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Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Period drama. Two sisters (Judi Dench and Maggie Smith) befriend a man who they find washed up on the beach of their 1930s Cornish village. Directed by Charles Dance. Show more

Contributors

Ursula:
Judi Dench
Jan Pendered:
Freddie Jones
Luke Pendered:
Gregor Henderson-Begg
Dr Francis Mead:
David Warner
Adam Penruddocke:
Clive Russell
Olga Daniloff:
Natascha McElhone
Fisherman:
Ian Marshall
Hedley:
Toby Jones
Mrs Pendered:
Joanna Dickens
Director:
Charles Dance

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Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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

Inheriting a Paris apartment, Mathias 'Jim' Gold arrives to find the place comes with strings attached - tenant-for-life Mathilde Girard and her daughter. Comical, poignant drama. Show more

Contributors

Mathias Gold:
Kevin Kline
Mathilde Girard:
Maggie Smith
Monsieur Lefebvre:
Dominique Pinon
François Roy:
Stephane Freiss

Talking Pictures

Maggie Smith

Duration: 38 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Sylvia Syms presents rarely seen footage from the BBC archives that explores the life and career of one of Britain's best-loved actresses, Maggie Smith. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Maggie Smith
Narrator:
Sylvia Syms
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson
Series Producer:
Simon Goretzki
Assistant Producer:
Kate Robertson

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

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

In the time of legends, Perseus - mortal son of immortal Zeus - must face terrifying ordeals in his quest to win the heart and hand of fair Andromeda. Show more

The Graham Norton Show

Series 18

Episode 6

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Talk show. On Graham's sofa are Dame Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller. Justin Bieber performs his single What Do You Mean? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Interviewed Guest:
Maggie Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Jennings
Interviewed Guest:
Bradley Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Sienna Miller
Performer:
Justin Bieber
Series Producer:
Jon Magnusson
Director:
Steve Smith
Executive Producer:
Graham Stuart
Production Company:
So Television

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Ensemble comedy drama. An opera star arrives at a performers' retirement home amidst fraught preparations for a fundraising concert. Her presence adds to the tension. Show more

Contributors

Jean Horton:
Maggie Smith
Reggie Paget:
Tom Courtenay
Wilf Bond:
Billy Connolly
Cissy Robson:
Pauline Collins
Cedric Livingston:
Michael Gambon
Dr Lucy Cogan:
Sheridan Smith
Bobby Swanson:
Andrew Sachs
Anne Langley:
Gwyneth Jones
Frank White:
Michael Byrne

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Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

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

Comedy sequel. Deloris Van Cartier, now a successful entertainer, is persuaded to become Sister Mary Clarence again in order to teach at an inner-city school. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Bill Duke
Deloris Van Cartier/Sister Mary Clarence:
Whoopi Goldberg
Sister Mary Patrick:
Kathy Najimy
Father Maurice:
Barnard Hughes
Sister Mary Lazarus:
Mary Wickes
Mr Crisp:
James Coburn
Father Ignatius:
Michael Jeter
Sister Mary Robert:
Wendy Makkena
Florence Watson:
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Joey Bustamente:
Robert Pastorelli
Mother Superior:
Maggie Smith
Rita Louise Watson:
Lauryn Hill
Westley Glen 'Ahmal' James:
Ryan Toby
Producer:
Dawn Steel
Producer:
Scott Rudin
Writer:
James Orr

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Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One London

Alma Cullen's First World War drama about the mysterious disappearance of the Sandringham Company at Gallipoli in 1915, a loss which struck at the heart of the establishment.

Contributors

Queen Mary:
Maggie Smith
Sgt. Ted Grimes:
William Ash
Cpt. Frank Beck:
David Jason
Pvt. Davy Croft:
Ben Crompton
Pvt. Chad Batterbee:
Tom Burke
King George V:
David Troughton
2nd Lt. Evelyn Beck:
James Hillier
Rev. Pierrepoint Edwards:
Ian McDiarmid

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dramatised biography of the young Jane Austen, chronicling her romance with a young Irishman and how the experience came to have an influence on her writing. Anne Hathaway stars. Show more

Contributors

Jane Austen:
Anne Hathaway
Tom Lefroy:
James McAvoy
Mrs Austen:
Julie Walters
Reverend Austen:
James Cromwell
Lady Gresham:
Maggie Smith
Cassandra Austen:
Anna Maxwell Martin
Eliza De Feuillide:
Lucy Cohu
Mr Wisley:
Laurence Fox
Judge Langlois:
Ian Richardson
Henry Austen:
Joe Anderson
John Warren:
Leo Bill
Lucy Lefroy:
Jessica Ashworth
Mrs Lefroy:
Eleanor Methven
Mrs Radcliffe:
Helen McCrory
Writer:
Kevin Hood
Producer:
Douglas Rae

David's idyllic childhood is brought to an end when his mother remarries and he is sent away to boarding school.

Contributors

Clara Copperfield:
Emilia Fox
Betsey Trotwood:
Maggie Smith
Young David:
Daniel Radcliffe
Murdstone:
Trevor Eve
Miss Murdstone:
Zoe Wanamaker
Creakle:
Ian McKellen
Micawber:
Bob Hoskins
Mrs. Micawber:
Imelda Staunton
Pawnbroker:
Paul Whitehouse
David Copperfield:
Ciaran McMenamin
Mrs. Crupp:
Dawn French
Dora Spenlow:
Joanna Page

Now a young man about town, David is deeply in love with Dora Spenlow, the daughter of his employer, and he is intent on wooing her.

Contributors

Clara Copperfield:
Emilia Fox
Betsey Trotwood:
Maggie Smith
Young David:
Daniel Radcliffe
Murdstone:
Trevor Eve
Miss Murdstone:
Zoe Wanamaker
Creakle:
Ian McKellen
Micawber:
Bob Hoskins
Mrs. Micawber:
Imelda Staunton
Pawnbroker:
Paul Whitehouse
David Copperfield:
Ciaran McMenamin
Mrs. Crupp:
Dawn French
Dora Spenlow:
Joanna Page

David works in London as a clerk and lives at Mrs Crupp's house, who has made a promise to treat him like her own son.

Contributors

Clara Copperfield:
Emilia Fox
Betsey Trotwood:
Maggie Smith
Young David:
Daniel Radcliffe
Murdstone:
Trevor Eve
Miss Murdstone:
Zoe Wanamaker
Creakle:
Ian McKellen
Micawber:
Bob Hoskins
Mrs. Micawber:
Imelda Staunton
Pawnbroker:
Paul Whitehouse
David Copperfield:
Ciaran McMenamin
Mrs. Crupp:
Dawn French
Dora Spenlow:
Joanna Page

David discovers that the evil Uriah Heep is to become a partner in Agnes' father's business - and the stage is set for a bitter battle.

Contributors

Clara Copperfield:
Emilia Fox
Betsey Trotwood:
Maggie Smith
Young David:
Daniel Radcliffe
Murdstone:
Trevor Eve
Miss Murdstone:
Zoe Wanamaker
Creakle:
Ian McKellen
Micawber:
Bob Hoskins
Mrs. Micawber:
Imelda Staunton
Pawnbroker:
Paul Whitehouse
David Copperfield:
Ciaran McMenamin
Mrs. Crupp:
Dawn French
Dora Spenlow:
Joanna Page

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

In a sleepy old London house, an ageing writer reflects on her past. Only in talking to a young man, the building's concierge, can she confront her demons. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

In a live anniversary event, a cast of 100, including Benedict Cumberbatch and Dame Helen Mirren, performs scenes from 50 years of National Theatre productions. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 1 day

Adaptation of Tennessee Williams's classic play, A wealthy matriarch seeks out a neurosurgeon to help her niece erase the memory of a tragic event.

Contributors

Violet Venable:
Maggie Smith
Catharine Holly:
Natasha Richardson
Doctor Cukrowicz:
Rob Lowe
George Holly:
Richard E. Grant
Miss Foxhill:
Gillian Raine
Director:
Richard Eyre

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Tennessee Williams's 1959 play about a Southern matriarch who wants a neuro-surgeon to perform a lobotomy on her supposedly-mad niece, featuring the late Natasha Richardson. Show more

Contributors

Violet Venable:
Maggie Smith
Catharine Holly:
Natasha Richardson
Doctor Cukrowicz:
Rob Lowe
Director:
Richard Eyre

The Graham Norton Show

Series 18

Episode 19: Compilation Show

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Graham presents a selection of highlights from this series, featuring Matt Damon, Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Dame Maggie Smith and Will Ferrell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Damon
Interviewed Guest:
Robert De Niro
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Hathaway
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Hiddleston
Interviewed Guest:
Meryl Streep
Interviewed Guest:
Nicole Kidman
Interviewed Guest:
Colin Farrell
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Craig
Interviewed Guest:
Maggie Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Bradley Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Fassbender
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Winslet
Interviewed Guest:
undefined 50 Cent
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Hanks
Interviewed Guest:
Johnny Depp
Interviewed Guest:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Hemsworth
Interviewed Guest:
Tina Fey
Interviewed Guest:
David Beckham
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Hemsworth
Interviewed Guest:
Will Ferrell
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Wahlberg
Interviewed Guest:
Jennifer Lawrence
Interviewed Guest:
Eddie Redmayne
Series Producer:
Jon Magnusson
Director:
Steve Smith
Executive Producer:
Graham Stuart
Production Company:
So Television