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Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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

Tish, a young pregnant woman in Harlem, races against the clock to prove her lover's innocence. Based on the novel by James Baldwin. Show more

Contributors

Tish Rivers:
KiKi Layne
Alonzo 'Fonny' Hunt:
Stephan James
Sharon Rivers:
Regina King
Ernestine Rivers:
Teyonah Parris
Joseph Rivers:
Colman Domingo
Daniel Carty:
Brian Tyree Henry
Officer Bell:
Ed Skrein
Director:
Barry Jenkins

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

Biopic chronicling the three-month period in 1965 which saw Dr Martin Luther King Jr lead a turbulent march from Selma to Montgomery in a bid to secure equal voting rights. Show more

Contributors

Martin Luther King Jr:
David Oyelowo
President Lyndon B Johnson:
Tom Wilkinson
Coretta Scott King:
Carmen Ejogo
Lee White:
Giovanni Ribisi
Amelia Boynton:
Lorraine Toussaint
John Lewis:
Stephan James
Rev Hosea Williams:
Wendell Pierce
James Bevel:
Common
Jimmie Lee Jackson:
Lakeith Stanfield
Fred Gray:
Cuba Gooding Jr
J Edgar Hoover:
Dylan Baker
Governor George Wallace:
Tim Roth
Annie Lee Cooper:
Oprah Winfrey
Cager Lee:
Henry G Sanders
Andrew Young:
Andre Holland
Gunnar Jahn:
Jim France
Bayard Rustin:
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Ralph Abernathy:
Colman Domingo
James Orange:
Omar J Dorsey
Diane Nash:
Tessa Thompson
Frederick Reese:
E Roger Mitchell
Mahalia Jackson:
Ledisi Young
Sullivan Jackson:
Kent Faulcon
Richie Jean Jackson:
Niecy Nash
Reverend CT Vivian:
Corey Reynolds
Roy Reed:
John Lavelle
James Forman:
Trai Byers
James Reeb:
Jeremy Strong
Director:
Ava DuVernay
Writer:
Paul Webb

Book of the Week

Stories in the Stars

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Susanna Hislop on the origins of names of the night sky's constellations: Orion and nearby Taurus. From December 2014. Show more

Book of the Week

Stories in the Stars

24/12/2014

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Susanna Hislop on the origins of names of the night sky's constellations: A unicorn – the constellation Monoceros. From December 2014. Show more

Book of the Week

Stories in the Stars

25/12/2014

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Susanna Hislop on the origins of names of the night sky's constellations: Telescopium and Libra. From December 2014. Show more

Book of the Week

Stories in the Stars

26/12/2014

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Susanna Hislop on the origins of names of the night sky's constellations: Virgo - The Maiden and Canis Major. From December 2014. Show more

Book of the Week

Stories in the Stars

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Susanna Hislop reveals the origins of names of the night sky's constellations: Corvus, the Crow and Cancer, the Crab. From December 2014. Show more