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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

Regional Variations (2)

The Archers Omnibus

BBC Radio 4 LW

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Peggy has a difficult day. Meanwhile, Elizabeth is converted.

Contributors

Director:
Julie Beckett
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Ben Archer:
Thomas Lester
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Matt Crawford:
Kim Durham
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Freddie Pargetter:
Jack Firth
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Hayley Tucker:
Lorraine Coady
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Charlie Thomas:
Felix Scott
Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Annabelle Schrivener:
Julia Hills

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

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Sinha
Panellist:
Patrick Kielty
Panellist:
Gyles Brandreth
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

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

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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