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Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

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

Fantasy about a teenage boy who, while staying with his aunt and uncle, finds that their clock always strikes thirteen at midnight, triggering the appearance of a garden paradise. Show more

Contributors

Young Tom:
Anthony Way
Aunt Gwen:
Greta Scacchi
Uncle Alan:
James Wilby
Adult Hatty:
Caroline Carver
Young Hatty:
Florence Hoath
Mrs Willows:
Liz Smith

A Taste of My Life

Series 4

Episode 9: Liz Smith

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Paul O'Grady gets Nigel Slater to make Liz Smith a trifle. Ricky Tomlinson rustles up a ploughmans' lunch and Liz's daughter celebrates her mum's success by making a cake. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Documentary in which six well loved celebrities spend a week living as though it were 1975. Each of the volunteers comes face to face with the lives they led in their heyday. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Liz Smith
Participant:
Lionel Blair
Participant:
Sylvia Syms
Participant:
Michael Mosley
Executive Producer:
Tom McDonald
Executive Producer:
Leanne Klein

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Documentary in which six well-loved celebrities spend a week living as though it were 1975. The volunteers bid a final farewell to the 1970s, but have they achieved their goals? Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Liz Smith
Participant:
Lionel Blair
Participant:
Sylvia Syms
Executive Producer:
Tom McDonald
Executive Producer:
Leanne Klein
Series Producer:
Michael Jochnowitz
Participant:
Michael Mosley

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Documentary in which six well-loved celebrities in their 70s and 80s spend a week living as though it were 1975. The first 24 hours see some extraordinary changes for the group. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Liz Smith
Participant:
Lionel Blair
Participant:
Sylvia Syms
Participant:
Michael Mosley
Executive Producer:
Tom McDonald
Executive Producer:
Leanne Klein

Duration: 1 hour

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

1980s drama series. Mary Fisher's romantic idyll with her lover Bobbo is beginning to fray a little as her drunken mother and her lover's demanding children invade their lives. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

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

Drama series about the supernatural revenge of a woman scorned. Mary Fisher's life is in ruins - she has lost almost everything and in despair turns to her priest for comfort. Show more

Contributors

Mary Fisher:
Patricia Hodge
Father Ferguson:
Tom Baker
Nurse Black:
Teresa Garraway
Mrs Fisher:
Liz Smith
Brenda:
Noel Dyson
Bookshop Manageress:
Ann Pennington
Prison Warder:
Phil Ryan
Dr Rohn:
John Rowe
Dr Ghengis:
Stephen Greif
Producer:
Sally Head
Writer:
Fay Weldon

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Tess Daly takes a nostalgic look back at TV classics that have come out of the BBC in the North West over the last 50 years and a host of stars recall their favourite TV moments. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tess Daly
Participant:
Jimmy Savile
Participant:
Philip Glenister
Participant:
John Simm
Participant:
Johnny Vegas
Participant:
Juliet Morris
Participant:
Stuart Hall
Participant:
John Thomson
Participant:
Aled Jones
Participant:
Liz Smith
Participant:
Paul Abbott
Participant:
Mark Radcliffe
Participant:
Peter Jones
Participant:
Simon O'Brien
Participant:
John Humphrys
Participant:
Sue Barker
Participant:
Matt Dawson
Participant:
Phil Tufnell
Participant:
Charlotte Hindle
Participant:
Dianne Oxberry

The Royle Family

Series 2

Episode 7: Christmas with the Royle Family

Duration: 40 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

Sitcom. On Christmas Day at the Royles', there could be an unexpected present for Denise.

Contributors

Denise Best:
Caroline Aherne
Dave Best:
Craig Cash
Barbara Royle:
Sue Johnston
Jim Royle:
Ricky Tomlinson
Antony Royle:
Ralf Little
Norma Speakman:
Liz Smith
Writer:
Craig Cash
Producer:
Kenton Allen

The Royle Family

Series 3

Episode 6: Christening

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

Sitcom about a working-class family from Manchester. It's the day of baby David's christening and, to mark the occasion, his proud father has grown a goatee beard. Show more

Contributors

Denise Best:
Caroline Aherne
Dave Best:
Craig Cash
Jim Royle:
Ricky Tomlinson
Barbara Royle:
Sue Johnston
Antony Royle:
Ralf Little
Norma Speakman:
Liz Smith
Joe Carroll:
Peter Martin
Mary Carroll:
Doreen Keogh
Michelle:
Sally Lindsay
Baby David:
Matthew Hughes
Baby David:
James Hughes
Writer:
Craig Cash
Producer:
Kenton Allen

The Royle Family

Series 3

The Royle Family at Christmas

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One London

Available for 9 months

Celebrating Baby David's birthday, the family gather to spread their particular Christmas cheer. Barbara has invited Antony's girlfriend Emma and her vegetarian parents.

Contributors

Denise Best:
Caroline Aherne
Dave Best:
Craig Cash
Jim Royle:
Ricky Tomlinson
Barbara Royle:
Sue Johnston
Antony Royle:
Ralf Little
Norma Speakman:
Liz Smith
Baby David:
Matthew Hughes
Baby David:
James Hughes
Writer:
Craig Cash
Producer:
Kenton Allen

The Vicar of Dibley

Series 1

Episode 4: The Window and the Weather

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Channel Islands

Available for 9 months

After an unfortunate accident, St Barnabas's Church finds itself in need of a new stained-glass window, but no-one can remember the theme of the old pane. Show more

Contributors

Geraldine Granger:
Dawn French
David Horton:
Gary Waldhorn
Hugo Horton:
James Fleet
Alice Tinker:
Emma Chambers
Letitia Cropley:
Liz Smith
Frank Pickle:
John Bluthal
Jim Trott:
Trevor Peacock
Owen Nesbitt:
Roger Lloyd Pack
Daniel Frobisher:
Nicholas Le Prevost
Producer:
Jon Plowman

The Vicar of Dibley

Series 1

Episode 5: Election

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Available for 9 months

Sitcom about a female vicar. David is confident of a victory in the local elections and his new plans include twinning Dibley with every country in Europe - except Belgium. Show more

Contributors

Geraldine Granger:
Dawn French
David Horton:
Gary Waldhorn
Hugo Horton:
James Fleet
Alice Tinker:
Emma Chambers
Letitia Cropley:
Liz Smith
Frank Pickle:
John Bluthal
Jim Trott:
Trevor Peacock
Owen Newitt:
Roger Lloyd Pack
Producer:
Jon Plowman

The Vicar of Dibley

Series 1

Episode 6: Animals

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Available for 9 months

Sitcom about a woman vicar. Geraldine decides the Sunday service needs a radical overhaul and proposes turning the chapel into a wonderful new ark. Show more

Contributors

Geraldine Granger:
Dawn French
David Horton:
Gary Waldhorn
Hugo Horton:
James Fleet
Alice Tinker:
Emma Chambers
Letitia Cropley:
Liz Smith
Frank Pickle:
John Bluthal
Jim Trott:
Trevor Peacock
Owen Newitt:
Roger Lloyd Pack
Producer:
Jon Plowman

The Vicar of Dibley

Series 1

Episode 1: The Arrival

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Available for 9 months

Sitcom about a female vicar. When the 102-year-old vicar of Dibley village dies suddenly, the locals are shocked to discover that his replacement is a woman. Show more

Contributors

Geraldine Granger:
Dawn French
David Horton:
Gary Waldhorn
Hugo Horton:
James Fleet
Alice Tinker:
Emma Chambers
Letitia Cropley:
Liz Smith
Frank Pickle:
John Bluthal
Jim Trott:
Trevor Peacock
Owen Newitt:
Roger Lloyd Pack
Vicar Pottle:
Preston Lockwood
Producer:
Jon Plowman

The Vicar of Dibley

Series 1

Episode 2: Songs of Praise

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One South West

Available for 9 months

The Songs of Praise team visit the parish to feature Geraldine and her congregation. But there is a small drawback: Dibley does not have a choir. Show more

The Vicar of Dibley

The Easter Bunny

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Available for 9 months

The villagers decide to give up something they love for Lent. David rather cruelly suggests that Geraldine gives up chocolate. Naturally - she finds it tough. Show more

Contributors

Geraldine Granger:
Dawn French
David Horton:
Gary Waldhorn
Hugo Horton:
James Fleet
Alice Tinker:
Emma Chambers
Letitia Cropley:
Liz Smith
Frank Pickle:
John Bluthal
Jim Trott:
Trevor Peacock
Owen Newitt:
Roger Lloyd Pack
Executive Producer:
Peter Bennett-Jones