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Act of Worship

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear

Episode 5: Union

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

King James's quest for the union of England and Scotland is not easily resolved. Show more

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Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Helping kids sleep, Dame Valerie Beral, WWI pregnancies, Precious Awards 2015

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Techniques to get children to go to sleep; Dame Valerie Beral on reproductive health; pregnancy and childbirth 100 years ago; and awards for Black and Asian women in business 2015. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Foluke Akinlose
Interviewed Guest:
Kerrine Bryan
Interviewed Guest:
Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin
Interviewed Guest:
Vicki Dawson
Interviewed Guest:
Valerie Beral
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Shelley
Interviewed Guest:
Gill Scott
Producer:
Rebecca Myatt

15 Minute Drama

Early One Morning

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Chiara prepares to host Welsh teen, Maria, who claims to be Daniele's daughter. Stars Sophie Melville and Adam Thomas Wright. Show more

John Finnemore's Double Acts

Series 1

A Flock of Tigers

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. A seemingly ordinary train ride turns into an unexpected adventure for Edmund and Dolorosa. Starring Celia Imrie and Charles Edwards. From October 2015. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Home Front

16 October 1915 - Albert Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Albert has the good fortune to be up and out early as the troops are marching to the harbour. Show more

Contributors

Passer-by:
David Acton
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Passer-by:
Mark Edel-Hunt
Sergeant Major:
David Hounslow
Clemmie:
Joanna Monro
Margaret:
Jane Slavin

Drama

Drone Pilots

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Robert Myers. A veteran pilot and a video gamer, who operate a drone from a trailer in America, receive orders to stake out a family in South Waziristan. Show more

Contributors

Major McCraken:
David Rasche
Airman Andras:
Sarah Elmaleh
Captain Holmes:
Nora Cole
Sergeant Najjar:
Amir Darvish
Radio Announcer:
Sydney Beveridge
Villager:
Naheed Bahram

Genres

Brand

Drama

The Archers

16/10/2015

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Charlie has something to attend to, and Joe feels flush. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Julie Beckett
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Phoebe Aldridge:
Lucy Morris
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Usha Franks:
Souad Faress
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Charlie Thomas:
Felix Scott
Helen Titchener:
Louiza Patikas
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Mike Tucker:
Terry Molloy
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Alex Redwood:
Josh Harper

Front Row

The Last Kingdom; Guillermo del Toro; West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song; haiku master Buson poems rediscovered

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang talks to Mexican director Guillermo del Toro about his film Crimson Peak, visits a huge exhibition of West African literature and music, and reviews a new Viking Drama. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Guillermo del Toro
Interviewed Guest:
Nina Ramirez
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Gill
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Seethaler

15 Minute Drama

Early One Morning

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Chiara prepares to host Welsh teen, Maria, who claims to be Daniele's daughter. Stars Sophie Melville and Adam Thomas Wright. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 37: 12-16 October 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Omnibus edition of the epic drama series set in Great War Britain covering a week when the dead seem more present than ever. Show more

A Good Read

David Morrissey and Julia Blackburn

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

David Morrissey and Julia Blackburn join Harriett Gilbert to suggest favourite books: short stories by JD Salinger, a novel by John O'Hara and a memoir by Alexandra Fuller. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Morrissey
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Blackburn

BBC Radio 4 FM

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