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Front Row

William Hill Sports Book of the Year, Simon Callow, Michael Oglesby

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Samira Ahmed, including the William Hill Sports Book of the Year shortlist and winner, Simon Callow on Orson Welles and philanthropist Michael Oglesby. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Callow
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Oglesby
Interviewed Guest:
Andy Bull
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Calvin
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Fletcher
Interviewed Guest:
David Goldblatt
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Lister
Interviewed Guest:
Donald McRae

Death in Paradise

Series 7

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

When famous thriller author Frank O'Toole is found stabbed through the heart in the middle of the ocean, Jack and his team uncover a murder plot worthy of one of his novels. Show more

Contributors

DI Jack Mooney:
Ardal O'Hanlon
Officer Dwayne Myers:
Danny John-Jules
DS Florence Cassell:
Josephine Jobert
Officer JP Hooper:
Tobi Bakare
Larry South:
Simon Callow
Frank O'Toole:
James Faulkner
Gilly White:
Sian Gibson
Darlene Curtis:
Ginny Holder
Dean Shanks:
Steve Oram
Valerie O'Toole:
Imogen Stubbs
Catherine Bordey:
Elizabeth Bourgine
Producer:
Sue Howells
Idea Originator:
Robert Thorogood
Production Company:
Red Planet Pictures

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

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

Romantic ensemble piece about a lonely young gay man who finds love with an unexpected partner after joining a self-help group to improve his social life. Show more

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

Doctor Who

Series 1

Episode 3: The Unquiet Dead

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Charles Dickens and the Doctor team up as corpses stalk the streets of Victorian Cardiff.

Contributors

Rose Tyler:
Billie Piper
Charles Dickens:
Simon Callow
Gabriel Sneed:
Alan David
Gwyneth:
Eve Myles
The Gelth:
Zoe Thorne
Redpath:
Huw Rhys
Director:
Euros Lyn
Stage Manager:
Wayne Cater

BBC Proms

2012

An Evening with Ivor Novello

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

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

A tribute to the music of Ivor Novello. Narrated by Simon Callow on stage, with Sir Mark Elder conducting the Halle, and soloists Toby Spence and Sophie Bevan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Katie Derham
Conductor:
Mark Elder
Orchestra:
Halle
Narrator:
Simon Callow
Performer:
Toby Spence

Arena

Paul Scofield

Duration: 1 hour

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

A host of leading theatrical greats, including Peter Brook, Vanessa Redgrave and John Hurt, pay tribute to the outstanding British actor Paul Scofield. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Donald Sinden
Participant:
Virginia McKenna
Participant:
Richard Eyre
Participant:
Nicholas Hytner
Participant:
Vanessa Redgrave
Participant:
John Harrison
Participant:
Peter Brook
Participant:
John Tydeman
Participant:
Simon Callow
Participant:
Alec McCowen
Participant:
Peter Hall
Participant:
John Hurt
Participant:
Felicity Kendal
Participant:
Eileen Atkins
Participant:
Michael Billington

Brand

Arena

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Summer 2009

The Smoking Diaries Update

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Arts series. An updated tribute to Simon Gray, one of Britain's foremost playwrights, best known for his work with Harold Pinter, and as the writer of the notorious Cell Mates. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Participant:
Richard Wilson
Participant:
Simon Callow
Participant:
Edward Fox
Participant:
Felicity Kendal
Participant:
Toby Stephens
Producer:
Janet Lee

Duration: 30 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. An eager museum curator arrives to turn things around, but finds the incompetent staff resistant to change. Sitcom pilot stars Simon Callow and Jane Horrocks. Show more

Drama on 3

Bretton Woods

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

By Steve Waters. Dramatisation of events at the 1944 Bretton Woods Conference, where bankers met to save the world economy. With Simon Callow and Henry Goodman. Show more

Contributors

John Maynard Keynes:
Simon Callow
Harry Dexter White:
Henry Goodman
Lydia Lopokova:
Alison Pettitt
Anne White:
Laurel Lefkow
Ed Bernstein/Mihail Stepanov:
Simon Lee Phillips
Lionel Robbins:
Peter Hamilton Dyer
Henry Morgentha/Dennis H Robertson:
Sean Baker
Florence Macy/Judith Firestone:
Laura Elphinstone

Genres

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Actor Simon Callow presents his favourite readings, with the help of reader Patricia Hodge. His life in books ranges through Tynan and Isherwood to Dickens, Nashe and Shakespeare. Show more

Pointless Celebrities

Series 6

Episode 17: Theatre

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Alexander Armstrong presents a theatre edition of the quiz that rewards the answers that no-one else could think of, with guests including Simon Callow and Imogen Stubbs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Osman
Participant:
Simon Callow
Participant:
Imogen Stubbs
Participant:
Lysette Anthony
Participant:
Gwen Taylor
Participant:
Keith Barron
Participant:
Claire Sweeney
Participant:
Simon Shepherd
Executive Producer:
Pam Cavannagh
Executive Producer:
James Fox
Executive Producer:
Richard Hague
Executive Producer:
Sue Allison
Series Producer:
John Ryan

CBeebies Bedtime Stories

Episode 284: Simon Callow - King Jack and the Dragon

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

An exciting story read by a special guest. Simon Callow reads King Jack and the Dragon, by Peter Bentley and Helen Oxenbury.

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Sarah Millican presents a mixture of comedy and interviews inspired by TV. She looks at costume drama with special reference to zombies, and meets Simon Callow and Phyllis Logan. Show more