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Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

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

Orwell's dramatisation of his tale of the corrupting effect of power is narrated by Tamsin Greig and features Nicky Henson, Toby Jones, Ralph Ineson and the Radio Drama Company. Show more

Drama

The Fox

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Based on the true story of Michael Forwell, a gentle Englishman who became a multi-millionaire drug smuggler. Written by Robin Brooks. Show more

Drama

Edward, Edward

Duration: 45 minutes

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

A story seen entirely through the eyes of children. Edward is thrust into the limelight, when he is crowned king aged nine, but finds himself powerless in a world ruled by adults. Show more

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

Drama

Sarah Weatherall - Storm

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Sound recordist Andrei is on a remote Scottish island gathering material for a film soundtrack. He finds his recordings haunted by a woman's cries. Show more

Drama

D H Lawrence's The Gypsy

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. A handsome gypsy is drawn to the rector's daughter when he arrives one summer at her village. Stars Samuel Edward-Cook. Show more

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Dangerous Visions

The Drowned World

Duration: 58 minutes

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

JG Ballard's story of a scientific mission surveying drowned cities. This is a future where the Earth's atmosphere, and human consciousness, has eroded. Adapted by Graham White. Show more

Contributors

Strangman:
Tim McInnerny
Colonel Riggs:
Robert Blythe
Dr Alan Bryant:
Paul Stonehouse
Lieutenant Hardman:
Ben Crowe
Caesar:
Don Gilet
Writer:
JG Ballard
Adaptor:
Graham White

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Drama

Fat Little Thing

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Louise's father has a surprise announcement. Is this the perfect happy ending his eight-year-old daughter has been dreaming of after the tragic loss of her mother? Show more

Contributors

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Drama

Fat Little Thing

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

When tragedy strikes her family for a second time, young Lou concocts a desperate plan to try and make everything right again. Show more

Contributors

Young Louise:
Amy-Beth McNulty
Margaret:
Zoe Telford
Auntie Rose:
Melanie Kilburn
Father Sullivan:
Stephen Hogan
Father Burns:
Andrew Secombe

Genres

Drama

Bearing Witness

Duration: 45 minutes

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

In Philip Palmer's legal drama, a lawyer working at The Hague is challenged by the moral and legal ambiguities of international law, as he defends a man accused of war crimes. Show more

Contributors

Anthony Macdonald:
Mark Bonnar
Judge Crowley:
Liza Sadovy
Judge Krause:
Robert Blythe
Judge Hancock:
Paul Stonehouse

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Brand

Drama

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century 21 - Journal of a Joskin

Episode 1: 1924: Poet of the Coke Ovens

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Dramatisation by Stephen Wakelam of the journals of Yorkshire farm labourer and aspiring writer Fred Kitchen. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century 21 - Journal of a Joskin

Episode 2: 1924: The Farm Near Sheffield

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Frequent moves are often the lot of the rural worker. Show more

British New Wave

Up the Junction

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Zoe Tapper and Lacey Turner star in Nell Dunn's Sixties classic. Chelsea girl Lily becomes friends with irrepressible sisters Sylvie and Rube in working class Battersea. Show more

Saturday Drama

Great Escape: The Justice

Duration: 1 hour

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

True story of the post-war manhunt to avenge the Great Escape, by Robert Radcliffe and Robin Brooks. Stars Stephen Tompkinson. From April 2013. Show more

Contributors

Sqn Ldr McKenna:
Stephen Tompkinson
Schulmann:
Ewan Bailey
Max Wielen:
Nicholas Murchie
Emil Schulz:
Rick Warden
Oberst von Lindeiner:
Robert Blythe
Roger Bushell:
Ben Crowe
Paul Brickhill:
Michael Shelford
Nils Fuglesang:
Will Howard
Angela Schulz:
Hannah Wood

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Saturday Drama

The Wind in the Willows

Duration: 1 hour

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

Kenneth Grahame's classic combines a special cast with full orchestral score by the BBCSO to tell the story of Rat, Mole, Badger and Toad. Script and music by Neil Brand. 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

The Stuarts

This War Without an Enemy

Duration: 58 minutes

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

By Mike Walker. Charles I's stammer famously disappeared on the morning of his execution. A story of the English Civil War, with Julian Rhind-Tutt and Anton Lesser. Show more

Drama

Jonathan Myerson - Do You Know Who Wrote This?

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. The Veracity Virus breaks out, in this comedy about internet torment and fakery. With the BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones. From August 2012. Show more

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Drama

Drama

Sarah Cartwright - The Means to an End

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. When Barney's dog is run over, he wonders how to pay the vet's bill - until fate intervenes. Comedy by Sarah Cartwright starring Daniel Kirby. From June 2013. Show more

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Drama

Duration: 44 minutes

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

by Sebastian Baczkiewicz. With Paul Hilton and Ronald Pickup. Pilgrim must tackle an old adversary and save the community of Wedlowe Sound when it is threatened by a giant. Show more