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Duration: 57 minutes

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

Available for 10 months

Documentary. An intimate insight into the real and imaginary worlds of Ursula K Le Guin, the author who, through the excellence of her writing, forced the mainstream to embrace fantasy in literature. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ursula K. Le Guin
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Atwood
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Chabon
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Gaiman
Interviewed Guest:
David Mitchell
Director:
Arwen Curry

Neil Gaiman - Neverwhere

Episode 5: Market Afloat

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Richard and Door locate a guide for the labyrinth deep below, home of the mythical Great Beast of London. Stars James McAvoy. Show more

Contributors

Richard Mayhew:
James McAvoy
Lady Door:
Natalie Dormer
Marquis de Carabas:
David Harewood
Lamia:
Lucy Cohu

Good Omens

Series 1

The Doomsday Option

Duration: 53 minutes

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

Aziraphale is discorporated but possesses Madame Tracy during a seance. Crowley drives his Bentley through a flaming motorway. Adam and the Four Horsemen begin the apocalypse. Show more

Contributors

Aziraphale:
Michael Sheen
Composer:
David Arnold
Voice of God:
Frances McDormand
Arthur Young:
Daniel Mays
Deirdre Young:
Sian Brooke
Adam Young:
Sam Taylor Buck
Anathema:
Adria Arjona
Madame Tracy:
Miranda Richardson
Witchfinder Sergeant Shadwell:
Michael McKean
Thou-Shalt-Not-Commit-Adultery Pulsifer/Newton Pulsifer:
Jack Whitehall
Pepper:
Amma Ris
Wensleydale:
Alfie Taylor
The Voice of Death:
Brian Cox
Herself:
Kirsty Wark
Pollution:
Lourdes Faberes
R.P. Tyler:
Bill Paterson
Ron Ormerod:
Johnny Vegas
Fireman:
Gary Finan
Quartermaster Angel:
Jonathan Aris
Julia Petley:
Jayde Adams
Mr Scroggie:
Martin Wimbush
Brenda Ormerod:
Jenny Galloway
Immigration Officer:
Ramanna Banger
Waitress:
Jackie Clune
Radio Newsreader:
Tim Bentinck
Dagon, Lord of the Files:
Elizabeth Berrington
Horace:
Steve Oram
Lisa, Telephone Sales:
Rosie Day
Police Officer Fred:
Jordan Long
Police Officer Julia:
Sharon Ballard
Death/American General:
Euan Macnaughton
Screwdriver Officer:
Kevin Millington
US Silo Commander:
Lawrence Joffe
US Silo Crewman:
Johan Baird
Russian Submarine Captain:
Visar Vishka
Russian Submarine Crewman:
Egor Korzinikov
Airbase Soldier:
Jennifer Armour

Good Omens

Series 1

The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives

Duration: 54 minutes

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

Can Adam Young, Crowley and Aziraphale save the world from certain doom? Will Heaven and Hell punish Crowley and Aziraphale for betraying them if they do? Show more

Contributors

Aziraphale:
Michael Sheen
Composer:
David Arnold
Voice of God:
Frances McDormand
Arthur Young:
Daniel Mays
Deirdre Young:
Sian Brooke
Adam Young:
Sam Taylor Buck
Anathema:
Adria Arjona
Madame Tracy:
Miranda Richardson
Witchfinder Sergeant Shadwell:
Michael McKean
Thou-Shalt-Not-Commit-Adultery Pulsifer/Newton Pulsifer:
Jack Whitehall
Pepper:
Amma Ris
Wensleydale:
Alfie Taylor
The Voice of Death:
Brian Cox
Pollution:
Lourdes Faberes
R.P. Tyler:
Bill Paterson
Dagon, Lord of the Files:
Elizabeth Berrington
Gabriel:
Jon Hamm
Archangel Michael:
Doon Mackichan
Demon No.1/ No.2/ No.3:
Paul Adeyefa
Sandalphon:
Paul Chahidi
International Express Man:
Simon Merrells
Hell's Usher:
Andy Hamilton
Róisin Reidy/Screen 1:
Caitlin Thorburn
Bruce Corbally/Screen 3:
Clayton Adams
Dr M Banerjee/Screen 3:
Gina Gangar
Motion Capture Satan:
Niall Greig Fulton
British Agent:
Tim Waller
Russian Agent:
Georg Nikoloff
Hastur as Woman in Park:
Meg Kubota
Giles Baddicombe:
Sanjeev Bhaskar
Virtue Device:
Bryony Corrigan
John Device:
Dan Antopolski
Lawyer Robey:
Danny Haynes

Good Omens

Series 1

Saturday Morning Funtime

Duration: 56 minutes

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

Aziraphale and Crowley’s friendship is tested as their superiors catch up with them. Armageddon starts in earnest, with the Antichrist’s powers wreaking havoc across the globe. Show more

Contributors

Aziraphale:
Michael Sheen
Composer:
David Arnold
Voice of God:
Frances McDormand
Gabriel:
Jon Hamm
Arthur Young:
Daniel Mays
Deirdre Young:
Sian Brooke
Adam Young:
Sam Taylor Buck
Sandalphon:
Paul Chahidi
Anathema:
Adria Arjona
Madame Tracy:
Miranda Richardson
Witchfinder Sergeant Shadwell:
Michael McKean
Thou-Shalt-Not-Commit-Adultery Pulsifer/Newton Pulsifer:
Jack Whitehall
International Express Man:
Simon Merrells
Archangel Michael:
Doon Mackichan
Pepper:
Amma Ris
Wensleydale:
Alfie Taylor
Agnes Nutter:
Josie Lawrence
Captain Vincent:
David Morrissey
The Voice of Death:
Brian Cox
Thaddeus Dowling:
Nick Offerman
The Metatron:
Derek Jacobi
Herself:
Kirsty Wark
Pollution:
Lourdes Faberes
Electricity Board Spokesperson:
Paul Kaye
Tibetan Man:
Dhondup Samten
Tibetan Woman:
Lobsang Samten
Alien Leader:
Laura Evelyn
Japanese Captain:
Kristofer Kamiyasu
Megiddo Guide:
Amir Boutrous
Demon No.1/ No.2/ No.3:
Paul Adeyefa
Harriet Dowling:
Jill Winternitz
Japanese Mate:
Akira Koieyama
Passer-by:
Dan Starkey

Neil Gaiman - Neverwhere

Episode 2: Earl's Court

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Who ordered the assassination of Door's family? Richard and Door visit a venerable resident of London Below. Stars James McAvoy. Show more

Contributors

Richard Mayhew:
James McAvoy
Lady Door:
Natalie Dormer
Marquis de Carabas:
David Harewood
The Earl of Earl’s Court:
Christopher Lee
Old Bailey:
Bernard Cribbins

Neil Gaiman - Neverwhere

Episode 6: The Key

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Richard and Door discover who ordered the death of Door's family. Can Richard finally find his way home? Stars James McAvoy. Show more

Contributors

Richard Mayhew:
James McAvoy
Lady Door:
Natalie Dormer
Marquis de Carabas:
David Harewood
Old Bailey:
Bernard Cribbins
The Earl of Earl’s Court:
Christopher Lee
The Abbot:
George Harris
Feligiounas:
Don Gilet
Jessica:
Romola Garai
Dagvard:
Ben Crowe
Letting Agent:
Stephen Marcus
Homeless man:
Abdul Salis
Underground announcer:
Patrick Brennan
Mr Figgis:
Neil Gaiman

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

A series exploring the science fiction genre. Dominic Sandbrook looks at writers' enduring fascination with outer space, dating back to the 19th century with Jules Verne. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Das
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
William Shatner
Participant:
Nichelle Nichols
Participant:
Anthony Daniels
Participant:
Kenny Baker
Participant:
Zoe Saldana
Participant:
Neil Gaiman

Open Book

Claire Fuller, Neil Gaiman, Iranian fiction

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Claire Fuller discusses the appeal of setting a novel in a crumbling country house and Neil Gaiman explains why we should all read Lud-in-the-Mist, a forgotten fantasy classic. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Claire Fuller
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Gaiman
Interviewed Guest:
Saeed Kamali Dehghan
Interviewed Guest:
Azadeh Parsapour
Interviewed Guest:
Carrie Plitt

Open Book

Neil Gaiman Special

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Neil Gaiman talks to Mariella Frostrup about his hugely popular novels for children and adults alike, from Coraline and Neverwhere to his latest The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Neil Gaiman
Producer:
Andrea Kidd

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The reaver realises that the dwarf is not all that he seems. Bill Paterson continues with Neil Gaiman's dark tale. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The dwarf and the reaver reach the cave, where something is waiting. Bill Paterson continues Neil Gaiman's dark tale. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A dwarf seeks a guide to a certain cave on the Misty Isle. Bill Paterson reads Neil Gaiman's novelette about chilling revenge. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The dwarf persuades Callum McInnes to take him to the cave on the Misty Isle. Bill Paterson continues Neil Gaiman's dark tale. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland

Damian Barr is at Lanark Memorial Hall with Neil Gaiman, Kirsty Logan, Dr Gavin Francis, and there is poetry from Harry Josephine Giles. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Damian Barr
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Gaiman
Interviewed Guest:
Kirsty Logan
Interviewed Guest:
Gavin Francis
Executive Producer:
Pauline Law
Series Producer:
Carlin Wallace

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Neil Gaiman's mythical fantasy about the trickster god Anansi and his unsuspecting son Fat Charlie. Starring Jacob Anderson and Lenny Henry. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Fat Charlie finds his life thrown into chaos by the arrival of his long-lost brother Spider, who plans to mourn their father's passing with wine, women and song. Show more