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Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Significant Others

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. 1980s San Francisco. Mrs Madrigal is tending her plants, Michael has found love again, and Brian and Mary Ann have moved up. Stars Kate Harper. From June 2015. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Significant Others

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Mary Ann and Brian's future has been decided. Faced with losing the steps, Mrs Madrigal resorts to chains. Stars Kate Harper. From July 2015. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Armistead Maupin's fourth 'Tales of the City' novel. The Aids pandemic has arrived in San Francisco. Michael is bereft while Brian wants a baby. Show more

Drama on 3

A Traveller's Guide to Paterson

Duration: 2 hours

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

Michael Symmons Roberts presents a drama-documentary exploring Paterson, New Jersey, the favoured city of and subject of an epic poem by William Carlos Williams. Show more

Contributors

William Carlos Williams:
Trevor White
Paterson:
Lou Hirsch
Robert Coles/Fred/Receptionist:
Louis Labovitch
The Passaic River:
Kate Harper
Marie/Mother of Sick Boy:
Pippa Bennett-Warner
Director:
Susan Roberts

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Set in San Francisco in 1983 following the drug and sex counter-culture, the AIDS pandemic has arrived. Starring Laurel Lefkow. From July 2014.

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

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

Made for 4 Extra. Omnibus of the dramatisation of Armistead Maupin's fourth Tales of the City novel.

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Further Tales of the City

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. 1981, San Francisco. In a tricky drug and sex counter-culture, landlady Anna Madrigal is there for her tenants. Stars Kate Harper. From July 2014. Show more

Drama

The Day of the Locust

Duration: 1 hour

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

Nathanael West's caustic satire on the flipside of the Hollywood dream. And the novel introducing the original Homer Simpson. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Further Tales of the City

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Mary Ann needs a big news story, Michael is still searching for a Jon replacement and Prue is falling for Luke. From July 2014. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Further Tales of the City

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Michael's search goes on, Brian tries to distract Mary Ann, Prue cruises with Luke and Dede makes a decision. Stars Kate Harper. From July 2014. Episode 4 of 5. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Further Tales of the City

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Dede's children have been kidnapped, so drastic action is called for back home by Anna Madrigal and Mary Ann. Stars Nancy Crane. From July 2014. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Significant Others

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Old boyfriend Burke is back in 1980s San Francisco with a proposition Mary Ann finds hard to resist. Stars Laurel Lefkow. From June 2015. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Significant Others

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Michael is caught up in Mary Ann and Brian's troubles. Dede and D'or have different experiences at Wimminwood. Stars Jos Slovick. From July 2015. Show more

Drama

The Progress of the Soul of Lizzie Calvin

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Glenda Jackson plays the soul of Lizzie Calvin in Michael Symmons Roberts's modern version of John Donne's unfinished poem The Progress of the Soul. Produced in binaural sound. Show more