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Inside the Ethics Committee

Series 10

Episode 2: Organ Donation and Newborn Babies

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Elizabeth and Kenny are expecting a baby with a fatal abnormality. He will die before, or soon after, birth. Under what circumstances can they donate his organs after his death? Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 6

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Jamie decides to surprise Darleen and go to the commune to declare his love for her. But it all goes terribly wrong. Show more

With Great Pleasure

Neil Stuke at Bristol Food Connections Festival

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Actor Neil Stuke chooses his favourite and funniest pieces of writing about food for the audience at the Bristol Food Connections Festival. Readers: Miranda Raison and Jack Klaff. Show more

Drama

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Episode 1: A Late Van Just Glimpsed

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Preparations are underway for Mma Makutsi's wedding and Mma Ramotswe makes an unexpected ghostly sighting. Show more

Contributors

Mma Ramotswe:
Claire Benedict
Mma Makutsi:
Nadine Marshall
Mr JLB Matekoni:
Ben Onwukwe
Housekeeper:
Janice Acquah
Woman by Road:
Adjoa Andoh
Shoe Shop Assistant:
Adjoa Andoh

Genres

Open Book

Tom Campbell and Nikesh Shukla

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Alex Clark talks to Tom Campbell and Nikesh Shukla about fictionalising today's alienated young men, profiles African writer Amos Tutuola and takes a look at literary Sarajevo. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alex Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Campbell
Interviewed Guest:
Nikesh Shukla
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Lesic

The Film Programme

Mark Gatiss; Richard Lester on The Beatles; Hercules

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sherlock co-creator Mark Gatiss lines up one of his favourite screen detectives, Richard Lester reveals which of The Beatles was the best actor and Hercules labours again. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Gatiss
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Frayling
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Haynes
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Lester
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke

Sketchorama

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Comedian Thom Tuck presents three sketch groups from the UK circuit: Croft and Pearce, Beasts and Casual Violence. From June 2014. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Thom Tuck
Performer:
Luke Booys
Performer:
Greg Cranness
Performer:
Dave Arrondelle
Performer:
Alex Whyman
Performer:
Ben Champion
Performer:
Hannah Croft
Performer:
Fiona Pearce
Performer:
Owen Roberts
Performer:
Ciaran Dowd
Producer:
Gus Beattie

Front Row

Porgy and Bess; Liverpool giant puppets; Gerald Seymour

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Giant puppets return to Liverpool; thriller writer Gerald Seymour (Harry's Game) on Irish politics; the two stars of Porgy and Bess; the South American artistry of Gego reviewed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Guenaelle Raux
Interviewed Guest:
Andy McNicholl
Interviewed Guest:
Gerald Seymour
Interviewed Guest:
Griselda Pollock
Interviewed Guest:
Rufus Bonds Jr
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Hughes

15 Minute Drama

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles: Series 6

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Jamie decides to surprise Darleen and go to the commune to declare his love for her. But it all goes terribly wrong. Show more

Don't Make Me Laugh

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

David Baddiel hosts, as Jonathan Ross, Richard Herring, Kerry Godliman and Paul Chowdhry go against all their instincts and try not to make an audience laugh. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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