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Front Row

Timothy Spall, Picasso Museum, Maria João Pires, Memphis

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news. Timothy Spall on playing Mr Turner in Mike Leigh's film, the Picasso Museum in Paris re-opens, acclaimed Portuguese pianist Maria João Pires, and Memphis the musical. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Damian Barr
Interviewed Guest:
Timothy Spall
Interviewed Guest:
Waldemar Januszczak
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Pires
Interviewed Guest:
Gaylene Gould
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

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

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 BBC One London

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

Front Row

Timothy Spall, Catherine Tate, 11.22.63, Dutch flowers.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Timothy Spall talks about The Caretaker, Catherine Tate's choice for Shakespeare's People, plus the TV series of Stephen King's 11.22.63, and Dutch flowers at the National Gallery. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Timothy Spall
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Tate
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Carlson
Interviewed Guest:
Betsy Wieseman
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Jack Soper

Front Row

People of the Year - Part Two

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Wilson with guests including Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Thompson, Sam Smith and Dolly Parton. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Interviewed Guest:
Timothy Spall
Interviewed Guest:
Keira Knightley
Interviewed Guest:
Eddie Redmayne
Interviewed Guest:
Dolly Parton
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Baez
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Iggy Pop
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Daria Klimentova
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Sheen
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Schama
Interviewed Guest:
Hilary Spurling
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Smith
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Young Fathers

Front Row

Timothy Spall, Tracy Chapman's Fast Car turns 30, Novelist Lissa Evans

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Timothy Spall on playing every part in his new film Stanley, a Man of Variety, plus Front Row celebrates 30 years since Tracy Chapman's Fast Car. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Timothy Spall
Interviewed Guest:
Jacqueline Springer
Interviewed Guest:
Lissa Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Cork
Producer:
Hannah Robins

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Mark Lawson talks to actor Timothy Spall about his life and career. Spall reflects on his working-class roots, on being a 'professional depicter' and his fight with leukaemia. Show more

Timothy Spall: Somewhere at Sea

Episode 3: Race Against the Tide

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Timothy and Shane Spall conclude their voyage by negotiating some of the most extreme tides in Britain, as Tim plans his route through the Bristol Channel. Show more

Contributors

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

Timothy Spall: Back at Sea

Episode 4: Scotch Mist

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

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

Timothy Spall: Somewhere at Sea

Episode 2: The Bogey Man

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Timothy and Shane Spall continue their voyage by rounding the infamous Lizard Point before mooring in Newlyn and getting advice from the crew of the Penlee Lifeboat. Show more

Contributors

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

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

Saturday Drama

Playing With Trains

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

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 FM

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

Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

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

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

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 3: God's Own Coast

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

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

Timothy Spall: Back at Sea

Episode 3: The Bit in the Middle

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Timothy and Shane take their barge to three different countries, and visit son Rafe on the Isle of Man. In Belfast, he frequents one of his favourite pubs. Show more

Contributors

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

The Syndicate

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. A supermarket is threatened with closure, sending its five staff spiralling into an uncertain future. Then the unthinkable happens, and their lives change forever. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama about a couple of American socialites (John Malkovich and Debra Winger), who take a trip to North Africa in an attempt to patch up their marriage. Show more

Contributors

Kit Moresby:
Debra Winger
Port Moresby:
John Malkovich
George Tunner:
Campbell Scott
Mrs Lyle:
Jill Bennett
Belqassim:
Eric Vu-An
Eric Lyle:
Timothy Spall
Mahrnia:
Amina Annabi
Captain Broussard:
Philippe Morier-Genoud
Abdelkader:
Sotigui Kouyate
Narrator:
Paul Bowles
Producer:
Jeremy Thomas

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Comedy dramatisation of the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan, focusing on the turning point on their road to fame and riches - the production of The Mikado. Show more

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