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Woman's Hour

30/05/2014

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

More than 20 women have written to Pope Francis saying they are in love with Roman Catholic priests. Should the Church ever allow them to marry? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Dr Hannah Blencowe
Interviewed Guest:
Myra MacPherson
Producer:
Jo Meek

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 2 months

Sapna must revisit her past to make sense of her present. But nothing can prepare her what she finds there. From best-selling novel The Accidental Apprentice. Stars Rasika Dugal. Show more

Contributors

Nirmila Ben:
Radhika Mital
Sapna's Mother:
Shernaz Patel
Kuldeep Singh:
Rajit Kapur
Priya Capoor:
Ayesha Raza
Female Judge:
Ayesha Raza
Badan Singh:
Kenny Desai
Politician:
Kenny Desai
Constable:
Kenny Desai
Rent Collector:
Satchit Puranik
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Nadir Khan
Adaptor:
John Dryden

Drama

The Other Simenon

Episode 1: A New Lease of Life

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Maurice's dull routine life is changed forever when he gets hit by a car. The concerned driver takes a great interest in his recovery but does he have an ulterior motive? Show more

Contributors

Maurice Dudon:
Alun Raglan
Anne-Marie:
Selina Boyack
Philippe Lacroix-Gibet:
Richard Addison
Monsieur Mallard:
Michael Mackenzie
Priest:
Kirk Bage
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville
Adaptor:
Ronald Frame

Genres

Last Word

Maya Angelou, Malcolm Glazer, Tessa Watts, General Jaruzelski, Herb Jeffries

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Matthew Bannister on writer and activist Maya Angelou, businessman Malcolm Glazer, music video producer Tessa Watts, Polish leader Wojciech Jaruzelski and singer Herb Jeffries. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Boy George
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Branson
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Rice
Interviewed Guest:
Ursula Owen
Interviewed Guest:
John Romano
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Watts
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Busby
Producer:
Neil George

The Now Show

Series 43

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Steve Punt and Jon Culshaw are joined by special guest Andy Zaltzman for a comic romp through the week's news. With Mitch Benn, Pippa Evans and Jon Holmes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Punt
Presenter:
Jon Culshaw
Panellist:
Andy Zaltzman
Panellist:
Mitch Benn
Panellist:
Pippa Evans
Panellist:
Jon Holmes

The Archers

30/05/2014

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

It's a happy day for Lynda, but Helen throws down the gauntlet. Show more

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Matt Crawford:
Kim Durham
Will Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Leonie Snell:
Jasmine Hyde
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Charlie Thomas:
Felix Scott
Mr Stevens:
Paul Thornley

Front Row

Front Row at the Hay Festival

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

John Wilson presents a special programme from the Hay Festival with authors Lee Child, Lucy Hughes-Hallet, Michael Morpurgo, Julian Donaldson and Cerys Matthews. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Lee Child
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Morpurgo
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Donaldson
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Interviewed Guest:
Cerys Matthews

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 2 months

Sapna must revisit her past to make sense of her present. But nothing can prepare her what she finds there. From best-selling novel The Accidental Apprentice. Stars Rasika Dugal. Show more

Contributors

Nirmila Ben:
Radhika Mital
Sapna's Mother:
Shernaz Patel
Kuldeep Singh:
Rajit Kapur
Priya Capoor:
Ayesha Raza
Female Judge:
Ayesha Raza
Badan Singh:
Kenny Desai
Politician:
Kenny Desai
Constable:
Kenny Desai
Rent Collector:
Satchit Puranik
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Nadir Khan
Adaptor:
John Dryden

Saturday Drama

Frances Iles - Before the Fact

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Lina agrees to marry a charming stranger, but is he all that he seems? Dramatisation of the novel on which Alfred Hitchcock's Suspicion was based. From April 2013. Show more

Contributors

Johnnie:
Ben Caplan
Miss Sedbusk:
Patricia Hodge
Capt Melbeck:
Sam Dale
Thwaite:
David Timson
Dr Fielding:
Rick Warden
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

Genres

Great Lives

Series 33

Episode 9: Ernest Hemingway

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Monty Python's Michael Palin chooses the American writer, Ernest Hemingway. With Matthew Parris. From May 2014. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Palin
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Wood

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