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With ticking-clock intensity, this urgent drama makes you a fly on the wall in eight locations counting down to the second war in Iraq, from Whitehall to the desert.

Contributors

James:
Obi Abili
Young Lad:
Josef Altin
Minister's Aid:
Gethin Anthony
Veronica Purkiss:
Kate Ashfield
Ranger Giddins:
Philip Barantini
Kenneth Branagh:
Kenneth Branagh
Peter:
Ron Cook
Aguilar Zinser:
Tom Conti
Clare Short:
Barbara Flynn
Director:
David Belton

Drama

The Price of Oil

Someone's Making a Killing in Nigeria

Duration: 45 minutes

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

The Ogoni people's campaign against the oil industry is reaching its height when one local businesswoman finds herself caught up in its notoriously violent consequences. Show more

Contributors

Sira Banatu:
Nadine Marshall
Monday Banatu:
Obi Abili
Donald Chesworth:
Jude Akuwudike
Joseph Idigbe:
Landry Adelard
The Buyer:
Jessica Turner
The Protester:
Rhiannon Neads
Schoolboy:
James Okulaja
Writer:
Rex Obano

Genres

Quirke

Episode 3: Elegy for April

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Crime drama set in the 1950s. When Phoebe asks Quirke to help her search for her missing friend April, Quirke fears that she has come to harm. Show more

Contributors

Judge Garret Griffin:
Michael Gambon
Patrick Ojukwu:
Obi Abili
Malachy Griffin:
Nick Dunning
Phoebe Griffin:
Aisling Franciosi
Sinclair:
Brian Gleeson
Oscar Latimer:
Aidan McArdle
Bill Latimer:
Ian McElhinney
Celia Latimer:
Dearbhla Molloy
Isabel Galloway:
Flora Montgomery
Jimmy Minor:
Colin Morgan
Rose Crawford:
Sara Stewart
Inspector Hackett:
Stanley Townsend
Father Anselm:
Denis Conway
Rugby Fan:
Chris Newman
Mrs Leetch:
Barbara Adair
Ward Sister:
Noni Stapleton
Garda Dermot:
Gerard Adlum
Producer:
Lisa Osborne
Director:
Jim O'Hanlon

Series

Quirke

Drama

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Episode 2: The Dish of Yesterday

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Mma Ramotswe decides to put her new intern on the case, while Mma Makutsi's distinctive approach to the restaurant business raises eyebrows. Show more

Contributors

Mma Ramotswe:
Claire Benedict
Mma Makutsi:
Nadine Marshall
Mma Potokwani:
Janice Acquah
Mr JLB Matekoni:
Ben Onwukwe
Phuti Radiphuti:
Jude Akuwudike
Alice Bombwe:
Amaka Okafor
Mr Sengupta:
Kulvinder Ghir
Violet:
Anna Bengo

Genres

Drama

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Episode 2: Canoeing for Ladies

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Crocodiles, hippos and canoeing are among the dangers facing the ladies as they trace a safari guide. Stars Nadine Marshall. Show more

Moses Jones

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

When a brutally mutilated body is discovered in the Thames, Moses Jones is put on the case by his superiors at Scotland Yard, simply because of his ethnic heritage. Show more

Contributors

Moses Jones:
Shaun Parkes
Dan Twentyman:
Matt Smith
Gerald Okoya:
Reginald Tsiboe
Fruit Stallholder:
Howard Coggins
Stallholder:
Tony Jayawardena
Hairdresser:
Antonia Okonma
Young White Boy:
Theo Barklem-Biggs
Joseph:
Obi Abili
Cab Driver:
Irfan Hussein
Matthias Mutukula:
Jude Akuwudike
Dick Catherwood:
Tom Goodman-Hill
Pathologist:
Dominic Kemp
Mick Mahoney:
Lee Ross
Dr Michael Michaels:
Adam Kotz
Frank Costello:
Dennis Waterman
Director:
Michael Offer
Producer:
Cameron Roach

Drama

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Episode 2: The Saturday Big Tent Wedding

Duration: 45 minutes

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

The ladies solve the case of the murdered cattle. Mma Makutsi is feeling anxious about her upcoming wedding to Phuti Radiphuti and an old friend comes to the rescue. Show more

Contributors

Mma Ramotswe:
Claire Benedict
Mma Makutsi:
Nadine Marshall
Mr JLB Matekoni:
Ben Onwukwe
Housekeeper:
Janice Acquah
Mma Potokwani:
Janice Acquah
Fortitude Seleo:
Obi Abili
Priest:
Obi Abili
Phuti Radiphuti:
Jude Akuwudike

Genres

Drama

Paul Sellar - The Gold Killing

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. When Joe Stein invests Russian money in a goldmine he sets off a series of murders. Thriller starring Robert Glenister. Show more

Contributors

The Marquess:
Pip Torrens
Tony Bollom:
David Hounslow
George:
Obi Abili
The Countess:
Rhiannon Neads
Sidney Green:
Stephen Critchlow
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Drama

Paul Sellar - The Gold Killing

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

Boxer turned businessman Joe finds himself in the biggest fight of his life - to stay alive. Thriller starring Robert Glenister. Show more

Contributors

The Marquess:
Pip Torrens
Tony Bollom:
David Hounslow
George:
Obi Abili
Father Dubaku:
Obi Abili
DI Hume:
Danny Sapani
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

The Nativity

Original Series

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Four-part drama retelling the classic biblical tale. In Nazareth, Mary counts her blessings when her parents arrange to marry her to a local carpenter, Joseph. Show more

The Nativity

Original Series

Episode 3

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Four-part drama retelling the classic biblical tale. Joseph cannot accept Mary's explanation for her pregnancy, while Herod's suspicions are aroused by the arrival of the Magi. Show more

From Fact to Fiction

Series 16

Episode 3: Comfort Girl

Duration: 13 minutes

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

In the week in which four schoolgirls escaped the Boko Haram kidnap, Shelley Silas responds to developments in Nigeria's remote north-eastern province. Show more

Drama

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Episode 2: The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection

Duration: 45 minutes

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

A visiting detective helps the ladies uncover the truth at the Orphan Farm, and Mr JLB Matekoni seeks to clear Fanwell's name. Show more

Contributors

Mma Ramotswe:
Claire Benedict
Mma Makutsi:
Nadine Marshall
Mr JLB Matekoni:
Ben Onwukwe
Mma Potokwani:
Janice Acquah
Fanwell:
Beru Tessema
Clovis Andersen:
Sam Dale
Mr Ditso Ditso:
Obi Abili
Secretary:
Adjoa Andoh
Magistrate:
Jude Akuwudike

Genres

Moses Jones

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Continuing their investigation into a brutal murder, Moses and his assistant find a crucial piece of evidence at a brothel, that could tie a famous sports commentator to the case. Show more

Contributors

Moses Jones:
Shaun Parkes
Dan Twentyman:
Matt Smith
Dr Michael Michaels:
Adam Kotz
Joseph:
Obi Abili
Cab Driver:
Irfan Hussein
Matthias Mutukula:
Jude Akuwudike
Dick Catherwood:
Tom Goodman-Hill
Mick Mahoney:
Lee Ross
Frank Costello:
Dennis Waterman
Roger Dankworth:
Shaun Dingwall
Forensic Woman:
Claudia Elmhirst
Father Fred Bone:
Rodger Struan
Producer:
Cameron Roach
Director:
Michael Offer

Moses Jones

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The case becomes personal for Moses as he tries to protect Joy, but in doing so he puts her in extreme danger. The wave of terror reaches fever pitch. Show more

Contributors

Moses Jones:
Shaun Parkes
Matthias Mutukula:
Jude Akuwudike
Grocer:
Rex Obano
Shopper 1:
Leke Adebayo
Shopper 2:
Eddie Daniels
Dan Twentyman:
Matt Smith
Frank Costello:
Dennis Waterman
Dick Catherwood:
Tom Goodman-Hill
Roger Dankworth:
Shaun Dingwall
Joseph:
Obi Abili
Father Fred Bone:
Rodger Struan
Savoy Duty Manager:
Riz Meedin
Producer:
Cameron Roach
Director:
Michael Offer

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Juliette Binoche plays the title role in Sophocles's tale of family loyalty, courage and tragedy in the Barbican's visionary English language translation by Anne Carson. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Guard:
Obi Abili
Ismende/Chorus:
Kirsty Bushell
Haimon/Chorus:
Samuel Edward-Cook
Teiresias/Chorus:
Finbar Lynch
Eurydike/Chorus:
Kathryn Pogson

The Nativity

Original Series

Episode 2

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Dramatic retelling of the classic biblical tale. Mary is visited by the angel Gabriel, and she learns she will bear the son of God. Unable to tell Joseph, she visits her cousin. Show more

The Nativity

Original Series

Episode 4

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Drama retelling the biblical tale. Joseph and Mary reach Bethlehem but discover they are not welcome. As Mary goes into labour, Joseph must find somewhere for her to give birth. Show more

The Nativity

Hour-Long Episodes

Episode 1: Part One

Duration: 1 hour

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

Retelling of the classic biblical tale. Mary counts her blessings when her parents arrange to marry her to a local carpenter, Joseph. But events soon take an unusual turn. Show more

The Nativity

Hour-Long Episodes

Episode 2: Part Two

Duration: 1 hour

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

Retelling of the classic biblical tale. Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, where she gives birth in a stable. And the Magi hurry towards the greatest moment in history. Show more