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Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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

Drama based on a true story. An Austrian-Jewish refugee living in Los Angeles launches a legal campaign to reclaim a Gustav Klimt painting stolen from her family by the Nazis.

Contributors

Maria Altmann:
Helen Mirren
Randy Schoenberg:
Ryan Reynolds
Hubertus Czernin:
Daniel Bruhl
Pam Schoenberg:
Katie Holmes
Young Maria Altmann:
Tatiana Maslany
Fritz Altmann:
Max Irons
Adele Bloch Bauer:
Antje Traue
Gustav Bloch-Bauer:
Allan Corduner
Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer:
Henry Goodman
Barbara Schoenberg:
Frances Fisher
Chief Justice Rehnquist:
Jonathan Pryce
Judge Florence Cooper:
Elizabeth McGovern
Gustav Klimt:
Moritz Bleibtreu
Director:
Simon Curtis
Heinrich:
Tom Schilling

Genres

Formats

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Concludes

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

It is 1928, and Fleur and Michael Mont welcome young cousin Dinny into the Forsyte fold, who reveals her passionate nature when the wellbeing of loved ones is at stake. Show more

Exile

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Psychological thriller. As Sam's behaviour becomes more erratic, Tom steps up his investigation into Metzler. But will Tom's quest for the truth put both him and Sam in danger?

Contributors

Producer:
Karen Lewis
Producer:
Karen Lewis
Executive Producer:
Sarah Brandist
Executive Producer:
Sarah Brandist
Executive Producer:
Paul Abbott
Executive Producer:
Paul Abbott
Executive Producer:
Nicola Shindler
Executive Producer:
Nicola Shindler
Schoolgirl:
Lucie Mills
Teenage Tom:
Nico Mirallegro
Metzler:
Timothy West
Waiter:
John Dang
Wendy's Partner:
Sarah Parks
Metzler's PA:
Sarah Jayne Dunn
Fish Woman:
Sandra Brown
Copper:
Ross Grant

Series

Exile

Zen

Episode 2: Cabal

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Mystery. The death of an aristocrat leads Detective Zen into the shadowy world of The Cabal - an organisation more secret than the mafia. Show more

Contributors

Aurelio Zen:
Rufus Sewell
Tania Moretti:
Caterina Murino
Amedeo Colonna:
Ben Miles
Gilberto Nieddu:
Francesco Quinn
Giorgio De Angelis:
Vincent Riotta
Vincenzo Fabri:
Ed Stoppard
Guerchini:
Anthony Higgins
Massimo Colonna/Gianni:
Hilton McRae
Mazzotta:
Emil Marwa
Nadia Pirlo:
Cosima Shaw
Producer:
Michael Casey

Series

Zen

Drama

Arabian Afternoons

Episode 3: A Dish of Pomegranates

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Peter Jukes. Ajib is stopped by security officers as he tries to fly out of Ben Gurion airport on his way home to the US. They don't think his story adds up. Show more

Drama on 3

Fanny and Alexander

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's autobiographical film. Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family. Show more

Drama on 3

Fanny and Alexander

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's film. After Fanny and Alexander's father dies, their mother Emilie marries the bishop and they all move to live together at the palace. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Drama about the rise to fame of a black jazz band in 1930s London at a time of extraordinary change. The band is invited to the heart of aristocratic society. Show more

Contributors

Louis Lester:
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Stanley Mitchell:
Matthew Goode
Masterson:
John Goodman
Schlesinger:
Mel Smith
Donaldson:
Anthony Head
Harry Thornton:
Miles Richardson
Policeman:
Daniel Coonan
Prince of Wales:
Sam Troughton

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama about the rise to fame of a black jazz band in 1930s London. The Louis Lester Band has yet to reach the fame it so desires, but a wealthy recluse changes its fortunes. Show more

Contributors

Louis Lester:
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Stanley Mitchell:
Matthew Goode
Masterson:
John Goodman
Donaldson:
Anthony Head
Schlesinger:
Mel Smith
Lady Winnet:
Ruth Gemmell
Harry Thornton:
Miles Richardson
Prince of Wales:
Sam Troughton

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Drama about the rise to fame of a black jazz band in 1930s London. The band and their friends are devastated by Jessie's hospitalisation, and take turns to visit her. Show more

Contributors

Stanley Mitchell:
Matthew Goode
Louis Lester:
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Schlesinger:
Mel Smith
Donaldson:
Anthony Head
Young Nurse:
Kirsty Oswald
Masterson:
John Goodman
Young Waiter:
Jack Farthing
Mrs Luscombe:
Jane Asher
Harry Thornton:
Miles Richardson

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Drama about the rise of a jazz band in 1930s London. Louis can no longer hide out at the Music Express office so Stanley takes him to a suburban flat to escape the manhunt. Show more

Contributors

Louis Lester:
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Stanley Mitchell:
Matthew Goode
Masterson:
John Goodman
Donaldson:
Anthony Head
Harry Thornton:
Miles Richardson
Schlesinger:
Mel Smith
Young Man:
Calvin Dean
Mrs Luscombe:
Jane Asher
Ballet Teacher:
Carla Mendonca

Saturday Drama

Stephen Wakelam - The Jinx Element

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Edith Wharton's life had as much drama as her novels. An encounter with a journalist caused shockwaves. Stars Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Contributors

Edith Wharton:
Fenella Woolgar
Henry James:
Allan Corduner
Teddy Wharton:
Nathan Osgood
Manservant:
James Lailey
Mrs Gross:
Rachel Atkins
French Admirer:
Rachel Atkins
English Waiter:
Simon Bubb
French Waiter:
Simon Bubb
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Classic tale of spying, intrigue and romance. In a backstreet Warsaw cafe, a German engineer meets with Colonel Mercier and information is exchanged for money. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Coky Giedroyc
Producer:
Richard Fell
Executive Producer:
Richard Fell
Anna Skarbek:
Janet Montgomery
Antoni Pakulski:
Marcin Dorocinski
Jourdain:
Burn Gorman
Maxim Mostov:
Piotr Baumann
Zoller:
Jan Pohl
August Voss:
Rad Kaim
Malka Rozen:
Linda Bassett
Viktor Rozen:
Allan Corduner
Helena Skarbek:
Tusse Silberg
Doctor Lapp:
Anton Lesser
Colonel Lessard:
Richard Lintern
General Beauvilliers:
Julian Glover
Papa Heininger:
Nicholas Blane
Lady Angela Hope:
Fenella Woolgar
Roddy Fitzware:
Richard Teverson
Princess Ewa:
Magdalena Poplawska
Edvard Uhl:
Ludger Pistor
Doorman:
Lech Dyblik
Frau Schimmel:
Maria Mamona
Conductor:
Romuald Krezel
Swiss Border Guard:
Tom Pawlak
Private:
Gregg Lowe

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Drama about the rise of a jazz band in 1930s London. When the band plays for the Freemasons dinner, Louis realises he is about to be in conflict with a powerful elite club. Show more

Contributors

Louis Lester:
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Stanley Mitchell:
Matthew Goode
Masterson:
John Goodman
Donaldson:
Anthony Head
Schlesinger:
Mel Smith
Mrs Luscombe:
Jane Asher
Harry Thornton:
Miles Richardson
Young Man:
Calvin Dean

Inspector Morse

House of Ghosts

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Available for 12 months

4 Extra Debut. Oxford 1987. Morse faces dark memories and suspects in a theatrical murder mystery. Stars Neil Pearson. Written by Alma Cullen. Show more

Contributors

Inspector Morse:
Neil Pearson
DS Lewis:
Lee Ingleby
Supt Strange:
Pip Torrens
Philip Woolf:
Stephen Critchlow
Lawrence Baxter:
Timothy Watson
Paul Kincaid:
Allan Corduner
Ellen Underwood:
Samantha Bond
Verity Carr:
Isla Blair
Harriet Baxter:
Janine Harouni
Director:
Marilyn Imrie

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Drama about two girls growing up in England in the 1970s and 80s. The girls have been best friends throughout childhood, but when they go to college, they begin to drift apart. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Espionage thriller. Mercier goes undercover to Czechoslovakia on the trail of the elusive Chaika, a man who can lead him into the heart of the Nazi war machine. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Coky Giedroyc
Producer:
Richard Fell
Executive Producer:
Richard Fell
Anna Skarbek:
Janet Montgomery
Antoni Pakulski:
Marcin Dorocinski
Jourdain:
Burn Gorman
Maxim Mostov:
Piotr Baumann
Zoller:
Jan Pohl
August Voss:
Rad Kaim
Malka Rozen:
Linda Bassett
Viktor Rozen:
Allan Corduner
Helena Skarbek:
Tusse Silberg
Doctor Lapp:
Anton Lesser
Colonel Lessard:
Richard Lintern
General Beauvilliers:
Julian Glover
Roddy Fitzware:
Richard Teverson
Czech Barman:
Ziggy Heath
Julius Halbach:
Adam Godley
SS Sergeant:
Sebastian Stegmann
Johannes Elter:
Nicholas Murchie
Singer in club:
Jessica Akpang
Viktor's Chess Opponent:
Andrzej Walden
Fernand:
Mark Lewis
Duff Cooper:
Julian Harries
Herschenson:
Andrew Sachs
Polish Soldier:
Rafal Zawierucha
Gypsy Girl:
Sonia Mietielica
Bandit Leader:
Eugeniusz Malinowski
Ukranian Bandit:
Michal Kosciuk
Ukranian Bandit:
Grzegorz Klis
Ukranian Bandit:
Jaroslaw Karpuk
Ukranian Bandit:
Krzysztof Urbanowicz
Ukranian Bandit:
Krzysztof Wnuk

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

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

Merchant-Ivory period drama about the relationship between a blind former diplomat and the Russian countess who saves him from a violent attack on the streets of 1930s Shanghai. Show more

Contributors

Todd Jackson:
Ralph Fiennes
Countess Sofia Belinskya:
Natasha Richardson
Princess Vera Belinskya:
Vanessa Redgrave
Olga Belinskya:
Lynn Redgrave
Director:
James Ivory
Prince Peter Belinsky:
John Wood
Samuel Feinstein:
Allan Corduner
Crane:
Lee Pace
Director of photography:
Christopher Doyle

Book at Bedtime

Afterworld

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

By Anthony Doerr. A woman who escaped the Holocaust is haunted by visions of her lost childhood friends. Esther was ten when change came with the arrival of a letter. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Afterworld

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A woman who escaped the Holocaust is haunted by visions of her lost childhood friends in Germany. Miriam calls to Esther through a microphone. Show more