Human Voices

Episodes

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0120131202 (BBC7)
20131203 (BBC7)

Wartime in Broadcasting House, and myriad hopes and fears come and go in the course of newsgathering. Read by Penelope Wilton.

Wartime at the BBC, and myriad hopes and fears come and go in the course of newsgathering.

02

(2/5).

Broadcasting House sees a visit from a boozy French General with misguided words of hope.

Wartime in Broadcasting House sees a visit from a boozy French General with misguided words of hope. Read by Penelope Wilton.

0320131204 (BBC7)
20131205 (BBC7)

American reporters arrive from France, and odd living arrangements are made.

Wartime in Broadcasting House. American reporters arrive from France, and odd living arrangements are made. Read by Penelope Wilton.

0420131205 (BBC7)
20131206 (BBC7)

At the wartime BBC, we learn of Annie, her piano tuner Dad and her spirited first day.

Wartime in Broadcasting House. We learn of Annie, her piano tuner Dad and her spirited first day. Read by Penelope Wilton.

0520131206 (BBC7)
20131207 (BBC7)

Annie's hard musical expertise wins her few friends among top brass.

Wartime in Broadcasting House. Annie's hard musical expertise wins her few friends among top brass. Read by Penelope Wilton.

0620131209 (BBC7)
20131210 (BBC7)

A staff meal leads to some sleight of hand for Annie's entertainment.

Wartime in Broadcasting House. A staff meal leads to some sleight of hand for Annie's entertainment. Read by Penelope Wilton.

0720131210 (BBC7)
20131211 (BBC7)

Wartime in Broadcasting House. The corporation's first fatality occurs, killed by a piece of drainpipe. Read by Penelope Wilton.

The corporation's first fatality occurs, killed by a piece of drainpipe.

0820131211 (BBC7)
20131212 (BBC7)

Down in the concert hall, a startling event occurs in one of the booths.

Wartime in Broadcasting House. Down in the concert hall, a startling event occurs in one of the booths. Read by Penelope Wilton.

0920131213 (BBC7)
20131214 (BBC7)

Out on a stroll, two BBC staff make a discovery in Trafalgar Square.

Wartime in Broadcasting House. Out on a stroll, two BBC staff make a discovery in Trafalgar Square. Read by Penelope Wilton.

10 LAST20131213 (BBC7)
20131214 (BBC7)

The story draws to an end with a cautious romance and an unexpected bang.

Wartime in Broadcasting House. The story draws to an end with a cautious romance and an unexpected bang. Read by Penelope Wilton.

Drama20170924

"Penelope Fitzgerald's comic novel set in the BBC in 1940. With Helen George and Toby Jones

by Penelope Fitzgerald

dramatised by Michael Butt

Young Annie Asra finds bureaucracy, camaraderie, eccentricity and love in the BBC of 1940. Based on the Booker Prize-Winner's comic novel, starring Helen George and Toby Jones.

Director: David Hunter

Helen George is well known for both her role as Trixie Franklin in the BBC Series CALL THE MIDWIFE and her recent performance in reaching the quarter-final stage of STRICTLY COME DANCING.

Toby Jones is shortly to be seen as Captain Mainwaring in the forthcoming DAD'S ARMY film. Also on TV in THE DETECTORISTS and CAPITAL. His career ranges from Dobby in the HARRY POTTER films to Truman Capote in INFAMOUS. Recent radio includes the G.F. Newman series THE CORRUPTED.

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DRAMA20170924

Penelope Fitzgerald's comic novel set in the BBC in 1940. With Helen George and Toby Jones

by Penelope Fitzgerald

dramatised by Michael Butt

Young Annie Asra finds bureaucracy, camaraderie, eccentricity and love in the BBC of 1940. Based on the Booker Prize-Winner's comic novel, starring Helen George and Toby Jones.

Director: David Hunter

Helen George is well known for both her role as Trixie Franklin in the BBC Series CALL THE MIDWIFE and her recent performance in reaching the quarter-final stage of STRICTLY COME DANCING.

Toby Jones is shortly to be seen as Captain Mainwaring in the forthcoming DAD'S ARMY film. Also on TV in THE DETECTORISTS and CAPITAL. His career ranges from Dobby in the HARRY POTTER films to Truman Capote in INFAMOUS. Recent radio includes the G.F. Newman series THE CORRUPTED.

DRAMA20170924

Penelope Fitzgerald's comic novel set in the BBC in 1940. With Helen George and Toby Jones

by Penelope Fitzgerald

dramatised by Michael Butt

Young Annie Asra finds bureaucracy, camaraderie, eccentricity and love in the BBC of 1940. Based on the Booker Prize-Winner's comic novel, starring Helen George and Toby Jones.

Director: David Hunter

Helen George is well known for both her role as Trixie Franklin in the BBC Series CALL THE MIDWIFE and her recent performance in reaching the quarter-final stage of STRICTLY COME DANCING.

Toby Jones is shortly to be seen as Captain Mainwaring in the forthcoming DAD'S ARMY film. Also on TV in THE DETECTORISTS and CAPITAL. His career ranges from Dobby in the HARRY POTTER films to Truman Capote in INFAMOUS. Recent radio includes the G.F. Newman series THE CORRUPTED.

DRAMA20170924

Penelope Fitzgerald's comic novel set in the BBC in 1940. With Helen George and Toby Jones

by Penelope Fitzgerald

dramatised by Michael Butt

Young Annie Asra finds bureaucracy, camaraderie, eccentricity and love in the BBC of 1940. Based on the Booker Prize-Winner's comic novel, starring Helen George and Toby Jones.

Director: David Hunter

Helen George is well known for both her role as Trixie Franklin in the BBC Series CALL THE MIDWIFE and her recent performance in reaching the quarter-final stage of STRICTLY COME DANCING.

Toby Jones is shortly to be seen as Captain Mainwaring in the forthcoming DAD'S ARMY film. Also on TV in THE DETECTORISTS and CAPITAL. His career ranges from Dobby in the HARRY POTTER films to Truman Capote in INFAMOUS. Recent radio includes the G.F. Newman series THE CORRUPTED.

LB01The New Beggars19981208

Authors are still in the forefront of the battle to protect human rights.

This series marks the continuing struggle with five short stories by writers who have spoken out.

`The New Beggars'.

A prescient tale on the fate of story tellers by Ken Sara-Wiwa, the Nigerian writer executed for his role in the struggle for the rights of the Ogoni people.

LB0219981209

Authors are still in the forefront of the battle to protect human rights.

This series marks the continuing struggle with five short stories by writers who have spoken out.

Adulthood.

A tale of adolescence under the ayatollahs, by Iranian exile Ghazi Rabihavi (2/5).

LB0319981210

Authors are still in the forefront of the battle to protect human rights.

This series marks the continuing struggle with five short stories by writers who have spoken out.

A Day Unlike Any Other Day.

An account of the first post-apartheid elections, by Sowetan gangster turned writer Don Mattera.

(3/5).

LB0419981211

Short stories by writers who have spoken out in support of human rights.

4: Stories and poems by women held in Burmese prisons.

LB05The Captive Of The Caucasus19981212

`The Captive of the Caucasus'.

By Vladimir Makanin, who tackles two taboo subjects in modern Russia - homosexuality and the Chechen war.

(5/5).