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Duration: 50 minutes

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

A dramatisation of Christopher Reid's narrative poem, telling the story of a book editor who, 15 years after their break-up, meets his former love for a nostalgic lunch. Show more

Contributors

Waiter:
Andi Soric
Massimo:
Joseph Long
Noisy Boy:
Jamie Baughan
Noisy Boy:
David Hayler
Debauched Publishing Type:
James Richard Marshall
Producer:
Pier Wilkie

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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

Romantic drama about a woman struggling to cope with the death of her lover, only to find that his ghost magically appears and moves back into her flat. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

A tribute to actor and director Lord Richard Attenborough. Narrated by Alan Rickman and featuring contributions from many of the people who worked closely with him. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Alan Rickman
Participant:
Candice Bergen
Participant:
Terence Clegg
Participant:
Michael Douglas
Participant:
Edward Fox
Participant:
Geraldine James
Participant:
Michael Grade
Participant:
Anthony Hopkins
Participant:
John Hurt
Participant:
Ben Kingsley
Participant:
Shirley MacLaine
Participant:
Hayley Mills
Participant:
Nanette Newman
Participant:
Alan Parker
Participant:
Frank Price
Participant:
David Puttnam
Participant:
Debra Winger
Executive Producer:
Phil Dolling
Director:
Sally Norris
Producer:
Sally Norris

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

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

Crime comedy. Art curator Harry Deane plans to seek revenge on his tyrannical boss, so he hatches an elaborate plan to con him into buying a fake Monet. Show more

Contributors

Harry Deane:
Colin Firth
PJ Puznowski:
Cameron Diaz
Shabandar:
Alan Rickman
The Major:
Tom Courtenay
Zaidenweber:
Stanley Tucci
Desk Clerk:
Pip Torrens
Grandma Merle:
Cloris Leachman
Bigman Chon:
Masashi Fujimoto
Takagawa:
Togo Igawa
Mr Dunlop:
Alex Macqueen
Gas Station Cashier:
Joe Berryman
Rodeo PA Man:
Ralph Alderman
Writer:
Joel Coen
Writer:
Ethan Coen

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 44 minutes

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

Drama starring Sigourney Weaver and Alan Rickman. An autistic woman develops a friendship with a man who is traumatised after a fatal car accident involving her daughter. Show more

Contributors

Alex Hughes:
Alan Rickman
Linda Freeman:
Sigourney Weaver
Vivienne Freeman:
Emily Hampshire
Waitress:
Jackie Brown
Senior Cop:
Scott Wickware
Rookie Cop:
Johnny Goltz
Florence:
Julie Stewart
Diane Wooton:
Selina Cadell
Director:
Marc Evans
Producer:
Gina Carter
Producer:
Niv Fichman
Producer:
Andrew Eaton

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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

Adaptation of Douglas Adams's cult sci-fi comedy novel. Escaping the Earth's destruction, Arthur (Martin Freeman) embarks on a galactic journey in search of the meaning of life. Show more

Contributors

The Whale (voice):
Bill Bailey
Arthur Dent:
Martin Freeman
Narrator/The Guide (voice):
Stephen Fry
Zaphod Beeblebrox:
Sam Rockwell
Ford Prefect:
Mos Def
Humma Kavula:
John Malkovich
Questular Rontok:
Anna Chancellor
Jeltz (voice):
Richard Griffiths
Ghostly Image:
Simon Jones
Marvin (voice):
Alan Rickman
Producer:
Gary Barber

Duration: 1 hour

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

Seminal spy drama series from 1982. Lacon's instructions to Smiley are specific, but Vladimir had two proofs and was bringing them with him. Show more

Contributors

George Smiley:
Sir Alec Guinness
The General:
Curd Jurgens
Madame Ostrakova:
Eileen Atkins
Otto Leipzig:
Vladek Sheybal
Oliver Lacon:
Anthony Bate
Villem Craven:
Paul Herzberg
Mr Brownlow:
Alan Rickman
Director:
Simon Langton

Front Row

Alan Rickman, Sonia Delaunay, Punchdrunk Theatre, Anne Frank

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Alan Rickman on directing A Little Chaos, plus the art of Sonia Delaunay at Tate Modern, Punchdrunk Theatre at the National Maritime Museum and Anne Frank's Diary revisited. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Rickman
Interviewed Guest:
Louisa Buck
Interviewed Guest:
Pete Higgin
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Lockwood
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Moggach
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Comedy sci-fi adventure. The stars of TV show Galaxy Quest are beamed aboard a spacecraft by an alien race who believe them to be actual heroes. Show more

Contributors

Jason Nesmith:
Tim Allen
Gwen DeMarco:
Sigourney Weaver
Alexander Dane:
Alan Rickman
Fred Kwan:
Tony Shalhoub
Guy Fleegman:
Sam Rockwell
Tommy Webber:
Daryl Mitchell
Laliari:
Missi Pyle
Director:
Dean Parisot
Producer:
Mark Johnson

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Comedy drama. A young man (Josh Hartnett) enters the British hairdressing championships, but his dad (Alan Rickman), once a top stylist, is not keen to re-enter a bitchy business. Show more

Contributors

Phil Allen:
Alan Rickman
Shelley Allen:
Natasha Richardson
Christina Robertson:
Rachael Leigh Cook
Brian Allen:
Josh Hartnett
Ray Robertson:
Bill Nighy

Formats

Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes

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

Unsettling thriller based on the novel by Patrick Suskind. In 18th-century France, a young perfumier (Ben Whishaw) goes on a ruthless quest for the ultimate scent. Show more

Contributors

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille:
Ben Whishaw
Giuseppe Baldini:
Dustin Hoffman
Narrator:
John Hurt
Director:
Tom Tykwer

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Drama. Two talented landscape artists begin a romance while building a garden in King Louis XIV's palace at Versailles. Show more

Contributors

Sabine de Barra:
Kate Winslet
Andre Le Notre:
Matthias Schoenaerts
King Louis XIV:
Alan Rickman
Philippe, Duc d'Orleans:
Stanley Tucci
Madame Le Notre:
Helen McCrory
Thierry Duras:
Steven Waddington
Madame De Montespan:
Jennifer Ehle
Antoine Lauzun:
Rupert Penry-Jones
Princess Palatine:
Paula Paul
Claude Moulin:
Danny Webb
Suzanne:
Phyllida Law
Monsieur de Barra:
Adam James
Daniel Le Vielle:
Adrian Scarborough
Director:
Alan Rickman

Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes

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

Biopic charting the rise and fall of one of the most important and controversial figures in Ireland's struggle for independence, Michael Collins. Show more

Contributors

Michael Collins:
Liam Neeson
Harry Boland:
Aidan Quinn
Eamon de Valera:
Alan Rickman
Kitty Kiernan:
Julia Roberts
Ned Broy:
Stephen Rea
Joe O'Reilly:
Ian Hart
Thomas Clarke:
Jer O'Leary
Director:
Neil Jordan

Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes

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

Available for 8 days

On his return from the Crusades, Robin of Locksley learns that his father has been murdered by the tyrannical Sheriff of Nottingham and embarks on a campaign of guerrilla warfare. Show more

Contributors

Robin of Locksley/Robin Hood:
Kevin Costner
Sheriff of Nottingham:
Alan Rickman
Little John:
Nick Brimble
Will Scarlett:
Christian Slater
Friar Tuck:
Michael McShane
Lord Locksley:
Brian Blessed

Duration: 52 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Victoria Wood serves up a large helping of Christmas comedy, with an impressive list of celebrities appearing in a wide range of pastiches. Show more