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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series featuring dramatic reconstruction in which Lucy Worsley delves into the personal lives of Henry VIII's wives, beginning with Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Katherine of Aragon:
Paola Bontempi
King Henry VIII:
Scott Arthur
Anne Boleyn:
Claire Cooper
Charles Brandon:
Orlando James
Maud Parr:
Natalie Grady
Maria de Salinas:
Bea Segura
Mary Boleyn:
Tiffany Ceri
Henry Norris:
Nicholas Agnew
Thomas Hawley:
Sam Phillips
Princess Mary:
Scarlett Cecil
Anne Savage:
Sophie Bleasdale
Production Company:
Wall to Wall South Ltd
Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley
Executive Producer:
Leanne Klein
Writer:
Chloe Moss
Producer:
Ben Evans

15 Minute Drama

The Dogs and the Wolves

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Harry becomes enchanted with paintings Ada has done when they are displayed in a local shop. Stars Carl Prekopp. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Dogs and the Wolves

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Harry's family bank has crashed and in order to save Harry from financial ruin, Ada turns to his rich wife. Stars Sarah Smart. Show more

Drama

That'll Be the Day by Ray Connolly

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Available for 11 months

It’s 1959 and young Jim Maclaine has it all - but is he ready for the normal life mapped out for him? Starring Jack Gordon. Show more

Contributors

Landlady:
Emily Pithon
History Teacher:
Conrad Nelson
Jeanette:
Natalie Grady
Director:
Gary Brown
Producer:
Gary Brown

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Drama

Drama

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Borstal boy Smith remembers his crimes and plots his future, as he trains for the national cross-country run. Stars Lee Rufford. Show more

Contributors

Governor:
Karl Johnson
Mrs Smith:
Natalie Grady
Water Boy:
Noah Burdett
Bishop:
Tom Vanson
Detective Sergeant:
Graeme Hawley
Mr Lennox:
Michael Thomas
Mrs Lennox:
Barbara Kirby
Magistrate:
David Timson
Taxi Driver:
David Timson
Smith Child:
Millie Binks
Smith Child:
Eve Manning
Director:
Carl Prekopp
Adaptor:
Robert Rigby

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Drama

Drama

The Flea

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Michael Symmons Roberts. Based on the intoxicating poetry and turbulent life of the young John Donne. Starring Toby Jones as the insect and Conrad Nelson as the poet. Show more

Brief Lives

Series 9

Episode 4

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

A judge is accused of rape. He is very plausible in his explanations. Is he innocent? Or a practised liar? Show more

Contributors

Judge Berryman:
Kevin Doyle
DI Wendy Rose:
Natalie Grady
Jonathan:
Darren Kuppan
Director:
Gary Brown
Producer:
Gary Brown
Writer:
Tom Fry

British New Wave

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Episode 1: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning - Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Robert Rigby's dramatisation of Alan Sillitoe's seething novel set in 1958 Nottingham. 'Angry young man' Arthur Seaton rages against the boredom of his factory machinist job. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Seaton:
Joe Dempsie
Harold Seaton:
Philip Fox
Vera Seaton:
Julia Hills
Fred Seaton:
Ashley Cook
Margaret Seaton:
Victoria Brazier
Mrs Bull:
Rachel Atkins
Policeman:
Graeme Hawley
Em’ler:
Lorna Jones
Undertaker Man:
Sean Baker
Bus Conductor:
Paul Stonehouse
Director:
Carl Prekopp
Adaptor:
Robert Rigby

Genres

British New Wave

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Episode 2: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning - Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Arthur Seaton continues to rage against the boredom of his work and home life, but some of his past soon catches up with him, and he has to face the consequences. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Seaton:
Joe Dempsie
Doreen Greatton:
Sian Hill
Mrs Greatton:
Jilly Bond
Mrs Bull:
Rachel Atkins
Mr Bull:
Sean Baker
Harold Seaton:
Philip Fox
Vera Seaton:
Julia Hills
Fred Seaton:
Ashley Cook
Margaret Seaton:
Victoria Brazier
Man on Ghost Train:
Graeme Hawley
Bill's Mate:
Stephen Critchlow
Chocolate Seller:
Shirley Anne Field
Director:
Carl Prekopp
Adaptor:
Robert Rigby

Genres

Drama

Higher - Series 4

Episode 1: Clearing

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Return of the comedy series by Joyce Bryant about the worst university in the UK - ranked 132nd in the academic league tables. Show more

Drama

Love, War and Trains

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Funny and poignant verse drama based on the story of how poet Ian McMillan's parents got married during the Second World War. Starring Billy Boyd (Pippin in Lord of the Rings). Show more

Drama

Michael Stewart - Dead Man's Suit

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. When a strange loner buys a suit in a charity shop, it changes his life. Black, supernatural comedy starring Jeremy Swift. Show more

Doctors

Series 12

Episode 171: Cocktails for Two

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Daniel helps the surgery cleaner when pretending to be someone else gets her into a tricky situation. It is Mrs Tembe's first day at the Mill, will she stay? Show more

Contributors

Karen Hollins:
Jan Pearson
Denise Dunham:
Natalie Grady
Rachel Hipkiss:
Karen Ascoe
Dr Heston Carter:
Owen Brenman
Dr Daniel Granger:
Matthew Chambers
Dr Zara Carmichael:
Elisabeth Dermot Walsh
Dr Elaine Cassidy:
Janet Dibley
Dr Simon Bond:
David Sturzaker
Julia Parsons:
Diane Keen
Mrs Tembe:
Lorna Laidlaw
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Series Producer:
Peter Eryl Lloyd
Producer:
Phil Hunter

Doctors

Series 10

Episode 134: Trapped in Space

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & LincsLatest broadcast: on BBC One West Midlands

A patient has to overcome his claustrophobia when he fears that it is ruining his relationship. Meanwhile, Heston has to apologise to Julia. Show more

Contributors

Dr Heston Carter:
Owen Brenman
Ian Asbury:
Tom Lawrence
Vicki Barker:
Natalie Grady
Julia Parsons:
Diane Keen
Dr Jimmi Clay:
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Dr Lily Hassan:
Seeta Indrani
Michelle Corrigan:
Donnaleigh Bailey
Archie Hallam:
Matt Kennard
Producer:
Ella Kelly
Ruth Pearce:
Selina Chilton
Gordon Pegram:
Charlie Kemp

Drama

Jaden Clark - I O U

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. When bailiff Jack Parker collects on serial shoplifter Chrissie Hart, he expects trouble. Cue the unexpected. From May 2013. Show more

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Drama

His Father's Wife

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Mike Harris, based on an idea by Robert Louis Stevenson. Dark brooding tale of love and filial hate set in 19th-century Scotland. Show more

Contributors

Benedict:
Robin Laing
Ben's mother:
Natalie Grady
Native servant:
Chris Jack
Director:
Gary Brown
Producer:
Gary Brown

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Drama

Drama

Peter Whalley - The Trial

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. As Mollie falls headlong in love with Colin, he is arrested on a murder charge, and soon Mollie's own life is in danger. Gripping thriller stars Tracy Wiles. Show more

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Drama