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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama which charts John Lennon's transition from Beatle to enduring and enigmatic icon, covering issues of fatherhood and fame during the traumatic period of 1967 to 1971. Show more

Contributors

Freddie Lennon:
Christopher Fairbank
Art Janov:
Allan Corduner
Paul McCartney:
Andrew Scott
Yoko Ono:
Naoko Mori
Derek Taylor:
Michael Colgan
Ringo Starr:
Craig Cheetham
George Harrison:
Jack Morgan
Cynthia Lennon:
Claudie Blakley
Brian Epstein:
Rory Kinnear
Pete Shotton:
Adrian Bower
Gloria Emerson:
Debora Weston
Julian Lennon:
Charlie Coulthard
Cabbie at Scala:
Ray MacAllan
Cynthia's Lawyer:
Jonathan Rigby
Rich Middle-aged Woman:
Annabel Leventon
Hospital Consultant:
David Annen
Apple Accountant:
Patrick Drury
John's PA:
Helen Bradbury
Reporter leaving UK Press:
Dylan Charles
Journalist 1:
Pieter Lawman
Journalist 2:
Roderick Smith

Drama on 3

Is Your Love Better than Life?

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Could an Archbishop become an enemy of the state? An original drama by Frances Byrnes, set in a futuristic Britain, in which religion and politics clash. Show more

Contributors

Archbishop:
Don Gilet
Minister:
David Annen
Citizen:
Adam Rojko
Producer:
Polly Thomas
Director:
Polly Thomas

Genres

Doctors

Series 17

Episode 179: Junction 10

Duration: 28 minutes

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

When a man goes missing, Karen finds herself drawn into a tense family drama. It is the day of the race, and everyone is wondering who will win. Show more

Contributors

Dr Heston Carter:
Owen Brenman
Dr Jimmi Clay:
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Dr Daniel Granger:
Matthew Chambers
Dr Al Haskey:
Ian Midlane
Dr Sid Vere:
Ashley Rice
Ayesha Lee:
Laura Rollins
Karen Hollins:
Jan Pearson
Mrs Tembe:
Lorna Laidlaw
Ruhma Hanif:
Bharti Patel
Valerie Pitman:
Sarah Moyle
Anthony Harker:
Adam Astill
Frank Renshaw:
David Annen
Nicola Renshaw:
Maria Miles
Sally Renshaw:
Anastasia Walker
Director:
Chris Walker
Producer:
Dawn Coulson
Executive Producer:
Mike Hobson

Doctors

Series 13

Episode 154: Manhandled

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Daniel is bemused when he meets an anthropology lecturer who believes his mojo has been stolen, while Elaine puts on a brave face for her colleagues on returning to work. Show more

Contributors

Doug Beavis:
Gary Cady
Dr Daniel Granger:
Matthew Chambers
Morris Davies:
David Annen
Dr Elaine Cassidy:
Janet Dibley
Dr Heston Carter:
Owen Brenman
Dr Jimmi Clay:
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Dr Kevin Tyler:
Simon Rivers
Cherry Malone:
Sophie Abelson
Julia Parsons:
Diane Keen
Karen Hollins:
Jan Pearson
Kwame Sonko:
Leemore Marrett Jr
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Series Producer:
Peter Eryl Lloyd

Doctors

Series 9

Episode 109: Devil and the Deep Blue

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

A woman caught between her father and her boyfriend turns to Michelle. A friend of George and Ronnie enlists their help after her son is arrested by Eva.

Contributors

Michelle Corrigan:
Donnaleigh Bailey
Laura Morrison:
Hannah Field
Edmund Morrison:
David Annen
James Raney:
Jonny Freeman
Dr Joe Fenton:
Stephen Boxer
Dr Georgina Woodson:
Stirling Gallacher
Dr Jimmi Clay:
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Dr Nick West:
Michael McKell

Call the Midwife

Christmas Special 2014

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Drama series about a group of midwives. 1959 is drawing to a close as the residents of Poplar prepare for Christmas, and the midwives are busier than ever. Show more

Contributors

Sister Julienne:
Jenny Agutter
Sister Evangelina:
Pam Ferris
Chummy Noakes:
Miranda Hart
Sister Monica Joan:
Judy Parfitt
Trixie Franklin:
Helen George
Cynthia Miller:
Bryony Hannah
Shelagh Turner:
Laura Main
Patsy Mount:
Emerald Fennell
Sister Winifred:
Victoria Yeates
PC Peter Noakes:
Ben Caplan
Dr Patrick Turner:
Stephen McGann
Fred Buckle:
Cliff Parisi
Mature Jennifer Worth:
Vanessa Redgrave
Philip Worth:
Ronald Pickup
Freddie Noakes:
Liam Kiff
Timothy Turner:
Max Macmillan
Tom Hereward:
Jack Ashton
Denise Henshall:
Lea Jackson
Mrs Henshall:
Lucy Black
Stall Holder:
Simon Sherlock
Sister Maltby:
Ruth Sheen
Yvonne Corless:
Josie Farmiloe
Miss French:
Anna Farnworth
Len Warren:
Tim Faraday
Producer:
Hugh Warren
Pearl Winston:
Lorraine Stanley
Registrar:
David Annen
Jenny Lee:
Jessica Raine
Mrs Hawkes:
Lacey Bond
Maureen Warren:
Hayley Squires
Conchita Warren:
Carolina Valdes

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dramatisation of the landmark Lady Chatterley's Lover obscenity trial of 1960, postulating a fictional love affair between two jurors under the influence of DH Lawrence's words. Show more

Contributors

Jocular Juror:
Gerard Horan
Timid Juror:
David Fairweather
Older Educated Male Juror:
Antony Carrick
Superior Juror:
Paul Antony-Barber
Court Official:
Kenneth Hadley
Gerald Gardiner:
Donald Sumpter
Sir Allen Lane:
Ron Donachie
Clark of the Court:
David Annen
Older Keith:
Kenneth Cranham
Older Helena:
Claire Bloom
Mr Griffith-Jones:
Pip Torrens
Graham Hough:
Shaughan Seymour
Helen Gardiner:
Selina Cadell
Joan Bennett:
Anna Barry
Bishop of Woolwich:
Graham Seed
Richard Hoggart:
David Tennant
Hector Hetherington:
Nicholas Pritchard
Bernadine Wall:
Montserrat Lombard
Director:
James Hawes
Producer:
Karen Lewis

Drama

Dan Rebellato - My Life Is a Series of People Saying Goodbye

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Dan Rebellato's adventurous play explores the pain, poignancy and new possibilities of parting. Show more

Genres

Brand

Drama

Duration: 1 hour

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

Starring Glenda Jackson. Passion, in every sense, is the theme of Dan Rebellato's dramatisation, inspired by the works of literature's greatest whistle blower - Emile Zola. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Nigel Slater - Eating for England

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Nigel's dad announces his remarriage, so it’s Aunt Elvie and mince pies to the rescue. Stars Celia Imrie and Julian Rhind Tutt. Show more

Shetland

Series 2

Episode 5: Blue Lightning - Part 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Crime drama. Perez returns to his childhood home after the murder of a scientist on Fair Isle. Tensions run high when a storm hits the mainland. Show more

Contributors

DI Jimmy Perez:
Douglas Henshall
TDC Sandy Wilson:
Steven Robertson
Frank Blake:
John Lynch
James Perez:
Bill Paterson
DS Alison 'Tosh' McIntosh:
Alison O'Donnell
Anna Blake:
Leigh Biagi
Peter Latimer:
Anthony Howell
Finlay Caulfield:
David Ireland
Tessa Warren:
Julie Hale
Joe Blake:
Keith Ramsay
Cassie Perez:
Erin Armstrong
Isobel Tulloch:
Susan Vidler
Angus Tulloch:
Lorne MacFadyen
Donnie Tulloch:
Michael Nardone
Bill Warren:
David Annen
Sgt Billy McBride:
Stewart Porter
Gina Bradley:
Paksie Vernon

Shetland

Series 2

Episode 6: Blue Lightning - Part 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Crime drama set on the remote Scottish islands. Time is running out for DI Perez as prime suspect Peter Latimer lies critically ill in hospital. Show more

Contributors

DI Jimmy Perez:
Douglas Henshall
TDC Sandy Wilson:
Steven Robertson
Frank Blake:
John Lynch
James Perez:
Bill Paterson
DS Alison 'Tosh' McIntosh:
Alison O'Donnell
Anna Blake:
Leigh Biagi
Gina Bradley:
Paksie Vernon
Peter Latimer:
Anthony Howell
Sgt Billy McBride:
Stewart Porter
Bill Warren:
David Annen
Tessa Warren:
Julie Hale
Finlay Caulfield:
David Ireland
Donnie Tulloch:
Michael Nardone
Joe Blake:
Keith Ramsay
Isobel Tulloch:
Susan Vidler
Angus Tulloch:
Lorne MacFadyen
Cora McLean:
Anne Kidd
Cassie Perez:
Erin Armstrong

Prisoners' Wives

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Francesca's attempts to take the moral high ground with her drug-dealing son backfire as she struggles to keep her own criminal activity under wraps. Show more

Drama

The Hours by Michael Cunningham

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. The lives of three women spill across time. A story inspired by Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway. Stars Rosamund Pike. Show more

Drama

The Hours by Michael Cunningham

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Virginia, Laura and Clarissa all experience conflict. A story inspired by Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway. Stars Rosamund Pike. Show more

Holby City

Series 17

Episode 49: Shockwaves

Duration: 1 hour

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

Hospital drama. In the aftermath of the explosion, Arthur struggles to keep on top of his anxiety disorder. Zosia is forced to make a choice between Ollie and Seb. Show more

Contributors

Adrian 'Fletch' Fletcher:
Alex Walkinshaw
Raffaello Di Lucca:
Joe McFadden
Arthur Digby:
Rob Ostlere
Morven Shreve:
Eleanor Fanyinka
Essie Harrison:
Kaye Wragg
Sacha Levy:
Bob Barrett
Henrik Hanssen:
Guy Henry
Serena Campbell:
Catherine Russell
Guy Self:
John Michie
Zosia March:
Camilla Arfwedson
Oliver Valentine:
James Anderson
Elliot Hope:
Paul Bradley
Dominic Copeland:
David Ames
Cara Martinez:
Niamh Walsh
Sebastian Coulter:
Hadley Fraser
Fran Reynolds:
Carli Norris
Robbie Medcalf:
Mark Healy
Ron Renwick:
John Bowler
TV News Reporter:
Rhik Samadder
Neil Pemberton:
David Annen
Suzy Clifton:
Jess Murphy
Rufus Lucas:
Ned Porteous
Ben Lucas:
Jack Loxton
Director:
Nigel Douglas

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

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

It's Roxy and Alfie's wedding day but in light of recent events, Alfie has the biggest decision of his life to make. Ava finds out some shocking information about Sam. Show more

Contributors

Sam James:
Cornell S John
Ava Hartman:
Clare Perkins
Dexter Hartman:
Khali Best
Abi Branning:
Lorna Fitzgerald
Jay Brown:
Jamie Borthwick
Peter Beale:
Ben Hardy
Patrick Trueman:
Rudolph Walker
Cora Cross:
Ann Mitchell
Alfie Moon:
Shane Richie
Roxy Mitchell:
Rita Simons
Ronnie Mitchell:
Samantha Womack
Phil Mitchell:
Steve McFadden
Billy Mitchell:
Perry Fenwick
Lola Pearce:
Danielle Harold
Bianca Butcher:
Patsy Palmer
Terry Spraggan:
Terry Alderton
Carol Jackson:
Lindsey Coulson
David Wicks:
Michael French
Masood Ahmed:
Nitin Ganatra
Ian Beale:
Adam Woodyatt
Denise Fox:
Diane Parish
Sadie Young:
Kate Magowan
Jake Stone:
Jamie Lomas
Lauren Branning:
Jacqueline Jossa
Max Branning:
Jake Wood
Kirsty Branning:
Kierston Wareing
Carl White:
Daniel Coonan
Tamwar Masood:
Himesh Patel
Poppy Meadow:
Rachel Bright
Joey Branning:
David Witts
Shirley Carter:
Linda Henry
Janine Butcher:
Charlie Brooks
Bella Young:
Isobelle Molloy
Aunt Sal:
Anna Karen
Reverend Daniel Peters:
David Annen
Stewardess:
Georgina Redhead
Security Officer:
Trevor Bishop
Laura Seddon:
Nathalie Buscombe
Executive Producer:
Lorraine Newman
Director:
David Moor
Writer:
Kim Revell

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Dramatised account of how Doctor Who was brought to the screen in 1963 by a young producer frustrated by TV's glass ceiling and an actor unhappy with a career of hard-man roles. Show more

Contributors

William Hartnell:
David Bradley
Verity Lambert:
Jessica Raine
Sydney Newman:
Brian Cox
Waris Hussein:
Sacha Dhawan
Heather Hartnell:
Lesley Manville
William Russell:
Jamie Glover
Jacqueline Hill:
Jemma Powell
Carole Ann Ford:
Claudia Grant
Mervyn Pinfield:
Jeff Rawle
Rex Tucker:
Andrew Woodall
Douglas Camfield:
Sam Hoare
Judith Carney:
Cara Jenkins
Richard Martin:
Ian Hallard
Delia Derbyshire:
Sarah Winter
Peter Brachacki:
David Annen
Donald Baverstock:
Mark Eden
Producer:
Matt Strevens

Genres