Programme Index

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The Food Programme

Salt, Pepper... and Seaweed?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Highly regarded for its health benefits, people have been eating seaweed for millennia. Sheila Dillon meets new entrepreneurs hoping to find seaweed a place on our dinner tables. Show more

Drama

Samuel Johnson - Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Rasselas and companions follow a quest for happiness to Cairo, encountering Arab Spring revolutionaries. Stars Ashley Zhangazha. Show more

Contributors

Samuel Johnson:
Jeff Rawle
Arthur Murphy:
Kevin Trainor
Princess Nekayah:
Cynthia Erivo
Prince Rasselas:
Ashley Zhangazha
Mohammed:
Zubin Varla
Intelligence Man:
Zubin Varla

Genres

Brand

Drama

Open Book

Ryan Gattis on All Involved

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Ryan Gattis talks to Mariella Frostrup about his new novel All Involved, and Dr Sarah Dillon dissects Ian McEwan's Enduring Love, plus news from Kuwait and hen night novels. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ryan Gattis
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop

The Rivals

Series 2

Episode 1: The Problem of the Superfluous Finger

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Jaques Futrelle. Inspector Lestrade introduces Sherlock Holmes's brilliant rival Professor SFX Van Dusen. Show more

Contributors

Van Dusen:
Paul Rhys
Dr Prescott:
Sean Murray
Miss Marsh:
Philippa Stanton
Hoskins:
Ben Crowe
Producer:
Liz Webb

Genres

Last Word

Oscar Holderer, David Sharp, the Dowager Marchioness of Reading, Alexandre Lamfalussy and Guy Carawan

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on rocket scientist Oscar Holderer, rambler David Sharp, the Dowager Marchioness of Reading, economist Alexandre Lamfalussy, musician and campaigner Guy Carawan. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ed Buckbee
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Ashbrook
Interviewed Guest:
Graham Butler
Interviewed Guest:
Jacquie Isaacs
Interviewed Guest:
Lionel Barber
Interviewed Guest:
Pam McMichael

The Film Programme

Tomorrowland, Iranian Vampire Spaghetti Western, Abderrahmane Sissako, Cannes

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Brad Bird discusses Tomorrowland, Ana Lily Amirpour talks about her film A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, and there is a report from the Cannes Film Festival. With Francine Stock. Show more

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