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Drama

Leon Garfield - Devil in the Fog

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Highwaymen, duels, swirling fogs and escaped convicts. Dramatisation of Leon Garfield's thrilling 18th-century mystery adventure. Show more

Contributors

Mr Treet:
Tim McMullan
Lady Dexter:
Juliet Aubrey
Sir John:
Sam Dale
Joseph:
Sean Baker
Mrs Montague:
Joanna Monro
Captain Richard:
Ben Crowe
Director:
Marc Beeby

Genres

Drama

Leon Garfield - Devil in the Fog

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

What murky secrets lie at the heart of the fog? Who is the principal? And who is the Devil? Dramatisation of Leon Garfield's mystery adventure. Show more

Contributors

Mr Treet:
Tim McMullan
Captain Richard:
Ben Crowe
Sir John:
Sam Dale
Joseph:
Sean Baker
The Stranger:
Sean Baker
Mrs Montague:
Joanna Monro
Lady Dexter:
Juliet Aubrey
Aunt Dexter:
Claire Harry
Highwayman:
Henry Devas
Director:
Marc Beeby

Genres

Dangerous Visions

London Bridge

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

In Nick Perry's dark vision of the future, the River Thames has become a border separating the crime-free police state of North London from the lawless slum land of the South. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Dangerous Visions

The Drowned World

Duration: 58 minutes

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

JG Ballard's story of a scientific mission surveying drowned cities. This is a future where the Earth's atmosphere, and human consciousness, has eroded. Adapted by Graham White. Show more

Contributors

Strangman:
Tim McInnerny
Colonel Riggs:
Robert Blythe
Dr Alan Bryant:
Paul Stonehouse
Lieutenant Hardman:
Ben Crowe
Caesar:
Don Gilet
Writer:
JG Ballard
Adaptor:
Graham White

Genres

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors: Series 2

Episode 1: A Bad Night Out

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

The first in a series of three legal dramas following Barrister Rebecca Nyman. Rafid claims he was wrongly arrested after a night out, is he due compensation from the police? Show more

Contributors

Rebecca Nyman:
Clare Corbett
Barrister Charlie Haines:
Dan Starkey
PC George Simmers:
Ben Crowe
Dr Polly Andrews:
Jane Slavin
Dorina Balan:
Bettrys Jones
Callum Brown:
Monty d'Inverno
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

Drama

Death of a Soldier

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Margaret Evison. A mother's story about the death of her son, Lt Mark Evison, killed by a Taliban sniper as he led his men in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in May 2009. Show more

Contributors

Margaret Evison:
Penny Downie
Mark Evison:
Tom Riley
Young Mark:
Luca Thomas
Soldiers:
Ben Crowe
Thorneloe:
Ian Masters
Coroner:
Ian Masters
Consultant:
Ian Masters
Newsreader:
Vaughan Savidge
Director:
Karen Rose
Producer:
Karen Rose
Sound Designer:
Lucinda Mason Brown

Genres

Brand

Drama

Drama

Velvet Blackout

Duration: 44 minutes

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

By Vincent O'Connell. In 1942 a young woman with amnesia is pulled from a bombed building. A doctor and a policeman think she may know something vital to the British war effort. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Home Front

5 December 1914 - Joe Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Joe Macknade dearly wants to enlist, but is it for glory, or to escape home? Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 10: 1-5 December 1914 (Season 2 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Epic drama series set in Great War Britain. In the first Season 2 omnibus, everyone is looking to do their bit for the war effort. Show more

Drama

Reading Europe - Germany: Look Who's Back

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Hitler is mistaken for a comedy impersonator by TV executives and becomes the star of a satirical show. His rants against foreigners and current politics increase in popularity. Show more

Contributors

Adolf Hitler:
David Threlfall
Fraulein Vera Kromeier:
Alex Tregear
The Kiosk Owner:
Ben Crowe
Frau Carmen Bellini:
Caroline Berry
Joachim Sensenbrink:
John Norton
Frank Sawatski:
Richard Mylan
Actor:
Leo Wan
Adaptor:
Marcy Kahan
Director:
Helen Perry

Genres

Seekers

Series 1

Seek Hard

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Events at the Job Centre mean Stuart could finally prove to Nicola that he is a bit heroic. With Mathew Horne. From October 2013. Show more

Contributors

Terry:
Tony Way
Mr Harty:
Alex Lowe
Dave Manager:
Alex Lowe
Gary Probert:
Steve Oram
Policeman:
Sean Murray
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

In and Out of the Kitchen

Series 2

Valentine's Day

Duration: 25 minutes

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

Available for years

Damien is banned from the kitchen so Anthony can cook up a romantic Valentine's Day meal. Stars Miles Jupp. From January 2013. Show more

Contributors

Damien Trench:
Miles Jupp
Anthony MacIlveny:
Justin Edwards
Damien's Mother:
Selina Cadell
Builder:
Ben Crowe
Mr Mullaney:
Brendan Dempsey
Marion Duffett:
Lesley Vickerage
Producer:
Sam Michell

Drama

Herald of Disaster

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

The story of the Herald of Free Enterprise. Using transcripts from the inquest, this docu-drama explains how a cross-channel ferry could capsize minutes after leaving harbour. Show more

Good Omens

Series 1

In the Beginning

Duration: 51 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Aziraphale and Crowley, of Heaven and Hell, do their part in raising the Antichrist in a balanced and human way. But, are they focusing efforts in the right direction? Show more

Contributors

Aziraphale:
Michael Sheen
Composer:
David Arnold
Voice of God:
Frances McDormand
Gabriel:
Jon Hamm
Arthur Young:
Daniel Mays
Deirdre Young:
Sian Brooke
Thaddeus Dowling:
Nick Offerman
Sister Mary Loquacious:
Nina Sosanya
Archangel Michael:
Doon Mackichan
Adam Young:
Sam Taylor Buck
Freddie Mercury:
Ben Crowe
Sushi Chef:
Dai Tabuchi
Harriet Dowling:
Jill Winternitz
George Bush:
Alistair Findlay
Voice of George Bush:
Jim Meskimen
Mother Superior:
Susan Brown
Sister Theresa:
Maggie Service
Sister Grace:
Jasmine Hyde
Young Warlock:
Rocco Day
Disposable Demon:
Paul Adeyefa
Sandalphon:
Paul Chahidi
Tarquin:
Oscar Farren
Pepper:
Amma Ris
Wensleydale:
Alfie Taylor

The Architects

Series 1

Multi-Faith

Duration: 30 minutes

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

As Sir Lucien pursues a vanity project, Sarah is about to take minimalism to the max. Stars Geoffrey Whitehead. From 2014. Show more

Saturday Drama

Mike Walker - Spitfire!

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Moving drama about the famous fighter plane, with Battle of Britain veteran Geoffrey Wellum's recollections. Stars Samuel West. Show more

Contributors

RJ Mitchell:
Samuel West
Stanley Baldwin:
David Horovitch
Air Marshal Dowding:
David Troughton
Squadron Commander:
Stephen Critchlow
Newsreel Announcer:
Ben Crowe

The Archers

19/04/2013

Duration: 13 minutes

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

Paul fights his corner, and there's been a change of plan for Darrell. Show more

Contributors

David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Helen Monks
Josh Archer:
Cian Cheesbrough
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Tom Archer:
Tom Graham
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Nic Grundy:
Becky Wright
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Edward Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Mike Tucker:
Terry Molloy
Vicky Tucker:
Rachel Atkins
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Hayley Tucker:
Lorraine Coady
Brenda Tucker:
Amy Shindler
Jim Lloyd:
John Rowe
Celia Redwood:
Anita Dobson
Darrell Makepeace:
Dan Hagley
Des Chapman:
Ben Crowe

15 Minute Drama

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Episode 3: Destroyed by Love

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Jenny must deal with the unpredictable Pearl and Ezra's friend Josiah. An unlikely romance is in the air. With Barbara Barnes. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Episode 4: Heart Rumours

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Ezra has plans to modernise Scarlatti's Restaurant. Stars Barbara Barnes and Simon Lee Phillips. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Episode 5: The Country Cook

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Cody's obsession with his brother Ezra's fiancee, country girl Ruth, becomes a determined campaign. Stars Ben Crowe. Show more