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Saturday Drama

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Duration: 1 hour

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

Comic take on the classic Sherlock Holmes mystery, performed by Peepolykus Theatre Company to an audience in Bristol as part of Radio 4's More Than Words Festival. Show more

Contributors

Sherlock Holmes:
Javier Marzan
Dr Watson:
John Nicholson
Sir Henry Baskerville:
Jason Thorpe
Stapleton:
Richard Nichols
Barrymore:
Richard Nichols
Mrs Barrymore:
Hayley Carmichael
Adaptor:
Steven Canny

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for years

A plastic surgeon has her work cut out when she meets a man in 17th-century Paris. Stars comedy trio Peepolykus. From 2017. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for years

A pair of runaway soldiers stumble across witches on a Scottish moor. Stars comedy trio Peepolykus. From 2017. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

In Whitby, a magician sees strange bite marks on the neck of a woman he has just met. Stars comedy trio Peepolykus. From 2017. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Prayers for the Stolen

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

LadyDi and Maria skip home from school, but when they go into LadyDi's house, her mother, drunk on beer and tequila, shoots Maria, mistaking her for one of the drugs cartel. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Prayers for the Stolen

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Fearful of being stolen by the drug cartels, LadyDi leaves to work as a maid in Acapulco. Show more

The Real George Orwell

Homage to Catalonia

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Franco's Nationalists reject Spain's Republican government. Eric Blair reports the fight against fascism. Stars Joseph Millson. Show more

Contributors

Eric Blair:
Joseph Millson
Eileen Blair:
Lyndsey Marshal
Georges Kopp:
Ewan Bailey
Spanish volunteer:
Javier Marzan
Henry Miller:
Richard Laing
John McNair:
John McAndrew
Benjamin:
Jon Lolis
Tom Gallagher:
Gareth Pierce
Fascist soldier:
Asier Newman
Director:
Kate McAll

The Real George Orwell

Homage to Catalonia

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Caught between the different factions of their own side, Eric and Eileen are forced to escape from Spain. Stars Lyndsey Marshal. Show more

Contributors

Eric Blair:
Joseph Millson
Eileen Blair:
Lyndsey Marshal
Georges Kopp:
Ewan Bailey
Spanish volunteer:
Javier Marzan
Henry Miller:
Richard Laing
John McNair:
John McAndrew
Benjamin:
Jon Lolis
Tom Gallagher:
Gareth Pierce
Fascist militiaman:
Asier Newman
Director:
Kate McAll

Duration: 1 hour

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

Elmore Leonard's classic western about John Russell, a white man raised by Indians, who must come to the aid of people who hate him when their stagecoach is attacked by outlaws. Show more

Contributors

Carl Allen:
Trevor White
John Russell:
Elliot Cowan
Mr Mendez:
Javier Marzan
Miss McLaren:
Kelly Burke
Frank Braden:
Steven Hartley
Audra Favor:
Laurel Lefkow
Lamar Dean:
Ben Crowe
Ex-Soldier:
Rick Warden
Sheriff Lyons:
Michael Shelford

Genres

Watson & Oliver

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Sketch show starring Lorna Watson and Ingrid Oliver. Introducing the psychology of biscuit eating, some very flirty Europeans and a hen night that goes horribly wrong. Show more

A Trespasser's Guide to the Classics

Series 1

The Rat-catchers of Yonville

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for years

Comedy trio Peepolykus assume the roles of minor characters in great works of fiction and derail the plots. In provincial France, a pair of vermin controllers seek their fortune. Show more

A Trespasser's Guide to the Classics

Series 1

A Fistful of Sand

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Richard Wilson plays Robinson Crusoe in an irreverent reboot of Daniel Defoe's classic. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for years

Comedy trio Peepolykus assume the roles of minor characters in great works of fiction and derail the plots. In ancient Persia, executioners plot to kidnap a yarn-telling queen. Show more

A Trespasser's Guide to the Classics

Series 1

Mr Gray's Decorators

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for years

Handymen damage a sinister portrait in the attic of a London townhouse. Comedy trio Peepolykus assume the roles of minor characters in great works of fiction and derail the plots. Show more

Drama

Mike Harris - The Disappearance of Jennifer Pope

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Extraordinary true story of a nurse's abduction in Ecuador and her husband and son's journey for justice. Stars Reece Dinsdale. Show more

Contributors

Dave Pope:
Reece Dinsdale
Stefan Pope:
Matthew McNulty
Jennifer Pope:
Kate Layden
Marco Chaves:
Oliver Miceli
Clifford Craig:
David Fleeshman
Hostel Owner:
David Fleeshman
Fiscal of Banos:
Javier Marzan

Genres

Brand

Drama

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for years

In Russia, a family estate is about to be turned into a golf course. Stars comedy trio Peepolykus. From 2017. Show more

Silent Witness

Series 13

Part 2: Intent, Part 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for years

Drama series about a team of forensic pathologists. Harry puts his career on the line to prove his lover's innocence after Leo is attacked and Levin turns up dead.

Contributors

Dr Harry Cunningham:
Tom Ward
Professor Leo Dalton:
William Gaminara
Dr Nikki Alexander:
Emilia Fox
Rebecca Connelly:
Lucy Cohu
Charlie Gibbs:
Wunmi Mosaku
David Levin:
Adam Kotz
Clare Ambler:
Polly Frame
DS Gus Rogerson:
Nigel Lindsay
Esther Carey:
Ruth Sheen
Janet Mander:
Jaye Griffiths
Surgeon:
Guy Williams
Clerical Worker:
Gary Carr
Mark Alan:
Jonty Stephens
Margaret Hudson:
Kate Fahy
Hospital Pharmacist:
Javier Marzan
Director:
Udayan Prasad