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Start the Week

Zadie Smith on social mobility

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Stephanie Flanders discusses social mobility with Zadie Smith, David Kynaston, David Willetts MP and Owen Jones. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Zadie Smith
Interviewed Guest:
David Willetts
Interviewed Guest:
David Kynaston
Interviewed Guest:
Owen Jones
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

David Mitchell - The Reason I Jump

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. A book by a teenager with severe autism has given an author a deeper understanding of his own son. Read by Kasper Hilton-Hille. Show more

Woman's Hour

24/06/2013

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey talks to Gail Rebuck, Woman's Hour powerlister and one of the most influencial people in publishing. Plus teen mental health and the sexual politics of compliments. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Gail Rebuck
Interviewed Guest:
Vidhya Alakeson

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Vera 'Jack' Holme

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Vera spends much of 1918 fundraising for relief work in Serbia, a country she longs to return to. Show more

Contributors

Vera 'Jack' Holme:
Irene MacDougall
Eve Haverfield:
Carol Ann Crawford
Dorothy 'Dodo' Johnstone:
Rosalind Sydney
Natalia:
Lesley Hart
Margaret K:
Lesley Hart
Col Popovitch:
Matthew Zajac
Gen Balguy:
Matthew Zajac
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

Bleak Expectations

Series 5

A Writerly Life Made Dreadfully Different

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

It’s a writing showdown between Pip and Charles Dickens. Mark Evans' Victorian comic epic stars Tom Allen. From December 2012. Show more

Contributors

Writer:
Mark Evans
Sir Philip:
Richard Johnson
Young Pip Bin:
Tom Allen
Gently Benevolent:
Anthony Head
Harry Biscuit:
James Bachman
Clampvulture:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Pippa:
Susy Kane
The Real Charles Dickens:
Mark Evans

Regional Variations (2)

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast

BBC Radio 4 LW

You and Yours

Affordable flood insurance, censorship of online videos, wigs for men

Duration: 56 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Consumer news. Julian Worricker asks how insurance can be made affordable for people living in areas which are regularly flooded. And why aren't wigs more popular with men? Show more

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Series 8

Episode 1: What Is Death?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Brian and Robin are joined by comedian Katy Brand, biochemist Nick Lane and forensic anthropologist Sue Black to discuss why death is such an inevitable feature of a living planet. Show more

Just a Minute

Series 66

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Nicholas Parsons hosts, as Gyles Brandreth, Russell Kane, Richard Herring and Paul Merton attempt to talk for 60 seconds without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Gyles Brandreth
Panellist:
Russell Kane
Panellist:
Richard Herring
Panellist:
Paul Merton
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Front Row

This Is the End; Jonathan Dee; Lowry; Brian Aldiss

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Apocalyptic comedy This Is the End reviewed; a major new exhibition of work by LS Lowry; novelist Jonathan Dee; Brian Aldiss shares his Cultural Exchange. With Mark Lawson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Dee
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Aldiss

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Vera 'Jack' Holme

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Vera spends much of 1918 fundraising for relief work in Serbia, a country she longs to return to. Show more

Contributors

Vera 'Jack' Holme:
Irene MacDougall
Eve Haverfield:
Carol Ann Crawford
Dorothy 'Dodo' Johnstone:
Rosalind Sydney
Natalia:
Lesley Hart
Margaret K:
Lesley Hart
Col Popovitch:
Matthew Zajac
Gen Balguy:
Matthew Zajac
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

Start the Week

Zadie Smith on social mobility

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Stephanie Flanders discusses social mobility with Zadie Smith, David Kynaston, David Willetts MP and Owen Jones. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Zadie Smith
Interviewed Guest:
David Willetts
Interviewed Guest:
David Kynaston
Interviewed Guest:
Owen Jones
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book of the Week

David Mitchell - The Reason I Jump

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. A book by a teenager with severe autism has given an author a deeper understanding of his own son. Read by Kasper Hilton-Hille. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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