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Cooking in a Bedsitter

Series 2

Bolognese Cutlets

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Romcom inspired by Katherine Whitehorn's cookery classic. Trisha’s definitely over Deepak. Or so she says. Stars Nikesh Patel. 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 LW

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

Midnight's Children

Part 1: The Perforated Sheet

Duration: 57 minutes

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

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 5: Alpha and Omega

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic, dramatised by Ayeesha Menon. Saleem continues to talk telepathically to all the other Midnight's Children. Show more

Contributors

Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Homi Catrack:
Kulvinder Ghir
Commander Sabarmati:
Ace Bhatti
Lila Sabarmati:
Maya Sondhi
Naseem:
Meera Syal
Young Shiva:
Nael Ameen
Young Parvati:
Nikita Mehta
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Midnight's Children

Omnibus

1. The Perforated Sheet

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. Dr Aziz falls in love with a woman hidden behind a perforated sheet. Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel starring Abhin Galeya. Show more

Midnight's Children

Omnibus

2. The Birth of a Nation

Duration: 1 hour

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

Saleem is born at the exact moment of Partition. Salman Rushdie's novel of love, history and magic starring Nikesh Patel. 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

3. All India Radio

Duration: 1 hour

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

Young Saleem discovers he has the power of telepathy. Salman Rushdie's novel of love, history and magic starring Zain Syed. 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

Starstruck

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Available for 8 months

Reeling from their fight, both Tom and Jessie struggle at work. Jessie reconsiders whether London is the place for her.

Starstruck

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Available for 8 months

Kate and Jessie’s murder mystery party is interrupted by the arrival of Tom, in need of help. Jessie struggles to juggle her multiple love interests.

Starstruck

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Available for 8 months

A farewell Christmas dinner for Jessie is interrupted by Tom, but any hopes of reconciliation are thrown off-course by an encounter with a weed brownie.

Starstruck

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 22 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South EastLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Available for 8 months

A drunken New Year's Eve hook-up becomes far more complicated for Jessie when she discovers her one night stand is actually a film star. Show more

Starstruck

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 21 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Three HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three HD

Available for years

Jessie and Tom spend the day in London, but her decision to stay sends her spiralling as she deals with the real world consequences of her grand gesture. Show more

Drama

Unmade Movies

Hammer Horror's The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

As part of the second season of Radio 4's Unmade Movies, Mark Gatiss directs an unmade Hammer Horror Dracula script, set in 1930s India. Show more

Too Much TV

Episode 15

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

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

Cooking in a Bedsitter

Series 2

Mutton Rissoles

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Romcom inspired by Katherine Whitehorn's cookery classic. Spring 1965. Trisha moves into a new bedsitter. Stars Eleanor Bron. Show more

Cooking in a Bedsitter

Series 2

Veiled Country Lass

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Romcom inspired by Katherine Whitehorn's cookery classic. Trisha meets the parents with a special pudding. Read by Eleanor Bron. Show more

Cooking in a Bedsitter

Series 2

Green Pea Sandwiches

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Romcom inspired by Katherine Whitehorn's cookery classic. Trisha surprises Deepak on an outing. Starring Beattie Edmondson. Show more

Midnight's Children

Part 3: Snakes and Ladders

Duration: 45 minutes

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

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 4: All India Radio

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic, dramatised by Ayeesha Menon, starring Nikesh Patel. Saleem indulges his ability to tune into other people's thoughts. Show more

Contributors

Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Evie Burns:
Kerry Gooderson
The Teacher:
Selva Rasalingam
The Shopkeeper:
Abhin Galeya
Midnight’s Child:
Nael Ameen
Midnight’s Child:
Nikita Mehta
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

Part 6: How Saleem Achieved Purity

Duration: 58 minutes

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

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