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Series 24

Episode 4: In Search of the Old Ways

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding walks with author and academic Robert Macfarlane from his home in Cambridge out onto the ancient Icknield Way. He reveals his love of tree-climbing and beech trees. Show more

Saturday Live

Festival director James Runcie and George Benson's Inheritance Tracks

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sian Williams and Richard Coles with festival director and writer James Runcie, the Inheritance Tracks of George Benson and wildlife cameraman Doug Allan on adventure travel. Show more

The Now Show

Series 40

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by Jon Holmes, Marcus Brigstocke, Mitch Benn and Pippa Evans for a comic romp through the week's news. Show more


Steve Punt
Hugh Dennis
Jon Holmes
Mitch Benn
Pippa Evans

Dangerous Visions

Michael Symmons Roberts - The Sleeper

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. In a future Britain, people have gradually lost the gift of sleep - or have they? With music by the WNO and youth chorus. Starring Maxine Peake and Jason Done. Show more

Woman's Hour

Weekend Woman's Hour: Debbie Harry; Censoring the internet; Kanya King

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Debbie Harry on Blondie, style and still touring 30 years on. Plus, stress at work and breast cancer - does evidence of a reported link stack up? Presented by Jane Garvey. Show more


Jane Garvey

Loose Ends

Julie Felix, Ben Fogle, Hari Dhillon, Ned Boulting, Robin Ince, Sarah Gillespie

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Clive Anderson is joined by Julie Felix, Ben Fogle, Hari Dhillon, Ned Boulting, Robin Ince and Sarah Gillespie for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. Show more


Clive Anderson
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Felix
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Fogle
Interviewed Guest:
Hari Dhillon
Interviewed Guest:
Robin Ince
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Gillespie
Jane Thurlow

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 8 months

Posted to a remote outpost, Carl's life, and the outlook for the Austro-Hungarian Empire, is set to worsen. Stars Paul Ready. Show more


Joseph Roth:
Henry Goodman
Carl Joseph:
Paul Ready
Franz Von Trotta:
Sam Dale
David Schofield
Emperor Franz Joseph:
John Rowe
Ben Crowe
Chris Pavlo
Philippa Stanton
Robert Blythe
Sgt Slama:
Paul Stonehouse
Marc Beeby

Afternoon Reading

Malachi Whitaker - The Crystal Fountain

Episode 1: Landlord of the Crystal Fountain

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

1930s story in which an attractive red-headed teacher meets five jolly men on a train going north. Read by Imelda Staunton. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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