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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Melvyn Bragg explores the relationship between class and culture. Key cultural figures discuss the radical 80s, Thatcherism, and the 90s assertion that we were all middle class. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Director:
Archie Powell
Producer:
Archie Powell
Participant:
Alan Bleasdale
Participant:
Lee Hall
Participant:
Sue Townsend
Participant:
Chris Donald
Participant:
Irvine Welsh

Saturday Live

Foxton Locks Festival; Lee Hall; Thomasina Miers

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Aasmah Mir is joined by award-winning playwright Lee Hall and cookery writer Thomasina Miers. Meanwhile, the Rev Richard Coles is at Foxton Locks for the festival. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Luke Kennard
Interviewed Guest:
Lynne Berry
Interviewed Guest:
Derek Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Lee Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Thomasina Miers
Interviewer:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Pete Flockhart
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Flockhart
Interviewed Guest:
Engelbert Humperdinck
Producer:
Louise Corley

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

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

Period drama. Adbul Karim is whisked from his clerk's job at an Accra prison to present a ceremonial coin to Queen Victoria for her golden jubilee, along with his more reluctant companion Mohammed. Show more

Contributors

Miss Phipps:
Fenella Woolgar
Arthur Bigge:
Robin Soans
Mohammed:
Adeel Akhtar
Dr Reid:
Paul Higgins
Alick Yorke:
Julian Wadham
Writer:
Lee Hall
Lady Churchill:
Olivia Williams
Lord Salisbury:
Michael Gambon
Abdul:
Ali Fazal
Sir Henry Ponsonby:
Tim Pigott-Smith
Producer:
Beeban Kidron
Queen Victoria:
Judi Dench

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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

Adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's children's classic. Shy Mole leaves his hole one spring and discovers a new world along the riverbank, soon befriending Rat, Mr Toad and Badger. Show more

Contributors

Gaoler's Daughter:
Anna Maxwell Martin
Barge Woman:
Imelda Staunton
Engine Driver:
Jim Carter
Washerwoman:
Mary Walsh
Hedgehog 1:
Andrei Avrinte
Hedgehog 2:
Christian Vlad
Field Mouse:
David Gherghinesc
Field Mouse:
Adina Rapiteanu
Field Mouse:
Sophie Talalay
Field Mouse:
Ioana Nicolae
Mrs Owl:
Cici Caraman
Driver in Tweed:
Emil Hostina
Passenger in Tweed:
Alexandra Pirici
Chief Weasel:
Radu Micu
Mrs Moorhen:
Victoria Cocias
Mr Hedgehog:
Vali Pavel
Ticket Officer:
Claudiu Istodor
Writer:
Lee Hall
Producer:
Gub Neal
Executive Producer:
Justin Tomson Glover
Executive Producer:
Patrick Irwin

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Adaptation of chef Nigel Slater's autobiography, providing a nostalgic trip through everything edible in 1960s Britain, and telling the bittersweet story of Nigel's childhood. Show more

Contributors

Nigel Slater:
Freddie Highmore
Young Nigel Slater:
Oscar Kennedy
Percy Salt:
Colin Prockter
Fishmonger:
Rob Jarvis
Gardener:
Roger Walker
Mrs Adams:
Marion Bailey
Milk Girl:
Kia Pegg
Secondary School Teacher:
Corrinne Wicks
Primary School Teacher:
Amy Marston
Writer:
Lee Hall
Director:
SJ Clarkson
Producer:
Faye Ward

Duration: 50 minutes

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

The coming-of-age drama continues.

Contributors

Mrs Wilkinson:
Julie Walters
Jackie Elliot:
Gary Lewis
Billy Elliot:
Jamie Bell
Tony Elliot:
Jamie Draven
Billy, aged 25:
Adam Cooper
Grandma:
Jean Heywood
Michael Caffrey:
Stuart Wells
George Watson:
Mike Elliot
Mr Braithwaite:
Billy Fane
Debbie Wilkinson:
Nicola Blackwell
Gary Poulson:
Joe Renton
Dr Crane:
Steve Mangan
Vice-Principal:
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Writer:
Lee Hall
Producer:
Greg Brenman
Producer:
Jon Finn
Director of photography:
Brian Tufano

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Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Coming-of-age drama in which a northern lad from a mining community (Jamie Bell) opts for ballet rather than boxing and must convince his father of his ambitions as a dancer. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Wilkinson:
Julie Walters
Jackie Elliot:
Gary Lewis
Billy Elliot:
Jamie Bell
Tony Elliot:
Jamie Draven
Billy, aged 25:
Adam Cooper
Grandma:
Jean Heywood
Michael Caffrey:
Stuart Wells
George Watson:
Mike Elliot
Mr Braithwaite:
Billy Fane
Debbie Wilkinson:
Nicola Blackwell
Gary Poulson:
Joe Renton
Dr Crane:
Steve Mangan
Vice-Principal:
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Writer:
Lee Hall
Producer:
Greg Brenman
Producer:
Jon Finn
Director of photography:
Brian Tufano

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour

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

Coming-of-age drama in which a Northern lad from a mining community (Jamie Bell) opts for ballet rather than boxing and must convince his father of his ambitions as a dancer. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Wilkinson:
Julie Walters
Jackie Elliot:
Gary Lewis
Billy Elliot:
Jamie Bell
Tony Elliot:
Jamie Draven
Billy, aged 25:
Adam Cooper
Grandma:
Jean Heywood
Michael Caffrey:
Stuart Wells
George Watson:
Mike Elliot
Mr Braithwaite:
Billy Fane
Debbie Wilkinson:
Nicola Blackwell
Gary Poulson:
Joe Renton
Dr Crane:
Steve Mangan
Vice-Principal:
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Writer:
Lee Hall
Producer:
Greg Brenman
Producer:
Jon Finn
Director of photography:
Brian Tufano

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Front Row

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Lee Hall; Arts Funding

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The verdict on the stage musical of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, plus Lee Hall's Cultural Exchange, and which areas of the arts should receive less public funding? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Lee Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Janet Street-Porter
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Lebrecht
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Mantle
Interviewed Guest:
Duncan Lamont

Front Row

Man Booker Prize, Lee Hall's Shakespeare in Love, Dom Flemons and Martin Simpson

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Wilson discusses the Man Booker Prize longlist with two of the judges and playwright Lee Hall talks about his stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning film Shakespeare in Love. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
AC Grayling
Interviewed Guest:
Erica Wagner
Interviewed Guest:
Lee Hall
Performer:
Don Flemons
Performer:
Martin Simpson

Front Row

John Hannah, Vicky Featherstone and Lee Hall, Playing Nina Simone

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news. John Hannah on his return to the Scottish stage, Lee Hall and Vicky Featherstone on Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, and two performers discuss playing Nina Simone. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Vicky Featherstone
Interviewed Guest:
Lee Hall
Interviewed Guest:
John Hannah
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Rogers-Wright
Interviewed Guest:
Apphia Campbell
Producer:
Ellie Bury