A second series of the BBC Radio 4 drama following the lives of those on and behind the battlefront of the First World War.Meticulously based on unit war diaries and eyewitness accounts, each episode traces one real day at war 100 years ago: 27 April 1915, 4 May 1915, 11 May 1915, 18 May 1915, and 25 May 1915. Lee Ross, Pippa Nixon and Indira Varma are among the large cast of this epic series.
A major new drama series from BBC Radio 4 which follows the lives of those on, and behind, the battlefront of World War One. This first series of six plays is set in 1914 and follows the fortunes of Mickey Bliss (Lee Ross), Horace Greenwood, Maberley Dunster, Walter Oddy and other soldiers in the first few months of the war.
The gospel stories as you've never heard them before.
Everyone knows the story of Jesus' life as told in the Gospels - and perhaps because it is so familiar, we have forgotten what an extraordinary life it was. Through these five plays, the story is pieced together as if from the memories of those who were there and saw events for themselves: Jesus' mother, Mary; his closest friends; the Jewish high priest; and the Roman governor. They recount the events they witnessed as if they had happened just the other day.
"Powerful Performance of Powerful Stories"
Four comic dramas about boundaries that are both territorial and personal, as heard on BBC Radio 4Territory is the theme that unites these four humorous plays – whether that means fighting over an allotment plot, dealing with the sudden partition of a country, guarding the privacy of a garden or battling with the council over school catchment areas. Includes: Losing the Plot, An Incident at the Border, How’s Your Mother?, and The Accidental Head.
It's all hotting up on the Fens for inspirational chef Warwick Hedges in this third series of adventures. Whether being offered large sums of money for a rare sighting of a bird, sharing strange dreams with other people about ramshackle huts in the Cambridgeshire wilds, professing odd predictions of upcoming great wealth or moving strange stones from the edge of the Fen to his restaurant at his own peril, Warwick certainly doesn't let times at Mardle Fen remain dull for his friends Jack, Samuel, and Zofia.
Ten short BBC Radio 4 plays from an eclectic mix of writers, including Josie Long, Nick Warburton and Tim Key, exploring one of the most important human emotions. This accumulation of mini-plays encompasses romance, heartbreak and some adult themes; each play offering a very different perspective on love.
Trevor Peacock stars as ancient, earthy, inspired chef Warwick Hedges, in Series 1 of the comedy drama set in an idiosyncratic restaurant in the Cambridgeshire Fens. In these four episodes, a mysterious young man brings his mother for a special meal; Warwick drives his son mad with his constant interference in the kitchen; the dark tale of the twisted eel seems about to repeat itself; and Jack asks his nephew to take care of things so he can get away for a few weeks.
Warwick, Jack, Samuel and Zofia return for a second series set in their unique restaurant deep in the Fens, where they've been having a very interesting year. As well as dealing with the arrival of a worrying stranger at their doorstep, with a specific request, they've experienced heavy rainfall flooding, discovered some treasure guarded by a sinister ghost-dog and fuelled father-and-son rivalry when Warwick challenged Jack to a roller-skate vs. bicycle race to the cathedral door.