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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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

Paul Bettany portrays Charles Darwin during his great misgivings on completing his masterwork on evolution which contravened his wife's beliefs and would cause religious turmoil. Show more

Contributors

Charles Darwin:
Paul Bettany
Emma Darwin:
Jennifer Connelly
Reverend Innes:
Jeremy Northam
Thomas Huxley:
Toby Jones
Joseph Hooker:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Parslow:
Jim Carter
Dr Gully:
Bill Paterson
Annie Darwin:
Martha West
Technician:
Guy Henry
Nanny Brodie:
Ellie Haddington
Dr Holland:
Robert Glenister
Director:
Jon Amiel
Writer:
Jon Amiel

Drama

Unmade Movies

Dennis Potter's The White Hotel

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

A 1930s Berlin analyst tries to reveal the cause of his client's trauma. Could it be childhood memories or a dark premonition of the future? With strong language and sexual scenes. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Tense thriller about a criminal psychologist's hunt for a serial killer who imitates the methods of notorious murderers. Show more

Contributors

Helen Hudson:
Sigourney Weaver
M.J. Monahan:
Holly Hunter
Reuben Goetz:
Dermot Mulroney
Lt. Thomas Quinn:
Harry Connick Jr.
Nicoletti:
Will Patton
Lieutenant Quinn:
JE Freeman
Peter Foley:
William McNamara
Susan Schiffer:
Shannon O'Hurley
Director:
Jon Amiel
Composer:
Gabriel Faure
Director of photography:
Laszlo Kovacs
Producer:
Mark Tarlov
Producer:
Arnon Milchan

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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

Action adventure about the unlikely partnership formed by an insurance investigator and an ageing cat burglar who embark on a series of robberies together. Show more

Contributors

Robert MacDougal:
Sean Connery
Virginia Baker:
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Aaron Thibadeaux:
Ving Rhames
Hector Cruz:
Will Patton
Conrad Greene:
Maury Chaykin
Chief of Police:
David Yip
Waverly Technician:
Eric Meyers
Millennium Man:
Tim Potter
Director:
Jon Amiel
Producer:
Ronald Bass
Producer:
Sean Connery

The Tudors

Series 2

Episode 9

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Anne Boleyn's fall from Henry's favour escalates as scandalous rumours are circulated (and created) at court, threatening her whole family.

Contributors

Anne Boleyn:
Natalie Dormer
Thomas Cromwell:
James Frain
Charles Brandon:
Henry Cavill
Thomas Boleyn:
Nick Dunning
Archbishop Cranmer:
Hans Matheson
Mark Smeaton:
David Alpay
Thomas Wyatt:
Jamie Thomas King
Jane Seymour:
Anita Briem
'Madge' Sheldon:
Laura Jane Laughlin
Sir Henry Norris:
Stephen Hogan
George Boleyn:
Padraic Delaney
Director:
Jon Amiel
Ambassador Chapuys:
Anthony Brophy

The Tudors

Series 2

Episode 10

Duration: 50 minutes

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

May 1536. Anne Boleyn is to be beheaded, with few allies left to mourn her, while Henry has hopes of a fresh start in life and in love.

Contributors

Charles Brandon:
Henry Cavill
Anne Boleyn:
Natalie Dormer
Thomas Cromwell:
James Frain
Archbishop Cranmer:
Hans Matheson
Jane Seymour:
Anita Briem
Thomas Wyatt:
Jamie Thomas King
Sir William Kingston:
George Irving
Mary Tudor:
Sarah Bolger
Ambassador Chapuys:
Anthony Brophy
John Seymour:
Stephen Brennan
Edward Seymour:
Max Brown
Director:
Jon Amiel
Thomas Boleyn:
Nick Dunning

The Singing Detective

Episode 1: Skin

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dennis Potter's classic drama serial with music about pulp thriller writer Philip Marlow, in hospital with psoriasis, tormented by his past and threatened by his future. Show more

The Singing Detective

Episode 4: Clues

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dennis Potter's classic drama serial with music. Marlow as a child visits London, but is not impressed. A film option on Marlow's novel thickens the plot. Show more

Contributors

Philip Marlow:
Michael Gambon
Mark Binney:
Patrick Malahide
Nurse Mills:
Joanne Whalley
Mr Tomkey:
Leslie French
Director:
Jon Amiel
Producer:
John Harris
Mrs Marlow:
Alison Steadman
Mr Hall:
David Ryall
Reginald:
Gerard Horan
Mr Marlow:
Jim Carter
First Mysterious Man:
Ron Cook
Second Mysterious Man:
George Rossi
George Adams:
Charles Simon
Schoolteacher:
Janet Henfrey
Philip (aged 10):
Lyndon Davies
Grandad Baxter:
Wally Thomas

The Singing Detective

Episode 5: Pitter Patter

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dennis Potter's surreal drama with music. Marlow is getting better and the different strands of his fiction and reality begin to occupy the same time and place. Show more

Contributors

Philip Marlow:
Michael Gambon
Binney/Finney/Raymond:
Patrick Malahide
Nurse Mills:
Joanne Whalley
Mr Tomkey:
Leslie French
Director:
Jon Amiel
Producer:
Kenith Trodd
Mrs Marlow:
Alison Steadman
Mr Hall:
David Ryall
Reginald:
Gerard Horan
Mr Marlow:
Jim Carter
First Mysterious Man:
Ron Cook
Second Mysterious Man:
George Rossi
Staff Nurse White:
Imelda Staunton
Schoolteacher:
Janet Henfrey
Young Philip:
Lyndon Davies
Dr Gibbon:
Bill Paterson
Dance hall drummer:
John Sheraton
Mark Binney:
William Speakman

The Singing Detective

Episode 6: Who Done It

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

In the final part of Dennis Potter's classic drama serial with music, as fiction and fact fight for the same space, the plots and narratives head to their conclusions. Show more

Contributors

Philip Marlow:
Michael Gambon
Mark Binney:
Patrick Malahide
Nurse Mills:
Joanne Whalley
Mr Tomkey:
Leslie French
Director:
Jon Amiel
Producer:
Kenith Trodd
Mrs Marlow:
Alison Steadman
Mr Hall:
David Ryall
Reginald:
Gerard Horan
Mr Marlow:
Jim Carter
First Mysterious Man:
Ron Cook
Second Mysterious Man:
George Rossi
Staff Nurse White:
Imelda Staunton
Schoolteacher:
Janet Henfrey
Philip (aged 10):
Lyndon Davies
Barbara:
Sam Bryant
Dr Gibbon:
Bill Paterson
Mark Binney (aged 10):
William Speakman
Night Nurse:
Sharon D Clarke
First Soldier:
Niven Boyd
Second Soldier:
David Thewlis
Physiotherapist:
Tricia George
Policeman:
Malcolm Storry

The Singing Detective

Episode 2: Heat

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dennis Potter's drama about a patient struggling to keep his sanity, with the help of his alter ego, the singing private eye. Marlow faces a talking cure with a psychologist. Show more

Contributors

Philip Marlow:
Michael Gambon
Mark Binney:
Patrick Malahide
Nurse Mills:
Joanne Whalley
Staff Nurse White:
Imelda Staunton
Mr Tomkey:
Leslie French
Director:
Jon Amiel
Producer:
John Harris
Producer:
Kenith Trodd
Mrs Marlow:
Alison Steadman
Dr Gibbon:
Bill Paterson
Mr Hall:
David Ryall
Reginald:
Gerard Horan
Mr Marlow:
Jim Carter
First Mysterious Man:
Ron Cook
Second Mysterious Man:
George Rossi
Night Nurse:
Sharon D Clarke
Dr Finlay:
Simon Chandler
George Adams:
Charles Simon
Registrar:
Thomas Wheatley
Sister Malone:
Mary MacLeod
Schoolteacher:
Janet Henfrey
Philip (aged 10):
Lyndon Davies

The Singing Detective

Episode 3: Lovely Days

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dennis Potter's drama serial with music. Marlow thinks back to the war when he was a little boy and remembers seeing his mother having illicit sex in the Forest of Dean. Show more

Contributors

Philip Marlow:
Michael Gambon
Mark Binney:
Patrick Malahide
Nurse Mills:
Joanne Whalley
Staff Nurse White:
Imelda Staunton
Mr Tomkey:
Leslie French
Director:
Jon Amiel
Producer:
Kenith Trodd
Mrs Marlow/Lili:
Alison Steadman
Dr Gibbon:
Bill Paterson
Mr Hall:
David Ryall
Reginald:
Gerard Horan
Mr Marlow:
Jim Carter
First Mysterious Man:
Ron Cook
Second Mysterious Man:
George Rossi
Night Nurse:
Sharon D Clarke
Dr Finlay:
Simon Chandler
George Adams:
Charles Simon
Schoolteacher:
Janet Henfrey
Philip (aged 10):
Lyndon Davies
Uncle John:
Ken Stott
Cloth Cap:
Trevor Cooper
Aunt Emily:
Jo Cameron Brown