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Drama

Becky Prestwich - Chopping Onions

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. When three generations of Jewish women come together in the kitchen, they stir up much more than the soup. Starring Maureen Lipman. From May 2013. Show more

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Drama

Duration: 1 hour

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

Taut psychological thriller by Peter Whalley. John Newland is terrified that his wife will at last discover the terrible and strange lie he has been living for 20 years. Show more

Contributors

Sue Newlands:
Denise Black
David Fitzpatrick:
Seamus O'Neill
Detective Constable Kirk:
Craig Cheetham
Martin Joyce:
David Fleeshman

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 8

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 1 month

Darleen discovers she is pregnant. Life will never be the same again for the couple. Comic and moving drama series about a young couple with learning disabilities. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 8

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 1 month

Sparks fly when Treena finds out inadvertently that daughter Darleen is pregnant. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 8

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 1 month

Darleen has run away because it seems everyone is opposed to her having a baby. Then she meets her very own 'guardian angel' and finds a way forward. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 8

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 1 month

Darleen's pregnancy is progressing at a pace. The more she learns about the labour, the more terrified she becomes. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 8

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 1 month

Delightful drama series about a young couple with learning disabilities. Darleen thinks she's in labour, more than once, and then it happens for real! Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Gladys, jailed for murdering a younger man, delves into the past. Aged 40, she is having an affair and gets rejected. Stars Frances Barber. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Gladys is jailed for murdering a younger man. And she vehemently opposes her daughter's desire to marry. Stars France Barber. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Gladys meets her victim and the events that led to the murder are revealed. Stars Frances Barber. Show more

Drama on 3

Lorca's Rural Trilogy

Episode 3: Blood Wedding

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

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

By Federico Garcia Lorca. A meditation on fate, war, tradition, passion and repression, inspired by the true story of a fatal feud between two families in Almeria. Show more

Contributors

Adaptor:
Ted Hughes
Mother of Bridegroom:
Barbara Flynn
Bridegroom/Woodcutter:
Carl Prekopp
Leonardo:
William Ash
Leonardo's Wife/Girl:
Andrea Riseborough
Father of Bride:
David Fleeshman
Beggar Woman/Neighbour:
Mary Cunningham
Servant/Mother-in-Law:
Ellie Haddington
Woodcutter:
Sam Curtis
Woodcutter:
Chris Hannon
Little Girl:
Daisy Jones
Composer:
Matthew Wood

Saturday Drama

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Duration: 1 hour

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

1961 Illinois: Two boys, Jim and Will, experience the evil that grips their town when a 'dark carnival' arrives. Stars Theo Gregory. Show more

Contributors

Lightening rod salesman:
Gerard McDermott
Miss Foley:
Barbara Barnes
Dust Witch:
Buffy Davis
Young Miss Foley:
Amelia Clarkson

Drama

Can't Live without You

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Psychological thriller by Kellie Smith. When Greg's partner Anna becomes ill and needs constant care, Greg becomes intoxicated by her dependency. Show more

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Sylvia's Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Sylvia marries Philip. But there’s chaos when Charlie returns and Sylvia discovers Philip has lied to her. Stars Jodie Comer. Show more

Drama on 3

The Provok'd Wife

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

By John Vanburgh. An outspoken 18th-century comedy of sex, marriage, debauchery and revenge. With Julian Rhind-Tutt, Dave Hill, Josie Lawrence, Tom Mannion and Saskia Reeves. Show more

Contributors

Adaptor:
Jim Poyser
Constance:
Tom Mannion
Sir John Brute:
Dave Hill
Lady Brute:
Saskia Reeves
Belinda:
Sarah Smart
Lady Fanciful:
Josie Lawrence
Claudette:
Tonia Chauvet
Colonel Bully:
David Crellin
Lord Rake/Justice:
Alexander Delamere

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Friday Drama

The Heroic Pursuits of Darleen Fyles

Duration: 1 hour

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

Esther Wilson's drama is inspired by a true story. Darleen is a young woman with learning difficulties who occasionally sets fire to things. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. 1935 France. Gladys Eysenach - so obsessed with her lost youth, she will stop at nothing, including murder. Stars Frances Barber. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Gladys, jailed for murdering a younger man, delves into the past as an 18 year old woman. Stars Frances Barber. Show more

Contributors

Younger Gladys:
Keziah Joseph
Nemirovsky:
Anna Francolini
Richard Eysenach:
Conrad Nelson
Marie-Therese:
Natasha Cowley
Translation:
Sandra Smith
Adaptor:
Ellen Dryden

Drama

The Longest Journey

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Intriguing murder mystery by Peter Whalley. When a man gives a hitchhiker a lift, a murderer is revealed, but who is the victim and who is the murderer? Show more

Drama on 3

A Raisin in the Sun

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

By Lorraine Hansberry. Play set on Chicago's South Side in the 1950s, centring on the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of an African American family. Show more

Contributors

Walter Lee Younger:
Danny Sapani
Lena Younger (Mama):
Dona Croll
Ruth Younger:
Nadine Marshall
Beneatha Younger:
Lenora Critchlow
Travis Younger:
Segun Fawole
Asagia/Bobo:
Jude Akuwudike
Mrs Johnson:
Cecilia Noble
Karl Lindner:
Sean Baker
George Murchison:
Richard Pepple

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