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Synopsis, Production Details, Cast & Credits

D for Dexter

  • Produced by Mary Ward-Lowery
  • Series Four of the award-winning drama starts November 13th, 2017.
  • Cast Includes: Sydney Wade, Una McNulty and Etta Fusi

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D for Dexter

Life is complicated for Skye and her little brother. They mostly live with mum Jak but they’re in and out of care as Jak’s on and off the booze. Last night she didn’t come home at all.  Doesn’t bother Skye. Mum can do what she wants, it’s her life.  Except it’s Dexter’s life too.

A highlight of the BBC’s annual Children in Need appeal, D for Dexter won Best Drama Series/Serial at the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2016.

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The Thrill of Love

  • Produced by Savvy and directed by Kate Chapman (2016)
  • BBC Radio 4 Saturday Drama
  • Cast Includes: Maxine Peake, Siobhan Finneran and Joe Armstrong

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The Thrill of Love

Ruth Ellis works hard, plays hard and dreams of a movie-star life. Yet in 1955, the self-styled ‘blonde bombshell’ is convicted of murder and becomes the last woman to be hanged in Great Britain. Adapted from the stage play.

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Man at the Helm

  • Produced by Gemma Jenkins (2016)
  • BBC Radio 4 15 Minute Drama: five-part serial
  • Cast Includes: Amanda Hale, Eloise Webb and Andy Nyman

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Man at the Helm

Adaptation of Nina Stibbe’s brilliant comic novel. Set in 1970’s Leicestershire Lizzie enlists her brother and sister in a madcap scheme to find a new husband for their recently divorced mother.

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The All-Clear

  • Produced by Mary Ward-Lowery (2014)
  • BBC Radio 4 15 Minute Drama: episode five in an eight-part series
  • Cast Includes: Sara Perks, Katy Sobey and Martin Bonger

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The All-Clear

Set after Je Suis Charlie, Is it any easier to speak and share your truth? Two women fight their deepest fear in order to do so. Written and recorded in one week as part of the Fact to Fiction series.

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Louisa’s

  • Produced by Jessica Brown (2010)
  • BBC Radio 4 Weird Tales drama
  • Cast Includes: Sara Poyzer, Paul Rider and Gerard McDermott

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Louisa’s

When a stranger walks into Louisa’s cafe, A jukebox which hasn’t played a record for years whirs into action. Louisa is thrown into a world where her past threatens life as she knows it.

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The Dock, Nuremberg

  • Produced by Mary Ward-Lowery (2014)
  • BBC Radio 4 15 Minute Drama: five-part serial
  • Cast Includes: Diana Quick, Gunnar Cauthery and Mark Meadows

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The Dock, Nuremberg

Dramatisation of the diaries of Dame Laura Knight. Commissioned by the War Office to attend the Nuremberg Trials and record her experiences in a work of art. For the BBC’s Writing the Century series.

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Once Upon a Time

  • Produced by Gemma Jenkins (2010)
  • BBC Radio 4 15 Minute Drama: five-part serial
  • Cast Includes: Joe Dempsie, Karl Davies, Joe Doherty and Freddie Fox

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Once Upon a Time

A touching coming-of-age drama set in 1979 based on the real diary of Steven, a gay teenager living in a Nottinghamshire mining town. For the BBC’s Writing the Century series.

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Paradise Place

  • Produced by Sara Davis (2010)
  • BBC Radio 4 15 Minute Drama: five-part serial
  • Cast Includes: Kath Rogers, Robert Gwilym and Lucy Black

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Paradise Place

Landlady Ella rents out a flat to Sarah and her teenage daughter Jaz, while Adrian lives rent-free in return for odd-jobs around the house. A series of short-linked plays written from Woman’s Hour listeners’ stories of desire.

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The Nine Days Queen

  • Produced by Luke Fresle (2009)
  • BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Drama
  • Cast Includes: Louise Brealey, Emma Stansfield and Helen Schlesinger.

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The Nine Days Queen

The tumultuous story of the trial of Lady Jane Grey. Proclaimed Queen of England in 1553 at the age of 16 and ruling for nine days in 1553 before being sentenced to death.

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Ladies Day

  • Produced by Sara Davies (2009)
  • BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Drama
  • Cast Includes: Kath Rogers, Lynda Rooke and Louise Kempton

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Ladies Day

A day at the Cheltenham Gold Cup becomes a roller-coaster ride of emotions, changing fortunes and unexpected revelations for Pearl and her fish-factory workmates. Adapted from the stage play.

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Bollywood Jane

  • Produced by Kate Chapman (2008)
  • BBC Radio 4 15 Minute Drama: five-part serial
  • Cast Includes: Joanna Froggatt, Katherine Dow-Blyton and Sasha Dhawan

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Bollywood Jane

Jane is uprooted by her mother Kate. She is made to start a new life on Leicester’s Belgrave Road. When she stumbles into a Bollywood cinema, she escapes into a world of sequins and saris. Adapted from the stage play.

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Have Your Cake

  • Produced by Gemma Jenkins and Luke Fresle (2008)
  • BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Drama: episodes three and four of a six-part serial
  • Cast Includes: Lesley Sharp, Tamsin Greig and Sheila Hancock.

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Have Your Cake

Maggie makes special cakes for special moments. Written in two episodes – Scripture Cake and Fairy Cakes – for Nicola Baldwin’s culinary drama on BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Drama.

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Be My Baby

  • Produced by Kate Chapman and Sara Conkey (2008)
  • BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Drama
  • Cast Includes: Laura Molyneux, Alinka Wright and Rachel Atkins

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Be My Baby

The fictional story of Mary, unmarried and pregnant in 1964. Mary’s story is interwoven with interviews from adopted children who traced their birth mothers. Adapted from the stage play as a powerful drama-documentary.

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The Road to Abolition

  • Produced by Sara Davies (2007)
  • BBC Radio Three Documentary-Drama.

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The Road to Abolition

Drama-documentary charting the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade explored through letters, memoirs and historical research. Amanda Whittington wrote dramatic recreations of key moment’s in the abolitionist’s history.

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Amateur Girl

  • Produced by Sara Davies and Paul Dodgson (2006).
  • BBC Radio 4 15 Minute Drama: episode two of a five-part series
  • Cast Includes: Kath Rogers

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Amateur Girl

Julie is an auxiliary nurse, working long hours on the minimum wage when her new boyfriend buys a camcorder, she is drawn into the world of amateur girls: the so-called stars of home-made pornography. For Minimum Wage 2.

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The Will’s Girls

  • Produced by Sara Davies (2004)
  • Five-part serial for BBC Radio 4 15 Minute Drama.
  • Cast Includes: Kath Rogers, Louise Howells and Kate Rawson

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The Will’s Girls

In 1954, the Wills’s Girls girls have the best jobs, wages and blokes in town. And there’s a new face on the tobacco machine as 15-year-old Mae comes fresh from the country for her first job in the cigarette factory.

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