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Grandma's House

Series 1

Episode 3: The Day Simon Announced That He Was in Control of the Universe

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Sitcom. Simon reads a book which leads him to believe that he might be able to control the universe. Show more

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Seven-year-old Jess lives with her dominating mother until she is rudely removed from her peculiar Pentecostal home and sent to school.

Contributors

Small Jess:
Emily Aston
William:
Peter Gordon
Mrs Green:
Freda Dowie
Miss Jewsbury:
Celia Imrie
Jess' real mother:
Sophie Thursfield
Pastor Finch:
Kenneth Cranham
Mrs Arkwright:
Pam Ferris
Mrs Virtue:
Katy Murphy
Mrs Vole:
Sharon Bower
Ice Cream Man:
Bill Rogers
Boy next door:
Darren Scott
Gypsy Woman:
Kay Clayton
Church Pianist:
Tamar Swade
Director:
Beeban Kidron

Genres

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Jess, now 16, meets Melanie and falls in love. The pastor, the congregation and Jess's mother suspect, culminating in a devastating denouement in front of the congregation. Show more

Contributors

Pastor Finch:
Kenneth Cranham
Miss Jewsbury:
Celia Imrie
Small Jess:
Emily Aston
William:
Peter Gordon
Mrs Green:
Freda Dowie
Jess's real mother:
Sophie Thursfield
Mrs Arkwright:
Pam Ferris
Mrs Virtue:
Katy Murphy
Mrs Vole:
Sharon Bower

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

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

Drama. Computer software engineer Peter (Liam Neeson) suspects his wife of adultery and sets out to track down the other man in her life to wherever it may lead. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedy starring Martin Freeman and Ashley Jensen. A teacher brags that his ex, a Hollywood producer, is thinking of turning his school's Nativity play into a film. Show more

Contributors

Paul Maddens:
Martin Freeman
Jennifer Lore:
Ashley Jensen
Mr Poppy:
Marc Wootton
Mrs Bevan:
Pam Ferris
Mrs Lore:
Phyllis Logan
Mr Parker, Studio Boss:
Clarke Peters
Gordon Shakespeare:
Jason Watkins
The Lord Mayor:
Ricky Tomlinson
Harrison:
Matt Rippy
Critic:
Alan Carr
Director:
Debbie Isitt
Producer:
Nick Jones

Lifeline

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers

Duration: 9 minutes

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

Marking Carers Week 2011, actress Pam Ferris makes an impassioned appeal to raise funds for The Princess Royal Trust for Carers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Pam Ferris
Producer:
Emma Jay
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Interviewed Guest:
undefined HRH Princess Anne

Genres

Formats

Luther

Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

Luther has a murderer in custody, a copycat killer on the loose, Toby's body to dispose of and a suspicious Baba to appease. Above all, he must protect Jenny from any further harm. Show more

Contributors

DCI John Luther:
Idris Elba
DSU Martin Schenk:
Dermot Crowley
DS Justin Ripley:
Warren Brown
DS Erin Gray:
Nikki Amuka-Bird
Benny 'Deadhead' Silver:
Michael Smiley
Caroline Jones:
Kierston Wareing
Toby Kent:
David Dawson
Frank Hodge:
Alan Williams
Robert/Nicholas Millberry:
Steven Robertson
Richard Gardiner:
Jamie Richards
DCS Linda Carroway:
Ellie Haddington
Joe Shepherd:
Stephen Boxer
Producer:
Katie Swinden
Director:
Sam Miller
Writer:
Neil Cross

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

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

Offbeat sword-and-sandals comedy-adventure about three unlikely heroines who set out to thwart a Roman invasion and save Celtic Britain in their own unique and outrageous style.

Contributors

General Rhinus:
David Hayman
Director:
Brian Grant
Jean Marcosivellauniviromandiboule:
Philippe De Grossouvre
Smirgut the Fierce:
Fiona Allen
Worthaboutapig:
Sally Phillips
Dubonet Warrior:
Rory MacGregor
Mrs Goatsplitter:
Pam Ferris
Welsh Suitor:
Brendan O'Hea
Chamberlain:
William Chubb
Queen Tuathfhlaifthfth:
Marcia Warren

Little Dorrit

Episode 10

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

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

Pointless Celebrities

Series 5

Episode 2: Period Drama

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Alexander Armstrong presents a period drama edition of the quiz, with contestants including Colin Baker, Simon Williams, Helen George, Pam Ferris and Martin Jarvis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Osman
Executive Producer:
Pam Cavannagh
Executive Producer:
David Flynn
Executive Producer:
Michelle Woods
Executive Producer:
James Fox
Series Producer:
John Ryan
Participant:
Colin Baker
Participant:
Simon Williams
Participant:
Helen George
Participant:
Pam Ferris
Participant:
Martin Jarvis
Participant:
Nerys Hughes
Participant:
Matthew Kelly

Duration: 1 hour, 52 minutes

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

Biopic. Drama based on the life of Joe Meek, the songwriter-producer behind the 60s hits Have I the Right, Just Like Eddie, Johnny, Remember Me and the unforgettable Telstar.

Contributors

Joe Meek:
Con O'Neill
Major Wilfred Banks:
Kevin Spacey
Heinz Burt:
JJ Feild
Mrs Violet Shenton:
Pam Ferris
Clem Cattini:
James Corden
Geoff Goddard:
Tom Burke
Chas Hodges:
Ralf Little
Patrick Pink:
Sid Mitchell
Billy Fury:
Jon Lee
Ritchie Blackmore:
Mathew Baynton
Lord Sutch:
Justin Hawkins
John Leyton:
Callum Dixon
Alan Caddy:
Tom Harper
Jess Conrad:
Nigel Harman
Larry Parnes:
Jess Conrad
Chauffeur:
Clem Cattini
Mr Brolin:
Chas Hodges
John Peel:
David Hayler
Sir Edward:
John Leyton
Stagehand:
Robbie Duke
Director:
Nick Moran
Backstage Manager:
Michael Sarne
Writer:
Nick Moran

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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

Comedy. A worried new teacher has to juggle a pregnant wife and a class of children on a road trip to the national Song for Christmas competition. Show more

Contributors

Donald/Roderick Peterson:
David Tennant
Mr Poppy:
Marc Wootton
Gordon Shakespeare:
Jason Watkins
Mrs Peterson:
Joanna Page
Mr Peterson's Dad:
Ian McNeice
Angel Matthews:
Jessica Hynes
Mrs Bevan:
Pam Ferris
Baby's mother:
Isabel Ford
Supply Teacher 1:
George Potts
Producer:
Nick Jones
Director:
Debbie Isitt

Rumblings from the Rafters

House Fly and Soprano Pipistrelle Bat

Duration: 28 minutes

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

The funny and warm sides of attic life for a house fly and a soprano pipistrelle bat. Stars Lee Mack and Pam Ferris. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lynne Truss
House Fly:
Lee Mack
Soprano Pipstrelle Bat:
Pam Ferris
Producer:
Sarah Blunt

Genres

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 10

Episode 4: Joan of the Junction

Duration: 30 minutes

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

While wandering along the canal looking for somewhere to live, Ed finds the inspiration for a perfect Sunday night TV drama. Show more

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 10

Moby Dave

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Nice lodgings, money - finally all’s going well for Ed - until someone loses their temper. Stars Christopher Douglas. From June 2015. Show more

Jane Eyre

Episode 1

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Dramatisation of Charlotte Bronte's novel. After surviving a harsh charity school, orphan Jane Eyre takes a job as a governess. But her peaceful existence is suddenly shattered. Show more

Contributors

Jane Eyre:
Ruth Wilson
Rochester:
Toby Stephens
Mrs Fairfax:
Lorraine Ashbourne
Grace Poole:
Pam Ferris
Blanche Ingram:
Christina Cole
Colonel Dent:
Arthur Cox
Mary Ingram:
Maisie Dimbleby
Eliza Reed:
Bethany Gill
Lady Lynn:
Jeanne Golding
Young Jane Eyre:
Georgie Henley
George:
Ned Irish
John Eshton:
Aidan McArdle
Mr Brocklehurst:
Richard McCabe
Helen Burns:
Hester Odgers
Headmistress:
Sally Sheridan
Doctor Carter:
Stephen Tomlin
Director:
Susanna White

Series

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Episode 2

Duration: 55 minutes

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

Dramatisation of Charlotte Bronte's novel. Jane finds she has a rival for Rochester's attentions. A visitor from overseas brings trouble to Thornfield. Show more

Contributors

Jane Eyre:
Ruth Wilson
Rochester:
Toby Stephens
Lady Ingram:
Francesca Annis
Mrs Fairfax:
Lorraine Ashbourne
John Eshton:
Aidan McArdle
Colonel Dent:
Arthur Cox
Blanche Ingram:
Christina Cole
Grace Poole:
Pam Ferris
Lady Lynn:
Jeanne Golding
George:
Ned Irish
Gypsy Woman:
Anne Reid
Doctor Carter:
Stephen Tomlin
Director:
Susanna White

Series

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Episode 3

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC One South

Dramatisation of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel. Returning to Thornfield, Jane expects Rochester to wed Blanche Ingram and is shocked by a very different marriage proposal. Show more

Contributors

Jane Eyre:
Ruth Wilson
Mr Rochester:
Toby Stephens
Lady Ingram:
Francesca Annis
Mrs Fairfax:
Lorraine Ashbourne
Grace Poole:
Pam Ferris
Georgiana Reed:
Alisa Arnah
St. John Rivers:
Andrew Buchan
Blanche Ingram:
Christina Cole
Colonel Dent:
Arthur Cox
Lady Lynn:
Jeanne Golding
Eliza Reed:
Cara Horgan
George:
Ned Irish
Rosamond Oliver:
Georgia King
Mary Rivers:
Emma Lowndes
John Eshton:
Aidan McArdle
Richard Mason:
Daniel Pirrie
Diana Rivers:
Annabel Scholey
Director:
Susanna White

Series

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC One South

Dramatisation of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel. Penniless and starving on the moors, Jane is rescued by clergyman St John Rivers who nurses her back to health. Show more

Contributors

Jane Eyre:
Ruth Wilson
Mr Rochester:
Toby Stephens
Lady Ingram:
Francesca Annis
Mrs Fairfax:
Lorraine Ashbourne
Grace Poole:
Pam Ferris
St John Rivers:
Andrew Buchan
Mrs. Reed:
Tara Fitzgerald
John Eshton:
Aidan McArdle
Colonel Dent:
Arthur Cox
Actor:
Ned Irish

Series

Jane Eyre

Wild

2004-05

Episode 9: A Wild Autumn Day

Duration: 40 minutes

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

A look at the wildlife in the New Forest on an early autumn day, as stags fight for a stake in the future while adders and lizards face a last chance to find a meal before winter. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Pam Ferris