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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

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 11 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 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 11 months

4 Extra Debut. Someone is looking for a thorn-free zone, meanwhile Irene Pollok's creativity reaps rewards. Starring Crawford Logan. Show more

Saturday Drama

CS Forester's London Noir

Episode 1: Payment Deferred

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. In 1920s London, a bank clerk commits a heinous crime to get out of debt. Psychological drama starring Sam Dale and Rebecca Lacey. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Vera 'Jack' Holme

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

1920. Vera takes on more responsibilities at the orphanage. Show more

Contributors

Vera 'Jack' Holme:
Irene MacDougall
Eve Haverfield:
Carol Ann Crawford
Dorothy 'Dodo' Johnstone:
Rosalind Sydney
Natalia:
Lesley Hart
Margaret K:
Lesley Hart
Col Popovitch:
Matthew Zajac
Gen Balguy:
Matthew Zajac
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Vera 'Jack' Holme

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

1921. As her time in Serbia draws to a close, Vera is faced with shaping a new life for herself. Show more

Contributors

Vera 'Jack' Holme:
Irene MacDougall
Eve Haverfield:
Carol Ann Crawford
Dorothy 'Dodo' Johnstone:
Rosalind Sydney
Natalia:
Lesley Hart
Margaret K:
Lesley Hart
Col Popovitch:
Matthew Zajac
Gen Balguy:
Matthew Zajac
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Vera 'Jack' Holme

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

1919. Vera finds herself back in the country she loves, Serbia, when Evalina invites her to help with the establishment of an orphanage for the children of the Serbian war dead. Show more

Contributors

Vera 'Jack' Holme:
Irene MacDougall
Eve Haverfield:
Carol Ann Crawford
Dorothy 'Dodo' Johnstone:
Rosalind Sydney
Natalia:
Lesley Hart
Margaret K:
Lesley Hart
Col Popovitch:
Matthew Zajac
Gen Balguy:
Matthew Zajac
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Vera 'Jack' Holme

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

1920. Vera faces her biggest challenge as Eve becomes desperately ill. Show more

Contributors

Vera 'Jack' Holme:
Irene MacDougall
Eve Haverfield:
Carol Ann Crawford
Dorothy 'Dodo' Johnstone:
Rosalind Sydney
Natalia:
Lesley Hart
Margaret K:
Lesley Hart
Col Popovitch:
Matthew Zajac
Gen Balguy:
Matthew Zajac
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

From Fact to Fiction

Series 16

Episode 6: Alligators and Warm Beer

Duration: 13 minutes

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

By Clara Glynn. Ara is desperate to swot up on what it means to be British, to pass the citizenship test, but the library has been closed down and she has no access to a computer. Show more

Drama

Helen

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Virginia Gilbert. A journalist is accused of molesting his stepdaughter in this powerful drama starring Ed Stoppard and Lia Williams, and introducing Lucy Cook as Helen. Show more

Saturday Drama

CS Forester's London Noir

The Pursued

Duration: 1 hour

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

1935, Peckham: Revenge becomes an obsession for an elderly lady when her daughter is found dead. Starring Sophie Thompson. Show more

Drama on 3

Bix: Singing the Blues

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Robert Forrest's drama fictionalising the only occasion in which cornet player Bix Beiderbecke and trumpeter Louis Armstrong played together, in a private, after-hours session. 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

Drama

CS Forester - The African Queen

Duration: 1 hour

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

To boost the First World War effort, Rose convinces cowardly Charlie to lend his rickety steam-powered boat. With Samantha Bond. Show more

Contributors

Charlie:
Toby Jones
Samuel Sayer:
Stephen Critchlow
German Sailor:
Mark Edel-Hunt
German Sea Captain:
David Acton
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

Genres

Brand

Drama

Drama

Now, Love

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Virginia Gilbert. Denise, recently divorced and middle-aged, falls for an older Polish man. But is he who he says he is, and can her desire to love again have a happy ending? Show more

Drama

The Lesson

Duration: 44 minutes

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

James, a former teacher, is publicising his latest novel, but an ex-pupil has issues with his version of the story. An explosive drama by Virginia Gilbert. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Drama

The Other Simenon

Episode 2: The Neighbours

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Emile Jovis's peace of mind is shattered, when he overhears his neighbours' nocturnal conversation. Show more

Drama

The Other Simenon

Episode 1: A New Lease of Life

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Maurice's dull routine life is changed forever when he gets hit by a car. The concerned driver takes a great interest in his recovery but does he have an ulterior motive? Show more

Contributors

Maurice Dudon:
Alun Raglan
Anne-Marie:
Selina Boyack
Philippe Lacroix-Gibet:
Richard Addison
Monsieur Mallard:
Michael Mackenzie
Priest:
Kirk Bage
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville
Adaptor:
Ronald Frame

Genres

Drama

The Other Simenon

Episode 2: Three Beds in Manhattan

Duration: 45 minutes

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

It is 1946, and Francois, a well-known French actor, is adrift in New York escaping a scandal, when he meets enigmatic divorcee Kay. Show more

Contributors

Genres