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The Sex Lives of Us

BBC Radio 4 FM

The Sex Lives of Us

The Sex Lives of Us

Episode 2: Fortysomething to Teens

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Fortysomething to Teens: Second of two programmes in which Kaye Wellings explores British sexual attitudes and preoccupations through anecdote and frank talking.

Regional Variations (4)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week: RudolfNureyev: the Life

BBC Radio 4 FM

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanagh

4. The Purest and the Dirtiest

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 1 month

Rudolf Nureyev creates a dark, complicated ballet based on a poem by Lord Byron. Read by Jamie Glover. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Woman's Hour

People Behind Artworks; Spitfire Women; Being A 'Good' Girl

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Should the artistic work of someone who has committed a crime always be condemned? Plus the women who flew World War Two Spitfires, and Wendy Shalit on the new teenage rebels.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray

Regional Variations (2)

Strange Things Done in the Midnight Sun

BBC Radio 4 FM

Afternoon Reading

Strange Things Done in the Midnight Sun

Episode 4: The Shooting of Dan McGrew and The Cremation of Sam McGhee

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

... in the Midnight Sun. Series of famous narrative poems. 4/5: The Shooting of Dan McGrew and The Cremation of Sam McGhee, by Robert Service. Read by Cal Macaninch.

Regional Variations (2)

The Making of Music

BBC Radio 4 FM

The Making of Music

Series 2

Episode 9: Elgar

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

James Naughtie's series chronicling the historical influences on classical music. 9/30: Elgar. Does the music of the great English composer merely express jingoistic nationalism?

Regional Variations (2)

Open Book

Peter Ackroyd, The New Writing Ventures Awards 2007, and Second World War Stories

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup talks to Peter Ackroyd about his book Thames Sacred River, exploring the river's history. She also explores the enduring appeal of books about World War II. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The Sex Lives of Us

BBC Radio 4 FM

The Sex Lives of Us

The Sex Lives of Us

Episode 2: Fortysomething to Teens

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Fortysomething to Teens: Second of two programmes in which Kaye Wellings explores British sexual attitudes and preoccupations through anecdote and frank talking.

Regional Variations (2)

Book at Bedtime: Damage

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book at Bedtime

Damage

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Damage: Josephine Hart's dark novel about the obsessive sexual relationship between a fifty-year-old politician and his son's thirty-year-old fiancee. Read by Ciaran Hinds (4/5).

Regional Variations (2)

Recorded for Training Purposes

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Fast-paced sketch show about modern communication, media and contemporary obsessions. With Ben Willbond, Ingrid Oliver, Rachel Atkins, Lewis Macleod, Julie Mayhew and Colin Hoult.

Regional Variations (2)

It's That Jo Caulfield Again

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jo Caulfield turns her acerbic wit on the things which annoy her. This edition looks at ageing and our eternal battle with it. With Alan Francis, Simon Greenall and Sharon Horgan.

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week:Rudolf Nureyev: the Life

BBC Radio 4 FM

Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanagh

4. The Purest and the Dirtiest

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 1 month

Rudolf Nureyev creates a dark, complicated ballet based on a poem by Lord Byron. Read by Jamie Glover. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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