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Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

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

Drama about Margaret Thatcher's fall from power. As Thatcher prepares for the Lord Mayor's banquet, Geoffrey Howe pens the resignation speech that will seal her fate. Show more

Contributors

Director:
James Kent
Margaret Thatcher:
Lindsay Duncan
John Wakeman:
Roger Allam
Caroline Stephens:
Charlotte Asprey
Sue Mastriforte:
Elizabeth Bennett
Nigel Lawson:
Martin Chamberlain
Alan Clark:
Michael Cochrane
Michael Heseltine:
Oliver Cotton
Gordon Reece:
Alan Cox
Airey Neave:
Dermot Crowley
Cranley Onslow:
Nicholas Day
Norman Lamont:
Julian Firth
Charles Powell:
James Fox
Willie Whitelaw:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Garel Jones:
Guy Henry
Cynthia Crawford:
Jenny Howe
John Gummer:
Ian Hughes
Bernard Ingham:
Philip Jackson
Kenneth Baker:
Paul Jesson
Tim Renton:
Nicholas Jones
Margaret King:
Diana Kent
Douglas Hurd:
Nicholas Le Prevost
Mark Thatcher:
Oliver Le Sueur
Edward Heath:
Nigel Le Vaillant
Queen Elizabeth II:
Rosemary Leach
John Whittingdale:
Christian McKay
Official:
Frank Maguire
John Major:
Michael Maloney
Norman Tebbit:
Roy Marsden
Denis Thatcher:
Ian McDiarmid
William Waldegrave:
Tim McMullan
Kenneth Clarke:
Kevin R McNally
Speaker of the Commons:
George Pensotti
John MacGregor:
Mark Perry
Carol Thatcher:
Olivia Poulet
Malcolm Rifkind:
Nicholas Rowe
Geoffrey Howe:
John Sessions
Peter Morrison:
Rupert Vansittart

Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute

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

Available for 7 months

First World War drama. In 1914, Vera Brittain decides to study at Oxford university. She falls in love with her brother's friend, but then war is declared. Show more

Contributors

Vera Brittain:
Alicia Vikander
Edward Brittain:
Taron Egerton
Mr Brittain:
Dominic West
Roland Leighton:
Kit Harington
Victor Richardson:
Colin Morgan
Mrs Brittain:
Emily Watson
Miss Lorimer:
Miranda Richardson
Mrs Leighton:
Anna Chancellor
Geoffrey Thurlow:
Jonathan Bailey
Aunt Belle:
Joanna Scanlan
Exam Candidate:
Rachel Redford
Headmaster:
Nicholas Farrell
Clare Leighton:
Daisy Waterstone
Passenger:
Teresa Churcher
Director:
James Kent

Father Brown

Series 3

Episode 8: The Lair of the Libertines

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Series based on GK Chesterton's novels. Father Brown and his friends find themselves stranded at a hotel with a group of hedonists. Show more

Contributors

Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Mrs McCarthy:
Sorcha Cusack
Lady Felicia:
Nancy Carroll
Inspector Sullivan:
Tom Chambers
Sergeant Goodfellow:
John Burton
Madame Chania:
Ronni Ancona
Doctor Barashi:
Michael Culkin
Count Fiskon:
Nicholas Le Prevost
Producer:
Ceri Meyrick
Director:
Matt Carter
Series Producer:
Sam Hill
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

Drama

Twenty Four Hours From Tulse Hill

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Would-be writer Mark and artist Lisa long to escape from their uncreative lives as estate agents. A chance encounter with a wealthy client offers them an unexpected ray of hope. Show more

A Good Read

Edwina Currie and Nicholas Le Prevost

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Author and former MP Edwina Currie and actor Nicholas Le Provost talk about books they love with Harriett Gilbert. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Edwina Currie
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Le Prevost

Drama

The Price of Oil

Looking for Billy

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Every day, billions of barrels of oil are piped south from Alaska. A private detective investigates protests against the pipeline, but finds what oil did to the indigenous people. Show more

Psychoville

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedy thriller series. The past catches up with five seemingly unconnected characters, including a telekinetic pantomime dwarf, as they go about their darkly comic lives. Show more

HR

Series 5

Episode 2: Wild About Gorillas

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Kate, Peter's ex-wife who has moved in, suggests a trip to the zoo. Or will it be a hair-raising adventure? Show more

HR

Series 5

Episode 3: Jesus O'Rahilly

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Sam, Peter and Kate go to salsa lessons for the over-60s. Outrageous and sometimes shocking fun, as they separate the sheep from the goats. Show more

HR

Series 5

Episode 4: Everybody's Doing It

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Sam, addled by Kate and Peter's audible intimacy, finally decides on internet dating. Then a knock on the front door changes everything. Show more

HR

Series 5

Episode 5: Peter and Sam and Ed and Kate

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Peter is jealous of Sam's new partner Ed. He hatches an elaborate plan to make them break up. But will he succeed? Show more

HR

Series 5

Episode 6: Til Death Do Us Part

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Kate now questions her love for Peter. But she is not the only commitment-phobe. Can a visit to a psychiatrist sort out relationship woes? Show more

Psychoville

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Dark comedy thriller series. Mr Lomax enlists the help of his care worker to complete his unusual collection. Midwife Joy talks about the perils of choosing a water birth. Show more

Contributors

Oscar Lomax:
Steve Pemberton
Maureen Sowerbutts:
Reece Shearsmith
Joy Aston:
Dawn French
Old Woman:
Elizabeth Ross
Michael Fry:
Daniel Kaluuya
David Sowerbutts:
Steve Pemberton
Grumbly:
Big Mick
Chelsea Crabtree:
Alison Lintott
Kelly-Su Crabtree:
Debbie Chazen
Waiter:
Neet Mohan
George Aston:
Steve Pemberton
Karen Dalton:
Alex Kelly
Bob Dalton:
Nick Holder
Ian Dalton:
Aaron Smith
Director:
Matt Lipsey
Producer:
Justin Davies
Executive Producer:
Jon Plowman

Genres

The Vicar of Dibley

Series 1

Episode 4: The Window and the Weather

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Channel Islands

Available for 9 months

After an unfortunate accident, St Barnabas's Church finds itself in need of a new stained-glass window, but no-one can remember the theme of the old pane. Show more

Contributors

Geraldine Granger:
Dawn French
David Horton:
Gary Waldhorn
Hugo Horton:
James Fleet
Alice Tinker:
Emma Chambers
Letitia Cropley:
Liz Smith
Frank Pickle:
John Bluthal
Jim Trott:
Trevor Peacock
Owen Nesbitt:
Roger Lloyd Pack
Daniel Frobisher:
Nicholas Le Prevost
Producer:
Jon Plowman

The War of the Worlds

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 55 minutes

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

Woking, 1905. A Martian capsule lands on Earth. When George and Amy join the curious crowd to examine it, the unleashing terror turns their lives into a nightmare. Show more

The War of the Worlds

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 55 minutes

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

With the Martian invasion gathering pace, George and Amy each face their own terrifying ordeals. Desperate to be reunited, a lifeline comes to them at the beach. Show more

Cranford

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Period drama. Defying his father, William finds a job with Captain Brown working on the railway making its way into the heart of Cranford. Meanwhile, Harry disappears from school. Show more

Contributors

Miss Matty:
Judi Dench
Miss Octavia Pole:
Imelda Staunton
Mrs Forrester:
Julia McKenzie
Mr Buxton:
Jonathan Pryce
Lady Glenmire:
Celia Imrie
Mrs Bell:
Lesley Sharp
Peggy Bell:
Jodie Whittaker
William Buxton:
Tom Hiddleston
Mrs Jamieson:
Barbara Flynn
Captain Brown:
Jim Carter
The Rev Hutton:
Alex Jennings
Mr Peter Jenkyns:
Nicholas Le Prevost
Signor Brunoni:
Tim Curry
Jem Hearne:
Andrew Buchan
Mary Smith:
Lisa Dillon
Erminia Whyte:
Michelle Dockery
Miss Tomkinson:
Deborah Findlay
Sir Charles Maulver:
Greg Wise
Harry Gregson:
Alex Etel
Mrs Clara Smith:
Finty Williams
Edward Bell:
Matthew McNulty
Miss Galindo:
Emma Fielding
Mrs Johnson:
Debra Gillett
Bella Gregson:
Emma Lowndes
Margaret Gidman:
Bessie Carter
Director:
Simon Curtis