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The History of the Peloponnesian War

Episode 3: Spartan Surrender at Pylos

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ancient Greek historian Thucydides' account of the devastating wars between Athens and Sparta. In this episode, the shocking defeat of the Spartans on the island of Pylos. Show more

Woman's Hour

Charlotte Rampling, Assertiveness for young women

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey presents, with guest Charlotte Rampling. There is a look at the role of the voluntary sector in supporting children, and men in mid-life reflect on marriage. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Rampling
Interviewed Guest:
Kathy Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Natasha Devon
Interviewed Guest:
Annette Du Bois

The Pillow Book

Series 8

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Lieutenant Yukinari finds himself unexpectedly thrown together with his oldest friend Takashi, a man who seems much changed since the two of them last met. Show more

In and Out of the Kitchen

Series 4

The Birthday

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Damien rents a narrowboat to celebrate his birthday afloat. What could go wrong? Stars Miles Jupp and Justin Edwards. From 2015. Show more

Contributors

Damien Trench:
Miles Jupp
Ian Frobisher:
Philip Fox
Dennis Trench:
Philip Fox
Mr Mullaney:
Brendan Dempsey
Marion Duffett:
Lesley Vickerage
Janet Trench:
Selina Cadell
Mr Touchstone:
David Acton
The Waitress:
Alex Tregear
Producer:
Sam Michell

Drama

Undercover Mumbai

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Disgraced police inspector Alia Khan is enlisted to help catch a serial killer, whose preferred location for his crimes is the rooftop of the hotel where Alia is receptionist. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Gomes:
Radhika Mital
Senior Inspector Desai:
Rajit Kapur
The Hotel Manager:
Joy Sengupta
Principal Pandey:
Sohrab Ardeshir
Inspector Siddiqui:
Adhir Bhat
Home Minister:
Satchit Puranik
Shaina Patel:
Preetika Chawla
Ensemble:
Vivek Madan
Ensemble:
Nadir Khan
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Nadir Khan

Genres

The Business of Film with Mark Kermode

Episode 3: The Business of Showing

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mark Kermode considers the crucial moment in a film's life, the opening weekend. Marketing may convince us of a film's merit, but a tweet can ruin even the most inventive campaign. Show more

Front Row

John Hannah, Vicky Featherstone and Lee Hall, Playing Nina Simone

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news. John Hannah on his return to the Scottish stage, Lee Hall and Vicky Featherstone on Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, and two performers discuss playing Nina Simone. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Vicky Featherstone
Interviewed Guest:
Lee Hall
Interviewed Guest:
John Hannah
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Rogers-Wright
Interviewed Guest:
Apphia Campbell
Producer:
Ellie Bury

The Pillow Book

Series 8

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Lieutenant Yukinari finds himself unexpectedly thrown together with his oldest friend Takashi, a man who seems much changed since the two of them last met. Show more

Terry Alderton's All Crazy Now

Working Class Normals

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The bears aren’t at an airport, Victor isn’t on a plane, but the rocking horse did play bass for Saxon. Craziness. From 2015. Show more

Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing

Series 2

About Poorly Relatives

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

When his parents are ill, Nathan is unsympathetic - an attitude he has inherited from his grandma. With Adjoa Andoh. From May 2013. Show more

The History of the Peloponnesian War

Episode 3: Spartan Surrender at Pylos

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ancient Greek historian Thucydides' account of the devastating wars between Athens and Sparta. In this episode, the shocking defeat of the Spartans on the island of Pylos. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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