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A Very English Scandal

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 56 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

Politician Jeremy Thorpe begins a whirlwind affair with a stable hand, Norman Scott. But when the relationship turns sour, Norman becomes a secret Jeremy is desperate to hide. Show more

Contributors

Jeremy Thorpe:
Hugh Grant
Norman Scott:
Ben Whishaw
Peter Bessell:
Alex Jennings
Lord Arran:
David Bamber
Emlyn Hooson:
Jason Watkins
Ursula Thorpe:
Patricia Hodge
Messenger:
Chris Ashby
Sergeant-at-arms:
Andrew French
Norman Van de Water:
Nicholas Blane
Diana Stainton:
Naomi Battrick
Lord Kilmuir:
John Bett
Countess of Arran:
Susan Wooldridge
Returning Officer:
Nick Malinowski
Mike Steele:
Morgan Watkins
BBC Radio Interviewer:
Ben Moor
Luke Mackenzie:
Daryl McCormack
Caroline Allpass:
Alice Orr-Ewing
Producer:
Dan Winch
Executive Producer:
Russell T Davies
Executive Producer:
Diarmuid McKeown
Executive Producer:
Graham Broadbent
Executive Producer:
Peter Czernin
Executive Producer:
Dominic Treadwell-Collins
Executive Producer:
Lucy Richer
Executive Producer:
Stephen Frears

10 Days to War

Episode 7: Failure is Not an Option

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series of dramas marking the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war. It is the day of the Commons vote. Two MPs are being pressured by a whip to vote for war. Show more

Contributors

Paul Stinchcombe:
Adrian Rawlins
Anne Campbell:
Harriet Walter
Producer:
Colin Barr

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama which tells the story of comedian Tony Hancock's love affair with his friend John Le Mesurier's wife Joan, and her fight to save the man and his career. Show more

Contributors

Tony Hancock:
Ken Stott
John Le Mesurier:
Alex Jennings
Joan Le Mesurier:
Maxine Peake
Dr Newman:
Don Gallagher
Billy Marsh:
Geoff McGivern
Edward Joffe:
Peter Sullivan
Producer:
Simon Heath

Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

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

The true story of Miss Shepherd, an eccentric woman of uncertain origins, who 'temporarily' parked her broken-down van in writer Alan Bennett's London driveway for 15 years. Show more

Contributors

Miss Shepherd:
Maggie Smith
Alan Bennett:
Alex Jennings
Underwood:
Jim Broadbent
Ursula Vaughan Williams:
Frances de la Tour
Miss Briscoe:
Cecilia Noble
Mr Fairchild:
David Calder
Giles Perry:
Nicholas Burns
Lady Wiggin:
Selina Cadell
Market Trader:
James Corden
Man with Earring:
Russell Tovey
Man in Confessional:
Clive Merrison

New Tricks

Series 9

Episode 5: Body of Evidence

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Crime drama. When the body of a missing computer expert is found, the UCOS team find themselves drawn into the unfamiliar world of online hacktivism. Show more

Contributors

Brian Lane:
Alun Armstrong
Det Supt Sandra Pullman:
Amanda Redman
Gerry Standing:
Dennis Waterman
Steve McAndrew:
Denis Lawson
DAC Robert Strickland:
Anthony Calf
Esther Lane:
Susan Jameson
Moira Wright:
Lorraine Ashbourne
Professor Blake:
Alex Jennings
Catherine Green:
Sarah Smart
Xander Lavine:
Andy Rush
Colin Henry:
Tom Fisher
Jake Bentley:
Chris Ashby
Producer:
Tom Mullens

Drama

James Bond - Diamonds Are Forever

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

A diamond-smuggling pipeline leads Bond to New York and Las Vegas. Who is ‘ABC’? What is Tiffany’s secret? Stars Toby Stephens. Show more

Contributors

James Bond:
Toby Stephens
Supt Harris:
Nigel Havers
Rufus B Saye:
Alan Shearman
Tiffany Case:
Lisa Dillon
'Shady' Tree:
Alex Jennings
Felix Leiter:
Josh Stamberg
Ernie Cureo:
Stacy Keach
Mr Spang:
Jared Harris
The Sergeant:
Darren Richardson
Tingaling:
Matthew Wolf
Dentist:
Matthew Wolf
Voice of Ian Fleming:
Martin Jarvis
Composer:
Mark Holden
Composer:
Michael Lopez
Director:
Martin Jarvis

Genres

Brand

Drama

The Graham Norton Show

Series 18

Episode 6

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Talk show. On Graham's sofa are Dame Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller. Justin Bieber performs his single What Do You Mean? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Interviewed Guest:
Maggie Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Jennings
Interviewed Guest:
Bradley Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Sienna Miller
Performer:
Justin Bieber
Series Producer:
Jon Magnusson
Director:
Steve Smith
Executive Producer:
Graham Stuart
Production Company:
So Television

Duration: 30 minutes

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

From old married couples to cold calling – an all-star cast portray a hilarious view of us all. With Joanna Lumley. From 2015. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

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

From an unusual memorial to household repairs – an all-star cast share a hilarious view of us all. With Roger Allam. From 2015. Show more

15 Minute Drama

I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General

Episode 1: A Man of Jollity

Duration: 15 minutes

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

It is 1877, and Gilbert and Sullivan cast George Grossmith, a touring comedian, as the leading man in their new opera, The Sorcerer. But there is one problem: he is not a singer. Show more

15 Minute Drama

I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General

Episode 2: Ruler of the Queen's Navee

Duration: 15 minutes

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

1878. HMS Pinafore looks set to fail in a London heatwave, and Gilbert blames the disaster on Grossmith's vulgar performance. Can Grossmith save his career and the sinking ship? Show more

15 Minute Drama

I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General

Episode 3: A Disagreeable Man

Duration: 15 minutes

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

It's 1884, and after great success with The Pirates of Penzance, Gilbert and Sullivan move their operas to the Savoy Theatre. But tempers fray when Princess Ida fails to catch fire. Show more

15 Minute Drama

I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General

Episode 4: A Savoy Cocktail

Duration: 15 minutes

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

It is 1885, and Grossmith is now the toast of the Savoy Opera, with a starring role as Ko-Ko in The Mikado, but his nerves and Gilbert's demands threaten to get the better of him. Show more

15 Minute Drama

I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General

Episode 5: Piano and I

Duration: 15 minutes

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

It is 1889, and after 12 years at the Savoy Opera, Grossmith decides to go solo. Gilbert and Sullivan lose their golden goose and struggle to replace him. Will there be a reunion? Show more

Duration: 5 minutes

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

The words from the opening of John's Gospel are read by Alex Jennings, and the Exultate Singers perform a new setting of Christina Rossetti's poem Love Came Down at Christmas. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Alex Jennings
Conductor:
David Ogden
Producer:
Garry Boon
Executive Producer:
Dave Stanford

The One Show

09/11/2015

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Paul Merton and Alex Jones are joined by Alan Bennett and Alex Jennings to talk about new film The Lady In The Van. Matt Baker takes on the Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Merton
Presenter:
Alex Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Bennett
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Jennings
Participant:
Matt Baker
Participant:
Joe Crowley

Silk

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Martha Costello is now a QC, but she learns fast that it can be lonely at the top. She is defending Brendan Kay, a member of one of London's biggest crime outfits. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Peter Hoar
Martha Costello QC:
Maxine Peake
Clive Reader:
Rupert Penry-Jones
Billy Lamb:
Neil Stuke
Micky Joy:
Phil Davis
Caroline Warwick QC:
Frances Barber
George Duggan:
Indira Varma
Alan Cowdrey QC:
Alex Jennings
John Bright:
John Macmillan
Jake Milner:
Theo Barklem-Biggs
Bethany Brassington:
Amy Wren
Brendan Kay:
Paul Kynman
Jody Farr:
Finbar Lynch
Derek Storey:
Jonathan McGuinness
Fatima Ali:
Shanaya Rafaat
Judge Goodbrand:
Nicholas Jones
Prison Officer:
Kemal Sylvester
Female Silk:
Claire Porter
Gaoler:
Seun Shote
PC Brett:
Phil Deguara
Count Clerk:
Christopher James
Executive Producer:
Peter Moffat
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon

Silk

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. At the Supreme Court, Martha is representing Jackson Henderson in a death row case. Against a ticking clock, Martha faces the toughest legal argument of her career. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Jeremy Webb
Director:
Jeremy Webb
Executive Producer:
Peter Moffat
Executive Producer:
Peter Moffat
Martha Costello QC:
Maxine Peake
Clive Reader:
Rupert Penry-Jones
Billy Lamb:
Neil Stuke
Micky Joy:
Phil Davis
Caroline Warwick QC:
Frances Barber
George Duggan:
Indira Varma
Alan Cowdrey QC:
Alex Jennings
Jake Milner:
Theo Barklem-Biggs
Daniel Lomas:
Shaun Evans
HHJ Maikin:
Pip Torrens
Florence Henderson:
Natasha Williams
Mohammed Ali:
Nasser Memarzia

Silk

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Martha represents Captain Ed Ryan in a court-martial. He is accused of disobeying an order, resulting in the death of a 19-year-old private. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Peter Hoar
Director:
Peter Hoar
Executive Producer:
Peter Moffat
Executive Producer:
Peter Moffat
Martha Costello QC:
Maxine Peake
Martha Costello:
Maxine Peake
Clive Reader:
Rupert Penry-Jones
Billy Lamb:
Neil Stuke
Micky Joy:
Phil Davis
Caroline Warwick QC:
Frances Barber
George Duggan:
Indira Varma
Alan Cowdrey QC:
Alex Jennings
John Bright:
John Macmillan
Jake Milner:
Theo Barklem-Biggs
Bethany Brassington:
Amy Wren
Captain Ed Ryan:
Matthew McNulty
Captain Robert Cassidy:
Jamie Parker
Lt Col Jack Clemence:
Tom Beard
Judge Hoyle:
Tim McMullan
Major Scotter:
Andrew Woodall
Sgt Major Chris Pierce:
Mark Lewis Jones
Mrs Rivers:
Sonia Ritter
Paul McGovern:
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Private Andy Bloxham:
Joshua Mayes-Cooper
Fatima Ali:
Shanaya Rafaat
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon