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Saturday Drama

Fay Weldon - The Weather Girl

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. A psychologist sent to assess a female prisoner is plunged into a disturbing amoral world. Stars Amy Nuttall and Rachel Pickup. Show more

Contributors

Writer:
Fay Weldon
Abigail:
Amy Nuttall
Christa:
Jane Bertish
Sir Timothy:
Tim Woodward
Benjamin:
Tim Woodward
Little Abigail:
Bea King
Producer:
John Taylor

Genres

Drama

Red and Blue

Episode 2: Hazard

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Wargame exercise writer Bradley Shoreham is hired to stress test the emergency services. His divide and rule tactics soon provoke hostility. Show more

Contributors

Bradley Shoreham:
Tim Woodward
Alessandra Pacetti:
Sara Kestelman
Harry Douglas:
David Hounslow
Katie Wilson:
Jane Slavin
Alan Myerson:
Stephen Critchlow
Claire Patterson:
Christine Kavanagh
Actor:
Sam Dale
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Genres

Decline and Fall

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Adaption of Evelyn Waugh's comedy novel. Valiantly taking the fall for Margot, Paul Pennyfeather finds himself in deep trouble with the law. Show more

Contributors

Paul Pennyfeather:
Jack Whitehall
Monsieur Galeon:
Jasper Jacob
Jane Jenkins:
Eleri Morgan
Journalist:
Ben McGregor
Peter Beste-Chetwynde:
Oscar Kennedy
Alistair Digby-Vaine-Trumpington:
Tom Stourton
Inspector Bruce:
Nicholas Murchie
Prosecution Council:
Michael Cochrane
Arthur Potts:
Matthew Beard
Chief Warder:
Paul Higgins
Philbrick:
Stephen Graham
Prison Medical Officer:
Tim Woodward
Prendergast:
Vincent Franklin
Harold:
Jack Brady
Wilfred Lucas-Dockery:
Jason Watkins
Officer Bowman:
Joseph Prowen
Margot Beste-Chetwynde:
Eva Longoria
Dr Fagan:
David Suchet
Mr Wilson:
Geoff McGivern
Writer:
James Wood
Producer:
Matthew Bird
Production Company:
Tiger Aspect Productions Ltd

Drama

Red and Blue

Episode 1: The Futurist

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Wargame exercise writer Bradley Shoreham is hired to help 'turn the world into a better place'. Philip Palmer's drama series finds Shoreham facing his biggest challenge yet. Show more

Contributors

Bradley Shoreham:
Tim Woodward
Alessandra Pacetti:
Sara Kestelman
Mark Longham:
Jonathan Bailey
Director:
Toby Swift

Genres

Drama

Red and Blue

Episode 3: Alive

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Ex-military wargamer Bradley Shoreham is challenging a flood defence team's methods. The unexpected forces him to rewrite his game plan. Show more

Contributors

Bradley Shoreham:
Tim Woodward
Alessandra Pacetti:
Sara Kestelman
Billy Tait:
Neil Grainger
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Genres

Saturday Drama

Winter Exercise

Duration: 1 hour

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

Nuclear war looms over Britain in this docudrama based on a recently released Cabinet Office document from 1981. David Aaronovitch guides us through this chilling wargame. Show more

Contributors

Prime Minister:
Tim Woodward
Foreign Secretary:
Thomas Wheatley
Home Secretary:
Simon Treves
Defence Secretary:
Steve Toussaint
Chair, Joint Intelligence Committee:
John Norton
Scottish Secretary:
Sean Murray
Chief of Defence Staff:
David Seddon
Director:
Toby Swift
Producer:
Phil Tinline

Genres

Drama

Christopher Douglas - Dolly

Duration: 45 minutes

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

England cricketer Basil D'Oliveira wants to tour his native South Africa, but apartheid protectors say no. Stars Jude Akuwudike. Show more

Contributors

Basil 'Baz' D'Oliveira:
Jude Akuwudike
Naomi D'Oliveira:
Rakie Ayola
Bishop of Adelaide:
Lewis MacLeod
Tiene Oosterhuizen:
Saul Reichlin
Damian D'Oliveira:
Job Angus
Shaun D'Oliveira:
Haydon Downing

Brand

Drama

Casualty 1909

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama series based on historical records. Revolution grips the East End as an explosion brings fears of a bomb, and the hospital staff struggle to control the angry victims. Show more

Contributors

Matron Eva Luckes:
Cherie Lunghi
Ada Russell:
Sarah Smart
Dr Millais Culpin:
William Houston
Sydney Holland:
Nicholas Farrell
Hurry Fenwick:
David Troughton
Ethel Bennett:
Charity Wakefield
Henry Dean:
Paul Hilton
Dr Harry Ingrams:
Tom Hughes
Producer:
Bryn Higgins
Director:
Bryn Higgins
Nurse Granger:
Dorothy Atkinson
Deborah Lynch:
Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Nellie Bowers:
Tessa Parr
Frederick Smith:
Kenneth Colley
Mrs Anderson:
Imogen Bain
DSI Hatton:
Tim Woodward
Bomb Victim:
Simon Harvey
Bomb Victim:
Meryl Hampton
Mrs Perkins:
Louise Perez
Stepanovs:
Jon Lolis
Mr Hubnar:
Ian Conningham

Hunter

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Crime thriller. When two young boys are kidnapped by extremists, it falls to Detective Superintendent Iain Barclay and his inexperienced team to rescue them. Show more

Contributors

Det Super Iain Barclay:
Hugh Bonneville
Det Sergeant Amy Foster:
Janet McTeer
Dr Margaret Newell:
Clare Holman
John Elder:
Adrian Rawlins
DI Zoe Larson:
Eleanor Matsuura
Jan Speddings:
Sophie Stanton
Hannah Crowley:
Frances Albery
Philippa Richards:
Sarah Ball
SC Sue Mailer:
Anna Koval
Jim McCauley:
Tim Woodward
Peter Richards:
Joe Tucker
Alfie Speddings:
Jamie Glover
James Richards:
Oliver Paxton
Julie Carr:
Lisa Ellis
DC Jackie Xavier:
Yvonne Dodoo
Pregnant Daughter:
Justina Skillin
Chloe's Baby:
Jayden Oduro
Ella Richards:
Sinead Dossett
Play Area Supervisor:
Joan Oliver
ICU Ward Sister:
Michelle Joseph
Truck Driver:
Nick Bartlett
Detective:
Kemal Sylvester
Newsreader:
Sophie Raworth
Newsreader Voiceover:
Simon McCoy
Producer:
Emma Benson
Director:
Colm McCarthy

Series

Hunter

Hunter

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One EastLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Police thriller. When one of the perpetrators snatches another child, this time a young girl, the pressure mounts and Barclay's team struggle to avert a tragic outcome. Show more

Contributors

Det Super Iain Barclay:
Hugh Bonneville
Det Sergeant Amy Foster:
Janet McTeer
Dr Margaret Newell:
Clare Holman
John Elder:
Adrian Rawlins
DI Zoe Larson:
Eleanor Matsuura
ACC Jenny Griffin:
Harriet Walter
Jan Speddings:
Sophie Stanton
Hannah Crowley:
Frances Albery
Philippa Richards:
Sarah Ball
SC Sue Mailer:
Anna Koval
Jim McCauley:
Tim Woodward
Peter Richards:
Joe Tucker
Alfie Speddings:
Jamie Glover
James Richards:
Oliver Paxton
Louisa Chambers:
Ellie Graham
Ari Assad:
Silas Carson
Julie Carr:
Lisa Ellis
DC Jackie Xavier:
Yvonne Dodoo
Ella Richards:
Sinead Dossett
ICU Ward Sister:
Michelle Joseph
Newsreader:
Sophie Raworth
Producer:
Emma Benson
Director:
Colm McCarthy

Series

Hunter

Drama

Red and Blue

Episode 2: Ransomware

Duration: 45 minutes

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

A City hedge fund hires Shoreham to test its networks in a planned exercise, and he is determined to demonstrate how a multi-million pound business can be brought to its knees. Show more

Contributors

Bradley Shoreham:
Tim Woodward
Malcolm Pemberley:
Michael Bertenshaw
Andrea Harwood:
Lydia Leonard
Danny Webber:
Matthew Watson
Geoff Butcher:
David Seddon
Melissa Ryan:
Philippa Stanton
IT Analyst:
Ben Crowe
Senior Manager:
Hannah Wood

Genres

Drama

Red and Blue

Episode 1: Sacrifice

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Shoreham's latest training scenario places Yorkshire at the centre of a global pandemic alert. Its credibility rests on the successful recruitment of the formidable Dr Hoffman. Show more

Contributors

Bradley Shoreham:
Tim Woodward
Alicia Hoffman:
Harriet Walter
Director:
Toby Swift
Producer:
Toby Swift

Genres

Spooks

Series 10

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Drama series. MI6 receive word that radioactive material has been detected at an airport, while the home secretary invites Ruth to dinner to discuss a possible new role. Show more

Contributors

Harry Pearce:
Peter Firth
Ruth Evershed:
Nicola Walker
Dimitri Levendis:
Max Brown
Erin Watts:
Lara Pulver
Sasha Gavrik:
Tom Weston-Jones
Elena Gavrik:
Alice Krige
Ilya Gavrik:
Jonathan Hyde
Home Secretary William Towers:
Simon Russell Beale
Jim Coaver:
William Hope
Johnny Grier:
Mel Raido
Director:
Julian Holmes
Producer:
Chris Fry
Peter Reddon:
Tim Woodward
City Boy:
Luke Neal
Naomi Wilson:
Sharlene Whyte