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Blitz Cities

Episode 4: Cardiff

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Series marking the 75th anniversary of the Blitz. John Humphrys returns to south Wales to discover more about the effect of the Blitz on Cardiff and Swansea. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Series Producer:
Richard Weller
Executive Producer:
Jeff Anderson
Producer:
Georgina Lee
Director:
Georgina Lee

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

John Humphrys marks the 75th anniversary of the start of the Blitz in south Wales, learning about the Nazi bombing campaign there and how it affected those who experienced it. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Georgina Lee
Director:
Georgina Lee
Series Producer:
Richard Weller
Executive Producer:
Jeff Anderson
Executive Producer:
Christina Macaulay

BBC Children in Need

2009

Mastermind Special

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Comedians Lucy Porter, Mark Watson, Dave Spikey and Stephen K Amos take on the infamous black chair for Children in Need in a special edition of the quiz show. With John Humphrys. Show more

Coming Home

Series 8

Episode 4: John Humphrys

Duration: 29 minutes

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

John Humphrys explores his Welsh ancestry and learns about the shipwreck that changed the course of his family history. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Geoff Evans
Director:
Geoff Evans
Executive Producer:
Paul Llewelyn Lewis

Celebrity Mastermind

2015/16

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

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

John Humphrys puts the questions to some of the UK's cleverest celebrities. Featuring boxer Ricky Hatton, chef Tony Singh, comedian Ardal O'Hanlon and antiques expert Kate Bliss. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Participant:
Ricky Hatton
Participant:
Tony Singh
Participant:
Ardal O'Hanlon
Participant:
Kate Bliss
Producer:
Mark Helsby

Celebrity Mastermind

2020/21

Episode 8

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Joe Pasquale, Grace Dent, Mwaksy and Robin Ince are put to the test by John Humphrys in the classic quiz where celebrities take to the famous black chair. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Participant:
Grace Dent
Participant:
Joe Pasquale
Participant:
Mwaka Mudenda
Participant:
Robin Ince
Producer:
Chris Jones
Executive Producer:
Jimmy Mulville
Executive Producer:
David Young
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Celebrity Mastermind

2018/19

Episode 2

Duration: 28 minutes

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

John Humphrys puts four celebrities to the test in another episode of the classic quiz. Taking part are Joe Pasquale, Ricky Boleto, Toyah Wilcox and Jeanette Kwakye. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Participant:
Joe Pasquale
Participant:
Ricky Boleto
Participant:
Toyah Wilcox
Participant:
Jeanette Kwakye
Producer:
Mark Helsby

Celebrity Mastermind

2011/12

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

England cricketer Matthew Hoggard, TV presenter Jules Hudson, Comedian Justin Moorhouse and actor Ray Fearon answer questions from John Humphrys. Show more

Celebrity Mastermind

2019/2020

Episode 4

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Paul Chuckle, Amanda Henderson, Geoff Norcott and Levi Roots are in the famous black chair tonight as John Humphrys asks the questions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Participant:
Paul Chuckle
Participant:
Amanda Henderson
Participant:
Geoff Norcott
Participant:
Levi Roots
Producer:
Chris Jones
Executive Producer:
Jimmy Mulville
Executive Producer:
David Young
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama series about a supermarket manager who becomes prime minister. The country rebels against Ros when she introduces a one-day-a-week car ban. Emily moves back to No 10.

Contributors

Ros Pritchard:
Jane Horrocks
Ian Pritchard:
Steven Mackintosh
Miranda Lennox:
Jodhi May
Catherine Walker:
Janet McTeer
Hilary Rees-Benson:
Geraldine James
Sir Richard Leavis:
Jonathan Aris
Dorothy Crowther:
Selina Cadell
Ben Sixsmith:
Tom Mison
Meg Bayliss:
Sally Phillips
Liz Shannon:
Meera Syal
Beverley Clarke:
Siobhan Finneran
Emily Pritchard:
Carey Mulligan
Georgina Pritchard:
Jemma McKenzie-Brown
Kitty Porter:
Frances Tomelty
Paul Critchley:
Robert Portal
Assistant:
Rebekah Staton
Reporter:
Fred Perry
Himself:
Simon McCoy
Egg Pelter Woman:
Tara Ellis
Highbury Woman:
Catherine Kanter
Bloke 1:
Ged Forrest

Celebrity Mastermind

2013/14

Episode 10

Duration: 30 minutes

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

John Humphrys asks Clare Grogan, Newton Faulkner, Richard Whitehead and Quentin Letts about Doris Day, Harry Nilsson, Tottenham Hotspur and Hereford Cathedral. Show more

Celebrity Mastermind

2018/19

Episode 10

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

John Humphrys tests four more celebrities in the famous black chair. Taking part are Camilla Kerslake, Monty Panesar, Sean Wilson and Terry Alderton. Show more

Saturday Drama

Under Milk Wood

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Acclaimed 2003 production of Dylan Thomas's classic 'play for voices'. Richard Burton's unforgettable 1963 performance joins Welsh stars Matthew Rhys, Ruth Jones and Sian Phillips. Show more

Contributors

First Voice:
Richard Burton
Second Voice:
Siân Phillips
Captain Cat:
Glyn Houston
Polly Garter:
Eiry Thomas
Rosie Probert:
Mali Harries
Mog Edwards:
Matthew Rhys
Myfanwy Price:
Lisa Palfrey
Mrs Ogmore-Pritchard:
Christine Pritchard
Mr Ogmore:
Sion Probert
Mr Pritchard:
Islwyn Morris
Reverend Eli Jenkins:
Wayne Forester
Willy Nilly:
Iestyn Jones
Cherry Owen:
Andy Hockley
Mrs Cherry Owen:
Ruth Jones
Lily Smalls:
Catrin Rhys
Sinbad Sailors:
Steven Meo
Mrs Beynon:
Sharon Morgan
Voice of a Guidebook:
John Humphrys
Composer:
John Hardy
Musician:
Lee Goodall
Musician:
Dewi Watkins
Sound Designer:
Nigel Lewis

Genres

Mastermind

2020/21

Episode 23

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

John Humphrys hosts and contenders answer questions on their specialist subjects, which are Stephen Sondheim musicals, dog breeds, Alan Partridge and the Charles Paris novels. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Chris Jones
Executive Producer:
Jimmy Mulville
Executive Producer:
David Young
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Mastermind

2020/21

Episode 24

Duration: 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

John Humphrys asks the questions in another heat of the classic quiz. The specialist subjects are Otto von Bismarck, hand knitting, Robert Louis Stevenson and the films of the Coen Brothers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Chris Jones
Executive Producer:
Jimmy Mulville
Executive Producer:
David Young
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Mastermind

2020/21

Episode 25

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

John Humphrys asks the questions in the first semi-final. The specialist subjects are the Booker Prize, the city of York, the Busby Babes and the Russo-Japanese War. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Chris Jones
Executive Producer:
Jimmy Mulville
Executive Producer:
David Young
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Mastermind

2020/21

Episode 26

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

John Humphrys asks the questions in another semi-final. The specialist subjects are films based on the works of Stephen King, Joan Rivers, US state capitals and Neil Gaiman novels. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Chris Jones
Executive Producer:
Jimmy Mulville
Executive Producer:
David Young
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Mastermind

2020/21

Episode 27

Duration: 28 minutes

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

John Humphrys asks the questions in another semi-final. Specialist subjects are the films of Powell and Pressburger, the Bauhaus movement, Emil Zátopek and the Liberal Democrats. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Chris Jones
Executive Producer:
Jimmy Mulville
Executive Producer:
David Young
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions