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Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Midweek

Dermot Turing, Gulwali Passarlay, Dawn Rose, Rhiannon Adam.

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets Sir Dermot Turing, who is the nephew of World War Two codebreaker Alan Turing, plus musician and psychologist Dawn Rose and photographer Rhiannon Adam. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Dawn Rose
Interviewed Guest:
Gulwali Passarlay
Interviewed Guest:
Dermot Turing
Interviewed Guest:
Rhiannon Adam

Brand

Midweek

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear

Episode 3: Plague

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

An outbreak of the plague threatens the livelihood of William Shakespeare when the theatres are closed. It also looms close to his home in London. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Nadiya Hussain; Rachel Weisz

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Winner of 2015's Great British Bake Off, Nadiya Hussain; Prof Birgit Schyns explains 'followership'; a Syrian refugee on Kos; and Rachel Weisz and her new film, The Lobster. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Nadiya Hussain
Interviewed Guest:
Birgit Schyns
Interviewed Guest:
Peninah Thomson
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Weisz

15 Minute Drama

Early One Morning

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Chiara leaves for the countryside with a Jewish boy. Thirty years on, she receives an unexpected call. Stars Juliet Aubrey. Show more

A Trespasser's Guide to the Classics

Series 1

Mr Gray's Decorators

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Handymen damage a sinister portrait in the attic of a London townhouse. Comedy trio Peepolykus assume the roles of minor characters in great works of fiction and derail the plots. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Home Front

14 October 1915 - Adam Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Adam cannot celebrate the family's good news with any enthusiasm. Show more

Drama

The Life and Times of Arthur Miller

Episode 3: Sin

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In 1955, Marilyn Monroe moves to New York to study acting. Four years after she and Arthur first met in LA, they secretly begin to see each other again. By Jonathan Holloway. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ed Harris
Arthur Miller:
Geoffrey Arend
Morton Miller:
Andre Sogliuzzo
Marilyn Monroe:
Heidi Dippold
HUAC Congressman:
Edward Asner
Reporter:
Alan Shearer
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

The Letters of Ada Lovelace

Episode 1: The Poetry of Mathematics

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Georgina Ferry presents the correspondence of Ada Lovelace, the young Victorian who predicted our digital age. Starring Sally Hawkins as Ada, Olivia Williams and Anthony Head. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Georgina Ferry
Ada Lovelace:
Sally Hawkins
Lady Byron:
Olivia Williams
Charles Babbage:
Anthony Head
Producer:
Anna Buckley

To Hull and Back

Series 1

Episode 1: The French Connection

Duration: 27 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A mother and daughter struggle to make ends meet in the East Yorkshire city. Stars Lucy Beaumont and Maureen Lipman. From June 2014. Show more

Front Row

James Shapiro, Ben Folds, Zareer Masani, Giacometti

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

James Shapiro discusses Shakespeare, Ben Folds on his new album, Charlotte Mullins reviews Giacometti, and why Indian writers are protesting against 'intolerance of free speech'. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
James Shapiro
Interviewed Guest:
Zareer Masani
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Mullins
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Folds
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Angie Nehring

15 Minute Drama

Early One Morning

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Chiara leaves for the countryside with a Jewish boy. Thirty years on, she receives an unexpected call. Stars Juliet Aubrey. Show more

Midweek

Dermot Turing, Gulwali Passarlay, Dawn Rose, Rhiannon Adam.

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets Sir Dermot Turing, who is the nephew of World War Two codebreaker Alan Turing, plus musician and psychologist Dawn Rose and photographer Rhiannon Adam. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Dawn Rose
Interviewed Guest:
Gulwali Passarlay
Interviewed Guest:
Dermot Turing
Interviewed Guest:
Rhiannon Adam

Brand

Midweek

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - The Truth and Other Lies

Episode 7: I need to get away from here

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Henry tells his friend Obradin what really happened to his wife, with shocking repercussions. Show more

Book of the Week

1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear

Episode 3: Plague

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

An outbreak of the plague threatens the livelihood of William Shakespeare when the theatres are closed. It also looms close to his home in London. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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