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BBC Radio Shows
Jun 12, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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CULLY  Two feature length, full cast period radio dramas, written specially for radio by Ian Rankin. Starring Alexander Morton as the roguish detective Mr Cullender in the seething Old Town of 1790s Edinburgh. 1. The Serpent’s Back The resourceful if low-born Mr Cullender (caddie, manservant and general dogsbody) goes in search of a double murderer. Ian Rankin's period detective story stars Alexander Morton as Cully, Alexander Morton as Cully, Richard Greenwood as Gisborne, Norman MacLean as...
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BBC Radio Shows
Jun 10, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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All nine of the BBC’s Rebus radio dramas, starring Ron Donachie as Rebus (apart from Let It Bleed starring Alexander Morton). The dramas are based upon the Rebus books, a series of detective novels by the Scottish author Sir Ian Rankin. The novels, centred on Detective Inspector John Rebus, are mostly based in and around Edinburgh. Strip Jack A police raid on an Edinburgh brothel captures (seemingly by accident) popular young local MP Gregor Jack. When Jack's fiery wife Elizabeth disappears,...
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BBC Radio Shows
Jun 9, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Norman Conquest. Alias 1066 is back! Set during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction, where every story promises a 'Thousand Thrills!', with ingenious plots, full of twists and surprises, driven along with exciting action and tongue in cheek humour, our fast-talking, hard-hitting adventurer with a nose for trouble keeps up good cheer while he biffs the baddies in four action packed adventures. BLONDE FOR DANGER Our handsome desperado has to pit his wits against the evil crook Bosworth Field. But...
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BBC Radio Shows
Jun 8, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Maya Angelou: The Autobiographies Maya Angelou was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees.  Angelou is best known for her series of autobiographies, modern American classics that are beloved worldwide, which focus on her childhood and early...
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BBC Radio Shows
Jun 8, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Forest 404: A nine-part sci-fi thriller. Can you feel loss for something you've never known? Meet Pan. She lives a few centuries from now, in a future beyond a data crash that wiped out most records of life from before the 23rd century: the Cataclysm. Her job is to sort through the old sound recordings that survived from before the crash - from the Slow Times. When winters were still cold. When the USA still had people in it.  All day she listens to sounds from the Slow Times, and she decides...
Topics: Radio, Science Fiction, Drama
BBC Radio Shows
Jun 6, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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BBC radio productions of the finest works of Wilkie Collins: sensation novelist, early master of the mystery story and pioneer of detective fiction. Wilkie Collins was one of Victorian England's best-loved and best-selling authors, and a crime-fiction pioneer. His enthralling 'sensation novels' such as The Woman in White paved the way for today's thrillers and his tour de force The Moonstone is one of the first, and greatest, modern-detective stories. Collins was a prolific short story writer,...
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BBC Radio Shows
Jun 6, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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BBC radio productions of the finest works of Wilkie Collins, a sensation novelist, an early master of the mystery story and pioneer of detective fiction. Wilkie Collins was one of Victorian England's best-loved and best-selling authors, and a crime-fiction pioneer. His enthralling 'sensation novels' such as The Woman in White paved the way for today's thrillers and his tour de force The Moonstone is one of the first, and greatest, modern-detective stories. This collection features...
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BBC Radio Shows
Jun 6, 2022 BBC World Service
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The Toff Terence Alexander stars in these two classic crime dramas, adapted for radio from the novels of John Creasey first published in 1958 (The Toff on the Farm) and 1959 (The Toff and the Runaway Bride). Meet The Honourable Richard Rollison - a.k.a the Toff. A debonair aristocrat and ace amateur sleuth, he's the scourge of London's criminal underworld: sometimes working alone, sometimes hand-in-glove with the police. But wherever he goes, he leaves his distinctive calling card: a jaunty...
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BBC Radio Shows
Jun 6, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Rodney Stone is the son of a sailor who wants to go to sea himself.  His friend Jim Harrison is the son of a blacksmith, a famous former fighter, and his son also wants to fight.   Taken to London by Rodney's uncle, Sir Charles Tregellis, a highly respected gentleman and arbiter of fashion who is on familiar terms with the most important people of Regency England, the two young lads find themselves drawn into the racy. colourful but dangerous world of boxing and gambling, and become involved...
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BBC Radio Shows
Jun 5, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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T. H. White's classic retelling of the King Arthur story, dramatised by Brian Sibley.  Six one-hour episodes: 1. The Coming of Merlyn - On the night before a decisive battle, Merlyn and Arthur meet to talk about what has brought the King and country to this perilous state. 2. The Sword in the Stone - Wart’s remarkable education at the hands of the wizard Merlyn draws to a close. 3. The Queen of Air and Darkness - Rebels challenge Arthur’s claim to the throne. As war approaches, darker...
Topics: Radio, Drama, Fantasy
BBC Radio Shows
Jun 4, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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An unsettling collection of stories from the long-running BBC Radio 4 horror series. Including stories by John Wyndham, Dennis Wheatley, Stephen Gallagher, Edgar Allan Poe, Ramsey Campbell, Stephen Dunstone, William Ingram, Bram Stoker, Mary Shelley, Peter StrauB, Ray Bradbury, Graham Greene, Robert Bloch and Stephen Wyatt. A mixture of short narrated pieces and full cast dramas.
Topics: Radio, Drama, Horror
BBC Radio Shows
Jun 4, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Isaac Asimov’s ‘I Robot’ The rise of robotics in the 21st century, told through the poignant and mysterious story of enigmatic lawyer, Stevie Byerley. Starring Hermione Norris. Colin Brake's adaptation of Isaac Asimov's prescient short stories, which originally appeared in American magazines Super Science Stories and Astounding Science Fiction between 1940 and 1950. Episode One : Robbie As a child, Stevie Byerley is raised by Robbie, a robotic childminder, because her parents are too busy...
Topics: Radio, Drama, Sci-Fi
BBC Radio Shows
Jun 4, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Meera Syal stars as family liaison officer Jackie Hartwell in this thrilling police procedural. West Midlands copper Jackie Hartwell has one of the toughest jobs in CID: comforting and supporting grieving relatives in the aftermath of a serious crime. But there's much more to what she does than providing tea and sympathy. Part social worker, part savvy investigator, she needs to be able to win the trust of families, while simultaneously keeping a watchful eye on their behaviour and reactions....
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BBC Radio Shows
Jun 2, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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The Unforgiven - the BBC Radio 4 Prequel to the TV series Waking the Dead A five-part crime thriller set 15 years before Waking the Dead. Set in 1984 – a world without DNA, CCTV, mobiles, or the internet – The Unforgiven, reveals how the iconic Waking the Dead team got together, before they became an official cold case unit.  Trouble erupts as a serial killer launches a huge legal appeal against his conviction, claiming police corruption, and pointing the finger directly at young DC Peter...
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BBC Radio Shows
Jun 2, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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November Dead List by Nick Perry Set in rural Norfolk, one of the lowest crime areas in the country, DCI Greave leads a team investigating two potentially linked murders. Both victims had their heads shaved antemortem and at each crime scene, she found prayer cards depicting Christian martyrs whose deaths corresponds to the victims in her case.  Greave discovers a link to a case in London a couple of years earlier: the Dead List murders. DCI Greave ... Lia Williams John Sweeney ... Steve...
Topics: Radio, Drama
Community Audio
Jun 2, 2022 Erin Mallon
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Pale Blue Dot(s) Several years in the future, an all-female astronaut team circumnavigates the globe once every 90 minutes aboard the International Space Station, prepared to be a powerful presence in space. When a surprise set of “everyday citizens” tags along for the ride, all protocol flies right out the proverbial airlock. After a lifetime of being kept down on the ground, what happens when these women finally rise up and see their lives - and their planet - from high above it all?...
Topics: Audio, Drama
Community Audio
Jun 1, 2022 The Augustine Institute
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The Legends of Robin Hood Hero. Outlaw. Faithful. Rogue. Champion. Vigilante.  How do you fight for justice when the laws are unjust?  Where are the lines between a righteous cause and hate-filled revenge?  The child of a reputable family and a faithful son of the Church, Robert of Locksley had no intention of becoming an outlaw. But the relentless cruelty and tyranny by the elite nobility of England demanded that someone rise up to give answer. And so Robert of Locksley became Robin Hood, a...
Topics: Audio, Drama
BBC Radio Shows
Jun 1, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Fake Psychic If you wanted to speak with the dead in 1960s America, there was one man who was ready to help.   A showman with big ambitions. A man who before your very eyes could bring back the dead.  For more than a decade, Lamar Keene was at the top of his game, becoming known as the Prince of Spiritualists. Then, quite suddenly, he turned his back on it all. But Lamar Keene didn't go quietly. He published a tell-all exposé in which he confessed that he was little more than a conman, a...
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Community Audio
May 31, 2022 Augustine Institute Radio Theatre
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Augustine Institute Radio Theatre presents the audio drama The Trials of Saint Patrick - an epic story of one man's spiritual odyssey through hardship and loss, mercy, and forgiveness.  Patricius of Britain was the privileged son of a Roman official. At the age of sixteen, he was suddenly taken and enslaved by foreign pirates from Hibernia — a land now known as Ireland. For six years the newly named Patrick suffered at the hands of cruel masters and was abandoned to isolation as a shepherd....
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BBC Radio Shows
May 31, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Host Planet Earth was a BBC radio serial consisting of six half-hour episodes originally broadcast on the Light Programme between July and September 1967. It's the eve of the first British manned space shot. In the global race into space, Britain has gained an advantage inventing a propulsion system enabling exploration of distant regions of the universe within weeks instead of years However during the dummy run, there's a mysterious outbreak of illness amongst scientists. Could the...
Topics: Radio, Drama, Sci-Fi
BBC Radio Shows
May 31, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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What happens when your neuroses come to life? What shape will they take? Lusus is a psychological horror anthology starring Ncuti Gatwa, Morfydd Clark, Ella Bruccoleri, Karima McAdams, Patsy Ferran, Susannah Fielding, Caroline Faber and Alistair Petrie. Noa, a young Gen Z Urbanite, suffers from continual FOMO. There is always someone somewhere doing something better than the choice she has made. When trying to keep a birthday arrangement with her mum and sister and attend a fun night out with...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 29, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Based upon C. J. Sansom’s best selling historical mystery novels set in the reign of Henry VIII in the 16th century. The series’ protagonist is the hunchbacked lawyer Matthew Shardlake, who is assisted in his adventures initially by Mark Poer and then by Jack Barak. In Dissolution and Dark Fire, Shardlake works on commission from Thomas Cromwell, then in Sovereign and Revelation from Archbishop Thomas Cranmer, and finally from Queen Catherine Parr in Heartstone. Since 2012, BBC Radio 4 has...
Topics: Radio, Historical Drama
Community Audio
May 25, 2022 Erin Mallon
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These Walls Can Talk It’s totally normal to fall in love with an audiobook narrator’s voice, right? Right. Just ask Vera, who listens to “her” guy whenever and wherever she can: while driving, working, parenting, cooking, cleaning, showering…you name it. But now, she’s bringing him into the bedroom. And her husband is less than pleased. These Walls Can Talk is a raucous and heartfelt love letter to romance audiobooks: the authors who write them, the narrators and engineers who...
Topics: Audio, Drama
BBC Radio Shows
May 23, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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A unique collection of 12 full-cast BBC Radio productions of plays by Alan Bennett. The titles are: 40 Years On A Visit from Miss Prothero Say Something Happened Kafka's Dick Last of the Sun  Two in Torquay The Madness of George III The History Boys An Englishman Abroad A Question of Attribution The Lady in the Van Cocktail Sticks The cast includes John Gielgud, Patricia Routledge, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Judi Dench, Thora Hird, Alex Jennings and many more.
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BBC Radio Shows
May 20, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Love doesn't get easier when you're older but no wiser. Maggie and John had a passionate but disastrous affair in their younger days, but it didn't last. Now in their late 60s, a surprise encounter gives them another chance to take up where they left off.  Will they manage to find the best in each other and finally get together? Or will old wounds and an awareness of their ageing bodies deter them? Will the treadmill created by the high-cost, high-pressure 21st century, and their endless other...
Topics: Radio, Comedy, Drama
BBC Radio Shows
May 20, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Our Friends in the North Peter Flannery once famously said of Our Friends in the North, his multi-award winning and highly acclaimed television series "I've always said it's just a posh soap opera - but it's a posh soap opera with something to say." And now he has rewritten the series as an audio drama for BBC Radio 4. Ambitious in scale and scope, the drama chronicles the lives of four friends over three decades beginning in the 1960s. The series tackles corporate, political and...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 20, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Mutiny on the Bounty is a gripping adventure of the high seas and a story of treachery and betrayal. First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1995, this epic three-part serial tells the true story of Fletcher Christian’s dramatic mutiny against his tyrannical Captain and how Lieutenant Bligh when cast adrift in an open rowing boat with 18 loyal men makes an incredible voyage across 3,600 miles of hostile and uncharted seas to the Dutch East Indies, while Fletcher Christian and his fellow...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 20, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Max Carrados, the celebrated blind detective appeared in a series of mystery stories and books written by Ernest Bramah, first published in 1914. The Max Carrados stories appeared alongside Sherlock Holmes stories in the Strand Magazine and Bramah was often billed above Arthur Conan Doyle. The Carrados stories frequently outsold the Holmes stories at the time, even if they have failed to achieve the same longevity. In The Eyes of Max Carrados, our blind hero, who can read a newspaper headline...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 19, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Mind’s Eye A radio series about a pair of psychotherapists, father and daughter Lorcan and Aoife Molloy who investigate paranormal phenomena.  The five haunting tales of the paranormal were written by Gemma McMullan and Gerry Casey. A woman claiming her hands are possessed is met with scepticism, until a father and daughter psychotherapist team decide to investigate... Lorcan and Aoife Malloy - take on the case of Jake who believes he’s got a guardian angel... A young boy swears he’s...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 18, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Dashiell Hammett: The Maltese Falcon & Other Adventures A BBC Radio Collection The godfather of the hard-boiled detective novel, Dashiell Hammett is widely acknowledged as one of America's greatest mystery writers. This collection brings together four BBC radio adaptations of his works, including the iconic The Maltese Falcon, featuring his most famous character: Sam Spade. The Maltese Falcon San Francisco, 1928. When his partner is murdered on an assignment, private detective Sam Spade is...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 18, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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With a stellar cast, headed by Phoebe Fox, alongside Nicola Walker, Tim McInnery, Ferdinand Kingsley, Susan Jameson and Kyle Soller, we take a trip into Julian Simpson's imagination - trying to find out Who Is Aldrich Kemp?  On a heightened and fun journey, which takes us to glamorous and improbable locations, we encounter cads, Euro-villains and murderous housekeepers.  Questions are asked - with varying degrees of politeness - across London and Europe. The washed-up body of a man presumed...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 17, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Contemporary police drama created by Amelia Bullmore. Series 1 DCI Sue Craven’s new job starts with a new partner, DS Watende Robinson, and a burnt-out corpse. But before the day is out her secret past starts to become a professional problem that isn’t going to go away.  5 x 15 minutes. Series 2 As impending cuts threaten the staff of the Greater Manchester Police Murder Investigation Team, a case involving dangerous dogs and legal drugs piques DCI Craven's interest. Her boss, DCI Price...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 17, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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A compelling five-part mystery based on the true story of one man’s search for justice on a remote Irish island, blending documentary and drama. When Neville Presho returns to Tory Island after many years overseas, he gets the shock of his life – his house has vanished. All that remains is a bathtub, lying upside down on the shore. Neville first came to the remote Irish island in the 1970s and made a documentary about the islanders' traditional way of life, their culture and language....
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BBC Radio Shows
May 17, 2022 BBC Radio, Anthony Trollope
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The Complete Barchester Chronicles was broadcast between 1993 and 1998 on BBC Radio 4 All six Barsetshire novels were dramatised for radio by Martin Wade, and directed by Cherry Cookson. The first novel to receive the Wade/Cookson treatment was The Small House at Allington. Adapted in four parts for Radio 4 in 1993, the programme was so successful that Radio 4 went on to commission the remaining five Barset novels, which were broadcast between December 1995 and March 1998. The first in the...
Topics: Radio, Drama, Comedy
BBC Radio Shows
May 16, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Classic Radio Crime: presenting vintage detectives for your investigation! The Lady in a Fog is an original radio crime drama starring Robert Beatty as Detective Philip Odell.  Such was the popularity of the eponymous radio detective that the series - which ran on the BBC Light Programme between 1947 and 1961 - spawned novels and a 1951 feature film.  Among the supporting cast of this 1958 eight-part serial are Mary Wimbush, James Thomason, John Bennett, Jeffrey Segal, June Tobin, David...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 16, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Everybody remembers the Siege, when for 24 hours the whole world was watching a small South London branch of a global supermarket chain. You’ve seen the news, the crazy conspiracy blogs and Naomi’s infamous Snap. Now for the first time the hostages tell the inside story of what really happened on those two dark days in December. For 5 shoppers and a security guard, it was just another day in the supermarket until a masked man walked in with a gun... CAST NAOMI - Danielle Vitalis JACKSON -...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 14, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Lucy Worsley investigates the crimes of Victorian women from a contemporary, feminist perspective. Lucy Worsley and Dr Rosalind Crone investigate and re-examine Britain’s most notorious serial killers, including Amelia Dyer who’s thought to have killed hundreds of babies and children and Mary Ann Cotton who murdered three of her husbands and numerous children and step-children. Over in the United States they look at Hannah Mary Tabbs, who killed her lover and back in London delve into the...
Topics: Radio, Documentary, Homicide
BBC Radio Shows
May 13, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Cantankerous bachelor Robin Lightfoot is happily single – until one morning he awakes to discover he’s married with two children. And he has two half-brothers...both called Ian. Is it a nightmare, a practical joke or something more sinister? Robin gradually realises that he’s in an alternate universe, where the Lib Dems are in power, the Dimbleby brothers are sports commentators and alcohol is a class-A drug. He discovers that Arthur Smith is a children’s entertainer, Stephen Fry is a...
Topics: Radio, Sci Fi, Comedy
BBC Radio Shows
May 12, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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The Price of Silence Stephen Barlay's gripping Cold War drama about the threat of nuclear war. Laid up in a CIA hospital, recovering from a gunshot wound, British agent Maxon is about to have his peaceful convalescence shattered. As the radio DJ introduces In the Mood, the swinging sound of Glenn Miller is cut off by a shrill, insistent alarm - one signalling imminent universal death. America's brand-new Global Early Warning System has detected an approaching nuclear missile from outer...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 11, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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A tongue-in-cheek radio homage to those gloriously tacky action adventure series from the 60s and 70s. "The Avengers had style and wit," says writer Chris England "and some of the stories were completely off the wall.  There was one episode about an organisation that could make household cats attack at will.  Some of them are funnier than anything you could dream up for a comedy show!" Episode 1 - The Preventers The Preventers are an elite, stylish, polo-neck-wearing...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 10, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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London Particulars A BBC Radio thriller series about two old-school detectives who solve crimes in Victorian London. It’s 1839 and Bow Street Runner Pip Shepherd is out of a job. The Runners have been disbanded, merged with Sir Robert Peel's new Metropolitan Police - and there's no way Pip's signing up with them. But when he befriends 'Peeler' Thomas Tedman, and hears about an upcoming detective division, he has second thoughts, and soon the duo are investigating their first cases together....
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BBC Radio Shows
May 7, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Five of the UK’s richest men have been kidnapped by a mysterious extremist group. The authorities have no clue where the men are being held and the clock is ticking. 20-something siblings Maya and Jake have been framed for a murder they did not commit. But as the only two people with insider knowledge of the terrorists, Maya and Jake are about to be pulled back into the murky world of ‘The System’. And Jess’s masterplan is about to take an entirely unexpected turn.  How far will the...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 7, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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The System by Ben Lewis A witty and propulsive 6-part thriller starring Siena Kelly, Jack Rowan and Iain de Caestecker. When Jake signs up to a personal training programme that promises to turn the meekest man-boy into an alpha male, he doesn’t have a clue what he’s getting himself into. Two years later, his sister Maya sets out to uncover the truth. Cast: Alex … Iain de Caestecker Jerome… Don Gilét Maya … Siena Kelly Beau…Matthew Needham DI Cohen …Chloe Pirrie Jake …Jack...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 7, 2022 BBC Radio
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A Case for Dr Morelle Thirteen Full-Cast Vintage Crime Dramas By Ernest Dudley Classic crime dramas featuring Dr Morelle - 'the man you love to hate'! Psychiatrist-Detective Dr Morelle is arrogant, sarcastic and rude - but when it comes to catching criminals, he is unparalleled. Using deduction, psychological profiling and his keen, analytical mind, he solves cases ranging from blackmail to murder, aided by his devoted and long-suffering secretary Miss Frayle.  Over the course of this series,...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 6, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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From the creators of The Cipher and Passenger List, a chilling new medical thriller inspired by true events. When young British tennis pro, Joleen Kenzie (Jessica Barden), is diagnosed with a rare terminal illness, she has herself cryogenically frozen at an experimental lab in Seattle, in the hope that one day – perhaps hundreds of years into the future - there will be a cure and she can be revived. She wakes up to a world divided... and Joleen is now captive. Cast: JOLEEN – Jessica Barden...
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Topics: Radio, Thriller, Drama
BBC Radio Shows
May 6, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Ex-policeman Bill Galbraith is caught up in mystery and murder in these two gripping, fast-paced detective dramas. After a long career in the Flying Squad, veteran copper Bill Galbraith is hanging up his truncheon and saying goodbye to the police force. He's looking forward to a quiet life on civvy street - but his best friend, private investigator Tommy Evans, has other ideas.... In The King of Diamonds , Galbraith is enjoying a peaceful retirement in the countryside when Tommy calls him up...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 4, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Brian Cox stars as the Edinburgh detective in 50 episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series.  Inspired by the real-life memoirs of a Victorian inspector in Scotland, James McLevy prowls the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of sidekick Constable Mulholland. Siobhán Redmond costars as Jean Brash and Michael Perceval-Maxwell as Mulholland in these full-cast dramatisations. Commencing on BBC Radio 4 in 1999, McLevy continues to regularly appear in the...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 4, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Brian Cox returns as Inspector James McLevy in a two-part adventure by David Ashton. At the end of the Series 12, Jean and the Inspector fled from Leith on a steamer bound for San Francisco. McLevy was accused of killing two suspects, assaulting his chief constable, and indirectly causing the death of Lieutenant Roach. Faced with career-ending disgrace he opts to scarper – and Jean, gallantly but perhaps rashly, decides to go with him. They arrive in San Francisco at the height of the Gold...
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BBC Radio Shows
May 2, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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A collection of cosy crime dramas adapted from Colin Watson's Flaxborough Chronicles, set in a small Lincolnshire market town in the 1960s and '70s. Inspector Purbright is a thoroughly English policeman: affable, polite, dogged and decent. Created by award-winning crime writer Colin Watson, he appeared in 12 Flaxborough mysteries, four of which were adapted for BBC TV under the title Murder Most English. These five radio dramatisations star Peter Jeffrey, John Pullen and John Rowe as Purbright....
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BBC Radio Shows
May 1, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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‘Love is whatever you can still betray. Betrayal can only happen if you love.’ So says Magnus Pym, the spy of the title; and he has betrayed a lot in his life – countries, friends, family and lovers. When Magnus disappears after his father’s funeral, MI6 launches an urgent manhunt to prevent his defection. But Pym is on a search of his own – to unravel the mystery of what made him the perfect spy. Was it the duplicity of his con-artist father, Rick? Or his MI6 mentor and father figure...
Topics: Radio, Espionage, Drama
BBC Radio Shows
May 1, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Lucy Catherine's 5 part propulsive thriller set in the new town of Harland, built on the site of a village abandoned 900 years earlier. DI Sarah Ward returns to work to investigate the disappearance of a child. Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Sadie ..... Melissa Advani Lori ..... Grace Cooper Milton Pete ..... Michael Begley Jess ..... Lizzie Mounter Counsellor ..... Christine Kavanagh Jerry ..... Joseph Ayre Aldo ..... Sam Dale DJ ..... Justice Ritchie Police Control...
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BBC Radio Shows
Apr 29, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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As the ocean liner Carthena, sails to Southampton, a passenger walks on the dark deck, not knowing his death is only seconds away. It's a death which will set in motion a criminal investigation stretching from England to Australia. Chris Boucher's five part crime serial featuring Southampton Detective Constable ‘Birdie’ Partridge. DC ‘Birdie’ Partridge …. Patrick Mower DS Dunne …. Geoffrey Matthews Ruth Cobb …. Helen Atkinson Wood Martin Lennister …. David McAlister Captain of...
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Apr 28, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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All four radio series of Robert Barr’s gripping London-based police drama. Originally broadcast as Detective: Stories of Crime and Detection in London, this BBC radio drama ran for four series between 1980 and 1985. Written by the award-winning creator of Z Cars and Softly Softly, Robert Barr, it comprised 39 thrilling stories set in London’s criminal underworld, all of which are collected here.  DS Dave Brook is a long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer who takes armed robberies...
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Apr 24, 2022 BBC Radio 4, Ted Willis
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When MP Mark Ritchie mysteriously disappears, MI5 wants some answers - and so does his wife Christine. An espionage thriller serial adapted in five parts by Ted Willis from his own novel. Christine Ritchie …. Annette Crosbie Mark Ritchie …. Christopher Scoular Det Chief Superintendent …. David Daker Coombes …. Hugh Dickson Irvine …. James Kerry Patrick Cadwall …. Richard Pasco Radio Announcer / Doorkeeper …. Astley Jones Telephone Operator / Stewardess …. Rosalind Adams...
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Apr 23, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Billy Hindle's given up his job as an assassin, but then his old boss Snark turns up. Andrew Rissik's thriller is set in 1968 and written in the style of the Adam Diment thrillers. Starring James Aubrey as Billy Hindle, Gerald Harper as Sir Richard Snark and Lisa Rowe-Beddoe as Marianne with Joanna Lumley and Charles Gray. Directed by Glyn Dearman First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.
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Apr 23, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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ONE CHORD WONDERS is a series of 5 plays by top British screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce. The series looks at the 'punk generation' three decades later, with each play telling a different, but connected, story. The series is based on the fictional premise that in March 1977 punk band the Adverts performed a gig in Camberley to an audience of 27 people. Over 30 years later, someone is trying to bring those 27 people back together again for a reunion. Featured actors include Pauline Quirke, Doon...
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Apr 18, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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A smart, entertaining crime drama starring Robert Daws as Trueman and Duncan Preston as Riley. Written by BAFTA-winning dramatist Brian B. Thompson. Produced and directed by Toby Swift and Jenny Stevens. First broadcast as Trueman, the pilot episode centres around a student found shot dead. 'Angel Heights' sees Trueman and Riley reexamining the death of a jockey, while in 'The Road to Hull', two brothers claim to have given up their life of crime, but then a corpse turns up. In 'High Windows',...
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Apr 17, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Fine Time Fontayne stars as pitman-turned-private eye Stephen J Blackburn in this whimsical detective series. When he’s made redundant from his job at a South Yorkshire pit, Stephen J Blackburn sets out to forge a new career as a private investigator. With his trainee assistant Tracey, he looks into a series of complicated cases ranging from plagiarism to missing persons.  In Series 1, the duo are confronted with Hungarian exiles, a philandering husband, a long-lost brother, a purloined TV...
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Apr 14, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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A six-part BBC Radio 4 crime drama set in 19th-century London. It's 1830, a year after Sir Robert Peel’s creation of the Metropolitan Police, known as the 'Peelers'. As the brand-new bobbies patrol the beat in their smart blue uniforms, armed only with truncheons and rattles, they form the first line of defence against crime.  But as this thrilling series opens, the fledgling detective force is proving unpopular, sparking deep political unrest and public protests. Rioters take to the streets...
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Apr 14, 2022 BBC Radio 7
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Taggart meets A Touch of Cloth in this parody police procedural featuring DI Bob Boxer and his sidekick DC Shona Doberman. They're an unlikely couple of cops - he's grizzled, old-school and wears a cardigan; she's young, instinctive and wields a Blackberry. But together they tackle cases so tough, they'd make Frost flinch and Rebus run away....  In Headless in Glasgow , a serial killer is targeting academics - can the duo track down the multiple murderer?  The Killings in Kirkibrae sees them...
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Apr 12, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Seven gripping dramas featuring forensic psychologist and memory expert Dr Joe Aston Returning to his home town of Middlesbrough on a six-month attachment to the Teesside police, criminal psychologist Joe Aston is called in for seven unusual and baffling cases. As a specialist in the controversial field of 'recovered memory', his skills are crucial: only he can uncover the truth by persuading victims, witnesses and suspects to remember what they'd rather forget... in Doctor Joe Aston...
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Apr 11, 2022 Stephen Mulrine, BBC Radio 4
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Set in 1920s Stirling, Stephen Mulrine's radio drama series about the town’s Chief Pathologist, Dr Wallace. Wallace ...... Martyn James Barbara ...... Meg Fraser DC Curran ...... Liam Brennan Mrs Dwyer ...... Alyxis Daly Mr Dwyer ...... Owen Kavanagh Mrs Wallace ...... Jan Moffatt Mrs Hamilton ...... Grace Glover Dr Ibbotson ...... Louise Beattie Crissie ...... Sybil Wintrope Director: Hamish Wilson.  First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1996.
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Apr 11, 2022 Leonardo Padura, BBC Radio 4
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Leonardo Padura's award-winning detective series set in Cuba and featuring Lieutenant Mario Conde.  Full cast dramatisations by BBC Radio 4. Havana Blue : it's New Year's Day 1989, and Lieutenant Mario Conde wakes up with another terrible hangover and a case which is close to home. His schoolboy rival, now a party grandee, is missing. Havana Gold : Lieutenant Conde goes on a trip through his childhood Havana haunts when a young female schoolteacher at his old school is murdered. And could it...
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Apr 9, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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A contemporary thriller set in Northern Ireland written by Stuart Drennan. Greg is the host of a true crime podcast dedicated to uncovering the identity of a serial killer, last active over twenty years ago, known only as Dead Hand. A killer named after a mysterious radio transmission which has been broadcasting an indecipherable code in the years since Dead Hand vanished. A code told in the voices of Dead Hand’s victims; including Greg’s missing father. However, when a new voice is added...
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Apr 8, 2022 Raymond Chandler, BBC Radio 4
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The complete collection of landmark BBC Radio dramas of Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe mysteries. Philip Marlowe is the archetypal noir detective: wisecracking and world-weary, hardboiled yet honourable. This volume includes all eight dramatisations of Raymond Chandler's groundbreaking crime novels featuring his iconic hero. The Big Sleep   Marlowe is consulted by a wealthy family man with two big problems: his children. Farewell My Lovely   Marlowe's search for an ex-con's ex-girlfriend...
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Apr 7, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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A detective series created by Danny Brocklehurst Series 9. Protection Episode 1 ' Dad ' written by Vivienne Harvey. DCI Stone's investigation into the tragic stabbing of a teenager comes dangerously close to home. DCI JOHN STONE....Hugo Speer DS SUE KELLY....Deborah McAndrew DI MIKE TANNER....Craig Cheetham ALICE....Sydney Wade JOLENE/KAREN/VALERIE.....Angela Lonsdale YUSEF /SECURITY GUARD.....Eddie Capli RUBY / FI.....Lucy Dixon TOLGA / JO JO.....James Cooney Episode 2 ' Daughters ' by Carol...
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Apr 7, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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John Moffat stars as the great Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in fifteen BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations. Including: Evil Under the Sun: On holiday in Devon, Poirot becomes embroiled in the murder of a glamorous American starlet. Sad Cypress: A poison pen letter begins a chain of events which is to end in tragedy. Murder in Mesopotamia: When death occurs at an archaeological site in the Iraqi desert, Poirot is on hand to dig for clues. Lord Edgware Dies: Lord Edgware is found brutally...
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Apr 7, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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The Complete Smiley The complete collection of acclaimed BBC Radio dramas based on John le Carré's best-selling novels, starring Simon Russell Beale as George Smiley. With a star cast including Kenneth Cranham, Eleanor Bron, Brian Cox, Ian MacDiarmid, Anna Chancellor, Hugh Bonneville and Lindsay Duncan, these enthralling dramatisations perfectly capture the atmosphere of le Carré's taut, thrilling spy novels. Call For the Dead A disenchanted Smiley is engaged in the routine job of security...
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Apr 7, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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A detective series created by Danny Brocklehurst Series 8. Retribution. The Unravelling of a Murder. When a dead body is discovered at an inner city hotel DCI Stone and his team are forced to navigate the murky and transient world of catering. DCI JOHN STONE.....Hugo Speer DS SUE KELLY.....Deborah McAndrew DI MIKE TANNER.....Craig Cheetham ELENA/ KAREN.....Lizzie Stavrou TERRY QUINN/DC HALE…Jason Done ALICE STONE...…Millie Gibson JOLENE/ DIANA..…Angela Lonsdale ASADI QADIR/...
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Apr 7, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Fear on 4 An unsettling collection of full-cast dramas from the long-running BBC Radio 4 horror series. Throughout five series between 1988-1997, Edward de Souza was The Man in Black, a sinister raconteur who introduced a weekly half hour of terror and suspense. Here, he welcomes us to his house of horrors as he presents terrifying tales that will make your flesh crawl. Including stories by Dennis Wheatley, J C W Brooks, Bert Coules, John Wyndham, W W Jacobs, Martyn Wade, William Fryer Harvey,...
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Apr 2, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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Five tales of murder, mayhem and political intrigue from the casebook of Norman Birkett Norman Birkett KC (1883-1962) was a real-life Rumpole - a distinguished and highly skilled lawyer who had numerous successes in the courtroom during his long career. This collection covers some of his most famous cases of the inter-war years, including the dramatic trial of Buck Ruxton; the notorious Dennistoun affair; and the peculiar events surrounding the mysterious cyclist Ronald Light. Norman Birkett...
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Apr 2, 2022 Sue Rodwell, BBC Radio 4
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The BBC radio detective drama, starring Annette Badland as DI Gwen Danbury Detective Inspector Gwen Danbury comes from a family of investigators. Her father was a policeman, and her mother Joan often discussed cases with him – on one occasion helping him to solve a tricky murder. Gwen already has a capable, efficient sidekick in the form of DS Henry Jacobs – but nevertheless, her mum insists on helping Gwen with her inquiries. In these series, her interfering assistance proves invaluable as...
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Apr 2, 2022 Mark Tavener, BBC Radio 4
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A collection of four blackly humorous crime mysteries featuring the fictional BBC Radio crime correspondent, George Cragge. Adapted from the novel by Mark Tavener, In the Red sees the anarchic George Cragge investigate a spree of bizarre murders in the world of City finance, a small political party contesting a by-election, and a plan to overthrow the Director-General of the BBC. The sequel, In the Balance, features George Cragge kicking off a murder trail during the FIFA World Cup at Wembley...
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Apr 2, 2022 Gregory Evans, BBC Radio 4
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All three series of the thrilling crime drama set in 1890s Whitechapel When Welsh farm girl Megan Evans comes to London to visit her brother who is running the family's dairy business, she finds him strangely unwelcoming. She begins to suspect that he is hiding something, and after she makes some unpleasant discoveries, he is forced to reveal a devastating secret. To save herself and the family business, Meg must risk everything and confront the dangerous gangster Moses Lipski... But there are...
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Apr 2, 2022 John Buchan, BBC Radio 4
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Five BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of John Buchan's espionage thrillers featuring gentleman spy Richard Hannay The forerunner to James Bond, secret agent Richard Hannay is a thoroughly British action hero, pursuing ruthless villains, foiling deadly plans and risking life and limb for his country. This gripping collection encompasses all five of Hannay's adventures, adapted for radio with superb casts including Tom Baker, Clive Merrison, Stuart Milligan, Jasmine Hyde and Patrick Malahide. The 39...
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Apr 2, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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18 BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations featuring Raffles, the 'gentleman thief' Jeremy Clyde stars as the cricket playing A. J. Raffles, with Michael Cochrane as his jeweller sidekick, Bunny. Together they embark upon a series of well-planned crimes against the highest of society. Based on the stories by E W Hornung, the episodes in this collection are: The Ides of March Gentlemen and Players A Costume Piece Nine Points of the Law Wilful Murder The Chest of Silver The Rest Cure The...
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Apr 2, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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A gritty thriller set behind the Iron Curtain in 1960s Hungary Budapest, 1964. Special Investigator Bertalan Lázár and his wife, spymaster Franciska Lázár, face formidable challenges as they try to navigate a path through the dangerous underworld of Cold War-era Hungary. Catching the criminals is difficult enough, but there are other more threatening battles raging in higher places. Over sixteen episodes, Bertalan prepares to fight a turf war as he tries to find a child killer, investigates...
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Mar 31, 2022 Guy Meredith, BBC Radio 4
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All four series of the jaunty crime drama featuring two ex-spies who set up a private detective agency London,1953. Josephine Daunt and Susan Dervish both worked for the Ministry of Defence during the Second World War, doing top-secret, highly dangerous espionage work. But in peacetime, they find themselves without a job and feeling useless. Determined to put their talents to good use, they decide to set up a detective agency, with the help of former private eye Bill Mackie. From their Covent...
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Mar 31, 2022 Mark Tavener, BBC Radio 4
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The complete first and second series of Mark Tavener’s BBC Radio 4 comedy thriller set in a crisis-ridden Cambridge college. When prominent don and celebrity TV historian Peter Devanti dies after dining at High Table, his colleague Gilbert suspects foul play and invites his former student Simon Harrison, a disillusioned health and safety officer, to investigate. Meanwhile, Simon’s former girlfriend Zoe, a freelance journalist, arrives to write an article about Devanti’s death, reopening...
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Mar 31, 2022 Bill Lyons, BBC Radio 4
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Four full-cast dramas featuring the London police duo.  Sergeant Jimmy Vogel is an old-school, down-to-earth copper. Dedicated and tenacious, he's happy to work overtime to get results (to the dismay of his long-suffering wife, Mo). But after repeatedly missing out on promotion, he finds himself working under Superintendent Fraser, whose methods are alien to him. For Jimmy, policing's about understanding human nature, while his boss relies more on facts and figures. But to catch criminals, it...
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Feb 25, 2022 BBC Radio 4
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One of BBC Radio 4's most controversial shows, Safety Catch is a sitcom written by Laurence Howarth and John Finnemore. The series was first broadcast in 2007. It is about Simon McGrath (played by Darren Boyd), a man who works in a job that he does not like - the arms trade. Simon McGrath, the narrator and anti-hero of the series, works as an arms dealer whose main job is selling arms to Gambia. Simon claims that he would prefer to work elsewhere, but due to a combination of laziness and...
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Jun 7, 2021 BBC Radio 4
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Actor, comedian and broadcaster Stephen Mangan presents a comedy chat show about shame and guilt. Each week Stephen Mangan invites a different eminent guest into his virtual confessional box to make three 'confessions'. This is a cue for some remarkable storytelling, and surprising insights. We’re used to hearing celebrity interviews where stars are persuaded to show off about their achievements and talk about their proudest moments. Stephen's not interested in that. He doesn’t want to know...
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Feb 14, 2021 Bob Mortimer, Andy Dawson
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Athletico Mince is a British comedy radio show hosted by Bob Mortimer and Andy Dawson. The series began life as a humorous take on the world of football, including discussions such as whether being gentle in the Premier League makes one a better manager. As it evolved however, the focus of the show has switched more towards the bizarre, and often true, experiences and encounters of the hosts. Despite the move away from football, there are still a number of features that include personalities...
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Oct 30, 2020 Nick Fisher, BBC
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All five series of the BBC Radio 4 crime drama featuring Detective Superintendent Julie Enfield, starring Imelda Staunton. Dogged DSI Julie Enfield probes eight gruesome cases in these dark, atmospheric radio dramas. Terminus finds her investigating the ‘Lucky Charm’ murders, as she searches for an elusive serial killer who haunts the railway station. In The Smithfield Murders, a grisly killing at London’s famous meat market sparks another troubling investigation, while in The Net and the...
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Oct 26, 2020 BBC Radio 4
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The Casebook of Dick George - Private Investigator In the 1960s, actor Francis Matthews channeled Cary Grant when performing the voice of Captain Scarlet on TV.  Twenty years later he put the same impersonation to good use in 3 BBC radio plays in the series The Casebook of Dick George - Private Investigator.  He was aided and abetted by Margaret Robertson, doing her best Katherine Hepburn and Lisa Jacobs as the "girl in distress" sounding just like Gloria Grahame.  The series,...
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Oct 16, 2020 BBC Radio 4
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“A glimpse across a weird threshold, on the rim of space where there should be nothing but eternal, frozen darkness. Yet where there was something more…..” Newspaper reporter, Tom Lambert has decided to reinvestigate the strange events of ten years before, concerning the “cosmic noise”. Believing that the inside story was never told, he’s tracked down the only man who knows, Dr Hayward Petrie. Told in flashbacks, the story unfolds from Dr Petrie’s own recordings of the time when...
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Aug 22, 2020 BBC Radio 4
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Martin Jarvis directs a stellar cast in Gregg Oppenheimer's inside look at his writer- producer father's famous TV series, I Love Lucy. Anne Heche channels Lucille Ball in an outstanding performance. With Wilmer Valderrama, Jared Harris, Alfred Molina, Stacy Keach, Mike McShane. The onscreen pairing of Lucille and Desi is brilliant, but the American Network is doubtful. "Who’d believe she was married to him?" Lucille: ‘But I am married to him!’ The serial dramatises more than...
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Apr 7, 2019 BBC Radio 4
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BBC Radio full-cast dramatisations of the crime novels of Qiu Xiaolong, set in Shanghai. Starring Jamie Zubairi as Chief Inspector Chen Cao, an astute young policeman with twin passions for food and poetry. Through thrilling crime drama, these ten mysteries paint a portrait of modern life in communist China, depicting traditional Shanghai life amidst the old alleyways and how it is rapidly changing with modernisation.  1.  Death of a Red Heroine: Shanghai, May 1990. The body of a national...
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Apr 6, 2019 BBC Radio 4
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The definitive collection of dramatisations and readings of Patricia Highsmith's finest fiction. A master of the psychological crime genre, Patricia Highsmith is most famous for her quintet of best-selling Ripley novels, and her groundbreaking thriller Strangers on a Train (notably adapted as a classic film by Alfred Hitchcock). The five Ripley BBC dramas can be accessed separately, on this page: https://archive.org/details/TTUBBCR4 This extensive collection encompasses some of her best-known...
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Dec 28, 2018 BBC Radio 4
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BBC Radio 4 brings all Patricia Highsmith's Ripley novels together in a series of five full cast audio dramas.  Written over 35 years Patricia Highsmith kept being drawn back to her hedonistic, charming, cultured and mischievous anti-hero who has a taste for the finer things in life.  Tom Ripley detests murder unless it's absolutely necessary. He prefers to persuade someone else to do his dirty work. But if he's called upon to act, there's no-one more cool, calculating or clever. Always on...
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Sep 16, 2018 BBC Radio 4
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Simon Evans sets himself the challenge to make economics funny in this comprehensive guide to global markets.  In each episode, Simon takes on a different commodity market with a little help from Tim Harford, Merryn Somerset Webb and a guest expert. Presented over 6 series, the latest being broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2021. Written and presented by Simon Evans Additional material from Dan Evans Production co-ordinator: Cherlynn Andrew-Wilfred Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production
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Sep 7, 2018 BBC Radio 4
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Full cast dramatisation of Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo's 10-book series featuring detective Martin Beck and his colleagues in the National Police Homicide Department in Stockholm in the 1960s and 70s. The Martin Beck books are widely acknowledged as some of the most influential detective novels ever written. Written by Swedish husband and wife team Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö between 1965-1975, the ten-book series set a gold standard for all subsequent Scandanavian crime fiction. Long before...
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Feb 3, 2018 L.A. Theatre Works
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The Jungle By: Upton Sinclair   David Schwimmer and Chicago’s Lookingglass Theatre Company created this innovative and heart-wrenching adaptation of Upton Sinclair’s powerhouse novel, in a co-production with L.A. Theatre Works.   A young Lithuanian immigrant, full of hope, arrives in Chicago in 1904 to work in the stockyards. He and his family soon find themselves processed like the very cattle they slaughter, by the system they dreamed would save them.   Starring an Ensemble Cast...
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Feb 2, 2018 BBC Radio 4
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Stone Series 7: Remnants DCI John Stone investigates the suspicious death of a man in a fire at a homeless hostel.  His enquiries lead him to re-examine a murder he worked on twenty years earlier in order to solve the case. And in doing so, Stone must uncover a web of lies and deceit that force him to face past mistakes... DCI John Stone           Hugo Speer           DS Sue Kelly           Deborah McAndrew DI Mike Tanner           Craig Cheetham Alice          ...
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Jan 27, 2018 BBC Radio 4
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Knut Ångström is a brooding, alcoholic, maverick Swedish detective from the mean streets of Oslo. Following the deaths of his beloved wife Christa and cheeky duck Elvin, he is posted to the Njalsland peninsula, where he becomes embroiled in a labyrinthine mystery which bears an eerie similarity to the Askeladden killings - a case from his distant past. Arriving at a secluded valley after an anonymous tip-off, Ångström finds his crime scene is missing a corpse. It seems the attack was so...
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Dec 31, 2017 BBC Radio 4
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Orbiter X Broadcast once by the Light Programme late in 1959, Orbiter X was a relatively straight-laced serial inspired by then-recent scientific developments in the 'space race', which was at its most intense and confrontational. Running to fourteen episodes on Monday evenings between 28th September and 28th December, the storyline was based very closely on theoretical plans for an orbiting 'refuelling station' that would enable rockets to travel deeper into space than was then physically...
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Dec 31, 2017 BBC Radio 4
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Award-winning stand-up Andrew Maxwell digs behind the lazy assumptions about five possible threats to British society: The Food Industry The Internet The Drugs Trade Nationalism Populism From 2013 and 2016.
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Folksoundomy Comedy: Comedians, Stand-Up, Comedy Performances
Dec 22, 2017 BBC Radio 4
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Young couple David and Helen swap the frenzy of Croydon for the serenity of the Yorkshire countryside. But there are obstacles to overcome... Terry Gregson's north v south sitcom stars Rodney Bewes as David Parkinson, Ann Bell as Helen Parkinson, Daphne Oxenford as Mrs Henderson, Paula Tildrook as Mrs Arthur and Peter Wheeler as Mr Sands. Produced at BBC Manchester by Ron McDonnell. First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1981.
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Jun 11, 2017 David Baddiel & Frank Skinner
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Fantasy Football League was a British television programme hosted by comedians Frank Skinner and David Baddiel. The programme began on BBC Radio 5 before transferring to BBC 2, with three series being broadcast from January 1994 to May 1996 (followed by episodes during Euro 1996). The show then moved to ITV for live specials on alternate nights throughout 1998 World Cup and then again through the 2004 European Championship. It's not known whether the TV show will ever return.  In its absence,...
Topics: Radio, Comedy, Football