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In Our Time

Julius Caesar

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life and reputation of Julius Caesar, one of the most intriguing figures of Roman history. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Pelling
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Steel
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Wyke
Producer:
Thomas Morris

Regional Variations (2)

Germany: Memories of a Nation

Strasbourg - Floating City

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Neil MacGregor visits Strasbourg, now in France but also a key city in German history, culture and precision engineering, as revealed by model of the astonishing cathedral clock. Show more

Woman's Hour

Natalie Bennett, Green Party Leader; Birth Control for Men

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jenni Murray ask why kids still love boarding school tales. What has the Green Party got to offer? Plus the impact of a new male contraceptive on how we deal with birth control. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
James Mackenzie
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
Robin Stevens
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Castor
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Craig

The Pillow Book

Series 7

Episode 4

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Robert Forrest's thriller set in 10th century Japan. While Yukinari questions the wolf-girl, the Empress is determined to nurse her husband free of his sickening fascination. Show more

Home Front

2 October 1914 - Ralph Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Adam finally tells the whole truth, as all Reverend Winwood's chickens come home to roost. Show more

Ramblings

Series 28

Episode 3: The Dales Way, Part Three

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding embarks on the third leg of The Dales Way in the company of two experienced long distance walkers. It does not stop them getting lost though! Show more

Open Book

The Brethren; The Sense of Style

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Marilla Frostrup discusses Robert Merle's iconic French series The Brethren, now in English. Plus a look behind the genius of Ian Curtis, and socio-linguist Steven Pinker on style. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Steven Pinker
Interviewed Guest:
T Jefferson Kline
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Producer:
Kirsten Locke

The Film Programme

David Fincher on Gone Girl; Clint Mansell; George Szirtes; London Film Festival

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

David Fincher on adapting bestselling thriller Gone Girl for the big screen, Clint Mansell on the pleasure and pain of writing for Hollywood, and George Szirtes on Le Jour Se Leve. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
David Fincher
Interviewed Guest:
Clint Mansell
Interviewed Guest:
George Szirtes
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Stewart

Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing

Series 3

About Bad Boys

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Nathan tries to be a good role model for his younger brother Tyree. With Adjoa Andoh and Curtis Walker. From October 2014. Show more

Front Row

Rosamund Pike, The Girl of the Golden West, Young Poet Laureate Aisling Fahey, Grantchester

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang talks to actress Rosamund Pike about her emotionally and physically demanding role in the screen adaptation of best-selling crime thriller Gone Girl. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Rosamund Pike
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Keri-Lynn Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Aisling Fahey
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Crompton
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

In Our Time

Julius Caesar

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life and reputation of Julius Caesar, one of the most intriguing figures of Roman history. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Pelling
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Steel
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Wyke
Producer:
Thomas Morris

Book at Bedtime

The Bone Clocks

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Crispin Hershey, once a major star of the literary firmament, is now living with the spectacularly disastrous consequences of his plan to embarrass an unpleasant literary critic. Show more

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