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Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The epic story of one man's struggle to make a programme that no-one wanted. How creator Tony Warren overcame formidable obstacles to bring Coronation Street to our screens. Show more

Contributors

Tony Warren:
David Dawson
Harry Elton:
Christian McKay
Josie Scott:
Sophia Di Martino
Margaret Morris:
Jane Horrocks
Derek Bennett:
Shaun Dooley
Pat Phoenix:
Jessie Wallace
Violet Carson:
Lynda Baron
Sidney Bernstein:
Steven Berkoff
Cecil Bernstein:
Henry Goodman
Doris Speed:
Celia Imrie
Edna Walker:
Tara Moran
Harry Kershaw:
John Thomson
Agnes:
Enid Dunn
Commissionaire:
David Williams
Mrs Simpson:
Phoebe Nicholls

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Getting On

Series 3

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Darkly comic series set in an NHS Trust hospital ward. Hypochondriacal Mrs Dethick is re-admitted, adding to Den's problems. Kim finds help from an unexpected quarter. Show more

Contributors

Nurse Kim Wilde:
Jo Brand
Dr Pippa Moore:
Vicki Pepperdine
Sister Den Flixter:
Joanna Scanlan
Matron Hilary Loftus:
Ricky Grover
Mrs Julia Dethick:
Eve Pearce
Director:
Sue Tully
Writer:
Jo Brand
Damaris Clarke:
Cush Jumbo
Hansley:
Babou Ceesay
Megan Hughes:
Helen Griffin
Stephen Ferris:
Simon Fisher-Becker
Dr Nigel Hoskins:
Christian McKay

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

Cold War thriller set in 1974. When a trainee MI6 spy is asked to 'turn' a Russian diplomat he knew at university, he discovers a shocking revelation about his own family. Show more

Contributors

Charles Thoroughgood:
Charlie Cox
Anna March:
Romola Garai
Viktor Koslov:
Andrew Scott
Hugo March:
Christian McKay
Eva Pym:
Olivia Grant
Joyce Thoroughgood:
Tessa Peake-Jones
Annikov:
Robert Ashby
Director:
Pete Travis

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama based on the true events in Paris in 1913, when the opening performance of Stravinsky's controversial ballet The Rite of Spring provoked a riot in the theatre. Show more

Contributors

Sergei Diaghilev:
Alex Jennings
Vaslav Nijinsky:
Adam Garcia
Igor Stravinsky:
Aidan McArdle
Gabriel Astruc:
Griff Rhys Jones
Marie Rambert:
Rachael Stirling
Romola de Pulzky:
Emma Pierson
Lady Ottoline Morrell:
Jemma Redgrave
Pierre Monteux:
Christian McKay
Grigoriev:
Richard Hope
Marcel:
Hugh Sachs
Jean Cocteau:
Jonathan Aris
Enthusiast:
Julian Firth
Old Gent:
James Greene
Violinist:
Julian Bleach

Genres

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: 1 hour, 51 minutes

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

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Biographical comedy drama set in 1940s New York. A wealthy socialite opens herself up to ridicule when she pursues a career in opera, despite being unable to sing. Show more

Contributors

Florence Foster Jenkins:
Meryl Streep
St Clair Bayfield:
Hugh Grant
Cosmé McMoon:
Simon Helberg
Agnes Stark:
Nina Arianda
Carlo Edwards:
David Haig
Arturo Toscanini:
John Kavanagh
Phineas Stark:
Stanley Townsend
John Totten:
Allan Corduner
Earl Wilson:
Christian McKay
Dr Hermann:
John Sessions
Mrs James O'Flaherty:
Maggie Steed
Mrs Oscar Garmunder:
Thelma Barlow
Baroness Le Feyre:
Paola Dionisotti
Orlando Adams:
Carl Davis
Tallulah Bankhead:
Nat Luurtsema