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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama based on a true story. In 1931, with Germany on the brink of economic collapse, an audacious young prosecutor calls rising political star Adolf Hitler to the witness stand. Show more

Contributors

Hans Litten:
Ed Stoppard
Adolf Hitler:
Ian Hart
Margot Furst:
Sarah Smart
Rudolf Olden:
Anton Lesser
Walther Stennes:
Ronan Vibert
Producer:
Susan Horth

Classic Serial

Dostoyevsky - The Russian Gambler

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

A brilliant pianist is sucked into a world of obsession when tutoring a wealthy Russian oligarch's daughter. Stars Ed Stoppard, Matthew Marsh, Dolya Gavanski, Isabella Blake Thomas. Show more

Drama

Helen

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Virginia Gilbert. A journalist is accused of molesting his stepdaughter in this powerful drama starring Ed Stoppard and Lia Williams, and introducing Lucy Cook as Helen. Show more

The Musketeers

Series 2

Episode 7: A Marriage of Inconvenience

Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Historical drama. The king's cousin is ambushed whilst under Musketeer protection, and other important figures at Court also appear to be in danger. Show more

Contributors

Athos:
Tom Burke
King Louis:
Ryan Gage
Constance:
Tamla Kari
d'Artagnan:
Luke Pasqualino
Treville:
Hugo Speer
Rochefort:
Marc Warren
Francesco:
Ben Starr
Duc de Barville:
Nicholas Blane
Archbishop Jacqueme:
Laurence Kennedy
Marguerite:
Charlotte Salt
Bonacieux:
Bo Poraj
Arnauda's Servant:
James Joyce
Chancellor Dupre:
Tony Guilfoyle
Producer:
Colin Wratten

The Musketeers

Series 2

Episode 8: The Prodigal Father

Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Historical drama. Porthos uncovers the truth about his parentage and questions his allegiances. The Musketeers have suspicions about Porthos' new family. Show more

Contributors

Athos:
Tom Burke
King Louis:
Ryan Gage
Constance:
Tamla Kari
d'Artagnan:
Luke Pasqualino
Treville:
Hugo Speer
Rochefort:
Marc Warren
Martine:
Ellie Bamber
Levesque:
Steven Cree
Town House Servant:
Ben Addis
Young Girl:
Amanda Wass
Producer:
Colin Wratten

Duration: 1 hour, 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Available for years

Comedy drama. After a financial market collapse, self-made millionaire Harry loses everything he has apart from an abandoned fish and chip shop. Show more

Contributors

Harry Papadopoulos:
Stephen Dillane
Spiros Papadopoulos:
Georges Corraface
Katie Papadopoulos:
Georgia Groome
James Papadopoulos:
Frank Dillane
Mrs Parrington:
Selina Cadell
Theo Papadopoulos:
Thomas Underhill
Director:
Marcus Markou

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 2 months

A star-studded account of Oscar Wilde’s glittering and controversial career before his trial for homosexual crimes and tragic fall from grace. Show more

Contributors

Lady Bracknell:
Anna Chancellor
Virginia, Hester Worsley, Cecily, Lady Windermere:
Anna Devlin
Canterville Ghost, Basil Hallward:
James Fleet
Jokannen, Dorian Gray, Lord Goring:
Freddie Fox
Young Oscar Wilde, Vivian, Bunthorne, Jack Worthing, Lord Windermere:
Ben Lloyd-Hughes
Salome, Mrs Allonby, Gwendolyn, Lady Chiltern:
Alice Orr-Ewing
Oscar Wilde:
Nicholas Rowe
Herodias, Mrs Arbuthnot, Mrs Erlynne:
Claire Skinner
Herod, Cyril, Lord Illingworth, Algernon, Robert Chiltern, Darlington, Henry Wotton:
Ed Stoppard
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle

The Musketeers

Series 2

Episode 9: The Accused

Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Historical drama. The Musketeers must put their lives on the line to prove that Rochefort is a Spanish spy when the queen is accused of treason. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 8 months

Drama documentary. King Harold of England has to take on two invasion forces. His brother Tostig attacks the south coast, then King Harald Hardrada lands in north England. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
William the Conqueror:
Ed Stoppard
Harald Hardrada:
Clive Russell
Harold Godwinson:
Adam James
Edward the Confessor:
Tim Preece
Matilda:
Freya Parker
Robert De Beaumont:
Jotham Annan
English Noble:
David Sterne
Archbishop Stigand:
Andrew Havill
Producer:
Tim Dunn
Director:
Tim Dunn
Series Producer:
Robin Dashwood

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 8 months

Drama documentary. Duke William leads his vast invasion fleet across the Channel to face King Harold. The two armies meet at battle in Sussex on 14 October 1066. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
William the Conqueror:
Ed Stoppard
Harald Hardrada:
Clive Russell
Harold Godwinson:
Adam James
Edward the Confessor:
Tim Preece
Matilda:
Freya Parker
Robert De Beaumont:
Jotham Annan
English Noble:
David Sterne
Archbishop Stigand:
Andrew Havill
Producer:
Tim Dunn
Director:
Tim Dunn
Series Producer:
Robin Dashwood

Zen

Episode 1: Vendetta

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama series centring around an Italian detective. Zen is sent to re-investigate a murder, which may spark a political scandal. Meanwhile, a gangster seeks revenge. Show more

Contributors

Aurelio Zen:
Rufus Sewell
Tania Moretti:
Caterina Murino
Amedeo Colonna:
Ben Miles
Tito Spadola:
Peter Guinness
Pepe Spadola:
Gregg Chillin

Series

Zen

Duration: 1 hour

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

James Landale is joined by MPs Michael Gove and Yvette Cooper, plus actor Ed Stoppard. Maureen Lipman and Ann Treneman review the papers and there is music from the Soul Rebels. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Libby Jukes
Broadcast Assistant:
Hannah Copeland
Presenter:
James Landale
Interviewed Guest:
Yvette Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Gove
Interviewed Guest:
Ed Stoppard
Participant:
Maureen Lipman
Participant:
Ann Treneman

Upstairs Downstairs

Series 1

Episode 1: The Fledgling

Duration: 1 hour

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

Revival of the iconic period drama series. Sir Hallam Holland and his wife inherit a dilapidated 165 Eaton Place, and set about restoring the house to its full glory. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Euros Lyn
Lady Agnes Holland:
Keeley Hawes
Sir Hallam Holland:
Ed Stoppard
Rose Buck:
Jean Marsh
Maud, Lady Holland:
Eileen Atkins
Lady Persie:
Claire Foy
Mrs Thackeray:
Anne Reid
Mr Amanjit:
Art Malik
Mr Pritchard:
Adrian Scarborough
Harry Spargo:
Neil Jackson
Ivy Morris:
Ellie Kendrick
Johnny Proude:
Nico Mirallegro
Duke of Kent:
Blake Ritson
Anthony Eden:
Anthony Calf
Mrs Simpson:
Emma Clifford
Mrs Proude:
Caroline O'Neill
Franklin:
Jack Bannell

Upstairs Downstairs

Series 1

Episode 2: The Ladybird

Duration: 1 hour

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

Period drama series. With no sign of a thaw in relations between Lady Agnes and Maud, Hallam finds his diplomatic skills put to the test at home as well as at work. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Euros Lyn
Lady Agnes Holland:
Keeley Hawes
Sir Hallam Holland:
Ed Stoppard
Rose Buck:
Jean Marsh
Maud, Lady Holland:
Eileen Atkins
Lady Persie:
Claire Foy
Mrs Thackeray:
Anne Reid
Mr Amanjit:
Art Malik
Mr Pritchard:
Adrian Scarborough
Harry Spargo:
Neil Jackson
Ivy Morris:
Ellie Kendrick
Rachel Perlmutter:
Helen Bradbury
Anthony Eden:
Anthony Calf
Instructress:
Sarah Crowden
Mr Gascoine:
Ian Barritt

Upstairs Downstairs

Series 1

Episode 3: The Cuckoo

Duration: 1 hour

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

Revival of the iconic period drama series. Sir Hallam finds himself at the centre of a national crisis when his friend, the Duke of Kent, asks for help. Show more

Contributors

Lady Agnes Holland:
Keeley Hawes
Sir Hallam Holland:
Ed Stoppard
Rose Buck:
Jean Marsh
Maud, Lady Holland:
Eileen Atkins
Lady Persie:
Claire Foy
Mrs Thackeray:
Anne Reid
Mr Amanjit:
Art Malik
Mr Pritchard:
Adrian Scarborough
Harry Spargo:
Neil Jackson

Classic Serial

Dostoyevsky - The Russian Gambler

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

A hapless piano tutor is drawn into the high-stakes world of a Russian oligarch on the verge of bankruptcy. Stars Matthew Marsh. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's classic novel about an impressionable Oxford undergraduate and his infatuation with a flamboyant alcoholic young lord and his grand ancestral home. Show more

Contributors

Charles Ryder:
Matthew Goode
Julia Flyte:
Hayley Atwell
Sebastian Flyte:
Ben Whishaw
Lady Marchmain:
Emma Thompson
Lord Marchmain:
Michael Gambon
Rex Mottram:
Jonathan Cake
Bridey Flyte:
Ed Stoppard
Anthony Blanche:
Joseph Beattie

Upstairs Downstairs

Series 2

Episode 2: The Love that Pays the Price

Duration: 1 hour

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

Period drama series. Lady Agnes catches the eye of charismatic millionaire Caspar Landry, but a tragic turn of events leaves her dreams in jeopardy. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Marc Jobst
Lady Agnes Holland:
Keeley Hawes
Sir Hallam Holland:
Ed Stoppard
Blanche Mottershead:
Alex Kingston
Mrs Thackeray:
Anne Reid
Lady Persie Towyn:
Claire Foy
Mr Pritchard:
Adrian Scarborough
Mr Amanjit:
Art Malik
Duke of Kent:
Blake Ritson
Harry Spargo:
Neil Jackson

Upstairs Downstairs

Series 2

Episode 3: A Perfect Specimen of Womanhood

Duration: 1 hour

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

Period drama series. Beryl's decision to take a stand causes serious ructions to the running of the house until a familiar face offers wise words. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Anthony Byrne
Mrs Rose Buck:
Jean Marsh
Lady Agnes Holland:
Keeley Hawes
Sir Hallam Holland:
Ed Stoppard
Dr Blanche Mottershead:
Alex Kingston
Mrs Clarice Thackeray:
Anne Reid
Lady Persephone Towyn:
Claire Foy
Mr Warwick Pritchard:
Adrian Scarborough
Mr Amanjit Singh:
Art Malik
Duke of Kent:
Blake Ritson

Upstairs Downstairs

Series 2

Episode 4: All the Things You Are

Duration: 1 hour

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

Period drama series. Harry's desire to impress Beryl leads him and Johnny into the world of boxing, and Lady Agnes is reacquainted with a familiar face. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Brendan Maher
Lady Agnes Holland:
Keeley Hawes
Sir Hallam Holland:
Ed Stoppard
Dr Blanche Mottershead:
Alex Kingston
Mrs Clarice Thackeray:
Anne Reid
Lady Persephone Towyn:
Claire Foy
Mr Warwick Pritchard:
Adrian Scarborough
Mr Amanjit Singh:
Art Malik
Duke of Kent:
Blake Ritson
Harry Spargo:
Neil Jackson