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Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 2

Earning Your Corn

Duration: 25 minutes

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

Available for years

Tom's dad celebrates a milestone in governmental reform while Tom tentatively puts a foot on the property ladder. From 2014. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 2

The Well of Loneliness

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Tom finds himself on a moor in search of a potentially devastating family secret while his mum and gran dress wells! From 2014. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Nigel Rees hosts the quotations quiz with Sally Phillips, Matthew Parris, Kate Williams and Frog Stone. From November 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Rees
Panellist:
Kate Williams
Panellist:
Frog Stone
Panellist:
Sally Phillips
Panellist:
Matthew Parris
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Nigel Rees hosts the quotations quiz with Sally Phillips, Matthew Parris, Kate Williams and Frog Stone. From October 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Rees
Panellist:
Sally Phillips
Panellist:
Matthew Parris
Panellist:
Kate Williams
Panellist:
Frog Stone
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Nigel Rees hosts the quotations quiz with Kate Fox, Olly Mann, Julian Mitchell and Joanna Scanlon. From October 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Rees
Panellist:
Kate Fox
Panellist:
Olly Mann
Panellist:
Julian Mitchell
Panellist:
Joanna Scanlon
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Nigel Rees hosts the quotations quiz with Julian Mitchell, Olly Mann, Joanna Scanlan and Kate Fox. From October 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Rees
Panellist:
Julian Mitchell
Panellist:
Olly Mann
Panellist:
Joanna Scanlan
Panellist:
Kate Fox
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

15 Minute Musical

Xmas 2016

Cabarexit

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Come join the Cabarexit! Cabaret meets Brexit - can we turn the EU referendum into a sexy, sassy, sensationalised, sublime sounding musical? Yes we can. Show more

15 Minute Musical

Xmas 2016

Lady and the Trump

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The US elections are given a much-needed Disney-style fairy tale makeover. The most-loved songs for the least-loved candidates. With Richie Webb, Dave Lamb and Jess Robinson. Show more

Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing

Series 2

About Animals

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Nathan explains his attitude to animals and pets, and grandma meets her match - in a mouse. With Adjoa Andoh. From May 2013. Show more

Seekers

Series 1

The New Seeker

Duration: 25 minutes

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

Available for years

Stuart is made redundant from his post at the Job Centre and queues to sign on. Stars Matthew Horne and Alex Lowe. From October 2013. Show more

Contributors

Terry:
Tony Way
Dave Manager:
Alex Lowe
Mr Dibble:
Alex Lowe
Mr Manford:
Alex Lowe
Mr Everett:
Alex Lowe
Mrs Wilcox:
Philippa Stanton
Mrs Rahman:
Bharti Patel
Gary Probert:
Steve Oram
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Seekers

Series 1

The Diary

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Stuart's worried his gift for Nicola left in her Job Centre desk could be misinterpreted. Stars Mathew Horne. From October 2013. Show more

Contributors

Terry:
Tony Way
Mr Rutherford:
Alex Lowe
Mr Knowledge:
Alex Lowe
Gary Probert:
Steve Oram
Mrs Rossiter:
Hannah Wood
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Seekers

Series 1

That Bloke Keeps Looking at Us

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

A bloke at the other end of the Job Centre waiting room starts to unnerve the boys. Stars Mathew Horne. From October 2013. Show more

Contributors

Terry:
Tony Way
Mr Rocastle:
Tony Way
Gary Probert:
Steve Oram
Bill Parfitt:
David Seddon
George Dorset:
Alex Lowe
Mandy Dorset:
Bharti Patel
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Seekers

Series 1

The Scratchcard

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Joe and Terry replace Stuart with new best friend Janice, who has never worked. Stars Mathew Horne. From October 2013. Show more

Contributors

Terry:
Tony Way
Mr Dancer:
Tony Way
Gary Probert:
Steve Oram
Dave Manager:
Alex Lowe
Kevin Rush:
Alex Lowe
Teresa Glock:
Bharti Patel
Mr Bishop:
David Seddon
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Clare in the Community

Series 8

On Expenses

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

As society collapses all around her, social Worker Clare Barker is bean counting. Stars Sally Phillips. From January 2013. Show more

Clare in the Community

Series 8

Fifty Shades of Ray

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

The social workers' anxiety over redundancies is eclipsed by shattering news about Ray. Stars Sally Phillips. From January 2013. Show more

Clare in the Community

Series 8

Nanny State

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

As Brian and Clare struggle with childcare, she bumps into the ex-Nanny they sacked. Stars Sally Phillips. From January 2013. Show more

Clare in the Community

Series 8

The Scapegoat

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

After an unprofessional mishap, social worker Clare Barker is in deep water at work. Stars Sally Phillips. From January 2013. Show more

Clare in the Community

Series 8

The Parent Trap

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Clare is relishing the role of acting team leader, but not a visit from Brian's mother. Stars Sally Phillips. From February 2013. Show more

Clare in the Community

Series 8

Hot Desk

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Social Worker Clare Barker and colleagues must move offices and embrace hot desking. Stars Sally Phillips. From January 2013. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Natural resources are dwindling. How can we make sure everyone is fed? Can science help? Will the future be meals in a pill? Professional science amateur Helen Keen investigates. Show more