Swedish inspector Kurt Wallander investigates an attack on an elderly couple
A scientist discovers a gene that could determine a man or woman's natural lifespan
Inmates Charles and George plot a Crown Jewels heist to stay jailed.
Sci-fi thriller. A man is abducted by aliens on his wedding anniversary
An unusual gang of crooks plan a daring robbery at a posh London store.
The parents of Mike, Pete and Janey mysteriously vanish overnight. Stars Judy Bennett
Ex-jailbirds Charles and George mastermind a plan to thwart the Mafia.
An eerie story of strange powers and the mysterious Cranford family.
On the verge of Armageddon, the Earth is threatened by an alien invasion. Sci-fi trilogy.
Paul Williamson arrives home, only to find himself already there. What is going on?
The Earth is threatened by aliens, but the British government has a plan.
Walter Lord's retelling of the fatal voyage of the Titanic, read by Martin Jarvis
Comedy. Napoleon and Wellington's horses exchange love letters during the Napoleonic wars
Stories of life during the Second World War, read by Sylvestra Le Touzel
Martin Jarvis reads from Irving's spooky classic
Charles Kingsley dramatisation starring Julia McKenzie
A grim tale of two strangers drinking and gambling their lives away in a San Francisco bar
Three-piece sitcom group featuring comedians Greg Davies, Steve Hall and Marek Larwood
More adventures from the dashing air ace created by Captain W E Johns
Dudley and Harry end up at the mercy of a devious criminal. Stars Peter Jones.
Clive Anderson's panel show of the past
Comedy series about a high-powered Marketing Director with no morals and hardly any brains
PD James learns more about a whale tooth necklace she included in 'The Children of Men'.
Series of chilling and intimate plays
Family sitcom about comedian Stephen K Amos's teenage years in 1980s South London
Radio series adapted from the Jeeves and Wooster tales by PG Wodehouse
Series of comic monologues by Andrew Lawrence
A 21st-century update of Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Can James win his girlfriend back?
News, reviews and previews of what's happening in comedy this week.
Radio version of the classic TV sitcom
Tattyfilarious comic Ken Dodd chats to actor Ricky Tomlinson about his life and times.
The first public encounter between Miles Kington and Edward Enfield.
When pop music and politics collide the result is good music and a great story
Sitcom by Ian Davidson and Peter Vincent
Arizona: Can law makers silence freight train horns at Flagstaff's level crossings?
Simon Munnery debunks the image of some iconic characters
Maria Semple's comic novel about misplaced genius and mother-daughter love
Gyles Brandreth hosts the quiz about scandal, gossip and slander
Martin Young is the chair and he is joined by special guests
Comedy by Martin Davies about a football crazy priest
The panel game where four guests try to outwit with eachother through improvisation
Series of stories inspired by Isaac Asimov's three laws of robotics
Robert Macfarlane searches around Britain for wilderness. Read by Richard Greenwood
Nature writer and conservationist Roger Deakin's poetic travelogue. Read by Sean Baker
Historical drama about two sisters, set in 19th Century Victorian England
19th-century detective mystery concerning the disappearance of a seemingly cursed diamond
Dramatisation of the Wilkie Collins classic, first published in 1859.
A dying policeman recalls how a gruesome murder many years before changed his life forever
Will Smith brings his show The Tao of Bergerac to the Radio 4 audience
Comedy series in which comedian Will Smith seeks help and advice on coping with middle age
Contemporary London satire read by Stephen Critchlow
Fiona Shaw reads from the award-winning novel
Short stories written by William Boyd
Award-winning espionage tale switches between WWII and the 1970s
In the summer of 1976, Ruth discovers that her mother is in fact a one-time British spy.
Ruth is drawn even deeper into the world of her former British spy mother.
Adam Sims reads William Gibson's story of cyberspace hackers and ruthless computer cool
William Gibson's cult thriller
William Golding's classic story about a group of boys plane-wrecked on a deserted island
Christian Rodska reads John Carey's biography of the Nobel-winning author
Classic tale of supernatural horror by William Hope Hodgson
The life and exploits of 18th-century Irish adventurer Redmond Barry
Dramatisation of the classic novel by William Makepeace Thackeray. With Emma Fielding
An old lady is fooled by a crooked lodger and his gang. With Edward Petherbridge.
Readings from the short story collection by the Irish author
Story collection read by William Trevor
A train journey in Italy sparks devastation, but a new purpose for one passenger.
At a bleak wedding reception, a pregnant bride discovers why her marriage might just work.
Two Irish Protestants live contentedly in the past until the present catches up with them.
Mavie and McCarthy have a weekly tryst - but is he as trapped by marriage as she thinks?
Short stories by the Irish writer William Trevor
Economic hardship forces Michael's only son Luke to leave home in search of financial help
Sir Ian McKellen reads Wordsworth's autobiographical poem.
The sparky and touching tale of a working-class student and her alcohol-fuelled tutor.
Award-winning comedian Jesse Griffin stars as outlaw country singer Wilson Dixon
Adaptations of Dorothy L Sayers' gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey.
Headmistress Sarah Burton returns to 1930s Yorkshire for a challenging new post.
Drama series about a new headmistress at a high school for girls. With Sarah Lancashire
Can Amelia deal with the public attention after she learns to walk on water?
Very beautiful as a baby, Herbert turns out to be a very different adult.
Peter Tinniswood's bawdy comedy. With Maurice Denham
Peter Tinniswood's adventure with Bill Wallis
Family sitcom starring Maurice Denham, written by Peter Tinniswood
Comedy series written by Peter Tinniswood
Peter Tinniswood's six-part drama serial
Seasonal tales recorded for 4 Extra
Series bringing fresh insight into lives through literature, with guest presenters
Comedy, poetry, music and audience creativity in the company of Matt Harvey and guests
Sue Limb's parody of the lives of the Romantic poets
Including Radio Active, Hordes of the Things, and Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful.
Comedy about four housemates who seem to be the last people left on Earth
The wildlife impressionist muses on the countryside and brings us birdsong and monologues.
Deep in the East End, the worst pub in the world is run by Garry and Barry
The radio panel game of literary correctness
Drama series, exploring the 20th century through real correspondence and diaries