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Regional Variations (2)

In Our Time

BBC Radio 4 LW

War and Peace

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Andrei joins the army while Prince Vassily and Anna battle over Count Bezukhov's will. Starring John Hurt and Paterson Joseph. Show more

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Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4 LW

War and Peace

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Pierre inherits a fortune after the death of his father. Meanwhile Andrei leaves Bald Hills to join the army. Stars John Hurt. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Crossing Continents

BBC Radio 4 LW

War and Peace

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The Battle of Austerlitz takes place, Lise is due to give birth and Pierre and Dolokhov duel over Helene. Stars Harriet Walter. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

News Headlines; Shipping Forecast

BBC Radio 4 LW

War and Peace

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

After Lise's death, Pierre visits Bald Hills to try and console a broken Andrei. Starring John Hurt and Stephen Campbell-More. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Drama

BBC Radio 4 LW

War and Peace

Episode 5

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Natasha’s life is about to change forever when she is invited to her first ball. Starring John Hurt and Lesley Manville. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Open Country

BBC Radio 4 LW

War and Peace

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Natasha starts to doubt her marriage to Andrei after meeting Prince Anatole. Starring John Hurt and Stephen Campbell-Moore. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The Film Programme

BBC Radio 4 LW

War and Peace

Episode 7

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Prince Bolkonsky reacts badly to the French approaching Smolensk while Pierre is on a mission to save Russia. Stars John Hurt. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The Reunion

BBC Radio 4 LW

War and Peace

Episode 8

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Pierre recounts the events that took place during the Battle of Borodino. Starring Paterson Joseph and Simon Russell Beale. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Front Row

BBC Radio 4 LW

War and Peace

Episode 9

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Pierre returns to a deserted Moscow, in disguise, planning to assassinate Napoleon. Stars Paterson Joseph and Lesley Manville. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 10

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Pierre recalls his time in prison and Kutuzov reluctantly leads the Battle of Tarutino. Stars Roger Allam and Tom Goodman-Hill. Show more

Book at Bedtime

The Girls of Slender Means

Episode 4: Let Them Enjoy Themselves while They're Young

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Greggie's stories of unexploded bombs in the May of Teck Club's garden prove to hold some truth. Read by Emilia Fox. From January 2015. Episode 4 of 5. Show more

Book of the Week

Ian Bostridge - Schubert's Winter Journey

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

'I'm at an end with all dreams/why should I linger among the sleepers?' Ian Bostridge discovers how Schubert challenged social and political order in his masterpiece, Winterreise. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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