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Duration: 1 hour

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

London, 1896: Can penniless Henry Adams survive for a month without spending a one million pound note? Stars Trevor White. Show more

Contributors

Henry Adams:
Trevor White
Miss Portia Langham:
Verity-May Henry
Trubshaw:
Conrad Nelson
Vesuvius:
Conrad Nelson
Mr Raymond:
Jonathan Keeble
Majordomo:
Jonathan Keeble
Concierge:
Malcolm Raeburn
Mrs Harris:
Kathryn Hunt
Lloyd Hastings:
John Guerrasio
American Ambassador:
John Guerrasio
Author:
Mark Twain

Accused

Series 1

Episode 2: Frankie's Story

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series written by Jimmy McGovern. Frankie, a young soldier on trial, starts the long walk back up to his courtroom to learn the decision of the jury. Show more

Contributors

Lance Corp Alan Buckley:
Mackenzie Crook
Frankie Nash:
Benjamin Smith
Frankie Nash:
Benjamin Smith
Peter MacShane:
Ben Batt
Peter MacShane Senior:
Robert Pugh
Maria Nash:
Nicola Potts
Sergeant Keith Evans:
Nick Moss
Patrick Wakefield:
William Ruane
Private Dermot Parkinson:
Tony McGeever
Court Usher:
Neil Burnett
Producer:
Sita Williams
Producer:
Sita Williams
Director:
David Blair
Director:
David Blair

Drama

Michael Symmons Roberts - A Man in Pieces

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Conor volunteers to test a medical sonic scanner which records sounds inside the body to assess his health. Stars Graeme Hawley and Gillian Kearney. Show more

Drama

David Nobbs - We Happened to Be Passing

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Sal and Tony's international promises come home to roost. Comedy of manners starring James Nickerson and Olwen May. Show more

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Brand

Drama

The Case

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Legal drama series. Sol plays a blinder in court, but then Metzler produces a new witness who gives damaging evidence against Tony. Meanwhile, Tony is being harassed. Show more

Contributors

Tony Powell:
Dean Andrews
Sol Ridley:
Tristan Gemmill
Valerie Morney:
Ruthie Henshall
Gordon McCallister:
John McArdle
Julie Prior:
Chanel Cresswell
Saskia Stanley:
Caroline Langrishe
Neil Stanley:
Connor McIntyre
Jessica Stanley:
Michelle Tate
Daniel Stanley:
Karl Davies
Karl Rankine:
Dominic Carter
Nicole Jones:
Tupele Dorgu
Judge Hopwood:
Russell Dixon
Tom Robinson:
Malcolm Raeburn
Bryan Cook:
Nicholas Blane
Paul Carrington:
Mark Aiken
Tamsin Hatfield:
Leah Hackett
Guy Turner:
Bruce McGregor
Stella Turner:
Lisa Millett
Director:
Sean Glynn
Producer:
Sean Glynn
Executive Producer:
Gerard Melling
PC Murray Deakin:
Liam Fox

Series

The Case

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The epic story of one man's struggle to make a programme that no-one wanted. How creator Tony Warren overcame formidable obstacles to bring Coronation Street to our screens. Show more

Contributors

Tony Warren:
David Dawson
Harry Elton:
Christian McKay
Josie Scott:
Sophia Di Martino
Margaret Morris:
Jane Horrocks
Derek Bennett:
Shaun Dooley
Pat Phoenix:
Jessie Wallace
Violet Carson:
Lynda Baron
Sidney Bernstein:
Steven Berkoff
Cecil Bernstein:
Henry Goodman
Doris Speed:
Celia Imrie
Edna Walker:
Tara Moran
Harry Kershaw:
John Thomson
Agnes:
Enid Dunn
Commissionaire:
David Williams
Mrs Simpson:
Phoebe Nicholls

Genres

Drama

Trial by Laughter by Ian Hislop & Nick Newman

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. The 1817 blasphemy and libel trial of the forgotten hero of free speech, William Hone. Comedy drama starring Robert Wilfort. Show more

Contributors

Prince Regent:
Arthur Bostrom
Cruikshank:
Conrad Nelson
Ellenborough:
Jonathan Keeble
Shepherd:
David Benson
Lady Hertford:
Melissa Sinden
Reporter:
Graeme Hawley
Director:
Gary Brown
Producer:
Gary Brown
Writer:
Ian Hislop

Genres

Brand

Drama

Drama

Bright Spark

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Eve Davies. Powerful drama about historical child abuse. Janine is a witness in a court case. Can she and her friend Mel persuade the jury their teacher abused them? Show more

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Genres

Brand

Drama

Dangerous Visions

Resistance

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Val McDermid's thriller examines what happens if antibiotics stop working. Developed through the Wellcome Trust Experimental stories scheme. Show more

Dangerous Visions

Resistance

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Val McDermid's thriller examines what happens if antibiotics stop working. Developed through the Wellcome Trust Experimental stories scheme. Show more

Drama

Hatch, Match and Dispatch

Elephants All the Way Up by Lavinia Murray

Duration: 45 minutes

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

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Harper is a simple soul but his life is complicated. Then the ground starts to shift - literally. Stars Graeme Hawley. Show more

Drama

Higher

Episode 3: Rebrand, Relaunch

Duration: 45 minutes

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

To Jim's dismay, Roland becomes vice-chancellor and image consultants are brought in to rebrand the university. Jim feels he is being forced out. Will he find an ally in Karen? Show more

Contributors

Genres

Drama

The Flea

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Michael Symmons Roberts. Based on the intoxicating poetry and turbulent life of the young John Donne. Starring Toby Jones as the insect and Conrad Nelson as the poet. Show more

Casualty

Series 26

Episode 33: Appropriate Force

Duration: 49 minutes

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

Hospital drama. Sam awaits the outcome of the GMC hearing, and painful memories are revealed when an old friend is called on to give evidence against her. Show more

Contributors

Sam Nicholls:
Charlotte Salt
Dylan Keogh:
William Beck
Zoe Hanna:
Sunetra Sarker
Keeley Hyatt:
Roxanne Pallett
Nick Jordan:
Michael French
Noel Garcia:
Tony Marshall
Kathleen 'Dixie' Dixon:
Jane Hazlegrove
Jeff Collier:
Matt Bardock
Tess Bateman:
Suzanne Packer
Big Mac:
Charles Dale
Linda Andrews:
Christine Tremarco
Lenny Lyons:
Steven Miller
Scarlett Conway:
Madeleine Mantock
Lloyd Asike:
Michael Obiora
Cpl Ian Dean:
Michael Stevenson
Jake Fisher:
Josh Benson
Jean Parr:
Meryl Hampton
Mark Burnton:
Ricky Champ
Professor Wilson:
Malcolm Raeburn
Sandra Massy:
Tracey Saunders
Director:
Paul Murphy
Terry Fisher:
Liam Fox

South Riding

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Sarah throws herself into work to take her mind off the pain of unrequited love, while Carne comes to terms with the idea that Muriel can never be restored to him. Show more

Contributors

Sarah Burton:
Anna Maxwell Martin
Robert Carne:
David Morrissey
Producer:
Lisa Osborne
Mrs Beddows:
Penelope Wilton
Alfred Huggins:
John Henshaw
Desk Clerk:
Peter Rylands
Mr Beddows:
Stephen MacKenna
Mr Holly:
Shaun Dooley
Lydia Holly:
Charlie May-Clark
Midge Carne:
Katherine McGolpin
Joe Astell:
Douglas Henshall
Gaius Drew:
Ian Bartholomew
Anthony Snaith:
Peter Firth
Mrs Brimsley:
Marie Critchley
Bus Conductor:
Sebastian Shaw
Solicitor:
Jeff Merchant
Gertie Holly:
Alexandra Pearson
School Secretary:
Joanna Swain
Fisherman:
Carl Cieka
Muriel Carne:
Lydia Wilson
Clergyman:
Malcolm Raeburn
Lord Sedgmire:
Ralph Riach
Miss Sigglesthwaite:
Brid Brennan
Mrs Huggins:
Penny Layden
Bessy Warbuckle:
Janine Mellor
Reg Aythorne:
John Paul Hurley
Mrs Oldroyd:
Wendy Patterson
Young Robert Carne:
Daniel West
Lord Port:
William Rodell

Drama on 3

The Idylls of the King

Duration: 2 hours

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

An adaptation by Michael Symmons of Tennyson's The Idylls of the King, narrated by Tim Pigott-Smith, with John Keeble (Arthur), Simon Harrison (Lancelot), Kathryn Hunt (Guinevere). Show more

Contributors

Narrator/Tennyson:
Tim Pigott Smith
Guinevere:
Kathryn Hunt
Lord Astolat/Bedivere:
Malcolm Raeburn
Leeodogran/Churl:
Terence Mann
Lavaine/Tristram:
Tom Ferguson
Elaine:
Elen Rhys
Director:
Susan Roberts

Genres

Saturday Drama

Don Webb - Boots on the Ground

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Danny Marks is a volunteer for speed reaction testing. His friend on the same course goes missing - but why? Stars Lee Ingleby. Show more

Contributors

Joanie:
Sue Kelly
Dr Callard:
Gillian Kearney
Dr Ainsworth:
Malcolm Raeburn
Rogers:
Greg Wood
Writer:
Don Webb
Director:
Gary Brown
Producer:
Gary Brown

Genres

The City And The City

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Borlu is caught up in a dangerous underworld. As he faces the demons of Katrynia's past, anyone connected to the fabled third city, Orciny, is increasingly at serious risk. Show more

Contributors

Inspector Borlu:
David Morrissey
Lizbyet Corwi:
Mandeep Dhillon
Quissima Dhatt:
Maria Schrader
Katrynia Perla:
Lara Pulver
David Bowden:
Christian Camargo
Professor Mona Ul-Nadi:
Paprika Steen
Yolanda Stark:
Morfydd Clark
Militsya Officer 1:
Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey
Militsya Officer 2:
Marko Leht
Jaris:
Jon Lolis
Militsya Chief:
Malcolm Raeburn
Breach Girl:
Amelie Chantrey
Sear & Core Secretary:
Melissa Vaughan
Mike Gorse:
Robert Firth
Director:
Tom Shankland
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen
Executive Producer:
Lucy Richer
Executive Producer:
Tony Grisoni
Executive Producer:
Preethi Mavahalli
Executive Producer:
Tom Shankland
Executive Producer:
Robyn Slovo
Executive Producer:
Damien Timmer

Drama

The Third Pill

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

By James O'Neill. A comedy about finding the elixir of youth. Greg works in children's publishing but feels middle-aged and out of touch. Then something pops up on his computer. Show more

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Genres

Brand

Drama

Secrets and Words

Episode 3: A Study in Time

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Series of dramas on the theme of adult literacy. Tragedy strikes for prospective teacher Sam when he bangs his head and loses the ability to read or write. Show more