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Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 64: 12-16 December 1916 (Season 9 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

In the week in 1916 when Germany offered peace terms to the Allies via neutral America, there are new and rekindled alliances in Tynemouth. Show more

Contributors

Jean Claude Lengela:
Fiston Barek
Mr Peters:
John Bowler
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Cathy Horn:
Amy Cameron
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Geoffrey Marshall:
Anthony Howell
Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Stanley Hobbs:
David Nellist
Martha Lamb:
Freya Parker
DR Walker:
Ellie Piercy
Hodges:
Leon Scott
Timothy Ryker:
Leon Scott
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Mhairi Marchant:
Jane Slavin
Edgar Bates:
David Sterne
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Daisy Jenkins:
Hannah Wood

Genres

Home Front

27 December 1916 - Edie Chadwick

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1916, newspapers praised munitionettes' 'invasion of man's pursuits' at a ladies football match, and in Tyneside, the Marshall Girls say 'fiddlesticks to convention' Show more

Contributors

Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Martha Lamb:
Freya Parker
Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Pickpocket:
John Bowler
Pearl Thornton:
Sophie Scott
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 66: 26-30 December 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

In the week in 1916 when Germany's peace offer was rejected by the Allies, Christmas week still brings some festive cheer to Tyneside. Show more

Contributors

Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absolom
Jean Claude Lengela:
Fiston Barek
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Dr Banks:
John Bowler
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
Pickpocket:
John Bowler
Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Ada Stokoe:
Hannah Genesius
Geoffrey Marshall:
Anthony Howell
Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Martha Lamb:
Freya Parker
DR Walker:
Ellie Piercy
Pearl Thornton:
Sophie Scott
Timothy Ryker:
Leon Scott
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Edgar Bates:
David Sterne
Stanley Hobbs:
David Nellist
Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Squeezebox:
Colin Guthrie
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Home Front

30 January 1917 - Albert Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Lloyd George refused to meet a group of suffragettes at Downing St to discuss the extension of the vote, and in Tynemouth, Albert Wilson is disappointed. Show more

Contributors

Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Ada Stokoe:
Hannah Genesius
Mrs Milliard:
Hannah Wood
Mr Milliard:
John Bowler
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 71: 30 January-3 February 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

In the week, in 1917, when America formally broke diplomatic relations with Germany, in Tynemouth, people are making small steps forwards. Show more

Contributors

Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Jean Claude Lengela:
Fiston Barek
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Mr Milliard:
John Bowler
Maud Drummond:
Amy Cameron
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Dougie Baxter:
Kris Deedigan
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Ada Stokoe:
Hannah Genesius
Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Stanley Hobbs:
David Nellist
DR Walker:
Ellie Piercy
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Daisy Jenkins:
Hannah Wood
Beatrice:
Eviee Lavery
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

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

Contributors

Genres

15 Minute Drama

The One About the Social Worker

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

When Tamsin presents her with an emergency, Liz tries to play it by the book. Show more

Contributors

Liz Beecham:
Claire Skinner
Tamsin Geraghty:
Lacey Turner
Sundeep Mishra:
Sasha Behar
Dale Stemp:
Sean Murray
Receptionist:
Philippa Stanton
Security Officer:
Matthew Watson

Genres

Saturday Drama

Great Escape: The Justice

Duration: 1 hour

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

True story of the post-war manhunt to avenge the Great Escape, by Robert Radcliffe and Robin Brooks. Stars Stephen Tompkinson. From April 2013. Show more

Contributors

Sqn Ldr McKenna:
Stephen Tompkinson
Schulmann:
Ewan Bailey
Max Wielen:
Nicholas Murchie
Emil Schulz:
Rick Warden
Oberst von Lindeiner:
Robert Blythe
Roger Bushell:
Ben Crowe
Paul Brickhill:
Michael Shelford
Nils Fuglesang:
Will Howard
Angela Schulz:
Hannah Wood

Genres

15 Minute Drama

The One About the Social Worker

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Until five months ago, Liz was a hard-nosed child-protection social worker. Today she doesn't know who she is, except that she's on suspension, hiding from the press. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The One About the Social Worker

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Liz has been offered a settlement by the council, if she will sign a gagging order. Show more

The Cazalets

Confusion

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A suggestion of Rachel's finds Sid basking in some unexpected attention, while Louise has to rebuff the advances of mother-in-law Zee's overeager friends. Show more

The Interrogation

Series 2

Episode 1: Marc

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

DS Max Mathews returns from bereavement leave to rejoin DC Sean Armitage to investigate the case of an ex-colleague suspected of domestic violence. Show more

Contributors

DS Max Matthews:
Kenneth Cranham
DC Sean Armitage:
Alex Lanipekun
Marc Johnson:
Ben Crowe
Lisa Johnson:
Philippa Stanton
Operator:
Hannah Wood

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 92: 11-15 December 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The fifth omnibus of Season 12, Giddy with Possibility, set in Tynemouth, in the week in 1917 when Crimea proclaimed its independence as a secular Muslim state. From December 2017. Show more

Contributors

Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Peggy Tanney:
Abbie Andrews
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Esther O'Leary:
Anna Bolton
Trevor Lamb:
Philip Correia
Charlie Long:
Oliver Devoti
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Sarah Illingworth:
Naomi Frederick
Cressida Marshall:
Isabella Inchbald
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Judith Turner:
Kate Okello
Dilys Walker:
Ellie Piercy
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Margaret Ainsworth:
Susie Riddell
Maud Drummond:
Vineeta Rishi
Ethel Manning:
Sophie Scott
Ada Stokoe:
Sophie Scott
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Duncan Chadwick:
Mark Stobbart
Peter Lumley:
Bea White
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Daisy Jenkins:
Hannah Wood
Matilda James:
Hannah Wood

Genres

Seekers

Series 1

The Diary

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Stuart's worried his gift for Nicola left in her Job Centre desk could be misinterpreted. Stars Mathew Horne. From October 2013. Show more

Contributors

Terry:
Tony Way
Mr Rutherford:
Alex Lowe
Mr Knowledge:
Alex Lowe
Gary Probert:
Steve Oram
Mrs Rossiter:
Hannah Wood
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Drama on 3

King David

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Drama by Katie Hims. Dave has a good life: his own company, a wife, a big house, children at private schools. When he becomes careless, things start to go wrong. Show more

Drama on 3

Fanny and Alexander

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's autobiographical film. Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family. Show more

Drama on 3

Fanny and Alexander

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's film. After Fanny and Alexander's father dies, their mother Emilie marries the bishop and they all move to live together at the palace. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 95: 1-5 January 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Final omnibus of Season 12, Giddy with Possibility, set in the week in 1918 when Kaiser Wilhelm the Second said, 'We face, with firm confidence and an iron will, the year 1918.'. Show more

Contributors

Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Peggy Tanney:
Abbie Andrews
Stella Wardle:
Morgan Armstrong
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Gladys Lynch:
Elaine Claxton
Cristine de Groot:
Ysabelle Cooper
Trevor Lamb:
Philip Correia
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Gussie Marshall:
Grace Doherty
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Policeman:
Bill Fellows
Sarah Illingworth:
Naomi Frederick
Cressida Marshall:
Isabella Inchbald
Sergei Federov:
Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong
Beatrice Marshall:
Eviee Lavery
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Judith Turner:
Kate Okello
Dilys Walker:
Ellie Piercy
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Ethel Manning:
Sophie Scott
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Duncan Chadwick:
Mark Stobbart
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White
Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Matilda James:
Hannah Wood
Writer:
Katie Hims
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Saturday Drama

The Martin Beck Killings

Episode 6: Murder at The Savoy

Duration: 1 hour

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

Martin Beck, the groundbreaking 1960s Swedish detective stories that inspired a generation of crime writers returns with a dramatisation of Murder at the Savoy. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Lesley Sharp
Martin Beck:
Steven Mackintosh
Lennart Kollberg:
Neil Pearson
Gunvald Larsson:
Ralph Ineson
Per Mansson:
Tom Mannion
Zachrisson:
Joe Sims
Asa Torell:
Clare Corbett
Edvarsson:
Will Howard
Mats Linder:
Paul Mundell
Charlotte Palmgren:
Philippa Stanton
Bertil Svensson:
Rick Warden
Sara Moberg:
Joanna Brookes
Gun Kollberg:
Sally Orrock
Helena Hansson:
Hannah Wood
Victor Palmgren:
Robert Blythe
Writer:
Per Wahloo

Saturday Drama

The Martin Beck Killings

The Locked Room

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Steven Mackintosh stars as Martin Beck in the classic 1960s Swedish detective series by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö. 8. The Locked Room. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Lesley Sharp
Martin Beck:
Steven Mackintosh
Lennart Kollberg:
Neil Pearson
Gunvald Larsson:
Ralph Ineson
Einar Rönn:
Wayne Foskett
Bulldozer Olsson:
Michael Maloney
Police Commissioner:
Rick Warden
Mauritzon:
Ewan Bailey
Manager:
Ben Crowe
Doctor:
Ben Crowe
Insurance Woman:
Joanna Brookes
Pathologist:
Hannah Wood
Gustavsson:
David Seddon
Zachrisson:
Joe Sims
Warehouse Man - Old:
Robert Blythe
Warehouse Man - Young:
Matthew Watson
Detective Sergeant:
Matthew Watson
Director:
Mary Peate
Producer:
Mary Peate
Adaptor:
Katie Hims
Writer:
Per Wahloo