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Front Row

Harriet Walter and Guy Paul; The Casual Vacancy; Amit Chaudhuri; The Folio Prize.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Harriet Walter and Guy Paul in two-hander play Boa, JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy adapted for TV, Amit Chaudhuri on his new novel Odysseus Abroad and the Folio Prize shortlist. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Walter
Interviewed Guest:
Guy Paul
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Myerson
Interviewed Guest:
Cathy Rentzenbrink
Interviewed Guest:
Amit Chaudhuri

Between the Ears

Eschatology

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Drama about the end of the world, written and narrated by Peter Blegvad. With actors Harriet Walter and Guy Paul, plus music and sound by Langham Research Centre. Show more

Drama

The Guest of St Peter's

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Hugh Costello. Thomas Perret should be dead. He resigned as Pope Paul VII two years ago, but with his successor in trouble, a collision between the two pontiffs seems inevitable. Show more

Contributors

Cardinal Luis Sastre:
David Warner
Hannah Cox:
Amaka Okafor
Pope Leo XIV:
Anton Lesser
Cardinal Neal Cooke:
Guy Paul
Cardinal John Ankrah:
Jude Akuwudike
The old Pope Paul VII:
Andrew Sachs

Genres

Brand

Drama

Secrets and Lattes

Series 1

Episode 3: Spring Awakening

Duration: 30 minutes

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

A business-boosting Polish evening in the cafe ends with heart trauma and kleptomaniac Lizzie in charge. Stars Julie Graham. From April 2014. Show more

Drama on 3

Curated by Harriet Walter

Episode 1: A Kind of Alaska and Ashes to Ashes

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Harriet Walter stars in two plays by Harold Pinter, playing the roles of women dealing with profound loss of two different sorts. Show more

Father Brown

Series 6

Episode 9: The Flower of the Fairway

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Period drama series. Local feathers are ruffled when an ostentatious American opens up a golf club near Kembleford and a body is discovered in the reeds. Show more

Contributors

Father Brown:
Mark Williams
Mrs McCarthy:
Sorcha Cusack
Inspector Mallory:
Jack Deam
Sergeant Goodfellow:
John Burton
Raylan Reeve:
Guy Paul
Hermione Harvey:
Jane Hazlegrove
Tamara Reeve:
Ty Glaser
Michael Nelson:
Marcus Griffiths
Morgana Reeve:
Amy Lawrence
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter
Director:
Gary Williams

Henry James

The Portrait of a Gentleman

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

4 Extra Debut. A Venice dalliance with a young American woman inspires Henry James, but sparks tragedy. Stars Guy Paul and Katherine Kingsley. Show more

Contributors

Henry James:
Guy Paul
Esther (Fenimore's Mother):
Liza Ross
John Addington Symonds:
John Guerrasio
Angelo Fusato:
Yuri Buzzi
Director:
Marilyn Imrie

Genres

Poetry Please

16/02/2014

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Roger McGough introduces poems by Lewis Carroll, Billy Collins, Kipling and Rossetti and takes a look at the poetry of Raymond Carver. With readers Harriet Walter and Guy Paul. Show more

Poetry Please

A dollop of nonsense and a hint of spring

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Roger McGough introduces poems requested by listeners, including works by Mervyn Peake, Guy Wetmore Carryl and Wordsworth. Read by Harriet Walter and Guy Paul. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Awakening

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Leonce hopes Edna’s father can stop her unconventional behaviour, but soon notorious Alcee Arobin arrives. Kate Chopin's landmark 1899 novel starring Richard Laing. Show more

Contributors

Edna Pontellier:
Pippa Bennett-Warner
Leonce Pontellier:
Guy Paul
Celestine:
Petra Letang
Alcee Arobin:
Richard Laing
Adele Ratignolle:
Sasha Pick
Colonel:
David Cann
Adaptor:
Janice Okoh

Genres

15 Minute Drama

The Awakening

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. 1899. The attentions of dashing Robert Lebrun amuse Edna Pontellier. Novel which shocked America. Stars Pippa Bennett-Warner. From August 2014. Show more

Contributors

Edna Pontellier:
Pippa Bennett-Warner
Leonce Pontellier:
Guy Paul
Celestine:
Petra Letang
Robert Lebrun:
PJ Brennan
Adele Ratignolle:
Sasha Pick
Madame LeBrun:
Adjoa Andoh
Adaptor:
Janice Okoh

Genres

15 Minute Drama

The Awakening

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Edna continues to be enraptured by Robert’s company, but there’s a shock in store for her. Kate Chopin's novel which shook the US in 1899 starring Pippa Bennett-Warner. Show more

Contributors

Edna Pontellier:
Pippa Bennett-Warner
Leonce Pontellier:
Guy Paul
Celestine:
Petra Letang
Adele Ratignolle:
Sasha Pick
Madame LeBrun:
Adjoa Andoh
Dr Mandalet:
Peter Marinker
Adaptor:
Janice Okoh

Genres

The Gobetweenies

Series 2

Episode 6: The Next Story

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Lucy and Tom are not allowed a dog, but their dad is seeing an unstable pet shop owner. Stars Mark Bonnar. From August 2012. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Awakening

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Holidaying on Grand Isle, Edna disagrees with her husband Leonce, so she plans a trip alone with Robert. Stars PJ Brennan and Pippa Bennett-Warner. Dramatised by Janice Okoh. Show more

Contributors

Edna Pontellier:
Pippa Bennett-Warner
Leonce Pontellier:
Guy Paul
Celestine:
Petra Letang
Madame LeBrun:
Adjoa Andoh
Robert Lebrun:
PJ Brennan
Adele Ratignolle:
Sasha Pick
Adaptor:
Janice Okoh

Genres

Free Thinking

Patricia Duncker, Adrienne Mayor on the Amazons, Harriet Walter and Guy Paul

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

With Patricia Duncker on her new work of fiction about George Eliot, Adrienne Mayor discussing Amazonian women, and Harriet Walter and Guy Paul on collaborating as a couple. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Patricia Duncker
Interviewed Guest:
Adrienne Mayor
Interviewed Guest:
Melvin Konner
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Schade
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Walter
Interviewed Guest:
Guy Paul