Drama Listings


BBC RADIO DRAMATISATIONS 


KEY:
 
For BBC Radio 4 except where indicated:
[R2] For BBC Radio 2 
[R3] For BBC Radio 3 
[WS] For BBC World Service 
[R4E] For BBC Radio 4 Extra 
[CR] For commercial radio 
‡[AUD] Published on audio cassette and/or CD in the BBC Radio Collection 


TITLE - AUTHOR - EPISODES - LENGTH (mins) - (YEAR OF FIRST BROADCAST) 

"PARTY GOING" - Henry Green 1 90 (1981)
"THE SWORD IN THE STONE" - T H White 1 120 (1981)
"THE DAUGHTER OF TIME" - Josephine Tey 1 120 (1982)
"ORDEAL BY INNOCENCE" - Agatha Christie 1 90 (1983)
"THE POISONED CHOCOLATES CASE"- Anthony Berkeley 1 90 (1984)

"THE SERPENT'’S SMILE" - Olga Heskey 1 90 (1985)
"SHADOWS OF DOUBT" - Palma Harcourt 6 30 (1985)
"REGENCY BUCK" - Georgette Heyer 1 90 (1986)
"THE KING’S COMMISSAR" - Duncan Kyle 1 90 (1988)
‡"THE SKULL BENEATH THE SKIN"- P D James 2 90 (1989)

"THE STRANGE CASE of Dr JEKYLL and Mr HYDE" - R L Stevenson (1989) [CR] 
"THE NORMAN CONQUESTS" - Alan Ayckbourn 3 90 (1990) [WS] ‡[AUD]
‡"AN UNSUITABLE JOB FOR A WOMAN" - P D James 4 30 (1991) [AUD]
‡"COVER HER FACE" - P D James 4 30 (1993) [AUD]
"SPANISH GOLD" - George A Birmingham 5 30 (1993) [WS] 

"THE MURDER OF THE MAHARAJAH" - H R F Keating 1 90 (1993)
‡"INTO THE BLUE" - Robert Goddard 8 30 (1994) [WS] [AUD] ‡
‡"SAINT OVERBOARD" - Leslie Charteris 1 60 (1995) [AUD]
‡"THE SAINT PLAYS WITH FIRE" - Leslie Charteris 1 60 (1995) [AUD]
"HOUSE OF CARDS" - Michael Dobbs 6 30 (1996) [WS] 

"MAUGHAM'’S EYE VIEW" - Somerset Maugham 6 30 (1996)
- The Creative Impulse
- The Vessel of Wrath
- The Round Dozen
- Footprints in the Jungle
- The Facts of Life
- Before the Party

"A PIECE OF JUSTICE" - Jill Paton Walsh 1 60 (1998)
‡"DEVICES AND DESIRES" - P D James 6 30 (1998)[AUD]
"THE LADY VANISHES" - Ethel Lina White 1 60 (1999) [WS] 
"BEL-AMI" - Guy de Maupassant 1 60 (2000) [WS] 
"THE WYNDHAM CASE " - Jill Paton Walsh 1 60 (2001)

"WATERSHIP DOWN" - Richard Adams 2 60 (2002)
"THE TURN OF THE SCREW" - Henry James 1 60 (2004)
"THE TENTH MAN" - Graham Greene 1 60 (2004)
"FRIEND OR FOE" - Michael Morpurgo 6 10 (2004) [R4E] 
"NOW, VOYAGER" - Olive Higgins Prouty 1 60 (2004)

‡"A CERTAIN JUSTICE" - P D James 1 90 (2005)[AUD]
‡"A TASTE FOR DEATH" - P D James 10 15 (2008) [AUD]
‡"THE PRIVATE PATIENT" - P D James 10 15 (2010) [AUD]
"THE ROMAN SPRING OF MRS STONE - Tennessee Williams 2x30 (2014) [CR] 
"CHARLEY'S AUNT" - Brandon Thomas 3x30 (2015) [CR] 

"BOX AND COX" - J B Morton 1 x 30 (2015) [CR] 
"LADY AUDLEY'S SECRET" - Mary Elizabeth Braddon 3x30 (2016) [CR] 
"THE VALLEY OF FEAR" - Arthur Conan Doyle 2 x 30 (2016) [CR]
"R.U.R" - Karel Capek  2 x 30 (2017) [CR]


ORIGINAL DRAMATIC WORK
"Married Daughter" (1978) 1 x 30 (Wendy Hiller as Queen Victoria)
"The Horror at Bly" (1978) [R3] 
"The Queen and the Kaiser" (1980) 1 x 30 (Wendy Hiller as Queen Victoria)
"Dizzy and the Faery Queen" (1981) 1 x 30 (Wendy Hiller as Queen Victoria)
"Royal Necklace" (1984) 1 x 60 (Dorothy Tutin as Queen Victoria) [WS] 
"The Deserted Child"[2 x 30] (1991) (Wendy Hiller as Queen Victoria)
"The Stars and Stripes Forever" (1993) 1 x 60 (featuring Sam Wanamaker) [R2] 
"Mistresses of the Music Hall" 6 x 30 (1995) (featuring Barbara Windsor) [R2] 
"I Can'’t Begin to Tell You - The Betty Grable Story" (1995) 1 x 60 (featuring Jerry Hall) [R2] 
“They Called Me Al - the Story of Al Bowlly" (1995) 1 x 60 (featuring John Thaw) [R2] 
"The Israel Philharmonic - Orchestra and People" [2 x 120] (1998) (featuring Sheena McDonald) [R3] 
"Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp" 1 x 60 (2003) (with musical soundtrack by Paul Oakenfold) [WS] 
"The Ghost Ship" - based on story by Arthur Conan Doyle 1x30 (2015) [CR] 



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