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Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 74: 1-5 May 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Third omnibus of Season 10, Our Daily Bread, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1917, when the Archbishop of Canterbury warned, 'We mean to come out of this war with clean hands.'. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Milly Manchester:
Annette Badland
Reg Roach:
Arthur Smith
Alfred Vane:
Charlie Clements
Mabel Thatcher:
Chetna Pandya
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Ruby Tulliver:
Katie Redford
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
Dicky Manchester:
Roy Hudd
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Home Front

19 May 1917 - Noah Hamilton

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, a roundup of Jewish tailors in East London resulted in several men being charged as absentees, and in Folkestone, Noah Hamilton is tempted to disappear. Show more

Contributors

Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Dicky Manchester:
Roy Hudd
Mildred Manchester:
Annette Badland
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Alfred Vane:
Charlie Clements
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

1 December 1914 - Sylvia Graham (Season 2 start)

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

The Graham household prepares for an arrival. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 10: 1-5 December 1914 (Season 2 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Epic drama series set in Great War Britain. In the first Season 2 omnibus, everyone is looking to do their bit for the war effort. Show more

Home Front

30 December 1914 - Esme Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Esme desperately needs a friend, and finds one in an unexpected place. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 57: 15-19 August 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

In the week, in 1916, when the king praised the 'cheerful confidence' of the troops in France, courage and hope are hard-won in Folkestone. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Jean Harris:
Eliza Bennett
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Argent:
Lizzie Bourne
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Ethel Johnson:
Nicola Ferguson
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Connie Cavendish:
Felix Lailey
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Olly Flowers:
Eviee Lavery
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Carlton:
Nathan Nolan
Mary Mote:
Kirsty Oswald
Mansfield Cumming:
Brian Protheroe
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Albert Wilson:
Lee Ross
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Cecil Cameron:
Justin Salinger
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Home Front

30 August 1916 - Esme Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Turkey declares war on Rumania and Russia, and a new arrival at the Grahams' fractures Esme's peace of mind. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David

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This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

Duration: 1 hour

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

A medium stages a kidnap to draw attention to her psychic powers. Thriller starring Caroline Strong and Robert Glenister. Show more

Contributors

Brian Gulliver's Travels

Series 1

Gelbetia

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Missing for six years, Brian has stories to tell, including a visit to a country run by doctors. Stars Neil Pearson. From February 2011. Show more

Drama

Reading Europe - Italy: Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Lena and Lila are now young women. Lila married at 16 and has a young son. Lena has escaped Naples, earned her college degree and published a successful novel. Show more

Drama

Reading Europe - Italy: Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Lena and Lila are now young women. Lila married at 16 and has a young son. Lena has escaped Naples, earned her college degree and published a successful novel. Show more

Drama

Reading Europe - Italy: Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

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

Lena and Lila are now young women. Lila married at 16 and has a young son. Lena has escaped Naples, earned her college degree and published a successful novel. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 72: 17-21 April 1917 (Season 10 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The first omnibus of Season 10, Our Daily Bread, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1917, when the Chinese Labour Corps set up camp in Folkestone. Show more

Contributors

Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Lilian Pemble:
Alex Tregear
Mrs Grimes:
Amelda Brown
Reg Roach:
Arthur Smith
Mathieu Winwood:
Bea Riddell
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Tang Chi-chang:
David Tse
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
William Stokes:
James Lailey
Constance Peel:
Jane Slavin
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Florence Rumsey:
Sarah Ridgeway
Cristine de Groot:
Ysabelle Cooper
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Twenty Twelve

Series 2

Episode 5: Catastrophisation

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Comedy series. Thirty two days to go, and it emerges that someone has been caught converting official Olympic starting pistols to fire live rounds. Show more

Contributors

Ian Fletcher:
Hugh Bonneville
Fi Healey:
Morven Christie
Nick Jowett:
Vincent Franklin
Siobhan Sharpe:
Jessica Hynes
Graham Hitchins:
Karl Theobald
Daniel Stroud:
Samuel Barnett
Narrator:
David Tennant
Director:
John Morton
Series Producer:
Paul Schlesinger
Executive Producer:
Jon Plowman
Dave Mills:
Glen Davies
Rachel Crane:
Robin Weaver
Coco lomax:
Sara Pascoe
Barney Lumsden:
Alex Beckett
Karl Marx:
Joel Fry
Brian McLoughlin:
Frankie McCafferty
Scott Coldwell:
Martin McDougall
Ryan Burr:
Bentley Kalu
Security Guard:
Jane Whittenshaw

Drama on 3

Scribblers

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

By Steve Waters. Drama focusing on the relationship between playwright Henry Fielding and the first prime minister, Robert Walpole. With David Troughton and Niamh Cusack. Show more

Contributors

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu:
Niamh Cusack
Robert Walpole:
David Troughton
Henry Fielding:
Carl Prekopp
James Ralph/Lord Hervey:
Trevor White
Nicholas Paxton/Henry Giffard:
Peter Hamilton Dyer
Molly Skerrett:
Jane Whittenshaw
Charlotte Charke:
Laura Elphinstone

Genres

Drama on 3

Serious Money

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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

Caryl Churchill's dramatic satire of the financial excesses and corporate venality that followed the 1986 Big Bang. Adapted by Emma Harding. Show more

Contributors

Scilla Todd:
Hattie Morahan
Jake Todd:
Bertie Carvel
Zak Zackerman:
Tobias Menzies
Jacinta Condor:
Melanie Bond
Greville Todd:
Brian Bowles
Marylou Bainess:
Jane Whittenshaw
Ginmes/Frosby:
Daniel Rabin
TK/Nigel Ajibala:
Nyasha Hatendi
Musician:
Colin Sell
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 59: 29 August - 2 September 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

In the week in 1916 when the Battle of Verdun finally came to a close, emotions are volatile in Folkestone. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Briggs:
Adie Allen
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Roland Pemble:
Jack Holden
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
William Hall:
James Lailey
Elizabeth Chance:
Kika Markham
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Bentley Graham:
Matthew Needham
Albert Wilson:
Lee Ross
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Frank Smith:
Paul Rider
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Lilian Pemble:
Alex Tregear
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham

Genres

Call the Midwife

Series 6

Episode 6

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One South East

Available for years

Drama about a group of midwives in 1960s London. Valerie Dyer cares for a pregnant Somali woman whose culture has some unfamiliar aspects. Show more

Contributors

Sister Julienne:
Jenny Agutter
Nurse Phyllis Crane:
Linda Bassett
Sister Monica Joan:
Judy Parfitt
Nurse Trixie Franklin:
Helen George
Sister Mary Cynthia:
Bryony Hannah
Shelagh Turner:
Laura Main
Nurse Valerie Dyer:
Jennifer Kirby
Nurse Barbara Gilbert:
Charlotte Ritchie
Sister Winifred:
Victoria Yeates
Tom Hereward:
Jack Ashton
Dr Patrick Turner:
Stephen McGann
Fred Buckle:
Cliff Parisi
Sister Ramsey:
Jemma Churchill
Nadifa Ghedi Jama:
Yusra Warsama
Looyaan Farah:
Souleiman Bock
Timothy Turner:
Max Macmillan
Angela Turner:
Alice Brown
Deka Ghedi Jama:
Maryandhool Celsi
Mrs Archibald:
Jane Guernier
Nurse Leonard:
Jessica Regan
Christopher Dockerill:
Jack Hawkins
Nurse Delia Busby:
Kate Lamb
Violet Buckle:
Annabelle Apsion
Nurse Barrington:
Jane Whittenshaw
Voice of Mature Jennifer Worth:
Vanessa Redgrave
Executive Producer:
Pippa Harris
Executive Producer:
Heidi Thomas
Director:
Lisa Clark
Production Company:
Neal Street Productions