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D-Day to Berlin

Episode 1: The Struggle to Break Out

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Drama-documentary narrated by Sean Bean about the decisive struggle 60 years ago to break out of the D-Day beachhead and defeat Hitler's Third Reich. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Bean
Series Producer:
Andrew Williams
Executive Producer:
Laurence Rees

D-Day to Berlin

Episode 2: Allies at War

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama-documentary about the struggle to defeat Hitler's Third Reich. By the end of August 1944, Hitler's armies were in headlong retreat to the borders of the Reich. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Bean
Executive Producer:
Laurence Rees

D-Day to Berlin

Episode 3: The Dream That Died

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama-documentary about the struggle to defeat Hitler's Third Reich. With British and American armies poised to cross the Rhine, victory seemed certain. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Bean
Producer:
Martina Hall
Director:
Martina Hall
Executive Producer:
Laurence Rees

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Chilling Manx-based horror following two parents who lose their daughter in a cliff-top accident, only to find an identical girl alive and well whilst looking for her body. Show more

Contributors

James:
Sean Bean
Librarian:
Gwenyth Petty
Police Inspector:
Robin Griffith
Director:
John Fawcett

Broken

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Drama series. With the community in shock, Father Michael comforts PC Powell, who is being pressured to back up his colleagues' questionable version of events. Show more

Contributors

Father Michael Kerrigan:
Sean Bean
Helen Oyenusi:
Muna Otaru
Father Matthew:
Thomas Arnold
Father Michael Age 10:
Fin Campbell
PC Andrew Powell:
Mark Stanley
PC Dawn Morris:
Aisling Loftus
PC Ian Wakefield:
Matthew Wilson
Sergeant Denis Kilcaid:
Tony Hirst
Chief Inspector McDonald:
Louis Hilyer
Norman Collins IPCC:
Colin Mace
Caroline Powell:
Faye McKeever
Priest:
John Rowe
Senior Police Officer:
Michael Higgs
Roz Demichelis:
Paula Malcomson
Pauline Pickering:
Naomi Radcliffe
PC Joe Mason:
Ian Cunningham
Vernon Oyenusi:
Jerome Holder
Police Liason Officer:
Arinder Sadhra
Barbara Powell:
Melanie Kilburn
Older Father Matthew:
Robert Gillespie
Director:
Ashley Pearce
Producer:
Colin McKeown
Producer:
Donna Molloy
Executive Producer:
Colin McKeown
Executive Producer:
Jimmy McGovern
Executive Producer:
Sean Bean
Composer:
Matthew Hall
Production Manager:
Jac Ashton

Genres

World on Fire

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 56 minutes

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

A month after the outbreak of war, Warsaw is unrecognisable, while Manchester, on the surface, appears very much the same. Will there be a warm welcome home for Harry? Show more

Contributors

Lois Bennett:
Julia Brown
Harry Chase:
Jonah Hauer-King
Albert Fallou:
Parker Sawyers
Webster O'Connell:
Brian J Smith
Nancy Campbell:
Helen Hunt
Kasia Tomaszeski:
Zofia Wichlacz
Tom Bennett:
Ewan Mitchell
Douglas Bennett:
Sean Bean
Robina Chase:
Lesley Manville
Director:
Adam Smith
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen

World on Fire

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One EastLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

December 1939, and Tom fights for his life on board the HMS Exeter at the Battle of River Plate. Meanwhile, Harry and Lois have a more personal battle to fight. Show more

Contributors

Lois Bennett:
Julia Brown
Harry Chase:
Jonah Hauer-King
Stan Raddings:
Blake Harrison
Nancy Campbell:
Helen Hunt
Kasia Tomaszeski:
Zofia Wichlacz
Tom Bennett:
Ewan Mitchell
Douglas Bennett:
Sean Bean
Robina Chase:
Lesley Manville
Director:
Thomas Napper
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen

World on Fire

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Harry’s courage is tested at Louvain as he comes face to face with a German sniper, and Kasia’s resistance activity in Warsaw intensifies. Show more

Contributors

Lois Bennett:
Julia Brown
Harry Chase:
Jonah Hauer-King
Stan Raddings:
Blake Harrison
Nancy Campbell:
Helen Hunt
Kasia Tomaszeski:
Zofia Wichlacz
Tom Bennett:
Ewan Mitchell
Douglas Bennett:
Sean Bean
Robina Chase:
Lesley Manville
Director:
Andy Wilson
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South EastLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Mystery drama starring Jodie Foster. When a woman's young daughter vanishes during a transatlantic flight, she struggles to convince the cabin crew that she is telling the truth. Show more

Contributors

Kyle Pratt:
Jodie Foster
Captain Rich:
Sean Bean
Therapist:
Greta Scacchi
Mortuary Director:
Christian Berkel
Brittany Loud:
Haley Ramm
Producer:
Brian Grazer
Writer:
Billy Ray

Broken

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Drama series. Father Michael makes a confession and Chloe wreaks a devastating revenge.

Contributors

Father Michael Kerrigan:
Sean Bean
Father Michael age ten:
Fin Campbell
Young Michael's mother:
Aoife McMahon
Leo Demichelis:
Daniel Cornall-Bishop
Jake Demichelis:
Jack Harper
Chloe Demichelis:
Lauren Lyle
Jury Forewoman:
Maxine Fone
PC Dawn Morris:
Aisling Loftus
PC Ian Wakefield:
Matthew Wilson
Sergeant Denis Kilcaid:
Tony Hirst
PC Andrew Powell:
Mark Stanley
Helen Oyenusi:
Muna Otaru
PC Kevin Knox:
Joel Parry
Harry 'Aitch' Parkinson:
Phil Davis
Senior case worker:
Cathy Breeze
Care worker:
Sophie Bleasdale
Father Peter Flaherty:
Adrian Dunbar
Daniel Martin:
Danny Sapani
Roz Demichelis:
Paula Malcomson
Carl McKenna:
Ned Dennehy
Christina Fitzsimmons:
Anna Friel
Father Michael's mother - present day:
Aine Ni Mhuiri
Eddie Kerrigan:
Steve Garti
Christopher Kerrigan:
Rowe David McClelland
Joe Kerrigan:
Paul Copley
Beth Kerrigan:
Vanessa Earl
Cash Switchers Man:
Neil Bell
Lisa Fitzsimmons:
Macy Shackleton
Pauline Pickering:
Naomi Radcliffe
Bernadette:
Heidi Roberts
Director:
Ashley Pearce
Producer:
Colin McKeown
Producer:
Donna Molloy
Executive Producer:
Colin McKeown
Executive Producer:
Jimmy McGovern
Executive Producer:
Sean Bean
Composer:
Matthew Hall
Production Manager:
Jac Ashton

Genres

Decisive Weapons

Series 1

Episode 3: The P-51 - Cadillac of the Skies

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Series exploring the impact of technology on war. A look at the decisive role played by the P-51 Mustang in protecting US bombers from German attack. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Bean
Producer:
David Upshal
Series Producer:
Martin Davidson

Decisive Weapons

Series 2

Episode 5: The Soul of the Samurai - the Japanese Sword

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The impact of technology on the history of war. This programme looks at the sharpest, strongest blade ever - the samurai sword. Show more

Decisive Weapons

Series 1

Episode 6: The Harrier - Jumping Jet Flash

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Series chronicling the impact of technology on war. Untested in combat and generally derided, the Harrier proved itself in the Falklands conflict. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Bean
Producer:
David Upshal
Series Producer:
Martin Davidson

Decisive Weapons

Series 1

Episode 2: The Bell Huey - Vietnam War Horse

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series which chronicles the impact of technology on war focuses on the Bell Huey helicopter, which symbolised the American involvement in Vietnam. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Bean
Series Producer:
Martin Davidson
Director:
Paul Tilzey

Decisive Weapons

Series 1

Episode 1: T34: The Queen of Tanks

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series chronicling the impact of technology on warfare. How the Soviet T34 tank helped the Red Army fight back against the Germans in World War II. Show more

Decisive Weapons

Series 1

Episode 5: The Longbow - Wood Against Steel

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series chronicling the impact of technology on war shows how the longbow was a killing machine that could stop an armoured knight in his tracks. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Adam Levy
Series Producer:
Martin Davidson
Narrator:
Sean Bean

Decisive Weapons

Series 1

Episode 4: The Bayonet - Cold Steel

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series chronicling the impact of technology on war focuses on the bayonet, which remained an enduring symbol of British military grit for over 300 years. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Bean
Producer:
Paul Tilzey
Series Producer:
Martin Davidson

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Sean Bean narrates a look back at France '98. Inspired by Zinedine Zidane, the tournament hosts lifted the famous trophy for the first time with victory over Brazil in the final. Show more

Decisive Weapons

Series 2

Lock, Stock and Barrel: The Springfield Rifle

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Accurate over 500 metres and with a vastly increased rate of fire, the Springfield was used to devastating effect by Union soldiers in the American Civil War. Show more

The Vicar of Dibley

Series 3

Episode 3: Spring

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Available for 4 months

Ecclesiastical sitcom. The Bishop of Mulberry is to officiate at the christening of Alice and Hugo's baby, and the preparations prompt David to make a surprise proposal. Show more

Contributors

Geraldine Granger:
Dawn French
David Horton:
Gary Waldhorn
Hugo Horton:
James Fleet
Alice Tinker:
Emma Chambers
Frank Pickle:
John Bluthal
Jim Trott:
Trevor Peacock
Owen Newitt:
Roger Lloyd Pack
Bishop of Mulberry:
Richard Griffiths
Miss Carr:
Nina Wadia
Pianist:
Les Pearson
Himself:
Sean Bean
Producer:
Jon Plowman