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Midweek

Harriet Walter, Richard Curtis, Suzi Quatro, Declan Murphy

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Actor Dame Harriet Walter, writer and director Richard Curtis, singer-songwriter Suzi Quatro and former jockey Declan Murphy join Libby Purves for the final edition of Midweek. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Walter
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Curtis
Interviewed Guest:
Suzi Quatro
Interviewed Guest:
Declan Murphy

Brand

Midweek

Film 2012

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

In the first show of the new year Claudia Winkleman and Danny Leigh review Steven Spielberg's hugely anticipated new film, War Horse, and take a look at Steve McQueen's Shame. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Danny Leigh
Presenter:
Danny Leigh
Participant:
Richard Curtis
Series Producer:
Jayne Stanger
Series Producer:
Jayne Stanger
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely

Series

Film 2012

Duration: 55 minutes

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

Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Beyonce and Pearl Jam perform in Central Park, New York, at the Global Citizen Festival for the launch of the United Nations' new Global Goals. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Drama by Richard Curtis, telling the story of two ordinary mothers who are brought together by tragedy and go on to achieve something they never would have thought possible. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Duration: 59 minutes

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

A tribute to British comedian Mel Smith, who died in July 2013, aged 60, featuring home video footage, rare archive material and many classic sketches. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Richard Curtis
Participant:
John Lloyd
Participant:
Griff Rhys Jones
Narrator:
Rebecca Front
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Director:
Archie Powell
Producer:
Archie Powell

Comic Relief

2013

Episode 2: Funny for Money - Part 2

Duration: 38 minutes

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

The fun continues as Jonathan Ross and Jack Whitehall look back at the Comic Relief Bake Off, David Brent returns and the Fresh Meat cast take on a university-based challenge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Ross
Presenter:
Jack Whitehall
Participant:
Ricky Gervais
Participant:
Brendan O'Carroll
Participant:
Zawe Ashton
Participant:
Kimberley Nixon
Executive Producer:
Richard Curtis

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Marking 25 years since the creation of the Bridget Jones character, author Helen Fielding opens up her personal archive to tell the story of how Bridget Jones’s Diary came to be. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Helen Fielding
Interviewed Guest:
Renee Zellweger
Interviewed Guest:
Hugh Grant
Interviewed Guest:
Colin Firth
Interviewed Guest:
Jess Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
Candice Carty-Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Germaine Greer
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Curtis
Interviewed Guest:
Cherie Blair
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Marr
Director:
Alex Harding
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Matt Tebbutt and chefs Sabrina Ghayour and Tom Booton are joined by special guest Richard Curtis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Tebbutt
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Curtis
Executive Producer:
Amanda Ross
Producer:
James Bedwell
Production Manager:
Charlotte Roach
Production Company:
Cactus TV

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Retired bachelor Mr Hoppy is hopelessly in love with his neighbour Mrs Silver, but she is only interested in her pet tortoise Alfie - until Mr Hoppy hatches an audacious plan. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Silver:
Judi Dench
Narrator:
James Corden
Mr Pringle:
Richard Cordery
Roberta:
Pixie Davies
Pet Shop Owner:
Geoff McGivern
Keen Pet Shop Owner:
Jimmy Akingbola
Mrs Desmond:
Lisa Hammond
Mrs Desmond:
Anna Cannings
Philip's Mother:
Katie Lyons
Woman on Bus:
Polly Kemp
Mr Mavrokoukoudopolous:
Salo Gardner
Little Girl:
Emily Ralph
Trumpeter:
Ronnie Hughes
Puppy Boy:
Leo Umeh
Puppy Boy's Mother:
Lara Rossi

Comic Relief

2017

Episode 3: Greg Davies' Hot Tub Half Hour

Duration: 35 minutes

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

Greg hosts a special show from the roof of the O2, whilst relaxing in a hot tub. Including Smack the Pony, Philomena Cunk's Moment of Wonder and Making Love Actually. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Greg Davies
Executive Producer:
Richard Curtis
Executive Producer:
Lisa Clark
Executive Producer:
Colin Hopkins
Executive Producer:
Suzi Aplin

Comic Relief

2017

Episode 2: Red Nose Day

Duration: 3 hours

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

Comic Relief presents a night of comedy, with sketches, surprises, skits and all-round silliness to raise money to allow the charity to carry out its vital work. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Presenter:
Jonathan Ross
Presenter:
Sally Phillips
Presenter:
Rob Beckett
Presenter:
Warwick Davis
Presenter:
Miranda Hart
Performer:
Dawn French
Performer:
Vic Reeves
Performer:
Bob Mortimer
Performer:
Matt Berry
Performer:
Catherine Tate
Participant:
Johnny Vegas
Participant:
Joe Lycett
Participant:
James Corden
Participant:
Brendan O'Carroll
Participant:
Steve Coogan
Participant:
Peter Kay
Participant:
David Walliams
Performer:
Ed Sheeran
Performer:
Rag'n'Bone Man
Performer:
Emeli Sande
Executive Producer:
Richard Curtis
Executive Producer:
Suzi Aplin
Executive Producer:
Lisa Clark
Executive Producer:
Colin Hopkins

Comic Relief

2017

Episode 4: Graham Norton's Big Chat Live

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

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

Graham Norton supersizes his incredibly popular chat show with a ludicrously long sofa which is filled with more star guests than ever before. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Performer:
Ed Sheeran
Executive Producer:
Richard Curtis
Executive Producer:
Lisa Clark
Executive Producer:
Colin Hopkins
Executive Producer:
Suzi Aplin

Comic Relief

2017

Episode 5: Russell Brand's Stand Off

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

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

Russell Brand comperes more live comedy as he welcomes seven of the hottest stand-up acts in the UK to the Comic Relief stage to keep the donations rolling in. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Russell Brand
Executive Producer:
Richard Curtis
Executive Producer:
Lisa Clark
Executive Producer:
Colin Hopkins
Executive Producer:
Suzi Aplin

Comic Relief

2017

Episode 6: Fantastic Beats & Where to Find Them

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

Jonathan Ross and Noel Fielding join forces to look back at some very special Red Nose Day musical memories from the past 30 years. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Ross
Presenter:
Noel Fielding
Executive Producer:
Richard Curtis
Executive Producer:
Lisa Clark
Executive Producer:
Colin Hopkins
Executive Producer:
Suzi Aplin

Comic Relief

2017

Episode 7: The Best Of Red Nose Day

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

All the funniest moments from Red Nose Day 2017. With Sir Lenny Henry, Jonathan Ross, Sally Phillips, Rob Beckett, Romesh Ranganathan, Warwick Davis, Miranda Hart and more. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Presenter:
Jonathan Ross
Presenter:
Sally Phillips
Presenter:
Rob Beckett
Presenter:
Warwick Davis
Presenter:
Miranda Hart
Executive Producer:
Richard Curtis
Executive Producer:
Suzi Aplin
Executive Producer:
Lisa Clark
Executive Producer:
Colin Hopkins

Comic Relief

2011

Jack and Kevin's Comic Relief Lock-In

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Top stand-up comedians Jack Whitehall and Kevin Bridges take Comic Relief through to the early hours with a selection of the best comedy clips of the last couple of years. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jack Whitehall
Presenter:
Kevin Bridges
Executive Producer:
Richard Curtis

Comic Relief

2011

Part 3

Duration: 3 hours, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

The fundraising continues, as Jonathan Ross and Claudia Winkleman find out how David Walliams survived being on a panel show for 24 hours, and Alan Partridge makes an appearance. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Ross
Executive Producer:
Richard Curtis

Comic Relief

2011

Part 2

Duration: 35 minutes

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

TV laughs continue with Lenny Henry and Fearne Cotton. Comedians combine to form Fake That, the ultimate Take That tribute group. Plus Miranda Hart, Ant and Dec, and Gareth Malone. Show more

Comic Relief

2013

Episode 4: Grimmy's Comic Relief Late Nighter

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Nick Grimshaw enjoys a rare late night as he hosts the now legendary Comic Relief clip show, featuring the very best sketches from the last 25 years of the telethon. Show more

Comic Relief

2013

Episode 3: Funny for Money - Part 3

Duration: 2 hours, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Presenters including Jonathan Ross and Jack Whitehall bring the fundraising spectacular to a close, with appearances from David Tennant, Citizen Khan, Peter Kay and many more. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Ross
Presenter:
Jack Whitehall
Presenter:
Alan Carr
Presenter:
David Walliams
Presenter:
Russell Brand
Participant:
David Tennant
Participant:
Adil Ray
Participant:
Russell Howard
Participant:
Graham Norton
Participant:
Ricky Gervais
Executive Producer:
Richard Curtis