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Hunted

Episode 5: Ambassadors

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Drama series. Through a mysterious assassin, Sam learns of a conspiracy orchestrated by five corporations. Her investigation revives some painful childhood memories. Show more

Contributors

Sam Hunter:
Melissa George
Aidan Marsh:
Adam Rayner
Rupert Keel:
Stephen Dillane
Jack Turner:
Patrick Malahide
Lewis Conroy:
Richard Dormer
Zoe Morgan:
Morven Christie
Ian Fowkes:
Lex Shrapnel
Stephen Turner:
Stephen Campbell Moore
Natalie Thorpe:
Indira Varma
Bingham:
Tom Beard
Edward Turner:
Oscar Kennedy
Dave Ryder:
David Sterne
Simran Brains:
Manjinder Virk
Hooded Man:
Ben Bailey Smith
Blank-Faced Man:
Scott Handy
Trudy Barnes:
Miranda Nolan
Young Sam:
Maddy Griffiths
Sam's Mother:
Jane Riley
Producer:
Eliza Mellor
Director:
Alrick Riley
George Ballard:
Dermot Crowley
Fatima Zahir:
Meera Syal
Hector Stokes:
Richard Lintern
Sam's Doctor:
Sagar Arya
Military Man:
Neil Finnighan
Mrs Sidwa:
Souad Faress
Fatima Zahir Interviewer:
Miriam Haque

Series

Hunted

Drama

To the Ends of the Earth: The Mysterious Island

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Three very different people escape the American civil war by stealing a balloon - which crashes near an apparently deserted island. But just how deserted is it? Show more

Contributors

Cyrus Harding:
Nathan Osgood
Grace Spilett:
Kerry Gooderson
Captain Nemo:
Sagar Arya
Director:
Marc Beeby

Genres

Brand

Drama

Classic Serial

Pather Panchali - Song of the Road

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Bibhuti Bhushan Banerji's classic story of poverty and love in a remote Bengali village. Stars Sagar Arya and Meera Syal. Show more

Classic Serial

Pather Panchali - Song of the Road

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Opu sees life outside the village and Durga looks forward to marriage. But the monsoon rains sparks tragedy. Stars Sagar Arya. Show more

Midnight's Children

Part 1: The Perforated Sheet

Duration: 57 minutes

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

To mark the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India, an ambitious dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic. Starring Nikesh Patel. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Aziz:
Meera Syal
Emerald:
Deeivya Meir
Nadir Khan:
Akbar Kurtha
The Hummingbird:
Sagar Arya
Major Zulfikar:
Ace Bhatti
Ramram Seth:
Sagar Arya
The Girl:
Shreya Shah
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Midnight's Children

Omnibus

1. The Perforated Sheet

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Dr Aziz falls in love with a woman hidden behind a perforated sheet. Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel starring Abhin Galeya. Show more

Midnight's Children

Omnibus

2. The Birth of a Nation

Duration: 1 hour

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

Saleem is born at the exact moment of Partition. Salman Rushdie's novel of love, history and magic starring Nikesh Patel. Show more

Contributors

Dr Narlikar:
Emilio Doorgasingh
Nadir Khan:
Akbar Kurtha
Methwold:
Philip Fox
Commander Sabarmati:
Ace Bhatti
Joseph d'Costa:
Ashley Kumar
Wee Willie Winkie:
Ronny Jhutti
Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Midnight's Children

Omnibus

3. All India Radio

Duration: 1 hour

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

Young Saleem discovers he has the power of telepathy. Salman Rushdie's novel of love, history and magic starring Zain Syed. Show more

Contributors

Dr Narlikar:
Emilio Doorgasingh
Nadir Khan:
Akbar Kurtha
Methwold:
Philip Fox
Commander Sabarmati:
Ace Bhatti
Joseph d'Costa:
Ashley Kumar
Wee Willie Winkie:
Ronny Jhutti
Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Rillington Place

Episode 3: Reg

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Drama series based on a true story. Feeling the strain of Timothy Evans's trial, Christie's behaviour becomes increasingly erratic and his true nature starts to reveal itself. Show more

Contributors

Reg Christie:
Tim Roth
Ethel Christie:
Samantha Morton
Tim Evans:
Nico Mirallegro
Beryl Evans:
Jodie Comer
Beresford Brown:
Kevin Mathurin
Mrs Probert:
Eiry Thomas
Detective Chief Inspector:
Gilly Gilchrist
Christmas Humphries:
Sandy Welch
Malcolm Norris:
Justin Salinger
Mr Justice Lewis:
William Hoyland
Mrs Dawes:
Lisa Ellis
Dr Petit:
Sagar Arya
Hectorina:
Erin Armstrong
PC Everly:
Bryan Parry
PC Ledger:
Conor McCarry
DCI Griffin:
John Hodgkinson
Prison Warden:
Robert Whitelock
Chaplain:
Sean Campion
Pierrpoint:
John Paul Hurley
Producer:
Sharon Bloom
Executive Producer:
Phillippa Giles

Howards End

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 53 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Four-part adaptation of EM Forster's classic novel. The lives of the Schlegel and Wilcox families become entwined when Margaret Schlegel befriends the enigmatic Mrs Wilcox. Show more

Contributors

Margaret Schlegel:
Hayley Atwell
Henry Wilcox:
Matthew Macfadyen
Helen Schlegel:
Philippa Coulthard
Leonard Bast:
Joseph Quinn
Tibby Schlegel:
Alex Lawther
Charles Wilcox:
Joseph Bannister
Jacky Bast:
Rosalind Eleazar
Evie Wilcox:
Bessie Carter
Paul Wilcox:
Jonah Hauer-King
Aunt Juley:
Tracey Ullman
Mrs Wilcox:
Julia Ormond
Frieda Mosenbach:
Leonie Benesch
Herr Liesecke:
George Taylor
Doctor (for Tibby):
Sagar Arya
Young Man (Margaret's Friend):
Tim Pritchett
Earnest Young Woman:
Maya Saroya
Ticket Boy:
Jos Slovick
Executive Producer:
Colin Callender
Executive Producer:
Sophie Gardiner
Executive Producer:
Scott Huff
Executive Producer:
Joshua D Maurer
Executive Producer:
Alixandre Witlin
Executive Producer:
David A Stern
Executive Producer:
Lucy Richer
Production Company:
Playground Television UK Ltd

15 Minute Drama

Bindi Business: Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Bindi is preparing for the big opening of her development, but not everyone shares her vision. Starring Meera Syal. Show more

Drama

To the Ends of the Earth: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Jules Verne's science fiction classic brought vividly to life in this thrilling, fast-moving dramatisation, featuring the mysterious Captain Nemo and a ferocious giant squid. Show more

Contributors

Captain Nemo:
Sagar Arya
Professor Pierre Aronnax:
Neil McCaul
Miss Connie Aronnax:
Madeline Hatt
Ned Land:
David Seddon
Captain Farragut:
Philip Bretherton
Director:
Marc Beeby

Genres

Brand

Drama

Outnumbered

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Comedy series about family life. Dad faces a barrage of questions when seven-year old Ben takes his talent for lying to a whole new level. Mum makes plans for a romantic night in. Show more

15 Minute Drama

An Everyday Story of Afghan Folk: Series 4

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Two families who arrived in the village many years ago to avoid the fighting now fear they must flee again. Show more

15 Minute Drama

An Everyday Story of Afghan Folk: Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Zarlakhta is devastated when her new father-in-law, the Khan, drives her parents and brother from the village. Show more

15 Minute Drama

An Everyday Story of Afghan Folk: Series 4

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

The Khan's son ransacks the village shop, and now his father must take him in hand, with disastrous consequences for Kashmala. Show more

15 Minute Drama

An Everyday Story of Afghan Folk: Series 4

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

When Kashmala asserts her widow's right not to marry again, Akbar Khan is so furious that she and her family are forced to flee. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century - Letters from a Young Indian Revolutionary

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Set in 1930s Calcutta and based on letters and diary entries, the true story of Tanika Gupta's great uncle Dinesh Gupta and his resistance to British colonial rule. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century - Letters from a Young Indian Revolutionary

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Following the attack on the Writers' Building, Dinesh Gupta is incarcerated in a brutal prison regime awaiting trial. Show more