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Mrs Sidhu Investigates

Murder With Masala

Episode 1: Samosas, Suspicion and Stately Homes

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Meera Syal stars as Mrs Sidhu, the nosey Slough Asian caterer obsessed with murder. When a bridesmaid goes missing, Mrs Sidhu interferes in Lord and Lady Lucas's wedding plans. Show more

Mrs Sidhu Investigates

Murder With Masala

Episode 2: The Peril of the Poisoned Puddle

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Starring Meera Syal as the catering sleuth from Slough on the rail of a missing bridesmaid. Mrs Sidhu's search for Briony at Lapsley Hall leads her to Lord Lucas' playboy son Josh. Show more

Mrs Sidhu Investigates

Murder With Masala

Episode 3: Murder Corked

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Meera Syal stars as the catering sleuth from Slough, with Justin Edwards and Vincent Ebrahim. The Indian aunty detective begins to suspect the staff at Lapsley Hall. Show more

Mrs Sidhu Investigates

Murder With Masala

Episode 4: She Sleeps with the Carp

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Indian aunty detective Mrs Sidhu finally unravels the mystery at the dark heart of Lapsley Hall. Starring Meera Syal with Justin Edwards and Vincent Ebrabim. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama. Lady Susan temporarily moves in with her sister-in-law. Together with her best friend, she contrives sly plans to get her daughter and herself a husband. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Whit Stillman
Lady Susan Vernon:
Kate Beckinsale
Alicia Johnson:
Chloe Sevigny
Reginald DeCourcy:
Xavier Samuel
Mr Johnson:
Stephen Fry
Sir James Martin:
Tom Bennett
Charles Vernon:
Justin Edwards
Catherine DeCourcy Vernon:
Emma Greenwell
Sir Reginald DeCourcy:
James Fleet
Lady DeCourcy:
Jemma Redgrave
Frederica Vernon:
Morfydd Clark
Mrs Cross:
Kelly Campbell
Lord Manwaring:
Lochlann O'Mearain
Lady Lucy Manwaring:
Jenn Murray
Miss Maria Manwaring:
Sophie Radermacher

Who's the Boss?

Episode 1: Reynolds

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

British businesses deal with an innovative form of recruitment. A family-run national fruit and veg supplier gives its staff the power to decide who should get hired. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Heenan Bhatti
Producer:
Dan Gooding
Director:
Dan Gooding

Who's the Boss?

Episode 2: Beech's Fine Chocolates

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Businesses deal with a new form of recruitment. The workforce of a chocolate manufacturer must decide who will become their new business development manager. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Heenan Bhatti
Producer:
Jane Beckwith
Director:
Jane Beckwith

Who's the Boss?

Episode 3: BrewDog

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Businesses deal with a new form of recruitment. The boss at a Scottish craft brewer hands over the reins of recruitment to his entire company. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Heenan Bhatti
Producer:
Chris Salt
Director:
Chris Salt

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

The Penny Dreadfuls

Hereward the Wake

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

The comedy trio tell the story of one of England's forgotten heroes, Hereward the Wake, responsible for leading the fight against the occupation of William the Conqueror. Show more

Contributors

Hereward:
Thom Tuck
William the Conqueror:
Humphrey Ker
Leofwine:
Humphrey Ker
Thorkell:
Humphrey Ker
Frederick:
David Reed
Asketil:
David Reed
Thurstan:
David Reed
Writer:
David Reed

Genres

Drama

Mr Trollope and the Labours of Hercules

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Paterson Joseph stars in a play based on Anthony Trollope's experiences in Jamaica, where he went to review the postal service in 1858 and met a freed slave. By Patricia Cumper. Show more

Contributors

Anthony Trollope:
Justin Edwards
Miss Grant:
Cecilia Noble
Josephine:
Sapphire Joy
Husband:
Philip Fox
Planter:
Sam Dale

Genres

Brand

Drama

Cabin Pressure

Series 4

Episode 4: Wokingham

Duration: 25 minutes

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

Captain Martin Crieff's mum is sick. Can he deal with the consequences? Stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Roger Allam. From January 2013. Show more

Contributors

Carolyn Knapp-Shappey:
Stephanie Cole
First Officer Douglas Richardson:
Roger Allam
Captain Martin Crieff:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Arthur Shappey:
John Finnemore
Wendy Crieff:
Prunella Scales
Caitlin Crieff:
Rosie Cavaliero
Simon Crieff:
Justin Edwards
Dr White:
Dan Tetsell
Director:
David Tyler
Producer:
David Tyler

In and Out of the Kitchen

Series 2

The Wedding

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Anthony is thrilled to be best man at a wedding, but Damien is not inclined to share his joy. Stars Miles Jupp. From February 2013. Show more

Contributors

Damien Trench:
Miles Jupp
Anthony MacIlveny:
Justin Edwards
Julian, the Groom:
Ben Crowe
Ian Frobisher:
Philip Fox
Fran, the Bride:
Sarah Thom
The Bride's Mum:
Lesley Vickerage
Writer:
Miles Jupp
Producer:
Sam Michell

In and Out of the Kitchen

Series 2

The Literary Festival

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Damien comes to the rescue when an author is knocked unconscious at a literary festival. Stars Miles Jupp. From February 2013. Show more

Contributors

Damien Trench:
Miles Jupp
Anthony MacIlveny:
Justin Edwards
Gary McDade:
Ben Crowe
Sound Man:
Ben Crowe
Bill Trumpetz:
Toby Longworth
The Lady:
Sarah Thom
Marion Duffett:
Lesley Vickerage
Writer:
Miles Jupp
Producer:
Sam Michell

In and Out of the Kitchen

Series 2

On Location

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Damien films for TV in the Lake District, but as the rain falls, his spirit is dampened. Stars Miles Jupp. From February 2013. Show more

Contributors

Damien Trench:
Miles Jupp
Anthony MacIlveny:
Justin Edwards
Gary McDade:
Ben Crowe
Sound Man:
Ben Crowe
Bill Trumpetz:
Toby Longworth
The Lady:
Sarah Thom
Marion Duffett:
Lesley Vickerage
Writer:
Miles Jupp
Producer:
Sam Michell

It's Kevin

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Sketch show written by and starring Kevin Eldon. This time Charles Darwin forms his theory of evolution and Kevin gets to the bottom of the British obsession with queuing. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Justin Edwards hosts the improvised chat show. With guests Susan Calman, Marek Larwood and Kevin Eldon. From March 2015. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Justin Edwards
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Calman
Interviewed Guest:
Marek Larwood
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Eldon
Performer:
James Sherwood
Producer:
Ashley Blaker

In and Out of the Kitchen

Episode 1: The Diet

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sitcom. When cookery writer Damien is offered the chance to write his own column in a magazine, he resists until his partner Anthony begins the 'courgette soup' diet. Show more

Contributors

Damien Trench:
Miles Jupp
Iain Frobisher:
Philip Fox
Mr Mullaney:
Brendan Dempsey
Trudie Wilson:
Sarah Tansey
Waiter:
Mark Wood
Producer:
Sam Michell
Writer:
Miles Jupp

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Justin Edwards hosts the improvised chat show with his guests Mel Giedroyc, Max and Ivan, and Nick Mohammed. From March 2015. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Justin Edwards
Interviewed Guest:
Mel Giedroyc
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Mohammed
Performer:
James Sherwood
Producer:
Ashley Blaker

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Justin Edwards hosts the improvised chat show. With guests Charlie Higson, Mike Wozniak, Cariad Lloyd and Matt Lucas. From 2015. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Justin Edwards
Interviewed Guest:
Charlie Higson
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Wozniak
Interviewed Guest:
Cariad Lloyd
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Lucas
Producer:
Ashley Blaker