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Duration: 1 hour

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

17th-century Italy: composer Alessandro Stradella’s real life is one of scandal, chaos and close calls. Stars Trystan Gravelle. Show more

Contributors

Alessandro Stradella:
Trystan Gravelle
Arcangelo Corelli:
Harry Treadaway
Agnese van Uffele:
Alice St Clair
Cardinal Cibo:
David Hounslow
Contarini, Doge of Venice:
Chris Pavlo
Duchess Maria Giovanna:
Amelia Lowdell
Stage Manager:
George Watkins
Damiano:
Leo Wan

A Charles Paris Mystery

A Decent Interval

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Charles suspects foul play when the TV reality star playing Hamlet is severely injured. Who will be next? Stars Bill Nighy. 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

A Charles Paris Mystery

A Decent Interval

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The actor cum sleuth is back on stage in Hamlet but soon it’s not only Shakespeare’s line being murdered. Stars Bill Nighy. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Halfway Here

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

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Ailsa is struggling to accept that her daughter will never recover. Show more

Home Front

Christmas Day 1915 - Adeline Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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On this day, JM Barrie presented the Peter Pan cup to a 13-year-old who swam the Serpentine, and Adeline Lumley makes a Christmas wish. Show more

Contributors

Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absolom
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Soldier:
Leo Wan

Home Front

30 December 1915 - Nell Kingsley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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A British P&O liner is torpedoed killing 334, including women and children, and at the Bevan Hospital an injured soldier avoids returning to duty. Show more

Contributors

Nell Kingsley:
Alice St Clair
Max Davenport:
Trevor White
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Henry Streatfield:
Chris Pavlo
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Strachan:
Leo Wan

Home Front

31 December 1915 - Alec Poole

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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On this day 100 years ago, a man is sentenced to three months hard labour for buying a soldier a bottle of whisky, and at the Bevan Hospital, patients prepare for New Year's Eve. Show more

Contributors

Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Billy Barstow:
David Hounslow
Max Davenport:
Trevor White

Home Front

5 January 1916 - Adeline Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

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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 FM

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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 FM

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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 - Omnibus

Episode 41: 28 December 1915 - 1 January 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

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In the week that the home secretary resigns over the Compulsory Military Service Bill, the Bevan Hospital celebrates the new year. Show more

Contributors

Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Billy Barstow:
David Hounslow
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Dr Henry Streatfield:
Chris Pavlo
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Margaret Bishop:
Catherine Bailey
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Max Davenport:
Trevor White
Nell Kingsley:
Alice St Clair
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Roland Pemble:
Jack Holden
Ruth Billings:
Katie Redford
Strachan:
Leo Wan
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 42: 4-8 January 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

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In a week when compulsory Military service became almost inevitable, the Bevan hospital becomes a welcome alternative to home for Dorothea. Show more

Contributors

Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Bob Capeling:
Joe Sims
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Giles Herrin:
Luke Thompson
Harry Pankhurst:
Sean Murray
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
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:
Norman Baker
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Roland Pemble:
Jack Holden
Ruby Tulliver:
Martine McCutcheon
Ruth Billings:
Katie Redford
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Nurse Ratched:
Debra Baker
Canadian Soldier:
Owen Clarke

Genres

Home Front

29 January 1916 - Olive Hargreaves

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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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

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 45: 25-29 January 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

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In the week when President Woodrow Wilson declared, 'The world is on fire, and sparks are likely to drop anywhere', pressures begin to tell at the Bevan hospital too. Show more

Contributors

Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Beryl Roche:
Rebecca Hamilton
Bob Capeling:
Joe Sims
Carl Larkin:
Richard Pepple
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Dr Streatfield:
Chris Pavlo
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Millie Mumford:
Jessica Turner
Nell Kingsley:
Alice St Clair
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Patrick Bunting:
Jack Ashton
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Ruby Tulliver:
Martine McCutcheon
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Private Bunce:
Ewan Bailey
Private Fynn:
Caolan McCarthy
Private Kelly:
Leo Wan
Private Lensfield:
George Watkins

Genres

Liam Williams: Ladhood

Series 1

The First Time

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Teenage misadventures in the Yorkshire suburbs evoking memories of loss of virginity, house parties, and fights. From 2015. Show more

Drama

Inspector Chen Novels

A Loyal Character Dancer

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. A grisly murder and a missing dancer at the heart of an international people-smuggling ring. Stars Jamie Zubairi and Sarah Lam. Show more

Contributors

Catherine Rohn:
Pippa Bennett-Warner
Party Secretary Li:
Daniel York
Peiqin:
Sarah Lam
Wen Liping:
Liz Sutherland
Old Hunter:
David Hounslow
Lihua:
Sam Dale
Adaptor:
John Harvey
Director:
David Hunter

Genres

Liam Williams: Ladhood

Series 1

Truants

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Teenage misadventures in the Yorkshire suburbs evoking memories of fights, virginity loss, house parties and school. From 2015. Show more

Contributors

Adult Liam:
Liam Williams
Young Liam:
Alfie Field
Bradley Dixon:
Sam Shaw
Ralph Fletcher:
George Richardson
Craig Cheng:
Ken Cheng
Mrs Pallister:
Amelia Lowdell
Liam's Mum:
Debra Baker
Liam's Dad:
Caolan McCarthy
Mr Draper:
Ewan Bailey
Teacher 1:
Evie Killip
Producer:
Arnab Chanda

Drama

The Continuing Adventures of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (Deceased)

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. 1904, Mexico: legendary lawman Pat Garrett is haunted by the ghosts of his past and confronted with an uncertain future. Stars Sean Gilder. Show more

Contributors

Pat Garrett:
Sean Gilder
Billy the Kid:
Sam Swann
Clayton Claypole:
Nathan Osgood
President Roosevelt:
Rolf Saxon
Stubbenfield:
John Guerrasio
Director:
Helen Perry

Genres

Brand

Drama