Programme Index

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Midweek

Don McCullin, Father Ray Kelly, Fiona Ford, Robert Portal

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Lively and diverse conversation. Libby Purves meets photographer Don McCullin, Roman Catholic priest Father Ray Kelly, triathlete and coach Fiona Ford and actor Robert Portal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Don McCullin
Interviewed Guest:
Ray Kelly
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Ford
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Portal

Brand

Midweek

Woman's Hour

The Chain - Aimee Mullins, Romance fraud, Will A-level politics drop feminism?

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey presents the programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Aimee Mullins is the latest interviewee in The Chain, and we hear from women hit by romance fraud. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Tamsin Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Woodall
Interviewed Guest:
Meryl Kenny
Interviewed Guest:
Frances O'Grady
Interviewed Guest:
June Eric Udorie
Interviewed Guest:
Aimee Mullins

15 Minute Drama

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala - Heat and Dust

Olivia

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Olivia and Douglas hope for a baby. Story of two English women living in India over 50 years apart. Stars Pippa Bennett-Warner. Show more

The Stanley Baxter Playhouse

Series 7

The Leaving of Barra

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

As an old man prepares to leave the Island of Barra forever, he remembers the love of his life. With June Watson. From 2015. Show more

British Liberalism: The Grand Tour

Mary Wollstonecraft and Thomas Clarkson - Expanding the Charmed Circle

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Anne McElvoy traces the influence on British liberalism of Mary Wollstonecraft, who vindicated the rights of women, and Thomas Clarkson, who campaigned to end the slave trade. Show more

Tumanbay

Series 1

Ship of the Dead

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Slave merchant Ibn awaits for his family to arrive in Tumanbay. In the palace, Sarah the slave-girl is recruited by Gregor, to spy on the chief wife Shajar. Show more

Contributors

The Girl on the Ship:
Olivia Popica
Her Mother:
Nathalie Armin
Ship Captain:
Albert Welling
Sultan Al-Ghuri:
Raad Rawi
The Hafiz:
Antony Bunsee
General Qulan:
Christopher Fulford
Head Eunuch:
John Sessions
Slave:
Akin Gazi
Physician:
Vivek Madan
Producer:
Emma Hearn
Producer:
Nadir Khan
Producer:
John Dryden
Director:
John Dryden

Genres

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 3

The Animal Lovers

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Mr and Mrs Wrigglesworth are thinking about getting a pet, while Tom’s planning a weekend getaway. With Kate Anthony. From 2015. Show more

Front Row

Peter Mullan, Peggy Guggenheim, Transparent

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

John Wilson talks to Peter Mullan about his new film Hector, and artist Michael Craig-Martin discusses the extraordinary art collector Peggy Guggenheim. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Mullan
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Craig-Martin
Interviewed Guest:
Suzy Klein
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Mossman
Interviewed Guest:
Boyd Hilton

15 Minute Drama

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala - Heat and Dust

Olivia

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Olivia and Douglas hope for a baby. Story of two English women living in India over 50 years apart. Stars Pippa Bennett-Warner. Show more

Midweek

Don McCullin, Father Ray Kelly, Fiona Ford, Robert Portal

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Lively and diverse conversation. Libby Purves meets photographer Don McCullin, Roman Catholic priest Father Ray Kelly, triathlete and coach Fiona Ford and actor Robert Portal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Don McCullin
Interviewed Guest:
Ray Kelly
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Ford
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Portal

Brand

Midweek

Before They Were Famous

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ian Leslie unearths the often surprising first literary attempts of the likes of JK Rowling and Dan Brown. From October 2013. Show more

Contributors

Bret Easton Ellis:
David Armand
Ian Fleming:
David Armand
Roald Dahl:
John Finnemore
Dostoyevsky:
John Finnemore
Presenter:
Ian Leslie
Germaine Greer:
Katy Wix
Welfare Officer:
Fenella Woolgar
Producer:
Anna Silver

Book of the Week

Alive, Alive Oh! And Other Things That Matter

Episode 3: The Decision

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Diana Athill reveals how she relinquished her independence and moved into a London residential care home. Read by Stephanie Cole. From December 2015. Show more

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