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Brief Lives

Series 5

Episode 4

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

By Elizabeth Heery. A marijuana operation is discovered at Bella Houghton's farm, and she swears she knows nothing about it. But could her two sons be guilty? Show more

Brief Lives

Series 5

Episode 5

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Series set in a Manchester legal practice, created by Tom Fry and Sharon Kelly. A female athletics coaching team are being hounded by vicious online slurs and sexual innuendo. Show more

Brief Lives

Series 5

Episode 6

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Series set in a Manchester legal practice, created by Tom Fry and Sharon Kelly. Frank thinks he's going to have a quiet day, but then a childhood pal turns up. Show more

Brief Lives

Series 6

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

A local councillor is caught selling drugs. Open and shut case? It would seem so on the surface. And a new rep is brought on board, a streetwise kid called Ronnie. Show more

Brief Lives

Series 6

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Ronnie discovers her long-lost younger sister set up in a quayside apartment in the posh end of Salford. How can she afford to live there? Show more

Brief Lives

Series 6

Episode 5

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

By Tom Fry and Sharon Kelly. Sarah prepares for her big trip abroad with her new boyfriend Paul, and Frank gets a big shock when he is called in to represent a computer hacker. Show more

Brief Lives

Series 6

Episode 6

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Frank and Sarah have been called into Manchester Central for questioning - the start of a Kafkaesque journey for them. Show more

Brief Lives

Series 8

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

A naked young woman is arrested for protesting against the fur trade, but this is just the beginning of a tortuous maze for Frank. Show more

Brief Lives

Series 10

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Frank Twist and Sarah Gold return as Manchester's favourite legal eagles. Show more

Brief Lives

Series 9

Episode 1

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

Return of the popular drama series about legal reps in Manchester. Starring David Schofield as Frank Twist Show more

Brief Lives

Series 9

Episode 2

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

Frank Twist and Sarah Gold run a legal rep firm that specialises in getting scrotes, crooks and even some innocent people off Show more

Brief Lives

Series 9

Episode 3

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

Sarah is called in to defend a music teacher who has had an unlawful relationship with a student. Show more

Brief Lives

Series 9

Episode 4

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

A judge is accused of rape. He is very plausible in his explanations. Is he innocent? Or a practised liar? Show more

Contributors

Judge Berryman:
Kevin Doyle
DI Wendy Rose:
Natalie Grady
Jonathan:
Darren Kuppan
Director:
Gary Brown
Producer:
Gary Brown
Writer:
Tom Fry

Brief Lives

Series 7

Episode 1

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

Return of the popular legal eagle series Show more

Brief Lives

Series 7

Episode 3

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

Paralegal series set in Manchester Show more

Brief Lives

Series 7

Episode 5

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

More tales from the paralegal team Show more

Brief Lives

Series 7

Episode 6

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

Last in the series Show more

Brief Lives

Series 6

Episode 4

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

A woman is brought in for drink-driving. She is the wife of an old school friend of Frank's. She also has a black eye coming up. How did she get that? Show more