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More Dawn French's Girls Who Do: Comedy

Series 1

Episode 4: Julie Walters

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dawn French interviews Julie Walters about her life in comedy.

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Julie Walters narrates the extraordinary story of Sue Townsend, a working-class woman who achieved literary stardom through sheer talent and an irrepressible will to write. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Julie Walters
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Producer:
Jude Ho
Director:
Jude Ho
Participant:
Stephen Mangan
Participant:
Isy Suttie
Participant:
Adrian Scarborough

Our Friend Victoria

Series 1

Episode 6: Fame

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Series celebrating the comedy of Victoria Wood. Daniel Rigby presents the final instalment, looking at Victoria's rise to fame. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Daniel Rigby
Participant:
Julie Walters
Participant:
Mark Gatiss
Participant:
Michael Ball
Participant:
Maxine Peake
Executive Producer:
Lucy Ansbro
Executive Producer:
Lindsay Jex
Director:
Richard Dean
Production Company:
Phil McIntyre TV

Our Friend Victoria

Series 1

Episode 4: Appearance

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Series celebrating the comedy of Victoria Wood. Maxine Peake guides viewers through some classic comedy that sums up Vic's views on the diet and health industry. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Maxine Peake
Participant:
Julie Walters
Participant:
Celia Imrie
Participant:
Duncan Preston
Executive Producer:
Lucy Ansbro
Executive Producer:
Lindsay Jex
Director:
Richard Dean
Production Company:
Phil McIntyre TV

Duration: 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Anne Reid presents an extended episode of Our Friend Victoria, which celebrates all things festive. Vic's famous co-stars share their thoughts on being a part of her specials. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne Reid
Participant:
Julie Walters
Participant:
Celia Imrie
Participant:
Michael Ball
Participant:
Richard E Grant
Participant:
Reece Shearsmith
Participant:
Ann Widdecombe
Executive Producer:
Lucy Ansbro
Executive Producer:
Lindsay Jex
Director:
Richard Dean

The Graham Norton Show

Graham Norton's Good Guest Guide

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Graham Norton presents a guide on how to be a good talk show guest with a set of easy-to-remember rules and classic clips from his back catalogue to illustrate his advice. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Participant:
Ricky Gervais
Participant:
Miriam Margolyes
Participant:
Julie Walters
Executive Producer:
Graham Stuart
Production Company:
So Television

Duration: 41 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EastLatest broadcast: on BBC Two East

Comedy special written by and starring Victoria Wood with guests Julie Walters, Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston and Susie Blake. Includes a look at the making of Acorn Antiques. Show more

Best Of British

Victoria Wood

Duration: 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

A look back at the career of Victoria Wood, from a solitary childhood in 1960s Lancashire to becoming the first stand-up to sell out the Royal Albert Hall. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Tony Moss
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Wood
Participant:
Julie Walters
Participant:
Celia Imrie
Participant:
Caroline Aherne
Participant:
Thora Hird
Participant:
Clive James

The Hollow Crown

Series 1

Episode 2: Henry IV - Part 1

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

When King Henry is threatened by rebellion led by Hotspur, his dissolute son Prince Hal must join him to defeat the rebels and fight Hotspur in single combat. Show more

Contributors

Henry IV:
Jeremy Irons
Prince Hal:
Tom Hiddleston
Mistress Quickly:
Julie Walters
Northumberland:
Alun Armstrong
Kate Percy:
Michelle Dockery
Bardolph:
Tom Georgeson
Worcester:
David Hayman
Westmoreland:
James Laurenson
Mortimer:
Harry Lloyd
Doll Tearsheet:
Maxine Peake
Glendower:
Robert Pugh
Lady Mortimer:
Alex Clatworthy
Lancaster:
Henry Faber
Vernon:
Mark Tandy
Coleville:
Dominic Rowan
Sheriff:
John Ashton
Hotspur's Servant:
Jim Bywater
Director:
Richard Eyre

Genres

The Hollow Crown

Series 1

Episode 3: Henry IV - Part 2

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

In the aftermath of the Battle of Shrewsbury, Northumberland learns of the death of his son. The Lord Chief Justice attempts to separate Falstaff from Prince Hal. Show more

Contributors

Henry IV:
Jeremy Irons
Prince Hal:
Tom Hiddleston
Mistress Quickly:
Julie Walters
Northumberland:
Alun Armstrong
Shallow:
David Bamber
Lady Northumberland:
Niamh Cusack
Kate Percy:
Michelle Dockery
Bardolph:
Tom Georgeson
Warwick:
Iain Glen
Archbishop of York:
Nicholas Jones
Westmoreland:
James Laurenson
Lord Chief Justice:
Geoffrey Palmer
Doll Tearsheet:
Maxine Peake
Hastings:
Adam Kotz
Lancaster:
Henry Faber
Mowbray:
Pip Torrens
Silence:
Tim McMullan
Coleville:
Dominic Rowan
Falstaff's Page:
Billy Matthews
Director:
Richard Eyre

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Coming-of-age drama set at the end of British rule over Swaziland in the 1960s. A teenage boy prepares for life as an adult. Starring Nicholas Hoult and Gabriel Byrne. Show more

Contributors

Harry Compton:
Gabriel Byrne
Lauren Compton:
Miranda Richardson
Ralph Compton:
Nicholas Hoult
Ruby Compton:
Emily Watson
Lady Hardwick:
Celia Imrie
Young Ralph:
Zac Fox
Producer:
Jeff Abberley
Producer:
Pierre Kubel

Genres

Formats

A Life on Screen

Julie Walters

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Documentary telling the story behind the success of Julie Walters. Includes interviews with Victoria Wood, Celia Imrie, Rupert Grint, Alan Bleasdale and Willy Russell. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Julie Walters
Participant:
Victoria Wood
Participant:
Celia Imrie
Participant:
Rupert Grint
Participant:
Alan Bleasdale
Participant:
Willy Russell
Participant:
Gary Lewis
Participant:
Hugh Bonneville
Executive Producer:
Katherine Allen
Executive Producer:
Clare Brown

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Available for 2 months

Paddington finds the perfect gift for Aunt Lucy's birthday, but when the gift is stolen, he becomes the prime suspect, and it is up to the Browns to prove his innocence.

Contributors

Paddington:
Ben Whishaw
Mary Brown:
Sally Hawkins
Henry Brown:
Hugh Bonneville
Phoenix Buchanan:
Hugh Grant
Knuckles McGinty:
Brendan Gleeson
Judy Brown:
Madeleine Harris
Jonathan Brown:
Samuel Joslin
Mrs Bird:
Julie Walters
Mr Gruber:
Jim Broadbent
Mr Curry:
Peter Capaldi
Director:
Paul King
Writer:
Paul King

Formats

Boys from the Blackstuff

Episode 3: Shop Thy Neighbour

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama series set in 1980s recession-hit Britain. Chrissie and Angie are driven to despair by money problems and the Department of Employment investigators. Show more

Contributors

Chrissie Todd:
Michael Angelis
Angie Todd:
Julie Walters
Miss Sutcliffe:
Jean Boht
DOE Assistant Manager:
David Fleeshman
Donald Moss:
David Ross
Jackie Mills:
Cheryl Leigh
Yosser Hughes:
Bernard Hill
Loggo Logmond:
Alan Igbon
George Malone:
Peter Kerrigan
Jason Hughes:
Timothy Bleasdale
Anna Marie Hughes:
Tamana Bleasdale
Dustin Hughes:
Jamie Bleasdale

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

A look back at Victoria Wood's hugely successful television career. Featuring sketches, stand-up, characters and songs, as well as exclusive interviews with Victoria and friends. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Victoria Wood
Participant:
Dawn French
Participant:
Julie Walters
Participant:
Roger Moore
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

Talking Heads

Series 1

Episode 5: Her Big Chance

Duration: 34 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Drama monologue by Alan Bennett, starring Julie Walters. Lesley is a small-part actress who lands a role in a video set on a yacht, but things are not as they seem.

Contributors

Composer:
George Fenton
Director:
Giles Foster
Producer:
Innes Lloyd

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Drama based on a true story. When young Effie Gray becomes the wife of John Ruskin, it soon becomes apparent that Ruskin regards her as a muse rather than a wife. Show more

Contributors

Effie Gray:
Dakota Fanning
John Ruskin:
Greg Wise
John Everett Millais:
Tom Sturridge
Mr Ruskin:
David Suchet
Mrs Ruskin:
Julie Walters
Lady Eastlake:
Emma Thompson
Sir Charles Eastlake:
James Fox
Sophie Gray:
Polly Dartford
William Holman Hunt:
Tom Herriott
Dante Gabriel Rossetti:
Sam Churchill
Thomas Woolner:
Martin Keatman
William Michael Rossetti:
Chris Haggart
James Collinson:
Alex Best
Frederic Stephens:
George Laing
Wedding Minister:
Patrick Doyle
Mr Gray (Effie's Father):
Peter Farr

The Graham Norton Show

Series 16

Episode 9

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Chat show. Graham's guests are Nicole Kidman, Julie Walters and Hugh Bonneville. Plus music and chat from Take That, who perform These Days. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Interviewed Guest:
Nicole Kidman
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Walters
Interviewed Guest:
Hugh Bonneville
Series Producer:
Jon Magnusson
Director:
Steve Smith
Executive Producer:
Graham Stuart
Production Company:
So Television

Movie Connections

Series 2

Episode 6: Buster

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Documentary series about Britain's biggest movies. Phil Collins and others discuss the making of 1988 smash hit Buster, the story about little people who craved the big time. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ashley Jensen
Participant:
Phil Collins
Participant:
Julie Walters
Participant:
Larry Lamb
Participant:
Ellie Beaven
Participant:
Norma Heyman
Participant:
David Green
Participant:
Colin Shindler