Biographical comedy drama set in 1940s New York. A wealthy socialite opens herself up to ridicule when she pursues a career in opera, despite being unable to sing. Show more
Two 18th-century French aristocrats play a cruel game of seduction and manipulation, only to find that their cruel machinations will eventually destroy them too.
Musical comedy. In 1937, a widow buys a derelict West End theatre and hires an impresario to run it, but her idea of using on-stage nudity to attract audiences causes problems. Show more
A bingo caller in a seedy Liverpool nightclub envisages himself as a tough private eye, so he places an advertisement seeking work. Starring Albert Finney and Billie Whitelaw. Show more
Documentary telling the life story of Norman Wisdom, from street urchin to knight of the realm, through interviews with his children, and actors and directors who worked with him. Show more
Acclaimed British drama about an illegal Nigerian immigrant discovering the unpalatable side of London while struggling to make a living despite his two jobs. Show more
Comic drama based on actual events. An ex-private dancer is trying to become a waitress in Las Vegas. But when she meets Dink, she changes her plans and gets into sports betting. Show more
Engaging adaptation of the novel by Roddy Doyle. A redundant baker purchases a dilapidated van and sets himself up in the fast food business with his best friend. Show more
Drama adapted from Jerome K Jerome's classic tale. Overworked and in need of a rest, three men and a dog set out on an epic voyage of mishap up the Thames.
In this exploration of Hanif Kureishi's work, Alan Yentob finds that the author takes his duty as national literary nuisance very seriously indeed. Show more
Romantic comedy with John Cusack, based on Nick Hornby's novel about a thirtysomething record shop owner struggling to reconcile his love of music with his adult responsibilities. Show more
An intimate portrait of Judi Dench, told by some of the biggest names in entertainment - Daniel Craig, Stephen Frears, Pierce Brosnan, Samantha Bond and Sir Ian McKellen. Show more
Hugh Grant tells the story behind his success, after being honoured with the Best Actor award at the Baftas for his performance in Four Weddings and a Funeral. Show more
Drama recounting the true story of Philomena Lee who, decades after being forced to give up her infant son, enlists the help of an investigative journalist to track him down. Show more
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
Comedy drama adapted from a graphic novel. Tamara Drewe (Gemma Arterton) returns to the sleepy Dorset village where she grew up, and a contest for her affections develops. Show more
Director Stephen Frears discusses his biopic Florence Foster Jenkins, which stars Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant. Show more
Francine Stock talks to director Stephen Frears about Philomena, starring Steve Coogan and Judi Dench. Plus screenwriting legend Joe Eszterhas on his Hollywood big break. Show more
Convincing his uncle to let him manage a rundown launderette, Omar enlists his old friend Johnny to refurbish the place, but racial and sexual tensions threaten the project.