Programme Index

Discover 10,058,352 listings and 230,883 playable programmes from the BBC

Results 1 to 7 of 7 for your search filters
Filter by channel

Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

A star-studded account of Oscar Wilde’s glittering and controversial career before his trial for homosexual crimes and tragic fall from grace. Show more

Contributors

Lady Bracknell:
Anna Chancellor
Virginia, Hester Worsley, Cecily, Lady Windermere:
Anna Devlin
Canterville Ghost, Basil Hallward:
James Fleet
Jokannen, Dorian Gray, Lord Goring:
Freddie Fox
Young Oscar Wilde, Vivian, Bunthorne, Jack Worthing, Lord Windermere:
Ben Lloyd-Hughes
Salome, Mrs Allonby, Gwendolyn, Lady Chiltern,:
Alice Orr-Ewing
Oscar Wilde:
Nicholas Rowe
Herodias, Mrs Arbuthnot, Mrs Erlynne:
Claire Skinner
Herod, Cyril, Lord Illingworth, Algernon, Robert Chiltern, Darlington, Henry Wotton:
Ed Stoppard
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

Dance, espionage and passion come together in a powerful docudrama that tells the extraordinary story of how Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defected to the West in 1961. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Executive Producer:
Greg Sanderson
Executive Producer:
Jan Younghusband
Rudolph Nureyev:
Artem Ovcharenko
Clara Saint:
Svetlana Smirnova
Yuri Soloviev:
Artem Yakovlev
Vitaly Strizhevsky:
Yuri Utkin
Pierre Lacotte:
Denis Aliev
Konstantin Sergeyev:
Vladimir Chernychov
Alla Osipenko:
Svetlana Bednenko
Natalia Dudinskaya:
Nataliya Grigorutsa
Tamara Zakrzhevskaya:
Alina Murzagalieva
Claire Motte:
Elena Rusina
Gregor Alexinski:
Konstantin Kordo-Syesoev
Ghislaine Thesmar:
Anna Tikhomirova
Assistant Director:
Diana Ugryumova
Assistant Director:
Liza Chicherina
Production Designer:
Evgeny Drabkin
Production Assistant:
Eilis Martin
Production Assistant:
Emma Nicholson
Production Coordinator:
Robyn Gray
Production Manager:
Catherine Ross
Production Manager:
Nan Gourlay
Music Supervisor:
Ross Sellwood
Music Adviser:
Elizabeth Rogers
Colourist:
Michael Sanders
On-line editing:
Dominic McMahon
Re-recording mixer:
Dave Murricane
Assistant Producer:
Chris Marks
Associate Producer:
Yelena Durden-Smith
Director of photography:
Graham Smith
Production Company:
IWC Media

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary exploring Ted Hughes, one of the greatest poets of the 20th century, focusing on how his life story influenced his work and vision. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Ross Wilson
Executive Producer:
Liz Hartford
Producer:
Lucy Evans

Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Celebrating groundbreaking 1960s playwright Joe Orton. Fifty years since his murder at the hands of his lover, the film charts Joe's brief meteoric rise and tragic demise. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Production Company:
IWC Media

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama based around the 1950s Wolfenden Report into the decriminalisation of homosexuality, in which the report's chairman struggles to come to terms with his son's homosexuality. Show more

Novels That Shaped Our World

Series 1

The Empire Writes Back

Duration: 59 minutes

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

A look at how the novel has marched in lock step with the rise, decline and fall of the British Empire. Show more

The Novel

The Empire Writes Back

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS EuropeLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS South Asia

The final episode of the series examines how the British Empire was celebrated in the novels of some writers and taken apart and upended by others. Show more