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Great Railway Journeys

Series 4

Episode 6: St Louis to Dogon Country

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Hollywood star Danny Glover rides the oldest line in Africa when he takes the Bamako Express from Senegal to Mali. En route he meets Youssou N'Dour. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Offbeat comedy starring Angelica Huston and Gene Hackman. An attorney returns to the family he abandoned, claiming to have only six weeks to live. Show more


Royal Tenenbaum:
Gene Hackman
Etheline Tenenbaum:
Anjelica Huston
Chas Tenenbaum:
Ben Stiller
Margot Tenenbaum:
Gwyneth Paltrow
Richie Tenenbaum:
Luke Wilson
Eli Cash:
Owen Wilson
Raleigh St Clair:
Bill Murray
Henry Sherman:
Danny Glover
Wes Anderson
Alec Baldwin
Ari Tenenbaum:
Grant Rosenmeyer
Young Margot Tenenbaum:
Irene Gorovaia
Dudley Heinsbergen:
Stephen Lea Sheppard
Farmer Father / Tex Hayward:
Andrew Wilson
Wes Anderson
Barry Mendel
Scott Rudin



Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Drama based on the true story of an American officer (Gene Hackman) who is shot down on a reconnaissance flight over Vietnam and stranded in the jungle. Show more


Lt Col Iceal Hambleton:
Gene Hackman
Capt Bartholomew 'Bird-Dog' Clark:
Danny Glover
Sgt Harley Rumbaugh:
Clayton Rohner
Col Douglass:
Joe Dorsey
Peter Markle

Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama set in early 1950s Alabama. Ageing club owner Tyrone Purvis (Danny Glover) tries to save his failing night club, The Honeydripper Lounge, from being taken over by gangsters. Show more


Tyrone Purvis:
Danny Glover
John Sayles
China Doll:
Yaya DaCosta
Bertha Mae:
Mabel John
Stacy Keach
Amanda Winship:
Mary Steenburgen

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Disney family comedy about a lawyer (Tim Allen) who, after being bitten by a hound with mystical powers, is horrified to discover that he periodically turns into a sheepdog. Show more


Dave Douglas:
Tim Allen
Rebecca Douglas:
Kristin Davis
Carly Douglas:
Zena Grey
Josh Douglas:
Spencer Breslin
Ken Hollister:
Danny Glover
Judge Claire Whittaker:
Jane Curtin
Lance Strictland:
Philip Baker Hall
Dr Gwen Lichtman:
Bess Wohl
Justin Forrester:
Joshua Leonard
Brian Robbins
Jack Amiel



Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Animated biblical epic telling the story of Moses and the exodus to the Promised Land, with voiceovers by an all-star cast including Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes and Sandra Bullock. Show more


Moses/God (voice):
Val Kilmer
Simon Wells
Rameses (voice):
Ralph Fiennes
Tzipporah (voice):
Michelle Pfeiffer
Miriam (voice):
Sandra Bullock
Aaron (voice):
Jeff Goldblum
Jethro (voice):
Danny Glover
Pharaoh Seti (voice):
Patrick Stewart
The Queen (voice):
Helen Mirren
Hotep (voice):
Steve Martin
Huy (voice):
Martin Short

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Drama about a law graduate whose first case involves an insurance company accused of stalling on a leukaemia victim's health claim. Based on the John Grisham novel. Show more


Rudy Baylor:
Matt Damon
Deck Shifflet:
Danny DeVito
Kelly Riker:
Claire Danes
Leo F Drummond:
Jon Voight
Dot Black:
Mary Kay Place
Judge Harvey Hale:
Dean Stockwell
Judge Tyrone Kipler:
Danny Glover
Bruiser Stone:
Mickey Rourke
Wilfred Keeley:
Roy Scheider


Duration: 1 hour, 46 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

An Amish boy needs police protection after he witnesses a murder, leading a hardened Philadelphia cop into the reclusive Amish community. Show more


John Book:
Harrison Ford
Rachel Lapp:
Kelly McGillis
Samuel Lapp:
Lukas Haas
Eli Lapp:
Jan Rubes
Peter Weir


Duration: 2 hours, 24 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Celie, a poor black girl, fights to hold on to her self-esteem when she is separated from her sister and forced into a brutal marriage. Show more

Lonesome Dove

Series 1

Episode 4: Return

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

The final part of the story of the American frontier in the last days of the 19th century. The Outfit is shocked by their recent loss but continue into buffalo territory. Show more


The House I Live In

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Storyville: Film looking at America's War on Drugs, painting a portrait of individuals at all levels, from dealer to grieving mother, narcotics officer to senator, inmate to judge. Show more


Series Editor:
Nick Fraser
Sam Cullman
Executive Producer:
Danny Glover
Executive Producer:
John Legend
Executive Producer:
Brad Pitt
Executive Producer:
Russell Simmons
Executive Producer:
Nick Fraser
Executive Producer:
Joslyn Barnes
Executive Producer:
Roy Ackerman
Executive Producer:
David Alcaro
Executive Producer:
Sally Jo Fifer

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Animated comedy adventure about a neurotic ant who struggles to express his individuality in a colony of conformists. With the voices of Woody Allen, Dan Aykroyd and Anne Bancroft. Show more


Eric Darnell
Tim Johnson
Z (Voice):
Woody Allen
Princess Bala (Voice):
Sharon Stone
Weaver (Voice):
Sylvester Stallone
Colonel Cutter (voice):
Christopher Walken
Mandible (Voice):
Gene Hackman
Barbatus (Voice):
Danny Glover
Azteca (Voice):
Jennifer Lopez
Queen (Voice):
Anne Bancroft
Chip (Voice):
Dan Aykroyd
Muffy (Voice):
Jane Curtin
Grebs (voice):
John Mahoney



Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

A Storyville documentary that follows Nelson Chamisa's campaign to restore democracy to Zimbabwe. Can a free, fair and transparent election truly be possible? Show more


Executive Producer:
Thandiwe Newton
Executive Producer:
Danny Glover
Joslyn Barnes
Production Company:
Final Cut for Real
Advertising Production Company:
Louverture Films
Production Company:
Sant & Usant

Duration: 1 hour, 52 minutes

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

Escape from America's most notorious maximum-security was supposed to be impossible, but for convict Frank Morris, Alcatraz is just another set of walls that will never hold him. Show more


Frank Morris:
Clint Eastwood
John Anglin:
Fred Ward
Clarence Anglin:
Jack Thibeau
Charley Butts:
Larry Hankin
Chester 'Doc' Dalton:
Roberts Blossom
Don Siegel

Duration: 1 hour, 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Available for 14 days

Absurdist comedy by director Boots Riley. An African-American telemarketer in California discovers an unsettling key to success. Show more


Diana DeBauchery:
Kate Berlant
Danny Glover
Steven Yeun
Steve Lift:
Armie Hammer
Boots Riley