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Human Resources

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Dylan's life is thrown into turmoil when he receives a call from a girl screaming for help in this dystopian drama by Piers Black-Hawkins, winner of Alfred Bradley Bursary Award. Show more

BBC Proms

2011

The Horrible Histories Big Prom Party

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Highlights from a live extravaganza never seen at the BBC Proms before, featuring Horrible Histories songs alongside some awesome orchestral pieces. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Twice a day, a receptionist and a security guard briefly meet to share a desk. Stars Mathew Baynton and Jenny Bede. From 2015. Show more

Contributors

The Security Guard:
Mathew Baynton
The Receptionist:
Jenny Bede
Producer:
David Tyler

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

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

1969. At their strait-laced girls' school friends Abbie and Lydia find their lives touched by tragedy. The resulting wave of unusual behaviour seeps into Lydia's home life.

Contributors

Lydia Lamont:
Maisie Williams
Abbie Mortimer:
Florence Pugh
Eileen Lamont:
Maxine Peake
Miss Edith Mantel:
Greta Scacchi
Kenneth:
Joe Cole
Miss Martha Alvaro:
Monica Dolan
Miss Charron:
Morfydd Clark
Mr Hopkins:
Mathew Baynton
Miss Fanshawe:
Elizabeth Marsh
Director:
Carol Morley

Genres

Formats

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stephen Fry presents the best sketches from the historical comedy series. King Charles II raps about his party lifestyle, and Helen of Troy reveals her complicated love life. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stephen Fry links the very best sketches from Series 1 and 2 of the award-winning comedy show. In this episode, a rich Georgian swaps lives with a peasant in Historical Wife Swap. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stephen Fry presents the best sketches from the award-winning comedy show. Prank-loving teenage Emperor Elagabalus hosts a dinner party on Roman Come Dine With Me. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stephen Fry presents the best sketches from the award-winning comedy show. The Durham Home Guard injure themselves while learning first aid, and Admiral Nelson gets seasick. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Pepys: After the Fire

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

As the Great Fire of London in 1666 smoulders, Samuel Pepys remembers the homeless camped out on Moorfields. With Kris Marshall. Show more

Contributors

Samuel Pepys:
Kris Marshall
Elizabeth Pepys:
Katherine Jakeways
Mary Skinner:
Eiry Thomas
John Evelyn:
Mathew Baynton
King Charles II:
Ewan Bailey
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

15 Minute Drama

Pepys: After the Fire

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

King Charles II calls for plans to rebuild London. John Evelyn, Robert Hooke and Christopher Wren, three of Sam's closest friends, are keen to present their ambitious designs. Show more

Contributors

Samuel Pepys:
Kris Marshall
Elizabeth Pepys:
Katherine Jakeways
John Evelyn:
Mathew Baynton
Robert Hooke:
Matthew Gravelle
King Charles II:
Ewan Bailey
Christopher Wren:
Tristan Sturrock
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

15 Minute Drama

Pepys: After the Fire

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

As the rebuilding of London begins, demolition work at St Paul's causes trouble for the neighbours. A fire at Sam's home threatens not just the family but his precious books. Show more

Contributors

Samuel Pepys:
Kris Marshall
Mary Skinner:
Eiry Thomas
John Evelyn:
Mathew Baynton
Robert Hooke:
Matthew Gravelle
Christopher Wren:
Tristan Sturrock
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

15 Minute Drama

Pepys: After the Fire

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Sam has a visit from Christopher Wren, and learns of the death of an old friend, Robert Hooke, who played a key role in the rebuilding of London after the Great Fire. Show more

Contributors

Samuel Pepys:
Kris Marshall
Mary Skinner:
Eiry Thomas
John Evelyn:
Mathew Baynton
Robert Hooke:
Matthew Gravelle
King Charles II:
Ewan Bailey
Christopher Wren:
Tristan Sturrock
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

15 Minute Drama

Pepys: After the Fire

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Sam, now close to death, looks back on the city he has loved. London, once devastated by the Great Fire, has arisen anew from the ashes. Show more

Contributors

Samuel Pepys:
Kris Marshall
Elizabeth Pepys:
Katherine Jakeways
Mary Skinner:
Eiry Thomas
John Evelyn:
Mathew Baynton
Christopher Wren:
Tristan Sturrock
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

Horrible Histories

Series 5

Episode 10

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for 6 months

Historical sketch show. There is a right royal squabble over who should rule medieval England. Show more

Blandings

Series 2

Episode 1: Throwing Eggs

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Comedy series. When the poker-wielding, egg-throwing Duke of Dunstable threatens to have Clarence committed, Beach and Freddie hatch a plan to rescue him. Show more

Contributors

Clarence:
Timothy Spall
Beach:
Tim Vine
Duke of Dunstable:
Harry Enfield
McAllister:
Ron Donachie
Sir Roderick Glossop:
Geoffrey McGivern
Producer:
Matthew Mulot

Genres

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Series featuring stand-up comedy, sketches and guests. Robbie Williams reveals his long-standing professional relationship with stunt man Paul Hammer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen K Amos
Participant:
Nick Mohammed
Participant:
Isy Suttie
Contestant:
Matthew Earley
Robert:
Dan Mersh
Producer:
Simon London

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Comedy drama. Two rock stars end up handcuffed together at a music festival where they are due to perform. Chained to each other, they are forced into a weekend of self-discovery. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stephen Fry links the best sketches from the award-winning comedy show. George IV receives some good news, and a WWII evacuee encounters the horrors of the countryside. Show more

Horrible Histories

Series 5

Episode 2

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for 6 months

Historical sketch show. There's a surprisingly charming Stuart highwayman, while the captain of the Titanic holds the world's worst safety briefing. Show more