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Whip Hand, The (BBC-2 1975 with Sean Flanagan, Milton Johns and Lindsay Dunn)

November 15, 2013

UK / BBC-2 / 1×85 minute episode / Broadcast 19 November 1975 Producer: Kenith Trodd / Devisor and Director: Les Blair  Semi improvised drama. A young trainee jockey faces problems. cast Sean Flanagan as Jimmy Lindsay Dunn as Bobby Mick Dillon as Pat Donovan Milton Johns as Mark Loughton Anthony Trent as Steve Reg Stewart […]

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Where The Buffalo Roam (BBC-1 1995 with Stephen McGann, Ricky Tomlinson and Anne Reid)

November 15, 2013

UK / BBC-1 / 1×30 minute episode / Monday 21 August 1995 @ 8.30pm Writers: Mark Bussell, Justin Sbresni / Producer and Director: Mike Stephens One off comedy. Dreamer security guard Jimmy Dunn searches for a scheme to make his fortune. cast Stephen McGann as Jimmy Dunn Ricky Tomlinson as Glyn Hunter Anne Reid as…

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Voyage Of Charles Darwin, The (BBC-2 1978 with Malcolm Stoddard and Andrew Burt)

November 12, 2013

UK / BBC-2 / 7×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 31 October – 12 December 1978 Writer: Robert Reid / Music: Wilfred Josephs / Design: Colin Shaw / Costume: Reg Reid / Producer: Christopher Ralling / Director: Martyn Friend Period drama serial. The story of naturalist Charles Darwin’s epic voyage aboard the Beagle and his later […]

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Quick Cuts (BBC-4 2013 with Doon Mackichan, Paul Reynolds and Jane Dowden)

November 12, 2013

UK / BBC-4 / 3×30 minutes / 2013 Writer: Georgia Pritchett Cast: Doon Mackichan, Paul Reynolds, Lucinda Dryzek, O-T Fagbenie, Jane Dowden, Sam Alexander, Jessica Gunning, Sitcom (quite a lot of which is improvised) set in a hairdressing salon with a heavy emphasis on the comings and goings of the customers.

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Ice Age Giants (BBC-2 2013 with Alice Roberts)

November 12, 2013

UK / BBC-2 / 3×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 19 May – 2 June 2013 Series Producer: Mark Flowers / Executive Producer: Tim Martin Documentary series in which Professor Alice Roberts examines new discoveries that have come to light in the northern hemisphere about what life was really for the animals of the ice age […]

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199 Park Lane (BBC-1 1965 with Isabel Dean, Derek Bond and Edwin Richfield)

November 12, 2013

UK / BBC-1 / 18×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 3 August – 1 October 1965 Creator: William Fairchild / Story Editor: Richard Beynon / Theme Music: Eddie Thomas / Producer: Morris Barry Twice weekly drama series. Stories of the people living in a highly exclusive block of flats. cast Brenda Kaye as Kate Harvester Geoffrey […]

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1066 And All That (BBC 1947 with Charles Heslop, Erik Chitty and Richard Hurndall)

November 12, 2013

UK / BBC / 1×80 minute episode / Broadcast 2 February 1947 Book: Reginald Arkell / Lyrics: Reginald Arkell / Music: Alfred Reynolds / Producer: Desmond Davis. Comedy musical. Broadcast live and given a second live performance two days later on the fourth Feb. cast Charles Heslop Erik Chitty Cyril James Frank Foster Bill Stephens […]

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1,000,000 Pound Bank Note, The (BBC-1 1968 with Stuart Damon and John Bryans)

November 12, 2013

UK / BBC-1 / 4×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 29 September – 20 October 1968 Writer: John Hawkesworth / Novel by Mark Twain / Script Editor: Michael Voysey / Music by Tristram Cary / Production Design: Daphne Shortman / Producer: Campbell Logan / Director: Rex Tucker Ambitious four part adaptation of the Mark Twain story […]

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Blandings Will Be Back On BBC-1 For Series 2

June 8, 2013

Blandings, that fabulously outrageous new comedy based on the writings of P.G. Wodehouse will be back for a second run of 7 episodes. Timothy Spall as Lord Emsworth and Jennifer Saunders as his sister Connie will return and Guy Andrews will once more contribute scripts. Andrews says of the series “As ever, all Clarence wants […]

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Luther Series 3 Trailer Released And Yes It’s Awesome

June 8, 2013

Without Question it is the series we have been looking forward to seeing the most this year and the fabulous news is that Luther will be returning to BBC-1 in July! The BBC have also released the first proper trailer for the upcoming four parter and one thing is clear – it is going to […]

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