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In Our Time

Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Romance of the Three Kingdoms, widely regarded as one of the greatest works of Chinese literature. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Frances Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Craig Clunas
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Hillenbrand
Producer:
Thomas Morris

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

David Mitchell - The Reason I Jump

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

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

Modern feminism

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jenni Murray meets the young activists getting involved in feminist campaigns. What are the issues which are uniting feminists, and what subjects divide them? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Long
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Smurthwaite
Interviewed Guest:
Nimko Ali
Producer:
Ruth Watts

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Vera 'Jack' Holme

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

1920. Vera takes on more responsibilities at the orphanage. 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

Regional Variations (2)

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast

BBC Radio 4 LW

You and Yours

Green Deal take-up, lower-alcohol wine

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Consumer news with Winifred Robinson, discussing the Green Deal take-up, the increasing popularity of lower-alcohol wines, and why cold calling can cost you when you're abroad. Show more

Drama

Sarah Cartwright - The Means to an End

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. When Barney's dog is run over, he wonders how to pay the vet's bill - until fate intervenes. Comedy by Sarah Cartwright starring Daniel Kirby. From June 2013. Show more

Genres

Brand

Drama

Ramblings

Series 24

Episode 6: Tara Bariana recalls his long walk home to India

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding walks on Cannock Chase with Tara Bariana, who recalls his extraordinary walk home to India. Show more

The Film Programme

This Is the End; The Act of Killing; Stories We Tell; The Brood

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Director Evan Goldberg talks to Francine Stock about apocalypse comedy This Is the End, while documentary maker Sarah Polley discusses turning her camera on her family secrets. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Evan Goldberg
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Polley
Producer:
Elaine Lester

My First Planet

Series 1

Episode 1: The Landing Has Landed

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Day one on the colony, and they have lost the food, the air, the commander and the mood music. With Nicholas Lyndhurst. From April 2012. Show more

Front Row

Mary, Queen of Scots; Mike Figgis; Marianne Jean-Baptiste on Miles Davis

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with John Wilson, including Liz Lochhead on Mary Queen of Scots exhibition, Mike Figgis on his new film, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste's Cultural Exchange choice. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Figgis
Interviewed Guest:
Marianne Jean-Baptiste

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Vera 'Jack' Holme

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

1920. Vera takes on more responsibilities at the orphanage. 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

In Our Time

Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Romance of the Three Kingdoms, widely regarded as one of the greatest works of Chinese literature. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Frances Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Craig Clunas
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Hillenbrand
Producer:
Thomas Morris

The Show What You Wrote

Series 1

Episode 1: Sci-Fi and Fantasy

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

John Thomson, Helen Moon, Fiona Clarke and Gavin Webster perform sketches sent in by the public. With Gyles Brandreth. Made in Manchester. From June 2013. Show more

Book of the Week

David Mitchell - The Reason I Jump

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

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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