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15 Minute Drama

Incredible Women: Series 5

Bella Hayman

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Jeremy Front spends 24 hours with the enfant terrible of British Theatre, Bella Hayman, and sits in on one of her secret rehearsals where Maureen Lipman has to pretend to be a pig. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Gladys is jailed for murdering a younger man. And she vehemently opposes her daughter's desire to marry. Stars France Barber. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. 1935 France. Gladys Eysenach - so obsessed with her lost youth, she will stop at nothing, including murder. Stars Frances Barber. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Gladys, jailed for murdering a younger man, delves into the past as an 18 year old woman. Stars Frances Barber. Show more

Contributors

Younger Gladys:
Keziah Joseph
Nemirovsky:
Anna Francolini
Richard Eysenach:
Conrad Nelson
Marie-Therese:
Natasha Cowley
Translation:
Sandra Smith
Adaptor:
Ellen Dryden

Drama

Journey to Pakistan

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Based on a true story, Samina Baig's play is about Peter, a fashion designer, who embarks on a journey to find his roots. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Lawson:
Alison Belbin
Mr Lawson:
John Bowler
Mr Saddiqi:
Kriss Dosanjh
The Adoption Officer:
Catriona McFarlane
The Social Worker:
Karen Bartke
The Hawker:
Gavi Singh Chera

Genres

Brand

Drama

Drama

Graham Greene - The Confidential Agent

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

4 Extra Debut. When a Republican agent in the Spanish Civil war arrives in England on a mission, he becomes a hunted man. Stars Alun Raglan. Show more

Contributors

Edgar Domniguez:
Alun Raglan
Captain Currie:
John Dougall
Victor Lazaro:
Jot Davies
Ronald Kaye:
John Bowler
Mrs Mendrill:
Karen Bartke
Bertie Forbes:
Nick Murchie
Spanish Diplomat:
Stefano Braschi
Lord Benditch:
David Sterne
Secretary:
Natasha Cowley
Begging Man:
Luke MacGregor
Adaptor:
Nick Perry
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Drama

Graham Greene - The Confidential Agent

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

A Republican agent in the Spanish Civil war is a hunted man - implicated in a young girl’s murder in England. Stars Alun Raglan. Show more

Contributors

Edgar Domniguez:
Alun Raglan
Spanish Diplomat:
Stefano Braschi
Inspector Collis:
Stephen Critchlow
Ronald Kaye:
John Bowler
Jim Barton:
Ian Conningham
Secretary:
Natasha Cowley
Woman in Benditch:
Karen Bartke
Bertie Forbes:
Nick Murchie
Captain Currie:
John Dougall
Policeman in Benditch:
David Sterne
Policeman in London:
Gavi Singh Chera
Adaptor:
Nick Perry
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

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

Robert Louis Stevenson: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Neil Brand's fast-moving version of Robert Louis Stevenson's disturbing tale of a scientist who experiments on himself to release the uncontrollable dark side of his personality. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Tennant
Henry Jekyll:
Stuart McQuarrie
Edward Hyde:
John Dougall
Lorna Utterson:
Madeleine Worrall
Arthur Utterson:
Hugh Ross
Christabel Campbell:
Catriona McFarlane
George Denman:
Nick Underwood
Sir James Ransome:
David Sterne
Arthur Kincaid:
John Bowler
Craig Dennistoun:
Kenny Blyth
Sir Danvers Carew:
Michael Bertenshaw
Mrs McNair:
Karen Bartke
Lady Caroline:
Natasha Cowley
Director:
David Hunter
Adaptor:
Neil Brand

Genres

Brand

Drama

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. At the time of the American Civil War the March family face a frugal Christmas without their father. Stars Natasha J Barnes. Show more

Contributors

Mrs March:
Tara Ward
Mr March:
John Bowler
Mr John Brooke:
Finlay Robertson
Aunt March:
Joanna Monro
Mrs Hummel:
Karen Bartke
Mrs Moffat:
Karen Bartke
Sallie Gardiner:
Natasha Cowley
Annie Moffat:
Keziah Joseph
Ned Moffat:
Luke MacGregor
Director:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Tracey Neale

Genres

Tommies

Tommies - Series 5

Episode 3: 25 November 1916

Duration: 45 minutes

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

After the horrors of the Battle of the Somme, Mickey Bliss is on leave in Paris where he is drawn into the shady world of intelligence and politics. From November 2016. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mickey Bliss:
Lee Ross
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Miss Softley:
Faye Castelow
Robert de Tullio:
Justin Salinger
Colonel Crowden:
Gunnar Cauthery
Harriet Thornaway:
Natasha Cowley
William Thornaway:
John Bowler
Fabien Gartman:
Simon Wilson
Producer:
David Hunter
Director:
David Hunter

Inspector Chen

Series 2

3. The Mao Case

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 4 months

Chen is asked to investigate the sudden change of fortune of the granddaughter of Chairman Mao's mistress. Stars Jamie Zubairi. Show more

Cooking in a Bedsitter

Series 1

Stuffed Eggs

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Trisha tries to impress new friend Jill with some stuffed eggs. Starring Beattie Edmondson and Nikesh Patel. From 2016. Show more

Cooking in a Bedsitter

Series 1

Coffee Chiffon

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Set in a 1960s bedsitter, Trisha is persuaded to cater for a double date. Stars Beattie Edmondson and Nikesh Patel. From 2016. Show more

Inspector Chen

Series 2

2. Red Mandarin Dress

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

A murderer is dumping bodies around Shanghai on a weekly basis. But Chen’s assigned to another case. Stars Jamie Zubairi. Show more

Contributors

Party Secretary Li:
Daniel York
Detective Hong:
Vera Chok
White Cloud:
Elizabeth Chan
Comrade Fan:
John Bowler
Sergeant Qi:
Gavi Singh Chera
Shen Wenchang:
David Sterne
Director Zhong:
John Dougall
Hotel Manager:
Finlay Robertson
Receptionist:
Catriona McFarlane
Director:
Toby Swift

Genres

Drama on 3

The Tidebreak

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Three linked stories set across the past 100 years, taking place on the sea defences of Morecambe Bay. By David Constantine. With David Sterne and Luke MacGregor. Show more

Contributors

The Traveller:
David Sterne
Captain Molineux:
Luke MacGregor
Alfred Meyer:
Anthony Boyle
Mrs Williams:
Christine Bottomley
Jane Williams:
Catriona McFarlane
Arthur Benson:
Struan Rodger
Elsie Armer:
Susan Brown
Musician:
Rob Harbron
Musician:
Pete Judge
Director:
David Hunter

Genres