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Drama of the Week

Every Friday we bring you a new drama from BBC 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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Home Front: 24-28 September 1918

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

58mins

28 Sep 2018

Rank #1

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POD PLAY 3: PUB | Drama of the Week Special

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

5mins

3 Aug 2017

Rank #2

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POD PLAY1: LIVING ROOM | Drama of the Week Special

By Charlotte Bogard Macleod. Leah and Milo are best friends but now Leah has been offered a job in Australia. She loves Milo but does he love her back? Leah is forced to get right inside his head to find out.Leah ….. Valene KaneMilo ….. George MackayDirector: David HunterSound Design …. Catherine Robinson

7mins

3 Aug 2017

Rank #3

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POD PLAY 5: BATHROOM | Drama of the Week Special

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

5mins

3 Aug 2017

Rank #4

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POD PLAY 4: PARK | Drama of the Week Special

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

5mins

3 Aug 2017

Rank #5