Programme Index

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Regional Variations (2)

Act of Worship

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Month of Madness

London

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Professor Christopher Clark unpicks the complex sequence of events that led to the First World War. Today, how British decision-makers reacted in the July Crisis of 1914. Show more

Woman's Hour

Sham marriages; Feeling lonely when you no longer work; Insects for eating

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

What are the signs of a sham marriage and how is the government trying to tackle the issue? Food sustainability - could eating insects be the answer? Jenni Murray presents. Show more

Contributors

15 Minute Drama

An Everyday Story of Afghan Folk: Series 3

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

We learn whether Sardar Aka has that longed-for son or another daughter. Over in the Khan household, Akbar Khan is tired of the behaviour of Kashmala, his son's young widow. Show more

Contributors

Akbar Khan, the wealthy landowner:
Sagar Arya
Shah Bibi, his wife:
Shaheen Khan
Durranai, his mother:
Sudha Bhucher
Wisal, his elder son:
Donald Slack
Mashal, his younger son:
Muzz Khan
Kashmala, his daughter-in-law:
Betsabeh Emran
Mewa Gul, the poorest farmer:
Vincent Ibrahim
Bakhtawara, his wife:
Meera Syal
Zarlakhta, her daughter:
Balvinder Sopal
Taza Gul, his son:
Jaz Deol
Writer:
Liz Rigbey
Director:
Liz Rigbey

Genres

Polyoaks

Series 3

Episode 4: Who's Afraid of the CQC?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The staff at Polyoaks are being assessed by the Care Quality Commission. Will they survive the experience? With Nigel Planer. From June 2014. Show more

Contributors

Dr Roy Thornton:
Nigel Planer
Dr Hugh Thornton:
Simon Greenall
TV's Dr Jeremy:
David Westhead
Nurse Vera Duplessis:
Polly Frame
Dr Pitcher:
Adjoa Andoh
Elizabeth:
Polly Frame
Mrs Peabody:
Kate O'Sullivan

Regional Variations (2)

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast

BBC Radio 4 LW

You and Yours

The rising costs of charging electric cars

Duration: 56 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Peter White on new fees for charging electric cars. The flight ticket website that is cancelling tickets but not giving refunds. And the surge in Londoners selling their homes. Show more

Last Word

Felix Dennis, Norman Willis, Josephine Pullein-Thompson, Gerry Conlon, Eli Wallach

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on publisher Felix Dennis, TUC leader Norman Willis, 'pony club' writer Josephine Pullein-Thompson, Guildford Four member Gerry Conlon, and actor Eli Wallach. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Marsha Rowe
Interviewed Guest:
James Tye
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Jilly Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Vanessa Robertson
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Mullin
Interviewed Guest:
Gareth Pierce
Interviewed Guest:
Alastair Logan
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Frayling
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Goldfarb
Producer:
Neil George

The News Quiz

Series 84

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig, with regular panellist Jeremy Hardy and guest panellists Justin Moorhouse, Sara Pascoe and Bob Mills. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Jeremy Hardy
Panellist:
Sara Pascoe
Panellist:
Bob Mills

The Archers

27/06/2014

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

David is determined, and Elizabeth tells Roy the truth. Show more

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Daniel Hebden Lloyd:
Will Howard
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Mike Tucker:
Terry Molloy
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Hayley Tucker:
Lorraine Coady
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
P C Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Charlie Thomas:
Felix Scott

Front Row

Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie; Arcade Fire; Richard Wilson

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie reviewed; Arcade Fire at Glastonbury; Richard Wilson on Krapp's Last Tape; Michelle Magorian on Goodnight Mister Tom; how artists respond to bridges. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Dreda Say Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Will Butler
Interviewed Guest:
Michelle Magorian
Interviewed Guest:
Francis Marshall
Interviewed Guest:
Lucinda Grange

15 Minute Drama

An Everyday Story of Afghan Folk: Series 3

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

We learn whether Sardar Aka has that longed-for son or another daughter. Over in the Khan household, Akbar Khan is tired of the behaviour of Kashmala, his son's young widow. Show more

Contributors

Akbar Khan, the wealthy landowner:
Sagar Arya
Shah Bibi, his wife:
Shaheen Khan
Durranai, his mother:
Sudha Bhucher
Wisal, his elder son:
Donald Slack
Mashal, his younger son:
Muzz Khan
Kashmala, his daughter-in-law:
Betsabeh Emran
Mewa Gul, the poorest farmer:
Vincent Ibrahim
Bakhtawara, his wife:
Meera Syal
Zarlakhta, her daughter:
Balvinder Sopal
Taza Gul, his son:
Jaz Deol
Writer:
Liz Rigbey
Director:
Liz Rigbey

Genres

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

When Harry is convicted of a brutal murder, his obsession with violent virtual reality is blamed. A dark thriller about sex, violence and the illicit underbelly of the internet. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Book at Bedtime

Remember Me Like This

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

As Justin's old life, his 'away life' in which he had a girlfriend, is declared off-limits, his younger brother is in the throes of first love, with Fiona. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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