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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

Drama

David Nobbs - Silent Nights

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Gordon's hatred of noise is threatening his marriage. But will foisting silence on the world help matters? Stars Jonathan Coy. Show more

Contributors

Gordon Flitch:
Jonathan Coy
Alison Flitch:
Doon Mackichan
Jonathan Pelt:
Stephen Critchlow
Esterhazy:
John Rowe
Shopkeeper:
Dan Starkey

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Brand

Drama

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Elizabeth needs help, and reality bites for Fallon.

Contributors

Series Editor:
Alison Hindell
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Josh Archer:
Angus Imrie
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Phoebe Aldridge:
Lucy Morris
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Ian Craig:
Stephen Kennedy
Usha Franks:
Souad Faress
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Jim Lloyd:
John Rowe
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Lily Pargetter:
Katie Redford
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Hannah Riley:
Helen Longworth
Natasha:
Mali Harries

The Archers

31/08/2018

Duration: 13 minutes

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

Things go from bad to worse for Elizabeth and Hannah makes her feelings clear. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Alison Hindell
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Josh Archer:
Angus Imrie
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Phoebe Aldridge:
Lucy Morris
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Ian Craig:
Stephen Kennedy
Usha Franks:
Souad Faress
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Jim Lloyd:
John Rowe
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Lily Pargetter:
Katie Redford
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Hannah Riley:
Helen Longworth
Natasha:
Mali Harries

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Things go from bad to worse for Elizabeth and Susan has a confession to make.

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Ian Craig:
Stephen Kennedy
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Jim Lloyd:
John Rowe
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Lily Pargetter:
Katie Redford
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Hannah Riley:
Helen Longworth
Series Editor:
Alison Hindell

The Archers

21/09/2018

Duration: 13 minutes

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

Freddie contemplates his future, and there is a breakthrough for Alistair. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Alison Hindell
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Jolene Archer:
Buffy Davis
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Freddie Pargetter:
Toby Laurence
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Carol Tregorran:
Eleanor Bron
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Hannah Riley:
Helen Longworth
Philip Moss:
Andy Hockley

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Alistair doesn't know where to turn, and Harrison is stunned.

Contributors

Director:
Julie Beckett
Series Editor:
Alison Hindell
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Ian Craig:
Stephen Kennedy
Will Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Dan Hebden Lloyd:
Will Howard
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Freddie Pargetter:
Toby Laurence
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Lexi Viktorova:
Ania Sowinski
Beverley:
Alison Belbin
Jake Grundy:
Rob Redwood

The Archers

11/05/2018

Duration: 13 minutes

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

The Aldridges face the future, and Adam loses his cool.

Contributors

Director:
Julie Beckett
Series Editor:
Alison Hindell
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Ian Craig:
Stephen Kennedy
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Will Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Jim Lloyd:
John Rowe
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Freddie Pargetter:
Toby Laurence
Lily Pargetter:
Katie Redford
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Robert Snell:
Graham Blockey
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Olwen Thomas:
Alison Steadman

Drama

The Price of Oil

Blood From Stone

Duration: 57 minutes

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

In 2045, a father-and-son energy company struggles with the new economics of the oil market. Is Ralph wrong about getting out for good? Is dad Charlie more addict than businessman? Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Will makes a surprising decision, and there's a shock for the Aldridges.

Contributors

Series Editor:
Alison Hindell
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Christine Barford:
Lesley Saweard
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Will Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Freddie Pargetter:
Toby Laurence
Lily Pargetter:
Katie Redford
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Robert Snell:
Graham Blockey
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Sandeep Johal:
Sudha Bhuchar

Home Front

19 April 1916 - Rose Fairweather

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1916, the Western Times announced that two British officers had escaped from POW camp, and Rose Fairweather feels trapped on Blackfold farm. Show more

Contributors

Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Gert Battley:
Maggie Steed
John Rossiter:
Mark Carey
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker

Home Front

20 April 1916 - Elspeth Taverner

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1916, a cabinet crisis was narrowly averted when the prime minister agreed to extend conscription, but the rift widens between Halecot and Blackfold farms. Show more

Contributors

Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Dieter Lippke:
Felix Auer
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Lewis Cox:
Dylan Edwards
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 50: 18-22 April 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

A British naval patrol intercepts Sir Roger Casement bringing munitions to Ireland, and alliances are broken and made in Ashburton. Show more

Contributors

Dieter Lippke:
Felix Auer
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Marcus Goodridge:
Max Bennett
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant
John Rossiter:
Mark Carey
Moses Wickens:
Ben Callon
William Fulford:
Ryan Coath
Amos Rutter:
Richard Cotton
Lewis Cox:
Dylan Edwards
Edwin Lloyd:
Finn den Hertog
Old Woman:
Susan Jameson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Primrose Rutter:
Jade Matthew
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Reuben Fulford:
Martin Pirongs
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Soldier:
Sam Rix
Joanna Fulford:
Rachael Spence
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Gert Battley:
Maggie Steed
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams

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Home Front

25 April 1916 - Adam Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1916, German cruisers bombarded Lowestoft, damaging 200 homes, and an unexpected visitor shatters the peace at Halecot Farm. Show more

Contributors

Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Dieter Lippke:
Felix Auer
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 51: 25-29 April 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

In the week that General Townshend surrendered, ending the Siege of Kut al Amara, there are calls to courage throughout the social scale in Ashburton. Show more

Contributors

Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Dieter Lippke:
Felix Auer
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Marcus Goodridge:
Max Bennett
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant
Moses Wickens:
Ben Callon
John Rossiter:
Mark Carey
Dom Anscar Vonier:
Kenneth Collard
Simeon Dyer:
Josh Darcy
Lewis Cox:
Dylan Edwards
Edwin Lloyd:
Finn den Hertog
Pat McCrory:
Jonny Holden
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Oswald Dyer:
Dean Nolan
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Molly Dyer:
Stevie Thompson
Councillor Ellis:
Stephen Tomlin
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams

Genres

Home Front

19 May 1916 - John Rossiter

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Unified Russian and British forces drive the Turks from the banks of the Tigris, while at Spittal End Farm, John Rossiter begins to warm towards Rose. Show more

Contributors

John Rossiter:
Mark Rossiter
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
William Fulford:
Ryan Coath
Mrs Radley:
Helen Clapp

Home Front

19 June 1918 - Adeline Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the soft fruit harvest was reported at a quarter the yield of 1917, and in Devon, Adeline Lumley is hoping for a better return. Show more

Contributors

Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Arthur Hurst:
Mark Heap
Betty Newcombe:
Annie McKenzie
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David

Home Front

20 June 1918 - Hardy Walsh

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, a registry office for boy farmworkers opened in London, and in Devon, Hardy Walsh finds his work more of a challenge than he expected. Show more

Contributors

Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Gert Battley:
Maggie Steed
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 104: 18-22 June 1918 (Season 14 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Set in Devon in 1918, in the week that Viscount Grey published a pamphlet supporting President Wilson's proposal to establish a League of Nations. Show more

Contributors

Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Arthur Hurst:
Mark Heap
Betty Newcombe:
Annie McKenzie
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Gert Battley:
Maggie Steed
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Dieter Lippke:
Joe Sims
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Gert Batley:
Maggie Steed
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray

Genres

Home Front

6 July 1918 - Rose Fairweather

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, a Devon hayrick worth £50 was set alight by two boys, while at Seale Hayne, Rose finds herself burning with indignation. Show more

Contributors

Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Dieter Lippke:
Joe Sims
Arthur Hurst:
Mark Heap
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack