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A child in an East End garden plays with an imaginary friend. One day she goes to the bottom of the garden and never returns. A homeless man desperately tries to stay awake, believing that whenever he falls asleep he wakes up in a different century. A London Underground maintenance engineer walks the two miles between adjacent stations in less than four minutes. While travelling on the London Underground one afternoon, Alice meets the gaze of a man standing on the platform of a mysterious 'ghost station'. As her train hurtles into a tunnel, he's gone. She's convinced that the man was her brother Alan who has been missing presumed dead for the past five years. This fleeting encounter is the beginning of Alice's increasingly bizarre, desperate and labyrinthine search for her missing brother, a journey that leads her back through time into London's past. As Alice soon discovers, London is not one but many cities, a city of curious anomalies and dark secrets, of hidden portals to other dimensions, a city so vast and varied that the weird and the uncanny blend seamlessly with the ordinary, where the person sitting next to you on the bus, or walking beside you on the pavement, may in fact be a visitor from another time. Alice . . . . . Scarlett Brookes Alan . . . . . Ian Dunnett Jnr Mum/Jackie . . . . . Jane Whittenshaw Lizzie . . . . . Emma Handy Dorian/Doctor/Churchill . . . . . Roger Ringrose Simon/Morris . . . . . Joseph Ayre Kelechi/Jack . . . . . Stefan Adegbola Stefania/Jill . . . . . Charlotte East Child/Isaac . . . . . Aaron Gelkoff Pianist: Peter Ringrose Directed by Sasha YevtushenkoShow more
Babelsberg Film Studios, 1929. A major new movie is in production when its star Krista Wolff suddenly disappears. The head of the studio and the film's writer are desperate to find her. Each have their own reasons. Nick Perry's suspenseful drama is set amid the creative ferment of 1920s Berlin, centred around Babelsberg Film Studio, the world's oldest large-scale film studio. Out of the darkness of military defeat, political chaos, poverty and hyperinflation springs the phenomenon of Weimar culture, a defiant celebration of humanity and artistic expression in all its diverse forms. People flock to Berlin to be a part of the cultural explosion. Writer Jonas Beck, actress Krista Wolff and war veteran Peter X are among them. Jonas Beck . . . . . Paul Chahidi Otto Lenz . . . . . Anton Lesser Lottie . . . . . Clare Corbett Peter X . . . . . Carl Prekopp Fischer . . . . . Michael Jibson Krista . . . . . Cassie Layton The songs are written by Nick Perry, Nathan Perry and Maureen Glackin, and the music is arranged and performed by Peter Ringrose. Directed by Sasha YevtushenkoShow more
DCI Greave is on the hunt for serial killers in this gripping Radio 4 full cast crime series. Series 1: Each Roman Catholic parish compiles a Book of the Dead from the lists of departed loved ones submitted by parishioners. Printed on the front of the envelopes are three words: November Dead List. In this series, a young priest opens one such envelope and discovers - not a list of the dead but a list of people he knows to be alive, and members of his congregation. At first he thinks it's someone's idea of a joke. Then the people named start turning up dead. Greave is played by Nicola Walker Series 2: Set in rural Norfolk, one of the lowest crime areas in the country, DCI Greave leads a team investigating two potentially linked murders. Both victims had their heads shaved antemortem and Greave discovers a link to a case in London a couple of years ago: the Dead List murders. At each crime scene, she's found prayer cards depicting Christian martyrs whose deaths corresponds to the victims in her case. Greave is played by Lia WilliamsShow more
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