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Front Row

David Hare, Meryl Streep's new film Ricki and the Flash, Max Richter

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Playwright David Hare on his memoir The Blue Touch Paper, Meryl Streep's new film Ricki and the Flash reviewed, artist Max Richter's Sleep project. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
David Hare
Interviewed Guest:
Max Richter
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zedah

Front Row

David Hare, John Akomfrah, Liverpool Everyman Rep

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

David Hare on Denial, John Akomfrah, The Liverpool Everyman repertory company, and Fiddler on the Roof. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Hare
Interviewed Guest:
Gemma Bodinetz
Interviewed Guest:
Melanie La Barrie
Interviewed Guest:
Elliott Kingsley
Interviewed Guest:
John Akomfrah
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Evans
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Edwina Pitman

Collateral

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

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

As the net draws in, DI Kip Glaspie enters a dangerous power play with MI5. But is it too late to save everyone involved?

Contributors

DI Kip Glaspie:
Carey Mulligan
David Mars:
John Simm
Jane Oliver:
Nicola Walker
Karen Mars:
Billie Piper
Sandrine Shaw:
Jeany Spark
DSU Jack Haley:
Ben Miles
Fatima Asif:
Ahd Kamel
Deborah Clifford:
Saskia Reeves
Phoebe Dyson:
Orla Brady
Peter Westbourne:
Richard McCabe
Sam Spence:
John Heffernan
Berna Yalaz:
Maya Sansa
Major Tim Dyson:
Robert Portal
Eleanor Shaw:
Deborah Findlay
Linh Xuan Huy:
Kae Alexander
Mikey Gowans:
Brian Vernel
DC Rakhee Shah:
Vineeta Rishi
DC Euan Johnson:
Rob Jarvis
Mehmet Akman:
George Georgiou
Bhuran Demir:
Guy List
Black Cab Driver:
Lloyd Bass
Laurie Stone:
Hayley Squires
Robert Walsh:
Mark Umbers
Mona Asif:
July Namir
Jdg Guard:
Gary Shelford
Midwife:
Jane Fowler
Sarah Lawson:
Joanna Bobin
Inspector Shields:
Susannah Wise
Elfie Mars:
Molly Simm
Suki Vincent:
Kim Medcalf
Gerald:
Tom Turner
Writer:
David Hare
Director:
SJ Clarkson
Production Company:
The Forge Entertainment Ltd

Front Row

Bryan Cranston, David Hare, Nikolai Astrup, States of Mind

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with Kirsty lang, including Bryan Cranston on Trumbo, David Hare on adapting Ibsen and Mark Haddon discussing the States of Mind exhibition at the Wellcome Collection. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Bryan Cranston
Interviewed Guest:
David Hare
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Haddon
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Sargent

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Benedict Cumberbatch explores the life and work of the playwright Terence Rattigan. Rattigan mastered the 'well crafted play' of upper class manners and repressed sexuality. Show more

Saturday Drama

South Downs

Duration: 1 hour

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

By David Hare. Drama set in the '60s in Lancing College, Sussex. A pin-sharp pupil is cut off from his fellow boys by virtue of his own intellect, background and questioning spirit. Show more

Contributors

Rev Eric Dewley:
Nicholas Farrell
John Blakemore:
Alex Lawther
Jeremy Duffield:
Jonathan Bailey
Basil Spear:
Andrew Woodall
Colin Jenkins:
Bradley Hall
Tommy Gunter:
Jack Elliott
Roger Sprule:
Liam Morton
Belinda Duffield:
Anna Chancellor
The voice of Sheila Blakemore:
Stella Gonet
Writer:
David Hare
Director:
Jeremy Herrin

Genres

Front Row

David Hare on Collateral, Carmen, John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Playwright David Hare discusses his latest TV drama series Collateral. John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury on being joint winners of the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
David Hare
Interviewed Guest:
Alexandra Coghlan
Interviewed Guest:
Flora Willson
Interviewed Guest:
John Burningham
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Oxenbury
Producer:
Edwina Pitman

Front Row

Dr John; David Hare pays tribute to Mike Nichols; Composer John Adams

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Adams on his latest opera The Gospel According to the Other Mary, New Orleans musician Dr John on Louis Armstrong, and the director of The Graduate, Mike Nichols, remembered. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
John Adams
Interviewed Guest:
Adrian Lester
Interviewed Guest:
David Hare
Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Marber
Interviewed Guest:
Dr John undefined

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Writer and director Sir David Hare talks frankly to Mark Lawson following the publication of his much-anticipated memoir The Blue Touch Paper. Show more

Collateral

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 55 minutes

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

Crime drama series. DI Kip Glaspie leads the investigation into the unexplained shooting of Abdullah Asif, a pizza delivery driver and Syrian refugee. Show more

Contributors

DI Kip Glaspie:
Carey Mulligan
David Mars:
John Simm
Jane Oliver:
Nicola Walker
Karen Mars:
Billie Piper
Sandrine Shaw:
Jeany Spark
Laurie Stone:
Hayley Squires
DSU Jack Haley:
Ben Miles
Deborah Clifford:
Saskia Reeves
Fatima Asif:
Ahd Kamel
Mikey Gowans:
Brian Vernel
Linh Xuan Huy:
Kae Alexander
Abdullah Asif:
Sam Otto
Elfie Mars:
Molly Simm
Gerald:
Tom Turner
DC Rakhee Shah:
Vineeta Rishi
Suki Vincent:
Kim Medcalf
Robert Walsh:
Mark Umbers
DC Euan Johnson:
Rob Jarvis
Fuzz Gupta:
Nick Mohammed
Mona Asif:
July Namir
Shelley:
Raghad Chaar
Genevieve:
Alais Lawson
Connor:
Tony Way
Alice Stone:
Nicola Duffett
Gun Store Armourer:
Tony McCullough
Writer:
David Hare
Director:
SJ Clarkson

Collateral

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Crime drama series. When the killers claim another victim, DI Kip Glaspie decides to break the rules to get to the bottom of the mystery. Show more

Contributors

DI Kip Glaspie:
Carey Mulligan
David Mars:
John Simm
Jane Oliver:
Nicola Walker
Karen Mars:
Billie Piper
Sandrine Shaw:
Jeany Spark
DSU Jack Haley:
Ben Miles
Fatima Asif:
Ahd Kamel
Peter Westbourne:
Richard McCabe
Phoebe Dyson:
Orla Brady
Major Tim Dyson:
Robert Portal
Sam Spence:
John Heffernan
Berna Yalaz:
Maya Sansa
Xan Schofield:
Adrian Lukis
Eleanor Shaw:
Deborah Findlay
Linh Xuan Huy:
Kae Alexander
Laurie Stone:
Hayley Squires
Mehmet Akman:
George Georgiou
Bhuran Demir:
Guy List
Amanda Hall:
Alex Reid
DC Rakhee Shah:
Vineeta Rishi
Alice Stone:
Nicola Duffett
Genevieve:
Alais Lawson
Suki Vincent:
Kim Medcalf
Jill Leong:
Vera Chok
Gillian Noxolo:
Anna Maria Nabirye
Mona Asif:
July Namir
Bishop Rufus Chambers:
Jonathan Coy
Casino Bouncer:
Andrew Burford
DC Euan Johnson:
Rob Jarvis
Fabrice Pierre:
Charlie Anson
Gerald:
Tom Turner
Abdullah Asif:
Sam Otto
Boat Captain:
Gunyol Bakoglu
Writer:
David Hare
Director:
SJ Clarkson
Production Company:
The Forge Entertainment Ltd

Collateral

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Crime drama series. DI Kip Glaspie knows that Abdullah's sisters hold the key to his death, but why is a sinister MI5 officer doing his best to derail the investigation? Show more

Contributors

DI Kip Glaspie:
Carey Mulligan
David Mars:
John Simm
Jane Oliver:
Nicola Walker
Karen Mars:
Billie Piper
Sandrine Shaw:
Jeany Spark
Laurie Stone:
Hayley Squires
DSU Jack Haley:
Ben Miles
Fatima Asif:
Ahd Kamel
Phoebe Dyson:
Orla Brady
Peter Westbourne:
Richard McCabe
Mikey Gowans:
Brian Vernel
Linh Xuan Huy:
Kae Alexander
Xan Schofield:
Adrian Lukis
Major Tim Dyson:
Robert Portal
Sam Spence:
John Heffernan
Mona Asif:
July Namir
JDG Minivan Driver:
Tony Green
Amanda Hall:
Alex Reid
DC Rakhee Shah:
Vineeta Rishi
Mehmet Akman:
George Georgiou
Bhuran Demir:
Guy List
Alice Stone:
Nicola Duffett
Gillian Noxolo:
Anna-Maria Nabirye
Connor:
Tony Way
Elfie Mars:
Molly Simm
Genevieve:
Alais Lawson
CO Chips Benson:
Oliver Alvin-Wilson
Sarah Lawson:
Joanna Bobin
Fuzz Gupta:
Nick Mohammed
DC Euan Johnson:
Rob Jarvis
Writer:
David Hare
Director:
SJ Clarkson
Production Company:
The Forge Entertainment Ltd

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 20 days

Marking the 50th anniversary of the first Play for Today, this film celebrates the acclaimed series of controversial single dramas broadcast on BBC One between 1970 and 1984. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Martina Laird
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Ansorge
Interviewed Guest:
Roy Battersby
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Billington
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Eyre
Interviewed Guest:
David Hare
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Leigh
Interviewed Guest:
Ken Loach
Interviewed Guest:
Kenith Trodd
Director:
John Wyver

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

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

Adapted by David Hare from his acclaimed stage play, My Zinc Bed explores addiction in its many guises - addiction to alcohol, love and the need to control. Show more

Contributors

Victor Quinn:
Jonathan Pryce
Paul Peplow:
Paddy Considine
Writer:
David Hare
Producer:
Frank Doelger

Genres

Formats

Roadkill

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Available for 26 days

As Charmian digs into Peter’s political past in Washington DC, troubles arise at home as Peter’s family discovers his affair.

Contributors

Peter Laurence:
Hugh Laurie
Dawn Ellison:
Helen McCrory
Duncan Knock:
Iain De Caestecker
Charmian Pepper:
Sarah Greene
Lily Laurence:
Millie Brady
Steff Frost:
Gbemisola Ikumelo
Writer:
David Hare
Producer:
Andrew Litvin
Production Company:
The Forge Entertainment Ltd

Roadkill

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Available for 26 days

Peter confronts his family over his affair, while Rochelle picks up where Charmian left off. Show more

Contributors

Peter Laurence:
Hugh Laurie
Dawn Ellison:
Helen McCrory
Lily Laurence:
Millie Brady
Duncan Knock:
Iain De Caestecker
Steff Frost:
Gbemisola Ikumelo
Writer:
David Hare
Producer:
Andrew Litvin
Production Company:
The Forge Entertainment Ltd

Roadkill

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 56 minutes

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

Available for 26 days

Peter Laurence is a charismatic government minister on the verge of promotion to high office. But an inmate at a women’s prison claims to have a secret about Peter’s past that could affect his future. Show more

Contributors

Peter Laurence:
Hugh Laurie
Dawn Ellison:
Helen McCrory
Charmian Pepper:
Sarah Greene
Joe Lapidus:
Pip Torrens
Lady Roche:
Patricia Hodge
Duncan Knock:
Iain De Caestecker
Writer:
David Hare
Producer:
Andrew Litvin
Production Company:
The Forge Entertainment Ltd

Roadkill

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 56 minutes

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

Available for 26 days

As Dawn’s premiership falters, Peter makes a move for the top spot. But with his enemies circling, he is forced to risk one final roll of the dice.

Contributors

Peter Laurence:
Hugh Laurie
Dawn Ellison:
Helen McCrory
Lily Laurence:
Millie Brady
Duncan Knock:
Iain De Caestecker
Lady Roche:
Patricia Hodge
Writer:
David Hare
Producer:
Andrew Litvin
Production Company:
The Forge Entertainment Ltd