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Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama telling the story of two Manchester families. It is the summer of 1996, and Daniel is trying to heal a family rift. But when a bomb explodes their lives are forever changed. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama telling the story of two Manchester families. As election fever hits Britain in May 1997, Daniel's double life begins to catch up with him while Robbo rebuilds his club. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama telling the story of two Manchester families. The truth about Daniel's double life emerges, and the revelations threaten to rip apart all that Daniel has left. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

An insight into the life and work of TV dramatist Peter Bowker, creator of Occupation, Eric and Ernie, Blackpool and his latest series From There to Here, a saga set in Manchester. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North West

Peter Bowker, the writer of BBC1's new drama From Here to There, reveals his inspirations while Philip Glenister, Chris Eccleston and Sarah Parish examine why he is in such demand. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Part biopic, part musical and part fantasy, this is the inspirational and incredible true story of Neil Baldwin, a man who refused to accept the label of learning difficulties. Show more

Contributors

Lou Macari:
Tony Curran
Malcolm:
Greg McHugh
Ringmaster:
Paul Hunter
Rev McCoist:
Steven Cree
Lorry Driver:
Paul Bell
Security Guard:
Ben Abell
Registrar:
Michael Fox
Mr Saeed:
Pal Aron
Participant:
Gary Lineker
Participant:
Uriah Rennie
Participant:
Norman Barrett
Producer:
Katie Swinden
Director:
Julian Farino
Executive Producer:
Peter Bowker
Executive Producer:
Patrick Spence
Executive Producer:
Lucy Richer

World on Fire

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

When war breaks, translator Harry Chase vows to help his Polish lover Kasia flee Warsaw, but how will he explain this to his sweetheart Lois, waiting for him at home in Manchester? Show more

Contributors

Lois Bennett:
Julia Brown
Harry Chase:
Jonah Hauer-King
Albert Fallou:
Parker Sawyers
Webster O'Connell:
Brian J Smith
Nancy Campbell:
Helen Hunt
Kasia Tomaszeski:
Zofia Wichlacz
Stefan Tomaszeski:
Tomasz Kot
Oswald Mosley:
Jonathan McGuinness
Robina Chase:
Lesley Manville
Director:
Adam Smith
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen

World on Fire

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 56 minutes

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

A month after the outbreak of war, Warsaw is unrecognisable, while Manchester, on the surface, appears very much the same. Will there be a warm welcome home for Harry? Show more

Contributors

Lois Bennett:
Julia Brown
Harry Chase:
Jonah Hauer-King
Albert Fallou:
Parker Sawyers
Webster O'Connell:
Brian J Smith
Nancy Campbell:
Helen Hunt
Kasia Tomaszeski:
Zofia Wichlacz
Tom Bennett:
Ewan Mitchell
Douglas Bennett:
Sean Bean
Robina Chase:
Lesley Manville
Director:
Adam Smith
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen

World on Fire

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

December 1939, and Tom fights for his life on board the HMS Exeter at the Battle of River Plate. Meanwhile, Harry and Lois have a more personal battle to fight. Show more

Contributors

Lois Bennett:
Julia Brown
Harry Chase:
Jonah Hauer-King
Stan Raddings:
Blake Harrison
Nancy Campbell:
Helen Hunt
Kasia Tomaszeski:
Zofia Wichlacz
Tom Bennett:
Ewan Mitchell
Douglas Bennett:
Sean Bean
Robina Chase:
Lesley Manville
Director:
Thomas Napper
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen

World on Fire

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Harry’s courage is tested at Louvain as he comes face to face with a German sniper, and Kasia’s resistance activity in Warsaw intensifies. Show more

Contributors

Lois Bennett:
Julia Brown
Harry Chase:
Jonah Hauer-King
Stan Raddings:
Blake Harrison
Nancy Campbell:
Helen Hunt
Kasia Tomaszeski:
Zofia Wichlacz
Tom Bennett:
Ewan Mitchell
Douglas Bennett:
Sean Bean
Robina Chase:
Lesley Manville
Director:
Andy Wilson
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen

World on Fire

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Harry leads his unit on the route to Dunkirk as they fight to make it onto the beach and aboard a ship. Grzegorz and Tom also struggle to survive the chaos of the evacuation. Show more

Contributors

Lois Bennett:
Julia Brown
Harry Chase:
Jonah Hauer-King
Stan Raddings:
Blake Harrison
Nancy Campbell:
Helen Hunt
Kasia Tomaszeski:
Zofia Wichlacz
Tom Bennett:
Ewan Mitchell
Vernon Hunter:
Arthur Darvill
Uwe Rossler:
Johannes Zeiler
Director:
Chanya Button
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen

World on Fire

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC One Oxfordshire

June 1940. The Nazis have taken Paris with not a bullet fired. Webster and Albert's life in the city they love will never be the same again. Show more

Contributors

Lois Bennett:
Julia Brown
Harry Chase:
Jonah Hauer-King
Webster O'Connell:
Brian J Smith
Albert Fallou:
Parker Sawyers
Nancy Campbell:
Helen Hunt
Kasia Tomaszeski:
Zofia Wichlacz
Vernon Hunter:
Arthur Darvill
Uwe Rossler:
Johannes Zeiler
Robina Chase:
Lesley Manville
Director:
Chanya Button
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen

World on Fire

Series 1

Episode 7

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South EastLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

On a Polish mission as part of the SOE, Harry grasps a second chance at saving Kasia from the horrors of Warsaw, while Lois looks set for happiness with new love, Vernon. Show more

Contributors

Lois Bennett:
Julia Brown
Harry Chase:
Jonah Hauer-King
Connie Knight:
Yrsa Daley Ward
Nancy Campbell:
Helen Hunt
Kasia Tomaszeski:
Zofia Wichlacz
Vernon Hunter:
Arthur Darvill
Robina Chase:
Lesley Manville
Director:
Andy Wilson
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama about 19th-century artists. Ruskin threatens to end his support unless Rossetti and Lizzie focus on art. Lizzie responds swiftly, but Rossetti struggles and starts an affair. Show more

Contributors

William 'Maniac' Hunt:
Rafe Spall
Dante Gabriel Rossetti:
Aidan Turner
John Millais:
Samuel Barnett
Fred Walters:
Sam Crane
John Ruskin:
Tom Hollander
Effie Ruskin:
Zoe Tapper
Lizzie Siddal:
Amy Manson
Annie Miller:
Jennie Jacques
Mrs Siddal:
Polly Kemp
Charlotte Siddal:
Josie Farmiloe
Charles Dickens:
Mark Heap
William Morris:
Dyfrig Morris
Edward Burne-Jones:
Peter Sandys-Clarke
Jane Burden:
Natalie Thomas
Fanny Cornforth:
Rebecca Davies
Mrs Ruskin:
Georgie Glen
Rose La Touche:
Poppy Lee Friar
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Producer:
Ben Evans

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

John Millais is delighted to have John Ruskin as his new patron. Ruskin insists on Millais painting his wife Effie, but Millais is horrified that he is expected to sleep with her. Show more

Contributors

William 'Maniac' Hunt:
Rafe Spall
Dante Gabriel Rossetti:
Aidan Turner
John Millais:
Samuel Barnett
Fred Walters:
Sam Crane
John Ruskin:
Tom Hollander
Effie Ruskin:
Zoe Tapper
Lizzie Siddal:
Amy Manson
Annie Miller:
Jennie Jacques
Mr Stone:
Phil Davis
Charlotte Siddal:
Josie Farmiloe
Charles Dickens:
Mark Heap
Mrs Ruskin:
Georgie Glen
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Producer:
Ben Evans
Director:
Paul Gay

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

While Hunt is away, Fred sets out to fulfil his promise to look after Annie but, before he knows what is happening, she seduces him. Upon his return, Hunt asks Annie to marry him. Show more

Contributors

William 'Maniac' Hunt:
Rafe Spall
Dante Gabriel Rossetti:
Aidan Turner
John Millais:
Samuel Barnett
Fred Walters:
Sam Crane
John Ruskin:
Tom Hollander
Lord Rosterley:
Samuel West
Lizzie Siddal:
Amy Manson
Annie Miller:
Jennie Jacques
Mr Stone:
Phil Davis
Mr Stone:
Phil Davis
Mrs Siddal:
Polly Kemp
Charlotte Siddal:
Josie Farmiloe
Mrs Gerard:
Richenda Carey
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Producer:
Ben Evans
Producer:
Ben Evans
Mr Chadwick:
Mark Benton
Charles Dickens:
Mark Heap
Effie Ruskin:
Zoe Tapper
Director:
Paul Gay
Margaret:
Maimie McCoy

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama series about 19th-century artists. Rossetti and Lizzie return from their honeymoon, and Fred takes a chance when Annie Miller refuses Hunt's latest offer of marriage. Show more

Contributors

William 'Maniac' Hunt:
Rafe Spall
Dante Gabriel Rossetti:
Aidan Turner
John Millais:
Samuel Barnett
Fred Walters:
Sam Crane
John Ruskin:
Tom Hollander
Effie Ruskin:
Zoe Tapper
Lizzie Siddal:
Amy Manson
Annie Miller:
Jennie Jacques
Mrs Siddal:
Polly Kemp
Charlotte Siddal:
Josie Farmiloe
William Morris:
Dyfrig Morris
Edward Burne-Jones:
Peter Sandys-Clarke
Fanny Cornforth:
Rebecca Davies
Jane Burden:
Natalie Thomas
Rose La Touche:
Poppy Lee Friar
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Producer:
Ben Evans

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama series set in 19th-century industrial London, following vagabond English artists the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. The boys set out to find a muse to inspire their best work. Show more

Contributors

William 'Maniac' Holman Hunt:
Rafe Spall
Dante Gabriel Rossetti:
Aidan Turner
John Ruskin:
Tom Hollander
John Millais:
Samuel Barnett
Fred Walters:
Sam Crane
Effie Ruskin:
Zoe Tapper
Lizzie Siddal:
Amy Manson
Annie Miller:
Jennie Jacques
Mr Stone:
Phil Davis
Mrs Siddal:
Polly Kemp
Charlotte Siddal:
Josie Farmiloe
Mr Chadwick:
Mark Benton
Charles Dickens:
Mark Heap
Margaret:
Maimie McCoy
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Producer:
Ben Evans
Director:
Paul Gay

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Millais sets to work on a masterpiece for art critic John Ruskin, but Rossetti is furious when Millais chooses his muse Lizzie to sit for him. Hunt finds himself in turmoil. Show more

Contributors

William 'Maniac' Hunt:
Rafe Spall
Dante Gabriel Rossetti:
Aidan Turner
John Millais:
Samuel Barnett
Fred Walters:
Sam Crane
John Ruskin:
Tom Hollander
Effie Ruskin:
Zoe Tapper
Lizzie Siddal:
Amy Manson
Annie Miller:
Jennie Jacques
Mr Stone:
Phil Davis
Mrs Siddal:
Polly Kemp
Charlotte Siddal:
Josie Farmiloe
Charles Dickens:
Mark Heap
Mrs Ruskin:
Georgie Glen
Margaret:
Maimie McCoy
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Producer:
Ben Evans
Director:
Paul Gay

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Drama telling the story of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise's formative years, as reluctant performer Eric Bartholomew becomes the funny man to precocious Ernie Wiseman's 'feed'. Show more

Contributors

George:
Jim Moir
Harry Wiseman:
Reece Shearsmith
Young Eric:
Jonah Lees
Young Ernie:
Harry McEntire
Little Eric:
Thomas Atkinson
Little Ernie:
Josh Benson
Jack Hylton:
Ted Robbins
Gordon Noval:
Andrew Greenough
Ronnie Waldman:
Julian Wadham
Showgirl:
Esme Bianco
Fishmonger:
Martin Walsh
Usherette:
Clara Darcy
Landlady:
Ria Jones
Stage Door Keeper 1:
Marcus Taylor
Stage Door Keeper 2:
Simon Holland Roberts
Stage Door Keeper 3:
Finetime Fontayne
Stage Door Keeper 4:
Lee Oakes
Billy Crackers:
Peter Gunn
Girl from Vasaria:
Carolynne Good