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Regional Variations (2)

International Cricket

BBC Radio 4 LW

The Reith Lectures

Dr Atul Gawande - The Future of Medicine

Episode 4: The Idea of Wellbeing

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The surgeon and writer Atul Gawande calls for a new focus on medical systems to ensure doctors work more effectively, alongside far greater transparency about their performance. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

The Kingdom to Come

Episode 2: David Hope

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Peter Hennessy is joined by David Hope, a former senior Scottish judge on the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, to discuss how further devolution will change the constitution. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

International Cricket

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Bette Midler; Women offenders; Losing contact with grandchildren

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The Divine Bette Midler talks to Jane Garvey, plus new proposals to help women offenders. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Bette Midler
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Juliet Lyon
Interviewed Guest:
Kay Richmond
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Harris

15 Minute Drama

Just a Girl: Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Gary and Charlotte struggle with very different approaches to hormone blockers, while Amy embarks on some dramatic interior decoration. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

International Cricket

BBC Radio 4 LW

Home Front

16 December 1914 - Ralph Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The day's events make Reverend Ralph Winwood question his own authority. Show more

Contributors

The Ideas That Make Us

Series 3

Episode 2: Charisma

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Bettany Hughes investigates charisma at the Acropolis, in a recording session with Live Aid founder Bob Geldof and on the pages of a best-selling novel with author Ben Okri. Show more

Drama

The Giffnock Girls

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Three childhood friends reunite at a key moment in their lives in Marcella Evaristi's comic drama about sexual identity and mid-life crises in middle-class Glasgow. Show more

Great Lives

Series 35

Laura Bates on Louisa May Alcott

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Journalist Laura Bates chooses the 19th-century American children’s author, Louise May Alcott. With Matthew Parris. From 2014. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Bates
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Churchwell

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 2

The Well of Loneliness

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Tom finds himself on a moor in search of a potentially devastating family secret while his mum and gran dress wells! From 2014. Show more

Front Row

Ridley Scott's Exodus, Serial, The Shoemaker's Holiday, Annie

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news. Ridley Scott's Exodus reviewed, the phenomenon of the Serial podcasts, Phillip Breen on The Shoemaker's Holiday, and Quvenzhane Wallis and director Will Gluck on Annie. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Smith
Interviewed Guest:
John Sweeney
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Lippman
Interviewed Guest:
Phillip Breen
Interviewed Guest:
Quvenzhane Wallis
Interviewed Guest:
Will Gluck

15 Minute Drama

Just a Girl: Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Gary and Charlotte struggle with very different approaches to hormone blockers, while Amy embarks on some dramatic interior decoration. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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