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Duration: 1 hour

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

Ballet legend Sir Peter Wright gives his first major TV interview about his life and career, with contributions from Darcey Bussell and other great names of the dance world. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Peter Wright
Interviewed Guest:
Darcey Bussell
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Narrator:
Katie Derham

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary which follows soprano Danielle de Niese as she makes her debut as Susanna in Mozart's the Marriage of Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

When Luciano Pavarotti died, the world lost one of its finest voices. This portrait uses archive and interviews with Jose Carreras, Dame Joan Sutherland and Juan Diego Florez. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

A teacher is determined to get black pupils at his school to engage, whether they like it or not. When his community turns against him, he loses everything.

Contributors

Director:
Ngozi Onwurah
Producer:
Anne Pivcevic
Joseph Pascale:
David Oyelowo
Executive Producer:
David Thompson
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon
Timothy:
David Gyasi

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Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary narrated by Jonathan Pryce about the prolific musical careers of Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers, featuring rare archive footage and newer performances of their work. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Larry is an American pianist living in Majorca, where he was drawn by the music of late composer Valerin Lucinski. Larry dreams of organising a concert in honour of his hero. Show more

Contributors

Dickie:
Rhys Ifans
Sebastian Burrows:
Hugh Bonneville
Frankie:
Jena Malone
Narcisco Ortega:
Virgile Bramly
Executive Producer:
David Thompson
Executive Producer:
Duncan Reid
Executive Producer:
Paula Jalfon
Producer:
Ruth Caleb

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How We Built Britain

Episode 3: Scotland: Towering Ambitions

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & LincsLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

David Dimbleby travels Britain to discover the buildings that have made us who we are. He visits Stirling Castle, symbol of the birth of a new Scotland. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Documentary celebrating the career of film director Antonia Bird, exploring her fight to get her voice heard and to break through the barriers against her gender and her politics. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
BofA Productions
Director:
Susan Kemp
Camera Operator:
Susan Kemp
Editor:
Susan Kemp
Producer:
Mary Bell
Producer:
Adam Dawtrey
Executive Producer:
Mark Cousins
Executive Producer:
Mark Bell
Participant:
Kay Mellor
Participant:
Kate Hardie
Participant:
Mark Cousins
Participant:
Robert Carlyle
Participant:
George Faber
Participant:
Anita Dobson
Participant:
David Thompson
Participant:
Steven Mackintosh
Participant:
Caroline Oulton
Participant:
Paul Unwin
Participant:
Jane Sillars
Participant:
Jonathan Powell
Participant:
Pippa Harris
Participant:
Ruth Caleb
Participant:
St John O'Rorke
Participant:
Irvine Welsh
Participant:
Adrian Corker
Participant:
Susan Wilkins
Participant:
Andy Roberts
Participant:
Paul Turp
Participant:
Ronan Bennett
Participant:
Finola Dwyer

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Nicolas Roeg - It's About Time

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Profile of Nicolas Roeg, examining his personal vision of cinema as evidenced in his films, including Don't Look Now, Performance, Walkabout and The Man Who Fell to Earth. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Anthony Wall
Editor:
Alex Jones
Camera Operator:
Alex Jones
Narrator:
Dilly Barlow
Participant:
Donald Sutherland
Participant:
Julie Christie
Participant:
Jenny Agutter
Participant:
Luc Roeg
Participant:
Ben Wheatley
Participant:
Danny Boyle
Participant:
Mike Figgis
Participant:
Bernard Rose
Participant:
Theresa Russell
Participant:
Allan Scott
Participant:
Jeremy Thomas
Participant:
Tony Lawson

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All the World's a Screen - Shakespeare on Film

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary exploring the rich, global history of Shakespeare in the cinema, with a treasure trove of film extracts and archival interviews with their creators. Show more

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Paul Scofield

Duration: 1 hour

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

A host of leading theatrical greats, including Peter Brook, Vanessa Redgrave and John Hurt, pay tribute to the outstanding British actor Paul Scofield. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Donald Sinden
Participant:
Virginia McKenna
Participant:
Richard Eyre
Participant:
Nicholas Hytner
Participant:
Vanessa Redgrave
Participant:
John Harrison
Participant:
Peter Brook
Participant:
John Tydeman
Participant:
Simon Callow
Participant:
Alec McCowen
Participant:
Peter Hall
Participant:
John Hurt
Participant:
Felicity Kendal
Participant:
Eileen Atkins
Participant:
Michael Billington

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Jonathan Miller

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

Documentary exploring the life of Sir Jonathan Miller CBE, theatre and opera director, humorist and television presenter. With contributors including Kevin Spacey and Eric Idle. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Anthony Wall
Participant:
Jonathan Miller
Participant:
Kevin Spacey
Participant:
Eric Idle
Participant:
Oliver Sacks
Participant:
Penelope Wilton

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