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Home Front

22 August 1916 - Juliet Cavendish

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for years

15,000 pilgrims gather at Lourdes to pray for the safe return of their fathers from war, and Juliet finds it hard to reconcile her delight and her fears. Show more

Contributors

Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham
Reginald Church:
John Dougall
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Connie Cavendish:
Felix Lailey
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Writer:
Katie Hims

Waking the Dead

Series 7

Part 1: Skin - Part 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 9 months

Crime series. The cold case squad find a dead neo-Nazi hidden in an air conditioner duct of an empty car park, but soon uncover some far-reaching links in the case. Show more

Contributors

Det Supt Peter Boyd:
Trevor Eve
Dr Grace Foley:
Sue Johnston
Dr Eve Lockhart:
Tara Fitzgerald
DI Spencer Jordan:
Wil Johnson
DC Stella Goodman:
Felicite Du Jeu
Natalie Brown:
Jo Woodcock
Raymond Ayanike:
Cyril Nri
Terry Wilson:
John Dougall
George / Sam:
Johnny Palmiero
Marie Waters:
Kelly Hunter
Rashid Said:
Selva Rasalingam
Martin Armstrong:
Russell Boulter
Selim Said:
Sagar Radia
Charlie Ayanike:
David Gyasi
Dr Emma McKenna:
Michelle Bonnard
Producer:
Colin Wratten

Waking the Dead

Series 7

Part 2: Skin - Part 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One South East

Available for 9 months

Crime series. Boyd and the team have to uncover the awful truth behind the murder of a neo-Nazi in order to save a young boy's life. Show more

Contributors

Det Supt Peter Boyd:
Trevor Eve
Dr Grace Foley:
Sue Johnston
Dr Eve Lockhart:
Tara Fitzgerald
DI Spencer Jordan:
Wil Johnson
DC Stella Goodman:
Felicite Du Jeu
Natalie Brown:
Jo Woodcock
Raymond Ayanike:
Cyril Nri
Terry Wilson:
John Dougall
George / Sam:
Johnny Palmiero
Marie Waters:
Kelly Hunter
Rashid Said:
Selva Rasalingam
Martin Armstrong:
Russell Boulter
Selim Said:
Sagar Radia
Charlie Ayanike:
David Gyasi
Dr Emma McKenna:
Michelle Bonnard
Producer:
Colin Wratten

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

In Whitby, a magician sees strange bite marks on the neck of a woman he has just met. Stars comedy trio Peepolykus. From 2017. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for years

A pair of runaway soldiers stumble across witches on a Scottish moor. Stars comedy trio Peepolykus. From 2017. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Assata Shakur - The FBI's Most Wanted Woman

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Ex-Black Panther and political activist Assata Shakur's autobiography is dramatised by debbie tucker green. With Marianne Jean-Baptiste as Assata. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Assata Shakur - The FBI's Most Wanted Woman

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Marianne Jean-Baptiste plays Assata Shakur in debbie tucker green's dramatisation of Shakur's autobiography. Shakur is in jail awaiting trial with her friend Kamau. Show more

Drama

Herald of Disaster

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

The story of the Herald of Free Enterprise. Using transcripts from the inquest, this docu-drama explains how a cross-channel ferry could capsize minutes after leaving harbour. Show more

Drama

Inappropriate Relationships

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Psychological drama by Christopher Reason. Rosie Cavaliero plays Rachel, a probation officer who uncovers an abuse scandal, and puts herself and her family in danger. Show more

HG Wells

The War of the Worlds

Part 1

Duration: 57 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Following strange sightings on the surface of Mars, martian ships arrive on Earth and mercilessly invade. Starring Blake Ritson. Show more

Drama

Inappropriate Relationships

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Psychological drama by Christopher Reason. Unable to trust her superiors at work, Rachel finds an unlikely ally in Tariq, a young investigative journalist. Show more

HG Wells

The War of the Worlds

Part 2

Duration: 57 minutes

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

The Martians continue their merciless invasion, transforming the landscape and decimating the population. Stars Blake Ritson. Show more

Drama

Inappropriate Relationships

Episode 5

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Psychological drama. Rosie Cavaliero plays Rachel, a probation officer who uncovers an abuse scandal and puts herself and her family in danger. Show more

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Concludes

Episode 7

Duration: 1 hour

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

Jessica Raine stars in Galsworthy's epic saga. Arrivals and departures for Dinny as she struggles to come to terms with losing Wilfrid. Show more

Contributors

Fleur Mont:
Jessica Raine
Michael Mont:
Ben Lambert
Dinny Cherrell:
Sarah Ridgeway
Wilfrid Desert:
Max Bennett
Sir Lawrence Mont:
Brian Protheroe
Lady Mont:
Georgie Glen
Lady Clare Corven:
Chloe Pirrie
Eustace Durnford:
John Heffernan
Gerald Corven:
John Dougall
Young Man:
David Sturzaker
Adaptor:
Lin Coghlan

Genres

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Concludes

Episode 8

Duration: 1 hour

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

Jessica Raine stars as Fleur in the concluding episode of Galsworthy's epic. Ignoring her own heartache, Dinny pours all her energy into protecting her sister. Show more

Drama

George Bernard Shaw - Pygmalion

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

A cockney flower girl is trained by a professor of phonetics to pass as a duchess. Stars Alistair McGowan and Morgana Robinson. Show more

Contributors

Henry Higgins:
Alistair McGowan
Eliza Doolittle:
Morgana Robinson
Alfred Doolittle:
Al Murray
Colonel Pickering:
Hugh Fraser
Mrs Higgins:
Siân Phillips
Mrs Pearce:
Charlotte Page
Mrs Eynsford-Hill:
Georgie Glen
Clara Eynsford-Hill:
Maeve Bluebell Wells
Freddy Eynsford-Hill:
Tom Forrister
Nepommuck:
David Sturzaker
Ambassador:
John Dougall
Ambassador's Wife:
Sarah Ridgeway
Bystander:
David Sterne
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Drama

George Bernard Shaw - Pygmalion

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Eliza‘s day of reckoning - can she pass as a lady at the ambassador's ball? Classic tale starring Al Murray and Sian Phillips. Show more

Contributors

Henry Higgins:
Alistair McGowan
Eliza Doolittle:
Morgana Robinson
Alfred Doolittle:
Al Murray
Colonel Pickering:
Hugh Fraser
Mrs Higgins:
Siân Phillips
Mrs Pearce:
Charlotte Page
Mrs Eynsford-Hill:
Georgie Glen
Clara Eynsford-Hill:
Maeve Bluebell Wells
Freddy Eynsford-Hill:
Tom Forrister
Nepommuck:
David Sturzaker
Ambassador:
John Dougall
Ambassador's Wife:
Sarah Ridgeway
Bystander:
David Sterne
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Concludes

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

It is 1928, and Fleur and Michael Mont welcome young cousin Dinny into the Forsyte fold, who reveals her passionate nature when the wellbeing of loved ones is at stake. Show more

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Concludes

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Jessica Raine returns as Fleur in Galsworthy's epic. Wilfrid's poem is published, and London society responds. Eager to present a united front, Dinny proposes a trip to the races. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 58: 22-26 August 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The east and south east coasts are terrorised by air raids, and Folkestone seems brimful of secrets and lies. Show more

Contributors

Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Reginald Church:
John Dougall
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Ethel Johnson:
Nicola Ferguson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Connie Cavendish:
Felix Lailey
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Mary Mote:
Kirsty Oswald
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Frank Smith:
Paul Rider
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Fred Ball:
Darren Swift
Lilian Pemble:
Alex Tregear
Captain Valentine:
Nick Underwood
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres