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Start the Week

A Good Death

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr discusses mortality and longevity with surgeon Atul Gawande, novelist and editor Diana Athill, medical ethicist Prof Deborah Bowman and historian Dr Carl Watkins. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Atul Gawande
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Athill
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Bowman
Interviewed Guest:
Carl Watkins

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime

Episode 1: 1. Secrets From The Dead

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Crime writer Val McDermid delves into the medical archives to discover the secrets of forensic science. From 2014. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Children in Need: D for Dexter: Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Skye lives with her baby brother Dexter, and Spider the cat and their mum, but they are both usually out. Skye loves her guitar, but the neighbours do not. Show more

Start/Stop

Series 2

Wedding

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The prospect of attending a wedding pushes everyone to the limit. The love, marriage and despair of three couples. Stars Jack Docherty. From November 2014. Show more

World Agony

Episode 1: Cheryl Strayed, USA

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Agony aunt Irma Kurtz talks to her American counterpart Cheryl Strayed about the USA agony in her 'Dear Sugar' column. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Grayson Perry
Interviewed Guest:
Penelope Curtis
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Davis
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Lovell
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Drama

Death of a Soldier

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Margaret Evison. A mother's story about the death of her son, Lt Mark Evison, killed by a Taliban sniper as he led his men in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in May 2009. Show more

Contributors

Margaret Evison:
Penny Downie
Mark Evison:
Tom Riley
Young Mark:
Luca Thomas
Soldiers:
Ben Crowe
Thorneloe:
Ian Masters
Coroner:
Ian Masters
Consultant:
Ian Masters
Newsreader:
Vaughan Savidge
Director:
Karen Rose
Producer:
Karen Rose
Sound Designer:
Lucinda Mason Brown

Genres

Brand

Drama

The Museum of Curiosity

Series 7

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

John Lloyd and Phill Jupitus with comedian Neil Innes, explorer Dr Bradley Garrett and anthropologist Isabel Berncke. From 2014. Show more

Front Row

Bryan Ferry; The Fall; Peder Balke; Revolutionary Theatre

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Stella Duffy on crime drama The Fall, Bryan Ferry on his solo album Avonmore, theatre exploring climate science and the school system, and Peder Balke at the National Gallery. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Bryan Ferry
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Cork
Interviewed Guest:
Stella Duffy
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Rapley
Interviewed Guest:
Molly Davies

15 Minute Drama

Children in Need: D for Dexter: Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Skye lives with her baby brother Dexter, and Spider the cat and their mum, but they are both usually out. Skye loves her guitar, but the neighbours do not. Show more

Start the Week

A Good Death

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr discusses mortality and longevity with surgeon Atul Gawande, novelist and editor Diana Athill, medical ethicist Prof Deborah Bowman and historian Dr Carl Watkins. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Atul Gawande
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Athill
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Bowman
Interviewed Guest:
Carl Watkins

Book of the Week

Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime

Episode 1: 1. Secrets From The Dead

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Crime writer Val McDermid delves into the medical archives to discover the secrets of forensic science. From 2014. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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