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Act of Worship

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

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

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Molluscs continue to surprise as a source of medical advancement and bellwethers of our impact on the seas. Show more

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Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Jamaican Pride, Mabel Normand, Ros Barber

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. With features on Jamaica's first Gay Pride, early fatherhood, Ros Barber's new book and the life of Mabel Normand. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Latoya Nugent
Interviewed Guest:
S Chelvan
Interviewed Guest:
PJ Samuels
Interviewed Guest:
Suzi Godson
Interviewed Guest:
Ros Barber
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Normand
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Harrison
Producer:
Ruth Watts

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Having found out about Jake's affair, Mrs Armitage takes refuge with her former husband. Starring Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. Show more

Clare in the Community

Series 10

This Is a Man's World

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Nali's ex-husband arrives unexpectedly so Clare decides to intervene. Simon has some bad news. Stars Sally Phillips. From 2015. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

A History of Ideas

Neuropsychologist Paul Broks on Wittgenstein

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Paul Broks looks at the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein and the problem of 'other minds'. How do I know you are not a zombie who behaves like a human but has no consciousness? Show more

Drama

Lenny Henry - Miss You Still

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. A bus driver who has shut himself off from the world is sent a feisty teenager to help him clean up his life. Stars Lenny Henry. Show more

Contributors

Charlie:
Lenny Henry
Kulvinder:
Amit Shah
Uncle Lloyd:
Alex Lanipekun
Director:
Claire Grove
Producer:
Claire Grove

Genres

Brand

Drama

The Now Show

Series 46

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches along with Laura Shavin, Alice Lowe, David Quantick, Jake Yapp and Harry the Piano. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Punt
Presenter:
Hugh Dennis
Performer:
Laura Shavin
Performer:
Alice Lowe
Performer:
David Quantick
Performer:
Jake Yapp
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Peck

The Archers

07/08/2015

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Pip keeps things going, and Jolene and Kenton have a mountain to climb. Show more

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Jolene Archer:
Buffy Davis
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Ian Craig:
Stephen Kennedy
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Jim Lloyd:
John Rowe
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Charlie Thomas:
Felix Scott
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer

Front Row

War Book, Eric Whitacre, Denise Mina, Edinburgh

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang reviews the nuclear scenario drama War Book and talks to Eric Whitacre about his new choral work inspired by the Hubble Space Telescope. Plus crime writer Denise Mina. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Eric Whitacre
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

15 Minute Drama

Penelope Mortimer - The Pumpkin Eater

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Having found out about Jake's affair, Mrs Armitage takes refuge with her former husband. Starring Helen McCrory and Paul Ready. 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

Book of the Week

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

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Molluscs continue to surprise as a source of medical advancement and bellwethers of our impact on the seas. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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