of the notorious Cell Mates. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Participant:
Richard Wilson
Participant:
Simon Callow
Participant:
Edward Fox
Participant:
Felicity Kendal
Participant:
Toby Stephens
Producer:
Janet Lee

Merlin

Series 4

Episode 9: Lancelot du Lac

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Fantasy drama series. When Sir Lancelot returns from the dead, old feelings reignite. Gwen must fight temptation before she commits an unspeakable act of betrayal. Show more

Contributors

Sir Lancelot:
Santiago Cabrera
Sir Percival:
Tom Hopper
Sir Gwaine:
Eoin Macken
Sir Leon:
Rupert Young
Sir Elyan:
Adetomiwa Edun
The Dochraid:
Maureen Carr
Voice of the Dragon:
John Hurt
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Julian Murphy

Merlin

Series 4

Episode 7: The Secret Sharer

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Fantasy drama series. Morgana joins forces with the enigmatic wizard Alator to uncover a secret that could change the future. Can anyone stop her? Show more

Contributors

Voice of the Dragon:
John Hurt
Sir Leon:
Rupert Young
Alator:
Gary Lewis
Sir Gwaine:
Eoin Macken
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Julian Murphy

Unnatural Pursuits

Episode 2: I Don't Do Cuddles

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Four

A musical comic fantasy by Simon Gray. Despite his play's success, America starts to drive Hamish Partt crazy, and his personal demons threaten to take over. Show more

See Hear

Series 30

Episode 28

Duration: 30 minutes

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

See Hear meets stars of the stage and screen Annette Crosbie and Richard Wilson, who talk candidly about the impact that hearing loss has had on their lives. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Annette Crosbie
Participant:
Richard Wilson
Executive Producer:
Sarah Moors
Series Producer:
Ellena Stojanovic

Merlin

Series 4

Episode 11: The Hunter's Heart

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Fantasy drama series. Morgana finds a powerful ally in the Southron warlord Helios. Together they hatch the perfect plan to force Camelot to its knees. Show more

Contributors

Princess Mithian:
Janet Montgomery
Sir Leon:
Rupert Young
Sir Gwaine:
Eoin Macken
Sir Elyan:
Adetomiwa Edun
Sir Percival:
Tom Hopper
Helios's Servant:
Gareth Jewell
Voice of the Dragon:
John Hurt
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Johnny Capps
Producer:
Julian Murphy
Producer:
Julian Murphy
Director:
Jeremy Webb
Director:
Jeremy Webb

Would I Lie to You?

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South EastLatest broadcast: on BBC One South East

Comedy panel show, hosted by Angus Deayton with team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack, in which teammates must discern fact from fiction. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angus Deayton
Participant:
David Mitchell
Participant:
Lee Mack
Participant:
Jimmy Carr
Participant:
Maureen Lipman
Participant:
Richard Wilson
Participant:
David Baddiel