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Drama of the Week

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Every Friday we bring you a new drama from Radio 4 or Radio 3. Exercise your imagination with some of the best writers and actors on radio. Storytelling at its very best.

Every Friday we bring you a new drama from Radio 4 or Radio 3. Exercise your imagination with some of the best writers and actors on radio. Storytelling at its very best.
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Location:

London, United Kingdom

Genres:

Drama

Networks:

BBC

Description:

Every Friday we bring you a new drama from Radio 4 or Radio 3. Exercise your imagination with some of the best writers and actors on radio. Storytelling at its very best.

Language:

English


Episodes

Keeping the Wolf Out: Gellert Hill

5/24/2019
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Special Investigator Bertalan Lázár returns in Philip Palmer's crime drama set in communist Hungary in 1964. A child's body has been discovered by a hiker. It seems that Bertalan must first fight a turf war if he is going bring the perpetrator to justice. Bertalan Lázár .... Leo Bill Franciska Lázár .... Clare Corbett József Szabados .... Joseph Ayre Dmitri Dragunov .... Simon Scardifield Márk Mészáros .... Michael Bertenshaw András Vásáry .... David Hounslow Priest .... Christopher Harper...

Duration:00:44:35

The Macefield Plot

5/16/2019
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A drama by Daniel Thurman When fractious and enigmatic Edith Macefield (Sian Phillips) refuses to move out of her Seattle home the developers build a five-storey mall around her. Construction Manager Barry Martin (Stanley Townsend) endeavours to smooth troubled waters. Edith - Sian Phillips Barry - Stanley Townsend Joe - Joseph Balderrama Cops - Helen Clapp & Christopher Harper Director: David Hunter Originally aired on BBC Radio 4.

Duration:00:44:16

Coriolanus

5/9/2019
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Shakespeare's penetrating portrayal of political turmoil in a society at war with itself. Coriolanus, a great martial hero, is banished by those he despises, the common people of Rome. Disaster must surely follow. Coriolanus . . . Trystan Gravelle Volumnia . . . Diana Rigg Menenius . . . James Fleet Cominius . . . Paul Hilton Sicinius . . . Tony Turner Brutus . . . Joel MacCormack Lartius . . . David Hounslow Aufidius . . . Ray Fearon Virgilia . . . Clare Corbett Valeria . . . Susan...

Duration:02:29:38

Home Front: 24-28 September 1918

9/28/2018
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The first omnibus of Season 15, Onward, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when the Allies launched their final, and decisive campaign on the Western Front. Adam, meanwhile, is on a mission to the harbour.

Duration:00:58:22

POD PLAY 5: BATHROOM | Drama of the Week Special

8/3/2017
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Let us transport you to a world where flies talk and party-goers escape down drain-pipes. Fly…Sandy Grierson Woman…Karen Bartke Writer…Ben Lewis Director…Kirsty Williams Sound Design…Catherine Robinson

Duration:00:05:45

POD PLAY 4: PARK | Drama of the Week Special

8/3/2017
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Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is more MFI than MI5 in the hands of two incompetent and not-so-secret-agents. By Lee Mattinson. Cast AGENT D….. Krissi Bohn AGENT J….. Toby Hadoke Director Sharon Sephton Sound Design …. Catherine Robinson

Duration:00:05:57

POD PLAY 3: PUB | Drama of the Week Special

8/3/2017
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Take a seat at the bar in your local, but look out… one of the regulars is about to get a round in and it could be a painfully long order. A funny and moving original short audio work by award-winning writer Timothy X Atack, starring Alice Lowe (Sightseers, Prevenge) and David Hargreaves (The Crucible, King Lear at Bristol Old Vic), designed to be listened to on headphones on location. Customer …. David Hargreaves Barmaid …. Alice Lowe Show less

Duration:00:05:03

POD PLAY 2: BED | Drama of the Week Special

8/3/2017
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Lie on your bed, put on your headphones, and let Indira Varma and Joe Sims take you on a journey which we promise you’ve never made before. Ed Harris’ darkly inventive writing for audio and stage have won him multiple awards. Woman …. Indira Varma Man …. Joe Sims Director Jonquil Panting Sound Design …. Catherine Robinson

Duration:00:08:13

POD PLAY1: LIVING ROOM | Drama of the Week Special

8/3/2017
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By Charlotte Bogard Macleod. Leah and Milo are best friends but now Leah has been offered a job in Australia. She loves Milo but does he love her back? Leah is forced to get right inside his head to find out. Leah ….. Valene Kane Milo ….. George Mackay Director: David Hunter Sound Design …. Catherine Robinson

Duration:00:07:35