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In Our Time

Bishop Berkeley

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the philosopher George Berkeley, one of the most significant thinkers of the 18th century. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Millican
Interviewed Guest:
Michela Massimi
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Stoneham
Producer:
Thomas Morris

Woman's Hour

Grace Dent, Michaela Coel, Peter Lawrence on missing daughter Claudia

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jenni Murray hears about Grace Dent's Guide to Growing Up a Girl, and talks to Peter Lawrence about his daughter Claudia who has been missing for five years. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Producer:
Ruth Watts
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Lawrence
Interviewed Guest:
Grace Dent
Interviewed Guest:
Michaela Coel
Interviewed Guest:
Juliet Gardiner

15 Minute Drama

Charlotte Bronte - Shirley

Episode 9: Confessions

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

1811, Yorkshire. Shirley and Caroline stay awake all night waiting to hear whether Robert will survive. Stars Lesley Sharp. Show more

Rumpole

Rumpole and the Old Boy Net

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Rumpole's new pupil, Phillida Trant, causes trouble in a sordid little case of blackmail. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Jasmine Hyde and Nigel Anthony. Show more

Contributors

Erskine-Brown:
Nigel Anthony
Sir Cuthbert:
Ewan Bailey
Phillida Trant:
Cathy Sara
Judge Bullingham:
Stephen Critchlow
Stephen Lucas:
Stephen Critchlow
Director:
Marilyn Imrie

Genres

Brand

Rumpole

Ramblings

Series 26

Episode 6: Over the Hill walkers, Windsor Great Park

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding walks with the 'Over the Hill' club, a group of veteran hockey players who get together once a year to explore a new route. Show more

Open Book

Mary Lawson; Iranian literature; AS Byatt and Cecil Day Lewis

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mary Lawson on her latest novel Road Ends; Amir Cheheltan and Ali May discuss modern Iranian literature; 50 years on, the correspondence between AS Byatt and Cecil Day Lewis. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Mary Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Ali May
Interviewed Guest:
Amir Cheheltan
Producer:
Andrea Kidd

The Film Programme

Starred Up; Mica Levi; The future of film; Emergency cinema from Syria

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to Ben Mendelsohn about British prison drama Starred Up. Under the Skin composer Mica Levi on alien sound. And producer Jeremy Thomas on the industry's future. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Mendelsohn
Interviewed Guest:
Mica Levi
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Thomas
Interviewed Guest:
Charif Kiwan
Interviewed Guest:
Orwa Nyrabia
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Jason Cook's School of Hard Knocks

Funerals and Sex Education

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Award-winning comedian Jason Cook examines the best way to behave at funerals and the subtleties of sex education. From 2014. Show more

Front Row

Kings of the Dance; John Banville; Yves Saint Laurent biopic

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Ballet stars Roberto Bolle and Marcelo Gomes on Kings of the Dance; John Banville on writing a Philip Marlowe story; Yves Saint Laurent biopic reviewed; Nicholas Hytner's NT plans. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Roberto Bolle
Interviewed Guest:
Marcelo Gomes
Interviewed Guest:
John Banville
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Grant
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Hytner

15 Minute Drama

Charlotte Bronte - Shirley

Episode 9: Confessions

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

1811, Yorkshire. Shirley and Caroline stay awake all night waiting to hear whether Robert will survive. Stars Lesley Sharp. Show more

In Our Time

Bishop Berkeley

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the philosopher George Berkeley, one of the most significant thinkers of the 18th century. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Millican
Interviewed Guest:
Michela Massimi
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Stoneham
Producer:
Thomas Morris

Book at Bedtime

Gabrielle Zevin - The Collected Works of AJ Fikry

Episode 4: Chance and Possibility

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Maya and AJ open a book each and what they find leads to delight and opportunity. Read by Madeleine Potter and Hari Dhillon. From March 2014. Show more

So Wrong It's Right

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Charlie Brooker seeks the best in wrong answers from panellists Lee Mack, Shappi Khorsandi and David Schneider. From March 2011. Show more

Book of the Week

Free at Last - The Benn Diaries 1991 to 2001

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

August 1997 to April 1999, covering the death of Diana Princess of Wales, peace in Northern Ireland, the Americans start to target Saddam Hussain, and an encounter with Ali G. Show more

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