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Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators

Series 1

Episode 2: The Chimes at Midnight

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Available for 4 months

Comedy drama about two private detectives. Frank and Lu encounter hapless care assistants and spirited geriatrics when investigating a death at a care home. Show more

Contributors

Frank Hathaway:
Mark Benton
Luella Shakespeare:
Jo Joyner
Sebastian Brudenell:
Patrick Walshe McBride
DI Marlowe:
Amber Aga
Owain Pincott:
Ian Hughes
Ian McClurgy:
Gray O'Brien
Penelope Pincott:
Vicky Pepperdine
Soozie Honeywell:
Sarah Ridgeway
Dora Bentley:
Sheila Steafel
Johnny Falstaff:
Timothy West
Director:
Ian Barber
Producer:
Ella Kelly
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler

1941, Iodine and Bandages

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Baltimore, 1941: an encounter over first aid begins Michael and Pauline's turbulent partnership. Stars Julianna Jennings. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 79: 5-9 June 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The final omnibus of Season 10 is set in the week in 1917 when the biggest man-made explosion in history removed Messines Ridge. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Reporter:
John Bowler
Mrs Grimes:
Amelda Brown
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Alfred Norris:
Richard Curnow
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Joan Edkins:
Rachel Davis
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Kitty Wilson:
Ami Metcalf
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Jane Underdown:
Susan Porrett
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Eleanor Tanney:
Sarah Ridgeway
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Wampach:
Simon Treves
Peter Lumley:
Bea White
Writer:
Katie Hims

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 FM

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 FM

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

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Concludes

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Jessica Raine returns as Fleur in the concluding episodes of Galsworthy's epic. Dinny fears for Wilfrid's safety and hopes her timely intervention will prevent a fight. Show more

Drama

Herald of Disaster

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

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

HG Wells

The War of the Worlds

Part 1

Duration: 57 minutes

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

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

Call the Midwife

Christmas Special 2014

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Available for years

Drama series about a group of midwives. 1959 is drawing to a close as the residents of Poplar prepare for Christmas, and the midwives are busier than ever. Show more

Contributors

Sister Julienne:
Jenny Agutter
Sister Evangelina:
Pam Ferris
Chummy Noakes:
Miranda Hart
Sister Monica Joan:
Judy Parfitt
Trixie Franklin:
Helen George
Cynthia Miller:
Bryony Hannah
Shelagh Turner:
Laura Main
Patsy Mount:
Emerald Fennell
Sister Winifred:
Victoria Yeates
PC Peter Noakes:
Ben Caplan
Dr Patrick Turner:
Stephen McGann
Fred Buckle:
Cliff Parisi
Mature Jennifer Worth:
Vanessa Redgrave
Philip Worth:
Ronald Pickup
Freddie Noakes:
Liam Kiff
Timothy Turner:
Max Macmillan
Tom Hereward:
Jack Ashton
Denise Henshall:
Lea Jackson
Mrs Henshall:
Lucy Black
Stall Holder:
Simon Sherlock
Sister Maltby:
Ruth Sheen
Yvonne Corless:
Josie Farmiloe
Miss French:
Anna Farnworth
Len Warren:
Tim Faraday
Producer:
Hugh Warren
Pearl Winston:
Lorraine Stanley
Registrar:
David Annen
Jenny Lee:
Jessica Raine
Mrs Hawkes:
Lacey Bond
Maureen Warren:
Hayley Squires
Conchita Warren:
Carolina Valdes

Tsar

2. Alexander I: Into the Woods

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 3 months

Alexander I, the man who never wanted to be Tsar, but who ended up taking on Napoleon Bonaparte. Starring Joel MacCormack. Show more

Contributors

Brand

Tsar

The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler

1990, His Voice Had Changed

Duration: 15 minutes

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

After many years George Anton has a surprise visitor. Stars David Sturzaker and Jane Slavin. Show more

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Concludes

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

It is 1930, and Dinny Cherrell is wondering if she is ever going to experience true love. Jessica Raine and Ben Lambert return as Fleur and Michael Mont in Galsworthy's epic. Show more

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Concludes

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Jessica Raine stars as Fleur in the concluding episodes of Galsworthy's epic. Poet Wilfrid Desert, who has returned from the Middle East with a secret, gives Dinny a poem to read. Show more

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Concludes

Episode 4

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Jessica Raine returns as Fleur in Galsworthy's epic. When the truth threatens to come out about Wilfrid's experiences in the Middle East, Dinny vows to stand by him. Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Al Smith's dystopian vision of a world where antibiotics have stopped working and heartbreaking choices must be made. Starring David Calder and Pippa Nixon. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

In Russia, a family estate is about to be turned into a golf course. Stars comedy trio Peepolykus. From 2017. Show more

Test Case

Bournewood

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Drama by Sasha Hails telling the true story of H, and his life at Bournewood Hospital. H did not object to his residential care. Or did he? Show more

Contributors

"Mrs E":
Adie Allen
Robert Robinson:
Peter Hamilton Dyer
Ailsa Flinders:
Sanchia McCormack
Dr Manjubhashini:
Sudha Bhuchar
Driver:
Philip Fox
Careworker:
Julie Teal
Careworker:
Kerry Gooderson
Colleague:
Sarah Ridgeway

Drama on 3

A Streetcar Named Desire

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

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

Tennessee Williams's seminal drama about a catastrophic confrontation between fantasy and reality, starring Anne-Marie Duff, Pippa Bennett-Warner and Matthew Needham. Show more

Holby City

Series 18

Episode 6: Beneath the Cover

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Hospital drama. Cara's marriage is thrown into sharp focus when her husband's mistress asks for help. Mo is confronted with the aftermath of a disastrous date. Show more

Contributors

Adrian 'Fletch' Fletcher:
Alex Walkinshaw
Cara Martinez:
Niamh Walsh
Raffaello Di Lucca:
Joe McFadden
Serena Campbell:
Catherine Russell
Dominic Copeland:
David Ames
Sacha Levy:
Bob Barrett
Essie Harrison:
Kaye Wragg
Jesse Law:
Don Gilet
Mo Effanga:
Chizzy Akudolu
Zosia March:
Camilla Arfwedson
Adele Effanga:
Petra Letang
Morven Shreve:
Eleanor Fanyinka
Nicole Brady:
Sarah Ridgeway
Lee Cannon:
Jamie Nichols
Jake Bailey:
Colin Parry
Sean Brady:
Oliver Walker
Jed Martinez:
Jody Latham

Drama

General Mladic Is Waving

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Rookie academic Danny attends the Mladic trial at the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague and sees first hand the slippery process of trying to get at the truth. Show more

Contributors

Mr Nikolic's Interpreter:
Chetna Pandya
Mr Todorovic's Interpreter:
Kerry Gooderson
Mr Mladic's Interpreter:
Julie Teal
Judge Orie:
Philip Fox
Mr Groome:
David Sturzaker
General Smith:
Simon Ludders
Mr Ivetic:
Samuel James
Mr Nikolic:
Dejan Calovski
Mr Todorovic:
Dejan Radojevic
Director:
Mary Peate

Genres

Brand

Drama