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Emma

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Adaptation of the Jane Austen classic by writer Sandy Welch. Although uninterested in marriage herself, Emma hopes to meet the elusive Frank Churchill at a village Christmas party. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Jim O'Hanlon
Mr Knightley:
Jonny Lee Miller
Mr Woodhouse:
Michael Gambon
Miss Bates:
Tamsin Greig
Anne Weston:
Jodhi May
Frank Churchill:
Rupert Evans
Mr Elton:
Blake Ritson
Harriet Smith:
Louise Dylan
Jane Fairfax:
Laura Pyper
Mr Weston:
Robert Bathurst
John Knightley:
Dan Fredenburgh
Robert Martin:
Jefferson Hall
Isabella Knightley:
Poppy Miller
Producer:
George Ormond

Series

Emma

Watching Ourselves: 60 Years of TV in Scotland

Series 2

Episode 1: Swashbuckled

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Series celebrating sixty years of television in Scotland. This episode revisits the heyday of the Scottish historical drama including Rob Roy and Kidnapped. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Quirky comedy drama starring Bill Murray and Owen Wilson. Ocean wildlife filmmaker Steve Zissou - joined by a son he never knew of - seeks the sea creature that killed a friend. Show more

Contributors

Steve Zissou:
Bill Murray
Jane Winslett-Richardson:
Cate Blanchett
Ned Plimpton:
Owen Wilson
Eleanor Zissou:
Angelica Houston
Klaus Daimler:
Willem Dafoe
Alistair Hennessey:
Jeff Goldblum
Oseary Drakoulias:
Michael Gambon
Bill Ubell:
Bud Cort
Anne-Marie Sakowitz:
Robyn Cohen
Pelé dos Santos:
Seu Jorge
Vladimir Wolodarsky:
Noah Taylor
Director:
Wes Anderson

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Drama about the life of American poet Sylvia Plath, focusing on her troubled marriage to fellow poet Ted Hughes and her tragic early death. Show more

Contributors

Sylvia Plath:
Gwyneth Paltrow
Ted Hughes:
Daniel Craig
Professor Thomas:
Michael Gambon
Assia Wevill:
Amira Casar
Aurelia Plath:
Blythe Danner
Morecambe:
David Birkin
David Wevill:
Andrew Havill

The Hollow Crown

The Wars of the Roses

Episode 1: Henry VI Part 1

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Screen adaptations of Shakespeare plays. Seventeen years after Henry V's death, the realm is under the protection of the Duke of Gloucester and the young Henry VI. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Dominic Cooke
Adaptor:
Ben Power
Gloucester:
Hugh Bonneville
Plantagenet:
Adrian Dunbar
Somerset:
Ben Miles
Henry VI:
Tom Sturridge
Bishop of Winchester:
Samuel West
Sir William Lucy:
Tom Beard
John Talbot:
Max Bennett
Dauphin Charles:
Tom Byam Shaw
Murderer:
Sean Cernow
Joan's Mother:
Pandora Colin
Brakenbury:
John MacKay
Young Cecily:
Lucy Robinson
Young Cecily:
David Troughton
Production Company:
Neal Street Productions

Quirke

Episode 2: The Silver Swan

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Crime drama set in the 1950s. Quirke investigates a pair of apparent deaths by overdose, and grows concerned that Phoebe may be drawn into Dublin's drug culture. Show more

Contributors

Judge Garret Griffin:
Michael Gambon
Sarah Griffin:
Geraldine Somerville
Malachy Griffin:
Nick Dunning
Phoebe Griffin:
Aisling Franciosi
Sinclair:
Brian Gleeson
Leslie White:
Lee Ingleby
Deirdre Hunt:
Charlie Murphy
Inspector Hackett:
Stanley Townsend
Mrs Cuffe-Wilkes:
Donna Dent
John Millican:
David Murray
Hakim Kreutz:
Aaron Neil
Customs Officer:
Paul McGlinchey
Old Man:
Lalor Roddy
Young Garda:
Sam McGovern
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Series

Quirke

Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Episode 6: The Thrilla in the Villa

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Fantasy comedy series. Kröd and the gang learn they have been pawns in a conspiracy and try to save the resistance before it is too late. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Romantic period drama about a couple who cannot afford to marry. When they encounter a rich young American girl who is suffering from a terminal illness, they concoct a scheme. Show more

Cranford

Series 1

Episode 2: August 1842

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

The past returns to haunt the present; a visitor brings joy and hope to Jessie Brown; and Mr Carter oversees preparations for Lady Ludlow's garden party. Show more

Contributors

Miss Matty Jenkyns:
Judi Dench
Miss Deborah Jenkyns:
Eileen Atkins
Mr Holbrook:
Michael Gambon
Lady Ludlow:
Francesca Annis
Miss Pole:
Imelda Staunton
Mrs Forrester:
Julia McKenzie
Jessie Brown:
Julia Sawalha
Sir Charles Maulver:
Greg Wise
Mrs Jamieson:
Barbara Flynn
Miss Tomkinson:
Deborah Findlay
Dr Harrison:
Simon Woods
Reverend Hutton:
Alex Jennings
Captain Brown:
Jim Carter
Miss Galindo:
Emma Fielding
Mary Smith:
Lisa Dillon
Sophy Hutton:
Kimberley Nixon
Dr Morgan:
John Bowe
Job Gregson:
Dean Lennox Kelly
Major Gordon:
Alistair Petrie
Harry Gregson:
Alex Etel
Mrs Johnson:
Debra Gillett
Caroline Tomkinson:
Selina Griffiths
Clara Smith:
Finty Williams
Bella Gregson:
Emma Lowndes
Lizzie Hutton:
Rosie Byrne
Helen Hutton:
Hester Odgers
Walter Hutton:
Haydon Downing
Malachi Gregson:
Andrew Byrne
Director:
Simon Curtis

Cranford

Series 1

Episode 3: November 1842

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Drama series. A theft from the doctor's house and an attack on Mr Johnson cause panic. Miss Pole resorts to desperate measures to safeguard her treasures. Show more

Contributors

Miss Matty Jenkyns:
Judi Dench
Mr Holbrook:
Michael Gambon
Lady Ludlow:
Francesca Annis
Miss Pole:
Imelda Staunton
Mrs Forrester:
Julia McKenzie
Jessie Brown:
Julia Sawalha
Sir Charles Maulver:
Greg Wise
Miss Jamieson:
Barbara Flynn
Miss Tomkinson:
Deborah Findlay
Dr Harrison:
Simon Woods
Reverend Hutton:
Alex Jennings
Captain Brown:
Jim Carter
Miss Galindo:
Emma Fielding
Mary Smith:
Lisa Dillon
Sophy Hutton:
Kimberley Nixon
Jem Hearne:
Andrew Buchan
Dr Morgan:
John Bowe
Job Gregson:
Dean Lennox Kelly
Harry Gregson:
Alex Etel
Jack Marshland:
Joseph McFadden
Caroline Tomkinson:
Selina Griffiths
Mrs Johnson:
Debra Gillett
Bella Gregson:
Emma Lowndes
Helen Hutton:
Hester Odgers
Lizzie Hutton:
Rosy Byrne
Farmer Graves:
Andrew Westfield
Malachi Gregson:
Andrew Byrne
Director:
Simon Curtis

Duration: 2 hours, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Spy thriller charting the life of the man charged with heading the CIA's covert operations during the Bay of Pigs scandal. Starring Matt Damon and Robert De Niro. Show more

Contributors

Edward Wilson:
Matt Damon
Bill Sullivan:
Robert De Niro
Margaret 'Clover' Russell:
Angelina Jolie
Joseph Palmi:
Joe Pesci
Sam Murach:
Alec Baldwin
Arch Cummings:
Billy Crudup
Senator John Russell Sr:
Keir Dullea
Dr Fredericks:
Michael Gambon
Hanna Schiller:
Martina Gedeck
Thomas Wilson:
Timothy Hutton
Philip Allen:
William Hurt
Ray Brocco:
John Turturro
Writer:
Eric Roth
Producer:
Graham King

Formats

Doctor Who Confidential

Christmas Special 2010

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

An in-depth look behind the scenes of this year's Doctor Who Christmas Special, featuring interviews with Matt Smith, Michael Gambon, Katherine Jenkins and writer Steven Moffat. Show more

Contributors

The Doctor:
Matt Smith
Kazran Sardick:
Michael Gambon
Participant:
Steven Moffat
Producer:
Zoe Rushton
Series Producer:
Gillane Seaborne

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Period drama. Lord Mountbatten arrives in India to take the post of last Viceroy. A new servant arrives to work as one of Mountbatten's dressers, only to encounter a long lost love. Show more

Contributors

Lord Mountbatten:
Hugh Bonneville
Edwina Mountbatten:
Gillian Anderson
General Hastings Ismay:
Michael Gambon
Aly Rahim Noor:
Om Puri
Cyril Radcliffe:
Simon Callow
Muhammad Ali Jinnah:
Denzil Smith
Mahatma Gandhi:
Neeraj Kabi
Jawaharlal Nehru:
Tanveer Ghani
Lady Pamela Hicks:
Lily Travers
Archie Wavell:
Simon Williams
Duleep:
Jaz Deol

Emma

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Period drama. What was intended as a day of fun turns into a day of agony on the Box Hill excursion. Emma behaves badly, insulting Miss Bates, and is berated by Knightley. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Jim O'Hanlon
Mr Knightley:
Jonny Lee Miller
Mr Woodhouse:
Michael Gambon
Miss Bates:
Tamsin Greig
Frank Churchill:
Rupert Evans
Anne Weston:
Jodhi May
Jane Fairfax:
Laura Pyper
Augusta Elton:
Christina Cole
Harriet Smith:
Louise Dylan
Mr Weston:
Robert Bathurst
Mr Elton:
Blake Ritson
John Knightley:
Dan Fredenburgh
Producer:
George Ormond

Series

Emma

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Andrew Marr talks to Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols, actor Sir Michael Gambon, education secretary Michael Gove and Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant.

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Participant:
Robert Plant
Participant:
Michael Gambon
Participant:
Michael Gove
Producer:
Libby Jukes

Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Episode 1: Wench Trouble/Golden Powers

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Fantasy comedy series. Kröd learns that he is 'The Golden One', the central figure in a prophecy that foretells the destruction of the evil Xanusian Empire. Show more

Contributors

Kröd Mändoon:
Sean Maguire
Dongalor:
Matt Lucas
Zezelryck:
Kevin Hart
Loquasto:
Steve Speirs
Barnabus:
Alex Macqueen
Arcadius:
Roger Allam
Stygian Assassin in Stable:
Lee Boardman
2nd Myrmidon:
Matt Devere
Max the MC:
Neil Fitzmaurice
Horst Draper:
Christian Patterson
Annoying Villager:
John Ramm
Lord Vanameer:
Orlando Seale
Head Myrmidon:
Jonathan Slinger
Mystery Man:
Peter Sullivan
Assassin 1:
Nico Tatarowicz

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Magical reworking of the Nativity by Michael Morpurgo. A grandfather explains how, as a shepherd boy, he was taken by the angel Gabriel to visit the Christ child. Show more

Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Episode 3: Our Bounties Ourselves

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Fantasy comedy series. Kröd and the gang fight off bounty hunters, and Dongalor's relationship with Cute Girl is threatened when a weapons inspector arrives. Show more