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Book of the Week

Love, Nina: Despatches From Family Life

Episode 3: Sometimes You Just Have to Lie

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Alan Bennett's handyman skills come to the rescue, and Nina finds herself in a situation where she just has to lie. Letters from 1980s literary London read by Rebekah Staton. Show more

Woman's Hour

Nigel Slater; Evan Davis; Puppini Sisters

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Fun and conversation with special guests including Evan Davis and John Humphrys. Nigel Slater is on hand with tips for Christmas lunch and there's music from the Puppini Sisters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Nigel Slater
Interviewed Guest:
Evan Davis
Interviewed Guest:
John Humphrys
Interviewed Guest:
Gyles Brandreth
Interviewed Guest:
Saethryd Brandreth
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Moore
Interviewed Guest:
Sheila Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
Rev Katrina Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Agnieszka Fryckowska
Interviewed Guest:
Puppini Sisters
Producer:
Jane Thurlow

Woman's Hour

Nigel Slater; Evan Davis; Puppini Sisters

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Fun and conversation with special guests including Evan Davis and John Humphrys. Nigel Slater is on hand with tips for Christmas lunch and there's music from the Puppini Sisters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Nigel Slater
Interviewed Guest:
Evan Davis
Interviewed Guest:
John Humphrys
Interviewed Guest:
Gyles Brandreth
Interviewed Guest:
Saethryd Brandreth
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Moore
Interviewed Guest:
Sheila Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
Rev Katrina Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Agnieszka Fryckowska
Interviewed Guest:
Puppini Sisters
Producer:
Jane Thurlow

Believe It!

Series 2

Episode 3: Danger Man

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Richard Wilson explains the long lasting influence Ian McKellen has had on his life. With David Tennant. From December 2013. Show more

Contributors

Himself:
Ian McKellan
Young Richard:
Michael Higgins
Muriel Grant:
Arabella Weir
Young Murray:
Aaron Mitra
Old Murray:
David Tennant
Writer:
Jon Canter
Producer:
Clive Brill
Director:
Clive Brill

Regional Variations (2)

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast

BBC Radio 4 LW

With Great Pleasure

With Great Pleasure at Christmas 2013

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

John Lloyd is joined by Hugh Laurie, Miriam Margolyes and Julian Rhind-Tutt to perform his favourite pieces of writing, comedy and songs with an audience at the BBC Radio Theatre. Show more

Drama

Enid Bagnold - National Velvet

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Young Velvet wins a horse for a shilling, but could she ride him in the Grand National? Stars John Sessions and Alison Steadman. Show more

Ed Reardon's Week

Ed Reardon at Christmas

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. It's Christmas day, but will Ed be spending it in the bosom of his family or alone with his cat and a cinnamon stick? From December 2012. Show more

15 Minute Musical

Series 8

Episode 2: Julian and the Assanging Technicolour Download

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The greatest story never told or sung. Julian Assange's story is wiki-leaked in this overly melodramatic 15 Minute Musical. Show more

What Does the K Stand For?

Series 1

The First Noel

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Christmas holidays. Stephen K Amos's teen years in 1980s London. By Jonathan Harvey with Stephen K Amos. From December 2013 Show more

Contributors

Stephen K Amos:
Stephen K Amos
Young Stephen:
Shaquille Ali-Yebuah
Stephanie Amos:
Fatou Sohna
Virginia Amos:
Ellen Thomas
Vincent Amos:
Don Gilet
Miss Collins:
Gemma Whelan
Check-in attendant:
Harry Jardine

Start the Week

Andrew Marr on poet George Herbert

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr discusses the poet George Herbert and prayer in a secular age, with biographer John Drury, composer Sir John Tavener and writer Jeanette Winterson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
John Drury
Interviewed Guest:
John Tavener
Interviewed Guest:
Jeanette Winterson
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book at Bedtime

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out of the Window and Disappeared

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

At the station house in Byringe, Allan and Julius's troubles are only just beginning. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Neil Gaiman - Neverwhere

Episode 1: London Below

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

An act of kindness sees Richard Mayhew catapulted into a mysterious subterranean world beneath London. Stars James McAvoy. Show more

Contributors

Richard Mayhew:
James McAvoy
Lady Door:
Natalie Dormer
Marquis de Carabas:
David Harewood
Old Bailey:
Bernard Cribbins
Jessica:
Romola Garai
Anaesthesia:
Yasmin Paige
Lord Ratspeaker:
Johnny Vegas
Letting Agent:
Stephen Marcus
Lord Portico:
John Glover
Mr Figgis:
Neil Gaiman
Fop (with no name):
Neil Gaiman
Director:
Dirk Maggs

Book of the Week

Love, Nina: Despatches From Family Life

Episode 3: Sometimes You Just Have to Lie

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Alan Bennett's handyman skills come to the rescue, and Nina finds herself in a situation where she just has to lie. Letters from 1980s literary London read by Rebekah Staton. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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