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Saturday Drama Episode guide

  1. Rebus: Strip Jack

    Ian Rankin's crime thriller sees Inspector Rebus investigate the death of an MP's wife

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  2. Writing on Wigan Pier

    David Pownall's play explores George Orwell's time in Wigan in the early months of 1936.

    First broadcast: 31 Jul 2010

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  3. The White Chameleon

    Christopher Hampton's play about his childhood in Alexandria in the 1950s.

    First broadcast: 24 Jul 2010

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  4. The Moscow Prodigal

    Thriller by Michael Butt. An ex-pat taxi driver returns to Moscow to a world of violence.

    First broadcast: 17 Jul 2010

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  5. Going to Ground

    World War II drama by Simon Passmore. It is 1940 and England fears a German invasion.

    First broadcast: 10 Jul 2010

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  6. Mountain of Light

    Simon Bovey's story of a daring jewel heist set during London's Great Exhibition of 1851.

    First broadcast: 19 Jun 2010

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  7. Bloody Sunday: Scenes from the Saville Inquiry, part 2

    Testimony of soldiers and a former member of the Official IRA.

    First broadcast: 12 Jun 2010

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  8. JB Priestley - An Inspector Calls

    An affluent family's celebration is disrupted by a police inspector's visit over a suicide

    First broadcast: 29 May 2010

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  9. The Mouse That Roared

    By Leonard Wibberley. The tiny country of Grand Fenwick is forced to declare war on the US

    First broadcast: 22 May 2010

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  10. The Jubilee Singers

    By Adrian Mitchell. The story of the Jubilee Singers' tour of Europe in the 19th century.

    First broadcast: 15 May 2010

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  11. An English Tragedy

    By Ronald Harwood. The true story of Second World War traitor John Amery.

    First broadcast: 08 May 2010

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  12. The Indian in the Cupboard

    By Lynne Reid Banks. 11-year-old Omri's plastic Native American Indian figure comes alive.

    First broadcast: 01 May 2010

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  13. Boz Temple-Morris - Scream

    Crime caper based on the extraordinary story behind the theft of Edvard Munch's painting.

    First broadcast: 17 Apr 2010

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  14. The Believers

    Comedy drama by Frank Cottrell Boyce about a Christian pop band in 1960s Liverpool.

    First broadcast: 10 Apr 2010

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  15. Goldfinger

    James Bond begins his pursuit of an international criminal - and a heist is on the agenda.

    First broadcast: 03 Apr 2010

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  16. Playing With Trains

    By Stephen Poliakoff. The story of the rise and fall of a maverick inventor

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  17. Confessions of a Medium

    Dark comedy by AL Kennedy, set in 1870s London and based on a true story.

    First broadcast: 13 Mar 2010

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  18. Vincent Price and the Horror of the English Blood Beast

    By Matthew Broughton. Behind the scenes of the making of classic film Witchfinder General.

    First broadcast: 06 Mar 2010

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  19. Othello

    Northern Broadsides theatre company's version of Shakespeare's tragedy of love turned sour

    First broadcast: 27 Feb 2010

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  20. Craig Murray - Murder in Samarkand

    Britain's new young Ambassador to Uzbekistan is shocked over government torture tactics.

    First broadcast: 20 Feb 2010

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  21. Slaughterhouse 5

    Dramatisation of the celebrated anti-war novel by Kurt Vonnegut.

    First broadcast: 13 Feb 2010

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  22. Raven Black

    Atmospheric adaptation of Ann Cleeves acclaimed crime novel, set in Shetland at midwinter.

    First broadcast: 23 Jan 2010

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  23. Dover and the Sleeping Beauty

    By Paul Mendelson. Inspector Dover investigates when a girl in a coma is finally murdered.

    First broadcast: 16 Jan 2010

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  24. Noel Coward - Private Lives

    Divorced couple Amanda and Elyot meet again on their second honeymoons with new spouses.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2010

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  25. Educating Rita

    By Willy Russell. The relationship between a feisty working-class OU student and her tutor

    First broadcast: 26 Dec 2009

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  26. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    Dramatisation of L Frank Baum's children's classic.

    First broadcast: 19 Dec 2009

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  27. Amelia Bullmore - The Middle

    A close family is brought to its knees by one momentary indiscretion.

    First broadcast: 12 Dec 2009

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  28. A Family Affair

    Michael Dobbs' play follows Margaret Thatcher's last traumatic days in power.

    First broadcast: 28 Nov 2009

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  29. The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial

    By Peter Goodchild. In 1925, one of the most unusual trials in US legal history took place

    First broadcast: 21 Nov 2009

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  30. 1989: The Shape of the Table

    By David Edgar. Crowds gather in the streets of a fictional eastern European country.

    First broadcast: 14 Nov 2009

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