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Saturday Drama

Noel Coward - Present Laughter

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

By Noel Coward. Playwright and actor Garry Essendine's plans to leave on an African tour are complicated by romantic intrigue and obsessive fans. Show more

Contributors

Garry Essendine:
Samuel West
Roland Maule:
Freddie Fox
Liz Essendine:
Janie Dee
Daphne:
Lily James
Miss Erikson:
Hazel Ellerby
Lady Saltburn:
Sarah Badel

Genres

The Future of Radio

Series 2

Mashup Heaven

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Can an artist’s secret identity be unmasked? Secrets of the Institute of Radiophonic Evolution. With Emma Kilbey. From 2016. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Wealthy, northern businessman George Cleaver must acquire a love of fine wines to get on in society. Stars Geoffrey Whitehead. Show more

Contributors

Storyteller:
Charles Dance
George Cleaver:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Mrs Cleaver:
Sarah Badel
Lord Dungeness:
Nicholas Boulton
Author:
Roald Dahl
Director:
David Blount

Genres

The Pallisers

Episode 13

Duration: 51 minutes

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

Drama series based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. Lizzie's guests have seen the Eustace diamonds, but the family are planning to regain them.

Contributors

Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Pallister:
Philip Latham
Duke of Omnium:
Roland Culver
Madame Max Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Lord George:
Terence Alexander
Rev Emilius:
Anthony Ainley
Lizzie Eustace:
Sarah Badel
Frank Greystock:
Martin Jarvis
Lord Fawn:
Derek Jacobi
Miss Hittaway:
Penelope Keith
Lizzie Eustache:
Sarah Badel
Director:
Hugh David

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

An adaptation of the classic Virginia Woolf novel. A woman struggles to come to terms with the amorous feelings that a close platonic friend clearly holds for her. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Clarissa Dalloway:
Vanessa Redgrave
Young Clarissa:
Natascha McElhone
Septimus Warren Smith:
Rupert Graves
Peter Walsh:
Michael Kitchen
Young Peter:
Alan Cox
Sally Selton, Lady Rosseter:
Sarah Badel
Young Sally:
Lena Headey
Richard Dalloway:
John Standing
Young Richard:
Robert Portal
Producer:
Stephen Bayly

The Pallisers

Episode 15

Duration: 52 minutes

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

Drama based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. Lizzie has resigned herself to the loss of the Eustace diamonds and married Rev Emilius. Show more

Contributors

Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Pallister:
Philip Latham
Duke of Omnium:
Roland Culver
Lord Brentford:
Lockwood West
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Madame Max Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Robert Kennedy:
Derek Godfrey
Collingwood:
Maurice Quick
Laura Standish:
Anna Massey
Mr Bonteen:
Peter Sallis
Phineas Finn:
Donal McCann
Rev Emilius:
Anthony Ainley
Quintus Slide:
Clifford Rose
Director:
Hugh David

The Pallisers

Episode 14

Duration: 52 minutes

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

Drama series based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. The Eustace diamonds have been stolen and Lizzie has told Lord George the truth.

Contributors

Glencora M'Clusckie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Duke of Omnium:
Roland Culver
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Madam Max Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Phineas Finn:
Donal McCann
Duke of St Bungay:
Roger Livesey
Collingwood:
Maurice Quick
Lizzie Eustace:
Sarah Badel
Rev Emilius:
Anthony Ainley
Director:
Ronald Wilson

Book of the Week

The Unwomanly Face of War

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich set out to write her first book telling the as-yet-untold stories of the Russian women who had fought in the Second World War. Show more

Book of the Week

The Unwomanly Face of War

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich set out to write her first book telling the as-yet-untold stories of the Russian women who had fought in the Second World War. Show more

Book of the Week

The Unwomanly Face of War

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich set out to write her first book telling the as-yet-untold stories of the Russian women who had fought in the Second World War. Show more

Book of the Week

The Unwomanly Face of War

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich set out to write her first book telling the as-yet-untold stories of the Russian women who had fought in the Second World War. Show more

Book of the Week

The Unwomanly Face of War

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich set out to write her first book telling the as-yet-untold stories of the Russian women who had fought in the Second World War. Show more