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Series 13

Episode 17: A Matter of Choice For Billy

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Belfast 1978: the Martin family a year on. Norman is away in England and his eldest son Billy and daughter Lorna are in charge of their younger sisters, Ann and Maureen. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Neil Zeiger
Director:
Paul Seed
Producer:
Chris Parr

Genres

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Series 14

Episode 2: A Coming to Terms for Billy

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Third in a trilogy of plays by Graham Reed. Two years after Norman Martin left his family to seek work in England, news of his return home is met with mixed reactions. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Paul Seed
Producer:
Chris Parr

Genres

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Series 12

Episode 16: Too Late to Talk to Billy

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

First in a trilogy of plays about the Martin family. The Martins are split: Billy's parents are estranged and he finds it difficult living under the same roof as his father. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Neil Zeiger
Director:
Diane Menaul
Director:
Paul Seed
Producer:
Chris Parr

Genres

Blandings

Series 1

Episode 4: The Crime Wave at Blandings

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Baxter returns as a holiday tutor for Clarence's grandson George. To Clarence's horror, Baxter plans to weasel his way back into permanent employment at Blandings.

Blandings

Series 1

Episode 1: Pig-hoo-o-o-o-ey!

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Comedy series based on the stories by PG Wodehouse. Clarence has to get his pig eating again or he will lose the Fattest Pig prize to his fiendish rival. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Drama inspired by the relationship between Arthur Conan Doyle and his tutor, Dr Joseph Bell. The two embark on a grisly and disturbing case dealing in death, drugs and disease. Show more

Contributors

Sir Henry Carlyle:
Charles Dance
Arthur Conan Doyle:
Robin Laing
Elspeth:
Dolly Wells
Joseph Bell:
Ian Richardson
Director:
Paul Seed
Producer:
Ian Madden

Just William

Episode 2: Parrots for Ethel

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Children's comedy series based on the books by Richmal Crompton. Exotic Uncle Neville comes to stay, and William decides to give a lecture on 'intrestin' animals. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Brown:
Rebecca Front
William Brown:
Daniel Roche
Mr Brown:
Daniel Ryan
Ethel Brown:
Lily James
Uncle Neville:
Bertie Carvel
Robert Brown:
Harry Melling
Grumpy Girl:
Ruby Stokes
Stroppy Boy:
Isaac Deayton
Narrator:
Martin Jarvis
Producer:
John Chapman
Director:
Paul Seed
Writer:
Simon Nye

Just William

Episode 1: The Sweet Little Girl in White

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Children's comedy. The Botts move into Croombe Hall, with a few surprises for William and his friends - not least their daughter, Violet-Elizabeth. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Brown:
Rebecca Front
William Brown:
Daniel Roche
Mr Brown:
Daniel Ryan
Violet-Elizabeth:
Isabella Blake Thomas
Ethel Brown:
Lily James
Robert Brown:
Harry Melling
Narrator:
Martin Jarvis
Producer:
John Chapman
Director:
Paul Seed
Writer:
Simon Nye
Dalrymple:
Max Hiller
Mr Attwater:
Bruce Mackinnon
Gamekeeper:
Paul Thornley
Bob Andrews:
Roy Hudd

Just William

Episode 3: The School Report

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Children's comedy based on the books by Richmal Crompton. A bad school report means lessons all summer for William, and Bob the gardener is sacked by Mr Bott. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Brown:
Rebecca Front
William Brown:
Daniel Roche
Mr Brown:
Daniel Ryan
Aunt Augusta:
Judy Parfitt
Mr Attwater:
Bruce Mackinnon
Ethel Brown:
Lily James
Robert Brown:
Harry Melling
Violet-Elizabeth:
Isabella Blake Thomas
Dalrymple:
Max Hiller
Headmaster:
Denis Lawson
Dorinda:
Lottie Bell
Bob Andrews:
Roy Hudd
Narrator:
Martin Jarvis
Producer:
John Chapman
Director:
Paul Seed
Writer:
Simon Nye

Just William

Episode 4: William Holds the Stage

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Children's comedy. William tries to impress tomboy Dorinda in a Shakespeare contest, but Dalrymple gets the part of Hamlet, spurring the Outlaws into action. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Brown:
Rebecca Front
William Brown:
Daniel Roche
Mr Brown:
Daniel Ryan
Mr Wellbecker:
John Sessions
Headmaster:
Denis Lawson
Mr Attwater:
Bruce Mackinnon
Robert Brown:
Harry Melling
Ethel Brown:
Lily James
Dalrymple:
Max Hiller
Dorinda:
Lottie Bell
Narrator:
Martin Jarvis
Producer:
John Chapman
Director:
Paul Seed
Writer:
Simon Nye

Lark Rise to Candleford

Series 3

Episode 7

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Costume drama. The locals are rehearsing for a production of St George and the Dragon when they hear rumours that Sir Timothy has returned. They are thrilled - but where is he? Show more

Contributors

Daniel Parish:
Ben Aldridge
Queenie Turrill:
Linda Bassett
Emma Timmins:
Claudie Blakley
Robert Timmins:
Brendan Coyle
Alf Arless:
John Dagleish
Frank Timmins:
Fergus Drysdale
Lady Adelaide:
Olivia Grant
Laura Timmins:
Olivia Hallinan
Thomas Brown:
Mark Heap
Twister Turrill:
Karl Johnson
Edmund Timmins:
Thomas Rhys Jones
Adult Laura:
Sarah Lancashire
Margaret Brown:
Sandy McDade
Sally Arless:
Sophie Miles
Ethel Timmins:
Martha Murdoch
Dorcas Lane:
Julia Sawalha
Baby Patience:
Caitlin Smith
Lizzie Arless:
Hope Yeomans
Pearl Pratt:
Matilda Ziegler
Director:
Paul Seed