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Mona Hatoum, The Windsors, Alexander Masters, Charles Dance

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Alexander Masters discusses A Life Discarded, artist Mona Hatoum on her show at Tate Modern, the creators of new TV comedy series The Windsors, plus Charles Dance on Coriolanus. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Mona Hatoum
Interviewed Guest:
Bert Tyler-Moore
Interviewed Guest:
George Jeffrie
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Dance
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed

Roald Dahl: Served with a Twist

My Lady Love, My Dove

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Fiercely competitive bridge player, Pamela Beauchamp finds an unusual way to get revenge on young rivals. Stars Penelope Keith. Show more

Front Row

Matthew McConaughey, Lizzie Nunnery, Charles Dance on John Hurt, Collecting Europe

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew McConaughey on playing a prospector in Gold; Charles Dance remembers his friend and colleague John Hurt; Lizzie Nunnery discusses her new play Narvik; Collecting Europe. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Matthew McConaughey
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Dance
Interviewed Guest:
Lizzie Nunnery
Presenter:
John Wilson

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

London bookseller, Mr Buggage and secretary, Miss Tottle hatch an ingenious way to make money. Stars Toby Jones and Celia Imrie. Show more

Contributors

Storyteller:
Charles Dance
Mr Buggage:
Toby Jones
Miss Tottle:
Celia Imrie
Mrs Northcote:
Jean Trend
Mr Northcote:
Richard Attlee
Author:
Roald Dahl
Director:
David Blount

Genres

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

A tense English rubber planter in Bengal fears a lethal snake is in his bed and nestling on his stomach. Stars Charles Dance. Show more

Contributors

Storyteller:
Charles Dance
Timber Woods:
Jonathan Keeble
Harry Pope:
Ben Crowe
Dr Ganderbai:
Madhav Sharma
Author:
Roald Dahl
Director:
David Blount

Genres

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 14

Episode 1: Charles Dance

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 1 day

Celebrity genealogy series. Actor Charles Dance explores his family history and is determined to learn about his dad, who died when Charles was four. Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Two more families battle it out in the contest to find Britain's best family of cooks. Also in the cafe is actor Charles Dance, who bakes a plum, raspberry and pistachio cake. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dave Myers
Presenter:
Simon King
Executive Producer:
Alex McLeod
Series Producer:
Michael Connock
Participant:
Charles Dance

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

After saving a rich Oxford undergraduate, where can surgeon Robert Sandy hide a priceless diamond reward? Stars Simon Williams. Show more

Contributors

Storyteller:
Charles Dance
Robert Sandy:
Simon Williams
Betty Sandy:
Emma Fielding
Inspector:
Chris Stanton
Author:
Roald Dahl
Director:
David Blount

Genres

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 ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Drama based on a true story. An Austrian-Jewish refugee living in Los Angeles launches a legal campaign to reclaim a Gustav Klimt painting stolen from her family by the Nazis.

Contributors

Maria Altmann:
Helen Mirren
Randy Schoenberg:
Ryan Reynolds
Hubertus Czernin:
Daniel Bruhl
Pam Schoenberg:
Katie Holmes
Young Maria Altmann:
Tatiana Maslany
Fritz Altmann:
Max Irons
Adele Bloch Bauer:
Antje Traue
Gustav Bloch-Bauer:
Allan Corduner
Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer:
Henry Goodman
Barbara Schoenberg:
Frances Fisher
Chief Justice Rehnquist:
Jonathan Pryce
Judge Florence Cooper:
Elizabeth McGovern
Gustav Klimt:
Moritz Bleibtreu
Director:
Simon Curtis
Heinrich:
Tom Schilling

Genres

Formats

Jam and Jerusalem

Series 3

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One OxfordshireLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Rural comedy. Spike and Tash are finally ready to travel the world in their converted mobile library, but a confusion with the gears leads to a call-out for the emergency services. Show more

15 Minute Drama

A Little Twist of Dahl

Episode 2: The Way up to Heaven

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Mrs Foster hates to be late, but Mr Foster deliberately takes his time. A Paris trip lets her take revenge. Stars Charles Dance. From December 2012. Show more

15 Minute Drama

A Little Twist of Dahl

Episode 3: The Hitchhiker

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Showing off in a new BMW, Andrew is stopped for speeding. A hitchhiker helps in an extraordinary way. Stars Kenneth Cranham. From December 2012. Show more

15 Minute Drama

A Little Twist of Dahl

Episode 4: Edward the Conqueror

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A retired piano teacher tries to convince her husband a stray cat is a reincarnation of composer Franz Liszt. Stars Celia Imrie. From December 2012. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Drama in which the friendship of a top pilot in the Czech Air Force and the promising young flier he is assigned to train, is tested by war, political upheaval and romantic rivalry. Show more

Contributors

Franta Slama:
Ondrej Vetchy
Karel Vojtisek:
Krystof Hadek
Col Bentley:
Charles Dance
Hanicka:
Linda Rybova
Dr Blaschke:
Hans-Jorg Assmann
Director:
Jan Sverak

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

Series 6

Episode 2: Charles Dance and Geraldine James

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Celebrities hunt for antiques across the UK. Charles Dance and Geraldine James join experts Natasha Raskin and Will Axon on a trip round Wiltshire. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedy mystery. Tip-offs to would-be journalist Sondra Pransky (Scarlett Johansson) identify a serial killer as aristocrat Peter Lyman, so she strikes up a relationship with him. Show more

Contributors

Sondra Pransky:
Scarlett Johansson
Peter Lyman:
Hugh Jackman
Sid 'Splendini' Waterman:
Woody Allen
Joe Strombel:
Ian McShane
Mr Malcolm:
Charles Dance
Director:
Woody Allen
Mike Tinsley:
Kevin McNally
Lord Lyman:
Julian Glover
Jane Cook:
Fenella Woolgar
A Detective:
Anthony Head
Strombel's Co-Worker:
Geoff Bell

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Wealthy, northern businessman George Cleaver must acquire a love of fine wines to get on in society. Stars Geoffrey Whitehead. Show more

Contributors

Storyteller:
Charles Dance
George Cleaver:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Mrs Cleaver:
Sarah Badel
Lord Dungeness:
Nicholas Boulton
Author:
Roald Dahl
Director:
David Blount

Genres