Radio 4 Extra is BBC Radio's archive entertainment network broadcasting classic comedy, drama and features. Bringing you well loved BBC Radio 4 programmes, and introducing new gems for radio lovers to enjoy.
Comedy and drama entertainment.
Books worth reading.
Brilliant stories told using archive from the BBC and beyond.
The 18th-century tale of well-meaning but at times confused squire Fenton Babblewick (Nicholas Le Prevost), and his clever servant Barney (David Antrobus). Written by Scott Cherry.
Classic BBC comedy - precursor to 'Round the Horne' - starring Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.
Comedy Victorian adventures by Mark Evans
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and literature from around the world
Serialised book readings, featuring works of non-fiction, biography, autobiography, travel, diaries, essays, humour and history
Sony Award-winning sitcom by Harry Venning and David Ramsden. Clare Barker is a social worker with all the politically correct jargon but none of the practical solutions. Stars Sally Phillips.
The history of crime, using a daring mixture of reconstructions, interviews and music
Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations
Comedy about friendship between a man and a woman, with Dave Lamb and Debra Stephenson
Simon Mayo hosts a comedy show that pits three comic generations against each other to find out which is the funniest
Alexei Sayle delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy from behind the counter of his imaginary sandwich bar.
Comedy. Helen Keen explores how human ingenuity deals with nature's big challenges.
Comedian Bridget Christie gives a very personal take on the state of modern feminism
Series in which public figures choose others to interview
Funny features from 4 Extra.