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Series 13

Episode 3: The Marzipan Husband

Duration: 15 minutes

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

By Sarah Dunnakey. A wife discovers that her husband appears to be turning into marzipan. A charming fable about letting go, read by Melanie Kilburn. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Secret

Episode 2: The Go-between

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Muriel becomes an unwitting decoy in her mother's drama. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Secret

Episode 3: Foundationers

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Boarding school offers an escape from Muriel's mother's 'wild moods and secrets'. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Secret

Episode 4: Betrayal

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Betrayal close to home brings Muriel's mother's secret out into the open. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Secret

Episode 1: Innocence

Duration: 15 minutes

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

It is 1911, and five-year-old Muriel begins to question her mother's night-time absences. Show more

From Fact to Fiction

Series 15

Episode 4: Morning

Duration: 13 minutes

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

As Geneva hosts the Syrian peace talks, Steve Waters' play is set in a lakeside city, where breakfast is a series of delicate negotiations for a young delegate who is running late. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

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

The madcap schemes of three 1970s Leicestershire kids trying to find their divorced mum a new man. Stars Eloise Webb. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Little Jack:
Ben Barker
Elizabeth:
Amanda Hale
Mr Lomax:
Jason Barnett
Mrs Longlady:
Elizabeth Bennett
Mrs Worth:
Adie Allen
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Elizabeth falls for a local handyman because he looks like Frank Sinatra. Starring Amanda Hale and Andy Nyman. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Little Jack:
Ben Barker
Elizabeth:
Amanda Hale
Charlie Bates:
Andy Nyman
Mr Lomax:
Jason Barnett
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Duration: 28 minutes

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

The kids begin to wonder if Charlie Bates is man at the helm material? Starring Amanda Hale and Andy Nyman. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Little Jack:
Ben Barker
Elizabeth:
Amanda Hale
Charlie Bates:
Andy Nyman
Mr Lomax:
Jason Barnett
Mr Swift:
Tom Forrister
Pub Landlady:
Adie Allen
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Elizabeth has to get a job and she is soon having run-ins with her new boss. Starring Amanda Hale and Andy Nyman. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Little Jack:
Ben Barker
Elizabeth:
Amanda Hale
Deano:
Sam Rix
Newsreader:
Sam Rix
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Duration: 15 minutes

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

L's game plan is revealed as the outcome of an obsessive female friendship is revealed. Stars Tara Fitzgerald and Janie Dee. Show more

Drama

Sally Griffiths - Haunted

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. A dark, psychological thriller in which a TV illusionist and a medium both have their belief systems tested when a voice from the past refuses to keep silent. Show more

Contributors

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Gudrun

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

4 Extra Debut. Left to burn by her husband, separated from her child, cut adrift from her homeland, Gudrun longs to die. Stars Kate Phillips. Show more

Gudrun

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Although convent life offers solace, Gudrun prepares to do whatever it takes to win back her daughter. Stars Kate Phillips. Show more

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Concludes

Episode 8

Duration: 1 hour

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

Jessica Raine stars as Fleur in the concluding episode of Galsworthy's epic. Ignoring her own heartache, Dinny pours all her energy into protecting her sister. Show more

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Concludes

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

It is 1930, and Dinny Cherrell is wondering if she is ever going to experience true love. Jessica Raine and Ben Lambert return as Fleur and Michael Mont in Galsworthy's epic. Show more

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Concludes

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Jessica Raine stars as Fleur in the concluding episodes of Galsworthy's epic. Poet Wilfrid Desert, who has returned from the Middle East with a secret, gives Dinny a poem to read. Show more

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Concludes

Episode 4

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Jessica Raine returns as Fleur in Galsworthy's epic. When the truth threatens to come out about Wilfrid's experiences in the Middle East, Dinny vows to stand by him. Show more