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Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Can life as a governess ever bring happiness and contentment? Game of Thrones star Ellie Kendrick stars as the determined Agnes. Show more

Contributors

Agnes Grey:
Ellie Kendrick
Mrs Grey:
Juliet Aubrey
Mr Grey:
John Bowler
Mrs Bloomfield:
Catriona McFarlane
Mr Bloomfield:
David Sterne
Edward Weston:
George Watkins
Mr Hatfield:
Luke MacGregor
Mrs Murray:
Karen Bartke
Adaptor:
Rachel Joyce
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Tracey Neale

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The family fortune is lost and her father is ill. Already facing big disappointment, what should Agnes do? Stars Ellie Kendrick. Show more

Contributors

Agnes Grey:
Ellie Kendrick
Mrs Grey:
Juliet Aubrey
Mr Grey:
John Bowler
Mrs Bloomfield:
Catriona McFarlane
Mr Bloomfield:
David Sterne
Edward Weston:
George Watkins
Mr Hatfield:
Luke MacGregor
Mrs Murray:
Karen Bartke
Adaptor:
Rachel Joyce
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Tracey Neale

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A governess for two years to a pair of ignorant girls, Agnes is now lonely and desperate for a friend. Stars George Watkins. Show more

Contributors

Agnes Grey:
Ellie Kendrick
Mrs Grey:
Juliet Aubrey
Mr Grey:
John Bowler
Mrs Bloomfield:
Catriona McFarlane
Mr Bloomfield:
David Sterne
Edward Weston:
George Watkins
Mr Hatfield:
Luke MacGregor
Mrs Murray:
Karen Bartke
Adaptor:
Rachel Joyce
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Tracey Neale

Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte

4. Mirth and Mourning

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Governess Agnes is falling in love, but she has a rival. Stars Ellie Kendrick and George Watkins. Show more

Contributors

Agnes Grey:
Ellie Kendrick
Mrs Grey:
Juliet Aubrey
Mr Grey:
John Bowler
Mrs Bloomfield:
Catriona McFarlane
Mr Bloomfield:
David Sterne
Edward Weston:
George Watkins
Mr Hatfield:
Luke MacGregor
Mrs Murray:
Karen Bartke
Adaptor:
Rachel Joyce
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Tracey Neale

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Agnes's father is seriously ill, so she returns home with a heavy heart. Stars Ellie Kendrick, Juliet Aubrey and George Watkins. Show more

Contributors

Agnes Grey:
Ellie Kendrick
Mrs Grey:
Juliet Aubrey
Mr Grey:
John Bowler
Mrs Bloomfield:
Catriona McFarlane
Mr Bloomfield:
David Sterne
Edward Weston:
George Watkins
Mr Hatfield:
Luke MacGregor
Mrs Murray:
Karen Bartke
Adaptor:
Rachel Joyce
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Tracey Neale

Drama

Herald of Disaster

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

The story of the Herald of Free Enterprise. Using transcripts from the inquest, this docu-drama explains how a cross-channel ferry could capsize minutes after leaving harbour. Show more

Drama

Stage Left

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

As they settle into their new premises, the Stage Left Theatre Collective are faced with some unpalatable choices, which lead to a clash of egos and ideals. Show more

Drama

Inspector Chen Novels

When Red Is Black

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Early 1990s Shanghai. Chen cannot turn down a lucrative translation job for a rich developer. But he must also find the murderer of a dissident writer. Crime drama by Qiu Xiaolong. Show more

Contributors

Inspector Chen:
Jamie Zubairi
Detective Yu:
Dan Li
Peiqin:
Sarah Lam
Party Secretary Li:
Daniel York
Qiao Ming:
Chris Pavlo
White Cloud:
Elizabeth Chan
Boa Hung:
Leo Wan
Adaptor:
John Harvey
Director:
David Hunter

Genres

Drama

Memsahib Emma

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Emma's plans for Krishna and Mr Elton backfire spectacularly but she is cheered by news of Frank’s arrival. Stars Maya Sondhi. Show more

Contributors

Bhattacharjee:
Silas Carson
Krishna:
Maya Sondhi
Miss Bates:
Meera Syal
Mrs Weston:
Tracy Wiles
Frank Churchill:
George Watkins
Jane Fairfax:
Rina Mahoney
Mr Elton:
Leo Wan
Mrs Elton:
Evie Killip
Adaptor:
Tanika Gupta
Director:
Tracey Neale

Genres

Drama

Penelope Fitzgerald - Human Voices

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Young Annie Asra finds bureaucracy, camaraderie, eccentricity and love in the BBC of 1940. Starring Helen George and Toby Jones. Show more

Drama

Community Service

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Daniel Mays, Leo Bill and Katie Redford star in Jonny O'Neill's moving and funny drama about a first-time offender's day in court. Show more

Contributors

Duty Solicitor:
Ewan Bailey
Probation Officer:
Richard Pepple
Magistrate:
Amelia Lowdell

Genres

Brand

Drama

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Helen makes a decision, and it is deadline day at the Dower House.

Contributors

David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Josh Archer:
Angus Imrie
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Miranda Elliott:
Lucy Fleming
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Helen Titchener:
Louiza Patikas
Ursula Titchener:
Carolyn Jones
Anna Tregorran:
Isobel Middleton
Julian Bywater:
Alun Raglan

Tommies

Tommies - Series 5

Episode 2: 18 November 1916

Duration: 45 minutes

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

It's the last day of the Battle of the Somme, and Signals Captain Mickey Bliss is back very close to where he started 141 days ago. From Nov 2016. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mickey Bliss:
Christopher Fox
Robert de Tullio:
Justin Salinger
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Captain Pilliner:
George Watkins
Sergeant Dixon:
Neil Grainger
Captain Stirling:
John Dougall
Gefreiter Goetsch:
Gunnar Cauthery
Corporal Hobart:
Luke MacGregor
Sapper Bretton:
Finlay Robertson
Artillery Bloke:
Nicholas Murchie
Producer:
David Hunter
Director:
David Hunter

The Archers

06/05/2016

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Eddie needs to find more work, and Kirsty is a pillar of support. Show more

Contributors

David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Josh Archer:
Angus Imrie
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Miranda Elliott:
Lucy Fleming
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Helen Titchener:
Louiza Patikas
Ursula Titchener:
Carolyn Jones
Anna Tregorran:
Isobel Middleton
Julian Bywater:
Alun Raglan

Home Front

24 December 1915 - Marion Wardle

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day, the Turkish attacked the British Indian garrison at Kut al Amara, and Marion meets a charming soldier. Show more

Contributors

Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Margaret Bishop:
Catherine Bailey
Bob Capeling:
Joe Sims
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Lilian Frost:
Alex Tregear
Ruth Billings:
Katie Redford
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Stuart McVey:
George Watkins

Home Front

5 January 1916 - Adeline Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day, Parliament had its first reading of the Compulsory Military Service Bill, and Adeline Lumley brings her son home. Show more

Contributors

Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Nurse Ratched:
Debra Baker
Canadian Soldier:
Owen Clarke

Home Front

8 January 1916 - Ruth Billings

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

This day marked the ending of the Dardanelles campaign, as the last troops evacuated Gallipoli, and finds Ruth Billings cold and hungry, and unsure how to survive. Show more

Contributors

Ruth Billings:
Katie Redford
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Bob Capeling:
Joe Sims
Max Davenport:
Trevor White
Margaret Bishop:
Catherine Bailey
Norman Harris:
Norman Baker
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 40: 21-25 December 1915 (Season 6 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The first omnibus edition of Season 6 covering a week following a huge landslide at the Warren and when the townsfolk are preparing for Christmas. Show more

Contributors

Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Bob Capeling:
Joe Sims
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Dr Streatfield:
Chris Pavlo
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Lilian Frost:
Alex Tregear
Margaret Bishop:
Catherine Bailey
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Max Davenport:
Trevor White
Nell Kingsley:
Alice St Clair
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Peggy Jeffrey:
Jane Slavin
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absolom
Roland Pemble:
Jack Holden
Ruth Billings:
Katie Redford
Stuart McVey:
George Watkins
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Soldier:
Leo Wan

Genres

Home Front

29 January 1916 - Olive Hargreaves

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day, a Canadian soldier was badly injured by a bus in Folkestone, and at the Bevan hospital, Sister Hargreaves clashes with Dorothea. Show more

Contributors

Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Dr Streatfield:
Chris Pavlo
Nell Kingsley:
Alice St Clair
Private Kelly:
Leo Wan
Private Lensfield:
George Watkins
Private Bunce:
Ewan Bailey
Private Fynn:
Caolan McCarthy

15 Minute Drama

November Dead List: Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

DCI Greave is investigating two murders in rural Norfolk and discovers a connection to the Dead List murders in London a couple of years ago. Show more

Contributors

DCI Greave:
Lia Williams
John Sweeney:
Steve Toussaint
DS Ellison:
George Watkins
Eddie Paine:
Michael Jibson
DC Purkiss:
Katie Redford
Martin Turnbull:
Ewan Bailey
Neighbour:
Evie Killip
DCI Parslew:
Brian Protheroe
Writer:
Nick Perry