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Home Front

21 June 1918 - Clarence Ogden

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the National Federation of Women Teachers advised them not to be gulled by promises of bonuses, while in Ashburton, Clarence Ogden leads the school assembly. Show more

Contributors

Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Can life as a governess ever bring happiness and contentment? Game of Thrones star Ellie Kendrick stars as the determined Agnes. Show more

Contributors

Agnes Grey:
Ellie Kendrick
Mrs Grey:
Juliet Aubrey
Mr Grey:
John Bowler
Mrs Bloomfield:
Catriona McFarlane
Mr Bloomfield:
David Sterne
Edward Weston:
George Watkins
Mr Hatfield:
Luke MacGregor
Mrs Murray:
Karen Bartke
Adaptor:
Rachel Joyce
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Tracey Neale

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The family fortune is lost and her father is ill. Already facing big disappointment, what should Agnes do? Stars Ellie Kendrick. Show more

Contributors

Agnes Grey:
Ellie Kendrick
Mrs Grey:
Juliet Aubrey
Mr Grey:
John Bowler
Mrs Bloomfield:
Catriona McFarlane
Mr Bloomfield:
David Sterne
Edward Weston:
George Watkins
Mr Hatfield:
Luke MacGregor
Mrs Murray:
Karen Bartke
Adaptor:
Rachel Joyce
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Tracey Neale

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A governess for two years to a pair of ignorant girls, Agnes is now lonely and desperate for a friend. Stars George Watkins. Show more

Contributors

Agnes Grey:
Ellie Kendrick
Mrs Grey:
Juliet Aubrey
Mr Grey:
John Bowler
Mrs Bloomfield:
Catriona McFarlane
Mr Bloomfield:
David Sterne
Edward Weston:
George Watkins
Mr Hatfield:
Luke MacGregor
Mrs Murray:
Karen Bartke
Adaptor:
Rachel Joyce
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Tracey Neale

Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte

4. Mirth and Mourning

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Governess Agnes is falling in love, but she has a rival. Stars Ellie Kendrick and George Watkins. Show more

Contributors

Agnes Grey:
Ellie Kendrick
Mrs Grey:
Juliet Aubrey
Mr Grey:
John Bowler
Mrs Bloomfield:
Catriona McFarlane
Mr Bloomfield:
David Sterne
Edward Weston:
George Watkins
Mr Hatfield:
Luke MacGregor
Mrs Murray:
Karen Bartke
Adaptor:
Rachel Joyce
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Tracey Neale

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Agnes's father is seriously ill, so she returns home with a heavy heart. Stars Ellie Kendrick, Juliet Aubrey and George Watkins. Show more

Contributors

Agnes Grey:
Ellie Kendrick
Mrs Grey:
Juliet Aubrey
Mr Grey:
John Bowler
Mrs Bloomfield:
Catriona McFarlane
Mr Bloomfield:
David Sterne
Edward Weston:
George Watkins
Mr Hatfield:
Luke MacGregor
Mrs Murray:
Karen Bartke
Adaptor:
Rachel Joyce
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Tracey Neale

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 64: 12-16 December 1916 (Season 9 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

In the week in 1916 when Germany offered peace terms to the Allies via neutral America, there are new and rekindled alliances in Tynemouth. Show more

Contributors

Jean Claude Lengela:
Fiston Barek
Mr Peters:
John Bowler
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Cathy Horn:
Amy Cameron
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Geoffrey Marshall:
Anthony Howell
Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Stanley Hobbs:
David Nellist
Martha Lamb:
Freya Parker
DR Walker:
Ellie Piercy
Hodges:
Leon Scott
Timothy Ryker:
Leon Scott
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Mhairi Marchant:
Jane Slavin
Edgar Bates:
David Sterne
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Daisy Jenkins:
Hannah Wood

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 66: 26-30 December 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

In the week in 1916 when Germany's peace offer was rejected by the Allies, Christmas week still brings some festive cheer to Tyneside. Show more

Contributors

Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absolom
Jean Claude Lengela:
Fiston Barek
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Dr Banks:
John Bowler
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
Pickpocket:
John Bowler
Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Ada Stokoe:
Hannah Genesius
Geoffrey Marshall:
Anthony Howell
Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Martha Lamb:
Freya Parker
DR Walker:
Ellie Piercy
Pearl Thornton:
Sophie Scott
Timothy Ryker:
Leon Scott
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Edgar Bates:
David Sterne
Stanley Hobbs:
David Nellist
Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Squeezebox:
Colin Guthrie
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Home Front

4 May 1916 - Alexander Gidley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1916, the papers reported the extension of conscription to include all men aged 18 to 41, and Alexander Gidley continues to face resistance at the quarry. Show more

Contributors

Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Pat McCrory:
Jonny Holden
Primrose Rutter:
Jade Matthew
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant

Home Front

5 May 1916 - Cora Gidley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1916, the Western Times reported the French were gaining ground at Verdun, while Cora Gidley is on the defensive. Show more

Contributors

Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Agatha Christie:
Melody Grove
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Emily Coville:
Scarlett Brookes
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Jacques Hamoir:
Michael Bertenshaw
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Pat McCrory:
Jonny Holden
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant

Home Front

13 April 1916 - Cora Gidley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1916, the Mexican government requested a withdrawal of American troops from their territory, and in Staverton, Cora Gidley has a domestic crisis. Show more

Contributors

Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
John Rossiter:
Mark Carey

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 111: 6-10 August 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Epic war drama set in the week when thousands of soldiers were given agricultural furlough to help with the harvest. Show more

Contributors

Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Mrs Beast:
Kerry Gooderson
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Miss Millard:
Emma Handy
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Betty Newcombe:
Annie McKenzie
Charles Summer:
Rufus Wright
Lionel Summer:
Geoffrey Palmer
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Musician:
Susie Riddell
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Home Front

10 August 1918 - Alexander Gidley

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1918, a conscientious objector, when sentenced, threw his boot at the magistrate, while in Ashburton, a war hero returns home. Show more

Contributors

Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Charles Summer:
Rufus Wright
Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Musician:
Susie Riddell

Drama on 3

The Tidebreak

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Three linked stories set across the past 100 years, taking place on the sea defences of Morecambe Bay. By David Constantine. With David Sterne and Luke MacGregor. Show more

Contributors

The Traveller:
David Sterne
Captain Molineux:
Luke MacGregor
Alfred Meyer:
Anthony Boyle
Mrs Williams:
Christine Bottomley
Jane Williams:
Catriona McFarlane
Arthur Benson:
Struan Rodger
Elsie Armer:
Susan Brown
Musician:
Rob Harbron
Musician:
Pete Judge
Director:
David Hunter

Genres

Hunted

Episode 3: Hourglass

Duration: 1 hour

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

Travelling undercover with the criminal multimillionaire she is spying on, Sam comes face-to-face with Bernard Faroux, the Frenchman she seduced and betrayed in Tangier. Show more

Contributors

Sam Hunter:
Melissa George
Aidan Marsh:
Adam Rayner
Rupert Keel:
Stephen Dillane
Jack Turner:
Patrick Malahide
Zoe Morgan:
Morven Christie
Ian Fowkes:
Lex Shrapnel
Stephen Turner:
Stephen Campbell Moore
Bernard Faroux:
Dhaffer L'Abidine
Bingham:
Tom Beard
Patrik Lindberg:
Trevor White
Rahim Soomro:
Aaron Neil
Dave Ryder:
David Sterne
Natalie Thorpe:
Indira Varma
George Ballard:
Dermot Crowley
Edward Turner:
Oscar Kennedy
Hooded Man:
Ben Bailey Smith
Slender Man:
Benjamin Smith
Lars Holm:
Martin Wenner
Polly Holm:
Jenifer Landor
Security Man:
Jamie Kenna
MI6 Analyst:
Rob Heanley
Hotel Security Man:
Ged Simmons
Sam's Mother:
Jane Riley
Young Sam:
Maddy Griffiths
Producer:
Eliza Mellor
Director:
James Strong

Series

Hunted

Hunted

Episode 5: Ambassadors

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Through a mysterious assassin, Sam learns of a conspiracy orchestrated by five corporations. Her investigation revives some painful childhood memories. Show more

Contributors

Sam Hunter:
Melissa George
Aidan Marsh:
Adam Rayner
Rupert Keel:
Stephen Dillane
Jack Turner:
Patrick Malahide
Lewis Conroy:
Richard Dormer
Zoe Morgan:
Morven Christie
Ian Fowkes:
Lex Shrapnel
Stephen Turner:
Stephen Campbell Moore
Natalie Thorpe:
Indira Varma
Bingham:
Tom Beard
Edward Turner:
Oscar Kennedy
Dave Ryder:
David Sterne
Simran Brains:
Manjinder Virk
Hooded Man:
Ben Bailey Smith
Blank-Faced Man:
Scott Handy
Trudy Barnes:
Miranda Nolan
Young Sam:
Maddy Griffiths
Sam's Mother:
Jane Riley
Producer:
Eliza Mellor
Director:
Alrick Riley
George Ballard:
Dermot Crowley
Fatima Zahir:
Meera Syal
Hector Stokes:
Richard Lintern
Sam's Doctor:
Sagar Arya
Military Man:
Neil Finnighan
Mrs Sidwa:
Souad Faress
Fatima Zahir Interviewer:
Miriam Haque

Series

Hunted

Hunted

Episode 7: Khyber

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Jack demands he be awarded the dam, revealing he has evidence implicating Byzantium's client. Aidan presses Sam to revisit memories of her mother's murder. Show more

Contributors

Sam Hunter:
Melissa George
Aidan Marsh:
Adam Rayner
Rupert Keel:
Stephen Dillane
Jack Turner:
Patrick Malahide
Zoe Morgan:
Morven Christie
Ian Fowkes:
Lex Shrapnel
Stephen Turner:
Stephen Campbell Moore
Natalie Thorpe:
Indira Varma
Hector Stokes:
Richard Lintern
Orla Fante:
Juliet Aubrey
Rahim Soomro:
Aaron Neil
Bingham:
Tom Beard
Dave Ryder:
David Sterne
Horst Goebel:
Peter Vollebregt
Hooded Man:
Ben Bailey Smith
Simran Bains:
Manjinder Virk
Edward Turner:
Oscar Kennedy
DI Everett:
Jonny Phillips
Edward Gillespie:
Brian Protheroe
Andrew Hayden:
James Daffern
Pakistani Driver:
Ajay Chhabra
Desk Officer:
Christopher Pizzey
Mrs Sidwa:
Souad Faress
Producer:
Eliza Mellor

Series

Hunted

Hunted

Episode 2: LB

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. After a colleague is kidnapped by the criminal millionaire she is spying on, Sam is ordered to kill him to keep him from being tortured and compromising the team. Show more

Contributors

Sam Hunter:
Melissa George
Aidan Marsh:
Adam Rayner
Rupert Keel:
Stephen Dillane
Jack Turner:
Patrick Malahide
Ian Fowkes:
Lex Shrapnel
Zoe Morgan:
Morven Christie
Hasan Moussa:
Uriel Emil
Stephen Turner:
Stephen Campbell Moore
Bingham:
Tom Beard
Edward Turner:
Oscar Kennedy
Dave Ryder:
David Sterne
Blank-Faced Man:
Scott Handy
Horst Goebel:
Peter Vollebregt
Military Man:
Neil Finnighan
Emma Freeman:
Elly Fairman
Emma's Daughter:
Scarlet Margaroli
Hooded Man:
Ben Bailey Smith
Sam's Mother:
Jane Riley
Young Sam:
Maddy Griffiths
Natalie Thorpe:
Indira Varma
Lianne Wells:
Helen Kennedy
Mrs Sidwa:
Souad Faress
Grandma Freeman:
Lin Blakley
Producer:
Eliza Mellor
Director:
SJ Clarkson
Doctor Hill:
Rob Jarvis
Bernard Faroux:
Dhaffer L'Abidine
Patrik Lindberg:
Trevor White
Scottish Woman:
Sarah McCardie
Bodyguard:
Maurice Lee
Owner Cafe Khalil:
Mohammed Majde
Plant Inspector:
Marene Miller

Series

Hunted

Drama

Robert Louis Stevenson: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Neil Brand's fast-moving version of Robert Louis Stevenson's disturbing tale of a scientist who experiments on himself to release the uncontrollable dark side of his personality. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Tennant
Henry Jekyll:
Stuart McQuarrie
Edward Hyde:
John Dougall
Lorna Utterson:
Madeleine Worrall
Arthur Utterson:
Hugh Ross
Christabel Campbell:
Catriona McFarlane
George Denman:
Nick Underwood
Sir James Ransome:
David Sterne
Arthur Kincaid:
John Bowler
Craig Dennistoun:
Kenny Blyth
Sir Danvers Carew:
Michael Bertenshaw
Mrs McNair:
Karen Bartke
Lady Caroline:
Natasha Cowley
Director:
David Hunter
Adaptor:
Neil Brand

Genres

Brand

Drama