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Drama

Spike and the Elfin Oak

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. Inspired by a true story: Spike Milligan tries to save an Elfin Oak in Kensington Gardens in the 1960s. Stars David Threfall. Show more

Contributors

Young Spike:
Charlie Brand
Norma Farnes:
Kerry Gooderson
Mother Superior:
Georgie Glen
Park Keeper:
Luke Bailey
Mrs Grumples:
Lauren Cornelius
Groodles:
Ryan Early
Huckleberry:
Clive Hayward
Council Boss:
Philip Bretherton
Man with Dog:
Ghazanfar Hyder
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Genres

Brand

Drama

From Fact to Fiction

Series 19

Sweethearts

Duration: 13 minutes

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

In the week that saw Google face a grilling over their UK tax deal, Katherine Jakeways tells the story of a student who makes a complex fiscal arrangement of her own. Show more

Waterloo Road

Series 9

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

School-based drama. Lisa and Lenny Brown's grandfather turns up out of the blue and risks splitting them up. Show more

Contributors

Lenny Brown:
Joe Slater
Laurence Brown:
Clive Russell
Christine Mulgrew:
Laurie Brett
Audrey McFall:
Georgie Glen
Harley Taylor:
Kane Tomlinson-Weaver
Simon Lowsley:
Richard Mylan
Maggie Budgen:
Melanie Hill
Grantly Budgen:
Philip Martin Brown
Sonya Donnegan:
Victoria Bush
Kacey Barry:
Brogan Ellis
Nikki Boston:
Heather Peace
Sue Spark:
Vanessa Hehir
Dynasty Barry:
Abby Mavers
Barry Barry:
Carl Au
Connor Mulgrew:
Shane O'Meara
Imogen Stewart:
Kirstie Steele
George Windsor:
Angus Deayton
Shaznay Montrose:
Je'Taime Morgan Hanley
Rhiannon Salt:
Rebecca Craven
Lula Tsibi:
Marlene Madenge
Darren Hughes:
Mark Beswick
Archie Wong:
Christopher Chung
Pawnbroker:
Jonathan Watson
Producer:
Lizzie Gray

Genres

Waterloo Road

Series 9

Episode 6

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

School-based drama. Grantly returns to teaching at Waterloo Road to discover the school is chaotic as ever. Kacey faces her big fight, but Barry takes bets against her winning. Show more

Contributors

Harley Taylor:
Kane Tomlinson-Weaver
Grantly Budgen:
Philip Martin Brown
Maggie Budgen:
Melanie Hill
Kacey Barry:
Brogan Ellis
Sue Spark:
Vanessa Hehir
Simon Lowsley:
Richard Mylan
Christine Mulgrew:
Laurie Brett
Connor Mulgrew:
Shane O'Meara
Lenny Brown:
Joe Slater
Rhiannon Salt:
Rebecca Craven
Dynasty Barry:
Abby Mavers
Lula Tsibi:
Marlene Madenge
Darren Hughes:
Mark Beswick
Nikki Boston:
Heather Peace
Barry Barry:
Carl Au
George Windsor:
Angus Deayton
Audrey McFall:
Georgie Glen
Sonya Donnegan:
Victoria Bush
Imogen Stewart:
Kirstie Steele
Shaznay Montrose:
Je'Taime Morgan Hanley
Eve Boston:
Sophie Skelton
Producer:
Lizzie Gray

Genres

15 Minute Drama

The Steal

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Crime or incompetence? Things take a turn for the worse when Claire reveals that she is going to be questioned by the police over the disappearance of Max's inheritance. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Steal

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Matters have come to a head, and Max, Linsey and Fig wait to hear the outcome of his Claire's trial for embezzlement. Show more

Drama

Muriel Spark - Memento Mori

Duration: 57 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. An anonymous caller disturbs some elderly people with the message: 'Remember you must die'. Stars Patricia Hodge and Jim Norton. Show more

Contributors

Dame Lettie Colston:
Patricia Hodge
Godfrey Colston:
Jim Norton
Charmian Colston:
Colette O'Neill
Mabel Pettigrew:
Monica Dolan
Alec Warner:
William Gaminara
Mrs Anthony:
Kath Weare
Emmeline Mortimer:
Kath Weare
Jean Taylor:
Ellie Darvill
Henry Mortimer:
Neil McCaul
Olive Mannering:
Isabella Inchbald
Muriel Spark:
Georgie Glen
Adaptor:
Robin Brooks

Genres

Brand

Drama

The Cleaner

Series 1

The Writer

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Available for 8 months

Novelist Terence has two problems: his gran recently passed away, and he has writer’s block. Wicky thinks these issues might be related. Show more

Contributors

Terence Redford:
David Mitchell
Mrs Gathernoid:
Georgie Glen
Barbara Chant:
Jane Lewis
Director:
Tom Marshall
Producer:
Sam Ward
Executive Producer:
Vivien Muller-Rommel
Production Company:
Studio Hamburg UK

Holby City

Series 12

Episode 49: The Last Day of Summer

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Ric wants to forget he has cancer and concentrate on his patients, but his illness gets the better of him and he collapses in theatre. Show more

Contributors

Connie Beauchamp:
Amanda Mealing
Ric Griffin:
Hugh Quarshie
Michael Spence:
Hari Dhillon
Sacha Levy:
Bob Barrett
Greg Douglas:
Edward MacLiam
Penny Valentine:
Emma Catherwood
Mark Williams:
Robert Powell
Jac Naylor:
Rosie Marcel
Frieda Petrenko:
Olga Fedori
Elizabeth Tait:
La Charne Jolly
Annalese Carson:
Anna-Louise Plowman
Oliver Valentine:
James Anderson
Donna Jackson:
Jaye Jacobs
Edie O'Connor:
Georgie Glen
Bob Newbury:
Martin Troakes
Stella Bryant:
Alexandra Boyd
Ernie Bostridge:
Tom Georgeson
Producer:
Peter Bullock

Drama on 3

A Streetcar Named Desire

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

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

Tennessee Williams's seminal drama about a catastrophic confrontation between fantasy and reality, starring Anne-Marie Duff, Pippa Bennett-Warner and Matthew Needham. Show more

Call the Midwife

Series 8

Episode 5

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Trixie cares for a young woman who is diagnosed with an intersex condition, whilst a husband suffers with inexplicable pains similar to his wife's pregnancy symptoms.

Contributors

Sister Julienne:
Jenny Agutter
Nurse Phyllis Crane:
Linda Bassett
Sister Monica Joan:
Judy Parfitt
Nurse Trixie Franklin:
Helen George
Nurse Shelagh Turner:
Laura Main
Violet Buckle:
Annabelle Apsion
Nurse Lucille Anderson:
Leonie Elliott
Nurse Valerie Dyer:
Jennifer Kirby
Dr Patrick Turner:
Stephen McGann
Fred Buckle:
Cliff Parisi
Sister Frances:
Ella Bruccoleri
Sister Hilda:
Fenella Woolgar
Sergeant Woolf:
Trevor Cooper
Miss Higgins:
Georgie Glen
Pam Sharp:
Nancy Sullivan
Judy Porter:
Josie Brightwell
Lois Parry:
Holly Freeman
Paul Chester:
Joel Robinson
George Sharp:
Jack Doolan
Bronwyn Parry:
Sarah Belcher
Dr Grieve:
Luke Ellis
Cyril Robinson:
Zephryn Taitte
Sandy Lawrence:
Samantha Spurgin
Angela Turner:
Alice Brown
Timothy Turner:
Max Macmillan
Nancy Parry:
Jadie-Rose Hobson
Voice of Mature Jennifer Worth:
Vanessa Redgrave
Executive Producer:
Pippa Harris
Executive Producer:
Heidi Thomas
Executive Producer:
Ann Tricklebank
Director:
David O'Neill
Production Company:
Neal Street Productions

Bob Servant

Series 2

Episode 2: Court

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland

Sitcom originating from the Bob Servant books. Bob defends himself in court after a fracas with Hendo, but can he convince the jury of his innocence? Show more

Contributors

Bob Servant:
Brian Cox
Objection McNally:
Moray Hunter
Sheriff:
Georgie Glen
Advocate:
Andy Clark
Medical Director:
Ron Donachie
Director:
Simon Hynd
Producer:
Owen Bell

Waterloo Road

Series 10

Episode 11

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Three HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

School-based drama. It's a new term and Waterloo Road is under threat, as the council wants to merge it with Havelock High. But Vaughan is ready for battle. Show more

Contributors

Vaughan Fitzgerald:
Neil Pearson
Justin Fitzgerald:
Max Bowden
Leo Fitzgerald:
Zebb Dempster
Kenzie Calhoun:
Charlotte Beaumont
Sonya Donnegan:
Victoria Bush
Maggie Budgen:
Melanie Hill
Christine Mulgrew:
Laurie Brett
Shaznay Montrose:
Je'Taime Morgan Hanley
Rhiannon Salt:
Rebecca Craven
Darren Hughes:
Mark Beswick
Scott Fairchild:
Andrew Still
Audrey McFall:
Georgie Glen
Bonnie Kincaid:
Holly Jack
George Windsor:
Angus Deayton
Carrie Norton:
Tahirah Sharif
Lenny Brown:
Joe Slater
Lorna Hutchinson:
Laura Aikman
Dale Jackson:
Finlay Macmillan
Danny Spencer:
Andy Rush
Olga Fitzgerald:
Pooky Quesnel
Ailsa Calhoun:
Emma Cunniffe
Council Worker:
John Macaulay
Producer:
Kate Crowther
Director:
Brian Grant
Production Company:
Shed Production (WR) Ltd

Genres

Waterloo Road

Series 10

Episode 12

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Three HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for years

School-based drama. It is the start of Waterloo Road's new bike bank scheme, which Vaughan hopes will show the school off to the community. But Scott Fairchild has other ideas. Show more

Contributors

Vaughan Fitzgerald:
Neil Pearson
Justin Fitzgerald:
Max Bowden
Leo Fitzgerald:
Zebb Dempster
Kenzie Calhoun:
Charlotte Beaumont
Sonya Donnegan:
Victoria Bush
Maggie Budgen:
Melanie Hill
Christine Mulgrew:
Laurie Brett
Shaznay Montrose:
Je'Taime Morgan Hanley
Rhiannon Salt:
Rebecca Craven
Darren Hughes:
Mark Beswick
Scott Fairchild:
Andrew Still
Audrey McFall:
Georgie Glen
Bonnie Kincaid:
Holly Jack
George Windsor:
Angus Deayton
Carrie Norton:
Tahirah Sharif
Lenny Brown:
Joe Slater
Lorna Hutchinson:
Laura Aikman
Dale Jackson:
Finlay Macmillan
Abdul Bukhari:
Armin Karima
Olga Fitzgerald:
Pooky Quesnel
Ronnie Fairchild:
Robin Laing
Hassan Bukhari:
Ian Aspinall
Colin Bond:
David Michaels
Producer:
Kate Crowther
Director:
Brian Grant
Production Company:
Shed Production (WR) Ltd

Genres

Waterloo Road

Series 10

Episode 13

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for years

School-based drama. Vaughan's newly-qualified teachers Marco and Guy start work, but Guy soon recognises Carrie Norton and the school comes down heavily on their relationship. Show more

Contributors

Vaughan Fitzgerald:
Neil Pearson
Justin Fitzgerald:
Max Bowden
Leo Fitzgerald:
Zebb Dempster
Kenzie Calhoun:
Charlotte Beaumont
Sonya Donnegan:
Victoria Bush
Maggie Budgen:
Melanie Hill
Christine Mulgrew:
Laurie Brett
Marco D'Olivera:
Stefano Braschi
Guy Braxton:
Regé-Jean Page
Shaznay Montrose:
Je'Taime Morgan Hanley
Rhiannon Salt:
Rebecca Craven
Darren Hughes:
Mark Beswick
Scott Fairchild:
Andrew Still
Audrey McFall:
Georgie Glen
Bonnie Kincaid:
Holly Jack
George Windsor:
Angus Deayton
Carrie Norton:
Tahirah Sharif
Lorna Hutchinson:
Laura Aikman
Dale Jackson:
Finlay Macmillan
Abdul Bukhari:
Armin Karima
Olga Fitzgerald:
Pooky Quesnel
Ronnie Fairchild:
Robin Laing
Steph Norton:
Nadine Marshall
Producer:
Kate Crowther
Production Company:
Shed Production (WR) Ltd

Genres

Waterloo Road

Series 10

Episode 14

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for years

School-based drama. A science trip sees Kenzie stuck with Bonnie, Scott and Justin. The foursome is forced to band together when an argument leads to a dangerous situation. Show more

Contributors

Vaughan Fitzgerald:
Neil Pearson
Justin Fitzgerald:
Max Bowden
Leo Fitzgerald:
Zebb Dempster
Kenzie Calhoun:
Charlotte Beaumont
Sonya Donnegan:
Victoria Bush
Maggie Budgen:
Melanie Hill
Christine Mulgrew:
Laurie Brett
Marco D'Olivera:
Stefano Braschi
Guy Braxton:
Regé-Jean Page
Shaznay Montrose:
Je'Taime Morgan Hanley
Rhiannon Salt:
Rebecca Craven
Darren Hughes:
Mark Beswick
Scott Fairchild:
Andrew Still
Audrey McFall:
Georgie Glen
Bonnie Kincaid:
Holly Jack
George Windsor:
Angus Deayton
Carrie Norton:
Tahirah Sharif
Lorna Hutchinson:
Laura Aikman
Dale Jackson:
Finlay Macmillan
Abdul Bukhari:
Armin Karima
Olga Fitzgerald:
Pooky Quesnel
Ronnie Fairchild:
Robin Laing
Steph Norton:
Nadine Marshall
Hassan Bukhari:
Ian Aspinall
Lenny Brown:
Joe Slater
Writer:
Karen Laws
Producer:
Kate Crowther
Production Company:
Shed Production (WR) Ltd

Genres

Waterloo Road

Series 10

Episode 15

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for years

School-based drama. When Havelock High visit Waterloo Road, there are erotic novels, exploding science labs and cyber bullying to try and keep from their sight. Show more

Contributors

Shaznay Montrose:
Je'Taime Morgan Hanley
Lenny Brown:
Joe Slater
Abdul Bukhari:
Armin Karima
Leo Fitzgerald:
Zebb Dempster
Carrie Norton:
Tahirah Sharif
Steph Norton:
Nadine Marshall
Christine Mulgrew:
Laurie Brett
Vaughan Fitzgerald:
Neil Pearson
Lorna Hutchinson:
Laura Aikman
Hassan Bukhari:
Ian Aspinall
Olga Fitzgerald:
Pooky Quesnel
Bonnie Kincaid:
Holly Jack
Marco D'Olivera:
Stefano Braschi
Guy Braxton:
Regé-Jean Page
Audrey McFall:
Georgie Glen
George Windsor:
Angus Deayton
Sonya Donnegan:
Victoria Bush
Kenzie Calhoun:
Charlotte Beaumont
Justin Fitzgerald:
Max Bowden
Rhiannon Salt:
Rebecca Craven
Darren Hughes:
Mark Beswick
Colin Bond:
David Michaels
Scott Fairchild:
Andrew Still
Dale Jackson:
Finlay Macmillan
Maggie Budgen:
Melanie Hill
Miriam Hurlock:
Nimmy March
Producer:
Kate Crowther
Production Company:
Shed Production (WR) Ltd

Genres

Les Miserables

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Classic drama. Manipulated by Javert, Jean Valjean is ready to turn himself in, but he makes a promise to Fantine that changes everything. Show more

Contributors

Jean Valjean:
Dominic West
Fantine:
Lily Collins
Thenardier:
Adeel Akhtar
Madame Thenardier:
Olivia Colman
Rivette:
Enzo Cilenti
Young Cosette:
Lia Giovanelli
Hair and Teeth Dealer:
Ron Cook
Sister Simplice:
Natalie Simpson
Presiding Judge:
Nigel Cooke
Champmathieu:
Anton Saunders
Chenildieu:
Darren Kent
Cochepaille:
Abraham Popoola
Court Usher:
Francis Chapman
Little Cosette:
Mailow Defoy
Little Gavroche:
Emmanuel Goffin
Young Eponine:
Tiarna Williams
Young Azelma:
Isabelle Lewis
Head Bailiff:
Jonathan Sawdon
Inn Customer:
Lawrence Sheldon
Inn Pedlar:
Jan Debski
Gorbeau Beggar:
Jean-Louis Sbille
Producer:
Chris Carey
Director:
Tom Shankland
Executive Producer:
Faith Penhale
Executive Producer:
Bethan Jones
Executive Producer:
Andrew Davies
Executive Producer:
David Oyelowo
Executive Producer:
Dominic West
Executive Producer:
Rebecca Eaton
Executive Producer:
Eurydice Gysel
Composer:
John Murphy
Director of photography:
Stephan Pehrsson
Production Designer:
Richard Bullock
On-line editing:
Danielle Palmer
Costume designer:
Marianne Agertoft
Make-up Designer:
Jacqueline Fowler
Line Producer:
Di Barton
Production Company:
BBC Studios
Production Company:
Lookout Point
Production Company:
Czar TV

Call the Midwife

Series 8

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

Drama about a group of midwives in 1960s London. Nonnatus House welcomes two new nuns. Valerie deals with a shocking case, and the midwives handle a complicated multiple birth. Show more

Contributors

Voice of Mature Jennifer Worth:
Vanessa Redgrave
Mother Mildred:
Miriam Margolyes
Nurse Lucille Anderson:
Leonie Elliott
Nurse Phyllis Crane:
Linda Bassett
Nurse Trixie Franklin:
Helen George
Sister Hilda:
Fenella Woolgar
Nurse Valerie Dyer:
Jennifer Kirby
Sister Frances:
Ella Bruccoleri
Sister Monica Joan:
Judy Parfitt
Sister Winifred:
Victoria Yeates
Miss Higgins:
Georgie Glen
Nurse Shelagh Turner:
Laura Main
Dr Patrick Turner:
Stephen McGann
Fred Buckle:
Cliff Parisi
Violet Buckle:
Annabelle Apsion
Mr Mahmood:
Satnam Bhogal
Cath Hindman:
Emily Barber
Lesley Whyte:
Jordon Stevens
Angela Turner:
Alice Brown
Timothy Turner:
Max Macmillan
Sister Julienne:
Jenny Agutter
Ned Whyte:
Harry Haynes
Clark Lombardi:
Antonio Magro
Margaret Lombardi:
Jessica Clarke