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John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Continues

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Soames delights in spoiling his effervescent daughter, but how can he stop her falling for the wrong man? Stars Joseph Millson. Show more

Primo Levi's The Periodic Table

Episode 3: Sulphur and Titanium

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ben Crowe plays a boilerman who saves Primo's factory from disaster, and Evie Killip reads a short story about a little girl who is fascinated by a man painting with white paint. Show more

Contributors

Actor:
Ben Crowe
Author:
Primo Levi
Adaptor:
Graham White
Director:
Marc Beeby
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Marc Beeby
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Drama

Stage Left

Episode 4

Duration: 45 minutes

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

It is 2015, and Stage Left Theatre Company has changed beyond recognition, but any tensions between the old friends dissolve as they visit Alan's wife Sue in hospital. Show more

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

1977

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Sarah Wooley. How the writing of the music for the film Watership Down allows one woman to live the life she had always wanted. Show more

Contributors

Angela Morley:
Rebecca Root
Christine Parker:
Debra Baker
Marcus Dods:
William Gaminara
Terry Rawlings:
Bryan Dick
Malcolm Williamson:
Chris Pavlo
John Sanders:
David Seddon
Larry Ashmore:
David Seddon
All other parts:
Evie Killip

Genres

Brand

Drama

Home Front

15 January 1916 - Norman Harris

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day, Emmeline Pankhurst was detained in New York after arriving for a tour of North America, and in Folkestone there are new arrivals at the police station. Show more

Contributors

Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Winifred Dinsdale:
Alice Lowe
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford

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

15 Minute Drama

November Dead List: Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

DCI Greave is investigating a series of murders. At each crime scene, she has found a prayer card depicting a Christian martyr whose death corresponds to the victim's. 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

15 Minute Drama

November Dead List: Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

DCI Greave is investigating a series of murders. She has received a Dead List, but the names belong to Christian martyrs in the first century. What is the connection? Show more

15 Minute Drama

November Dead List: Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

In rural Norfolk, one of the lowest crime areas in the country, DCI Greave (Lia Williams) discovers two bodies in quick succession. Are they connected? Show more

Contributors

DCI Greave:
Lia Williams
John Sweeney:
Steve Toussaint
Father Manu:
Paul Ready
DS Ellison:
George Watkins
Eddie Paine:
Michael Jibson
DC Purkiss:
Katie Redford
Wardle:
Sean Baker
Martin Turnbull:
Ewan Bailey
Pathologist:
Susan Jameson
Operator:
Evie Killip
Writer:
Nick Perry

15 Minute Drama

Incredible Women: Series 4

Maria Webber

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Rebecca Front introduces us to the government's new special adviser to schools, Maria Webber, with the help of her brother, interviewer Jeremy Front. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Irene has fled to Paris to escape husband Soames, who now has a private detective watching her every move. Stars Joseph Millson. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Halfway Here

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Luke is desperate to communicate with his comatose twin sister somehow. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Halfway Here

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Fifteen-year-old Nettie is still being kept alive artificially after her accident. Her mum is trying to find out what she was up to by looking at her laptop. Show more

Drama

Positive Affect

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Satire by Daniel Davies. Kelly is unemployed, she is also cripplingly shy - a combination that makes regular difficulties hard enough, never mind the madness of job interviews. Show more

Genres

Brand

Drama

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Continues

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In desperate need of distraction, newly married Fleur embraces the social whirl of 1920s London. Epic saga with Jessica Raine. Show more

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Continues

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

While Fleur decides to flirt with danger, Michael wrestles with his conscience at work. Stars Jessica Raine and Ben Lambert. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Jane Eyre

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Jane has run from Thornfield and Rochester. She has barely eaten and has been sleeping on the moors in the pouring rain. Her strength is failing fast. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

The Nazis invade Italy, and Primo's friends are forced to scatter. Primo and Vanda head into the mountains in order to join the partisans. Show more

Contributors

Older Primo:
Henry Goodman
Younger Primo:
Akbar Kurtha
Silvio:
Leo Wan
Militiaman 1:
David Hounslow
Militiaman 2:
Caolan McCarthy
Author:
Primo Levi
Adaptor:
Graham White
Director:
Marc Beeby
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Marc Beeby
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Drama

Murdering My Dad

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Rachel Mathews. Dark comedy about a young girl who decides to kill her dad, exploring the dynamic and sometimes fraught relationship between fathers and adolescent daughters. Show more