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Neil Gaiman - Neverwhere

Episode 5: Market Afloat

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Richard and Door locate a guide for the labyrinth deep below, home of the mythical Great Beast of London. Stars James McAvoy. Show more

Contributors

Richard Mayhew:
James McAvoy
Lady Door:
Natalie Dormer
Marquis de Carabas:
David Harewood
Lamia:
Lucy Cohu

CBeebies Bedtime Stories

Episode 472: James McAvoy - No Matter What

First broadcast: on CBeebies HDLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

Available for 2 months

An exciting story read by a special guest. James McAvoy reads No Matter What, by Debi Gliori. Will Large still love Small, no matter what?

Watership Down

Series 1

Episode 1 Chapter 1

Duration: 50 minutes

Based on the classic novel, Watership Down tells the story of a gang of ragtag rabbits embarking on an epic adventure in search of a new home after their warren is destroyed.

Contributors

General Woundwort:
Ben Kingsley
The Threarah:
Tom Wilkinson
Strawberry:
Olivia Coleman
Hyzenthlay:
Anne-Marie Duff
El-Ahrairah:
Taron Egerton
Captain Holly:
Freddie Fox
Captain Campion:
Lee Ingleby
Blackberry:
Miles Jupp
Cowslip:
Rory Kinnear
Sergeant Sainfoin:
Craig Parkinson
Black Rabbit:
Rosamund Pike
Dandelion:
Daniel Rigby
Captain Orchis:
Jason Watkins
Captain Vervain:
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Farmer's Wife:
Lorraine Bruce
Dewdrop:
Gemma Chan
Haystack:
Lizzie Clarke
Thethuthinang:
Rosie Day
Blackavar:
Henry Goodman
Silverweed:
Peter Guinness
Director:
Noam Murro
Executive Producer:
Rory Aitken
Executive Producer:
Eleanor Moran
Executive Producer:
Ben Pugh
Executive Producer:
Josh Varney
Producer:
Cecil Kramer

Watership Down

Series 1

Episode 1 Chapter 2

Duration: 50 minutes

In a quest to find female rabbits to populate Watership Down, the band of rabbits discovers a neighbouring warren… but all is not as it seems.

Contributors

General Woundwort:
Ben Kingsley
The Threarah:
Tom Wilkinson
Strawberry:
Olivia Coleman
Hyzenthlay:
Anne-Marie Duff
El-Ahrairah:
Taron Egerton
Captain Holly:
Freddie Fox
Captain Campion:
Lee Ingleby
Blackberry:
Miles Jupp
Cowslip:
Rory Kinnear
Sergeant Sainfoin:
Craig Parkinson
Black Rabbit:
Rosamund Pike
Dandelion:
Daniel Rigby
Captain Orchis:
Jason Watkins
Captain Vervain:
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Farmer's Wife:
Lorraine Bruce
Dewdrop:
Gemma Chan
Haystack:
Lizzie Clarke
Thethuthinang:
Rosie Day
Blackavar:
Henry Goodman
Silverweed:
Peter Guinness
Director:
Noam Murro
Executive Producer:
Rory Aitken
Executive Producer:
Eleanor Moran
Executive Producer:
Ben Pugh
Executive Producer:
Josh Varney
Producer:
Cecil Kramer

Watership Down

Series 1

Episode 2 Chapter 1

Duration: 50 minutes

With Hazel injured, and hutch rabbit Clover missing, it soon becomes clear that the tyrannical Efrafan leader General Woundwort will not part with his captives without a fight.

Contributors

General Woundwort:
Ben Kingsley
The Threarah:
Tom Wilkinson
Strawberry:
Olivia Coleman
Hyzenthlay:
Anne-Marie Duff
El-Ahrairah:
Taron Egerton
Captain Holly:
Freddie Fox
Captain Campion:
Lee Ingleby
Blackberry:
Miles Jupp
Cowslip:
Rory Kinnear
Sergeant Sainfoin:
Craig Parkinson
Black Rabbit:
Rosamund Pike
Dandelion:
Daniel Rigby
Captain Orchis:
Jason Watkins
Captain Vervain:
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Farmer's Wife:
Lorraine Bruce
Dewdrop:
Gemma Chan
Haystack:
Lizzie Clarke
Thethuthinang:
Rosie Day
Blackavar:
Henry Goodman
Silverweed:
Peter Guinness
Director:
Noam Murro
Executive Producer:
Rory Aitken
Executive Producer:
Eleanor Moran
Executive Producer:
Ben Pugh
Executive Producer:
Josh Varney
Producer:
Cecil Kramer

Watership Down

Series 1

Episode 2 Chapter 2

Duration: 50 minutes

When the future of Watership Down is threatened by the might of Woundwort’s army, Hazel and his gang must use all their cunning to survive.

Contributors

General Woundwort:
Ben Kingsley
The Threarah:
Tom Wilkinson
Strawberry:
Olivia Coleman
Hyzenthlay:
Anne-Marie Duff
El-Ahrairah:
Taron Egerton
Captain Holly:
Freddie Fox
Captain Campion:
Lee Ingleby
Blackberry:
Miles Jupp
Cowslip:
Rory Kinnear
Sergeant Sainfoin:
Craig Parkinson
Black Rabbit:
Rosamund Pike
Dandelion:
Daniel Rigby
Captain Orchis:
Jason Watkins
Captain Vervain:
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Farmer's Wife:
Lorraine Bruce
Dewdrop:
Gemma Chan
Haystack:
Lizzie Clarke
Thethuthinang:
Rosie Day
Blackavar:
Henry Goodman
Silverweed:
Peter Guinness
Director:
Noam Murro
Executive Producer:
Rory Aitken
Executive Producer:
Eleanor Moran
Executive Producer:
Ben Pugh
Executive Producer:
Josh Varney
Producer:
Cecil Kramer

Blue Peter

Potato Power!

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Featuring a whole host of celebrities who explain why they love books, and Greg Foot joins the team in the studio to explain the science of electricity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Barney Harwood
Presenter:
Lindsey Russell
Series Producer:
Ellen Evans
Participant:
James McAvoy
Participant:
Chris O'Dowd
Participant:
Edith Bowman
Participant:
Michael Morpurgo

Drama

Unmade Movies

Orson Welles' Heart of Darkness

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

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

Orson Welles’ unproduced screenplay of Conrad's celebrated novel tells the story of a skipper who is hired to take a steam ship up the Congo River and encounters a terrifying evil. Show more

Neil Gaiman - Neverwhere

Episode 2: Earl's Court

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Who ordered the assassination of Door's family? Richard and Door visit a venerable resident of London Below. Stars James McAvoy. Show more

Contributors

Richard Mayhew:
James McAvoy
Lady Door:
Natalie Dormer
Marquis de Carabas:
David Harewood
The Earl of Earl’s Court:
Christopher Lee
Old Bailey:
Bernard Cribbins

Neil Gaiman - Neverwhere

Episode 6: The Key

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Richard and Door discover who ordered the death of Door's family. Can Richard finally find his way home? Stars James McAvoy. Show more

Contributors

Richard Mayhew:
James McAvoy
Lady Door:
Natalie Dormer
Marquis de Carabas:
David Harewood
Old Bailey:
Bernard Cribbins
The Earl of Earl’s Court:
Christopher Lee
The Abbot:
George Harris
Feligiounas:
Don Gilet
Jessica:
Romola Garai
Dagvard:
Ben Crowe
Letting Agent:
Stephen Marcus
Homeless man:
Abdul Salis
Underground announcer:
Patrick Brennan
Mr Figgis:
Neil Gaiman

The Graham Norton Show

Series 18

Episode 9

Duration: 50 minutes

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

On Graham's sofa are Johnny Depp and Benedict Cumberbatch, starring together in Black Mass, ex-Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe and X-Men star James McAvoy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Interviewed Guest:
Johnny Depp
Interviewed Guest:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Radcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
James McAvoy
Series Producer:
Jon Magnusson
Director:
Steve Smith
Executive Producer:
Graham Stuart
Production Company:
So Television

The Graham Norton Show

Series 9

Episode 8

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Graham is joined by comedian Jack Dee; actor and star of X-Men: First Class, James McAvoy; and the legendary Liza Minnelli, who chats about her life and performs in the studio. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Dee
Interviewed Guest:
James McAvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Liza Minnelli
Series Producer:
Jon Magnusson
Director:
Steve Smith

CBeebies Bedtime Stories

Episode 500: James McAvoy - The Dinosaur that Pooped a Planet

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies HD

Available for 12 months

An exciting story. James McAvoy reads The Dinosaur that Pooped a Planet and takes us on a space adventure with Danny and Dinosaur. Show more

The One Show

30/03/2020

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Alex Jones and Amol Rajan are joined by James McAvoy and Masterchef judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode.

Contributors

Presenter:
Alex Jones
Presenter:
Amol Rajan
Executive Producer:
Michael Armit
Interviewed Guest:
James McAvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Gregg Wallace
Interviewed Guest:
John Torode

Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Four young war evacuees are transported to the magical land of Narnia, where they join the noble lion Aslan to overthrow the White Witch (Tilda Swinton). Show more

Contributors

Lucy Pevensie:
Georgie Henley
Edmund Pevensie:
Skandar Keynes
Peter Pevensie:
William Moseley
Susan Pevensie:
Anna Popplewell
White Witch:
Tilda Swinton
Mr Tumnus, the Faun:
James McAvoy
Professor Kirke:
Jim Broadbent
Ginarrbirk:
Kiran Shah
Father Christmas:
James Cosmo
Mrs Pevensie:
Judy McIntosh
Mrs MacReady:
Elizabeth Hawthorne
Producer:
Mark Johnson
Producer:
Philip Steuer
Writer:
CS Lewis

The Graham Norton Show

Series 10

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Graham Norton chats to actor James McAvoy, top comic John Bishop and actress and activist Joanna Lumley. Plus Arctic Monkeys perform their new single, Suck It And See. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Interviewed Guest:
James McAvoy
Interviewed Guest:
John Bishop
Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Lumley
Performer:
Arctic Monkeys
Series Producer:
Jon Magnusson
Director:
Steve Smith

The Culture Show

2012/2013

Episode 31: Danny Boyle: Man of Wonder - Extended

Duration: 30 minutes

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

An extended version of Danny Boyle's interview with Mark Kermode, featuring additional contributions from those who have worked with the Oscar winning director. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Director:
Luke McMahon
Presenter:
Mark Kermode
Participant:
Danny Boyle
Participant:
James McAvoy
Participant:
John Hodge
Participant:
Vincent Cassel
Participant:
Rosario Dawson
Participant:
Andrew McDonald
Participant:
Rick Smith

The Graham Norton Show

Series 12

Episode 11

Duration: 50 minutes

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

The award-winning host continues his unique chat show. Graham is joined by film director Quentin Tarantino, actor James McAvoy, comedian Alan Davies and singing star Emeli Sandé. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Series Producer:
Jon Magnusson
Director:
Steve Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Quentin Tarantino
Interviewed Guest:
James McAvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Emeli Sande