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Drama

Roddy Doyle - Not Just for Christmas

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Estranged brothers Danny and Jimmy are about to meet for the first time in 20 years. Stars Simon Delaney and Michael McElhatton. Show more

Contributors

Billy Dunne:
Miche Doherty
Billy Dunne's Girlfriend:
Deirdre O'Kane
Teen Danny:
Sam Keeley
Teen Jimmy:
Donal Gallery
Young Jimmy:
Scott Graham

Genres

Brand

Drama

The Review Show

Edinburgh Festival: A Review Show Special

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents highlights from the 2013 Edinburgh Festivals including interviews with Roddy Doyle on his new book, The Guts, and comic David Baddiel. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Mark Crossan
Producer:
Jenny MacLeod
Executive Producer:
Pauline Law
Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Interviewed Guest:
Roddy Doyle
Interviewed Guest:
David Baddiel

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Jimmy Rabbitte is now 47 and life is about to get tough. He is ill. A story about friendship and family, about facing death and opting for life and maybe even living the dream. Show more

Roddy Doyle on Radio 4

The Commitments

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Jim Sheridan directs a new version of Roddy Doyle's classic novel, bringing some serious soul music to Dublin once more. Show more

Contributors

Jimmy Jnr:
Ronan Raftery
Joey the Lips:
Gavin Friday
Outspan:
Lloyd Cooney
Derek:
Tom Ward
Animal Mooney:
Johnny Ward
James Clifford:
Damien Molony
Natalie:
Sarah Greene
Jimmy Snr:
Andrew Connolly
Dave Moran:
Colm Meaney
Director:
Jim Sheridan

Genres

Roddy Doyle on Radio 4

The Snapper

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Barrytown, 1989, and Sharon has a shocking announcement that is about to rock the Rabbitte household. What on earth will the neighbours think? Show more

Contributors

Jimmy Rabbitte:
David Wilmot
Sharon Rabbitte:
Aoife Duffin
Veronica:
Angeline Ball
Jimmy Junior:
Gavin Drea
George Burgess:
Gerry O'Brien

Genres

Roddy Doyle on Radio 4

The Snapper

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Everyone in Barrytown knows Sharon is pregnant, but to Jimmy's annoyance, she refuses to reveal who the father is. Show more

Roddy Doyle on Radio 4

The Snapper

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Doris Burgess receives a startling letter from her husband and marches to the Rabbitte's house demanding the truth. Show more

Roddy Doyle on Radio 4

The Snapper

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

George Burgess confronts Sharon; he has come up with a plan for the baby's future. Show more

Roddy Doyle on Radio 4

The Snapper

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Sharon has decided she is leaving home, and Jimmy knows that if he wants to keep peace with his wife Veronica, he has to persuade Sharon to stay. Show more

Roddy Doyle on Radio 4

Roddy Doyle's The Van

Duration: 58 minutes

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

1990, and as Jackie's Army embark on World Cup victory, in Barrytown, Jimmy Rabbitte has his own goal embarking on a new business venture with his best mate Bimbo. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Engaging adaptation of the novel by Roddy Doyle. A redundant baker purchases a dilapidated van and sets himself up in the fast food business with his best friend. Show more

Front Row

Roddy Doyle, Heroes in TV dramas, Stephen King's IT

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Roddy Doyle on his latest novel Smile, Stephen King's IT film reviewed, heroes in TV dramas and the art of sports commentary. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Roddy Doyle
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Dunkley
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Frost
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Thorne
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Clark
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Front Row

Roddy Doyle; Josie Rourke; Liola reviewed; Why modern Westerns don't work

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Roddy Doyle on the return of his character Jimmy Rabbitte in his new novel The Guts, Liola at the National Theatre reviewed, and director Josie Rourke shares her Cultural Exchange. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Roddy Doyle
Interviewed Guest:
Josie Rourke
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Smith