Programme Index

Discover 9,971,572 listings and 226,599 playable programmes from the BBC

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Helen has some big news, and Jennfer has vital information. Show more

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Charlie Thomas:
Felix Scott
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Carol Tregorran:
Eleanor Bron
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer

Just a Minute

Series 72

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Paul Merton, Shelia Hancock, Mike McShane and Pam Ayres find out just how hard it can be to talk for 60 seconds with no hesitation, repetition and deviation. Nicholas Parsons hosts. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Sheila Hancock
Panellist:
Michael McShane
Panellist:
Pam Ayres

The Food Programme

Feeding the Commons - Part I: Breakfast to Brunch

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Following the food operation at the centre of British politics. In the first part of this edition, we discover the incredible history of dining in Parliament. Show more

The Stuarts

William III and Mary II: To Have and To Hold

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Mike Walker's epic chronicle considers the young William of Orange and his strategic marriage to James II's daughter, Mary Stuart. Show more

Contributors

Bentinck:
Jonathan Coy
Young Bentinck:
Finn den Hertog
De Witt:
Sam Dale
Aurelia:
Alex Tregear
Hendrieka:
Rhiannon Neads
James II:
David Acton
John Churchill:
David Hounslow
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Open Book

Reader's Guide to Milan Kundera

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup talks to Benjamin Markovits about his novel You Don't Have to Live Like This, set in Detroit. Plus discussion on Milan Kundera, Mario Vargas Llosa and Harper Lee. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Benjamin Markovits
Interviewed Guest:
Elena Lappin
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Samson
Interviewed Guest:
Diane Roberts

Last Word

Sir Chris Woodhead, Patrick Macnee, Dame Anne Warburton, Vic Mayhew, James Horner

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister discusses chief inspector of schools Sir Chris Woodhead, actor Patrick Macnee, diplomat Dame Anne Warburton, subeditor Vic Mayhew and film composer James Horner. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Blunkett
Interviewed Guest:
Geraint Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Rigg
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Veronica Sutherland
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Anstee
Interviewed Guest:
Roy Greenslade

The Film Programme

Nina Simone documentary, Peter Bogdanovich, Alex Gibney

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

With Francine Stock. Lisa Simone discusses a new documentary about her mother Nina, and Peter Bogdanovich on why he is finishing an Orson Welles film started four decades ago. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Simone
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Bogdanovich
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Gibney
Interviewed Guest:
Scott Jordan Harris

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