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Duration: 59 minutes

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

Award-winning documentary that celebrates the incredible musical history of Eel Pie Island - the epicentre of rhythm and blues in south west London in the 1960s. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Nigel Planer
Interviewed Guest:
Rod Stewart
Interviewed Guest:
Top Topham
Interviewed Guest:
Mick Avory
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Hackett
Interviewed Guest:
David Brock
Interviewed Guest:
Andy Bown
Interviewed Guest:
Trevor Baylis
Producer:
Cheryl Robson
Director:
Cheryl Robson

There She Goes

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Rosie becomes obsessional about Christmas, unable to understand why it can’t be Christmas all the time. In 2007, Si and Em continue to drift apart and consider splitting up. Show more

Contributors

Young Ben:
Oliver Gibbs
Young Rosie:
Freya Perry
Young Rosie:
Harper Perry
Katrina:
Amber Aga
Young Man:
Declan Baxter
Grandma Cath:
Serena Evans
Gandalf Pat:
Nigel Planer
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Director:
Simon Hynd
Writer:
Shaun Pye
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd

Jonathan Creek

The Clue of the Savant's Thumb

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

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

Detective drama. When a corpse impossibly vanishes from a locked study, it is only the first in a chain of dark mysteries confronting Jonathan Creek. Show more

Contributors

Jonathan Creek:
Alan Davies
Joey Ross:
Sheridan Smith
DI Gideon Pryke:
Rik Mayall
Rosalind Tartikoff:
Joanna Lumley
Franklin Tartikoff:
Nigel Planer
Peter Churchill:
Michael Lumsden
Fariba Tartikoff:
Hasina Haque
DS Cudlipp:
James Buller
WDC Atkins:
Sharlene Whyte
Young Rosalind:
Anna Burnett
Natalie:
Phoebe Jones
Young Beth:
Lydia Gerrard
Sister Cunegonde:
Mairead Conneely
Receptionist:
Samantha Coughlan
Director:
David Renwick
Executive Producer:
Pete Thornton

Mandy

Series 2

Holiday for One

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

According to a friend of a friend, if the staff on a cruise start handing out free choc ices, it means a passenger has died and they need to make room in the freezer.

Contributors

Mandy Carter:
Diane Morgan
Joan Macdonald:
Kate Robbins
Captain:
Nigel Planer
The Purser:
Roger Sloman
Director:
Diane Morgan
Executive Producer:
Ben Caudell

Inside No. 9

Series 4

Episode 6: Tempting Fate

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Dark comedy. A hoarder's flat, a blood-stained floor, a dead rat and a curse from beyond the grave. All in a day's work for council contractors Keith, Nick and Maz. Show more

Father Brown

Series 8

The Queen Bee

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Father Brown investigates the mysterious death of a beekeeper.

Contributors

Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Eileen Slither:
Pippa Haywood
Ronnie Grunion:
Nigel Planer
Beattie May:
Annabelle Apsion
Mrs McCarthy:
Sorcha Cusack
Inspector Mallory:
Jack Deam
Sergeant Goodfellow:
John Burton
Producer:
Peter Bullock
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

The Young Ones

Series 1

Episode 5: Interesting

Duration: 32 minutes

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

Available for 8 months

The boys decide to throw a party, but before long it descends into chaos. A preachy Christian turns up, Rick gets annoyed when their guests arrive early. Show more

Contributors

the Balowski Family:
Alexei Sayle
Pestilence:
Keith Allen
Girl at party:
Linda Henry
Gatecrasher:
Mark Arden
Jim Morrison:
Nicholas Ball
Warlock:
Paul Bradley
Director:
Geoff Posner

The Young Ones

Series 2

Episode 5: Sick

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 8 months

Anarchic sitcom about North London students in the 80s. A bout of illness puts a strain on Vivian's usual easygoing approach to communal living. Show more

Contributors

Brian Damage:
Alexei Sayle
Mick the Manure Salesman:
Mark Arden
Grange Hill Student:
Perry Benson
Grange Hill Student:
Ben Elton
Tess the Manure Salesman:
Stephen Frost
Vyvyan's Mum:
Pauline Melville
Woman at Trial:
Carla Mendonca
Policeman:
Michael Redfern

Death in Paradise

Series 7

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Available for years

The team enter the high-stakes world of poker when a finalist is poisoned during the Caribbean Poker Masters tournament. The only suspects are sat round the table. Show more

Contributors

DI Jack Mooney:
Ardal O'Hanlon
Officer Dwayne Myers:
Danny John-Jules
DS Florence Cassell:
Josephine Jobert
Officer JP Hooper:
Tobi Bakare
Ray Campbell:
Theo Barklem-Biggs
Adelaide Scott:
Charlotte Beaumont
Les Doyle:
Mark Benton
Eugene Sutton:
Nigel Planer
Melanie Devaux:
Zoe Telford
Bobby Rodrigues:
Nigel Whitmey
Commissioner Selwyn Patterson:
Don Warrington
Producer:
Sue Howells
Idea Originator:
Robert Thorogood
Production Company:
Red Planet Pictures

The Young Ones

Series 2

Episode 1: Bambi

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 8 months

Anarchic sitcom about North London students in the 80s. The reprobates from Scumbag College test their mental dexterity on a TV quiz show. Show more

Contributors

Train Driver:
Alexei Sayle
Dr Carlisle:
Robbie Coltrane
Kendal Mintcake:
Ben Elton
Lord Snot:
Stephen Fry
Lord Monty:
Hugh Laurie
Dr Not the Nine O'Clock News:
Tony Robinson
Miss Money-Sterling:
Emma Thompson
Security Guard:
Mel Smith

Duration: 1 hour

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

A trip through the most visionary period in British music history - five kaleidoscopic years between 1965 and 1970, when a handful of dreamers reimagined pop music. Show more

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

Series 5

Episode 13: Nigel Planer and Sally Phillips

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Celebrities hunt for antiques across the UK. The Young Ones' Nigel Planer challenges Sally Phillips of Miranda fame to an antiques duel. Show more

Drama

The Norman Conquests

Episode 1: Living Together

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Alan Ayckbourn's classic comedy trilogy follows charming, compulsive philanderer Norman and five other characters over one weekend at a country house in England. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Documentary tracing the development of British heavy metal from its 60s beginnings in the Midlands with Deep Purple, Uriah Heep and Black Sabbath to its international triumph. Show more

Ready Steady Cook

Series 21

Episode 4

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Comedy actors Nigel Planer and Brian Conley set the chefs a cookery challenge with a taste of the Mediterranean and India. Ainsley Harriott hosts. Show more

Episodes

Series 2

Episode 9

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Comedy series. It's the night of Merc's 'Man of the Year' event. However, his moment of glory turns sour when Carol tells him about Matt's affair with Jamie. Show more

Contributors

As Himself:
Matt LeBlanc
Beverly Lincoln:
Tamsin Greig
Sean Lincoln:
Stephen Mangan
Sanford Shamiro:
Nigel Planer
Myra Licht:
Daisy Haggard
Elliot Salad:
Michael Brandon

Gloomsbury

Series 2

Episode 6: Two Broads Broadcasting

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Ginny is surprisingly jealous when Vera reads one of her poems out on her BBC radio programme. Stars Miriam Margolyes, Jonathan Coy and Alison Steadman. From December 2014. Show more

Contributors

Vera Sackcloth-Vest:
Miriam Margolyes
Henry Mickleton:
Jonathan Coy
Mrs Ginny Fox:
Alison Steadman
Lionel Fox:
Roger Lloyd Pack
Venus Traduces:
Morwenna Banks
DH Lollipop:
John Sessions
Crispin St John Higginbotham:
Nigel Planer
TS Jellitot:
John Sessions
Producer:
Jamie Rix
Writer:
Sue Limb

Gloomsbury

Series 2

Episode 3: Bonfire of the Jealousies

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Vera is consumed with jealousy, because her friend Ginny Fox is going to be photographed for the front cover of Vanity Fair by acclaimed society photographer Manta Ray. Show more

Contributors

Vera Sackcloth-Vest:
Miriam Margolyes
Henry Mickleton:
Jonathan Coy
Mrs Gosling:
Alison Steadman
Lionel Fox:
Roger Lloyd Pack
Ginny Fox:
Alison Steadman
Venus Traduces:
Morwenna Banks
Manta Ray:
John Sessions
Dog Owner:
Nigel Planer
Sigmund Void:
John Sessions
Producer:
Jamie Rix
Writer:
Sue Limb

Drama

The Norman Conquests

Episode 3: Round and Round the Garden

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Alan Ayckbourn's classic comedy trilogy follows charming, compulsive philanderer Norman and five other characters over one weekend at a country house in England. Show more