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The Infinite Monkey Cage

An Infinite Monkey's Guide to General Relativity

Episode 1

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of its publication, Brian Cox and the world's leading cosmologists take Robin Ince on a guided tour of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity. Show more

Woman's Hour

Profile of Marion Marechal-Le Pen, The Chain - Siofra Campbell, Seasonal dating

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey presents the programme that offers a female perspective on the world. A look at National Front MP Marion Marechal-Le Pen and her appeal to the far right in France. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Anne Peacock

15 Minute Drama

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala - Heat and Dust

The Husbands' Wedding Day

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Harry visits the Rivers to try to break free of the Nawab while the narrator visits the Baba Firdaus shrine. Stars David Seddon. Show more

Drama

Pixie Juice

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Comic play by award-winning writer Ed Harris about sight, insight and magic, starring Indira Varma as a tattooist who finds herself in a fairytale - with real fairies. Show more

Great Lives

Series 38

Dickie Bird on the life of Sir Leonard Hutton

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Cricket umpire Dickie Bird chooses one of England's opening batsmen, Sir Leonard Hutton. With Matthew Parris. From 2015. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Dickie Bird
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Wilde

Gloomsbury

Series 2

Episode 5: The Theory and Practice of Hanky Panky

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Unable to tell their sons about the facts of life, Henry and Vera ask their friends. But the Foxes don't like kids, the Goslings don't like each other and Venus takes things to far. 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

Andrew Graham-Dixon on the Mona Lisa, David Bowie's Lazarus and Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock open in New York

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with Samira Ahmed, including Andrew Graham-Dixon on his TV documentary on the Mona Lisa, and a look at David Bowie's Lazarus and Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
David Cote
Interviewed Guest:
Sharon Bolton
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Eccleshare
Interviewed Guest:
Sophia McDougall

15 Minute Drama

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala - Heat and Dust

The Husbands' Wedding Day

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Harry visits the Rivers to try to break free of the Nawab while the narrator visits the Baba Firdaus shrine. Stars David Seddon. Show more

The Infinite Monkey Cage

An Infinite Monkey's Guide to General Relativity

Episode 1

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of its publication, Brian Cox and the world's leading cosmologists take Robin Ince on a guided tour of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity. Show more

The Show What You Wrote

Series 3

Work and Play

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Sketches written by the public. Stars Jason Manford, Janice Connolly, Gavin Webster, Fiona Clarke and Darren Kuppan. From 2015. Show more

Book of the Week

Alive, Alive Oh! And Other Things That Matter

Episode 2: Alive, Alive Oh!

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Stephanie Cole reads Diana Athill's poignant essay about the miscarriage that almost killed her, aged 43, in the early 1960s. From December 2015. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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