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Ed Reardon's Week

Series 12

Diabetes Day

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Ed's annual health check sparks some inspiration for his ‘Your Motorhome’ column. Stars Christopher Douglas. From 2017. Show more

The Break

Series 1

Dead Man's Dinner

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

Jeff and Andy win a posh meal, opening a Pandora's Box of envy, hate and hazelnut yoghurt. Stars Philip Jackson. From 2016. Show more

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 11

All About Eve

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Ed tries to stir up healthy anti-authoritarian rage as editor of the student magazine. Stars Christopher Douglas. From 2016. Show more

The Break

Series 1

The Girl from the South

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

Uncle Jeff decides his nephew needs a girlfriend and Fish Shop Frank’s niece visits from down south. With Tom Palmer. From 2016. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama about Margaret Thatcher's fall from power. As Thatcher prepares for the Lord Mayor's banquet, Geoffrey Howe pens the resignation speech that will seal her fate. Show more

Contributors

Director:
James Kent
Margaret Thatcher:
Lindsay Duncan
John Wakeman:
Roger Allam
Caroline Stephens:
Charlotte Asprey
Sue Mastriforte:
Elizabeth Bennett
Nigel Lawson:
Martin Chamberlain
Alan Clark:
Michael Cochrane
Michael Heseltine:
Oliver Cotton
Gordon Reece:
Alan Cox
Airey Neave:
Dermot Crowley
Cranley Onslow:
Nicholas Day
Norman Lamont:
Julian Firth
Charles Powell:
James Fox
Willie Whitelaw:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Garel Jones:
Guy Henry
Cynthia Crawford:
Jenny Howe
John Gummer:
Ian Hughes
Bernard Ingham:
Philip Jackson
Kenneth Baker:
Paul Jesson
Tim Renton:
Nicholas Jones
Margaret King:
Diana Kent
Douglas Hurd:
Nicholas Le Prevost
Mark Thatcher:
Oliver Le Sueur
Edward Heath:
Nigel Le Vaillant
Queen Elizabeth II:
Rosemary Leach
John Whittingdale:
Christian McKay
Official:
Frank Maguire
John Major:
Michael Maloney
Norman Tebbit:
Roy Marsden
Denis Thatcher:
Ian McDiarmid
William Waldegrave:
Tim McMullan
Kenneth Clarke:
Kevin R McNally
Speaker of the Commons:
George Pensotti
John MacGregor:
Mark Perry
Carol Thatcher:
Olivia Poulet
Malcolm Rifkind:
Nicholas Rowe
Geoffrey Howe:
John Sessions
Peter Morrison:
Rupert Vansittart

Drama

Recent Events at Collington House

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

A battle of beliefs in a return to Collington House, where the school governors struggle to reconcile their religious and cultural differences. Show more

Contributors

Roz Taylor:
Heather Craney
Abdul Lateef Shah:
Neil D'Souza
Jaffer n Sadiq:
Sam Dastor
John Roberts:
Philip Jackson
Mrs Barlow:
Becci Gemmell
PC Khan:
Jaz Deol
Mr Noorani:
Rez Kempton
PC Khan:
Rez Kempton
Ashik Naseer:
Michael Karim
Darren Barlow:
Harry Kirton
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Emma Hearn

Genres

Drama

The Final Reckoning

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 8 months

A serial killer seeking revenge on the rich is considered to be the real cause of Greece’s financial woes. Stars Pamela Miles. Show more

Contributors

Inspector Jaritos:
Philip Jackson
Adriani Jaritos:
Pamela Miles
Katerina Jaritos:
Jane Slavin
Detective Kula:
Amaka Okafor
Detective Vlas:
Chris Pavlo
Superintendent Guikas:
Stephen Boxer
Merenditis:
Paul Panting
Nasiotis:
John McAndrew

Genres

Drama

The Final Reckoning

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 8 months

4 Extra Debut. For Inspector Jaritos, finding a serial killer of wealthy tax-evaders becomes more than just professional. Stars Philip Jackson. Show more

Contributors

Kosta Jaritos:
Philip Jackson
Adriani:
Pamela Miles
Katerina:
Jane Slavin
Detective Kula:
Amaka Okafor
Detective Vlas:
Chris Pavlo
Superintendent Guikas:
Stephen Boxer
Katsumbelos:
Paul Panting
Adaptor:
Michael Butt

Genres

The Break

Series 1

Occupied

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 7 months

Uncle Jeff decides Andy needs a job to occupy his mind. But how to do it without Andy noticing? Stars Tom Palmer. From 2016. Show more

The Break

Series 1

Cold Mountain

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 8 months

An abandoned fridge and the boys think their luck has changed. Indeed, it has - for the worse. With Philip Jackson. From 2016. Show more

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 12

How Did I Do?

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Whilst tracking his cat food delivery, Ed unearths a world of self-satisfaction surveys. Stars Christopher Douglas. From 2017. Show more

Fanny Hill

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Two-part adaptation of John Cleland's infamous novel. After losing her parents to smallpox, Fanny Hill travels to London, where she is employed by local madam Mrs Brown. Show more

Contributors

Opening Lines

Series 13

Episode 2: Ladies of the Soil

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Writer Gill Blow's radio debut is a meditative tale about unspoken tensions between a husband and wife. Read by Philip Jackson. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Formats

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 8

Episode 4: Making a Difference

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Out to impress his girlfriend, Ed campaigns for the rail network. Stars Christopher Douglas and Jenny Agutter. From April 2012. Show more

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 8

Episode 6: Keeping the Flame Alive

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stan decides to rent out Ed's flat to Olympic visitors, despite the fact it is nowhere near the stadium, which means that Ed has to look for a new place to stay. Show more

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 10

The New Thirty

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Nearly 60, Ed decides things aren't half bad. That's until he encounters Jeremy Paxman. Stars Christopher Douglas. From June 2015. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Margaret Oliphant - Hester

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. A tale of banks and bankers, credit and discredit, and a single woman who does something truly radical. Stars Penelope Wilton. Show more

Contributors

Margaret Oliphant:
Penelope Wilton
Lady Ellen Vernon:
Jasmine Hyde
Hester Vernon:
Lyndsey Marshal
Harry Sellon:
Ben Crowe
Adaptor:
Kate Clanchy
Adaptor:
Zena Forster

Genres

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 9

The Bride of Auntie

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Ed finally finds his niche as a contestant on Radio 4's seminal quiz 'What Do You Know?'. Stars Christopher Douglas. From December 2013. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Graham Greene - Monsignor Quixote

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Father Quixote and his friend Sancho arrive in Madrid to buy purple socks - and attract the unwelcome attention of the Guardia Civil. Show more

Contributors

Father Quixote:
Bernard Cribbins
Shop Assistant:
James Lailey
Guardia 1:
Sam Rix
Guardia 2:
Sean Baker
Director:
Marc Beeby

Genres