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Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

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

Comedy drama starring Madonna and Rupert Everett. Two best friends, a straight woman and a gay man, decide to raise a child together. But five years later, a custody battle ensues. Show more

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Abbie Reynolds:
Madonna Ciccone
Robert Whittaker:
Rupert Everett
Ben Cooper:
Benjamin Bratt
Elizabeth Ryder:
Illeana Douglas
Helen Whittaker:
Lynn Redgrave
Richard Whittaker:
Josef Sommer
Cardiologist:
Mark Valley
Kevin Lasater:
Michael Vartan
Producer:
Linne Radmin
Producer:
Leslie Dixon

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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

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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: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Biopic of director James Whale. When a handsome gardener starts work at his house, Whale is entranced and begins a complex friendship with him. With Ian McKellen and Lynn Redgrave. Show more

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James Whale:
Ian McKellen
Clayton 'Clay' Boone:
Brendan Fraser
David Lewis:
David Dukes
Dwight:
Mark Kiely
Elsa Lanchester:
Rosalind Ayres
Edmund Kay:
Jack Plotnick
Director:
Bill Condon

Murder, She Wrote

Series 1

Episode 6: It's a Dog's Life

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Murder mystery series. Jessica visits her cousin at a country estate and, while she is there, the owner of the house dies in strange circumstances. Show more

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Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Denton Langley:
Dan O'Herlihy
Abby Benton Freestone:
Lynn Redgrave

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Thriller. A man released from a psychiatric hospital revisits his childhood and recalls unsettling events involving his father, mother and the woman who replaced her. Show more

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Dennis 'Spider' Cleg:
Ralph Fiennes
Yvonne/Mrs Cleg:
Miranda Richardson
Bill Cleg:
Gabriel Byrne
Young Dennis Cleg:
Bradley Hall
Mrs Wilkinson:
Lynn Redgrave
Terrence:
John Neville
Producer:
Samuel Hadida

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Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Coming-of-age comedy. In 1972, 12-year-old British Asian girl Meena befriends Anita, her 14-year-old blonde and glamorous neighbour. Show more

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Meena Kumar:
Chandeep Uppal
Anita Rutter:
Anna Brewster
Hairy Neddy:
Max Beesley
Mrs Rutter:
Kathy Burke
Mrs Daljeet Kumar:
Ayesha Dharker
Uncle Amman:
Omid Djalili
Sam Lowbridge:
Alex Freeborn
Mrs Ormerod:
Lynn Redgrave
Auntie Shaila:
Meera Syal
Director:
Metin Huseyin
Producer:
Paul Raphael
Writer:
Meera Syal

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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

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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

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Romantic comedy starring Isla Fisher. A college graduate, struggling with a shopping obsession and the collapse of her income source, lands a job with a financial magazine. Show more

Contributors

Rebecca:
Isla Fisher
Luke Brandon:
Hugh Dancy
Drunken Woman:
Lynn Redgrave
Ryan Koenig:
Fred Armisen
Alicia Billington:
Leslie Bibb
Derek Smeath:
Robert Stanton
Tarquin:
Nick Cornish
Director:
PJ Hogan

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