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15 Minute Drama

Little Grudges

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Prunella Scales and Hannah Gordon star in this sparkling comedy by Hattie Naylor, inspired by the experiences of listeners to Radio 4. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Little Grudges

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Bonnie shouts at everyone, after throwing Miss Lonely Heart out of her cafe. Tom finds out what has got under her skin. Show more

Drama

Jane Thornton - The Gift

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Pulling out all the stops for adopted Amber's 18th, Dan makes a discovery. Inspired by real events. Stars Stephen Tompkinson. Show more

Drama

Susan Swingler - House of Fiction

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. How Australian novelist Elizabeth Jolley created a fiction from real life. Starring Miriam Margolyes and Juliet Aubrey. From June 2014. Show more

Contributors

Elizabeth Jolley:
Miriam Margolyes
Joyce Jolley:
Juliet Aubrey
Leonard Jolley:
Nicholas Farrell
Adaptor:
Sara Davies

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Drama

Drama

Blue Eyed Boy

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Lindsey Coulson, Jane Godber and John Godber lead in the extraordinary true story of Lawrence Cross, the evacuee who never went home, by Helen Cross. Show more

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From Fact to Fiction

Series 14

Episode 5: Nothing to Fear

Duration: 13 minutes

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

Is there a spy in your laptop? Edson Burton's thriller explores how national security agencies and terrorists might exploit an information system like Prism.

From Fact to Fiction

Series 16

Episode 5

Duration: 13 minutes

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

By John Godber. A gravedigger and his granddaughter chew over the snap inspection. Starring Dicken Ashworth and Martha Godber. Show more

Contributors

Keith Morrison:
Dicken Ashworth
Tiffany Morrison:
Martha Godber

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From Fact to Fiction

Series 17

Episode 5: The All-Clear

Duration: 13 minutes

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

By Amanda Whittington. After Je suis Charlie, two women fight their deepest fear in order to speak with freedom. Show more

From Fact to Fiction

Series 18

Episode 2: By Helen Cross

Duration: 13 minutes

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

As the Fifa Women's World Cup begins in Canada, the players and their coach have more than football to think about. The shortness of their shorts? A remodelled Fifa? Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Dame Laura is delighted to find her old circus friends, the Carollis, are living in Nuremberg. Starring Diana Quick. Show more

Contributors

Dame Laura Knight:
Diana Quick
Major Peter Casson:
Gunnar Cauthery
Francesco Carolli:
Mark Meadows
Elizabeth Endes:
Cristina Catalina

Duration: 15 minutes

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

When Dame Laura was commissioned as war artist, the British government didn’t expect this 'crazy idea'. Starring Diana Quick. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In a break from painting the Trial, Dame Laura explores the city of Nuremberg in the aftermath of war. Stars Diana Quick. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Dame Laura decides to bring her canvas into the tiny press box and paint the trial, in situ. Starring Diana Quick. Show more

Contributors

Dame Laura Knight:
Diana Quick
Major Peter Casson:
Gunnar Cauthery
Colonel Clark:
Mark Meadows
Elizabeth Endes:
Cristina Catalina
French Prosecutor:
Patrick Keeler

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In January 1946, artist Laura Knight takes a life-changing commission as war artist to the Nuremberg Trials. Show more

Contributors

Dame Laura Knight:
Diana Quick
Peter Casson:
Gunnar Cauthery
Penny Ayres:
Kate Sobey
William Dean:
Patrick Keeler
French Prosecutor:
Mark Meadows

Drama

Talk to Me

Duration: 44 minutes

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

By Sara Davies. Karl Marx would never allow an interviewer into his household. Unless he was drunk, which, it turns out, he was. Starring Pippa Hayward and Matt Berry as Marx. Show more

Contributors

Helene Demuth:
Pippa Haywood
Eleanor Marx:
Nadia Hynes
Karl Marx:
Matt Berry
Freddy Demuth:
Euan Shanahan
Interviewer:
Mary Ward-Lowery

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Drama

With Great Pleasure

Helen Baxendale

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Actress Helen Baxendale presents her favourite pieces of writing, including poems by WB Yeats, Seamus Heaney and Edward Lear. The readers are Greg Davies and Esther Wilson. Show more