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Drama

Jane Thornton - The Gift

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Pulling out all the stops for adopted Amber's 18th, Dan makes a discovery. Inspired by real events. Stars Stephen Tompkinson. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Clouds in Trousers

Ice

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Katie Hims' drama follows Zoe as she grows up with every turn in her life marked by the weather. School is shut and the pond is frozen. Show more

Contributors

Young Zoe:
Sydney Wade
Young Alice:
Sydney Wade
Young Shaun:
Rhys Gannon
Older Zoe:
Patsy Ferran
Older Shaun:
David Reed
Zoe's Mum:
Katy Carmichael
Producer:
Tim Dee
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

The Wire

The Startling Truths of Old World Sparrows

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Fiona Evans's drama weaving real-life interviews with three elderly people into one fictional day, with performances by child actors. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Drama

The Imperfect Education of Sabrina Sidney

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Drama by Abigail Youngman based on the true story of a most peculiar educational experiment carried out by the philanthropist and intellectual Thomas Day upon two young girls. Show more

Contributors

James Keir:
Rory Bremner
Richard Edgeworth:
Aidan McArdle
Anna Seward:
Amanda Root
Thomas Day:
Ifan Meredith
Young Sabrina:
Nerys Akers
Older Sabrina:
Hannah Genesius
Lucretia:
Sydney Wade

Genres

Brand

Drama

15 Minute Drama

Clouds in Trousers

Sun

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Zoe is growing up under the same weather as anyone else but it seems to mean more to her. A drama by Katie Hims. Hot days revising for exams. Show more

Contributors

Young Zoe:
Sydney Wade
Young Alice:
Sydney Wade
Young Shaun:
Rhys Gannon
Older Zoe:
Patsy Ferran
Older Shaun:
David Reed
Zoe's Mum:
Katy Carmichael
Producer:
Tim Dee
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

15 Minute Drama

Clouds in Trousers

Rain

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Every stage of Zoe's life has been marked by the weather. Will the rain ruin her love? A drama by Katie Hims. Show more

Contributors

Young Zoe:
Sydney Wade
Young Alice:
Sydney Wade
Young Shaun:
Rhys Gannon
Older Zoe:
Patsy Ferran
Older Shaun:
David Reed
Zoe's Mum:
Katy Carmichael
Producer:
Tim Dee
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

15 Minute Drama

Clouds in Trousers

Shelter

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Every stage of Zoe's life has been marked by the weather. She's stopped driving today because of the thunder. A drama by Katie Hims. Show more

Contributors

Young Zoe:
Sydney Wade
Young Alice:
Sydney Wade
Young Shaun:
Rhys Gannon
Older Zoe:
Patsy Ferran
Older Shaun:
David Reed
Zoe's Mum:
Katy Carmichael
Producer:
Tim Dee
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

15 Minute Drama

Clouds in Trousers

Flood

Duration: 14 minutes

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

It is raining in Yorkshire and doesn't seem to be stopping. Zoe's daughter Alice is measuring rainfall in jars. What can a child do about climate change? A drama by Katie Hims. Show more

Contributors

Young Zoe:
Sydney Wade
Young Alice:
Sydney Wade
Young Shaun:
Rhys Gannon
Older Zoe:
Patsy Ferran
Older Shaun:
David Reed
Zoe's Mum:
Katy Carmichael
Producer:
Tim Dee
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Classic Serial

John Wyndham - The Chrysalids

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Will David be forced to flee to the Fringes, the lawless territory inhabited by mutants, or risk discovery? Stars Matthew Beard, Ben Hanley, Isobel Doran and Conrad Nelson. Show more

Jimmy McGovern's Moving On

Series 7

Episode 5: Scratch

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Drama. John has always hated confrontation. When a scratch appears down the side of his car, it leads to firings and fights, concrete mixers and a Mexican stand-off. Show more

Drama

Beryl: A Love Story on Two Wheels

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. True story of a working class mum who combined farm work with world champion cycling. Maxine Peake stars in her first drama. Show more

Contributors

Beryl Burton:
Maxine Peake
Charlie Burton:
Mark Jordon
Young Beryl:
Sydney Wade
Young Denise:
Sophie Downham
Mike McNamara:
John Hollingworth
Announcer/Commentator:
John Hollingworth
Announcer/Commentator:
Markus Uhlig
Announcer/Commentator:
Erica Ryan
Announcer/Commentator:
Cornelia Mueller Claus
Russian Soldier:
Pawlo Wintoniuk

Genres

Brand

Drama

Drama

Original British Dramatists

Episode 8: The Shining Heart

Duration: 45 minutes

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

New drama by trainee analyst Conor McCormack and hip-hop artist Matt Haynes. When Louis stops taking his meds, his world becomes infused with wonder. Show more

Rocket's Island

Series 3

Episode 11: Izzy Wizzy and the Weeping Oak

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Drama series. Rocket believes that Izzy Wizzy's strange behaviour is because she's been possessed by tree sprites and attempts to help. Show more

Contributors

Izzy Wizzy:
Lauren Press
Rocket Boulsworth:
Joe Gallucci
Archie Beckles:
Kit Connor
Jade Hollis:
Sydney Wade
Dibber Sparks:
Jordan Benjamin
Alli Boulsworth:
Helen Daniels
Peter Boulsworth:
Mark Jordon
Sarah Boulsworth:
Natasha Joseph
Wendy Sparks:
Suzette Llewellyn
Director:
Dirk Campbell
Series Producer:
Lucy Martin

Rocket's Island

Series 3

Episode 5: Jade the Magnificent

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Drama series. After Jade is hit by lightning, strange things happen around her, and she appears to have developed potentially dangerous magical powers. Show more

Contributors

Brandon Kelleher:
Samuel Bottomley
Jade Hollis:
Sydney Wade
Amy Kelleher:
Kristin Atherton
Rocket Boulsworth:
Joe Gallucci
Alli Boulsworth:
Helen Daniels
Peter Boulsworth:
Mark Jordon
Sarah Boulsworth:
Natasha Joseph
Dibber Sparks:
Jordan Benjamin
Tyler McCray:
Jack Hartley
Madison Creetch:
Gia Re
Benjamin Bean:
Isaac Rouse
Archie Beckles:
Kit Connor
PC Gerry Beddoe:
Tom Gilling
Director:
Paul Cotter
Series Producer:
Lucy Martin

Rocket's Island

Series 3

Episode 6: The Mirror of Morglaw

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Drama series. A skeleton washes up on the shore, uncovering the journal of Lord Loomis and his quest to find a mirror that reflects a person's true self. Show more

Contributors

Benjamin Bean:
Isaac Rouse
Barnaby Bean:
Isaac Rouse
Rocket Boulsworth:
Joe Gallucci
Dibber Sparks:
Jordan Benjamin
Archie Beckles:
Kit Connor
Jade Hollis:
Sydney Wade
Brandon Kelleher:
Samuel Bottomley
Peter Boulsworth:
Mark Jordon
Sarah Boulsworth:
Natasha Joseph
Alli Boulsworth:
Helen Daniels
Madison Creetch:
Gia Re
PC Gerry Beddoe:
Tom Gilling
Wendy Sparks:
Suzette Llewellyn
Writer:
Bede Blake
Director:
Paul Cotter
Series Producer:
Lucy Martin

Rocket's Island

Series 3

Episode 8: The Selkie Boy

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Drama series. Alli is upset, feeling that she has not achieved her goals in life. However, a mythical and handsome selkie might save her from her loneliness. Show more

Contributors

Alli Boulsworth:
Helen Daniels
Lucas Summer:
Tom Coliandris
Rocket Boulsworth:
Joe Gallucci
Izzy Wizzy:
Lauren Press
Dibber Sparks:
Jordan Benjamin
Jade Hollis:
Sydney Wade
Jonathan Healey:
William Hall
Peter Boulsworth:
Mark Jordon
Sarah Boulsworth:
Natasha Joseph
Madison Creetch:
Gia Re
Archie Beckles:
Kit Connor
Brandon Kelleher:
Samuel Bottomley
Mr Summer:
Mark Frost
Writer:
Neil Jones
Director:
Paul Cotter
Series Producer:
Lucy Martin

Rocket's Island

Series 2

Episode 9: The Lost Boy

First broadcast: on CBBC HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

When a mysterious new foster kid arrives at the Knot, Rocket and Dibber become convinced that there is more to him than meets the eye. Show more

Contributors

Rocket Boulsworth:
Joe Gallucci
Peter Boulsworth:
Mark Jordon
Sarah Boulsworth:
Natasha Joseph
Alli Boulsworth:
Helen Daniels
Dibber Sparks:
Jordan Benjamin
Archie Beckles:
Kit Connor
PC Beddoe:
Tom Gilling
Writer:
Neil Jones
Director:
Tessa Hoffe
Series Producer:
Lucy Martin

15 Minute Drama

The Dogs and the Wolves

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Ada grows up during the Jewish pogroms in the Ukraine and falls in love with a rich cousin. Narrated by Anna Francolini. Show more

Contributors

Nemirovsky (narrator):
Anna Francolini
Young Ada Sinner:
Sydney Wade
Young Ben Sinner:
Ellis Hollins
Israel Sinner:
Will Tacey
Aunt Raissa:
Olwen May
Adaptor:
Ellen Dryden

Genres

15 Minute Drama

The Dogs and the Wolves

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Ada loves her rich cousin Harry, whilst her poor cousin Ben loves her. Then both families move to Paris. Stars Sydney Wade. Show more

Contributors

Young Ada:
Sydney Wade
Young Ben:
Ellis Hollins
Young Harry:
Ben Hanley
Nemirovsky (narrator):
Anna Francolini
Aunt Raissa:
Olwen May
Madame Mimi:
Fiona Clarke
Adaptor:
Ellen Dryden

Genres

Wolfblood

Series 5

Episode 6: The Last Dark Moon

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for years

Fantasy drama. It is dark moon day, and Katrina's grandfather has made the Kafe a wolfblood-free zone. Meanwhile, Emilia's fate rests with Hannah. Show more