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Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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

19th-century drama based on the slow-burning love affair between poet John Keats (Ben Whishaw), cursed by poverty and ill-health, and young seamstress Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish). Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Dark sitcom about a daytime talk show. Ratings for the Vivienne Vyle Show soar when a guest punches Vivienne, so the producer is inspired to feature increasingly extreme guests. Show more

London Spy

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Drama mini-series. Danny is confronted with a side of his lover's life that seems to undermine their relationship. As he wonders whether to give up, he remembers a vital clue. Show more

Contributors

Doppelganger:
Riccardo Scamarcio
Silversmith:
Henry Goodman
Professor Marcus Shaw:
Adrian Lester
Detective Taylor:
Samantha Spiro
Phone Voice:
Jay Benedict
Producer:
Guy Heeley
Executive Producer:
Tim Bevan
Executive Producer:
Eric Fellner
Executive Producer:
Juliette Howell
Executive Producer:
Tom Rob Smith

Lead Balloon

Series 4

Episode 1: Pig

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Sitcom. When a Sunday newspaper wants to do an 'At Home With' feature about Rick's partner Mel, he naturally tries to muscle in on the action. Show more

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Series 4

Episode 4: Off

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Sitcom. With no other work on offer, Rick decides to set up his own stand-up comedy workshop. But the first week's class attracts just five students. Show more

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Series 4

Episode 5: Blade

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Sitcom. Rick reluctantly agrees to teach a Stand-up Comedy Workshop in Belford Prison, but he is taken hostage by a knife-wielding prisoner. Show more

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Series 4

Episode 6: End

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Sitcom. Rick has at last found the fame and success he so desperately craved thanks to his ordeal as a hostage, and he is asked to host The Brave Britain Awards. Show more

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Series 2

Episode 6: Debacle

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Sitcom. Rick hosts an event for a pharmaceutical company. His stand-up goes down surprisingly well, but some of his ill-advised gags have far-reaching consequences. Show more

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Series 2

Episode 8: Lucky

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Sitcom about an ex-celebrity comedian. Rick accuses Marty of lacking ambition, but a call from Hollywood changes everything - is this Rick's chance to leave it all behind? Show more

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Series 2

Episode 7: Rita

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Sitcom. Rick lands a cameo in a film, appearing alongside a Hollywood starlet. When it turns out that Michael's father is her biggest fan, Rick promises to get her autograph. Show more

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Series 3

Episode 1: Gas

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Sitcom about ex-celebrity comedian Rick Spleen starring Jack Dee. Mel announces that Magda, their surly East-European help, is moving in with them until her boiler is fixed. Show more

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Series 3

Episode 2: Panda

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sitcom about comedian Rick Spleen. When Rick features in a TV series that traces celebrities' family trees, his real name is revealed - and why it caused him misery at school. Show more

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Series 3

Episode 3: Fax

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sitcom about ex-celebrity comedian Rick Spleen. Rick gets the worst score ever on a much-loved radio panel show. Then his e-mail crashes and he's forced to find a fax machine. Show more

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Series 3

Episode 4: Karma

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sitcom about ex-celebrity comedian Rick Spleen. A near-death experience makes Rick a changed man. From now on, he plans to embrace the positive and see only the good in people. Show more

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Series 2

Episode 3: Points

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Sitcom about ex-celebrity comedian Rick Spleen. Rick gets caught speeding again. Three more points on his licence will be a ban, so he tries to persuade Mel to take the blame. Show more

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Series 2

Episode 4: Idiot

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Sitcom about ex-celebrity comedian Rick Spleen. Rick agrees to front a TV charity appeal for a worthy cause, and is asked to be a guest on a former ice skater's new show. Show more

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Series 3

Episode 6: Mistake

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sitcom about ex-celebrity comedian Rick Spleen. Rick overhears Mel talking about a lucrative presenting job one of her clients is up for and decides the job should be his. Show more

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Series 1

Episode 1: Rubbish

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sitcom about Rick Spleen, a disillusioned comedian and writer whose career has not gone to plan. Rick fronts a government TV recycling campaign which backfires spectacularly. Show more

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Series 1

Episode 2: Wayne

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Sitcom about Rick Spleen, a disillusioned stand-up comedian and writer whose career has not gone to plan. Rick is suffering from insomnia caused by an extremely noisy paperboy. Show more

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Series 1

Episode 3: 5000 Pounds

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Sitcom about Rick Spleen, a disillusioned comedian and writer whose career has not gone to plan. Rick gets into a punch-up at an awards ceremony. Show more

Contributors

Rick Spleen:
Jack Dee
Graham McLean:
Ian Ashpitel
Michael:
Tony Gardner
Community Support Officer:
Owen Brazendale
Writer:
Jack Dee