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Blood, Sex and Money by Emile Zola

Season 1 - Blood

Masterpiece

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Masterpiece by Martin Jameson inspired by Zola's Rougon Macquart novels. Dide observes her great-grandson Claude's demise as his obsession to create 'the' masterpiece wreaks havoc. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

London, 1896: Can penniless Henry Adams survive for a month without spending a one million pound note? Stars Trevor White. Show more

Contributors

Henry Adams:
Trevor White
Miss Portia Langham:
Verity-May Henry
Trubshaw:
Conrad Nelson
Vesuvius:
Conrad Nelson
Mr Raymond:
Jonathan Keeble
Majordomo:
Jonathan Keeble
Concierge:
Malcolm Raeburn
Mrs Harris:
Kathryn Hunt
Lloyd Hastings:
John Guerrasio
American Ambassador:
John Guerrasio
Author:
Mark Twain

Jimmy McGovern's Moving On

Series 4

Episode 3: Friends Like These

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Contemporary drama. Single mum Danielle befriends Sonia, a new mother at the school. But when Sonia's friendship becomes overwhelming, can Danielle escape? Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Darleen and Jamie decide to come home early from their disastrous honeymoon in Scarborough. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 3

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Comic and touching drama series about a young woman with learning disabilities. Darleen meets her father for the very first time. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Darleen is still struggling to consummate her marriage. Her mother, Treena, is worried about Darleen's father turning up out of the blue. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

By Esther Wilson. Award-winning drama series, following the life of a young woman with learning disabilities. Darleen and Jamie go on honeymoon, but it doesn't turn out too well. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 3

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Comic and touching drama series about a young woman with learning disabilities. Darleen discovers the truth about her estranged father. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 5

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Darleen auditions for the musical. And after his diagnosis of breast cancer, Jamie wants to visit his dad. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century 20

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Women and children are separated from their husbands, but the commander in chief of POWs sets up a meeting for Harry and Agnes. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century 20

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Agnes is assaulted by a guard. Although Colonel Suga promises to investigate and bring justice, Lieutenant Yoshida chooses a different course of action against Agnes. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century 20

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Agnes discovers her husband has been imprisoned in the notorious Guard House, where prisoners are starved and tortured. She pleads for Col Suga to intervene. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 5

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Darleen pursues a life-long dream of starring in a musical, but something is upsetting Jamie and it is not her singing. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 5

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Darleen is preparing to audition for a musical, but Jamie is worried that he is seriously ill. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 5

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Darleen decides to take part in a fun run, but hates running. And Jamie and she get the results of his breast biopsy. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 5

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Comic and touching drama series about a young married couple with learning disabilities. It's the day of Jamie's operation and Darleen's fun run. With Donna Lavin and Edmund Davies. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Love and Mettle

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Mrs T's husband is on the verge of retiring from his job as a consultant psychiatrist. Have they got the bottle to gamble his entire lump sum on a building project? Show more

Classic Serial

Ernest Hemingway - The Old Man and the Sea

Duration: 58 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Set in Cuba, the thrilling epic battle between an old man and a large marlin. Pulitzer prize-winning masterpiece with David Schofield. Show more

Contributors

Manolin (narrator):
Joseph Balderrama
Young Manolin:
Damson Idris

Drama on 3

Lorca's Rural Trilogy

Episode 2: Yerma

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Told with poetic imagery and song, Lorca's powerful tale of a woman's desperate yearning for a child that leads her to murder. Show more

Contributors

Pagan Old Woman:
Annette Badland
Dolores' Neighbour:
Kate Layden
Washerwoman:
Deborah McAndrew
Washerwoman:
Fionnuala Dorrity
Washerwoman/Girl 1:
Liz Carter
Washerwoman/Female at the Pilgrimag:
Helen Longworth
Male at the Pilgrimage:
Kevin Harvey
Spanish Voice:
Anna Castineiras
Musician:
Tayo Akinbode
Musician:
Chris Cruiks

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