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Start the Week

Faisal I of Iraq and the making of the modern Middle East

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Anne McElvoy discusses the making of the modern Middle East and counterfactual history with Richard Evans, Malu Halasa, Scott Anderson and Ali Allawi. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Malu Halasa
Interviewed Guest:
Scott Anderson
Interviewed Guest:
Ali Allawi
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Ben Macintyre - A Spy Among Friends

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Beirut, 1963: Nicholas Elliott is sent to interrogate double agent Kim Philby. Public school, Cambridge and MI6, they have been friends for 30 years. But that friendship is over. Show more

Woman's Hour

Anita Roddick

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Anita Roddick - a game changer in the beauty world? The Pakistani politician and activist Humaira Awais Shahid. Plus Louise Welsh on her new novel A Lovely Way to Burn. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Clive Coleman
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Welsh
Interviewed Guest:
Humaira Awais Shahid
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Roddick
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Siegle
Interviewed Guest:
Suzi Godson

15 Minute Drama

Lavinia Greenlaw - Five Fever Tales

Episode 1: The Question of Why

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. Five dramas exploring ancient ideas about malaria, and scientific attempts to defeat the deadly disease. Stars Siobhan Redmond. Show more

Dr Calgary joins forces with Inspector Huish to try to find out the truth about Rachel Argyle's murder. But the family is resisting his investigation. Stars Jacqueline Defferary. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast

BBC Radio 4 LW

You and Yours

Restoration levy for historic buildings

Duration: 56 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The Apollo in London opens again after part of its ceiling collapsed. A look at the restoration levy, which is the charge put on tickets to maintain historic buildings.

Hamlet

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The king of Denmark has died, and the throne has been claimed by his brother Claudius. Stars Jamie Parker and Paul Hilton. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Series

Hamlet

Just a Minute

Series 68

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Paul Merton, Rebecca Front, Alun Cochrane and Russell Kane attempt to speak for 60 seconds with no hesitation, repetition and deviation, under the guidance of Nicholas Parsons. Show more

Front Row

Tom Hollander, Emma Donoghue, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with John Wilson, including Tom Hollander on the return of Rev, author Emma Donoghue on her new book Frog Music, and a review of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Hollander
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Donoghue
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Alderman
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Walter

15 Minute Drama

Lavinia Greenlaw - Five Fever Tales

Episode 1: The Question of Why

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. Five dramas exploring ancient ideas about malaria, and scientific attempts to defeat the deadly disease. Stars Siobhan Redmond. Show more

Start the Week

Faisal I of Iraq and the making of the modern Middle East

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Anne McElvoy discusses the making of the modern Middle East and counterfactual history with Richard Evans, Malu Halasa, Scott Anderson and Ali Allawi. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Malu Halasa
Interviewed Guest:
Scott Anderson
Interviewed Guest:
Ali Allawi
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book at Bedtime

Gabrielle Zevin - The Collected Works of AJ Fikry

Episode 6: A Book Event

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Events take a curious turn when AJ plays host to an author. Read by Madeleine Potter and Hari Dhillon. Show more

Book of the Week

Ben Macintyre - A Spy Among Friends

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Beirut, 1963: Nicholas Elliott is sent to interrogate double agent Kim Philby. Public school, Cambridge and MI6, they have been friends for 30 years. But that friendship is over. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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