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Drama

Holding Back the Tide

I Want to Thank You All

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Clare and Richard pay a visit to a famous resident and leave with more than they expected when John takes off with what he believes rightly to belong to the town. Show more

Drama

Holding Back the Tide

Herring Week

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Clare gets a job running Herring Week, but John is horrified that a southerner should be put in charge and attempts a coup. Show more

Contributors

Richard:
Paul Ritter
John Hector:
Ronald Pickup
Mrs Briggs of Events:
Sanchia McCormack
Headley:
Philip Fox
Norwegian Herring Enthusiast:
Simon Ludders
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Drama

Holding Back the Tide

The Vauxgarth Pig

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Nick Warburton. Ronald Pickup stars as John Hector, who heads up an unlikely group trying to defend its home town against the worst ills of modernity. Show more

Contributors

Richard:
Paul Ritter
John Hector:
Ronald Pickup
Penrith:
Chris Pavlo
Mrs Cardabbon:
Susan James
Estate Agent:
Caolan McCarthy
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Drama

Holding Back the Tide

Democracy

Duration: 44 minutes

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

When Richard and Clare inherit a house, they also inherit a sitting tenant, John Hector, who treats the house as his own and the local town as his own personal fiefdom. Show more

Contributors

Richard:
Paul Ritter
John Hector:
Ronald Pickup
Mrs Cardabbon:
Susan Jameson
Penrith:
Chris Pavlo
Ticket Lady:
Kerry Gooderson
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

My First Planet

Series 2

Episode 2: One Small Naughty Step for Man

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Day 32, and the colony teacher tells Carol and Richard to go and sit in the naughty airlock. Stars Nicholas Lyndhurst. From July 2014. Show more

Cabin Pressure

Series 4

Episode 6: Yverdon-Les-Bains

Duration: 25 minutes

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

Love is in the air as Douglas and Herc fight it out over the fruit tray. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Roger Allam. From February 2013. Show more

Contributors

Carolyn Knapp-Shappey:
Stephanie Cole
1st Officer Douglas Richardson:
Roger Allam
Captain Martin Crieff:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Arthur Shappey:
John Finnemore
Captain Hercules 'Herc' Shipwright:
Anthony Head
Oskar Bider:
Nicholas Woodeson
Captain Deroche:
Kate Duchene
Director:
David Tyler
Producer:
David Tyler

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Comedy thriller by Annie Griffin. Zawe Ashton stars as Jemima, on her first day at work at NEST, a company where none of the new employees are told what they are working on. Show more

Contributors

Miss Marple

At Bertram's Hotel

Feature-Length

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Drama. Family intrigue, midnight assailants and a vanishing cleric at Bertram's Hotel provide Miss Marple with a tantalising case. Show more

Contributors

Miss Marple:
Joan Hickson
Lady Bess Sedgwick:
Caroline Blakiston
Lady Selina:
Joan Greenwood
Colonel Luscombe:
James Cossins
Elvira Blake:
Helena Mitchell
Mr Humfries:
Peter Baldwin
Miss Gorridge:
Irene Sutcliffe
Michael Gorman:
Brian McGrath
Chief Inspector Davy:
George Baker
Sir Ronald Graves:
Douglas Milvain
Bridget Sotheby:
Charlotte Barker
Doctor Whittaker:
Edward Burnham
BEA Stewardess:
Amanda Royle
Woman at Airport:
Daphne Neville
Tv Commentator:
Donald Burton
Voiceovers:
Sally Howe
Canon Pennyfather:
Preston Lockwood
Ladislaus Mulinowski:
Robert Reynolds
Mrs Cabot:
Helen Horton
Inspector Campbell:
Philip Bretherton
Richard Egerton:
Randal Herley
Director:
Mary McMurray
Writer:
Jill Hyem

New Blood

Episode 6: Case 3, Part 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Investigation drama. Following the death of international charity Our Child's chief accountant, Rash and Stefan have to fight to protect someone close to them. Show more

Contributors

Stefan Kowolski:
Mark Strepan
Arrash Sayyad:
Ben Tavassoli
DS Derek Sands:
Mark Addy
Eleanor Davies:
Anna Chancellor
Marcus Johnson:
Ariyon Bakare
Leila Sayyad:
Aiysha Hart
DI Martin Heywood:
Dorian Lough
Alison White:
Kimberley Nixon
Ralph Finch:
Nick Barber
John Malik:
Haluk Bilginer
Paul Douglas:
Steven Brand
Michael Freeland:
Ben Caplan
Wendy Roberts:
Ellise Chappell
Amanda Clarke:
Emma Clifford
Dr James Benson:
Benjamin Dilloway
Harriet Turner:
Kate Duchene
William Gardner:
Jim English
David Kumalah:
Ray Fearon
Samual Armstrong:
Mark Frost
Susan Malik:
Alana Hood
Locksmith:
Alex Humes
Alex Graham:
Luke Mullins
Hamish Coltraine:
Simon Poland
Armah:
Ace Ruele
Ayjay Kapour:
Chook Sibtain
Lisa Douglas:
Indira Varma
George Reynolds:
Guy Williams
Director:
Bill Eagles
Executive Producer:
Jill Green
Series Producer:
Eve Gutierrez

Series

New Blood