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Poetry Please

Robert Burns and More

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Roger McGough with listeners' requests, including poetry by Robert Burns, Ben Okri and Gerard Manley Hopkins and readings by Sir Ian McKellan and Liz Lochhead. Show more

His Dark Materials

Series 1

The Fight to the Death

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Available for years

Separated from her friends, Lyra must use all of her methods of deception to thwart a formidable foe. Meanwhile, Mrs Coulter plots her next move.

Contributors

Lyra Belacqua:
Dafne Keen
Mrs Coulter:
Ruth Wilson
Serafina Pekkala:
Ruta Gedmintas
Carlo Boreal:
Ariyon Bakare
Lee Scoresby:
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Director:
Jamie Childs
Producer:
Laurie Borg
Production Company:
Bad Wolf Productions

His Dark Materials

Series 1

Betrayal

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & Lincs

Available for years

As the Magisterium closes in, Lyra learns more about Asriel's rebellion. But her assistance to him comes at great personal cost.

Contributors

Lyra Belacqua:
Dafne Keen
Mrs Coulter:
Ruth Wilson
Carlo Boreal:
Ariyon Bakare
Thorold:
Gary Lewis
Roger Parslow:
Lewin Lloyd
Lord Asriel:
James McAvoy
Iorek Byrnison:
Joe Tandberg
Director:
Jamie Childs
Producer:
Laurie Borg
Production Company:
Bad Wolf Productions

Good Omens

Series 1

In the Beginning

Duration: 51 minutes

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

Aziraphale and Crowley, of Heaven and Hell, do their part in raising the Antichrist in a balanced and human way. But, are they focusing efforts in the right direction? Show more

Contributors

Aziraphale:
Michael Sheen
Composer:
David Arnold
Voice of God:
Frances McDormand
Gabriel:
Jon Hamm
Arthur Young:
Daniel Mays
Deirdre Young:
Sian Brooke
Thaddeus Dowling:
Nick Offerman
Sister Mary Loquacious:
Nina Sosanya
Archangel Michael:
Doon Mackichan
Adam Young:
Sam Taylor Buck
Freddie Mercury:
Ben Crowe
Sushi Chef:
Dai Tabuchi
Harriet Dowling:
Jill Winternitz
George Bush:
Alistair Findlay
Voice of George Bush:
Jim Meskimen
Mother Superior:
Susan Brown
Sister Theresa:
Maggie Service
Sister Grace:
Jasmine Hyde
Young Warlock:
Rocco Day
Disposable Demon:
Paul Adeyefa
Sandalphon:
Paul Chahidi
Tarquin:
Oscar Farren
Pepper:
Amma Ris
Wensleydale:
Alfie Taylor

Waking the Dead

Series 8

Part 2: Substitute - Part 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 4 months

Drama. The discovery of a living body farm makes Boyd realise Stefan is involved in illegal organ transplants. Can Boyd rescue Eve before she loses her heart? Show more

Contributors

Det Supt Peter Boyd:
Trevor Eve
Dr Grace Foley:
Sue Johnston
Dr Eve Lockhart:
Tara Fitzgerald
DI Spencer Jordan:
Wil Johnson
DS Katrina Howard:
Stacey Roca
Stefan Koscinski:
Joseph Mawle
Olena Kuzmich:
Zelda Tinska
Briony Havers:
Eliza L Bennett
Kristian:
Gergo Danka
Producer:
Colin Wratten

Duration: 12 minutes

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

Available for years

Facing certain death, Don Rodolfo, the world’s greatest swordsman, lover and idiot tells his epic tale. Show more

Contributors

Don Rodolfo:
Ciaran Dowd
Margarita:
Abbie Hern
Director:
Tom Marshall
Producer:
Tom Marshall
Writer:
Tom Parry
Production Company:
Avalon Television Ltd

Poetry Please

Gothic Poetry

Duration: 30 minutes

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

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

Good Omens

Series 1

Saturday Morning Funtime

Duration: 56 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Aziraphale and Crowley’s friendship is tested as their superiors catch up with them. Armageddon starts in earnest, with the Antichrist’s powers wreaking havoc across the globe. Show more

Contributors

Aziraphale:
Michael Sheen
Composer:
David Arnold
Voice of God:
Frances McDormand
Gabriel:
Jon Hamm
Arthur Young:
Daniel Mays
Deirdre Young:
Sian Brooke
Adam Young:
Sam Taylor Buck
Sandalphon:
Paul Chahidi
Anathema:
Adria Arjona
Madame Tracy:
Miranda Richardson
Witchfinder Sergeant Shadwell:
Michael McKean
Thou-Shalt-Not-Commit-Adultery Pulsifer/Newton Pulsifer:
Jack Whitehall
International Express Man:
Simon Merrells
Archangel Michael:
Doon Mackichan
Pepper:
Amma Ris
Wensleydale:
Alfie Taylor
Agnes Nutter:
Josie Lawrence
Captain Vincent:
David Morrissey
The Voice of Death:
Brian Cox
Thaddeus Dowling:
Nick Offerman
The Metatron:
Derek Jacobi
Herself:
Kirsty Wark
Pollution:
Lourdes Faberes
Electricity Board Spokesperson:
Paul Kaye
Tibetan Man:
Dhondup Samten
Tibetan Woman:
Lobsang Samten
Alien Leader:
Laura Evelyn
Japanese Captain:
Kristofer Kamiyasu
Megiddo Guide:
Amir Boutrous
Demon No.1/ No.2/ No.3:
Paul Adeyefa
Harriet Dowling:
Jill Winternitz
Japanese Mate:
Akira Koieyama
Passer-by:
Dan Starkey

New Blood

Episode 4: Case 2, Part 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Rash and Stefan discover a secret connected to an iconic new skyscraper. Case 3 of New Blood will be available on BBC iPlayer from 7 July.

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Jill Green
Series Producer:
Eve Gutierrez
Stefan Kowolski:
Mark Strepan
Arrash Sayyad:
Ben Tavassoli
DS Derek Sands:
Mark Addy
Eleanor Davies:
Anna Chancellor
Marcus Johnson:
Ariyon Bakare
Leila Sayyad:
Aiysha Hart
DI Martin Heywood:
Dorian Lough
Alison White:
Kimberley Nixon
Louis Wesley:
Sebastian Armesto
Mark Craig:
Matt Bardock
Peter Mayhew:
Mark Bonnar
Elias Wesley:
Jack Gordon
Anchor Woman:
Cindy Humphrey
Karen Andrews:
Joan Iyiola
Jerry Clarke:
Jordan Long
Raymond Keane:
Stephen Lord
John Gulliver:
Gary Oliver
Charles Matherson:
Alistair Petrie
Adam Jannsen:
Bart Suavek
Det Sup. David Milton:
Michael Wildman
Helen Matherson:
Anna Wilson Jones

Series

New Blood

New Blood

Episode 5: Case 2, Part 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Can Rash and Stefan discover the reason Adam was killed before time runs out for them? Case 3 of New Blood will be available on BBC iPlayer from 7 July. Show more

Contributors

Stefan Kowolski:
Mark Strepan
Arrash Sayyad:
Ben Tavassoli
DS Derek Sands:
Mark Addy
Eleanor Davies:
Anna Chancellor
Marcus Johnson:
Ariyon Bakare
Leila Sayyad:
Aiysha Hart
DI Martin Heywood:
Dorian Lough
Alison White:
Kimberley Nixon
Louis Wesley:
Sebastian Armesto
Mark Craig:
Matt Bardock
Peter Mayhew:
Mark Bonnar
Fork Lift Driver:
Paddy Daly
Elias Wesley:
Jack Gordon
Karen Andrews:
Joan Iyiola
Anchor Woman:
Cindy Humphrey
Jerry Clarke:
Jordan Long
Raymond Keane:
Stephen Lord
John Gulliver:
Gary Oliver
Charles Matherson:
Alistair Petrie
Museum Expert:
Kerry Shale
Adam Jannsen:
Bart Suavek
Det Sup. David Milton:
Michael Wildman
Helen Matherson:
Anna Wilson Jones
Executive Producer:
Jill Green
Series Producer:
Eve Gutierrez

Series

New Blood

Waking the Dead

Series 8

Part 1: Substitute - Part 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Available for 4 months

Drama. When Eve discovers that her new lover is implicated in a crime, she becomes determined to prove he is innocent, putting her at odds with Boyd. Show more

Contributors

Det Supt Peter Boyd:
Trevor Eve
Dr Grace Foley:
Sue Johnston
Dr Eve Lockhart:
Tara Fitzgerald
DI Spencer Jordan:
Wil Johnson
DS Katrina Howard:
Stacey Roca
Stefan Koscinski:
Joseph Mawle
Olena Kuzmich:
Zelda Tinska
Briony Havers:
Eliza L Bennett
Dr Greenberg:
Suzanne Burden
Kristian:
Gergo Danka
Producer:
Colin Wratten

Silk

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Martha has to defend a racist police officer as well as getting bail for another client. Clive receives some astonishing news which could affect everyone at chambers. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Cameron Roach
Director:
David Evans
Martha Costello:
Maxine Peake
Clive Reader:
Rupert Penry-Jones
Billy Lamb:
Neil Stuke
Nick Slade:
Tom Hughes
Niamh Cranitch:
Natalie Dormer
Kate Brockman:
Nina Sosanya
John Bright:
John Macmillan
Jake Milner:
Theo Barklem-Biggs
Jimmy Johnson:
Jamie Di Spirito
Mark Draper:
Reece Noi
Noah Zeigler:
Adrian Schiller
Keith Wearing:
Dorian Lough
PS Rachna Ali:
Syreeta Kumar
Alan Carruthers:
Peter Wight
Peter Antwi:
Ariyon Bakare
PC Johnson:
Jimmy Akingbola
Ben Samways:
Aaron Shosanya
Chair of Magistrates:
Sheila Ruskin

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Episode 3: The Education of a Magician

Duration: 1 hour

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

Jonathan Strange accesses ancient and troubling magic as he fights the Napoleonic armies, while Mr Norrell battles to keep his secrets hidden. Show more

Contributors

Jonathan Strange:
Bertie Carvel
Mr Norrell:
Eddie Marsan
The Gentleman:
Marc Warren
Lady Pole:
Alice Englert
Sir Walter Pole:
Samuel West
Childermass:
Enzo Cilenti
Vinculus:
Paul Kaye
Segundus:
Edward Hogg
Stephen Black:
Ariyon Bakare
Lascelles:
John Heffernan
Honeyfoot:
Brian Pettifer
Jeremy Johns:
Steve Jackson
De Lancey:
Mark Edel-Hunt
Lord Wellington:
Ronan Vibert
Lord Liverpool:
Richard Durden
Corpse 2:
Arthur Holden
Corpse 3:
Stuart Fink
Stephen's Mother:
Tetchena Bellange
White Slaver:
Matt Langton
Director:
Toby Haynes
Production Company:
JSMN (CD) Limited

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Episode 4: All the Mirrors of the World

Duration: 1 hour

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

Norrell's refusal to let Strange study ancient magic causes a split between them, whilst, unbeknown to the magicians, the Gentleman has a plan to enchant Arabella. Show more

Contributors

Jonathan Strange:
Bertie Carvel
Mr Norrell:
Eddie Marsan
The Gentleman:
Marc Warren
Lady Pole:
Alice Englert
Sir Walter Pole:
Samuel West
Childermass:
Enzo Cilenti
Vinculus:
Paul Kaye
Segundus:
Edward Hogg
Stephen Black:
Ariyon Bakare
Lascelles:
John Heffernan
Honeyfoot:
Brian Pettifer
De Lancey:
Mark Edel-Hunt
King George III:
Edward Petherbridge
Mr Gatcombe:
John Phythian
Mrs Bullworth:
Rebecca Saire
Director:
Toby Haynes
Production Company:
JSMN (CD) Limited

Duration: 1 hour

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

Strange returns from Waterloo hoping for a peaceful new life, but the Gentleman's scheme for revenge wrecks all of his and Arabella's plans, leaving Jonathan Strange a ruined man. Show more

Contributors

Jonathan Strange:
Bertie Carvel
Mr Norrell:
Eddie Marsan
The Gentleman:
Marc Warren
Lady Pole:
Alice Englert
Sir Walter Pole:
Samuel West
Childermass:
Enzo Cilenti
Vinculus:
Paul Kaye
Segundus:
Edward Hogg
Stephen Black:
Ariyon Bakare
Lascelles:
John Heffernan
Honeyfoot:
Brian Pettifer
Lord Wellington:
Ronan Vibert
Lord Liverpool:
Richard Durden
John Murray:
John Sessions
Shackelton:
Neil Edmond
Director:
Toby Haynes
Production Company:
JSMN (CD) Limited

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Episode 6: The Black Tower

Duration: 1 hour

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

Having fled England to Venice, Strange drives himself insane in an attempt to gain access to the fairy magic that he believes can help him resurrect his wife. Show more

Contributors

Jonathan Strange:
Bertie Carvel
Mr Norrell:
Eddie Marsan
The Gentleman:
Marc Warren
Lady Pole:
Alice Englert
Sir Walter Pole:
Samuel West
Childermass:
Enzo Cilenti
Vinculus:
Paul Kaye
Segundus:
Edward Hogg
Stephen Black:
Ariyon Bakare
Lascelles:
John Heffernan
Honeyfoot:
Brian Pettifer
John Murray:
John Sessions
Lord Liverpool:
Richard Durden
Dr Greysteel:
Clive Mantle
Flora Greysteel:
Lucinda Dryzek
Mr Bickerton:
William Chubb
Shackelton:
Neil Edmond
Mrs Delgado:
Flip Webster
Mr Gatcombe:
John Phythian
Director:
Toby Haynes
Production Company:
JSMN (CD) Limited

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Episode 7: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Duration: 1 hour

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

Strange and Norrell join forces to defeat the Gentleman. But nothing goes as planned. The prophecy of the Raven King means Jonathan and Arabella may never be reunited. Show more

Contributors

Jonathan Strange:
Bertie Carvel
Mr Norrell:
Eddie Marsan
The Gentleman:
Marc Warren
Lady Pole:
Alice Englert
Sir Walter Pole:
Samuel West
Childermass:
Enzo Cilenti
Vinculus:
Paul Kaye
Segundus:
Edward Hogg
Stephen Black:
Ariyon Bakare
Lascelles:
John Heffernan
Honeyfoot:
Brian Pettifer
Dr Greysteel:
Clive Mantle
Flora Greysteel:
Lucinda Dryzek
The Raven King:
Niall Greig Fulton
Foxcastle:
Martyn Ellis
Mr Bickerton:
William Chubb
Mr Gatcombe:
John Phythian
Miss Redruth:
Sarah Winter
Director:
Toby Haynes
Production Company:
JSMN (CD) Limited

His Dark Materials

Series 2

Tower of the Angels

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One West MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Available for years

In search of the knife, Will and Lyra try to gain entry into the Torre Degli Angeli. Lee finds Grumman - or Jopari, as he is now known - and they take to the sky in search of the knife bearer.

Contributors

Lyra Belacqua:
Dafne Keen
Will Parry:
Amir Wilson
Mrs Coulter:
Ruth Wilson
John Parry / Jopari:
Andrew Scott
Lee Scoresby:
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lord Boreal:
Ariyon Bakare
Giacomo Paradisi:
Terence Stamp
Writer:
Namsi Khan
Director:
Leanne Welham
Producer:
Stephen Haren
Production Company:
Bad Wolf Productions

Get Carter: The Bloody Chamber

Episode 2: The Erl-King

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

A girl encounters the bewitching Erl-King in the forest, and willingly enters his woodland lair to lie with him. Stars Ariyon Bakare. Show more

Dancing on the Edge

Interviewing Louis

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama. Stanley interviews the Louis Lester band at the peak of their fame for his Music Express magazine. Louis, Jessie and Carla give an insight into their thoughts about fame. Show more

Contributors

Louis Lester:
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Stanley Mitchell:
Matthew Goode
Josephine/Sarah:
Laura Haddock
Schlesinger:
Mel Smith
Harry Thornton:
Miles Richardson