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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Discontent and Its Civilizations

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Islamaphobia both pre and post 9/11, and the fearsome consequences of terrorism on Pakistan. Read by Sanjeev Baskhar. Show more

Woman's Hour

Girlguiding; Adela Raz; Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey discusses the impact of today's Court of Appeal's judgement on Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. And how Girl Guides are tackling unhealthy body talk and promoting self-esteem. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Ruth Watts
Interviewed Guest:
Helena Horton
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Long
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Smajdor
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Johnston
Interviewed Guest:
Dorothy Elliott

15 Minute Drama

Patricia Highsmith - Carol

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

USA, late 1940s. Carol and Therese are now lovers but their pasts are catching up with them. Stars Miranda Richardson. Show more

Home Front

4 December 1914 - Jessie Moore

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In a town where recruitment is in the air, Jessie is determined to do her bit for the war effort, but she cannot seem to find anything to do. Show more

Drama

Tongues of Fire

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

David Pownall imagines fireworks between WB Yeats and Sean O'Casey. A Nobel laureate visits Dublin's Abbey Theatre in 1913 and each Irish dramatist suspects the other has an agenda. Show more

Contributors

Tagore:
Sam Dastor
Lord Lieutenant:
Sam Dale

Genres

Brand

Drama

The Film Programme

Kevin Macdonald on Jude Law, Jason Reitman, Ewoks

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kevin Macdonald on Jude Law in Black Sea, Jason Reitman on internet drama Men, Women and Children, and Ben Burtt reveals the language that the Ewoks speak in the Star Wars saga. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Macdonald
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Burtt
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Reitman
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Brand
Presenter:
Francine Stock

Front Row

Harrison Birtwistle; The Grandmaster; Christmas boxset recommendations; Wonder Woman's historical significance

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Including an interview with composer Sir Harrison Birtwistle; a review of Wong Kar-Wai's film The Grandmaster; the best boxsets to watch this Christmas; Wonder Woman biography. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Ellie Bury
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Harrison Birtwistle
Interviewed Guest:
Iain Lee
Interviewed Guest:
Boyd Hilton
Interviewed Guest:
Jill Lepore

15 Minute Drama

Patricia Highsmith - Carol

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

USA, late 1940s. Carol and Therese are now lovers but their pasts are catching up with them. Stars Miranda Richardson. Show more

Book of the Week

Discontent and Its Civilizations

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Islamaphobia both pre and post 9/11, and the fearsome consequences of terrorism on Pakistan. Read by Sanjeev Baskhar. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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