Limelight

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The Limelight podcast - for fiction and drama serials you won't want to miss from Radio 4.

  • 29 minutes 26 seconds
    Money Gone – 5. Ok Computer

    Grace gets some help from an unexpected source. The Prime Minister works with MI5 in a final race to solve the financial chaos, but there are unintended consequences.

    A fast-paced satirical drama starring Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, Toast of London), Charlotte Ritchie (Ghosts, Call the Midwife), Aaron Heffernan (War of the Worlds, Brassic) and Josette Simon (Wonder Woman, Blakes 7).

    Pascal ..... Robert Bathurst Patricia ..... Josette Simon Emily ..... Charlotte Ritchie Ross ..... Aaron Heffernan Grace ..... Lauren Douglin Stuart ..... Raj Ghatak Chris ..... Fergus Craig Karen ..... Melody Brown Glenn ..... Simon Darwen Bex ..... Sylvie Churnside-Reed Journalist ..... Zoe Kleinman

    Including the voices of Ruby Evans, Megan Maguire, George Styman, Molly Diamond, Lawrence Carter, Samuel Carrera Briega, Maya Dhokia, Marco Bosin Salome, Christopher Hoop, Evie Barrow, Neve Clark, Niamh Brockbank, Ruby Mutluay, Ryan Gaul

    Written by Ed Sellek Directed by Tony Churnside

    Production: Leah Marks and Louis Blatherwick Original Music and Sound Design by Eloise Whitmore and Tony Churnside Theme sung by Ellie Akhgar Series Photographer: Simon Bray Illustrator: Pete Hambling Producer: Eloise Whitmore Exec Producer: John Dryden

    A Naked production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds

    26 April 2024, 5:20 am
  • 27 minutes 52 seconds
    Money Gone – 4. Keep the Receipt

    Grace’s problems get worse as Chris is led further astray. The Prime Minister finds out the true cause of the crisis, but can she stop it?

    A fast-paced satirical drama starring Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, Toast of London), Charlotte Ritchie (Ghosts, Call the Midwife), Aaron Heffernan (War of the Worlds, Brassic) and Josette Simon (Wonder Woman, Blakes 7).

    Pascal ..... Robert Bathurst Patricia ..... Josette Simon Emily ..... Charlotte Ritchie Ross ..... Aaron Heffernan Grace ..... Lauren Douglin Stuart ..... Raj Ghatak Chris ..... Fergus Craig Karen ..... Melody Brown Glenn ..... Simon Darwen Adam ..... Chris Lew Kum Hoi Bex ..... Sylvie Churnside-Reed Journalist ..... Zoe Kleinman

    Written by Ed Sellek Directed by Tony Churnside

    Production: Leah Marks and Louis Blatherwick Original Music and Sound Design by Eloise Whitmore and Tony Churnside Theme sung by Ellie Akhgar Series Photographer: Simon Bray Illustrator: Pete Hambling Producer: Eloise Whitmore Exec Producer: John Dryden

    A Naked production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds

    26 April 2024, 5:15 am
  • 28 minutes 33 seconds
    Money Gone – 3. Land of Milk and Honey

    Grace stops to help at an understaffed hospital as the Prime Minister asks MI5 to find the cause of the financial chaos, but someone else thinks they’ve figured it all out.

    A fast-paced satirical drama starring Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, Toast of London), Charlotte Ritchie (Ghosts, Call the Midwife), Aaron Heffernan (War of the Worlds, Brassic) and Josette Simon (Wonder Woman, Blakes 7).

    Pascal ..... Robert Bathurst Patricia ..... Josette Simon Emily ..... Charlotte Ritchie Ross ..... Aaron Heffernan Grace ..... Lauren Douglin Stuart ..... Raj Ghatak Chris ..... Fergus Craig Glenn ..... Simon Darwen Adam ..... Chris Lew Kum Hoi Bex ..... Sylvie Churnside-Reed Journalist ..... Zoe Kleinman

    Written by Ed Sellek Directed by Tony Churnside

    Storyline Consultant: Diane Coyle Production: Leah Marks and Louis Blatherwick Original Music and Sound Design by Eloise Whitmore and Tony Churnside Theme sung by Ellie Akhgar Series Photographer: Simon Bray Illustrator: Pete Hambling Producer: Eloise Whitmore Exec Producer: John Dryden

    A Naked production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds

    26 April 2024, 5:10 am
  • 27 minutes 51 seconds
    Money Gone – 2. Hands Up

    As the UK descends into chaos, certain people take advantage of the situation. The Prime Minister learns there’s more to what’s going on, but an issue with staff walk-outs presents her with a more pressing problem.

    A fast-paced satirical drama starring Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, Toast of London), Charlotte Ritchie (Ghosts, Call the Midwife), Aaron Heffernan (War of the Worlds, Brassic) and Josette Simon (Wonder Woman, Blakes 7).

    Pascal ..... Robert Bathurst Patricia ..... Josette Simon Emily ..... Charlotte Ritchie Ross ..... Aaron Heffernan Grace ..... Lauren Douglin Stuart ..... Raj Ghatak Chris ..... Fergus Craig Glenn ..... Simon Darwen Adam ..... Chris Lew Kum Hoi Bex ..... Sylvie Churnside-Reed Jeremy Vine ..... himself

    Written by Ed Sellek Directed by Tony Churnside

    Production: Leah Marks and Louis Blatherwick Original Music and Sound Design by Eloise Whitmore and Tony Churnside Theme sung by Ellie Akhgar Series Photographer: Simon Bray Illustrator: Pete Hambling Producer: Eloise Whitmore Exec Producer: John Dryden

    A Naked production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds

    26 April 2024, 5:05 am
  • 28 minutes 34 seconds
    Money Gone – 1. Insufficient Funds

    Valentine’s Day 2025. The UK awakes to financial catastrophe and no one can access any money. Ross sees opportunity as the country descends into chaos, but Grace has picked the worst day run away.

    A fast-paced satirical drama starring Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, Toast of London), Charlotte Richie (Ghosts, Call the Midwife), Aaron Heffernan (War of the Worlds, Brassic) and Josette Simon (Wonder Woman, Blakes 7).

    Cast: Pascal ..... Robert Bathurst Patricia ..... Josette Simon Emily ..... Charlotte Ritchie Ross ..... Aaron Heffernan Grace ..... Lauren Douglin Chris ..... Fergus Craig Stuart ..... Raj Ghatak Glenn ..... Simon Darwen Gavin ..... Chris Lew Kum Hoi Shopper.....Melody Brown Bex ..... Sylvie Churnside-Reed The Home Secretary ..... Leah Marks The Danish Prime Minister ..... Charlotte Melen The Chancellor ….. Graeme Hawley Maggie Philbin ..... herself

    Including the voices of Ruby Evans, Megan Maguire, George Styman, Molly Diamond, Lawrence Carter, Samuel Carrera Briega, Maya Dhokia, Marco Bosin Salome, Christopher Hoop, Evie Barrow, Neve Clark, Niamh Brockbank, Ruby Mutluay, Ryan Gaul

    Written by Ed Sellek Directed by Tony Churnside

    Storyline Consultant: Diane Coyle Production: Leah Marks and Louis Blatherwick Original Music and Sound Design by Eloise Whitmore and Tony Churnside Theme sung by Ellie Akhgar Series Photographer: Simon Bray Illustrator: Pete Hambling Producer: Eloise Whitmore

    A Naked production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds

    26 April 2024, 5:00 am
  • 2 minutes 42 seconds
    Introducing Money Gone

    By Ed Sellek.

    Valentine’s Day 2025. The UK awakes to financial catastrophe and no one can access any money. As the country descends into chaos, some see opportunity, but the powerful want to cling to the status quo. The fate of the country’s economy now lies in the hands of the UK’s Prime Minister.

    A fast-paced satirical drama starring Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, Toast of London), Charlotte Richie (Ghosts, Call the Midwife), Aaron Heffernan (War of the Worlds, Brassic) and Josette Simon (Wonder Woman, Blakes 7).

    A Naked Production for BBC Radio 4.

    22 April 2024, 1:31 pm
  • 28 minutes 25 seconds
    Silos - 5. Collective

    'This is how it happened. We closed our eyes...' Riv has revealed the secret of the silos. But without him, how do they get access? And what is the code word?

    CAST: NAT - Anastasia Hille ROZMAY - Rakie Ayola HANNA - Bryony Hannah HONOUR and JAMES - Raad Rawi DIZZY - -Waleed Akhtar MARVIN - Lee Rufford TIGER -Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong IVAN – Ben Crowe JODIE - Anna Fenton-Garvey INFOVERT VOICE - Teresa Gallagher

    Writer: Anita Sullivan Director: Karen Rose Producer: Sarah Tombling Sound: David Thomas Composer: Simon Slater Exec Producer: Rosalynd Ward

    Legal Advisor on Stasis Rights: Elizabeth Barrett Cultural Advisor: Francis Gallop

    Interviewees: Ben Fletcher, Leon Kruger, Mareike Guensche, Camy Creffield, Liz Aggiss, Kiwi Sam

    A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

    22 March 2024, 10:20 am
  • 28 minutes 20 seconds
    Silos - 4. Stasis

    'We're missing our targets for renewable energy ...' Nat discovers that everything is connected. But have they run out of time?

    CAST: NAT - Anastasia Hille RIV - Paul Bazely ROZMAY - Rakie Ayola CAROL - Rebekah Staton IVAN - Ben Crowe HANNA - Bryony Hannah HONOUR - Raad Rawi DIZZY - Waleed Akhtar JODIE - Anna Fenton-Garvey MARVIN - Lee Rufford INFOVERT VOICE - Teresa Gallagher

    Writer: Anita Sullivan Director: Karen Rose Producer: Sarah Tombling Sound: David Thomas Composer Simon Slater Exec Producer: Rosalynd Ward

    Legal Advisor on Stasis rights: Elizabeth Barrett Cultural Advisor: Francis Gallop

    Interviewees: Ben Fletcher, Leon Kruger, Mareike Guensche, Camy Creffield, Liz Aggiss, Kiwi Sam

    A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

    22 March 2024, 10:15 am
  • 28 minutes 36 seconds
    Silos - 3. Playlist

    'Alone. One journey, then another. Now I am here. Who am I here?' Marvin reveals disturbing information about Riv. But Nat ignores his advice and returns to Silo 605 and is persuaded to try a playlist. As Hanna takes over Jodie's room, Nat's experience both asleep and awake, gets even stranger.

    CAST: NAT - Anastasia Hille RIV - Paul Bazely ROZMAY - Rakie Ayola CAROL - Rebekah Staton HANNA - Bryony Hannah HONOUR - Raad Rawi DIZZY - Waleed Akhtar JODIE - Anna Fenton-Garvey MARVIN - Lee Rufford INFOVERT VOICE - Teresa Gallagher IVAN - Ben Crowe

    Writer: Anita Sullivan Director: Karen Rose Producer: Sarah Tombling Sound: David Thomas Composer Simon Slater Exec Producer: Rosalynd Ward

    Legal Advisor on Stasis Rights: Elizabeth Barrett Cultural Advisor: Francis Gallop Interviewees: Ben Fletcher, Leon Kruger, Mareike Guensche, Camy Creffield, Liz Aggiss, Kiwi Sam

    A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

    22 March 2024, 10:10 am
  • 28 minutes 36 seconds
    Silos - 2. Acclimatisation

    'Why not try an acclimatisation session and see for yourself? You don't even have to shut the lid!' As Riv persuades Nat to step into a tube, Marvin digs deeper into the tech and is alarmed by what he finds.

    CAST: NAT - Anastasia Hille RIV - Paul Bazely ROZMAY - Rakie Ayola CAROL - Rebekah Staton HONOUR - Raad Rawi DIZZY - Waleed Akhtar TIGER - Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong MARVIN - Lee Rufford INFOVERT VOICE - Teresa Gallagher POLICE OFFICER - Ben Crowe

    Writer: Anita Sullivan Director: Karen Rose Producer: Sarah Tombling Sound: : David Thomas Composer: Simon Slater Exec Producer: Rosalynd Ward

    Legal Advisor on Stasis Rights: Elizabeth Barrett Cultural Advisor: Francis Gallop

    Interviewees: Ben Fletcher, Leon Kruger, Mareike Guensche, Camy Creffield, Liz Aggiss, Kiwi Sam

    A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

    22 March 2024, 10:05 am
  • 28 minutes 6 seconds
    Silos - 1. Silo 605

    'Take a deep sleep vacation. No work, no stress. Guaranteed sweet dreams.' And a cure for the climate crisis too?

    Climate events have set mass human migration in motion. Radical forms of governance and flawed technology strive to meet the challenges. Nat, a newly qualified lawyer in stasis law, must deal with the fallout.

    Award-winning writer Anita Sullivan's new drama takes us to Lanza, a fictional island which could be anywhere - and everywhere. In the distant future - or maybe not that far off...

    CAST: NAT - Anastasia Hille RIV - Paul Bazely ROZMAY - Rakie Ayola CAROL - Rebekah Staton BARRY - Ben Crowe HONOUR - Raad Rawi JODIE - Anna Fenton-Garvey INFOVERT VOICE - Teresa Gallagher

    Director: Karen Rose Producer: Sarah Tombling Sound: David Thomas Composer Simon Slater Exec Producer: Rosalynd Ward

    Legal Advisor on Stasis Rights: Elizabeth Barrett Cultural Advisor: Francis Gallop

    Interviewees: Ben Fletcher, Leon Kruger, Mareike Guensche, Camy Creffield, Liz Aggiss, Kiwi Sam

    A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

    22 March 2024, 10:00 am
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