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Book of the Week

Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Nearing the end of his career, neurosurgeon Henry Marsh considers the end of one life and the beginning of another, with anxieties about the possible changes ahead. Show more

Book of the Week

Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Concern for his patients is still paramount from the moment the working day starts for soon-to-retire neurosurgeon Henry Marsh. Show more

Book of the Week

Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Henry Marsh goes to Nepal where a friend has set up the Neuro Hospital. Training eager young doctors is a key part of his role there - deciding when to operate is more difficult. Show more

Book of the Week

Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Operating on a human brain poses great risks and requires confidence and decisiveness. But sometimes mistakes are made - and not always in the operating theatre. Show more

Book of the Week

Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Age leads to death and frequently to illness. What does that mean for us as individuls and for society? Retired neurosurgeon Henry Marsh reflects on the inevitable. Show more

The Ones

Series 1 - 40 Minute Versions

Episode 2: The One Jasper Carrott

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Comedian Jasper Carrott returns to the BBC after 13 years for a comedy special of brand-new stand-up material, together with a reprise of The Detectives with Robert Powell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jasper Carrott
Daughter:
Lucy Davis
Dave Briggs:
Robert Powell
Himself:
Rick Wakeman
Himself:
Bev Bevan
Himself:
Phil Tree
Football Boss:
Michael Mella
Writer:
Nick Yapp
Executive Producer:
Geoff Posner
Production Manager:
Alison Passey
Director:
Geoff Posner
Executive Producer:
Mark Freeland

Genres

Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Robert Powell narrates an in-depth look back at the 17th World Cup, played in Japan and South Korea - the only time the tournament has been staged across two countries. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Austria: A Whole Life

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A labourer rescues a dying goatherd and carries him towards the village below the mountain. But something happens on the way which will stay with Egger for the rest of his life. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Austria: A Whole Life

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Egger is ready to settle down, he has built a house and knows love. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Austria: A Whole Life

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

War arrives in Europe, and Egger leaves the valley for the Russian front. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Austria: A Whole Life

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Television comes to the valley and stirs emotions Egger has buried deep. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Austria: A Whole Life

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

An echo from his past shocks Egger, and he seeks shelter on the high slopes. Show more

Midweek

Robert Powell, Mike Rutherford, Catherine Weate, Harry Shearer

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Lively and diverse conversation as Libby Purves meets actor Robert Powell, musician Mike Rutherford, voice coach Catherine Weate and actor Harry Shearer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Powell
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Rutherford
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Weate
Interviewed Guest:
Harry Shearer

Brand

Midweek

Saturday Drama

A Christmas Carol

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for years

Charles Dickens's classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge is adapted for the voices of actors and the BBC Singers with a full score by the BBCSO. Script and music by Neil Brand. Show more

Contributors

Ebenezer Scrooge:
Robert Powell
Ghost of Christmas Past:
Sophie Thompson
Jacob Marley:
Ron Cook
Mrs Fezziwig:
Tracy-Ann Oberman
Mr Fezziwig:
Patrick Brennan
Bob Cratchit:
Paul Heath
Mrs Cratchit:
Hannah Genesius
Tiny Tim:
Bettrys Jones
Director:
David Hunter

Genres

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

Series 4

Episode 17: Robert Powell and Liza Goddard

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Celebrities hunt for antiques across the UK. This road trip explores Shakespeare country in the company of actors Robert Powell and Liza Goddard. Show more

Holby City

Series 11

Episode 41: Future Perfect

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Elliot's worst nightmare comes true at the press conference for his new procedure, while Ric has an attack of conscience over his decision about Donna's father. Show more

Contributors

Connie Beauchamp:
Amanda Mealing
Elliot Hope:
Paul Bradley
Ric Griffin:
Hugh Quarshie
Michael Spence:
Hari Dhillon
Linden Cullen:
Duncan Pow
Jac Naylor:
Rosie Marcel
Joseph Byrne:
Luke Roberts
Penny Valentine:
Emma Catherwood
Mark Williams:
Robert Powell
Faye Byrne:
Patsy Kensit
Donna Jackson:
Jaye Jacobs
Maria Kendall:
Phoebe Thomas
Jayne Grayson:
Stella Gonet
Tara Sodi:
Meera Syal
Derek Newman:
Clarke Peters
Terence Cunningham:
Roger Barclay
Amed Zana:
Sam Vincenti
Producer:
Yasmin Kalli
Director:
Jamie Annett
Aislene Corrigan:
Emma Noakes
Marcie Landis:
Denise Black
Rob Landis:
Bill Fellows

Holby City

Series 11

Episode 45: Reformation

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Ric struggles to contain the controversial press attention, and ultimately has to make a decision - does he want to be Director of Surgery, or a medic? Show more

Contributors

Connie Beauchamp:
Amanda Mealing
Ric Griffin:
Hugh Quarshie
Michael Spence:
Hari Dhillon
Linden Cullen:
Duncan Pow
Jac Naylor:
Rosie Marcel
Joseph Byrne:
Luke Roberts
Penny Valentine:
Emma Catherwood
Mark Williams:
Robert Powell
Daisha Anderson:
Rebecca Grant
Faye Byrne:
Patsy Kensit
Maria Kendall:
Phoebe Thomas
Jayne Grayson:
Stella Gonet
Helen Kennedy:
Caroline Faber
Gary Davids:
Mat Fraser
Anne McVerry:
Mary Healey
Producer:
Peter Bullock

Holby City

Series 11

Episode 16: Tough Love

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Ric gives a rousing speech at the memorial service of the dead security guard, but feathers are ruffled when he puts forward his new zero tolerance policy. Show more

Contributors

Ric Griffin:
Hugh Quarshie
Michael Spence:
Hari Dhillon
Jac Naylor:
Rosie Marcel
Mark Williams:
Robert Powell
Faye Morton:
Patsy Kensit
Connie Beauchamp:
Amanda Mealing
Elliot Hope:
Paul Bradley
Joseph Byrne:
Luke Roberts
Maria Kendall:
Phoebe Thomas
Linden Cullen:
Duncan Pow
Maddy Young:
Nadine Lewington
Donna Jackson:
Jaye Jacobs
Rachel Baptiste:
Ayesha Antoine
Tom O'Dowd:
Jalaal Hartley
Annalese Carson:
Anna-Louise Plowman
Jayne Grayson:
Stella Gonet
Jeffrey Moore:
Trevor Cooper
Frankie Moore:
Joshua Brown
Lindsey Jones:
Sadie McMahon
Toby Carr:
Paul Venables
Stephen Churchill:
Jotham Annan
Molly Guillory:
Polly Maberly
Producer:
Yasmin Kalli
Dan Guillory:
Richard Standing

Holby City

Series 11

Episode 17: Trust

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Annalese is mistrusting of Michael when she opens one of his bank statements and catches him acting suspiciously with Donna. Meanwhile, D-day arrives for Ric and Connie. Show more

Contributors

Ric Griffin:
Hugh Quarshie
Michael Spence:
Hari Dhillon
Jac Naylor:
Rosie Marcel
Mark Williams:
Robert Powell
Faye Morton:
Patsy Kensit
Connie Beauchamp:
Amanda Mealing
Elliot Hope:
Paul Bradley
Joseph Byrne:
Luke Roberts
Linden Cullen:
Duncan Pow
Maddy Young:
Nadine Lewington
Donna Jackson:
Jaye Jacobs
Rachel Baptiste:
Ayesha Antoine
Tom O'Dowd:
Jalaal Hartley
Annalese Carson:
Anna-Louise Plowman
Jayne Grayson:
Stella Gonet
Frankie Moore:
Joshua Brown
Evelyn Mackonickie:
Sheila Reid
Simon Hayder:
Edward Hughes
Producer:
Yasmin Kalli

Holby City

Series 11

Episode 18: Truth and Mercy

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Ric's zero-tolerance ideals are tested to the limit as he and Connie go head-to-head over a case, but it seems that whoever wins this battle may not win the war. Show more

Contributors

Ric Griffin:
Hugh Quarshie
Michael Spence:
Hari Dhillon
Jac Naylor:
Rosie Marcel
Mark Williams:
Robert Powell
Faye Morton:
Patsy Kensit
Connie Beauchamp:
Amanda Mealing
Elliot Hope:
Paul Bradley
Joseph Byrne:
Luke Roberts
Maria Kendall:
Phoebe Thomas
Linden Cullen:
Duncan Pow
Maddy Young:
Nadine Lewington
Donna Jackson:
Jaye Jacobs
Daisha Anderson:
Rebecca Grant
Rachel Baptiste:
Ayesha Antoine
Dr Keith Greene:
Alex Macqueen
Annalese Carson:
Anna-Louise Plowman
Jeffrey Moore:
Trevor Cooper
Frankie Moore:
Joshua Brown
Selena Dighton:
Kika Mirylees
George Lane:
Anton Saunders
Devon Frost:
Gary Carr
Producer:
Jane Wallbank