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Woman's Hour

Glenda Jackson, Jo Swinson, Mary Macleod, Tania Mathias

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A discussion on life after Parliament with ex-MPs Glenda Jackson, Jo Swinson, Mary Macleod and Louise Mensch. Plus new MP Tania Mathias on her hopes and fears. With Jane Garvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Glenda Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Swinson
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Macleod
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Mensch
Interviewed Guest:
Gaby Hinsliff
Interviewed Guest:
Isabel Hardman
Interviewed Guest:
Tania Mathias
Interviewed Guest:
Allegra Stratton
Producer:
Jane Thurlow

Duration: 1 hour

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

Fury, inspired by Zola's Rougon-Macquart novels. Jacques loves his train more than any woman he's ever met. But Dide is aware of the terrifying desires that he harbours within. Show more

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Alan Yentob looks back over the career of the flamboyant film director. Friends and admirers recall a pioneering documentary-maker, talented photographer and fearless director. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Director:
Eleanor Horne
Participant:
Terry Gilliam
Participant:
Twiggy
Participant:
Glenda Jackson
Participant:
Melvyn Bragg
Participant:
Robert Powell
Participant:
Roger Daltrey

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Powerful adaptation of the classic DH Lawrence novel, set in the West Midlands in the 1920s, about the intertwined lives of two strong-willed sisters. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

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

Drama focusing on an adolescent who dreams of transcending her dreary reality and experiencing the gamut of human emotions and sensations. With Sammi Davis and Paul McGann. Show more

Contributors

Anton Skrebensky:
Paul McGann
Winifred Inger:
Amanda Donohoe
Uncle Henry:
David Hemmings
Anna Brangwen:
Glenda Jackson
MacAllister:
Dudley Sutton
Mr Harby:
Jim Carter
Miss Harby:
Judith Paris
Jim Richards:
Mark Owen
Director:
Ken Russell
Producer:
Ken Russell

Genres

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Blood, Sex and Money by Emile Zola

Season 1 - Blood

Animals

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

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

Animals by Dan Rebellato inspired by Zola's Rougon-Macquart Series. Dide's son Pierre siphons off her fortune and her grandson, Silvère, runs away to join the republican uprising. Show more

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

Blood, Sex and Money by Emile Zola

Season 1 - Blood

Masterpiece

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Masterpiece by Martin Jameson inspired by Zola's Rougon Macquart novels. Dide observes her great-grandson Claude's demise as his obsession to create 'the' masterpiece wreaks havoc. Show more

Front Row

Kenneth Branagh, Glenda Jackson, The art of Alexander Calder

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with John Wilson, including Kenneth Branagh on the opening season of his theatre company and Glenda Jackson on returning to acting after 18 years as an MP. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Kenneth Branagh
Interviewed Guest:
Sandy Rower
Interviewed Guest:
Glenda Jackson
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Elizabeth R

Shadow in the Sun

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Classic historical drama series. Elizabeth meets an interesting suitor, the Duke of Anjou, much to the Puritans' disapproval. Now Elizabeth must decide whether to follow her head or her heart. Show more

Contributors

Elizabeth:
Glenda Jackson
Robert Dudley:
Robert Hardy
William Cecil:
Ronald Hines
Walsingham:
Stephen Murray
Earl of Sussex:
John Shrapnel
Sir Christopher Hatton:
Bernard Horsfall

Duration: 30 minutes

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

A compilation of the best bits of Morecambe and Wise. Glenda Jackson takes a starring role in Antony and Cleopatra, plus Eric and Ernie perform Moonlight Bay with the Beatles. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

In this compilation of the best bits of Morecambe and Wise, Ernie attempts to 'get with it', Eric forgets his Mr Memory and Glenda Jackson brings a touch of class to proceedings. Show more

Elizabeth R

The Lion's Cub

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

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

Classic historical drama series. A young Elizabeth lives in dangerous times, leading the Protestant rebellion against her Catholic half-sister Mary and challenging her claim to the throne. Show more

Contributors

Elizabeth:
Glenda Jackson
William Cecil:
Ronald Hines
Catherine Parr:
Rosalie Crutchley
Kat Ashley:
Rachel Kempson
Stephen Gardiner:
Basil Dignam
Writer:
John Hale

Elizabeth R

The Marriage Game

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Classic historical drama series. The unmarried young queen is encouraged to find a suitable husband so that she can produce an heir, but she finds that very few suitors interest her.

Contributors

Elizabeth:
Glenda Jackson
William Cecil:
Ronald Hines
Robert Dudley:
Robert Hardy
Bishop de Quadra:
Esmond Knight
Sir James Melville:
John Cairney
Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots:
Vivian Pickles
Director:
Herbert Wise

Elizabeth R

Horrible Conspiracies

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Classic historical drama series. Elizabeth finds her position increasingly threatened by Mary, Queen of Scots and her loyal supporters. Will Elizabeth have to execute Mary in order to remain queen? Show more

Contributors

Elizabeth:
Glenda Jackson
Mary, Queen of Scots:
Vivian Pickles
Walsingham:
Stephen Murray
Sir Amyas Paulet:
Hamilton Dyce
Sir Anthony Babington:
David Collings
Gilbert Gifford:
Bernard Holley

Elizabeth R

The Enterprise of England

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Classic historical drama series. With the threat of war against Spain suddenly imminent, Elizabeth must place her faith in the strength of the navy, led by Sir Francis Drake.

Contributors

Elizabeth:
Glenda Jackson
King Philip II of Spain:
Peter Jeffrey
Sir Francis Drake:
John Woodvine
Robert Dudley:
Robert Hardy
William Cecil:
Ronald Hines
Walsingham:
Stephen Murray

Elizabeth R

Sweet England's Pride

Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes

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

Classic historical drama series. An elderly Elizabeth instructs the Earl of Essex to quell the threat of an Irish uprising, but will she have to deal with a rebellion of her own?

Contributors

Elizabeth:
Glenda Jackson
Robert Devereux:
Robin Ellis
William Cecil:
Ronald Hines
Sir Robert Cecil:
Hugh Dickson
Sir Francis Bacon:
John Nettleton
Sir Walter Raleigh:
Nicholas Selby
Writer:
Ian Rodger

Drama

The Progress of the Soul of Lizzie Calvin

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Glenda Jackson plays the soul of Lizzie Calvin in Michael Symmons Roberts's modern version of John Donne's unfinished poem The Progress of the Soul. Produced in binaural sound. Show more