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The Culture Show

2012/2013

Episode 11: J K Rowling - Writing For Grown-Ups: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 30 minutes

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

James Runcie meets Harry Potter author JK Rowling, who reads from her first novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy, and discusses its ideas, characters and inspiration. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Runcie
Presenter:
James Runcie
Interviewed Guest:
JK Rowling
Series Producer:
Pauline Law
Series Producer:
Pauline Law
Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Director:
Jude Ho
Director:
Jude Ho

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for over a year

In a rare recorded conversation, J K Rowling and the voice of the Harry Potter audiobooks, Stephen Fry, discuss the process of bringing the stories to life on and off the page. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
JK Rowling
Participant:
Stephen Fry

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

A mix of music and celebrity chat with Jonathan Ross. Guests include JK Rowling, Bob Hoskins and Gok Wan, while there's music from Arctic Monkeys, Paul Weller and Graham Coxon. Show more

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 8

Episode 2: JK Rowling

Duration: 1 hour

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

Celebrity genealogy series. In a rare television appearance, best-selling Harry Potter author JK Rowling sets out to investigate her French roots. Show more

Strike

Lethal White

Episode 4

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Available for 3 months

Robin admits the truth to Strike, and a valuable clue helps them solve the case. Show more

Contributors

Cormoran Strike:
Tom Burke
Robin Ellacott:
Holliday Grainger
Jimmy Knight:
Nick Blood
Izzy Chiswell:
Christina Cole
Sam Barclay:
Jack Greenlees
Raff Chiswell:
Adam Long
Geraint Winn:
Robert Pugh
Writer:
Tom Edge
Director:
Sue Tully
Producer:
Jackie Larkin
Executive Producer:
JK Rowling

Strike

Lethal White

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Available for 3 months

Strike and Robin fear their witness could be in danger and must act quickly. Show more

Contributors

Cormoran Strike:
Tom Burke
Robin Ellacott:
Holliday Grainger
Sam Barclay:
Jack Greenlees
Jasper Chiswell:
Robert Glenister
Geraint Winn:
Robert Pugh
Jimmy Knight:
Nick Blood
Billy Knight:
Joseph Quinn
Writer:
Tom Edge
Director:
Sue Tully
Producer:
Jackie Larkin
Executive Producer:
JK Rowling

Strike

Lethal White

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Strike and Robin investigate the blackmail of a government minister and the case of a strangled child. Show more

Contributors

Cormoran Strike:
Tom Burke
Robin Ellacott:
Holliday Grainger
Sam Barclay:
Jack Greenlees
Jasper Chiswell:
Robert Glenister
Geraint Winn:
Robert Pugh
Jimmy Knight:
Nick Blood
Billy Knight:
Joseph Quinn
Writer:
Tom Edge
Director:
Sue Tully
Producer:
Jackie Larkin
Executive Producer:
JK Rowling

Blue Peter

Harry Potter - A Blue Peter Special

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

With the publication of the seventh and last Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, JK Rowling answers children's questions in the Blue Peter studio. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Konnie Huq
Presenter:
Zoe Salmon
Presenter:
Gethin Jones
Presenter:
Ayo Akinwolere
Participant:
JK Rowling

Woman's Hour

Woman's Hour Takeover

Episode 1: J.K. Rowling

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

J.K. Rowling looks at why Scotland has the highest number of MS sufferers in the world, explains her passion for Scottish rugby and asks, what is the power and myth of the shoe? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Editor:
JK Rowling
Interviewed Guest:
Heather Lockheart
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Georgina Goodman
Interviewed Guest:
Charles ffrench-Constant
Producer:
Kat Wong

Strike

Lethal White

Episode 3

Duration: 56 minutes

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

Robin discovers a startling truth close to home. The government minister’s blackmailer becomes the prime suspect in the case, but Robin and Strike believe there was an accomplice.

Contributors

Cormoran Strike:
Tom Burke
Robin Ellacott:
Holliday Grainger
Izzy Chiswell:
Christina Cole
Flick Purdue:
Saffron Coomber
Jimmy Knight:
Nick Blood
Jasper Chiswell:
Robert Glenister
Matthew Cunliffe:
Kerr Logan
Writer:
Tom Edge
Director:
Sue Tully
Producer:
Jackie Larkin
Executive Producer:
JK Rowling

Strike

Career of Evil

Episode 2

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Available for years

Drama series. Strike and Robin's partnership reaches breaking point as Robin's wedding approaches, and they disagree about how to ensnare a man who abuses children. Show more

Contributors

Cormoran Strike:
Tom Burke
Robin Ellacott:
Holliday Grainger
Niall Brockbank:
Andrew Brooke
Shanker:
Ben Crompton
Whittaker:
Matt King
Matthew Cunliffe:
Kerr Logan
DI Eric Wardle:
Killian Scott
Leda Strike:
Kierston Wareing
DS Ekwensi:
Ann Akin
Linda Ellacott:
Suzanne Burden
Young Strike:
Archie Wrightman
Robin's dad:
Paul Butterworth
Martin Ellacott:
Joe Johnsey
Dressmaker:
Laura Murray
Hazel Furley:
Michelle Bonnard
Stephanie:
Ellie James
Uncle Ted:
Ian Redford
Lorraine McNaughton:
Kirsty Dillon
Neighbour:
Derek Ezenagu
Young Brittany Brockbank:
Mollie Peacock
Brittany Brockbank:
Megan Parkinson
Writer:
Tom Edge
Producer:
Jackie Larkin
Executive Producer:
Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Executive Producer:
Tom Edge
Executive Producer:
Neil Blair
Executive Producer:
Ruth Kenley-Letts
Executive Producer:
JK Rowling

Strike

Career of Evil

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for years

Drama series. A dismembered leg sent to Strike's office sends both his and Robin's lives into disarray, forcing them to confront spectres from their pasts. Show more

Contributors

Cormoran Strike:
Tom Burke
Robin Ellacott:
Holliday Grainger
Niall Brockbank:
Andrew Brooke
Shanker:
Ben Crompton
Holly Brockbank:
Jessica Gunning
Whittaker:
Matt King
Matthew Cunliffe:
Kerr Logan
DI Eric Wardle:
Killian Scott
Leda Strike:
Kierston Wareing
Sarah Shadlock:
Antonia Kinlay
Young Brittany Brockbank:
Mollie Peacock
Ellen (Social Worker):
Cosima Shaw
DS Ekwensi:
Ann Akin
Young Whittaker:
Luke Booys
Gabriel (Man in pub):
Gabriel Lo Giudice
Policeman:
Toby Bryant
Policewoman:
Tilly Steele
Linda Ellacott:
Suzanne Burden
Hotel Manager:
El Anthony
Lorraine McNaughton:
Kirsty Dillon
Stephanie:
Ellie James
Young Strike:
Archie Wrightman
Writer:
Tom Edge
Producer:
Jackie Larkin
Executive Producer:
Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Executive Producer:
Tom Edge
Executive Producer:
Neil Blair
Executive Producer:
Ruth Kenley-Letts
Executive Producer:
JK Rowling

Strike

The Cuckoo's Calling

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One YorkshireLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Drama series based on the novel by Robert Galbraith. Strike makes a breakthrough. Robin is offered a permanent job in HR but is reluctant to take it. Show more

Contributors

Cormoran Strike:
Tom Burke
Robin Ellacott:
Holliday Grainger
Tony Landry:
Martin Shaw
Lady Yvette Bristow:
Siân Phillips
Nico Kolovas-Jones:
David Avery
John Bristow:
Leo Bill
Tansy Bestigui:
Tara Fitzgerald
Guy Some:
Kadiff Kirwan
Matthew Cunliffe:
Kerr Logan
DI Eric Wardle:
Killian Scott
Evan Duffield:
Bronson Webb
Rochelle Onifade:
Tezlym Senior-Sakutu
Clara Porter:
Amber Anderson
Lula Landry:
Elarica Johnson
Interviewer:
Mario Demetriou
Deeby Macc:
Jazz Cartier
Derrick Wilson:
Brian Bovell
Producer:
Jackie Larkin
Executive Producer:
Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Executive Producer:
Ben Richards
Executive Producer:
Neil Blair
Executive Producer:
Ruth Kenley-Letts
Executive Producer:
JK Rowling

Strike

The Cuckoo's Calling

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Drama series based on the novel by Robert Galbraith. Cormoran Strike, an injured war veteran turned PI, investigates the truth surrounding a mysterious death. Show more

Contributors

Cormoran Strike:
Tom Burke
Robin Ellacott:
Holliday Grainger
Tony Landry:
Martin Shaw
Nico Kolovas-Jones:
David Avery
John Bristow:
Leo Bill
Tansy Bestigui:
Tara Fitzgerald
Guy Some:
Kadiff Kirwan
Matthew Cunliffe:
Kerr Logan
Charlotte Champbell:
Natasha O'Keeffe
DI Eric Wardle:
Killian Scott
Evan Duffield:
Bronson Webb
Lula Landry:
Elarica Johnson
Clara Porter:
Amber Anderson
Derrick Wilson:
Brian Bovell
Freddie Bestigui:
Kevin Fuller
TV Reporter:
Greg McKenzie
Deeby Macc:
Jazz Cartier
Rochelle Onifade:
Tezlym Senior-Sakutu
Carianne:
Callie Coke
Producer:
Jackie Larkin
Executive Producer:
Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Executive Producer:
Ben Richards
Executive Producer:
Neil Blair
Executive Producer:
Ruth Kenley-Letts
Executive Producer:
JK Rowling

Strike

The Cuckoo's Calling

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Drama series based on the novel by Robert Galbraith. Long-buried secrets are revealed, putting Strike and Robin in danger as they close in the killer. Show more

Contributors

Cormoran Strike:
Tom Burke
Robin Ellacott:
Holliday Grainger
Tony Landry:
Martin Shaw
Lady Yvette Bristow:
Siân Phillips
Nico Kolovas-Jones:
David Avery
John Bristow:
Leo Bill
Shanker:
Ben Compton
Tansy Bestigui:
Tara Fitzgerald
Guy Some:
Kadiff Kirwan
Matthew Cunliffe:
Kerr Logan
DI Eric Wardle:
Killian Scott
Evan Duffield:
Bronson Webb
DI Antis:
Sargon Yelda
Older Afghan Boy:
Aown Ali
Alicia (Receptionist):
Simone Ashley
Professor Enright:
John Albasiny
Jonah Agyeman:
Abubakar Salim
Lula Landry:
Elarica Johnson
Rochelle Ofinade:
Tezlym Senior-Sakutu
Derrick Wilson:
Brian Bovell
Clara Porter:
Amber Anderson
Producer:
Jackie Larkin
Executive Producer:
Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Executive Producer:
Ben Richards
Executive Producer:
Neil Blair
Executive Producer:
Ruth Kenley-Letts
Executive Producer:
JK Rowling

Strike

The Silkworm

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for years

Drama series based on the novel by Robert Galbraith. War veteran turned private investigator Cormoran Strike investigates the disappearance of a provocative author. Show more

Contributors

Cormoran Strike:
Tom Burke
Robin Ellacott:
Holliday Grainger
Kathryn Kent:
Dorothy Atkinson
Leonora Quine:
Monica Dolan
Matthew Cunliffe:
Kerr Logan
Jerry Waldegrave:
Dominic Mafham
Daniel Chard:
Tim McInnerny
Charlotte Campbell:
Natasha O'Keeffe
Andrew Fancourt:
Peter Sullivan
Owen Quine:
Jeremy Swift
Liz Tassel:
Lia Williams
DI Anstis:
Sargon Yelda
Ellie Fancourt:
Tamsin Topolski
William Baker:
Tom Greaves
Orlando Quine:
Sarah Gordy
Policewoman:
Harriet Green
Policeman:
Waj Ali
Triona (Passerby):
Sophie Harkness
Writer:
Tom Edge
Producer:
Jackie Larkin
Director:
Kieron Hawkes
Executive Producer:
Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Executive Producer:
Tom Edge
Executive Producer:
Neil Blair
Executive Producer:
Ruth Kenley-Letts
Executive Producer:
JK Rowling

Strike

The Silkworm

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Drama series based on the novel by Robert Galbraith. Strike and Robin scour all corners of London's literary world to unmask the killer. Show more

Contributors

Cormoran Strike:
Tom Burke
Robin Ellacott:
Holliday Grainger
Kathryn Kent:
Dorothy Atkinson
Leonora Quine:
Monica Dolan
Matthew Cunliffe:
Kerr Logan
Jerry Waldegrave:
Dominic Mafham
Daniel Chard:
Tim McInnerny
Andrew Fancourt:
Peter Sullivan
Owen Quine:
Jeremy Swift
Liz Tassel:
Lia Williams
DI Anstis:
Sargon Yelda
TV Interviewer:
Emma Cater
Ellie Fancourt:
Tamsin Topolski
Al Rokeby:
Joey Batey
Frankie:
Aretha Ayeh
Orlando Quine:
Sarah Gordy
Text Analyst:
Jack Monaghan
Writer:
Tom Edge
Producer:
Jackie Larkin
Director:
Kieron Hawkes
Executive Producer:
Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Executive Producer:
Tom Edge
Executive Producer:
Neil Blair
Executive Producer:
Ruth Kenley-Letts
Executive Producer:
JK Rowling