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Duration: 14 minutes

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

Life on Earth pushes Bea to breaking point while, on Oasis, Peter has a curious encounter. Starring Joe Armstrong and Hayley Atwell. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Bea has big news for her husband Peter, now a Christian missionary on a distant planet called Oasis. Starring Joe Armstrong and Hayley Atwell. Narrated by Dougray Scott. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

Duration: 14 minutes

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

From his mission on distant Oasis, Peter tries to reconnect with his wife Bea. Starring Hayley Atwell and Joe Armstrong. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Bea and Peter's relationship reaches crisis point, as Peter's mission continues. Starring Joe Armstrong and Hayley Atwell. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Peter is horrified to find Jesus Lover 5 gravely ill in intensive care while a pregnant Bea faces an uncertain future. Narrated by Dougray Scott with Hayley Atwell. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama series based on the bestselling Victorian-set novel by Michel Faber. As Sugar's bond with Sophie grows stronger, her relationship with William becomes more troubled. Show more

Contributors

William Rackham:
Chris O'Dowd
Mrs Agnes Rackham:
Amanda Hale
Mrs Emmeline Fox:
Shirley Henderson
Doctor Curlew:
Richard E. Grant
Lady Constance Bridgelow:
Elizabeth Berrington
Sophie Rackham:
Isla Watt
Police Officer:
Ben Bishop
Jennifer Pierce:
Rosie Cavaliero
Caroline:
Liz White
New Governess:
Mary Roscoe
Colonel Leek:
Alan Williams
Fireside Prostitute 1:
Maimie McCoy
Fireside Prostitute 2:
Sarah Ridgeway
Fireside Prostitute 3:
Izabella Urbanowicz
Producer:
Greg Dummett
Director:
Marc Munden

Meet the Author

Michel Faber

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC NewsLatest broadcast: on BBC News Channel HD

Michel Faber talks to Jim Naughtie about his book of poems Undying: A Love Story. The writer talks about how the ideas for it came to him in the aftermath of his wife Eva's death. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Naughtie
Interviewed Guest:
Michel Faber

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Peter shows his congregation some photos of Earth, where life is becoming increasingly difficult. Narrated by Dougray Scott. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Peter presides over a funeral service at the base and the distance between him and Bea increases. Starring Joe Armstrong. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

Duration: 14 minutes

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

A devoted husband and man of faith faces the mission of a lifetime, galaxies away from his wife. Narrated by Dougray Scott. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Peter starts to explore the base on Oasis but is keen to meet his new flock - the planet's inhabitants. Meanwhile, the Earth's weather is doing strange things. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Peter has his first encounter with his new flock, but letters from his wife back on Earth tell of hardship and natural disaster. Starring Hayley Atwell. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Dougray Scott
Beatrice:
Hayley Atwell
Grainger:
Kelly Burke
Jesus Lover Number One:
Michael Bertenshaw
Jesus Lover Number Five:
Damian Lynch
Jesus Lover Number Four:
David Acton
USIC Psychologist:
Jane Slavin
USIC Doctor:
Elaine Claxton
Director:
Emma Harding

Start the Week

Science Fiction

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe on science fiction, with speculative fiction writer William Gibson, novelist Michel Faber, Prof Judy Wajcman on technology and historian Dominic Sandbrook. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
William Gibson
Interviewed Guest:
Michel Faber
Interviewed Guest:
Judy Wajcman
Interviewed Guest:
Dominic Sandbrook

Start the Week

Love, Loss and Scandal

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr talks to theatre director Carrie Cracknell, poet Michel Faber, and biographers Peter Parker and John Preston. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Carrie Cracknell
Interviewed Guest:
Michel Faber
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Parker
Interviewed Guest:
John Preston
Producer:
Katy Hickman