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The Singing Detective

Episode 6: Who Done It

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

In the final part of Dennis Potter's classic drama serial with music, as fiction and fact fight for the same space, the plots and narratives head to their conclusions. Show more

Contributors

Philip Marlow:
Michael Gambon
Mark Binney:
Patrick Malahide
Nurse Mills:
Joanne Whalley
Mr Tomkey:
Leslie French
Director:
Jon Amiel
Producer:
Kenith Trodd
Mrs Marlow:
Alison Steadman
Mr Hall:
David Ryall
Reginald:
Gerard Horan
Mr Marlow:
Jim Carter
First Mysterious Man:
Ron Cook
Second Mysterious Man:
George Rossi
Staff Nurse White:
Imelda Staunton
Schoolteacher:
Janet Henfrey
Philip (aged 10):
Lyndon Davies
Barbara:
Sam Bryant
Dr Gibbon:
Bill Paterson
Mark Binney (aged 10):
William Speakman
Night Nurse:
Sharon D Clarke
First Soldier:
Niven Boyd
Second Soldier:
David Thewlis
Physiotherapist:
Tricia George
Policeman:
Malcolm Storry

Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama based on the true story of a mountaineer (Brad Pitt) who finds himself in Tibet at the outbreak of the Second World War, where he forms a friendship with the Dalai Lama. Show more

Contributors

Heinrich Harrer:
Brad Pitt
Peter Aufschnaiter:
David Thewlis
Ngawang Jigme:
BD Wong
Kungo Tsarong:
undefined Mako
Chinese 'Amban':
Victor Wong
Ingrid Harrer:
Ingeborga Dapkunaite
Dalai Lama, aged 14:
Jamyang Wangchuk
Pema Lhaki:
Lhakpa Tsamchoe
Great Mother:
Jetsun Pema
Dalai Lama, aged 8:
Sonam Wangchuk

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Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

British drama following Charlie Bright (Paul Nicholls) and his friends over one hot summer on the housing estate where they live, as their lives take them in different directions. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The tale of an unlikely friendship between Bruno (Asa Butterfield), the son of a Nazi commandant, and Shmuel (Jack Scanlon), a Jewish boy held captive in a concentration camp. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama about a woman (Thandie Newton) who is forced to leave Africa when her husband is wrongly imprisoned, becoming housekeeper to a reclusive pianist (David Thewlis) in Italy. Show more

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The Street

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

A jealous twin steals his dead brother's identity, with his bachelor lifestyle and generous army pension, even comforting his wife under the pretence he is her brother-in-law. Show more

Contributors

Joe / Harry Jennerson:
David Thewlis
Mary Jennerson:
Bronagh Gallagher
Aran Jennerson:
Jack McMullen
Richie Jennerson:
Anthony Burrows
Maggie Jennerson:
June Watson
Joe / Harry Double:
Sebastian Shaw
Paramedic:
Richard Oldham
Eddie McEvoy:
Timothy Spall
Charlie Morgan:
Vincent Regan
Roz Morgan:
Julia Ford
Wayne Taylor:
Mark Benton
Policeman:
Andrew Grose
Producer:
John Chapman

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Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Biopic of Aung San Suu Kyi. After returning to Burma to care for her sick mother, Kyi becomes involved in the move for reform and is arrested - but her husband never gives up. Show more

Contributors

Aung San Suu Kyi:
Michelle Yeoh
Michael Aris:
David Thewlis
Alexander Aris:
Jonathan Woodhouse
Lucinda Philips:
Susan Wooldridge
Karma Phuntsho:
Benedict Wong
Aung San:
Phoe Zaw
Red Scarf Captain:
Ko Ko Win Aung
Marie-Laure Aris:
Donatienne Dupont
James Baker:
William Hope
Director:
Luc Besson

Only Fools and Horses

Double Bills

Episode 12: Hole in One/It's Only Rock and Roll

Duration: 1 hour

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

Uncle Albert turns fall guy to help solve the boys' financial problems, and Del helps to burst Rodney's dreams of pop stardom. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Tense thriller exploring elements of chance and luck, in which a neurotic woman stranded in the Californian desert is rescued by a passing motorist. Show more

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Seven-year-old Jess lives with her dominating mother until she is rudely removed from her peculiar Pentecostal home and sent to school.

Contributors

Small Jess:
Emily Aston
William:
Peter Gordon
Mrs Green:
Freda Dowie
Miss Jewsbury:
Celia Imrie
Jess' real mother:
Sophie Thursfield
Pastor Finch:
Kenneth Cranham
Mrs Arkwright:
Pam Ferris
Mrs Virtue:
Katy Murphy
Mrs Vole:
Sharon Bower
Ice Cream Man:
Bill Rogers
Boy next door:
Darren Scott
Gypsy Woman:
Kay Clayton
Church Pianist:
Tamar Swade
Director:
Beeban Kidron

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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Jess meets Katy, who replaces Melanie in her affections. Her one true friend Elsie is ailing, and local undertaker Cissy Fields takes her in when Mother and flock disown her. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Drama. The mysterious 'Inspector Goole' interrupts a wealthy family's party to tell them a young woman died of suicide that night. But what does that have to do with them? Show more

Contributors

Sybil Birling:
Miranda Richardson
Arthur Birling:
Ken Stott
Eric Birling:
Finn Cole
Sheila Birling:
Chloe Pirrie
Gerald Croft:
Kyle Soller
The Inspector:
David Thewlis
Miss Francis:
Flora Nicholson
Alderman Meggarty:
Gary Davis
Charity Lady:
Wanda Opalinska
Director:
Aisling Walsh
Producer:
Howard Ella
Executive Producer:
Greg Brenman
Executive Producer:
Roanna Benn
Production Company:
Drama Republic Ltd

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

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

Wartime drama. It is 1914, and struggling Devon farmer Ted Narracott buys a remarkable but unsuitable horse at auction. However, events soon take the horse far away from England. Show more

Contributors

Albert Narracott:
Jeremy Irvine
Ted Narracott:
Peter Mullan
Rose Narracott:
Emily Watson
Grandfather:
Niels Arestrup
Captain James Nicholls:
Tom Hiddleston
Major Jamie Stewart:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Geordie Soldier:
Toby Kebbell
Lieutenant Charlie Waverly:
Patrick Kennedy
David Lyons:
Robert Emms
Sergeant Fry:
Eddie Marsan
Sergeant Perkins:
Geoff Bell
Army doctor:
Liam Cunningham
Trench captain:
Julian Wadham
Andrew Easton:
Matt Milne

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

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

Available for 2 days

Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz star in the story of British amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst, who attempted to circumnavigate the world solo in 1969 and whose controversial voyage ended in tragedy.

Contributors

Rodney Hallwarth:
David Thewlis
Donald Crowhurst:
Colin Firth
Rachel Crowhurst:
Helen Stagg
Clare Crowhurst:
Rachel Weisz
Director:
James Marsh
James Crowhurst:
Kit Connor
Ronald Hall:
Mark Gatiss
Mr Best:
Ken Stott

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Jess, now 16, meets Melanie and falls in love. The pastor, the congregation and Jess's mother suspect, culminating in a devastating denouement in front of the congregation. Show more

Contributors

Pastor Finch:
Kenneth Cranham
Miss Jewsbury:
Celia Imrie
Small Jess:
Emily Aston
William:
Peter Gordon
Mrs Green:
Freda Dowie
Jess's real mother:
Sophie Thursfield
Mrs Arkwright:
Pam Ferris
Mrs Virtue:
Katy Murphy
Mrs Vole:
Sharon Bower

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