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Start the Week

Population: Ten Billion

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sue MacGregor discusses the world's growing population with Stephen Emmott, Danny Dorling, Jill Rutter and Amartya Sen. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sue MacGregor
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Emmott
Interviewed Guest:
Danny Dorling
Interviewed Guest:
Jill Rutter
Interviewed Guest:
Amartya Sen
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

The Cooked Seed

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Labelled a 'cooked seed', one who has no chance to sprout, Anchee Min dares to dream of leaving China for America. Read by Chipo Chung. Show more

Woman's Hour

Domestic violence; attitudes to single parents; taking your friend on holiday

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

What statistics tell us about domestic violence, and how likely men are to experience a trauma more often faced by women and girls. Jane Garvey presents the female perspective. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
David Mitchell

The Cazalets

Casting Off

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The war has ended, and Rupert finally returns home but finds much has changed for the Cazalet family. Show more

Bleak Expectations

Series 5

A Terrifying Life Made Even Scarier a Bit Some More

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A new and terrible danger threatens Britain. 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
Servewell:
James Bachman
Clampvulture:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Pippa:
Susy Kane
Hector the Holy Horse:
Mark Evans

Regional Variations (2)

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast

BBC Radio 4 LW

You and Yours

Mobile phone hackers, fear of flying, seaweed as fuel

Duration: 56 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

People who are desperate to fly abroad but can't bear to step on board a plane. And could seaweed be the biofuel of the future? Consumer news with Julian Worricker. Show more

Drama

Andrea Earl - The Climb

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Frankie dreams of being like his hero, mountaineer Sherpa Tenzing, so he, John and Bud venture on the climb of their lives. With Warwick Davis, Tommy Jessop and Liam O'Carroll. Show more

Contributors

Brand

Drama

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue

Series 59

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Radio 4's antidote to panel games returns for its 59th series. Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer are joined by Tony Hawks on the panel, with Jack Dee in the chair. Show more

Front Row

Now You See Me; Henning Mankell; African art at Tate Modern

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews with Mark Lawson, including Now You See Me, Wallander author Henning Mankell, African art at the Tate, and Julia Donaldson's Cultural Exchange. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Henning Mankell
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Donaldson

The Cazalets

Casting Off

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The war has ended, and Rupert finally returns home but finds much has changed for the Cazalet family. Show more

Start the Week

Population: Ten Billion

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sue MacGregor discusses the world's growing population with Stephen Emmott, Danny Dorling, Jill Rutter and Amartya Sen. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sue MacGregor
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Emmott
Interviewed Guest:
Danny Dorling
Interviewed Guest:
Jill Rutter
Interviewed Guest:
Amartya Sen
Producer:
Katy Hickman

BBC Radio 4 FM

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