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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

On the Move

Episode 4: The Leg Incident

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Oliver Sacks explores how breaking his own leg led to new insights in how the brain works, and a new book. Show more

Woman's Hour

Commonwealth Games 2014 - Two volunteers on how it changed their lives

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Who are the queens of crime fiction? Plus how volunteering for the 2014 Commonwealth Games changed two women's lives and advice on how to cope with angry and aggressive teenagers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Harriett Gilbert
Interviewed Guest:
Natasha Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Suzie Hayman
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Brittain

15 Minute Drama

Rachel's Cousins

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Bobby seeks out his ex-wife and daughter to explain the risks of the BRCA2 gene. Stars Tamara Kennedy and Alan McHugh. Show more

Drama

Alistair McGowan - Three Pieces in the Shape of a Pear

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. The story of three key relationships in the life of French composer Erik Satie. Written by and starring Alistair McGowan, with Nathaniel Parker and Imogen Stubbs. Show more

Contributors

Erik Satie:
Alistair McGowan
Claude-Achille Debussy:
Nathaniel Parker
Suzanne Valadon:
Imogen Stubbs
Paulette Darty:
Charlotte Page
Willy Gaulthier-Villar:
Kevin Eldon
Emma Debussy:
Philippa Stanton
Policeman:
David Seddon
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Brand

Drama

Open Book

Judy Blume

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Presented by Mariella Frostrup. Judy Blume, one of America's best known and best loved novelists, talks about her new book for adults, In the Unlikely Event. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Judy Blume
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Hofmann
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Seiffert
Interviewed Guest:
Gavin Kovite
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Robinson

The Film Programme

Robert Carlyle, Pete Docter on Inside Out, Joseph Losey

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

With Francine Stock. Actor Robert Carlyle discusses the challenges of directing himself in The Legend of Barney Thomson, and Up director Pete Docter on his latest animation. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Carlyle
Interviewed Guest:
Pete Docter
Interviewed Guest:
Jonas Rivera
Interviewed Guest:
Patricia Losey

Front Row

Handel's Saul, Paul Murray, The Monkees, Life in squares

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Samira Ahmed talks to opera director Barrie Kosky about his Glyndebourne production of Handel's Saul. Plus author Paul Murray talks about the follow-up to his novel Skippy Dies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Barrie Kosky
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Priya Parmar
Interviewed Guest:
Iain Lee

15 Minute Drama

Rachel's Cousins

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Bobby seeks out his ex-wife and daughter to explain the risks of the BRCA2 gene. Stars Tamara Kennedy and Alan McHugh. Show more

Book at Bedtime

The Girl on the Train

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Rachel is trying to retrace her steps. At first she believes that after she had argued with Tom in the underpass, he had driven off with Anna. But where was baby Evie? Show more

Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation

Series 10

How to Define Oneself in Terms of Regional, Cultural and Geopolitical Identity Without Tears

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In a post-referendum world, Jeremy examines nationality, identity and accents. With Susan Murray and Moray Hunter. From September 2014. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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