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Top Kill

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Mike Walker. Demands for increased production from an oil well result in a calamitous loss of life and an environmental disaster. Show more

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Bat Masterson:
Colin Stinton
Karen Louis:
Lorelei King
Charlene:
Laurel Lefkow
Harrison Purcell:
Stuart Milligan
Mike Dos Passos:
John Guerrasio

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Tracy-Ann Oberman - Rock and Doris and Elizabeth

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. The truth about Rock Hudson's health is revealed. Inspired by real events in 1985 Hollywood. Stars Jonathan Hyde, Frances Barber and Tracy-Ann Oberman. Show more

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Rock Hudson:
Jonathan Hyde
Doris Day:
Frances Barber
Elizabeth Taylor:
Tracy-Ann Oberman
Terry Melcher:
James Lance
Reporter:
Jonathan Hart
Producer:
Liz Anstee

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Forever Mankind

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

4 Extra Debut. A twist on 1973: A US astronaut mission to retrieve the bodies of the first men on the moon goes awry. Stars Amy Warren. By Jonathan Mitchell and Judith Kampfner. Show more

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Andy Walker - The Man Who Jumped From Space

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Amazing true life story of the highest altitude emegency parachute jump, made by Captain Joe Kittinger in 1960. Stars Simon Lee Phillips, David Fleeshman. Show more

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Glamis

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lairre and Parker accompany their boss Johnson to Glamis Castle to investigate a secret room with a secret door. The door leads into a folkloric dimension populated by monsters. Show more

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Parker:
Phoebe Fox
Carlton:
Ewan Bailey
Sir Miles:
Ewan Bailey
Moorehead:
David Holt
Lady Viviane:
Beverley Klein
Producer:
Karen Rose

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Mythos

Albion

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Julian Simpson. Johnson is in danger when a sinkhole opens up beneath the city of London. Show more

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Parker:
Phoebe Fox
Miranda Hyde:
Tracy-Ann Oberman
Warden Godfrey:
Ewan Bailey
Alan-a-Dale:
David Holt
Aide 1:
David Holt
Danvers:
David Holt
Geoffrey of Monmouth:
David Collings
Producer:
Karen Rose

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Vive la Republique

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

The true story of General de Gaulle's secret flight from Paris during the riots of 1968. Ronald Pickup as de Gaulle in a drama that uncovers the panic in France's government. Show more

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Daniel Cohn-Bendit:
Rory Fleck Byrne
Yvonne de Gaulle:
Barbara Flynn
Georges Pompidou:
Philip Jackson
De Gaulle:
Ronald Pickup
De Boissieu:
Daniel Weyman
Producer:
David Morley

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Love Henry James - The Aspern Papers

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Amanda Dalton adapts Henry James's dark and intimate tale. A literary editor tries to obtain letters and papers that celebrated author Jeffrey Aspern sent to his mistress. Show more

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The Editor:
Zubin Varla
Mrs Prest:
Susan Twist
Henry James:
John Lynch
Director:
Gary Brown
Producer:
Gary Brown

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Idle Hands

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Christine Entwisle. Pitch black comedy about a woman whose retirement crisis gets out of control when she becomes obsessed with her postman. Show more

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Fury

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lorraine discovers the shocking truth behind her sister's disappearance in Tom Kelly's gritty drama, a Celtic noir set in West Belfast. With Des McAleer and Kathy Kiera Clarke. Show more

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Watch Me While I'm Sleeping

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Mo's snoring is so addling that his long-term partner now wants separate bedrooms. Will a heart-to-heart over dinner resolve the issue? Or might it reveal more worrying problems? Show more

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Das Kapital

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Dramatised by Sarah Woods. 200 years since Karl Marx was born, this dramatisation imagines what he would make of our 21st-century global economy. Starring David Threlfall. Show more

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