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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: 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

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Michael is in England after swapping his apartment with Englishman Simon. Brian wants a baby with Mary Ann. Stars Jos Slovick. From July 2014. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

1983. Michael is in England in pursuit of Mona. Mary Ann is trying to get pregnant. Stars Laurel Lefkow and Jos Slovick. From July 2014. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

While The Queen is visiting San Francisco, Mary Ann meets Simon, a British officer who has left the Royal Yacht Britannia. Stars Laurel Lefkow. From July 2014. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Mary Ann has told Brian her news about Simon. Michael is still in England trying to track down Mona. Stars Simon Lee Phillips. From July 2014. 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

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

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

Tales of the City

Omnibus

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

A comedy of manners set in San Francisco in 1976 and a warm portrait of an era that changed the way we live. From February 2013.

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 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

While Mrs Madrigal fights to save the wooden steps in Barbary Lane, Dede and D'Or are packing the car to go to Wimminwood. Stars Nancy Crane. From July 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

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Tales of the City

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

San Francisco, 1976. Mary Ann has a new job and there's afternoon delight for Anna Madrigal and Edgar. Stars Lydia Wilson. From January 2013. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Tales of the City

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Secrets old and new are being revealed at Mrs Madrigal's Christmas party. From January 2013. Show more

Howards End

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 53 minutes

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

Four-part adaptation of EM Forster's classic novel. The lives of the Schlegel and Wilcox families become entwined when Margaret Schlegel befriends the enigmatic Mrs Wilcox. Show more

Contributors

Margaret Schlegel:
Hayley Atwell
Henry Wilcox:
Matthew Macfadyen
Helen Schlegel:
Philippa Coulthard
Leonard Bast:
Joseph Quinn
Tibby Schlegel:
Alex Lawther
Charles Wilcox:
Joseph Bannister
Jacky Bast:
Rosalind Eleazar
Evie Wilcox:
Bessie Carter
Paul Wilcox:
Jonah Hauer-King
Aunt Juley:
Tracey Ullman
Mrs Wilcox:
Julia Ormond
Frieda Mosenbach:
Leonie Benesch
Herr Liesecke:
George Taylor
Doctor (for Tibby):
Sagar Arya
Young Man (Margaret's Friend):
Tim Pritchett
Earnest Young Woman:
Maya Saroya
Ticket Boy:
Jos Slovick
Executive Producer:
Colin Callender
Executive Producer:
Sophie Gardiner
Executive Producer:
Scott Huff
Executive Producer:
Joshua D Maurer
Executive Producer:
Alixandre Witlin
Executive Producer:
David A Stern
Executive Producer:
Lucy Richer
Production Company:
Playground Television UK Ltd

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

Tales of the City

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

San Francisco, 1976. Mary Ann is considering going home while Michael hopes that Jon is moving in. Stars Lydia Wilson. From January 2013. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Tales of the City

Episode 4: Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Duration: 15 minutes

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

San Francisco, 1976. It is almost Thanksgiving and Anna Madrigal rents out the remaining rooftop apartment in Barbary Lane. From January 2013. Show more

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

More 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. San Francisco, 1976. Mary Ann and Mouse are on the high seas and Mona's on the highway. Stars Kate Harper and Lydia Wilson. From February 2013. Show more