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Banished

Episode 7

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama set in an Australian penal colony. James Freeman faces the most difficult decision of his life. With the prisoners far outnumbering the soldiers, what will the outcome be?

Contributors

Anne Meredith:
Orla Brady
Reverend Johnson:
Ewen Bremner
Elizabeth Quinn:
MyAnna Buring
Corporal MacDonald:
Ryan Corr
Housekeeper Deborah:
Brooke Harman
Captain Collins:
David Dawson
Letters Molloy:
Ned Dennehy
Sergeant Timmins:
Cal MacAninch
Major Ross:
Joseph Millson
Spragg:
Nick Moss
Private Buckley:
Adam Nagaitis
Mary Johnson:
Genevieve O'Reilly
James Freeman:
Russell Tovey
Tommy Barrett:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Kitty McVitie:
Joanna Vanderham
Governor Phillip:
David Wenham
Producer:
Sita Williams
Production Company:
RSJ Films UK Ltd

Series

Banished

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A series going behind the scenes of John Lewis as it tackles the worst recession in its history. The half-yearly results send shock waves throughout the company. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Liz Allen
Executive Producer:
Julian Mercer

Duration: 1 hour

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

A series going behind the scenes of John Lewis as it tackles the recession. This edition looks at the steps that are being taken by the business to boost sales and control costs. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Liz Allen
Executive Producer:
Julian Mercer

Timeshift

Series 11

Episode 4: When the Circus Comes to Town

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Film which uses the University of Sheffield's National Fairground Archive to explore the history of the circus, from Billy Smart to Gerry Cottle and Archaos to Cirque du Soleil. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Producer:
Rebecca Whyte
Director:
Rebecca Whyte
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell

15 Minute Drama

The Corrections

Episode 7: The Axon Road Show

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Gary Lambert is determined to buy significant shares in the biotech company that has bought his father's patent for a measly sum. Show more

Contributors

Enid Lambert:
Maggie Steed
Alfred Lambert:
Colin Stinton
Gary Lambert:
Richard Laing
Chip Lambert:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Denise Lambert:
Roslyn Hill
Don Armour:
Shaun Mason
Brian Callahan:
Ian Conningham
Robin Passafaro:
Kelly Burke
Mrs Nygren:
Hannah Genesius
Sylvia Roth:
Elaine Claxton
Ted Roth:
David Acton
Gitanas Misevicius:
Sam Dale
Caroline Lambert:
Jane Slavin
Caleb Lambert:
Adam Thomas Wright
Jonah Lambert:
Sean McCrystal
Adaptor:
Marcy Kahan
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

15 Minute Drama

The Corrections

Episode 8: At Sea

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Enid is determined to enjoy this long-awaited holiday, but Alfred's behaviour is becoming increasingly unpredictable. Show more

Contributors

Enid Lambert:
Maggie Steed
Alfred Lambert:
Colin Stinton
Gary Lambert:
Richard Laing
Chip Lambert:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Denise Lambert:
Roslyn Hill
Don Armour:
Shaun Mason
Brian Callahan:
Ian Conningham
Robin Passafaro:
Kelly Burke
Mrs Nygren:
Hannah Genesius
Sylvia Roth:
Elaine Claxton
Ted Roth:
David Acton
Gitanas Misevicius:
Sam Dale
Caroline Lambert:
Jane Slavin
Caleb Lambert:
Adam Thomas Wright
Jonah Lambert:
Sean McCrystal
Adaptor:
Marcy Kahan
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

15 Minute Drama

The Corrections

Episode 9: The Married Man

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Teenager Denise Lambert forms a relationship with a married man. Show more

Contributors

Enid Lambert:
Maggie Steed
Alfred Lambert:
Colin Stinton
Gary Lambert:
Richard Laing
Chip Lambert:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Denise Lambert:
Roslyn Hill
Don Armour:
Shaun Mason
Brian Callahan:
Ian Conningham
Robin Passafaro:
Kelly Burke
Mrs Nygren:
Hannah Genesius
Sylvia Roth:
Elaine Claxton
Ted Roth:
David Acton
Gitanas Misevicius:
Sam Dale
Caroline Lambert:
Jane Slavin
Caleb Lambert:
Adam Thomas Wright
Jonah Lambert:
Sean McCrystal
Adaptor:
Marcy Kahan
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

15 Minute Drama

The Corrections

Episode 10: The Generator

Duration: 15 minutes

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

When acclaimed chef Denise Lambert is headhunted by a multi-millionaire entrepreneur, her romantic life becomes increasingly complicated. Show more

Contributors

Enid Lambert:
Maggie Steed
Alfred Lambert:
Colin Stinton
Gary Lambert:
Richard Laing
Chip Lambert:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Denise Lambert:
Roslyn Hill
Don Armour:
Shaun Mason
Brian Callahan:
Ian Conningham
Robin Passafaro:
Kelly Burke
Mrs Nygren:
Hannah Genesius
Sylvia Roth:
Elaine Claxton
Ted Roth:
David Acton
Gitanas Misevicius:
Sam Dale
Caroline Lambert:
Jane Slavin
Caleb Lambert:
Adam Thomas Wright
Jonah Lambert:
Sean McCrystal
Adaptor:
Marcy Kahan
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Duration: 15 minutes

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

How does Martin now feel about his own mistress, and why does Honor, insist on passing judgement? Stars Helen Schlesinger. Show more

Saturday Drama

Lewis Carroll - Alice through the Looking Glass

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. Alice's fantastical story collides with Radio 4, as she crashes a giant game of chess. With Lauren Mote and Julian Rhind-Tutt. Show more

Contributors

Lewis Carroll:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
The Red Queen:
Carole Boyd
The White Queen:
Sally Phillips
Humpty Dumpty:
Nicholas Parsons
Tweedledee:
Alistair McGowan
Tweedledum:
Alistair McGowan
The White Knight:
John Rowe
The White King:
Robert Blythe
Messenger:
Ben Crowe

Genres

Drama

Rumpole

Rumpole and the Tap End

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Rumpole defends Tony Timson, charged with the attempted drowning of his wife while sharing a bath. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch. Show more

Contributors

Horace Rumpole:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Hilda Rumpole:
Jasmine Hyde
Claude Erskine-Brown:
Nigel Anthony
Tony Timson:
Stephen Critchlow
Guthrie Featherstone:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Charles Hearthstoke:
David Shaw-Parker
Phillida Erskine-Brown:
Cathy Sara
Director:
Marilyn Imrie

Genres

Gossip from the Garden Pond

The Tadpole and the Dragonfly

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Pond life’s funny side for the Tadpole and Dragonfly. By Lynne Truss. Stars Julian Rhind-Tutt and Alison Steadman. From 2014. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lynne Truss
Dragonfly:
Alison Steadman
Producer:
Sarah Blunt

Genres

Book of the Week

Cédric Villani - Birth of a Theorem

The Most Beautiful Equation in The World

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. French mathematician Cédric Villani wrestles to tame a new theorem and reap the rewards. Memoir read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. Show more

Book of the Week

Cédric Villani - Birth of a Theorem

Landau damping - the cold, unattainable beauty.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Rock-star mathematician Cédric Villani relishes months of uninterrupted research at Princeton. Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. Show more

Book of the Week

Cédric Villani - Birth of a Theorem

Breakthroughs and Set-backs

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Advances and setbacks as proof of Landau damping remain elusive. Rock star mathematician’s memoir read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. Show more

Book of the Week

Cédric Villani - Birth of a Theorem

Eureka

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Rock-star mathematician Cédric Villani's quest to tame a new theorem continues. Rejection by prestigious journal Acta Mathematica proves to be a turning point. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Soloparentpals.com

Episode 4: Rosie Loves Tim

Duration: 15 minutes

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

With only two days to go to their wedding, Tom's ex-wife Ginny has turned up on the doorstep. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Soloparentpals.com

Episode 5: Something Old

Duration: 15 minutes

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

With only a day to go to the wedding and nursing a badly-bruised finger, Rosie really doesn't want Tom's ex-wife Ginny in the house. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Soloparentpals.com

Episode 1: I Do Like to B and B

Duration: 15 minutes

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

With their wedding imminent and a nascent B&B business, things should be looking up for single parents Rosie and Tom. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Soloparentpals.com

Episode 2: Flood Damage

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Should Rosie be concerned? With days to go to the wedding, Tom has decided to stay in the house of his ex-wife Ginny and help her with the flood damage. Show more