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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Available for 3 months

Human drama with a fantastical edge. On the run with his son, Roy attempts to protect him – but the forces pursuing them, and those luring the gifted boy on, prove dangerously powerful.

Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes

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

Powerful, true-life drama. Challenging the illegality of a Virginia couple’s mixed-race marriage in the 1960s brings fresh trouble to their lives. Show more

Contributors

Phil Hirschkop:
Jon Bass
Grey Villet:
Michael Shannon
Raymond:
Alano Miller
Frank Beazley:
Bill Camp
Director:
Jeff Nichols
Lola Loving:
Shannon Blackwood
Mildred:
Ruth Negga
Sheriff Brooks:
Marton Csokas
Bernie Cohen:
Nick Kroll
Judge Bazile:
David Jensen
Chet Antieau:
Matt Malloy

The Looming Tower

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 48 minutes

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

Powerful portrayal of the actual events leading up to September 11th 2001. The CIA withholds intel on an al-Qaeda plot, so FBI man John O’Neill hopes a young Muslim agent can help. Show more

Contributors

John O'Neill:
Jeff Daniels
Ali Soufan:
Tahar Rahim
Martin Schmidt:
Peter Sarsgaard
Richard Clarke:
Michael Stuhlbarg
Diane Marsh:
Wrenn Schmidt
Robert Chesney:
Bill Camp
Vince Stuart:
Louis Cancelmi
Kathy Shaughnessy:
Virginia Kull
Floyd Bennet:
Sullivan Jones
Deb Fletcher:
Leslie Silva
Ayman al-Zawahiri:
Nasser Faris
John Miller:
CJ Wilson
Toni-Ann Marino:
Jamie Neumann
Mohamad al-Owhali:
Youssef Berouain
Director:
Alex Gibney

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The Looming Tower

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 48 minutes

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

In Nairobi investigating the US embassy bombing, FBI man Bob Chesney hopes for a miracle, while John O’Neill’s faith in agent Ali Soufan results in him being sent to London. Show more

Contributors

John O'Neill:
Jeff Daniels
Ali Soufan:
Tahar Rahim
Martin Schmidt:
Peter Sarsgaard
Richard Clarke:
Michael Stuhlbarg
Diane Marsh:
Wrenn Schmidt
Robert Chesney:
Bill Camp
Vince Stuart:
Louis Cancelmi
Kathy Shaughnessy:
Virginia Kull
Floyd Bennet:
Sullivan Jones
Chief Superintendent Barry James:
Tony Curran
Mohamad al-Owhali:
Youssef Berouain
Jason Sanchez:
Yul Vazquez
Director:
John Dahl

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The Looming Tower

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 47 minutes

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

Arrogant analyst Martin Schmidt advocates bombing an al-Qaeda camp, while FBI men question suspects in Kenya and the UK, but evidence is scarce. Show more

Contributors

John O'Neill:
Jeff Daniels
Ali Soufan:
Tahar Rahim
Martin Schmidt:
Peter Sarsgaard
Richard Clarke:
Michael Stuhlbarg
George Tenet:
Alec Baldwin
Diane Marsh:
Wrenn Schmidt
Robert Chesney:
Bill Camp
Vince Stuart:
Louis Cancelmi
Kathy Shaughnessy:
Virginia Kull
Floyd Bennet:
Sullivan Jones
Chief Superintendent Barry James:
Tony Curran
Mohamad al-Owhali:
Youssef Berouain
Anas al-Liby:
Ayman Samman
Ayman al-Zawahiri:
Nasser Faris
Writer:
Bash Doran
Director:
John Dahl

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The Looming Tower

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 47 minutes

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

The CIA analysts make a breakthrough, but Martin Schmidt riles his superiors. Meanwhile John O’Neill is stressed by the Catholic church’s attitude to his messy private life. Show more

Contributors

John O'Neill:
Jeff Daniels
Ali Soufan:
Tahar Rahim
Martin Schmidt:
Peter Sarsgaard
Richard Clarke:
Michael Stuhlbarg
George Tenet:
Alec Baldwin
Diane Marsh:
Wrenn Schmidt
Robert Chesney:
Bill Camp
Vince Stuart:
Louis Cancelmi
Kathy Shaughnessy:
Virginia Kull
Floyd Bennet:
Sullivan Jones
Director:
Ali Selim
Writer:
Adam Rapp
Ahmed al-Hada:
Nayef Rashed
Khalid al-Mihdhar:
Aladeen Tawfeek
Nawaf al-Hazmi:
Nebras Jamali

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The Looming Tower

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 44 minutes

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

December 1999. Ali Soufan breaks stake-out rules over an al-Qaeda money man in Brooklyn, and the CIA believes it has a handle on US-bound terrorists. Show more

Contributors

John O'Neill:
Jeff Daniels
Ali Soufan:
Tahar Rahim
Martin Schmidt:
Peter Sarsgaard
Richard Clarke:
Michael Stuhlbarg
George Tenet:
Alec Baldwin
Diane Marsh:
Wrenn Schmidt
Robert Chesney:
Bill Camp
Vince Stuart:
Louis Cancelmi
Kathy Shaughnessy:
Virginia Kull
Floyd Bennet:
Sullivan Jones
Nawaf al-Hazmi:
Nebras Jamali
Director:
Ali Selim

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The Looming Tower

Series 1

Episode 8

Duration: 47 minutes

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

January 2001. John O’Neill’s complicated life takes its toll, while Ali Soufan alienates his contacts in Yemen and Heather back home. The new Bush regime has altered priorities.

Contributors

Director:
Craig Zisk
Writer:
Bash Doran
John O'Neill:
Jeff Daniels
Ali Soufan:
Tahar Rahim
Richard Clarke:
Michael Stuhlbarg
George Tenet:
Alec Baldwin
Diane Marsh:
Wrenn Schmidt
Martin Schmidt:
Peter Sarsgaard
Condoleezza Rice:
Eisa Davis
Floyd Bennet:
Sullivan Jones
Toni-Ann Marino:
Jamie Neumann
Bob Chesney:
Bill Camp
Jason Sanchez:
Yul Vazquez
Mohamed Atta:
Dhafer L'Abidine
Khalid al-Mihdhar:
Tawfeek Barhom
Nawaf al-Hazmi:
Nebras Jamali
General Qamish:
Ali Suliman
John Chihoyne:
Joe Corrigall

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The Looming Tower

Series 1

Episode 9

Duration: 46 minutes

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

Increased concern over al-Qaeda activity spurs both the CIA and FBI bosses to backtrack over intel, while John O’Neill hopes to move up in the world. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Craig Zisk
Writer:
Adam Rapp
John O'Neill:
Jeff Daniels
Ali Soufan:
Tahar Rahim
Richard Clarke:
Michael Stuhlbarg
George Tenet:
Alec Baldwin
Diane Marsh:
Wrenn Schmidt
Martin Schmidt:
Peter Sarsgaard
Condoleezza Rice:
Eisa Davis
Vince Stuart:
Louis Cancelmi
Kathy Shaughnessy:
Virginia Kull
Barbara Bodine:
Jennifer Ehle
Toni-Ann Marino:
Jamie Neumann
Bob Chesney:
Bill Camp
Jason Sanchez:
Yul Vazquez
Mohamed Atta:
Dhafer L'Abidine
Khalid al-Mihdhar:
Tawfeek Barhom
Nawaf al-Hazmi:
Nebras Jamali
General Qamish:
Ali Suliman

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The Looming Tower

Series 1

Episode 10

Duration: 47 minutes

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

Powerful conclusion to the fact-based drama. Fearing the worst for John O’Neill in New York, Ali Soufan’s temper causes problems in Yemen. The CIA seeks to protect a prime alliance, and itself. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Craig Zisk
John O'Neill:
Jeff Daniels
Ali Soufan:
Tahar Rahim
Richard Clarke:
Michael Stuhlbarg
George Tenet:
Alec Baldwin
Diane Marsh:
Wrenn Schmidt
Martin Schmidt:
Peter Sarsgaard
Condoleezza Rice:
Eisa Davis
Vince Stuart:
Louis Cancelmi
Bob Chesney:
Bill Camp
General Qamish:
Ali Suliman
Writer:
Ali Selim
Abu Jandal:
Zaki Youssef
John Chihoyne:
Joe Corrigall

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Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

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

Comedy drama adapted from a graphic novel. Tamara Drewe (Gemma Arterton) returns to the sleepy Dorset village where she grew up, and a contest for her affections develops. Show more

Contributors

Tamara Drewe:
Gemma Arterton
Nicholas Hardiment:
Roger Allam
Beth Hardiment:
Tamsin Greig
Glen McCreavy:
Bill Camp
Ben Sergeant:
Dominic Cooper
Andy Cobb:
Luke Evans
Jody Long:
Jessica Barden
Penny Upmisnter:
Susan Wooldridge
Producer:
Alison Owen
Producer:
Paul Trijbits
Executive Producer:
Christine Langan

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Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 24 days

Drama based on a true story. When skier Molly's career is cut short, she becomes the assistant to a film producer who also happens to run the biggest poker game in town. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Aaron Sorkin
Douglas Downey:
Chris O'Dowd
Larry Bloom:
Kevin Costner
Charlie Jaffey:
Idris Elba
Player X:
Michael Cera
Judge Foxman:
Graham Greene
Dean Keith:
Jeremy Strong
Molly Bloom:
Jessica Chastain
Harlan Eustice:
Bill Camp
Harrison Wellstone:
JC Mackenzie

Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

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

Available for years

Fourteen-year-old Joe Brinson moves with his mother and father to a small town in Montana. But when his father unjustly loses his job at a golf course, he decides to take up firefighting in the hills. Show more

Contributors

Joe Brinson:
Ed Oxenbould
Jeanette Brinson:
Carey Mulligan
Jerry Brinson:
Jake Gyllenhaal
Warren Miller:
Bill Camp
Director:
Paul Dano
Writer:
Paul Dano
Writer:
Zoe Kazan