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Home Front

16 October 1915 - Albert Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Albert has the good fortune to be up and out early as the troops are marching to the harbour. Show more

Contributors

Passer-by:
David Acton
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Passer-by:
Mark Edel-Hunt
Sergeant Major:
David Hounslow
Clemmie:
Joanna Monro
Margaret:
Jane Slavin

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 37: 12-16 October 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Omnibus edition of the epic drama series set in Great War Britain covering a week when the dead seem more present than ever. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Secret

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

With her mother's affair exposed, Muriel waits for the village to react. Show more

Home Front

30 September 1915 - Sam Wilson

Duration: 12 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The war seems particularly far away for the Wilson family. Show more

Home Front

1 October 1915 - Florrie Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Florrie and Albert can hardly speak for happiness. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 35: 28 September - 2 October 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Omnibus edition of the epic drama series set in Great War Britain covering a week that the Wilson family could never have dreamed of. Show more

Saturday Drama

The Martin Beck Killings

Episode 3: The Man on the Balcony

Duration: 1 hour

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

Who is assaulting and killing young girls in the parks of Stockholm? A tiny detail puts the murder squad on the trail of the killer. Show more

Contributors

Narrator 1:
Lesley Sharp
Narrator 2:
Nicholas Gleaves
Martin Beck:
Steven Mackintosh
Lennart Kollberg:
Neil Pearson
Gunvald Larsson:
Ralph Ineson
Frederik Melander:
Adrian Scarborough
Karin Carlsson:
Beth Goddard
Lena Oskarsson:
Katie Angelou
Ingrid Oskarsson:
Susie Riddell
Bo Oskarsson:
Greta Dudgeon
Mrs Andersson:
Christine Absalom
Wilheim Engstrom:
Patrick Brennan
Officer Kvant:
Sam Alexander
Officer Kristiansson:
Don Gilet
Ingemund Fransson:
Robert Blythe
Lundgren:
Joe Sims
Lisbeth:
Amaka Okafor
Writer:
Per Wahloo
Writer:
Katie Hims
Director:
Mary Peate

Saturday Drama

The Martin Beck Killings

Episode 5: The Fire Engine That Disappeared

Duration: 1 hour

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

A suspect's apartment explodes, killing three. The case hinges on finding a man who fits an impossibly vague description. Stars Steven Mackintosh. Show more

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

The Locked Room

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Steven Mackintosh stars as Martin Beck in the classic 1960s Swedish detective series by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö. 8. The Locked Room. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Lesley Sharp
Martin Beck:
Steven Mackintosh
Lennart Kollberg:
Neil Pearson
Gunvald Larsson:
Ralph Ineson
Einar Rönn:
Wayne Foskett
Bulldozer Olsson:
Michael Maloney
Police Commissioner:
Rick Warden
Mauritzon:
Ewan Bailey
Manager:
Ben Crowe
Doctor:
Ben Crowe
Insurance Woman:
Joanna Brookes
Pathologist:
Hannah Wood
Gustavsson:
David Seddon
Zachrisson:
Joe Sims
Warehouse Man - Old:
Robert Blythe
Warehouse Man - Young:
Matthew Watson
Detective Sergeant:
Matthew Watson
Director:
Mary Peate
Producer:
Mary Peate
Adaptor:
Katie Hims
Writer:
Per Wahloo

15 Minute Drama

Une Vie

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Jeanne leaves her convent education filled with thoughts of love and romance. Starring Aimeé Ffion Edwards. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Une Vie

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Jeanne de Lamare begins to adapt to the disappointments of life as the wife of a selfish man. Starring Robert Blythe. Show more

Drama

The Deportation Room

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Hannah Khalil. Amira, a student in London, is taking some paintings to an exhibition back home in Gaza. But she cannot seem to get out of Cairo airport. Show more

Contributors

Passport Control Officer:
Robert Blythe
Security Policeman:
Ben Crowe
Egyptian Official:
Patrick Brennan
Guard:
Joe Sims
Woman 1:
Suzanna Nour
Woman 2:
Souad Faress
Director:
Mary Peate

Genres

Brand

Drama

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 2Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 2

Available for years

Louise Wener (Sleeper) and Roy Boulter (The Farm) combine to tell the story of all-girl band Velveteens. Music business drama set in 1988 starring Shane Richie and Hannah Arterton. Show more

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors: Series 3

Section

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

Barrister Rebecca Nyman represents Andrew - a client who has spent seven years in a secure mental hospital. Is it safe to release him now? A Tribunal has to decide. Show more

Contributors

Barrister Rebecca Nyman:
Clare Corbett
Andrew Caston:
Joe Sims
Dr Ruckman:
Katherine Igoe
Dr Reynolds:
David Timson
Wendy Caston:
Adie Allen
Charlotte Workman:
Kirsty Oswald
Margosha Day:
Nicola Ferguson
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

Drama

Richard Monks - Zola

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Unable to run for her native South Africa, the race is on to get Zola a UK passport to run in the Olympics. Stars Jessica Sian. Show more

Contributors

Zola Budd:
Jessica Sian
Denis Howell:
David Calder
Frank Budd:
Jack Klaff
Brian Vine:
Don Gilet
Sir David English:
Patrick Brennan
Pieter Labuschagne:
Harry Livingstone
Geoffrey Howe:
Robert Blythe
Andrew Landen:
Sam Alexander
Mrs Darbo:
Amaka Okafor
Reporter:
Joe Sims
Director:
David Hunter

Genres

Brand

Drama

Duration: 1 hour

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

The last surviving top gunfighter in a vanishing American West rides into El Paso and is told by a doctor that he has a terminal illness. Starring Brian Cox and Michelle Fairley. Show more

Contributors

John Bernard Books:
Brian Cox
Bond Rodgers:
Michelle Fairley
Gillom Rodgers:
Joe Jameson
Marshal Thibido:
Craige Els
Charles Hostetler:
Michael Bertenshaw
Shoup:
Joe Sims
Mrs Woodling:
Heather Craney
Bartender:
Clive Hayward
Adaptor:
Nick Perry

Genres

Joe All Alone

Series 1

Episode 2: The Girl Next Door

Duration: 27 minutes

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Available for 4 months

Drama series. Asha persuades Joe to go on a bus ride around London with her and Otis. For the first time in ages, Joe feels free. Show more

Contributors

Joe's Mum:
Kellie Shirley
Petty Fletcher:
Harrison Slater
Asha's Mum:
Andrea Hall
Shopkeeper:
Nish Nathwani
Additional Voices:
Alistair McGowan
Writer:
Guy Burt
Executive Producer:
Steven Andrew

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 104: 18-22 June 1918 (Season 14 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Set in Devon in 1918, in the week that Viscount Grey published a pamphlet supporting President Wilson's proposal to establish a League of Nations. Show more

Contributors

Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Arthur Hurst:
Mark Heap
Betty Newcombe:
Annie McKenzie
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Gert Battley:
Maggie Steed
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Dieter Lippke:
Joe Sims
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Gert Batley:
Maggie Steed
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray

Genres

Home Front

6 July 1918 - Rose Fairweather

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, a Devon hayrick worth £50 was set alight by two boys, while at Seale Hayne, Rose finds herself burning with indignation. Show more

Contributors

Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Dieter Lippke:
Joe Sims
Arthur Hurst:
Mark Heap
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack