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Sarah Cartwright - The Means to an End

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. When Barney's dog is run over, he wonders how to pay the vet's bill - until fate intervenes. Comedy by Sarah Cartwright starring Daniel Kirby. From June 2013. Show more

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Brand

Drama

The Hour

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama. As The Hour struggles with poor ratings, Bel pins her hopes on an interview with an Egyptian diplomat over the Suez crisis. Meanwhile Freddie discovers a mysterious code. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Clarence Fendley:
Anton Lesser
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Naguib Hafiz:
Nadim Sawalha
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Isaac Wengrow:
Joshua McGuire
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Thomas Kish:
Burn Gorman
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Malcolm Lyon:
Robert Demeger
Professor Beckett:
Nicholas Woodeson
Ruth Elms:
Vanessa Kirby
Peter Darrall:
Jamie Parker
Stiff Official:
Ron Webster
Floor Manager Ron:
Paul Chahidi
Reginald Thomas:
Zephryn Taitte
Writer:
Abi Morgan
Director:
Coky Giedroyc

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The Hour

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama. It is Freddie's birthday and the effects of Tom's death are still being felt around the newsroom. Two huge news stories are breaking but Freddie has disappeared. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Clarence Fendley:
Anton Lesser
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Isaac Wengrow:
Joshua McGuire
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Jane Kish:
Jessica Hynes
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Wallace Sherwin:
Ken Bones
Ruth Elms:
Vanessa Kirby
Peter Darrall:
Jamie Parker
Thomas Kish:
Burn Gorman
Pretty Actress:
Nelly Harker
Jemima Sherwin:
Kate Fahy
Club Waitress:
Jessica-Louise Abidde
Voice of Newsreader:
Laurence Kennedy
Writer:
Abi Morgan

Genres

The Hour

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama. The war in Suez has the country divided and McCain steps up his pressure on The Hour to toe a pro-government line. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Clarence Fendley:
Anton Lesser
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Isaac Wengrow:
Joshua McGuire
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Sir Douglas Owen:
John Bowe
Wallace Sherwin:
Ken Bones
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Malcolm Lyon:
Robert Demeger
Voice of Radio Speaker:
Timothy Bentinck
Voice of Radio Presenter:
Chris Stanton
Writer:
Abi Morgan
Director:
Jamie Payne

Genres

The Hour

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama. There are tensions for all as they prepare to defy government instruction and deliver a controversial episode on the crisis in Suez. Freddie learns what happened to Ruth. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Clarence Fendley:
Anton Lesser
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Isaac Wengrow:
Joshua McGuire
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Sir Douglas Owen:
John Bowe
Wallace Sherwin:
Ken Bones
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Malcolm Lyon:
Robert Demeger
Housewife:
Karen Meagher
Rockabilly:
Sam Palladio
Rockabilly girlfriend:
Anna Doolan
Writer:
Abi Morgan
Director:
Jamie Payne
Grey suited man:
Michael Jenn
Admiral Green:
William Hoyland

Genres

The Hour

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama. November 1957. Freddie has been fired, leaving Bel struggling to keep Hector in line, as a new head of news is welcomed to The Hour. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Randall Brown:
Peter Capaldi
Camille Mettier:
Lizzie Brochere
Bill Kendall:
Tom Burke
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Isaac Wengrow:
Joshua McGuire
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Raphael Cilenti:
Vincent Riotta
Laurie Stern:
Peter Sullivan
Kiki Delaine:
Hannah Tointon
Rosa Maria Ramirez:
Hannah John-Kamen
Trevor:
Joe Cole
Detective Attwood:
Robert Whitelock
Minister Howard Satchell:
Laurence Kennedy
McCains Young Man:
Max Fowler
Mrs Goldman:
Gillian Raine
Mr Goldman:
Alfred Hoffman
Floor Manager:
John Cummins
Society Photographer:
Dominik Golding
Book Dealer:
Peter Silverleaf
Writer:
Abi Morgan

Genres

The Hour

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama. Hector's drunken late nights at El Paradis catch up with him when he is arrested on suspicion of beating up Kiki. Bel tries to clear his name but Freddie complicates things. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Randall Brown:
Peter Capaldi
Camille Mettier:
Lizzie Brochere
Bill Kendall:
Tom Burke
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Isaac Wengrow:
Joshua McGuire
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Raphael Cilenti:
Vincent Riotta
Laurie Stern:
Peter Sullivan
Kiki Delaine:
Hannah Tointon
Rosa Maria Ramirez:
Hannah John-Kamen
Trevor:
Joe Cole
Norman Pike:
Morgan Watkins
Detective Attwood:
Robert Whitelock
Lord Reeves:
Geoffrey Kirkness
Book Seller:
Peter Silverleaf
Floor Manager:
John Cummins
Writer:
Abi Morgan

Genres

The Hour

Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama. Freddie and Bel make startling discoveries about the extent of Soho club-owner Cilenti's influence but Bel fears they have gone too far when a contact's life is threatened. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Randall Brown:
Peter Capaldi
Bill Kendall:
Tom Burke
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Raphael Cilenti:
Vincent Riotta
Kiki Delaine:
Hannah Tointon
Peter Tufnell:
Peter Temple

Genres

The Hour

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Newsroom drama set in the 1950s. Bel is shaken by news of a source's murder and tries to put a stop to the team's pursuit of organised criminal Cilenti. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Randall Brown:
Peter Capaldi
Raphael Cilenti:
Vincent Riotta
Bill Kendall:
Tom Burke
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Kiki Delaine:
Hannah Tointon
Peter Tufnell:
Peter Temple
Henrietta Williams:
Helen Schlesinger
Director:
Jamie Payne

Genres

The Hour

Series 2

Episode 6

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Newsroom drama set in the 1950s. Bel, Freddie and Hector verge on breaking the biggest corruption expose ever, but one of them becomes the centre of a tabloid sex scandal. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Randall Brown:
Peter Capaldi
Laurie Stern:
Peter Sullivan
Bill Kendall:
Tom Burke
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Isaac Wengrow:
Joshua McGuire
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Raphael Cilenti:
Vincent Riotta
Kiki Delaine:
Hannah Tointon
Norman Pike:
Morgan Watkins
Trevor:
Joe Cole
Police Commissioner:
Lloyd McGuire
Defence Minister Satchell:
Laurence Kennedy
Henrietta Williams:
Helen Schlesinger
ITV Executive:
Steven Elder
Veronica:
Naomi Sheldon
Commissioner's Secretary:
Amanda Prior
Uncovered Presenter:
Paul Bigley
Director:
Jamie Payne
Writer:
Abi Morgan

Genres

Drama

Conlang of Love

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Oona Chaplin stars as Frances, a tongue-tied fantasy fiction addict in Lou Ramsden's original rom-com about language, love and dwarves. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Book of the Week

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

Episode 1: A North Korean Childhood

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Yeonmi Park recalls what it was like to grow up in a dictatorship. Show more

Book of the Week

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

Episode 3: China

Duration: 15 minutes

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

After a daring escape into China, events take a dark and disturbing turn for Yeonmi. Show more

Book of the Week

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

Episode 4: Into the Desert

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Following Yeonmi's escape from North Korea into China, where she and her mother fell into the hands of human traffickers, a new but dangerous plan to find freedom takes shape. Show more

Book of the Week

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

Episode 2: An Impossible Choice

Duration: 15 minutes

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

As her family struggles to find enough to survive, a turning point is reached when Yeonmi's sister goes missing. Show more

Book of the Week

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

Episode 5: A Place of Safety

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Yeonmi and her mother struggle to come to terms with their past and their harrowing experiences in China. Meanwhile, the search for Yeonmi's sister gathers pace. Show more

The Hour

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama. In 1956, two BBC reporters, Bel Rowley and Freddie Lyon, apply to join an ambitious new current affairs programme. A chance meeting involves Freddie in a dark conspiracy. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Clarence Fendley:
Anton Lesser
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Isaac Wengrow:
Joshua McGuire
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Thomas Kish:
Burn Gorman
Douglas Owen:
John Bowe
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Malcolm Lyon:
Robert Demeger
Wallace Sherwin:
Ken Bones
Professor Beckett:
Nicholas Woodeson
Adam Le Ray:
Andrew Scott
Ruth Elms:
Vanessa Kirby
Peter Darrall:
Jamie Parker
George Hemmings:
Jason Watkins
Floor Manager Ron:
Paul Chahidi
Newsagent:
Colin Spaull
Newsreader Johnny:
Nick Caldecott
Police Officer Charlie:
Andy Gathergood
Cloakroom Girl:
Amie Francis
Writer:
Abi Morgan
Director:
Coky Giedroyc

Genres

The Hour

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama. Freddie gets an opportunity to quiz Adam Le Ray on his relationship with Ruth. Meanwhile at the office suspicion about Tom Kish is mounting and Isaac is on the case. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Clarence Fendley:
Anton Lesser
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Adam Le Ray:
Andrew Scott
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Isaac Wengrow:
Joshua McGuire
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Journalist:
Adam Leese
Thomas Kish:
Burn Gorman
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Malcolm Lyon:
Robert Demeger
Policeman:
John Cummins
Jemima Sherwin:
Kate Fahy
Roedean Girl 2:
Anna Maguire
Roedean Girl 1:
Louise Calf
Pretty Actress:
Nelly Harker
Ralph Sherwin:
Ben Lloyd-Hughes
Reginald Thomas:
Zephryn Taitte
Wallace Sherwin:
Ken Bones
Writer:
Abi Morgan

Genres

Inside No. 9

Series 1

Episode 2: A Quiet Night In

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Dark comedy. Gerald owns a beautiful house with lots of beautiful, valuable things in it. Things that might become the target of an audacious criminal enterprise. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

A band of patients known as the Lucky 13 lift spirits in the hospital but one holds a secret which could threaten their safety. The return of a patient spells trouble for Margaret. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Trevelyan:
Oona Chaplin
Matron Grace Carter:
Hermione Norris
Elliot Vincent:
Samuel West
Sister Joan Livesey:
Suranne Jones
Lt Colonel Roland Brett:
Kevin Doyle
Corporal Peter Foley:
Jack Gordon
Captain Miles Hesketh-Thorne:
Alex Wyndham
Captain Thomas Gillan:
Richard Rankin
Rosalie Berwick:
Marianne Oldham
Flora Marshall:
Alice St Clair
QMS Reggie Soper:
Jeremy Swift
Private Wilfred 'Dad' Tyrell:
Lee Ingleby
Private Raymond Deeley:
David Walmsley
Private Charlie Dawlish:
Dan Parr
Lucky 13s:
Sam Benjamin
Lucky 13s:
Nicholas Deacon
Lucky 13s:
Jay Johnson
Lucky 13s:
Chris Pybus
Sister Margaret Quayle:
Kerry Fox
Captain Osberton:
Geoffrey Kirkness
Lance Corporal Lawrence Prentiss:
Karl Davies
Director:
Richard Clark