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Duration: 14 minutes

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

Life on Earth pushes Bea to breaking point while, on Oasis, Peter has a curious encounter. Starring Joe Armstrong and Hayley Atwell. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

15 Minute Drama

The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

The Arrival

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Queenie’s waiting but running out of time. She reveals why she has hidden from Harold for over 20 years. Stars Paul Venables. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

Poems

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Harold has been walking for 40 days. Did David steal the poems and will Queenie’s secret be revealed? Stars Sophie Thompson. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

Episode 1: The Letter

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Queenie Hennessy reveals the shocking and beautiful truth of her life - in a long, complicated letter, a love song to the man she loves. Show more

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Bea has big news for her husband Peter, now a Christian missionary on a distant planet called Oasis. Starring Joe Armstrong and Hayley Atwell. Narrated by Dougray Scott. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

Duration: 14 minutes

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

From his mission on distant Oasis, Peter tries to reconnect with his wife Bea. Starring Hayley Atwell and Joe Armstrong. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Bea and Peter's relationship reaches crisis point, as Peter's mission continues. Starring Joe Armstrong and Hayley Atwell. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

Home Front

5 May 1917 - Cynthia Hamilton

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Russian anti-war protests were reported in Britain as 'some trouble caused by soldiers and workmen', while at St Stephen's, the repairs are nearly complete. Show more

Contributors

Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Dicky Manchester:
Roy Hudd
Milly Manchester:
Annette Badland
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Ruby Tulliver:
Katie Redford
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 74: 1-5 May 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Third omnibus of Season 10, Our Daily Bread, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1917, when the Archbishop of Canterbury warned, 'We mean to come out of this war with clean hands.'. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Milly Manchester:
Annette Badland
Reg Roach:
Arthur Smith
Alfred Vane:
Charlie Clements
Mabel Thatcher:
Chetna Pandya
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Ruby Tulliver:
Katie Redford
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
Dicky Manchester:
Roy Hudd
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

What The Future?

Series 1

Bees

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

What if bees are no more, 30 years from now? Kirsty Wark’s documentary from the future. With Nadia Kamil. From 2014. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

Harold Fry

Duration: 15 minutes

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

While Harold Fry walks the length of England, Queenie gets notes typed up and won’t stop until he arrives. Stars Paul Venables. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

David

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Queenie writes about falling in love with Harold 24 years ago and the day she met his son. Stars Monty d’Iverno. Show more

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Peter is horrified to find Jesus Lover 5 gravely ill in intensive care while a pregnant Bea faces an uncertain future. Narrated by Dougray Scott with Hayley Atwell. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

15 Minute Drama

The Corrections

Episode 13: The Good Daughter

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Denise's arrival for a St Jude family Christmas stirs some uncomfortable truths. Show more

Contributors

Enid Lambert:
Maggie Steed
Alfred Lambert:
Colin Stinton
Gary Lambert:
Richard Laing
Chip Lambert:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Denise Lambert:
Roslyn Hill
Don Armour:
Shaun Mason
Brian Callahan:
Ian Conningham
Robin Passafaro:
Kelly Burke
Mrs Nygren:
Hannah Genesius
Sylvia Roth:
Elaine Claxton
Ted Roth:
David Acton
Gitanas Misevicius:
Sam Dale
Caroline Lambert:
Jane Slavin
Caleb Lambert:
Adam Thomas Wright
Jonah Lambert:
Sean McCrystal
Adaptor:
Marcy Kahan
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

15 Minute Drama

The Corrections

Episode 14: A Wonderland of Wealth

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The prodigal Chip returns home for Christmas. Show more

Contributors

Enid Lambert:
Maggie Steed
Alfred Lambert:
Colin Stinton
Gary Lambert:
Richard Laing
Chip Lambert:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Denise Lambert:
Roslyn Hill
Don Armour:
Shaun Mason
Brian Callahan:
Ian Conningham
Robin Passafaro:
Kelly Burke
Mrs Nygren:
Hannah Genesius
Sylvia Roth:
Elaine Claxton
Ted Roth:
David Acton
Gitanas Misevicius:
Sam Dale
Caroline Lambert:
Jane Slavin
Caleb Lambert:
Adam Thomas Wright
Jonah Lambert:
Sean McCrystal
Adaptor:
Marcy Kahan
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Home Front

26 August 1916 - Johnnie Marshall

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 British took 200 yards of German trenches near Bazentin-le-Petit, capturing a machine gun, and Johnnie Marshall has a plan. Show more

Contributors

Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 26: 8-12 June 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The third omnibus edition of Season 4 of the epic drama series set in Great War Britain. Show more

Contributors

Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Barbara Flynn
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Beau Tilley:
Stephen Critchlow
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Albert Wilson:
Harry Myers
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Peggy Jeffery:
Jane Slavin
Flora Jeffery:
Jessica Turner
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Private Stanton:
Nathan Nolan
Private Ross:
Owen Clark
Attendant:
Mark Edel-Hunt

Genres

Home Front

11 June 1915 - Ivy Layton

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Time moves so quickly, Ivy has not had the opportunity to mourn Archie. Show more

Contributors

Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Private Stanton:
Nathan Nolan

15 Minute Drama

Just a Girl: Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

A sleepover for Amy with new friends brings things to a head between her parents. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Just a Girl: Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Gary finally comes to terms with the hormone blockers, but Charlotte has shocking news for him. Show more