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BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Deep Sea and Foreign Going: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Journalist Rose George boards a freighter bound for Singapore to shine a light on the massive but invisible global shipping industry. Show more

Woman's Hour

Parent Bloggers; Britain's Youngest Barrister; French Feminists

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Parents who blog about their children and why they do it. The French feminists lobbying President Francois Hollande for women to be treated as national heroes. With Jane Garvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Eleanor Catton

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. When a baby is rescued from a gutter, it falls on the only female police officer on hand to look after it. Police detective serial set in Mumbai. Stars Prerna Chawla Show more

Drama

Trevor Preston - Small Acts of Kindness

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. 50 years after he taught him, Charlie's former art teacher continues to shape his life, even in death. Stars Stephen Greif. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Just a Minute

Series 67

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Nicholas Parsons hosts the popular panel game. Gyles Brandreth, Patrick Kielty, Alun Cochrane and Tony Hawks try to talk for 60 seconds without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Gyles Brandreth
Panellist:
Patrick Kielty
Panellist:
Alun Cochrane
Panellist:
Tony Hawks

Front Row

Rush; Ian Hislop and Nick Newman; Thomas Pynchon's new novel

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Rush, the film about Formula 1 rivalry in the 1970s; Ian Hislop and Nick Newman on their WWI TV drama The Wipers Times; US author Thomas Pynchon's new novel. With Mark Lawson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Hislop
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Newman
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. When a baby is rescued from a gutter, it falls on the only female police officer on hand to look after it. Police detective serial set in Mumbai. Stars Prerna Chawla Show more

Book at Bedtime

Jonathan Coe - Expo 58

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Civil servant Thomas Foley is sent to Brussels to oversee the Britannia, a replica pub, at Expo 58. Read by Tim McInnerny. From September 2013. Show more

Book of the Week

Deep Sea and Foreign Going: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Journalist Rose George boards a freighter bound for Singapore to shine a light on the massive but invisible global shipping industry. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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