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Midweek

Harriet Walter, Richard Curtis, Suzi Quatro, Declan Murphy

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Actor Dame Harriet Walter, writer and director Richard Curtis, singer-songwriter Suzi Quatro and former jockey Declan Murphy join Libby Purves for the final edition of Midweek. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Walter
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Curtis
Interviewed Guest:
Suzi Quatro
Interviewed Guest:
Declan Murphy

Brand

Midweek

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Romantic ensemble piece about a lonely young gay man who finds love with an unexpected partner after joining a self-help group to improve his social life. Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

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

In the year 2020, the bees are nearly all gone. Human beings might be next. Stars Alice Lowe and Stuart McLoughlin. Show more

Contributors

Deborah:
Alice Lowe
Hire Car Salesman:
Alun Raglan
Customs Official:
John Norton
Lost Passenger:
Claire Cage

Genres

10 Days to War

Episode 7: Failure is Not an Option

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Series of dramas marking the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war. It is the day of the Commons vote. Two MPs are being pressured by a whip to vote for war. Show more

Contributors

Paul Stinchcombe:
Adrian Rawlins
Anne Campbell:
Harriet Walter
Producer:
Colin Barr

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

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

Danish drama. Caroline Mathilde, the young wife of the schizophrenic Danish king Christian VII, starts an affair with her husband's personal physician. Show more

Contributors

Caroline Matilda:
Alicia Vikander
Johann Friedrich Struensee:
Mads Mikkelsen
Christian VII of Denmark:
Mikkel Boe Folsgaard
Juliane Marie:
Trine Dyrholm
Ove Hoegh-Guldberg:
David Dencik
Schack Carl Rantzau:
Thomas Waern Gabrielsson
Enevold Brandt:
Cyron Bjorn Melville
JHE Bernstorff:
Bent Mejding
Augusta Princess of Wales:
Harriet Walter
Hartmann:
Soren Malling
Louise von Plessen:
Laura Bro
Director:
Nikolaj Arcel

Law and Order

Episode 4: A Prisoner's Tale

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Drama series about the British judicial system, seen from the viewpoints of those who keep it, those who break it and those who live off it.

Contributors

Governor Maudling:
Edward Cast
Chief Officer Carne:
Roger Booth
Principal Officer McClean:
Farrell Sheridan
Principal Officer Allen:
Gil Sutherland
Cathy Lynn:
Deirdre Costello
Dr Eynshaw:
Harriet Walter
Stephen Collins:
Ronald Bonfield
Jack Lynn:
Peter Dean
Producer:
Tony Garnett
Writer:
GF Newman
Director:
Les Blair

War and Peace

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Andrei joins the army while Prince Vassily and Anna battle over Count Bezukhov's will. Starring John Hurt and Paterson Joseph. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Pierre inherits a fortune after the death of his father. Meanwhile Andrei leaves Bald Hills to join the army. Stars John Hurt. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

The Battle of Austerlitz takes place, Lise is due to give birth and Pierre and Dolokhov duel over Helene. Stars Harriet Walter. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

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

After Lise's death, Pierre visits Bald Hills to try and console a broken Andrei. Starring John Hurt and Stephen Campbell-More. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 5

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Natasha’s life is about to change forever when she is invited to her first ball. Starring John Hurt and Lesley Manville. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

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

Natasha starts to doubt her marriage to Andrei after meeting Prince Anatole. Starring John Hurt and Stephen Campbell-Moore. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 7

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Prince Bolkonsky reacts badly to the French approaching Smolensk while Pierre is on a mission to save Russia. Stars John Hurt. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 8

Duration: 1 hour

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

Pierre recounts the events that took place during the Battle of Borodino. Starring Paterson Joseph and Simon Russell Beale. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 9

Duration: 1 hour

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

Pierre returns to a deserted Moscow, in disguise, planning to assassinate Napoleon. Stars Paterson Joseph and Lesley Manville. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 10

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Pierre recalls his time in prison and Kutuzov reluctantly leads the Battle of Tarutino. Stars Roger Allam and Tom Goodman-Hill. Show more

Drama on 3

Time and the Conways

Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

By JB Priestley. Not long after the end of WWI the Conway family gather for daughter Kay's 21st birthday. However, 19 years later the future is far from the one they imagined. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Drama on 3

Curated by Harriet Walter

Episode 1: A Kind of Alaska and Ashes to Ashes

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Harriet Walter stars in two plays by Harold Pinter, playing the roles of women dealing with profound loss of two different sorts. Show more

Drama on 3

Curated by Harriet Walter

Episode 2: Dinner, by Moira Buffini

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

By Moira Buffini. Black comedy about appetite, with Harriet Walter returning to the role she created as the hostess of an unforgettable evening. Show more

The One Show

08/02/2022

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One EastLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for 4 months

Lauren Laverne and Jermaine Jenas are joined by Dame Harriet Walter, Adam Kay and Kimberley Walsh.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jermaine Jenas
Presenter:
Lauren Laverne
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Walter
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Kay
Interviewed Guest:
Kimberley Walsh