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From Fact to Fiction

Series 19

09/01/2016

Duration: 13 minutes

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

Adrift in the waters between England and Scotland, surviving on mince pies and mulled wine, supermarket worker Ricky is caught up in the floods. Written by Chris Dolan. Show more

Drama

The Bargain

Duration: 1 hour

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

By Ian Curteis. In 1988, while on a brief visit to London, Mother Teresa met media tycoon and former MP Robert Maxwell. This fictional drama imagines what they might have discussed. Show more

Contributors

Robert Maxwell:
David Horovitch
Mother Teresa:
Charlotte Cornwell
Sidekick:
David Sibley
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

Genres

Brand

Drama

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors: Series 2

Episode 2: Excluded

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Barrister Rebecca Nyman represents 13-year-old Cassius, who is facing permanent exclusion from his school. But is it fair? Show more

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors: Series 2

Episode 1: A Bad Night Out

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

The first in a series of three legal dramas following Barrister Rebecca Nyman. Rafid claims he was wrongly arrested after a night out, is he due compensation from the police? Show more

Contributors

Rebecca Nyman:
Clare Corbett
Barrister Charlie Haines:
Dan Starkey
PC George Simmers:
Ben Crowe
Dr Polly Andrews:
Jane Slavin
Dorina Balan:
Bettrys Jones
Callum Brown:
Monty d'Inverno
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors: Series 2

Episode 3: Catastrophic Injury

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Jane Gibson's baby was born with Cerebral Palsy, but was it due to medical negligence during the birth? Barrister Rebecca Nyman represents the hospital. Show more

Contributors

Rebecca Nyman:
Clare Corbett
Jane Gibson:
Alison Pettitt
Wendy Haslow:
Adjoa Andoh
Marcus Bridge:
Forbes Masson
Prof Channon:
Forbes Masson
Charlie Denton:
Neil Stuke
Dr Mary Wentworth:
Elaine Claxton
Judge Henry Cross:
Michael Bertenshaw
Prof John Leet:
Philip Whitchurch
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

44 Scotland Street

Series 5

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Life and love is full of surprises in Edinburgh's New Town. More quirky tales regarding the residents of 44 Scotland Street. Show more

44 Scotland Street

Series 5

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

There's poetry in the air for Stuart Pollok; Bruce's girlfriend has hidden skills; and Angus' dog has history. It's all happening in Edinburgh's New Town. Show more

Drama

Marty Ross - Rough Magick

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Fearing further threats after the Gunpowder Plot, King James transports his court to the Scottish Highlands, including neurotic playwright William Shaxberd. Show more

44 Scotland Street

Series 4

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Unexpected travel and adventures are in store for Irene, while her husband lets Bertie have a few treats. Stars Crawford Logan. Show more

Contributors

Angus Lordie:
Crawford Logan
Glasgow Man:
Crawford Logan
Stewardess:
Anita Vettesse
Glasgow Woman:
Anita Vettesse
Edinburgh Man:
David Jackson Young
Bertie:
Simon Kerr
Secretary:
Richard Conlon
Mr Lawrence:
Richard Conlon
Torquil Maclean:
James Bryce
Hotel Clerk:
James Bryce
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

Genres

44 Scotland Street

Series 4

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Bertie's fishing trip becomes more of an adventure when fog descends on the Pentland Hills. Starring Crawford Logan. Show more

44 Scotland Street

Series 4

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Irene, at last, returns home bearing gifts, and Angus finds himself giving diplomatic advice. Starring Crawford Logan. Show more

44 Scotland Street

Edinburgh for Pretenders

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. There's trouble ahead for the Pollok family, new love for café owner Big Lou, and a pirate encounter. Stars Crawford Logan. Show more

44 Scotland Street

Edinburgh for Pretenders

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Young Bertie dislikes his Mum organising his social life, while Scotland's past preoccupies Angus Lordie. Stars Crawford Logan. Show more

44 Scotland Street

Edinburgh for Pretenders

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Bertie has an encounter with a Glasgow gangster but who is more afraid, Bertie or his dad? Stars Crawford Logan and Simon Kerr. Show more

44 Scotland Street

Edinburgh for Pretenders

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Bertie's mother has vanished but is his classmate Olive the right person to give him advice and support? Stars Sophie Lawrence. Show more

44 Scotland Street

Edinburgh for Pretenders

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Will Irene receive a warm welcome in Edinburgh? And what of Big Lou and her political boyfriend? Starring Emma Currie. Show more

44 Scotland Street

The Blue Spode Tea Cup

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Will Angus and Domenica’s friendship blossom, and will she ever let his dog Cyril into her flat? Starring Crawford Logan. Show more

44 Scotland Street

The Blue Spode Tea Cup

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

There's trouble when a dog begins a nipping spree and a neighbour starts nicking cups. Starring Carol Ann Crawford. Show more

44 Scotland Street

The Blue Spode Tea Cup

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Friendship is put to the test when Domenica asks Angus to carry out a secret, and possibly illegal, mission. Stars Crawford Logan. Show more