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In Our Time

Utilitarianism

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss utilitarianism, a moral theory that assesses acts by their tendency to increase pleasure in the world and decrease the amount of pain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Melissa Lane
Interviewed Guest:
Janet Radcliffe Richards
Interviewed Guest:
Brad Hooker

Woman's Hour

Marguerite Patten: A celebration of the late cookery writer and wartime broadcaster

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

A celebration of Marguerite Patten, one of the earliest TV 'celebrity chefs' and the doyenne of British cookery, first recorded in 2009. Marguerite died last week aged 99. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Producer:
Rebecca Myatt
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Marguerite Patten

15 Minute Drama

HighLites: Dye Another Day

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The world's worst hairdressers Bev and Shirl meet their match in a feisty American customer. Stars Lorraine Ashbourne and Rosie Cavaliero. Show more

Original British Dramatists 2015

A Thing Inside a Thing Inside a Thing

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Original British Dramatists: An elderly lady works inside a giant machine on the outskirts of the solar system. Written by Iain AJ Ross, a finalist in the BBC Writer's Prize. Show more

Ramblings

Series 30

Episode 4: The Malvern Hills

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding joins Team Zulu, a group of walkers led by Tarquin Shaw-Young, who prepare for long-distance charity walks by training on the majestic Malvern hills. Show more

The Film Programme

Rufus Norris, John Boorman, Joshua Oppenheimer, John Akomfrah

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Director of the National Theatre Rufus Norris talks about the film adaptation of London Road, plus John Boorman on Queen and Country and how movie-making has changed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Rufus Norris
Interviewed Guest:
Joshua Oppenheimer
Interviewed Guest:
John Akomfrah
Interviewed Guest:
John Boorman

Front Row

Playing Iago; Bridget Riley; Stephen Witt; Christopher Lee and Ron Moody remembered; Soweto Kinch on Ornette Coleman

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with John Wilson. Hugh Quarshie and Lucian Msamati on playing Othello and Iago, and Christopher Lee, Ron Moody and Ornette Coleman remembered. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Lucian Msamati
Interviewed Guest:
Hugh Quarshie
Interviewed Guest:
Iqbal Khan
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Robinson
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Cork
Interviewed Guest:
Kim Newman
Interviewed Guest:
Soweto Kinch
Producer:
Ellie Bury

15 Minute Drama

HighLites: Dye Another Day

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The world's worst hairdressers Bev and Shirl meet their match in a feisty American customer. Stars Lorraine Ashbourne and Rosie Cavaliero. Show more

In Our Time

Utilitarianism

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss utilitarianism, a moral theory that assesses acts by their tendency to increase pleasure in the world and decrease the amount of pain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Melissa Lane
Interviewed Guest:
Janet Radcliffe Richards
Interviewed Guest:
Brad Hooker

Seekers

Series 2

The Wedding Crushers

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Stuart and Vanessa are keen to plan their wedding, but not everyone’s happy for them. Stars Mathew Horne. From June 2015. Show more

Contributors

Terry:
Tony Way
Gary Probert:
Steve Oram
Mr Putter:
Ian Conningham
Kenny:
Sam Dale

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