Programme Index

Discover 10,249,320 listings and 227,609 playable programmes from the BBC

In Our Time

Catastrophism

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Catastrophism, the idea that the geological record was shaped by a series of natural disasters early in the Earth's history. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Jan Zalasiewicz
Interviewed Guest:
Leucha Veneer
Producer:
Thomas Morris

Woman's Hour

Germaine Greer

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Germaine Greer joins Jenni Murray for a special programme about women and the land. She talks about her passion for restoring a small patch of rainforest in south-east Queensland. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Germaine Greer
Interviewed Guest:
Melissa Leach
Interviewed Guest:
Alys Fowler
Producer:
Rebecca Myatt

Dame Laura is delighted to find her old circus friends, the Carollis, are living in Nuremberg. Starring Diana Quick. Show more

Contributors

Dame Laura Knight:
Diana Quick
Major Peter Casson:
Gunnar Cauthery
Francesco Carolli:
Mark Meadows
Elizabeth Endes:
Cristina Catalina

Drama

Secure

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Audrey Gillan. Fifteen-year-old Siobhain is taken into care. There, she finds someone who understands her. But will she ever feel secure? Show more

Open Book

Deborah Levy; Bulgarian fiction; Jamie Byng's literary pick

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Deborah Levy revisits her early work; Kapka Kassabova and Miroslav Penkov discuss Bulgarian literature; and the literary pick of publisher Jamie Byng. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Levy
Interviewed Guest:
Miroslav Penkov
Interviewed Guest:
Kapka Kassabova
Interviewed Guest:
Jamie Byng
Producer:
Andrea Kidd

The Film Programme

Director Scott Cooper; Alex Gibney; Lift to the Scaffold; British indie films abroad

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to director Scott Cooper about his film Out of the Furnace. Alex Gibney on his Lance Armstrong documentary. And Lift to the Scaffold starring Jeanne Moreau. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Scott Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Gibney
Interviewed Guest:
Charlie Bloye
Interviewed Guest:
Ginette Vincendeau
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sketch show from the writer of Cabin Pressure and regular guest on The Now Show, John Finnemore, with Carrie Quinlan, Lawry Lewin and Simon Kane. Show more

Front Row

Ralph Fiennes, EL Doctorow, The Last Leg

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Ralph Fiennes on directing and acting in The Invisible Woman; US author EL Doctorow discusses his new novel Andrew's Brain; and Adam Hills and Josh Widdicombe on The Last Leg. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Ralph Fiennes
Interviewed Guest:
E. L. Doctorow
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Hills
Interviewed Guest:
Josh Widdicombe

Dame Laura is delighted to find her old circus friends, the Carollis, are living in Nuremberg. Starring Diana Quick. Show more

Contributors

Dame Laura Knight:
Diana Quick
Major Peter Casson:
Gunnar Cauthery
Francesco Carolli:
Mark Meadows
Elizabeth Endes:
Cristina Catalina

In Our Time

Catastrophism

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Catastrophism, the idea that the geological record was shaped by a series of natural disasters early in the Earth's history. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Jan Zalasiewicz
Interviewed Guest:
Leucha Veneer
Producer:
Thomas Morris

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 4 months

Missing for 6 years, Brian has stories to tell. Osminia, a land where marriage is outlawed. Stars Neil Pearson. From March 2011. Show more

Book of the Week

Germaine Greer - White Beech: The Rainforest Years

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Germaine Greer tells of her quest to find a piece of her native Australia to heal: the White Beech Tree. From January 2014. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

About BBC Radio 4

Intelligent speech, the most insightful journalism, the wittiest comedy, the most fascinating features and the most compelling drama and readings anywhere in UK radio.

About this data

This data is drawn from the data stream that informs BBC's iPlayer and Sounds. The information shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was/is subject to change and may not be accurate. More