Programme Index

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Midweek

Barbara Dickson; Mike McShane; Dr Sarah Coombes; Giles Abbott

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets singer Barbara Dickson, actor Mike McShane, medic Dr Sarah Coombes and storyteller Giles Abbott. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Barbara Dickson
Interviewed Guest:
Michael McShane
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Coombes
Interviewed Guest:
Giles Abbott

Brand

Midweek

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Stories in the Stars

24/12/2014

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Susanna Hislop on the origins of names of the night sky's constellations: A unicorn – the constellation Monoceros. From December 2014. Show more

Woman's Hour

First women in the family to go to university

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey discusses the impact getting a degree can have on someone's life with Emma James and Charmaine Dixey, who are both the first women in their family to go to university. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Emma James
Interviewed Guest:
Charmaine Dixey
Interviewed Guest:
Christina Lamb
Interviewed Guest:
Karel Lush
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Steadman

15 Minute Drama

The Skool Days of Nigel Molesworth

Lessens and How to Avoyd Them

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Nigel's efforts to explain how best to bunk off class are thwarted by all the masters disappearing. Stars Imelda Staunton. Show more

Home Front

24 December 1914 - Joe Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

It is Christmas Eve, and one keen young man has an appointment to keep. Show more

Drama

Big Broadcast

Episode 1: Culture

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

It is 1933, and WKAZ Chicago delivers live radio every week from its theatre. Today, however, the Dusenberg Hour of Charm is threatened by the disappearance of its sponsor. Show more

Cabin Pressure

Series 5

Episode 2: Zurich, Part 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The crew race against time, but what is Gerti's secret? What future for Carolyn and Herc? Stars Benedict Cumberbatch. From December 2014. Show more

Contributors

Carolyn Knapp-Shappey:
Stephanie Cole
First Officer Douglas Richardson:
Roger Allam
Capt Martin Crieff:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Arthur Shappey:
John Finnemore
Captain Hercules "Herc" Shipwright:
Anthony Head
Princess Theresa:
Matilda Ziegler
Gordon Shappey:
Timothy West
Bruce Fraser:
Gordon Kennedy
The Auctioneer:
Jonathan Kydd
Director:
David Tyler
Producer:
David Tyler

Front Row

John Kander on Cabaret, The Scottsboro Boys and Chicago

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang talks to John Kander, composer of Cabaret, New York New York and Chicago and one half of the hugely successful Broadway partnership Kander and Ebb. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
John Kander

15 Minute Drama

The Skool Days of Nigel Molesworth

Lessens and How to Avoyd Them

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Nigel's efforts to explain how best to bunk off class are thwarted by all the masters disappearing. Stars Imelda Staunton. Show more

Midweek

Barbara Dickson; Mike McShane; Dr Sarah Coombes; Giles Abbott

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets singer Barbara Dickson, actor Mike McShane, medic Dr Sarah Coombes and storyteller Giles Abbott. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Barbara Dickson
Interviewed Guest:
Michael McShane
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Coombes
Interviewed Guest:
Giles Abbott

Brand

Midweek

Book at Bedtime

The Diary of a Provincial Lady

Episode 3: EM Delafield - The Diary of a Provincial Lady

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The Provincial Lady's household is looking forward to a festive Christmas, but things never quite go according to plan where children are concerned. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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