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Dangerous Visions

London Bridge

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

In Nick Perry's dark vision of the future, the River Thames has become a border separating the crime-free police state of North London from the lawless slum land of the South. Show more

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Watson & Oliver

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Lorna Watson and Ingrid Oliver star in a series of sketch comedy. A realistic cookery programme shows how to bin your burnt dinner and order a take-away. Show more

Taking the Flak

Episode 6: Big Beasts

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom with Martin Jarvis and Doon Mackichan. Media darling Jeremy Morrison is parachuted into Karibu to report on the ceasefire, much to David's disgust. Show more

Contributors

David Bradburn:
Martin Jarvis
Jane Thomason:
Doon Mackichan
Harry Chambers:
Bruce Mackinnon
Rory Wallace:
Damian O'Hare
Joyful Sifuri:
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Margaret Hollis:
Joanna Brookes
Alexander:
Harry Lloyd
Jeremy Morrison:
Rhashan Stone
Samantha:
Lucy Chalkley
Herself:
Sonali Shah
Writer:
Jon Rolph
Producer:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Adam Miller

Taking the Flak

Episode 1: Bigfooting

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom. A small African war suddenly becomes global news. A team of BBC journalists arrives in the country of Karibu, ready to cover the conflict for 'the Ten' back home. Show more

Contributors

David Bradburn:
Martin Jarvis
Jane Thomason:
Doon Mackichan
Harry Chambers:
Bruce Mackinnon
Joyful Sifuri:
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Margaret Hollis:
Joanna Brookes
Nigel Bagwell:
Mackenzie Crook
Samantha:
Lucy Chalkley
Writer:
Jon Rolph
Producer:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Adam Miller

Taking the Flak

Episode 2: Black Gold, Code Red

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom with Martin Jarvis and Doon Mackichan. In London, new desk jockey Alex sparks a panic among the BBC team in war-torn Karibu by declaring a Code Red. Show more

Contributors

David Bradburn:
Martin Jarvis
Jane Thomason:
Doon Mackichan
Harry Chambers:
Bruce Mackinnon
Margaret Hollis:
Joanna Brookes
Joyful Sifuri:
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Alexander:
Harry Lloyd
Candida:
Ruby Wax
Newsreader:
Emily Maitlis
Director:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Adam Miller
Producer:
Jon Rolph
Writer:
Jon Rolph

Taking the Flak

Episode 3: Cursed is the Country

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom with Martin Jarvis and Doon Mackichan. There's more conflict in Karibu as junior journalist Harry meets his girlfriend's father for the first time. Show more

Contributors

David Bradburn:
Martin Jarvis
Jane Thomason:
Doon Mackichan
Harry Chambers:
Bruce Mackinnon
Rory Wallace:
Damian O'Hare
Joyful Sifuri:
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Margaret Hollis:
Joanna Brookes
Alexander:
Harry Lloyd
Samantha:
Lucy Chalkley
Herself:
Fiona Bruce
Writer:
Jon Rolph
Producer:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Adam Miller

Doctors

Series 13

Episode 190: The Next Level

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Kevin finds himself playing games with a girl who died eight months ago. Jimmi spends an awkward afternoon with his soon-to-be father-in-law. Show more

Contributors

Dr Kevin Tyler:
Simon Rivers
Ann Finnamore:
Joanna Brookes
Dr Jimmi Clay:
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Malcolm Malone:
Jeremy Swift
Dr Daniel Granger:
Matthew Chambers
Dr Elaine Cassidy:
Janet Dibley
Cherry Malone:
Sophie Abelson
Julia Parsons:
Diane Keen
Karen Hollins:
Jan Pearson
Mrs Tembe:
Lorna Laidlaw
Rob Hollins:
Chris Walker
Paula Malone:
Tracey Childs
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Series Producer:
Peter Eryl Lloyd

Doctors

Series 12

Episode 57: Nappy Rash

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

When a nosey housewife accuses her neighbour of running an unlicensed nursery for children of illegal immigrants, Zara discovers that the truth is far more bizarre. Show more

Contributors

Dr Zara Carmichael:
Elisabeth Dermot Walsh
Iris Millard:
Jenny Galloway
Milo Millard:
Nick Wilton
Maggie Lenton:
Joanna Brookes
Dr Jimmi Clay:
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Dr Daniel Granger:
Matthew Chambers
Dr Simon Bond:
David Sturzaker
Dr Charlie Bradfield:
Philip McGough
Michelle Corrigan:
Donnaleigh Bailey
Cherry Malone:
Sophie Abelson
Julia Parsons:
Diane Keen
Ruth Pearce:
Selina Chilton
Karen Hollins:
Jan Pearson
Producer:
Ella Kelly
Producer:
Mike Hobson
Chris Dunford:
Richard Sargent

15 Minute Drama

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Episode 3: Destroyed by Love

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Jenny must deal with the unpredictable Pearl and Ezra's friend Josiah. An unlikely romance is in the air. With Barbara Barnes. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Episode 4: Heart Rumours

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Ezra has plans to modernise Scarlatti's Restaurant. Stars Barbara Barnes and Simon Lee Phillips. Show more

Classic Serial

Evelyn Waugh - Sword of Honour

Episode 1: Men at Arms

Duration: 58 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Guy Crouchback is searching for a purpose to live. Evelyn Waugh's satirical masterpiece, on the futility of war, stars Paul Ready. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tim McInnerny
Guy Crouchback:
Paul Ready
Brigadier Ben Ritchie-Hook:
Tim Pigott-Smith
Arthur Box-Bender:
Robert Daws
Trimmer:
Lee Ingleby
Ian Kilbannock:
Oliver Chris
Mr Crouchback:
Sean Murray
Major Tickeridge:
Michael Bertenshaw
Mrs Tickeridge:
Joanna Brookes
Sgt Major:
Ben Crowe
Director:
Sally Avens
Adaptor:
Jeremy Front

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 4 months

Story of the real-life romance between ageing Hollywood star Gloria Grahame and young Liverpudlian actor Peter Turner, whose family looked after Grahame when she became ill.

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Genres

Formats

The Inspector Lynley Mysteries

Series 1

Episode 3: For the Sake of Elena

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Detective drama series. DI Lynley and DS Havers investigate when the beautiful young daughter of a Cambridge lecturer is found murdered. Show more

Contributors

DI Thomas Lynley:
Nathaniel Parker
DS Barbara Havers:
Sharon Small
Helen Clyde:
Lesley Vickerage
Philip Weaver:
Tim Pigott-Smith
Glynn Weaver:
Selina Cadell
Sarah Gordon:
Cherie Lunghi
Justine Weaver:
Sophie Ward
Adam Jenn:
James Hillier
Dr Thorsson:
Richard Lintern
Mrs Havers:
June Watson
Gareth Randolph:
David Ellington
Troughton:
Will Knightley
College Porter:
Richard Syms
Bernadette:
Lucy Scott
Funeral Director:
Fred Ridgeway
Mrs Margolyes:
Leda Hodgeson
Celebrated Cellist:
Richard Evans
Uniformed Officer:
Oliver Maltman
Girl in Greasy Spoon:
Sarah Easton
Student in Concert:
Daniel Sung

Absolutely Delish

Episode 2: The Food of Love

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Comedy by Mark Evans. Natasha's love life needs help. But can her extraordinary dinner party guests solve her dating dilemma? It's doubtful. starring Katherine Parkinson. Show more

Contributors

Genres

15 Minute Drama

Melissa Murray - Good News

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

With the discovery that her friend Adrienne is not going to die, fellow teacher Louise tries to come to terms with the good news. From July 2013. Show more

Drama

James Lees-Milne

Episode 1: Sometimes Into the Arms of God

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. As WWII rages, an injured soldier strives to save West Wycombe Park for the National Trust. Starring Tobias Menzies. Show more

Contributors

James Lees-Milne:
Tobias Menzies
Nancy Mitford:
Victoria Hamilton
Eddy Sackville-West:
David Seddon
Cecil Beaton:
Samuel Barnett
Helen Dashwood:
Joanna Brookes
Miss Paterson:
Joanna Brookes
Johnnie Dashwood:
Sean Murray
Haines:
Ben Crowe

Drama

James Lees-Milne

Episode 2: The Unending Battle

Duration: 45 minutes

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

The realities of WWII strike home when the dashing and adored Tom Mitford returns unexpectedly on leave. Stars Tom Mison. Show more

Contributors

James Lees-Milne:
Tobias Menzies
Nancy Mitford:
Victoria Hamilton
Tom Mitford:
Tom Mison
Major Benton Fletcher:
Sean Murray
Neighbour:
Joanna Brookes
2nd Operator:
Joanna Brookes
Post Official:
David Seddon
Operator:
Hannah Wood

Drama

James Lees-Milne

Episode 3: What England Owes

Duration: 45 minutes

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

A trip to Faringdon House, home to eccentric Lord Berners and his seemingly successful ménage-a-trois. Stars Christopher Godwin. Show more

Contributors

James Lees-Milne:
Tobias Menzies
Lord Berners:
Christopher Godwin
Nancy Mitford:
Victoria Hamilton
Robert Heber-Percy:
Michael Shelford
Jennifer Heber-Percy:
Philippa Stanton
Eddy Sackville-West:
David Seddon

Drama on 3

Votes for Women

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Zoe Tapper and Samuel West star in Elizabeth Robins's play, first performed in 1907 and written to support the cause of women's suffrage. Show more

Contributors

Vida Levering:
Zoe Tapper
Geoffrey Stonor:
Samuel West
Jean Dunbarton:
Charity Wakefield
Farnborough:
Jolyon Coy
Mrs Freddy:
Philippa Stanton
Lydia Heriot/Working Woman:
Joanna Brookes
St John Greatorex:
Sean Murray
Ernestine Blunt:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Mr Pilcher:
Ben Crowe

The Interrogation

Series 2

Episode 3: Simon

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

A sixth-former is attacked on his way to school and hospitalised. When Max and Sean start to investigate, they hardly expect to uncover a love story. Show more

Contributors

DS Max Matthews:
Kenneth Cranham
DC Sean Armitage:
Alex Lanipekun
Simon Barnes:
Sam Swann
Simone Parker:
Amaka Okafor
Wendy Harris:
Joanna Brookes
Mr Renshaw:
Nicholas Murchie