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Drama

Memsahib Emma

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Emma Bhattacharjee sees no need for love or marriage, but she revels in interfering in others’ love lives. Stars Manjinder Virk. Show more

Contributors

Emma Bhattacharjee:
Manjinder Virk
Bhattacharjee:
Silas Carson
Krishna:
Maya Sondhi
Sumit Chowdhury:
Raj Ghatak
Miss Bates:
Meera Syal
Mrs Weston:
Tracy Wiles
Mr Elton:
Leo Wan
Adaptor:
Tanika Gupta
Director:
Tracey Neale

Genres

Drama

Memsahib Emma

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Emma's plans for Krishna and Mr Elton backfire spectacularly but she is cheered by news of Frank’s arrival. Stars Maya Sondhi. Show more

Contributors

Bhattacharjee:
Silas Carson
Krishna:
Maya Sondhi
Miss Bates:
Meera Syal
Mrs Weston:
Tracy Wiles
Frank Churchill:
George Watkins
Jane Fairfax:
Rina Mahoney
Mr Elton:
Leo Wan
Mrs Elton:
Evie Killip
Adaptor:
Tanika Gupta
Director:
Tracey Neale

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Thriller starring Abhin Galeya as a young British-Asian, unemployed and trapped in a loveless marriage, who resolves to take drastic measures to change the course of his life. Show more

Drama on 3

The Dark Tower

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

A new production of Louis MacNeice's iconic radio play The Dark Tower, with Benjamin Britten's original music. Recorded under the tower of Orford Church with a live audience. Show more

Contributors

Sergeant-Trumpeter:
Jude Akuwudike
Tutor/Steward:
Adrian Scarborough
Blind Peter:
Nicholas Murchie
Priest/Officer/Stentor:
Sam Dale
Barmaid/Clock Voice:
Georgie Glen
Young Roland:
William Gidney
Director:
Robin Brooks

Genres

The Thick of It

Series 4

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Political satire. Peter Mannion is told to launch his coalition partner's new 'Networked Nation' policy. However, Peter doesn't even know how to right-click a mouse. Show more

Contributors

Peter Mannion:
Roger Allam
Phil Smith:
Will Smith
Terri Coverley:
Joanna Scanlan
Fergus Williams:
Geoffrey Streatfeild
Adam Kenyon:
Ben Willbond
Glenn Cullen:
James Smith
Stewart Pearson:
Vincent Franklin
Emma Messenger:
Olivia Poulet
Teacher:
Dave Florez
Charlotte:
Jessica Henwick
Journalist:
Manjinder Virk
Journalist:
Gareth Tunley
Journalist:
Adam Tandy
Journalist:
Dan Mersh
Journalist:
Martha Cope
Journalist:
Tom Andrews
Writer:
Tony Roche
Writer:
Will Smith
Writer:
Sean Gray
Writer:
Dan Gaster
Writer:
Ian Martin
Producer:
Adam Tandy
Executive Producer:
Armando Iannucci

Runaway

Episode 2

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sean and Molly continue their search for Molly's old home. They use a badger tunnel to cross a motorway but it starts to rain and the tunnel fills up with water, trapping Sean.

From Fact to Fiction

Series 18

Episode 4: Katy Is a Happy Child

Duration: 13 minutes

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

A fictional response to a judge in the Family Court taking the decision to lift reporting restrictions. By Meera Syal. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Baby Powder and Perfume

Episode 4: The Punter's Wife

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Rani knows her husband loves her. But she's not sure if she can ever be the type of woman he desires. Show more

Drama

The Man Who Wore Sanitary Pads

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Jon Sen. Real-life 'rags-to-pads' romcom. In Tamil Nadu, Muruga risks his family and his community to invent a low-cost sanitary pad for his beloved wife. Show more

Contributors

Shanti:
Aysha Kala
Neeta's friend:
Anjana Vasan
President of India:
Sudha Bhuchar
Writer:
Jon Sen

Genres

Brand

Drama

15 Minute Drama

Baby Powder and Perfume

Episode 1: The Punter

Duration: 15 minutes

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

By Janice Okoh. Exploring five very different perspectives on the lap dancing industry. Mike and Rani's cosy night in is disrupted by some startling accusations. Show more

Runaway

Episode 3

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Runaways Sean and Molly befriend an eccentric old man who offers them a lift on his narrowboat, but the mood soon turns hostile when Molly insults him.

Runaway

25/05/2009

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Children's drama. Sean is bullied at school but his mum is too busy to listen to him, so he runs away in the middle of the night. He is befriended by another runaway, Molly. Show more

Contributors

Teacher:
Tara Keatley
WPC Brinkley:
Manjinder Virk
Shopkeeper:
Indira Joshi
Helpline Operator:
Joanna Scanlan
Case Worker:
George Anton
Assistant Producer:
Isabel Pollen
Surveillance Clerk:
Gary Carr
Teenager:
Joe Siffleet

Series

Runaway

Doctors

Series 8

Wings and Needles

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Two newlyweds are secretly suffering from phobias, holding them back from the trip of a lifetime. Jimmi interviews a series of attractive women to cover for Donna.

Jamillah and Aladdin

Series 1

Episode 18: Fish Soup

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies

Drama series. Jamillah arrives dressed in such fine clothes that she is mistaken for the princess. Aladdin tries to use this to his advantage in the marketplace. Show more

Jimmy McGovern's Moving On

Series 11

Redundant

Duration: 44 minutes

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

A middle-aged woman is forced to fight for her job and prove her role is vital. In doing so, she reaches her own surprising conclusion.

Hunted

Episode 4: Kismet

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. After witnessing a brutal murder, Sam discovers that Jack Turner, the criminal multi-millionaire she is spying on, is engaged in sabotage to make millions. 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
Vincent Cage:
Michael Carter
DI Everett:
Jonny Phillips
Blank-Faced Man:
Scott Handy
Bilal:
Akin Gazi
Andrew Hayden:
James Daffern
Trudy Barnes:
Miranda Nolan
Young Sam:
Maddy Griffiths
Sam's Mother:
Jane Riley
Bernard Faroux:
Dhaffer L'Abidine
Producer:
Eliza Mellor
Director:
James Strong

Series

Hunted

Hunted

Episode 7: Khyber

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Jack demands he be awarded the dam, revealing he has evidence implicating Byzantium's client. Aidan presses Sam to revisit memories of her mother's murder. Show more

Contributors

Sam Hunter:
Melissa George
Aidan Marsh:
Adam Rayner
Rupert Keel:
Stephen Dillane
Jack Turner:
Patrick Malahide
Zoe Morgan:
Morven Christie
Ian Fowkes:
Lex Shrapnel
Stephen Turner:
Stephen Campbell Moore
Natalie Thorpe:
Indira Varma
Hector Stokes:
Richard Lintern
Orla Fante:
Juliet Aubrey
Rahim Soomro:
Aaron Neil
Bingham:
Tom Beard
Dave Ryder:
David Sterne
Horst Goebel:
Peter Vollebregt
Hooded Man:
Ben Bailey Smith
Simran Bains:
Manjinder Virk
Edward Turner:
Oscar Kennedy
DI Everett:
Jonny Phillips
Edward Gillespie:
Brian Protheroe
Andrew Hayden:
James Daffern
Pakistani Driver:
Ajay Chhabra
Desk Officer:
Christopher Pizzey
Mrs Sidwa:
Souad Faress
Producer:
Eliza Mellor

Series

Hunted

Hunted

Episode 8: Snow Maiden

Duration: 1 hour

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

Drama series. Byzantium is ordered to kill Jack Turner, but when the assassination attempt fails, Sam is exposed as a spy, and trapped inside the house. Show more

Contributors

Sam Hunter:
Melissa George
Aidan Marsh:
Adam Rayner
Rupert Keel:
Stephen Dillane
Jack Turner:
Patrick Malahide
Stephen Turner:
Stephen Campbell Moore
Zoe Morgan:
Morven Christie
Ian Fowkes:
Lex Shrapnel
Hooded Man:
Ben Bailey Smith
Blank-Faced Man:
Scott Handy
Bingham:
Tom Beard
Orla Fante:
Juliet Aubrey
Teenage Girl:
Eloise Smyth
Edward Turner:
Oscar Kennedy
Rahim Soomro:
Aaron Neil
Simran Bains:
Manjinder Virk
Young Sam:
Maddy Griffiths
Sam's Mother:
Jane Riley
Andrew Hayden:
James Daffern
Mrs Sidwa:
Souad Faress
Scottish Woman:
Sarah McCardie
Producer:
Eliza Mellor

Series

Hunted

Call the Midwife

Series 4

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for years

Drama series about a group of midwives. Sister Julienne's faith is challenged. Barbara must work out a way to communicate with a pregnant Sylheti woman. Show more

Contributors

Sister Julienne:
Jenny Agutter
Phyllis Crane:
Linda Bassett
Sister Evangelina:
Pam Ferris
Trixie Franklin:
Helen George
Sister Mary Cynthia:
Bryony Hannah
Shelagh Turner:
Laura Main
Patsy Mount:
Emerald Fennell
Barbara Gilbert:
Charlotte Ritchie
Sister Winifred:
Victoria Yeates
Dr Patrick Turner:
Stephen McGann
Fred Buckle:
Cliff Parisi
Timothy Turner:
Max Macmillan
Violet Gee:
Annabelle Apsion
Angela Turner:
Alice Brown
Ameera Khatun:
Manjinder Virk
Janice Prendergast:
Bethany Muir
Ray Prendergast:
Matt Whitchurch
Christian Science Practitioner:
Paul Lancaster
Faruk Khatun:
Abhishek Singh
Tom Hereward:
Jack Ashton
Miss Dawkins:
Kate Copeland
Josie Smith:
Zita Sattar
NSPCC Inspector:
Jem Wall
Mrs Bishop:
Jackie Howe
Voice of Mature Jennifer Worth:
Vanessa Redgrave
Production Company:
Neal Street Productions
adapting Jennifer Worth:
Heidi Thomas

Hunted

Episode 5: Ambassadors

Duration: 1 hour

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

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