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Gigglebiz

Series 2

Episode 13

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies HD

Sketch show. Featuring glamorous roving reporter Gail Force, who is in the pink during a report on candy floss. Show more

Gigglebiz

Series 2

Episode 9

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

Sketch show. Professor Muddles attempts the tricky science of weighing bubbles, while Rapids Johnson takes a trip to the beach to find a rare panda. Show more

Gigglebiz

Series 2

Episode 10

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

Sketch show. Captain Adorable is on the case when two robbers attempt a daring heist, while Farmer Dung and Reggie show off their new scarecrow. Show more

British New Wave

This Sporting Life

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

David Storey's repressed northern drama juxtaposes the trapped wants and needs of protagonist Arthur Machin with the stark aggression of the rugby pitch. Directed by Johnny Vegas. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Machin:
James Purefoy
Mrs Hammond:
Emily Watson
Maurice Braithwaite:
John Thomson
Judith Parkes:
Sheridan Smith
Mr Weaver:
Philip Jackson
Mrs Weaver:
Julia Davis
Lynda Hammond:
Sophie Wright
Mam (Machin):
Gwyneth Powell
Dad (Machin):
Wayne Forester
Commentator:
Ray French
Director:
Johnny Vegas
Adaptor:
Andrew Lynch

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. The trapped wants and needs of protagonist Arthur Machin juxtaposed with the aggression of rugby. Stars James Purefoy, Sheridan Smith. Directed by Johnny Vegas. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Machin:
James Purefoy
Mrs Hammond:
Emily Watson
Maurice Braithwaite:
John Thomson
Judith Parkes:
Sheridan Smith
Mr Weaver:
Philip Jackson
Mrs Weaver:
Julia Davis
Lynda Hammond:
Sophie Wright
Mam (Machin):
Gwyneth Powell
Dad (Machin):
Wayne Forester
Commentator:
Ray French
Director:
Johnny Vegas
Adaptor:
Andrew Lynch

Genres

History Retweeted

Episode 1: The Moon Landing

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. From launch to landing. Follow the crew of Apollo 11 en route to the Moon in a snapshot of an internet-savvy 1960s. From February 2014. Show more

History Retweeted

The Premiere of Romeo and Juliet

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Aspiring playwright Billy Shakespeare ponders how his new play will be received in a 16th century with wifi. From February 2014. Show more

History Retweeted

The Great Pyramid

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Just how did Pharaoh Khufu build such a feat of engineering while maintaining a hashtag game with his followers? From March 2014. Show more

History Retweeted

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

East meets West in the field of online dating and Tim Berners-Lee tweets about his world-changing new invention. From March 2014. Show more

Nuzzle and Scratch

Episode 17: Rugby

Duration: 19 minutes

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

Puppet-based comedy drama for young children. Nuzzle and Scratch try to coach the little children's rugby team, but soon find themselves playing with the big adult team. Show more

Gigglebiz

Series 2

Episode 3

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies HD

Sketch show. Featuring Professor Muddles, the zany scientist whose experiment comes a bit unstuck, and Simon Pieman, the pie delivery service on wheels. Including the Gigglekids. Show more

Gigglebiz

Series 2

Episode 5

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies HD

Sketch show. Featuring Rod and Annette - where, as usual, Annette is blissfully unaware of Rod's latest prize catch, and Rapids Johnson is in search of a rare, musical animal. Show more

Gigglebiz

Series 2

Episode 2

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies HD

Sketch show. Featuring Opera Oliver, the restaurant owner who just loves to sing about his food, and Doctor Doctor, who prescribes fun and giggles. Show more

Gigglebiz

Series 2

Episode 14

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

Sketch show. Featuring the Lost Pirate, who stumbles across an enemy in the school gym, while Farmer Dung puts on an impressive display of rounding up sheep with Reggie's help. Show more

Gigglebiz

Series 2

Episode 15

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

Sketch show. Major Boogie dances on the toy shelf with his friend the Spaceman, while Professor Muddles has an encounter with another scientist who looks familiar. Show more

Gigglebiz

Series 2

Episode 7

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

Sketch show. Keith Fit, the unlikely fitness expert, takes to the water, while Rod struggles to get Annette to notice his latest catch. Also, Gail Force falls asleep on the job. Show more

Drama

Unmade Movies

Dennis Potter's The White Hotel

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

A 1930s Berlin analyst tries to reveal the cause of his client's trauma. Could it be childhood memories or a dark premonition of the future? With strong language and sexual scenes. Show more

Saturday Drama

Under Milk Wood

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Acclaimed 2003 production of Dylan Thomas's classic 'play for voices'. Richard Burton's unforgettable 1963 performance joins Welsh stars Matthew Rhys, Ruth Jones and Sian Phillips. Show more

Contributors

First Voice:
Richard Burton
Second Voice:
Siân Phillips
Captain Cat:
Glyn Houston
Polly Garter:
Eiry Thomas
Rosie Probert:
Mali Harries
Mog Edwards:
Matthew Rhys
Myfanwy Price:
Lisa Palfrey
Mrs Ogmore-Pritchard:
Christine Pritchard
Mr Ogmore:
Sion Probert
Mr Pritchard:
Islwyn Morris
Reverend Eli Jenkins:
Wayne Forester
Willy Nilly:
Iestyn Jones
Cherry Owen:
Andy Hockley
Mrs Cherry Owen:
Ruth Jones
Lily Smalls:
Catrin Rhys
Sinbad Sailors:
Steven Meo
Mrs Beynon:
Sharon Morgan
Voice of a Guidebook:
John Humphrys
Composer:
John Hardy
Musician:
Lee Goodall
Musician:
Dewi Watkins
Sound Designer:
Nigel Lewis

Genres

Gigglebiz

Series 1

Episode 1

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies HD

Sketch show. Featuring TV's worst DIY expert and a weather presenter who has a knack of predicting weather that happens only to her. Show more

Gigglebiz

Series 1

Episode 2

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies HD

Sketch show. Featuring Ann Teak, a bossy antiques expert who thinks she knows everything about a suit of armour, and the Berito Brothers with another ill-thought-out routine. Show more