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Dangerous Visions

Resistance

Episode 1

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

Duration: 1 hour

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

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

Drama

Hatch, Match and Dispatch

Losing My Penny by Leah Chillery

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Leo is in love with Penny and plans to marry her – possessive father permitting. But Leo is harbouring secrets. Stars Don Gilet. Show more

Classic Serial

John Wyndham - The Chrysalids

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Young people with telepathic powers are persecuted for their difference. Post-apocalyptic sci-fi classic stars Matthew Beard, Ben Hanley, Isobel Doran and Conrad Nelson. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Bernardine Evaristo travels to New York to trace the steps that Amiri Baraka took towards establishing the black arts movement. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Patricia St Hilaire
Interviewed Guest:
Paulette Randall
Interviewed Guest:
Hazel Carey
Interviewed Guest:
Angelina Fiordellisi
Interviewed Guest:
Jerry Gafio Watts
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Drama

Love, War and Trains

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Funny and poignant verse drama based on the story of how poet Ian McMillan's parents got married during the Second World War. Starring Billy Boyd (Pippin in Lord of the Rings). Show more

15 Minute Drama

To the Lighthouse

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Just before WWI, Mr and Mrs Ramsay, their eight children and an array of guests are on the Isle of Skye for the summer. Young James is determined to get to the lighthouse. Show more

15 Minute Drama

To the Lighthouse

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Ten years have passed, and the Ramsays' holiday home on the Isle of Skye has remained empty. Finally, some of the remaining Ramsay family and other guests return. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. The love triangle between Admiral Lord Nelson, Sir William Hamilton and Emma, Lady Hamilton. Starring Imogen Stubbs. From August 2014. Show more

Drama

Jim Poyser - Chopin in Manchester

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. 1848, and escaping revolution in Paris, composer Frederic Chopin gets more than he bargained for in Manchester. Stars Neil Stuke and Ian Puleston-Davies. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Drama

Don Shaw - Talking to Zeus

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. When the world-renowned environmental gardens of Helikion are threatened with closure, the staff and locals combine forces to fight its demise. Stars Brigit Forsyth. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Cyrano de Bergerac

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

The poet secretly loves Roxanne, but new recruit Christian has captured her heart. His wooing needs help. Edmond Rostand's classic play adapted by Glyn Maxwell. Stars Emily Pithon. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Cyrano de Bergerac

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Cyrano wonders if he’s too ugly to be loved, while his love rival Christian doesn’t have a way with words! Edmond Rostand classic adapted by Glyn Mazwell. Starring Kieran Hodgson. Show more

Classic Serial

John Wyndham - The Chrysalids

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Will David be forced to flee to the Fringes, the lawless territory inhabited by mutants, or risk discovery? Stars Matthew Beard, Ben Hanley, Isobel Doran and Conrad Nelson. Show more

Drama

Lindsay Williams - A Little Bit of Latitude

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Best friends Marie and Kitty end up on the run from security. Comic drama recorded at the Latitude Festival. With Rachel Austin. Show more

Drama

Three Soldiers

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Amanda Dalton's drama looks at three 15-year-old teenagers whose lives have been affected by war, including a young woman who has been a child soldier in the Sudan. Show more

Contributors

Police Officer:
Chris Jack
Social Worker:
Verity-May Henry
Police Officer Operator:
Verity-May Henry
Director:
Susan Roberts

Genres

Brand

Drama

15 Minute Drama

Cyrano de Bergerac

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. The swordsman, philosopher and poet has one huge problem that's as plain as the nose on his face. Starring Tom Burke. Show more

Drama

Neurotics Anonymous

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Comedy drama by Ben Crompton. Iain has OCD, lives with his mum and has never had a serious girlfriend. But now he has fallen in love and his life is about to change. Show more

Hebburn

Series 1

Episode 5: She Doesn't Just Give It Away

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Sitcom. It's Jack's first day back on the Hebburn Advertiser and it's also his stag night - but for Joe, the fun is limited by a new healthy diet. Show more

Hebburn

Series 1

Episode 6: A Very Big Day

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Sitcom. It is wedding day in Hebburn. Though Jack and Sarah are technically already married, Pauline and Dot are determined to treat it like their special day. Show more