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Dangerous Visions

Your Perfect Summer, On Sale Here

Duration: 44 minutes

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

What will happen when VR games can deliver real love? Ben Tavassoli, Oliver Chris and Claudie Blakley star in Ed Harris's future romance. Show more

Bluestone 42

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Comedy drama about a British bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan. The team experience a tough roadside ops, whilst Mary grabs the attention of Nick. Show more

Bluestone 42

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Comedy drama about a British bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan. Nick tries to find decent food to use in an attempt to seduce Mary. Simon gets into trouble on roadside ops. Show more

Classic Serial

Evelyn Waugh - Sword of Honour

Episode 4: Officers and Gentlemen, part 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Posted to Egypt, Guy's unit is surrounded more by rumour than action. But the chaos of war is approaching. Stars Paul Ready. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tim McInnerny
Guy Crouchback:
Paul Ready
Major Hound:
John Dougall
Ludovic:
Carl Prekopp
Virginia:
Lydia Leonard
Trimmer:
Lee Ingleby
General Whale:
Sean Murray
Kilbannock:
Oliver Chris
Kirstie Kilbannock:
Polly Frame
Sgt Hughes:
Arthur Hughes
Sgt Smiley:
Ben Crowe
Greek Woman:
Carys Eleri
Soldier:
David Seddon
Director:
Sally Avens
Adaptor:
Jeremy Front

Drama on 3

A Play for the Heart: The Death of Shakespeare

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Robert Lindsay, Oliver Chris and Gwilym Lee star in Nick Warburton's new play re-imagining Shakespeare's last day. What do his visitors want? And who is the man with bloody hands? Show more

Contributors

William Shakespeare:
Robert Lindsay
John Fletcher:
Oliver Chris
William Harvey:
Gwilym Lee
Unnamed gentleman:
James Lailey
Susanna Hall:
Nicola Ferguson
John Hall:
Nick Underwood
Hamnet:
Sam Bough

Genres

Classic Serial

Evelyn Waugh - Sword of Honour

Episode 6: Unconditional Surrender

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Guy's military career is revived with selection for a mission to Italy. He heads to London to await orders. Stars Paul Ready. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tim McInnerny
Virginia:
Lydia Leonard
Peregrine:
John Rowe
Ian Kilbannock:
Oliver Chris
Kirstie Kilbannock:
Polly Frame
Ludovic:
Carl Prekopp
Fremantle:
John Norton
Frank De Souza:
Joel MacCormack
Instructor:
Sean Murray
Orderly:
David Seddon
Director:
Tracey Neale
Adaptor:
Jeremy Front

Motherland

Christmas Special

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

It’s time for Amanda’s festive soiree (dress code: tinsel and tiaras), and nothing says Christmas like evil Santa, Anne’s Christmas cocktails and a ban on dark drinks indoors. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Mrs Banbury Hughes:
Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Elizabeth:
Penny Ryder
Stunt coordinator:
Gary Connery
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Holly Walsh
Director:
Simon Hynd
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd

Classic Serial

Evelyn Waugh - Sword of Honour

Episode 3: Officers and Gentlemen, part one

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Sent home in disgrace after a misbegotten raid in Dakar, Guy seeks employment. His next posting is unexpected. With Paul Ready. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tim McInnerny
Guy Crouchback:
Paul Ready
Jumbo Trotter:
Rupert Vansittart
Virginia:
Lydia Leonard
Trimmer:
Lee Ingleby
Chatty Corner:
Ben Crowe
Katie Campbell:
Carys Eleri
Mrs Campbell:
Christine Absalom
Adjutant:
David Seddon
Kilbannock:
Oliver Chris
ATS Commandant:
Priyanga Burford
Scots Major:
Sean Murray
Director:
Marc Beeby
Adaptor:
Jeremy Front

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama-documentary about the life of Jane Austen. Anna Chancellor, a relative of Jane Austen, explores the woman behind the acclaimed novels through readings and reconstructions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anna Chancellor
Jane Austen:
Gillian Kearney
Mr Austen:
John Standing
Mrs Austen:
Phyllis Logan
Cassandra Austen:
Lucy Cohu
Henry Austen:
Jack Davenport
Aunt Lefroy:
Wendy Craig
Tom Lefroy:
Oliver Chris
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle

Front Row

Cilla; Will and Kate on stage; Tudor portraits; Ted Hughes' animal poems

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A review of Sheridan Smith as Cilla Black, an interview with 'Will' and 'Kate', a new exhibition of Tudor portraits and artefacts, and Alice Oswald on Ted Hughes' animal poems. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Razia Iqbal
Interviewed Guest:
David Hepworth
Interviewed Guest:
Oliver Chris
Interviewed Guest:
Lydia Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Jessie Childs
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Oswald
Producer:
Ellie Bury

Drama on 3

King Charles III

Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

An adaptation of Mike Bartlett's award-winning play imagining a future in which Prince Charles has become king. With Tim Pigott-Smith, Margot Leicester and Oliver Chris. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Rupert Goold
William:
Oliver Chris
Mr Evans:
Adam James
Mr Stevens:
Nicholas Rowe
James Reiss:
Miles Richardson
Sarah/Diana/TV Producer:
Katie Brayben
Spencer/Sir Gordon/Archbishop/Kebab Man:
Paterson Joseph
Couttsey/Clive/Sir Michael/Speaker:
Tom Robertson
Composer:
Jocelyn Pook
Producer:
Toby Swift

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Adaptation of the Tony-nominated stage play. When the new King Charles refuses to sign a bill into law, a constitutional crisis is detonated, threatening the monarchy's future. Show more

Contributors

William:
Oliver Chris
Prime Minister:
Adam James
James Reiss:
Tim McMullan
Mrs Stevens:
Priyanga Burford
Archbishop of Canterbury:
John Shrapnel
Speaker:
Ian Redford
Coottsey:
Max Bennett
Sir Matthew:
Rupert Vansittart
Executive Producer:
Greg Brenman
Executive Producer:
Roanna Benn
Executive Producer:
Mike Bartlett
Executive Producer:
Rupert Goold
Producer:
Simon Maloney
Director:
Rupert Goold
Production Company:
Drama Republic Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The true story of Frankenstein's monster and the woman who created him, Mary Shelley, using her own words and dramatic reconstructions of events in her life and from the novel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Robert Winston
Mary Shelley:
Lucy Davenport
Mary Woolstencraft:
Harriet Walter
William Goodwin:
Clive Merrison
Frankenstein's Monster:
David Schofield
Victor Frankenstein:
Ronan Vibert
Percy Bysshe Shelley:
Oliver Chris
Lord Byron:
Stephen Mangan
Claire Clairmont:
Amy Phillips
Producer:
Mary Downes
Executive Producer:
Kim Thomas

Fairytales

Episode 1: Rapunzel

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HD

When he falls for the beautiful long-haired Ladies Champion, nicknamed Rapunzel, failing tennis pro Jimmy Stojkovic faces a crisis. Show more

Contributors

Jimmy Stojkovic:
Lee Ingleby
Billy-Jane Brook:
Charity Wakefield
Elaine Brooke:
Geraldine James
Sava Stojkovic:
Shaun Williamson
Roger Bateman:
Alex Jennings
Joyce Fletcher:
Emily Joyce
Boris Stojkovic:
Tony Way
Vukoosin Ergovich:
Oliver Chris
Himself:
Pat Cash
Goran Pepic:
Paul Thornley
Broadcaster:
Frankie McCafferty
French Journalist:
Maggie Hayes
PR Representative:
Peter Ballance
Producer:
Hannah Pescod

Genres

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Sitcom pilot from Graham Linehan and Sharon Horgan. Meet the Alpha Mums, headed by queen bee Amanda. There is also chaotic Liz, events organiser Julia and stay-at-home dad Kevin. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Mrs Lawson:
Chetna Pandva
Production Company:
Delightful Industries
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd
Executive Producer:
Graham Linehan
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Helen Linehan
Associate Producer:
Holly Walsh
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Richard Boden

Bluestone 42

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Nick tries to prove he is not superstitious to the padre, while Simon tries to earn respect by joining in dangerous homemade games with Mac and Rocket.

Bluestone 42

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Mary reveals a secret about her past before she became a padre and Nick tries to take full advantage. Bird is offered a promotion.

Bluestone 42

Christmas Special

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Comedy about a British bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan. It's Christmas and new team member Corporal House is thrown in at the deep end. The team plan a nativity play. Show more

Bluestone 42

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Three HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Nick regrets showing off to his new number 2, Towerblock. Simon and Bird come to blows over a special book belonging to the Lt Colonel.

Bluestone 42

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Three HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

A blast from the past knocks Nick off his game. Bird tries to teach Mary a lesson that the padre is out of touch with the troops.