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Waterloo: The Ball at Brussels

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Mike Walker. Brussels, June 1815, and the Duchess of Richmond wants to host a ball. Confident that time is on their side, Wellington concurs. He is wrong. Show more

Contributors

Duke of Wellington:
Simon Paisley Day
Prince Tallyrand:
Stephen Greif
Charlotte, Duchess of Richmond:
Jane Slavin
Georgiana:
Alex Tregear
Duke of Uxbridge:
Sam Dale
Duke of Richmond:
David Hounslow
Equerry:
David Acton
Prince of Orange:
Stephen Critchlow

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Drama

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Mrs Armitage is encouraged by her husband to talk to a psychiatrist about her desire for more children. Stars Helen McCrory. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

When Jake returns from a shoot in Africa, Mrs Armitage throws a party for his film friends. Stars Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Mrs Armitage makes a confession. Classic study of 1960s marriage and motherhood starring Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. Show more

Home Front

15 October 1915 - Isabel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The Battle of Loos has ended, but it's clear that the war has changed Isabel Graham irrevocably. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 37: 12-16 October 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Omnibus edition of the epic drama series set in Great War Britain covering a week when the dead seem more present than ever. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 38: 19-23 October 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

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Omnibus edition of Home Front, the epic drama series set in Great War Britain, over a week when crises lead to drastic actions. Show more

Home Front

28 October 1915 - Roy Lavoie

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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A Dutch ship founders off Folkestone, and Private Lavoie sees an opportunity to escape court martial. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Appiness

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

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Katy Wix, Karl Theobald, Colin Hoult, Harry Hadden-Paton and Clive Anderson head up this comedy about a dating app which lets you swipe from one partner to another - instantly. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Mrs Armitage has consented to an abortion and a sterilisation. A study of 1960s marriage starring Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Having found out about Jake's affair, Mrs Armitage takes refuge with her former husband. Starring Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. Show more

Clare in the Community

Series 10

Sisters

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Social worker Clare Barker and her estranged sister are forced to co-operate with one another. Stars Sally Phillips. From 2015. Show more

Drama

Julius Caesar

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Cassius persuades Brutus that Caesar's ambition is a threat to the republic and a conspiracy is formed. Show more

Drama

Julius Caesar

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

The plot against Caesar reaches crisis point as the conspirators gather at the Capitol in Rome. Show more

Contributors

Calpurnia:
Jessica Turner
Metellus Cimber:
Stephen Critchlow
Decius Brutus:
David Acton
Trebonius:
Chris Pavlo
Soothsayer:
Sam Dale
Servant 1:
Neet Mohan
Artemidorus:
David Hounslow
Director:
Marc Beeby

Genres

Drama

Julius Caesar

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Following the assassination of Caesar, Brutus and Cassius are forced to leave Rome. But the combined forces of Mark Antony and Octavius are hot on their heels. Show more

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Line of Duty

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

Police drama series. A brutal ambush on a police convoy leaves three officers dead and a protected witness fighting for his life. AC-12 turn their spotlight on Lindsay Denton. Show more

Tommies

27 April 1915

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Under the constant threat of gas attack in La Brique, just north of Ypres, Mickey Bliss and his signals colleagues try to work out why the enemy are always one step ahead. Show more

Contributors

Mickey Bliss:
Lee Ross
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Pavan Jodha:
Rudi Dharmalingam
Ahmadullah Khan:
Danny Rahim
Pillow Wallah:
Mark Edel-Hunt
Leonie Vergeron:
Aurelie Amblard
Officer:
Damian Lynch
Gilbert Grosse:
Matthew Watson
Signaller:
Neet Mohan
Producer:
David Hunter
Director:
David Hunter

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Tommies

The Stuarts

Charlotte Stuart: The Last Stuart

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Is Charlotte Stuart, illegitimate daughter of Bonnie Prince Charlie, as ruthlessly driven as her Stuart predecessors? Or is she the final tragic victim of the Stuart curse? Show more

Contributors

Charlotte:
Kate O'Flynn
Clementina:
Jessica Turner
Bishop de Rohan:
David Acton
Young Charlotte:
Nishi Malde
Father Crevilli:
Neet Mohan

15 Minute Drama

Elizabeth von Arnim - The Enchanted April

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The arrival of Mr Briggs, the owner of the castle, charms everyone but Scrap. Then another visitor threatens to bring disharmony. Can the enchantment of San Salvatore win through? Show more

Drama

Beyond Endurance

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Dominic West stars as Ernest Shackleton in Meredith Hooper's play, charting the explorer's 1914 expedition across the Antarctic and told in the words of the team themselves. Show more

Contributors

Sir Ernest Shackleton:
Dominic West
Thomas Orde-Lees:
Jamie Glover
Frank Hurley:
Gabriel Andrews
Alexander Macklin:
Mark Edel-Hunt
Frank Wild:
David Hounslow
Reginald James:
Neet Mohan
Harry McNish:
Sam Dale

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Drama