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Midnight's Children

Part 7: The Shadow of the Mosque

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic, dramatised by Ayeesha Menon. Saleem is reunited with the other Midnight's Children in terrifying circumstances. Show more

Midnight's Children

Part 2: The Birth of a Nation

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic. Saleem is born on the stroke of midnight on 15 August 1947, at the exact moment of Partition. Show more

Contributors

Methwold:
Philip Fox
Commander Sabarmati:
Ace Bhatti
Wee Willie Winkie:
Ronny Jhutti
Dr Narlikar:
Emilio Doorgasingh
The Midwife:
Renu Brindle
Joseph d'Costa:
Ashley Kumar
Harmonium Player:
Kiran Thakrar
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Drama

The Man Who Wore Sanitary Pads

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Jon Sen. Real-life 'rags-to-pads' romcom. In Tamil Nadu, Muruga risks his family and his community to invent a low-cost sanitary pad for his beloved wife. Show more

Contributors

Shanti:
Aysha Kala
Neeta's friend:
Anjana Vasan
President of India:
Sudha Bhuchar
Writer:
Jon Sen

Genres

Brand

Drama

Too Much TV

Episode 15

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Emma Bunton and Aled Jones host as Nikesh Patel and Aysha Kala from Indian Summers visit the studio, and Susan Calman turns estate agent to talk about TV's most famous houses. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Bunton
Presenter:
Aled Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Nikesh Patel
Interviewed Guest:
Aysha Kala
Participant:
Susan Calman
Participant:
Louise Hazel
Executive Producer:
Leon Wilde
Series Producer:
Charlotte Brookes
Director:
Tim Verrinder

Midnight's Children

Part 1: The Perforated Sheet

Duration: 57 minutes

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

To mark the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India, an ambitious dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic. Starring Nikesh Patel. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Aziz:
Meera Syal
Emerald:
Deeivya Meir
Nadir Khan:
Akbar Kurtha
The Hummingbird:
Sagar Arya
Major Zulfikar:
Ace Bhatti
Ramram Seth:
Sagar Arya
The Girl:
Shreya Shah
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Midnight's Children

Part 3: Snakes and Ladders

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic. Born at the moment of India's Partition, Saleem grows up in the care of two adoring mothers. Show more

Contributors

Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Mrs Ibrahim:
Rina Mahoney
Dr Narlikar:
Emilio Doorgasingh
Nadir Khan:
Akbar Kurtha
Wee Willie Winkie:
Ronny Jhutti
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Midnight's Children

Part 6: How Saleem Achieved Purity

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Salman Rushdie's prize-winning novel of love, history and magic, dramatised by Ayeesha Menon. The Indo-Pakistani war of 1965 changes Saleem's life forever. Starring Nikesh Patel. Show more

Contributors

Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Brigadier Iskander:
Selva Rasalingam
Sergeant Major Najmuddin:
Sagar Arya
Shaheed:
Ronny Jhutti
The Peasant:
Akbar Kurtha
Picture Singh:
Silas Carson
Parvati:
Aysha Kala
Young Shiva:
Nael Ameen
Young Parvati:
Nikita Mehta
Midnight’s Child:
Ahren Chadha
Midnight’s Child:
Shiven Shankar
Midnight’s Child:
Shreya Shah
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Midnight's Children

Omnibus

Episode 2: The Birth of a Nation

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic. Saleem is born on the stroke of midnight on 15 August 1947, at the exact moment of Partition. Show more

Contributors

Dr Narlikar:
Emilio Doorgasingh
Nadir Khan:
Akbar Kurtha
Methwold:
Philip Fox
Commander Sabarmati:
Ace Bhatti
Joseph d'Costa:
Ashley Kumar
Wee Willie Winkie:
Ronny Jhutti
Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Midnight's Children

Omnibus

Episode 3: All India Radio

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic. Young Saleem discovers he has the power of telepathy. Dramatised by Ayeesha Menon. Show more

Contributors

Dr Narlikar:
Emilio Doorgasingh
Nadir Khan:
Akbar Kurtha
Methwold:
Philip Fox
Commander Sabarmati:
Ace Bhatti
Joseph d'Costa:
Ashley Kumar
Wee Willie Winkie:
Ronny Jhutti
Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Midnight's Children

Omnibus

Episode 4: How Saleem Achieved Purity

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's prize-winning novel of love, history and magic. The Indo-Pakistani war of 1965 changes Saleem's life forever. Dramatised by Ayeesha Menon. Show more

Contributors

Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Brigadier Iskander:
Selva Rasalingam
Sergeant Major Najmuddin:
Sagar Arya
Shaheed:
Ronny Jhutti
The Peasant:
Akbar Kurtha
Picture Singh:
Silas Carson
Parvati:
Aysha Kala
Young Shiva:
Nael Ameen
Young Parvati:
Nikita Mehta
Midnight's Child:
Ahren Chadha
Midnight's Child:
Shiven Shankar
Midnight's Child:
Shreya Shah
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Midnight's Children

Omnibus

Episode 5: The Shadow of the Mosque

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Saleem is reunited with the other Midnight's Children in terrifying circumstances. Show more

Contributors

Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Brigadier Iskander:
Selva Rasalingam
Sergeant Major Najmuddin:
Sagar Arya
Shaheed:
Ronny Jhutti
The Peasant:
Akbar Kurtha
Picture Singh:
Silas Carson
Parvati:
Aysha Kala
Young Shiva:
Nael Ameen
Young Parvati:
Nikita Mehta
Midnight's Child:
Ahren Chadha
Midnight's Child:
Shiven Shankar
Midnight's Child:
Shreya Shah
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres