25 episodes

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.

Drama of the Week BBC Radio 4

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    • 3.6 • 1.3K Ratings

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.

    Life Lines, Series 6: Part One

    Life Lines, Series 6: Part One

    Al Smith's multi award winning drama set in an ambulance call centre. Carrie is a call handler for the ambulance service,cool and collected when dealing with the emergencies that each call brings. But with pressure mounting on the staff to reach targets and her daughter apparently caught in an act of self harm it makes for an explosive mix.

    Carrie ..... Sarah Ridgeway
    Will ..... Rick Warden
    Ian ..... Michael Jibson
    Chloe ..... Mabel Cresswell
    Ray ..... Ian Conningham
    Scott ..... Tom Cawte
    Patrick ..... Colin Ryan
    Lucy ..... Rebecca Crankshaw
    Geoff ..... Lloyd Thomas
    Ivan ..... Jonathan Forbes
    Beth ..... Ruth Everett
    Sean ..... Matthew Durkan

    Directed by Sally Avens

    • 44 min
    The Making of a Monster

    The Making of a Monster

    Connor is a bright, mixed race Newport teenager, but his life is in danger of spiralling out of control, fuelled by his confusion and despair over who he is and why his father is largely absent from his life. Autobiographical drama about second chances, written and performed by Welsh Children's Laureate, Connor Allen.

    CAST

    Adult Connor.....Connor Allen

    Little Man.....Jace Henry

    Teenage Connor.....Jailen O'Daim

    Mum.....Siwan Morris

    Jonny/ Operator.....Gabin Kongola

    Dad.....Kev McCurdy

    Form Teacher/ Trolley Lady.....Claire Cage

    Police Officer/ Judge.....Dick Bradnum

    Production co-ordinator......Eleri McAuliffe

    Sound design.....Nigel Lewis

    Directed by Emma Harding for BBC Audio in Wales

    • 44 min
    Part 10 - Broken Colours

    Part 10 - Broken Colours

    Dan's life is in danger. To what lengths will Jess go to save him?

    Jess now knows the truth about Ronnie Vaz's relationship to Dan. But she's sucked even deeper into the violent world of his drug gang. Holli Dempsey and Josef Altin star in a new thriller of conflicting perception from Matthew Broughton (the creator of Tracks).

    Jess.....Holli Dempsey
    Dan.....Josef Altin
    Melissa......Alexandria Riley
    Petal.....Rina Mahoney
    Mother.....Christine Kavanagh
    Ronnie.....Alun Raglan
    Gallery Director....Jasmine Hyde
    Magnar.....Neil McCaul

    Sound design by Catherine Robinson and Nigel Lewis
    A BBC Cymru Wales production for BBC Radio 4, directed by John Norton and Emma Harding

    • 25 min
    Part 9 - Broken Colours

    Part 9 - Broken Colours

    Jess now knows the truth about Ronnie Vaz's relationship to Dan. But she's sucked even deeper into the violent world of his drug gang. Holli Dempsey and Josef Altin star in a new thriller of conflicting perception from Matthew Broughton (the creator of Tracks).

    Jess.....Holli Dempsey
    Dan.....Josef Altin
    Melissa......Alexandria Riley
    Petal.....Rina Mahoney
    Mother.....Christine Kavanagh
    Ronnie.....Alun Raglan
    Gallery Director....Jasmine Hyde
    Magner.....Neil McCaul

    Sound design by Catherine Robinson and Nigel Lewis
    A BBC Cymru Wales production for BBC Radio 4, directed by John Norton and Emma Harding

    • 21 min
    Part 8 - Broken Colours

    Part 8 - Broken Colours

    Jess has returned to Dan, despite her misgivings. In revenge for his secretive behaviour, she snorts a line of DMT. And experiences a terrifying trip. Holli Dempsey and Josef Altin star in a new thriller of conflicting perception from Matthew Broughton (the creator of Tracks).

    Jess.....Holli Dempsey
    Dan.....Josef Altin
    Henry.....Brendan Charleson
    Janey.....Jasmine Hyde
    Ronnie.....Alun Raglan
    Petal.....Rina Mahoney

    Sound design by Catherine Robinson and Nigel Lewis
    A BBC Cymru Wales production for BBC Radio 4, directed by John Norton and Emma Harding

    • 21 min
    Part 7 - Broken Colours

    Part 7 - Broken Colours

    Jess has left Dan, the dockside studio and the grimy, violent world of Ronnie Vaz behind. But something is pulling her back. Holli Dempsey and Josef Altin star in a new thriller of conflicting perception from Matthew Broughton (the creator of Tracks).

    Jess.....Holli Dempsey
    Dan.....Josef Altin
    Henry.....Brendan Charleson
    Janey.....Jasmine Hyde
    Ronnie.....Alun Raglan
    Petal.....Rina Mahoney
    News Reader.....Chris Jack

    Sound design by Catherine Robinson and Nigel Lewis
    A BBC Cymru Wales production for BBC Radio 4, directed by John Norton and Emma Harding

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

3.6 out of 5
1.3K Ratings

1.3K Ratings

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Rubbish

The BBC has completely lost the plot with producing good drama.

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Get back to good story telling

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