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Start the Week

Pain and Prejudice

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe discusses pain, suffering and infectious diseases with the historian Joanna Bourke, former health minister Norman Fowler and scientist Jeremy Farrar. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Bourke
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Fowler
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Farrar
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Woman's Hour

Suffragette Mary Richardson who slashed the Rokeby Venus; Criminalising Forced Marriage; Page 3 and the free Sun

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mary Richardson who slashed the Rokeby Venus in 1914, a new law criminalising forced marriage, and Frances Young on bringing up Arthur, her severely learning disabled son. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Jasvinder Sanghera
Interviewed Guest:
Anne-Marie Hutchinson
Interviewed Guest:
Frances Young
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Enders
Interviewed Guest:
Stephanie Davies-Arai
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Crawford

15 Minute Drama

Modesty Blaise

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A former criminal and her right hand man foil a plot to carry out a multi-million pound diamond heist. Stars Daphne Alexander. Show more

Contributors

Modesty Blaise:
Daphne Alexander
Willie Garvin:
Neil Maskell
Sir Gerald Tarrant:
Alun Armstrong
Gabriel:
Ewan Bailey
McWhirter:
Alex Fearns
Director:
Kate McAll
Producer:
Kate McAll
Adaptor:
Stef Penney

Genres

Rudy's Rare Records

Series 3

Rudy's Rare Record

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

A rare record is found on a dusty shelf at the back of the shop. Stars Lenny Henry and Larrington Walker. From February 2011. Show more

Dangerous Visions

Anita Sullivan - The Bee Maker

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. It is 2020, and the bees are nearly all gone. Human beings might be nex. A cautionary tale about our busy technology-filled lives. With Alice Lowe and Harriet Walter. Show more

Contributors

Deborah:
Alice Lowe
Hire Car Salesman:
Alun Raglan
Customs Official:
John Norton
Lost Passenger:
Claire Cage

Genres

The Food Programme

US Southern cooking and chef Sean Brock

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

In an award-winning edition of the Food Programme, Richard Johnson travels through the deep south to meet chef Sean Brock and taste the flavours of the lost Carolina Rice Kitchen. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Sean Brock
Producer:
Dan Saladino

Just a Minute

Series 69

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Nicholas Parsons hosts, as Paul Sinha, Patrick Kielty, Shappi Khorsandi, and Gyles Brandreth try to talk for 60 seconds with no hesitation, repetition or deviation. Show more

Front Row

Placido Domingo, JK Rowling's new novel, Jersey Boys, Ten Pieces

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Placido Domingo on conducting Puccini's Tosca, reviews of JK Rowling's new novel and Clint Eastwood's film Jersey Boys, and Laura Mvula and Julian Lloyd Webber on Ten Pieces. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Placido Domingo
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Mvula
Interviewed Guest:
Julian Lloyd Webber

15 Minute Drama

Modesty Blaise

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A former criminal and her right hand man foil a plot to carry out a multi-million pound diamond heist. Stars Daphne Alexander. Show more

Contributors

Modesty Blaise:
Daphne Alexander
Willie Garvin:
Neil Maskell
Sir Gerald Tarrant:
Alun Armstrong
Gabriel:
Ewan Bailey
McWhirter:
Alex Fearns
Director:
Kate McAll
Producer:
Kate McAll
Adaptor:
Stef Penney

Genres

Start the Week

Pain and Prejudice

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe discusses pain, suffering and infectious diseases with the historian Joanna Bourke, former health minister Norman Fowler and scientist Jeremy Farrar. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Bourke
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Fowler
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Farrar
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book at Bedtime

Sebastian Barry - The Temporary Gentleman

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

As Jack and Mai's marriage disintegrates further, some startling news could be their saving grace. Read by Ciaran Hinds. Show more

Book of the Week

As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

Episode 1: The Beginning...

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Waving goodbye to mother and walking to London, with busking on the way. Tobias Menzies reads Laurie Lee's classic travel book. Show more

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