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Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dramatisation of Jean Rhys's novel set in 19th-century Jamaica. The tragic story of the first Mrs Rochester from Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre centres on an arranged marriage. Show more

Contributors

Edward Rochester:
Rafe Spall
Antoinette Cosway:
Rebecca Hall
Christophine:
Nina Sosanya
Richard Mason:
Alex Robertson
Grace Poole:
Karen Meagher
Director:
Brendan Maher

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Drama. British astronomer Arthur Eddington realises that the theories of an obscure physicist called Albert Einstein could unlock whole new ways of thinking about time and space. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Eddington:
David Tennant
Director:
Philip Martin
Albert Einstein:
Andy Serkis
Sir Oliver Lodge:
Jim Broadbent
Frank Dyson:
Richard McCabe
Elsa Einstein:
Jodhi May
Winnie Eddington:
Rebecca Hall
Mileva Einstein:
Lucy Cohu
Max Planck:
Donald Sumpter
Fritz Haber:
Anton Lesser
Leopold Koppel:
John Bowe
Producer:
Mark Pybus

BBC National Short Story Award

BBC National Short Story Award 2014

Episode 2: The American Lover

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Rebecca Hall reads Rose Tremain's shortlisted story about Beth, a young, beautiful woman who recalls her transgressive affair with her American lover. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

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

Thriller. Two magicians feud bitterly after one of them performs the ultimate trick - teleportation - leaving the other to obsess about discovering his secret. Show more

Contributors

Robert Angier:
Hugh Jackman
Alfred Borden:
Christian Bale
Olivia Wenscombe:
Scarlett Johansson
Julia McCullough:
Piper Perabo
Prosecutor:
Jim Piddock
Sullen Warder:
Jamie Harris

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Parade's End

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

While Sylvia and Christopher are reunited publicly, their relationship remains turbulent in private. Christopher is torn between his marriage vows and his feelings for Valentine. Show more

Contributors

Christopher Tietjens:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Sylvia Tietjens:
Rebecca Hall
General Campion:
Roger Allam
Valentine Wannop:
Adelaide Clemens
Father Consett:
Ned Dennehy
Edith Duchemin:
Anne-Marie Duff
Mark Tietjens:
Rupert Everett
Edward Wannop:
Freddie Fox
Macmaster:
Stephen Graham
Lady Claudine:
Clare Higgins
Tietjens Senior:
Alan Howard
Sir Reginald:
Denis Lawson
Waterhouse:
Tim McMullan
Mrs. Satterthwaite:
Janet McTeer
Potty Perowne:
Tom Mison
Brownlie:
Jamie Parker
Reverend Duchemin:
Rufus Sewell
Bobbie Pelham:
Anna Skellern
Glorvina:
Sasha Waddell
Reverend - Effie's Husband:
Christopher Bowen
Mary Richardson:
Letty Butler
Westershire:
Timothy Carlton
Hotel Husband:
Gilly Gilchrist
Critic at Macmasters Flat:
Jurgen Delnaet
Hotel Wife:
Kathryn Howden
Michaelangelo Woman:
Siobhan Hewlett
Commissionaire:
Michael Fitzgerald
Hullo Central (Evie):
Lucinda Raikes
Michael (4 yrs old):
Misha Handley
Producer:
David Parfitt
Director:
Susanna White

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Parade's End

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Vicious rumours about Christopher abound, leading to tragedy at Groby. Sylvia finds a new admirer who proves a distraction as the war continues, and Valentine moves to London. Show more

Contributors

Christopher Tietjens:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Sylvia Tietjens:
Rebecca Hall
General Campion:
Roger Allam
Valentine Wannop:
Adelaide Clemens
Father Consett:
Ned Dennehy
Edith Duchemin:
Anne-Marie Duff
Mark Tietjens:
Rupert Everett
Edward Wannop:
Freddie Fox
Macmaster:
Stephen Graham
Lady Claudine:
Clare Higgins
Tietjens Senior:
Alan Howard
Gerald Drake:
Jack Huston
Mrs Satterthwaite:
Janet McTeer
Brownlie:
Jamie Parker
General Haggard:
Ronald Pickup
Reverend Duchemin:
Rufus Sewell
Glorvina:
Sasha Waddell
Food Emporium Manager:
Dominic Coleman
Medical Officer:
Jeroen Lenarts
Marie Leonie:
Lyne Renee
Michael (8 years old):
Rudi Goodman
Reverend- Effie's husband:
Christopher Bowen
Critic at Macmasters Flat:
Jurgen Delnaet
Grand Actress:
Hilde Heijnen
Michaelangelo Woman:
Siobhan Hewlett
Bank Clerk:
George Potts
Producer:
David Parfitt
Director:
Susanna White

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Parade's End

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

In Rouen, an exhausted Christopher prepares soldiers for the draft. Back in London, Sylvia decides to visit her husband in France, oblivious to the consequences for him. Show more

Contributors

Christopher Tietjens:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Sylvia Tietjens:
Rebecca Hall
General Campion:
Roger Allam
Valentine Wannop:
Adelaide Clemens
Bertram:
Jonathan Coy
Mark Tietjens:
Rupert Everett
Lady Claudine:
Clare Higgins
McKechnie:
Patrick Kennedy
Colonel Levin:
Elliot Levey
Potty Perowne:
Tom Mison
General Haggard:
Ronald Pickup
Bobbie Pelham:
Anna Skellern
Glorvina:
Sasha Waddell
Lord Beichen:
Leslie de Gruyter
Latin Teacher:
Anna Maguire
Mrs Ferguson:
Lucy Briers
First Teacher:
Emma Dewhurst
Second Teacher:
Tilly Blackwood
Sergeant Major Cowley:
Nick Holder
O'Nine Morgan:
Kyle Redmond-Jones
Capitaine Thurston:
Pierre Van Heddegem
Canadian Captain:
Louis Talpe
O Five Thomas:
Tom Harries
Hotchkiss:
Nicholas Lumley
Army Groom:
Tat Whatley
Hotel Manager:
Gert Lahousse
Schoolgirl 1:
Bea Wavell Grant
Schoolgirl 3:
Oriane Nell Grant
General O'Hara:
Iain Mitchell
Sergeant Cook Case:
Jonathan Ryland
Producer:
David Parfitt
Director:
Susanna White

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Parade's End

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Aristocrats Christopher and Sylvia Tietjens are unhappily married. Despite their troubles he is determined to stay faithful, until he meets suffragette Valentine Wannop. Show more

Contributors

Christopher Tietjens:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Sylvia Tietjens:
Rebecca Hall
General Campion:
Roger Allam
Valentine Wannop:
Adelaide Clemens
Bertram:
Jonathan Coy
Father Consett:
Ned Dennehy
Edith Duchemin:
Anne-Marie Duff
Mark Tietjens:
Rupert Everett
Macmaster:
Stephen Graham
Lady Claudine:
Clare Higgins
Tietjens Senior:
Alan Howard
Gerald Drake:
Jack Huston
Sir Reginald:
Denis Lawson
Waterhouse:
Tim McMullan
Mrs. Satterthwaite:
Janet McTeer
Potty Perowne:
Tom Mison
Hullo Central (Evie):
Lucinda Raikes
Reverend Duchemin:
Rufus Sewell
Bobbie Pelham:
Anna Skellern
Glorvina:
Sasha Waddell
Michael (4 yrs old):
Misha Handley
Bridget:
Tessa Parr
Johnny Pelham:
Garrett Moore
Lord Beichen:
Leslie de Gruyter
Capitaine Thurston:
Pierre Van Heddegem
Policeman:
Howard Ward
Reverend Horsley:
Michael Mears
Producer:
David Parfitt
Director:
Susanna White

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Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Robert Downey Jr rockets back into action as the steel-clad superhero when society comes under threat from a terrorist known as the Mandarin. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Shane Black
Tony Stark:
Robert Downey Jr
Pepper Potts:
Gwyneth Paltrow
Colonel James Rhodes:
Don Cheadle
Aldrich Killian:
Guy Pearce
Maya Hansen:
Rebecca Hall
Happy Hogan:
Jon Favreau
Trevor Slattery:
Ben Kingsley
President Ellis:
William Sadler
Harley Keener:
Ty Simpkins
Vice President Rodriguez:
Miguel Ferrer
Gary the Cameraman:
Adam Pally
Mrs Davis:
Dale Dickey

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama which explores the relationship between reclusive billionaire Elliot and Joe, the teenage son of a cleaner who takes care of a grand neighbouring house. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 2 minutes

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

The story behind one of the most unforgettable moments in TV history - David Frost's interview with disgraced President Richard Nixon. Starring Michael Sheen and Frank Langella. Show more

Contributors

Richard Nixon:
Frank Langella
David Frost:
Michael Sheen
Director:
Ron Howard
James Reston Jr:
Sam Rockwell
Jack Brennan:
Kevin Bacon
Bob Zelnick:
Oliver Platt
Caroline Cushing:
Rebecca Hall
Swifty Lazar:
Toby Jones
Frank Gannon:
Andy Milder
Diane Sawyer:
Kate Jennings Grant
Ray Price:
Jim Meskimen
Pat Nixon:
Patty McCormack
Lloyd Davis:
Clint Howard

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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Comedy starring James McAvoy as a 1980s working-class boy stumbling through university. He tries to achieve his ambition to appear on University Challenge. Show more

Contributors

Brian Jackson:
James McAvoy
Alice Harbinson:
Alice Eve
Julie Jackson:
Catherine Tate
Bamber Gascoigne:
Mark Gatiss
Patrick Watts:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Rebecca Epstein:
Rebecca Hall
Michael Harbinson:
Charles Dance
Rose Harbinson:
Lindsay Duncan
Marcus:
Sule Rimi
Director:
Tom Vaughan
Producer:
Pippa Harris
Producer:
Gary Goetzman
Producer:
Tom Hanks

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Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Oxfordshire

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

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Parade's End

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Christopher is sent to the front with McKechnie and Perowne. While Valentine waits for news of Christopher, Sylvia, now ensconced at Groby, makes one final, desperate play for him. Show more

Contributors

Christopher Tietjens:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Sylvia Tietjens:
Rebecca Hall
General Campion:
Roger Allam
Valentine Wannop:
Adelaide Clemens
Bertram:
Jonathan Coy
Mark Tietjens:
Rupert Everett
Macmaster:
Stephen Graham
McKechnie:
Patrick Kennedy
Colonel Levin:
Elliot Levey
Potty Perowne:
Tom Mison
Gerald Drake:
Jack Huston
Mrs Satterthwaite:
Janet McTeer
Glorvina:
Sasha Waddell
Captain Notting:
Henry Lloyd-Hughes
Bennett 2nd Lieutenant:
Hugh Mitchell
16 year old schoolgirl:
Antonia Clarke
First Teacher:
Emma Dewhurst
Second Teacher:
Tilly Blackwood
Mrs Ferguson:
Lucy Briers
Latin Teacher:
Anna Maguire
Michael (aged 8):
Rudi Goodman
Hullo Central (evie):
Lucinda Raikes
Griffiths:
Ken Verdoodt
Corporal Sutcliffe:
Alexander Cobb
Marie-Leonie:
Lyne Renee
German Batman:
Mathias Vergels
Producer:
David Parfitt
Director:
Susanna White

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Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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

Available for 6 days

Thriller. Haunted by World War I and the loss of her fiance, hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a boy's ghost. Show more

Contributors

Florence Cathcart:
Rebecca Hall
Robert Mallory:
Dominic West
Maud Hill:
Imelda Staunton
Malcolm McNair:
Shaun Dooley
Director:
Nick Murphy

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Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

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

Available for 11 months

Shy teenager Violet lives in poverty as she tries to help her mother keep their farm. But when TV singing competition Teen Spirit holds local auditions, Violet sees a chance to fulfil her own dreams. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 46 minutes

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

Adventure film. A ten-year-old girl embarks on a great adventure when she meets the Big Friendly Giant, but their friendship draws the unwanted attention from other, mean giants. Show more

Contributors

The Queen:
Penelope Wilton
Fleshlumpeater:
Jemaine Clement
Mr Tibbs:
Rafe Spall
Bloodbottler:
Bill Hader
Maidmasher/Cook:
Olafur Darri Olafsson
Manhugger/Lout 1:
Adam Godley
Butcher Boy/Danish Driver:
Michael Adamthwaite
Bonecruncher/Lout 2:
Daniel Bacon
Childchewer/Pub Landlord:
Jonathan Holmes
Gizzardgulper/Late Night Walker:
Chris Gibbs
Meatdripper/Lout 3:
Paul Moniz de Sa
Composer:
John Williams
Director of photography:
Janusz Kaminski
Author:
Roald Dahl
Producer:
Sam Mercer

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