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15 Minute Drama

Ground Control

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 8 months

Tamsin Greig stars in Colin Bytheway's comic drama chronicling the ultimate long-distance relationship between Tess and her astronaut husband Major Scott Carter. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 2 months

John O'Farrell looks back at the last 20 years in British politics to try to make sense of where we are now. News archive and music from the time bring events to life. Show more

Contributors

Gordon Brown:
Lewis MacLeod
Theresa May:
Jan Ravens

Genres

Home Front

6 July 1918 - Rose Fairweather

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1918, a Devon hayrick worth £50 was set alight by two boys, while at Seale Hayne, Rose finds herself burning with indignation. Show more

Contributors

Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Dieter Lippke:
Joe Sims
Arthur Hurst:
Mark Heap
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack

GF Newman's The Corrupted

Series 4

Episode 10

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Toby Jones stars as corrupt MP Joseph Olinska. Leah works hard to get Brian out of Broadmoor arguing that, if he was able to escape and stay out of sight, he can't be mad. Show more

Contributors

Joseph Oldman/Olinska:
Toby Jones
Tony Wednesday:
Alec Newman
Leah Cohen:
Jasmine Hyde
Kevin Wheeler:
Lucas Hare
Margaret Thatcher:
Steve Nallon
Sir Ralph Courtney:
Nick Sampson
John Redvers:
Joseph Kloska
Sir Roger Berry:
Jamie Newall
Donnie James:
John Hollingworth
Dr Rickard:
Nicholas Murchie
Doreen:
Lotte Rice
Lord Goodman:
Edward Max
Andrew McDowell:
Kieron Jecchinis
Director:
Clive Brill
Producer:
Clive Brill
Author:
GF Newman

Last Word

Dame Gillian Lynne, Peter Firmin, Reinhard Hardegen, Alan Longmuir

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Matthew Bannister on choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne, animator Peter Firmin, U-boat captain Reinhard Hardegen and Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Peter Land
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Firmin
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Postgate
Interviewed Guest:
Iain Ballantyne
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Sullivan

Dead Ringers

Series 18

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The show that holds a wobbly mirror up to news and indeed sport. Starring Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Debra Stephenson and Josh Berry. Show more

The Archers

06/07/2018

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Brian needs help, and Jazzer saves the day. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Alison Hindell
David Archer:
Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge:
Tamsin Greig
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Will Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Freddie Pargetter:
Toby Laurence
Lily Pargetter:
Katie Redford
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd

Front Row

100 Poems by Seamus Heaney, Jesse Jones, Ulysses at the Abbey Theatre

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Live from Dublin, Seamus Heaney's wife and daughter discuss a new selection of his work, chosen by his family called 100 Poems. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sinead Gleeson
Interviewed Guest:
Marie Heaney
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Heaney
Interviewed Guest:
Geraldine Higgins
Interviewed Guest:
Jesse Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Dermot Bolger
Producer:
Julian May

15 Minute Drama

Ground Control

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 8 months

Tamsin Greig stars in Colin Bytheway's comic drama chronicling the ultimate long-distance relationship between Tess and her astronaut husband Major Scott Carter. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 106: 2-6 July 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Set in Devon, in the week in 1918 when the Allied countries launched an intervention into the Russian Civil War. Show more

Contributors

Klaus Hofstadter:
Atilla Akinci
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Ludwig Huber:
Marcel Hagen
Primrose Holden:
Jade Matthew
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Ivan Jackson:
Lloyd Thomas
Amos Rutter:
Richard Cotton
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Gert Battley:
Maggie Steed
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Charles Summer:
Rufus Wright
Lionel Summer:
Geoffrey Palmer
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Dieter Lippke:
Joe Sims
Arthur Hurst:
Mark Heap
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack

Genres

Book at Bedtime

The Shepherd's Hut

Episode 5: I Thought You Were the End of Days

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Adam Fitzgerald continues Tim Winton's heartbreakingly brutal yet lyrical tale of survival and self-discovery. Who is the strange old man alone out on the saltlands? Show more

A Good Read

Loyd Grossman and Skin

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Food lover Loyd Grossman and singer Skin from rock band Skunk Anansie talk to Harriett Gilbert about their favourite books, which include The Underground Railroad. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Loyd Grossman
Interviewed Guest:
Skin
Producer:
Sally Heaven

BBC Radio 4 FM

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