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Start the Week

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Discussion programme. Tom Sutcliffe meets the composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, art critic Waldemar Januszczak, acoustic engineer Trevor Cox and psychologist Victoria Williamson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Maxwell Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Trevor Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Waldemar Januszczak
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Williamson
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Germaine Greer - White Beech: The Rainforest Years

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Germaine Greer tells of her quest to find a piece of her native Australia to heal: finding the right patch of land. From 2014. Show more

Woman's Hour

Women's magazines; The Archers' June Spencer; Yvette Cooper on sex education

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey talks to three editors of women's magazines about how they balance their responsibilities to their readers with producing something they want to read. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Smosarski
Interviewed Guest:
Trish Halpin
Interviewed Guest:
Lebby Eyres
Interviewed Guest:
Yvette Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
June Spencer
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Hope
Interviewed Guest:
Anber Raz
Editor:
Ruth Watts

In January 1946, artist Laura Knight takes a life-changing commission as war artist to the Nuremberg Trials. Show more

Contributors

Dame Laura Knight:
Diana Quick
Peter Casson:
Gunnar Cauthery
Penny Ayres:
Kate Sobey
William Dean:
Patrick Keeler
French Prosecutor:
Mark Meadows

North by Northamptonshire

Series 3

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A funeral focuses everyone's mind in Wadenbrook. Stars Sheila Hancock, Penelope Wilton and Tim Key. From January 2014. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast

BBC Radio 4 LW

You and Yours

Electronic cigarettes, ski insurance, Asda Mobile problems

Duration: 56 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Winifred Robinson looks at a potential clamp down on e-cigarette use by children, how to get the best ski insurance, and problems for some users of Asda Mobile. Show more

The Ideas That Make Us

Series 2

Episode 1: Liberty

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Bettany Hughes examines changing ideas of liberty by allowing a neuroscientist to take control of her brain and by perusing the pornography of the French Revolution. From Jan 2014. Show more

Drama

Crimes of Mancunia

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Michael Symmons Roberts' atmospheric noir drama in verse. Set in Manchester's exciting underworld of police, informants and criminals. Starring Jason Done and Sinead Keenan. Show more

The Unbelievable Truth

Series 12

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Marcus Brigstocke, Holly Walsh, John Finnemore and Rufus Hound talk with deliberate inaccuracy about board games, salt, guinea pigs and actors. From January 2014. Show more

In January 1946, artist Laura Knight takes a life-changing commission as war artist to the Nuremberg Trials. Show more

Contributors

Dame Laura Knight:
Diana Quick
Peter Casson:
Gunnar Cauthery
Penny Ayres:
Kate Sobey
William Dean:
Patrick Keeler
French Prosecutor:
Mark Meadows

Start the Week

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Discussion programme. Tom Sutcliffe meets the composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, art critic Waldemar Januszczak, acoustic engineer Trevor Cox and psychologist Victoria Williamson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Maxwell Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Trevor Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Waldemar Januszczak
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Williamson
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book of the Week

Germaine Greer - White Beech: The Rainforest Years

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Germaine Greer tells of her quest to find a piece of her native Australia to heal: finding the right patch of land. From 2014. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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