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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Railways - Nation, Network and People

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The great sweep of social and economic change which the railways initiated also highlighted the nuances of the classes - the difference a seat makes. Show more

Woman's Hour

Listener Week, Positive menopause experiences, Down's Syndrome

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Positive menopause experiences, how a Woman's Hour Down's Syndrome discussion changed a listener's life, artists listening at work and balancing motherhood and career. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Emma Wallace
Interviewed Guest:
Sara Porter
Interviewed Guest:
Jennifer Ballamy
Interviewed Guest:
Judith Wardel
Interviewed Guest:
Amelia Rowcroft
Interviewed Guest:
Virginia Prifti
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Cowling
Interviewer:
Felicity Finch

15 Minute Drama

Greater Love

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Emmy's sister, Sarah has died, and the secret is out in the village. The true story of the Eyam plague in 1665. Stars Al Weaver. Show more

Contributors

William:
Al Weaver
Catherine:
Emily Pithon
Thomas Stanley:
David Calder
Alice Sydall:
Daryl Fishwick
Writer:
Don Shaw

Genres

Drama

Oh You Pretty Things

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Jon Canter. When Ellie's ex gets in touch after 25 years, husband Dave can't resist doing the same thing and calls his ex too. Is it ever wise to get back in touch with your ex? Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

A Good Read

Dr Christian Jessen and James Wong

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Dr Christian Jessen, James Wong and presenter Harriett Gilbert nominate their favourite books for discussion, including Jurassic Park and Louis Begley's novel Wartime Lies. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Christian Jessen
Interviewed Guest:
James Wong
Producer:
Sally Heaven

Gloomsbury

Series 2

Episode 4: Ever Decreasing Literary Circles

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Flushed with success, Ginny holds a literary salon at Vera's castle. Disappointingly the glitterati stay away. Only Venus turns up and she has never read a book in her life. Show more

Contributors

Vera Sackcloth-Vest:
Miriam Margolyes
Henry Mickleton:
Jonathan Coy
Mrs Ginny Fox:
Alison Steadman
Lionel Fox:
Roger Lloyd Pack
Mrs Gosling, Vera's Housekeeper:
Alison Steadman
Gosling, Vera's Gardener:
Roger Lloyd Pack
Venus Traduces:
Morwenna Banks
Producer:
Jamie Rix
Writer:
Sue Limb

Front Row

Queen Anne, John Napier, Google Cultural Institute, Sunset Song

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with Kirsty Lang. Including Kate Williams reviewing Queen Anne at the RSC, stage designer John Napier, Google Cultural Institute and a review of Sunset Song. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Williams
Interviewed Guest:
John Napier
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah McGill
Interviewed Guest:
Oliver Franklin-Wallis
Interviewed Guest:
Crystal Mahey-Morgan
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

15 Minute Drama

Greater Love

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Emmy's sister, Sarah has died, and the secret is out in the village. The true story of the Eyam plague in 1665. Stars Al Weaver. Show more

Contributors

William:
Al Weaver
Catherine:
Emily Pithon
Thomas Stanley:
David Calder
Alice Sydall:
Daryl Fishwick
Writer:
Don Shaw

Genres

Liam Williams: Ladhood

Series 1

House Party

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Teenage misadventures in the Yorkshire suburbs evoking memories of fights, virginity loss, house parties and school. From December 2015. Show more

Book of the Week

Railways - Nation, Network and People

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The great sweep of social and economic change which the railways initiated also highlighted the nuances of the classes - the difference a seat makes. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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