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Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stars and programme-makers look back at landmark series from BBC Two, including Arena, Fawlty Towers, Life on Earth, Boys from the Blackstuff, DEF II, Newsnight and The Late Show. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Alan Yentob
Participant:
Anthony Wall
Participant:
Tony Garnett
Participant:
Derek Martin
Participant:
Michael Abbensetts
Participant:
David Attenborough
Participant:
Jonathan Powell
Participant:
Ian Richardson
Participant:
Patrick Stewart
Participant:
Michael Jayston
Participant:
Jeremy Paxman
Participant:
Peter Snow
Participant:
Will Wyatt
Participant:
Alan Bleasdale
Participant:
Michael Angelis
Participant:
Duncan Campbell
Participant:
Peter Bazalgette
Participant:
Magenta De Vine
Participant:
undefined Normski
Participant:
Sarah Dunant
Participant:
John Whiston
Participant:
Michael Jackson
Participant:
Tracey MacLeod
Producer:
Mark Turnbull
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Series 1

Flushing Out the Mole

Duration: 45 minutes

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

In the final part of John le Carre's classic story, George Smiley's search for the mole at the heart of the Circus finally comes to an end.

Contributors

George Smiley:
Sir Alec Guinness
Peter Guillam:
Michael Jayston
Sir Oliver Lacon:
Anthony Bate
Ricki Tarr:
Hywel Bennett
Roy Bland:
Terence Rigby
Bill Haydon:
Ian Richardson
Percy Alleline:
Michael Aldridge
Toby Esterhase:
Bernard Hepton
Jim Prideaux:
Ian Bannen
Ann Smiley:
Siân Phillips

Night Waves

Night Waves at ZSL London Zoo

Episode 2: Landmark: The Old Men at the Zoo

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

In a series from ZSL London Zoo, Matthew Sweet is joined by Margaret Drabble, Iain Sinclair and Jonathan Powell to discuss Angus Wilson's 1961 novel The Old Men at the Zoo. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary celebrating the career of film director Antonia Bird, exploring her fight to get her voice heard and to break through the barriers against her gender and her politics. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
BofA Productions
Director:
Susan Kemp
Camera Operator:
Susan Kemp
Editor:
Susan Kemp
Producer:
Mary Bell
Producer:
Adam Dawtrey
Executive Producer:
Mark Cousins
Executive Producer:
Mark Bell
Participant:
Kay Mellor
Participant:
Kate Hardie
Participant:
Mark Cousins
Participant:
Robert Carlyle
Participant:
George Faber
Participant:
Anita Dobson
Participant:
David Thompson
Participant:
Steven Mackintosh
Participant:
Caroline Oulton
Participant:
Paul Unwin
Participant:
Jane Sillars
Participant:
Jonathan Powell
Participant:
Pippa Harris
Participant:
Ruth Caleb
Participant:
St John O'Rorke
Participant:
Irvine Welsh
Participant:
Adrian Corker
Participant:
Susan Wilkins
Participant:
Andy Roberts
Participant:
Paul Turp
Participant:
Ronan Bennett
Participant:
Finola Dwyer

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Series 1

Smiley Sets a Trap

Duration: 40 minutes

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

Acclaimed adaptation of John le Carre's novel. Smiley's investigation to snare the traitor at the heart of the Circus leads him to a Fleet Street journalist. Show more

Contributors

George Smiley:
Sir Alec Guinness
Jim Prideaux:
Ian Bannen
Jerry Westerby:
Joss Ackland
Toby Esterhase:
Bernard Hepton
Peter Guillam:
Michael Jayston
Sir Oliver Lacon:
Anthony Bate
Ricki Tarr:
Hywel Bennett