Programme Index

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Midweek

Paul Merton, Alison Balsom, Louise Cordingly, Jethro Lennox

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets comedian Paul Merton and trumpeter Alison Balsom. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Balsom
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Cordingly
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Merton
Interviewed Guest:
Jethro Lennox

Brand

Midweek

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh

Moon of Pause

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Williams makes new friends in Europe. Back home an encounter promises love and inspiration for a new play. Read by Damien Lewis. Show more

Woman's Hour

Women of Flowers; Reporting historical sexual abuse; Childcare; Male bulimia

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jenni Murray presents the start of a new series looking at reporting historical abuse. Also, playwright Kaite O'Reilly discusses her new play Woman of Flowers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Yvonne Traynor
Interviewed Guest:
Debbie Grafham
Interviewed Guest:
Samantha Callan
Interviewed Guest:
Kitty Stewart
Interviewed Guest:
Kaite O'Reilly
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Leigh Stone
Interviewed Guest:
Janet Treasure
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Thomas

Wordaholics

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Josh Widdecombe, Helen Keen, Susie Dent and Natalie Haynes join Gyles Brandreth in a word-obsessed comedy panel game. From 2014. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gyles Brandreth
Panellist:
Josh Widdicombe
Panellist:
Susie Dent
Panellist:
Helen Keen
Panellist:
Natalie Haynes
Writer:
Jon Hunter
Producer:
Claire Jones

Home Front

24 September 1914 - Sylvia Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In the Graham household, there is a speech to prepare. Show more

BBC National Short Story Award

BBC National Short Story Award 2014

Episode 3: The Taxidermist's Daughter

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In Francesca Rhydderch's shortlisted story, set in the aftermath of WWI, Daisy comes of age. Carys Eleri reads. Show more

Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation

Series 10

How to Define Oneself in Terms of Regional, Cultural and Geopolitical Identity Without Tears

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In a post-referendum world, Jeremy examines nationality, identity and accents. With Susan Murray and Moray Hunter. From September 2014. Show more

Front Row

Zadie Smith, Ryan Adams, Exhibit B, The Art of the Brick

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with John Wilson. Zadie Smith on her shortlisted entry for the BBC National Short Story Award, new Lego exhibition, the controversy surrounding Exhibit B, and Ryan Adams. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Zadie Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Dyckhoff
Interviewed Guest:
Ryan Adams

Midweek

Paul Merton, Alison Balsom, Louise Cordingly, Jethro Lennox

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets comedian Paul Merton and trumpeter Alison Balsom. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Balsom
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Cordingly
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Merton
Interviewed Guest:
Jethro Lennox

Brand

Midweek

The Music Teacher

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. A famous ex-pupil of music teacher Nigel comes back to the Arts Centre where it all began. Stars Richie Webb. From April 2012. Show more

Mordrin McDonald: 21st Century Wizard

Series 3

Episode 3: School Sports Day

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The 2000-year-old wizard living in the modern world struggles with his fitness levels. Stars David Kay. From June 2012. Show more

Book of the Week

Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh

Moon of Pause

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Williams makes new friends in Europe. Back home an encounter promises love and inspiration for a new play. Read by Damien Lewis. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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