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Tsar

Joseph Stalin: The Last Bolshevik

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Mike Walker's epic chronicle of the Russian Tsars continues with the story of Joseph Stalin and the run-up to Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union. Show more

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Tsar

Drama

Graham Greene: Stamboul Train

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

As the Orient Express rattles its way through the volatile Europe of the 1930s, a motley group of people find themselves surrounded by intrigue, skulduggery and murderous politics. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 4

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. She takes Stuart back to Nottingham, and the house where Ben died. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 5

Duration: 23 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. What if home's not a safe place any more? Show more

Tommies

10 November 1917

Duration: 44 minutes

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

From TE Lawrence and the Great Pyramid at Giza, to the Third Battle of Gaza. The war in 1917 is redrawing the Middle East. Stars Indira Varma and Lee Ross. From November 2017. Show more

Contributors

Mickey Bliss:
Lee Ross
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Zarbab Grewal:
Avin Shah
Pte Jack Bliss:
Antonio Aakeel
Celestine de Tullio:
Pippa Nixon
Capt Christi Mansoor:
Narinder Samra
‘Nephthys’ Sha’arawi:
Lara Sawalha
Habib El-Mahdy:
Amir El-Masry
Huda Hosseini:
Nathalie Armin
Agatha Grey-Egerton:
Nathalie Armin
Insp Ibrahim Habachi:
Selva Rasalingam
TE Lawrence:
David Reakes
Corporal:
Gary Duncan
Producer:
David Hunter
Director:
David Hunter
Writer:
Avin Shah

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Tommies

Tommies

11 November 1917

Duration: 44 minutes

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

From TE Lawrence and the Great Pyramid at Giza to the Third Battle of Gaza. The war in 1917 is redrawing the Middle East. Stars Indira Varma and Lee Ross. From November 2017. Show more

Contributors

Capt Mickey Bliss:
Lee Ross
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Zarbab Grewal:
Avin Shah
Pte Jack Bliss:
Antonio Aakeel
Celestine de Tullio:
Pippa Nixon
‘Nephthys’ Sha’arawi:
Lara Sawalha
Habib El-Mahdy:
Amir El-Masry
Huda Hosseini:
Nathalie Armin
Agatha Grey-Egerton:
Nathalie Armin
Insp Ibrahim Habachi:
Selva Rasalingam
Capt Lionel Larkin:
Clive Hayward
TE Lawrence:
David Reakes
Corporal:
Gary Duncan
Colonel:
Neil McCaul
Producer:
David Hunter
Writer:
Avin Shah

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Tommies

A Charles Paris Mystery

Dead Room Farce

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

By Jeremy Front. Bill Nighy stars as actor Charles Paris. Charles is starring in a farce, but it might as well be a whodunnit when an old friend is murdered during rehearsals. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 6

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. She finds Roz, and an offer of safety. Or is it? Show more

That Was Then

Episode 7

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. Now there are two men following her. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 8

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. Her old tapes are revealing new lies. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 9

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. A visit to Phoebe turns murderous. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. Now her housemates reveal The Deal. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 1

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. Show more

Drama

The Twenty Year Stretch

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Witty and intense drama by Colin Bytheway combining a quirk of Dutch law with a searing examination of lost youth. Starring James D'Arcy, Tara Fitzgerald and Nicholas Farrell. Show more

Contributors

Erik De Jong:
James D'Arcy
Sophie Visser:
Tara Fitzgerald
Hector Van Doran:
Nicholas Farrell
Auctioneer:
David Reakes

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Brand

Drama

Drama

The Good Companions

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

John Retallack's dramatisation of JB Priestley's classic story of a 1929 concert party tour charts new adventures for factory worker Jess Oakroyd and newly independent Miss Trant. Show more

Contributors

Jess Oakroyd:
Ralph Ineson
Miss Trant:
Fenella Woolgar
Jimmy Nunn:
Roy Hudd
Inigo Jollifant:
Oliver Gomm
Mr Ridvers:
Gerard McDermott
Monte Mortimer:
Clive Hayward
Leonard Oakroyd:
Gary Duncan
Morton Mitcham:
Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong
Jerry Jerningham:
Adam Fitzgerald
Inspector:
David Reakes
Box Office Lady:
Katherine Weare
Director:
David Hunter

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Brand

Drama

That Was Then

Episode 11

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. Held at knifepoint - will the truth set her free? Show more

A Charles Paris Mystery

Dead Room Farce

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

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

By Jeremy Front. Bill Nighy stars as actor cum amateur sleuth Charles Paris. Charles is appearing in a revival of a 1970s farce, but its stars are hiding some shady secrets. Show more

Riot Girls

The Robber Bride

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Margaret Atwood turns a tantalising fairy tale into a dark modern story, as three old university friends discover a secret they had hoped was buried forever resurfacing. Show more

Drama

Lights, Camera, Kidnap!

Episode 1

Duration: 44 minutes

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

The true story of how a South Korean movie star and her estranged director husband were kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il, brought to the DPRK and forced to revive the film industry. Show more

Contributors

Choi Eun-hee:
Liz Sutherland
Shin Sang-Ok:
Paul Courtney Hyu
Kim Jong-Il:
Leo Wan
Mrs Lee:
Sarah Lam
Hak Sun:
Wendy Kweh
Catherine Hong:
Isabella Inchbald
Mister Kang:
Samuel James
DI Crocker:
Charlie Clements
Shin's Brother:
David Reakes
Neighbour:
Ellie Darvill

Genres

Drama

Lights, Camera, Kidnap!

Episode 2

Duration: 44 minutes

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

The true story of how a South Korean movie star and her estranged director husband were kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il, brought to the DPRK and forced to revive the film industry. Show more

Contributors

Shin Sang-Ok:
Paul Courtney Hyu
Choi Eun-hee:
Liz Sutherland
Kim Jong-Il:
Leo Wan
The Professor:
David Yip
Kusakabe:
Samuel James
Receptionist:
Abbie Andrews