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British New Wave

This Sporting Life

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

David Storey's repressed northern drama juxtaposes the trapped wants and needs of protagonist Arthur Machin with the stark aggression of the rugby pitch. Directed by Johnny Vegas. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Machin:
James Purefoy
Mrs Hammond:
Emily Watson
Maurice Braithwaite:
John Thomson
Judith Parkes:
Sheridan Smith
Mr Weaver:
Philip Jackson
Mrs Weaver:
Julia Davis
Lynda Hammond:
Sophie Wright
Mam (Machin):
Gwyneth Powell
Dad (Machin):
Wayne Forester
Commentator:
Ray French
Director:
Johnny Vegas
Adaptor:
Andrew Lynch

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. The trapped wants and needs of protagonist Arthur Machin juxtaposed with the aggression of rugby. Stars James Purefoy, Sheridan Smith. Directed by Johnny Vegas. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Machin:
James Purefoy
Mrs Hammond:
Emily Watson
Maurice Braithwaite:
John Thomson
Judith Parkes:
Sheridan Smith
Mr Weaver:
Philip Jackson
Mrs Weaver:
Julia Davis
Lynda Hammond:
Sophie Wright
Mam (Machin):
Gwyneth Powell
Dad (Machin):
Wayne Forester
Commentator:
Ray French
Director:
Johnny Vegas
Adaptor:
Andrew Lynch

Genres

History Retweeted

Episode 1: The Moon Landing

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. From launch to landing. Follow the crew of Apollo 11 en route to the Moon in a snapshot of an internet-savvy 1960s. From February 2014. Show more

History Retweeted

The Premiere of Romeo and Juliet

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Aspiring playwright Billy Shakespeare ponders how his new play will be received in a 16th century with wifi. From February 2014. Show more

History Retweeted

The Great Pyramid

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Just how did Pharaoh Khufu build such a feat of engineering while maintaining a hashtag game with his followers? From March 2014. Show more

History Retweeted

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

East meets West in the field of online dating and Tim Berners-Lee tweets about his world-changing new invention. From March 2014. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Lucy's Machievellian plans take chilling and dangerous turns on a road trip, while Pat and Peggy realise that their friendship is all-important. Show more

Contributors

Lucy Beale:
Melissa Suffield
Peter Beale:
Thomas Law
Zsa Zsa Carter:
Emer Kenny
Leon Small:
Sam Attwater
Whitney Dean:
Shona McGarty
Billie Jackson:
Devon Anderson
Mercy Olbumi:
Bunmi Mojekwu
Pat Evans:
Pam St Clement
Peggy Mitchell:
Barbara Windsor
Harvey Freeman:
Martin Jarvis
Bianca Butcher:
Patsy Palmer
Ricky Butcher:
Sid Owen
Carol Jackson:
Lindsey Coulson
Dot Branning:
June Brown
Liam Butcher:
James Forde
Darren Miller:
Charlie G Hawkins
Liz Turner:
Kate Williams
Patrick Trueman:
Rudolph Walker
Ian Beale:
Adam Woodyatt
Libby Fox:
Belinda Owusu
Simon James:
Peter Temple
Executive Producer:
Diederick Santer

The Hour

Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama. Freddie and Bel make startling discoveries about the extent of Soho club-owner Cilenti's influence but Bel fears they have gone too far when a contact's life is threatened. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Randall Brown:
Peter Capaldi
Bill Kendall:
Tom Burke
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Raphael Cilenti:
Vincent Riotta
Kiki Delaine:
Hannah Tointon
Peter Tufnell:
Peter Temple

Genres

The Hour

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Newsroom drama set in the 1950s. Bel is shaken by news of a source's murder and tries to put a stop to the team's pursuit of organised criminal Cilenti. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lyon:
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley:
Romola Garai
Hector Madden:
Dominic West
Lix Storm:
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Randall Brown:
Peter Capaldi
Raphael Cilenti:
Vincent Riotta
Bill Kendall:
Tom Burke
Marnie Madden:
Oona Chaplin
Sissy Cooper:
Lisa Greenwood
Kiki Delaine:
Hannah Tointon
Peter Tufnell:
Peter Temple
Henrietta Williams:
Helen Schlesinger
Director:
Jamie Payne

Genres

EastEnders

31/05/2010

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Lucy's plans take a chilling turn when things get out of hand for her and the rest of the crew on their road trip. Carol attempts to help secure Liam a place at Walford High. Show more

Contributors

Peter Beale:
Thomas Law
Billie Jackson:
Devon Anderson
Mercy Olbumi:
Bunmi Mojekwu
Leon Small:
Sam Attwater
Lucy Beale:
Melissa Suffield
Zsa Zsa Carter:
Emer Kenny
Whitney Dean:
Shona McGarty
Peggy Mitchell:
Barbara Windsor
Pat Evans:
Pam St Clement
Bianca Butcher:
Patsy Palmer
Ricky Butcher:
Sid Owen
Carol Jackson:
Lindsey Coulson
Liam Butcher:
James Forde
Darren Miller:
Charlie G Hawkins
Harvey Freeman:
Martin Jarvis
Executive Producer:
Diederick Santer
Dot Branning:
June Brown
Liz Turner:
Kate Williams
Patrick Trueman:
Rudolph Walker
Libby Fox:
Belinda Owusu
Ian Beale:
Adam Woodyatt
Simon James:
Peter Temple

EastEnders

01/06/2010

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Panic builds when a gruesome discovery carries devastating implications. Meanwhile, Peggy and Pat celebrate Peggy's good news with a luxurious day in town. Show more

Contributors

Peter Beale:
Thomas Law
Zsa Zsa Carter:
Emer Kenny
Whitney Dean:
Shona McGarty
Billie Jackson:
Devon Anderson
Ben Mitchell:
Charlie Jones
Mercy Olubunmi:
Bunmi Mojekwu
Lucy Beale:
Melissa Suffield
Pat Evans:
Pam St Clement
Peggy Mitchell:
Barbara Windsor
Ricky Butcher:
Sid Owen
Bianca Butcher:
Patsy Palmer
Carol Jackson:
Lindsey Coulson
Liam Butcher:
James Forde
Harvey Freeman:
Martin Jarvis
Simon James:
Peter Temple
Executive Producer:
Diederick Santer

Casualty

Series 26

Episode 34: Happily Ever After

Duration: 49 minutes

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

Hospital drama. The gang are shocked when a young boy dies in the ED and the police, believing his death to be suspicious, investigate his grieving parents. Show more

Contributors

Sam Nicholls:
Charlotte Salt
Dylan Keogh:
William Beck
Zoe Hanna:
Sunetra Sarker
Nick Jordan:
Michael French
Lenny Lyons:
Steven Miller
Kathleen 'Dixie' Dixon:
Jane Hazlegrove
Jeff Collier:
Matt Bardock
Charlie Fairhead:
Derek Thompson
Tess Bateman:
Suzanne Packer
Big Mac:
Charles Dale
Noel Garcia:
Tony Marshall
Scarlett Conway:
Madeleine Mantock
Supt Yvonne Rippon:
Rachel Shelley
DI Gavin Cook:
Grahame Fox
Bill Hunter:
Peter Ashdown
Jamie Thearle:
James Clay
Louise Hunter:
Georgia Henshaw
Michelle Doran:
Jacqueline Roberts
Pathologist:
Peter Temple
Thomas Doran:
Lloyd Hutchinson
Director:
Paul Murphy

Doctors

Series 12

Episode 88: Double Bogey

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Medical drama series. All is tranquil at the most exclusive golf club in Letherbridge, until Charlie arrives seeking membership! And stressed Julia returns to work. Show more

Contributors

Dr Charlie Bradfield:
Philip McGough
Alan Gull:
Peter Temple
Peter Linkson:
Graham Padden
Angela Linkson:
Susan Penhaligon
Dr Heston Carter:
Owen Brenman
Dr Jimmi Clay:
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Dr Simon Bond:
David Sturzaker
Producer:
Mike Hobson
Dr Zara Carmichael:
Elisabeth Dermot Walsh
Cherry Malone:
Sophie Abelson
Julia Parsons:
Diane Keen
Karen Hollins:
Jan Pearson