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Duration: 57 minutes

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

Drama mini-series. As war descends on Europe, the Bloomsbury friends struggle to build a life outside London. Virginia weds Leonard Woolf and begins an unexpectedly happy marriage. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Rhonda Smith
Director:
Simon Kaijser
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Older Vanessa Bell:
Eve Best
Young Vanessa Bell:
Phoebe Fox
Young Virginia Woolf:
Lydia Leonard
Young Duncan Grant:
James Norton
Julian Bell (aged 4):
Charlie Appleyard
Lytton Strachey:
Ed Birch
Angelica Bell:
Lucy Boynton
Roger Fry:
Elliot Cowan
Quentin Bell:
Edmund Digby-Jones
Midwife:
Rosie Ede
Quentin Bell (aged 7):
Louis Fisher
Older Clive Bell:
Andrew Havill
Younger Clive Bell:
Sam Hoare
Mrs Woolf:
Jenny Howe
Julian Bell:
Finn Jones
Maynard Keynes:
Edmund Kingsley
Dr Hyslop:
Anton Lesser
Young Bunny:
Ben Lloyd-Hughes
Mary Hutchinson:
Marianne Oldham
Older Duncan Grant:
Rupert Penry-Jones
Julian Bell (aged 9):
Maximillian Scull
George Bergen:
Simon Thomas
Young Leonard:
Al Weaver

Genres

The Essay

Decameron Nights: Ten Italian Indelicacies Remixed from Boccaccio

Episode 3: How Elena Blew Hot and Cold

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Widowed Elena sleeps around, though she likes to keep up appearances. But when she snubs one man for the amusement of another, she picks the wrong victim. Introduced by Terry Jones. Show more

Casualty 1909

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama. Secrets abound as Sister Russell catches probationer Nellie Bowers sneaking out to meet a mysterious young man, and a woman arrives in pauper's clothes but silk underwear. Show more

Contributors

Matron Eva Luckes:
Cherie Lunghi
Ada Russell:
Sarah Smart
Sydney Holland:
Nicholas Farrell
Hurry Fenwick:
David Troughton
Dr Millais Culpin:
William Houston
Ethel Bennett:
Charity Wakefield
Laura Goodley:
Lydia Leonard
Nellie Bowers:
Tessa Parr
Henry Head:
Anton Lesser
Grace Barnes:
Kate Fleetwood
Mrs Ramsbury:
Clare Higgins
Henry Percy Dean:
Paul Hilton
Ernest Morris:
Andrew Readman
Producer:
Bryn Higgins
Director:
Mark Brozel
Dr Harry Ingrams:
Tom Hughes
Frederick Smith:
Kenneth Colley
Sister Jarvis:
Charlotte Emmerson
Hospital Steward:
Eamon Geoghegan
Thomas Connor:
Chris Sunley
Mrs Palmer:
Patti Clare

Casualty 1909

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A scandal brews as Nurse Goodley suspects that Mr Dean is ignoring the terrible side-effects of a new anaesthetic. Must she risk everything and turn whistleblower? Show more

Contributors

Ada Russell:
Sarah Smart
Dr Millais Culpin:
William Houston
Sydney Holland:
Nicholas Farrell
Hurry Fenwick:
David Troughton
Ethel Bennett:
Charity Wakefield
Laura Goodley:
Lydia Leonard
Henry Dean:
Paul Hilton
Henry Head:
Anton Lesser
Dr Harry Ingrams:
Tom Hughes
Producer:
Bryn Higgins
Director:
Bryn Higgins
Mr Morris:
Andrew Readman
Sister Spencer:
Rebecca Johnson
Miss De Burgh:
Eleanor Bron
Teenage Girl:
Grace Cassidy
Mrs Anderson:
Imogen Bain
Frederick Smith:
Kenneth Colley
Police Constable:
John Hollingworth
Goldberg's Father:
Philip Cox
Goldberg:
Iain McKee
Mr Lawrence:
William Ilkley
The Duchess:
Jodi Herbert
Hospital Steward:
Eamon Geoghegan
1st Student:
John Heffernan

Drama

Red and Blue

Episode 2: Ransomware

Duration: 45 minutes

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

A City hedge fund hires Shoreham to test its networks in a planned exercise, and he is determined to demonstrate how a multi-million pound business can be brought to its knees. Show more

Contributors

Bradley Shoreham:
Tim Woodward
Malcolm Pemberley:
Michael Bertenshaw
Andrea Harwood:
Lydia Leonard
Danny Webber:
Matthew Watson
Geoff Butcher:
David Seddon
Melissa Ryan:
Philippa Stanton
IT Analyst:
Ben Crowe
Senior Manager:
Hannah Wood

Genres

Classic Serial

Evelyn Waugh - Sword of Honour

Episode 5: Unconditional Surrender

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Guy Crouchback starts to lose his idealism about the war. Waugh's satirical masterpiece stars Paul Ready and Tim Pigott-Smith. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tim McInnerny
Guy Crouchback:
Paul Ready
Virginia:
Lydia Leonard
Arthur Box-Bender:
Robert Daws
Ian Kilbannock:
Oliver Chris
Kirstie Kilbannock:
Polly Frame
Mr Crouchback:
Sean Murray
Ludovic:
Carl Prekopp
Julia Stitch:
Christine Kavanagh
Everard Spruce:
Harry Jardine
Major Tickeridge:
Michael Bertenshaw
Secretary:
Carys Eleri
Director:
Sally Avens
Adaptor:
Jeremy Front

Drama on 3

One Winter's Afternoon

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

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

Guy Meredith's drama about the great operatic rivalry between Verdi and Wagner, marking the bicentenary of their births. With Kenneth Cranham as Wagner and Paul Rhys as Verdi. Show more

Genres

Classic Serial

The Eustace Diamonds

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Fighting to keep her diamond necklace, Lizzie broods in Scotland but her cousin's arrival proves diverting. Stars Pippa Nixon. Show more

Classic Serial

Evelyn Waugh - Sword of Honour

Episode 6: Unconditional Surrender

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Guy's military career is revived with selection for a mission to Italy. He heads to London to await orders. Stars Paul Ready. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tim McInnerny
Virginia:
Lydia Leonard
Peregrine:
John Rowe
Ian Kilbannock:
Oliver Chris
Kirstie Kilbannock:
Polly Frame
Ludovic:
Carl Prekopp
Fremantle:
John Norton
Frank De Souza:
Joel MacCormack
Instructor:
Sean Murray
Orderly:
David Seddon
Director:
Tracey Neale
Adaptor:
Jeremy Front

Classic Serial

Evelyn Waugh - Sword of Honour

Episode 2: Men at Arms, part 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Yet to see any war action, Guy helps Apthorpe to conceal his portable latrine - and his ex-wife reappears. Stars Paul Ready. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tim McInnerny
Guy Crouchback:
Paul Ready
Brigadier Ben Ritchie-Hook:
Tim Pigott-Smith
Virginia:
Lydia Leonard
Brigadier:
David Seddon
Sgt Major:
Ben Crowe
Brigade Major:
Sean Murray
Director:
Sally Avens
Adaptor:
Jeremy Front

Gentleman Jack

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & Lincs

Available for 7 months

Halifax, 1832. Rejected by aristocratic Vere Hobart, Anne Lister returns to her shabby ancestral home, Shibden Hall, determined to restore its fortunes and find herself a wife. Show more

Contributors

Anne Lister:
Suranne Jones
Ann Walker:
Sophie Rundle
Mariana Lawton:
Lydia Leonard
Marian Lister:
Gemma Whelan
Aunt Anne Lister:
Gemma Jones
Jeremy Lister:
Timothy West
Vere Hobart:
Jodhi May
Production Company:
Lookout Point

Drama

The Healing of Sergei Rachmaninov

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Biographical drama by Martyn Wade, telling the remarkable story behind the composition of Sergei Rachmaninov's celebrated Second Piano Concerto. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Spooks

Series 10

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for years

Drama series. Top-level secrets are stolen when Calum is mugged outside Thames House. A random robbery or a theft-to-order? Either way there are lethal consequences for the agents. Show more

Contributors

Harry Pearce:
Peter Firth
Ruth Evershed:
Nicola Walker
Dimitri Levendis:
Max Brown
Erin Watts:
Lara Pulver
Tariq Masood:
Shazad Latif
Sasha Gavrik:
Tom Weston-Jones
Elena Gavrik:
Alice Krige
Ilya Gavrik:
Jonathan Hyde
Home Secretary William Towers:
Simon Russell Beale
Jim Coaver:
William Hope
Anatoly:
Joe Wredden
Director:
Alrick Riley
Producer:
Chris Fry
Martha Forde:
Lydia Leonard
Yefim Morosov:
Tom Bateman
Victor Elliot:
William Tapley

Ambassadors

Episode 3: The Tazbek Spring

Duration: 1 hour

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

Comedy following diplomats to the fictional Tazbekistan. An anti-government rebellion takes to the streets, provoking a fierce crackdown by the army. Show more

Contributors

Keith Davis:
David Mitchell
Neil Tilly:
Robert Webb
Jennifer:
Keeley Hawes
The Prez:
Igal Naor
Caitlin:
Susan Lynch
Robert Jackson:
Michael Smiley
French Ambassador:
Oliver Dimsdale
Oybek Yerzhan:
Umit Ulgen
Amil Zarifi:
Krystian Godlewski
Sergei:
Andy Lucas
Ludmilla:
Debbie Chazen
US Ambassador:
Lachele Carl
Tall surveillance man:
George Lasha
Short surveillance man:
Sevan Stephan
Captain Jones:
Ralph Jones
Captain:
Uriel Emil
Mrs Petrova:
Jenny Galloway
Director:
Jeremy Webb
Producer:
Chris Carey
Writer:
James Wood
Checkpoint soldier:
Marat Berdyyev

Classic Serial

Evelyn Waugh - Sword of Honour

Episode 7: Unconditional Surrender

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Injuring his knee on a parachute jump, Guy thinks his wartime experience is over, until fresh orders arrive. Stars Paul Ready. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tim McInnerny
Virginia:
Lydia Leonard
Peregrine:
John Rowe
Ian Kilbannock:
Oliver Chris
Ritchie-Hook:
Tim Pigott-Smith
Frank De Souza:
Joel MacCormack
Arthur Box-Bender:
Robert Daws
Madame Kanyi:
Mia Soteriou
Major Cattermole:
Arthur Hughes
Squadron Leader:
John Norton
Director:
Tracey Neale
Adaptor:
Jeremy Front

River

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Drama series. River and Ira uncover what Stevie was investigating before her murder, but breakthroughs in the case have devastating implications for another member of the team. Show more

Contributors

Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson:
Nicola Walker
Chrissie Read:
Lesley Manville
Thomas Cream:
Eddie Marsan
Ira King:
Adeel Akhtar
Rosa Fallows:
Georgina Rich
Marcus McDonald:
Owen Teale
Marianne King:
Lydia Leonard
Sunday Akentola:
Adjoa Andoh
Michael Bennigan:
Jim Norton
Bridie Stevenson:
Sorcha Cusack
Jimmy Stevenson:
Steve Nicolson
Frankie Stevenson:
Turlough Convery
Banker:
Ali Craig
Fedor's Lawyer:
Peter Landi
Police Officer:
Jon House
Ukrainian Manager:
Andrew Byron
Laughing Man:
Naveed Khan
Housewife:
Stacha Hicks
Moldovan Man:
Nicon Caraman
Ghanaian Secretary (June):
Wendy Mae Brown
Haider Jamal Abdi:
Peter Bankole
Producer:
Chris Carey
Director:
Jessica Hobbs
Executive Producer:
Jane Featherstone
Executive Producer:
Manda Levin
Executive Producer:
Abi Morgan
Executive Producer:
Lucy Richer
Writer:
Abi Morgan

Series

River

River

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Drama series. As the fractured events of Stevie's murder start to swim into focus for River, the awful truth places more pressure than ever on his worsening state of mind. Show more

Contributors

Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson:
Nicola Walker
Chrissie Read:
Lesley Manville
Ira King:
Adeel Akhtar
Thomas Cream:
Eddie Marsan
Frankie Stevenson:
Turlough Convery
Michael Bennigan:
Jim Norton
Bridie Stevenson:
Sorcha Cusack
Marcus McDonald:
Owen Teale
Rosa Fallows:
Georgina Rich
Marianne King:
Lydia Leonard
Jimmy Stevenson:
Steve Nicolson
Christopher Riley:
Josef Altin
Erin Fielding:
Shannon Tarbet
Tom's Lawyer:
Helen Anderson
Chinese Waiter:
Nicholas Goh
Banker:
Ali Craig
Housewife:
Stacha Hicks
Young Stevie:
Lucy Formby
Producer:
Chris Carey
Director:
Jessica Hobbs
Executive Producer:
Jane Featherstone
Executive Producer:
Manda Levin
Executive Producer:
Abi Morgan
Executive Producer:
Lucy Richer
Writer:
Abi Morgan

Series

River

Classic Serial

Evelyn Waugh - Sword of Honour

Episode 4: Officers and Gentlemen, part 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Posted to Egypt, Guy's unit is surrounded more by rumour than action. But the chaos of war is approaching. Stars Paul Ready. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tim McInnerny
Guy Crouchback:
Paul Ready
Major Hound:
John Dougall
Ludovic:
Carl Prekopp
Virginia:
Lydia Leonard
Trimmer:
Lee Ingleby
General Whale:
Sean Murray
Kilbannock:
Oliver Chris
Kirstie Kilbannock:
Polly Frame
Sgt Hughes:
Arthur Hughes
Sgt Smiley:
Ben Crowe
Greek Woman:
Carys Eleri
Soldier:
David Seddon
Director:
Sally Avens
Adaptor:
Jeremy Front

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Drama. A family's internal frictions come to the fore while they are on holiday in the Scilly Isles, out of season. Starring Christopher Baker, Kate Fahy and Tom Hiddleston.

Contributors

Patricia:
Kate Fahy
Christopher:
Christopher Baker
Director:
Joanna Hogg

Genres

Formats

Classic Serial

The Eustace Diamonds

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

As gossip and scandal intensify, Lizzie is driven to increasingly desperate behaviour to retain her jewels. Stars Pippa Nixon. Show more