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Woman's Hour

Chipo Chung as Dido, Queen of Carthage

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Dido, Queen of Carthage is being performed for the first time by the RSC. Plus inspiring women in medicine and women drivers in Saudi Arabia. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Katie Kempen
Interviewed Guest:
Katy Barrow Grint
Interviewed Guest:
Chipo Chung
Interviewed Guest:
Edith Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Sacha Nauta
Interviewed Guest:
Asha Kasliwal
Interviewed Guest:
Hatoon el Fasy

Book of the Week

Once Upon a Time in the East

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Xiaolu Guo's story of growing up in China during times of transition. For the young Xiaolu, her first home was the fishing village of Shitang where she lived with her grandparents. Show more

Book of the Week

Once Upon a Time in the East

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Xiaolu Guo's story of growing up in China during times of transition. Xiaolu's grandfather's struggle to provide for his family has tragic consequences. Show more

Book of the Week

Once Upon a Time in the East

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Xiaolu Guo's story of growing up in China during times of transition. The young Xiaolu has a new home in Wenling, where she is reunited with her parents. Show more

Book of the Week

Once Upon a Time in the East

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Xiaolu Gup's story of growing up in China during times of transition. Xiaolu is encouraged by her father to become a poet. Show more

Book of the Week

Once Upon a Time in the East

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Xiaolu Guo's story of growing up in China during times of transition. Xiaolu determines upon a new career path. Show more

Jimmy McGovern's Moving On

Series 9

Episode 1: Invisible

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Drama series. A happily married mother of two is forced to revisit her tragic childhood when a face from the past threatens to disrupt her content and ordered world. Show more

Contributors

Rachel:
Jodhi May
Teacher:
Simon Rouse
Margaret:
Kate Anthony
Caroline:
Cat Simmons
Amanda:
Emma Rydal
Policeman:
Reese Scholtz
CID Officer:
Clare Kerrigan
Composer:
Steve Wright
Director:
Julia Ford
Executive Producer:
Colin McKeown
Producer:
Donna Molloy
Property Master:
Jac Ashton
Series Editor:
Patrick Hall
Writer:
Jodhi May
Production Company:
LA Productions

Genres

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. A reality TV star becomes a weapon of mass distraction but then she develops a social conscience. Lauren Beukes's dystopia read by Chipo Chung. From June 2014. Show more

From Darkness

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Psychological crime drama. When a new body is discovered, Claire is pulled into the case. Forced to confront her own darkness, will she risk losing her new life in the process? Show more

Contributors

Claire Church:
Anne-Marie Duff
Norrie Duncan:
Richard Rankin
Megan Duncan:
Cora Tsang
DCI John Hind:
Johnny Harris
Superintendent Lola Keir:
Caroline Lee Johnson
DS Anthony Boyce:
Luke Newberry
DC Rachel Weir:
Emma Edmondson
DC Jamie Salter:
Tachia Newall
Liam Fenton:
Alex Thornton
Jason Meade:
James Foster
Jacqui Fenton:
Louise Atkins
Roy Marsh:
Jim Cartwright
Dr Lawson:
Flo Wilson
Gareth Harding:
Adrian Rawlins
Jemima Greer:
Chipo Chung
Julie Hind:
Leanne Best
Fiona Harding:
Jill Myers
Agota Calgys:
Elina Alminas
Producer:
Helen Ziegler

Drama on 3

The Oresteia

Episode 3: The Furies

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

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

The last play in Aeschylus's The Oresteia. Having avenged his father's death, Orestes finds he is pursued by the Furies. Can the gods Apollo and Athena stop the cycle of revenge? Show more

From Darkness

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

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

Psychological crime drama. Claire risks everything in her battle to stop the killer. When the truth emerges and tragedy strikes, will she finally be able to overcome the darkness? Show more

Contributors

Claire Church:
Anne-Marie Duff
DCI John Hind:
Johnny Harris
Norrie Duncan:
Richard Rankin
Anthony Boyce:
Luke Newberry
Lucy Maxley:
Lyndsey Marshal
Chris Templeton:
Ben Batt
Gareth Harding:
Adrian Rawlins
Roy Marsh:
Jim Cartwright
Megan Duncan:
Cora Tsang
Jemima Greer:
Chipo Chung
Julie Hind:
Leanne Best
Rosanna Templeton:
Naomi Ryan
Jessica Templeton:
Indiya Rowe
DC Slater:
Tachia Newall
IT Officer:
Alexis Platt
Ollie Hind:
Josh Taylor
Jack Hind:
Josh Glen
Martin Wallis:
Gabriel Paul
Ellie Myers:
Keicha Greenidge
Barmaid:
Serena Ryan
TV Reporter:
Kate Russell-Smith
Special Ops:
Chris Michael Hall
Producer:
Helen Ziegler

Drama

Inspector Chen Novels

Death of a Red Heroine

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

The murder of a model worker in Shanghai gives Inspector Chen his first challenge with the Special Case Squad. Award-winning crime drama by Qiu Xiaolong. Show more

Contributors

Peiqin:
Sarah Lam
Commissar Zhang:
David Yip
Wang Feng:
Chipo Chung
Party Secretary Li:
Daniel York
Old Hunter:
David Hounslow
Little Xie:
Evie Killip
Lai Guojan:
George Watkins
Director:
Toby Swift

Genres

Casualty

Series 23

Episode 39: Who Do You Think You Are?

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Medical drama. There is friction between Jordan and Zoe, but as they get closer, what will the evening bring? Alice has a shock on her return to work. Show more

Contributors

Adam Trueman:
Tristan Gemmill
Nick Jordan:
Michael French
Curtis Cooper:
Abdul Salis
Alice Chantrey:
Sam Grey
Zoe Hanna:
Sunetra Sarker
Big Mac:
Charles Dale
Charlie Fairhead:
Derek Thompson
Kathleen 'Dixie' Dixon:
Jane Hazlegrove
Tess Bateman:
Suzanne Packer
Jay Faldren:
Ben Turner
Noel Garcia:
Tony Marshall
Polly Emmerson:
Sophia Di Martino
Dan Dan:
Chipo Chung
Simon:
Mo Sesay
Hui:
Dan Li
Director:
Alan Grint

Doctor Who

Series 4

Episode 11: Turn Left

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Available for 5 months

What would have happened if the Doctor had died facing the Racnoss? We find a nightmare world as Donna and Rose attempt to stop the approaching Darkness.

Contributors

The Doctor:
David Tennant
Donna Noble:
Catherine Tate
Rose Tyler:
Billie Piper
Wilfred Mott:
Bernard Cribbins
Sylvia Noble:
Jacqueline King
Fortune Teller:
Chipo Chung
Rocco Colasanto:
Joseph Long
Captain Magambo:
Noma Dumezweni
Producer:
Susie Liggat
Director:
Graeme Harper
Jival Chowdry:
Bhasker Patel
Private Harris:
Clive Standen

Drama

Loveness and Me

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Nell Porter (Harriet Walter) decides to see if paying school fees for just one child, Loveness Matakuro, in poverty-stricken rural Zimbabwe will make a difference. Show more

Contributors

Nell Porter:
Harriet Walter
Loveness Makaturo:
Chipo Chung
Celia Makaturo:
Jenny Jules

Genres

Brand

Drama

Book of the Week

The Cooked Seed

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Labelled a 'cooked seed', one who has no chance to sprout, Anchee Min dares to dream of leaving China for America. Read by Chipo Chung. Show more

Book of the Week

The Cooked Seed

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Anchee Min lands in the USA, but as a student with no English, she is terrified that immigration will not let her in. Read by Chipo Chung. Show more

Book of the Week

The Cooked Seed

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Anchee Min learns about student culture American-style, dancing to Michael Jackson and learning English from Sesame Street, but an outstanding debt worries her. Read by Chipo Chung. Show more

Book of the Week

The Cooked Seed

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Can Anchee Min juggle several jobs, her studies and debt at the same time as being desperately homesick? Read by Chipo Chung. Show more

Book of the Week

The Cooked Seed

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Anchee Min begins to live the American dream the hard way, and finally finds her voice. Read by Chipo Chung. Show more