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Front Row

Jane Horrocks, 20 Feet From Stardom, US war vets, Tim Barrow

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, including Jane Horrocks on playing Little Voice, a review of new film doc 20 Feet From Stardom, US Iraq war veterans writing fiction, and playwright Tim Barrow. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Phil Klay
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Powers
Interviewed Guest:
Jacqueline Springer
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Barrow
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Horrocks

Front Row

Jane Horrocks, High-Rise, Russia and the Arts, Remembering Sylvia Anderson

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

In her new show Jane Horrocks re-interprets hits from the northern male artists of the 70s and 80s. Plus remembering the co-creator of Thunderbirds and a review of High-Rise. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Horrocks
Interviewed Guest:
Aletta Collins
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Eccleston
Interviewed Guest:
Rosalind Blakesley
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Turner
Interviewed Guest:
David Graham
Producer:
Angie Nehring

A Taste of My Life

Series 3

Episode 1: Jane Horrocks

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Nigel Slater hosts a chat show which explores the lives of celebrities through their experiences of food. Jane Horrocks takes a culinary trip back in time. Show more

Duration: 40 minutes

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

Rob Brydon hosts the game show where celebrities including Rachel Riley, Warwick Davis and Jane Horrocks help contestants to guess the answers to some rather revealing questions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rob Brydon
Participant:
Russell Grant
Participant:
Rachel Riley
Participant:
Warwick Davis
Participant:
Jane Horrocks
Participant:
Gary Lineker
Series Producer:
Margaret-Anne Docherty
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Executive Producer:
Michael Mannes
Executive Producer:
Paul McGettigan

Duration: 1 hour

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

Celebrities take on baking challenges for Sport Relief. Jo Brand hosts as Kirsty Young, Jane Horrocks, Greg Rutherford and Jason Gardiner enter the tent. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jo Brand
Participant:
Kirsty Young
Participant:
Jane Horrocks
Participant:
Greg Rutherford
Participant:
Jason Gardiner
Participant:
Nicola Adams
Executive Producer:
Anna Beattie
Series Producer:
Samantha Beddoes

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama series about a supermarket manager who stands for election as PM. Ros's first few days in office are a whirlwind of meetings which leave her family feeling neglected.

Contributors

Ros Pritchard:
Jane Horrocks
Ian Pritchard:
Steven Mackintosh
Miranda Lennox:
Jodhi May
Catherine Walker:
Janet McTeer
Emily Pritchard:
Carey Mulligan
Georgina Pritchard:
Jemma McKenzie-Brown
Hilary Rees-Benson:
Geraldine James
Dorothy Crowther:
Selina Cadell
Beverley Clarke:
Siobhan Finneran
Liz Shannon:
Meera Syal

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama series about a supermarket manager who becomes the prime minister. Ros decides to sell off Westminster and set up parliament in Bradford. Georgina gets a boyfriend.

Contributors

Ros Pritchard:
Jane Horrocks
Ian Pritchard:
Steven Mackintosh
Miranda Lennox:
Jodhi May
Catherine Walker:
Janet McTeer
Hilary Rees-Benson:
Geraldine James
Dorothy Crowther:
Selina Cadell
Sir Richard Leavis:
Jonathan Aris
Ben Sixsmith:
Tom Mison
Emily Pritchard:
Carey Mulligan
Georgina Pritchard:
Jemma McKenzie-Brown

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama series about a supermarket manager who becomes prime minister. The country rebels against Ros when she introduces a one-day-a-week car ban. Emily moves back to No 10.

Contributors

Ros Pritchard:
Jane Horrocks
Ian Pritchard:
Steven Mackintosh
Miranda Lennox:
Jodhi May
Catherine Walker:
Janet McTeer
Hilary Rees-Benson:
Geraldine James
Sir Richard Leavis:
Jonathan Aris
Dorothy Crowther:
Selina Cadell
Ben Sixsmith:
Tom Mison
Meg Bayliss:
Sally Phillips
Liz Shannon:
Meera Syal
Beverley Clarke:
Siobhan Finneran
Emily Pritchard:
Carey Mulligan
Georgina Pritchard:
Jemma McKenzie-Brown
Kitty Porter:
Frances Tomelty
Paul Critchley:
Robert Portal
Assistant:
Rebekah Staton
Reporter:
Fred Perry
Himself:
Simon McCoy
Egg Pelter Woman:
Tara Ellis
Highbury Woman:
Catherine Kanter
Bloke 1:
Ged Forrest

The One Show

19/08/2013

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Alex Jones and Matt Baker are joined by actress Jane Horrocks to chat about her supermarket sit-com. Plus a report on the strength of the anti-fracking debate. Show more

Absolutely Fabulous

Series 1

Episode 2: Fat

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 8 months

Sitcom set in the world of fashion and PR. Edina's weight problem becomes critical when she hears she is going to be visited by her reed-like model friend from the 60s. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

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

Drama about the relationship between singer, comedienne and national treasure Gracie Fields (Jane Horrocks) and Italian-born Hollywood director Monty Banks (Tom Hollander). Show more

Contributors

Gracie Fields:
Jane Horrocks
Monty Banks:
Tom Hollander
Harry Parr Davis:
David Dawson
Fred Stansfield:
Tony Haygarth
Jenny Stansfield:
Ellie Haddington
Guy - Driver:
Christian Contreras
Soldier 1:
Tom Meredith
Little Soldier/Journalist:
Ed Coleman
Basil Dean:
Alistair Petrie
Navy League Man:
Harry Ditson
Soldier 2:
Stephen Lloyd
Reporter 3:
Philip Desmeules
Radio DJ:
David Brooks
Reporter 1:
Nathan Nolan
Producer:
Janet Tyler

Duration: 30 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. An eager museum curator arrives to turn things around, but finds the incompetent staff resistant to change. Sitcom pilot stars Simon Callow and Jane Horrocks. Show more

Plum House

Series 1

Why Why WI?

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Eccentric museum staff at the former country home of a terrible 18th century poet expect the WI. Stars Jane Horrocks. From 2016. Show more

Plum House

Series 1

Perilously Poorly Peter

Duration: 30 minutes

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

As Peter is forced to visit town, Julian’s in charge and spies a chance to finally make his mark. Stars Simon Callow. From 2016. Show more

Plum House

Series 1

Trust the Trust

Duration: 28 minutes

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

When a mysterious visitor arrives, the team suspect he’s been sent by the Trust to spy on them. Stars Kevin Eldon. From 2016. Show more

Plum House

Series 1

Episode 4: Peter vs Prynne

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Tom puts on a summer event, but will it be remembered for the right reasons with all the goings-on? Stars Miles Jupp. From 2016. Show more

Plum House

Series 1

Episode 5: The Rather Risky Ramble

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Tom returns from a team building course to find the team have been bickering in his absence. Starring Tom Bell. From 2016. Show more

Plum House

Series 1

Episode 6: Lights, Camera, Pudding

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Peter has agreed to the house being used for a period drama, but will someone let the side down? Stars Simon Callow. From 2016. Show more

Woman's Hour

Jane Horrocks

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Presented by Jenni Murray. Jane Horrocks on her return to the London stage, and Chore Wars asks how same-sex couples or people in house shares split the work around the house. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Horrocks
Interviewed Guest:
Helen McCarthy
Interviewed Guest:
Holly Baxter
Interviewed Guest:
Jeni Skelland