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Drama

The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

The Fat Cattle Club

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi help a Canadian lady to face the truth about the past and save Mr Polopetsi from involvement in some dangerous dealings. Show more

Drama

The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Precious and Grace

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi save Mr Polopetsi from involvement in some dangerous dealings and try to resolve the problem of Fanwell's dog. Show more

Contributors

Mma Ramotswe:
Janice Acquah
Mma Makutsi:
Nadine Marshall
Mr JLB Matekoni:
Ben Onwukwe
Mr Polopetsi:
Steve Toussaint
Mma Potokwani:
Sarah Niles
Violet Sephotho:
Sarah Niles
Susan Peters:
Barbara Barnes
Mma Rosie:
Eleanor Crooks
Neighbour:
Eleanor Crooks
Superintendant Bogosi:
Jude Akuwudike
The Baker:
Jude Akuwudike

Genres

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Pauline and Michael's eldest daughter Lindy is a problem teenager and a source of tension in their marriage. Stars Sara Stewart. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Patricia Highsmith - Carol

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. New York, 1948. A theatre designer, Therese Belivet, meets a woman who turns her life upside down. Stars Miranda Richardson. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Patricia Highsmith - Carol

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

USA, late 1940s. Carol and Therese are now lovers but their pasts are catching up with them. Stars Miranda Richardson. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Patricia Highsmith - Carol

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

New York, 1948. Carol is married, Therese has a boyfriend, but they feel an overwhelming attraction. Stars Miranda Richardson. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Patricia Highsmith - Carol

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

USA, late 1940s. Carol and Therese's relationship seems to be over. But will love find a way? Stars Miranda Richardson. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Anthony is writing about fish orders from his restaurant storeroom, when his colleague interrupts. Starring Michael Esper. Show more

The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler

1990, His Voice Had Changed

Duration: 15 minutes

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

After many years George Anton has a surprise visitor. Stars David Sturzaker and Jane Slavin. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Pauline's patience with Michael, motherhood, and living above the grocery store is wearing thin. Stars Julianna Jennings. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Pauline's boredom with Michael has caused her to look further afield for love. Stars Julianna Jennings and Tom Forrister. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Michael and Pauline's ragged marriage is further strained by their difficult teenage daughter. Stars Sara Stewart. Show more

Riot Girls

The Robber Bride

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Margaret Atwood turns a tantalising fairy tale into a dark modern story, as three old university friends discover a secret they had hoped was buried forever resurfacing. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Winterbourne travels to Rome to see the beautiful, free-spirited Daisy Miller again. With Julianna Jennings. Show more

Drama on 3

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Neil Bartlett's adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic drama of vanity and evil The Picture of Dorian Gray. With Jasper Britton, Maggie Steed, Tom Canton and Peter Guinness. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Leaf:
Maggie Steed
Lord Henry:
Jasper Britton
Basil Hallward:
Richard Lintern
Dorian Gray:
Tom Canton
James Vane:
Owen Sharpe
Sybil Vane:
Zoe Telford
Lady Carlisle:
Barbara Barnes
Producer:
Turan Ali
Director:
Neil Bartlett

Genres

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Chaos-loving Anthony confesses his version of restaurant life isn’t true of all chefs and establishments. Stars Michael Esper. Show more

Contributors

Anthony Bourdain:
Michael Esper
Dimitri:
Sargon Yelda
Scott Bryan:
Richard Laing
Adaptor:
Marcy Kahan
Producer:
Polly Thomas

Genres

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Anthony and Dimitri give the lowdown on kitchen repartee while Mother attempts to maintain some decorum. Starring Sargon Yelda. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Anthony returns to 1973 and his summer in Cape Cod where he started out as bottle washer and skivvy. Starring Sargon Yelda. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Clock Dance

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A novel about family and self-discovery by award-winning author Anne Tyler. It is 1997, and Willa's life is about to change forever. The reader is Barbara Barnes. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Clock Dance

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A novel about family and self-discovery by award-winning author Anne Tyler. It is 2017. A phone call changes the course of Willa's life. The reader is Barbara Barnes. Show more