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Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Cambridgeshire

Drama based on the life and letters of Jane Austen. Approaching her fortieth birthday, Jane appears happily unmarried, until she reflects on previous suitors and life choices. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

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

Drama. Jenny (Carey Mulligan) is destined for Oxford University. However, her eyes are opened to a world of glamorous possibility when she meets David (Peter Sarsgaard). Show more

Contributors

Jenny Mellor:
Carey Mulligan
David Goldman:
Peter Sarsgaard
Jack Mellor:
Alfred Molina
Marjorie:
Cara Seymour
Miss Stubbs:
Olivia Williams
Headmistress:
Emma Thompson
Sarah Goldman:
Sally Hawkins
Director:
Lone Scherfig
Producer:
Finola Dwyer
Producer:
Amanda Posey

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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Drama telling the remarkable true story of Agatha Christie, the queen of crime and the best-selling novelist of the 20th century. Christie kept her life and her world a mystery. Show more

Contributors

Agatha Christie:
Olivia Williams
Agatha Christie:
Anna Massey
Archie Christie:
Raymond Coulthard
Psychiatrist:
Stephen Boxer

Duration: 1 hour, 43 minutes

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

Satirical drama directed by David Cronenberg. A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts. Show more

Contributors

Havana Segrand:
Julianne Moore
Agatha Weiss:
Mia Wasikowska
Dr Stafford Weiss:
John Cusack
Benjie Weiss:
Evan Bird
Christina Weiss:
Olivia Williams
Jerome Fontana:
Robert Pattinson
Carrie Fisher:
Carrie Fisher
Damien Javitz:
Gord Rand
Azita Wachtel:
Jayne Heitmeyer
Clarice Taggart:
Sarah Gadon
Sterl Carruth:
Jonathan Watton
Starla Gent:
Jennifer Gibson
Gretchen Voss:
Clara Pasieka

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Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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

Biopic starring Andy Serkis. Neither troubled relationships nor childhood polio hold Ian Dury back from his urge to make music on his terms, despite the cost to those close to him. Show more

Contributors

Ian Dury:
Andy Serkis
Denise Roudette:
Naomie Harris
Chaz Jankel:
Tom Hughes
Betty Dury:
Olivia Williams
Baxter Dury:
Bill Milner
Hargreaves:
Toby Jones
Bill Dury:
Ray Winstone
The Sulphate Strangler:
Ralph Ineson
Young Ian Dury:
Wesley Nelson
Jemima Dury:
Charlotte Beaumont
Russell Hardy:
Mackenzie Crook
Clive Richards:
Luke Evans
Desmond:
Noel Clarke
Mick Gallagher:
Arthur Darvill
Pub Landlord:
Ross Boatman

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

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

Drama. A terminally ill teenager resolves to use her remaining time living life to the full, but her clear-headed approach becomes clouded when she falls for her new neighbour.

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The Real Henry James

Dining Out in English Society

Duration: 15 minutes

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

James’s enthusiastic entry into English society, shown by letters recording 107 dinners in one season. Read by Henry Goodman. Show more

The Real Henry James

Encounters with Famous People

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Encounters with Dickens, Tennyson and Thackeray recounted by writer Henry James in letters and memoirs. Read by Henry Goodman. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

A jaded, over-the-hill Hollywood star returns home to attend the funeral of a childhood friend, a tragedy which awakens memories of his own youthful days. Starring Daniel Craig. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Baillie Walsh
Joe Scot:
Daniel Craig
Grace Scot:
Olivia Williams
Evelyn Adams:
Jodhi May
Teenage Joe Scot:
Harry Eden
Teenage Boots McKay:
Max Deacon
Ophelia Franklin:
Eve undefined
Peggy Tickell:
Helen McCrory
Adult Jesse Scot:
Keeley Hawes
Mannie Miesel:
Mark Strong
Adult Ruth:
Claire Forlani

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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Comedy drama about a group of young Londoners looking for love, who meet prospective partners when they take salsa lessons at a dance club. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North East & CumbriaLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Horror. When a Second World War American sub rescues some British survivors at sea, strange events make the crew suspect they have welcomed aboard a saboteur. Matt Davis stars. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Period drama. Adbul Karim is whisked from his clerk's job at an Accra prison to present a ceremonial coin to Queen Victoria for her golden jubilee, along with his more reluctant companion Mohammed. Show more

Contributors

Miss Phipps:
Fenella Woolgar
Arthur Bigge:
Robin Soans
Mohammed:
Adeel Akhtar
Dr Reid:
Paul Higgins
Alick Yorke:
Julian Wadham
Writer:
Lee Hall
Lady Churchill:
Olivia Williams
Lord Salisbury:
Michael Gambon
Abdul:
Ali Fazal
Sir Henry Ponsonby:
Tim Pigott-Smith
Producer:
Beeban Kidron
Queen Victoria:
Judi Dench

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama about two women, one based in Dublin and the other living in New England, who swap houses in a bid to escape their problems. Starring Andie MacDowell and Olivia Williams. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Drama starring Helena Bonham-Carter, Olivia Williams and Paul Bettany. In 1930s London, the affair between a man and his wife's sister has repercussions throughout all their lives. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Spy thriller. Johnny Worricker is on the run across Europe with Margot Tyrell. With the net closing in, he knows he must confront his nemesis - the prime minister, Alec Beasley. Show more

Contributors

Johnny Worricker:
Bill Nighy
Margot Tyrell:
Helena Bonham Carter
Alec Beasley:
Ralph Fiennes
Stirling Rogers:
Rupert Graves
Rollo Maverley:
Ewen Bremner
Jill Tankard:
Judy Davis
Julianne Worriker:
Felicity Jones
Anthea Catcheside:
Saskia Reeves
Belinda Kay:
Olivia Williams
Amber Page:
Leanne Best
Freddy Lagarde:
Pip Carter
Ted Finch:
James McArdle
Bill Catcheside:
Daniel Ryan
Allegra Betts:
Kate Burdette
Jez Nichols:
Shazad Latif
Rev Bernard Towers:
Malcolm Sinclair
Brian Lord:
Andrew Cleaver
Security Man:
George Lenz
Ticket Seller:
Thorston Manderlay
BBC Interviewer:
Matthew Stadlen
Jock Calderon:
Pip Torrens
Security Woman:
Renate Becker
Europcar Assistant:
Anna Boger
Abdul Khan:
San Shella
Football Supporter:
Mark Wingett
Dean Chandler:
Nathan Ives-Moiba
MI5 Monitor Man:
Tom Colley
Garden Girl:
Kirsty Oswald
Writer:
David Hare
Director:
David Hare
Producer:
Celia Duval

The Film Programme

Olivia Williams; The Mafia in Italian Movies; Pawel Pawlikowski

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Olivia Williams discusses Maps to the Stars; the mafia in Italian movies; Pawel Pawlikowski talks about Ida; and Sue Quinn on landing a helicopter in Trafalgar Square. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Olivia Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Pawel Pawlikowski
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Quinn

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

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

Romantic comedy. Forty-year-old divorcee Jack mistakes Nancy for his blind date. Nancy decides to go along with it and so begins the most chaotic journey of her life. Show more