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The Latvian Locum

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

By Ben Cottam. It is Dr Dace Zake's first day working in a medical centre in the deprived South Shore Area of Blackpool. She is late, which incurs the wrath of Jan the receptionist Show more

Drama on 3

Faust

Episode 1

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Faust is tempted into a contract with the Devil. He plunges into the enjoyment of sensuality until his emotions are stirred by a meeting with Gretchen, leading to a tragic outcome. Show more

Contributors

Mephistopheles:
Toby Jones
The Lord:
Derek Jacobi
Wagner (Faust's assistant):
Stephen Critchlow
Valentin (Gretchen's brother):
Peter Kenny
Earth Spirit:
Sean Barrett
Composer:
Roger Marsh
Director:
David Timson
Adaptor:
David Timson

Genres

Drama on 3

Faust

Episode 2

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

David Timson's adaptation of Goethe's classic drama. A series of episodic scenes in which Faust and Mephistopheles travel through time, encountering various mythological figures. Show more

Contributors

Mephistopheles:
Toby Jones
Wagner (Faust's assistant):
Stephen Critchlow
Helen/Care:
Emily Raymond
The Emperor/Chiron/Proteus:
Gunnar Cauthery
Lord Chancellor/Anaxagoras:
Hugh Dickson
Manto/Panthalis:
Auriol Smith
Lynceus:
Peter Kenny
Euphorion:
Daniel Mair
Composer:
Roger Marsh
Director:
David Timson
Adaptor:
David Timson

Genres

Drama on 3

19/09/2010

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Faust is tempted into a contract with the Devil. He plunges into the enjoyment of sensuality until his emotions are stirred by a meeting with Gretchen, leading to a tragic outcome. Show more

Contributors

Mephistopheles:
Toby Jones
The Lord:
Derek Jacobi
Wagner (Faust's assistant):
Stephen Critchlow
Valentin (Gretchen's brother):
Peter Kenny
Earth Spirit:
Sean Barrett
Composer:
Roger Marsh
Director:
David Timson
Adaptor:
David Timson

Genres

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

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

Available for 14 days

A dramatic reconstruction of the World War II defeat at Dunkirk, told through the experiences of three characters. Show more

Contributors

Captain Binns:
John Mills
Charles Foreman:
Bernard Lee
Dave Bellman:
Meredith Edwards
Military Spokesman:
Anthony Nicholls
Frankie:
Sean Barrett
Colonel - Medical Officer:
Lionel Jeffries
Lieutenant Lumpkin:
Kenneth Cope
Sergeant on Parade Ground:
Patrick Allen
Director:
Leslie Norman

Natural World

2005-2006

Episode 10: The Iceberg That Sank the Titanic

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary looking at the neglected aspect of the Titanic story - the iceberg. Where did it come from, and what was it doing in the shipping lanes that fateful night? Show more