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The Once and Future King

Episode 4: The Ill-Made Knight

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Full of zeal for Arthur's new chivalric order, Lancelot rides into Camelot. Starring Paul Ready and Alex Waldmann. Show more

The Once and Future King

Episode 5: The Lengthening Shadow

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Murder and betrayal threaten to undermine all that Arthur holds dear. The Round Table's survival is in peril. Stars Paul Ready. Show more

Duration: 3 hours, 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Epic dramatisation of the tragedy in which a young debutante falls in love with a brash Irishman. This film won 11 Oscars and features some incredible set-pieces. Show more

Contributors

Jack Dawson:
Leonardo DiCaprio
Rose DeWitt Bukater:
Kate Winslet
Caledon 'Cal' Hockley:
Billy Zane
Molly Brown:
Kathy Bates
Ruth DeWitt Bukater:
Frances Fisher
Brock Lovett:
Bill Paxton
Captain Edward James Smith:
Bernard Hill
Spicer Lovejoy:
David Warner
Bruce Ismay:
Jonathan Hyde
Fabrizio:
Danny Nucci
Director:
James Cameron
Old Rose:
Gloria Stuart
Thomas Andrews:
Victor Garber
Lizzy Calvert:
Suzy Amis
Fifth Officer Lowe:
Ioan Gruffudd
Master at Arms:
Ron Donachie
Sir Duff Gordon:
Martin Jarvis
Lady Duff Gordon:
Rosalind Ayres
Bert Cartmell:
Rocky Taylor
Producer:
James Cameron
Producer:
Jon Landau
Composer:
James Horner
Director of photography:
Russell Carpenter

Duration: 2 hours, 7 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Wartime drama about a group of disillusioned German soldiers trapped on the Russian front in 1943. One is tired of fighting, but another will stop at nothing to win an Iron Cross. Show more

Contributors

Sergeant Steiner:
James Coburn
Captain Stransky:
Maximilian Schell
Colonel Brandt:
James Mason
Captain Kiesel:
David Warner
Sister Eva:
Senta Berger
Schütze Maag:
Burkhard Driest
Corporal Krüger:
Klaus Lowitsch
Director:
Sam Peckinpah

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

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

Period drama. Two sisters (Judi Dench and Maggie Smith) befriend a man who they find washed up on the beach of their 1930s Cornish village. Directed by Charles Dance. Show more

Contributors

Ursula:
Judi Dench
Jan Pendered:
Freddie Jones
Luke Pendered:
Gregor Henderson-Begg
Dr Francis Mead:
David Warner
Adam Penruddocke:
Clive Russell
Olga Daniloff:
Natascha McElhone
Fisherman:
Ian Marshall
Hedley:
Toby Jones
Mrs Pendered:
Joanna Dickens
Director:
Charles Dance

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

In the harsh streets of 1765 London, Sweeney Todd tries to carve out a quiet and simple life - only for his past to come back to haunt him. Show more

Contributors

Sweeney Todd:
Ray Winstone
Director:
David Moore
Mrs Nellie Lovett:
Essie Davis
Sir John Fielding:
David Warner
Matthew Payne:
Tom Hardy
Sweeney's Father:
David Bradley

Duration: 45 minutes

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

War hero Bernard Bottomly's three children expect to inherit his millions. But they are soon to discover that there are strings attached. Show more

The Once and Future King

Episode 2: The Sword in the Stone

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Wart's remarkable education at the hands of wizard Merlyn draws to a close. Stars David Warner, Paul Ready and Edward Bracey. Show more

Contributors

Arthur:
Paul Ready
Archimedes:
Bruce Alexander
King Pellinore:
Sam Dale
Sir Grummore Grummursum:
David Acton
Lancelot:
Alex Waldmann
The Pike:
Shaun Mason
Sergeant-at-Arms:
Ian Conningham
Author:
TH White
Adaptor:
Brian Sibley
Director:
Gemma Jenkins
Director:
Marc Beeby
Director:
David Hunter

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Sci-fi thriller in which a computer genius and his electronic warrior are sucked into a computer game where they have to fight to survive. With Jeff Bridges and Bruce Boxleitner. Show more

Contributors

Kevin Flynn/Clu:
Jeff Bridges
Alan Bradley/Tron:
Bruce Boxleitner
Ed Dillinger/Sark:
David Warner
Lora/Yori:
Cindy Morgan
Dr Walter Gibbs/Dumont:
Barnard Hughes
Peter/Sark's Lieutenant:
Tony Stephano
Expert Disc Warrior:
Sam Schatz
Head Guard:
Jackson Bostwick

The Once and Future King

Episode 1: The Coming of Merlyn

Duration: 58 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. England is in turmoil. On the night before a decisive battle, Merlyn and King Arthur are wondering why? Stars David Warner. From November 2014. Show more

Contributors

Arthur:
Paul Ready
Young Kay:
Ethan Hammer
Archimedes:
Bruce Alexander
Sir Kay:
Paul Heath
The Ant Controller:
Jane Slavin
Tom the Page:
Monty d'Inverno
Mustard Pot:
Bettrys Jones
Author:
TH White
Adaptor:
Brian Sibley
Director:
Gemma Jenkins
Director:
Marc Beeby
Director:
David Hunter

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Disturbing horror about a US ambassador in London whose life is shattered when a series of sinister deaths persuades him that his adopted son is not what he seems. Show more

Contributors

Robert Thorn:
Gregory Peck
Katherine Thorn:
Lee Remick
mrs Baylock:
Billie Whitelaw
Jennings:
David Warner
Father Brennan:
Patrick Troughton
Father Spiletto:
Martin Benson
Dr. Becker:
Anthony Nicholls

Wallander

Series 4

Episode 3: The Troubled Man

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

Detective drama about a Swedish police officer. Wallander is in a race against time as he embarks on his final case - the disappearance of Linda's father-in-law. Show more

Contributors

Kurt Wallander:
Kenneth Branagh
Håkon von Enke:
Terrence Hardiman
Linda Wallander:
Jeany Spark
Povel Wallander:
David Warner
Doctor Oberg:
John Lightbody
Louise von Enke:
Ann Bell
Nils Ytterberg:
Simon Chandler
Sten Norlander:
Christopher Fairbank
Lennart Mattson:
Barnaby Kay
Tobias Eliasson:
Joe Claflin
Klara von Enke:
Kitty Peterkin
Hans von Enke:
Harry Hadden-Paton
Steven Wilson:
Garrick Hagon
Signe von Enke:
Sandra Redlaff
Fanny Klaestrom:
Colette O'Neil
Ola Vikander:
Michael Byrne
Fisherman:
Anton Saunders

Drama

The Guest of St Peter's

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Hugh Costello. Thomas Perret should be dead. He resigned as Pope Paul VII two years ago, but with his successor in trouble, a collision between the two pontiffs seems inevitable. Show more

Contributors

Cardinal Luis Sastre:
David Warner
Hannah Cox:
Amaka Okafor
Pope Leo XIV:
Anton Lesser
Cardinal Neal Cooke:
Guy Paul
Cardinal John Ankrah:
Jude Akuwudike
The old Pope Paul VII:
Andrew Sachs

Genres

Brand

Drama

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Series 6

Episode 11: Chain of Command - Pt 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Sci-fi drama series. Picard is tortured by the ruthless Gul Madred, who attempts to learn what strategy the Federation would use if the Cardassians attacked. Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

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

America, 1958. The Doctor becomes involved in an alien war being fought inside the US military base known as Dreamland. An army of aliens is hatching beneath the New Mexico desert. Show more

Contributors

The Doctor:
David Tennant
Cassie Rice:
Georgia Moffett
Jimmy Stalkingwolf:
Tim Howar
Lord Azlok:
David Warner
Colonel Stark:
Stuart Milligan
Mister Dread:
Peter Guinness
Night Eagle:
Clarke Peters
Rivesh Mantilax:
Nicholas Rowe
Saruba Velak:
Lisa Bowerman
Director:
Gary Russell
Executive Producer:
Russell T Davies
Executive Producer:
Julie Gardner
Executive Producer:
Piers Wenger

15 Minute Drama

Al Smith - Life in the Freezer

Episode 1: For When I Am Gone

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. As the Cartwright family grieve for their mother, they are aided by a freezer full of food she left for them. Stars David Warner. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Al Smith - Life in the Freezer

Episode 2: Venison Stew

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Leonard's birthday brings his children back home for a family meal, but he is finding it hard to cope on his own. Stars Sian Clifford. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Al Smith - Life in the Freezer

Episode 3: Christmas Dinner

Duration: 15 minutes

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

For the Cartwright family, the strain of their mother's passing shows across the Christmas dinner table. Starring David Warner. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Al Smith - Life in the Freezer

Episode 4: Lamb and Apricots

Duration: 15 minutes

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

When Neil breaks up with his girlfriend, he needs his mother but now he has only his father to turn to, and Leonard is not sure he is up to the task. Stars Jonathan Bailey. Show more