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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 LW

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

Contributors

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

Genres

Brand

Drama

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Takes Two to Tandem

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A bachelor again, Frank organises the latest Clarencourt Cycle Club competition but can he control temptation and resist Doris's allure? Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Takes Two to Tandem

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Things are in a state of flux. Can Frank recover from his latest blunder with Doris, and will Lily's instructions improve his chances of avoiding a life of miserable bachelorhood? Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Takes Two to Tandem

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

New Year's Eve. Frank and Doris are saying farewell to 1938, facing what looks like, on a global scale, a rather troubling future. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Takes Two to Tandem

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Summer 1934. Frank's carefree life as a confirmed bachelor is disrupted by Doris' decision to leave the cycling club. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Takes Two to Tandem

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

It is winter 1934, and consistent with the country's economic depression, business in the millinery trade continues to be slow. Lilly guides Frank in the art of romance. Show more

Brief Lives

Series 6

Episode 4

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

A woman is brought in for drink-driving. She is the wife of an old school friend of Frank's. She also has a black eye coming up. How did she get that? Show more

Brief Lives

Series 10

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Frank Twist and Sarah Gold return as Manchester's favourite legal eagles. Show more

Stone

Series 7

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Stone and the team investigate a fire at a homeless hostel run by charismatic charity leader Jackie Stanton-Hope. A body is found by forensics. But who is he? Show more

Contributors

DCI John Stone:
Hugo Speer
DS Sue Kelly:
Deborah McAndrew
DI Mike Tanner:
Craig Cheetham
Jackie Stanton-Hope:
Jill Halfpenny
Devon De Costa:
Everal A Walsh
Grace Peverall:
Susan Twist
Director:
Gary Brown
Producer:
Gary Brown

Genres

Stone

Series 7

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

The team investigate the homeless charity and also the background of the victim. Who would want to do him harm? Meanwhile Stone's daughter Alice starts to act out of character. Show more

Contributors

DCI John Stone:
Hugo Speer
DS Sue Kelly:
Deborah McAndrew
DI Mike Tanner:
Craig Cheetham
Jackie Stanton-Hope:
Jill Halfpenny
McAffrey:
Conrad Nelson
Director:
Gary Brown
Producer:
Gary Brown

Genres

Stone

Series 7

Episode 6

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Stone starts to question the reliability of the original murder investigation he was involved with. By Cath Staincliffe. Show more

Contributors

DCI John Stone:
Hugo Speer
DS Sue Kelly:
Deborah McAndrew
DI Mike Tanner:
Craig Cheetham
Sarah Barnes:
Christine Bottomley
Phillip Dixon:
Kieran O'Brien
Stewie:
Greg Wood
Director:
Gary Brown
Producer:
Gary Brown

Genres

Stone

Series 7

Episode 10

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

A devastated DCI Stone urges his team to bring the truth to light and finally get justice for the victims. written by Vivienne Harvey. Series created by Danny Brocklehurst. Show more

Contributors

DCI John Stone:
Hugo Speer
DS Sue Kelly:
Deborah McAndrew
DI Mike Tanner:
Craig Cheetham
Neil Fitzhugh:
Graeme Hawley
Jackie Stanton-Hope:
Jill Halfpenny
Sarah Martindale:
Christine Bottomley
Cody Stafford:
Tachia Newall
McAffrey:
Conrad Nelson
Producer:
Gary Brown

Genres

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Comedy-drama following the story of how The Golden Triangle was formed and celebrating the man behind Morecambe and Wise's greatest successes. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Dan Zeff
Executive Producer:
Toby Stevens
Executive Producer:
Ben Farrell
Executive Producer:
Gregor Sharp
Eddie Braben:
Stephen Tompkinson
Eric Morecambe:
Mark Bonnar
Ernie Wise:
Neil Maskell
John Ammonds:
Rufus Jones
Deidree Braben:
Liz White
Bill Cotton:
Alex Macqueen
Ernest Maxin:
Adam James
Joan Morecambe:
Katherine Kingsley
Doreen Wise:
Natasha Joseph
Verity Lewis:
Isobel Middleton
Glenda Jackson:
Lisa Jackson
Andre Previn:
Darren Bransford
Barry Cryer:
Jon Culshaw
Vanessa Redgrave:
Rosalind Halstead
Production Company:
undefined Objective Fiction

Drama

The Third Pill

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

By James O'Neill. A comedy about finding the elixir of youth. Greg works in children's publishing but feels middle-aged and out of touch. Then something pops up on his computer. Show more

Contributors

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Drama

Drama

Roderick Hudson by Henry James

Episode 1

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. Rowland Mallet takes a young sculptor to Rome to develop his art. A story of obsession, love and desire. Stars Derek Riddell. Show more

Contributors

Henry James:
John Lynch
Roderick Hudson:
Luke Newberry
Rowland Mallett:
Derek Riddell
Christina Light:
Emily Beecham
Mary Garland:
Caitlin Thorburn
Mrs Hudson:
Susan Twist
Mme Grandoni:
Susan Twist
Cecilia:
Kate Hudson
Mrs Light:
Lorelei King

Genres

Drama

Roderick Hudson by Henry James

Episode 2

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Available for years

Still engaged to Mary, Roderick has fallen for beautiful socialite Christina Light – sparking mayhem. Stars Luke Newberry. Show more

Contributors

Henry James:
John Lynch
Roderick Hudson:
Luke Newberry
Rowland Mallett:
Derek Riddell
Christina Light:
Emily Beecham
Mary Garland:
Caitlin Thorburn
Mrs Hudson:
Susan Twist
Mme Grandoni:
Susan Twist
Mrs Light:
Lorelei King
Leavenworth:
Stephen Marzella

Genres

Drama

Playing Dead

Duration: 44 minutes

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

When her father's remains are found in a mass grave in Iraq, Mancunian Roza Riley returns to the war-torn country she fled as a child. Written by Vivienne Harvey. Show more

Drama

The B Towns

All of the Beauty in the World

Duration: 44 minutes

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

By Eve Steele. Jenny has returned to her home town after graduating from university. But her hopes of finding a decent job are pretty slim. Set in Essex. Show more

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Being Eileen

Series 1

Episode 6: Birthday

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Ray builds a pirate ship for Liam's themed party - but Liam is scared of pirates. Paula hits the bottle, Mandy feels sick and Eileen gets a surprise visitor from Lapland.