BBC Programme Biographical
- Episode 1
Joseph P Kennedy Sr works furiously to ensure his son's victory over Richard Nixon.
- Episode 2
Jacqueline's mother's prophecy that Jack will never be faithful seems true.
A Beautiful Mind
Oscar-winning drama based on the true story of prominent mathematician John Nash.
A Bronx Tale
A father feels powerless when his son becomes increasingly corrupted by a local gangster.
A Date with Darkness
Fact-based thriller about the crimes and apprehension of Max Factor heir Andrew Luster.
A Life of Chekhov
Biographical dramatisation of the life of the famous Russian writer
A Life of Chekhov - At the Tailor's
The 19-year-old studies to be a doctor and writes stories. With Andrew Scott.
A Life of Chekhov - His Sister Masha
A successful short story writer, Anton, aims to fix his relationship with his dad.
A Life of Chekhov - The Dead Pool
Anton is attracted to the daughter of the family's landlord. With Andrew Scott.
A Life of Chekhov - The Leave Taking
Dramatisation following the playwright's tough childhood to his late marriage.
A Life of Chekhov - The Trap Pony
Falling for actress Olga Knipper, the writer faces conflict with his sister Masha.
A Life of Chekhov Omnibus
Dramatisation of Irene Nemirovsky's biography with Andrew Scott.
A Short Stay in Switzerland
Drama inspired by the story of Dr Anne Turner, who took her own life in Zurich in 2006.
A Voyage Round My Father
TV adaptation of John Mortimer's autobiographical play in honour of his barrister father.
A Woman in Love and War: Vera Brittain
Dramatisation of the life of Vera Brittain, a young woman who survived the First World War
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall
The late Spike Milligan reads from his own idiosyncratic military memoir
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall - Episode 1
A new gunner is recruited for the Second World War. Spike Milligan reads from his memoir.
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall - Episode 2
Finally, some usable ammunition is found and fired. Spike Milligan reads from his memoir.
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall - Episode 3
Some noxious nocturnal bodily habits come to the fore.
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall - Episode 4
Troublesome telephone lines and odd athletics events. Spike Milligan reads his own memoir.
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall - Episode 5
A poorly rendered national anthem heralds a peculiar boxing match.
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall - Episode 6
Discover what led Spike Milligan to deny all serving Canadian officers a lift.
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall - Episode 7
The truth of war dawns. The gunners find themselves preparing to go.
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall - Episode 8
The troops endure a troublesome sea journey before arriving at Algiers.
Afternoon Play - A Monstrous Vitality
The indomitable Margaret Rutherford falls in love with a man thirty years her junior.
Afternoon Play - My Name is Iqbal Masih
By Bettina Gracias. The story of a young Pakistani boy who was forced into bonded labour.
Afternoon Play - My Year Off
A searingly honest account of Robert McCrum's stroke at the age of 42.
Afternoon Reading - The Diaries of Edith Appleton
Extracts from the diaries of Edith Appleton, a nurse working near the front line in WWI
Afternoon Reading - The Diaries of Edith Appleton - Episode 1
It is 1915 and Edie is based at Casualty Clearing Station Number 3 near Ypres.
Afternoon Reading - The Diaries of Edith Appleton - Episode 2
Edie is moved to Etretat, where she must supervise members of the Voluntary Aid Detachment
Afternoon Reading - The Diaries of Edith Appleton - Episode 3
It is 1918 and Edie is based at a military hospital on the cliffs above Treport.
Agatha Christie: a Life in Pictures
Drama telling the remarkable true story of Agatha Christie, the queen of crime.
Alan Bennett - The Lady in the Van
Autobiographical play about the woman who took refuge in the author's Camden garden.
Alexander the Great
Historical saga telling the story of the ancient Greek general who conquered the world.
Biographical drama recounting composer Salieri's meetings with the young Mozart.
Anita and Me
Meera Syal's story about a young girl growing up in the Midlands during the 1970s
Anita and Me - Episode 1
Meera Syal reads her own novel about Meena growing up in a Black Country village.
Anita and Me - Episode 10
On the eve of her 11-plus, the exam seems to be the least of Meena's worries.
Anita and Me - Episode 2
During the long summer break from school, Meena is desperate to be accepted by her peers.
Anita and Me - Episode 3
Meena faces racial abuse and is shocked to learn a piece of major family news.