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Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

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

Drama. A photographer at a family wedding sends an unhappy and insecure girl an unguarded shot of herself, and soon she finds herself coming under his spell. Show more

Contributors

Connie Fitzpatrick:
Stephen Rea
Director:
Audrey Wells
Harper Sloane:
Sarah Polley
Deborah Sloane:
Jean Smart

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

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

Drama about two women, one based in Dublin and the other living in New England, who swap houses in a bid to escape their problems. Starring Andie MacDowell and Olivia Williams. Show more

10 Days to War

Episode 2: Episodes 5-8

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series of dramas marking the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war. 24 hours remain until war. Colonel Tim Collins rallies his troops with a ferocious speech. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Drama

Graham Greene - The Power and the Glory

2. The Last Priest

Duration: 1 hour

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

Mexico, 1930s: The Lieutenant is determined to track down the last priest in the state - the whisky priest. Stars Hugo Speer. Show more

Contributors

The Whisky Priest:
Stephen Rea
The Lieutenant:
Hugo Speer
The Narrator:
Danny Sapani
The Chief of Police:
Brian Protheroe
Luis's mother:
Nicola Ferguson
Padre Jose:
Sean Baker
Beggar:
Sean Baker
Jose's Wife:
Adie Allen
Grandmother:
Elizabeth Bennett
Captain Fellows:
Nick Underwood
The Governor's Cousin:
Nick Underwood
The Mestizo:
Jason Barnett
Brigitta:
Amy Jayne
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Drama

Graham Greene - The Power and the Glory

1. On The Run

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Tabasco, Mexico, 1930s: The last priest is on the run from the authorities who execute any priests they find. Stars Stephen Rea. Show more

Contributors

The Whisky Priest:
Stephen Rea
The Lieutenant:
Hugo Speer
The Narrator:
Danny Sapani
The Chief of Police:
Brian Protheroe
Luis's mother:
Nicola Ferguson
Padre Jose:
Sean Baker
Beggar:
Sean Baker
Jose's Wife:
Adie Allen
Grandmother:
Elizabeth Bennett
Captain Fellows:
Nick Underwood
The Governor's Cousin:
Nick Underwood
The Mestizo:
Jason Barnett
Brigitta:
Amy Jayne
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes

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

Biopic charting the rise and fall of one of the most important and controversial figures in Ireland's struggle for independence, Michael Collins. Show more

Contributors

Michael Collins:
Liam Neeson
Harry Boland:
Aidan Quinn
Eamon de Valera:
Alan Rickman
Kitty Kiernan:
Julia Roberts
Ned Broy:
Stephen Rea
Joe O'Reilly:
Ian Hart
Thomas Clarke:
Jer O'Leary
Director:
Neil Jordan

War and Peace

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series set in Russia in the early 19th century, based on Tolstoy's novel. Pierre fights a duel. Natasha and Sonya receive unexpected proposals. Show more

Contributors

Pierre Bezukhov:
Paul Dano
Natasha Rostova:
Lily James
Andrei Bolkonsky:
James Norton
Prince Nikolai Bolkonsky:
Jim Broadbent
Anna Pavlovna Scherer:
Gillian Anderson
Prince Vassily Kuragin:
Stephen Rea
Osip Alexeevich Bazdeev:
Ken Stott
Vassily Denisov:
Thomas Arnold
Boris Drubetskoy:
Aneurin Barnard
Marya Bolkonskaya:
Jessie Buckley
Fedya Dolokhov:
Tom Burke
Count Ilya Rostov:
Adrian Edmondson
Anna Drubetskaya:
Rebecca Front
Bilibin:
Rory Keenan
Sonya Rostova:
Aisling Loftus
Nikolai Rostov:
Jack Lowden
Helene Kuragina:
Tuppence Middleton
Julie Karagina:
Chloe Pirrie
Mademoiselle Bourienne:
Olivia Ross
Countess Natalya Rostova:
Greta Scacchi
Anatole Kuragin:
Callum Turner
Director:
Tom Harper

Dickensian

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Victorian drama. Bob Cratchit fights to clear his name and get home in time for his daughter's wedding. Compeyson's behaviour leaves Amelia confused. Show more

Contributors

Tim Cratchit:
Zaak Conway
John Bagnet:
Oliver Coopersmith
Sir Leicester Dedlock:
Richard Cordery
Ebenezer Scrooge:
Ned Dennehy
Mr Venus:
Omid Djalili
Martha Cratchit:
Phoebe Dynevor
Fanny Biggetywitch:
Ellie Haddington
Emily Cratchit:
Jennifer Hennessy
Matthew Pocket:
Sam Hoare
Amelia Havisham:
Tuppence Middleton
Frances Barbary:
Alexandra Moen
Peter Cratchit:
Brenock O'Connor
Mrs Bumble:
Caroline Quentin
Arthur Havisham:
Joseph Quinn
Inspector Bucket:
Stephen Rea
Mr Bumble:
Richard Ridings
Honoria Barbary:
Sophie Rundle
Meriwether Compeyson:
Tom Weston-Jones
Bob Cratchit:
Robert Wilfort
Constable Duff:
Jack Shalloo
Producer:
David Boulter
Production Company:
Red Planet (Dickens) Limited

War and Peace

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series set in Russia in the early 19th century, based on Tolstoy's novel. As Andrei prepares for a great battle, Pierre struggles with married life. Show more

Contributors

Pierre Bezukhov:
Paul Dano
Natasha Rostova:
Lily James
Andrei Bolkonsky:
James Norton
Prince Nikolai Bolkonsky:
Jim Broadbent
General Mikhail Kutuzov:
Brian Cox
Prince Vassily Kuragin:
Stephen Rea
Napoleon Bonaparte:
Mathieu Kassovitz
Vassily Denisov:
Thomas Arnold
Boris Drubetskoy:
Aneurin Barnard
Marya Bolkonskaya:
Jessie Buckley
Fedya Dolokhov:
Tom Burke
Count Ilya Rostov:
Adrian Edmondson
Anna Drubetskaya:
Rebecca Front
Sonya Rostova:
Aisling Loftus
Nikolai Rostov:
Jack Lowden
Helene Kuragina:
Tuppence Middleton
Lise Bolkonskaya:
Kate Phillips
Mademoiselle Bourienne:
Olivia Ross
Countess Natalya Rostova:
Greta Scacchi
Anatole Kuragin:
Callum Turner
Director:
Tom Harper

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC One Cambridgeshire

Comedy about a defunct 1970s rock band who must set aside their many differences as they attempt to stage a reunion tour in the 1990s. Starring Timothy Spall and Bill Nighy. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Brian Gibson
Tony Costello:
Stephen Rea
Les Wickes:
Jimmy Nail
David Baggot:
Timothy Spall
Ray Simms:
Bill Nighy
Karen Knowles:
Juliet Aubrey
Astrid Simms:
Helena Bergstrom
Brian Lovell:
Bruce Robinson
Luke Shand:
Hans Matheson
Clare Knowles:
Rachael Stirling
Neil Gaydon:
Phil Daniels
Limo Driver:
Phil Davis
Lady in Black:
Frances Barber
Dutch Kid:
Mackenzie Crook
Dutch Hitchhiker:
Donna Air
Reporter:
Daisy Donovan
Senior Executive:
Brian Capron

Formats

Duration: 2 hours, 2 minutes

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

Gothic horror story about a 200-year-old vampire who tells his life story to an increasingly beguiled journalist in modern-day San Francisco. With Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. Show more

Contributors

Lestat de Lioncourt:
Tom Cruise
Director:
Neil Jordan
Louis de Pointe du Lac:
Brad Pitt
Daniel Malloy:
Christian Slater
Santiago:
Stephen Rea
New Orleans Whore:
Indra Ove
Writer:
Anne Rice

The Honourable Woman

Episode 1: The Empty Chair

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Businesswoman Nessa Stein is made a life peer for her work promoting Middle East peace but everything is changed by a sinister chain of events. Show more

Contributors

Nessa Stein:
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Atika Halabi:
Lubna Azabal
Monica Chatwin:
Eve Best
Ephra Stein:
Andrew Buchan
Anjelica Hayden-Hoyle:
Lindsay Duncan
Nathaniel Bloom:
Tobias Menzies
Shlomo Zahary:
Igal Naor
Frances Pirsig:
Genevieve O'Reilly
Rachel Stein:
Katherine Parkinson
Sir Hugh Hayden-Hoyle:
Stephen Rea
Mustapha Shamar:
Alex Afia
Kasim Halabi:
Oliver Bodur
David Thurber:
Stephen Boxer
Young Nessa:
Lois Ellington
Hannah Stein:
Reeve Fletcher
Magdi Muraji:
George Georgiou
Radio Interviewer:
John Humphrys
Max Boorman:
Martin Hutson
Mazel Stein:
Nicole Lopes
Young Ephra:
Edmond Moulton
Samir Meshal:
Adnan Rashed
Michael Gatz:
Ben Smith
Judah Ben-Shahar:
Nicholas Woodeson
Executive Producer:
Greg Brenman
Producer:
Abi Bach
Producer:
Hugo Blick
Director:
Hugo Blick
Writer:
Hugo Blick

The Arts Show

2015/2016

Episode 6: Brian Friel - Tribute

Duration: 30 minutes

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

A special tribute to Irish literary giant, Brian Friel, who died in October. Marie-Louise Muir talks to friends and colleagues who worked with him and for him. Show more

The Honourable Woman

Episode 2: The Unfaithful Husband

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Nessa's past, including her kidnap in Gaza, is dug up by MI6 boss Sir Hugh Hayden-Hoyle, who wants answers despite being blocked by the CIA. Show more

Contributors

Nessa Stein:
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Atika Halabi:
Lubna Azabal
Ephra Stein:
Andrew Buchan
Sir Hugh Hayden-Hoyle:
Stephen Rea
Monica Chatwin:
Eve Best
Dame Julia Walsh:
Janet McTeer
Nathaniel Bloom:
Tobias Menzies
Frances Pirsig:
Genevieve O'Reilly
Rachel Stein:
Katherine Parkinson
Lady Angela Roberts:
Meg Davies
Commander Garrett:
Rupert Frazer
Magdi Muraji:
George Georgiou
Alima Meshal:
Amira Ghazalla
Daniel Borgoraz:
Paul Herzberg
British Security Agent:
Jamie Hinde
Max Boorman:
Martin Hutson
Mazel Stein:
Nicole Lopes
Brigadier General Berkoff:
Martin McDougall
Nurse Marlene Dalloway:
Suzann McLean
Rebecca Lantham:
Julia Montgomery Brown
Taxi Driver:
Nathan Osgood
Michael Gatz:
Ben Bailey Smith
Lady Margaret Andrews:
Lynne Verrall
Writer:
Hugo Blick
Producer:
Abi Bach
Producer:
Hugo Blick
Executive Producer:
Greg Brenman
Director:
Hugo Blick

The Honourable Woman

Episode 4: The Ribbon Cutter

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Going back eight years, a younger Hayden-Hoyle climbs the ranks of MI6 whilst Nessa and Atika endure atrocities as captives in Gaza. Show more

Contributors

Nessa Stein:
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Saleh Al-Zahid:
Philip Arditti
Atika Halabi:
Lubna Azabal
Monica Chatwin:
Eve Best
Ephra Stein:
Andrew Buchan
Anjelica Hayden-Hoyle:
Lindsay Duncan
Dame Julia Walsh:
Janet McTeer
Shlomo Zahary:
Igal Naor
Rachel Stein:
Katherine Parkinson
Sir Hugh Hayden-Hoyle:
Stephen Rea
Accordion:
Claudio Allodi
Education Minister:
Omar Azzouzi
Principal's Associate:
Rachid Berrada
Israeli Soldier:
Atticus Blick
University Principal:
Hassan El Guenouni
Ernest Blakefield:
Julian Firth
Magdi Muraji:
George Georgiou
Dinner Party Guest:
Michael Hadley
Daniel Borgoraz:
Paul Herzberg
Ephra's Office Assistant:
Kemi-Bo Jacobs
British News Reporter:
Jasper Jacob
Senior Education Minister:
Sam Kanater
Zahid Al-Zahid:
Nasser Memarzia
Violinist:
Maurice Meyer
Naming Ceremony Singer:
Sef Naaktgeboren
American News Reporter:
Patrick Poletti
British News Reporter:
Liza Sadovy
Female Palestinian Driver:
Malika Sayed
Dinner Party Guest:
Gregor Truter
Writer:
Hugo Blick
Producer:
Abi Bach
Producer:
Hugo Blick
Executive Producer:
Greg Brenman
Director:
Hugo Blick

Dickensian

Episode 12

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Drama series set within the world of Charles Dickens's novels. Compeyson is prevented from attending an important meeting with Amelia. Bucket makes an upsetting discovery. Show more

Contributors

Sally Compeyson:
Antonia Bernath
Sir Leicester Dedlock:
Richard Cordery
Little Boy:
Leonardo Dickens
Emily Cratchit:
Jennifer Hennessey
Amelia Havisham:
Tuppence Middleton
Frances Barbary:
Alexandra Moen
Peter Cratchit:
Brenock O'Connor
Mrs Bumble:
Caroline Quentin
Arthur Havisham:
Joseph Quinn
Inspector Bucket:
Stephen Rea
Mr Bumble:
Richard Ridings
Honoria Barbary:
Sophie Rundle
Meriwether Compeyson:
Tom Weston-Jones
Mr Norton:
Gary Oliver
Writer:
Chloe Moss
Producer:
David Boulter
Director:
Mark Brozel
Production Company:
Red Planet (Dickens) Limited

War and Peace

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series set in Russia in the early 19th century, based on Tolstoy's novel. Napoleon outrages the Russian emperor by crossing the border and marching his army towards Moscow. Show more

Contributors

Pierre Bezukhov:
Paul Dano
Natasha Rostova:
Lily James
Andrei Bolkonsky:
James Norton
Prince Nikolai Bolkonsky:
Jim Broadbent
Anna Pavlovna Scherer:
Gillian Anderson
Prince Vassily Kuragin:
Stephen Rea
General Mikhail Kutuzov:
Brian Cox
Napoleon Bonaparte:
Mathieu Kassovitz
Boris Drubetskoy:
Aneurin Barnard
Marya Bolkonskaya:
Jessie Buckley
Fedya Dolokhov:
Tom Burke
Count Ilya Rostov:
Adrian Edmondson
Petya Rostov:
Otto Farrant
Bilibin:
Rory Keenan
Tsar Alexander:
Ben Lloyd-Hughes
Sonya Rostova:
Aisling Loftus
Nikolai Rostov:
Jack Lowden
Helene Bezukhova:
Tuppence Middleton
Mademoiselle Bourienne:
Olivia Ross
Countess Natalya Rostova:
Greta Scacchi
Anatole Kuragin:
Callum Turner
Director:
Tom Harper