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Duration: 15 minutes

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

A young man on the fringe of the fashion world comes to understand the allure and the disappointment of New York. Read by Andrew Scott. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

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

Lear divides his kingdom among his daughters. Family and state collapse into chaos and warfare. Lear and his youngest, Cordelia, are reunited; love reigns, then tragedy descends. Show more

Contributors

Earl of Gloucester:
Jim Broadbent
Cordelia:
Florence Pugh
Earl of Kent:
Jim Carter
Duke of Cornwall:
Tobias Menzies
Duke of Albany:
Anthony Calf
Duke of Burgundy:
Simon Manyonda
King of France:
Chukwudi Iwuji
Lear's Gentleman:
Samuel Valentine
Lieutenant:
Arinze Kene
1st Maid:
Sharon Watts
2nd Maid:
Kaye Brown
French Officer:
Raphael Desprez
Young Captain:
Sam Redford
Sergeant Major:
Liam McKenna
Soldier:
Paul Tinto
Officer (Dover Castle):
Eric Kofi-Abrefa
Stunt coordinator:
Andreas Petrides
Executive Producer:
Colin Callender
Executive Producer:
Sonia Friedman
Executive Producer:
Scott Huff
Director:
Richard Eyre
Production Company:
Playground Television UK Ltd

Drama

Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities

Episode 4: The Grindstone

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Much against the wishes of his wife, Charles Darnay is determined to travel to Paris to go to the aid of a family retainer who has been imprisoned. With Andrew Scott. Show more

Contributors

Adaptor:
Mike Walker
Charles Dickens:
Robert Lindsay
Jarvis Lorry:
Jonathan Coy
Miss Pross:
Alison Steadman
Dr Alexandre Manette:
Karl Johnson
Lucie Manette:
Lydia Wilson
Charles Darnay:
Andrew Scott
Sydney Carton:
Paul Ready
Ernest Defarge:
James Lailey
Therese Defarge:
Tracy Wiles
Jerry Cruncher:
Carl Prekopp
Court President:
Paul Moriarty
Ensemble:
Rikki Lawton

Drama

Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities

Episode 5: The Substance and the Shadow

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Will it be possible to save Charles Darnay's life? Concluding episode of Mike Walker's dramatisation. Stars Robert Lindsay. Show more

Contributors

Charles Dickens:
Robert Lindsay
Jarvis Lorry:
Jonathan Coy
Miss Pross:
Alison Steadman
Dr Alexandre Manette:
Karl Johnson
Lucie Manette:
Lydia Wilson
Charles Darnay:
Andrew Scott
Sydney Carton:
Paul Ready
Therese Defarge:
Tracy Wiles
Jerry Cruncher:
Carl Prekopp
Court President:
Paul Moriarty
Young Manette:
Christopher Webster
Young Evremonde:
Adam Billington
Adaptor:
Mike Walker

Drama

Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities

Episode 2: The Old Order

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Charles Darnay is on trial for treason, and the dissolute Sydney Carlton is defending him. With Robert Lindsay and Andrew Scott. Show more

Contributors

Adaptor:
Mike Walker
Charles Dickens:
Robert Lindsay
Jarvis Lorry:
Jonathan Coy
Lucie Manette:
Lydia Wilson
Dr Alexandre Manette:
Karl Johnson
Charles Darnay:
Andrew Scott
Sydney Carton:
Paul Ready
Ernest Defarge:
James Lailey
Therese Defarge:
Tracy Wiles
Marquis St Evremonde:
Clive Merrison
Stryver:
Simon Bubb
Jerry Cruncher:
Carl Prekopp
Mrs Cruncher:
Adjoa Andoh
Natty Cruncher:
Daniel Cooper
Attorney General:
Paul Moriarty
Composer:
Lennert Busch

Drama

Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities

Episode 3: Two Promises

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Two Promises: News of a courtship is exchanged in a Paris wine shop, while in London there is promise of a wedding. With Alison Steadman. Show more

Contributors

Adaptor:
Mike Walker
Charles Dickens:
Robert Lindsay
Jarvis Lorry:
Jonathan Coy
Miss Pross:
Alison Steadman
Dr Alexandre Manette:
Karl Johnson
Lucie Manette:
Lydia Wilson
Charles Darnay:
Andrew Scott
Sydney Carton:
Paul Ready
Ernest Defarge:
James Lailey
Therese Defarge:
Tracy Wiles
Jerry Cruncher:
Carl Prekopp
Natty Cruncher:
Daniel Cooper
Prison Warder:
Simon Bubb

Drama

Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities

Episode 1: Recalled to Life

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. An encounter on the Dover Road, and a message. With Robert Lindsay. Show more

Contributors

Adaptor:
Mike Walker
Charles Dickens:
Robert Lindsay
Jarvis Lorry:
Jonathan Coy
Miss Pross:
Alison Steadman
Lucie Manette:
Lydia Wilson
Dr Alexandre Manette:
Karl Johnson
Charles Darnay:
Andrew Scott
Ernest Defarge:
James Lailey
Therese Defarge:
Tracy Wiles
Gaspard:
Simon Bubb
Jerry Cruncher:
Carl Prekopp
Composer:
Lennert Busch

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Marr is joined by secretary of state for exiting the European Union David Davis MP, shadow secretary for work and pensions Debbie Abrahams MP and actor Andrew Scott. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
David Davis
Interviewed Guest:
Debbie Abrahams
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Scott
Participant:
Ellie Mae O'Hagan
Participant:
Fraser Nelson
Participant:
Henry Blofeld
Editor:
Rob Burley

The Hour

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama. In 1956, two BBC reporters, Bel Rowley and Freddie Lyon, apply to join an ambitious new current affairs programme. A chance meeting involves Freddie in a dark conspiracy. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Clarence Fendley:
Anton Lesser
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Isaac Wengrow:
Joshua McGuire
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Thomas Kish:
Burn Gorman
Douglas Owen:
John Bowe
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Malcolm Lyon:
Robert Demeger
Wallace Sherwin:
Ken Bones
Professor Beckett:
Nicholas Woodeson
Adam Le Ray:
Andrew Scott
Ruth Elms:
Vanessa Kirby
Peter Darrall:
Jamie Parker
George Hemmings:
Jason Watkins
Floor Manager Ron:
Paul Chahidi
Newsagent:
Colin Spaull
Newsreader Johnny:
Nick Caldecott
Police Officer Charlie:
Andy Gathergood
Cloakroom Girl:
Amie Francis
Writer:
Abi Morgan
Director:
Coky Giedroyc

Genres

His Dark Materials

Series 2

Tower of the Angels

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One West MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Available for years

In search of the knife, Will and Lyra try to gain entry into the Torre Degli Angeli. Lee finds Grumman - or Jopari, as he is now known - and they take to the sky in search of the knife bearer.

Contributors

Lyra Belacqua:
Dafne Keen
Will Parry:
Amir Wilson
Mrs Coulter:
Ruth Wilson
John Parry / Jopari:
Andrew Scott
Lee Scoresby:
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lord Boreal:
Ariyon Bakare
Giacomo Paradisi:
Terence Stamp
Writer:
Namsi Khan
Director:
Leanne Welham
Producer:
Stephen Haren
Production Company:
Bad Wolf Productions

His Dark Materials

Series 2

Malice

Duration: 47 minutes

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

Available for years

Lyra and Will find allies who can help them in their search for Will’s father. The Magisterium learn something shocking, and Mrs Coulter meets a formidable foe.

Contributors

Lyra Belacqua:
Dafne Keen
Will Parry:
Amir Wilson
Mrs Coulter:
Ruth Wilson
Lord Boreal:
Ariyon Bakare
John Parry / Jopari:
Andrew Scott
Lee Scoresby:
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Serafina Pekkala:
Ruta Gedmintas
Angelica:
Bella Ramsey
Father Macphail:
Will Keen
Dr Mary Malone:
Simone Kirby
Director:
Jamie Childs
Producer:
Stephen Haren
Production Company:
Bad Wolf Productions

His Dark Materials

Series 2

Æsahættr

Duration: 48 minutes

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

Available for years

As all paths converge on Cittàgazze, Lee is determined to fulfil his quest, whatever the cost. Mrs Coulter’s question is answered, and Will takes on his father’s mantle. Show more

Contributors

Lyra Belacqua:
Dafne Keen
Will Parry:
Amir Wilson
Mrs Coulter:
Ruth Wilson
John Parry / Jopari:
Andrew Scott
Serafina Pekkala:
Ruta Gedmintas
Cardinal MacPhail:
Will Keen
Dr Mary Malone:
Simone Kirby
Lee Scoresby:
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Angelica:
Bella Ramsey
Director:
Jamie Childs
Producer:
Stephen Haren
Production Company:
Bad Wolf Productions

His Dark Materials

Series 2

Theft

Duration: 49 minutes

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

Available for years

Lyra ignores the alethiometer, with dangerous consequences for her and Will. Lee Scoresby’s search for Grumman brings an unlikely ally, and the
witches seek answers.

Contributors

Lyra Belacqua:
Dafne Keen
Will Parry:
Amir Wilson
Mrs Coulter:
Ruth Wilson
John Parry:
Andrew Scott
Serafina Pekkala:
Ruta Gedmintas
Elaine Parry:
Nina Sosanya
Mary Malone:
Simone Kirby
Lee Scoresby:
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Director:
Leanne Welham
Producer:
Stephen Haren
Production Company:
Bad Wolf Productions

Drama

The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. What are the odds on a statistician meeting a photographer? Charlotte Bogard Macleod’s tale of love, surrogacy and statistics. Show more

Duration: 3 hours, 11 minutes

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

Hamlet captures the Almeida Theatre's 2017 acclaimed production of Shakespeare's great play, recorded as-live in the West End. Show more

Contributors

Claudius:
Angus Wright
Director:
Robert Icke
Director:
Rhodri Huw
Producer:
John Wyver
Production Company:
Illuminations
Production Company:
Almeida Theatre

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Harold Pinter's acclaimed drama about a love affair and the intricate nature of deceit which is told in reverse time from its poignant ending to its thrilling first kiss. Show more

Drama

Slipping

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Andrew Scott and Charlotte Riley play two expert liars meeting in an ocular prosthetics clinic. Sean is painting a false eye for the intriguing Elena. By Claudine Toutoungi. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

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

Author Deborah Lipstadt and her legal team battle to prove that the Holocaust did take place when Deborah is sued for libel by English author David Irving, a denier. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Mick Jackson
Deborah Lipstadt:
Rachel Weisz
Richard Rampton:
Tom Wilkinson
David Irving:
Timothy Spall
Anthony Julius:
Andrew Scott
James Lisbon:
Jack Lowden
Laura Tyler:
Caren Pistorius
Sir Charles Gray:
Alex Jennings
Vera Reich:
Harriet Walter
Prof. Robert Jan van der Pelt:
Mark Gatiss
Prof. Richard Evans:
John Sessions
Writer:
David Hare

Garrow's Law

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama set in the late 18th century. Garrow defends a man accused of sodomy, a capital offence in Georgian England, while dealing with a sexual scandal of his own. Show more

Contributors

William Garrow:
Andrew Buchan
John Southouse:
Alun Armstrong
Lady Sarah Hill:
Lyndsey Marshal
Sir ArthurHill:
Rupert Graves
Silvester:
Aidan McArdle
Judge Buller:
Michael Culkin
David Jasker:
Matthew McNulty
Isabella Jasker:
Liz White
Captain Robert Jones:
Andrew Scott
John Farmer:
Anton Lesser
Mary Christie:
Victoria Balnaves
Phebe Harris:
Florence Bell
Maria Reader:
Rachel Pickup
Director:
Ashley Pearce
Producer:
Nick Pitt

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

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

In a live anniversary event, a cast of 100, including Benedict Cumberbatch and Dame Helen Mirren, performs scenes from 50 years of National Theatre productions. Show more