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Midweek

Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber; Gurinder Chadha; Milton Jones; Dr Kevin Isaac

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets cellists Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, comedian Milton Jones, writer and director Gurinder Chadha and diplomat and poet Dr Kevin Isaac. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Jiaxin Lloyd Webber
Interviewed Guest:
Julian Lloyd Webber
Interviewed Guest:
Milton Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Gurinder Chadha
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Isaac

Brand

Midweek

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Ian Bostridge - Schubert's Winter Journey

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ian Bostridge explores Schubert's masterpiece Winterreise. He focuses on Einsamkiet (Loneliness), Die Post (The Post) and Der greise Kopf (The Old Man's Head). Show more

Woman's Hour

British Queens; Millennium Development Goals; The General Election; Women's Sport

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

British queens, millennium development goals, and the role of women in the general election. Plus has women's sport come of age? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Corinna Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Warwick
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Gristwood
Interviewed Guest:
Phumzile Mlamgo-Ngcuka
Interviewed Guest:
Penny Lawrence
Interviewed Guest:
Allegra Stratton
Interviewed Guest:
Angelina Jolie

15 Minute Drama

Nigel Slater - Eating for England

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Chocolates, least favourite sweets and funerals occupy Nigel Slater's time. Stars Celia Imrie and Julian Rhind Tutt. Show more

The Rivals

Series 3

Episode 1: The Knight's Cross Signal Problem

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Inspector Lestrade introduces Sherlock Holmes's rival, blind detective Max Carrados, who tries to discover who caused a horrific train crash at Knight's Cross. Show more

Contributors

Lestrade:
James Fleet
Max Carrados:
Pip Torrens
Parkinson:
David Acton
Hoskins:
Ben Crowe
Miss Chubb:
Jane Slavin
Director:
Liz Webb

Genres

Home Front

New Year's Eve 1914 - Albert and Florrie Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Can the Wilsons draw a line under the terrible events of 1914, by celebrating New Year in the time-honoured fashion? Show more

Contributors

What Does the K Stand For?

Series 2

Episode 1: Turning Cheeks

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Family arguments. Stephen K Amos's teenage years in 1980s South London. By Jonathan Harvey with Stephen K Amos. From 2014. Show more

Contributors

Stephen K Amos:
Stephen K Amos
Young Stephen:
Shaquille Ali-Yebuah
Stephanie Amos:
Fatou Sohna
Virginia Amos:
Ellen Thomas
Vincent Amos:
Don Gilet
Jayson Jackson:
Frankie Wilson

Front Row

People of the Year - Part Two

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

John Wilson with guests including Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Thompson, Sam Smith and Dolly Parton. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Interviewed Guest:
Timothy Spall
Interviewed Guest:
Keira Knightley
Interviewed Guest:
Eddie Redmayne
Interviewed Guest:
Dolly Parton
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Baez
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Iggy Pop
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Daria Klimentova
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Sheen
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Schama
Interviewed Guest:
Hilary Spurling
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Smith
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Young Fathers

15 Minute Drama

Nigel Slater - Eating for England

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Chocolates, least favourite sweets and funerals occupy Nigel Slater's time. Stars Celia Imrie and Julian Rhind Tutt. Show more

Midweek

Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber; Gurinder Chadha; Milton Jones; Dr Kevin Isaac

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets cellists Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, comedian Milton Jones, writer and director Gurinder Chadha and diplomat and poet Dr Kevin Isaac. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Jiaxin Lloyd Webber
Interviewed Guest:
Julian Lloyd Webber
Interviewed Guest:
Milton Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Gurinder Chadha
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Isaac

Brand

Midweek

Book at Bedtime

The Girls of Slender Means

Episode 3: It's Just a Girls' Hostel

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Writer and would-be anarchist Nicholas becomes more and more intoxicated by the 'girls of slender means'. Read by Emilia Fox. From December 2014. Show more

Book of the Week

Ian Bostridge - Schubert's Winter Journey

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ian Bostridge explores Schubert's masterpiece Winterreise. He focuses on Einsamkiet (Loneliness), Die Post (The Post) and Der greise Kopf (The Old Man's Head). Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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