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Saturday Drama

Noel Coward - Present Laughter

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

By Noel Coward. Playwright and actor Garry Essendine's plans to leave on an African tour are complicated by romantic intrigue and obsessive fans. Show more

Contributors

Garry Essendine:
Samuel West
Roland Maule:
Freddie Fox
Liz Essendine:
Janie Dee
Daphne:
Lily James
Miss Erikson:
Hazel Ellerby
Lady Saltburn:
Sarah Badel

Genres

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Big Brother is on every poster. Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth. Then he finds love. Stars Christopher Eccleston. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Winston and Julia want to join the Brotherhood to help crush the Party, but enemies face Room 101. Stars Christopher Eccleston. Show more

Tracey Ullman's Show

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Comedy sketch show. It is Carole Middleton's turn to look after Prince George for the day, and Dame Maggie Smith makes her bid for an action movie franchise. Show more

Contributors

Kay's Mum:
Joan Linder
Michael Middleton:
Geoffrey McGivern
Equerry:
Kim Wall
Newsreader:
Fiona Bruce
Cynthia:
Tala Gouveia
Radio Presenter:
Jason Forbes
Car Owner:
Jamie Demetriou
Page 3 Activist:
Jennie Dale
Walker:
Aaron Neil
Sally's Daughter:
Abbie Vena
Writer:
Andy Riley
Executive Producer:
Tracey Ullman
Executive Producer:
Myfanwy Moore
Executive Producer:
Ben Farrell

Dead Boss

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Comedy murder mystery series. Helen is instructed by prison governor Margaret to look after their German guest Gertrude Verna, who's in prison for murdering and eating her husband. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Drama

The People's Passion

Episode 5: The Road to Emmaus

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Nick Warburton. Good Friday is a big day for Robert, the cathedral's director of music. And despite his attempts to clear his mind, it all keeps going out of kilter. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Helen takes it on the chin, and Elona makes a decision.

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Helen Monks
Josh Archer:
Cian Cheesbrough
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Tom Archer:
Tom Graham
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Matt Crawford:
Kim Durham
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Nic Grundy:
Becky Wright
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Jazzer Mccreary:
Ryan Kelly
Darrell Makepeace:
Dan Hagley
Elona Makepeace:
Eri Shuka
Glen Whitehouse:
Kim Wall
Jonathan:
James Howard

Defending the Guilty

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 4 months

It is the day the pupils get ‘on their feet', addressing a court for the first time. But Will is reeling from the break-up of his relationship - and wondering whether the law is really for him.

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Saurabh Kakkar
Executive Producer:
Kenton Allen
Executive Producer:
Kieron Quirke
Production Company:
Big Talk Productions
Director:
Tom George
Sister Hortense:
Anna Carteret
Prison Guard:
Ross Gurney-Randall
District Judge:
Caroline Lee Johnson
Judge One:
Kim Wall
Stunt coordinator:
Gary Connery

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

A fantastical re-imagining of the events of 1979, when Monty Python made Life of Brian and the debate about what is an acceptable subject for comedy was blown wide open. Show more

Contributors

John Cleese:
Darren Boyd
Michael Palin:
Charles Edwards
Eric Idle/Disciple/Rabbi:
Steve Punt
Terry Jones:
Rufus Jones
Graham Chapman:
Tom Fisher
Terry Gilliam:
Phil Nichol
Barry Atkins:
Simon Greenall
US News Reporter/BBFC Rep:
Robin Sebastian
Nun/Montage Woman:
Belinda Stewart-Wilson
Black Panther/Montage Man:
Micah Balfour
Harry Balls/News Vendor:
Paul Chahidi
Prod Person/Sam Lowry:
Ian Bonar
PA to Head of Rude Words:
Selina Griffiths
Alan Dick/Desmond Lovely:
Jason Thorpe
Dog Walker/Petitioner:
Geoff McGivern
Andrew Thorogood:
Mark Heap
BBC Head of Rude Words:
Alex Macqueen
Gareth Nice/Angry Viewer:
David Birrell
Bernard Barnard QC:
Rupert Vansittart
Richard Klein:
Martin Marquez
Malcolm Muggeridge:
Michael Cochrane
BBC Head of Firing/Cabbie:
Kim Wall
Mervyn Stockwood:
Roy Marsden
Archbishop of York:
James Laurenson
Tim Rice:
Tom Price
Producer:
Polly Leys
Producer:
Kate Norrish
Executive Producer:
Matthew Read
Director:
Owen Harris
Writer:
Tony Roche

Genres

The Archers

24/05/2013

Duration: 13 minutes

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

David makes an offer, and Matt puts things in place. Show more

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Helen Monks
Josh Archer:
Cian Cheesbrough
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Tom Archer:
Tom Graham
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Matt Crawford:
Kim Durham
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Nic Grundy:
Becky Wright
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Jazzer Mccreary:
Ryan Kelly
Darrell Makepeace:
Dan Hagley
Elona Makepeace:
Eri Shuka
Glen Whitehouse:
Kim Wall
Jonathan:
James Howard

Siblings

Series 2

Episode 1: Kevin Rugby

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Three HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three HD

Comedy series about the world's worst brother and sister. Hannah is introduced to the world of women's rugby, while Dan befriends a man who has separated from his wife. Show more

Contributors

Dr Jacerby:
Kim Wall
Lorraine:
Gabby Best
Director:
Dan Zeff
Producer:
Phil Gilbert
Production Company:
Bwark Productions Limited
Stunt coordinator:
Abbi Collins

Drama

The People's Passion

Episode 1: Coming to Jerusalem

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Monday morning. Ellen is in early, looking for peace. Paul is at the gates, refusing to pay. Is the cathedral concentrating on the right things? Show more

Contributors

Genres

Drama

The People's Passion

Episode 2: Betrayal

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Callum has no job and nothing to fill his days, but he loves to sing in the cathedral's voluntary choir. Who would dream of stopping him? Show more

Drama

The People's Passion

Episode 3: Last Supper

Duration: 45 minutes

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

When the cathedral's Vice Dean Clive invites his girlfriend to tea, and verger Graham is bullied into feeding a troublesome visitor, neither man knows quite what he is in store for. Show more

Duration: 44 minutes

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

The immortal wanderer William Palmer has to fight the malevolent Mr Speed for a stolen midsummer bride. Starring Paul Hilton. Show more

Not Going Out

Series 2

Episode 1: Mortgage

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Available for years

Comedy series. Tim decides to sell the flat, so Lee sets to work putting off prospective buyers, including Tim's sister Lucy. Show more

Drama

Psalm

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Nick Warburton. Tense and moving drama springs from one curious fact: Elizabethan playwright Ben Jonson once escaped execution for manslaughter, just by reading a psalm. How? Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Tracey Ullman's Show

Series 1

Episode 7: The Best Of

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Comedy sketch show. The best bits of series one, and Tracey imagines what would happen if Clare Balding were left in charge of the BBC over the festive season. Show more

Only Fools and Horses

If They Could See Us Now

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

The Trotters have lost all their money due to investment in the Central American Markets. Del decides to take part in a game show to try and win some money. Show more