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Elvis McGonagall Takes a Look on the Bright Side

Series 2

Episode 1: Full Tartan Jacket

Duration: 13 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. With a photo shoot for style magazine - will Elvis’s tartan jacket cut the mustard? With Clarke Peters. From August 2015. Show more

The Wire

Series 3

Episode 1: Time After Time

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Critically acclaimed crime drama series. As the Franklin Terrace towers are demolished, the Barksdale crew look for new places to sell their drugs. Show more

Contributors

Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Russell "Stringer" Bell:
Idris Elba
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Deputy Comm Ervin H Burrell:
Frankie R Faison
Mayor Clarence Royce:
Glynn Turman
Det James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Det. Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Director:
Ed Bianchi

The Wire

Series 3

Episode 2: All Due Respect

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Critically acclaimed crime drama series. Burrell is feeling heat from Councilman Carcetti and reaches an uneasy peace with the legislator. Show more

Contributors

Det James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Russell "Stringer" Bell:
Idris Elba
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Det. Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Deputy Comm Ervin H Burrell:
Frankie R Faison
Director:
Steve Shill

The Wire

Series 2

Episode 7: Backwash

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

US police drama. Greggs and Prez tap into a circuit of Russian prostitutes, and in the discordant Barksdale Empire, Stringer holds it together in the wake of a tragedy. Show more

Contributors

Det. Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Det. Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Officer Carver:
Seth Gilliam
Frank Sobotka:
Chris Bauer
Lt. Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Officer Beatrice "Beadie" Russell:
Amy Ryan
Russell "Stringer" Bell:
Idris Elba
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Col. William A Rawls:
John Doman
Det. James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West

The Wire

Series 2

Episode 12: Port in a Storm

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

US police drama. Sobotka's woes are finally submerged, Fitzhugh realises his messages weren't reaching their intended target, and Nick looks for a way out. Show more

Contributors

Det. James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Det. Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Spiros "Vondas" Vondopoulos:
Paul Ben-Victor
Lt. Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Officer Beatrice "Beadie" Russell:
Amy Ryan
Col. William A Rawls:
John Doman
Russell "Stringer" Bell:
Idris Elba

The Wire

Series 3

Episode 10: Reformation

Duration: 1 hour

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

Critically acclaimed drama series. While Marlo raises the stakes against the Barksdale gang, Stringer is given an ultimatum by Prop Joe and the Co-op. Show more

Contributors

Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Russell "Stringer" Bell:
Idris Elba
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Det James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Police Commissioner Ervin Burrell:
Frankie R Faison
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick

The Wire

Series 3

Episode 11: Middle Ground

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Critically acclaimed drama series. While Stringer and Avon reminisce on how far they've come, the police wire begins to yield information about them. Show more

Contributors

Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Russell "Stringer" Bell:
Idris Elba
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Det James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Police Commissioner Ervin Burrell:
Frankie R Faison
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Elvis feels off colour and Trouble has wind, so fear the worst over an outbreak of Himalayan flu. With Clarke Peters. From 2015. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Cora faces Ridgeway once more, and makes a final journey on the railroad. Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, read by Clarke Peters. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Cora flees, but where will the railroad take her on this occasion? Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, read by Clarke Peters. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Still stranded in North Carolina, Cora awaits word from the underground railroad. Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, read by Clarke Peters. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Ridgeway the slave catcher is determined to deliver Cora back to the Randall Plantation. Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, read by Clarke Peters. Show more

The Wire

Series 3

Episode 12: Mission Accomplished

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Critically acclaimed drama series. In the season finale, Avon readies his troops for war with Marlo while the police round up their investigation. Show more

Contributors

Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Det. James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Det. Roland "Prez" Prybylewski:
Jim True-Frost
Russell 'Stringer' Bell:
Idris Elba
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Bubbles:
Andre Royo

The Wire

Series 4

Episode 1: Boys of Summer

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Critically acclaimed drama series. As the new school year approaches, four West Baltimore boys wrestle with what to do with the rest of their summer vacation. Show more

Contributors

Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Det. Roland "Prez" Prybylewski:
Jim True-Frost
Det James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Det. Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Director:
Joe Chappelle
Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Bubbles:
Andre Royo

The Wire

Series 5

Episode 8: Clarifications

Duration: 1 hour

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

Acclaimed US police drama. Renewed police commitment brings fresh recruits to Daniels and McNulty, starting with Carver. Carcetti makes dangerous political deals. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam
Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Beatrice 'Beadie' Russell:
Amy Ryan

The Wire

Series 5

Episode 9: Late Editions

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Acclaimed Baltimore police drama. Freamon's vigilance pays off. Michael is suspicious about his latest assignment. Haynes gets fresh eyes to help with fact-checking. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Director:
Joe Chappelle

The Wire

Series 5

Episode 10: -30-

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Final episode of the acclaimed Baltimore police drama. As the officers stage an Irish wake for another departed officer, the seeds of the future are sown across Baltimore. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
William Rawls:
John Doman
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn

The Wire

Series 3

Episode 7: Back Burners

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Critically acclaimed drama series. Herc is suprised to discover a blast from his past. Stringer is furious that Brianna wants to contact McNulty about her son's death. Show more

Contributors

Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Russell "Stringer" Bell:
Idris Elba
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Det James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Det Roland "Prez" Prybylewski:
Jim True-Frost