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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

Writing the Century 27 - The Journal of a Joskin

Episode 3: 1948: Gooseberries

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Finances are tight, and writing commissions are few and far between for Yorkshire farm labourer and writer Fred Kitchen. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century 27 - The Journal of a Joskin

Episode 4: 1958: Preacher

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Fred Kitchen is now a school gardener and preacher alongside his spasmodic writing career. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century 27 - The Journal of a Joskin

Episode 5: 1968: Man with a Scythe

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Now nearly 78, Fred Kitchen is still writing. 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

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Land's End to John O'Groats

Episode 2: Scrumpy Jack

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The series exploring the 20th-century through journals and correspondence. George Allen's 1904 diary of his record-attempting walk, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Land's End to John O'Groats

Episode 3: Beating the Book

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The series exploring the 20th-century through journals and correspondence. George Allen's 1904 diary of his record-attempting walk, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Land's End to John O'Groats

Episode 4: Shap Fell

Duration: 15 minutes

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

George Allen's 1904 diary of his record-attempting walk, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. It is day ten, and the terrain, weather and inner doubts are challenging. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Land's End to John O'Groats

Episode 5: The Hare

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The series exploring the 20th-century through journals and correspondence. George Allen's 1904 diary of his record-attempting walk, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century 27 - The Journal of a Joskin

Episode 1: 1940: The Doorstep War

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Yorkshire farm labourer and writer Fred Kitchen's first book is finally published. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Land's End to John O'Groats

Episode 1: A Dissatisfaction

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The series exploring the 20th-century through journals and correspondence. George Allen's 1904 diary of his record-attempting walk, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. Show more

Dangerous Visions

Brave New World

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Aldous Huxley's thought-provoking classic tale of an irretrievably corrupt society, where promiscuity is the norm, eugenics a respectable science and the drug Soma freely available. Show more

Dangerous Visions

Brave New World

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

In a corrupted society, where promiscuity is the norm and eugenics a respectable science, can John the Savage remain true to the values he learnt on the primitive reservation? Show more

Drama

Blink

Duration: 44 minutes

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

By Phil Porter. Sophie and Jonah are two shy, lonely individuals thrown together in urban London. Their love affair takes a strange and initially contactless route. Show more

Contributors

Sophie Cattermole:
Scarlett Brookes
Mr Shuttleworth:
Craige Els
Charlotte:
Jaimi Barbakoff
Director:
David Hunter

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Brand

Drama

15 Minute Drama

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Episode 1: Pearl

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Abandoned by her salesman husband, angry Pearl Tull is left to bring up three children alone in Baltimore. Stars Barbara Barnes. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Episode 2: Teaching the Cat to Yawn

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Young Cody's jealousy of his placid younger brother Ezra accelerates. Fractured Baltimore family drama starring Barbara Barnes. Show more

Drama

Richard Monks - Zola

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Unable to run for her native South Africa, the race is on to get Zola a UK passport to run in the Olympics. Stars Jessica Sian. Show more

Contributors

Zola Budd:
Jessica Sian
Denis Howell:
David Calder
Frank Budd:
Jack Klaff
Brian Vine:
Don Gilet
Sir David English:
Patrick Brennan
Pieter Labuschagne:
Harry Livingstone
Geoffrey Howe:
Robert Blythe
Andrew Landen:
Sam Alexander
Mrs Darbo:
Amaka Okafor
Reporter:
Joe Sims
Director:
David Hunter

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Brand

Drama

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century 27 - The Journal of a Joskin

Episode 2: 1940: The Promised Land

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Pastures new for published Yorkshire farm labourer and writer Fred Kitchen. Show more