Drama of the Week

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

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The Man Who Wore Sanitary Pads
A compelling and funny real-life story. Mr Muruga is a builder from Tamil Nadu who wants to send a rather curious love letter to his wife: a low cost sanitary pad. A story told with humour and admiration by Jon Sen.
Dátum: 2015-06-05 Idő: 16:00:00
dtw: Sung: 27 May 15
Sung by Jim Cartwright, starring Jane Horrocks. A bittersweet drama which reunites the writer and star of 'The Rise and Fall of Little Voice'. Lorna is an alcoholic who lives alone in a down at heel flat. Then a young door to door salesman peddling stretch settee covers knocks on her door and discovers that she has a glamorous past. Song & Lyrics by John O'Hara Producer/Director Gary Brown
Dátum: 2015-05-28 Idő: 09:19:00
Lizzy Barry's Lesson 22 May 15
Lizzy Barry was without doubt the most celebrated and best loved actress of the Restoration. But though Mrs Barry would disagree, it may have been her liaison with the infamous libertine The Earl of Rochester which provided the key to her extraordinary success. By Robin Glendinning. With Jane Slavin, Tim McInnerny and Lizzy McInnerny.
Dátum: 2015-05-22 Idő: 15:00:00
Macbeth 22 May 15
Shakespeare's thrilling tragedy starring Neil Dudgeon and Emma Fielding, a new production for BBC Radio 3.
Dátum: 2015-05-22 Idő: 08:00:00
dtw: Lunch: 15 May 15
Stephen Mangan and Claire Skinner star in Marcy Kahan's award-winning platonic rom-com.
Dátum: 2015-05-15 Idő: 18:09:00
dtw: Stone: Dirt: 07 May 15
Dirt by Martin Jameson. Stars Hugo Speer. First drama of Stone: a detective series created by Danny Brocklehurst. When a body is found in a flooded gravel pit DCI John Stone and his team embark upon an investigation that leads to the discovery of suspicious activity on a remote farm. But with his personal life in tatters and still reeling from the mishandled shooting of Callum Gartside, a gunman who had murdered his own family, Stone struggles to hold it all together
Dátum: 2015-05-08 Idő: 12:00:00
dtw: The Enchanted April 1 May 15
Vivienne Allen dramatises Elizabeth von Arnim's lovely tale of how an advertisement in The Times lures four women away from rainy London to a castle on the sunny Italian Riviera.
Dátum: 2015-05-01 Idő: 15:00:00
dtw: My Dear Bessie 24 Apr 15
Benedict Cumberbatch stars in this love story in letters sent during the Second World War between Chris Barker, a solider in North Africa, and Bessie Moore, a Morse code interpreter at the Foreign Office in London.
Dátum: 2015-04-24 Idő: 15:11:00
dtw: The Journal of a Joskin 17 April 15
Ralph Ineson stars as Yorkshire farm labourer and aspiring writer Fred Kitchen, in Stephen Wakelam's adaptation of Fred's journals
Dátum: 2015-04-17 Idő: 15:00:00
dtw: Beyond Endurance: 10 Apr 15
Dominic West stars as Ernest Shackleton in Meredith Hooper's play, charting the explorer's 1914 expedition planning to cross Antarctica, told in the words of the team themselves.
Dátum: 2015-04-10 Idő: 15:00:00