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Regional Variations (2)

Act of Worship

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Alan Cumming - Not My Father's Son: A Family Memoir

Wrapping Up

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Alan Cumming is wrapping up as he concludes his moving memoir about his relationship with his father and a family mystery. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Inquest

Episode 5: Day Five

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On the fifth day of the inquest into the death of a female soldier, the final days of Lorna's life are recounted, and the coroner reaches his conclusion. Show more

The Missing Hancocks

Series 1

The Breakfast Cereal

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Tony changes his breakfast routine in search of that Zing, Pep and Get Up and Go feeling, and ends up in court. Show more

Drama

Higher - Series 4

Episode 2: Privatisation, the Final Battle

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The free market winds of change are blowing through the breezeblock corridors of Hayborough University. What will the old stalwarts do? Show more

Last Word

Sir Thomas Macpherson, Mike Nichols, Alexander Grothendieck, Paul Vaughan, Leonore Davidoff and Jimmy Ruffin

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on war hero Sir Tommy Macpherson, director Mike Nichols, mathematician Alexander Grothendieck, broadcaster Paul Vaughan and feminist historian Leonore Davidoff. Show more

Contributors

The News Quiz

Series 85

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig, who is joined by Susan Calman, Hugo Rifkind and Andy Hamilton, alongside regular panellist Jeremy Hardy.

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Jeremy Hardy
Panellist:
Susan Calman
Panellist:
Hugo Rifkind
Panellist:
Andy Hamilton

The Archers

21/11/2014

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Pat reaches out to Johnny, and Charlie drops a bombshell. Show more

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Bert Fry:
Eric Allan
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Jim Lloyd:
John Rowe
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Carol Tregorran:
Eleanor Bron
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Charlie Thomas:
Felix Scott
Mr Wallace:
Michael Matus

Front Row

Peter Firmin on The Clangers; The forgotten Bronte; Winter Sleep

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang talks to artist and puppet-maker Peter Firmin, whose iconic children's TV characters include Bagpuss, Basil Brush and The Clangers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Pete Firmin
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Edric
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest:
Jan Patience

15 Minute Drama

Inquest

Episode 5: Day Five

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On the fifth day of the inquest into the death of a female soldier, the final days of Lorna's life are recounted, and the coroner reaches his conclusion. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Sherlock Holmes: The Valley of Fear

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

McMurdo promises to hunt down the Pinkerton detective who holds in his hands the evidence to destroy the Vermissa Lodge once and for all. Show more

A Good Read

Jack Monroe and Doon MacKichan

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Harriett Gilbert is joined by food blogger Jack Monroe and comic actor Doon Mackichan to talk about the books they love. Doon's choice is Dept. of Speculation, by Jenny Offill. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jack Monroe
Interviewed Guest:
Doon Mackichan
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Book of the Week

Alan Cumming - Not My Father's Son: A Family Memoir

Wrapping Up

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Alan Cumming is wrapping up as he concludes his moving memoir about his relationship with his father and a family mystery. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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