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Doctor Who

Series 2

Episode 7: The Idiot's Lantern

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Available for 2 months

A face-stealing alien is rampant in Britain at the time of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation. The Doctor and Rose investigate!

Contributors

Doctor Who:
David Tennant
Rose Tyler:
Billie Piper
Magpie:
Ron Cook
Eddie Connolly:
Jamie Foreman
Rita Connolly:
Debra Gillett
Tommy Connolly:
Rory Jennings
Grandma Connolly:
Margaret John
Detective Inspector Bishop:
Sam Cox
Crabtree:
Ieuan Rhys
Director:
Euros Lyn

Drama

Melissa Murray - Tom Thumb Redux

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Research biologist Tom Latimer is losing his funding, his waistline and his young second wife Val. But his problems are about to get a whole lot smaller. From 2013. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Dangerous Visions

News from Nowhere

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Will wakes to find he has travelled 100 years into the future to a post-capitalist London. An exciting new version of William Morris' classic. Dramatised for radio by Sarah Woods. Show more

Contributors

Will Guest:
Ron Cook
Old Hammond:
Richard Nichols
Grumbler:
Roger Evans
Chinese Worker:
Crystal Yu
Adaptor:
Sarah Woods
Producer:
Polly Thomas
Sound Designer:
Nigel Lewis
Production Coordinator:
Lindsay Rees

15 Minute Drama

Feminine Forever

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The 70s, a world of HRT and growing old disgracefully. Eileen visits the doctors. Stars Lesley Manville. From September 2012. Show more

The Diary of Anne Frank

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Dramatisation. It is October 1942, and the two families are worried when a plumber is called to fix their broken toilet. Meanwhile, Anne adjusts to life with the Van Daan family. Show more

Contributors

Anne Frank:
Ellie Kendrick
Otto Frank:
Iain Glen
Edith Frank:
Tamsin Greig
Margot Frank:
Felicity Jones
Petronella van Daan:
Lesley Sharp
Hermann van Dann:
Ron Cook
Albert Dussel:
Nicholas Farrell
Mr Kugler:
Tim Dantay
Producer:
Elinor Day
Director:
Jon Jones

The Diary of Anne Frank

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & LincsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & Lincs

Dramatisation. Shortly after her 13th birthday, a young girl and her family living in wartime Amsterdam go into hiding from the Nazis, under strict rules of silence. Show more

Contributors

Anne Frank:
Ellie Kendrick
Otto Frank:
Iain Glen
Edith Frank:
Tamsin Greig
Margot Frank:
Felicity Jones
Petronella van Daan:
Lesley Sharp
Hermann van Dann:
Ron Cook
Mr Kugler:
Tim Dantay
Producer:
Elinor Day
Director:
Jon Jones

The Diary of Anne Frank

Omnibus

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Dramatisation. Anne Frank started her diary on her 13th birthday in June 1942, just two weeks before she and her family were forced to go into hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland. Show more

Contributors

Anne Frank:
Ellie Kendrick
Otto Frank:
Iain Glen
Edith Frank:
Tamsin Greig
Margot Frank:
Felicity Jones
Petronella van Daan:
Lesley Sharp
Hermann van Dann:
Ron Cook
Mr Kugler:
Tim Dantay
Producer:
Elinor Day
Director:
Jon Jones

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Thrown together weeks before the final of the 1948 Olympics, this is the story of how Bert Bushnell and Dickie Burnell defied all the odds and achieved gold in the double sculls. Show more

Contributors

Bert Bushnell:
Matt Smith
Richard Burnell:
Sam Hoare
Charles Burnell:
Geoffrey Palmer
Albert:
Ron Cook
Jack Beresford:
James Frain
Clement Attlee:
Clive Merrison
Rosalind Burnell:
Alexandra Moen

Little Dorrit

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Costume drama based on the Dickens novel. Amy accompanies her sister Fanny to meet Mrs Merdle, queen bee of London society, and Rigaud comes into possession of the Clennam papers. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Clennam:
Matthew Macfadyen
Amy Dorrit:
Claire Foy
Mrs Merdle:
Amanda Redman
Flora Finching:
Ruth Jones
Chivery:
Ron Cook
John Chivery:
Russell Tovey
Mr Dorrit:
Tom Courtenay
Fanny Dorrit:
Emma Pierson
Maggy:
Eve Myles
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC One Cambridgeshire

In this sequel to 101 Dalmatians, Cruella de Vil is out of prison and seemingly a changed woman. But she soon returns to her old tricks. Show more

Contributors

Cruella de Vil:
Glenn Close
Jean-Pierre Le Pelt:
Gerard Depardieu
Kevin Sheperd:
Ioan Gruffudd
Chloe Simon:
Alice Evans
Waddlesworth:
Eric Idle
Detective Armstrong:
Jim Carter
Mr Button:
Ron Cook
Director:
Kevin Lima
Producer:
Patricia Carr

Classic Serial

Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge

Episode 2: The Maypole Falls

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Barnaby joins the ranks of the Protestant Association, and a prominent Catholic finds his life in danger. Starring Daniel Laurie. Show more

Contributors

Charles Dickens:
Iain Glen
Barnaby Rudge:
Daniel Laurie
Mary Rudge:
Heather Craney
Simon Tappertit:
Bryan Dick
Gabriel Varden:
Ron Cook
Dolly Varden:
Amaka Okafor
Geoffrey Haredale:
David Cann
Solomon Daisy:
David Cann
Emma Haredale:
Jaimi Barbakoff
John Chester:
John MacKay
Gashford:
Tony Bell
Lord Gordon:
Clive Hayward
John Willet:
David Schofield
Adaptor:
Mike Walker

Saturday Drama

A Christmas Carol

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for years

Charles Dickens's classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge is adapted for the voices of actors and the BBC Singers with a full score by the BBCSO. Script and music by Neil Brand. Show more

Contributors

Ebenezer Scrooge:
Robert Powell
Ghost of Christmas Past:
Sophie Thompson
Jacob Marley:
Ron Cook
Mrs Fezziwig:
Tracy-Ann Oberman
Mr Fezziwig:
Patrick Brennan
Bob Cratchit:
Paul Heath
Mrs Cratchit:
Hannah Genesius
Tiny Tim:
Bettrys Jones
Director:
David Hunter

Genres

Waking the Dead

Series 7

Part 2: Pieta - Part 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Available for 7 months

Crime series featuring a police department set up to reinvestigate old cases. Boyd and the team uncover a link between a tragic war crime and a massive drugs deal. Show more

Contributors

Det Supt Peter Boyd:
Trevor Eve
Dr Grace Foley:
Sue Johnston
Dr Eve Lockhart:
Tara Fitzgerald
DI Spencer Jordan:
Wil Johnson
DC Stella Goodman:
Felicite Du Jeu
Radovan Sredinic:
Sean Harris
Jovan Petropecic:
Jacek Koman
Anna Vaspovic:
Anna Madeley
Josif Gorvodic:
Emil Hostina
Stevan Steznovic:
Anatole Taubmann
Dr Milan Vaspovic:
Ron Cook
Jasni Vaspovic:
Branka Katic
Morgue Attendant:
Steve Hansell
Goran's Mate:
Liam Maslov-Bokser
Producer:
Colin Wratten

Saturday Drama

Somerset Maugham - For Services Rendered

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. 1932. Progressive English family the Ardsleys are trying to live their lives under the long shadow of the First World War. Stars Sian Thomas. From September 2013. Show more

Contributors

Leonard Ardsley:
David Calder
Charlotte Ardsley:
Sian Thomas
Sydney Ardsley:
Tom Espiner
Eva Ardsley:
Cath Whitefield
Lois Ardsley:
Louise Brealey
Ethel Bartlett:
Mariah Gale
Howard Bartlett:
Michael Shaeffer
Collie Stratton:
Justin Salinger
Wilfred Cedar:
Ron Cook
Dr Charles Prentice:
John Rowe
Adaptor:
Lu Kemp
Director:
Lu Kemp

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

In 1963, Mary Whitehouse embarked on a mission to clean up British television. This is a drama inspired by real events that brings life to the battle for Britain's morals. Show more

Contributors

Sir Hugh Carleton-Greene:
Hugh Bonneville
Mary Whitehouse:
Julie Walters
Ernest Whitehouse:
Alun Armstrong
Norah Buckland:
Georgie Glen
Rev Basil Buckland:
Timothy Davies
Paul Whitehouse:
Paul Westwood
Richard Whitehouse:
Drew Webb
Christopher Whitehouse:
Jeremy Legat
Lord Charlie Hill:
Ron Cook
David Turner:
William Beck
Harman Grisewood:
Nicholas Woodeson
Executive Producer:
Leanne Klein
Writer:
Amanda Coe

Classic Serial

Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge

Episode 1: Captain Midnight

Duration: 58 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. In the 1780s, a murderer disappears, leaving his wife and son Barnaby to fend for themselves. Starring Iain Glen and Ron Cook. Show more

Contributors

Charles Dickens:
Iain Glen
Barnaby Rudge:
Daniel Laurie
Mary Rudge:
Heather Craney
Captain Midnight:
Tony Bell
Simon Tappertit:
Bryan Dick
Gabriel Varden:
Ron Cook
Dolly Varden:
Amaka Okafor
Geoffrey Haredale:
David Cann
Solomon Daisy:
David Cann
Emma Haredale:
Jaimi Barbakoff
John Chester:
John MacKay
Ned Chester:
Hubert Burton
John Willet:
David Schofield
Joe Willet:
Matthew Watson
Adaptor:
Mike Walker

15 Minute Drama

Feminine Forever

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The 70s, a world of HRT and growing old disgracefully. Trevor and Eileen visit Judy's commune. Stars Lesley Manville. From September 2012. Show more

The Diary of Anne Frank

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Otto is shocked to discover that the building has had to be sold, and everyone worries that the new owner will demand access to the annex. Anne is irritated by all her housemates. Show more

Contributors

Anne Frank:
Ellie Kendrick
Otto Frank:
Iain Glen
Edith Frank:
Tamsin Greig
Margot Frank:
Felicity Jones
Hermann van Daan:
Ron Cook
Petronella van Daan:
Lesley Sharp
Albert Dussel:
Nicholas Farrell
Mr Kugler:
Tim Dantay
Producer:
Elinor Day
Director:
Jon Jones

The Diary of Anne Frank

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Anne is blowing out the candles on her birthday cake, surrounded by friends. Suddenly she wakes up and remembers she is in the annexe, and her birthday will be a modest affair. Show more

Contributors

Anne Frank:
Ellie Kendrick
Otto Frank:
Iain Glen
Edith Frank:
Tamsin Greig
Margot Frank:
Felicity Jones
Hermann van Daan:
Ron Cook
Petronella van Daan:
Lesley Sharp
Albert Dussel:
Nicholas Farrell
Mr Kugler:
Tim Dantay
Producer:
Elinor Day
Director:
Jon Jones

The Diary of Anne Frank

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Anne and her family are woken up by the sound of intruders downstairs. They meet Mr Dussel and the Van Daans, and they all huddle together on the stairs. Show more

Contributors

Anne Frank:
Ellie Kendrick
Otto Frank:
Iain Glen
Edith Frank:
Tamsin Greig
Margot Frank:
Felicity Jones
Hermann van Daan:
Ron Cook
Petronella van Daan:
Lesley Sharp
Albert Dussel:
Nicholas Farrell
Mr Kugler:
Tim Dantay
SS Silberbauer:
Robert Morgan
Producer:
Elinor Day
Director:
Jon Jones