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Saturday Drama

The Martin Beck Killings

Episode 1: Roseanna

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Inspector Beck and his colleagues are faced with the body of an unknown girl. Jennifer Howarth adapts the first book of Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo's Swedish detective series. Show more

Contributors

Martin Beck:
Steven Mackintosh
Lennart Kollberg:
Neil Pearson
Bengtsson:
John MacKay
Inga Beck:
Lucy Black
Sonja Hansson:
Susie Riddell
Police Doctor:
Patrick Brennan
Miss Peterson:
Amaka Okafor
Siv Lindberg:
Amaka Okafor
Miss Gota:
Jenny Harrold
Director:
Sara Davies
Author:
Per Wahloo

Saturday Drama

The Martin Beck Killings

Episode 4: The Laughing Policeman

Duration: 1 hour

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

A mass shooting on a bus leaves nine dead, including one of Beck's team. The trail leads Beck back to an unsolved case from the past. Show more

Contributors

Martin Beck:
Steven Mackintosh
Lennart Kollberg:
Neil Pearson
Frederick Melander:
Adrian Scarborough
Inga Beck:
Lucy Black
Ingrid Beck:
Lauren Crace
Einar Ronn:
Russell Boulter
Asa Torell:
Clare Corbett
Schwerin:
Robert Blythe
Gun Kollberg:
Sally Orrock
Mechanic:
Sam Alexander
Blonde Malin:
Christine Absalom
Birgersson:
Jonathan Tafler
Car Showroom Manager:
Robert Blythe
Writer:
Per Wahloo
Director:
Sara Davies

Saturday Drama

The Martin Beck Killings

Episode 6: Murder at The Savoy

Duration: 1 hour

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

Martin Beck, the groundbreaking 1960s Swedish detective stories that inspired a generation of crime writers returns with a dramatisation of Murder at the Savoy. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Lesley Sharp
Martin Beck:
Steven Mackintosh
Lennart Kollberg:
Neil Pearson
Gunvald Larsson:
Ralph Ineson
Per Mansson:
Tom Mannion
Zachrisson:
Joe Sims
Asa Torell:
Clare Corbett
Edvarsson:
Will Howard
Mats Linder:
Paul Mundell
Charlotte Palmgren:
Philippa Stanton
Bertil Svensson:
Rick Warden
Sara Moberg:
Joanna Brookes
Gun Kollberg:
Sally Orrock
Helena Hansson:
Hannah Wood
Victor Palmgren:
Robert Blythe
Writer:
Per Wahloo

Saturday Drama

The Martin Beck Killings

Cop Killer

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Steven Mackintosh as Martin Beck and Neil Pearson as Kollberg star in the classic 1960s Swedish detective stories by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö. 9: Cop Killer Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Lesley Sharp
Martin Beck:
Steven Mackintosh
Lennart Kollberg:
Neil Pearson
Gunvald Larsson:
Ralph Ineson
Hergot Allwright:
Howard Coggins
Einar Ronn:
Wayne Foskett
Folke Bengtsson:
John MacKay
Bertil Mard:
Kenneth Collard
Christer:
Will Howard
The Breadman:
Paul Mundell
Clark Sundström:
Ben Crowe
Mrs Sundström:
Philippa Stanton
Sigbrit Mard:
Joanna Brookes
Radio Reporter:
Will Glennon
Author:
Per Wahloo

Drama

Jennifer Howarth - Lord Behold Us

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. 1958: A boys' grammar school headmaster boldly decides to stand by an inspirational teacher, against the odds. Stars Tom Riley. Show more

Contributors

Michael:
George Hill
Mr Dawson:
Tom Riley
Mr Gardner/Robert:
Nicholas Boulton
Frank:
Kim Wall
Grayling:
Nicholas West

Genres

Brand

Drama

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Austria: A Whole Life

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A labourer rescues a dying goatherd and carries him towards the village below the mountain. But something happens on the way which will stay with Egger for the rest of his life. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Austria: A Whole Life

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Egger is ready to settle down, he has built a house and knows love. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Austria: A Whole Life

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

War arrives in Europe, and Egger leaves the valley for the Russian front. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Austria: A Whole Life

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Television comes to the valley and stirs emotions Egger has buried deep. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Austria: A Whole Life

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

An echo from his past shocks Egger, and he seeks shelter on the high slopes. Show more

Drama

Frankie Goes to Flensburg

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Based on a true story. In spring 1945, Major Frank Howarth, a lawyer in civilian life, was sent with two other soldiers to Flensburg in Germany to set up a civilian administration. Show more

Contributors

Colonel:
Mark Straker
Brigadier:
Kim Wall
Sergeant Bristow:
James Joyce
Edward Ward:
Anthony Calf

Genres

Brand

Drama

Foreign Bodies

The Bethlehem Murders

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 12 days

4 Extra Debut. Schoolteacher Omar Yussef tries to clear a student falsely accused of murder in his hometown. Starring Peter Polycarpou. Show more

Contributors

Omar Yussef:
Peter Polycarpou
Habib Saba:
Vincent Ebrahim
Marwan Natsha:
Vincent Ebrahim
Khamis Zeydan:
Nabil Elouhabi
George Saba:
Zubin Varla
Dima Rahman:
Sirine Saba
Jihad Awdeh:
Selva Resalingham
Hussein Tamari:
Philip Arditti
Abu Jeriez:
Carlos Chahine
Director:
Mary Peate
Author:
Matt Rees

Saturday Drama

The Havana Quartet by Leonardo Padura

Havana Blue

Duration: 1 hour

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

New Year's Day 1989: Lieutenant Mario Conde wakes up to a terrible hangover and a new case, close to home. Starring Zubin Varla. Show more

Saturday Drama

The Havana Quartet by Leonardo Padura

Havana Red

Duration: 1 hour

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

Conde is firmly out of his comfort zone when a man is found strangled in Havana Woods wearing a red dress. Starring Zubin Varla as the world-weary but romantic detective. Show more

Saturday Drama

The Havana Quartet by Leonardo Padura

Havana Black

Duration: 1 hour

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

Lieutenant Conde’s suspension is lifted so he can cover the case of a Cuban émigré who has disappeared. Starring Zubin Varla. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 13 days

Omar Yussef helps the chief of police in Nablus to solve the murder of a young Samaritan. Starring Peter Polycarpou. Show more