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Home Front

18 June 1918 - Cora Gidley (Season 14 start)

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the Times published plans for Alexandra Day, a project to sell pink roses to raise £1m, while in Ashburton, Cora Gidley sees her roses differently. Show more

Contributors

Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley

Drama

Spike and the Elfin Oak

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for 8 months

4 Extra Debut. Inspired by a true story: Spike Milligan tries to save an Elfin Oak in Kensington Gardens in the 1960s. Stars David Threfall. Show more

Contributors

Young Spike:
Charlie Brand
Norma Farnes:
Kerry Gooderson
Mother Superior:
Georgie Glen
Park Keeper:
Luke Bailey
Mrs Grumples:
Lauren Cornelius
Groodles:
Ryan Early
Huckleberry:
Clive Hayward
Council Boss:
Philip Bretherton
Man with Dog:
Ghazanfar Hyder
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Genres

Brand

Drama

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 109: 23-27 July 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Epic war drama set in Devon, in the week in 1918 when an outbreak of flu was reported at a PoW camp in Bramley, affecting a third of the 3,000 prisoners. Show more

Contributors

Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Mr Buckle:
Sean Murray
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Stallholder:
Ryan Early
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Ludwig Huber:
Marcel Hagen
Klaus Hofstadter:
Atilla Akinci
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Connie Cavendish:
Darcy Brown
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Tommies

28 March 1918

Duration: 45 minutes

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

As the British Army retreat in the face of an unexpected German advance, the women of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps based at Flixecourt have to decide whether to stay. Show more

Riot Girls

The Good Terrorist

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Alice is on a mission to remove the concrete from the squat's toilets and to reconnect the electricity. Meanwhile, the other members of the Communist Centre Union squabble. Show more

Riot Girls

The Good Terrorist

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Doris Lessing's 1985 satire about inept revolutionaries, dramatised by Sarah Daniels. Alice continues her mission to make the squat habitable. Olivia Vinall and Joe Armstrong star. Show more

Riot Girls

Male Order

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Bristol dentist Barbara (Belinda Lang) returns from Brazil with a new husband in tow, 20-year-old waiter Fabio. By Ming Ho. Part of a season of provocative women's writing. Show more

Dot

Series 3

London Can Take It

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Can Dot use her resemblance to Vera Lynn to get one over on Millicent to gain favour with the PM? Stars Jane Slavin. From 2018. Show more

Genres

Brand

Dot

Riot Girls

Polygamy for Girls

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Feminist vlogger Chloe undertakes a radical domestic experiment in Julie Mayhew's witty play. Part of a season of provocative women's writing about transgressive women. Show more

Home Front

27 July 1918 - Cora Gidley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, it was reported that a quarter of a million Americans had embarked for France, while in Staverley Court, all thoughts are on just one boy. Show more

Contributors

Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Connie Cavendish:
Darcy Brown
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Writer:
Katie Hims

Riot Girls

The Good Terrorist

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Doris Lessing's 1985 satire about a band of incompetent radicals in a London squat. Alice (Olivia Vinall) finally meets her revolutionary neighbour, the enigmatic Comrade Andrew. Show more

Gudrun

Series 4

Episode 7

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

Marlas gets sucked back into the intrigues of his former life leaving Gudrun to explore the city alone. Starring Kate Phillips. Show more

Gudrun

Series 4

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

Gudrun wins the Emperor’s respect for saving his life. She’s more concerned Marlas kept secrets from her. Stars Kate Phillips. Show more

Gudrun

Series 4

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

Gudrun is determined to stop a political marriage that will see Alexandra married to a brute. Starring Kate Phillips. Show more

Contributors

Demetrious:
Ryan Whittle
Bishop Arascius:
Sean Murray
Theophanes:
Ryan Early
Emperor Basil:
John Lightbody
Director:
Gemma Jenkins
Producer:
Gemma Jenkins

Gudrun

Series 4

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

Gudrun waits anxiously for Marlas to return. Will he be able to stop the wedding in time? Starring Kate Phillips. Show more

Gudrun

Series 4

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 9 months

Gudrun finally arrives in Constantinople. Despite the city's ordered grandeur, there’s religious unrest. Stars Kate Phillips. Show more

Contributors

Drama

Brother of Mine

Duration: 44 minutes

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

By Nathaniel Price. How well do you really know anyone? When Walter's adored older brother is accused of a serious crime, he must choose whether to stand by him or not. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Drama

Rhoda and Pete Get Back On the Scene

Duration: 44 minutes

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

By Ross Dunsmore. Two recently widowed over-seventies are pushed into a speed-date by their children. But is it they who need a partner? Show more

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

What would happen if the UK broke apart? In this everyday story of British folk, David and Ruth Fletcher face the UK's next civil war. Show more

Contributors

Dave Fletcher:
Jeremy Swift
Ruth Fletcher:
Maureen Beattie
Jonny Fletcher:
Sam Barnard
Kristina Matic:
Elinor Coleman
Alex Pritchard:
Ryan Whittle
Radio Free Manchester:
John Lightbody

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Dostoyevsky's nightmare vision starring Joseph Millson as Golyadkin, a man whose life is usurped by his double. Jonathan Holloway's adaptation is set in a steampunk St Petersburg. Show more

Contributors

Golyadkin:
Joseph Millson
The Double:
Joseph Millson
Andrei Filippovich Olsufy:
Sean Murray
Dr Rutenspitz:
Elizabeth Counsell
Klara Olsufyevna:
Kerry Gooderson
Marmeladov:
Lauren Cornelius
Raskolnikov:
Joseph Ayre
Maitre D':
Ryan Early
Director:
Gemma Jenkins
Producer:
Gemma Jenkins