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Duration: 57 minutes

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

Drama mini-series. As war descends on Europe, the Bloomsbury friends struggle to build a life outside London. Virginia weds Leonard Woolf and begins an unexpectedly happy marriage. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Rhonda Smith
Director:
Simon Kaijser
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Older Vanessa Bell:
Eve Best
Young Vanessa Bell:
Phoebe Fox
Young Virginia Woolf:
Lydia Leonard
Young Duncan Grant:
James Norton
Julian Bell (aged 4):
Charlie Appleyard
Lytton Strachey:
Ed Birch
Angelica Bell:
Lucy Boynton
Roger Fry:
Elliot Cowan
Quentin Bell:
Edmund Digby-Jones
Midwife:
Rosie Ede
Quentin Bell (aged 7):
Louis Fisher
Older Clive Bell:
Andrew Havill
Younger Clive Bell:
Sam Hoare
Mrs Woolf:
Jenny Howe
Julian Bell:
Finn Jones
Maynard Keynes:
Edmund Kingsley
Dr Hyslop:
Anton Lesser
Young Bunny:
Ben Lloyd-Hughes
Mary Hutchinson:
Marianne Oldham
Older Duncan Grant:
Rupert Penry-Jones
Julian Bell (aged 9):
Maximillian Scull
George Bergen:
Simon Thomas
Young Leonard:
Al Weaver

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

In 1963, Mary Whitehouse embarked on a mission to clean up British television. This is a drama inspired by real events that brings life to the battle for Britain's morals. Show more

Contributors

Sir Hugh Carleton-Greene:
Hugh Bonneville
Mary Whitehouse:
Julie Walters
Ernest Whitehouse:
Alun Armstrong
Norah Buckland:
Georgie Glen
Rev Basil Buckland:
Timothy Davies
Paul Whitehouse:
Paul Westwood
Richard Whitehouse:
Drew Webb
Christopher Whitehouse:
Jeremy Legat
Lord Charlie Hill:
Ron Cook
David Turner:
William Beck
Harman Grisewood:
Nicholas Woodeson
Executive Producer:
Leanne Klein
Writer:
Amanda Coe

Apple Tree Yard

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Psychological thriller. When a scientist meets an enigmatic stranger, she is shocked by the passion he awakens in her. However, she gradually begins to suspect more is at play. Show more

Contributors

Yvonne Carmichael:
Emily Watson
Mark Costley:
Ben Chaplin
Gary Carmichael:
Mark Bonnar
Susannah:
Susan Lynch
George Selway:
Steven Elder
Sathnam:
Assad Zaman
Select Committee Chair:
Helen Anderson
Security Guard:
Andre Nightingale
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Director:
Jessica Hobbs
Producer:
Chris Carey
Executive Producer:
Manda Levin
Executive Producer:
Amanda Coe

Apple Tree Yard

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Psychological thriller. A devastated Yvonne confides in a former lover and is plunged from one nightmare into another. Show more

Contributors

Yvonne Carmichael:
Emily Watson
Mark Costley:
Ben Chaplin
Gary Carmichael:
Mark Bonnar
George Selway:
Steven Elder
Susannah:
Susan Lynch
Kevin Proctor:
Darren Morfitt
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Director:
Jessica Hobbs
Producer:
Chris Carey
Executive Producer:
Manda Levin
Executive Producer:
Amanda Coe

Apple Tree Yard

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Psychological thriller. Yvonne's life is turned upside down yet again.

Contributors

Yvonne Carmichael:
Emily Watson
Mark Costley:
Ben Chaplin
Gary Carmichael:
Mark Bonnar
Jaspreet:
Adeel Akhtar
Susannah:
Susan Lynch
DI Cleveland:
Steffan Rhodri
DS Brown:
Diveen Henry
Witness A:
Adrian Lukis
Dr Weatherfield:
Abigail Davies
Sathnam:
Assad Zaman
Bail Judge:
Jane Bertish
Kate Costley:
Kezia Burrows
Tagging Officer:
Tigger Blaize
Foreperson of the Jury:
Wendy Albiston
George Selway:
Steven Elder
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Director:
Jessica Hobbs
Producer:
Chris Carey
Executive Producer:
Manda Levin
Executive Producer:
Amanda Coe

Apple Tree Yard

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Psychological thriller. The murder trial continues, with Costley's defence coming under attack from the prosecution. When Yvonne takes to the stand, she confidently holds her own. Show more

Contributors

Yvonne Carmichael:
Emily Watson
Mark Costley:
Ben Chaplin
Gary Carmichael:
Mark Bonnar
DS Johns:
Denise Gough
Jaspreet:
Adeel Akhtar
George Selway:
Steven Elder
Dr Sadiq:
Anneika Rose
Dr Sanderson:
Alastair Galbraith
Susannah:
Susan Lynch
DI Cleveland:
Steffan Rhodri
Sathnam:
Assad Zaman
Kate Costley:
Kezia Burrows
Foreperson of the Jury:
Wendy Albiston
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Director:
Jessica Hobbs
Producer:
Chris Carey
Executive Producer:
Manda Levin
Executive Producer:
Amanda Coe

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Adaptation of John Braine's novel. Joe arrives with money and sex on his mind, but his plan to marry into the middle classes is blown apart by his love for an older, married woman. Show more

Contributors

Joe Lampton:
Matthew McNulty
Alice Aisgill:
Maxine Peake
Susan Brown:
Jenna Coleman
Mr Hoylake:
Peter Wight
Mr Brown:
Kevin McNally
Mrs Thompson:
Julia Ford
Mr Thompson:
Kevin Doyle
Charles:
Tom Brooke
Jack Wales:
Theo James
Eva Storr:
Zoe Telford
Bob Storr:
Paul Hilton
George Aisgill:
Daniel Flynn
Mrs Brown:
Beatrice Comins
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Producer:
Paul Frift
Producer:
Paul Frift
Producer:
Aisling Walsh

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Adaptation of John Braine's novel. After an illicit holiday with married Alice, Joe realises that he is going to have to choose between her and Susan - will it be money or love? Show more

Contributors

Joe Lampton:
Matthew McNulty
Alice Aisgill:
Maxine Peake
Susan Brown:
Jenna Coleman
Mr Hoylake:
Peter Wight
Mr Brown:
Kevin McNally
Mrs Thompson:
Julia Ford
Mr Thompson:
Kevin Doyle
Charles:
Tom Brooke
Jack Wales:
Theo James
Eva Storr:
Zoe Telford
Bob Storr:
Paul Hilton
George Aisgill:
Daniel Flynn
George:
Byron Owen
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Producer:
Paul Frift
Producer:
Paul Frift
Producer:
Aisling Walsh

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama based on the life of the most important cookery writer of the past century, Elizabeth David, who was an unconventional person with a profound passion for food, life and men. Show more

Contributors

Elizabeth David:
Catherine McCormack
Peter Higgins:
Greg Wise
Norman Douglas:
Karl Johnson
Charles Gibson Cowan:
Kieran O'Brien
Tony David:
Andrew Havill
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Director:
James Kent
Producer:
Leanne Klein

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Drama mini-series. Vanessa and Duncan's daughter Angelica is grown up but still unaware of her true parentage. Vanessa finally reveals her long-withheld secret. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Rhonda Smith
Director:
Simon Kaijser
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Older Vanessa Bell:
Eve Best
Older Virginia Woolf:
Catherine McCormack
Older Duncan Grant:
Rupert Penry-Jones
Older Bunny:
Jack Davenport
Lytton Strachey:
Ed Birch
Angelica Bell:
Lucy Boynton
Vita Sackville-West:
Emily Bruni
Quentin Bell:
Edmund Digby-Jones
Young Vanessa Bell:
Phoebe Fox
Older Clive Bell:
Andrew Havill
Older Leonard:
Guy Henry
Julian Bell:
Finn Jones
Young Duncan Grant:
James Norton
Eribert:
Adam Palsson
George Bergen:
Simon Thomas

Genres

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Cambridgeshire

Available for 5 months

The shooting at Wimpole Mews leads to press attention, and Christine decides to sell her story. A chill wind begins to blow for War Minister John Profumo. Show more

Contributors

Christine Keeler:
Sophie Cookson
Stephen Ward:
James Norton
Mandy Rice-Davies:
Ellie Bamber
Valerie Profumo:
Emilia Fox
John Profumo:
Ben Miles
Bill Astor:
Michael Maloney
Redmayne:
Tim McInnerny
Eugene Ivanov:
Visar Vishka
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Director:
Andrea Harkin
Production Company:
Ecosse Films
Production Company:
Great Meadow Productions

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One YorkshireLatest broadcast: on BBC One East Midlands

Available for 5 months

Drama about the notorious Profumo Affair. In 1960s London, model Christine Keeler deals with an explosive love triangle, while War Minister John Profumo seeks press attention. Show more

Contributors

Christine Keeler:
Sophie Cookson
Stephen Ward:
James Norton
Mandy Rice-Davies:
Ellie Bamber
Valerie Profumo:
Emilia Fox
John Profumo:
Ben Miles
Bill Astor:
Michael Maloney
Redmayne:
Tim McInnerny
Eugene Ivanov:
Visar Vishka
Lucky Gordon:
Anthony Welsh
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Director:
Andrea Harkin
Production Company:
Ecosse Films
Production Company:
Great Meadow Productions

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Channel Islands

Available for 5 months

Pressure mounts and Christine flees to Spain. Profumo orders Stephen Ward to intervene as her story nears publication. Show more

Contributors

Christine Keeler:
Sophie Cookson
Stephen Ward:
James Norton
Mandy Rice-Davies:
Ellie Bamber
Valerie Profumo:
Emilia Fox
John Profumo:
Ben Miles
Bill Astor:
Michael Maloney
Redmayne:
Tim McInnerny
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Director:
Andrea Harkin
Production Company:
Ecosse Films
Production Company:
Great Meadow Productions

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One East Midlands

Available for 5 months

Christine’s star rises, while Profumo has to face the music. As the powers that be come after Stephen Ward in retribution, friendships and loyalties are tested to the limit. Show more

Contributors

Christine Keeler:
Sophie Cookson
Stephen Ward:
James Norton
Mandy Rice-Davies:
Ellie Bamber
Valerie Profumo:
Emilia Fox
John Profumo:
Ben Miles
Bill Astor:
Michael Maloney
Lucky Gordon:
Anthony Welsh
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Director:
Andrea Harkin
Production Company:
Ecosse Films
Production Company:
Great Meadow Productions

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & Lincs

Available for 5 months

Stephen Ward is on trial at the Old Bailey. He trusts his friends in high places to help him, but will Christine's lie about Lucky Gordon be revealed in court? Show more

Contributors

Christine Keeler:
Sophie Cookson
Stephen Ward:
James Norton
Mandy Rice-Davies:
Ellie Bamber
Valerie Profumo:
Emilia Fox
John Profumo:
Ben Miles
James Burge:
Peter Davison
Lucky Gordon:
Anthony Welsh
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Director:
Leanne Welham
Production Company:
Ecosse Films
Production Company:
Great Meadow Productions

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Stephen's life hangs in the balance as his sentence is decided. Christine's lie about Lucky Gordon haunts her as she faces trial for perjury. Show more

Contributors

Christine Keeler:
Sophie Cookson
Stephen Ward:
James Norton
Mandy Rice-Davies:
Ellie Bamber
John Profumo:
Ben Miles
Valerie Profumo:
Emilia Fox
Hutchinson:
Paul Ritter
James Burge:
Peter Davison
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Director:
Leanne Welham
Production Company:
Ecosse Films
Production Company:
Great Meadow Productions

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Drama mini-series. Two sisters embark on a life of unexpected, post-Victorian freedom but when they are introduced to flamboyant male admirers, their idyll is rocked. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Rhonda Smith
Director:
Simon Kaijser
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Older Vanessa Bell:
Eve Best
Young Vanessa Bell:
Phoebe Fox
Young Virginia Woolf:
Lydia Leonard
Young Duncan Grant:
James Norton
Lytton Strachey:
Ed Birch
Aunt Mary:
Eleanor Bron
Aunt Jane:
Deborah Findlay
Older Clive Bell:
Andrew Havill
Thoby:
Rob Heaps
Older Leonard:
Guy Henry
Young Clive Bell:
Sam Hoare
Maynard Keynes:
Edmund Kingsley
Dr Hyslop:
Anton Lesser
Older Duncan Grant:
Rupert Penry-Jones

Genres

Black Narcissus

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 54 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Sister Clodagh and the sisters of St Faith start a school at the mysterious palace of Mopu, helped by Mr Dean. But is the palace haunted? Show more

Contributors

Sister Clodagh:
Gemma Arterton
Sister Ruth:
Aisling Franciosi
Sister Briony:
Rosie Cavaliero
Sister Philippa:
Karen Bryson
Sister Blanche:
Patsy Ferran
Angu Ayah:
Nila Aalia
General Toda Rai:
Kulvinder Ghir
Mother Dorothea:
Diana Rigg
Father Roberts:
Jim Broadbent
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Production Company:
DNA Films
Production Company:
FX Productions

Black Narcissus

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 54 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Available for 6 months

Sister Clodagh begins to lose control of the convent. Feelings come to a head between Clodagh, Ruth and Mr Dean at the Christmas celebration. Show more

Contributors

Sister Clodagh:
Gemma Arterton
Sister Ruth:
Aisling Franciosi
Sister Briony:
Rosie Cavaliero
Sister Philippa:
Karen Bryson
Sister Blanche:
Patsy Ferran
Angu Ayah:
Nila Aalia
General Toda Rai:
Kulvinder Ghir
Dilip Rai:
Chaneil Kular
Mother Dorothea:
Diana Rigg
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Production Company:
DNA Films
Production Company:
FX Productions