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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Eleanor Marx: A Life

The Paris Commune

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

1871: the Paris Commune is under way and Eleanor and her sisters are caught up in the bloody events. Read by Tracy-Ann Oberman. Show more

Woman's Hour

Kirsty Wark on misogyny; Nazneen Rahman; Mindfulness

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey discusses whether misogyny is on the rise with Kirsty Wark and talks to game-changer Nazneen Rahman about her pioneering work in clinical genetics. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Kirsty Wark
Interviewed Guest:
Nazneen Rahman
Interviewed Guest:
Tracey Crouch
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Stevenson
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Crane
Interviewed Guest:
Sudha Bhuchar
Producer:
Ruth Watts

15 Minute Drama

HighLites: Wash and Blow

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The cruise has been a good way to drum up a little illicit hairdressing business below deck. But it is not all going to be plain sailing. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Adam Rutherford explores the post-war era, when behavioural genetics fell far from grace and the social not biological sciences reigned supreme in the study of intelligence. Show more

Drama

Frank Zappa and Me

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In 1967, a conservative English secretary had a life-changing encounter in a London hotel with the charismatic American musician, Frank Zappa. By Matt Broughton. Show more

Contributors

Frank Zappa:
Ronan Summers
Young Pauline:
Lucy Briggs-Owen
Older Pauline:
Richenda Carey
Christine:
Samantha Dakin
Eric Clapton:
Gareth Pierce
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

Brand

Drama

Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section

Series 3

Episode 1: Sara Pascoe and James Acaster

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Teasmaids and record players. Alex Horne and his band explore the theme of technology via music and comedy. From May 2014. Show more

Front Row

Irvine Welsh; The Wind Rises review; Rachel De-lahay

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh, playwright Rachel De-lahay and a review of Japanese animation film The Wind Rises. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Elaine Lester
Interviewed Guest:
Irvine Welsh
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel De-lahay
Interviewed Guest:
Robbie Collin
Interviewed Guest:
Antony Gormley
Interviewed Guest:
Rory Sutherland

15 Minute Drama

HighLites: Wash and Blow

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The cruise has been a good way to drum up a little illicit hairdressing business below deck. But it is not all going to be plain sailing. Show more

Book at Bedtime

A Lovely Way to Burn

Episode 7

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Stevie has learned that her dead boyfriend was developing a controversial treatment for cerebral palsy. Searching his flat for more clues, she makes another shocking discovery. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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