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Penelope Fitzgerald - Human Voices

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Young Annie Asra finds bureaucracy, camaraderie, eccentricity and love in the BBC of 1940. Starring Helen George and Toby Jones. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Modesty Blaise - A Taste for Death

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In Stef Penney's adaptation of Peter O'Donnell's novel, Modesty takes on a mission involving a young girl with ESP, an exotic desert location and a villain intent on murder. Show more

Contributors

Modesty Blaise:
Daphne Alexander
Willie Garvin:
Carl Prekopp
Sir Gerald Tarrant:
Alun Armstrong
Simon Delicata:
Sam Dale
Steve Collier:
Geoffrey Streatfeild
Dinah Pilgrim:
Samantha Dakin
McWhirter:
Alex Fearns
Skeet Lowry:
Jeff Mash
Sir Howard Presteign:
Nigel Anthony
Director:
Kate McAll
Producer:
Kate McAll

Genres

Drama on 3

Uncle Vanya

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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

Life on a provincial Russian estate is thrown into turmoil by the visit of the ailing Professor Serebryakov and his beautiful young wife Yelena. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Spooks

Series 10

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Drama series. MI6 receive word that radioactive material has been detected at an airport, while the home secretary invites Ruth to dinner to discuss a possible new role. Show more

Contributors

Harry Pearce:
Peter Firth
Ruth Evershed:
Nicola Walker
Dimitri Levendis:
Max Brown
Erin Watts:
Lara Pulver
Sasha Gavrik:
Tom Weston-Jones
Elena Gavrik:
Alice Krige
Ilya Gavrik:
Jonathan Hyde
Home Secretary William Towers:
Simon Russell Beale
Jim Coaver:
William Hope
Johnny Grier:
Mel Raido
Director:
Julian Holmes
Producer:
Chris Fry
Peter Reddon:
Tim Woodward
City Boy:
Luke Neal
Naomi Wilson:
Sharlene Whyte

Spooks

Series 10

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for years

Drama series. Two former inmates are released from jail and set to launch an attack in London. Erin and the team must step in at the eleventh hour to prevent massive loss of life. Show more

Contributors

Harry Pearce:
Peter Firth
Ruth Evershed:
Nicola Walker
Dimitri Levendis:
Max Brown
Erin Watts:
Lara Pulver
Sasha Gavrik:
Tom Weston-Jones
Elena Gavrik:
Alice Krige
Ilya Gavrik:
Jonathan Hyde
Home Secretary William Towers:
Simon Russell Beale
Jim Coaver:
William Hope
Ashur Mohali:
Asif Khan
Mani Jones:
Benjamin Smith
Zubier Al-Saad:
Jeffery Kissoon
Ant Rashaida:
Chu Omambala
Ashur's Daughter:
Kirsty Ratnarajah
Rosie Watts:
Amy Hendrick
Erin's Mum:
Lavinia Bertram
Veronica Duran:
Magdalena Kurek
Writer:
Sean Cook
Producer:
Chris Fry
Director:
Julian Holmes

Spooks

Series 10

Episode 5

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for years

Drama series. Harry kidnaps his CIA counterpart and interrogates him. What Harry discovers alters his suspicions of who is behind the attacks on the Anglo/Russian partnership. Show more

Contributors

Harry Pearce:
Peter Firth
Ruth Evershed:
Nicola Walker
Dimitri Levendis:
Max Brown
Erin Watts:
Lara Pulver
Sasha Gavrik:
Tom Weston-Jones
Elena Gavrik:
Alice Krige
Ilya Gavrik:
Jonathan Hyde
Home Secretary William Towers:
Simon Russell Beale
Jim Coaver:
William Hope
Officer Glenn:
Jeff Mash
Tom Defoe:
Rick Kissack
Richard Croft:
John Warnaby
US Embassy Secretary:
Laurel Lefkow
US Marine:
Tommy Campbell
Young Harry:
Sam Reid
Young Elena:
Jenni Herzberg
Young Sasha:
Ashton Callow
Producer:
Chris Fry

Spooks

Series 10

Episode 6

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for years

Drama series. Harry is handed over to the CIA, ready for deportation to the US, but events are thrown into turmoil when the team receive detailed knowledge of an attack on the UK. Show more

Contributors

Harry Pearce:
Peter Firth
Ruth Evershed:
Nicola Walker
Dimitri Levendis:
Max Brown
Erin Watts:
Lara Pulver
Sasha Gavrik:
Tom Weston-Jones
Elena Gavrik:
Alice Krige
Ilya Gavrik:
Jonathan Hyde
Home Secretary William Towers:
Simon Russell Beale
Pavel Zykov:
Andrew Byron
X-ray operator:
Irena Michi
CIA Officer:
Leemore Marrett Jr
Estate Agent:
Nicola King
Mikhail Levrov:
Jeffry Wickham
Chief of Airstaff:
David Cann
Flight Attendant:
Ursula Valentinovich
FSB Officer:
Vincent Montuel
Young Harry:
Sam Reid
Young Elena:
Jenni Herzberg
Producer:
Chris Fry

Ashes to Ashes

Series 3

Episode 8

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 7 months

Tension mounts in the final episode of the police drama as Alex pursues her investigation to the bitter end, and she and the rest of the team learn the truth about Gene Hunt. Show more

Contributors

Alex Drake:
Keeley Hawes
Ray Carling:
Dean Andrews
Chris Skelton:
Marshall Lancaster
Shaz Granger:
Montserrat Lombard
Jim Keats:
Daniel Mays
Eric Hoorsten:
Thomas Lockyer
Commentator:
Stuart Hall
Producer:
Howard Burch
Director:
David Drury
Police Officer:
Jon House

Saturday Drama

Penelope Fitzgerald - The Gate of Angels

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Love, religion, physics and the random nature of chance set in Edwardian London and Cambridge. Stars Geoffrey Streatfeild. Show more

Contributors

Daisy Saunders:
Jade Williams
Venetia:
Tracy Wiles
Wrayburn:
James Lailey
Dr Sage:
James Lailey
Skippey:
Simon Bubb
Flowerdew:
Paul Moriarty
Mrs Saunders:
Adjoa Andoh
Beazley:
Rikki Lawton
Solicitor:
Adam Billington
Constable:
Adam Billington

Hunter

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One EastLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Police thriller. When one of the perpetrators snatches another child, this time a young girl, the pressure mounts and Barclay's team struggle to avert a tragic outcome. Show more

Contributors

Det Super Iain Barclay:
Hugh Bonneville
Det Sergeant Amy Foster:
Janet McTeer
Dr Margaret Newell:
Clare Holman
John Elder:
Adrian Rawlins
DI Zoe Larson:
Eleanor Matsuura
ACC Jenny Griffin:
Harriet Walter
Jan Speddings:
Sophie Stanton
Hannah Crowley:
Frances Albery
Philippa Richards:
Sarah Ball
SC Sue Mailer:
Anna Koval
Jim McCauley:
Tim Woodward
Peter Richards:
Joe Tucker
Alfie Speddings:
Jamie Glover
James Richards:
Oliver Paxton
Louisa Chambers:
Ellie Graham
Ari Assad:
Silas Carson
Julie Carr:
Lisa Ellis
DC Jackie Xavier:
Yvonne Dodoo
Ella Richards:
Sinead Dossett
ICU Ward Sister:
Michelle Joseph
Newsreader:
Sophie Raworth
Producer:
Emma Benson
Director:
Colm McCarthy

Series

Hunter

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Action thriller that sees a disgraced intelligence chief team up with a former agent when a terrorist escapes from custody. Show more

Contributors

Harry Pearce:
Peter Firth
Will Holloway:
Kit Harington
Geraldine Maltby:
Jennifer Ehle
Aden Qasim:
Elyes Gabel
Erin Watts:
Lara Pulver
Warrender:
David Harewood
Malcolm Wynn-Jones:
Hugh Simon
Robert Vass:
Michael Wildman
Emerson:
Elliot Levey
Dani Tasuev:
Cosmo Jarvis
Ed Lansbury:
Ronan Summers
Hannah Santo:
Eleanor Matsuura

15 Minute Drama

Alexander Pushkin - Eugene Onegin

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Everyone must now struggle with the consequences in the aftermath of the duels. Based on the poem. Starring David Dawson. Show more

Saturday Drama

Playing With Trains

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. 1967: Maverick inventor Bill Galpin is getting rich while battling with his children, Roxanna and Danny. Stars Timothy Spall. Show more

Saturday Drama

Playing With Trains

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

1986: Roxanna and Danny are in despair over the actions of their father, hubristic inventor Bill Galpin. Stars Timothy Spall. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Alexander Pushkin - Eugene Onegin

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. As Pushkin prepares to fight a duel, his wife begs to hear his most famous story. Based on the poem. Stars Geoffrey Streatfeild. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Alexander Pushkin - Eugene Onegin

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Onegin makes a fateful visit to meet his neighbours. Based on one of Russia's best-loved poems. Starring David Dawson. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Alexander Pushkin - Eugene Onegin

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Tatiana finally gets a response to her love letter. Based on the poem. Starring Alix Wilton Regan and Geoffrey Streatfeild. Show more

Drama on 3

Richard II

Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

William Shakespeare's study of deluded autocracy. When Richard II banishes Bolingbroke and confiscates his property, he begins a chain of events that bring about his own downfall. Show more

Contributors

John of Gaunt:
John Rowe
Duke of York:
Philip Jackson
Aumerle:
Will Howard
Northumberland:
Christian Rodska
Harry Percy:
Edmund Wiseman
Queen Isabel:
Jaimi Barbakoff
Salisbury:
Joe Sims
Duchess of York:
Georgie Glen
Bishop Carlisle:
Keiron Self
Welsh Captain:
Sion Pritchard

Genres

The Thick of It

Series 4

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Political satire. Peter Mannion is told to launch his coalition partner's new 'Networked Nation' policy. However, Peter doesn't even know how to right-click a mouse. Show more

Contributors

Peter Mannion:
Roger Allam
Phil Smith:
Will Smith
Terri Coverley:
Joanna Scanlan
Fergus Williams:
Geoffrey Streatfeild
Adam Kenyon:
Ben Willbond
Glenn Cullen:
James Smith
Stewart Pearson:
Vincent Franklin
Emma Messenger:
Olivia Poulet
Teacher:
Dave Florez
Charlotte:
Jessica Henwick
Journalist:
Manjinder Virk
Journalist:
Gareth Tunley
Journalist:
Adam Tandy
Journalist:
Dan Mersh
Journalist:
Martha Cope
Journalist:
Tom Andrews
Writer:
Tony Roche
Writer:
Will Smith
Writer:
Sean Gray
Writer:
Dan Gaster
Writer:
Ian Martin
Producer:
Adam Tandy
Executive Producer:
Armando Iannucci

The Miniaturist

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Drama series set in 17th-century Amsterdam. Nella Oortman marries a rich merchant, but life in her new home is unfulfilled. Show more

Contributors

Petronella Brandt:
Anya Taylor-Joy
Marin Brandt:
Romola Garai
Anna Oortman:
Katy Carmichael
Carel Oortman:
Lucas Bond
Arabella Oortman:
Lara Bond
Johannes Brandt:
Alex Hassell
The Miniaturist:
Emily Berrington
Jack Philips:
Ziggy Heath
Agnes Meermans:
Aislin McGuckin
Frans Meermans:
Geoffrey Streatfeild
Pieter Slabbaert:
Ian Hogg
Pastor Pellicorne:
Christopher Godwin
Wool-Dyer:
Jack Brady
Chief Militia Guard:
Graham Elwell
Executive Producer:
Kate Sinclair
Production Company:
The Forge Entertainment Ltd