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15 Minute Drama

30 Eggs

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Weary of life in Rusumo, blind Modeste must convince his 7-year-old companion Innocent to accompany him to his home village at the far side of Rwanda. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Mike Bartlett - A Steal

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

One little bit of wealth redistribution has given Hanna a taste for helping her friends out. A comic look at how the financial crisis feels on the street. Stars Laura Dos Santos. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Mike Bartlett - A Steal

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Hanna's campaign is going wrong. No-one is listening and she's on her own. Stars Laura Dos Santos and Shaun Mason. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 25: 1-5 June 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Omnibus edition of the epic drama series set in Great War Britain. Folkestone is making the most of the influx of Canadian troops. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Toby Jones
Private Best:
Sam Valentine
Private Campbell:
Sam Valentine
Connie Cavendish:
Natasha Raphael
Grace Cavendish:
Chloe Raphael
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Barbara Flynn
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Cyril Lauter:
Jude Akuwudike
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Hilda Moore:
Bella Hamblin
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Pilgrim:
Paul Hilton
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Albert Wilson:
Harry Myers
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie

Genres

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Ben Tagoe. When Yomi travels from his native Scotland to Nigeria to try out for the national scrabble team, he has a lot more to learn than strategic two-letter words. Show more

The Essay

Decameron Nights: Ten Italian Indelicacies Remixed from Boccaccio

Episode 4: How to Get It off Your Chest

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Terry Jones introduces a retelling of a story from Boccaccio's The Decameron. When Zeppa discovers his wife with his best friend, he plans a proportionate response. Show more

The Essay

Decameron Nights: Ten Italian Indelicacies Remixed from Boccaccio

Episode 7: The Wager

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

When a man makes a bet on his wife's chastity and his friend sets out to prove him wrong, neither man imagines the matter will change their lives forever. Introduced by Terry Jones. Show more

Drama on 3

Death and the King's Horseman

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Wole Soyinka's dramatic portrayal of colonial Nigeria in the 1940s. A colonial district officer intervenes to stop a local man committing ritual suicide. Show more

Contributors

Praise Singer:
Jude Akuwudike
Market Woman/Bride/singer:
Rakie Ayola
Market Woman 2/singer:
Hazel Holder
Market Woman 3/singer:
Ayo-Dele Edwards
Simon Pilkings:
Jonathan Keeble
Jane Pilkings:
Zoe Tapper
Sergeant Amusa:
Anthony Ofoegbu
Musician:
Yaw Asumadu
Musician:
Wale Ogungbe
Composer:
Juwon Ogungbe

Genres

Drama on 3

Decameron Nights

Episode 1: Five Italian Indelicacies Remixed from Boccaccio

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for years

Terry Jones introduces John Finnemore, Ingrid Oliver, Carrie Quinlan, Lydia Leonard, Samuel Barnett and Colin McFarlane star in stories adaptions of The Decameron by Robin Brooks. Show more

Contributors

Adaptor:
Robin Brooks
Ciappelletto:
Colin McFarlane
Musciatto:
Sam Dale
Anselmo:
Paul Heath
Federigo degli Alberighi:
John Finnemore
Rinieri:
Cyril Nri
Mithridanes:
Samuel Barnett
Pyrrhus:
Paul Heath
Spinelloccio:
Shaun Mason
Nathan:
Sam Dale
Beggarmaid:
Bettrys Jones

Genres

Drama on 3

Decameron Nights

Episode 2: Five More Italian Indelicacies Remixed From Boccaccio

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for years

Tim McInnerny, Neil Pearson, Louise Brealey, Paul Ritter, Geoffrey Streatfeild and Tameka Empson in five stories adapted from Boccaccio's The Decameron. Introduced by Terry Jones. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Drama on 3

As You Like It

Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Shakespeare's pastoral comedy of love, lust, cross-dressing and mistaken identity, with Pippa Nixon as Rosalind. Featuring music by Johnny Flynn. Show more

Contributors

Rosalind:
Pippa Nixon
Orlando:
Luke Norris
Duke Ferdinand:
Jonathan Coy
Duke Frederick:
Sam Dale
Silvius:
Paul Heath
Le Beau:
Shaun Mason
Jacques de Boys:
Monty d'Inverno
Composer:
Johnny Flynn
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Drama on 3

The Dark Tower

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

A new production of Louis MacNeice's iconic radio play The Dark Tower, with Benjamin Britten's original music. Recorded under the tower of Orford Church with a live audience. Show more

Contributors

Sergeant-Trumpeter:
Jude Akuwudike
Tutor/Steward:
Adrian Scarborough
Blind Peter:
Nicholas Murchie
Priest/Officer/Stentor:
Sam Dale
Barmaid/Clock Voice:
Georgie Glen
Young Roland:
William Gidney
Director:
Robin Brooks

Genres

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):
Doña 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

Genres

Drama on 3

The White Devil

Duration: 2 hours

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

John Webster's 1612 revenge play is here set in a 1950s underworld of shifting alliances and sudden violence. Stars Patrick Kennedy and Anna Maxwell Martin. Show more

Contributors

Brachiano:
Shaun Dingwall
Francisco:
Peter Wight
Monticelso:
Sean Baker
Ludovico:
Harry Myers
Gasparo:
David Seddon
Camillo:
Sam Dale
Giovanni:
Lloyd Thomas
Hortensio:
Tony Bell
Adaptor:
Marc Beeby
Director:
Marc Beeby

Genres

Undercover

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Defence lawyer Maya can finally uncover the truth of an old miscarriage of justice, while husband Nick will go to any lengths to conceal the truth about his own past. Show more

Contributors

Maya Cobbina:
Sophie Okonedo
Nick Johnson:
Adrian Lester
Rudy Jones:
Dennis Haysbert
Paul Brightman:
Derek Riddell
Clem Johnson:
Tamara Lawrence
Dan Johnson:
Daniel Ezra
Ella Lawrence:
Shannon Hayes
Julia Redhead:
Angel Coulby
Dominic Carter:
Vincent Regan
Michael Antwi:
Sope Dirisu
Abigail Strickland:
Leanne Best
Judge Kramer:
Jay Benedict
Attorney General Livermore:
Nathan Osgood
Joshua Roberts:
Wade McElwain
Dr Francis:
John Schwab
Peter Mackie:
Ian Peck
Sgt Douglas Trimble:
Glyn Grimstead
Fred Redhead:
Alex Avery
Director:
James Hawes
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon

Doctors

Series 15

Episode 19: Light My Fire

Duration: 28 minutes

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

New policeman Dave is the only one who gives DI O'Neil a chance to solve the mystery of a suspicious warehouse fire which has seriously injured one of the workers. Show more

Contributors

DI Sonia O'Neil:
Ruth Millar
Andy Warren:
Jonathan Owen
Mikey Temple:
Lee Armstrong
Linda Fletcher:
Alexandra Mathie
Dr Jimmi Clay:
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Chris Reid:
Nathan Wright
Karen Hollins:
Jan Pearson
Rob Hollins:
Chris Walker
DC Dave Cartwright:
Steve Jackson
Thomas Tembe:
Jude Akuwudike
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Series Producer:
Peter Eryl Lloyd

Doctors

Series 15

Episode 20: The Liars of Letherbridge

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Jas warns a student that the lies he tells to seduce a girl will come back and bite him, but will he listen? Mrs Tembe's past finally catches up with her. Show more

Contributors

Dr Jas Khella:
Vineeta Rishi
Mrs Tembe:
Lorna Laidlaw
Dr Jimmi Clay:
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Dr Daniel Granger:
Matthew Chambers
Dr Kevin Tyler:
Simon Rivers
Howard Bellamy:
Ian Kelsey
Karen Hollins:
Jan Pearson
Rob Hollins:
Chris Walker
Rev Gordon Clement:
Steven Elder
Thomas Tembe:
Jude Akuwudike
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Series Producer:
Peter Eryl Lloyd

Doctors

Series 15

Episode 22: Last of the Romantics

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Mandy encourages her recently bereaved aunt to track down her first love. A nervous Mrs Tembe goes to see Thomas, but can he bring himself to forgive her? Show more

Contributors

Mandy Marquez:
Danielle Henry
Rose Childers:
Nan Kerr
Mrs Tembe:
Lorna Laidlaw
Thomas Tembe:
Jude Akuwudike
Dr Emma Reid:
Dido Miles
Rob Hollins:
Chris Walker
DI Sonia O'Neil:
Ruth Millar
DS Dave Cartwright:
Steve Jackson
Elijah Kaskel:
Damien Thomas
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Series Producer:
Peter Eryl Lloyd

Death in Paradise

Series 6

Episode 7

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

Detective drama series set on a Caribbean island. When a tourist provides an alibi for a woman convicted for murder seven years ago, the team are forced to reopen the case. Show more

Contributors

DI Jack Mooney:
Ardal O'Hanlon
Officer Dwayne Myers:
Danny John-Jules
DS Florence Cassell:
Josephine Jobert
Officer JP Hooper:
Tobi Bakare
Tony Garret:
Jude Akuwudike
Kai Johnson:
Charles Babalola
Tyler McCarthy:
John Ross Bowie
Julie Matlock:
Susannah Doyle
Ian Matlock:
Tony Gardner
Nadine Hunter:
Olivia Llewellyn
Grace Matlock:
Chloe Pirrie
Siobhan Mooney:
Grace Stone
Catherine Bordey:
Elizabeth Bourgine
Comm Selwyn Patterson:
Don Warrington
Producer:
Sue Howells
Director:
Richard Signy
Idea Originator:
Robert Thorogood
Production Company:
Red Planet Pictures