Programme Index

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Midweek

Peggy Seeger, Stanley McMurtry, Alex and Milton Mermikides, James Buchanan

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets folk singer Peggy Seeger, cartoonist Stanley McMurtry, composer Milton Mermikides and director Alex Mermikides, and auctioneer James Buchanan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Peggy Seeger
Interviewed Guest:
Stanley McMurtry
Interviewed Guest:
Milton Mermikides
Interviewed Guest:
James Buchanan

Brand

Midweek

Woman's Hour

Talking about miscarriage, Miranda Richardson, Leaving care

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Nikki Bedi looks at miscarriage. Plus Miranda Richardson on May We Be Forgiven by AM Homes. And what are the challenges facing young people leaving children's homes? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nikki Bedi
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Francesca Nand
Interviewed Guest:
David Kirk
Interviewed Guest:
Miranda Richardson
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Crewe

15 Minute Drama

How to Survive the Roman Empire, by Pliny and Me

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Venta's position in the household is challenged when they visit Pliny's former mother-in-law and her servant singles Pliny out for special treatment. Show more

Contributors

Pliny the Younger:
Kieran Hodgson
Venta, the Slave:
Nigel Barrett
Marcella, Pliny's Mother:
Joanna Scanlan
Doris, the Cook:
Mia Soteriou
Pompeia:
Mia Soteriou
Pompeia's Slave:
Matthew Gravelle
Director:
Kate McAll
Producer:
Kate McAll

Genres

A Trespasser's Guide to the Classics

Series 1

A Fistful of Sand

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Richard Wilson plays Robinson Crusoe in an irreverent reboot of Daniel Defoe's classic. Show more

Home Front

28 October 1915 - Roy Lavoie

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

A Dutch ship founders off Folkestone, and Private Lavoie sees an opportunity to escape court martial. Show more

Tommies

28 October 1915

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Michael Chaplin. Visiting neutral Holland on a sensitive diplomatic mission, Robert de Tullio is drawn deeper into the murky waters of WWI intelligence and a more personal quest. Show more

Contributors

Mickey Bliss:
Lee Ross
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Pavan Jodha:
Rudi Dharmalingam
Ahmadullah Khan:
Danny Rahim
Pillow Wallah:
Mark Edel-Hunt
Leonie Vergeron:
Aurelie Amblard
Officer:
Damian Lynch
Gilbert Grosse:
Matthew Watson
Signaller:
Neet Mohan
Producer:
David Hunter
Director:
David Hunter

Brand

Tommies

To Hull and Back

Series 1

Episode 3: An Affair to Forget

Duration: 27 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sophie seeks love while her mother wants entry to a posh lady's golf club. Stars Lucy Beaumont and Maureen Lipman. From October 2015. Show more

Front Row

Hussein Chalayan, Citizen Khan, Egypt after the Pharaohs

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts programme. Samira Ahmed talks to fashion designer Hussein Chalayan about his groundbreaking dance show at Sadler's Wells. Plus Citizen Khan writer and producer Anil Gupta. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Hussein Chalayan
Interviewed Guest:
Alistair Spalding
Interviewed Guest:
Anil Gupta
Interviewed Guest:
John Dickie
Interviewed Guest:
Elisabeth O'Connell

15 Minute Drama

How to Survive the Roman Empire, by Pliny and Me

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Venta's position in the household is challenged when they visit Pliny's former mother-in-law and her servant singles Pliny out for special treatment. Show more

Contributors

Pliny the Younger:
Kieran Hodgson
Venta, the Slave:
Nigel Barrett
Marcella, Pliny's Mother:
Joanna Scanlan
Doris, the Cook:
Mia Soteriou
Pompeia:
Mia Soteriou
Pompeia's Slave:
Matthew Gravelle
Director:
Kate McAll
Producer:
Kate McAll

Genres

Midweek

Peggy Seeger, Stanley McMurtry, Alex and Milton Mermikides, James Buchanan

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets folk singer Peggy Seeger, cartoonist Stanley McMurtry, composer Milton Mermikides and director Alex Mermikides, and auctioneer James Buchanan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Peggy Seeger
Interviewed Guest:
Stanley McMurtry
Interviewed Guest:
Milton Mermikides
Interviewed Guest:
James Buchanan

Brand

Midweek

Book at Bedtime

Trigger Mortis

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

When Bond spots a high-ranking member of Smersh talking to a Korean multimillionaire and the Russian racing driver Ivan Dimitrov, he knows that something is very wrong indeed. Show more

Book of the Week

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

Episode 3: China

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

After a daring escape into China, events take a dark and disturbing turn for Yeonmi. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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