Programme Index

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Start the Week

Hay Festival

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

In a special recording at the Hay Festival, Tom Sutcliffe looks at the success of the human species with Yuval Noah Harari, Beth Shapiro, Colm Toibin and Owen Sheers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Yuval Noah Harari
Interviewed Guest:
Beth Shapiro
Interviewed Guest:
Colm Toibin
Interviewed Guest:
Owen Sheers
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Tom Fort’s maritime journey contemplating the International Hydrographic Organisation – and Noel Coward. Read by Jonathan Coy. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Glenda Jackson, Jo Swinson, Mary Macleod, Tania Mathias

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

A discussion on life after Parliament with ex-MPs Glenda Jackson, Jo Swinson, Mary Macleod and Louise Mensch. Plus new MP Tania Mathias on her hopes and fears. With Jane Garvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Glenda Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Swinson
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Macleod
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Mensch
Interviewed Guest:
Gaby Hinsliff
Interviewed Guest:
Isabel Hardman
Interviewed Guest:
Tania Mathias
Interviewed Guest:
Allegra Stratton
Producer:
Jane Thurlow

On the Rocks

Series 2

Sermons

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 2 months

Despairing of his island flock, Father Tregarthan enlists the help of an unlikely source. Stars Joseph Kloska and Alex Tregear. Show more

Contributors

Frank Gunwallow:
Joseph Kloska
Tommy Trenear:
Stuart Fox
Tregarthan:
Peter Marinker
Ben Trenear:
Alex Palmer
Morwenna-May:
Alex Tregear
Signor Di Bicci:
Sam Dale
Director:
Mary Peate

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Home Front

25 May 1915 - Ivy Layton (Season 4 start)

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Ivy is shocked at how much and how quickly Folkestone has changed. Show more

Contributors

Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead
Archie Tulliver:
Arthur Hughes
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman

Tommies

25 May 1915

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Mickey Bliss is in London, taking time out from signals training at Aldershot to look up an old friend, who might finance his much-needed overhearing device. By Michael Chaplin. Show more

Contributors

Mickey Bliss:
Lee Ross
Robert de Tullio:
Patrick Kennedy
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Evadne Hopkins:
Clare Corbett
Amos Purkiss:
Carl Prekopp
Bonamy Lidderdale:
Clive Hayward
Minister:
David Cann
General Antrobus:
Robert Blythe
Producer:
David Hunter
Director:
David Hunter

Brand

Tommies

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

Just a Minute

Series 72

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Nicholas Parsons hosts the perennially popular panel game, in which guests Paul Merton, Alun Cochrane, Susan Calman and Gyles Brandreth attempt to talk for 60 seconds. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Alun Cochrane
Panellist:
Susan Calman
Panellist:
Gyles Brandreth

Front Row

Playing Rosalind, Timbuktu reviewed, Literary Festivals

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Juliet Stevenson, Niamh Cusack and Michelle Terry on playing Rosalind, Timbuktu reviewed by Lindsey Hilsum, the economics of literary festivals and remakes of films from the 1980s. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Juliet Stevenson
Interviewed Guest:
Niamh Cusack
Interviewed Guest:
Michelle Terry
Interviewed Guest:
Lindsey Hilsum
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Florence
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Razvi
Interviewed Guest:
Joanne Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Smith
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Start the Week

Hay Festival

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

In a special recording at the Hay Festival, Tom Sutcliffe looks at the success of the human species with Yuval Noah Harari, Beth Shapiro, Colm Toibin and Owen Sheers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Yuval Noah Harari
Interviewed Guest:
Beth Shapiro
Interviewed Guest:
Colm Toibin
Interviewed Guest:
Owen Sheers
Producer:
Katy Hickman

BBC Radio 4 FM

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