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Little Dorrit

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Costume drama. Rigaud introduces himself to the House of Clennam, Arthur is best man at Pet's marriage to Henry Gowan, and Pancks concludes his investigation. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Flintwinch:
Alun Armstrong
Mrs Clennam:
Judy Parfitt
Frederick Dorrit:
James Fleet
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Little Dorrit

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Costume drama based on the Dickens novel. Mr Dorrit is released from prison after more than twenty years, and takes his family abroad to reinvent themselves as members of society. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Miss Wade:
Maxine Peake
Pet Meagles:
Georgia King
Henry Gowan:
Alex Wyndham
Tip Dorrit:
Arthur Darvill
Frederick Dorrit:
James Fleet
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Little Dorrit

Episode 9

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Costume drama based on the Dickens novel. The Dorrits arrive in Venice, and Fanny renews an old acquaintance with Edmund Sparkler and his redoubtable mother Mrs Merdle. Show more

Contributors

Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Maggy:
Eve Myles
Mrs Plornish:
Rosie Cavaliero
Cavalletto:
Jason Thorpe
Mrs General:
Pam Ferris
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Little Dorrit Omnibus

Episode 5: Episodes 9 and 10

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Costume drama based on the Charles Dickens novel. The Dorrits arrive in Venice, and Fanny renews an old acquaintance with Edmund Sparkler and his mother, Mrs Merdle.

Contributors

Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Maggy:
Eve Myles
Mrs Plornish:
Rosie Cavaliero
Cavalletto:
Jason Thorpe
Plornish:
Jason Watkins
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Little Dorrit

Episode 11

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Costume drama. Mrs General starts her campaign to woo Mr Dorrit, Fanny turns the full beam of her attention on Sparkler, and Mr Dorrit receives an unwelcome reminder of his past. Show more

Contributors

Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Mrs General:
Pam Ferris
Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Pet Gowan:
Georgia King
Mrs Meagles:
Janine Duvitski
Henry Gowan:
Alex Wyndham
Mr Meagles:
Bill Paterson
Scary Butler:
Nicholas Jones
Mr Merdle:
Anton Lesser
Tite Barnacle:
Robert Hardy
Mrs Merdle:
Amanda Redman
Edmund Sparkler:
Sebastian Armesto
Tip Dorrit:
Arthur Darvill
Frederick Dorrit:
James Fleet
Flintwinch:
Alun Armstrong
Cavalletto:
Jason Thorpe
Mrs Clennam:
Judy Parfitt
Producer:
Lisa Osborne
Director:
Adam Smith

Little Dorrit Omnibus

Episode 6: Episodes 11 and 12

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Mrs General starts her campaign to woo Mr Dorrit, Fanny turns the full beam of her attention on Sparkler, and Mr Dorrit receives an unwelcome reminder of his past. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Mr Merdle:
Anton Lesser
Flora Finching:
Ruth Jones
Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Mrs General:
Pam Ferris
Pet Gowan:
Georgia King
Mrs Meagles:
Janine Duvitski
Henry Gowan:
Alex Wyndham
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Little Dorrit Omnibus

Episode 7: Episodes 13 and 14

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Costume drama. Mr Dorrit returns to Venice a broken man after a London trip revives unwelcome memories. The collapse of Mr Merdle's bank sends shockwaves through the country. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mrs Clennam:
Judy Parfitt
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Mrs General:
Pam Ferris
Frederick Dorrit:
James Fleet
Mrs Merdle:
Amanda Redman
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Edmund Sparkler:
Sebastian Armesto
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Animation based on Charles Dickens's classic novel. Cold-hearted, penny-pinching Ebeneezer Scrooge is taken on an eye-opening journey by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. Show more

Classic Serial

Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge

Episode 3: A City in Flames

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Gordon lost control of the mob, which is now freeing prisoners. Can the prison gates be unlocked? Stars Ron Cook and Bryan Dick. Show more

Contributors

Charles Dickens:
Iain Glen
Barnaby Rudge:
Daniel Laurie
Mary Rudge:
Heather Craney
Simon Tappertit:
Bryan Dick
Gabriel Varden:
Ron Cook
Dolly Varden:
Amaka Okafor
Geoffrey Haredale:
David Cann
Emma Haredale:
Jaimi Barbakoff
John Chester:
John MacKay
William Rudge:
Tony Bell
Gashford:
Tony Bell
John Willet:
David Schofield
Joe Willet:
Matthew Watson
Adaptor:
Mike Walker

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

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

Adaptation of Charles Dickens's novel starring Charlie Hunnam. Nicholas Nickleby and his family enjoy a comfortable life, until his father dies and the family is left penniless. Show more

Contributors

Nicholas Nickleby:
Charlie Hunnam
Wackford Squeers:
Jim Broadbent
Kate Nickleby:
Romola Garai
Newman Noggs:
Tom Courtenay
Ralph Nickleby:
Christopher Plummer
Madeline Bray:
Anne Hathaway
Mrs Squeers:
Juliet Stevenson
Sir Mulberry Hawk:
Edward Fox
Vincent Crummles:
Nathan Lane
Mrs Crummles / Mr Leadville:
Barry Humphries
Mr Folair:
Alan Cumming
Charles Cheeryble:
Timothy Spall

Drama

A Tale of Two Cities: Aleppo and London

2013/2014

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Available for years

Charles Dickens' iconic story of love, revolution and redemption, updated and set in contemporary Aleppo and London. Show more

Drama

A Tale of Two Cities: Aleppo and London

2011/2012

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Available for years

Charles Dickens' iconic story of love, revolution and redemption, updated and set in contemporary Aleppo and London. Show more

Drama

A Tale of Two Cities: Aleppo and London

2016

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Available for years

Charles Dickens' iconic story of love, revolution and redemption, updated and set in contemporary Aleppo and London. Show more

Little Dorrit

Episode 10

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Costume drama. Fanny has stolen the heart of Edmund Sparkler, whose mother is determined to separate them, while Arthur becomes worried when he sees Rigaud at his mother's house. Show more

Contributors

Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Mrs General:
Pam Ferris
Edmund Sparkler:
Sebastian Armesto
Mrs Merdle:
Amanda Redman
Mr Merdle:
Anton Lesser
Scary Butler:
Nicholas Jones
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Classic Serial

Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge

Episode 2: The Maypole Falls

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Barnaby joins the ranks of the Protestant Association, and a prominent Catholic finds his life in danger. Starring Daniel Laurie. Show more

Contributors

Charles Dickens:
Iain Glen
Barnaby Rudge:
Daniel Laurie
Mary Rudge:
Heather Craney
Simon Tappertit:
Bryan Dick
Gabriel Varden:
Ron Cook
Dolly Varden:
Amaka Okafor
Geoffrey Haredale:
David Cann
Solomon Daisy:
David Cann
Emma Haredale:
Jaimi Barbakoff
John Chester:
John MacKay
Gashford:
Tony Bell
Lord Gordon:
Clive Hayward
John Willet:
David Schofield
Adaptor:
Mike Walker

Saturday Drama

A Christmas Carol

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for years

Charles Dickens's classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge is adapted for the voices of actors and the BBC Singers with a full score by the BBCSO. Script and music by Neil Brand. Show more

Contributors

Ebenezer Scrooge:
Robert Powell
Ghost of Christmas Past:
Sophie Thompson
Jacob Marley:
Ron Cook
Mrs Fezziwig:
Tracy-Ann Oberman
Mr Fezziwig:
Patrick Brennan
Bob Cratchit:
Paul Heath
Mrs Cratchit:
Hannah Genesius
Tiny Tim:
Bettrys Jones
Director:
David Hunter

Genres

Classic Serial

Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge

Episode 1: Captain Midnight

Duration: 58 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. In the 1780s, a murderer disappears, leaving his wife and son Barnaby to fend for themselves. Starring Iain Glen and Ron Cook. Show more

Contributors

Charles Dickens:
Iain Glen
Barnaby Rudge:
Daniel Laurie
Mary Rudge:
Heather Craney
Captain Midnight:
Tony Bell
Simon Tappertit:
Bryan Dick
Gabriel Varden:
Ron Cook
Dolly Varden:
Amaka Okafor
Geoffrey Haredale:
David Cann
Solomon Daisy:
David Cann
Emma Haredale:
Jaimi Barbakoff
John Chester:
John MacKay
Ned Chester:
Hubert Burton
John Willet:
David Schofield
Joe Willet:
Matthew Watson
Adaptor:
Mike Walker

Doctors

Series 18

Episode 125: A Christmas Carol

Duration: 32 minutes

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

Scrooge grumbles about Christmas, but will visits from some spectres convince him that it is actually a good thing?

Contributors

Dr Al Haskey:
Ian Midlane
Dr Heston Carter:
Owen Brenman
Ruhma Hanif:
Bharti Patel
Dr Zara Carmichael:
Elisabeth Dermot Walsh
Dr Jimmi Clay:
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Dr Daniel Granger:
Matthew Chambers
Dr Sid Vere:
Ashley Rice
Mrs Tembe:
Lorna Laidlaw
Valerie Pitman:
Sarah Moyle
Joe Granger-Carmichael:
Roman Law
Executive Producer:
Mike Hobson

Drama

Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities

Episode 1: Recalled to Life

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. An encounter on the Dover Road, and a message. With Robert Lindsay. Show more

Contributors

Adaptor:
Mike Walker
Charles Dickens:
Robert Lindsay
Jarvis Lorry:
Jonathan Coy
Miss Pross:
Alison Steadman
Lucie Manette:
Lydia Wilson
Dr Alexandre Manette:
Karl Johnson
Charles Darnay:
Andrew Scott
Ernest Defarge:
James Lailey
Therese Defarge:
Tracy Wiles
Gaspard:
Simon Bubb
Jerry Cruncher:
Carl Prekopp
Composer:
Lennert Busch

Drama

Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities

Episode 3: Two Promises

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Two Promises: News of a courtship is exchanged in a Paris wine shop, while in London there is promise of a wedding. With Alison Steadman. Show more

Contributors

Adaptor:
Mike Walker
Charles Dickens:
Robert Lindsay
Jarvis Lorry:
Jonathan Coy
Miss Pross:
Alison Steadman
Dr Alexandre Manette:
Karl Johnson
Lucie Manette:
Lydia Wilson
Charles Darnay:
Andrew Scott
Sydney Carton:
Paul Ready
Ernest Defarge:
James Lailey
Therese Defarge:
Tracy Wiles
Jerry Cruncher:
Carl Prekopp
Natty Cruncher:
Daniel Cooper
Prison Warder:
Simon Bubb