Programme Index

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Woman's Hour

Minette Batters, Unlikely Friends, Forced Marriage Statistics, Muscular Dystrophy

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sheila McClennon presents the programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Featuring Minette Batters, unlikely friends and forced marriage statistics. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jennifer Pike
Interviewed Guest:
Minette Batters
Producer:
Jane Worsley

15 Minute Drama

Lindsay Ashford - The Mysterious Death of Jane Austen

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Anne suspects that Jane was killed because she thwarted a murderer - very close to home. Stars Elaine Cassidy, Ruth Gemmell and Rupert Evans. Show more

Making the Best of It

The Last Minutes

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

A crisis branding consultant has minutes to avert a boardroom disaster and manage the outcome. Stars Daisy Haggard. From 2014. Show more

Drama

Torchwood - The Lost Files

Episode 2: Submission

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

By Ryan Scott. A distress signal lures Torchwood to the deepest part of the ocean, the Mariana Trench. Stars John Barrowman and Eve Myles. Show more

Contributors

Captain Jack Harkness:
John Barrowman
Gwen Cooper:
Eve Myles
Ianto Jones:
Gareth David-Lloyd
Carlie Roberts:
Erin Bennett
Sam Doyle:
Angelo Tiffe
Captain Cudlow:
John Francis Harries
Henry Goddard:
John Lee
Writer:
Ryan Scott
Producer:
Kate McAll
Director:
Kate McAll

Last Word

Alison Jolly, Alice Herz-Sommer, Valery Kubasov, Mavis Gallant, Harold Ramis

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Aasmah Mir remembers primatologist Alison Jolly, concert pianist Alice Herz-Sommer, cosmonaut Valeri Kubasov, writer Mavis Gallant and director Harold Ramis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Nupen
Interviewed Guest:
Vance Brand
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Christie

The News Quiz

Series 83

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig, with regular panellist Jeremy Hardy and guest panellists including Hugo Rifkind and Susan Calman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Jeremy Hardy
Panellist:
Hugo Rifkind
Panellist:
Susan Calman

The Archers

28/02/2014

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Helen hears good news, and there's a surprise delivery for Jolene. Show more

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Tom Archer:
Tom Graham
Jolene Archer:
Buffy Davis
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Alan Franks:
John Telfer
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Jim Lloyd:
John Rowe
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson

Front Row

Damon Albarn on going solo; Maxine Peake; Jonathan Yeo; Suranne Jones; Kiran Leonard

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

John Wilson presents live from the BBC6Music Festival in Manchester, talking to Damon Albarn about going solo, Maxine Peake about Silk and Hamlet, and Suranne Jones about Orlando. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Damon Albarn
Interviewed Guest:
Maxine Peake
Interviewed Guest:
Suranne Jones
Performer:
Kiran Leonard
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

15 Minute Drama

Lindsay Ashford - The Mysterious Death of Jane Austen

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Anne suspects that Jane was killed because she thwarted a murderer - very close to home. Stars Elaine Cassidy, Ruth Gemmell and Rupert Evans. Show more

Saturday Drama

Jack Shaefer - Shane

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Homesteader Marian is caught between her dependable husband, and a mysterious stranger she is relying on. Stars Joshua Stamberg. Show more

Contributors

Marian Starrett:
Jennifer Westfeldt
Joe Starrett:
Jeff Mash
Producer:
Kate McAll
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

Book at Bedtime

Dubliners

Episode 20: The Dead (Part Four)

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Alone in their hotel room, Gabriel find his wife swept up in the memory of a past love. Looking out the window, he watches the snow falling all over Ireland and has an epiphany. Show more

A Good Read

Andrew Maxwell and Kamila Shamsie

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Andrew Maxwell, Kamila Shamsie and Harriett Gilbert discuss Doris Lessing, Anita Desai and John Steinbeck. From 2014. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Maxwell
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Book of the Week

Solomon Northup - 12 Years a Slave

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A right-thinking Canadian helps Solomon regain his freedom and return to his family in the north. Final extract from the memoir that inspired Steve McQueen's Oscar-nominated film.
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