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In Our Time

Social Darwinism

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Social Darwinism, a school of thought which attempted to apply Darwin's ideas about evolution to human society. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Kuper
Interviewed Guest:
Gregory Radick
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Sleigh
Producer:
Thomas Morris

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 5 weeks

Landing on an unknown rock, Ambassador B is welcomed with dinner and a movie, but the armrests have handcuffs. With Ewan Bailey. Show more

Open Book

Ben Watt, Mike Nicol, Rachel Cooke and Jonathan Gibbs

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Literary reviews - do women get a fair deal? Musician Ben Watt on his memoir about his parents, and South African crime writer Mike Nicol on his latest book Of Cops and Robbers. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ben Watt
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Cooke
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Gibbs
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Nicol
Producer:
Andrea Kidd

The Film Programme

John Ridley on 12 Years a Slave

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to John Ridley, screenwriter of 12 Years a Slave. Critic Jonathan Romney on the work of Jim Jarmusch, and the enduring appeal of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
John Ridley
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Romney
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Djurkovic
Interviewed Guest:
Kim Newman
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Jack
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Wilson-Dickson
Producer:
Fiona Couper

Jason Cook's School of Hard Knocks

Episode 1: Best Man Speeches and Weddings

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The comedian examines the pitfalls in making best man speeches and advises on how to make a wedding memorable. From 2014. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Jason Cook
Ensemble:
Zoe Harrison
Ensemble:
Neil Grainger
Producer:
Sam Michell
Writer:
Jason Cook

Genres

Front Row

Nymphomaniac; Joanne M Harris; Robert Cohan

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Antonia Quirke reviews the latest Lars Von Trier film Nymphomaniac, Chocolat author Joanne M Harris talks about her first adult fantasy novel and Robert Cohan discusses his career. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Joanne Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Cohan

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 5 weeks

Landing on an unknown rock, Ambassador B is welcomed with dinner and a movie, but the armrests have handcuffs. With Ewan Bailey. Show more

In Our Time

Social Darwinism

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Social Darwinism, a school of thought which attempted to apply Darwin's ideas about evolution to human society. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Kuper
Interviewed Guest:
Gregory Radick
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Sleigh
Producer:
Thomas Morris

4 Extra Debut. A priest is called in when a 12-year-old girl appears to be possessed by an overwhelming demonic force. William Peter Blatty's horror classic. Show more

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