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Inside the Ethics Committee

Series 9

Episode 3: Genetic Testing in Children

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Alan is gravely ill with cancer, caused by a faulty gene. His children each have a 50 percent chance of inheriting it. Their mother Rachel wants them tested. Should she be allowed? Show more

Woman's Hour

Hope Powell; Women's football; Marks and Spencer

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

What's the future hold for women's football? Plus the power of female friendships, the 'womanist' ad campaign from Marks and Spencer, and Emma Smith talks about her new memoir. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Tate
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Nugent
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Poole
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Cunningham
Interviewed Guest:
Colette McBeth
Interviewed Guest:
Helene Graham

15 Minute Drama

The One About the Social Worker

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Martin Jameson's thriller about a social worker suspended after a national scandal. Liz changes her mind, and her appearance. Show more

Contributors

Liz Beecham:
Claire Skinner
Tamsin Geraghty:
Lacey Turner
Dale Stemp:
Sean Murray
Clive Beecham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Maureen Beecham:
Christine Absalom
Pauline King:
Joanna Brookes
Operator:
David Seddon
Newsreader:
Philippa Stanton

Genres

Drama

DJ Britton - When Greed Becomes Hunger

Episode 2: The Pen

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Three years after the collapse of the world food market, Phil and Sian attempt to make amends for their role in the crisis. Stars Matthew Gravelle, Carys Eleri and Stuart Milligan. Show more

The Film Programme

Matt Damon on Hollywood ageism; Can Lovelace take porn mainstream?

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to Matt Damon about how Hollywood isn't making movies for the over-35s. Scientific consultant James Kakalios explores how superheroes use real physics in film. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Damon
Interviewed Guest:
James Kakalios
Interviewed Guest:
Scott Jordan Harris

Front Row

Fran Healey from Travis; Simon Bird and Jonny Sweet on Chickens; Identity theft in crime fiction

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Fran Healy of Travis, back with a new album after a six-year gap; Simon Bird and Jonny Sweet on their TV comedy Chickens; crime writers discuss how to make characters disappear. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Fran Healy
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Bird
Interviewed Guest:
Jonny Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Lottie Moggach
Interviewed Guest:
Colette McBeth
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Robotham

15 Minute Drama

The One About the Social Worker

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Martin Jameson's thriller about a social worker suspended after a national scandal. Liz changes her mind, and her appearance. Show more

Contributors

Liz Beecham:
Claire Skinner
Tamsin Geraghty:
Lacey Turner
Dale Stemp:
Sean Murray
Clive Beecham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Maureen Beecham:
Christine Absalom
Pauline King:
Joanna Brookes
Operator:
David Seddon
Newsreader:
Philippa Stanton

Genres

Book of the Week

Operation Massacre

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The arrested men are forced out of a police truck at gunpoint on a deserted Buenos Aires road. All they can see is wasteland, and they still have no idea what is happening or why. Show more

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