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The Life Scientific

Episode 78: Jeremy Farrar on fighting viruses

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Dr Jeremy Farrar talks about his experiences on the frontline with avian flu in Vietnam, and his priorities as the new director of the Wellcome Trust medical research charity. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Matt Lewis - Last Man Off

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Late for the start of the season, a fishing vessel heads to the fishing grounds in the Southern Ocean. Read by Sam Troughton. Show more

Woman's Hour

Primary school leavers; Women Bishops; Yasmina Reza; Joan Bakewell

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Primary school leavers, Women Bishops, Yasmina Reza, Joan Bakewell, Proms with Erin Wall, and Catherine Wyn Rogers. Jane Garvey presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Rev Katrina Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Bee Rowlatt
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Bates
Interviewed Guest:
Yasmina Reza
Interviewed Guest:
Erin Wall
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Bakewell
Producer:
Karen Dalziel

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

While The Queen is visiting San Francisco, Mary Ann meets Simon, a British officer who has left the Royal Yacht Britannia. Stars Laurel Lefkow. From July 2014. Show more

Drama

Come to Grief

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Hannah Vincent. A woman is trapped in both a mental and physical limbo, unable to grieve for her dead daughter because she has no memory of having lost her. Show more

Genres

Brand

Drama

A Good Read

Julian Rhind-Tutt and Steve Oram

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Actors Julian Rhind-Tutt and Steve Oram talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert, including an Annie Proulx short story collection and Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Oram
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Life: An Idiot's Guide

Series 3

Coming of Age

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Stephen K Amos is joined by Mae Martin, Travis Jay and Dan Antopolski to present a guide to coming of age. From 2014. Show more

Front Row

Nigel Havers; Malevich at Tate Modern; Michael Rosen; Caine Prize for African Writing

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Nigel Havers and director Lucy Bailey discuss their new production of The Importance of Being Earnest; Caine Prize winner Okwiri Oduor; Malevich at Tate Modern; Michael Rosen. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Nigel Havers
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Bailey
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Mullins
Interviewed Guest:
Okwiri Oduor
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Rosen
Interviewed Guest:
Jackie Kay

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

While The Queen is visiting San Francisco, Mary Ann meets Simon, a British officer who has left the Royal Yacht Britannia. Stars Laurel Lefkow. From July 2014. Show more

The Life Scientific

Episode 78: Jeremy Farrar on fighting viruses

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Dr Jeremy Farrar talks about his experiences on the frontline with avian flu in Vietnam, and his priorities as the new director of the Wellcome Trust medical research charity. Show more

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Series 10

Episode 2: Are Humans Uniquely Unique?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Robin Ince and Brian Cox are joined on stage by comedian Ross Noble and evolutionary psychologists Keith Jensen and Katie Slocombe to discuss if humans are uniquely unique. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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