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Primo Levi's The Periodic Table

Episode 1: Vanadium, Part 1

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Janet Suzman introduces a new dramatisation of Levi's stories about the elements of life, starring Henry Goodman, dramatised by Graham White. Primo receives a letter from his past. Show more

Contributors

Older Primo:
Henry Goodman
Cometto:
John Rowe
Dr Muller:
Erich Redman
Younger Primo:
Akbar Kurtha
Polish Overseer:
Chris Pavlo
Author:
Primo Levi
Adaptor:
Graham White
Director:
Marc Beeby
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Marc Beeby
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Drama

Phonophone

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

By Timothy X Atack. A musician is found dead in strange circumstances. How did he die? The only clue is a text message that says 'Phonophone active'. But what is a phonophone? Show more

Contributors

Stojaspal:
Erich Redman
Born Electric:
Mamoru Iriguchi
Renwick:
Tracy Wiles
Grandma:
Souad Faress
Feynman:
Sam Dale
Laflamme:
Jane Slavin
Producer:
Marc Beeby

Genres

Brand

Drama

Duration: 20 minutes

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

Primo's training as a chemist helps him to survive the terrible conditions of Auschwitz. Show more

Contributors

Older Primo:
Henry Goodman
Younger Primo:
Akbar Kurtha
Alberto:
Leo Wan
Prisoner 1:
David Hounslow
Prisoner 2:
Sam Dale
Author:
Primo Levi
Adaptor:
Graham White
Director:
Marc Beeby
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Marc Beeby
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Primo Levi's The Periodic Table

Episode 10: Vanadium, Part 2

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Janet Suzman introduces a new dramatisation of Levi's element-themed stories, starring Henry Goodman, dramatised by Graham White. Primo is confronted by a figure from his past. Show more

Contributors

Older Primo:
Henry Goodman
Cometto:
John Rowe
Dr Muller:
Erich Redman
Younger Primo:
Akbar Kurtha
Polish Overseer:
Chris Pavlo
Author:
Primo Levi
Adaptor:
Graham White
Director:
Marc Beeby
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Marc Beeby
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Drama series based on the John le Carre novel. Attempting to help a well-connected guest, hotel night manager Jonathan Pine is drawn into the world of arms dealer Richard Roper. Show more

Contributors

Jonathan Pine:
Tom Hiddleston
Richard Roper:
Hugh Laurie
Angela Burr:
Olivia Colman
Lance Corkoran:
Tom Hollander
Jed Marshall:
Elizabeth Debicki
Rex Mayhew:
Douglas Hodge
Juan Apostol:
Antonio de la Torre
Rob Singhal:
Adeel Akhtar
Sophie Alekan:
Aure Atika
Caroline Langbourne:
Natasha Little
Sandy Langbourne:
Alistair Petrie
Simon Ogilvey:
Russell Tovey
American Woman:
Holly Hayes
Egyptian Youth:
Aziz Dhiouir
Freddie Hamid:
David Avery
Egyptian Police Officer:
Mansour Badri
Herr Strippli:
Erich Redman
Fraulein Vipp:
Gertrude Thoma
Mercedes:
Marta Torne
Elena Apostol:
Tabata Cerezo
Director:
Susanne Bier
Producer:
Rob Bullock
Writer:
David Farr

Drama

A Greek Drama

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Summer 2015. Behind closed doors, Greece and its creditors took each other to the brink. Now, in this original drama, the inside story can be told. Show more

Contributors

Alexis Tsipras:
George Georgiou
Yanis Varoufakis:
Pano Masti
Jeroen Dijsselbloem:
Tice Oakfield
Angela Merkel:
Gabrielle Scharnitzky
Wolfgang Schauble:
Erich Redman
George Chouliarakis:
Christopher Sciueref
Illias Kartalis:
John Ioannou
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Emma Hearn

Genres

Brand

Drama