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Duration: 3 hours, 2 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Oliver Stone's re-creation of the 1963 Kennedy assassination in Dallas and its aftermath, focusing on the investigations of New Orleans DA Jim Garrison (Kevin Costner). Show more

Contributors

Jim Garrison:
Kevin Costner
Willie O'Keefe:
Kevin Bacon
Clay Shaw:
Tommy Lee Jones
Susie Cox:
Laurie Metcalf
Lee Harvey Oswald:
Gary Oldman
Bill Broussard:
Michael Rooker
Lou Ivon:
Jay O Sanders
Liz Garrison:
Sissy Spacek
Director:
Oliver Stone
Guy Bannister:
Ed Asner
Jack Martin:
Jack Lemmon
Bill Newman:
Vincent D'Onofrio
Numa Bertel:
Wayne Knight
David Ferrie:
Joe Pesci
Senator Long:
Walter Matthau
Dean Andrews:
John Candy
Producer:
A Kitman Ho
Producer:
Oliver Stone
Composer:
John Williams

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The Story of the Guitar

Episode 1: In the Beginning

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Alan Yentob embarks on a three-part personal journey to discover how the guitar became the world's favourite musical instrument. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Producer:
Roger Parsons
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Participant:
Pete Townshend
Participant:
Bill Bailey
Participant:
Paco Pena
Participant:
John Williams

The Film Programme

John Williams

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to the famed (and rarely interviewed) film composer John Williams about his career and in particular his work with director Stephen Spielberg. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Epic historical drama which follows a legal battle over a shipload of slaves who overpowered their captors at sea and landed on the shores of America. Morgan Freeman stars. Show more

Contributors

Theodore Joadson:
Morgan Freeman
John Quincy Adams:
Anthony Hopkins
Clinque (Sengbe):
Djimon Hounsou
Roger S Baldwin:
Matthew McConaughey
Martin Van Buren:
Nigel Hawthorne
Lewis Tappan:
Stellan Skarsgard
US Secretary of State:
David Paymer
Queen Isabella:
Anna Paquin
Ensign Covey:
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Lieutenant Gedney:
Ralph Brown
Captain Fitzgerald:
Peter Firth
Judge Coglin:
Jeremy Northam
John C Calhoun:
Arliss Howard
Producer:
Colin Wilson
Composer:
John Williams
Director of photography:
Janusz Kaminski

Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes

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

True story about a teenage con man (Leonardo DiCaprio) who cashed fake cheques worth over $2.5 million while disguised as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer. Show more

Contributors

Frank Abagnale Jr:
Leonardo DiCaprio
Carl Hanratty:
Tom Hanks
Frank Abagnale Sr:
Christopher Walken
Roger Strong:
Martin Sheen
Paula Abagnale:
Nathalie Baye
Brenda Strong:
Amy Adams
Jack Barnes:
James Brolin
Earl Amdursky:
Brian Howe
Paul Morgan:
Steve Eastin
Special Agent Witkins:
Chris Ellis
Assistant Director Marsh:
John Finn
Cheryl Ann:
Jennifer Garner
Miggy:
Amy Acker
Composer:
John Williams
Director of photography:
Janusz Kaminski

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Channel Islands

Action adventure in which the intrepid explorer (Harrison Ford) sets out to rescue his father (Sean Connery), a medievalist who has vanished while searching for the Holy Grail. Show more

Contributors

Indiana Jones:
Harrison Ford
Professor Henry Jones:
Sean Connery
Marcus Brody:
Denholm Elliott
Walter Donovan:
Julian Glover
Young Indy:
River Phoenix
Grail Knight:
Robert Eddison
Young Henry:
Alex Hyde-White
Mrs Donovan:
Isla Blair
World War I Ace:
Frederick Jaeger
Hatay Tank Gunner:
Stefan Kalipha
Gestapo:
Pat Roach
Producer:
Robert Watts
Composer:
John Williams
Director of photography:
Douglas Slocombe

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

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

Action-packed adventure with Harrison Ford. Intrepid archaeologist Indiana Jones races to beat the Nazis to a religious relic which is central to their plans for world domination. Show more

Contributors

Indiana Jones:
Harrison Ford
Marion Ravenwood:
Karen Allen
Dr René Belloq:
Paul Freeman
Major Arnold Toht:
Ronald Lacey
Dr Marcus Brody:
Denholm Elliott
Colonel Dietrich:
Wolf Kahler
Barranca / Monkey Man:
Vic Tablian
Giant Sherpa / Mechanic:
Pat Roach
Messenger Pirate:
Eddie Tagoe
Composer:
John Williams
Director of photography:
Douglas Slocombe

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Adventure sequel. Intrepid archaeologist Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford), on the trail of fortune and glory in Old Shanghai, is ricocheted into a dangerous adventure in India. Show more

Contributors

Indiana Jones:
Harrison Ford
Willie Scott:
Kate Capshaw
Short Round:
Ke Huy Quan
Captain Blumburtt:
Philip Stone
Mola Ram:
Amrish Puri
Lao Che:
Roy Chiao
Wu Han:
David Yip
Chattar Lal:
Roshan Seth
Chief Guard:
Pat Roach
Executive Producer:
George Lucas
Executive Producer:
Frank Marshall
Producer:
Robert Watts
Composer:
John Williams
Director of photography:
Douglas Slocombe

Duration: 1 hour, 46 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

Adventure film. A ten-year-old girl embarks on a great adventure when she meets the Big Friendly Giant, but their friendship draws the unwanted attention from other, mean giants. Show more

Contributors

The Queen:
Penelope Wilton
Fleshlumpeater:
Jemaine Clement
Mr Tibbs:
Rafe Spall
Bloodbottler:
Bill Hader
Maidmasher/Cook:
Olafur Darri Olafsson
Manhugger/Lout 1:
Adam Godley
Butcher Boy/Danish Driver:
Michael Adamthwaite
Bonecruncher/Lout 2:
Daniel Bacon
Childchewer/Pub Landlord:
Jonathan Holmes
Gizzardgulper/Late Night Walker:
Chris Gibbs
Meatdripper/Lout 3:
Paul Moniz de Sa
Composer:
John Williams
Director of photography:
Janusz Kaminski
Author:
Roald Dahl
Producer:
Sam Mercer

Formats

Duration: 2 hours, 18 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Futuristic sci-fi thriller about a detective who works for a police department that uses psychics to help convict murderers before they commit their crimes. Show more

Contributors

John Anderton:
Tom Cruise
Danny Witwer:
Colin Farrell
Lamar Burgess:
Max von Sydow
Dr Iris Hineman:
Lois Smith
Howard Marks:
Arye Gross
Leo Crow:
Mike Binder
Donald Dubin:
Joel Gretsch
Rufus Riley:
Jason Antoon
Solomon Eddie:
Peter Stormare
Writer:
Jon Cohen
Executive Producer:
Gary Goldman
Executive Producer:
Ronald Shusett
Producer:
Jan de Bont
Producer:
Bonnie Curtis
Composer:
John Williams
Director of photography:
Janusz Kaminski

Loose Ends

Phil Gayle, Greg Davies, John Williams, Kay Mellor, Martin Johnson, Eliza Carthy and Tim Eriksen, Tyler Nugent

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Clive Anderson and Phil Gayle welcome Greg Davies, John Williams, Kay Mellor and Martin Johnson. With music from Eliza Carthy and Tim Eriksen, and Tyler Nugent. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Presenter:
Phil Gayle
Interviewed Guest:
Greg Davies
Interviewed Guest:
John Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Kay Mellor
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Johnson
Performer:
Eliza Carthy
Performer:
Tim Eriksen
Performer:
Tyler Nugent