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15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Experience of Love

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Christopher Green tells the stories behind the National Lesbian and Gay Survey. Show more

Drama

Arabian Afternoons

Episode 1: The Casper Logue Affair

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Sebastian Baczkiewicz. Diplomat Bob Goldacre has lost sight of an American businessman in Baghdad. Inspired by The Arabian Nights, stars Sirine Saba. Show more

Riot Girls

Fear of Flying

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Isadora is torn between her husband and her lover, but is this true sexual liberation? Show more

Contributors

Isadora Wing:
Julianna Jennings
Bennett Wing:
Kevin Shen
Adrian Goodlove:
Max Bennett
Isadora's Mother:
Adie Allen
Dr Reuben:
Sargon Yelda
Author:
Erica Jong
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Drama

The Final Call

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Black comedy by Matt Hartley about a disgruntled customer who takes matters into his own hands by confronting the staff at the call centre of his internet service provider. Show more

Day Release

Safe Space

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Lenny Henry stars as lifer Frank Watt who is coming to the end of his 30 year prison sentence and having to face up to life outside. Show more

Contributors

Frank Watt:
Lenny Henry
Geoff Hoagland:
Ralph Ineson
Shudi Misir:
Deeivya Meir
Haani Said:
Danny Rahim
Barry Gibbons:
Sargon Yelda
Solomon Dunn:
Burt Caesar
Eileen O'Connor:
Scarlett Brookes
Director:
Mary Peate

Day Release

Back to Life

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Lenny Henry as Frank Watt, a lifer coming to the end of a 30 year prison sentence. Frank tries to hide the real identity of his daughter during the London Mayoral elections. Show more

Contributors

Frank Watt:
Lenny Henry
Geoff Hoagland:
Ralph Ineson
Shudi Misir:
Deeivya Meir
Charla May:
Karla Crome
Aisha Davies:
Petra Letang
Stella Hemmings:
Adie Allen
Hanna Asprey:
Scarlett Brookes
Sam Wallace:
Sam Rix
Dennis Dyke:
Sargon Yelda
Mick Todd:
James Lailey
Gideon Torun:
James Lailey
Director:
Mary Peate

Riot Girls

Fear of Flying

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

It is decision time. Will Isadora go back to New York with her husband, Bennett, or will she take off around Europe with her new lover, charming Englishman Adrian Goodlove? Show more

Contributors

Isadora Wing:
Julianna Jennings
Bennett Wing:
Kevin Shen
Adrian Goodlove:
Max Bennett
Isadora's Mother:
Adie Allen
Dr Reuben:
Sargon Yelda
Author:
Erica Jong
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Riot Girls

Fear of Flying

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Isadora has left husband Bennett and run off with lover Adrian. But will this new relationship provide the sexual liberation and fulfilment she has always fantasised about? Show more

Contributors

Isadora Wing:
Julianna Jennings
Bennett Wing:
Kevin Shen
Adrian Goodlove:
Max Bennett
Isadora's Mother:
Adie Allen
Dr Reuben:
Sargon Yelda
Author:
Erica Jong
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for years

2015. Student Katy determines to change the conversation about sexual consent - but how? Third of three plays charting feminism through three generations of women. By Ella Hickson. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Experience of Love

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Christopher Green tells the stories behind the National Lesbian and Gay Survey. Show more

Drama

Reading Europe - Germany: Look Who's Back

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Hitler is mistaken for a comedy impersonator by TV executives and becomes the star of a satirical show. His rants against foreigners and current politics increase in popularity. Show more

Contributors

Adolf Hitler:
David Threlfall
Fraulein Vera Kromeier:
Alex Tregear
The Kiosk Owner:
Ben Crowe
Frau Carmen Bellini:
Caroline Berry
Joachim Sensenbrink:
John Norton
Frank Sawatski:
Richard Mylan
Actor:
Leo Wan
Adaptor:
Marcy Kahan
Director:
Helen Perry

Genres

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Anthony returns to 1973 and his summer in Cape Cod where he started out as bottle washer and skivvy. Starring Sargon Yelda. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 53: 9-13 May 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

In a week when the Teachers Association strongly condemns the encouragement of child labour to replace conscripted men, the Ashburton community is on a steep learning curve. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Brother Aloysius:
Toby Bryant
Dieter Lippke:
Felix Auer
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Policeman:
Nick Underwood
Stallholder:
Sargon Yelda
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Lewis Cox:
Dylan Edwards
Oswald Dyer:
Dean Nolan
Greg:
Sam Rix
Stationmaster:
Mark Carey
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Elsie Knocker:
Marianne Oldham
Edwin Lloyd:
Finn den Hertog
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Marcus Goodridge:
Max Bennett
William Fulford:
Ryan Coath
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Wilfred Truscott:
Stephen Tomlin

Genres

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Anthony is writing about fish orders from his restaurant storeroom, when his colleague interrupts. Starring Michael Esper. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Experience of Love

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Christopher Green tells the stories behind the National Lesbian and Gay Survey. Show more

Riot Girls

Fear of Flying

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Isadora Wing has been married to psychoanalyst Bennett for five years. But she is restless and yearns for the perfect, guiltless, zipless sexual encounter. Show more

Contributors

Isadora Wing:
Julianna Jennings
Bennett Wing:
Kevin Shen
Adrian Goodlove:
Max Bennett
Isadora's Mother:
Adie Allen
Dr Reuben:
Sargon Yelda
Author:
Erica Jong
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Riot Girls

Fear of Flying

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Isadora Wing has overcome her fear of flying to travel to Vienna with husband Bennett to attend a psychoanalysts' conference. Here she meets charming Englishman Adrian Goodlove. Show more

Contributors

Isadora Wing:
Julianna Jennings
Bennett Wing:
Kevin Shen
Adrian Goodlove:
Max Bennett
Isadora's Mother:
Adie Allen
Dr Reuben:
Sargon Yelda
Author:
Erica Jong
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Home Front

9 May 1916 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

The Summer Time Bill is introduced to Parliament, and Kitty and Dieter get to make hay, metaphorically. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Brother Aloysius:
Toby Bryant
Dieter Lippke:
Felix Auer
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Policeman:
Nick Underwood
Stallholder:
Sargon Yelda

Home Front

20 May 1916 - Cyrus Colville

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

An air raid on Kent destroys a public house, while in the county tribunal in Exeter, Cyrus Colville is on fiery form. Show more

Contributors

Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Burroughs:
Sargon Yelda
Edwin Lloyd:
Finn den Hertog
Marcus Goodridge:
Max Bennett
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant
William Fulford:
Ryan Coath
Mrs Taylor:
Claire Sellers
Selleck:
Ewan Bailey

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 55: 23-27 May 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

In the week when President Wilson advocates the formation of an Association of Nations to ensure future peace, relations in Ashburton are very troubled. Show more

Contributors

Dieter Lippke:
Felix Auer
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant
John Rossiter:
Mark Carey
Amos Rutter:
Richard Cotton
Simeon Dyer:
Josh Darcy
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Edwin Lloyd:
Finn den Hertog
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Primrose Rutter:
Jade Matthew
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Oswald Dyer:
Dean Nolan
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Soldier:
Sam Rix
Mayoress:
Jane Slavin
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Molly Dyer:
Stevie Thompson
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Burroughs:
Sargon Yelda

Genres