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With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]: The Paston LettersDramatised by Vanessa Rosenthal, based on an extraordinary collection of real letters, the lives and loves of three women spanning three generations of a medieval family.

3/10.

Finding a HusbandAgnes is furious with her daughter Elizabeth, who refuses all choices of suitable husband.

A fascinating glimpse of what life was like for marriageable daughters at the time.Agnes Paston....Rosemary LeachJohn Paston....Conrad NelsonMargaret....Geraldine JamesHugh Stokes....Claude CloseRichard Scrope....Parvez QadirAlice Clere....Joanne MitchellElizabeth Paston....Christine BrennanDirector Polly Thomas

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Paston Letters

Dramatised by Vanessa Rosenthal, based on an extraordinary collection of real letters, the lives and loves of three women spanning three generations of a medieval family.

2/10.

Besiege and Ransack

Margaret tries to deal with a dispute with Lord Wymondham over entitlement to Gresham Manor.

Besieged by 1,000 of his men, she faces the looting and sacking with courage.

Agnes Paston....Rosemary Leach

John Paston....Conrad Nelson

Margaret....Geraldine James

Kate....Gillian Kearney

Hugh Stokes....Claude Close

James Gloys....Parvez Qadir

Alice Clere....Joanne Mitchell

Director Polly Thomas

With Ritula Shah.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Family Tree

By Carole Cadwalladr, adapted by Jennifer Howarth.

5/5.

Rebecca Monroe finishes her thesis but the prospect of a new baby, a death, and a surprise reappearance jolt her into much more dramatic decisions about her life.

Rebecca....Siriol Jenkins

Nanna Alicia....Colette O'neil

Suzanne - Alex Alderton

Cedric....Burt Caesar

Peter....Dick Bradnum

Producer/director Kate McAll.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Family Tree

By Carole Cadwalladr.

4/5.

After a visit to her husband's research lab, Popular Culture Researcher Rebecca Monroe looks back on the royal wedding - and the most extraordinary day in the lives of everyone in her family.

Rebecca....Siriol Jenkins

Doreen....Penny Downie

Nanna Alicia....Colette O'neil

Tiffany....Heidi Woodrow

James....Richard Mitchley

Suzanne - Alex Alderton

Kenneth....Richard Nichols

Cathy....Claire Cage

Producer/director Kate McAll.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Family Tree

By Carole Cadwalladr.

1/5.

Popular culture researcher Rebecca Monroe looks back over the lives of her mother and her grandmother and finds mistaken marriages, untimely deaths, and dubiously fathered children.

According to her husband, Alistair Betterton, it's all in the genes - but Rebecca isn't so sure.

Rebecca....Siriol Jenkins

Doreen....Penny Downie

Nanna Alicia....Colette O'neil

Tiffany....Heidi Woodrow

James....Richard Mitchley

Suzanne - Alex Alderton

Producer/director Kate McAll.

With Ritula Shah.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Family Tree

By Carole Cadwalladr, adapted by Jennifer Howarth.

5/5.

Rebecca Monroe finishes her thesis but the prospect of a new baby, a death, and a surprise reappearance jolt her into much more dramatic decisions about her life.

Rebecca....Siriol Jenkins

Nanna Alicia....Colette O'neil

Suzanne....Alex Alderton

Cedric....Burt Caesar

Peter....Dick Bradnum

Producer/director Kate McAll.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Family Tree

By Carole Cadwalladr.

4/5.

After a visit to her husband's research lab, Popular Culture Researcher Rebecca Monroe looks back on the royal wedding - and the most extraordinary day in the lives of everyone in her family.

Rebecca....Siriol Jenkins

Doreen....Penny Downie

Nanna Alicia....Colette O'neil

Tiffany....Heidi Woodrow

James....Richard Mitchley

Suzanne....Alex Alderton

Kenneth....Richard Nichols

Cathy....Claire Cage

Producer/director Kate McAll.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Family Tree

By Carole Cadwalladr.

3/5.

After an afternoon of watching old episodes of Dallas, Rebecca Monroe realises some truths about her own childhood, and her mother's unpredictable behaviour.

On a visit to Nanna Alicia, she learns a tragic secret.

Rebecca....Siriol Jenkins

Doreen....Penny Downie

Nanna Alicia....Colette O'neil

Tiffany....Heidi Woodrow

James....Richard Mitchley

Producer/director Kate McAll.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Family Tree

By Carole Cadwalladr.

2/5.

Popular culture researcher Rebecca Monroe continues to look back on her 70s childhood.

Like the time that her mother, Doreen, nearly knocked the house down in an attempt to make a through room, and Rebecca and her sister Tiffany had to go to stay with Nanna Alicia, where the first of several family secrets were revealed.

Rebecca....Siriol Jenkins

Doreen....Penny Downie

Nanna Alicia....Colette O'neil

Tiffany....Heidi Woodrow

James....Richard Mitchley

Grandpa Herbert....Howell Evans

Producer/director Kate McAll.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Paston Letters

Dramatised by Vanessa Rosenthal, based on an extraordinary collection of real letters, the lives and loves of three women spanning three generations of a medieval family.

1/10.

A Medieval Household

Agnes arranges the marriage of her son John Paston I to young Margaret.

The women are left very much to their own devices, running a busy household and raising children.

Agnes Paston....Rosemary Leach

John Paston....Conrad Nelson

Margaret....Geraldine James

Kate....Gillian Kearney

Hugh Stokes....Claude Close

Director Polly Thomas

With Martha Kearney.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Conversations With My Bailiff

By Wendy Oberman.

5/5.

Madelaine has found a job and the wolves are temporarily at bay.

But then her relationship with Barry the Bailiff takes an unexpected turn.

Madelaine....Penny Downie

Barry the Bailiff....Chris Ellison

Director Eoin O'callaghan

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Conversations With My Bailiff

By Wendy Oberman.

4/5.

As agreed with Barry the Bailiff, Madelaine's flat has been put on the market.

But then she discovers a terminal crack and subsidence.

Madelaine....Penny Downie

Barry the Bailiff....Chris Ellison

Director Eoin O'callaghan

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Conversations With My Bailiff

By Wendy Oberman.

3/5.

Madelaine's creditors threaten court and immediate repossession.

Barry the Bailiff is being supportive, but even he is losing patience with the genteel 'self-employed'.

Madelaine....Penny Downie

Barry the Bailiff....Chris Ellison

Director Eoin O'callaghan

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Conversations With My Bailiff

By Wendy Oberman.

2/5.

Madelaine is in arrears and rapidly finding out that true friends are few and far between.

But at least she has Barry - Barry her Bailiff.

Madelaine....Penny Downie

Barry the Bailiff....Chris Ellison

Director Eoin O'callaghan

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Conversations With My Bailiff

By Wendy Oberman.

1/5.

With her credit cards maxed out, and her mortgage seriously in arrears, Madelaine gets her first call from Barry the Bailiff.

Madelaine....Penny Downie

Barry the Bailiff....Chris Ellison

Director Eoin O'callaghan

With Martha Kearney.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

I Leap Over the Wall

By Monica Baldwin, dramatised by April De Angelis.

The true story of Monica Baldwin who, having entered a closed order of nuns in 1914 a few months before the beginning of the First World War, emerged 28 years later during the Blitz, into a world changed beyond belief from the one she had left.

In the intervening period, she had not read a newspaper, seen a photograph or heard the radio.

5/5.

Monica meets a ghost from the past who offers help.

Will she follow her head or her heart? And will she ever tell Freda what made her leave the convent?

Monica....Celia Imrie

Freda....Cheryl Campbell

Novice Mistress....Elizabeth Bell

Gay....Liza Sadovy

Maudie....Louisa Milwood Haigh

Di....Tracy Wiles

Uncle Stan....Thomas Wheatley

Windham....Kim Wall

Wim....Anthony Glennon

Director Anne Edyvean

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

I Leap Over the Wall

By Monica Baldwin, dramatised by April De Angelis.

The true story of Monica Baldwin who, having entered a closed order of nuns in 1914 a few months before the beginning of the First World War, emerged 28 years later during the Blitz, into a world changed beyond belief from the one she had left.

In the intervening period, she had not read a newspaper, seen a photograph or heard the radio.

4/5.

Monica rises to the challenge of peeling potatoes and frying her first sausage when she takes a job as an Army canteen assistant.

Monica....Celia Imrie

Freda....Cheryl Campbell

Novice Mistress....Elizabeth Bell

Gay....Liza Sadovy

Maudie....Louisa Milwood Haigh

Di....Tracy Wiles

Uncle Stan....Thomas Wheatley

Windham....Kim Wall

Wim....Anthony Glennon

Director Anne Edyvean

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

I Leap over the Wall

By Monica Baldwin, dramatised by April De Angelis.

The true story of Monica Baldwin who, having entered a closed order of nuns in 1914 a few months before the beginning of the First World War, emerged 28 years later during the Blitz, into a world changed beyond belief from the one she had left.

In the intervening period, she had not read a newspaper, seen a photograph or heard the radio.

3/5.

A trip to Scotland inspires Monica.

But when she goes to work in a hostel for munitions workers in Wigan, she encounters the less obvious casualties of war.

Monica....Celia Imrie

Freda....Cheryl Campbell

Novice Mistress....Elizabeth Bell

Gay....Liza Sadovy

Maudie....Louisa Milwood Haigh

Di....Tracy Wiles

Uncle Stan....Thomas Wheatley

Windham....Kim Wall

Wim....Anthony Glennon

Director Anne Edyvean

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

I Leap over the Wall

By Monica Baldwin, dramatised by April De Angelis.

The true story of Monica Baldwin who, having entered a closed order of nuns in 1914 a few months before the beginning of the First World War, emerged 28 years later during the Blitz, into a world changed beyond belief from the one she had left.

In the intervening period, she had not read a newspaper, seen a photograph or heard the radio.

2/5.

Monica wants to do her bit for the war effort and becomes an unlikely land girl.

Cousins Gay and Barbara boldly give advice on how to acquire the experience of life Monica lacks.

Monica....Celia Imrie

Freda....Cheryl Campbell

Novice Mistress....Elizabeth Bell

Gay....Liza Sadovy

Maudie....Louisa Milwood Haigh

Di....Tracy Wiles

Uncle Stan....Thomas Wheatley

Windham....Kim Wall

Wim....Anthony Glennon

Director Anne Edyvean

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

I Leap Over the Wall

By Monica Baldwin, dramatised by April De Angelis.

1/5.

The true story of Monica Baldwin who, having entered a closed order of nuns in 1914 a few months before the beginning of the First World War, emerged 28 years later during the Blitz, into a world changed beyond belief from the one she had left.

In the intervening period, she had not read a newspaper, seen a photograph or heard the radio.

Monica....Celia Imrie

Freda....Cheryl Campbell

Novice Mistress....Elizabeth Bell

Gay....Liza Sadovy

Maudie....Louisa Milwood Haigh

Di....Tracy Wiles

Uncle Stan....Thomas Wheatley

Windham....Kim Wall

Wim....Anthony Glennon

Director Anne Edyvean

With Martha Kearney.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

With Love From Me to You

A series of poetic exchanges between paired contemporary poets living in the UK and Europe and beyond.

The poets correspond through email and give us an insight into the online life of a modern day poet.

5/5.

Lavinia Greenlaw and Swiss-based Raphael Urweider discuss language and changing cultural landscapes.

Producer Susan Roberts

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

With Love From Me to You

A series of poetic exchanges between paired contemporary poets living in the UK and Europe and beyond.

The poets correspond through email and give us an insight into the online life of a modern day poet.

4/5.

Welsh poet Gillian Clarke and German-based poet Sujata Bhatt discuss the influences of water and travel on their work.

Producer Susan Roberts

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

With Love from Me to You

A series of poetic exchanges between paired contemporary poets living in the UK and Europe and beyond.

Over several months, five pairs of poets correspond through email and give us an insight into the online life of a modern day poet.

3/5.

Dublin poet Paula Meehan and Bulgarian poet Kapka Kassabova discuss the links between their two emerging capitals.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

With Love From Me to You

A series of poetic exchanges between paired contemporary poets living in the UK and Europe and beyond.

The poets correspond through email and give us an insight into the online life of a modern day poet.

2/5.

Welsh-born poet Stephen Knight and Bombay-based poet Imtiaz Dharker discuss illness, child-rearing and the influences of freedom and travel on their poetry.

Producer Carrie Rooney.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

With Love From Me to You

A series of poetic exchanges between paired contemporary poets living in the UK and Europe and beyond.

The poets correspond through email and give us an insight into the online life of a modern day poet.

1/5.

The Shetlandic poet Christine de Luca and Rina Katajavuori from Finland discuss politics, poetry, children, global warming, landscape and language.

Producer Susan Roberts

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Snap

A series of dramatic monologues told just at the instant when a camera is pointed at the subject like a gun, and a vision of a whole life flashes by.

5/5.

The Last Laugh

By Charlotte Cory.

Ageing model Hetty Vine has dolled herself up for the photographer.

As she poses, she flirts and regales him with stories of her triumphs and disappointments.

Hetty Vine....Julia Mckenzie

Director Pam Fraser-solomon

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Friends Like These

Comic plays about friendship, each featuring a different comedy partnership.

5/5.

Casualties

By Neil Warhurst and Paul Barnhill.

An eventful road-trip along the M6 reunites ex-boyband members Mick and Alvin, and forces them to confront their long-lost glory years.

Mick....Paul Barnhill

Alvin....Neil Warhurst

Director Claudine Toutoungi.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Snap

A series of dramatic monologues told just at the instant when a camera is pointed at the subject like a gun, and a vision of a whole life flashes by.

4/5.

The Whole Story

By Charlotte Cory.

On a cold night in Manchester, private investigator Roger Maltby is sitting in a car, his camera poised.

As the events of the night unfold, Roger is reminded of the reason he has chosen to live his life in the shadows.

Roger Maltby....Christopher Scott

Director Pam Fraser-solomon

With Jenni Murray, who discusses women's relationship to God with Rev Julie Nicholson.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Snap

A series of dramatic monologues told just at the instant when a camera is pointed at the subject like a gun, and a vision of a whole life flashes by.

3/5.

The Sequence of Things

By Charlotte Cory.

Lucy has gone to stay at the family home of a young man who fell in the First World War.

The time has come for Lucy to confront the past and tell the boy's mother the truth about his last photograph.

Lucy....Claire Skinner

Director Pam Fraser-solomon

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Snap

A series of dramatic monologues told just at the instant when a camera is pointed at the subject like a gun, and a vision of a whole life flashes by.

2/5.

Taking Pictures

By Charlotte Cory.

Mr Buckle is the proprietor of a photographic studio and his client today is Daisy, a young girl with a well-hidden secret.

Mr Buckle likes to talk and as Daisy listens, she becomes aware that he knows far too much about her.

Mr Buckle....Leslie Grantham

Director Pam Fraser-solomon

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Snap

A series of dramatic monologues told just at the instant when a camera is pointed at the subject like a gun, and a vision of a whole life flashes by.

1/5.

Smile Everyone

By Charlotte Cory.

A strained family reunion culminates with a photograph being taken.

Everyone is momentarily looking at the camera and smiling - rewriting the whole miserable family history.

Sarah....Patricia Hodge

Director Pam Fraser-solomon

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Friends Like These

Comic plays about friendship, each featuring a different comedy partnership.

4/5.

You'll Always Be a Part of Me

By Jim Sweeney.

Two men have been best friends for years, when one suddenly needs a new kidney.

His mate has always said he'd do anything for him.

Now it's time to find out if that includes organ donation.

Jim....Jim Sweeney

Steve....Steve Steen

Director Claudine Toutoungi.

With Jenni Murray.

How have Polish women fared since the fall of communism?

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Friends Like These

Comic plays about friendship, each featuring a different comedy partnership.

3/5.

Equal Ops

By Cicely Giddings and Abigail Burdess.

Whilst attempting a sponsored pedalo ride, work colleagues Bernice and Jen sink and are marooned on an island duck sanctuary.

Bernice....Cicely Giddings

Jen....Abigail Burdess

Director Claudine Toutoungi.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Friends Like These

Comic plays about friendship, each featuring a different comedy partnership.

2/5.

Famous Guy

By Adam Buxton.

The tale of Manthea Shringleton, a journalist sent to interview a reclusive Hollywood star.

Guy....Adam Buxton

Manthea....Joe Cornish

Director Claudine Toutoungi.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Friends Like These

Comic plays about friendship, each featuring a different comedy partnership.

1/5.

Helen and Gail

By Fay Rusling and Oriane Messina.

Helen and Gail are best friends, separated only by the fact that Gail is in prison for trying to murder Helen.

When visiting time comes round, their relationship takes an odd turn.

Helen....Fay Rusling

Gail....Oriane Messina

Director Claudine Toutoungi.

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Voyage Out

Helen Edmundson's dramatisation of Virginia Woolf's satire on colonisation and the snobbery of the British upper-middle class.

10/10.

Terence waits anxiously as Rachel's fever soars ever higher.

Rachel....Laura Fraser

Helen....Rebecca Johnson

Terence....Bertie Carvel

St John....Ronan Vibert

Mrs Flushing....Sylvestra Le Touzel

Mr Flushing....David Fleeshman

Director Nadia Molinari

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Voyage Out

Helen Edmundson's dramatisation of Virginia Woolf's satire on colonisation and the snobbery of the British upper-middle class.

9/10.

Rachel and Terence celebrate their engagement, but events take an abrupt and unexpected turn.

Director Nadia Molinari

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Voyage Out

Helen Edmundson's dramatisation of Virginia Woolf's satire on colonisation and the snobbery of the British upper-middle class.

8/10.

A planned expedition up the river to a remote village leads to a surprising announcement from Rachel, despite Helen's fears.

Director Nadia Molinari

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Voyage Out

Helen Edmundson's dramatisation of Virginia Woolf's satire on colonisation and the snobbery of the British upper-middle class.

7/10.

Rachel becomes obsessed with the thought that Terence is interested in the beautiful and seductive Evelyn Murgatroyd.

Director Nadia Molinari

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Voyage Out

Helen Edmundson's dramatisation of Virginia Woolf's satire on colonisation and the snobbery of the British upper-middle class.

6/10.

Terence discovers that he has unexpectedly strong feelings for Rachel, but will they be reciprocated?

Director Nadia Molinari

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Voyage Out

By Virginia Woolf.

Helen Edmundson's adaptation of Woolf 's satire on colonisation and the snobbery of the British upper-middle class.

5/10.

When St John insults Rachel at the ball, Terence is there to smooth things over.

The next morning Rachel receives a surprise delivery which throws her into a state of confusion.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Voyage Out

By Virginia Woolf.

Helen Edmundson's adaptation of Woolf 's satire on colonisation and the snobbery of the British upper-middle class.

4/10.

Helen and Rachel arrive in Santa Marina and meet two intriguing young English men at a picnic.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Voyage Out

By Virginia Woolf.

Helen Edmundson's adaptation of Woolf 's satire on colonisation and the snobbery of the British upper-middle class.

3/10.

As the storm rages, Rachel has an unexpected and exciting encounter with Mr Dalloway.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Voyage Out

By Virginia Woolf.

Helen Edmundson's adaptation of Woolf 's satire on colonisation and the snobbery of the British upper-middle class.

2/10.

Rachel is overwhelmed by the arrival of the Dalloways, a fascinating and sophisticated couple, but why is Helen so sceptical?

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Voyage Out

By Virginia Woolf.

Helen Edmundson's adaptation of Woolf 's satire on colonisation and the snobbery of the British upper-middle class.

1/10.

The Euphrosyne is a cargo carrier bound for South America, taking a motley group of genteel adventurers across the ocean to South America.

Among them are Helen Ambrose and her niece Rachel Vinrace.

Will this voyage prove to be one of self-discovery?

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Our Father Who Art in the Tree

By Judy Pascoe, dramatised by Kate McAll.

5/5.

As the long hot summer holiday comes to an end, it is obvious to Simone that things will have to change - but not quite as dramatically as this.

Simone....Lucinda Cowden

Mum....Abigail McKern

Gladys....Anne Charleston

Daisy....Mia Soteriou

Sandra....Angela Barlow

The Drain Man....John Telfer

Father Gilroy....Steve Devereaux

Producer Jeremy Howe

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Our Father Who Art in the Tree

By Judy Pascoe, dramatised by Kate McAll.

4/5.

It is the start of the summer holidays and Simone is very unhappy that the Drain Man keeps calling.

Simone....Lucinda Cowden

Mum....Abigail McKern

The Drain Man....John Telfer

Edward....Oliver J Hembrough

Mrs O'Grady....Amy Clifton

Producer Jeremy Howe

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Our Father Who Art in the Tree

By Judy Pascoe, dramatised by Kate McAll.

3/5.

Not only does Simone's dead father live at the top of the tree, but the tree itself is taking over the house.

Simone....Lucinda Cowden

Mum....Abigail McKern

Gladys....Anne Charleston

The Drain Man....John Telfer

Father Gilroy....Steve Devereaux

Producer Jeremy Howe

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Our Father Who Art in the Tree

By Judy Pascoe, dramatised by Kate McAll.

2/5.

The neighbours do not approve of Simone's visits to talk to her dead father, who lives in the top of the tree in their backyard.

Simone....Lucinda Cowden

Mum....Abigail McKern

Gladys....Anne Charleston

Daisy....Mia Soteriou

Sandra....Angela Barlow

The Drain Man....John Telfer

Edward....Oliver J Hembrough

James....Charlie Masters

Producer Jeremy Howe

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Our Father Who Art in the Tree

By Judy Pascoe, dramatised by Kate McAll.

1/5.

When her father dies suddenly of a heart attack, 10-year-old Simone discovers that he is not dead, but living at the top of the tree at the bottom of their yard in Brisbane.

Of course, no one believes her.

Simone....Lucinda Cowden

Mum....Abigail McKern

Fireman....Paul Mohan

Producer Jeremy Howe

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Jane's Story

By Alison Joseph.

Jane Michaels thought that she and her husband James had no secrets from each other.

But when he dies suddenly on the commuter platform, he leaves her an unfinished property redevelopment project and a number of unanswered questions.

10/10.

There is a fire at the factory.

Jane and her family gather there and learn the truth about James and Arthur, and what happened that night on Cliff's Common.

Jane....Elizabeth Bell

Ella....Ella Smith

Anthony....Nicholas Le Prevost

Frances....Lynne Verrall

Jeff....Kerry Shale

Dan....Damian Lynch

Mary....Marcia Warren

Rita....Noma Dumezweni

Sandra....Stella Duffy

Christina....Carolyn Jones

Policeman....Anthony Glennon

Mark....Kim Wall

Director David Hunter

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Jane's Story

By Alison Joseph.

Jane Michaels thought that she and her husband James had no secrets from each other.

But when he dies suddenly on the commuter platform, he leaves her an unfinished property redevelopment project and a number of unanswered questions.

9/10.

Ella has tracked down Rita and discovered the truth of her relationship to James.

Jane....Elizabeth Bell

Ella....Ella Smith

Anthony....Nicholas Le Prevost

Frances....Lynne Verrall

Jeff....Kerry Shale

Dan....Damian Lynch

Mary....Marcia Warren

Rita....Noma Dumezweni

Sandra....Stella Duffy

Christina....Carolyn Jones

Policeman....Anthony Glennon

Mark....Kim Wall

Director David Hunter

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Jane's Story

By Alison Joseph.

Jane Michaels thought that she and her husband James had no secrets from each other.

But when he dies suddenly on the commuter platform, he leaves her an unfinished property redevelopment project and a number of unanswered questions.

8/10.

Anthony visits Company House and discovers vital information about James' and Arthur's businesses.

Ella uncovers a significant fact about Arthur.

Jane....Elizabeth Bell

Ella....Ella Smith

Anthony....Nicholas Le Prevost

Frances....Lynne Verrall

Jeff....Kerry Shale

Dan....Damian Lynch

Mary....Marcia Warren

Rita....Noma Dumezweni

Sandra....Stella Duffy

Christina....Carolyn Jones

Policeman....Anthony Glennon

Mark....Kim Wall

Director David Hunter

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Jane's Story

By Alison Joseph.

Jane Michaels thought that she and her husband James had no secrets from each other.

But when he dies suddenly on the commuter platform, he leaves her an unfinished property redevelopment project and a number of unanswered questions.

7/10.

Ella learns more about Arthur Woodley from Sandra.

Jane....Elizabeth Bell

Ella....Ella Smith

Anthony....Nicholas Le Prevost

Frances....Lynne Verrall

Jeff....Kerry Shale

Dan....Damian Lynch

Mary....Marcia Warren

Rita....Noma Dumezweni

Sandra....Stella Duffy

Christina....Carolyn Jones

Policeman....Anthony Glennon

Mark....Kim Wall

Director David Hunter

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Jane's Story

By Alison Joseph.

Jane Michaels thought that she and her husband James had no secrets from each other.

But when he dies suddenly on the commuter platform, he leaves her an unfinished property redevelopment project and a number of unanswered questions.

6/10.

Jane's granddaughter Ella has tracked down Arthur Woodley's sister, Mary, in Northumberland.

Jane....Elizabeth Bell

Ella....Ella Smith

Anthony....Nicholas Le Prevost

Frances....Lynne Verrall

Jeff....Kerry Shale

Dan....Damian Lynch

Mary....Marcia Warren

Rita....Noma Dumezweni

Sandra....Stella Duffy

Christina....Carolyn Jones

Policeman....Anthony Glennon

Mark....Kim Wall

Director David Hunter

With Ritula Shah.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Jane's Story

By Alison Joseph.

Jane Michaels thought that she and her husband James had no secrets from each other.

But when he dies suddenly on the commuter platform, he leaves her an unfinished property redevelopment project and a number of unanswered questions.

5/10.

Despite firm friendship from old style curator Anthony Coulsden, Jane is beginning to really doubt the truth of her own marriage, her own story.

Jane....Elizabeth Bell

Ella....Ella Smith

Anthony....Nicholas Le Prevost

Frances....Lynne Verrall

Jeff....Kerry Shale

Dan....Damian Lynch

Mary....Marcia Warren

Rita....Noma Dumezweni

Sandra....Stella Duffy

Christina....Carolyn Jones

Policeman....Anthony Glennon

Mark....Kim Wall

Director David Hunter

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Jane's Story

By Alison Joseph.

Jane Michaels thought that she and her husband James had no secrets from each other.

But when he dies suddenly on the commuter platform, he leaves her not only an unfinished property redevelopment project but a number of unanswered questions.

4/10.

Not only has Jane discovered a photograph from their time in Ghana of the woman who delivered the casket, but she now remembers James' absence on the night of Arthur's death.

Jane....Elizabeth Bell

Ella....Ella Smith

Anthony....Nicholas Le Prevost

Frances....Lynne Verrall

Jeff....Kerry Shale

Dan....Damian Lynch

Mary....Marcia Warren

Rita....Noma Dumezweni

Sandra....Stella Duffy

Christina....Carolyn Jones

Policeman....Anthony Glennon

Mark....Kim Wall

Director David Hunter

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Jane's Story

By Alison Joseph.

Jane Michaels thought that she and her husband James had no secrets from each other.

But when he dies suddenly on the commuter platform, he leaves her not only an unfinished property redevelopment project but a number of unanswered questions.

3/10.

The police have been to see Jane about the mysterious death of her late husband's former business partner, Arthur Woodley.

Jane....Elizabeth Bell

Ella....Ella Smith

Anthony....Nicholas Le Prevost

Frances....Lynne Verrall

Jeff....Kerry Shale

Dan....Damian Lynch

Mary....Marcia Warren

Rita....Noma Dumezweni

Sandra....Stella Duffy

Christina....Carolyn Jones

Policeman....Anthony Glennon

Mark....Kim Wall

Director David Hunter

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Jane's Story

By Alison Joseph.

Jane Michaels thought that she and her husband James had no secrets from each other.

But when he dies suddenly on the commuter platform, he leaves her not only an unfinished property redevelopment project but a number of unanswered questions.

2/10.

It is the day of her husband's funeral and Jane has to cope with her family, too.

Jane....Elizabeth Bell

Ella....Ella Smith

Anthony....Nicholas Le Prevost

Frances....Lynne Verrall

Jeff....Kerry Shale

Dan....Damian Lynch

Mary....Marcia Warren

Rita....Noma Dumezweni

Sandra....Stella Duffy

Christina....Carolyn Jones

Policeman....Anthony Glennon

Mark....Kim Wall

Director David Hunter

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Jane's Story

By Alison Joseph.

1/10.

Jane Michaels thought that she and her husband James had no secrets from each other.

But when he dies suddenly on the commuter platform, he leaves her not only an unfinished property redevelopment project but a number of unanswered questions.

Who is the African woman who leaves an ivory casket at the doorstep the next day? Why do the police re-open the investigation into the death of James' former business partner Arthur Woodley on Cliff's Common?

Jane....Elizabeth Bell

Ella....Ella Smith

Anthony....Nicholas Le Prevost

Frances....Lynne Verrall

Jeff....Kerry Shale

Dan....Damian Lynch

Mary....Marcia Warren

Rita....Noma Dumezweni

Sandra....Stella Duffy

Christina....Carolyn Jones

Policeman....Anthony Glennon

Mark....Kim Wall

Director David Hunter

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Interpreter

By Anjum Malik.

5/5.

An Honourable Man

Nina is called to be the interpreter to Mazher from Pakistan.

He is very ill but does not appear to understand the serious nature of his condition.

Her job is to help him to listen, but instead she gets him to talk about his life, his love and his sacrifice.

Nina....Rina Mahoney

Mike....Delroy Brown

Mazher....Badi Uzzaman

Consultant....Carolyn Pickles

Director Pam Fraser-solomon

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Interpreter

By Anjum Malik.

4/5.

Null and Void

Nina's personal life is crumbling around her, but today she meets someone whose situation is much more desperate.

The client is Susan from Cameroon, a woman who has been exposed as a benefit cheat.

Susan is on the edge but Nina's job is to translate without getting involved.

Nina....Rina Mahoney

Mike....Delroy Brown

Gittins....Nick Sayce

Susan....Assly Zandry

Director Pam Fraser-solomon

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Interpreter

By Anjum Malik.

3/5.

Gilded Lambs

Nina has a regular translation job for an export business.

She has only ever had a professional relationship with the owners until today, when she is asked to translate a personal letter and discovers a long-buried secret.

Nina....Rina Mahoney

Mike....Delroy Brown

Laura....Rachel Atkins

Director Pam Fraser-solomon

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Interpreter

By Anjum Malik.

2/5.

A Good Woman

Nina the interpreter interviews Shalini from Bangladesh, who has been caught shoplifting a tin of shoe polish.

Nina discovers that the woman is a lonely widow who has spent her entire life giving and now she is determined to take something back - anything.

Nina....Rina Mahoney

Mike....Delroy Brown

Shalini....Lalita Ahmed

PC Thorpe....Geoffrey Beevers

Director Pam Fraser-solomon

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Interpreter

By Anjum Malik.

1/5.

Out of the Fold

Nina works as a freelance interpreter, translating Farsi, Urdu, Bangla and French.

Today her friend Irfan wants her to find a Persian word for gay because he is ready to face his family on his own terms.

Nina is not so brave - she is an Asian Muslim living with a Black man and she's not ready to tell anyone about it.

Nina....Rina Mahoney

Mike....Delroy Brown

Ifran....Kayvan Novak

Director Pam Fraser-solomon

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Minor Characters

Adapted by Rachael McGill from the book by Joyce Johnson.

The story of writer Joyce Glassman, the muse of one of the most famous beat poets, Jack Kerouac, and the woman to whom he dedicated his novel On the Road.

Laced with an infectious jazz soundtrack, it's a young woman's coming-of-age in 1950s America.

5/5.

Joyce Glassman has endured months of waiting for letters from Jack.

She planned to go and meet him in San Francisco and Mexico, but it was not to be.

His second novel On the Road is about to be published.

Narrator....Suzanne Bertish

Joyce....Jaimi Barbakoff

Elise....Clara Perez

Mother....Joyce Springer

Father....Michael Roberts

Alex Greer....Ewan Bailey

Jack Kerouac....David Jarvis.

With Jane Little.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Minor Characters

Adapted by Rachael McGill from the book by Joyce Johnson.

The story of writer Joyce Glassman, the muse of one of the most famous beat poets, Jack Kerouac, and the woman to whom he dedicated his novel On the Road.

Laced with an infectious jazz soundtrack, it's a young woman's coming-of-age in 1950s America.

4/5.

Jack Kerouac has burst into the life of 21-year-old Joyce Glassman.

He may be a genius but he's a difficult man to love.

Their moments together are enchanted, until he boards a boat for Tangiers.

Joyce has no idea if she will ever see him again.

Narrator....Suzanne Bertish

Joyce....Jaimi Barbakoff

Elise....Clara Perez

Mother....Joyce Springer

Father....Michael Roberts

Alex Greer....Ewan Bailey

Jack Kerouac....David Jarvis.

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Minor Characters

Adapted by Rachael McGill from the book by Joyce Johnson.

The story of Joyce Glassman, the writer and muse of one of the most famous beat poets, Jack Kerouac, and the woman to whom he dedicated his novel On the Road.

Laced with an infectious jazz soundtrack, it's a young woman's coming-of-age in 1950s America.

3/5.

It's 1956 and Joyce, 20, is working as a secretary and trying to write her novel.

Her married lover, Alex, has ditched her for a young student and she has discovered she is pregnant, after a night at a party with a boy she doesn't love.

But she's just about to meet Jack Kerouac.

Narrator....Suzanne Bertish

Joyce....Jaimi Barbakoff

Elise....Clara Perez

Mother....Joyce Springer

Father....Michael Roberts

Alex Greer....Ewan Bailey

Jack Kerouac....David Jarvis.

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Minor Characters

Adapted by Rachael McGill from the book by Joyce Johnson.

The story of writer Joyce Glassman, the muse of one of the most famous beat poets, Jack Kerouac, and the woman to whom he dedicated his novel On the Road.

Laced with an infectious jazz soundtrack, it's a young woman's coming-of-age in 1950s America.

2/5.

Eighteen-year-old Joyce has begun an affair with Alex Greer, philosophy tutor and friend of jazz musicians, poets and madmen.

Alex is 29, non-Jewish and married.

Joyce has decided its time to introduce him to her parents.

Narrator....Suzanne Bertish

Joyce....Jaimi Barbakoff

Elise....Clara Perez

Mother....Joyce Springer

Father....Michael Roberts

Alex Greer....Ewan Bailey

Jack Kerouac....David Jarvis.

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Minor Characters

Adapted by Rachael McGill from the book by Joyce Johnson.

The story of writer Joyce Glassman, the muse of one of the most famous beat poets, Jack Kerouac, and the woman to whom he dedicated his novel On the Road.

Laced with an infectious jazz soundtrack, it's a young woman's coming-of-age in 1950s America.

1/5.

The 1950s are about to begin.

Cold War fear and mistrust grip America.

Joyce Glassman is the only child of aspirational Jewish parents living in New York, and is just about to discover the Bohemian lifestyle - with its pleasures and pitfalls.

Narrator....Suzanne Bertish

Joyce....Jaimi Barbakoff

Elise....Clara Perez

Mother....Joyce Springer

Father....Michael Roberts

Alex Greer....Ewan Bailey

Jack Kerouac....David Jarvis.

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

A Harlot's Progress

By Jonathan Myerson.

Comedy bringing to life the stories revealed - and concealed - in William Hogarth's famous sequence of engravings.

One day in 1732, an impoverished portrait artist abandons his classical training and sets out to paint the wicked tale of a country girl's downfall on the streets of London.

It's a story which will lead him and his imaginary heroine, Moll Hackabout, to very different ends.

5/5.

The Harlot's End

Moll's great London adventure is finished.

But William's is just beginning.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Indira Varma

Moll Hackabout....Liz White

London Girl 1/ Susannah....Amelia Lowdell

London Girl 2/ Floss....Annabel Scholey

Mrs Needham....Rosemary Leech

Charteris/ Keeper....Crawford Logan

Gourlay/Gonson....Gerard Mcdermott

Wagondriver/Curate/ Francis/ Card Sharp....Stephen Critchlow

Giuseppe....Paul Reynolds

Solomon Nunes/ Sir James....Nickolas Grace

Bess....Amelda Brown

James/ Dr Rock....Ben Crowe

Client/ Joshua/Dr Misaubin....Geoffrey Beevers

Director Jonquil Panting

With Jane Little.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

A Harlot's Progress

By Jonathan Myerson.

Comedy bringing to life the stories revealed - and concealed - in William Hogarth's famous sequence of engravings.

One day in 1732, an impoverished portrait artist abandons his classical training and sets out to paint the wicked tale of a country girl's downfall on the streets of London.

It's a story which will lead him and his imaginary heroine, Moll Hackabout, to very different ends.

4/5.

The Harlot Does Bird

But there's more than one way out of Bridewell prison.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Indira Varma

Moll Hackabout....Liz White

London Girl 1/Susannah....Amelia Lowdell

London Girl 2/Floss....Annabel Scholey

Mrs Needham....Rosemary Leech

Charteris/Keeper....Crawford Logan

Gourlay /Gonson....Gerard Mcdermott

Wagondriver/Curate/Francis/Card Sharp....Stephen Critchlow

Giuseppe....Paul Reynolds

Solomon Nunes/Sir James....Nickolas Grace

Bess....Amelda Brown

James/Dr Rock....Ben Crowe

Client/Joshua/Dr Misaubin....Geoffrey Beevers

Director Jonquil Panting

With Ritula Shah.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

A Harlot's Progress

By Jonathan Myerson.

Comedy bringing to life the stories revealed - and concealed - in William Hogarth's famous sequence of engravings.

One day in 1732, an impoverished portrait artist abandons his classical training and sets out to paint the wicked tale of a country girls' downfall on the streets of London.

It's a story which will lead him and his imaginary heroine, Moll Hackabout, to very different ends.

3/5.

The Harlot Apprehended

Now Moll's a prostitute, and her lover's a famous highwayman.

But that's not why trouble knocks on her door.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Indira Varma

Moll Hackabout....Liz White

London Girl 1/Susannah....Amelia Lowdell

London Girl 2/Floss....Annabel Scholey

Mrs Needham....Rosemary Leech

Charteris/Keeper....Crawford Logan

Gourlay /Gonson....Gerard Mcdermott

Wagondriver/Curate/Francis/Card Sharp....Stephen Critchlow

Giuseppe....Paul Reynolds

Solomon Nunes/Sir James....Nickolas Grace

Bess....Amelda Brown

James/Dr Rock....Ben Crowe

Client/Joshua/Dr Misaubin....Geoffrey Beevers

Director Jonquil Panting

With Ritula Shah.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

A Harlot's Progress

By Jonathan Myerson.

Comedy bringing to life the stories revealed - and concealed - in William Hogarth's famous sequence of engravings.

One day in 1732, an impoverished portraitist abandons his classical training and sets out to paint the wicked tale of a country girl's downfall on the streets of London.

It's a story which will lead him and his imaginary heroine, Moll Hackabout, to very different ends.

2/5.

Plate 2.

Moll the Harlot

The innocent country girl is now a City trader's courtesan.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Indira Varma

Moll Hackabout....Liz White

London Girl 1 /Susannah....Amelia Lowdell

London Girl 2 / Floss....Annabel Scholey

Mrs Needham....Rosemary Leech

Charteris/ Keeper....Crawford Logan

Gourlay/ Gonson....Gerard Mcdermott

Wagondriver/ Curate/ Francis/ Card Sharp....Stephen Critchlow

Giuseppe....Paul Reynolds

Solomon Nunes/ Sir James....Nickolas Grace

Bess....Amelda Brown

James/ Dr Rock....Ben Crowe

Client/ Joshua/Dr Misaubin....Geoffrey Beevers

Director Jonquil Panting

With Ritula Shah.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

A Harlot's Progress

By Jonathan Myerson.

Comedy bringing to life the stories revealed - and concealed - in William Hogarth's famous sequence of engravings.

One day in 1732, an impoverished portraitist abandons his classical training and sets out to paint the wicked tale of a country girl's downfall on the streets of London.

It's a story which will lead him and his imaginary heroine, Moll Hackabout, to very different ends.

1/5.

Plate 1

Moll arrives in London.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Indira Varma

Moll Hackabout....Liz White

London Girl 1 /Susannah....Amelia Lowdell

London Girl 2 / Floss....Annabel Scholey

Mrs Needham....Rosemary Leech

Charteris/Keeper....Crawford Logan

Gourlay /Gonson....Gerard Mcdermott

Wagondriver/Curate/Francis/Card Sharp....Stephen Critchlow

Giuseppe....Paul Reynolds

Solomon Nunes/Sir James....Nickolas Grace

Bess....Amelda Brown

James/Dr Rock....Ben Crowe

Client/Joshua/Dr Misaubin....Geoffrey Beevers

Director Jonquil Panting

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

A Five Year Sentence

By Bernice Rubens, dramatised by Richard Monks.

5/5.

Jean finally realises that Brian is up to no good, but her revenge has a surprising victim.

Jean....Sheila Reid

Brian....Kenneth Cranham

Matron....Janet Henfrey

Mother....Evie Garratt

Violet....Tina Gray

Neighbour/Nurse....Ella Smith

Vicar/Police....Delroy Brown.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

A Five Year Sentence

By Bernice Rubens, dramatised by Richard Monks.

4/5.

Jean's spending comes under the scrutiny of the bank.

Has Brian really got her finances under control?

Jean....Sheila Reid

Brian....Kenneth Cranham

Matron....Janet Henfrey

Mother....Evie Garratt

Violet....Tina Gray

Bank Manager....Gerard Mcdermott

Mrs Church....Carolyn Pickles

Director Sally Avens

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

A Five Year Sentence

By Bernice Rubens, dramatised by Richard Monks.

3/5.

Brian expands his business to other single ladies whilst Jean dreams of wedding bells.

Jean....Sheila Reid

Brian....Kenneth Cranham

Matron....Janet Henfrey

Mother....Evie Garratt

Violet....Tina Gray

Bank Manager....Gerard Mcdermott

Mrs Church....Carolyn Pickles

Director Sally Avens

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

A Five Year Sentence

By Bernice Rubens, dramatised by Richard Monks.

2/5.

Jean's tentative relationship with Brian takes an unexpected turn when he suggests they put things on a business footing.

Jean....Sheila Reid

Brian....Kenneth Cranham

Matron....Janet Henfrey

Mother....Evie Garratt

Director Sally Avens

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

A Five Year Sentence

By Bernice Rubens, dramatised by Richard Monks.

1/5.

Jean Hawkins sees no point in going on after retirement, but then she is presented with a five year diary and her life changes dramatically.

Jean....Sheila Reid

Brian....Kenneth Cranham

Matron....Janet Henfrey

Mr Connersby/Vicar....John Cummins

Colleague/Librarian....Carolyn Pickles

Director Sally Avens

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Tennessee's Women

A season of early plays tracing the evolution of Tennessee Williams' great heroines.

5/5.

Wagons Full of Cotton

Flora's husband treats her with a mixture of affection and cruelty.

So when she fails to corroborate his account of a local plantation fire, how will he respond?

Silva Vicarro....Gerard Murphy

Flora Meighan....Clare Lawrence

Jake Meighan....Breffni McKenna

Abridged and adapted for radio by Anna Linstrum.

Director Peter Kavanagh

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

A season of early plays tracing the evolution of Tennessee Williams' great heroines.

Tennessee's Women

4/5.

Portrait of Madonna

Lucretia Collins never quite recovered from her teenage infatuation with a handsome, indifferent young man.

As is seen when, many years later, he appears to be pursuing her ardently.

Lucretia Collins....Eleanor Bron

Mr Abrams....Gerard Mcdermott

Frank....Nick Sayce

Doctor....Geoffrey Beevers

Nurse....Ella Smith

Abridged and adapted for radio by Anna Linstrum.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Tennessee's Women

A season of early plays tracing the evolution of Tennessee Williams' great heroines.

3/5.

The Long Goodbye

After his mother's death, a struggling young writer clears up her belongings and recalls her unfulfilled life and the antics of his wayward sister.

Joe....Nick Sayce

Myra....Sophie Roberts

Mother....Elizabeth Mcgovern

Silva....Delroy Brown

Bill....John Cummins

Mover....Gerard Mcdermott

Abridged and adapted for radio by Anna Linstrum.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Tennessee's Women

A season of early plays tracing the evolution of Tennessee Williams' great heroines.

2/5.

Something Unspoken

A wealthy Southern woman has shared her home with her female secretary for 15 years.

Isn't it time they got round to speaking the unspoken?

Abridged and adapted for radio by Anna Linstrum.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Tennessee's Women

A season of early plays tracing the evolution of Tennessee Williams' great heroines.

1/5.

This Property is Condemned

A little girl in ragged clothes walks along the railtracks near her abandoned home.

She dreams of being like her late sister, pursued by handsome admirers.

But is this a suitable role model?

Willie....Maria Watton-Graham

Tom....Ryan Mccluskey

Abridged and adapted for radio by Anna Linstrum.

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Changing Room

By Louise Gooding.

A snapshot into moments of change in the lives of very different females at various ages and stages of their lives.

5/5.

The Vestry

When vicar Linda gets a hospital appointment to discuss her test results, she immediately fears the worst.

Knowing that she of all people should not be afraid of death, Linda tries to rationalise her fears about dying.

Linda....Barbara Marten

Sarah....Julia Rounthwaite

Janet....Eileen O'Brien

Producer Gary Brown

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Changing Room

By Louise Gooding.

A snapshot into moments of change in the lives of very different females at various ages and stages of their lives.

4/5.

The Ante-Natal Clinic

An exploration of the dynamics of three pregnant women from different walks of life, whose worlds collide when they realise they have more in common than they thought.

Ros....Anna Maxwell Martin

Gillian....Barbara Marten

Amy....Carla Henry

Nurse....Fiona Clarke

Jamie....Carter Dowland

Producer Gary Brown

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Changing Room

By Louise Gooding.

A snapshot into moments of change in the lives of very different females at various ages and stages of their lives.

3/5.

The Bridal Shop

Emma is trying on her bridesmaid dress for her friend Shona's wedding, but her thoughts are preoccupied with something she has resolved to tell Shona - something she should know about her future husband.

Emma....Georgia Taylor

Shona....Fiona Clarke

Matt....Graeme Hawley

Abi....Emily Fleeshman

Assistant....Barbara Marten

Producer Pauline Harris.

Director Nadia Molinari

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Changing Room

By Louise Gooding.

A snapshot into moments of change in the lives of very different females at various ages and stages of their lives.

2/5.

The Office

Kati is from Sarejevo and it is her first office Christmas party in England.

When one of her work colleagues threatens to make a pass for the man she secretly fancies, Kati is forced to take action.

Kati....Sheyla Shehovich

Virginia....Fiona Clarke

Leanne....Julia Rounthwaite

Producer Pauline Harris.

Director Nadia Molinari

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

The Changing Room

By Louise Gooding.

A snapshot into moments of change in the lives of very different females at various ages and stages of their lives.

1/5.

The Swimming Pool

It is the last swimming lesson of term and schoolgirl Lucy has locked herself in the changing room, determined not to come out.

Lucy....Rebecca Ryan

Ali....Rosie Fleeshman

Jo....Chloe O'Malley

Miss Owen....Fiona Clarke

Director Pauline Harris

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Cooking for Michael Collins

By Jane Purcell.

5/5.

A truce at last, but will it bring peace? And what will Pidgie do now the war is over?

Older Pidgie Rigney....Sorcha Cusack

Younger Pidgie Rigney....Niamh Cusack

Peg Rigney....Catherine Cusack

Maire Rigney....Jane Purcell

Constance Markiewicz....Joanna David

Kate Lyons....Colleen Prendergast

Mrs Lyons....Kate Binchy

Anne Cooney....Norette Leahy

Michael Collins....Finbar Lynch

O Neil....Dermot Crowley

Captain Drummond....David Thorpe

Interrogator....Jonathan Keeble

Harry Boland....Ben Crowe

Father O'Leary....John Burke

Soldier....Martin Maynard

Directed by Chris Wallis

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Cooking for Michael Collins

By Jane Purcell.

4/5.

Arrested after the raid on her aunt's house in Clontarf, Pidgie is taken to the notorious Dublin Castle for interrogation.

Older Pidgie Rigney....Sorcha Cusack

Younger Pidgie Rigney....Niamh Cusack

Peg Rigney....Catherine Cusack

Maire Rigney....Jane Purcell

Constance Markiewicz....Joanna David

Kate Lyons....Colleen Prendergast

Mrs Lyons....Kate Binchy

Anne Cooney....Norette Leahy

Michael Collins....Finbar Lynch

O Neil....Dermot Crowley

Captain Drummond....David Thorpe

Interrogator....Jonathan Keeble

Harry Boland....Ben Crowe

Father O'Leary....John Burke

Soldier....Martin Maynard

Directed by Chris Wallis

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Cooking for Michael Collins

By Jane Purcell.

3/5.

After the raid on Mespil Road, Pidgie cannot go back there.

She returns to her aunt's house in Clontarf, where she waits for the knock on the door.

Older Pidgie Rigney....Sorcha Cusack

Younger Pidgie Rigney....Niamh Cusack

Peg Rigney....Catherine Cusack

Maire Rigney....Jane Purcell

Constance Markiewicz....Joanna David

Kate Lyons....Colleen Prendergast

Mrs Lyons....Kate Binchy

Anne Cooney....Norette Leahy

Michael Collins....Finbar Lynch

O Neil....Dermot Crowley

Captain Drummond....David Thorpe

Interrogator....Jonathan Keeble

Harry Boland....Ben Crowe

Father O'Leary....John Burke

Soldier....Martin Maynard

Directed by Chris Wallis

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Cooking for Michael Collins

By Jane Purcell.

2/5.

Pidgie is asked to become housekeeper and guard to Michael Collins, currently lodging in Mespil Road, Dublin, under the name of O'Brien.

Older Pidgie Rigney....Sorcha Cusack

Younger Pidgie Rigney....Niamh Cusack

Peg Rigney....Catherine Cusack

Maire Rigney....Jane Purcell

Constance Markiewicz....Joanna David

Kate Lyons....Colleen Prendergast

Mrs Lyons....Kate Binchy

Anne Cooney....Norette Leahy

Michael Collins....Finbar Lynch

O Neil....Dermot Crowley

Captain Drummond....David Thorpe

Interrogator....Jonathan Keeble

Harry Boland....Ben Crowe

Father O'Leary....John Burke

Soldier....Martin Maynard

Directed by Chris Wallis

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Cooking for Michael Collins

By Jane Purcell.

1/5.

The real life story of Pidgie Rigney - spy, gunrunner and cook to Michael Collins, leader of the IRA between 1918 and 1921.

It is 1917 and Pidgie is persuaded to join the women's branch of the republican movement, Cumman na Mban.

Older Pidgie Rigney....Sorcha Cusack

Younger Pidgie Rigney....Niamh Cusack

Peg Rigney....Catherine Cusack

Maire Rigney....Jane Purcell

Constance Markiewicz....Joanna David

Kate Lyons....Colleen Prendergast

Mrs Lyons....Kate Binchy

Anne Cooney....Norette Leahy

Michael Collins....Finbar Lynch

O Neil....Dermot Crowley

Captain Drummond....David Thorpe

Interrogator....Jonathan Keeble

Harry Boland....Ben Crowe

Father O'Leary....John Burke

Soldier....Martin Maynard

Director Chris Wallis

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Ladies of Letters Go Global

By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman.

Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge bring back the proud grandmothers Irene Spencer and Vera Small to brighten the airwaves with their wit and wisdom.

5/5.

Vera and Christopher undertake a life-threatening undercover operation for MI6.

With no-one else to turn to, Irene combines forces with the ex-pat couple employing her to get Vera and Christopher air-lifted out of the diamond-mine in which they have been billeted.

Producer Claudine Toutoungi.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Ladies of Letters Go Global

By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman.

Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge bring back the proud grandmothers Irene Spencer and Vera Small to brighten the airwaves with their wit and wisdom.

4/5.

Irene is kept on the move by her island-hopping employees, so is unable to prevent Lesley sending Christopher, Irene's treasured only son, out to Moscow to bring back Vera.

When Vera explains that she and Christopher are to go on a dangerous mission for MI6, Irene takes the desperate step of appealing to Nellie Thoroughgood, Chris' adoptive mother, for help.

Producer Claudine Toutoungi.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Ladies of Letters Go Global

By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman.

Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge bring back the proud grandmothers Irene Spencer and Vera Small to brighten the airwaves with their wit and wisdom.

3/5.

Howard fails to be of any use in rescuing Vera, so Irene, after breaking out of her Ibizan jail, implores Brian to help.

But when Brian catches up with Vera in Moscow, Vera's enraging remarks about her new found intimacy with Irene's son-in-law urge Irene to write an anonymous letter she may regret.

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Ladies of Letters Go Global

Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge bring back the proud grandmothers Irene Spencer and Vera Small to brighten the airwaves with their wit and wisdom.

2/5.

Irene is forced into casual labour when she arrives in Ibiza to find she has inherited her absent friend's debts.

Meanwhile Vera has escaped Gaston's clutches in a beetroot truck heading for Trieste, where she falls in with Roman, a charismatic Transylvanian with a hatred of garlic.

Jenni Murray looks at the role of women, both real and fictional, in the time/space continuum.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

Ladies of Letters Go Global

Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge bring back the proud grandmothers Irene Spencer and Vera Small to brighten the airwaves with their wit and wisdom.

1/5.

Determined to escape the aftermath of their respective Christmases from Hell, first Vera nabs a package deal to Ibiza, then Irene sets out to rescue her friend when she falls prey to the charms of Gaston the seductive Gascon.

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

20/20.

All David's happiness, and everything he has strived for, comes to nothing as he faces his greatest loss.

Then he is visited in a dream, and comes to understand himself for the first time.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Dora....Alex Tregear

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

Uriah Heep....Shaun Dingwall

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Emily....Joanne Froggatt

Martha....Helen Longworth

The Misses Spenlow....Selina Griffiths

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Director Jeremy Mortimer

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Radio 4 presents a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

19/20.

David is sent away to work at Murdstone's bottling factory in London.

He lodges with a man named Mr Micawber.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Dora....Alex Tregear

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

Uriah Heep....Shaun Dingwall

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Emily....Joanne Froggatt

Martha....Helen Longworth

The Misses Spenlow....Selina Griffiths

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Director Jeremy Mortimer

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Radio 4 presents a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

18/20.

David is sent away to Salem House School by his stepfather, and makes a friend for life.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Dora....Alex Tregear

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

Uriah Heep....Shaun Dingwall

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Emily....Joanne Froggatt

Martha....Helen Longworth

The Misses Spenlow....Selina Griffiths

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Director Jeremy Mortimer

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Radio 4 presents a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

17/20.

David has an appointment to meet Dora's maiden aunts, and quite expects them to put a swift end to his engagement.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Dora....Alex Tregear

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

Uriah Heep....Shaun Dingwall

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Emily....Joanne Froggatt

Martha....Helen Longworth

The Misses Spenlow....Selina Griffiths

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Director Jeremy Mortimer

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Radio 4 presents a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

16/20.

On a frozen winter night, David meets Mr Peggotty, who is still searching for any news of lost Emily.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Dora....Alex Tregear

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

Uriah Heep....Shaun Dingwall

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Emily....Joanne Froggatt

Martha....Helen Longworth

The Misses Spenlow....Selina Griffiths

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Director Jeremy Mortimer

With Martha Kearney.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

15/20.

David visits Agnes and finds that Uriah Heap has taken over her life and her father's business.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Julia Mills....Colleen Prendergast

Mrs Gummidge....Susan Jameson

Jane Murdstone....Amy Marston

Ham....Harry Myers

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Waiter....Richard Firth

Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

Dora....Alex Tregear

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Director Mary Peate

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

14/20.

David continues to visit Spenlow's daughter Dora in secret.

He takes on two extra jobs to support Betsey and Mr Dick.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Julia Mills....Colleen Prendergast

Mrs Gummidge....Susan Jameson

Jane Murdstone....Amy Marston

Ham....Harry Myers

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Waiter....Richard Firth

Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

Dora....Alex Tregear

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Director Mary Peate

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

13/20.

Betsey and Mr Dick visit David unexpectedly - they have bad news.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Julia Mills....Colleen Prendergast

Mrs Gummidge....Susan Jameson

Jane Murdstone....Amy Marston

Ham....Harry Myers

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Waiter....Richard Firth

Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

Dora....Alex Tregear

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Director Mary Peate

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Leading up to Christmas, Radio 4 presents a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

12/20.

Mr Spenlow invites David to his house for the weekend, where David meets Spenlow's lovely daughter, Dora.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Julia Mills....Colleen Prendergast

Mrs Gummidge....Susan Jameson

Jane Murdstone....Amy Marston

Ham....Harry Myers

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Waiter....Richard Firth

Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

Dora....Alex Tregear

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Director Mary Peate

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Leading up to Christmas, Radio 4 presents a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

11/20.

Steerforth has run away with David's childhood sweetheart, Little Emily.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Julia Mills....Colleen Prendergast

Mrs Gummidge....Susan Jameson

Jane Murdstone....Amy Marston

Ham....Harry Myers

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Waiter....Richard Firth

Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

Dora....Alex Tregear

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Director Mary Peate

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

10/20.

David has a strange meeting with Steerforth, before being called back to Yarmouth, where Peggotty has some terrible news.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

Peggotty....Susan Jameson

Grainger....Harry Myers

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Emily....Joanne Froggatt

Director Jeremy Mortimer

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

9/20.

David is apprenticed at Doctors Commons, and takes a small suite of rooms, where he entertains - in style.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

Peggotty....Susan Jameson

Grainger....Harry Myers

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Emily....Joanne Froggatt

Director Jeremy Mortimer

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Leading up to Christmas, Radio 4 presents a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

8/20.

David and Steerforth set out for Yarmouth, where they witness a mysterious meeting between Emily and an unknown girl.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

Peggotty....Susan Jameson

Grainger....Harry Myers

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Emily....Joanne Froggatt

Director Mary Peate

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

7/20.

David arrives in London and a chance meeting with Steerforth, his old school friend, leads to an encounter with the mysterious Rosa Dartle.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

Peggotty....Susan Jameson

Grainger....Harry Myers

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Emily....Joanne Froggatt

Director Mary Peate

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens.

Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

6/20.

David, now known as Trotwood Copperfield, is at school in Canterbury, but spends much time with Agnes Wickfield, where he first makes the acquaintance of her father's clerk, Uriah Heep.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

David....Michael Legge

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Mr Wickfield....Geoffrey Whitehead

Agnes Wickfield....Emily Wachter

Uriah Heap....Shaun Dingwall

Mrs Steerforth....Diana Quick

Rosa Dartle....Eve Best

Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

Mr Micawber....Paul Bradley

Miss Mowcher....Flaminia Cinque

Mr Dick....Adrian Scarborough

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Mr Spenlow....Nicholas Le Provost

Peggotty....Susan Jameson

Grainger....Harry Myers

Traddles....Carl Prekopp

Emily....Joanne Froggatt

Director Mary Peate

Programme Catalogue - Details: New Years Day Tx 01.01.96

Producer: H.

GALLEY

Next in series: 05 January 1996

Previous in series: 22 December 1995

Broadcast history

01 Jan 1996 10:30-11:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-12-08.

20051209

With Jenni Murray.

Includes drama at 10.45am [Rptd today 7.45pm]:

David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens, adapted by Mike Walker.

Leading up to Christmas, we present a new dramatisation by Mike Walker of the semi-autobiographical novel which Dickens called 'his favourite child'.

5/20.

David visits Mr Micawber in the debtors' prison and makes up his mind to run away from the bottling factory.

Charles Dickens....Robert Glenister

Young David....Steven Williams

Betsey Trotwood....Deborah Findlay

Clara....Colleen Prendergast

Peggotty....Susan Jameson

Murdstone....Wayne Foskett

Little Emily....Lulu Popplewell

Barkis/Doctor....Harry Myers

Mr Peggotty....Gerard Mcdermott

Jane Murdstone....Amy Marston

Creakle....Paul Ritter

Steerforth....Geoffrey Streatfield

Micawber....Paul Bradley

Mick Walker/Inn Keeper....Richard Firth

Mrs Micawber....Alison Pettit

Boy....Daniel Anthony

Director Mary Peate