Programme Index

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Midweek

Marin Alsop, Sir Michael Codron, Wayne Hemingway, Carey Marx.

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets conductor Marin Alsop, producer Sir Michael Codron, designer Wayne Hemingway and comedian Carey Marx. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Marin Alsop
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Codron
Interviewed Guest:
Wayne Hemingway
Interviewed Guest:
Carey Marx

Brand

Midweek

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Railways - Nation, Network and People

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The great sweep of social and economic change which the railways initiated meant that not only could we now move faster, but things were different when we stopped too. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Greater Love

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Villagers try to flee the plague, but Stanley tries to persuade them to stay. Emmy loses more of her family. Stars David Calder. Show more

Contributors

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

Genres

Tumanbay

Series 1

A Head Start

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Tumanbay, heart of a vast empire, is threatened by a rebellion and a mysterious force devouring the empire from within. Show more

Contributors

The Girl on the Ship:
Olivia Popica
Her Mother:
Nathalie Armin
The Slave Merchant:
Nabil Elouahabi
Frog's Mother:
Sirine Saba
Sultan Al-Ghuri:
Raad Rawi
General Qulan:
Christopher Fulford
Physician:
Vivek Madan
Ship Captain:
Albert Welling
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Emma Hearn
Producer:
Nadir Khan
Producer:
John Dryden

Genres

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 3

Profit and Loss

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Bad news for Mr and Mrs Wrigglesworth about a friend. Granny helps Tom with a "gambling situation". With Paul Copley. From 2015. Show more

Front Row

A Very Murray Christmas, Conductor Xian Zhang, Macbeth at Young Vic, Big Bang show

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with Kirsty Lang. Jason Solomons reviews A Very Murray Christmas, and Xian Zhang talks about becoming guest conductor of BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons
Interviewed Guest:
Xian Zhang
Interviewed Guest:
Carrie Cracknell
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Guerin
Producer:
Elaine Lester

15 Minute Drama

Greater Love

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Villagers try to flee the plague, but Stanley tries to persuade them to stay. Emmy loses more of her family. Stars David Calder. Show more

Contributors

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

Genres

Midweek

Marin Alsop, Sir Michael Codron, Wayne Hemingway, Carey Marx.

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets conductor Marin Alsop, producer Sir Michael Codron, designer Wayne Hemingway and comedian Carey Marx. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Marin Alsop
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Codron
Interviewed Guest:
Wayne Hemingway
Interviewed Guest:
Carey Marx

Brand

Midweek

Little Lifetimes by Jenny Eclair

Series 2

Beverley in Shoes

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jenny Eclair's stories of the secrets of six women read by six leading actresses. Samantha Spiro plays Beverley, whose obsession with childrens' feet extends beyond her job. Show more

Before They Were Famous

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Ian Leslie with the spoof documentary that sheds light on what the world's best-known writers did for a living before they became famous. From October 2013. Show more

Contributors

Shipton:
David Armand
Studio Exec for Samuel Beckett:
David Armand
Shakespeare:
John Finnemore
Presenter:
Ian Leslie
Germaine Greer:
Katy Wix
Simone De Beauvoir:
Fenella Woolgar
Producer:
Anna Silver

Book of the Week

Railways - Nation, Network and People

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The great sweep of social and economic change which the railways initiated meant that not only could we now move faster, but things were different when we stopped too. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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