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Tumanbay

Series 2

The Last Boat

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

Tumanbay, the wealthiest city on earth, has been conquered by a brutal religious regime. As refugees scramble to escape the city, Gregor swears an oath to the new rulers. Show more

Tumanbay

Series 2

The Kill

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

Under the rule of the followers of Maya, Tumanbay has become a place of fear. Gregor attempts to survive the regime, while Manel is drawn to the rebel cause. Show more

Tumanbay

Series 2

Rats

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

While betrayals and counter-betrayals dominate Gregor's every waking moment, his niece Manel is sent by her rebel comrades into the desert on a mission to kill. 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 FM

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 FM

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 FM

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 FM

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 FM

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 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Unbeknown to his family, Dinesh has decided to embark on a violent course of action. 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 FM

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

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century - Letters from a Young Indian Revolutionary

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Young Indian revolutionary Dinesh Gupta awaits execution, while his family hope for a chance to appeal. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century - Letters from a Young Indian Revolutionary

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Indian revolutionary Dinesh Gupta faces execution. Show more

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 FM

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 FM

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

Silent Witness

Series 19

Part 1: After the Fall, Part 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 3 months

Forensic crime drama series. Nikki arrives at a murder scene to find it's a carbon copy of a case in her past. She soon fears the killings are personal to her. Show more

Contributors

Dr Nikki Alexander:
Emilia Fox
Dr Thomas Chamberlain:
Richard Lintern
Jack Hodgson:
David Caves
Clarissa Mullery:
Liz Carr
Suzie Banks:
Joanna Horton
Tony Hamilton:
Dean Andrews
DI Murray Porter:
David Cann
Scott King:
Dan Fredenburgh
Lydia Hamilton:
Geraldine Somerville
DS Calvin Jones:
Thomas Coombes
Sophia Haddon:
Lily Lovett
David Hamilton:
Sam Strike
Father Anthony Dawes:
Ariyon Bakare
Daniel Rowland:
Jonathan Broadbent
Depak Shah:
Sagar Arya
DI Pamela Rankin:
Liza Tarbuck
Professor Belinda Roach:
Georgie Glen
Director:
David Drury
Executive Producer:
Anne Pivcevic

Casualty

Series 30

Episode 5: Belief

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Hospital drama. Terror comes to Holby. Extremists from both sides of the divide enter the emergency department, but it's the innocent that get caught in the crossfire. Show more

Contributors

Connie Beauchamp:
Amanda Mealing
Jacob Masters:
Charles Venn
Alicia Munroe:
Chelsea Halfpenny
Lily Chao:
Crystal Yu
Robyn Miller:
Amanda Henderson
Ben 'Lofty' Chiltern:
Lee Mead
Louise Tyler:
Azuka Oforka
Big Mac:
Charles Dale
Kathleen 'Dixie' Dixon:
Jane Hazlegrove
Rita Freeman:
Chloe Howman
Dylan Keogh:
William Beck
Max Walker:
Jamie Davis
Noel Garcia:
Tony Marshall
Denise Ellisson:
Lucy Benjamin
Roy Ellisson:
John Killoran
Arshad Ahmad:
Sagar Arya
Robbie Medcalf:
Mark Healy
Ibrahim Yasir:
Charles Mnene
Salmar Yasir:
Chin Nyenwe
Mairo Kaleel:
Simona Brown
Director:
Steve Hughes
Producer:
Gert Thomas

15 Minute Drama

An Everyday Story of Afghan Folk: Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Wisal, the son of the wealthy and powerful village warlord, would like to marry Zarlakhta. But she is already betrothed to her cousin. Show more

Contributors

Bakhtawara, wife of Mewa Gul:
Meera Syal
Zarlakhta, her daughter:
Balvinder Sopal
Akbar Khan, the wealthy landowner:
Sagar Arya
Shah Bibi, his wife:
Shaheen Khan
Wisal, his elder son:
Donald Slack
Mashal, his younger son:
Muzz Khan
Writer:
Liz Rigbey
Director:
Liz Rigbey

Genres

15 Minute Drama

An Everyday Story of Afghan Folk: Series 3

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Now Zarlakhta's heroin-addicted bridegroom has fled, her family face a rocky future. Her brother even suggests they return to the lowland village they left to escape the fighting. Show more

Contributors

Akbar Khan, the wealthy landowner:
Sagar Arya
Durranai, his mother:
Sudha Bhucher
Shah Bibi, his wife:
Shaheen Khan
Wisal, his elder son:
Donald Slack
Mewa Gul, the poorest farmer:
Vincent Ibrahim
Bakhtawara, wife of Mewa Gul:
Meera Syal
Taza Gul, his son:
Jaz Deol
Writer:
Liz Rigbey
Director:
Liz Rigbey

Genres

15 Minute Drama

An Everyday Story of Afghan Folk: Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Kashmala, the young widow, is very unhappy living in the household of her late husband. Her wealthy father-in-law Akbar Khan forbids her to teach at the local school. Show more

Contributors

Akbar Khan, the wealthy landowner:
Sagar Arya
Shah Bibi, his wife:
Shaheen Khan
Sardar Aka, the shopkeeper:
Madhav Sharma
Gulnara, his first wife:
Pooja Ghai
Sakina, his young second wife:
Rakhee Thakra
Kashmala, Sardar Aka's daughter:
Betsabeh Emran
Writer:
Liz Rigbey
Director:
Liz Rigbey

Genres

15 Minute Drama

An Everyday Story of Afghan Folk: Series 3

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

We learn whether Sardar Aka has that longed-for son or another daughter. Over in the Khan household, Akbar Khan is tired of the behaviour of Kashmala, his son's young widow. Show more

Contributors

Akbar Khan, the wealthy landowner:
Sagar Arya
Shah Bibi, his wife:
Shaheen Khan
Durranai, his mother:
Sudha Bhucher
Wisal, his elder son:
Donald Slack
Mashal, his younger son:
Muzz Khan
Kashmala, his daughter-in-law:
Betsabeh Emran
Mewa Gul, the poorest farmer:
Vincent Ibrahim
Bakhtawara, his wife:
Meera Syal
Zarlakhta, her daughter:
Balvinder Sopal
Taza Gul, his son:
Jaz Deol
Writer:
Liz Rigbey
Director:
Liz Rigbey

Genres