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Michael Keaton; The Theory Of Everything; Doubles all round

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Presented by Francine Stock. Batman star Michael Keaton on Birdman, director James Marsh on his Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory Of Everything, plus Enemy and The Double. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
James Marsh
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Keaton

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

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

Documentary about Nim Chimpsky, the chimpanzee who became the focus of a landmark experiment in the 1970s, which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language. Show more

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Man on Wire

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary telling how Frenchman Philippe Petit fulfilled his dream of walking on a wire strung between the rooftops of New York's Twin Towers in 1974. Show more

Contributors

Director:
James Marsh
Producer:
Simon Chinn
Executive Producer:
Nick Fraser
Executive Producer:
Jonathan Hewes
Executive Producer:
Andrea Meditch
Director of photography:
Igor Martinovic
Film Editor:
Jinx Godfrey
Composer:
Michael Nyman

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz star in the story of British amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst, who attempted to circumnavigate the world solo in 1969 and whose controversial voyage ended in tragedy.

Contributors

Rodney Hallwarth:
David Thewlis
Donald Crowhurst:
Colin Firth
Rachel Crowhurst:
Helen Stagg
Clare Crowhurst:
Rachel Weisz
Director:
James Marsh
James Crowhurst:
Kit Connor
Ronald Hall:
Mark Gatiss
Mr Best:
Ken Stott

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

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

Thriller. A captured IRA terrorist is sent back to Belfast as an MI5 informant, but when suspicions are aroused she finds both herself and her family in grave danger. Show more

Contributors

Colette McVeigh:
Andrea Riseborough
Kate Fletcher:
Gillian Anderson
Kevin Mulville:
David Wilmot
Liam Hughes:
Michael McElhatton
Ian Gilmore:
Stuart Graham
Writer:
Tom Bradby
Director:
James Marsh

Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes

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

Available for 2 days

The opportunity to raid a coveted vault lures bereaved Brian Reeder back to crime, though the fellow ageing villains he involves prove a disruptive bunch. Show more

Contributors

Brian Reader:
Michael Caine
Kenny Collins:
Tom Courtenay
Terry Perkins:
Jim Broadbent
Carl Wood:
Paul Whitehouse
Lyn Reader:
Francesca Annis
Billy 'The Fish' Lincoln:
Michael Gambon
Danny Jones:
Ray Winstone
Director:
James Marsh

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