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Limelight Podcast

English, Old Time Radio, 1 season, 181 episodes, 3 days, 41 minutes
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The Limelight podcast - for fiction and drama serials you won't want to miss from Radio 4.
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Episode 5

Dark Medical Thriller by Matthew Broughton, creator of Tracks and Broken Colours.Ged is sick, the situation in Bly is going from bad to worse, and help is very slow in coming from Cardiff, but Anna and Nell have one last desperate thing to try. With original music by Sion Orgon and Rhodri DaviesCAST Anna Diaz- Saran Morgan Ged Diaz - Sion Daniel Young Ruth - Michelle Bonnard Raymond - Ioan Hefin Nell - Diana Yekinni Mr Devonshire - Pal AronOriginal music by Sion Orgon and Rhodri DaviesProduction Coordinator Eleri McAuliffe Sound Design by Catherine Robinson Directed by John Norton A BBC Audio Wales production for Radio 4
5/31/202428 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 4

The storm rages outside, and soon no one can come into or out of Bly.As things in the surgery become increasingly chaotic, Anna, Ged and microbiologist Nell start to get closer to understanding what might be causing the illness - but still no closer to treating it. And with the pathogen now spreading at breakneck pace, Ged finds himself struggling to cope.Dark Medical Thriller by Matthew Broughton, creator of Tracks and Broken Colours.With original music by Sion Orgon and Rhodri DaviesCAST Anna Diaz - Saran Morgan Ged Diaz - Sion Daniel Young Ruth - Michelle Bonnard Raymond - Ioan Hefin Nell - Diana Yekinni Maggie - Catrin AaronOriginal music by Sion Orgon and Rhodri DaviesProduction Coordinator Lindsay Rees Sound Design by Catherine Robinson Directed by Fay Lomas A BBC Audio Wales production for Radio 4
5/31/202428 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 3

The cases are increasing; the patients are worsening. Anna and Ged must try to identify the cause. Brother and sister find themselves navigating a web of secrets in the village of Bly. And soon, a violent storm will make them more isolated than ever...Dark Medical Thriller by Matthew Broughton, creator of Tracks and Broken Colours.With original music by Sion Orgon and Rhodri DaviesCAST Anna Diaz- Saran Morgan Ged Diaz - Sion Daniel Young Ruth - Michelle Bonnard Raymond - Ioan Hefin Nell - Diana Yekinni Maggie - Catrin Aaron Sian Ellis - Ceri Lloyd Mr Dartington - Ifan Huw DafyddOriginal music by Sion Orgon and Rhodri DaviesProduction Coordinator Eleri McAuliffe Sound Design by Catherine Robinson Directed by Fay Lomas A BBC Audio Wales production for Radio 4
5/31/202428 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 2

Dark Medical Thriller by Matthew Broughton, creator of Tracks and Broken Colours.Anna tries to treat Mr Dartington and they clean up the surgery, but nobody comes, so Anna starts to go through Dr Price's notes. With original music by Sion Orgon and Rhodri DaviesCAST Anna Diaz- Saran Morgan Ged Diaz - Sion Daniel Young Ruth - Michelle Bonnard Mr Dartington - Ifan Huw Dafydd Maggie - Catrin AaronOriginal music by Sion Orgon and Rhodri DaviesProduction Coordinator Eleri McAuliffe Sound Design by Catherine Robinson Directed by John Norton A BBC Audio Wales production for Radio 4
5/31/202428 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 1

Dark Medical Thriller by Matthew Broughton, creator of Tracks and Broken Colours. After the old GP dies, Anna Diaz, an exceptional young doctor from Cardiff is sent to deal with the strange medical cases breaking out in the remote Welsh village of Bly.With original music by Sion Orgon and Rhodri DaviesCAST Anna Diaz- Saran Morgan Ged Diaz - Sion Daniel Young Ruth - Michelle Bonnard Mr Devonshire - Pal Aron Mr Dartington - Ifan Huw Dafydd Raymond - Ioan HefinOriginal music by Sion Orgon and Rhodri Davies Production Coordinator Eleri McAuliffe Sound Design by Catherine Robinson Directed by John Norton A BBC Audio Wales production for Radio 4
5/31/202428 minutes, 39 seconds
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Introducing The Specialist

Dark medical thriller by Matthew Broughton, creator of Tracks and Broken Colours.After the old GP dies, Anna Diaz, an exceptional young doctor from Cardiff, is sent to deal with the strange medical cases breaking out in the remote Welsh village of Bly.With original music by Sion Orgon and Rhodri Davies
5/29/20242 minutes, 20 seconds
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Money Gone – 5. Ok Computer

Grace gets some help from an unexpected source. The Prime Minister works with MI5 in a final race to solve the financial chaos, but there are unintended consequences.A fast-paced satirical drama starring Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, Toast of London), Charlotte Richie (Ghosts, Call the Midwife), Aaron Heffernan (War of the Worlds, Brassic) and Josette Simon (Wonder Woman, Blakes 7).Pascal ..... Robert Bathurst Patricia ..... Josette Simon Emily ..... Charlotte Richie Ross ..... Aaron Heffernan Grace ..... Lauren Douglin Stuart ..... Raj Ghatak Chris ..... Fergus Craig Karen ..... Melody Brown Glenn ..... Simon Darwen Bex ..... Sylvie Churnside-ReedIncluding the voices of Ruby Evans, Megan Maguire, George Styman, Molly Diamond, Lawrence Carter, Samuel Carrera Briega, Maya Dhokia, Marco Bosin Salome, Christopher Hoop, Evie Barrow, Neve Clark, Niamh Brockbank, Ruby Mutluay, Ryan GaulWritten by Ed Sellek Directed by Tony ChurnsideProduction: Leah Marks and Louis Blatherwick Original Music and Sound Design by Eloise Whitmore and Tony Churnside Theme sung by Ellie Akhgar Series Photographer: Simon Bray Illustrator: Pete Hambling Producer: Eloise Whitmore Exec Producer: John DrydenA Naked production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds
4/26/202429 minutes, 26 seconds
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Money Gone – 4. Keep the Receipt

Grace’s problems get worse as Chris is led further astray. The Prime Minister finds out the true cause of the crisis, but can she stop it?A fast-paced satirical drama starring Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, Toast of London), Charlotte Richie (Ghosts, Call the Midwife), Aaron Heffernan (War of the Worlds, Brassic) and Josette Simon (Wonder Woman, Blakes 7). Pascal ..... Robert Bathurst Patricia ..... Josette Simon Emily ..... Charlotte Richie Ross ..... Aaron Heffernan Grace ..... Lauren Douglin Stuart ..... Raj Ghatak Chris ..... Fergus Craig Karen ..... Melody Brown Glenn ..... Simon Darwen Adam ..... Chris Lew Kum Hoi Bex ..... Sylvie Churnside-ReedWritten by Ed Sellek Directed by Tony ChurnsideProduction: Leah Marks and Louis Blatherwick Original Music and Sound Design by Eloise Whitmore and Tony Churnside Theme sung by Ellie Akhgar Series Photographer: Simon Bray Illustrator: Pete Hambling Producer: Eloise Whitmore Exec Producer: John DrydenA Naked production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds
4/26/202427 minutes, 52 seconds
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Money Gone – 3. Land of Milk and Honey

Grace stops to help at an understaffed hospital as the Prime Minister asks MI5 to find the cause of the financial chaos, but someone else thinks they’ve figured it all out.A fast-paced satirical drama starring Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, Toast of London), Charlotte Richie (Ghosts, Call the Midwife), Aaron Heffernan (War of the Worlds, Brassic) and Josette Simon (Wonder Woman, Blakes 7). Pascal ..... Robert Bathurst Patricia ..... Josette Simon Emily ..... Charlotte Richie Ross ..... Aaron Heffernan Grace ..... Lauren Douglin Stuart ..... Raj Ghatak Chris ..... Fergus Craig Glenn ..... Simon Darwen Adam ..... Chris Lew Kum Hoi Bex ..... Sylvie Churnside-ReedWritten by Ed Sellek Directed by Tony ChurnsideStoryline Consultant: Diane Coyle Production: Leah Marks and Louis Blatherwick Original Music and Sound Design by Eloise Whitmore and Tony Churnside Theme sung by Ellie Akhgar Series Photographer: Simon Bray Illustrator: Pete Hambling Producer: Eloise Whitmore Exec Producer: John DrydenA Naked production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds
4/26/202428 minutes, 33 seconds
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Money Gone – 2. Hands Up

As the UK descends into chaos, certain people take advantage of the situation. The Prime Minister learns there’s more to what’s going on, but an issue with staff walk-outs presents her with a more pressing problem.A fast-paced satirical drama starring Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, Toast of London), Charlotte Richie (Ghosts, Call the Midwife), Aaron Heffernan (War of the Worlds, Brassic) and Josette Simon (Wonder Woman, Blakes 7). Pascal ..... Robert Bathurst Patricia ..... Josette Simon Emily ..... Charlotte Richie Ross ..... Aaron Heffernan Grace ..... Lauren Douglin Stuart ..... Raj Ghatak Chris ..... Fergus Craig Glenn ..... Simon Darwen Adam ..... Chris Lew Kum Hoi Bex ..... Sylvie Churnside-Reed Jeremy Vine ..... himselfWritten by Ed Sellek Directed by Tony ChurnsideProduction: Leah Marks and Louis Blatherwick Original Music and Sound Design by Eloise Whitmore and Tony Churnside Theme sung by Ellie Akhgar Series Photographer: Simon Bray Illustrator: Pete Hambling Producer: Eloise Whitmore Exec Producer: John DrydenA Naked production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds
4/26/202427 minutes, 51 seconds
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Money Gone – 1. Insufficient Funds

Valentine’s Day 2025. The UK awakes to financial catastrophe and no one can access any money. Ross sees opportunity as the country descends into chaos, but Grace has picked the worst day run away.A fast-paced satirical drama starring Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, Toast of London), Charlotte Richie (Ghosts, Call the Midwife), Aaron Heffernan (War of the Worlds, Brassic) and Josette Simon (Wonder Woman, Blakes 7). Cast: Pascal ..... Robert Bathurst Patricia ..... Josette Simon Emily ..... Charlotte Richie Ross ..... Aaron Heffernan Grace ..... Lauren Douglin Chris ..... Fergus Craig Stuart ..... Raj Ghatak Glenn ..... Simon Darwen Gavin ..... Chris Lew Kum Hoi Shopper.....Melody Brown Bex ..... Sylvie Churnside-Reed The Home Secretary ..... Leah Marks The Danish Prime Minister ..... Charlotte Melen The Chancellor ….. Graeme Hawley Maggie Philbin ..... herselfIncluding the voices of Ruby Evans, Megan Maguire, George Styman, Molly Diamond, Lawrence Carter, Samuel Carrera Briega, Maya Dhokia, Marco Bosin Salome, Christopher Hoop, Evie Barrow, Neve Clark, Niamh Brockbank, Ruby Mutluay, Ryan GaulWritten by Ed Sellek Directed by Tony ChurnsideStoryline Consultant: Diane Coyle Production: Leah Marks and Louis Blatherwick Original Music and Sound Design by Eloise Whitmore and Tony Churnside Theme sung by Ellie Akhgar Series Photographer: Simon Bray Illustrator: Pete Hambling Producer: Eloise WhitmoreA Naked production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds
4/26/202428 minutes, 34 seconds
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Introducing Money Gone

By Ed Sellek.Valentine’s Day 2025. The UK awakes to financial catastrophe and no one can access any money. As the country descends into chaos, some see opportunity, but the powerful want to cling to the status quo. The fate of the country’s economy now lies in the hands of the UK’s Prime Minister.A fast-paced satirical drama starring Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, Toast of London), Charlotte Richie (Ghosts, Call the Midwife), Aaron Heffernan (War of the Worlds, Brassic) and Josette Simon (Wonder Woman, Blakes 7).A Naked Production for BBC Radio 4.
4/22/20242 minutes, 42 seconds
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SILOS - 5: Collective

'This is how it happened. We closed our eyes...' Riv has revealed the secret of the silos. But without him, how do they get access? And what is the code word?CAST: NAT - Anastasia Hille ROZMAY - Rakie Ayola HANNA - Bryony Hannah HONOUR and JAMES - Raad Rawi DIZZY - -Waleed Akhtar MARVIN - Lee Rufford TIGER -Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong IVAN – Ben Crowe JODIE - Anna Fenton-Garvey INFOVERT VOICE - Teresa GallagherDirector: Karen Rose Producer: Sarah Tombling Sound Designer: David Thomas Composer Simon Slater.A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
3/22/202428 minutes, 25 seconds
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SILOS - 4: Stasis

'We're missing our targets for renewable energy ...' Nat discovers that everything is connected. But have they run out of time?CAST: NAT - Anastasia Hille RIV - Paul Bazely ROZMAY - Rakie Ayola CAROL - Rebekah Staton IVAN - Ben Crowe HANNA - Bryony Hannah HONOUR - Raad Rawi DIZZY - Waleed Akhtar JODIE - Anna Fenton-Garvey MARVIN - Lee Rufford INFOVERT VOICE - Teresa Gallagher Writer: Anita Sullivan Director: Karen Rose Producer: Sarah Tombling Sound: David Thomas Composer Simon Slater Exec Producer: Rosalynd WardLegal Advisor on Stasis rights: Elizabeth Barrett Cultural Advisor: Francis GallopInterviewees: Ben Fletcher, Leon Kruger, Mareike Guensche, Camy Creffield, Liz Aggiss, Kiwi SamA Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
3/22/202428 minutes, 20 seconds
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SILOS - 3: Playlist

'Alone. One journey, then another. Now I am here. Who am I here?' Marvin reveals disturbing information about Riv. But Nat ignores his advice and returns to Silo 605 and is persuaded to try a playlist. As Hanna takes over Jodie's room, Nat's experience both asleep and awake, gets even stranger. CAST: NAT - Anastasia Hille RIV - Paul Bazely ROZMAY - Rakie Ayola CAROL - Rebekah Staton HANNA - Bryony Hannah HONOUR - Raad Rawi DIZZY - Waleed Akhtar JODIE - Anna Fenton-Garvey MARVIN - Lee Rufford INFOVERT VOICE - Teresa Gallagher IVAN - Ben Crowe Writer: Anita Sullivan Director: Karen Rose Producer: Sarah Tombling Sound: David Thomas Composer Simon Slater Exec Producer: Rosalynd WardLegal Advisor on Stasis Rights: Elizabeth Barrett Cultural Advisor: Francis Gallop Interviewees: Ben Fletcher, Leon Kruger, Mareike Guensche, Camy Creffield, Liz Aggiss, Kiwi SamA Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
3/22/202428 minutes, 36 seconds
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SILOS - 2: Acclimatisation

'Why not try an acclimatisation session and see for yourself? You don't even have to shut the lid!' As Riv persuades Nat to step into a tube, Marvin digs deeper into the tech and is alarmed by what he finds. CAST: NAT - Anastasia Hille RIV - Paul Bazely ROZMAY - Rakie Ayola CAROL - Rebekah Staton HONOUR - Raad Rawi DIZZY - Waleed Akhtar TIGER - Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong MARVIN - Lee Rufford INFOVERT VOICE - Teresa Gallagher POLICE OFFICER - Ben Crowe Writer: Anita Sullivan Director: Karen Rose Producer: Sarah Tombling Sound: : David Thomas Composer: Simon Slater Exec Producer: Rosalynd WardLegal Advisor on Stasis Rights: Elizabeth Barrett Cultural Advisor: Francis GallopInterviewees: Ben Fletcher, Leon Kruger, Mareike Guensche, Camy Creffield, Liz Aggiss, Kiwi SamA Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
3/22/202428 minutes, 36 seconds
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SILOS - 1: Silo 605

'Take a deep sleep vacation. No work, no stress. Guaranteed sweet dreams.' And a cure for the climate crisis too?Climate events have set mass human migration in motion. Radical forms of governance and flawed technology strive to meet the challenges. Nat, a newly qualified lawyer in stasis law, must deal with the fallout. Award-winning writer Anita Sullivan's new drama takes us to Lanza, a fictional island which could be anywhere - and everywhere. In the distant future - or maybe not that far off...CAST: NAT - Anastasia Hille RIV - Paul Bazely ROZMAY - Rakie Ayola CAROL - Rebekah Staton BARRY - Ben Crowe HONOUR - Raad Rawi JODIE - Anna Fenton-Garvey INFOVERT VOICE - Teresa Gallagher Director: Karen Rose Producer: Sarah Tombling Sound: David Thomas Composer Simon Slater Exec Producer: Rosalynd WardLegal Advisor on Stasis Rights: Elizabeth Barrett Cultural Advisor: Francis GallopInterviewees: Ben Fletcher, Leon Kruger, Mareike Guensche, Camy Creffield, Liz Aggiss, Kiwi SamA Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
3/22/202428 minutes, 6 seconds
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Introducing Silos

Climate events have set mass human migration in motion. Radical forms of governance and flawed technology strive to meet the challenges. Nat, a lawyer, must deal with the fallout.
3/15/20242 minutes
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Love and Other Lies - 5. Long Life

Josie ..... Jessica Gunning Tyler ..... Anthony J Abraham Larry ..... Paul Ready Emma ..... Kitty O'Sullivan Aiden ..... Ed Coleman Daria ..... Margaret Cabourn-Smith Aiden's Mother ..... Jessica TurnerWriter ..... Sarah Cartwright Script Producer ..... Anne Isger Production Co-ordinator ..... Gaelan Davis-Connolly Technical Producers ..... Peter Ringrose & Alison Craig Composer ..... Alexandra Hamilton-Ayres Director ..... Sally AvensJosie's catfisher may have weaved a sophisticated web of fake identities but Josie & Tyler are close to working out his true identity. So all they have to do is find him & persuade him to stop blackmailing them. If only things were that easy.
2/12/202429 minutes, 5 seconds
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Love and Other Lies - 4. Happy Family

Josie ..... Jessica Gunning Tyler ..... Anthony J Abraham Larry ..... Paul Ready Daria ..... Margaret Cabourn-Smith Nick ..... Josh Bryant-Jones Gemma ..... Rhiannon Neads Man/Aiden ..... Ed Coleman Emma ..... Kitty O'SullivanWriter ..... Sarah Cartwright Script Producer ..... Anne Isger Technical Producers ..... Peter Ringrose & Alison Craig Composer ..... Alexandra Hamilton-Ayres Director ..... Sally AvensJosie and Tyler should be celebrating; they've discovered they're not murderers. They didn't kill the man who they thought was sextorting Josie but was really just another victim of the catfishers. So why won't Tyler let Josie go to the police? What exactly is he hiding from her? And who is Pauline? The thrills keep coming as Josie's suburban life is turned upside down.
2/12/202428 minutes, 8 seconds
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Love and Other Lies - 3. Dream Job

Josie ..... Jessica Gunning Larry ..... Paul Ready Tyler ..... Anthony J Abraham Daria ..... Margaret Cabourn-Smith Aiden ..... Ed Coleman Emma ..... Kitty O'Sullivan Gemma ..... Rhiannon Neads Nick ..... Josh Bryant-Jones Detective ..... John LightbodyWriter ..... Sarah Cartwright Script Producer ...... Anne Isger Technical Producers ..... Peter Ringrose & Alison Craig Composer ..... Alexandra Hamilton-Ayres Director ..... Sally AvensJosie & Tyler are working as money mules for a catfishing gang. Blackmailed into the work after they killed the member of the gang who was 'sextorting' Josie. But that's just the beginning of their problems as now the police want to talk to Josie. Do they know she's a mule or even worse, a murderer?
2/12/202428 minutes, 12 seconds
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Love and Other Lies - 2. Wedlock

Josie ..... Jessica Gunning Tyler ..... Anthony J. Abraham Larry ..... Paul Ready Emma ..... Kitty O'Sullivan Aiden/Man ..... Ed Coleman Clerk ..... Rhiannon NeadsWriter ..... Sarah Cartwright Script Producer ..... Anne Isger Composer ..... Alexandra Hamilton-Ayres Technical Producers ..... Peter Ringrose & Alison Craig Director ..... Sally AvensJosie has been the victim of a romance scam. Enlisting the help of Tyler, her daughter's hot headed boyfriend, she believes they have killed her catfisher, but now his gang are after them both and they are going to make them pay one way or another.
2/12/202428 minutes, 20 seconds
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Love and Other Lies - 1. Romance

Josie ..... Jessica Gunning Larry ..... Paul Ready Tyler ..... Anthony J. Abraham Aiden ..... Ed Coleman Emma ..... Kitty O'Sullivan Nick ..... Josh Bryant-JonesWriter ..... Sarah Cartwright Script Producer ..... Anne Isger Technical Producers ..... Peter Ringrose & Alison Craig Composer ..... Alexandra Hamilton-Ayres Director ..... Sally AvensWhen an online flirtation turns bad, Josie goes from being titillated to terrified. Her dream of romance turning into the nightmare of sextortion. Soon she is embroiled in a web of deceit which can barely hold together her suburban life. A rollercoaster of a comic thriller.
2/12/202428 minutes, 32 seconds
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Introducing Love and Other Lies

When an online flirtation turns bad, Josie goes from being titillated to terrified.Her dream of romance turning into the nightmare of sextortion. Soon she is embroiled in a web of deceit which can barely hold together her suburban life.A rollercoaster of a comic thriller.Written by Sarah Cartwright
2/12/20242 minutes, 7 seconds
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Sabine - Episode 5

Armed with the USB drive of Sabine’s recordings, Elly retraces her sister’s movements on the night she died. It’s a race against time to find Sabine’s killer and avert further tragedy.When Sabine’s body is found beneath the cliffs in an apparent suicide, her sister Elly is convinced she was murdered. Elly's hunt for the killer takes her deep into the secret life in Brighton her sister kept hidden. Sabine is a new five-part murder mystery by Mark Healy.CAST Elly ..... Sorcha Groundsell Sabine ..... Freya Mavor Mia ..... Aisling Loftus Oakley ..... Rupert Evans Daniel ..... Ivanno Jeremiah Ziggy ..... Ian Dunnett Jr Becca ..... Rhiannon Neads Rutherford ..... Jessica Turner Poppy ..... Juliana LiskWritten by Mark Healy Directed by Anne Isger Sound by Keith Graham, Ali Craig and Pete Ringrose Production Co-ordination by Gaelan Davis-Connolly Sabine is a BBC Audio Production for Radio 4
2/9/202428 minutes, 32 seconds
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Sabine - Episode 4

Elly’s found a USB drive of Sabine’s secret recordings, meant for Elly’s eyes only. A dangerous side of Sabine’s hidden life is revealed, in the weeks leading up to her death. In this episode, Sabine tells her own story.When Sabine’s body is found beneath the cliffs in an apparent suicide, her sister Elly is convinced she was murdered. Elly's hunt for the killer takes her deep into the life in Brighton her sister kept secret. Sabine is a new five-part murder mystery by Mark Healy.CAST Sabine ..... Freya Mavor Oakley ..... Rupert Evans Daniel ..... Ivanno Jeremiah Becca ..... Rhiannon Neads Ziggy ..... Ian Dunnett Jr Rutherford ..... Jessica TurnerWritten by Mark Healy Directed by Anne Isger Sound by Keith Graham, Ali Craig and Pete Ringrose Production Co-ordination by Gaelan Davis-Connolly Sabine is a BBC Audio Production for Radio 4
2/9/202428 minutes, 44 seconds
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Sabine - Episode 3

After a terrifying night, Elly is sure she knows who killed Sabine. But crucial evidence has now been stolen. When Sabine’s body is found beneath the cliffs in an apparent suicide, her sister Elly is convinced she was murdered. Elly's hunt for the killer takes her deep into the secret life in Brighton her sister kept hidden. Sabine is a new five-part murder mystery by Mark Healy. CAST Elly ..... Sorcha Groundsell Sabine ..... Freya Mavor Mia ..... Aisling Loftus Oakley ..... Rupert Evans Daniel ..... Ivanno Jeremiah Becca ..... Rhiannon Neads Poppy ..... Juliana Lisk Sullivan ..... John LightbodyWritten by Mark Healy Directed by Anne Isger Sound by Keith Graham, Ali Craig and Pete Ringrose Production Co-ordination by Gaelan Davis-Connolly Sabine is a BBC Audio Production for Radio 4
2/9/202427 minutes, 54 seconds
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Sabine - Episode 2

Elly’s been staying in Sabine’s flat to pack up her things. But after finding some surprising evidence in her sister's room, Elly’s desperate to find out who ‘F’ is. When Sabine’s body is found beneath the cliffs in an apparent suicide, her sister Elly is convinced she was murdered. Elly's hunt for the killer takes her deep into the secret life in Brighton her sister kept hidden. Sabine is a new five-part murder mystery by Mark Healy.CAST Elly ..... Sorcha Groundsell Sabine ..... Freya Mavor Oakley ..... Rupert Evans Daniel ..... Ivanno Jeremiah Gabe ..... Tommy Sim’aan Mia ..... Aisling Loftus Ziggy ..... Ian Dunnett Jr Poppy ..... Juliana LiskWritten by Mark Healy Directed by Anne Isger Sound by Keith Graham, Ali Craig and Pete Ringrose Production Co-ordination by Gaelan Davis-Connolly Sabine is a BBC Audio Production for Radio 4
2/9/202427 minutes, 57 seconds
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Introducing Sabine

Elly’s hunting for her sister Sabine’s killer. And everyone has something to hide. Even Sabine herself.A brand new five-part murder mystery by Mark Healy comes to BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds. The whole series is available on BBC Sounds from 12 February 2023.
2/9/20242 minutes, 15 seconds
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Sabine - Episode 1

When Sabine’s body is found beneath the cliffs in an apparent suicide, her sister Elly is convinced she was murdered. Elly's hunt for the killer takes her deep into the secret life her sister kept hidden. Elly has gone to Brighton to pack up her sister’s university room and wait for the results of the post-mortem. But things aren’t quite adding up, and Elly soon starts to unearth the secrets that Sabine was keeping from her. Sabine is a new five-part murder mystery by Mark Healy.CAST Elly ..... Sorcha Groundsell Sabine ..... Freya Mavor Mia ..... Aisling Loftus Gabe ..... Tommy Sim’aan Daniel ..... Ivanno Jeremiah Sullivan ..... John Lightbody Poppy ..... Juliana Lisk Elly’s Mum ..... Jessica TurnerWritten by Mark Healy Directed by Anne Isger Sound by Keith Graham, Ali Craig and Pete Ringrose Production Co-ordination by Gaelan Davis-Connolly Sabine is a BBC Audio Production for Radio 4
2/9/202428 minutes, 17 seconds
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Cobalt - Episode 5

The series concludes, and everything returns to the earth. Five-part thriller by Eno Mfon & Darragh Mortell, starring Saffron Coomber & John Pfumojena.
1/12/202428 minutes, 34 seconds
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Cobalt - Episode 4

News about dad comes through, and Maita and Julian decide to drive to NigeriaSeries creators Eno Mfon and Darragh MortellEpisode 4 by Darragh MortellORIGINAL MUSIC by Kaidi TathamCAST Maita - Saffron Coomber Julian - John Pfumojena Manfred - Jude Akuwudike Kenny - Ashley Zhangazha Morgue Assistant - Diana Yekinni Newsreaders - Tyler Cameron, Diana Yekinni, Bevin MagamaSound: Catherine Robinson and Nigel Lewis Director: John Norton A BBC Audio Drama Wales Production
1/12/202428 minutes, 26 seconds
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Cobalt - Episode 3

Maita's in Zimbabawe looking for her dad. She's not ready for what she finds.Series creators Eno Mfon and Darragh MortellEpisode 3 by Eno MfonORIGINAL MUSIC by Kaidi TathamCAST Maita - Saffron Coomber Julian - John Pfumojena Mum - Caitlin Richards Chiedza - Chipo MushukuSound: Catherine Robinson and Nigel Lewis Director: John Norton A BBC Audio Drama Wales Production
1/12/202428 minutes, 7 seconds
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Cobalt - Episode 2

Maita goes to see her dad for her birthday, but he's not in...and there's something strange about his flat. When she goes to look for him down the docks where he works, she discovers there is more than just her dad that has gone missing. Convinced he has gone back to Zimbabwe, she drops everything and follows him there. Series creators Eno Mfon and Darragh MortellEpisode 2 by Darragh MortellORIGINAL MUSIC by Kaidi TathamCAST Maita - Saffron Coomber Julian - John Pfumojena Mum - Caitlin Richards Gurai - Chipo Kureya Derek - John Lightbody Taxi Driver/ Barman - Dalumuzi Moyo Highfield Resident - Bevin Magama Newsreaders and TikTokers - Kitty O'Sullivan, Rhiannon Neads & Tyler Cameron Sound: Catherine Robinson and Nigel Lewis Director: John Norton A BBC Audio Drama Wales Production
1/12/202428 minutes, 40 seconds
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Cobalt - Episode 1

Maita goes to see her dad for her birthday, but he's not in...and there's something strange about his flat. When she goes to look for him down the docks where he works, she discovers there is more than just her dad that has gone missing.Series creators Eno Mfon and Darragh MortellEpisode 1 by Eno MfonORIGINAL MUSIC by Kaidi TathamCAST Maita - Saffron Coomber Julian - John Pfumojena Bevin - Tonderai Munyevu Mum- Caitlin Richards Tony - Dean Rehman Chatty Caryl - Carys Eleri Meditation voice, TikToker - Kitty O'Sullivan Newsreader, TikToker - Rhiannon Neads Woman on tape - Chipo Mushuku Not Jehovahs, TikTokers - Tyler Cameron and John LightbodySound: Catherine Robinson and Nigel Lewis Director: John Norton A BBC Audio Drama Wales Production
1/12/202428 minutes, 20 seconds
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Introducing Cobalt

A global thriller questioning the guardianship of the earth and our own sense of home. Written by Eno Mfon and Darragh Mortell, whose previous work together includes the Prix Italia shortlisted Siege. With original music by Kaidi Tatham.
1/5/20242 minutes, 33 seconds
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English Rose - 5: Fire and Ice

By Helen Cross.Rose is getting closer to the truth and learning about her own heritage is helping her grow in strength. The vampires are arriving from Europe by Maya's invitation and Austin and Jack are plotting. Can she keep Gully safe and whose side is Maya on? Stylish and surprising fantasy horror with a comic twist, starring Alexandra Mardell (Coronation Street) and Demetri Goritsas (Ten Percent). With music by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Mercury-nominated band, Porridge Radio.Helen Cross wrote ‘My Summer of Love’ which won a Betty Trask award and was made into a Bafta-winning film with Emily Blunt (recently rated her best film in The Guardian top ten Emily Blunt films). Mary Ward-Lowery won Best Director in 2020 Audio Drama Awards.Rose ... Alexandra Mardell Maya ... Miranda Braun Austin ... Demetri Goritsas Siobhan ... Deirdre Mullins Delphine ... Yasemin Özdemir Mam ... Jane Thornton Jack ... Tyler Cameron Gym owner ... Don Gilet Dakota ... Rhiannon Neads Alina ... Kitty O'Sullivan Englishman ... Martin Bonger Angry Man ... Douglas Hodgson Gully ... Bruce CasswellOriginal music written and performed by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Porridge Radio.Sound design by Ilse Lademann and Mary Ward-Lowery Assistant Producer ... Alison Crawford Director ... Mary Ward-Lowery
12/1/202330 minutes, 4 seconds
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English Rose - 4: Young Blood

By Helen Cross. It seems that Rose has been chasing after the wrong father. But neither of the men in Gully's life are great role models. And they're definitely up to something. Meanwhile, Delphine has disappeared.Stylish and surprising fantasy horror with a comic twist, starring Alexandra Mardell (Coronation Street) and Demetri Goritsas (Ten Percent). With music by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Mercury-nominated band, Porridge Radio.Helen Cross wrote ‘My Summer of Love’ which won a Betty Trask award and was made into a Bafta-winning film with Emily Blunt (recently rated her best film in The Guardian top ten Emily Blunt films). Mary Ward-Lowery won Best Director in 2020 Audio Drama Awards.Rose ... Alexandra Mardell Maya ... Miranda Braun Austin ... Demetri Goritsas Siobhan ... Deirdre Mullins Delphine ... Yasemin Özdemir Mam ... Jane Thornton Jack ... Tyler Cameron Gym owner ... Don Gilet Dakota ... Rhiannon Neads Alina ... Kitty O'Sullivan Englishman ... Martin Bonger Angry Man ... Douglas Hodgson Gully ... Bruce CasswellOriginal music written and performed by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Porridge Radio.Sound design by Ilse Lademann and Mary Ward-Lowery Assistant Producer ... Alison Crawford Director ... Mary Ward-Lowery
12/1/202328 minutes, 37 seconds
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English Rose - 3: Transylvania

By Helen Cross. Rose won't survive 'the Old Land'. Her Mam means Transylvania. So when Rose arrives at a picturesque town in the shadow of the Carpathian Mountains, she's on high alert. Rose's arrival is a nasty surprise for Siobhan too. She wants to go home, yes, but not in a body bag. And if Austin's 'reappeared' here, then Rose has to be ready for a fight. Stylish and surprising fantasy horror with a comic twist, starring Alexandra Mardell (Coronation Street) and Demetri Goritsas (Ten Percent). With music by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Mercury-nominated band, Porridge Radio.Helen Cross wrote ‘My Summer of Love’ which won a Betty Trask award and was made into a Bafta-winning film with Emily Blunt (recently rated her best film in The Guardian top ten Emily Blunt films). Mary Ward-Lowery won Best Director in 2020 Audio Drama Awards.Rose ... Alexandra Mardell Maya ... Miranda Braun Austin ... Demetri Goritsas Siobhan ... Deirdre Mullins Delphine ... Yasemin Özdemir Mam ... Jane Thornton Jack ... Tyler Cameron Gym owner ... Don Gilet Dakota ... Rhiannon Neads Alina ... Kitty O'Sullivan Englishman ... Martin Bonger Angry Man ... Douglas Hodgson Gully ... Bruce CasswellOriginal music written and performed by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Porridge Radio.Sound design by Ilse Lademann and Mary Ward-Lowery Assistant Producer ... Alison Crawford Director ... Mary Ward-Lowery
12/1/202328 minutes, 14 seconds
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English Rose - 2: Beware of the Dog

By Helen Cross. Rose is beginning to regret her part in Maya's transformation, and she's suspicious about Maya's plans for a 'rejuvenation' spa in the California Hills. She can see that Maya is already deeply in love with the night. But Rose's first task is to check on baby Gully. Is he behind the telepathic messages she keeps getting? Stylish and surprising fantasy horror with a comic twist, starring Alexandra Mardell (Coronation Street) and Demetri Goritsas (Ten Percent). With music by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Mercury-nominated band, Porridge Radio.Helen Cross wrote ‘My Summer of Love’ which won a Betty Trask award and was made into a Bafta-winning film with Emily Blunt (recently rated her best film in The Guardian top ten Emily Blunt films). Mary Ward-Lowery won Best Director in 2020 Audio Drama Awards.Rose ... Alexandra Mardell Maya ... Miranda Braun Austin ... Demetri Goritsas Siobhan ... Deirdre Mullins Delphine ... Yasemin Özdemir Mam ... Jane Thornton Jack ... Tyler Cameron Gym owner ... Don Gilet Dakota ... Rhiannon Neads Alina ... Kitty O'Sullivan Englishman ... Martin Bonger Angry Man ... Douglas Hodgson Gully ... Bruce CasswellOriginal music written and performed by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Porridge Radio.Sound design by Ilse Lademann and Mary Ward-Lowery Assistant Producer ... Alison Crawford Director ... Mary Ward-Lowery
12/1/202328 minutes, 20 seconds
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English Rose - 1: Go West Young Girl

By Helen Cross.Rose has made a fresh start in the City of Angels and life feels good. But she can't ignore the past, and now it's starting to bite.Her ex-boss Maya is loving never getting older and has Rose to thank for that. Maya has big plans for a 'rejuvenation' spa in the California hills, but Rose suspects all is not what it seems. On top of that she's worried that someone, or something, is trying to send her telepathic messages. But are they to warn her, or frighten her? Stylish and surprising fantasy horror with a comic twist, starring Alexandra Mardell (Coronation Street) and Demetri Goritsas (Ten Percent). With music by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Mercury-nominated band, Porridge Radio.Helen Cross wrote ‘My Summer of Love’ which won a Betty Trask award and was made into a Bafta-winning film with Emily Blunt (recently rated her best film in The Guardian top ten Emily Blunt films). Mary Ward-Lowery won Best Director in 2020 Audio Drama Awards.Rose ... Alexandra Mardell Maya ... Miranda Braun Austin ... Demetri Goritsas Siobhan ... Deirdre Mullins Delphine ... Yasemin Özdemir Mam ... Jane Thornton Jack ... Tyler Cameron Gym owner ... Don Gilet Dakota ... Rhiannon Neads Alina ... Kitty O'Sullivan Englishman ... Martin Bonger Angry Man ... Douglas Hodgson Gully ... Bruce CasswellOriginal music written and performed by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Porridge Radio.Sound design by Ilse Lademann and Mary Ward-Lowery Assistant Producer ... Alison Crawford Director ... Mary Ward-Lowery
12/1/202328 minutes, 16 seconds
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Previously on English Rose

Rose is a young girl from Whitby, with a taste for bloody revenge: the perfect nanny for Baby Gulliver. But nothing in New York turned out as planned.A reminder of the events of the first series of English Rose before you dive into series 2.
12/1/20231 minute, 41 seconds
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Introducing English Rose series 2

Rose has come from Whitby to the City of Angels to make a fresh start. It’s not easy being a vampire. And now the past is starting to bite. On BBC Sounds from 1 December, 2023.
11/27/20231 minute, 55 seconds
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Spores – Episode 5: Mycosis

A psychological horror story set in rural Wales amid the mysterious world of mycelium. When social worker Cassie discovers mould in the flat of a vulnerable service user she puts it down to poor quality housing. But then she discovers it in her own house and begins to fear for the safety of her family. For partner Morgan and young son Bryn, it’s not the mould that troubles them but Cassie’s mental health. As the fungus continues to grow and spread, Cassie resorts to more extreme measures to combat it. But why will no one listen to her when she warns of danger? With Hywel’s help Cassie begins to find answers. But they are not the ones she wanted. In Greek mythology, Cassandra was condemned to speak the truth yet never be believed. A story of trust and what happens when we lose it. And of a hidden threat attacking the very thing that makes us powerful. Written and created by Marietta Kirkbride Cassie …… Kate O’Flynn Interviewer ….. Laurel Lefkow Hywel ….. Lloyd Meredith Morgan…… Owain Gwynn Bryn …… Macsen Ovens Joyce ….. Kezrena James Ola …… Aggy K. Adams Theo …… Richard Corgan Young Helen …… Lily Anne Lefkow Other voices played by the cast Production Manager: Anna de Wolff Evans Production Assistant: Teresa Milewski Executive Producer: Sara Davies Title Music: Ioana Selaru & Melo-Zed Sound Design: Jon Nicholls Directed and Produced by Nicolas Jackson An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4
11/20/202332 minutes, 35 seconds
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Spores – Episode 4: Rot

A psychological horror story set in rural Wales amid the mysterious world of mycelium. When social worker Cassie discovers mould in the flat of a vulnerable service user she puts it down to poor quality housing. But then she discovers it in her own house and begins to fear for the safety of her family. For partner Morgan and young son Bryn, it’s not the mould that troubles them but Cassie’s mental health. As the fungus continues to grow and spread, Cassie resorts to more extreme measures to combat it. But why will no one listen to her when she warns of danger? When Ola proves an uncertain ally, Cassie is forced to turn back to Hywel for help. In Greek mythology, Cassandra was condemned to speak the truth yet never be believed. A story of trust and what happens when we lose it. And of a hidden threat attacking the very thing that makes us powerful. Written and created by Marietta Kirkbride Cassie …… Kate O’Flynn Ola …… Aggy K. Adams Interviewer ….. Laurel Lefkow Hywel ….. Lloyd Meredith Morgan…… Owain Gwynn Bryn …… Macsen Ovens Health Professional ….. Kezrena James Theo …… Richard Corgan Young Helen …… Lily Anne Lefkow Other voices played by the cast Production Manager: Anna de Wolff Evans Production Assistant: Teresa Milewski Executive Producer: Sara Davies Title Music: Ioana Selaru & Melo-Zed Sound Design: Jon Nicholls Directed and Produced by Nicolas Jackson An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4
11/20/202332 minutes, 11 seconds
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Spores – Episode 3: Drift

A psychological horror story set in rural Wales amid the mysterious world of mycelium. When social worker Cassie discovers mould in the flat of a vulnerable service user she puts it down to poor quality housing. But then she discovers it in her own house and begins to fear for the safety of her family. For partner Morgan and young son Bryn, it’s not the mould that troubles them but Cassie’s mental health. As the fungus continues to grow and spread, Cassie resorts to more extreme measures to combat it. But why will no one listen to her when she warns of danger? Cassie finds an ally in the reclusive Hywel when the Polish girl makes contact again. In Greek mythology, Cassandra was condemned to speak the truth yet never be believed. A story of trust and what happens when we lose it. And of a hidden threat attacking the very thing that makes us powerful. Written and created by Marietta Kirkbride Cassie …… Kate O’Flynn Ola …… Aggy K. Adams Hywel ….. Lloyd Meredith Interviewer ….. Laurel Lefkow Morgan…… Owain Gwynn Other voices played by the cast Production Manager: Anna de Wolff Evans Production Assistant: Teresa Milewski Executive Producer: Sara Davies Title Music: Ioana Selaru & Melo-Zed Sound Design: Jon Nicholls Directed and Produced by Nicolas Jackson An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4
11/20/202330 minutes, 38 seconds
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Spores – Episode 2: Seed

A psychological horror story set in rural Wales amid the mysterious world of mycelium. When social worker Cassie discovers mould in the flat of a vulnerable service user she puts it down to poor quality housing. But then she discovers it in her own house and begins to fear for the safety of her family. For partner Morgan and young son Bryn, it’s not the mould that troubles them but Cassie’s mental health. As the fungus continues to grow and spread, Cassie resorts to more extreme measures to combat it. But why will no one listen to her when she warns of danger? An ethereal “sporing event” forces Cassie to make a desperate decision. In Greek mythology, Cassandra was condemned to speak the truth yet never be believed. A story of trust and what happens when we lose it. And of a hidden threat attacking the very thing that makes us powerful. Written and created by Marietta Kirkbride Cassie …… Kate O’Flynn Morgan…… Owain Gwynn Interviewer ….. Laurel Lefkow Bryn …… Macsen Ovens Joyce ….. Kezrena James Huw …… Richard Corgan Hywel ….. Lloyd Meredith Other voices played by the cast Production Manager: Anna de Wolff Evans Production Assistant: Teresa Milewski Executive Producer: Sara Davies Title Music: Ioana Selaru & Melo-Zed Sound Design: Jon Nicholls Directed and Produced by Nicolas Jackson An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4
11/20/202332 minutes, 10 seconds
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Spores – Episode 1: Growth

A psychological horror story set in rural Wales amid the mysterious world of mycelium. When social worker Cassie discovers mould in the flat of a vulnerable service user she puts it down to poor quality housing. But then she discovers it in her own house and begins to fear for the safety of her family. For partner Morgan and young son Bryn, it’s not the mould that troubles them but Cassie’s mental health. As the fungus continues to grow and spread, Cassie resorts to more extreme measures to combat it. But why will no one listen to her when she warns of danger? The appearance of a mysterious Polish girl adds fuel to the friction within the family. In Greek mythology, Cassandra was condemned to speak the truth yet never be believed. A story of trust and what happens when we lose it. And of a hidden threat attacking the very thing that makes us powerful. Written and created by Marietta Kirkbride Cassie …… Kate O’Flynn Interviewer ….. Laurel Lefkow Morgan ..... Owain Gwynn Joyce ….. Kezrena James Bryn …… Macsen Ovens Huw …… Richard Corgan Ola …… Aggy K. Adams Other voices played by the cast Production Manager: Anna de Wolff Evans Production Assistant: Teresa Milewski Executive Producer: Sara Davies Title Music: Ioana Selaru & Melo-Zed Sound Design: Jon Nicholls Directed and Produced by Nicolas Jackson An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4
11/20/202327 minutes, 25 seconds
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Introducing Spores

A psychological horror story set in rural Wales amid the mysterious world of mycelium. When social worker Cassie discovers mould in the flat of a vulnerable service user she puts it down to poor quality housing. But then she discovers it in her own house and begins to fear for the safety of her family. For partner Morgan and young son Bryn, it’s not the mould that troubles them but Cassie’s mental health. As the fungus continues to grow and spread, Cassie resorts to more extreme measures to combat it. But why will no one listen to her when she warns of danger? In Greek mythology, Cassandra was condemned to speak the truth yet never be believed. A story of trust and what happens when we lose it. And of a hidden threat attacking the very thing that makes us powerful.
11/13/20232 minutes, 22 seconds
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Listen to The Lovecraft Investigations

Enter the world of The Lovecraft Investigations, a thrilling investigation into witchcraft, the occult and secret government operations. All four series are available now on BBC Sounds.
10/23/20233 minutes
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Harland - 5. Diu triach

Lucy Catherine's supernatural thriller reaches its apocalyptic conclusion. Sarah may still be at his side but Dan finds the world around him is being ripped apart as forces unleashed centuries ago come crashing into the present. The Hare Witches will not be denied. Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Janis ..... Fiona Skinner Fordingbridge ..... Sean Baker Keshia ..... Rhiannon Neads Molly Gold ..... Carolyn Pickles Dom Rob ..... Josh Bryant-Jones DJ ..... Don Gilet Production Co-ordinator ..... Jenny Mendez Technical Producer ..... Andrew Garratt Sound Design by Peter Ringrose and Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift A BBC Audio Production for BBC Radio 4
10/20/202329 minutes, 11 seconds
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Harland - 4. Diu eathamon

Fordingbridge is on the trail of Keshia who he believes is a Hare Witch. Still devastated by his father's betrayal, Dan continues his search for the four Hare Witches not yet knowing if they will bring about salvation or the end of the world. By Lucy Catherine. Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Morris ..... Rupert Holliday Evans Sadie ..... Melissa Advani Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Fordingbridge ..... Sean Baker Keshia ..... Rhiannon Neads DCI Cummins ..... John Lightbody Dom-Rob ..... Josh Bryant-Jones DJ ..... Don Gilet Production Co-ordinator ..... Jenny Mendez Technical Producer ..... Andrew Garratt Sound Design by Peter Ringrose and Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift A BBC Audio Production for BBC Radio 4
10/20/202328 minutes, 22 seconds
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Harland - 3. Diu iath

Deep in the woods of reclusive industrialist Darius Fordingbridge's estate, Dan meets a surprising new ally. Together they go in search of the third of the four Hare Witch. By Lucy Catherine. Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Morris ..... Rupert Holliday Evans Keshia ..... Rhiannon Neads Sadie ..... Melissa Advani Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Reception-Bot ..... Kitty O’Sullivan Production Co-ordinator ..... Jenny Mendez Technical Producer ..... Andrew Garratt Sound Design by Peter Ringrose and Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift A BBC Audio Production for BBC Radio 4
10/20/202327 minutes, 54 seconds
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Harland - 2. Diu mart

Lucy Catherine's supernatural thriller continues. On the run from the police, Dan has sought refuge inside the trunk of the ancient Wych Elm which still stands amidst the charred ruins of Harland's shopping centre. Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Morris ..... Rupert Holliday Evans Sadie ..... Melissa Advani Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Janis ..... Fiona Skinner DCI Cummins ..... John Lightbody Fordingbridge ..... Sean Baker Dom-Rob ..... Josh Bryant-Jones Melangell ..... Kitty O’Sullivan Security Guard ..... Tyler Cameron Production Co-ordinator ..... Jenny Mendez Technical Producer ..... Andrew Garratt Sound Design by Peter Ringrose and Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift A BBC Audio Production for BBC Radio 4
10/20/202328 minutes, 19 seconds
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Harland - 1. Diu luna

Lucy Catherine's supernatural thriller returns to Harland, the new town haunted by its bloody past. Six weeks have passed and Dan is under house arrest, suspected of murder, arson and abducting a baby. His search for missing police detective Sarah Ward and the answer to the mystery of the Hare Witches seems to be at an end. Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Morris ..... Rupert Holliday Evans Sadie ..... Melissa Advani Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Janis ..... Fiona Skinner DCI Cummins ..... John Lightbody Security Guard ..... Tyler Cameron DJ ..... Don Gilet Tool Voice ..... Kitty O’Sullivan Production Co-ordinator ..... Jenny Mendez Technical Producer ..... Andrew Garratt Sound Design by Peter Ringrose and Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift A BBC Audio Production for BBC Radio 4
10/20/202327 minutes, 58 seconds
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Introducing Harland - the final series

Lucy Catherine's supernatural thriller reaches its third and final series. Ex-CCTV operative Dan (Tyger Drew-Honey) is in search of Sarah, a police detective who mysteriously disappeared when a sink hole opened up on a housing estate in the new town of Harland. His quest has led to his current house arrest for suspected murder, arson and the abduction of a baby.
10/13/20233 minutes, 44 seconds
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The System - Method 5: Die

Five Methods for Overcoming Mortality. Season finale of Ben Lewis’ propulsive thriller. When the Children of the Green Man open the castle gates to a mob of gamers, it becomes clear that a storm is coming. The fate of everyone is now in the hands of the few. But whose version of reality will win out? Cast: Maya… Siena Kelly Jake … Jack Rowan Coyote…Divian Ladwa Robin…Ryan Sampson Matt Finch…Rhashan Stone Original music and sound design by Danny Krass A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
10/6/202328 minutes, 39 seconds
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The System - Method 4: Turn into a Cyborg and Fly to Mars

Five Methods for Overcoming Mortality. Season 3 of Ben Lewis’ award-winning thriller. A community of activists vowing to make the earth sacred again, a mob of gamers desperate to win the augmented reality game that’s sweeping the nation and an elite group of super rich party goers are all making their way towards Matt Finch’s Scottish castle. It’s his 50th birthday and tonight he fully expects to be assassinated. Cast: Maya… Siena Kelly Jake … Jack Rowan Coyote…Divian Ladwa Carly and Amanda…Lois Chimimba Robin and Voice of the Game…Ryan Sampson Matt Finch…Rhashan Stone Percussion by Alon Ilsar Original music and sound design by Danny Krass A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
10/6/202327 minutes, 35 seconds
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The System - Method 3: Find a God and Pray

Five Methods for Overcoming Mortality. Season 3 of Ben Lewis’ award-winning thriller. Pulled from her safe house by an unusual woman, Maya finds herself on an unexpected journey of self-discovery. Meanwhile Jake attempts to get to the bottom of where she’s disappeared to by challenging Robin – the enigmatic man with the red mullet. Cast: Maya… Siena Kelly Jake … Jack Rowan Coyote…Divian Ladwa Wendy … Amelia Bullmore Robin…Ryan Sampson Matt Finch and Control…Rhashan Stone Original music and sound design by Danny Krass A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
9/29/202327 minutes, 56 seconds
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The System - Method 2: Fill the Hole

Five Methods for Overcoming Mortality. Season 3 of Ben Lewis’ award-winning thriller. Ankle-tagged by the authorities and cancelled by the media, Maya is trying to focus on a life of hedonism when she begins to suspect someone is trying to kill her. Are they? Or is there something even more surreal about to unfold? Cast: Maya… Siena Kelly Coyote…Divian Ladwa Reggie…Ian Dunnett Jnr Robin…Ryan Sampson Original music and sound design by Danny Krass A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
9/22/202327 minutes, 16 seconds
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The System - Method 1: Denial

Five Methods for Overcoming Mortality. Ben Lewis’ award-winning thriller returns for a third and final season. Maya and Jake were once close siblings. Now they’re divided in an increasingly divided world. Maya’s infamy as an activist fighting for social change and climate consciousness has pushed her to the margins, whilst Jake’s commitment to serve king and country has placed him at the centre of a society increasingly intolerant of people on the fringe. But Maya and Jake’s worlds are about to collide in what will become a fight for survival. For them. And for us. Cast: Jake … Jack Rowan Maya… Siena Kelly Coyote…Divian Ladwa Carly…Lois Chimimba Ash…Ian Dunnett Jnr Matt Finch … Rhashan Stone Voice of the Game…Ryan Sampson Original music and sound design by Danny Krass A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
9/15/202328 minutes, 27 seconds
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Introducing The System S3 - Five Methods for Overcoming Mortality

The System S3 - Five Methods for Overcoming Mortality. Ben Lewis’ award-winning propulsive thriller returns for a third and final season. When an immersive online game spills into the real world, siblings Maya and Jake find themselves pulled into a fight for survival. For them. And for us.
9/12/20232 minutes, 25 seconds
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There’s Something I Need to Tell You - 5: Friends

After agreeing to help a mysterious stranger, a young couple are implicated in an assassination at their hotel. They find themselves plunged into a deadly game of political score-settling that spans the world and from which they must run to survive. A global thriller of espionage, money and murder. In Episode 5, Istanbul, the Russian oligarch and his superyacht… With very strong language. By John Scott Dryden and Misha Kawnel Cast: Jake.....Chris Lew Kum Hoi Kayla.....Sophia Del Pizzo Yuri.....Nick Nevern Marty.....Chris Anderson Other parts: Yasmine Alice Nezar Alderazi Nicholas Goh Walles Hamonde Jay Lim Megan Soh & Sheng Chien Tsai Original music by Sacha Puttnam Production: Sound Design: Joseff Harris & John Scott Dryden Sound Engineer: Paul Clark Production Assistant: Joe Troy Producer: Emma Hearn Director: John Scott Dryden A Goldhawk Production for BBC Radio 4.
8/11/202336 minutes
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There’s Something I Need to Tell You - 4: The Party

After agreeing to help a mysterious stranger, a young couple are implicated in an assassination at their hotel. They find themselves plunged into a deadly game of political score-settling that spans the world and from which they must run to survive. A global thriller of espionage, money and murder. In Episode 4, the Thai Senator, an interrogation, a private jet… By John Scott Dryden and Misha Kawnel Cast: Jake.....Chris Lew Kum Hoi Kayla.....Sophia Del Pizzo Yuri.....Nick Nevern Senator.....Song Hung Chang Anuman.....Akie Kotabe Thai Captain.....Sheng Chien Tsai Senator’s Security.....Nicholas Goh & Jay Lim Other parts played by: Yasmine Alice Nezar Alderazi Nicholas Goh Walles Hamonde Megan Soh & Sheng Chien Tsai Original music by Sacha Puttnam Production: Sound Design: Joseff Harris & John Scott Dryden Sound Engineer: Paul Clark Production Assistant: Joe Troy Producer: Emma Hearn Director: John Scott Dryden A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4
8/11/202328 minutes, 58 seconds
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There’s Something I Need to Tell You - 3: The Invitation

After agreeing to help a mysterious stranger, a young couple are implicated in an assassination at their hotel. They find themselves plunged into a deadly game of political score-settling that spans the world and from which they must run to survive. A global thriller of espionage, money and murder. In Episode 3, A Bangkok escape, another death, an unexpected invite… By John Scott Dryden and Misha Kawnel Cast: Jake.....Chris Lew Kum Hoi Kayla.....Sophia Del Pizzo Terry.....Nick Nevern Miriam.....Jennifer Armour Zidane.....Walles Hamonde Official.....Nezar Alderazi Other parts played by: Yasmine Alice Nezar Alderazi Hugo Dyden Leela-Grace Dryden Nicholas Goh Walles Hamonde Jay Lim Ayeesha Menon Megan Soh Sheng Chien Tsai Original music by Sacha Puttnam Production: Sound Design: Joseff Harris & John Scott Dryden Sound Engineer: Paul Clark Production Assistant: Jo Troy Producer: Emma Hearn Director: John Scott Dryden A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4.
8/11/202328 minutes, 33 seconds
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There’s Something I Need to Tell You - 2: Big Problem

After agreeing to help a mysterious stranger, a young couple are implicated in an assassination at their hotel. They find themselves plunged into a deadly game of political score-settling that spans the world and from which they must run to survive. A global thriller of espionage, money and murder. In Episode 2: Death in Dubai, a secret agent, the police… With very strong language. By John Scott Dryden and Misha Kawnel Jake.....Chris Lew Kum Hoi Kayla.....Sophia Del Pizzo Miriam.....Jennifer Armour Tour Guide.....Nezar Alderazi Inspector Zidane.....Walles Hamonde Other parts played by: Nezar Alderazi Yasmine Alice Chris Anderson Megan Soh Original music by Sacha Puttnam Production: Sound Design: Joseff Harris & John Scott Dryden Sound Engineer: Paul Clark Production Assistant: Jo Troy Producer: Emma Hearn Director: John Scott Dryden A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4.
8/11/202329 minutes, 48 seconds
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There’s Something I Need to Tell You - 1: Tennis Buddies

After agreeing to help a mysterious stranger, young couple Jake and Kayla are implicated in an assassination at their hotel. They find themselves plunged into a deadly game of political score-settling that spans the world and from which they must run to survive. A global thriller of espionage, money and murder. In Episode 1, a five-star hotel, contract killers and a chance encounter in Dubai… By John Scott Dryden and Misha Kawnel Cast: Jake.....Chris Lew Kum Hoi Kayla.....Sophia Del Pizzo Omar.....Nick Nevern Marty.....Chris Anderson Barman..... Nezar Alderazi Other parts played by: Yasmine Alice Jennifer Armour Walles Hamonde Megan Soh Original music by Sacha Puttnam Production: Sound Design: Joseff Harris & John Scott Dryden Sound Engineer: Paul Clark Production Assistant: Jo Troy Producer: Emma Hearn Director:John Scott Dryden A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4.
8/11/202327 minutes, 11 seconds
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Introducing There's Something I Need to Tell You

After agreeing to help a mysterious stranger, young couple Jake and Kayla are implicated in an assassination at their hotel. They find themselves plunged into a deadly game of political score-settling that spans the world and from which they must run to survive. A global thriller of espionage, money and murder. by John Scott Dryden & Misha Kawnel With: Chris Lew Kum Hoi Sophia Del Pizzo Nick Nevern Jennifer Armour Walles Hamonde Akie Kotabe Production: Trail by Jack Soper Sound Design: Joseff Harris & John Scott Dryden Sound Engineer: Paul Clark Produced by Emma Hearn and Directed by John Scott Dryden A Goldhawk Production for BBC Radio 4.
8/4/20232 minutes, 8 seconds
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Introducing the Whodunnits collection

Cases to baffle and intrigue. What to expect from BBC Radio 4 and 4 Extra’s treasure trove of murder mysteries. Available only on BBC Sounds.
8/3/20232 minutes
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Bitter Pill - 5: Face the Fear

An audio drama series about memory and trauma. After a traumatic car crash, Mary joins a clinical drug trial that promises a cure for PTSD. The medication triggers intense flashbacks of the accident that left her fiancée comatose. But is Mary simply remembering the event, or reliving it? And if she is actually returning to the past, does that mean she can change her future? Cast: Mary ….. Séainín Brennan Jackie ….. Charlotte McCurry Carl ……. Shaun Blaney Eoin ….. Seamus O’Hara Jackie’s Mum ….. Carol Moore Warren ….. Martin McCann All other roles were played by the cast and crew. Writers ….. Michael Patrick & Oisín Kearney Producer ….. Michael Shannon Executive Editor ….. Andy Martin Music composed by Denis Clohessy. Sound Design by Bill Maul. A BBC Northern Ireland production.
7/7/202328 minutes, 17 seconds
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Bitter Pill - 4: Trust Issues

An audio drama series about memory and trauma. After a traumatic car crash, Mary joins a clinical drug trial that promises a cure for PTSD. The medication triggers intense flashbacks of the accident that left her fiancée comatose. But is Mary simply remembering the event, or reliving it? And if she is actually returning to the past, does that mean she can change her future? Cast: Mary ….. Séainín Brennan Jackie ….. Charlotte McCurry Carl ……. Shaun Blaney Eoin ….. Seamus O’Hara Warren ….. Martin McCann All other roles were played by the cast and crew. Writers ….. Michael Patrick & Oisín Kearney Producer ….. Michael Shannon Executive Editor ….. Andy Martin Music composed by Denis Clohessy. Sound Design by Bill Maul. A BBC Northern Ireland production.
7/7/202327 minutes, 17 seconds
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Bitter Pill - 3: Disconnect

An audio drama series about memory and trauma. After a traumatic car crash, Mary joins a clinical drug trial that promises a cure for PTSD. The medication triggers intense flashbacks of the accident that left her fiancée comatose. But is Mary simply remembering the event, or reliving it? And if she is actually returning to the past, does that mean she can change her future? Cast: Mary ….. Séainín Brennan Jackie ….. Charlotte McCurry Carl ……. Shaun Blaney Stuart ….. Tony Flynn Warren ….. Martin McCann All other roles were played by the cast and crew. Writers ….. Michael Patrick & Oisín Kearney Producer ….. Michael Shannon Executive Editor ….. Andy Martin Music composed by Denis Clohessy. Sound Design by Bill Maul. A BBC Northern Ireland production.
7/7/202327 minutes, 31 seconds
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Bitter Pill - 2: Flashback

An audio drama series about memory and trauma. After a traumatic car crash, Mary joins a clinical drug trial that promises a cure for PTSD. The medication triggers intense flashbacks of the accident that left her fiancée comatose. But is Mary simply remembering the event, or reliving it? And if she is actually returning to the past, does that mean she can change her future? Cast: Mary ….. Séainín Brennan Jackie ….. Charlotte McCurry Carl ……. Shaun Blaney Eoin ….. Seamus O’Hara Delia ….. Jo Donnelly Warren ….. Martin McCann All other roles were played by the cast and crew. Writers ….. Michael Patrick & Oisín Kearney Producer ….. Michael Shannon Executive Editor ….. Andy Martin Music composed by Denis Clohessy. Sound Design by Bill Maul. A BBC Northern Ireland production.
7/7/202327 minutes, 49 seconds
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Bitter Pill - 1: Fight or Flight

An audio drama series about memory and trauma. After a traumatic car crash, Mary joins a clinical drug trial that promises a cure for PTSD. The medication triggers intense flashbacks of the accident that left her fiancée comatose. But is Mary simply remembering the event, or reliving it? And if she is actually returning to the past, does that mean she can change her future? Cast: Mary ….. Séainín Brennan Jackie ….. Charlotte McCurry Carl ……. Shaun Blaney Barista ….. Christopher Grant Board Member ….. Richard Croxford Warren ….. Martin McCann All other roles were played by the cast and crew. Writers ….. Michael Patrick & Oisín Kearney Producer ….. Michael Shannon Executive Editor ….. Andy Martin Music composed by Denis Clohessy. Sound Design by Bill Maul. A BBC Northern Ireland production.
7/7/202327 minutes, 47 seconds
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Introducing Bitter Pill

After a traumatic car crash, Mary joins a clinical drug trial that promises a cure for PTSD. But there's something different about this pill... Is Mary destined to relive those nightmarish events over and over again, or does she have the power to change them?
6/30/20232 minutes, 16 seconds
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An Eye For A Killing – 5. The Reckoning

Welcome to hell. The true story of Scotland’s notorious serial killers, Burke and Hare. On Christmas Day in 1828 the jury at the High Court decide that serial killer, William Burke, is guilty of the murder of Madgy Docherty. Burke is sentenced to be hanged and his body publicly dissected. A crowd of 25,000 people turn out to watch him die – while his accomplice, William Hare, walks free from the court. Powerful five-part drama-documentary series from BBC Radio 4 with bonus scenes on BBC Sounds. Written and dramatised by Colin MacDonald. Narrator ….. Jack Lowden Burke ….. Gavin Mitchell Boyle ….. Paul Young Robert Knox ….. Simon Donaldson Janet Brown ….. Nicola Roy Mrs Wilson ….. Lucianne McEvoy Galbraith ….. Andy Clark John Fisher ….. Robert Jack Michael Campbell ….. James Rottger Other parts played by the cast. Producer/director: Bruce Young
4/28/202334 minutes, 8 seconds
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An Eye For A Killing – 4. Anger on the Streets

Welcome to hell. The true story of Scotland’s notorious serial killers, Burke and Hare. As Burke’s murder trial continues at the High Court, a rumour spreads on the streets that there has been a series of killings – and the man buying the bodies is the anatomist, Dr Robert Knox. An angry mob surrounds Knox’s house threatening to lynch the doctor. Powerful five-part drama-documentary series from BBC Radio 4 with bonus scenes on BBC Sounds. Written and dramatised by Colin MacDonald. Narrator ….. Jack Lowden Burke ….. Gavin Mitchell Hare ….. James Boal Sir William Rae ….. Stuart McQuarrie Galbraith ….. Andy Clark Robert Knox ….. Simon Donaldson Madgy Docherty ….. Maureen Carr Margaret Hare ….. Lucianne McEvoy John Fisher ….. Robert Jack Michael Campbell ….. James Rottger Lord Justice Clerk ….. Paul Young Other parts played by the cast. Producer/director: Bruce Young
4/28/202328 minutes, 1 second
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An Eye for a Killing – 3. The Innocent and the Guilty

Welcome to hell. The true story of Scotland’s notorious serial killers, Burke and Hare. In his prison cell, William Burke confesses to a journalist that he took part in 16 murders in the space of ten months. Jamie Wilson, a young boy living by his wits on the streets of Edinburgh, is one of the victims murdered by Burke and Hare. Neither man is charged with his death – but Jamie’s relatives continue to seek justice. In the witness box at the High Court, Hare’s wife, Margaret, also accuses Burke of killing Madgy Docherty - who had travelled from Ireland to Edinburgh in search of her son. Powerful five-part drama-documentary series from BBC Radio 4 with bonus scenes on BBC Sounds. Written and dramatised by Colin MacDonald. Narrator ….. Jack Lowden Burke ….. Gavin Mitchell Galbraith ….. Andy Clark Jamie ….. Kyle Gardiner Bobbie ….. James Rottger Margaret Hare ….. Lucianne McEvoy Madgy Docherty ….. Maureen Carr Robert Knox ….. Simon Donaldson Sir William Rae ….. Stuart McQuarrie Other parts played by the cast. Producer/director: Bruce Young
4/28/202329 minutes, 22 seconds
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An Eye for a Killing – 2. The Lost Girl

Welcome to hell. The true story of Scotland’s notorious serial killers, Burke and Hare. Mary Paterson is 18 when she meets William Burke in a drinking dive in Edinburgh’s Old Town in 1828. By the end of the day she will be dead and her body sold for £10 to one of the city’s leading anatomy teachers, Dr Robert Knox. In the witness box at the High Court in Edinburgh William Hare is cross-examined on his knowledge of another murder. In fact, he has detailed knowledge of 16 murders because he’s one of the killers – but he can never be charged because the authorities have given him immunity. Powerful five-part drama-documentary series from BBC Radio 4 with bonus scenes on BBC Sounds. Written and dramatised by Colin MacDonald. Narrator ….. Jack Lowden Mary Paterson ….. Helen Mackay William Hare ….. James Boal Burke ….. Gavin Mitchell Galbraith ….. Andy Clark Robert Knox ….. Simon Donaldson Henry Cockburn ….. Jimmy Chisholm David Paterson ….. Stuart McQuarrie Janet Brown ….. Nicola Roy Other parts played by the cast. Producer/director: Bruce Young
4/28/202342 minutes, 28 seconds
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An Eye for a Killing – 1. The Trial on Christmas Eve

Welcome to hell. The true story of Scotland’s notorious serial killers, Burke and Hare. On Christmas Eve in 1828, William Burke is on trial for murder at the High Court in Edinburgh. He’s accused of killing an old woman, Madgy Docherty. In the witness box is his accuser – William Hare - who is Burke’s accomplice in 16 murders. What started these two former canal labourers on a mass killing spree? In 1828, Edinburgh is a world-leading centre of medical training and dissection. The anatomists need cadavers on which to demonstrate and practice – but the supply of bodies from hospitals and prisons isn’t enough to meet the demand. Burke and Hare discover they can earn £10 by selling a dead body and decide they will lure victims to their lodging house and murder them. Powerful five-part drama-documentary series from BBC Radio 4 with bonus scenes on BBC Sounds. Written and dramatised by Colin MacDonald. Narrator ….. Jack Lowden Burke ….. Gavin Mitchell Hare ….. James Boal John Fisher ….. Robert Jack Mary Paterson ….. Helen Mackay Janet Brown ….. Nicola Roy Madgy Docherty ….. Maureen Carr Jamie ….. Kyle Gardiner Sheriff Tait ….. Ron Donachie Sir William Rae ….. Stuart McQuarrie Robert Knox ….. Simon Donaldson Other parts played by the cast. Producer/director: Bruce Young
4/28/202340 minutes, 9 seconds
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Introducing An Eye for a Killing

Jack Lowden tells the true story of Scotland’s notorious serial killers, Burke and Hare. What started two former canal labourers on a mass killing spree in 19th century Edinburgh?
4/21/20233 minutes, 3 seconds
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Who Killed Aldrich Kemp? - Chapter Five: Bogata

The team is in a race against time for answers, but the route proves circuitous. Chapter Five – the quest ends? Cast: Clara Page - Phoebe Fox Aldrich Kemp – Ferdinand Kingsley Mrs Boone – Nicola Walker Sebastian Harcourt – Kyle Soller Nakesha Kemp – Karla Crome Aunt Lily – Susan Jameson Forsaken McTeague and the Underwood Sisters – Jana Carpenter. Sabine Seah – Rebecca Boey Remington Schofield– Barnaby Kay Miss Lotte Amutenya – Cherrelle Skeete Mrs Bartholomew – Kate Isitt Dr Hazlitt - Ben Crowe Co Pilot – James Joyce. Created and written by Julian Simpson Recorded on location in Hove. Music composed by Tim Elsenburg. Sound Design: David Thomas Director: Julian Simpson Producer: Sarah Tombling Executive Producer: Karen Rose A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
3/24/202328 minutes, 25 seconds
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Who Killed Aldrich Kemp? - Chapter Four: The Murder Clowns

Dr Hazlitt sends Aldrich and Clara on a mission to unexplored and dangerous territory. Chapter Four – more questions than answers? Cast: Clara Page - Phoebe Fox Aldrich Kemp – Ferdinand Kingsley Mrs Boone – Nicola Walker Sebastian Harcourt – Kyle Soller Nakesha Kemp – Karla Crome Aunt Lily – Susan Jameson Forsaken McTeague and the Underwood Sisters – Jana Carpenter. Sabine Seah – Rebecca Boey Remington Schofield– Barnaby Kay Mrs Bartholomew – Kate Isitt Dr Hazlitt - Ben Crowe Film Director – James Joyce. Created and written by Julian Simpson Recorded on location in Hove. Music composed by Tim Elsenburg. Sound Design: David Thomas Director: Julian Simpson Producer: Sarah Tombling Executive Producer: Karen Rose A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
3/24/202328 minutes, 13 seconds
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Who Killed Aldrich Kemp? - Chapter Three: Liberty Flights

Clara and Sabine battle through undergrowth and language barriers as Nakesha and Sebastian follow the Liberty Flights lead in Vienna. Chapter Three - Liberty Flights don’t file flight plans. Cast: Clara Page - Phoebe Fox Aldrich Kemp – Ferdinand Kingsley Mrs Boone – Nicola Walker Sebastian Harcourt – Kyle Soller Nakesha Kemp – Karla Crome Aunt Lily – Susan Jameson Nurse – Jana Carpenter. Sabine Seah – Rebecca Boey Remington Schofield – Barnaby Kay Miss Lotte Amutenya – Cherrelle Skeete Mrs Bartholomew – Kate Isitt Dr Hazlitt - Ben Crowe Camera Assistant – James Joyce. Created and written by Julian Simpson Recorded on location in Hove. Music composed by Tim Elsenburg. Sound Design: David Thomas Director: Julian Simpson Producer: Sarah Tombling Executive Producer: Karen Rose A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
3/24/202328 minutes, 50 seconds
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Who Killed Aldrich Kemp? - Chapter Two: The Man Who Sold the World

Clara's dispatched on a new mission by her new boss. What could possibly go wrong? Chapter Two - just who is Remington Schofield? Cast: Clara Page - Phoebe Fox Aldrich Kemp – Ferdinand Kingsley Mrs Boone – Nicola Walker Sebastian Harcourt – Kyle Soller Nakesha Kemp – Karla Crome Aunt Lily – Susan Jameson The Underwood Sisters & Forsaken McTeague – Jana Carpenter. Sabine Seah – Rebecca Boey Remington Schofield – Barnaby Kay Miss Lotte Amutenya – Cherrelle Skeete Mrs Bartholomew – Kate Isitt Novak - Ben Crowe Created and written by Julian Simpson Recorded on location in Hove. Music composed by Tim Elsenburg. Sound Design: David Thomas Director: Julian Simpson Producer: Sarah Tombling Executive Producer: Karen Rose A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
3/24/202328 minutes, 37 seconds
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Who Killed Aldrich Kemp? - Chapter One: Funeral in London

Our heroine Clara Page (Phoebe Fox) returns. And this time the question’s deadly serious - Who Killed Aldrich Kemp? Prepare for another rollercoaster ride from the pen of Julian Simpson, flying us from the Italian Riviera to the Malaysian jungle - via afternoon tea at Themis House. Chapter One - and there’s trouble in London … Cast: Clara Page - Phoebe Fox Aldrich Kemp – Ferdinand Kingsley Mrs Boone – Nicola Walker Sebastian Harcourt – Kyle Soller Nakesha Kemp – Karla Crome Aunt Lily – Susan Jameson The Underwood Sisters – Jana Carpenter. Sabine Seah – Rebecca Boey Mrs Bartholomew – Kate Isitt Blue 2/Novak - Ben Crowe Winslow/Blue 1 - James Joyce. Created and written by Julian Simpson Recorded on location in Hove and at the Brighton Conference Centre. Music composed by Tim Elsenburg. Sound Design: David Thomas Director: Julian Simpson Producer: Sarah Tombling Executive Producer: Karen Rose A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
3/24/202328 minutes, 49 seconds
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Introducing Who Killed Aldrich Kemp?

Our heroine Clara Page (Phoebe Fox) returns. And this time the question's deadly serious - Who Killed Aldrich Kemp? Prepare for another rollercoaster ride from the pen of Julian Simpson, flying us from the Italian Riviera to the Malaysian jungle - via afternoon tea at Themis House.
3/17/20232 minutes, 10 seconds
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Galapagos - Episode 5: Face to Face

Speculative thriller about big tech, data manipulation and the undermining of democracy, by Simon Scardifield and Andrew Day. As Wales embraces independence, Bryony realises that tech company Shapeshift has been grooming her for a very specific role. Bryony.....Hannah Daniel Sydney.....Ashleigh Haddad Gaynor.....Sara Gregory Omar.....Danny Ashok Euan…..Jamie Redford Sam…..Claire Cage Max.....Ewan Bailey Shapeshift Man.....Hasan Dixon Production Co-ordinators.....Eleri McAuliffe and Lindsay Rees Sound Design.....Catherine Robinson and Nigel Lewis Directed by Philippa Swallow, John Norton and Emma Harding, BBC Audio Drama Wales
3/6/202328 minutes, 26 seconds
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Galapagos - Episode 4: The Giant’s Pocket

Speculative thriller about big tech, data manipulation and the undermining of democracy, by Simon Scardifield and Andrew Day. Bryony is increasingly excited by her new role working for Sydney and Shapeshift, using the very latest data manipulation AI. And Sydney's promised to arrange specialist cancer treatment for sister Gaynor in the US. But journalist Sam is on Bryony's tail and she's asking uncomfortable questions. Bryony.....Hannah Daniel Sydney.....Ashleigh Haddad Gaynor.....Sara Gregory Omar.....Danny Ashok Euan…..Jamie Redford Sam…..Claire Cage Max.....Ewan Bailey Station Staff.....Hasan Dixon Production Co-ordinators.....Eleri McAuliffe and Lindsay Rees Sound Design.....Catherine Robinson and Nigel Lewis Directed by Philippa Swallow, John Norton and Emma Harding, BBC Audio Drama Wales
3/6/202328 minutes, 54 seconds
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Galapagos - Episode 3: The Green, Green, Screens of Home

Speculative thriller about big tech, data manipulation and the undermining of democracy, by Simon Scardifield and Andrew Day. Bryony is increasingly excited by her new role working for Sydney and Shapeshift, using the very latest data manipulation AI. And Sydney's promised to arrange specialist cancer treatment for sister Gaynor in the US. But journalist Sam is on Bryony's tail and she's asking uncomfortable questions. Bryony.....Hannah Daniel Sydney.....Ashleigh Haddad Gaynor.....Sara Gregory Omar.....Danny Ashok Euan…..Jamie Redford Sam…..Claire Cage Production Co-ordinators.....Eleri McAuliffe and Lindsay Rees Sound Design.....Catherine Robinson and Nigel Lewis Directed by Philippa Swallow, John Norton and Emma Harding, BBC Audio Drama Wales
3/6/202327 minutes, 54 seconds
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Galapagos - Episode 2: Smashing It

Speculative thriller about big tech, data manipulation and the undermining of democracy, by Simon Scardifield and Andrew Day With Galapagos out of the bag and Omar reeling from Bryony's ambition, the dust settles on a newly forged partnership between Shapeshift boss Sydney and Bryony. But will Bryony be able to keep her job at Mayfair Interventions and deal with her sister Gaynor's bad news back home? CAST Bryony......Hannah Daniel Gaynor/Assistant......Sara Gregory Omar......Danny Ashok Max......Ewan Bailey Sam......Claire Cage Sydney......Ashleigh Haddad Aneni/ Receptionist/ Woman......Ntombizodwa Ndlovu Titus/ Driver/ Attendant......John Pfumojena Fake Greta......Sunja Hyde Production co-ordinators Eleri McAuliffe and Lindsay Rees Sound design by Nigel Lewis Produced by John Norton, Philippa Swallow and Emma Harding for BBC Audio Drama Wales
3/6/202327 minutes, 55 seconds
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Galapagos - Episode 1: Good and Bad Optics

In 2025, Galapagos is an exciting new development in AI data manipulation. And Bryony is determined to use it to advance her career. But as soon as she presses the red button, she finds herself pulled along by forces she's not entirely in control of. Thriller about big tech, data manipulation and the undermining of democracy, by Simon Scardifield and Andrew Day Bryony.....Hannah Daniel Sydney.....Ashleigh Haddad Gaynor.....Sara Gregory Omar.....Danny Ashok Titus.....John Pfumojena Boniface.....Kel Matsena Max.....Ewan Bailey Euan…..Jamie Redford Aneni….. Ntombizodwa Ndlovu Fake Greta.....Sunja Hyde Shapeshift Man…..Hasan Dixon Sam…..Claire Cage Production Co-ordinators.....Eleri McAuliffe and Lindsay Rees Sound Design.....Catherine Robinson and Nigel Lewis Directed by Philippa Swallow, John Norton and Emma Harding, BBC Audio Drama Wales
3/6/202327 minutes, 54 seconds
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Introducing Galapagos

What is Galapagos? Speculative thriller about big tech, data manipulation and the undermining of democracy.
3/3/202354 seconds
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The Incident at Ong’s Hat - Episode 5: The Other Side

All roads lead back to Ong’s Hat, as Charlie has an experience that defies explanation and Sarah’s ultimate fate is revealed. Cast: Charlie - Corey Brill Sarah - Avital Ash Rodney Ascher - Himself Det. Stecco - James Bacon Casey - Hayley Taylor Ringo - Benjamin Williams Kit - Randall Keller Denny Unger - Himself Joseph Matheny - Himself Newscasters: Elizabeth Saydah, Dean Wendt Created and Produced by Jon Frechette and Todd Luoto Inspired by Ong’s Hat: The Beginning by Joseph Matheny Music by Blue Dot Sessions, Jon Frechette, Chris Zabriskie, Anthéne, Alessandro Barbanera, Blanket Swimming, Macrogramma (under Creative Commons) Editing and Sound Design - Jon Frechette Additional Editing - Brandon Kotfila and Greg Myers Special Thanks - Ben Fineman Written and Directed by Jon Frechette Executive Producer - John Scott Dryden “Ong’s Hat Survivors Interview” courtesy of Joseph Matheny Visit thegardenofforkedpaths.com & josephmatheny.com A Goldhawk production for Radio 4 and BBC Sounds
1/27/202328 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Incident at Ong’s Hat - Episode 4: The Schematic

Secrets about both Charlie and Sarah are revealed as the investigation takes another turn. Charlie travels to Sarah’s hometown in search of answers. Cast: Charlie - Corey Brill Sarah - Avital Ash Rodney Ascher - Himself Det. Stecco - James Bacon Casey - Hayley Taylor Ringo - Benjamin Williams Kit - Randall Keller Denny Unger - Himself Joseph Matheny - Himself Newscasters: Elizabeth Saydah, Dean Wendt Created and Produced by Jon Frechette and Todd Luoto Inspired by Ong’s Hat: The Beginning by Joseph Matheny Music by Blue Dot Sessions, Jon Frechette, Chris Zabriskie, Anthéne, Alessandro Barbanera, Blanket Swimming, Macrogramma (under Creative Commons) Editing and Sound Design - Jon Frechette Additional Editing - Brandon Kotfila and Greg Myers Special Thanks - Ben Fineman Written and Directed by Jon Frechette Executive Producer - John Scott Dryden “Ong’s Hat Survivors Interview” courtesy of Joseph Matheny Visit thegardenofforkedpaths.com & josephmatheny.com A Goldhawk production for Radio 4 and BBC Sounds
1/27/202327 minutes, 13 seconds
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The Incident at Ong’s Hat - Episode 3: The Doxxing

The truth about Ong’s Hat is finally revealed after Sarah and Charlie track down a new source. The investigation into Sarah’s disappearance finds a suspect. Cast: Charlie - Corey Brill Sarah - Avital Ash Rodney Ascher - Himself Det. Stecco - James Bacon Casey - Hayley Taylor Ringo - Benjamin Williams Kit - Randall Keller Denny Unger - Himself Joseph Matheny - Himself Newscasters: Elizabeth Saydah, Dean Wendt Created and Produced by Jon Frechette and Todd Luoto Inspired by Ong’s Hat: The Beginning by Joseph Matheny Written and Directed by Jon Frechette Music by Blue Dot Sessions, Jon Frechette, Chris Zabriskie, Anthéne, Macrogramma (under Creative Commons) Editing and Sound Design - Jon Frechette Additional Editing - Brandon Kotfila and Greg Myers Special Thanks - Ben Fineman Written and Directed by Jon Frechette Executive Producer - John Scott Dryden “Ong’s Hat Survivors Interview” courtesy of Joseph Matheny Visit thegardenofforkedpaths.com & josephmatheny.com A Goldhawk production for Radio 4 and BBC Sounds
1/27/202327 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Incident at Ong’s Hat - Episode 2: The Traveller

Sarah and Charlie meet a mysterious stranger at Ong’s Hat who claims to be an interdimensional traveller… and who knows a lot about Sarah. Can he be trusted, or has a dangerous online stalker just made his IRL entrance… Cast: Charlie - Corey Brill Sarah - Avital Ash Rodney Ascher - Himself Det. Stecco - James Bacon Casey - Hayley Taylor Ringo - Benjamin Williams Kit - Randall Keller Denny Unger - Himself Joseph Matheny - Himself Newscasters: Elizabeth Saydah, Dean Wendt Created and Produced by Jon Frechette and Todd Luoto Inspired by Ong’s Hat: The Beginning by Joseph Matheny Music by Blue Dot Sessions, Jon Frechette, Chris Zabriskie, Anthéne, Macrogramma (under Creative Commons) Editing and Sound Design - Jon Frechette Additional Editing - Brandon Kotfila and Greg Myers Special Thanks - Ben Fineman Written and Directed by Jon Frechette Executive Producer - John Scott Dryden “Ong’s Hat Survivors Interview” courtesy of Joseph Matheny Visit thegardenofforkedpaths.com and josephmatheny.com A Goldhawk production for Radio 4 and BBC Sounds
1/27/202328 minutes, 11 seconds
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The Incident at Ong’s Hat - Episode 1: The Incunabula Papers

Sarah Larsen, a yoga instructor, and her friend Charlie Brill went in search of Ong’s Hat, a fabled gateway to another dimension. Now Sarah is missing, and maybe this urban legend isn’t a legend at all… Cast: Charlie - Corey Brill Sarah - Avital Ash Rodney Ascher - Himself Det. Stecco - James Bacon Casey - Hayley Taylor Ringo - Benjamin Williams Kit - Randall Keller Denny Unger - Himself Joseph Matheny - Himself Newscasters: Elizabeth Saydah, Dean Wendt Created and Produced by Jon Frechette and Todd Luoto Inspired by Ong’s Hat: The Beginning by Joseph Matheny Music by Blue Dot Sessions, Jon Frechette, Chris Zabriskie, Anthéne, Alessandro Barbanera, Blanket Swimming, Macrogramma (under Creative Commons) Editing and Sound Design - Jon Frechette Additional Editing - Brandon Kotfila and Greg Myers Special Thanks - Ben Fineman Written and Directed by Jon Frechette Executive Producer - John Scott Dryden “Ong’s Hat Survivors Interview” courtesy of Joseph Matheny Visit thegardenofforkedpaths.com and josephmatheny.com A Goldhawk production for Radio 4 and BBC Sounds
1/27/202328 minutes, 33 seconds
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Introducing The Incident at Ong's Hat

Ong’s Hat is rumoured to have once been the site of a gateway to another dimension. After meeting on a forum devoted to the urban legend, yoga instructor Sarah Larsen, and schoolteacher Charlie Brill, go on a road trip to the New Jersey Pine Barrens where a group of renegade Princeton professors had once conducted quantum physics and chaos theory experiments to discover a new theory for dimensional travel. When Sarah disappears, Charlie finds himself at the center of a mystery. Corey Brill (The Walking Dead) stars in this docu-thriller for Radio 4 and BBC Sounds from the makers of The Polybius Conspiracy and Passenger List.
1/23/20233 minutes
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Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Firewall, Episode 8

By James Swallow Dramatised by Paul Cornell Episode 8 Final part of the thrilling action-thriller set in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell universe. Fourth Echelon Agents Sam and Sarah Fisher are caught in a race against time to execute their mission; to secure the dangerous cyberwarfare technology, Gordian Sword and stop it falling into the wrong hands. Sarah is forced to face her past, as she steels herself to take a life. And Sam finally comes face to face with his old nemesis Dima Aslanov. Recorded in 3D binaural audio; please listen on headphones for a more immersive experience. Sam Fisher ..... Andonis Anthony Sarah Fisher ..... Daisy Head Anna Grímsdóttir ..... Rosalie Craig Charlie Cole ..... Sacha Dhawan Brody Teague ..... Will Poulter Stone ..... Mihai Arsene Eighteen ...... Olga Fedori Guard ...... Roger Ringrose Sound design by Sharon Hughes Directed by Nadia Molinari Series Co-Produced by Jessica Mitic, Nadia Molinari, Lorna Newman A BBC Audio Drama North Production
12/2/202229 minutes, 45 seconds
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Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Firewall, Episode 7

By James Swallow Dramatised by Paul Cornell Episode 7 A thrilling landmark adaptation set in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell universe. Sarah Fisher is onboard Brody Teague's train, her mission is to neutralise him and secure his digital tablet. Meanwhile her father, Veteran Agent Sam Fisher is deployed to Site 5, Oil Rig to secure Gordian Sword. It's now a race against time to stop Brody Teague and his sinister threat to global security. Recorded in 3D binaural audio; please listen on headphones for a more immersive experience. Sam Fisher ..... Andonis Anthony Sarah Fisher ..... Daisy Head Anna Grímsdóttir ..... Rosalie Craig Charlie Cole ..... Sacha Dhawan Brody Teague ..... Will Poulter Samir Patel ..... Nikesh Patel Stone ..... Mihai Arsene Andriy Kobin/ Chef Jean Claude ..... Riad Richie Eighteen ..... Olga Fedori Guard/Killer..... Roger Ringrose Sound design by Steve Brooke Directed by Nadia Molinari Series Co-Produced by Lorna Newman, Jessica Mitic, Nadia Molinari A BBC Audio Drama North Production
12/2/202228 minutes, 45 seconds
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Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Firewall, Episode 6

Based on the novel by James Swallow Dramatised by Sebastian Baczkiewicz Episode 6 A thrilling landmark adaptation set in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell universe. Fourth Echelon agent Sam Fisher, and his daughter Sarah regroup on the Paladin, where they strong-arm Kobin into giving up more information. Meanwhile, Stone is sent to terminate any suspicions on the T-Tech Oil Rig. Recorded in 3D binaural audio; please listen on headphones for a more immersive experience. Sam Fisher ..... Andonis Anthony Sarah Fisher ..... Daisy Head Anna Grímsdóttir ..... Rosalie Craig Charlie Cole ..... Sacha Dhawan Brody Teague ..... Will Poulter Samir Patel ..... Nikesh Patel Stone ..... Mihai Arsene Andriy Kobin ..... Riad Richie Eighteen ..... Olga Fedori Bray ..... Roger Ringrose LeBeau ..... David Hounslow Sound design by Sharon Hughes Directed by Jessica Mitic Series Co-Produced by Nadia Molinari, Lorna Newman, Jessica Mitic A BBC Audio Drama North Production
12/2/202228 minutes, 27 seconds
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Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Firewall, Episode 5

By James Swallow Dramatised by Sebastian Baczkiewicz Episode 5 A thrilling landmark adaptation set in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell universe. Fourth Echelon agent Sam Fisher, and his daughter Sarah, are in a race against time to stop Brody Teague from executing his horrific plan to bring down two passenger aeroplanes. Will they succeed and save civilian lives? Recorded in 3D binaural audio; please listen on headphones for a more immersive experience. Sam Fisher ..... Andonis Anthony Sarah Fisher ..... Daisy Head Anna Grímsdóttir ..... Rosalie Craig Charlie Cole ..... Sacha Dhawan Brody Teague ..... Will Poulter Samir Patel ..... Nikesh Patel Stone ..... Mihai Arsene Eighteen ..... Olga Fedori Portuguese announcer ..... Charis Jardim-Hinds Reporter ..... Roger Ringrose Sound design by Sharon Hughes Directed by Lorna Newman Series Co-Produced by Jessica Mitic, Nadia Molinari, Lorna Newman A BBC Audio Drama North Production
12/2/202229 minutes, 21 seconds
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Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Firewall, Episode 4

By James Swallow Dramatised by Paul Cornell Episode 4 A thrilling landmark adaptation set in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell universe. Veteran Fourth Echelon agent Sam Fisher, and his daughter Sarah, attempt to infiltrate Brody Teague's T-Tech building in Lisbon. Will they be fast enough to disrupt his destructive global plans? Recorded in 3D binaural audio; please listen on headphones for a more immersive experience. Sam Fisher ..... Andonis Anthony Sarah Fisher ..... Daisy Head Anna Grímsdóttir ..... Rosalie Craig Charlie Cole ..... Sacha Dhawan Brody Teague ..... Will Poulter Samir Patel ..... Nikesh Patel Stone ..... Mihai Arsene Eighteen ..... Olga Fedori First Pilot /Guard.....David Hounslow Second Pilot /Guard ..... Roger Ringrose Sound design by Sharon Hughes Directed by Nadia Molinari Series Co-Produced by Nadia Molinari, Lorna Newman, Jessica Mitic A BBC Audio Drama North Production
12/2/202228 minutes, 39 seconds
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Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Firewall, Episode 3

Based on the novel by James Swallow Dramatised by Paul Cornell Episode 3 A thrilling landmark adaptation set in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell universe. Veteran Fourth Echelon agent Sam Fisher, and his daughter Sarah, are tasked with a simple extraction mission. But they picked the wrong night for an easy capture. Will they secure the asset in one piece? Meanwhile, Charlie Cole meets with an old colleague. Recorded in 3D binaural audio; please listen on headphones for a more immersive experience. Sam Fisher ..... Andonis Anthony Sarah Fisher ..... Daisy Head Anna Grímsdóttir ..... Rosalie Craig Charlie Cole ..... Sacha Dhawan Andriy Kobin ..... Riad Richie Nabil ..... Ali Gadema Delim ..... Lloyd Thomas Sound design by Steve Brooke Directed by Jessica Mitic Series Co-Produced by Jessica Mitic, Nadia Molinari, Lorna Newman A BBC Audio Drama North Production
12/2/202228 minutes, 32 seconds
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Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Firewall, Episode 2

Based on the novel by James Swallow Dramatised by Sebastian Baczkiewicz Episode 2 A thrilling landmark adaptation set in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell universe. Veteran Fourth Echelon agent Sam Fisher has a new mission recruiting and training the next generation of Splinter Cell operatives for the National Security Agency's covert action division- including his daughter, Sarah. And now, former Fourth Echelon agent, Charlie Cole needs their help. Recorded in 3D binaural audio; please listen on headphones for a more immersive experience. Sam Fisher ..... Andonis Anthony Sarah Fisher ..... Daisy Head Anna Grímsdóttir ..... Rosalie Craig Charlie Cole ..... Sacha Dhawan Brody Teague ..... Will Poulter Samir Patel ..... Nikesh Patel Stone ..... Mihai Arsene Eighteen ..... Olga Fedori Jan Freling/Kathy ..... Rina Mahoney Train Guard/Operator/Policeman ..... Joe Belham Sound design by Sharon Hughes Directed by Jessica Mitic Series Co-Produced by Nadia Molinari, Lorna Newman, Jessica Mitic A BBC Audio Drama North Production
12/2/202228 minutes, 32 seconds
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Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Firewall, Episode 1

Based on the novel by James Swallow Dramatised by Sebastian Baczkiewicz Episode 1 A thrilling landmark adaptation set in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell universe. Veteran Fourth Echelon agent Sam Fisher has a new mission recruiting and training the next generation of Splinter Cell operatives for the National Security Agency's covert action division. But when a lethal assassin from Fisher's past returns from the dead on a mission of murder, he is thrust into a race against time as a sinister threat to global security is revealed. Recorded in 3D binaural audio; please listen on headphones for a more immersive experience. Sam Fisher ..... Andonis Anthony Sarah Fisher ..... Daisy Head Anna Grímsdóttir ..... Rosalie Craig Charlie Cole ..... Sacha Dhawan Brody Teague ..... Will Poulter Samir Patel ..... Nikesh Patel Stone ..... Mihai Arsene Eighteen ..... Olga Fedori Jan Freling/Kathy ..... Rina Mahoney Buzzard ..... Tijan Sarr Gator/Gary Borden ..... Tom Kiteley Sound design by Sharon Hughes Directed by Nadia Molinari Series Co-Produced by Lorna Newman, Jessica Mitic, Nadia Molinari A BBC Audio Drama North Production
12/2/202228 minutes, 24 seconds
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Introducing Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Firewall

Thrilling new action-adventure drama, based on the video game Splinter Cell. Adapted from the novel by James Swallow and dramatised by Sebastian Baczkiewicz and Paul Cornell.
11/25/20222 minutes, 38 seconds
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Harland - 5. Frīgedæg

All is not well in Harland. Powerful industrialist Darius Fordingbridge has to rely on his hapless CCTV operative Dan to make the perilous journey into the Zone in the hope of protecting the youngest of the Hare Witches from the murderous demon known as Hare Mask. Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Lindsay ..... Jasmine Hyde Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Fordingbridge ..... Sean Baker Serena ..... Chloë Sommer Morris ..... Rupert Holliday Evans Mum ..... Fiona Skinner Firefighter ..... David Hounslow Sound Design by Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift A BBC Audio production for BBC Radio 4
10/28/202228 minutes, 37 seconds
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Harland - 4. punresdæg

Dan finds himself an ally in his search for missing police detective Sarah Ward and the secret of the Hare Witches. Lucy Catherine's supernatural thriller set in the drought-blighted new town of Harland. Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Lindsay ..... Jasmine Hyde Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Sadie ..... Melissa Advani Serena ..... Chloë Sommer Morris ..... Rupert Holliday Evans Bob ..... David Hounslow Other parts played by Jonathan Forbes and Tom Kiteley Sound Design by Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift A BBC Audio production for BBC Radio 4
10/28/202227 minutes, 3 seconds
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Harland - 3. Wōdnesdæg

Another visit to the troubled new town of Harland. The mysterious stranger known as Hare Mask has reappeared as Dan and Lindsay continue their quest to unlock the secrets of the Hare Witches. A supernatural thriller by Lucy Catherine. Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Lindsay ..... Jasmine Hyde Sadie ..... Melissa Advani Serena ..... Chloë Sommer Janice ..... Fiona Skinner Bob ..... David Hounslow The Fish ..... Joanna Monro Other parts played by Jonathan Forbes and Tom Kiteley Sound Design by Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift A BBC Audio production for BBC Radio 4
10/28/202227 minutes, 50 seconds
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Harland - 2. Tīwesdæg

More from Harland New Town in Lucy Catherine's supernatural thriller. Failing security guard Dan and guilt stricken former vicar Lindsay have joined forces in the search for missing police officer Sarah Ward. Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Lindsay ..... Jasmine Hyde Sadie ..... Melissa Advani Morris ..... Rupert Holliday Evans Fordingbridge ..... Sean Baker Serena ..... Chloë Sommer Bob ..... David Hounslow Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Leeta ..... Joanna Monro Sound Design by Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift A BBC Audio production for BBC Radio 4
10/28/202227 minutes, 36 seconds
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Harland - 1. Mōnandæg

Lucy Catherine's supernatural thriller returns to the new town of Harland. 16 months have passed and no trace has been found of Detective Inspector Sarah Ward. She was last seen disappearing into the brooding sinkhole that swallowed a housing estate. Tyger Drew Honey stars as Dan, the lowly CCTV operative determined to solve the mystery. Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Lindsay ..... Jasmine Hyde Morris ..... Rupert Holliday Evans Serena ..... Chloë Sommer Bob ..... David Hounslow Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Janice ..... Fiona Skinner Other parts played by Joanna Monro, Jonathan Forbes and Tom Kiteley Sound Design by Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift A BBC Audio production for BBC Radio 4
10/28/202227 minutes, 26 seconds
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Welcome back to Harland

Lucy Catherine's supernatural thriller returns to the new town of Harland. 16 months have passed and no trace has been found of Detective Inspector Sarah Ward. She was last seen disappearing into the brooding sinkhole that swallowed a housing estate. Tyger Drew Honey stars as Dan, the lowly CCTV operative determined to solve the mystery.
10/24/20222 minutes, 39 seconds
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One Five Seven Years - Episode 5: Selwyn

Imagine you could live for two lifetimes. Would you want to? How would it change you and those you love? What would you do with all those extra years? What second chances might you get? Would this be a blessing or a curse? This world is an alternative version of our own. Except in this world, a minority of people are discovered to have Extended Life Syndrome (ELS). The condition might give an "Elser" two decades in their thirties, two in their forties, double the time in their fifties, and so on. Little is understood of the biological factors that govern ELS except that it affects a random selection of people. It is the ultimate lottery of genetics, crossing class, race, culture and gender. And if a simple test existed to check your DNA for this double life, would you take it? Would you want to know? Now think again. Would you? 100 years old, a telegram from the Queen. 110 years old, a feature in the paper. 120 years, the doctors. 130 years, the scientists, the global research projects. 140 years, TV features, a documentary. 150 years... 157 years... A time-travelling, tragic exploration of memory and loss, and of a new and incomprehensible form of human isolation. Written by Marietta Kirkbride Cast: Selwyn ….. Anton Lesser Anya ….. Rose Wardlaw Younger Helen ….. Jessica Murrain Older Helen ….. Pamela Miles Mary ….. Raquel Cassidy Chris ….. Jonathan McGuinness Duncan ….. Asif Khan Other voices played by the cast Sound Design ….. Adam Woodhams and Steve Bond Theme Music ….. Ioana Selaru and Axel Kacoutié Academic Consultants ….. Tamas David-Barrett & James Fasham Executive Producer ….. Sara Davies Series created by Marietta Kirkbride Directed and Produced by Nicolas Jackson An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4
9/23/202233 minutes, 33 seconds
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One Five Seven Years - Episode 4: Saul

Imagine you could live for two lifetimes. Would you want to? How would it change you and those you love? What would you do with all those extra years? What second chances might you get? Would this be a blessing or a curse? This world is an alternative version of our own. Except in this world, a minority of people are discovered to have Extended Life Syndrome (ELS). The condition might give an "Elser" two decades in their thirties, two in their forties, double the time in their fifties, and so on. Little is understood of the biological factors that govern ELS except that it affects a random selection of people. It is the ultimate lottery of genetics, crossing class, race, culture and gender. And if a simple test existed to check your DNA for this double life, would you take it? Would you want to know? Now think again. Would you? Retired couple Elia and Mark are celebrating their pearl wedding anniversary when they discover one of them has ELS. The bond between them is tested as they deal with the fallout and face up to a momentous decision. Written by Vanessa Montfort Cast: Elia ….. Raquel Cassidy Mark ….. James Wilby Simon ….. Ben Crowe Anne ….. Clare Corbett Keith ….. Jonathan McGuinness Carol ….. Rosie Cavaliero Saul ….. Joel MacCormack Other voices played by the cast Sound Design ….. Adam Woodhams and Steve Bond Theme Music ….. Ioana Selaru and Axel Kacoutié Academic Consultants ….. Tamas David-Barrett & James Fasham Executive Producer ….. Sara Davies Series created by Marietta Kirkbride Directed and Produced by Nicolas Jackson An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4
9/23/202229 minutes, 23 seconds
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One Five Seven Years - Episode 3: Jacob

Imagine you could live for two lifetimes. Would you want to? How would it change you and those you love? What would you do with all those extra years? What second chances might you get? Would this be a blessing or a curse? This world is an alternative version of our own. Except in this world, a minority of people are discovered to have Extended Life Syndrome (ELS). The condition might give an "Elser" two decades in their thirties, two in their forties, double the time in their fifties, and so on. Little is understood of the biological factors that govern ELS except that it affects a random selection of people. It is the ultimate lottery of genetics, crossing class, race, culture and gender. And if a simple test existed to check your DNA for this double life, would you take it? Would you want to know? Now think again. Would you? Jacob has ELS and is serving life for a murder he committed when he was nineteen. But how many years are enough years for justice to be served? Written by Marietta Kirkbride Cast: Jacob ….. Robert Emms Miles ….. Ben Crowe Mum …..Sirine Saba Psychiatrist ….. Asif Khan Lawyer ….. Jessica Murrain Inmate ….. Simon Darwen Other voices played by the cast Sound Design ….. Adam Woodhams and Steve Bond Theme Music ….. Ioana Selaru and Axel Kacoutié Academic Consultants ….. Tamas David-Barrett & James Fasham Executive Producer ….. Sara Davies Series created by Marietta Kirkbride Directed and Produced by Nicolas Jackson An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4
9/23/202233 minutes, 12 seconds
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One Five Seven Years - Episode 2: Uche

Imagine you could live for two lifetimes. Would you want to? How would it change you and those you love? What would you do with all those extra years? What second chances might you get? Would this be a blessing or a curse? This world is an alternative version of our own. Except in this world, a minority of people are discovered to have Extended Life Syndrome (ELS). The condition might give an "Elser" two decades in their thirties, two in their forties, double the time in their fifties, and so on. Little is understood of the biological factors that govern ELS except that it affects a random selection of people. It is the ultimate lottery of genetics, crossing class, race, culture and gender. And if a simple test existed to check your DNA for this double life, would you take it? Would you want to know? Now think again. Would you? As ELS testing spreads across the globe, a small village in eastern Nigeria rejects the science in favour of “traditional” methods of detection leaving 16-year-old Uche in fear for her life. Written by Eno Mfon and Marietta Kirkbride Cast: Uche ….. Faith Omole Halima ….. Emmanuella Cole Nkechi ….. Juliet Agnes Big Sister ….. Jolade Obasola Gloria ….. Yetunde Oduwole Mother ….. Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo Henry ….. Valentine Olukoga Other voices played by the cast Sound Design ….. Adam Woodhams and Steve Bond Theme Music ….. Ioana Selaru and Axel Kacoutié Academic Consultants ….. Tamas David-Barrett & James Fasham Executive Producer ….. Sara Davies Series created by Marietta Kirkbride Directed and Produced by Nicolas Jackson An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4
9/23/202233 minutes, 49 seconds
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One Five Seven Years - Episode 1: Anya

Imagine you could live for two lifetimes. Would you want to? How would it change you and those you love? What would you do with all those extra years? What second chances might you get? Would this be a blessing or a curse? This world is an alternative version of our own. Except in this world, a minority of people are discovered to have Extended Life Syndrome (ELS). The condition might give an "Elser" two decades in their thirties, two in their forties, double the time in their fifties, and so on. Little is understood of the biological factors that govern ELS except that it affects a random selection of people. It is the ultimate lottery of genetics, crossing class, race, culture and gender. And if a simple test existed to check your DNA for this double life, would you take it? Would you want to know? Now think again. Would you? Anya works in an ELS diagnostics laboratory. When she and boyfriend Luke - a semi-professional athlete – disagree about testing, their world is turned inside out. Written by Marietta Kirkbride Cast: Anya ….. Rose Wardlaw Luke ….. Ragevan Vasan Esther ….. Jessica Murrain Tarik ….. Asif Khan Lucy ….. Clare Corbett Pete …. Jacob Tombling Caller ..... Pamela Miles Selwyn ….. Anton Lesser Other voices played by the cast Sound Design ….. Adam Woodhams and Steve Bond Theme Music ….. Ioana Selaru and Axel Kacoutié Academic Consultants ….. Tamas David-Barrett & James Fasham Executive Producer ….. Sara Davies Series created by Marietta Kirkbride Directed and Produced by Nicolas Jackson An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4
9/23/202233 minutes, 4 seconds
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Introducing One Five Seven Years

Imagine you could live for two lifetimes. Would you want to? How would it change you and those you love? What would you do with all those extra years? What second chances might you get? Would this be a blessing or a curse? This world is an alternative version of our own. Except in this world, a minority of people are discovered to have Extended Life Syndrome (ELS). The condition might give an "Elser" two decades in their thirties, two in their forties, double the time in their fifties, and so on. Little is understood of the biological factors that govern ELS except that it affects a random selection of people. It is the ultimate lottery of genetics, crossing class, race, culture and gender. And if a simple test existed to check your DNA for this double life, would you take it? Would you want to know? Now think again. Would you? An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4
9/21/20223 minutes, 3 seconds
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Exemplar - Episode 5

A modern day thriller set in the North East of England starring Gina McKee as a lone wolf audio forensic analyst with a troubled past. Jess races to find her mother, Judith. When the mystery of her father’s departure is solved, Jess is forced to reevaluate her childhood memories. Exemplar: an audio recording made by a forensic analyst to recreate the precise audio conditions of a piece of evidence in a criminal or civil case. Exemplar is based on an idea from Ben and Max Ringham, and written by Ben Ringham, Max Ringham and Dan Rebellato. Jess ..... Gina McKee Maya ..... Shvorne Marks Sophie ..... Fenella Woolgar Judith ..... Barbara Marten Ajay ..... Asif Khan Writers: Dan Rebellato with Ben and Max Ringham Showrunner: Dan Rebellato Audio forensic consultant: James Zjalić Sound recordist: Alisdair McGregor Studio assistant: Oyin Fowowe Production coordinator: Darren Spruce Sound design: Lucinda Mason Brown and David Chilton Original music/Sound consultants: Ben and Max Ringham Directors: Polly Thomas and Jade Lewis Executive producer: Joby Waldman A Reduced Listening production for BBC Radio 4.
8/19/202228 minutes, 26 seconds
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Exemplar - Episode 4

A modern-day thriller set in the north east of England. Starring Gina McKee as Jess, a lone wolf scientist with a troubled past whose passion for sound makes her the UK’s leading audio forensic examiner. Jess and Maya examine audio forensic evidence from a nightclub shooting. Exemplar: an audio recording made by a forensic analyst to recreate the precise audio conditions of a piece of evidence in a criminal or civil case. Exemplar is based on an idea from Ben and Max Ringham, and written by Ben Ringham, Max Ringham and Dan Rebellato. Jess ..... Gina McKee Maya ..... Shvorne Marks Nish Gopaul ..... Asif Khan Danny ..... Deka Walmsley Sophie ..... Fenella Woolgar Writers: Ben and Max Ringham, with Dan Rebellato Showrunner: Dan Rebellato Audio forensic consultant: James Zjalić Sound recordist: Alisdair McGregor Studio assistant: Oyin Fowowe Production coordinator: Darren Spruce Sound design: Lucinda Mason Brown and David Chilton Original music/Sound consultants: Ben and Max Ringham Directors: Polly Thomas and Jade Lewis Executive producer: Joby Waldman A Reduced Listening production for BBC Radio 4.
8/19/202227 minutes, 50 seconds
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Exemplar - Episode 3

A modern-day thriller set in the north east of England starring Gina McKee as a lone wolf audio forensic analyst and Juliet Stevenson as a populist leader. Jess and Maya reluctantly agree to assist a controversial public figure to verify a piece of incriminating audio. Exemplar: an audio recording made by a forensic analyst to recreate the precise audio conditions of a piece of evidence in a criminal or civil case. Exemplar is based on an idea by leading sound designers Ben and Max Ringham, and written by Ben Ringham, Max Ringham and Dan Rebellato. Jess ..... Gina McKee Maya ..... Shvorne Marks Aoife ..... Fenella Woolgar Judith ..... Barbara Marten Rose ..... Juliet Stevenson Lawrence ..... Asif Khan Writers: Ben and Max Ringham, with Dan Rebellato Showrunner: Dan Rebellato Audio forensic consultant: James Zjalić Sound recordist: Alisdair McGregor Studio assistant: Oyin Fowowe Production coordinator: Darren Spruce Sound design: Lucinda Mason Brown and David Chilton Original music/Sound consultants: Ben and Max Ringham Directors: Polly Thomas and Jade Lewis Executive producer: Joby Waldman A Reduced Listening production for BBC Radio 4.
8/19/202227 minutes, 50 seconds
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Exemplar - Episode 2

A modern-day thriller set in the north east of England. Starring Gina McKee as Jess, a lone wolf scientist with a troubled past whose passion for sound makes her the UK’s leading audio forensic examiner. A mysterious voice note takes Jess on a hunt to find an old friend. Exemplar: an audio recording made by a forensic analyst to recreate the precise audio conditions of a piece of evidence in a criminal or civil case. Exemplar is based on an idea by leading sound designers Ben and Max Ringham, and written by Ben Ringham, Max Ringham and Dan Rebellato. Jess ..... Gina McKee Maya ..... Shvorne Marks Aoife ..... Fenella Woolgar Judith ..... Barbara Marten Neil ..... Don Gilet Ellie ..... Charlie Hardwick Writers: Dan Rebellato with Ben and Max Ringham Showrunner: Dan Rebellato Audio forensic consultant: James Zjalić Sound recordist: Alisdair McGregor Studio assistant: Oyin Fowowe Production coordinator: Darren Spruce Sound design: Lucinda Mason Brown and David Chilton Original music/Sound consultants: Ben and Max Ringham Directors: Polly Thomas and Jade Lewis Executive producer: Joby Waldman A Reduced Listening production for BBC Radio 4.
8/19/202227 minutes, 50 seconds
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Exemplar - Episode 1

A modern-day thriller set in the north east of England. Starring Gina McKee as Jess, a lone wolf scientist with a troubled past whose passion for sound makes her the UK’s leading audio forensic examiner. Together with her new trainee, Maya, she undertakes a different sound challenge in every episode. In Episode 1 Jess attends the scene of a young woman’s apparently accidental death to create an audio exemplar to match a recording from a voice activated speaker. Mysterious voice messages about the past from her mother Judith add to the tension. Exemplar is rooted in factual research and based on an idea from Ben and Max Ringham, and written by Ben Ringham, Max Ringham and Dan Rebellato. Exemplar: an audio recording made by a forensic analyst to recreate the precise audio conditions of a piece of evidence in a criminal or civil case Jess ..... Gina McKee Maya ..... Shvorne Marks Aoife ..... Fenella Woolgar Judith ..... Barbara Marten Nathalie ..... Chetna Pandya Dylan ..... Don Gilet Writers: Ben and Max Ringham, with Dan Rebellato Showrunner: Dan Rebellato Audio forensic consultant: James Zjalić Sound recordist: Alisdair McGregor Studio assistant: Oyin Fowowe Production coordinator: Darren Spruce Sound design: Lucinda Mason Brown and David Chilton Original music/Sound consultants: Ben and Max Ringham Directors: Polly Thomas and Jade Lewis Executive producer: Joby Waldman A Reduced Listening production for BBC Radio 4.
8/19/202228 minutes, 25 seconds
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Introducing Exemplar

Gina McKee plays a lone wolf scientist with a troubled past whose passion for sound makes her the UK’s leading audio forensic examiner. Together with her new trainee, Maya, she undertakes a different sound challenge in every episode.
8/15/20222 minutes
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English Rose - Episode 5: Daddy Issues

By Helen Cross. Maya is excited by her new life and potential, but she has a lot to learn. Restraint for one thing. Rose is worried that Gulliver's family will want to steal him and The Others will try to kill him. Delphine isn't returning her calls. And then there's Austin, who knows her secret. Eighteen year old Rose has travelled from Whitby to New York to work as nanny to a glittering but secretive family. It’s a culture shock and Rose has had to devise ways of dealing with unwelcome male attention. But it turns out she is quite capable of looking after herself: bloody revenge is her speciality. She's not like the other girls. And Gulliver is no ordinary baby. This is a world not just of champagne, but shadows, where all is definitely not as it seems. Stylish and surprising fantasy horror with a comic twist, starring Alexandra Mardell (Coronation Street) and Demetri Goritsas (Ten Percent). With music by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Mercury-nominated band, Porridge Radio. Rose ... Alexandra Mardell Maya ... Miranda Braun Austin ... Demetri Goritsas Siobhan ... Deirdre Mullins Delphine ... Yasemin Özdemir Randy ... Michael Begley Art Guy ... Mathew Durkan Beatrice ... Alexandra Hannant Newsreader ... Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong Jason ... Joseph Tweedale Mam ... Jane Thornton Including the voices of Jo Makel, Paul Murphy, James Hoggarth, Freya Pollaidh, Augusta Chapman, Becky Ripley and Ben Casswell. Original music written and performed by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Porridge Radio, and produced, mixed and engineered by Sam Yardley. Sound design by Ilse Lademann Producer...Mary Ward-Lowery
7/15/202228 minutes, 7 seconds
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English Rose - Episode 4: Life Support

By Helen Cross. Gulliver is in the hospital and Rose wants to know why. There is danger everywhere and she must protect him. Eighteen-year-old Rose has come from Whitby to Manhattan to work as nanny to a glittering but secretive family. She's not like the other girls. And Gulliver is no ordinary baby. This is a world not just of champagne, but shadows, where all is definitely not as it seems. Stylish and surprising fantasy horror with a comic twist, starring Alexandra Mardell (Coronation Street) and Demetri Goritsas (Ten Percent). With music by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Mercury-nominated band, Porridge Radio. Helen Cross wrote ‘My Summer of Love’ which won a Betty Trask award and was made into a Bafta-winning film with Emily Blunt (recently rated her best film in The Guardian top ten Emily Blunt films). Mary Ward-Lowery won Best Director in 2020 Audio Drama Awards. Rose ... Alexandra Mardell Maya ... Miranda Braun Austin ... Demetri Goritsas Siobhan ... Deirdre Mullins Delphine ... Yasemin Özdemir Randy ... Michael Begley Art Guy ... Mathew Durkan Beatrice ... Alexandra Hannant Newsreader ...Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong Jason ... Joseph Tweedale Mam ... Jane Thornton Including the voices of Jo Makel, Paul Murphy, James Hoggarth, Freya Pollaidh, Augusta Chapman, Becky Ripley and Ben Casswell. Original music written and performed by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Porridge Radio, and produced, mixed and engineered by Sam Yardley. Sound design by Ilse Lademann Producer Mary Ward-Lowery
7/15/202228 minutes, 35 seconds
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English Rose - Episode 3: Tending the Wounds

by Helen Cross Rose has come from Whitby to Manhattan to work as a nanny for power couple Austin and Maya. Their baby Gulliver is... unusual. But then, so is Rose. Bloody revenge is her speciality. The body count is rising and she still has to work out where the dangers lie. Also she needs something expensive to wear to Maya's launch. Time to go shopping with the platinum credit card. Stylish and surprising fantasy horror with a comic twist, starring Alexandra Mardell (Coronation Street) and Demetri Goritsas (Ten Percent). With music by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Mercury-nominated band, Porridge Radio. Helen Cross wrote ‘My Summer of Love’ which won a Betty Trask award and was made into a Bafta-winning film with Emily Blunt (recently rated her best film in The Guardian top ten Emily Blunt films). Mary Ward-Lowery won Best Director in 2020 Audio Drama Awards. Rose ... Alexandra Mardell Maya ... Miranda Braun Austin ... Demetri Goritsas Siobhan ... Deirdre Mullins Delphine ... Yasemin Özdemir Randy ... Michael Begley Art Guy ... Mathew Durkan Beatrice ... Alexandra Hannant Newsreader ... Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong Jason ... Joseph Tweedale Mam ... Jane Thornton Including the voices of Jo Makel, Paul Murphy, James Hoggarth, Freya Pollaidh, Augusta Chapman, Becky Ripley and Ben Casswell. Original music written and performed by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Porridge Radio, and produced, mixed and engineered by Sam Yardley. Sound design by Ilse Lademann Producer Mary Ward-Lowery
7/15/202228 minutes, 16 seconds
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English Rose - Episode 2: Hunted

by Helen Cross. Eighteen-year-old Rose has travelled from Whitby to New York to work as a nanny to a wealthy and secretive family. Manhattan is a culture shock and she has to stay alert to the dangers all around her. But it turns out she is quite capable of looking after herself: bloody revenge is her speciality. She's not like the other girls. And Gulliver is no ordinary baby. This is a world not just of champagne, but shadows, where all is definitely not as it seems. Stylish and surprising fantasy horror with a comic twist, starring Alexandra Mardell (Coronation Street) and Demetri Goritsas (Ten Percent). With music by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Mercury-nominated band, Porridge Radio. Helen Cross wrote ‘My Summer of Love’ which won a Betty Trask award and was made into a Bafta-winning film with Emily Blunt (recently rated her best film in The Guardian top ten Emily Blunt films). Mary Ward-Lowery won Best Director in 2020 Audio Drama Awards. Rose ... Alexandra Mardell Maya ... Miranda Braun Austin ... Demetri Goritsas Siobhan ... Deirdre Mullins Delphine ... Yasemin Özdemir Randy ... Michael Begley Art Guy ... Mathew Durkan Beatrice ... Alexandra Hannant Newsreader ... Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong Jason ... Joseph Tweedale Mam ... Jane Thornton Including the voices of Jo Makel, Paul Murphy, James Hoggarth, Freya Pollaidh, Augusta Chapman, Becky Ripley and Ben Casswell. Original music written and performed by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Porridge Radio, and produced, mixed and engineered by Sam Yardley. Sound design by Ilse Lademann Producer...Mary Ward-Lowery
7/15/202228 minutes, 6 seconds
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English Rose - Episode 1: The Call of the Wild

by Helen Cross. Eighteen-year-old Rose travels from Whitby to New York to work as nanny to a glittering but secretive family. It’s a culture shock and Rose seems unprepared for the mostly male attention she elicits. But it turns out she is quite capable of looking after herself: bloody revenge is her speciality. She's not like the other girls. And Gulliver is no ordinary baby. This is a world not just of champagne, but shadows, where all is definitely not as it seems. Stylish and surprising fantasy horror with a comic twist, starring Alexandra Mardell (Coronation Street) and Demetri Goritsas (Ten Percent). With music by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Mercury-nominated band, Porridge Radio. Helen Cross wrote ‘My Summer of Love’ which won a Betty Trask award and was made into a Bafta-winning film with Emily Blunt (recently rated her best film in The Guardian top ten Emily Blunt films). Mary Ward-Lowery won Best Director in 2020 Audio Drama Awards. Rose ... Alexandra Mardell Maya ... Miranda Braun Austin ... Demetri Goritsas Siobhan ... Deirdre Mullins Delphine ... Yasemin Özdemir Randy ... Michael Begley Art Guy ... Mathew Durkan Beatrice ... Alexandra Hannant Newsreader ...Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong Jason ... Joseph Tweedale Mam ... Jane Thornton Including the voices of Jo Makel, Paul Murphy, James Hoggarth, Freya Pollaidh, Augusta Chapman, Becky Ripley and Ben Casswell. Original music written and performed by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Porridge Radio, and produced, mixed and engineered by Sam Yardley. Sound design by Ilse Lademann Producer Mary Ward-Lowery
7/15/202228 minutes, 53 seconds
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Introducing English Rose

Rose has left Whitby to work as a nanny for a wealthy family in New York. She's a beauty with a passionate temper and a taste for bloody revenge. She's perfect for baby Gulliver.
7/11/20221 minute, 51 seconds
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The System - Step 5: Let the Golden Age Commence

Or How to Save the World in 5 Easy Steps Step 5: Let the Golden Age Commence Can the extremists change the world? And if they can, what would it look like? Season finale of Ben Lewis’s award-winning thriller. Cast: Jake … Alex Austin Maya… Siena Kelly Coyote … Divian Ladwa Jess … Chloe Pirrie Liv … Jemima Rooper Richard…Pip Torrens Matt … Rhashan Stone Original music and sound design by Danny Krass Featuring tracks from Equiknoxx music collective A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
6/10/202227 minutes, 30 seconds
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The System - Step 4: Light the Blue Touch Paper and Run Like Hell

Or How to Save the World in 5 Easy Steps Step 4: Light the Blue Touch Paper and Run Like Hell Ben Lewis’s award-winning thriller returns for a second season. Why are so many people siding with the kidnappers? And what is the true intent of The System? We’re about to find out. Cast: Jake … Alex Austin Maya… Siena Kelly Coyote … Divian Ladwa Jess … Chloe Pirrie Liv … Jemima Rooper Richard…Pip Torrens Matt … Rhashan Stone Original music and sound design by Danny Krass A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
6/10/202227 minutes, 16 seconds
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The System - Step 3: The Art of the Steal

Or How to Save the World in 5 Easy Steps Step 3: The Art of the Steal Ben Lewis’s award-winning thriller returns for a second season. The System is still holding five of the UK’s richest men. Jake and Maya are running out of time to find them. And Jess’s masterplan is about to take an entirely unexpected turn. Cast: Jake … Alex Austin Maya… Siena Kelly Coyote … Divian Ladwa Jess … Chloe Pirrie Richard…Pip Torrens Original music and sound design by Danny Krass Featuring tracks from Equiknoxx music collective A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
6/10/202227 minutes, 6 seconds
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The System - Step 2: Building Heroes

Or How to Save the World in 5 Easy Steps Step 2: Building Heroes Ben Lewis’s award-winning thriller returns for a second season. Five super-rich men have been kidnapped by a mysterious group of extremists The authorities have no clue where the men are being held and the clock is ticking. As the only two people with insider knowledge of the terrorists, Jake and Maya are about to be pulled back into the murky world of ‘The System’. Cast: Jake … Alex Austin Maya… Siena Kelly Jess … Chloe Pirrie Liv … Jemima Rooper Richard…Pip Torrens Angel Investor … Rhashan Stone Original music and sound design by Danny Krass A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
6/10/202227 minutes, 27 seconds
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The System - Step 1: Wilderness Survival for Beginners

or How to Save the World in 5 Easy Steps Step 1: Wilderness Survival for Beginners Five of the UK’s richest men have been kidnapped by a mysterious extremist group. 20-something siblings Maya and Jake have been framed for a murder they did not commit. How do these two events connect? And how far will the young radicals go to change the world? Ben Lewis’s award-winning thriller returns. Cast: Jake … Alex Austin Maya… Siena Kelly Jess … Chloe Pirrie Richard…Pip Torrens Original music and sound design by Danny Krass Featuring tracks from Equiknoxx music collective A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
6/10/202227 minutes, 53 seconds
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Introducing The System - Series 2

Jake and Maya are on the run. But their past is about to catch up with them.
6/6/20222 minutes, 7 seconds
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Dead Hand – Episode 5: Ceasefire Babies

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 to the code, Greg realises that Dead Hand is active again. With time already running out, can he finally crack the code and catch the killer? Cast: Greg … Paul Mallon DS Murray … Michelle Fairley Kate … Roísín Gallagher Lucy … Hannah Eggleton Stacey … Eimear Fearon May … Julia Dearden Control … Louise Parker Police Officer … Andrew McCracken TSG lead … Patrick Buchanan Marc Sheene … Conleth Hill All other roles played by members of the cast. Writer … Stuart Drennan Script Editor … Philip Palmer Producer … Michael Shannon Executive Editor … Andy Martin A BBC Northern Ireland production for Radio 4.
4/1/202229 minutes, 24 seconds
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Dead Hand – Episode 4: 97

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 to the code, Greg realises that Dead Hand is active again. With time already running out, can he finally crack the code and catch the killer? Cast: Greg ... Paul Mallon DS Murray … Michelle Fairley Kate … Roísín Gallagher Lucy … Hannah Eggleton Stacey … Eimear Fearon Thomas … Patrick Fitzsymons Assistant Jo … Nicky Harley All other roles played by members of the cast. Writer … Stuart Drennan Script Editor … Philip Palmer Producer … Michael Shannon Executive Editor … Andy Martin A BBC Northern Ireland production for Radio 4.
4/1/202226 minutes, 26 seconds
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Dead Hand – Episode 3: Hierarchy of Victims

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 to the code, Greg realises that Dead Hand is active again. With time already running out, can he finally crack the code and catch the killer? Cast: Greg ... Paul Mallon DS Murray … Michelle Fairley Kate … Roísín Gallagher Lucy … Hannah Eggleton Stacey … Eimear Fearon May … Julia Dearden Freya … Carol Moore Daniel … Desmond Eastwood All other roles played by members of the cast. Writer … Stuart Drennan Script Editor … Philip Palmer Producer … Michael Shannon Executive Editor … Andy Martin A BBC Northern Ireland production for Radio 4.
4/1/202226 minutes, 37 seconds
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Dead Hand – Episode 2: Zero Sum

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 to the code, Greg realises that Dead Hand is active again. With time already running out, can he finally crack the code and catch the killer? Cast: Greg ... Paul Mallon DS Murray … Michelle Fairley Kate … Roísín Gallagher Lucy … Hannah Eggleton Stacey … Eimear Fearon May … Julia Dearden Thomas … Patrick Fitzsymons Daniel … Desmond Eastwood Assistant Jo … Nicky Harley Control … Louise Parker Police Officer … Andrew McCracken TSG lead … Patrick Buchanan All other roles played by members of the cast. Writer … Stuart Drennan Script Editor … Philip Palmer Producer … Michael Shannon Executive Editor … Andy Martin A BBC Northern Ireland production for Radio 4.
4/1/202226 minutes, 29 seconds
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Dead Hand – Episode 1: Number Stations

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 to the code, Greg realises that Dead Hand is active again. With time already running out, can he finally crack the code and catch the killer? Cast: Greg ... Paul Mallon DS Murray … Michelle Fairley Kate … Roísín Gallagher Lucy … Hannah Eggleton Stacey … Eimear Fearon Daniel … Desmond Eastwood Assistant Jo … Nicky Harley Operator … Louise Parker All other roles played by members of the cast. Writer … Stuart Drennan Script Editor … Philip Palmer Producer … Michael Shannon Executive Editor … Andy Martin A BBC Northern Ireland production for Radio 4.
4/1/202228 minutes, 30 seconds
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Introducing Dead Hand

On the hunt for the identity of the serial killer, the host of a true crime podcast realises that after 20 years Dead Hand is active again.
3/28/20221 minute, 52 seconds
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Who is Aldrich Kemp? - Chapter Five: Kholat Syakhl

As the water rises, Clara Page is under more pressure than ever and learns some surprising family history. Can Aldrich Kemp and the team save her? Will she finally know all the answers? Cast: Clara Page .................................................Phoebe Fox Mister Bartholomew .............................Tim McInnerny Aldrich Kemp ...........................................Ferdinand Kingsley Mrs Boone..................................................Nicola Walker Sebastian Harcourt ................................Kyle Soller Nakesha Kemp ........................................Karla Crome Aunt Lily .....................................................Susan Jameson The Underwood Sisters ........................Jana Carpenter Conrad Spijker ........................................Steven Mackintosh Hazlitt...................... ..................................Ben Crowe Nurse.. .......................................................Louise Brealey Created and written by Julian Simpson Recorded on location in Hove, London and at The Royal Pavilion in Brighton Music composed by Tim Elsenburg Sound Design: David Thomas Director: Julian Simpson Producer: Sarah Tombling Executive Producer: Karen Rose A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
2/18/202229 minutes, 55 seconds
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Who is Aldrich Kemp? - Chapter Four: The Spirit of the Age

As Clara and her mission are in ever-increasing peril, questions are asked - with varying degrees of politeness - across London and Europe. Cast: Clara Page .................................................Phoebe Fox Mister Bartholomew .............................Tim McInnerny Aldrich Kemp ...........................................Ferdinand Kingsley Mrs Boone..................................................Nicola Walker Sebastian Harcourt ................................Kyle Soller Nakesha Kemp ........................................Karla Crome Aunt Lily .....................................................Susan Jameson Underwood Sisters ................................Jana Carpenter Conrad Spijker ........................................Steven Mackintosh Margot .......................................................Louise Brealey Uncle Dave............. ..................................Ben Crowe McGarry........... .........................................James Joyce Created and written by Julian Simpson Recorded on location in Hove, London and at The Royal Pavilion in Brighton Music composed by Tim Elsenburg Sound Design: David Thomas Director: Julian Simpson Producer: Sarah Tombling Executive Producer: Karen Rose A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
2/18/202227 minutes, 44 seconds
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Who is Aldrich Kemp? - Chapter Three: The Black Windmill

In Chapter Three, Clara and Kennedy find some parallels in their quests and a new name crops up - Conrad Spijker. But whose side is he on? Cast: Clara Page ...............................Phoebe Fox Mister Bartholomew ...........Tim McInnerny Aldrich Kemp ........................ Ferdinand Kingsley Mrs Boone/Eleanor Peck....Nicola Walker Sebastian Harcourt ..............Kyle Soller Nakesha Kemp ......................Karla Crome Aunt Lily ...................................Susan Jameson Kennedy Fisher.......................Jana Carpenter Conrad Spijker........................Steven Mackintosh Created and written by Julian Simpson Recorded on location in Hove, London and at The Royal Pavilion in Brighton Music composed by Tim Elsenburg Sound Design: David Thomas Director: Julian Simpson Producer: Sarah Tombling Executive Producer: Karen Rose A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
2/18/202227 minutes, 34 seconds
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Who is Aldrich Kemp? - Chapter Two: Themis House

Clara finds herself in a mysterious village where the shopkeepers all look remarkably similar. Will more questions be raised than answered by the occupants of Themis House? Cast: Clara Page .............................Phoebe Fox Mister Bartholomew .........Tim McInnerny Aldrich Kemp ...................... Ferdinand Kingsley Mrs Boone..............................Nicola Walker Sebastian Harcourt ............Kyle Soller Nakesha Kemp ....................Karla Crome Aunt Lily .................................Susan Jameson The Underwood Sisters ....Jana Carpenter Cylist ........................................Louise Brealey Created and written by Julian Simpson Recorded on location in Hove, London and at The Royal Pavilion in Brighton Music composed by Tim Elsenburg Sound Design: David Thomas Director: Julian Simpson Producer: Sarah Tombling Executive Producer: Karen Rose A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
2/18/202227 minutes, 49 seconds
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Who is Aldrich Kemp? - Chapter One: Clara Page

With a stellar cast, headed by Phoebe Fox, alongside Nicola Walker, Tim McInnery, Ferdinand Kingsley and Kyle Soller, we are back in Julian Simpson's imagination - this time trying to find out just Who Is Aldrich Kemp? On a heightened and fun journey, which takes us to glamourous and sometimes improbable locations, we encounter Euro-villains and murderous housekeepers. Chapter One: The washed-up body of a man presumed dead 7 years earlier marks the beginning of Clara Page's mission to find the elusive Aldrich Kemp. Cast: Clara Page .............................Phoebe Fox Mister Bartholomew .........Tim McInnerny Aldrich Kemp ...................... Ferdinand Kingsley Mrs Boone..............................Nicola Walker Sebastian Harcourt ............Kyle Soller Nakesha Kemp ....................Karla Crome Aunt Lily .................................Susan Jameson Secretary ................................Louise Brealey Howlett ..................................Ben Crowe Tom .........................................James Joyce. Created and written by Julian Simpson Recorded on location in Hove, London and at The Royal Pavilion in Brighton. Music composed by Tim Elsenburg. Sound Design: David Thomas Director: Julian Simpson Producer: Sarah Tombling Executive Producer: Karen Rose A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4
2/18/202229 minutes, 36 seconds
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Introducing Who Is Aldrich Kemp?

In a world of yachts, private planes and underground bases a question echoes - Who Is Aldrich Kemp? Exciting new drama from Julian Simpson.
2/17/20222 minutes, 35 seconds
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Siege - Episode 5

By Katherine Jakeways, Eno Mfon and Darragh Mortell. 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. Episode 5. It’s almost dawn and it looks like the hostages are going to be released, but events are out of control and nobody is prepared for what happens next. CAST NAOMI - Danielle Vitalis JACKSON - Kwabena Ansah KEMI - Layo-Christina Akinlude PENNY - Jasmine Hyde MAGGIE - Stacey Abalogun DEREK - Ewan Bailey SOUND DESIGN – Catherine Robinson DIRECTOR - John Norton PRODUCED by John Norton and James Robinson A BBC Cymru Wales Production Siege is the latest drama in the Limelight strand and will also be available in full on BBC Sounds from Monday 7 February as a 5-part podcast
2/7/202229 minutes, 39 seconds
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Siege - Episode 4

By Katherine Jakeways, Eno Mfon and Darragh Mortell. 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 2 dark days in December. Episode 4. After some terrible news, the gunman goes crazy. Jackson can no longer cope and Kemi tries to calm the group. Speculation continues online about accomplices, Penny opens up about her family and Maggie has a plan. The ransom money is on the way. CAST NAOMI - Danielle Vitalis JACKSON - Kwabena Ansah KEMI - Layo-Christina Akinlude PENNY - Jasmine Hyde MAGGIE - Stacey Abalogun DEREK - Ewan Bailey NEWS REPORTER - Layo-Christina Akinlude SOUND DESIGN – Catherine Robinson DIRECTOR - John Norton PRODUCED by John Norton and James Robinson A BBC Cymru Wales Production Siege is the latest drama in the Limelight strand and will also be available in full on BBC Sounds from Monday 7 February as a 5-part podcast
2/7/202227 minutes, 50 seconds
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Siege - Episode 3

By Katherine Jakeways, Eno Mfon and Darragh Mortell. 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. Episode 3. Night falls and Naomi is in danger. The police are on the roof and the gunman starts to get mad at the authorities. He decides to show them he means business. The world is watching. CAST NAOMI - Danielle Vitalis JACKSON - Kwabena Ansah KEMI - Layo-Christina Akinlude PENNY - Jasmine Hyde MAGGIE - Stacey Abalogun DEREK - Ewan Bailey SOUND DESIGN – Catherine Robinson DIRECTOR - John Norton PRODUCED by John Norton and James Robinson A BBC Cymru Wales Production Siege is the latest drama in the Limelight strand and will also be available in full on BBC Sounds from Monday 7 February as a 5-part podcast
2/7/202227 minutes, 57 seconds
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Siege - Episode 2

By Katherine Jakeways, Eno Mfon and Darragh Mortell. 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. Episode 2 The manager is badly wounded, the police have arrived, and the armed robbery has now become a siege. CAST NAOMI - Danielle Vitalis JACKSON - Kwabena Ansah PENNY - Jasmine Hyde MAGGIE - Stacey Abalogun SOUND DESIGN – Catherine Robinson DIRECTOR - John Norton PRODUCED by John Norton and James Robinson A BBC Cymru Wales Production Siege is the latest drama in the Limelight strand and will also be available in full on BBC Sounds from Monday 7 February as a 5-part podcast
2/7/202227 minutes, 45 seconds
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Siege - Episode 1

By Katherine Jakeways, Eno Mfon and Darragh Mortell. 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. Episode 1. For 5 shoppers and a security guard, it’s just another day in the supermarket until a masked man walks in with a gun. CAST NAOMI - Danielle Vitalis JACKSON - Kwabena Ansah KEMI - Layo-Christina Akinlude PENNY - Jasmine Hyde MAGGIE - Stacey Abalogun SOUND DESIGN – Catherine Robinson DIRECTOR - John Norton PRODUCED by John Norton and James Robinson A BBC Cymru Wales Production Siege is the latest drama in the Limelight strand and will also be available in full on BBC Sounds from Monday 7 February as a 5-part podcast
2/7/202229 minutes, 46 seconds
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Introducing Siege

You've seen the news, the blogs, and the pics. Now the hostages tell the inside story.
2/3/20221 minute, 8 seconds
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Steelheads – Episode 5: Plan D

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. Joleen and Kit drive to Montana in the hope of joining the resistance. From the creators of The Cipher and Passenger List, a chilling new medical thriller inspired by true events starring Jessica Barden. Cast: JOLEEN – Jessica Barden REMI – Khalid Laith KIT – Symera Jackson DRE – Earl R Perkins JAMAR – Jason Forbes SUZIE – Laurel Lefkow All other parts played by: Kerry Shale, Christopher Ragland, Eric Meyers, Andrew Byron, Annabelle Dowler, Daniel Ryan, Gianna Kiehl and Lizzie Stables Original theme composed by Pascal Wyse Written and Created by Brett Neichin and John Scott Dryden Script Editing by Mike Walker Sound Design by Steve Bond Sound Editor: Adam Woodhams Assistant Producer: Eleanor Mein Additional casting by Janet Foster Trails by Jack Soper Produced by Emma Hearn Director and Executive Producer: John Scott Dryden A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4
12/31/202128 minutes, 42 seconds
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Steelheads – Episode 4: Break Point

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... Luther offers Joleen a chance of life, but in return she must agree to live in hiding and be companion to his grand-daughter, Kit. But Kit reveals that they are both in danger and must escape to find the resistance. From the creators of The Cipher and Passenger List, a chilling new medical thriller inspired by true events starring Jessica Barden. Cast: JOLEEN – Jessica Barden KIT – Symera Jackson LUTHER – Bruce Lester Johnson REMI – Khalid Laith HUGO – Christopher Ragland THE MOD – Andrew Byron IZZY – Lizzie Stables ESMERELDA – Annabelle Dowler All other parts played by: Earl R Perkins, Kerry Shale, Gianna Kiehl, Jason Forbes and Laurel Lefkow Original theme composed by Pascal Wyse Written and Created by Brett Neichin and John Scott Dryden Script Editing by Mike Walker Sound Design by Steve Bond Sound Editor: Adam Woodhams Assistant Producer: Eleanor Mein Additional casting by Janet Foster Trails by Jack Soper Produced by Emma Hearn Director and Executive Producer: John Scott Dryden A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4
12/31/202128 minutes, 38 seconds
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Steelheads – Episode 3: Shiny Happy People

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. Having escaped captivity, Joleen arrives by sea in Seattle with her companions, Remi, an escaped convict and Luther, a blind captain… From the creators of The Cipher and Passenger List, a chilling new medical thriller inspired by true events starring Jessica Barden. Cast: JOLEEN – Jessica Barden LUTHER – Bruce Lester Johnson REMI – Khalid Laith SUMMER – Gianna Kiehl LESTER – Christopher Ragland WAYNE – Daniel Ryan LUCINDA – Annabelle Dowler OSCAR – Jason Forbes KIT – Symera Jackson All other parts played by: Kerry Shale, Earl R Perkins, Andrew Byron and Eric Meyers Original Theme composed by Pascal Wyse Written and Created by Brett Neichin and John Scott Dryden Script Editing by Mike Walker Sound Design by Steve Bond Sound Editor: Adam Woodhams Assistant Producer: Eleanor Mein Additional casting by Janet Foster Trails by Jack Soper Produced by Emma Hearn Director and Executive Producer: John Scott Dryden A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4
12/31/202128 minutes, 35 seconds
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Steelheads – Episode 2: The Conversation

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... From the creators of The Cipher and Passenger List, a chilling new medical thriller inspired by true events starring Jessica Barden. Cast: JOLEEN – Jessica Barden REMI – Khalid Laith LUTHER – Bruce Lester Johnson PADMA – Jennifer Armour EARL – Kerry Shale JAVIER - Jason Forbes RICHARD – Eric Meyers All other parts played by: Andrew Byron, Gianna Kiehl, Earl R Perkins, Laurel Lefkow and Christopher Ragland Original Theme composed by Pascal Wyse Written and Created by Brett Neichin and John Scott Dryden Script Editing by Mike Walker Sound Design by Steve Bond Sound Editor: Adam Woodhams Assistant Producer: Eleanor Mein Trails by Jack Soper Produced by Emma Hearn Director and Executive Producer: John Scott Dryden A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4
12/31/202128 minutes, 24 seconds
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Steelheads – Episode 1: Lady in the Water

When a 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. From the creators of The Cipher and Passenger List, a chilling new medical thriller inspired by true events starring Jessica Barden. Cast: JOLEEN – Jessica Barden LUTHER – Bruce Lester Johnson IZZY – Lizzie Stables LUCINDA – Annabelle Dowler WAYNE – Daniel Ryan PADMA – Jennifer Armour EARL – Kerry Shale OSCAR – Jason Forbes RICHARD – Eric Meyers ANDREI – Andrew Byron SUE – Laurel Lefkow GREG – Christopher Ragland STOLYA – Yanina Hope Original Theme composed by Pascal Wyse Written and Created by Brett Neichin and John Scott Dryden Script Editing by Mike Walker Sound Design by Steve Bond Sound Editor: Adam Woodhams Assistant Producer: Eleanor Mein Trails by Jack Soper Produced by Emma Hearn Director and Executive Producer: John Scott Dryden A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4
12/31/202128 minutes, 37 seconds
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Introducing SteelHeads

A futuristic thriller starring Jessica Barden as a tennis pro who awakes from cryogenic sleep to find a world in chaos.
12/20/20213 minutes, 21 seconds
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Harland - Episode 5: Saturday

Lucy Catherine's supernatural thriller reaches its climax on the day of the Festival of the Hare. 50 years earlier, Harland was founded on the site of a cursed and abandoned medieval village. The past is about to have its say. Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Sadie ..... Melissa Advani Jim ..... Chris Jack Lori/Evie ..... Grace Cooper Milton Lindsay ..... Jasmine Hyde Pete ..... Michael Begley Police Officer ..... Justice Ritchie Crow ..... Christine Kavanagh Sound design by Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift
10/29/202128 minutes, 48 seconds
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Harland - Episode 4: Friday

Lucy Catherine's supernatural thriller is set in a new town built on the site of an abandoned village with a violent past. As DI Sarah Ward continues her investigation into the strange events surrounding Evie Bennett's disappearance, her dreams become increasingly entangled with the case. Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Sadie ..... Melissa Advani Jim ..... Chris Jack Lori ..... Grace Cooper Milton Jess ..... Lizzie Mounter Lindsay ..... Jasmine Hyde Pete ..... Michael Begley Aldo ..... Sam Dale Sound design by Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift
10/29/202127 minutes, 13 seconds
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Harland - Episode 3: Thursday

Lucy Catherine's supernatural thriller set in the new town of Harland. A man in a hare mask appears to guide DI Ward to the missing Evie Bennett but who is he? And why can't the CCTV system capture his image even when he's there. Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Sadie ..... Melissa Advani Jim ..... Chris Jack Lori ..... Grace Cooper Milton Jess ..... Lizzie Mounter Lindsay ..... Jasmine Hyde Pete ..... Michael Begley Counsellor ..... Christine Kavanagh Aldo ..... Sam Dale MC ..... Justice Ritchie Sound design by Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift
10/29/202127 minutes, 38 seconds
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Harland - Episode 2: Wednesday

Lucy Catherine's supernatural thriller set in the new town of Harland. A girl has disappeared. A sink hole has entirely swallowed her home. DI Ward continues to investigate. Sarah ..... Ayesha Antoine Dan ..... Tyger Drew-Honey Sadie ..... Melissa Advani Lori ..... Grace Cooper Milton Jess ..... Lizzie Mounter Lindsay ..... Jasmine Hyde Pete ..... Michael Begley Aldo ..... Sam Dale DJ ..... Justice Ritchie Newsreader ..... Joseph Ayre Sound design by Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift
10/29/202128 minutes, 22 seconds
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Harland - Episode 1: Tuesday

Lucy Catherine's supernatural 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 ..... Chris Jack Sound design by Caleb Knightley Directed by Toby Swift
10/29/202128 minutes, 12 seconds
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Welcome to Harland

Lucy Catherine's 5 part supernatural 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.
10/25/20212 minutes, 4 seconds
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The House That Vanished - Episode 5: The Hand of God

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. Episode 5: The Hand of God Neville finally has his day in court facing the man he believes is responsible for the disappearance of his house, but as he waits to hear the outcome of his case Neville finds himself on the wrong side of the law. The House that Vanished features documentary interviews with key people involved in Neville’s astonishing story alongside dramatised scenes written by Jan Carson. Presented by Siobhán McSweeney. Cast: Neville Presho … Tony Flynn Patrick Doohan … Seán T. Ó Meallaigh Justice Murphy … Mark Lambert Prosecution barrister … Faolán Morgan Defence barrister … Michael Patrick Psychiatrist … Patrick Fitzsymons Garda officer ... Niall Cusack Reporter ... Megan Armitage Hotel owner .... Lalor Roddy Written by Jan Carson Produced by Conor McKay and Michael Shannon Executive Editor: Andy Martin A BBC Northern Ireland production for Radio 4
7/5/202129 minutes, 12 seconds
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The House That Vanished – Episode 4: The Holy Clay

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. Episode 4: The Holy Clay It seems Neville can’t stay away from the island that haunts his every waking moment. A chance encounter on the ferry to Tory offers a new opportunity for justice and Neville finally finds a solicitor willing to listen to his story, but the strain of so many years spent searching for answers puts huge pressure on his marriage. The House that Vanished features documentary interviews with key people involved in Neville’s astonishing story alongside dramatised scenes written by Jan Carson. Presented by Siobhán McSweeney Cast: Neville ... Tony Flynn Fiona ... Fo Cullen Anton ... Ian Beattie Gillespie ... Patrick Fitzsymons Clerk ... Desmond Eastwood Justice Murphy ... Mark Lambert O’Dualachain ... Faolán Morgan O’Tuaithail ... Michael Patrick John McGinty ... Seamus O’Hara Written by Jan Carson Produced by Conor McKay and Michael Shannon Executive editor: Andy Martin A BBC Northern Ireland Production for Radio 4
7/5/202128 minutes
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The House That Vanished – Episode 3: Balor's Fort

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. Episode 3: Balor's Fort Neville tracks down a contractor who offers him new information about events leading up to the disappearance of his house, but Neville’s obsessive search for answers comes at a heavy price. Neville decides to forgive those he believes have wronged him, leading to a long, dark night of the soul at Balor’s Fort on Tory island. The House that Vanished features documentary interviews with key people involved in Neville’s astonishing story alongside dramatised scenes written by Jan Carson. Presented by Siobhán McSweeney Cast: Neville ... Tony Flynn Fiona ... Fo Cullen Patrick Doohan ... Seán T. Ó Meallaigh John McGinty ... Seamus O’Hara Doctor ... Ian Beattie Written by Jan Carson Produced by Conor McKay and Michael Shannon Executive editor: Andy Martin A BBC Northern Ireland Production for Radio 4
7/5/202127 minutes, 45 seconds
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The House That Vanished – Episode 2: The Real King of Tory

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. Episode 2: The Real King of Tory Neville sets off on a journey around Ireland in search of clues, but the shock of discovering his house has vanished begins to affect his health. Feeling like he’s trapped in a nightmare, Neville recalls the peace and tranquility he first found on Tory – and a film he made years before seems to offer a strange prophecy about what may have happened to his house. The House that Vanished features documentary interviews with key people involved in Neville’s astonishing story alongside dramatised scenes written by Jan Carson. Presented by Siobhán McSweeney Cast: Neville ... Tony Flynn Fiona ... Fo Cullen Patrick Doohan ... Seán T. Ó Meallaigh Council worker ... Carol Moore Guard ... Faolán Morgan Sean ... Michael Patrick Tourism Woman ... Megan Armitage Engineer ... Desmond Eastwood Written by Jan Carson Produced by Conor McKay and Michael Shannon Executive editor: Andy Martin A BBC Northern Ireland Production for Radio 4
7/5/202127 minutes, 27 seconds
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The House That Vanished – Episode 1: The Vanishing

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. Episode 1: The Vanishing. 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. Neville felt warmly welcomed – now, he faces a wall of silence. Some talk mysteriously of a whirlwind and a strange glow in the night sky, others say Neville would be better off not asking. No one will tell him what happened, not even the island’s King. Neville sets out on a search for justice, but his quest will come at great personal cost. The House that Vanished features documentary interviews with key people involved in Neville’s astonishing story alongside dramatised scenes written by Jan Carson. Presented by Siobhán McSweeney. Cast: Neville ... Tony Flynn Fiona ... Fo Cullen Mary Meehan ... Carol Moore Patrick Doohan ... Seán T. Ó Meallaigh Patsy Dan ... Mark Lambert Father O’Neill ... Niall Cusack Man 1 ... Lalor Roddy Woman ... Megan Armitage Man 2 ... Desmond Eastwood Film Crew ... Michael Patrick Written by Jan Carson Produced by Conor McKay and Michael Shannon Executive Editor: Andy Martin A BBC Northern Ireland production for Radio 4
7/5/202128 minutes, 16 seconds
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Introducing The House That Vanished

Your house is gone. Your neighbours won't talk. And you're on an island miles from shore. The true story of one man's struggle to find out why his home disappeared.
6/30/20212 minutes, 15 seconds
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The System - Level 6: Judgement Day Question Mark.

By Ben Lewis. A witty and propulsive six-part thriller about a group of young radicals and the hunt for their leader. Starring Siena Kelly, Jack Rowan and Iain de Caestecker. Level 6: Judgement Day Question Mark The Past: Alex’s story comes into focus. The Present: Maya goes in search of Jake, hoping together they can stop the System before things get totally out of control. But can they? And who’s really in charge? Cast: Alex … Iain de Caestecker Maya … Siena Kelly Coyote…Divian Ladwa Beau…Matthew Needham DI Cohen / Jess …Chloe Pirrie Jake …Jack Rowan Original music and sound design by Danny Krass Featuring tracks from Equiknoxx music collective A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams With thanks to Dr Joel Busher at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, University of Coventry.
5/28/202128 minutes, 55 seconds
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The System - Level 5: Kill the Past

By Ben Lewis. A witty and propulsive six-part thriller about a group of young radicals and the hunt for their leader. Starring Siena Kelly, Jack Rowan and Iain de Caestecker. Level 5: Kill the Past The Past: Jake and Alex have a stand-off when Jake’s given a target dangerously close to home. The Present: Maya’s TV habit, once described as her downfall, is about to become her greatest asset. Cast: Alex … Iain de Caestecker Jerome… Don Gilét Maya … Siena Kelly Coyote…Divian Ladwa Beau…Matthew Needham DI Cohen / Jess …Chloe Pirrie Jake …Jack Rowan Original music and sound design by Danny Krass Featuring tracks from Equiknoxx music collective With thanks to Dr Joel Busher at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, University of Coventry. A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
5/28/202127 minutes
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The System - Level 4: Red Pill

By Ben Lewis. A witty and propulsive six-part thriller about an exclusive personal development programme with a radical twist. Starring Siena Kelly, Jack Rowan and Iain de Caestecker. Level 4: Red Pill The Past: Jake’s unit find out what The System is really about as they enter the next level of their training. And it doesn’t sit well with everyone. The Present: Maya manages to track down an ally with insider knowledge. Cast: Alex … Iain de Caestecker Dr Khalid Hassan… Souad Faress Maya … Siena Kelly Coyote…Divian Ladwa Beau…Matthew Needham Jake …Jack Rowan Original music and sound design by Danny Krass Featuring tracks from Equiknoxx music collective With thanks to Dr Joel Busher at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, University of Coventry. A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
5/28/202127 minutes, 56 seconds
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The System - Level 3: Field Work

By Ben Lewis A witty and propulsive six-part thriller about an exclusive personal development programme with a radical twist. Starring Siena Kelly, Jack Rowan and Iain de Caestecker. Level 3: Field Work The Past: pumped up and fighting fit, Jake and his unit learn how to hunt. And it’s not just animals they’re in search of. The Present: Maya meets a woman she hopes can explain why Jake’s life hangs in the balance. Cast: Alex … Iain de Caestecker Maya … Siena Kelly Coyote…Divian Ladwa Beau…Matthew Needham DI Cohen… Chloe Pirrie Grace…Ashna Rabheru Jake …Jack Rowan Original music and sound design by Danny Krass With thanks to Dr Joel Busher at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, University of Coventry. A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
5/28/202127 minutes, 48 seconds
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The System - Level 2: Sweat Blood

By Ben Lewis. A witty and propulsive six-part thriller about a mysterious personal development programme. Starring Siena Kelly, Jack Rowan and Iain de Caestecker. Level 2: Sweat Blood. The Past: Jake and his fellow underdogs begin to radically transform their minds and bodies. The Present: Maya’s hunt for their leader gets tense when she realises they might be hunting her. Cast: Alex … Iain de Caestecker Maya … Siena Kelly Jerome… Don Gilét Coyote…Divian Ladwa Beau…Matthew Needham Jake …Jack Rowan Original music and sound design by Danny Krass Featuring tracks from Equiknoxx music collective With thanks to Dr Joel Busher at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, University of Coventry. A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
5/28/202128 minutes, 33 seconds
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The System - Level 1: Get Naked

By Ben Lewis A propulsive thriller starring Siena Kelly, Jack Rowan and Iain de Caestecker. Level 1: Get Naked. 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 Rowan Original music and sound design by Danny Krass Featuring tracks from Equiknoxx music collective With thanks to Dr Joel Busher at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, University of Coventry. A BBC Scotland Production directed by Kirsty Williams
5/28/202128 minutes, 50 seconds
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When Jake goes on the run after a mysterious crime, his sister Maya must find out why. A propulsive six-part thriller. Starring Siena Kelly, Jack Rowan and Iain de Caestecker.
5/13/20212 minutes, 7 seconds