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Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

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

Romantic thriller set in 1926 Edinburgh. A mother and daughter attempt to con Houdini out of the $10,000 prize he offered to anyone able to tell him his mother's dying words. Show more

Contributors

Harry Houdini:
Guy Pearce
Mary McGarvie:
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Sugarman:
Timothy Spall
Benji McGarvie:
Saoirse Ronan
Leith Romeo:
Malcolm Shields
Leith Romeo's Wife:
Leni Harper
Mr. Robertson:
Ralph Riach
McTavish:
Billy McColl
Writer:
Brian Ward
Producer:
Chris Curling

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Family adventure based on the comic tales of Lemony Snicket. Three orphans are taken in by their mysterious distant cousin, who has designs on their inheritance. Jim Carrey stars. Show more

Contributors

Count Olaf:
Jim Carrey
Uncle Monty:
Billy Connolly
Aunt Josephine:
Meryl Streep
Klaus Baudelaire:
Liam Aiken
Violet Baudelaire:
Emily Browning
Justice Strauss:
Catherine O'Hara
Bald Man:
Luis Guzman
Lemony Snicket (Narrator):
Jude Law
Producer:
Albie Hecht

Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

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

Fantasy adventure combining live action and animation. A fairytale princess, banished by her wicked stepmother and lost in Manhattan, is rescued by a divorce lawyer. Show more

Contributors

Giselle:
Amy Adams
Robert Philip:
Patrick Dempsey
Prince Edward:
James Marsden
Nathaniel:
Timothy Spall
Nancy Tremaine:
Idina Menzel
Queen Narissa:
Susan Sarandon
Director:
Kevin Lima
Morgan Philip:
Rachel Covey
Narrator:
Julie Andrews
Writer:
Bill Kelly

Timothy Spall: Back at Sea

Episode 4: Scotch Mist

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Timothy and his wife Shane encounter several Scottish ports and islands in the misty drizzle and venture up the Caledonian Canal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Timothy Spall
Participant:
Shane Spall
Producer:
Paul Crompton
Director:
Paul Crompton
Executive Producer:
Sam Anthony

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Horror. A grieving couple (Aidan Gillen and Eva Birthistle) take part in a ritual to bring their dead nine-year-old daughter back to life, with frightening consequences. Show more

Contributors

Patrick:
Aidan Gillen
Peggy O'Shea:
Ruth McCabe
Mary Brogan:
Amelia Crowley
Martin O'Shea:
Brian Gleeson
Director:
David Keating

Timothy Spall: All at Sea

Episode 4: The Last Splash

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

After six years Timothy Spall and his wife Shane conclude their trip around the British coast by barge, but not before a final, frightening twist off the Kent coast. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Timothy Spall
Participant:
Shane Spall

Timothy Spall: All at Sea

Episode 3: God's Own Coast

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Tim finds the Whitby hotel where Dracula novelist Bram Stoker stayed, visits the seaside resort of Scarborough and arrives on the north Norfolk coast at night. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Timothy Spall
Participant:
Shane Spall
Executive Producer:
Sam Anthony
Producer:
Paul Crompton
Director:
Paul Crompton

Blandings

Series 2

Episode 2: Dirty Work at the Crossroads

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Comedy series. Clarence and Connie's terrifying sister, Charlotte, is threatening to take up residence at Blandings. Freddie devises an audacious plan. Show more

Contributors

Clarence:
Timothy Spall
Beach:
Tim Vine
Sir Gregory:
Robert Bathurst
Charlotte:
Celia Imrie
Millicent:
Ruby Thomas
Producer:
Matthew Mulot

Genres

Blandings

Series 2

Episode 3: Hallo to All This

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Comedy series based on the stories by PG Wodehouse. Clarence must stop his younger brother Galahad publishing his scandalous memoirs and ruining the family name. Show more

Contributors

Clarence:
Timothy Spall
Beach:
Tim Vine
Sir Gregory:
Robert Bathurst
Lesley Drabble:
Jemima Rooper
Director:
Geoffrey Sax
Producer:
Matthew Mulot

Genres

Blandings

Series 2

Episode 4: Lord Emsworth Acts for the Best

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Comedy series based on the PG Wodehouse stories. Freddie needs a badly-bearded Clarence to convince a Hollywood starlet of his honest intentions. Show more

Contributors

Clarence:
Timothy Spall
Beach:
Tim Vine
Pauline Petite:
Zoe Boyle
Director:
Geoffrey Sax
Producer:
Matthew Mulot

Genres

Blandings

Series 1

Episode 6: Problems with Drink

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Clarence is forced to make polite conversation with the dowager Lady Daphne, but her interest in Clarence's pig arouses Connie and Beach's suspicions.

Contributors

Genres

Blandings

Series 1

Episode 3: Company for Gertrude

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Comedy series. Clarence hopes to avoid dancing with his niece by inviting a blockhead to keep her company, and Freddie tries to keep his new wife a secret. Show more

Contributors

Clarence:
Timothy Spall
Rupert Bingham:
Sam Hoare

Genres

Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes

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

Gritty drama following a minicab driver and his wife as they struggle to bring up their unemployed and aggressive son and depressed daughter on a bleak South London estate. Show more

The Street

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series chronicling the lives of a city street's residents. A pub landlord faces the wrath of a local gangster when he bans the hood's son from his pub for smoking. Show more

Blandings

Series 2

Episode 7: Custody of the Pumpkin

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Period comedy series. Clarence's bid to win the Pumpkin prize is threatened by Connie's ambition to marry Freddie off to Sir Gregory's niece.

Contributors

Clarence:
Timothy Spall
Sir Gregory:
Robert Bathurst
Angus McAllister:
Ron Donachie
Niagara Donaldson:
Rose Leslie
Constable Piper:
Fergus Craig
Producer:
Matthew Mulot

Genres

Saturday Drama

Playing With Trains

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. 1967: Maverick inventor Bill Galpin is getting rich while battling with his children, Roxanna and Danny. Stars Timothy Spall. Show more

Saturday Drama

Playing With Trains

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

1986: Roxanna and Danny are in despair over the actions of their father, hubristic inventor Bill Galpin. Stars Timothy Spall. Show more

Top Gear

Series 6

Episode 11

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Available for 3 months

The team find out if driving a Lamborghini Murcielago roadster gives the same kick as 12 angry bulls. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Clarkson
Presenter:
James May
Presenter:
Richard Hammond
Participant:
Timothy Spall

Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes

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

Available for 13 days

A Stone Age tribe is threatened by bronze-mining invaders, led by greedy Lord Nooth. To win back their home, they challenge these more sophisticated folk to a game of football. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Nick Park
Dug (voice):
Eddie Redmayne
Lord Nooth (voice):
Tom Hiddleston
Goona (voice):
Maisie Williams
Chief Bobnar (voice):
Timothy Spall
Message Bird / Brian / Bryan (voice):
Rob Brydon
Queen Oofeefa (voice):
Miriam Margolyes
Treebor (voice):
Richard Ayoade
Gravelle (voice):
Gina Yashere
Asbo (voice):
Johnny Vegas

Timothy Spall: Somewhere at Sea

Episode 1: The Call of the Sea

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Timothy Spall and his wife Shane sail around the coast. They set off in their barge from Fowey in Cornwall, heading towards Land's End and then south Wales. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Timothy Spall
Participant:
Shane Spall
Director:
Paul Crompton
Executive Producer:
Paul Crompton