Main content
This programme is not currently available on BBC iPlayer

Beautiful Boy

Based on the bestselling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the experience of survival, relapse and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

1 hour, 51 minutes

Last on

Sat 30 Jan 2021 22:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:08

    Mogwai

    Helicon 2

  • 00:18

    Nirvana

    Territorial P***ings

  • 00:21

    David Bowie

    Sound And Vision

  • 00:28

    Sigur Rós

    Svefn-g-englar

  • 00:46

    John Coltrane

    Goldsboro Express

  • 01:05

    Neil Young

    Heart Of Gold

  • 01:25

    Nick Perito, The Ray Charles Singers, Perry Como

    Sunrise, Sunset (From The Broadway Musical, "Fiddler On The Roof")

  • 01:42

    Dawn Upshaw, London Sinfonietta, Zinman

    Symphony No 3 (2Nd Movt)

  • 01:45

    Colin Stetson

    Gorecki: Symphony No 3, Sorrow II, Lento E Largo - Tranquillissimo

Credits

Role Contributor
David Sheff Steve Carell
Nic Sheff Timothee Chalamet
Nic (aged 12) Jack Dylan Grazer
Karen Barbour Maura Tierney
Lauren Kaitlyn Dever
Rose LisaGay Hamilton
Dr Brown Timothy Hutton
Spencer Andre Royo
Vicki Amy Ryan
Diane Amy Forsyth
Director Felix van Groeningen
Writer Luke Davies
Writer Felix van Groeningen
Writer David Sheff
Writer Nic Sheff

Broadcast