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Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr talks to historians Niall Ferguson and Gabriel Gorodetsky and American novelist Jane Smiley. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Niall Ferguson
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Smiley
Interviewed Guest:
Gabriel Gorodetsky
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear

Episode 1: The Theatre

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In 1606, Shakespeare was writing for a royal family hungry for new entertainment while the threats of plague, insurrection and rebellion threatened English society. Show more

Woman's Hour

Intimate skin care, Mothers on marriage certificates, Steelworks job crisis

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Intimate skincare products - do women need them?; Caroline Lucas MP, who is still waiting for David Cameron on marriage certificates; and coping with job losses on Teesside. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Lucas
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Payne
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Elliott
Producer:
Anne Peacock

15 Minute Drama

Early One Morning

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Rome 1943: A split-second decision is about to change Chiara's life forever. Starring Juliet Aubrey and Greta Scacchi. Show more

Home Front

12 October 1915 - Adeline Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Edith Cavell is shot by a German firing squad, and a letter arrives at the Grahams' with bad news. Show more

Drama

The Life and Times of Arthur Miller

Episode 1: Beginnings

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

New York, 1915. Arthur Miller is born to a prosperous family in the clothing business. But when the stock market crashes, the Millers face ruin. By Mike Walker. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ed Harris
Arthur Miller:
Ben Feldman
Isidore Miller:
Gregory Itzin
Augusta Miller:
Kate Burton
Kermit Miller:
Matthew Wolf
William Fox:
Andre Sogliuzzo
Young Marxist:
Michael Kirby
Aunt Betty:
Jane Kaczmarek
Mary Slattery:
Devon Sorvari
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

The Food Programme

How Did the Chicken Cross the World?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Artist Koen Vanmechelen and writer Andrew Lawler help Dan Saladino tell the story of the chicken, from forest fowl to factory farm. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Saladino
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Lawler
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Muir

Just a Minute

Series 73

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Paul Merton, Julian Clary, Susan Calman and Josie Lawrence join Nicholas Parsons to see who can avoid hesitation, deviation and repetition. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Julian Clary
Panellist:
Susan Calman
Panellist:
Josie Lawrence

Front Row

Tom Jones, The Lobster, Abraham Cruzvillegas

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. John Wilson talks to Sir Tom Jones as he publishes his autobiography and releases a new album. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke

15 Minute Drama

Early One Morning

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Rome 1943: A split-second decision is about to change Chiara's life forever. Starring Juliet Aubrey and Greta Scacchi. Show more

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr talks to historians Niall Ferguson and Gabriel Gorodetsky and American novelist Jane Smiley. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Niall Ferguson
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Smiley
Interviewed Guest:
Gabriel Gorodetsky
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book of the Week

1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear

Episode 1: The Theatre

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In 1606, Shakespeare was writing for a royal family hungry for new entertainment while the threats of plague, insurrection and rebellion threatened English society. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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