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Duration: 14 minutes

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

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

The Once and Future King

Episode 4: The Ill-Made Knight

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Full of zeal for Arthur's new chivalric order, Lancelot rides into Camelot. Starring Paul Ready and Alex Waldmann. Show more

The Essay

Decameron Nights: Ten Italian Indelicacies Remixed from Boccaccio

Episode 6: The Sweetest Young Man in Perugia

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Terry Jones presents a retelling of a story from Boccaccio's The Decameron. Tim McInnerny stars as a husband with a dissatisfied young wife. Show more

The Essay

Decameron Nights: Ten Italian Indelicacies Remixed from Boccaccio

Episode 9: Love Lies Sleeping

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Terry Jones introduces a retelling of a tale from The Decameron. In the middle of the night, Beppo's wife wakes him up to tell him a story. And his night has only just begun. Show more

The Essay

Decameron Nights: Ten Italian Indelicacies Remixed from Boccaccio

Episode 10: A Quiet Night in Naples

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Terry Jones introduces the retelling of the fifth tale of The Decameron. Country boy Andreuccio comes to Naples to buy a horse and gets more than he had bargained for. 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

The Once and Future King

Episode 2: The Sword in the Stone

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Wart's remarkable education at the hands of wizard Merlyn draws to a close. Stars David Warner, Paul Ready and Edward Bracey. Show more

Contributors

Arthur:
Paul Ready
Archimedes:
Bruce Alexander
King Pellinore:
Sam Dale
Sir Grummore Grummursum:
David Acton
Lancelot:
Alex Waldmann
The Pike:
Shaun Mason
Sergeant-at-Arms:
Ian Conningham
Author:
TH White
Adaptor:
Brian Sibley
Director:
Gemma Jenkins
Director:
Marc Beeby
Director:
David Hunter

Duration: 14 minutes

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

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 FM

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

Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Christopher Eccleston and Niamh Cusack star in the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2018 production of the Bard's dark psychological thriller. Show more

In and Out of the Kitchen

Series 4

The Birthday

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for years

Damien rents a narrowboat to celebrate his birthday afloat. What could go wrong? Stars Miles Jupp and Justin Edwards. From 2015. Show more

Contributors

Damien Trench:
Miles Jupp
Ian Frobisher:
Philip Fox
Dennis Trench:
Philip Fox
Mr Mullaney:
Brendan Dempsey
Marion Duffett:
Lesley Vickerage
Janet Trench:
Selina Cadell
Mr Touchstone:
David Acton
The Waitress:
Alex Tregear
Producer:
Sam Michell

In and Out of the Kitchen

Series 4

The Wedding

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for years

Damien looks back on the events leading up to his wedding, a process he finds not entirely comfortable, principally because he is not allowed to organise any of it. Show more

Contributors

Damien Trench:
Miles Jupp
Ian Frobisher:
Philip Fox
Damien's Dad:
Philip Fox
Damien's Mum:
Selina Cadell
Mr Mullaney:
Brendan Dempsey
The Celebrant:
Jessica Turner
Gavin Fox:
David Acton
Producer:
Sam Michell

Dot

Series 2

Psychology

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Comic adventures with Dot and the gals from the personnel department of the Cabinet War Rooms. A psychologist is on the prowl, and everyone is a suspect. Starring Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Contributors

Millicent:
Jane Slavin
Air Marshal Peabody:
David Acton
Dr Pinkly:
David Sterne
Director:
Jessica Mitic
Producer:
Jessica Mitic
Writer:
Ed Harris

Brand

Dot

Dot

Series 2

Meat

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Comic capers with Dot and her gals. The American ambassador is coming to town, and Dot is in charge of cooking up a storm. Stars Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Contributors

Air Marshal Peabody:
David Acton
Abraham A Abrahams Jnr III:
Nicholas Murchie
Uncle Ken:
John Dougall
Director:
Jessica Mitic
Producer:
Jessica Mitic
Writer:
Ed Harris

Brand

Dot

Dot

Series 3

Saucepans for Spitfires!

Duration: 28 minutes

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

A national initiative to boost morale causes havoc in the personnel team, as Dot and the gals turn on each other. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Dot

Dot

Series 3

Dial M for Myrtle

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Dark doings in the War Rooms as a suspicious death leaves the gals from personnel with no options other than to investigate. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Dot

The Stuarts

Bonnie Prince Charlie: Who Dares to Be Free

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Mike Walker's epic chronicle considers Charles Edward Stuart, latterly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie, the great romantic figure of heroic failure. With Blake Ritson. Show more

Contributors

Charles:
Blake Ritson
Clementina:
Chloe Pirrie
Lord George Murray:
Alex Norton
Duke of Perth:
James McArdle
Angus:
Ben Crowe
Cumberland:
Mark Edel-Hunt
Princess de Talmont:
Jane Slavin
King James:
Sam Dale
Diplomat:
David Acton

The Stuarts

Charlotte Stuart: The Last Stuart

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Is Charlotte Stuart, illegitimate daughter of Bonnie Prince Charlie, as ruthlessly driven as her Stuart predecessors? Or is she the final tragic victim of the Stuart curse? Show more

Contributors

Charlotte:
Kate O'Flynn
Clementina:
Jessica Turner
Bishop de Rohan:
David Acton
Young Charlotte:
Nishi Malde
Father Crevilli:
Neet Mohan

Doctors

Series 11

Episode 69: No Way Out

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The world's oldest escapologist puts on his final show, but Heston intervenes when the illusion takes a sinister turn. Michelle tries to stay sober on her return to work. Show more

Contributors

Dr Heston Carter:
Owen Brenman
Kenneth How:
John Walters
Martin How:
David Acton
Rob Hollins:
Chris Walker
Dr Jimmi Clay:
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Dr Daniel Granger:
Matthew Chambers
Cherry Malone:
Sophie Abelson
Julia Parsons:
Diane Keen
Ruth Pearce:
Selina Chilton
Michelle Corrigan:
Donnaleigh Bailey
Karen Hollins:
Jan Pearson
Producer:
Carol Harding
Cliff Nichols:
Paul Panting
Luke Henderson:
Michael Keogh