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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Richard Holmes - Falling Upwards

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Spectacular displays grew in popularity as more and more daring young women began to perform aerial stunts from balloons. Read by Rory Kinnear. From May 2013. Show more

Woman's Hour

Leanne Benjamin

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Leanne Benjamin on 20 years as principal dancer with the Royal Ballet, powerlister Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, and do shared hobbies make or break a relationship? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Hugh Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Tanni Grey-Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Dowling
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Porter
Producer:
Rebecca Myatt

15 Minute Drama

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Episode 4: Heart Rumours

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ezra has plans to modernise Scarlatti's Restaurant. Stars Barbara Barnes and Simon Lee Phillips. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast

BBC Radio 4 LW

You and Yours

Jay Rayner on food, sewing shops and misleading jobs

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Why buying local is not always as sustainable as you think, the jobseekers taken in by misleading adverts, and is the sewing machine the new breadmaker? With Winifred Robinson. Show more

Drama

The Emperor's Babe

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Zuleika's story is a sparkling mash-up of culture and history, set in Roman London. Passionate, brutal, original drama by Bernardine Evaristo, dramatised by Jonathan Holloway. Show more

Ramblings

Series 24

Episode 1: Chilterns American Women's Club hiking group

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding joins the hiking group of the Chilterns American Women's Club, as they walk to discover more about their new home area and to meet other ex-pat spouses. Show more

Open Book

Author Louise Erdrich; plus the winner of the Independent Bookshop award

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup talks to Native American writer Louise Erdrich about her National Book Award-winning novel The Round House, and looks at the work and life of F Scott Fitzgerald. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Louise Erdrich
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Bigsby
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Margaret Daniel
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

The Film Programme

Cannes Festival hits and misses; director Clio Barnard; Stephen Frears on Ali

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock on the hits and misses of the Cannes Film Festival, plus British director Clio Barnard on The Selfish Giant, and Stephen Frears on Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Clio Barnard
Interviewed Guest:
Geoff Andrew
Interviewed Guest:
Robbie Collin
Producer:
Elaine Lester
Interviewed Guest:
Olivier Assayas

Front Row

Erwin Blumenfeld, Lydia Davis, Nigel Kennedy's Cultural Exchange

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Fashion photographer Erwin Blumenfeld, Man Booker International winner Lydia Davis, and Nigel Kennedy's Cultural Exchange is 'Black and Blue' by Louis Armstrong. With John Wilson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Nigel Kennedy
Interviewed Guest:
Lydia Davis
Interviewed Guest:
Nigel Kennedy
Interviewed Guest:
William Feaver

15 Minute Drama

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Episode 4: Heart Rumours

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ezra has plans to modernise Scarlatti's Restaurant. Stars Barbara Barnes and Simon Lee Phillips. Show more

Book at Bedtime

John le Carré - A Delicate Truth

Episode 9: Falling on Deaf Ears

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Kit and Toby find their efforts to expose the truth rebuffed. Damian Lewis continues John le Carré's gripping novel. From May 2013. Show more

Book of the Week

Richard Holmes - Falling Upwards

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Spectacular displays grew in popularity as more and more daring young women began to perform aerial stunts from balloons. Read by Rory Kinnear. From May 2013. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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