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Start the Week

Jonathan Franzen

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Discussion programme. Tom Sutcliffe talks to novelist Jonathan Franzen, financial journalist Gillian Tett, artist Tacita Dean and academic Helen Margetts. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Franzen
Interviewed Guest:
Gillian Tett
Interviewed Guest:
Tacita Dean
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Margetts
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Margaret Thatcher: Everything She Wants

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

This portrait of one of the most significant post-war politicians begins with Margaret Thatcher tackling the problem of Hong Kong. Show more

Woman's Hour

Sari fashion, Conservative Party Conference, The mental pressures of starting university

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Two students talk about the psychological pressures of starting university. Plus the history of the sari and a report from the Conservative Party Conference. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Allegra Stratton
Interviewed Guest:
Kirsty McMurran
Interviewed Guest:
Meredith Leston
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Lee Andrew
Interviewed Guest:
Rashmi Varma
Interviewed Guest:
Mukulika Banerjee

15 Minute Drama

30 Eggs

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Weary of life in Rusumo, blind Modeste must convince his 7-year-old companion Innocent to accompany him to his home village at the far side of Rwanda. Show more

All Those Women

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A surprise present for Maggie's 60th, some unwelcome revelations plus facts about ballooning! Stars Sheila Hancock. From 2015. Show more

Home Front

5 October 1915 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Roy takes a surprising step to avoid being identified as a deserter. Show more

Drama

Frankie Goes to Flensburg

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Based on a true story. In spring 1945, Major Frank Howarth, a lawyer in civilian life, was sent with two other soldiers to Flensburg in Germany to set up a civilian administration. Show more

Contributors

Colonel:
Mark Straker
Brigadier:
Kim Wall
Sergeant Bristow:
James Joyce
Edward Ward:
Anthony Calf

Genres

Brand

Drama

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Dan Saladino hunts down that flavour we call 'bitter' and asks if bitterness is disappearing from our food and drink - and why this matters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Saladino
Interviewed Guest:
Jennifer McLagan
Interviewed Guest:
Marta Zaraska
Interviewed Guest:
Miles Irving
Interviewed Guest:
Monisha Monisha Bharadwaj
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Barham
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Conigliaro
Interviewed Guest:
Max Venning
Producer:
Rich Ward

Just a Minute

Series 73

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Janey Godley and Joe Lycett join Nicholas Parsons for a special edition recorded at the Edinburgh Festival. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Gyles Brandreth
Panellist:
Janey Godley
Panellist:
Joe Lycett

Front Row

Jeanette Winterson, Henning Mankell remembered, Goya, Rod Stewart

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with John Wilson, including Goya: The Portraits at the National Gallery, Rod Stewart on his new album Another Country and Jeanette Winterson on her novel The Gap of Time. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Jeanette Winterson
Interviewed Guest:
Arne Dahl
Interviewed Guest:
Xavier Bray
Interviewed Guest:
Rod Stewart
Producer:
Elaine Lester

15 Minute Drama

30 Eggs

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Weary of life in Rusumo, blind Modeste must convince his 7-year-old companion Innocent to accompany him to his home village at the far side of Rwanda. Show more

Start the Week

Jonathan Franzen

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Discussion programme. Tom Sutcliffe talks to novelist Jonathan Franzen, financial journalist Gillian Tett, artist Tacita Dean and academic Helen Margetts. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Franzen
Interviewed Guest:
Gillian Tett
Interviewed Guest:
Tacita Dean
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Margetts
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book of the Week

Margaret Thatcher: Everything She Wants

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

This portrait of one of the most significant post-war politicians begins with Margaret Thatcher tackling the problem of Hong Kong. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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