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Tommies

10 April 1917

Duration: 45 minutes

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

In the tunnels underneath Vimy Ridge, the Canadian Corps are re-writing the rules of war. With Indira Varma and Lee Ross. From April 2017. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mickey Bliss:
Lee Ross
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Lieutenant Gagnon:
Philip Desmeules
Sergeant Dixon:
Daniel Weyman
Private Townsend:
Tom Forrister
Oberleutnant Gruder:
Simon Bubb
Corporal MacMillan:
David Sturzaker
Producer:
David Hunter
Writer:
Avin Shah

Brand

Tommies

Friday Drama

Freud: The Case Histories

Episode 2: The Wolf Man

Duration: 1 hour

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

The son of a wealthy Russian landowner is suffering from fears and phobias. Freud's treatment focuses on a dream his patient had as a young child: a dream of white wolves. Show more

Contributors

Sergei Pankejeff (80):
Andrew Sachs
Sergei Pankejeff (23):
Blake Ritson
Sergei Pankejeff (10):
Ted Allpress
Fencing Master:
Alun Raglan
Tailor:
Simon Bubb

Drama

Nick Payne - The Day We Caught the Train

Duration: 45 minutes

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

David is coming to spend the day, and Sally has planned it meticulously. But when he finally arrives, she is hopelessly unprepared. With Olivia Colman and Ralph Ineson. Show more

Genres

Brand

Drama

Saturday Drama

Stephen Wakelam - The Jinx Element

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Edith Wharton's life had as much drama as her novels. An encounter with a journalist caused shockwaves. Stars Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Contributors

Edith Wharton:
Fenella Woolgar
Henry James:
Allan Corduner
Teddy Wharton:
Nathan Osgood
Manservant:
James Lailey
Mrs Gross:
Rachel Atkins
French Admirer:
Rachel Atkins
English Waiter:
Simon Bubb
French Waiter:
Simon Bubb
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Saturday Drama

Classic Chandler

Episode 5: Classic Chandler - The Long Goodbye

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Marlowe forges an uneasy friendship with a drunk who then shows up late one night asking for a favour. Starring Toby Stephens. Show more

Contributors

Philip Marlowe:
Toby Stephens
Terry Lennox:
Trevor White
Eileen Wade:
Saskia Reeves
Roger Wade:
Peter Polycarpou
Howard Spencer:
James Lailey
Menendez:
Alun Raglan
Director:
Claire Grove
Abridger:
Stephen Wyatt

Drama

Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities

Episode 2: The Old Order

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Charles Darnay is on trial for treason, and the dissolute Sydney Carlton is defending him. With Robert Lindsay and Andrew Scott. Show more

Contributors

Adaptor:
Mike Walker
Charles Dickens:
Robert Lindsay
Jarvis Lorry:
Jonathan Coy
Lucie Manette:
Lydia Wilson
Dr Alexandre Manette:
Karl Johnson
Charles Darnay:
Andrew Scott
Sydney Carton:
Paul Ready
Ernest Defarge:
James Lailey
Therese Defarge:
Tracy Wiles
Marquis St Evremonde:
Clive Merrison
Stryver:
Simon Bubb
Jerry Cruncher:
Carl Prekopp
Mrs Cruncher:
Adjoa Andoh
Natty Cruncher:
Daniel Cooper
Attorney General:
Paul Moriarty
Composer:
Lennert Busch

Drama on 3

The Recruiting Officer

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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

Available for years

George Farquhar's most popular Restoration comedy, set in Shrewsbury during the War of the Spanish Succession, where wives are recruited while soldiers are wooed. Show more

Contributors

Captain Plume:
Paul Higgins
Sergeant Kite:
Ralph Ineson
Mr Worthy:
Adam James
Captain Brazen:
Elliot Levey
Bullock:
Simon Bubb
Justice Balance:
Jonathan Forbes
Appletree:
James Lailey
Bridewell:
Rikki Lawton
Justice Scale:
Paul Moriarty
Justice Scruple:
Gerard McDermott

Drama

Blurred

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Frazer Flintham. When Hannah agrees to meet up with her old university friend Nikki, more than ten years after they lost touch, she does not anticipate Nikki's explosive news. Show more

Saturday Drama

Classic Chandler

Episode 8: Poodle Springs

Duration: 1 hour

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

Post-honeymoon, life as a kept man wears thin for Marlowe who cannot resist when he is given a case to solve. Stars Toby Stephens. Show more

Contributors

Philip Marlowe:
Toby Stephens
Linda Marlowe:
Lorelei King
Muffy Valentine:
Laurel Lefkow
Manny Lipshultz:
Peter Polycarpou
Angel Victor:
Sasha Pick
Bernie Ohls:
Gerard McDermott
Film Director:
James Lailey
Eddie Garcia:
Alun Raglan
Clayton Blackstone:
Sean Baker
Leonard:
Carl Prekopp
Turn Key:
Simon Bubb
Producer:
Claire Grove
Adaptor:
Robin Brooks

Saturday Drama

Penelope Fitzgerald - The Gate of Angels

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Love, religion, physics and the random nature of chance set in Edwardian London and Cambridge. Stars Geoffrey Streatfeild. Show more

Contributors

Daisy Saunders:
Jade Williams
Venetia:
Tracy Wiles
Wrayburn:
James Lailey
Dr Sage:
James Lailey
Skippey:
Simon Bubb
Flowerdew:
Paul Moriarty
Mrs Saunders:
Adjoa Andoh
Beazley:
Rikki Lawton
Solicitor:
Adam Billington
Constable:
Adam Billington

Drama

Pink Boy Blue Girl

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Mateusz Dymek. Stockholm: Hakan and Cati are attempting to raise their child gender-neutrally. But is this simply political correctness or does it hide something else? Show more

Contributors

Receptionist:
Jonathan Forbes
Policewoman:
Susie Riddell
Petrol Station Man:
Simon Bubb
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Brand

Drama

Duration: 2 hours

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

Henrik Ibsen's play about a religious zealot who refuses all compromise. Faced with the possible death of his beloved wife and child, will he persist with his absolutism? Show more

Silent Witness

Series 21

Episode 6: A Special Relationship, Part Two

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One South East

Available for years

Forensic crime drama series. When analysing crime scene photos and the positions of the victims' bodies, the team uncover a secret. Show more

Contributors

Dr Nikki Alexander:
Emilia Fox
Jack Hodgson:
David Caves
Dr Thomas Chamberlain:
Richard Lintern
Clarissa Mullery:
Liz Carr
DCI Ben Solomon:
Elliot Levey
DCI Tina Moss:
Shvorne Marks
Kim Price:
Sharon D Clarke
Inga Meyer:
Alex Reid
Assistant Commissioner Khan:
Selva Rasalingam
Fergus Weir:
Jefferson Hall
Roxanne Stevens:
Laura Evelyn
Ella Weir:
Lucy Speed
Peter Cilliers:
Simon Bubb
Sgt James Kelly:
Ian Conningham
Matt Garcia:
Michael Landes
Leon Novak:
Jonny Freeman
Rosie Chamberlain:
Julia Haworth
Executive Producer:
Richard Stokes

Expenses Only

1. Advertising

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. Work experience interns Tim and Miranda tackle advertising. Sketch show starring Rasmus Hardiker and Lucy Beaumont. From 2016. Show more

Expenses Only

2. Graphics

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Sketch show centred around two work experience interns, with Tim and Miranda in graphic design. Stars Lucy Beaumont. From 2016. Show more

Father Brown

Series 5

Episode 12: The Theatre of the Invisible

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

When radio quiz Up to You comes to Kembleford, Father Brown suspects that one of the cast is responsible for their landlady's murder.

Contributors

Richie Queenan:
Arthur Bostrom
Barney Butterfield:
John Henshaw
Joyce Merriman:
Jessica Turner
Jacob Rothstein:
Jon Glover
Jeremy Mayhew-Bowman:
Simon Bubb
Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Mrs McCarthy:
Sorcha Cusack
Mrs Rudge:
Lynda Baron
Sergeant Goodfellow:
John Burton
Inspector Mallory:
Jack Deam
Director:
Bob Tomson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

Doctors

Series 16

Episode 170: Between the Cracks

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Drama series set in a health centre. Heston becomes concerned for the safety of a young patient when he discovers a shocking event in his father's past. Show more

Contributors

Cal Williams:
Phil Rowson
David Williams:
Josh Taylor
Dr Heston Carter:
Owen Brenman
Howard Bellamy:
Ian Kelsey
Dr Jimmi Clay:
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Dr Daniel Granger:
Matthew Chambers
Dr Zara Carmichael:
Elisabeth Dermot Walsh
Dr Emma Reid:
Dido Miles
Dr Al Haskey:
Ian Midlane
Dr Niamh Donoghue:
Jessica Regan
Ayesha Lee:
Laura Rollins
Dr Franc Christophe:
Daniel Schutzmann
Tony Fullarton:
Simon Bubb
Leanne Carey:
Simone Saunders
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Series Producer:
Peter Eryl Lloyd

Holby City

Series 17

Episode 26: Squeeze the Pips

Duration: 1 hour

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

Hospital drama. Jonny returns to work after his release from prison. Sacha is delighted to see Essie again after her time away in Germany. Show more

Contributors

Jonny Maconie:
Michael Thomson
Elliot Hope:
Paul Brady
Jac Naylor:
Rosie Marcel
Guy Self:
John Michie
Sacha Levy:
Bob Barrett
Mo Effanga:
Chizzy Akudolu
Adele Effanga:
Petra Letang
Arthur Digby:
Rob Ostlere
Raffaello Di Lucca:
Joe McFadden
Adrian 'Fletch' Fletcher:
Alex Walkinshaw
Mary-Claire Carter:
Niamh McGrady
Essie Harrison:
Kaye Wragg
Dominic Copeland:
David Ames
Zosia March:
Camilla Arfwedson
Serena Campbell:
Catherine Russell
Archie Pugh:
Brian McCardie
Harold Holland:
Terrence Hardiman
Steve Fowler:
Simon Bubb
Dan Wordsworth:
Julian Peedle-Calloo
Celeste Reynolds:
Emily Howlett
Producer:
Jane Wallbank
Director:
Griff Rowland

Drama

My One and Only

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Dawn King, starring Katherine Parkinson. Dark thriller about obsessive love, played out entirely in phone calls. Show more

Drama

Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities

Episode 1: Recalled to Life

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. An encounter on the Dover Road, and a message. With Robert Lindsay. Show more

Contributors

Adaptor:
Mike Walker
Charles Dickens:
Robert Lindsay
Jarvis Lorry:
Jonathan Coy
Miss Pross:
Alison Steadman
Lucie Manette:
Lydia Wilson
Dr Alexandre Manette:
Karl Johnson
Charles Darnay:
Andrew Scott
Ernest Defarge:
James Lailey
Therese Defarge:
Tracy Wiles
Gaspard:
Simon Bubb
Jerry Cruncher:
Carl Prekopp
Composer:
Lennert Busch