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The Film Programme

Shirley Henderson, Maxine Peake

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Shirley Henderson on Never Steady, Never Still and Maxine Peake on Funny Cow. Presented by Antonia Quirke. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Shirley Henderson
Interviewed Guest:
Maxine Peake
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Pitts
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Christine Kelly
Interviewed Guest:
Justin Edgar
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zedah
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Drama providing a humorous, moving snapshot of Dylan Thomas in America. The infamous Welshman is invited to New York by John Brinnin, who has his hands full from the start. Show more

Contributors

John Malcolm Brinnin:
Elijah Wood
Dylan Thomas:
Celyn Jones
Janet:
Kate Drew
Doctor:
Ken Drury
Mr Unlucky:
Richard Brake
Stanley:
Kevin Eldon
Caitlin:
Kelly Reilly
Ms Missy 1:
Polly Hemingway
Ms Missy 2:
Sue Maud
Yale Provost:
Weston Gavin
Director:
Andy Goddard
Producer:
Andy Evans

Genres

Formats

Snatches: Moments from Women's Lives

Series 1

Episode 4: Pig Life

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A monologue inspired by women who spoke out about their shocking experiences, to make marital rape illegal in England.

Death in Paradise

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Available for 5 months

Detective drama series. With Richard hit by a tropical disease and Camille in Paris, it is left to Dwayne and Fidel to solve the apparently impossible murder of a local diver. Show more

Contributors

DI Richard Poole:
Ben Miller
Camille Bordey:
Sara Martins
Dwayne Myers:
Danny John-Jules
Fidel Best:
Gary Carr
DS Angela Young:
Shirley Henderson
Alex Owen:
Lisa Faulkner
Phil Owen:
Sean Gallagher
Mark Lightfoot:
OT Fagbenle
Comm Selwyn Patterson:
Don Warrington
Producer:
Matthew Bird
Director:
Alfred Lot
Benjamin Lightfoot:
Alex Lanipekun
Abigail Lightfoot:
Riann Steele
Diana Watson:
Frances Barber
Mike Watson:
Robert Pugh
Hotel Manager:
Joseph Mydell
Lisa Watson:
Charlotte Salt
Darren Moore:
Matt Di Angelo
Sally Watson:
Alice Henley
Director:
Roger Goldby
Adam Fairs:
Luke Allen-Gale
Female Registrar:
Aminata Toure

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Comedy drama with Gerald Lepkowski and Shirley Henderson. Hiding from a Ukrainian mobster, New Jersey 'goodfellas' Gino and Settimo visit family in Glasgow. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama based on the best-selling Victorian-set novel by Michel Faber. Sugar finds Agnes' condition to have deteriorated, and makes a promise to help her before it is too late. Show more

Contributors

William Rackham:
Chris O'Dowd
Mrs Agnes Rackham:
Amanda Hale
Mrs Emmeline Fox:
Shirley Henderson
Doctor Curlew:
Richard E Grant
Lady Constance Bridgelow:
Elizabeth Berrington
Sophie Rackham:
Isla Watt
Miss Beatrice Cleave:
Wendy Nottingham
Lord Watson:
Peter Cellier
Henry Rackham Senior:
Tom Georgeson
Christopher:
James Willson
Mean Prostitute:
Moya Brady
Producer:
Greg Dummett
Director:
Marc Munden

Bob Servant

Independent

Episode 3: Women and God

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Comedy series about a man seeking political office. Looking for a campaign boost, Bob courts both the religious vote and the women of Broughty Ferry in a twin attack. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Available for 5 months

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy reunite for a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953, but are distracted by plans for a comeback film and a personal rift. Show more

Contributors

Stan Laurel:
Steve Coogan
Oliver Hardy:
John C Reilly
Bernard Delfont:
Rufus Jones
Lucille Hardy:
Shirley Henderson
Ida Laurel:
Nina Arianda
Hal Roach:
Danny Huston
Nobby Cook:
John Henshaw
James Horne:
Joseph Balderrama
Writer:
Jeff Pope
Director:
Jon S Baird

Woman's Hour

Girl From The North Country, Recovery, Samin Nosrat

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Shirley Henderson and Sheila Atim talk about playing mother and adopted daughter, and bringing the music of Bob Dylan to the stage. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Shirley Henderson
Interviewed Guest:
Sheila Atim
Interviewed Guest:
Samin Nosrat

Woman's Hour

Children and gender stereotyping, Family estrangement, Shirley Henderson

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Listener views on the impact of treating girls and boys differently as they grow up. Plus Shirley Henderson and Sheila Atim, family estrangement and Samin Nosrat cooks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Christine Forster
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Gilbert
Interviewed Guest:
Ros Ball
Interviewed Guest:
James Millar
Interviewed Guest:
Shirley Henderson
Interviewed Guest:
Sheila Atim
Interviewed Guest:
Samin Nosrat
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Holman
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Perry

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Thriller. Haunted by the disappearance of her sister two years before, Kath refuses to move on. Has she found an important clue, or is she losing her mind? With Shirley Henderson. Show more

Contributors

Noyen Roy:
Roshan Seth
Elsie:
Ger Ryan
Hurricane Frank:
Sean Harris

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Tristram Shandy, played by Steve Coogan, guides viewers through the epic tale of his life and opinions, chopping back and forth in time, commenting on his tale as he tells it. Show more

Contributors

Tristram Shandy:
Steve Coogan
Capt Toby Shandy:
Rob Brydon
Elizabeth:
Keeley Hawes
Widow Wadman:
Gillian Anderson
Dr Slop:
Dylan Moran
Patrick Curator/Parson Yorick:
Stephen Fry
Executive Producer:
David M Thompson
Executive Producer:
Tracey Scoffield
Executive Producer:
Kate Ogborn
Executive Producer:
Julia Blackman
Executive Producer:
Jeff Abberley
Executive Producer:
Henry Normal

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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

Crime caper set in Dublin and starring Colin Farrell. The fates of various characters become intertwined after a shelf-stacker loses his girlfriend to the local bank manager. Show more

Contributors

Formats

Poetry Please

Goblin Market by Christina Rossetti

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Roger McGough with poems by Christina Rossetti, including Goblin Market. The reader is Shirley Henderson. Visits to your greengrocer may never be the same again. Show more

Jamaica Inn

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Period drama based on Daphne du Maurier's gothic novel. Orphaned Mary Yellan travels to the remote Jamaica Inn to live with her Aunt Patience and brutal Uncle Joss. Show more

Contributors

Jem Merlyn:
Matthew McNulty
Joss Merlyn:
Sean Harris
Aunt Patience:
Joanne Whalley
Francis Davey:
Ben Daniels
Ambrose:
Elliot Levey
Magistrate Bassat:
Andrew Scarborough
Twin 1:
David Beck
William:
Danny Miller
Mrs Yellan:
Sadie Shimmin
Mrs Trelawn:
Rhiannon Oliver
Cornish Driver:
Matthew Bearne
Crown Landlord:
Carl McCrystal
Mary Stunt Double:
Sarah Lochlan
Wrecker 1:
Rory Mulroe
Wrecker 2:
Justin Pearson
Writer:
Emma Frost
Producer:
Dan Winch

Poetry Please

Gothic Poetry

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Roger McGough gets eerie with selection of gothic poetry from Edgar Allen Poe, Sylvia Plath and Percy Shelley. With archive recordings from Sir John Gielgud and Robert Donat. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Black comedy. Depressed Wilbur (Jamie Sives) moves in with his brother above the bookshop they inherited from their father and begins to fall for his brother's new girlfriend. Show more

Jamaica Inn

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Period drama based on Daphne du Maurier's gothic novel. When Mary suspects her uncle of murder, she confides in the local vicar, and then goes on a secret outing with Jem. Show more

Contributors

Jem Merlyn:
Matthew McNulty
Joss Merlyn:
Sean Harris
Aunt Patience:
Joanne Whalley
Francis Davey:
Ben Daniels
Ambrose:
Elliot Levey
Magistrate Bassat:
Andrew Scarborough
William:
Danny Miller
Mrs Bassat:
Charlotte Lucas
Flashy Dealer:
Charlie Wade
Lynx Eyed Man:
Luke Harris
Fleece Innkeeper:
Chris Ellison
Writer:
Emma Frost
Producer:
Dan Winch

Jamaica Inn

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Period drama based on Daphne du Maurier's gothic novel. The net tightens on the smugglers. Mary struggles to know who to trust, and learns too late the true danger she is facing. Show more

Doctor Who

Series 2

Episode 10: Love and Monsters

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Available for 2 months

Who is the sinister and mysterious Victor Kennedy, and why is he so keen to find the Doctor?

Contributors

Elton Pope:
Marc Warren
Jackie Tyler:
Camille Coduri
Ursula Blake:
Shirley Henderson
Mr Skinner:
Simon Greenall
Bridget:
Moya Brady
Director:
Dan Zeff
The Hoix:
Paul Kasey
Mrs. Croot:
Bella Emberg