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In Our Time

The Microscope

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the microscope, from its invention in the 17th century to the latest sophisticated imaging techniques. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Bennett
Interviewed Guest:
Colin Humphreys
Interviewed Guest:
Michelle Peckham
Producer:
Thomas Morris

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Philip Short - Mitterrand

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In 1984, when president of the EEC, and despite their political differences, Francois Mitterrand went out of his way to befriend 'Dear Mrs Thatcher'. Read by Henry Goodman. Show more

Woman's Hour

Amy Tan; Baroness Hale; Women's sexual behaviour; Parliamentarian of the year

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jenni Murray meets movelist Amy Tan and Baroness Hale, the most senior woman in the British judiciary. Plus women's sexual behaviour, and the Parliamentarians of the year. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Tan
Interviewed Guest:
Brenda Hale
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Susie Orbach
Interviewed Guest:
Natascha Engel
Interviewed Guest:
Stella Creasy

15 Minute Drama

Alexander Pushkin - Eugene Onegin

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Tatiana makes a desperate attempt to stop the duel between Onegin and Lensky. Based on the poem. Starring Alix Wilton Regan. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast

BBC Radio 4 LW

You and Yours

Gambling adverts on television

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Why are there so many adverts on television for gambling, and do they cause harm? How do you know if the eggs you buy are really British? Consumer news with Winifred Robinson. Show more

Pilgrim by Sebastian Baczkiewicz

Series 5

Gallowstone Hill

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Sebastian Baczkiewicz. Starring Paul Hilton and Lee Ross. In search of the Radiant Boy, Pilgrim comes to a village cursed with a dangerous collective madness. Show more

Open Book

Bernard MacLaverty on a literary life

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Author Bernard MacLaverty talks about 50 years of writing, and what it's like to see his collected stories together in one volume for the first time. With Mariella Frostrup. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Bernard MacLaverty

The Film Programme

Emma Thompson; Leviathan; Carrie

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to Emma Thompson about Saving Mr Banks, in which she plays the author PL Travers in a story of how Disney won the rights to make the film Mary Poppins. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Arbuthnott
Interviewed Guest:
Lucien Castaing-Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Verena Paravel
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Mitchell
Producer:
Elaine Lester

The Secret World

Series 4

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

From Al Pacino to Jenni Murray - Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson explore the bizarre private lives of famous folk. From 2013. Show more

Front Row

Ian Rankin; TV's The Bible reviewed

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Ian Rankin on a new investigation by his much-loved detective John Rebus; a review of the TV dramatisation of the Bible; recording engineer Ken Scott on working with the Beatles. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Rankin
Interviewed Guest:
Ken Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Shore

15 Minute Drama

Alexander Pushkin - Eugene Onegin

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Tatiana makes a desperate attempt to stop the duel between Onegin and Lensky. Based on the poem. Starring Alix Wilton Regan. Show more

In Our Time

The Microscope

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the microscope, from its invention in the 17th century to the latest sophisticated imaging techniques. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Bennett
Interviewed Guest:
Colin Humphreys
Interviewed Guest:
Michelle Peckham
Producer:
Thomas Morris

Book of the Week

Philip Short - Mitterrand

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In 1984, when president of the EEC, and despite their political differences, Francois Mitterrand went out of his way to befriend 'Dear Mrs Thatcher'. Read by Henry Goodman. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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