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Episode 5: Cooper Scooper

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Australian comedy series set in the world of tabloid journalism. When radio presenter Jack Cooper is arrested for urinating in public, Alex is sent to doorstep him. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Geoffrey Rush
Alex Burchill:
Adam Zwar
Bob Geraghty:
Paul Denny
Rita Heywood:
Beth Buchanan
Dr James Sawers:
Dailan Evans
Howard Evans:
Kim Gyngell
Jack Cooper:
Steve Bisley

Series

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Lowdown

Episode 1: Wasp in Translation

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Australian comedy series set in the world of tabloid journalism. Alex gets an interview with superstar musician and environmentalist Wasp Warneke. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Geoffrey Rush
Alex Burchill:
Adam Zwar
Bob Geraghty:
Paul Denny
Rita Heywood:
Beth Buchanan
Dr James Sawers:
Dailan Evans
Howard Evans:
Kim Gyngell
Wasp Warneke:
Anthony Ahern

Series

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Lowdown

Episode 4: Hart of Darkness

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Australian comedy series set in the world of tabloid journalism. When a singer goes to rehab, Alex and Bob are sent undercover up the Yarra river to get the scoop. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Geoffrey Rush
Alex Burchill:
Adam Zwar
Bob Geraghty:
Paul Denny
Rita Heywood:
Beth Buchanan
Dr James Sawers:
Dailan Evans
Howard Evans:
Kim Gyngell
Abby Hart:
Emily Barclay
Sofia Corelli:
Nicole Gulasekharam
Selina Heywood:
Charlotte Gregg

Series

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The Graham Norton Show

Series 9

Episode 5

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Graham is joined by Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow, Lady Gaga, who performs two numbers, comedian Jason Byrne and Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Interviewed Guest:
Gwyneth Paltrow
Interviewed Guest:
Lady Gaga
Interviewed Guest:
Geoffrey Rush
Series Producer:
Jon Magnusson
Director:
Steve Smith

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

Comedy-drama which imagines Stalin spending his last night with an Australian communist revolutionary, producing a love child that would bring political turmoil to Australia.

Contributors

Joan Fraser:
Judy Davis
David Hoyle:
Sam Neill
Joseph White:
Richard Roxburgh
Mavis Craig:
Fiona Press
Constable Anna:
Rachel Griffiths
Zachary Welch:
Geoffrey Rush

Formats

Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Biopic of the bold and controversial life of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (Salma Hayek), whose forward-thinking artistic, political and sexual attitudes made her a cult figure. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Julie Taymor
Frida Kahlo:
Salma Hayek
Diego Rivera:
Alfred Molina
David Alfaro Siqueiros:
Antonio Banderas
Lupe Marin:
Valeria Golino
Tina Modotti:
Ashley Judd
Cristina Kahlo:
Mia Maestro
Nelson Rockefeller:
Edward Norton
Leon Trotsky:
Geoffrey Rush
Alejandro 'Alex':
Diego Luna
Guillermo Kahlo:
Roger Rees
Tango Singer:
Lila Downs
Waitress:
Didi Conn
Natalia Trotskaya:
Margarita Sanz
André Breton:
Omar Rodriguez
Writer:
Diane Lake
Producer:
Sarah Green
Producer:
Nancy Hardin
Producer:
Salma Hayek
Director of photography:
Rodrigo Prieto

Lowdown

Episode 7: Who's Your Baddy?

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Comedy series set in the world of tabloid journalism. When Alex discovers a dead body whilst jogging, his article attracts the attention of gangster Tony Marino. Show more

Contributors

Alex Burchill:
Adam Zwar
Bob Geraghty:
Paul Denny
Rita Heywood:
Beth Buchanan
Dr James Sawers:
Dailan Evans
Howard Evans:
Kim Gyngell
Tony Marino:
Martin Sacks

Series

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Lowdown

Episode 3: Zirco Goes Berko

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Australian comedy series set in the world of tabloid journalism. Alex and Bob need to get a photo of a tennis star who has faked an injury to get out of a match. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Geoffrey Rush
Alex Burchill:
Adam Zwar
Bob Geraghty:
Paul Denny
Rita Heywood:
Beth Buchanan
Dr James Sawers:
Dailan Evans
Howard Evans:
Kim Gyngell

Series

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Lowdown

Episode 2: Bonk, Bonk, Who's There?

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Australian comedy series set in the world of tabloid journalism. When an A-list actor gets caught in a paparazzi sting, Alex and Bob help him escape. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Geoffrey Rush
Alex Burchill:
Adam Zwar
Bob Geraghty:
Paul Denny
Rita Heywood:
Beth Buchanan
Dr James Sawers:
Dailan Evans
Howard Evans:
Kim Gyngell

Series

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Lowdown

Episode 6: A Lavish Swinger

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Comedy series set in the world of tabloid journalism. When the Sunday Sun gets hold of footage of a golfer cheating in a tournament, Alex is sent to catch him out. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Geoffrey Rush
Alex Burchill:
Adam Zwar
Bob Geraghty:
Paul Denny
Rita Heywood:
Beth Buchanan
Dr James Sawers:
Dailan Evans
Howard Evans:
Kim Gyngell
Mike Lavish:
Bert Labonte

Series

Lowdown

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Swashbuckling adventure in which eccentric Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is on a mission to rescue the governor's beautiful daughter and his ship from some pirates. Show more

Contributors

Jack Sparrow:
Johnny Depp
Barbossa:
Geoffrey Rush
Will Turner:
Orlando Bloom
Elizabeth Swann:
Keira Knightley
Governor Weatherby Swann:
Jonathan Pryce
Norrington:
Jack Davenport
Lieutenant Gillette:
Damian O'Hare
Murtogg:
Giles New
Joshamee Gibbs:
Kevin R McNally
Anamaria:
Zoe Saldana
Harbourmaster:
Guy Siner
Young Elizabeth:
Lucinda Dryzek
Composer:
Klaus Badelt
Director of photography:
Dariusz Wolski

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South EastLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Award-winning true story starring Geoffrey Rush. David Helfgott, a gifted pianist, suffers a mental breakdown that threatens to derail his career. Show more

Contributors

David Helfgott as an Adult:
Geoffrey Rush
David Helfgott as an Adolescent:
Noah Taylor
Cecil Parkes:
John Gielgud
Sylvia:
Sonia Todd
David Helfgott as a Child:
Alex Rafalowicz
Eisteddfod Presenter:
Gordon Poole
Ben Rosen:
Nicholas Bell
Isaac Stern:
Randall Berger
Katharine Susannah Prichard:
Googie Withers
Director:
Scott Hicks
Writer:
Jan Sardi
Producer:
Jane Scott
Director of photography:
Geoffrey Simpson

Duration: 2 hours, 35 minutes

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

Action adventure with Johnny Depp. Elizabeth and Will join forces with old foe Captain Barbossa to save Jack Sparrow from the underworld and stop the villainous East India Company. Show more

Contributors

Captain Jack Sparrow:
Johnny Depp
Will Turner:
Orlando Bloom
Elizabeth Swann:
Keira Knightley
Admiral James Norrington:
Jack Davenport
Captain Barbossa:
Geoffrey Rush
Davy Jones:
Bill Nighy
Governor Weatherby Swann:
Jonathan Pryce
Bill Turner:
Stellan Skarsgard
Tia Dalma:
Naomie Harris
Cutler Beckett:
Tom Hollander
Captain Teague:
Keith Richards
Composer:
Hans Zimmer
Director of photography:
Dariusz Wolski

Duration: 2 hours, 4 minutes

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

Swashbuckling adventure starring Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz. Jack Sparrow finds himself on the hunt to find the Fountain of Youth as he is held captive on Blackbeard's ship. Show more

Contributors

Jack Sparrow:
Johnny Depp
Angelica Teach:
Penelope Cruz
Barbossa:
Geoffrey Rush
Blackbeard:
Ian McShane
Joshamee Gibbs:
Kevin McNally
Captain Teague:
Keith Richards
King George:
Richard Griffiths
Director:
Rob Marshall
Executive Producer:
John DeLuca

Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One North East & Cumbria

Available for 2 months

Young Henry Turner promises his father that he will break the curse that binds him to his ship. Henry then seeks out Jack Sparrow to help him locate Poseidon's trident. Show more

Contributors

Captain Jack Sparrow:
Johnny Depp
Captain Salazar:
Javier Bardem
Henry Turner:
Brenton Thwaites
Captain Barbossa:
Geoffrey Rush
Carina Smyth:
Kaya Scodelario

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

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

Available for 16 days

William Shakespeare is out of ideas. That is, until Viola de Lesseps, the stage-struck daughter of a wealthy merchant, attends auditions disguised as Thomas Kent. Show more

Contributors

Director:
John Madden
Viola De Lesseps:
Gwyneth Paltrow
William Shakespeare:
Joseph Fiennes
Philip Henslowe:
Geoffrey Rush
Lord Wessex:
Colin Firth
Ned Alleyn:
Ben Affleck
Queen Elizabeth:
Judi Dench

Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes

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

Oscar-winning drama. The story of Prince Albert, Duke of York, who employed an Australian speech therapist to help overcome his stutter so he could address the nation. Show more

Contributors

King George VI:
Colin Firth
Lionel Logue:
Geoffrey Rush
Queen Elizabeth:
Helena Bonham Carter
King Edward VIII:
Guy Pearce
Winston Churchill:
Timothy Spall
Archbishop Cosmo Lang:
Derek Jacobi
Myrtle Logue:
Jennifer Ehle
King George V:
Michael Gambon
Private Secretary:
Richard Dixon
Chauffeur:
Paul Trussell
BBC Radio Announcer:
Adrian Scarborough
Robert Wood:
Andrew Havill
Laurie Logue:
Calum Gittins
Theatre Director:
David Bamber
Lord Wigram:
Patrick Ryecart
Lord Dawson:
Simon Chandler
Queen Mary:
Claire Bloom
Duke of Gloucester:
Tim Downie
Wallis Simpson:
Eve Best
Stanley Baldwin:
Anthony Andrews
Director:
Tom Hooper
Producer:
Iain Canning
Producer:
Emile Sherman
Producer:
Gareth Unwin

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Biopic documenting Peter Sellers' turbulent rise from popular BBC radio performer to one of the world's most gifted comedic actors. Geoffrey Rush and Charlize Theron star. Show more

Contributors

Peter Sellers:
Geoffrey Rush
Britt Ekland:
Charlize Theron
Anne Sellers:
Emily Watson
Blake Edwards:
John Lithgow
Peg Sellers:
Miriam Margolyes
Bill Sellers:
Peter Vaughan
Stanley Kubrick:
Stanley Tucci
Maurice Woodruff:
Stephen Fry
Dennis Selinger:
Henry Goodman
Casting Agent:
Alison Steadman

Duration: 2 hours, 44 minutes

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

Thriller telling the story of the events following the 1972 Munich Olympics terrorist massacre, which left eleven Israeli athletes dead. With Eric Bana and Daniel Craig. Show more

Front Row

Geoffrey Rush; artist Ellen Gallagher; Cultural Exchange - Melvyn Bragg

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush on his new film The Eye of the Storm; Melvyn Bragg discusses a Rembrandt self-portrait for the Cultural Exchange; artist Ellen Gallagher. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Geoffrey Rush
Interviewed Guest:
Ellen Gallagher
Interviewed Guest:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Davenport-Hines
Producer:
Nicki Paxman