Programme Index

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Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Month of Madness

The French in St. Petersburg

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Christopher Clark unpicks the complex sequence of events during the July Crisis. Today he explores the dangerous impact of the extension of the Franco-Russian alliance in 1914. Show more

Woman's Hour

Dolly Parton - feminist icon? And poet Hollie McNish's Letter to an Unknown Soldier

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Why everyone loves Dolly Parton. A celebration of Ann Radcliffe's Gothic fiction. Combating loneliness. And poet Hollie McNish shares her contribution to a new WW1 memorial. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Pullinger
Interviewed Guest:
Hollie McNish
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Morales
Interviewed Guest:
Krissi Murison
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Wright
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Ferguson
Interviewed Guest:
Tracey Robbins

15 Minute Drama

An Everyday Story of Afghan Folk: Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Kashmala, the young widow, is very unhappy living in the household of her late husband. Her wealthy father-in-law Akbar Khan forbids her to teach at the local school. Show more

Contributors

Akbar Khan, the wealthy landowner:
Sagar Arya
Shah Bibi, his wife:
Shaheen Khan
Sardar Aka, the shopkeeper:
Madhav Sharma
Gulnara, his first wife:
Pooja Ghai
Sakina, his young second wife:
Rakhee Thakra
Kashmala, Sardar Aka's daughter:
Betsabeh Emran
Writer:
Liz Rigbey
Director:
Liz Rigbey

Genres

Regional Variations (2)

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast

BBC Radio 4 LW

You and Yours

Click and collect at railway stations

Duration: 56 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The railway stations with changing rooms where you can pick up and try on clothes bought online. Also, news on a ticket fraud that caught out the family of an Olympic swimmer. Show more

4 Extra Debut. Maris's fear sets her on a quest to save the life of her seriously ill husband as reality shifts. Stars Alexandra Roach. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Ramblings

Series 27

Episode 6: The Diamond Ramblers, Otterton

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding has a sparkling day out walking in South Devon with the Diamond Ramblers. They take on a six-mile walk from the village of Otterton. 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

The Film Programme

The Golden Dream, Jersey Boys and Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Immigration epic The Golden Dream, Neil Brand on Jersey Boys and biopic musicals, Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie and the sitcom movie, director Peter Berg on Lone Survivor. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Diego Quemada-Diez
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Brand
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Berg
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Pulver

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 8

Episode 3: It's a Nude Nude Nude Nude World

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jaz Milvain asks Ed to curate a moving tribute for his 'surprise' 60th birthday bash. With Christopher Douglas. From April 2012. Show more

Front Row

Metallica, Scottish Art, Dr Zhivago, Beggar's Opera

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang discusses a huge exhibition of Scottish contemporary art, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich on headlining Glastonbury and the novel Dr Zhivago as ideological weapon. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Lars Ulrich

15 Minute Drama

An Everyday Story of Afghan Folk: Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Kashmala, the young widow, is very unhappy living in the household of her late husband. Her wealthy father-in-law Akbar Khan forbids her to teach at the local school. Show more

Contributors

Akbar Khan, the wealthy landowner:
Sagar Arya
Shah Bibi, his wife:
Shaheen Khan
Sardar Aka, the shopkeeper:
Madhav Sharma
Gulnara, his first wife:
Pooja Ghai
Sakina, his young second wife:
Rakhee Thakra
Kashmala, Sardar Aka's daughter:
Betsabeh Emran
Writer:
Liz Rigbey
Director:
Liz Rigbey

Genres

Book at Bedtime

Remember Me Like This

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Feeling reprieved, watching her old life as 'the bereaved mother' slip away from her, Laura Campbell begins to focus on the future. The two brothers share some memories. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Anja and Benjio happily show a hapless robber around the Fings and Bobs shop. Stars Ruth Bratt and Lucy Trodd. From June 2014. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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