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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

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Brand

Drama

15 Minute Drama

Clouds in Trousers

Sun

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Zoe is growing up under the same weather as anyone else but it seems to mean more to her. A drama by Katie Hims. Hot days revising for exams. Show more

Contributors

Young Zoe:
Sydney Wade
Young Alice:
Sydney Wade
Young Shaun:
Rhys Gannon
Older Zoe:
Patsy Ferran
Older Shaun:
David Reed
Zoe's Mum:
Katy Carmichael
Producer:
Tim Dee
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

15 Minute Drama

Clouds in Trousers

Rain

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Every stage of Zoe's life has been marked by the weather. Will the rain ruin her love? A drama by Katie Hims. Show more

Contributors

Young Zoe:
Sydney Wade
Young Alice:
Sydney Wade
Young Shaun:
Rhys Gannon
Older Zoe:
Patsy Ferran
Older Shaun:
David Reed
Zoe's Mum:
Katy Carmichael
Producer:
Tim Dee
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

15 Minute Drama

Clouds in Trousers

Shelter

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Every stage of Zoe's life has been marked by the weather. She's stopped driving today because of the thunder. A drama by Katie Hims. Show more

Contributors

Young Zoe:
Sydney Wade
Young Alice:
Sydney Wade
Young Shaun:
Rhys Gannon
Older Zoe:
Patsy Ferran
Older Shaun:
David Reed
Zoe's Mum:
Katy Carmichael
Producer:
Tim Dee
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

15 Minute Drama

Clouds in Trousers

Flood

Duration: 14 minutes

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

It is raining in Yorkshire and doesn't seem to be stopping. Zoe's daughter Alice is measuring rainfall in jars. What can a child do about climate change? A drama by Katie Hims. Show more

Contributors

Young Zoe:
Sydney Wade
Young Alice:
Sydney Wade
Young Shaun:
Rhys Gannon
Older Zoe:
Patsy Ferran
Older Shaun:
David Reed
Zoe's Mum:
Katy Carmichael
Producer:
Tim Dee
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

15 Minute Drama

A Girl Called Jack

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Jack meets one of Southend's few on-off vegetarians, while her Grandma despairs of her granddaughter ever settling down. Show more

15 Minute Drama

A Girl Called Jack

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Jack and Grandma clash, despite Jack's improving fortunes as her blog begins to earn her money. Show more

15 Minute Drama

A Girl Called Jack

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Jack is nominated for the Fortnum and Mason Food and Drink Awards and invites her grandma to be her guest. Show more

15 Minute Drama

A Girl Called Jack

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Why Grandma is not talking to Jack, and why soda bread is her favourite recipe. Show more

Robin Hood

Series 3

Episode 3: Lost in Translation

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

When Robin is accused of stealing from the church, Tuck tries to clear Robin's name, which leads to his capture. Can the gang free him in time? Show more

Contributors

Robin Hood:
Jonas Armstrong
Sheriff of Nottingham:
Keith Allen
Little John:
Gordon Kennedy
Allan A Dale:
Joe Armstrong
Tar Seller:
Matt Devere
Writer:
Ryan Craig
Producer:
Tom Mullens
Producer:
Jane Hudson
Director:
Alex Pillai
Guard #3:
Ben O'Brien

Drama

Clare Lizzimore - Missing in Action

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Natalie's husband is Missing In Action. Then she spots him in a supermarket. But is this man really him? Stars Sam Troughton. Show more

Contributors

Laura:
Liz White
Natalie:
Anna Madeley
Commanding Officer:
Clive Hayward
Producer:
Claire Grove

Genres

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Drama

Robin Hood

Series 3

Episode 4: Sins of the Father

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Ruthless Rufus is in town, intent on revenge. When he kidnaps Allan and Kate, Robin and the gang race against time to find Rufus' hiding place. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Clouds in Trousers

Ice

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Katie Hims' drama follows Zoe as she grows up with every turn in her life marked by the weather. School is shut and the pond is frozen. Show more

Contributors

Young Zoe:
Sydney Wade
Young Alice:
Sydney Wade
Young Shaun:
Rhys Gannon
Older Zoe:
Patsy Ferran
Older Shaun:
David Reed
Zoe's Mum:
Katy Carmichael
Producer:
Tim Dee
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Drama about the rise to fame of a black jazz band in 1930s London at a time of extraordinary change. The band is invited to the heart of aristocratic society. Show more

Contributors

Louis Lester:
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Stanley Mitchell:
Matthew Goode
Masterson:
John Goodman
Schlesinger:
Mel Smith
Donaldson:
Anthony Head
Harry Thornton:
Miles Richardson
Policeman:
Daniel Coonan
Prince of Wales:
Sam Troughton

The Hollow Crown

The Wars of the Roses

Episode 3: Richard III

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Screen adaptations of Shakespeare plays. In his quest for the crown, Richard plans the murder of his brother George. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Dominic Cooke
Adaptor:
Ben Power
Buckingham:
Ben Daniels
Cecily:
Judi Dench
Hastings:
James Fleet
Queen Elizabeth:
Keeley Hawes
Henry VI:
Tom Sturridge
Murderer II:
Josef Altin
Prince Richard:
Isaac Andrews
Catesby:
Paul Bazely
Murderer I:
Geoff Bell
Mayor of London:
Robert Bowman
Bishop of Ely:
Alan David
Ratcliffe:
Keith Dunphy
George Stanley:
Simon Ginty
Princess Elizabeth:
Madison Lygo
Brackenbury:
John MacKay
Prince Edward:
Caspar Morley
Messenger:
Jude Owusu
Lady-in-Waiting:
Penny Ryder
Torch Bearer:
Sid Sagar
Rivers:
Al Weaver
Production Company:
Neal Street Productions

Drama on 3

The News from Home

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

New drama by Nick Dear for the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin. In a country house in the New Forest, two maids from Tipperary learn of insurrection in their homeland. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Drama about the rise to fame of a black jazz band in 1930s London. The Louis Lester Band has yet to reach the fame it so desires, but a wealthy recluse changes its fortunes. Show more

Contributors

Louis Lester:
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Stanley Mitchell:
Matthew Goode
Masterson:
John Goodman
Donaldson:
Anthony Head
Schlesinger:
Mel Smith
Lady Winnet:
Ruth Gemmell
Harry Thornton:
Miles Richardson
Prince of Wales:
Sam Troughton

Drama on 3

The Process

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Mark Ravenhill's updating of Franz Kafka's classic book The Trial, about one man's search for answers in an unnerving contemporary setting. Show more

Contributors

Joseph Kay:
Sam Troughton
Caroline/Emma:
Caroline Catz
Frank/Terry/John, an actor:
Joe Armstrong
Abi/Katy, an actor:
Hara Yannas
Jason/Bartle:
Lloyd Hutchinson
The Facilitator/Block:
Tony Gardner
Anne/Zoe:
Jo Joyner
O'Reilly:
Gaye Brown
Director:
Polly Thomas
Producer:
Polly Thomas

Genres

Duration: 1 hour

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

Starring Glenda Jackson. Passion, in every sense, is the theme of Dan Rebellato's dramatisation, inspired by the works of literature's greatest whistle blower - Emile Zola. Show more