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Duration: 14 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

With evidence against her and her business in danger, can Megan believe she really has a half-brother? Starring Bettrys Jones. Show more

Home Front

16 August 1917 - Ulysses Pilchard

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the idea of a channel tunnel was rejected, at least until the end of the war, while in Folkestone, Dr Pilchard gains ground with his electro-shock treatment. Show more

Contributors

Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Chester Matthews:
Samuel James
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

21 August 1917 - Ulysses Pilchard

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, British naval forces brought a zeppelin down off the coast of Jutland, while near Folkestone, Dr Pilchard scours the shoreline. Show more

Contributors

Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Chester Matthews:
Samuel James
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

15 Minute Drama

Holmes and Watford

Tattoo

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

A couple have a row outside a pub, but Tina has a vested interest in ensuring they do not make up. Stars Jess Ransom. From 2017. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 85: 4-8 September 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The sixth omnibus of Season 11, Broken and Mad, set in the week, in 1917, when the entire French cabinet resigned over widespread army mutinies. Show more

Contributors

Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Connie Marshall:
Darcy Brown
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Chester Matthews:
Samuel James
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Hugh Cavendish:
Guy Raunchey
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Charles Summer:
Rufus Wright
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Gudrun

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

4 Extra Debut. Left to burn by her husband, separated from her child, cut adrift from her homeland, Gudrun longs to die. Stars Kate Phillips. Show more

Gudrun

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Although convent life offers solace, Gudrun prepares to do whatever it takes to win back her daughter. Stars Kate Phillips. Show more

Gudrun

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Gudrun plans to use the power games between the kings of Norway and Denmark to her advantage. Starring Kate Phillips. Show more

Contributors

King Olaf Trygvasson:
Samuel James
Norwegian Jarl:
Philip Fox
Director:
Gemma Jenkins
Producer:
Gemma Jenkins

Gudrun

Series 3

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Ragnarok approaches, and Gudrun hopes this bloody battle will see her reunited with her daughter. Starring Kate Phillips. Show more

Contributors

King Olaf Trygvasson:
Samuel James
King Sweyn:
Simon Ludders
Sigrid Haughty:
Chetna Pandya
Helmsman:
Philip Fox
Norwegian Jarl:
Tom Forrister
Director:
Gemma Jenkins
Producer:
Gemma Jenkins

Gudrun

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

The efforts of the Norwegian Priest, Refkel, to save Gudrun's soul intensify. Stars Kate Phillips. Show more

Gudrun

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

With her way of life threatened, Gudrun risks everything when she confronts the enemy. Stars Kate Phillips. Show more

Contributors

Olaf Tryggvason:
Samuel James
Norwegian Jarl:
Simon Ludders
Director:
Gemma Jenkins
Producer:
Gemma Jenkins

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Meg and Jeanie meet on the beach, and Nell stabs Harry at the dinner table. Out of the blue. In the arm. With Rosie Boore. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Meg and Jeanie have not seen each other for years. Now in their late sixties, they board the same train. Stars Jessica Turner. Show more

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

With Bren Evans a fraud, Megan must tackle her real enemy. But there are more surprising revelations to be made. Stars Bettrys Jones. Show more

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Megan’s troubles mount as Bren Evans demands more and police suspect her part in the murder of gangster. Stars David Sturzaker. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

On the day of her Cambridge interview, Jeanie takes a train to Scarborough, in search of her sister. With Jennifer Walser. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 1 month

Megan wants to expand her dairy business but dark forces lurk and her troubled sister suddenly turns up. Stars Bettrys Jones. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 1 month

Beth has disappeared and with Moses Lipski involved, it is more threatening than Meg can imagine. Starring Kerry Gooderson. Show more

Home Front

30 August 1917 - Howard Argent

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, 1,500 Welsh miners, out on strike for the reinstatement of one man, returned to work, and in Folkestone, Howard has a busy day. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Chester Matthews:
Samuel James
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absolom
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne

Home Front

5 September 1917 - Howard Argent

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, headlines were dominated by news of the air raids on Chatham and Dover, and in Folkestone, Dr Argent is treating traumatised soldiers. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Chester Matthews:
Samuel James
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole