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Duration: 45 minutes

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

Comedy starring Aimee-Ffion Edwards and Joshua McGuire. A shy man gains astounding confidence but misuses his public speaking power. By Andrew Viner. Show more

Drama

Waterloo: The Ball at Brussels

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Mike Walker. Brussels, June 1815, and the Duchess of Richmond wants to host a ball. Confident that time is on their side, Wellington concurs. He is wrong. Show more

Contributors

Duke of Wellington:
Simon Paisley Day
Prince Tallyrand:
Stephen Greif
Charlotte, Duchess of Richmond:
Jane Slavin
Georgiana:
Alex Tregear
Duke of Uxbridge:
Sam Dale
Duke of Richmond:
David Hounslow
Equerry:
David Acton
Prince of Orange:
Stephen Critchlow

Genres

Brand

Drama

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Mrs Armitage is encouraged by her husband to talk to a psychiatrist about her desire for more children. Stars Helen McCrory. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

When Jake returns from a shoot in Africa, Mrs Armitage throws a party for his film friends. Stars Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Mrs Armitage makes a confession. Classic study of 1960s marriage and motherhood starring Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. Show more

Drama

Paul Sellar - The Gold Killing

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. When Joe Stein invests Russian money in a goldmine he sets off a series of murders. Thriller starring Robert Glenister. Show more

Contributors

The Marquess:
Pip Torrens
Tony Bollom:
David Hounslow
George:
Obi Abili
The Countess:
Rhiannon Neads
Sidney Green:
Stephen Critchlow
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Home Front

6 October 1915 - Gabriel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Gabriel begins to suspect Dolly Clout may not be the real thing. Show more

Home Front

8 October 1915 - Sylvia Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Sylvia Graham finds her family at the centre of an unexpected theatrical incident. Show more

Contributors

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 36: 5-9 October 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Epic drama series set in Great War Britain. Individual losses and grief increasingly fuel an interest in spiritualism. Show more

Home Front

16 October 1915 - Albert Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Albert has the good fortune to be up and out early as the troops are marching to the harbour. Show more

Contributors

Passer-by:
David Acton
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Passer-by:
Mark Edel-Hunt
Sergeant Major:
David Hounslow
Clemmie:
Joanna Monro
Margaret:
Jane Slavin

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 37: 12-16 October 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Omnibus edition of the epic drama series set in Great War Britain covering a week when the dead seem more present than ever. Show more

Home Front

27 October 1915 - Alec Poole

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Shackleton's ship Endurance is crushed by pack ice in Antarctica, and on the other side of the world, Mathieu Dupont goes on an expedition of his own. Show more

Contributors

Duration: 15 minutes

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

How does Martin now feel about his own mistress, and why does Honor, insist on passing judgement? Stars Helen Schlesinger. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Mrs Armitage has consented to an abortion and a sterilisation. A study of 1960s marriage starring Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Having found out about Jake's affair, Mrs Armitage takes refuge with her former husband. Starring Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. Show more

Home Front

30 September 1915 - Sam Wilson

Duration: 12 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The war seems particularly far away for the Wilson family. Show more

Home Front

1 October 1915 - Florrie Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Florrie and Albert can hardly speak for happiness. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 35: 28 September - 2 October 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Omnibus edition of the epic drama series set in Great War Britain covering a week that the Wilson family could never have dreamed of. Show more

Drama

Red and Blue

Episode 2: Hazard

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Wargame exercise writer Bradley Shoreham is hired to stress test the emergency services. His divide and rule tactics soon provoke hostility. Show more

Contributors

Bradley Shoreham:
Tim Woodward
Alessandra Pacetti:
Sara Kestelman
Harry Douglas:
David Hounslow
Katie Wilson:
Jane Slavin
Alan Myerson:
Stephen Critchlow
Claire Patterson:
Christine Kavanagh
Actor:
Sam Dale
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Genres

Drama

The Price of Oil

The Weapon

Duration: 45 minutes

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

On 21 December 1975, Venezuelan Marxist pin-up Carlos the Jackal storms the OPEC HQ in Vienna. He takes 96 hostages, including 11 oil ministers from OPEC countries. Show more

Contributors

Carlos 'the Jackal' Martinez:
Joseph Balderrama
Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani:
Zubin Varla
Jamshid Amouzegar:
Bijan Daneshmand
Riad Al-Azzawi:
Amir El-Masry
Chief Feyide:
Alex Lanipekun
Grizelda Carey:
Rhiannon Neads
Eddie Hinterecker:
Sam Dale

Genres