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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

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

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Helen Scales investigates the bizarre world of the hermit crab and uncovers the truth behind the substance known as sea silk. Show more

Woman's Hour

Andy Burnham MP, the pill and endometrial cancer, male muses

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

With Andy Burnham, Labour leadership contender, new research on the effect of the pill on preventing endometrial cancer, male muses, and the Buddha and women. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Andy Burnham
Interviewed Guest:
Bettany Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Valerie Beral
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Pollard
Interviewed Guest:
Kim Devereux

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Mrs Armitage makes a confession. Classic study of 1960s marriage and motherhood starring Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. Show more

In and Out of the Kitchen

Series 4

The Supplement

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. Damien hits trouble editing a food supplement, while, Anthony starts a business. Stars Miles Jupp and Justin Edwards. From 2015. Show more

Contributors

Damien Trench:
Miles Jupp
Ian Frobisher:
Philip Fox
Mr Mullaney:
Brendan Dempsey
Livi Hollinshead:
Alex Tregear
Paula, the Editor:
Jessica Turner
Arlo Chance:
Stephen Critchlow
Producer:
Sam Michell

Drama

Silk: The Clerks' Room

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Time is running out for Billy Lamb, as he struggles to save Shoe Lane. His only option is to force the hand of an unscrupulous solicitor. Show more

Front Row

Noah Baumbach, Playwright Helen Edmundson, Spanish thriller Marshland

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with Kirsty Lang, including screenwriter Noah Baumbach on Mistress America, playwright Helen Edmundson on The Heresy of Love and a review of Spanish thriller Marshland. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Noah Baumbach
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Edmundson
Interviewed Guest:
Ryan Gilbey
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Bigsby

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Mrs Armitage makes a confession. Classic study of 1960s marriage and motherhood starring Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A sonic journey through comedy and possible madness with a pole vaulting chicken and a racing cow among others. From 2015. Show more

Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing

Series 2

About Careful Driving

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Nathan Caton acknowledges that his dad loves his car more than him. With Curtis Walker and Mona Hammond. From May 2013. Show more

Book of the Week

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

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Helen Scales investigates the bizarre world of the hermit crab and uncovers the truth behind the substance known as sea silk. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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