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Woman's Hour

Lianne La Havas, Reverse ageism, Paulette Brown

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Singer-songwriter Lianne La Havas talks about her new album Blood, and Jo McMillan discusses growing up in the Midlands as the only teenage communist in town. With Emma Barnett. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Lianne La Havas
Interviewed Guest:
Heather McGregor
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Sinclair
Interviewed Guest:
Jo McMillan
Interviewed Guest:
Paulette Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Annabel Karmel
Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Blythman

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

When Jake returns from a shoot in Africa, Mrs Armitage throws a party for his film friends. Stars Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. Show more

Drama

Silk: The Clerks' Room

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A rift at Shoe Lane causes prosecution to be pitted against defence, with Billy Lamb and his deputy John Bright vying for control of the clerks' room. Show more

Great Lives

Series 37

Ian McKellen on Edmund Hillary

Duration: 26 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Sir Ian McKellen chooses pioneering Everest conqueror, mountaineer Edmund Hillary. With Matthew Parris. From 2015. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Ian McKellan
Interviewed Guest:
Mick Conefrey
Producer:
Miles Warde

Front Row

Li Cunxin, Playing William Shakespeare, How art responded to the atomic bomb

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Former ballet star Li Cunxin on growing up in Mao's China, the art of playing William Shakespeare and how popular culture has responded to the atomic bomb. With Samira Ahmed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Li Cunxin
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Guerrier
Interviewed Guest:
Kim Newman
Interviewed Guest:
Jon Savage
Interviewed Guest:
Gareth Somers

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

When Jake returns from a shoot in Africa, Mrs Armitage throws a party for his film friends. Stars Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. Show more

Book of the Week

Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Helen Scales considers the human use of sea shells - as fertility symbols, jewellery and currency. Show more

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