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Saturday Live

BBC Radio 4 LW

Saturday Live

Tony Parsons

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Journalist and novelist Tony Parsons joins Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir. With Dom Joly's Inheritance Tracks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Parsons
Interviewed Guest:
Hilary Nicoll
Interviewed Guest:
Janet Ellis
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Parker
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Woods
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Moore
Interviewed Guest:
Dom Joly

The News Quiz

Series 87

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig, with regular panellist Jeremy Hardy and guests Francis Wheen, Helen Zaltzman and Rebecca Front. Show more

Saturday Drama

The Last Tycoon

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. 1930s Hollywood studio head Munroe Stahr is at the top of his game, but is fatefully unhinged by a love affair. Stars Aiden Gillens. Show more

Contributors

Munro Stahr:
Aidan Gillen
Tony Rodriquez:
Karl Johnson
Boxley:
Trevor Ray
Fleishacker:
John Guerrasio
Miss Doolan:
Angela Douglas
Adaptor:
Bill Bryden
Director:
Bill Bryden

Genres

Loose Ends

Phil Gayle, Greg Davies, John Williams, Kay Mellor, Martin Johnson, Eliza Carthy and Tim Eriksen, Tyler Nugent

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Clive Anderson and Phil Gayle welcome Greg Davies, John Williams, Kay Mellor and Martin Johnson. With music from Eliza Carthy and Tim Eriksen, and Tyler Nugent. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Presenter:
Phil Gayle
Interviewed Guest:
Greg Davies
Interviewed Guest:
John Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Kay Mellor
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Johnson
Performer:
Eliza Carthy
Performer:
Tim Eriksen
Performer:
Tyler Nugent

Saturday Review

Temple, Man Up, Humans, Sense8, Ryan Gattis, Grayson Perry

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

A review of the week's cultural highlights, including Temple at the Donmar Warehouse, Simon Pegg in Man Up, TV sci-fi dramas Humans and Sense8 and Ryan Gattis's novel All Involved. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Appignanesi
Interviewed Guest:
Gabriel Gbadamosi
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Arditti
Producer:
Oliver Jones

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

BBC Radio 4 FM

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