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Start the Week

Joseph Nye on Soft Power

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr talks to political analyst Joseph Nye, author Peter Pomerantsev and curator Anne Robbins. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Joseph Nye
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Pomerantsev
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Robbins
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Alexandra Fuller - Leaving Before the Rains Come

"He looked good on a horse"

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Finding sanctuary and a saviour in one Mr Ross. Courageous memoir of a tempestuous marriage read by Tracy-Ann Oberman. Show more

Woman's Hour

Childcare Costs a Key Election Issue for Voters.

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

A Woman's Hour poll shows that the cost of caring for your family is a key election issue. How are the parties addressing the cost of childcare? Presented by Emma Barnett. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Lyndsey
Interviewed Guest:
Kitty Stewart
Interviewed Guest:
Allegra Stratton
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Fennel

15 Minute Drama

The Embrace

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Iona returns stirring up old conflicts and broken promises. Lyndsey Marshal stars in a compelling drama of love and betrayal. Show more

The Architects

Series 2

Turret

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 4 months

Matt mentors the boss's granddaughter and designs a building with a great big turret (possibly). Stars Alex Carter. From 2015. Show more

Home Front

16 February 1915 - Cressida Marshall

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Cressida wants to be at the forefront of the women's struggle, but she cannot be taken seriously. Show more

Contributors

Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Amy Robinson:
Jane Slavin
Geoffrey Marshall:
Dominic Mafham
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Maud Burnett:
Carolyn Pickles

Drama

Phonophone

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

By Timothy X Atack. A musician is found dead in strange circumstances. How did he die? The only clue is a text message that says 'Phonophone active'. But what is a phonophone? Show more

Contributors

Stojaspal:
Erich Redman
Born Electric:
Mamoru Iriguchi
Renwick:
Tracy Wiles
Grandma:
Souad Faress
Feynman:
Sam Dale
Laflamme:
Jane Slavin
Producer:
Marc Beeby

Genres

Brand

Drama

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Series 11

Episode 5: What Is the Point of Plants?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by Prof Jane Langdale, Prof Jim Al-Khalili and comedian and former horticulture student Ed Byrne to discuss, 'What's the point of plants?'. Show more

Just a Minute

Series 71

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Nicholas Parsons hosts the popular panel game. Paul Merton, Tony Hawks, Josie Lawrence and Alun Cochrane tackle subjects including Multitasking, Kinky Boots and A Cathedral City. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Sheila Hancock
Panellist:
Tony Hawks
Panellist:
Josie Lawrence
Panellist:
Alan Cochrane

Front Row

Vasily Petrenko, The Duke of Burgundy Reviewed, Gurinder Chadha, Lynda Benglis

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Kirsty Lang with conductor Vasily Petrenko, filmmaker Gurinder Chadha and artist Lynda Benglis. Briony Hansen reviews The Duke of Burgundy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Vasily Petrenko
Interviewed Guest:
Briony Hansen
Interviewed Guest:
Gurinder Chadha
Interviewed Guest:
Lynda Benglis
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

15 Minute Drama

The Embrace

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Iona returns stirring up old conflicts and broken promises. Lyndsey Marshal stars in a compelling drama of love and betrayal. Show more

Start the Week

Joseph Nye on Soft Power

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr talks to political analyst Joseph Nye, author Peter Pomerantsev and curator Anne Robbins. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Joseph Nye
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Pomerantsev
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Robbins
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book at Bedtime

In Certain Circles

Episode 1: You only think of orphans in fairytales

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Over a tennis match, orphans Anna and Stephen are welcomed into the rarified world of the Howard family. Read by Pennie Downie. Show more

Book of the Week

Alexandra Fuller - Leaving Before the Rains Come

"He looked good on a horse"

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Finding sanctuary and a saviour in one Mr Ross. Courageous memoir of a tempestuous marriage read by Tracy-Ann Oberman. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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