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Melissa Murray - Tom Thumb Redux

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Research biologist Tom Latimer is losing his funding, his waistline and his young second wife Val. But his problems are about to get a whole lot smaller. From 2013. Show more

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Drama

15 Minute Drama

Melissa Murray - Good News

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Following a serious misdiagnosis, Adrienne must confront some unexpected issues. Starring Rosie Cavaliero and Neil Dudgeon. From July 2013. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Melissa Murray - Good News

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

With the discovery that her friend Adrienne is not going to die, fellow teacher Louise tries to come to terms with the good news. From July 2013. Show more

Drama

Chiwawa

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Melissa Murray. When a writer is discovered to have written scathing reviews of rivals' work, he asks his young assistant to take the blame - with unexpected consequences. Show more

Home Front

25 February 1915 - Johnnie Marshall

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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A pretty visitor turns heads at Marshalls factory. Show more

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Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Geoffrey Marshall:
Dominic Mafham
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Paddy Blackshields:
Chris Garner

Home Front

26 February 1915 - Fraser Chadwick

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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The rift between the Chadwick twins deepens. Show more

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Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Duncan Chadwick:
Mark Stobbart
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Lewis Tully:
Gerard McDermott
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Davy Wardle:
Stephen O'Raullian
Paddy Blackshields:
Chris Garner
Yevgeny Zamyatin:
Simon Scardifield

Home Front

27 February 1915 - Robert O'Leary

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Robert's careful equilibrium is shaken. Show more

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Robert O'Leary:
Deka Walmsley
Esther O'Leary:
Amy Cameron
Hannah O'Leary:
Bessy Walmsley
Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Landlord:
Neil Grainger
Luke Lyle:
Richard Riddell
Violet O'Leary:
Jacqueline Phillips

Home Front

17 February 1915 - Johnnie Marshall

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Johnnie's lowly ambitions meet resistance at all levels. Show more

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Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Geoffrey Marshall:
Dominic Mafham
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Paddy Blackshields:
Chris Garner
Arnold Reynolds:
Neil Grainger
Yevgeny Zamyatin:
Simon Scardifield

Home Front

18 February 1915 - Fraser Chadwick

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Fraser's day is one of constant negotiation, and not just on union matters. Show more

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Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Duncan Chadwick:
Mark Stobbart
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Davy Wardle:
Stephen O'Raullian
Robert Lyle:
Deka Walmsley

Home Front

19 February 1915 - Luke Lyle

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Luke has low expectations of an assignment, until he meets Esther O'Leary. Show more

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Luke Lyle:
Richard Riddell
Esther O'Leary:
Amy Cameron
Joyce O'Leary:
Tracy Whitwell
Maud Burnett:
Carolyn Pickles
Mhairi Marchant:
Jane Slavin
Sgt Ryker:
Simon Harrison
Robert Lyle:
Deka Walmsley

Home Front

20 February 1915 - Edie Chadwick

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Johnnie Marshall's attentions to Edie do not go unnoticed. Show more

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Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Duncan Chadwick:
Mark Stobbart
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Johnny Marshall:
Paul Ready
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Davy Wardle:
Stephen O'Raullian
Woman Worker:
Hannah Genesius

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 18: 16-20 February 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The country may be at war and the factories at peak production, but there is time for romance in industrial Tynemouth. Show more

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Paddy Blackshields:
Chris Garner
Maud Burnett:
Carolyn Pickles
Duncan Chadwick:
Mark Stobbart
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Robert Lyle:
Deka Walmsley
Luke Lyle:
Richard Riddell
Mhairi Marchant:
Jane Slavin
Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Geoffrey Marshall:
Dominic Mafham
Esther O'Leary:
Amy Cameron
Joyce O'Leary:
Tracy Whitwell
Sgt Ryker:
Simon Harrison
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Arnold Reynolds:
Neil Grainger
Yevgeny Zamyatin:
Simon Scardifield
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Davy Wardle:
Stephen O'Raullian
Woman Worker:
Hannah Genesius

Home Front

16 February 1915 - Cressida Marshall

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Cressida wants to be at the forefront of the women's struggle, but she cannot be taken seriously. Show more

Contributors

Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Amy Robinson:
Jane Slavin
Geoffrey Marshall:
Dominic Mafham
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Maud Burnett:
Carolyn Pickles

15 Minute Drama

Melissa Murray - Good News

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Adrienne learns that while she was ill her husband Mal had been making plans for a life without her. Starring Rosie Cavaliero. From July 2013. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Melissa Murray - Good News

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

With the discovery that her mother is not terminally ill, Adrienne's indecisive daughter Fred has to reassess her life. Starring Aimie-Ffion Edwards. From August 2010. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Melissa Murray - Good News

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

With the discovery that she is not ill, should Adrienne sink back into old habits or start afresh? Starring Rosie Cavaliero and Neil Dudgeon. From July 2013. Show more

Home Front

24 February 1915 - Phyllis Marshall

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Phyllis readies herself for a particularly difficult meeting. Show more

Contributors

Nurse Wedger:
Amaka Okafor
Reynolds:
Neil Grainger
Dr Stratham:
Sam Dale

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 19: 23-27 February 1915

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for years

Lunatic asylums are being commandeered by the government for use as military hospitals, and Robert's careful equilibrium is shaken. Show more

Contributors

Paddy Blackshields:
Chris Garner
Duncan Chadwick:
Mark Stobbart
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Gladys Lowther:
Elaine Claxton
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Robert Lyle:
Deka Walmsley
Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Luke Lyle:
Richard Riddell
Adeline Marshall:
Anastasia Hille
Geoffrey Marshall:
Dominic Mafham
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Esther O'Leary:
Amy Cameron
Hannah O'Leary:
Bessy Walmsley
Violet O'Leary:
Jacqueline Phillips
Arnold Reynolds:
Neil Grainger
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Dr Stratham:
Sam Dale
Lewis Tully:
Gerard McDermott
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Davy Wardle:
Stephen O'Raullian
Clara Wedger:
Amaka Okafor
Andrew Williams:
Neil Grainger
Yevgeny Zamyatin:
Simon Scardifield
Telegram:
Shaun Mason
Landlord:
Neil Grainger

Drama

A Place of Greater Safety

Episode 1: Liberty

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Hilary Mantel's account of the French Revolution sees events through the eyes of three very different men. Stars Carl Prekopp. Show more

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Camille:
Carl Prekopp
Robespierre:
Sam Troughton
Narrator:
Lizzy Watts
Narrator:
Paul Ritter
Gabrielle:
Sarah Thom
Mirabeau:
Sam Dale
Nobleman:
Chris Pavlo
Producer:
Marc Beeby

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Drama

A Place of Greater Safety

Equality

Duration: 1 hour

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

Hilary Mantel's account of the French Revolution: Will the revolutionaries depose the king? Stars Carl Prekopp. Show more

Contributors

Camille:
Carl Prekopp
Robespierre:
Sam Troughton
Narrator:
Lizzy Watts
Narrator:
Paul Ritter
Gabrielle:
Sarah Thom
Claude:
Sam Dale
Lafayette:
David Hounslow
Producer:
Marc Beeby

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