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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

Life of Riley

Series 3

Episode 5: Lost in Translation

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Cambridgeshire

When Maddy persuades Jim to open up about his feelings, she gets more than she bargained for. Meanwhile, Danny plays host to a visiting French exchange student. Show more

Contributors

Maddy Riley:
Caroline Quentin
Jim Riley:
Neil Dudgeon
Katy Riley:
Lucinda Dryzek
Danny Riley:
Taylor Fawcett
Ted Jackson:
Patrick Nolan
Alison Weaver:
Heather Craney
Roger Weaver:
Richard Lumsden
Anthony Weaver:
Richard Linnell
Anne-Marie:
Beth Rylance
Director:
Richard Boden
Producer:
Richard Boden
Writer:
Dave Cohen
Writer:
Dan Gaster
Writer:
Will Ing

15 Minute Musical

Xmas 2015

Seven Bribes

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Sepp Blatter has not had the easiest of years. As he faces allegations of corruption, Richie Webb and cast look at what might have gone down. Show more

15 Minute Musical

Xmas 2015

Jeremy Corbyn Superstar!

Duration: 15 minutes

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

It has been a funny 12 months for Jeremy Corbyn, he has gone from backbench obscurity to leader of the opposition and now to top it all off someone has written a musical about him. 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

Life of Riley

Series 3

Episode 8: The Good Mother

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Family sitcom. When Jim's ex-wife invites the kids to spend the summer with her, Maddy is worried that they might not want to come back. Show more

Contributors

Maddy Riley:
Caroline Quentin
Jim Riley:
Neil Dudgeon
Katy Riley:
Lucinda Dryzek
Danny Riley:
Taylor Fawcett
Ted Jackson:
Patrick Nolan
Alison Weaver:
Heather Craney
Roger Weaver:
Richard Lumsden
Adam Weaver:
Jordan Clarke
Anthony Weaver:
Richard Linnell
Director:
Richard Boden
Producer:
Richard Boden
Writer:
Dave Cohen

Life of Riley

Series 3

Episode 1: The Boyfriend

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Sitcom. Maddy discovers her mum has a boyfriend, but her attempts to discourage the relationship lead to wedding plans. Ted outwits a bully, and Katy misplaces a car. Show more

Contributors

Maddy Riley:
Caroline Quentin
Jim Riley:
Neil Dudgeon
Katy Riley:
Lucinda Dryzek
Danny Riley:
Taylor Fawcett
Ted Jackson:
Patrick Nolan
Margaret:
Marcia Warren
Adam Weaver:
Jordan Clarke
Policeman:
Marc Small
Writer:
Dave Cohen
Writer:
Dan Gaster
Writer:
Will Ing
Director:
Richard Boden
Producer:
Richard Boden

15 Minute Musical

Series 8

Episode 1: It's a One-Hit-Wonderful Life

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Simon Cowell contemplates ending his career, until his guardian angel Susan Boyle appears and shows him what the world without Cowell would be like - It's a Wonderful Life. Show more

15 Minute Musical

Series 8

Episode 3: The Last Days of Farage

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Nigel Farage goes to Europe via Question Time with a Britpop soundtrack. Show more

15 Minute Musical

Series 8

Episode 5: Half a Sixth Form

Duration: 15 minutes

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

David Cameron is headmaster, but for how long? Michael Gove arrives and has a licence to teach. Show more

15 Minute Musical

Series 8

Episode 6: Ra Ra It's Putin

Duration: 15 minutes

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

For disco fans - an outrageously camp look at Russia's most macho and greatest love machine - Vladimir Putin. Show more

15 Minute Musical

Xmas 2016

Cabarexit

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Come join the Cabarexit! Cabaret meets Brexit - can we turn the EU referendum into a sexy, sassy, sensationalised, sublime sounding musical? Yes we can. Show more

15 Minute Musical

Xmas 2017

Dud Brothers

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A Blood Brothers-inspired separated-at-birth story featuring two unlikely musical MP heroes. Show more

15 Minute Musical

Xmas 2017

The Legend of Holy Superior Mother Theresa May and the Magic Money Tree

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A singsong romp through Ireland's musical heritage featuring the against-all-odds rise to fame of the UK's formerly least-known political party. Show more

15 Minute Musical

Xmas 2016

Lady and the Trump

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The US elections are given a much-needed Disney-style fairy tale makeover. The most-loved songs for the least-loved candidates. With Richie Webb, Dave Lamb and Jess Robinson. Show more

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

Horrible Histories

Specials

Episode 3: The Grisly Great Fire of London

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for years

On the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, Horrible Histories looks at the disaster and the events that surrounded it. Show more

Contributors

Main Cast Member:
Tom Stourton
Main Cast Member:
Richard Atwill
Main Cast Member:
Richard David-Caine
Main Cast Member:
Jalaal Hartley
Main Cast Member:
Jessica Ransom
Main Cast Member:
Thom Tuck
Main Cast Member:
Gemma Whelan
Additional Cast Member:
Mel Giedroyc
Additional Cast Member:
Daniel Lawrence Taylor
Additional Cast Member:
Robert Webb
Additional Cast Member:
Dominique Moore
Additional Cast Member:
Natalie Walter
Additional Cast Member:
Jon Culshaw
Puppeteer:
John Eccleston
Producer:
Lisa Mitchell
Series Producer:
Tom Miller
Executive Producer:
Simon Welton
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Writer:
Ben Ward
Writer:
Steve Punt
Writer:
Joe Tucker
Writer:
Danny Peak
Writer:
Dave Cohen

Horrible Histories

Series 7

Episode 9: Revolting Russian Revolutions

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for years

Sketch comedy series. Tsar Nicholas II gives tips for survival in Russia's extreme climate, and Lenin provides advice on how to look good after death. Show more

Horrible Histories

Series 7

Episode 10: Horrid Health

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for years

Sketch comedy series. A look at the hideous history of health, from the invention of toilet paper to the healthy origins of the cornflake. Show more