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Tess of the DUrbervilles © Nick Briggs

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Helen McCrory leads an all-star cast in this thrilling adaptation of a biologist whose research spawns an unlikely creature in her attempt to save her son’s life.

Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre is brought vibrantly to life in this critically acclaimed four-part BBC television adaptation, starring Ruth Wilson in the title role.

An Inspector Calls

Adapted for television and starring David Thewlis as the enigmatic Inspector, this production enhances the play’s themes of social responsibility and shared humanity, with extended scenes exploring Eva’s story.

Great Expectations

Based on the classic Charles Dickens novel, this 13-part BBC television adaptation of Great Expectations, captured in 1981, follows Pip's epic journey from boy to man.

Oliver Twist

Breathing new life into Charles Dickens’ classic tale, Sarah Phelps’ six-part BBC television adaptation of Oliver Twist, captured in 2007, stars Tom Hardy as Bill Sikes and Timothy Spall as Fagin.

Curious Incident - From Page to Stage

This one-hour special, made in collaboration with the National Theatre, examines how Mark Haddon’s critically acclaimed novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was turned into a multi-award-winning theatre production.

Arthur Miller

Filmed in 1987, this exclusive interview sees BBC Omnibus talk to the great American playwright at his Connecticut home about his seminal plays and being a writer in the US during the late twentieth century.

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