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Shardlake

Sovereign

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Shardlake and Barak arrive in York a day ahead of King Henry VIII’s spectacular Royal Progress to York. Stars Justin Salinger. Show more

Shardlake

Sovereign

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Shardlake sees a man fall to his death and, on hearing his last words, feels sure it was not an accident. Stars Justin Salinger. Show more

Shardlake

Sovereign

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Shardlake and Barak search for evidence to confirm their suspicions surrounding the glazier’s death. Starring Bryan Dick. Show more

Shardlake

Sovereign

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Bruised and smarting from tough questioning by Sir William, Shardlake prepares to meet King Henry VIII. Stars Justin Salinger. Show more

Shardlake

Sovereign

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Reeling from humiliation at the hands of the king, Shardlake returns to York where an old enemy waits. Stars Justin Salinger. Show more

Shardlake

Sovereign

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Shaken by the attempt upon his life, Shardlake tries to convince Sir William to send him back to London. Stars Justin Salinger. Show more

Shardlake

Sovereign

Episode 7

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Inquiries lead Shardlake to a rough part of York, where Craike has been frequenting a tavern late at night. Stars Bryan Dick. Show more

Shardlake

Sovereign

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

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

After the second attempt on his life, Shardlake’s convinced stolen papers hold the key to the mystery. Stars Justin Salinger. Show more

Shardlake

Sovereign

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Shardlake’s glad to be returning south, but when the ship docks in London he receives a shocking summons. Stars Justin Salinger. Show more

Shardlake

Sovereign

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Falsely accused of treason, Shardlake awaits his fate in the Tower of London. Starring Justin Salinger and Bryan Dick. Show more

All Those Women

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

A surprise present for Maggie's 60th, some unwelcome revelations plus facts about ballooning! Stars Sheila Hancock. From 2015. Show more

Drama

A Book by Lester Tricklebank

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Lester holds a childhood secret that has scarred his life, but he’s decided to write a tell all book. Stars Stephen Tompkinson. Show more

Home Front

From 14 August to 18 August 1917

Duration: 1 hour

The week in August 1917 when poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon met in Craiglockhart Hospital. From August 2017. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Solly Joseph:
Stephen Critchlow
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

From 18 September to 22 September 1917

Duration: 1 hour

Epic drama series set in the Britain of the Great War. The week in 1917 when free treatment was recommended for all invalided soldiers. From September 2017. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Solly Joseph:
Stephen Critchlow
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

5 December 1914 - Joe Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Joe Macknade dearly wants to enlist, but is it for glory, or to escape home? Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 10: 1-5 December 1914 (Season 2 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Epic drama series set in Great War Britain. In the first Season 2 omnibus, everyone is looking to do their bit for the war effort. Show more

Drama

Mrs Pickwick's Papers

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. The roving commissioner for local government, Mrs Joyce Pickwick, gets involved in a rubbish escapade. Stars Annette Badland. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Pickwick:
Annette Badland
Sam Weller:
Susan Wokoma
Tracy Tupman:
Jane Slavin
Gus Snodgrass:
Stephen Critchlow
Scrope:
Sam Dale
Alfie 'Jingle' Bell:
Ian Conningham

Genres

Brand

Drama

Drama

Graham Greene - The Confidential Agent

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

A Republican agent in the Spanish Civil war is a hunted man - implicated in a young girl’s murder in England. Stars Alun Raglan. Show more

Contributors

Edgar Domniguez:
Alun Raglan
Spanish Diplomat:
Stefano Braschi
Inspector Collis:
Stephen Critchlow
Ronald Kaye:
John Bowler
Jim Barton:
Ian Conningham
Secretary:
Natasha Cowley
Woman in Benditch:
Karen Bartke
Bertie Forbes:
Nick Murchie
Captain Currie:
John Dougall
Policeman in Benditch:
David Sterne
Policeman in London:
Gavi Singh Chera
Adaptor:
Nick Perry
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama-documentary based on the true story of Colleen McCabe, an ex-nun who as a headmistress embezzled her school out of an estimated half a million pounds. Show more

Contributors

Colleen McCabe:
Pauline Quirke
Father Plunkett:
Denis Lawson
Father O'Malley:
Peter Cellier
Maureen Stapley:
Mary Roscoe
Detective Elliott:
Stephen Critchlow
Auditor:
Richard Hope
Mr Huckerby:
David Holt
Producer:
Lucy Bowden
Director:
Norman Hull
Executive Producer:
Magnus Temple
Producer:
Michael Poole

Genres

Formats

Drama

The Price of Oil

The Weapon

Duration: 45 minutes

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

On 21 December 1975, Venezuelan Marxist pin-up Carlos the Jackal storms the OPEC HQ in Vienna. He takes 96 hostages, including 11 oil ministers from OPEC countries. Show more

Contributors

Carlos 'the Jackal' Martinez:
Joseph Balderrama
Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani:
Zubin Varla
Jamshid Amouzegar:
Bijan Daneshmand
Riad Al-Azzawi:
Amir El-Masry
Chief Feyide:
Alex Lanipekun
Grizelda Carey:
Rhiannon Neads
Eddie Hinterecker:
Sam Dale

Genres