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Regional Variations (2)

International Cricket

BBC Radio 4 LW

Midweek

Janina Fialkowska; Dolores Payas; Edward Sexton; Gary Catona

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets concert pianist Janina Fialkowska, tailor Edward Sexton and Dolores Payas, who translated books written by the travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Janina Fialkowska
Interviewed Guest:
Edward Sexton
Interviewed Guest:
Dolores Payas
Interviewed Guest:
Gary Catona
Producer:
Annette Wells

Brand

Midweek

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

My Life in Houses

In Need of Modernisation

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Margaret Forster's journey through houses she has lived in and how a wreck turns into a family home. Read by Sian Thomas. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

International Cricket

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Listener Week: Breastfeeding

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jenni Murray presents the programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Is there too much pressure on women to breastfeed? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray

15 Minute Drama

Syria: Bread and Bombs

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The school where Samara was teaching has been bombed, and Hassan has gone Awol. Jamil is fuming. Show more

Hobby Bobbies

Series 2

Episode 1: Sinkhole

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Britain's longest serving and laziest PCSOs “look into” a huge sinkhole. Stars Richie Webb and Nick Walker. From November 2014. Show more

Drama

Mercury 13

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In the 1960s, Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb secretly took NASA's gruelling astronaut selection tests but they were never allowed to go into space. Anita Sullivan's drama explores why. Show more

Contributors

Jerrie Cobb:
Samantha Dakin
Randolf Lovelace:
William Hope
Tom Harris:
William Hope
John Glenn:
William Hope
Jackie Cochran:
Laurel Lefkow
Brigadier General Flickinger:
Morgan Deare
Dr Shurley:
Morgan Deare
Congressman Anfuso:
Morgan Deare
Narrator:
Laurel Lefkow
Interviewed Guest:
Wally Funk
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

Brand

Drama

The Media Show

Sun editor on white van man; The National launches in Scotland; Kenyan Young Journalist; Local TV in Birmingham

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sun editor David Dinsmore on the white van man and David Mellor exclusives, pro-independence paper The National launches in Scotland and Birmingham gets a new local TV operator. Show more

Front Row

Idris Elba; Howard Hodgkin; V&A's Italian Courts

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Actor Idris Elba on his new album, painter Howard Hodgkin, and the V&A's Italian Courts reopen. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Idris Elba
Interviewed Guest:
Howard Hodgkin
Interviewed Guest:
Marjorie Trusted
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

15 Minute Drama

Syria: Bread and Bombs

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The school where Samara was teaching has been bombed, and Hassan has gone Awol. Jamil is fuming. Show more

Midweek

Janina Fialkowska; Dolores Payas; Edward Sexton; Gary Catona

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets concert pianist Janina Fialkowska, tailor Edward Sexton and Dolores Payas, who translated books written by the travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Janina Fialkowska
Interviewed Guest:
Edward Sexton
Interviewed Guest:
Dolores Payas
Interviewed Guest:
Gary Catona
Producer:
Annette Wells

Brand

Midweek

James Acaster's Findings

Series 1

4. Paint

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

James Acaster presents the results of his research into investigating 'Paint'. With Bryony Hannah. From November 2014. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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