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The Lambeth Waltz

Duration: 44 minutes

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

By Daniel Thurman. A comedy featuring Rosemary Brown the psychic dinner lady from Balham to whom some of history's greatest composers dictated new music from beyond the grave. Show more

Contributors

Rosemary:
Marion Bailey
Johnny Carson:
Kerry Shale
John Lennon:
Charlie Clements
Director:
David Hunter

Genres

Brand

Drama

Undercover

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Defence lawyer Maya can finally uncover the truth of an old miscarriage of justice, while husband Nick will go to any lengths to conceal the truth about his own past. Show more

Contributors

Maya Cobbina:
Sophie Okonedo
Nick Johnson:
Adrian Lester
Rudy Jones:
Dennis Haysbert
Paul Brightman:
Derek Riddell
Clem Johnson:
Tamara Lawrence
Dan Johnson:
Daniel Ezra
Ella Lawrence:
Shannon Hayes
Julia Redhead:
Angel Coulby
Dominic Carter:
Vincent Regan
Michael Antwi:
Sope Dirisu
Abigail Strickland:
Leanne Best
Judge Kramer:
Jay Benedict
Attorney General Livermore:
Nathan Osgood
Joshua Roberts:
Wade McElwain
Dr Francis:
John Schwab
Peter Mackie:
Ian Peck
Sgt Douglas Trimble:
Glyn Grimstead
Fred Redhead:
Alex Avery
Director:
James Hawes
Executive Producer:
Hilary Salmon

Saturday Review

Listeners and reviewers choose the best of the arts from 2017 from across the genres

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe is joined by Kerry Shale, Tiffany Jenkins and Shahidha Bari as well as listeners around the country who choose the best of the arts from 2017 from across the genres. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Kerry Shale
Interviewed Guest:
Tiffany Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Shahidha Bari
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Sorry!

Series 1

Episode 3: The Godfather

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Sitcom about a middle-aged bachelor who lives with his domineering mother and ineffectual father. Timothy tries to stop his godson being bullied at school.

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Phyllis Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Sidney Lumsden:
William Moore
Mr Bullford:
Robert Russell
Producer:
David Askey

New Blood

Episode 5: Case 2, Part 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Can Rash and Stefan discover the reason Adam was killed before time runs out for them? Case 3 of New Blood will be available on BBC iPlayer from 7 July. Show more

Contributors

Stefan Kowolski:
Mark Strepan
Arrash Sayyad:
Ben Tavassoli
DS Derek Sands:
Mark Addy
Eleanor Davies:
Anna Chancellor
Marcus Johnson:
Ariyon Bakare
Leila Sayyad:
Aiysha Hart
DI Martin Heywood:
Dorian Lough
Alison White:
Kimberley Nixon
Louis Wesley:
Sebastian Armesto
Mark Craig:
Matt Bardock
Peter Mayhew:
Mark Bonnar
Fork Lift Driver:
Paddy Daly
Elias Wesley:
Jack Gordon
Karen Andrews:
Joan Iyiola
Anchor Woman:
Cindy Humphrey
Jerry Clarke:
Jordan Long
Raymond Keane:
Stephen Lord
John Gulliver:
Gary Oliver
Charles Matherson:
Alistair Petrie
Museum Expert:
Kerry Shale
Adam Jannsen:
Bart Suavek
Det Sup. David Milton:
Michael Wildman
Helen Matherson:
Anna Wilson Jones
Executive Producer:
Jill Green
Series Producer:
Eve Gutierrez

Series

New Blood

Not Going Out

Series 2

Episode 5: Art

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

In an effort to appear as intellectual as Lucy's friends, Lee shows off his 'knowledge' of the art world, holding forth on the subject of an unknown artist. Show more

Not Going Out

Series 2

Episode 6: Dating

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Sitcom. As Lucy and Guy's relationship intensifies, Lee starts to ponder his lack of a girlfriend and tries speed dating. Tim is forced to go on a date with Barbara. Show more

Drama

Unmade Movies

Unmade Movies: Arthur Miller’s The Hook

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

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

Arthur Miller’s unproduced screenplay tells the story of a 1950s Brooklyn longshoreman who is fired for standing up to his corrupt union boss, but decides to fight back. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Jonathan Myerson's play traces the first ten days of the 1973 October War, when surprise conflict in the Middle East coincided at the White House with tensions over Watergate. Show more

Contributors

Henry Kissinger:
Henry Goodman
Richard Nixon:
Peter Marinker
Golda Meir:
Sara Kestelman
Simcha Dinitz:
Kerry Shale
Al Haig:
Kerry Shale
Anatoly Dobrynin:
Ewan Bailey
James Schelsinger:
Sam Dale
Jacob Javits:
Sean Baker

Genres

Drama

Lavinia Greenlaw - The Chess Girls

Duration: 45 minutes

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

True drama documentary on how two world-beating chess-playing sisters were trained. With real parents Laszlo and Klara Polgar. Show more

Contributors

Laszlo Polgar:
Kerry Shale
Klara Polgar:
Sally Orrock
Director:
Chris Ledgard

Brand

Drama

15 Minute Drama

A Little Twist of Dahl

Episode 2: The Way up to Heaven

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Mrs Foster hates to be late, but Mr Foster deliberately takes his time. A Paris trip lets her take revenge. Stars Charles Dance. From December 2012. Show more

Saturday Drama

Michael Frayn - Skios

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Identity swap and absurdity on a sunlit Greek island. But where is the real Dr Wilfred? Stars Hugh Bonneville, Tom Hollander, Janie Dee, Stacy Keach and Lisa Dillon. Show more

Contributors

Dr Wilfred:
Hugh Bonneville
Oliver Fox:
Tom Hollander
Nikki Hook:
Lisa Dillon
Georgie:
Janie Dee
Mr Friendly:
Stacy Keach
Mrs Toppler:
Susan Sullivan
Mr Chailey:
Ian Ogilvy
Mrs Chailey:
Joanne Whalley
Annuka Vos:
Amita Dhiri
Spiros:
Jon Glover
Stavros:
Jon Glover
Patrick:
Matthew Wolf
Official:
Nigel Anthony
Ditmuss:
Kerry Shale
Mrs Friendly:
Jennifer Bassey
Suki Brox:
Cindy Katz
Papadopoulou:
Andre Sogliuzzo
Mrs Skorbatova:
Janine Barris
Director:
Martin Jarvis

Genres

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Tales of the City

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

San Francisco, 1976. Mary Ann is considering going home while Michael hopes that Jon is moving in. Stars Lydia Wilson. From January 2013. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Tales of the City

Episode 4: Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Duration: 15 minutes

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

San Francisco, 1976. It is almost Thanksgiving and Anna Madrigal rents out the remaining rooftop apartment in Barbary Lane. From January 2013. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Tales of the City

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Secrets old and new are being revealed at Mrs Madrigal's Christmas party. From January 2013. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

More Tales of the City

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. San Francisco, 1976. Mary Ann and Mouse are on the high seas and Mona's on the highway. Stars Kate Harper and Lydia Wilson. From February 2013. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

More Tales of the City

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

San Francisco, 1976. 28 Barbary Lane seems empty with Mona in Winnemucca and Mouse and Mary Ann cruising. Stars Buffy Davis. From February 2013. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Tales of the City

Omnibus

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

A comedy of manners set in San Francisco in 1976 and a warm portrait of an era that changed the way we live. From February 2013.