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Duration: 45 minutes

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

In the year 2020, the bees are nearly all gone. Human beings might be next. Stars Alice Lowe and Stuart McLoughlin. Show more

Contributors

Deborah:
Alice Lowe
Hire Car Salesman:
Alun Raglan
Customs Official:
John Norton
Lost Passenger:
Claire Cage

Genres

Duration: 58 minutes

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

In post-apocalyptic San Francisco, bounty hunter Deckard closes in on the rogue androids. With James Purefoy. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. A father accidentally sells his daughter to the Devil. Blues-infused musical fairy tale from critically acclaimed Kneehigh Theatre. Show more

Contributors

The Wild Bride:
Audrey Brisson
King's Mother:
Emma Rice
Writer:
Carl Grose
Adaptor:
Emma Rice

Drama on 3

Saint Joan, by George Bernard Shaw

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Available for years

An adaptation of Shaw's play dramatising the life and trials of Joan of Arc, for which he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925. Show more

Contributors

Joan (The Maid):
Lyndsey Marshal
Robert de Baudricourt/The Chaplain:
Paul Ritter
The Archbishop of Rheims:
Anton Lesser
The Duke of Tremouille/Inquisitor:
Sean Baker
Charles, the Dauphin/Charles VII:
Blake Ritson
Bluebeard/Brother Martin Ladvenu:
Nyasha Hatendi
Captain La Hire/John d'Estivet:
Daniel Rabin
Count of Dunois/de Poulengey:
Trystan Gravelle
The Earl of Warwick:
Jonathan Coy
Pierre Cauchon, Bishop of Beauvais:
Paul Hilton
Thomas de Courcelles:
Stuart McLoughlin
de Baudrincourt's Steward:
Brian Bowles
Dunois's Page:
Ryan Watson

Dangerous Visions

Future Home of the Living God

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Cedar is in a high-security maternity hospital. Both her families join forces to plan a break-out. Louise Erdrich's novel read by Cherrelle Skeete. Omnibus. Show more

Dangerous Visions

Future Home of the Living God

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

With the world in crisis as evolution goes into reverse, Cedar tries to find her birth mother. Louise Erdrich's novel read by Cherrelle Skeete. Omnibus. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Set in post-apocalyptic San Francisco, a bounty hunter is on a mission to retire rogue androids. With James Purefoy. Episode 1 of 2. Show more

Dangerous Visions

Anita Sullivan - The Bee Maker

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. It is 2020, and the bees are nearly all gone. Human beings might be nex. A cautionary tale about our busy technology-filled lives. With Alice Lowe and Harriet Walter. Show more

Contributors

Deborah:
Alice Lowe
Hire Car Salesman:
Alun Raglan
Customs Official:
John Norton
Lost Passenger:
Claire Cage

Genres

Opening Lines

Series 15

Episode 1: The Underwater Cathedral

Duration: 15 minutes

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

By Martin Cathcart Froden. 4 Extra Debut. In a beguiling tale about exploration, a young man pushes his body to extremes. Read by Stuart McLoughlin. Show more

Drama

The Magnificent Andrea

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Roger Allam and Nigel Planer star in the latter's comedy drama about two very different men who meet at the funeral of the woman they both desperately loved. Show more

Contributors

Taxi Driver:
Brian Bowles
Ambulance Driver:
Stuart McLoughlin
George:
Sam Dale

Genres

Brand

Drama

Drama

Roald Dahl: Going Solo

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Celebrating the centenary year of his birth, a dramatization of Dahl's autobiographical adventures. With war underway, pilot Dahl takes to the air in a series of daring deeds. Show more

Contributors

Roald Dahl:
Patrick Malahide
Young Dahl:
John Heffernan
Squadron Leader:
James Lailey
Medical Examiner:
Tom Forrister
Commodore:
Sean Baker
Pat Pattle:
Brian Protheroe
Operator:
Clare Perkins
Author:
Roald Dahl
Director:
Helen Perry

Genres

Drama

Ten Lessons in Love

Duration: 45 minutes

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

An eclectic mix of writers, including Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Tim Key, Josie Long and Nick Warburton, provide ten very different perspectives on love. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Missing for six years, Brian tells stories of Sham, where alternative therapies abound. Stars Neil Pearson. From March 2011. Show more

Drama

Julie

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Rob Gittins. Based on the true story of Operation Julie. In 1977, police swooped on an isolated farmhouse in Wales from where a large proportion of the world's LSD originated. Show more

Contributors

Richard Kemp:
Alex Waldmann
Christine Bott:
Sara Lloyd-Gregory
David Solomon:
Alun Raglan
DC Hart:
Eiry Thomas

Genres

Brand

Drama

Drama

The Big Broadcast

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Neil Brand's fast-talking musical set in a 1932 Chicago radio studio stars Josie Lawrence and Nigel Harman as an acrimonious songwriting couple who need a new song to save the day. Show more

Contributors

Jean Forsythe:
Josie Lawrence
Grant Thornhill:
Nigel Harman
Arthur Clarke:
Sam Dale
Brannigan:
Sean Baker
Writer:
Neil Brand
Director:
David Hunter

Genres

Brand

Drama

Clone

Episode 6: The Librarian

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Comedy series about the first human clone and his creator. A mysterious American arrives in the village and shows an unhealthy interest in Victor and Clone. Show more

Contributors

Dr Victor Blenkinsop:
Jonathan Pryce
Colonel Black:
Mark Gatiss

Series

Clone

Clone

Episode 1: Alive

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Comedy series. Dr Victor Blenkinsop unveils the first human clone, but the experiment goes wrong. In an attempt to redeem himself, the doctor escapes with his creation. Show more

Contributors

Dr Victor Blenkinsop:
Jonathan Pryce
Colonel Black:
Mark Gatiss

Series

Clone