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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Period drama adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens. Opium addict and choirmaster John Jasper's obsessive desire for his nephew's fiancée Rosa drives him to destruction. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Lisa Osborne
Executive Producer:
Anne Pivcevic
John Jasper:
Matthew Rhys
Princess Puffer:
Ellie Haddington
Edwin Drood:
Freddie Fox
Revd Crisparkle:
Rory Kinnear
Miss Twinkleton:
Janet Dale
Mrs Crisparkle:
Julia McKenzie
Durdles:
Ron Cook
Mayor Sapsea:
Ian McNeice
Helena Landless:
Amber Rose Revah
Neville Landless:
Sacha Dhawan
Mr Grewgious:
Alun Armstrong
Schoolgirl 1:
Naomi Sheldon
Schoolgirl 2:
Eleanor Yates

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Period drama adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens. Jasper is torn apart by Edwin's disappearance but pursues Rosa with an intensity that pushes him to the edge of sanity. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Lisa Osborne
Executive Producer:
Anne Pivcevic
John Jasper:
Matthew Rhys
Revd Crisparkle:
Rory Kinnear
Helena Landless:
Amber Rose Revah
Neville Landless:
Sacha Dhawan
Mr Grewgious:
Alun Armstrong
Bazzard:
David Dawson
Durdles:
Ron Cook
Mayor Sapsea:
Ian McNeice
Mrs Crisparkle:
Julia McKenzie
Princess Puffer:
Ellie Haddington
Miss Twinkleton:
Janet Dale
Omnibus Driver:
Edward Dogliani
Edwin Drood:
Freddie Fox
Captain Drood:
Rob Dixon
Schoolgirl 2:
Eleanor Yates
Schoolgirl 1:
Naomi Sheldon

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. A man is presumed dead in a road accident but can Modesty get to the bottom of really went on? Starring Daphne Alexander. Show more

Contributors

Modesty Blaise:
Daphne Alexander
Willie Garvin:
Paul Bazely
Sir Gerald Tarrant:
Ian McNeice
Colonel Jim:
Ewan Bailey
Lady Janet:
Sara Markland
Quinn:
John Ramm
Director:
Kate McAll
Adaptor:
Stef Penney

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Modesty finds an injured man on a cliff ledge. Was he a witness to Sir Gerald's demise? Starring Daphne Alexander. Show more

Contributors

Modesty Blaise:
Daphne Alexander
Willie Garvin:
Paul Bazely
Sir Gerald Tarrant:
Ian McNeice
Colonel Jim:
Ewan Bailey
Lady Janet:
Sara Markland
Quinn:
John Ramm
Director:
Kate McAll
Adaptor:
Stef Penney

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A man is missing, presumed dead, after going off a cliff. A bombshell about his driver helps Quinn’s memory. Stars Paul Bazely. Show more

Contributors

Modesty Blaise:
Daphne Alexander
Willie Garvin:
Paul Bazely
Sir Gerald Tarrant:
Ian McNeice
Colonel Jim:
Ewan Bailey
Lady Janet:
Sara Markland
Quinn:
John Ramm
Director:
Kate McAll
Adaptor:
Stef Penney

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A suspicious accident and an unlikely blackmail scam involving fake nuns, lead to a shocking discovery. Stars Paul Bazely. Show more

Contributors

Modesty Blaise:
Daphne Alexander
Willie Garvin:
Paul Bazely
Sir Gerald Tarrant:
Ian McNeice
Colonel Jim:
Ewan Bailey
Lady Janet:
Sara Markland
Quinn:
John Ramm
Director:
Kate McAll
Adaptor:
Stef Penney

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Modesty and Willie plan an escape using a false leg and engine grease and Sexton must be finally confronted. Stars Ewan Bailey. Show more

Contributors

Modesty Blaise:
Daphne Alexander
Willie Garvin:
Paul Bazely
Sir Gerald Tarrant:
Ian McNeice
Colonel Jim:
Ewan Bailey
Lady Janet:
Sara Markland
Quinn:
John Ramm
Director:
Kate McAll
Adaptor:
Stef Penney

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Comedy. A worried new teacher has to juggle a pregnant wife and a class of children on a road trip to the national Song for Christmas competition. Show more

Contributors

Donald/Roderick Peterson:
David Tennant
Mr Poppy:
Marc Wootton
Gordon Shakespeare:
Jason Watkins
Mrs Peterson:
Joanna Page
Mr Peterson's Dad:
Ian McNeice
Angel Matthews:
Jessica Hynes
Mrs Bevan:
Pam Ferris
Baby's mother:
Isabel Ford
Supply Teacher 1:
George Potts
Producer:
Nick Jones
Director:
Debbie Isitt

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Comedy sequel about the zany private detective who specialises in locating missing pets. Ace Ventura (Jim Carrey) travels to Africa to search for a kidnapped sacred albino bat. Show more

Contributors

Ace Ventura:
Jim Carrey
Fulton Greenwall:
Ian McNeice
Vincent Cadby:
Simon Callow
Burton Quinn:
Bob Gunton
The Wachati Princess:
Sophie Okonedo
The Tiny Warrior:
Tommy Davidson
Wachootoo Witch Doctor:
Danny D Daniels
Wachootoo Chief:
Sam Motoana Phillips

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Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Period drama adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens. Opium addict and choirmaster John Jasper's obsessive desire for his nephew's fiancee Rosa drives him to destruction. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Anne Pivcevic
John Jasper:
Matthew Rhys
Princess Puffer:
Ellie Haddington
Edwin Drood:
Freddie Fox
Revd Crisparkle:
Rory Kinnear
Miss Twinkleton:
Janet Dale
Mrs Crisparkle:
Julia McKenzie
Durdles:
Ron Cook
Mayor Sapsea:
Ian McNeice
Helena Landless:
Amber Rose Revah
Neville Landless:
Sacha Dhawan
Mr Grewgious:
Alun Armstrong

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The series celebrating the story of BBC Two concludes with a look at more recent highlights, including comedy classics The Office, The League of Gentlemen and Goodness Gracious Me. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Patricia Llewellyn
Participant:
Mark Thompson
Participant:
Sanjeev Bhaskar
Participant:
Michael Jackson
Participant:
Stephen Poliakoff
Participant:
Jane Root
Participant:
Reece Shearsmith
Participant:
Steve Pemberton
Participant:
Jeremy Dyson
Participant:
Anne Robinson
Participant:
Ian McNeice
Participant:
Simon Schama
Participant:
Janice Hadlow
Participant:
Matt Lucas
Participant:
Jeremy Clarkson
Participant:
Mo Mowlam
Participant:
Ricky Gervais
Producer:
Mark Turnbull
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

Jonathan Creek

The Judas Tree

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

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

When a young woman becomes seemingly possessed by a Victorian spirit, a case of murder and betrayal means Creek and Joey must fight to prove she is innocent. Show more

Contributors

Jonathan Creek:
Alan Davies
Joey Ross:
Sheridan Smith
Hugo Dore:
Paul McGann
Adam Klaus:
Stuart Milligan
Mrs Gantry:
Doreen Mantle
Father Roderick Alberic:
Ian McNeice
Harriet Dore:
Sasha Behar
Young Emily:
Florence Hall
Young and Old Kim:
Suzanne Ahmet
Old Man:
Sean Buckley
Selima El Sharad:
Sofia Hayat
Dr Thadeus Northcote:
Kevin McGowan
Dr Northcote's Wife:
Amanda Hadingue
Sebastian Tench:
Felix Dexter
Forewoman:
Marva Alexander
Frank Osante:
Marc Small
Director:
David Renwick

New Tricks

Series 4

Episode 8: Big Topped

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Available for 9 months

Drama series about a team of ex-police officers investigating unsolved crimes. The team try to solve the death of a circus ringmaster who burned to death in his caravan. Show more

Edge of Darkness

Episode 1: Compassionate Leave

Duration: 1 hour

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

Thriller set in a world of obsessive state security. Ronald Craven is haunted by the murder of his daughter and begins his own investigation into her death. Show more

Contributors

Pendleton:
Charles Kay
Ronald Craven:
Bob Peck
Emma Craven:
Joanne Whalley
Darius Jedburgh:
Joe Don Baker
Harcourt:
Ian McNeice
James Godbolt:
Jack Watson

Edge of Darkness

Episode 2: Into the Shadows

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Classic 80s thriller serial. Craven goes to London to find out more about his daughter's murder, and begins to realise the full extent of her political involvement. Show more

Contributors

Pendleton:
Charles Kay
Ronald Craven:
Bob Peck
Emma Craven:
Joanne Whalley
Darius Jedburgh:
Joe Don Baker
Harcourt:
Ian McNeice
Terry Shields:
Tim McInnerny

Doctor Who

Series 6

Episode 13: The Wedding of River Song

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Available for years

All of time and space hangs in the balance, for this is the day the Doctor dies.

Contributors

The Doctor:
Matt Smith
River Song:
Alex Kingston
Madame Kovarian:
Frances Barber
Producer:
Marcus Wilson
Director:
Jeremy Webb
Dorium Maldovar:
Simon Fisher-Becker
Winston Churchill:
Ian McNeice
Dr Malokeh:
Richard Hope
Charles Dickens:
Simon Callow
Woman on Television:
Sian Williams
Gideon Vandaleur:
Niall Greig Fulton
Voice of the Daleks:
Nicholas Briggs
Distributor:
BBC Worldwide

Doctor Who

Series 5

Episode 12: The Pandorica Opens

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Available for years

The Doctor confronts an army of old enemies, and Amy battles a Cyberman. And then the Pandorica opens...

Contributors

The Doctor:
Matt Smith
Amy Pond:
Karen Gillan
River Song:
Alex Kingston
Vincent:
Tony Curran
Bracewell:
Bill Paterson
Winston Churchill:
Ian McNeice
Madame Vernet:
Chrissie Cotterill
Doctor Gachet:
Howard Lee
Commander:
Clive Wood
Commander Stark:
Christopher Ryan
Marcellus:
David Fynn
Cyberleader:
Ruari Mears
Producer:
Peter Bennett
Director:
Toby Haynes

Doctor Who

Series 5

Episode 2: The Beast Below

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Available for years

The Doctor takes Amy to the distant future, where she finds the mysterious Liz Ten, a Star Whale and all of Britain in a spaceship!

Contributors

The Doctor:
Matt Smith
Amy Pond:
Karen Gillan
Churchill:
Ian McNeice
Poem Girl:
Catrin Richards
Voice of Smilers/Winder:
Chris Porter
Producer:
Peter Bennett
Director:
Andrew Gunn

Doctor Who

Series 5

Episode 3: Victory of the Daleks

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Available for years

Winston Churchill summons the Doctor to Blitz-torn London, but the Daleks are waiting.

Contributors

The Doctor:
Matt Smith
Amy Pond:
Karen Gillan
Bracewell:
Bill Paterson
Churchill:
Ian McNeice
Childers:
Tim Wallers
Dalek Voice:
Nicholas Briggs
Air Raid Warden:
Colin Prockter
Producer:
Peter Bennett
Director:
Andrew Gunn

Doctor Who Confidential

Series 5

Episode 3: War Games

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

The behind-the-scenes series about the making of Doctor Who witnesses the paint job to end all paint jobs as the Daleks come storming back on to British TV. Show more

Contributors

The Doctor:
Matt Smith
Amy Pond:
Karen Gillan
Winston Churchill:
Ian McNeice
Participant:
Mark Gatiss
Narrator:
Alex Price
Producer:
Zoe Rushton
Executive Producer:
Mark Cossey