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Midweek

Stephen Webster, Kenneth O Morgan, Dr Amy Dickman, Jyotsna Srikanth

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets jewellery designer Stephen Webster, historian Kenneth O Morgan, conservation biologist Dr Amy Dickman and musician Jyotsna Srikanth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Webster
Interviewed Guest:
Kenneth Morgan
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Dickman
Interviewed Guest:
Jyotsna Srikanth

Brand

Midweek

15 Minute Drama

Welcome to Zaatari

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Marwan's 'friends' know all the routes west. All you need is plenty of money. Show more

The Lentil Sorters

False Positives

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A stag do, a stats conference and a blood test combine to make Graham’s life substantially worse. Stars Paul Shearer. From 2015. Show more

Contributors

Graham Quicks:
Vincent Franklin
Audrey Carr:
Rebekah Staton
Daniel Porter:
Kieran Hodgson
Mrs Wilkins:
Julia Deakin
The Corporate Manager:
Paul Shearer
The Doctor:
Catriona Knox
The Stage Manager:
Tom Crowley
The Graham Gal:
Tessa Coates
Narrator:
Jo Unwin
Producer:
David Tyler

Self Drives: Maxwell's Equations

Episode 3: Maxwell and a Chinese Dinner

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Will Self continues his road trip on the trail of physicist James Clerk Maxwell. Over a Chinese meal, Will expresses deep concerns about the nature and value of scientific progress. Show more

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Drink. A story of addiction dramatised by Oliver Emanuel from the works of literature’s greatest whistleblower. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 3

The Madman in the Attic

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

With his dad advocating drastic 'rationalising', Tom realises it might be time he had a clear-out. With Paul Copley. From 2015. Show more

Front Row

Black Mass, The Homecoming at 50, Peter Bazalgette on arts funding, Paul Ruddock

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Michael Carlson reviews Black Mass with Johnny Depp as mobster 'Whitey' Bulger. Pinter's The Homecoming 50 years on. Arts Council England's Peter Bazalgette on government funding. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Carlson
Interviewed Guest:
Jamie Lloyd
Interviewed Guest:
John Simm
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Billington
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Bazalgette
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Ruddock
Producer:
Elaine Lester

15 Minute Drama

Welcome to Zaatari

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Marwan's 'friends' know all the routes west. All you need is plenty of money. Show more

Midweek

Stephen Webster, Kenneth O Morgan, Dr Amy Dickman, Jyotsna Srikanth

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets jewellery designer Stephen Webster, historian Kenneth O Morgan, conservation biologist Dr Amy Dickman and musician Jyotsna Srikanth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Webster
Interviewed Guest:
Kenneth Morgan
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Dickman
Interviewed Guest:
Jyotsna Srikanth

Brand

Midweek

Little Lifetimes by Jenny Eclair

Series 2

Christine Paints

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 2 months

Christine discovers taking up painting adds a splash of unexpected colour to her marriage. Stars Rosie Cavaliero. From 2015. Show more

Book of the Week

Living on Paper - Letters from Iris Murdoch 1934-1995

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Murdoch had not seen David Hicks since 1938, but she continued to write until, in 1945, they finally met up again. This time in London. Show more

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