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Duration: 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Rhys Thomas returns with his spoof review show containing a sublime mash up of the year's film and TV highlights. Starring Christopher Eccleston, Lucy Montgomery and Tony Way. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Rhys Thomas re-edits film and television footage from the top twelve months of 2017 to create a spoof take on the year's cultural events, entertainment smashes and other things. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rhys Thomas
Actor:
Tony Way
Producer:
Rhys Thomas
Executive Producer:
Ben Caudell

Brian Pern

Brian Pern: A Life in Rock

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Spoof documentary following ageing rocker Brian Pern. Brian plans to stage his entire unreleased solo album live from the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro with a host of special guests. Show more

Contributors

Brian Pern:
Simon Day
John Farrow:
Michael Kitchen
Various:
Rhys Thomas
Eddie Mount: Drummer:
Al Murray
Dame Xanadu Bramble:
Lucy Montgomery
Tony Pebblé:
Nigel Havers
Pern Band: Guitar:
Steve Burge
Pern Band: Bassist:
Dean Thomas
Pern Band: Guitar:
Stephen Holbrook
Stage Manager, Wembley:
Molly Whitehouse
Dr Foluke:
Adjoa Andoh
Staring Man:
Stewart Holbrook
Woman Breastfeeding:
Vicky Bovingdon
Man with Flaky Skin:
Simon Godley
Lennie Monkton:
Kevin Eldon
Prop Hand:
Derek Rushton
Prop Hand:
Jamie Smyth
Security Guard:
Tom Davis
Ned, Brian Pern's driver:
Tony Way
Himself:
Alan Yentob
Himself:
Roger Moore
Himself:
Dan Snow
Herself:
Alex Jones
Himself:
Paul Young
Himself:
Mark King
Himself:
Tim Rice
Writer:
Simon Day
Producer:
Rhys Thomas
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Executive Producer:
Richard Webb

Brian Pern

Brian Pern: A Life in Rock

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Spoof documentary following ageing rocker Brian Pern, former frontman of the prog rock group Thotch. Brian records a charity Christmas record in aid of bipolar polar bears. Show more

Contributors

Brian Pern:
Simon Day
John Farrow:
Michael Kitchen
Eddie Mount: Drummer:
Al Murray
Michael Banks:
Philip Pope
Pat Quid / Pierre Sac:
Paul Whitehouse
Tony Pebblé:
Nigel Havers
Ken LeGrange:
Roger Allam
Pepita Sanchez / Xanadu:
Lucy Montgomery
Pern Band: Bassist:
Dean Thomas
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Himself:
Alan Yentob
Himself:
Roy Wood
Himself:
Rick Parfitt
Himself:
Roger Taylor
Himself:
Tim Rice
Himself:
David Arnold
Herself:
Melanie C
Himself:
Billy Bragg
Himself:
Rick Wakeman
Himself:
Simon McCoy
Writer:
Simon Day
Producer:
Rhys Thomas
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Executive Producer:
Richard Webb

Brian Pern

The Life of Rock with Brian Pern

Episode 2: Middle Age of Rock

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Brian looks at rock stars who turn to acting, charity singles and protest songs. Plus, how the Russians tried to take down the Concorde containing Phil Collins. Show more

Contributors

Brian Pern:
Simon Day
Voice of SAS soldier:
Rhys Thomas
Tony Pebble:
Nigel Havers
John Farrow:
Michael Kitchen
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Producer:
Rhys Thomas
Executive Producer:
Saurabh Kakkar
Writer:
Simon Day
Nile Rodgers:
Danny John-Jules
Mulligan:
Vic Reeves
Dancer / Voice of Tracy:
Lucy Montgomery
Eddie Mount: Drummer:
Al Murray
Pern Band: Guitar:
Steve Burge
Pern Band: Bassist:
Dean Thomas
Himself:
Rick Wakeman
Himself:
Noel Edmonds
Himself:
Phil Collins
Himself:
Roger Taylor

Brian Pern

The Life of Rock with Brian Pern

Episode 3: Death of Rock

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Brian Pern looks at what breaks up bands, from drink and drugs to creative tension. Plus rock stars who want to save the world and the state of music today. Show more

Contributors

Brian Pern:
Simon Day
Tony Pebble:
Nigel Havers
John Farrow:
Michael Kitchen
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Producer:
Rhys Thomas
Executive Producer:
Saurabh Kakkar
Writer:
Simon Day
Mickey Murray:
Michael Smiley
Mulligan:
Vic Reeves
Wendy Mankowitz:
Frances Barber
Pepita / Gorilla Handler:
Lucy Montgomery
Eddie Mount: Drummer:
Al Murray
Pern Band: Guitar:
Steve Burge
Pern Band: Bassist:
Dean Thomas
Himself:
Noel Edmonds
Himself:
Roger Taylor
Himself:
Mike Read
Himself:
David Arnold

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The first of two Fast Show 20th anniversary specials, including favourite characters. Ted and Ralph investigate Twitter, and Rowley Birkin QC talks about... who knows what? Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Comedy sketch show. Swiss Toni holds forth on bicycles, and eco-warrior Dave Angel is not happy about the breakfast arrangements on his eco summit in Helsinki. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse present their own unique biography of BBC Two as part of the channel's 50th anniversary. They parody around 50 different shows along the way. Show more

Down the Line

Series 4

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The ground-breaking phone-in show, hosted by the legendary Gary Bellamy. Stars Rhys Thomas and Amelia Bullmore. From March 2011. Show more

Contributors

Gary Bellamy:
Rhys Thomas
Performer:
Amelia Bullmore
Performer:
Simon Day
Performer:
Felix Dexter
Performer:
Charlie Higson
Performer:
Lucy Montgomery
Performer:
Paul Whitehouse
Performer:
Rosie Cavaliero
Performer:
Robert Popper
Performer:
Adil Ray

Down the Line

Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The ground-breaking phone-in show, hosted by the legendary Gary Bellamy. Stars Rhys Thomas and Simon Day. From March 2011. Show more

Down the Line

Series 4

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The ground-breaking phone-in show, hosted by the legendary Gary Bellamy. Stars Rhys Thomas and Charlie Higson. From March 2011. Show more

Down the Line

Series 4

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Legendary phone-in show host Gary Bellamy looks at drug and alcohol addiction. Stars Rhys Thomas and Simon Day, with Rosie Cavaliero, Dave Cummings and Adil Ray. From April 2011. Show more

Down the Line

Series 4

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The ground-breaking phone-in show, hosted by the legendary Gary Bellamy. Stars Rhys Thomas, Adil Ray and Amelia Bullmore. From April 2011. Show more

Down the Line

Series 4

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The ground-breaking phone-in show, hosted by the legendary Gary Bellamy. Stars Rhys Thomas and Simon Day. From April 2011. Show more

Death in Paradise

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 5 months

Detective drama series. When DI Goodman and his team are called to investigate a murder on a film set, they are left baffled when they realise the wrong person has been killed. Show more

Contributors

DS Camille Bordey:
Sara Martins
DI Humphrey Goodman:
Kris Marshall
Officer Dwayne Myers:
Danny John-Jules
Officer Fidel Best:
Gary Carr
Big Dave:
Peter Bankole
Producer:
Tim Bradley
Director:
Cilla Ware

Brian Pern

At the BBC

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

As further tribute to Brian Pern who died last month, some of the musician's greatest Top of the Pops performances with some poorly written captions underneath. Show more

Contributors

Brian Pern:
Simon Day
Tony Pebble:
Nigel Havers
Michael Banks:
Philip Pope
Barry Patmoor:
Denis Lawson
Himself:
Al Murray
Himself:
Roger Moore
Band Member:
Dean Thomas
Various Roles:
Justyn Thomas
Band Member:
Craig Christiaens
Band Member:
Stephen Holbrook
Ned, Brian Pern's Driver:
Tony Way
Producer:
Rhys Thomas
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Executive Producer:
Richard Webb

Brian Pern

Brian Pern: 45 Years of Prog and Roll

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Spoof rockumentary series. Brian is making a comeback - he's appearing on Desert Island Discs and at the the Isle of Wight Festival, he has a new album, a new look and a new wife. Show more

Contributors

Brian Pern:
Simon Day
John Farrow:
Michael Kitchen
Documentary Director:
Rhys Thomas
Michael Banks:
Philip Pope
Tony Pebblé:
Nigel Havers
Astrid Maddox Pern:
Suranne Jones
Pepita Sanchez:
Lucy Montgomery
Ned, Brian Pern's Driver:
Tony Way
Band Member:
Dean Thomas
Band Member:
David Cummings
Band Member:
Stephen Holbrook
Serge Maddox:
Lloyd Day
Perry Boothe:
John Thomson
Train Driver:
Lorraine Cheshire
Herself:
Kirsty Young
Himself:
Martin Kemp
Himself:
Rick Wakeman
Himself:
Chas Hodges
Himself:
Dave Peacock
Writer:
Simon Day
Producer:
Rhys Thomas
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Executive Producer:
Richard Webb

Brian Pern

Brian Pern: 45 Years of Prog and Roll

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Spoof rockumentary series. How Brian broke America with the success of his classic album Shelf Life. Brian returns to Los Angeles where he is reunited with his family and ex-wife. Show more

Contributors

Brian Pern:
Simon Day
John Farrow:
Michael Kitchen
Documentary Director:
Rhys Thomas
Michael Banks:
Philip Pope
Tony Pebblé:
Nigel Havers
Pepita/Lyndsie Symon:
Lucy Montgomery
Band Member:
Craig Christiaens
Band Member:
Stephen Holbrook
Serge Maddox:
Lloyd Day
Himself:
Ian Wright
Himself:
Roger Taylor
Himself:
Martin Kemp
Writer:
Simon Day
Producer:
Rhys Thomas
Director:
Rhys Thomas
Executive Producer:
Richard Webb