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Home Front

21 June 1918 - Clarence Ogden

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the National Federation of Women Teachers advised them not to be gulled by promises of bonuses, while in Ashburton, Clarence Ogden leads the school assembly. Show more

Contributors

Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh

Home Front

27 June 1918 - Emily Colville

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, 11 people were killed in a raid on Paris, and in Devon, Emily fears that the Engleby Estate is under siege. Show more

Contributors

Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Ripper Street

Series 1

Episode 4: The Good of This City

Duration: 1 hour

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

Crime drama. The brutal clearing of a local slum for the underground railway reveals an almost indecipherable murder scene and an unreliable slum girl witness. Show more

Contributors

Detective Inspector Edmund Reid:
Matthew Macfadyen
Commissioner James Monro:
Michael McElhatton
Fred Best:
David Dawson
Rose Erskine:
Charlene McKenna
Emily Reid:
Amanda Hale
Stanley Bone:
Paul McGann
Lucy Eames:
Emma Rigby
Dr Karl Crabbe:
Anton Lesser

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama based on a true story. In 1931, with Germany on the brink of economic collapse, an audacious young prosecutor calls rising political star Adolf Hitler to the witness stand. Show more

Contributors

Hans Litten:
Ed Stoppard
Adolf Hitler:
Ian Hart
Margot Furst:
Sarah Smart
Rudolf Olden:
Anton Lesser
Walther Stennes:
Ronan Vibert
Producer:
Susan Horth

The Game

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Cold War spy thriller. Arkady reveals the next name: a sleeper agent with connections in the US military. But what game is she really playing, and can Joe work it out in time? Show more

Contributors

Joe Lambe:
Tom Hughes
Daddy:
Brian Cox
Bobby Waterhouse:
Paul Ritter
Sarah Montag:
Victoria Hamilton
Alan Montag:
Jonathan Aris
DC Jim Fenchurch:
Shaun Dooley
Wendy Straw:
Chloe Pirrie
Hester Waterhouse:
Judy Parfitt
Kate Wilkinson:
Rachael Stirling
Chen Mei:
Gemma Chan
George:
Adam James
Kasimir:
Yuri Klimov
Hank Chambers:
Todd Boyce
Created by:
Toby Whithouse

Series

The Game

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Drama. British astronomer Arthur Eddington realises that the theories of an obscure physicist called Albert Einstein could unlock whole new ways of thinking about time and space. Show more

Contributors

Arthur Eddington:
David Tennant
Director:
Philip Martin
Albert Einstein:
Andy Serkis
Sir Oliver Lodge:
Jim Broadbent
Frank Dyson:
Richard McCabe
Elsa Einstein:
Jodhi May
Winnie Eddington:
Rebecca Hall
Mileva Einstein:
Lucy Cohu
Max Planck:
Donald Sumpter
Fritz Haber:
Anton Lesser
Leopold Koppel:
John Bowe
Producer:
Mark Pybus

Home Front

18 May 1916 - Emily Colville

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Seven members of the No Conscription Fellowship are sentenced to imprisonment, and in Ashburton, Emily Colville resists her duty. Show more

Contributors

Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Edwin Lloyd:
Finn den Hertog
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Molly Dyer:
Stevie Thompson
Oswald Dyer:
Dean Nolan
Simeon Dyer:
Josh Darcy

Home Front

20 May 1916 - Cyrus Colville

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

An air raid on Kent destroys a public house, while in the county tribunal in Exeter, Cyrus Colville is on fiery form. Show more

Contributors

Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Burroughs:
Sargon Yelda
Edwin Lloyd:
Finn den Hertog
Marcus Goodridge:
Max Bennett
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant
William Fulford:
Ryan Coath
Mrs Taylor:
Claire Sellers
Selleck:
Ewan Bailey

Home Front

23 May 1916 - Emily Colville

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

The Devon and Exeter Gazette advertises the training of women in the lighter branches of farm work, and Lord Colville takes his daughter to the theatre. Show more

Contributors

Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Edwin Lloyd:
Finn den Hertog
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 55: 23-27 May 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

In the week when President Wilson advocates the formation of an Association of Nations to ensure future peace, relations in Ashburton are very troubled. Show more

Contributors

Dieter Lippke:
Felix Auer
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant
John Rossiter:
Mark Carey
Amos Rutter:
Richard Cotton
Simeon Dyer:
Josh Darcy
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Edwin Lloyd:
Finn den Hertog
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Primrose Rutter:
Jade Matthew
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Oswald Dyer:
Dean Nolan
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Soldier:
Sam Rix
Mayoress:
Jane Slavin
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Molly Dyer:
Stevie Thompson
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Burroughs:
Sargon Yelda

Genres

Home Front

13 April 1916 - Cora Gidley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1916, the Mexican government requested a withdrawal of American troops from their territory, and in Staverton, Cora Gidley has a domestic crisis. Show more

Contributors

Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
John Rossiter:
Mark Carey

The Stuarts

This War Without an Enemy

Duration: 58 minutes

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

By Mike Walker. Charles I's stammer famously disappeared on the morning of his execution. A story of the English Civil War, with Julian Rhind-Tutt and Anton Lesser. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

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

In post-apocalyptic San Francisco, bounty hunter Deckard closes in on the rogue androids. With James Purefoy. Show more

Casualty 1909

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The strain takes its toll on Sister Ada Russell, as she nears collapse. On one of the London's Jewish wards, Nurse Goodley is drawn to the charismatic radical Saul Landau. Show more

Contributors

Matron Eva Luckes:
Cherie Lunghi
Ada Russell:
Sarah Smart
Laura Goodley:
Lydia Leonard
Saul Landau:
Aidan McArdle
Dr Millais Culpin:
William Houston
Sydney Holland:
Nicholas Farrell
Ethel Bennett:
Charity Wakefield
Henry Head:
Anton Lesser
Sister Spencer:
Rebecca Johnson
Producer:
Bryn Higgins
Director:
Bryn Higgins
Dr Harry Ingrams:
Tom Hughes
Nellie Bowers:
Tessa Parr
Mrs Tabard:
Amy Stratton
Mr Fischoff:
David de Keyser
Rabbi:
Tim Hardy
Shammes:
Bernard Kay
Hospital Steward:
Eamon Geoghegan

Waking the Dead

Series 2

Special Relationship - Part 2

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Available for 9 months

The team's hunt for the murderer leads them further up the political ladder, and pressure is applied from above as Boyd closes on his quarry despite the government’s secrecy.

Contributors

DSI Peter Boyd:
Trevor Eve
Dr. Grace Foley:
Sue Johnston
Dr. Frankie Wharton:
Holly Aird
DC Amelia Silver:
Claire Goose
DS Spencer Jordan:
Wil Johnson
Director:
David Thacker
Sir James Beatty:
Corin Redgrave
Lady Alice Beatty:
Patricia Hodge
DI Jess Worall:
Ruth Gemmell
Professor Ray Levin:
Anton Lesser
Lorna Gyles:
Amanda Root
Ann Hardingham:
Kika Markham
Katherine Reed:
Francesca Ryan

Waking the Dead

Series 2

Special Relationship - Part 1

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Available for 9 months

The team discover a trail of intrigue when they reinvestigate the murder of Home Office adviser Katherine Reed, a radical academic who swapped sides to join the establishment.

Contributors

DSI Peter Boyd:
Trevor Eve
Dr. Grace Foley:
Sue Johnston
Dr. Frankie Wharton:
Holly Aird
DC Amelia Silver:
Claire Goose
DS Spencer Jordan:
Wil Johnson
Director:
David Thacker
Sir James Beatty:
Corin Redgrave
Lady Alice Beatty:
Patricia Hodge
DI Jess Worall:
Ruth Gemmell
Professor Ray Levin:
Anton Lesser
Lorna Gyles:
Amanda Root
Ann Hardingham:
Kika Markham
Katherine Reed:
Francesca Ryan

Dickensian

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Victorian drama. At the Havisham New Year's party, Amelia is delighted to see her brother Arthur but perturbed by the arrival of an uninvited guest. Show more

Contributors

John Bagnet:
Oliver Coopersmith
Sir Leicester Dedlock:
Richard Cordery
Ebenezer Scrooge:
Ned Dennehy
Martha Cratchit:
Phoebe Dynevor
Emily Cratchit:
Jennifer Hennessy
Amelia Havisham:
Tuppence Middleton
Frances Barbary:
Alexandra Moen
Arthur Havisham:
Joseph Quinn
Edward Barbary:
Adrian Rawlins
Inspector Bucket:
Stephen Rea
Honoria Barbary:
Sophie Rundle
Bill Sikes:
Mark Stanley
Meriwether Compeyson:
Tom Weston-Jones
Bob Cratchit:
Robert Wilfort
Dedlock Niece:
Sophie Simnett
Dedlock Niece:
Olivia Kold
Producer:
David Boulter
Production Company:
Red Planet (Dickens) Limited

Dickensian

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Victorian drama. Compeyson goes to desperate lengths to make Miss Havisham notice him. Martha Cratchit's wedding plans are thrown into turmoil by an unexpected knock at the door. Show more

Contributors

Tim Cratchit:
Zaak Conway
John Bagnet:
Oliver Coopersmith
Sir Leicester Dedlock:
Richard Cordery
Ebenezer Scrooge:
Ned Dennehy
Mr Venus:
Omid Djalili
Martha Cratchit:
Phoebe Dynevor
Emily Cratchit:
Jennifer Hennessy
Amelia Havisham:
Tuppence Middleton
Frances Barbary:
Alexandra Moen
Peter Cratchit:
Brenock O'Connor
Mrs Bumble:
Caroline Quentin
Arthur Havisham:
Joseph Quinn
Edward Barbary:
Adrian Rawlins
Inspector Bucket:
Stephen Rea
Mr Bumble:
Richard Ridings
Honoria Barbary:
Sophie Rundle
Bill Sikes:
Mark Stanley
Captain James Hawdon:
Ben Starr
Meriwether Compeyson:
Tom Weston-Jones
Bob Cratchit:
Robert Wilfort
Bruiser Jones:
John Street
Producer:
David Boulter
Production Company:
Red Planet (Dickens) Limited

Dickensian

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Victorian drama. When Amelia and Arthur Havisham gather to hear the reading of their father's will, their lives are left in turmoil by its unexpected contents. Show more

Contributors

Tim Cratchit:
Zaak Conway
John Bagnet:
Oliver Coopersmith
Ebenezer Scrooge:
Ned Dennehy
Martha Cratchit:
Phoebe Dynevor
Jacob Marley:
Peter Firth
Emily Cratchit:
Jennifer Hennessy
Grandfather:
Karl Johnson
Amelia Havisham:
Tuppence Middleton
Frances Barbary:
Alexandra Moen
Peter Cratchit:
Brenock O'Connor
Mrs Bumble:
Caroline Quentin
Arthur Havisham:
Joseph Quinn
Edward Barbary:
Adrian Rawlins
Mr Bumble:
Richard Ridings
Honoria Barbary:
Sophie Rundle
Bill Sikes:
Mark Stanley
Captain James Hawdon:
Ben Starr
Meriwether Compeyson:
Tom Weston-Jones
Bob Cratchit:
Robert Wilfort
Producer:
David Boulter
Production Company:
Red Planet (Dickens) Limited

Dickensian

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Victorian drama. The news of Jacob Marley's murder filters through the Christmas day celebrations, and Inspector Bucket begins his investigation. Show more

Contributors

Tim Cratchit:
Zaak Conway
John Bagnet:
Oliver Coopersmith
Ebenezer Scrooge:
Ned Dennehy
Mr Venus:
Omid Djalili
Martha Cratchit:
Phoebe Dynevor
Jacob Marley:
Peter Firth
Fanny Biggetywitch:
Ellie Haddington
Emily Cratchit:
Jennifer Hennessy
Grandfather:
Karl Johnson
Amelia Havisham:
Tuppence Middleton
Frances Barbary:
Alexandra Moen
Peter Cratchit:
Brenock O'Connor
Arthur Havisham:
Joseph Quinn
Edward Barbary:
Adrian Rawlins
Inspector Bucket:
Stephen Rea
Honoria Barbary:
Sophie Rundle
Bill Sikes:
Mark Stanley
Captain James Hawdon:
Ben Starr
Meriwether Compeyson:
Tom Weston-Jones
Bob Cratchit:
Robert Wilfort
Producer:
David Boulter
Production Company:
Red Planet (Dickens) Limited