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Fry's Planet Word

Episode 1: Babel

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Documentary series focusing on language. Stephen Fry seeks to uncover the origins of language and how and why we are the only species on the planet to have this gift. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Director of photography:
Simon Ffrench
Sound Recordist:
Adam Toy
Sound Recordist:
Sean O'Neill
Production Manager:
Lucy Tate
Executive Producer:
Gina Carter
Executive Producer:
Mark Bell
Series Producer:
John-Paul Davidson

Fry's Planet Word

Episode 2: Identity

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Documentary series. Stephen Fry argues that the way we speak defines us above all - be it a national language, a regional dialect or even class variation. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Director of photography:
Simon Ffrench
Sound Recordist:
Adam Toy
Sound Recordist:
Dan Gleich
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Production Manager:
Lucy Tate
Executive Producer:
Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer:
Gina Carter
Series Producer:
John-Paul Davidson

Fry's Planet Word

Episode 3: Uses and Abuses

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary series. Stephen learns that swearing plays an important part in human communication, and that slang and jargon can both aid and thwart clarity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Director of photography:
Simon Ffrench
Sound Recordist:
Adam Toy
Sound Recordist:
Dan Gleich
Sound Recordist:
Sean O'Neil
Production Manager:
Lucy Tate
Executive Producer:
Mark Bell
Executive Producer:
Gina Carter
Series Producer:
John-Paul Davidson
Director of photography:
Mike Garner
Director of photography:
Will Hutchinson
Composer:
Andy Hopkins

Fry's Planet Word

Episode 4: Spreading the Word

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Stephen Fry looks at the written word, starting with the earliest form of writing - cuneiform, and ending with the modern inventions of blogging and twittering. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Director of photography:
Simon Ffrench
Sound Recordist:
Adam Toy
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Sound Recordist:
Sean O'Neil
Composer:
Andy Hopkins
Production Manager:
Lucy Tate
Executive Producer:
Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer:
Gina Carter
Series Producer:
John-Paul Davidson

Fry's Planet Word

Episode 5: The Power and the Glory

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Stephen Fry explores language. He looks at our desire to entertain and explain through stories, and why any attempt at formula is doomed to fail. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Director of photography:
Simon Ffrench
Sound Recordist:
Adam Toy
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Sound Recordist:
Sean O'Neil
Composer:
Andy Hopkins
Production Manager:
Lucy Tate
Executive Producer:
Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer:
Gina Carter
Series Producer:
John-Paul Davidson

Saturday Live

Composer Debbie Wiseman and Gryff Rhys Jones's Inheritance Tracks

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Sian Williams and Richard Coles with composer Debbie Wiseman and the Inheritance Tracks of Griff Rhys Jones. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sian Williams
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Producer:
Harry Parker
Interviewer:
John McCarthy
Interviewed Guest:
Debbie Wiseman
Interviewed Guest:
Marcus Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Rosa Rebecka
Interviewed Guest:
John Viney

Woman's Hour

Freedom of Expression and the Ban on the Burqa in France; Debbie Wiseman and the Score for Wolf Hall

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Offering a female perspective on the world. Jane Garvey explores freedom of expression and the ban on the burqa in France with Myriam Francois-Cerrah and Tehmina Kazi. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Myriam Francois-Cerrah
Interviewed Guest:
Tehmina Kazi
Interviewed Guest:
Jean Gross
Interviewed Guest:
Debbie Wiseman
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Brett

Woman's Hour

Reese Witherspoon on her new film Wild

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Includes Reese Witherspoon talking about her new film Wild, Sport England's new advertisting campaign to encourage more women to take part in sport, and music from Laura Doggett. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Reese Witherspoon
Interviewed Guest:
Cheryl Strayed
Interviewed Guest:
Grace Monksfield Hammond
Interviewed Guest:
Jean Gross
Interviewed Guest:
Debbie Wiseman
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Traies
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Booth
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Russell
Performer:
Laura Doggett

Father Brown

Series 4

Episode 5: The Daughter of Autolycus

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Period drama series. Flambeau enlists Father Brown's help to steal the pope's coronation gift to the Queen of England.

Contributors

Director:
Paul Gibson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter
Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Marianne Delacroix:
Gina Bramhill
Nero Hound:
Jo Stone-Fewings
Cardinal Papillon:
Colin McFarlane
Cardinal Bonipogio:
Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Lady Felicia:
Nancy Carroll
Sid Carter:
Alex Price
Mrs McCarthy:
Sorcha Cusack
Inspector Mallory:
Jack Deam
Bishop Reynard:
Michael Pennington
Hercule Flambeau:
John Light
Sergeant Goodfellow:
John Burton
Receptionist:
Chris Cowlin

Father Brown

Series 4

Episode 4: The Crackpot of the Empire

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Period drama series. Father Brown is trapped in a derelict building when a former music hall comedian swears revenge.

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Will Trotter
Director of photography:
Mark Southall
Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Uncle Mirth:
Toby Longworth
Mrs McCarthy:
Sorcha Cusack
Lady Felicia:
Nancy Carroll
Henry Kirkov:
Richard Braine
Annabelle Marcel:
Oona Kirsch
Sir Mortimer:
Laurence Kennedy
Eve Telford:
Reanne Farley
Jacob Doyle:
Sam O'Mahony
Inspector Mallory:
Jack Deam
Sergeant Goodfellow:
John Burton
Sgt Goodfellow:
John Burton
Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Sid Carter:
Alex Price

Saturday Live

Mark Steel

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Aasmah Mir and the Reverend Richard Coles are joined by stand-up comedian Mark Steel. MC Beaton shares her inheritance tracks, and Anna Bailey meets Michael Nyman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewer:
Anna Bailey
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Steel
Interviewed Guest:
Paula Zuccotti
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Bailey
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Nyman
Interviewed Guest:
Graham Short
Interviewed Guest:
Debbie Wiseman
Interviewed Guest:
MC Beaton

The Coroner

Series 2

Episode 3: Those in Peril

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Crime drama. After a hoax callout, a volunteer in the Lighthaven lifeboat crew drowns. Jane suspects foul play, but Davey is sceptical. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Niall Fraser
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter
Jane Kennedy:
Claire Goose
DS Davey Higgins:
Matt Bardock
Judith Kennedy:
Beatie Edney
Clint Holman:
Oliver Gomm
Beth Kennedy:
Grace Hogg-Robinson
Mick Sturrock:
Ivan Kaye
Chrissy Woodward:
Heather Peace
Phillip Spence:
Ben Caplan
Erica Ryland:
Nellie Burroughes
Gobby Mitchell:
Stephen Marcus
Jake Taylor:
Percelle Ascott
Bob Fountain:
Nick Brimble
Falmouth Coast Guard:
Niall Fraser

Father Brown

Series 5

Episode 3: The Eve of St John

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Period drama series. Father Brown struggles to promote understanding when a group of pagans are suspected of killing one of their own.

Contributors

Director:
Gary Williams
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter
Director of photography:
Andy Clark
Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Mrs McCarthy:
Sorcha Cusack
Inspector Mallory:
Jack Deam
Lillith Lafitte:
Hara Yannas
Reverend Peter Allsworthy:
Oliver Gilbert
Reverend Adam Gillespie:
John Sessions
Selina Crow:
Sally Dexter
Eugene Bone:
Ken Bones
Dione Moon:
Estella Daniels
Sergeant Goodfellow:
John Burton

Father Brown

Series 5

Episode 4: The Chedworth Cyclone

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Period drama series. Father Brown is drawn into the shady world of boxing when a local fighter is found dead in suspicious circumstances.

Contributors

Director:
Paul Gibson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter
Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Mrs McCarthy:
Sorcha Cusack
Inspector Mallory:
Jack Deam
Teddy O'Connell:
Bill Fellows
Dennis Nelson:
Martin Kemp
Jeb Cornish:
Chris Gordon
Connor McNeive:
Samuel Rush
Rita Simmons:
Ewa Jenson
Roy Tomkins:
Nicholas Cass
Sergeant Goodfellow:
John Burton
Rita Simmons:
Ewa Jenson
Master of Ceremonies:
Pablo Raybould
Devon Hoyle:
Mens-Sana Tamakloe
Commentator:
Jonathan Rigby
Councillor:
Alan Faulkner
Councillor's Wife:
Patricia Drabble

Father Brown

Series 5

Episode 5: The Hand of Lucia

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Period drama series. When a local writer is murdered, Father Brown must delve into her infamous novel Lulu and Lucia for inspiration.

Contributors

Director:
Paul Gibson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter
Director of photography:
Al Beech
Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Lady Felicia:
Nancy Carroll
Mrs McCarthy:
Sorcha Cusack
Inspector Mallory:
Jack Deam
Lucia Morell:
Hetty Baynes
Friar Novak:
Sam Cox
Mildred Nook:
Claire Brown
James Lansford:
Kris Olsen
Sergeant Goodfellow:
John Burton
Scarlet Finch:
Nicola Thorp
Lady Ursula Lansford:
Carol Royle

Father Brown

Series 5

Episode 6: The Eagle and the Daw

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Period drama series. When an old foe tells him that she has arranged the death of her former lover, Father Brown soon finds himself blamed for the murder.

Contributors

Director:
Gary Williams
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter
Director of photography:
Andy Clark
Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Mrs McCarthy:
Sorcha Cusack
Inspector Mallory:
Jack Deam
Rebecca Cooper:
Grace Chilton
Frances Whittaker:
Vicky Entwistle
Katherine Corven:
Kate O'Flynn
Raymond Worrall:
Benjamin Fisher
Sergeant Goodfellow:
John Burton
Blind 'Arry:
Alan Williams

Father Brown

Series 5

Episode 7: The Smallest of Things

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Period drama series. Past and present collide when Father Brown investigates the macabre world of dollhouse crime scenes.

Contributors

Director:
Bob Tomson
Director of photography:
Mark Southall
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter
Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Mrs McCarthy:
Sorcha Cusack
Inspector Mallory:
Jack Deam
Sergeant Goodfellow:
John Burton
DCI Webb:
Colin Mace
Wilbur Lesser:
David Yelland
Agnes Lesser:
Mariah Gale
Lucy Lesser:
Chloe Howman
Daniel Abeson:
Jude Owusu
Florence Lesser:
Sonia Saville

Father Brown

Series 5

Episode 8: The Crimson Feather

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Period drama series. When Mrs McCarthy's goddaughter goes missing, Father Brown follows her trail to a risque gentlemen's club.

Contributors

Director:
Paul Gibson
Director of photography:
Al Beech
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter
Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Mrs McCarthy:
Sorcha Cusack
Inspector Mallory:
Jack Deam
Oscar Bergeres:
Alex Sawyer
Verity Persby:
Letty Butler
Janek Lasocki:
Peter Stark
Maurice Cranage:
William Travis
Fifi Caviara:
Emily Atack
Joselyn O'Donnell:
Eva Feiler
Sergeant Goodfellow:
John Burton
Villager at the Train Station:
Clare Cashion