Programme Index

Discover 9,967,999 listings and 226,323 playable programmes from the BBC

Results 1 to 8 of 8 for your search filters

Drama

A Kidnapping

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

The teachers' simple get-rich-quick plan to kidnap the child of a corrupt politician begins to unravel. Show more

Contributors

The Headmistress:
Madeleine Nicolas
Senator Amantez:
Bart Guingona
Mrs Amantez:
Roselyn Perez
Colonel Reyas:
Leo Rialp
Jonathan:
Andy Mulligan
Schoolchild:
Seth Argar
Schoolchild:
Rachel Greenhow
Producer:
Nadir Khan
Director:
John Dryden

Drama

A Kidnapping

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Beleaguered teachers Mark and Rachel are on the run in Manila after kidnapping the son of a prominent and vengeful politician - who keeps a tiger. Show more

Contributors

Senator Amantez:
Bart Guingona
Mrs Amantez:
Roselyn Perez
Nikko's Uncle:
Paulo Rodriguez
Boat Owner:
Francis Matheu
Colonel Reyas:
Leo Rialp
BBC News Reporter:
Colin Briggs
BBC News Reporter:
Owen Bennett-Jones
BBC News Reporter:
Andrew North
BBC News Reporter:
Lyse Doucet
Producer:
Nadir Khan
Director:
John Dryden

Drama

A Kidnapping

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Two teachers at an international school in Manila kidnap a child. It is a simple get-rich-quick plan that turns out not to be quite as straightforward as they had hoped. Show more

Contributors

The Headmistress:
Madeleine Nicolas
Senator Amantez:
Bart Guingona
Mrs Amantez:
Roselyn Perez
Colonel Reyas:
Leo Rialp
Jonathan:
Andy Mulligan
Schoolchild:
Seth Argar
Schoolchild:
Rachel Greenhow
Producer:
Nadir Khan
Director:
John Dryden

Drama

School Drama

Episode 4: Romeo and Juliet

Duration: 1 hour

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

A failing school brings in a has-been TV star to help stage Romeo and Juliet. In the final episode, the play itself - as performed by the pupils of Deer Park Academy. Show more

Contributors

Friar Lawrence:
Tom Hollander
Capulet:
Rob Jarvis
Benvolio:
Finn Elliot
Lady Capulet:
Lily-Fleur Bradbury
Friar John:
Caolan McCarthy
Lady Montague:
Abby Moss
Chorus:
Poppy Goad
Prince:
Joe McCue
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Emma Hearn

Genres

Drama

School Drama

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Four-part drama series with Tom Hollander. Deer Park Academy, a re-branded failing school, tries to turn itself around and inspire its students by staging Romeo and Juliet. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Drama

School Drama

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Has-been TV star Geoff Cathcart has been brought in to help stage a school production of Romeo and Juliet. But Geoff is a maverick with little time for rules. Show more

Contributors

Michelle:
Sian Gibson
Headmaster:
Tony Gardner
Festival Administrator:
Vincent Ebrahim
Charlie:
Divian Ladwa
School Secretary:
Susie Baxter
Vehicle Manager:
Angus Kennedy
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Emma Hearn

Genres

Drama

School Drama

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

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

A failing school has brought in has-been TV star Geoff Cathcart to help stage a production of Romeo and Juliet. But Geoff is not quite who he seems. Show more

Contributors

Michelle:
Sian Gibson
Headmaster:
Tony Gardner
Festival Administrator:
Vincent Ebrahim
Charlie:
Divian Ladwa
School Secretary:
Susie Baxter
Vehicle Manager:
Angus Kennedy
Radio Presenter:
Jason King
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Emma Hearn

Genres

Tumanbay

Series 2

Healing the Sick

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

As slave trader Ibn, accused of hoarding heretical text, seeks justice from the new regime's religious courts, news arrives of a devastating plague. Show more