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15 Minute Drama

Oliver Emanuel - The Other One

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

After Laura's parents discover that she is not biologically theirs, the 12-year-old meets the detective investigating how this could have happened. Stars Natasha Watson. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Oliver Emanuel - The Other One

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Laura turns detective and tracks down the medic in charge on the day she was born and swapped. Stars Natasha Watson and Finlay Welsh. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

A near-future with no antibiotics where an everyday scratch turns a family's world upside down. Stars Christine Bottomley. Show more

Drama

John Steinbeck - The Pearl

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. A tale of the greatest pearl ever found and the tragic impact its discovery has on one family. Narrated by Gary Lewis. Show more

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Philip and Sydney

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Alan Pollock. In 1937 Philip Larkin's father took him on holiday to Germany. Philip never spoke of the trip. Alan Pollock's drama imagines what might have happened there. Show more

Contributors

Philip Larkin:
Pip Carter
Sydney Larkin:
Tim McInnerny
Hotel Keeper/Drinker:
John Rowe
Herr Hinck:
Sam Dale
Hans and all other parts:
Gunnar Cauthery

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John Steinbeck - East of Eden

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Two uneasy worlds are about to collide. Epic tale about the nature of good and evil starring Holliday Grainger and David Yip. Show more

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John Steinbeck - East of Eden

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Adam’s fallen under the spell of the enigmatic Cathy but things are getting darker. Stars Holliday Grainger and Robin Laing. Show more

Drama

John Steinbeck - East of Eden

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

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

Adam Trask is trying to protect his twin boys while his estranged wife continues her destruction. Starring Holliday Grainger. Show more

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Secret Kebabs

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Dark comedy about a friendship between a relationship counsellor and a kebab shop owner. By Christine Entwisle, winner of the 2015 BBC Writer's Room Prize. Show more

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The Counsellor:
Pippa Haywood
Mrs Egg Sandwich:
Clare Corbett
Mrs Gordon Ramsay:
Clare Corbett
The Landlord:
Dennis Herdman
Mr Egg Sandwich:
Dennis Herdman
Mr Gordon Ramsay:
Jeremy Swift
Mr Sheep:
Jeremy Swift

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Ten Funerals and a Wedding

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Nick Underwood. Quirky drama about a part-time humanist celebrant who specialises in death deciding to expand her repertoire. Show more

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Boswell at Large: A Corsican Adventure

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. At 24, Boswell heads to delay the pressure of growing up. But is Corsica the adventure he was looking for? Stars Lorn Macdonald. Show more

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Idle Hands

Duration: 44 minutes

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

By Christine Entwisle. Pitch black comedy about a woman whose retirement crisis gets out of control when she becomes obsessed with her postman. Show more

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Take Me To...

Episode 3: Take Me to the Necropolis

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

By Oliver Emanuel. Darkly comic journey through Glasgow's infamous Necropolis. Alice and Sasha are celebrating their graduation when Alice takes Sasha on a trip to a graveyard. Show more

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Duration: 44 minutes

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

Food. A story of love and betrayal dramatised by Oliver Emanuel from the works of literature’s greatest whistleblower. Show more

Blood, Sex and Money by Emile Zola

Season 1 - Blood

Politics

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Politics. A story of power dramatised by Oliver Emanuel from the works of literature’s greatest whistle blower. Show more