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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

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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Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

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

Genres

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Duration: 1 hour, 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four 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

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Front Row

Director Stephen Daldry on The Crown, Novelist Linda Grant, Nocturnal Animals, Francesca Simon reads The Scarlet Letter

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Director Stephen Daldry talks to Clemency Burton-Hill about The Crown, Linda Grant on her new novel, film Nocturnal Animals reviewed, and Francesca Simon reads The Scarlet Letter. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Daldry
Interviewed Guest:
Francesca Simon
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Grant
Producer:
Julian May

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Former ballerina Darcey Bussell celebrates male ballet, with archive footage, backstage access, visits to rehearsal studios and interviews with some of the great male dancers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Darcey Bussell
Participant:
Irek Mukhamedov
Participant:
Anthony Dowell
Participant:
Nikolaj Hubbe
Participant:
Peter Schaufuss
Participant:
Luke Schaufuss
Participant:
Arthur Mitchell
Participant:
Carlos Acosta
Participant:
Wayne McGregor
Participant:
Matthew Bourne
Participant:
Stephen Daldry
Participant:
Edward Watson
Participant:
Eric Underwood
Participant:
Julie Kavanagh
Participant:
Clement Crisp
Participant:
Joan Acocella
Participant:
Judith Mackrell
Director:
Mike Christie
Executive Producer:
Fiona Morris
Production Company:
Leopard Films

The Film Programme

Paul Thomas Anderson on Inherent Vice; Stephen Daldry on Trash; Kids Clubs; Why we cry in films

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Paul Thomas Anderson discusses his Thomas Pynchon adaptation Inherent Vice. Stephen Daldry on filming in the favelas of Rio. The ABC Minors and Odeon Film Club remembered. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Thomas Anderson
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Daldry
Interviewed Guest:
Jeffrey Zacks

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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

Complex drama. The lives of three women from different generations are intertwined through Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway. Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore and Meryl Streep star. Show more

Contributors

Virginia Woolf:
Nicole Kidman
Laura Brown:
Julianne Moore
Clarissa Vaughan:
Meryl Streep
Leonard Woolf:
Stephen Dillane
Mrs Vanessa 'Nessa' Bell:
Miranda Richardson
Richard Brown:
Ed Harris
Julia Vaughan:
Claire Danes
Louis Waters:
Jeff Daniels
Kitty Barlowe:
Toni Collette
Sally Lester:
Allison Janney
Dan Brown:
John C Reilly
Producer:
Scott Rudin
Writer:
David Hare
Producer:
Robert Fox

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Front Row

Daniel Radcliffe in Horns; Edwyn Collins

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with John Wilson, including Daniel Radcliffe reviewed in Horns, Edwyn Collins on the documentary about his recovery from strokes, and Stephen Daldry on his film Trash. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Briony Hanson
Interviewed Guest:
Edwyn Collins
Interviewed Guest:
Grace Collins
Interviewed Guest:
Edward Lovelace
Interviewed Guest:
James Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Thomas Ades
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Daldry

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 22 days

Hilarious and heartbreaking story of a couple forced to re-evaluate themselves and their relationship through the reality of lockdown. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Guy Heeley
Executive Producer:
Dennis Kelly
Executive Producer:
Rose Garnett
Executive Producer:
Gaynor Holmes