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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Maggie Smith - A Biography

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Maggie Smith hits Broadway and Edinburgh, and makes her first films. Peter Firth reads Michael Coveney's biography. Show more

Woman's Hour

Chrissie Hynde

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Chrissie Hynde talks about her long career in rock, and Jenny Downham, author of best-selling Before I Die, discusses her new novel Unbecoming. Presented by Jenni Murray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Chrissie Hynde
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Downham
Interviewed Guest:
Bobbi Hunter
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Hunter
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Parsons

15 Minute Drama

Prayers for the Stolen

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

LadyDi's mother drinks too much and steals, and now she tells her daughter the truth about her father, and best friend Maria. Show more

Home Front

8 September 1915 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Alice Macknade has to say farewell to the love of her life as he heads off to war, just months after saying the same to her husband. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

International Cricket

BBC Radio 4 LW

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Medieval literature scholar Dr Carolyne Larrington visits Marden to explore freshwater mermaids and other folkloric creatures that are said to live in Britain's rivers and ponds. Show more

Drama

The Man Who Bit Mary Magdalene

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

David Jason stars as Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln. When an earthquake strikes Lincoln Cathedral, he sets off on a relic-hunting mission. A comedy of secrets, sins, sex and sects. Show more

Contributors

Bishop of Lincoln:
David Jason
The Virgin Mother:
Patsy Kensit
Father Henty:
Robert Bathurst
Brother Thibault:
Kenneth Cranham

Genres

Brand

Drama

Great Lives

Series 37

Frances Crook on Barbara Castle

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Prison reformer Frances Crook proposes Labour politician, Barbara Castle. With Roy Hattersley and Matthew Parris. From 2015. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Frances Crook
Interviewed Guest:
Roy Hattersley

Regional Variations (2)

International Cricket

BBC Radio 4 LW

Six O'Clock News

8/09/2015 Government says it could launch further drone strikes

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Government says it could launch further drone strikes against militants in Syria. Germany says it can keep taking half-a-million refugees a year Man jailed for Buckley murder.

Front Row

Woody Allen's Irrational Man, Richard Hawley, Mike Bartlett, The Chineke Orchestra

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with John Wilson, including a review of Woody Allen's Irrational Man, Richard Hawley on his new album Hollow Meadows and Mike Bartlett on his drama series Doctor Foster. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Bartlett
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Hawley

15 Minute Drama

Prayers for the Stolen

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

LadyDi's mother drinks too much and steals, and now she tells her daughter the truth about her father, and best friend Maria. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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