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The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents the literary panel game, as Stella Duffy and Sir Menzies Campbell do battle against Victoria Glendinning and Andrew Graham-Dixon. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Participant:
Paul Morley
Participant:
Rosie Boycott
Participant:
Philippa Gregory
Participant:
Darren Shan
Producer:
Irene Daniels

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North West

How illegal off-roaders are damaging the Lake District landscape. Plus a look at how bad pollution in the north west is. And unearthing clues about Britain's first black policeman. Show more

Front Row

Philippa Gregory, Regina Spektor, TV's Eden and Rebecca Root's Queer Icon

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Philippa Gregory on her latest novel, The Last Tudor; singer-songwriter Regina Spektor performs live in the studio; Elizabeth Day reviews TV's Eden plus Rebecca Root's Queer Icon. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Gregory
Interviewed Guest:
Regina Spektor
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Root
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Day
Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Books That Made Britain

Bristol Sin City

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Book lover and Radio 1 presenter Gemma Cairney is joined by authors Philippa Gregory and Melvin Burgess to explore how the city of Bristol has inspired their fiction. Show more

Front Row

Gentleman Jack, correcting the contemporary art canon, #BeMoreMartyn, Futbolka

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Novelist Philippa Gregory reviews Gentleman Jack. Plus the question of correcting the contemporary art canon, and #BeMoreMartyn - the verbatim play inspired by Martyn Hett. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Gregory
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Douglas
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Legg
Interviewed Guest:
James Harper
Interviewed Guest:
Lyn Gardner
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Lee
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Romantic film drama. 1957. Bound for England, a woman with dreams of becoming a pilot falls for a fellow passenger. Will the secret he is harbouring destroy their affair?

Contributors

Gabriel Angel:
Rakie Ayola
Duncan Stewart:
Jonathan Pryce
Rex Goodyear:
John Hurt
Angela Bead:
Vanessa Redgrave
Gwendolyne Quim:
Dorothy Tutin
Director:
Beeban Kidron

Front Row

Philippa Gregory, Scottish art, Jordanian cinema, Street art of Stik

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Philippa Gregory discusses her latest novel The Taming of the Queen, there are reviews of Jordanian film Theeb and a Scottish art exhibition in Edinburgh, and Stik talks street art. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Anna Bailey
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Gregory
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Teller
Interviewed Guest:
Jan Patience
Interviewed Guest:
Stik undefined

Only Connect

Series 11

Sport Relief: Royal III v BBC

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Quiz show. David Baddiel, Dr John Cooper Clarke and Philippa Gregory face Hugh Dennis, Julian Lloyd Webber and Lynne Truss in a Sport Relief special. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jenny Hawker
Director:
Siân G Lloyd
Production Company:
RDF Television
Production Company:
Parasol Media
Panellist:
David Baddiel
Panellist:
Hugh Dennis
Panellist:
Lynne Truss

Duration: 1 hour

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

Philippa Gregory reveals the stories of three women at the heart of the Wars of the Roses - the 'White Queen' Elizabeth Woodville and her rivals Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Philippa Gregory tells the interweaving stories of the women who were decisive figures in the Wars of the Roses - Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville. Show more

Woman's Hour

Debbie Harry

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Debbie Harry on the enduring appeal of her music. Health Minister Anna Soubry on the row over part-time women GPs. And how has the UK fared in the first EU Gender Equality Index? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Harry
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Soubry
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Cornish
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Laure Humbert
Interviewed Guest:
Marina Yannakoudakis
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Honeyball
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Gregory
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Castor
Producer:
Rebecca Myatt

The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents the literary panel game, as writer Rosie Boycott and children's author Darren Shan battle historical novelist Philippa Gregory and writer/critic Paul Morley.

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Participant:
Paul Morley
Participant:
Rosie Boycott
Participant:
Philippa Gregory
Participant:
Darren Shan
Producer:
Irene Daniels

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

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

Historical drama. Beautiful sisters Anne (Natalie Portman) and Mary Boleyn (Scarlett Johansson) are drawn into a dangerous rivalry for King Henry VIII's affections. Show more

Contributors

Anne Boleyn:
Natalie Portman
Mary Boleyn:
Scarlett Johansson
Henry Tudor:
Eric Bana
George Boleyn:
Jim Sturgess
Sir Thomas Boleyn:
Mark Rylance
Lady Elizabeth Boleyn:
Kristin Scott Thomas
Duke of Norfolk:
David Morrissey
William Carey:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Katherine of Aragon:
Ana Torrent
William Stafford:
Eddie Redmayne
Rider:
Tom Cox

Front Row

Showstopper, Philippa Gregory, Adura Onashile, Liz Lochhead at the Edinburgh Festival

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Wilson presents from the Edinburgh Festival with guests including novelist Philippa Gregory, poet Liz Lochhead, playwright Adura Onashile and improv troupe The Showstoppers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Gregory
Interviewed Guest:
Adura Onashile
Interviewed Guest:
Liz Lochhead
Interviewed Guest:
The Showstoppers
Interviewed Guest:
Pippa Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Meggido
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Duration: 1 hour

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

Writers and historians including Hilary Mantel and Philippa Gregory revisit the last days of Anne Boleyn, who in 1536 became the first queen in British history to be executed. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
David Starkey
Participant:
Hilary Mantel
Participant:
Philippa Gregory
Executive Producer:
Nicolas Kent
Executive Producer:
Susan Jones

University Challenge

Christmas 2014

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series featuring distinguished graduates. Philippa Gregory and Allan Little from the University of Edinburgh face James Mates and Jacqui Oatley from the University of Leeds. Show more

The One Show

05/06/2013

Duration: 1 hour

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

Matt Baker and Alex Jones are joined by actress Alex Kingston, singer Sharleen Spiteri and author of the BBC series The White Queen, Philippa Gregory. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Baker
Presenter:
Alex Jones
Producer:
Tom Cuckson
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Kingston
Interviewed Guest:
Sharleen Spiteri
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Gregory
Participant:
Iwan Thomas
Participant:
Dan Snow
Participant:
Mark Porter