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Four Thought

Series 4

Episode 51: Sandra Newman

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Thought-provoking talks with a personal dimension. American author Sandra Newman explains why, while most of us would like to be cool, it is best not to try too hard. Show more

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

In post-apocalyptic San Francisco, bounty hunter Deckard closes in on the rogue androids. With James Purefoy. Show more

Open Book

Sandra Newman, Roopa Farooki, John Banville, Courttia Newland

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sandra Newman discusses her new novel The Country of Ice Cream Star with Mariella Frostrup, plus acclaimed Irish writer John Banville on the book he would never lend. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sandra Newman
Interviewed Guest:
Roopa Farooki
Interviewed Guest:
John Banville
Interviewed Guest:
Courttia Newland
Interviewed Guest:
Meike Ziervogel
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

From Fact to Fiction

Series 16

Episode 6: Alligators and Warm Beer

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Clara Glynn. Ara is desperate to swot up on what it means to be British, to pass the citizenship test, but the library has been closed down and she has no access to a computer. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 5 weeks

In an open letter to his junk mail-addicted local curry house, Tom takes issue with the world of marketing. From May 2012. Show more

Last Word

Gerry Goffin, Freydis Sharland, Alexander Shulgin, Francis Matthews

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Matthew Bannister remembers songwriter Gerry Goffin, pilot Freydis Sharland, chemist Alexander Shulgin and actor Francis Matthews. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Bob Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Damien Matthews
Interviewed Guest:
Wendy Craig
Interviewed Guest:
Honor Blackman
Interviewed Guest:
Pauline Vahey
Interviewed Guest:
Tamsin Greig
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Leaf
Interviewed Guest:
Etienne Sauret

Money Box

Debt mismanagement; £4m fine for mis-selling investments; will your insurer pay out during a national emergency?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

More than £7m has gone missing from a debt management company now in administration. A £4m fine for mis-selling complex investments; a national emergency may negate your insurance. Show more

The Film Programme

Toby Jones; Fanny Ardant; Chinese Cinema before the Revolution

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Toby Jones on Leave To Remain and Dad's Army; Fanny Ardant on the cougar phenomenon; Chinese cinema before the Communist revolution; the role of a military adviser on a war film. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Toby Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Fanny Ardant
Interviewed Guest:
Dale Dye

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