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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Free at Last - The Benn Diaries 1991 to 2001

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The aftermath of the 1992 General Election, John Smith, the Labour leadership contest and a trip on John Major's private plane. Show more

Woman's Hour

Marlene Dietrich; Sex lives in the Arab world; Prostitution - the political debate

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Marlene Dietrich's life and legacy, writer and academic Shereen El Feki on sex lives in the Arab world, the political debate on prostitution and Clarissa Dickson Wright remembered. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Megan Mulrooney
Interviewed Guest:
Shereen El Feki
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Mactaggart
Interviewed Guest:
Jean Urquhart

15 Minute Drama

Charlotte Bronte - Shirley

Episode 7: The First Blue Stocking

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

1811, Yorkshire. Shirley is horrified when she discovers her uncle is determined to find her a husband of his choosing. Stars Lesley Sharp. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast

BBC Radio 4 LW

You and Yours

Call You and Yours: Help to Buy. Any help?

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The Help to Buy scheme has been extended for an extra four years. Another £6 million in loans will be available to those buying a new home, but will it work for you?

Drama

A Kidnapping

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The teachers' simple get-rich-quick plan to kidnap the child of a corrupt politician begins to unravel. Show more

Contributors

The Headmistress:
Madeleine Nicolas
Senator Amantez:
Bart Guingona
Mrs Amantez:
Roselyn Perez
Colonel Reyas:
Leo Rialp
Jonathan:
Andy Mulligan
Schoolchild:
Seth Argar
Schoolchild:
Rachel Greenhow
Producer:
Nadir Khan
Director:
John Dryden

A Good Read

Julie Burchill and Fred MacAulay

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Writer Julie Burchill and broadcaster Fred MacAulay argue about favourite books - including The Catcher in the Rye and Get Shorty - with presenter Harriett Gilbert. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Julie Burchill
Interviewed Guest:
Fred MacAulay
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Down the Line

Series 4

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The ground-breaking phone-in show, hosted by the legendary Gary Bellamy. Stars Rhys Thomas and Amelia Bullmore. From March 2011. Show more

Contributors

Gary Bellamy:
Rhys Thomas
Performer:
Amelia Bullmore
Performer:
Simon Day
Performer:
Felix Dexter
Performer:
Charlie Higson
Performer:
Lucy Montgomery
Performer:
Paul Whitehouse
Performer:
Rosie Cavaliero
Performer:
Robert Popper
Performer:
Adil Ray

Front Row

Veronese at the National Gallery; John Morton on W1A; Labor Day reviewed

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang talks to writer John Morton about following comedy Twenty Twelve with BBC based satire W1A, and reviews an exhibition of Veronese's paintings at the National Gallery. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Dunant
Interviewed Guest:
John Morton
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest:
Sigiswald Kuijken

15 Minute Drama

Charlotte Bronte - Shirley

Episode 7: The First Blue Stocking

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

1811, Yorkshire. Shirley is horrified when she discovers her uncle is determined to find her a husband of his choosing. Stars Lesley Sharp. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Gabrielle Zevin - The Collected Works of AJ Fikry

Episode 2: A Discovery

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

An unlikely find in the children's section of the bookshop presents AJ with a dilemma. Read by Madeleine Potter and Hari Dhillon. From March 2014. Show more

Turf Wars

How's Your Mother?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Will Humphrey Partridge continue to look after his mother? By Simon Brett. Stars Michael Maloney. From March 2011. Show more

Contributors

Humphrey Partridge:
Michael Maloney
Sgt Wallis:
Adeel Akhtar
Mr Denton:
Sam Dale
Trevor:
Sam Dale
Mrs Denton:
Sally Orrock

Series

Turf Wars

Book of the Week

Free at Last - The Benn Diaries 1991 to 2001

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The aftermath of the 1992 General Election, John Smith, the Labour leadership contest and a trip on John Major's private plane. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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