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Act of Worship

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh

Crisis Point

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Crisis point is reached as Williams writes the Sweet Bird of Youth. Concluded by Damien Lewis, Trevor White and Elaine Claxton. Show more

Woman's Hour

26/09/2014

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

As many families see their youngsters depart for university, Jenni Murray asks if 'empty nest syndrome' is worse for single parents? Plus political success for feminist parties. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Ginette Vincendeau
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Gundle

My First Planet

Series 2

Adjective from Space!

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Richard’s after the youth vote while Brian's campaign is based on some nauseating protein. Stars Nicholas Lyndhurst. From 2014. Show more

Drama

Julie

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Rob Gittins. Based on the true story of Operation Julie. In 1977, police swooped on an isolated farmhouse in Wales from where a large proportion of the world's LSD originated. Show more

Contributors

Richard Kemp:
Alex Waldmann
Christine Bott:
Sara Lloyd-Gregory
David Solomon:
Alun Raglan
DC Hart:
Eiry Thomas

Genres

Brand

Drama

BBC National Short Story Award

BBC National Short Story Award 2014

Episode 5: Kilifi Creek

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Lionel Shriver. A naive, freeloading young woman makes her first trip abroad and finds herself in peril. Nancy Crane reads 2014's prize-winning tale. Show more

Last Word

The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, Oleg Ivanovsky, Jim Petrie, Dame Julia Polak and Bob Crewe

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Julian Worricker remembers the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, scientists Dame Julia Polak and Oleg Ivanovsky, illustrator Jim Petrie and songwriter Bob Crewe. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Susan Hill
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Mandler
Interviewed Guest:
Bridget Flemming
Interviewed Guest:
Asif Siddiqi
Interviewed Guest:
Ian McMillan
Interviewed Guest:
Rosemary Friedman
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Ranking
Interviewed Guest:
Spencer Leigh
Interviewed Guest:
Bob Gaudio
Producer:
Neil George

The Now Show

Series 44

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by special guest Sara Pascoe for a comic romp through the week's news. With Pippa Evans, Grace Petrie and Jon Holmes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Punt
Presenter:
Hugh Dennis
Panellist:
Sara Pascoe
Panellist:
Pippa Evans
Panellist:
Grace Petrie

The Archers

26/09/2014

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Roy is determined, and Freddie has got news for Phoebe. Show more

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Phoebe Aldridge:
Lucy Morris
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Usha Franks:
Souad Faress
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Freddie Pargetter:
Jack Firth
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Caroline Sterling:
Sara Coward
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Mike Tucker:
Terry Molloy
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Hayley Tucker:
Lorraine Coady
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Johnny Richards:
Tom Gibbons
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Leonie Snell:
Jasmine Hyde
Carol Treggoran:
Eleanor Bron
Charlie Thomas:
Felix Scott

Front Row

Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace, Eimear McBride, Roy Williams, New Prince Albums

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang with Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace, Roy Williams on updating Sophocles, Eimear McBride on the stage version of her novel, and a review of two new Prince albums. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Eimear McBride
Interviewed Guest:
Annie Ryan
Interviewed Guest:
Roy Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Craig Clunas
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Thorne

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 8: 22-26 September 1914

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Well-known suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst visits Folkestone, and on the Leas an amicable alliance is reached. With Keely Beresford, Michael Bertenshaw, Sean Connolly. Show more

Great Lives

Series 34

Andrew Adonis on Joseph Bazalgette

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Lord Andrew Adonis chooses Victorian engineer, aka ‘The Sewer King’, Sir Joseph Bazalgette. With Matthew Parris. From 2014. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Adonis
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Bazalgette

Book of the Week

Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh

Crisis Point

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Crisis point is reached as Williams writes the Sweet Bird of Youth. Concluded by Damien Lewis, Trevor White and Elaine Claxton. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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