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Fosse/Verdon

Series 1

Life is a Cabaret

Duration: 49 minutes

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

Available for years

Exploring the partnership of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon, beginning in 1966 with Fosse directing the film Sweet Charity, starring Shirley MacLaine in the role made famous by Bob's wife Gwen on Broadway.

Contributors

Bob Fosse:
Sam Rockwell
Gwen Verdon:
Michelle Williams
Paddy Chayefsky:
Norbert Leo Butz
Joan Simon:
Aya Cash
Hal Prince:
Evan Handler
Neil Simon:
Nate Corddry
Liza Minnelli:
Kelli Barrett
Fred Weaver:
Rick Holmes
Chita Rivera:
Bianca Marroquin
Director:
Thomas Kail
Writer:
Sam Wasson

Fosse/Verdon

Series 1

Who's Got the Pain?

Duration: 41 minutes

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

Available for years

Gwen is in Majorca with Joan to reflect on her relationship with Bob, who she has caught being unfaithful. She reflects on how she met Fosse during the show Damn Yankees when he asked to audition her. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes

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

Action thriller. A veteran jewel thief (Gene Hackman) and his crew agree to one last robbery for a bigshot mobster to fund their retirement. Show more

Contributors

Joe Moore:
Gene Hackman
Bobby Blane:
Delroy Lindo
Mickey Bergman:
Danny DeVito
Jimmy Silk:
Sam Rockwell
Fran Moore:
Rebecca Pidgeon
Don 'Pinky' Pincus:
Ricky Jay
Betty Croft:
Patti LuPone
Jewelry Store Guard:
Mark Camacho
Fast Food Customer:
Alan Blizerian
Director:
David Mamet

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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

Drama starring Sam Rockwell and Mischa Barton. A ten-year-old girl's parents are aghast when she forms a strong attachment to a young male gardener in their gated community. Show more

Contributors

Trent Burns:
Sam Rockwell
Clare Stockard:
Kathleen Quinlan
Devon Stockard:
Mischa Barton
Morton Stockard:
Christopher McDonald
Trent's Mother:
Beth Grant
Trent's Father:
Tom Aldredge
Director:
John Duigan

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Adaptation of Douglas Adams's cult sci-fi comedy novel. Escaping the Earth's destruction, Arthur (Martin Freeman) embarks on a galactic journey in search of the meaning of life. Show more

Contributors

The Whale (voice):
Bill Bailey
Arthur Dent:
Martin Freeman
Narrator/The Guide (voice):
Stephen Fry
Zaphod Beeblebrox:
Sam Rockwell
Ford Prefect:
Mos Def
Humma Kavula:
John Malkovich
Questular Rontok:
Anna Chancellor
Jeltz (voice):
Richard Griffiths
Ghostly Image:
Simon Jones
Marvin (voice):
Alan Rickman
Producer:
Gary Barber

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Crime caper comedy, starring William H Macy. A jailed petty thief is given a plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison, but pulling it off proves to be a problem. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Oddball black comedy based on the cult memoirs of Chuck Barris (Sam Rockwell), a successful TV gameshow producer who claimed to moonlight as a CIA assassin in his spare time. Show more

Contributors

Himself:
Dick Clark
Chuck Barris:
Sam Rockwell
Tuvia, Age Eight:
Chelsea Ceci
Chuck, Age Eight and 11:
Michael Cera
Chuck's Date #1:
Aimee Rose Ambroziak
Chuck's Date #2:
Isabelle Blais
Chuck's Date #3:
Melissa Carter
Producer:
Andrew Lazar

Formats

Fosse/Verdon

Series 1

Me and My Baby

Duration: 39 minutes

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

Available for years

As Fosse struggles with the editing of the film Cabaret, he has also taken on the direction of a new musical Pippin. Gwen is thrilled to be offered her first straight Broadway play. Show more

Fosse/Verdon

Series 1

Glory

Duration: 41 minutes

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

Available for years

Fosse is too nervous to attend the premiere of Cabaret and is woken the next morning by his friend Paddy with the reviews. Gwen is struggling with her first straight play, Children, Children. Show more

Fosse/Verdon

Series 1

Where Am I Going?

Duration: 56 minutes

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

Available for years

Three months after checking himself out of a psychiatric clinic, Bob hires a weekend house in the country to help comfort the recently bereaved Neil Simon. Show more

Fosse/Verdon

Series 1

All I Care About is Love

Duration: 41 minutes

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

Available for years

The stress is beginning to get to Bob as the editing of Lenny overlaps with the preparations for the start of Chicago. Show more

Fosse/Verdon

Series 1

Nowadays

Duration: 52 minutes

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

Available for years

The rehearsals for Chicago are finally underway, with Bob out of hospital and Gwen raring to go. Show more

Fosse/Verdon

Series 1

Providence

Duration: 54 minutes

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

Available for years

Bob is offered advice by his friend Paddy Chayefsky. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Comedy sci-fi adventure. The stars of TV show Galaxy Quest are beamed aboard a spacecraft by an alien race who believe them to be actual heroes. Show more

Contributors

Jason Nesmith:
Tim Allen
Gwen DeMarco:
Sigourney Weaver
Alexander Dane:
Alan Rickman
Fred Kwan:
Tony Shalhoub
Guy Fleegman:
Sam Rockwell
Tommy Webber:
Daryl Mitchell
Laliari:
Missi Pyle
Director:
Dean Parisot
Producer:
Mark Johnson

Duration: 2 hours, 2 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

The story behind one of the most unforgettable moments in TV history - David Frost's interview with disgraced President Richard Nixon. Starring Michael Sheen and Frank Langella. Show more

Contributors

Richard Nixon:
Frank Langella
David Frost:
Michael Sheen
Director:
Ron Howard
James Reston Jr:
Sam Rockwell
Jack Brennan:
Kevin Bacon
Bob Zelnick:
Oliver Platt
Caroline Cushing:
Rebecca Hall
Swifty Lazar:
Toby Jones
Frank Gannon:
Andy Milder
Diane Sawyer:
Kate Jennings Grant
Ray Price:
Jim Meskimen
Pat Nixon:
Patty McCormack
Lloyd Davis:
Clint Howard

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Psychological thriller about a lunar miner nearing the end of his three-year mission. Then a moon buggy accident sets in motion a terrifying string of surreal experiences. Show more

Contributors

Sam Bell:
Sam Rockwell
Voice of Gerty:
Kevin Spacey
Overmyers:
Matt Berry
Thompson:
Benedict Wong
The Technician:
Malcolm Stewart
Director:
Duncan Jones
Producer:
Trudie Styler

Duration: 2 hours, 2 minutes

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

Available for 1 month

Quirky biographical drama chronicling the remarkable rise to power of the apparently unremarkable Dick Cheney, George W Bush's vice-president, during 9/11 and beyond.

Contributors

Dick Cheney:
Christian Bale
Lynne Cheney:
Amy Adams
Donald Rumsfeld:
Steve Carell
George W Bush:
Sam Rockwell
Colin Powell:
Tyler Perry
Mary Cheney:
Alison Pill
Liz Cheney:
Lily Rabe
Director:
Adam McKay
Writer:
Adam McKay