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Book of the Week

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

With a team of tree surgeons, Robert Penn fells an ash tree. His quest to find as many uses for it as he can begins with the creation of some axe handles and a wooden wheel. Show more

Woman's Hour

Women in combat, Sam Bailey, Learning hygge with the Danes

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Emma Barnett presents discussion on close-combat roles for women in the armed forces, whether hygge is the latest Danish export and beer or wine with a Christmas roast. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Nicky Moffat
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Bailey
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Russell
Interviewed Guest:
Susanne Nilsson
Interviewed Guest:
Christine Padesky
Interviewed Guest:
Dominique Kate Hopgood
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Peyton
Producer:
Anne Peacock

15 Minute Drama

I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General

Episode 2: Ruler of the Queen's Navee

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

1878. HMS Pinafore looks set to fail in a London heatwave, and Gilbert blames the disaster on Grossmith's vulgar performance. Can Grossmith save his career and the sinking ship? Show more

Home Front

22 December 1915 - Dorothea Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day, David Lloyd George made an official visit to munitions factories in Newcastle, and it is Dorothea's first day at the Bevan. Show more

Contributors

Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Bob Capeling:
Joe Sims
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Max Davenport:
Trevor White
Nell Kingsley:
Alice St Clair
Dr Streatfield:
Chris Pavlo
Soldier:
Leo Wan

McLevy

Series 11

Episode 2: The Seventh Veil

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Chief Constable Murray Craddock is outraged when an exotic dancer arrives in Leith. But it is all part of Jean Brash's plans to repay some old debts. Show more

Contributors

McLevy:
Brian Cox
Logan Hamilton:
Derek Riddell
Craddock:
David Robb
Ewart Buckler:
Hugh Ross
Jed Gilmour:
Brian Ferguson
Cammie Fraser:
Matt McClure
Director:
Bruce Young
Producer:
Bruce Young

Genres

Great Lives

Series 38

Alvin Hall chooses James Baldwin

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Financial guru Alvin Hall chooses writer and Civil Rights activist, James Baldwin. With Douglas Field and Matthew Parris. From 2015. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Alvin Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Douglas Field

Don't Make Me Laugh

Christmas Special 2015

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

David Baddiel hosts this Christmas edition as Frank Skinner, Hugh Dennis, Ellie Taylor and Dan Schreiber go against their natural instincts and try not to be funny. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Baddiel
Panellist:
Frank Skinner
Panellist:
Hugh Dennis
Panellist:
Ellie Taylor
Panellist:
Dan Schreiber
Producer:
Dave Cribb

Front Row

And Then There Were None, Snoopy and Charlie Brown, 70s revivals

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Samira Ahmed talks to writer Sarah Phelps about adapting Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None for TV, and Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie is reviewed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Phelps
Interviewed Guest:
Kev F Sutherland
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Collins
Interviewed Guest:
Dominic Sandbrook
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Eccleston
Producer:
Elaine Lester

15 Minute Drama

I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General

Episode 2: Ruler of the Queen's Navee

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

1878. HMS Pinafore looks set to fail in a London heatwave, and Gilbert blames the disaster on Grossmith's vulgar performance. Can Grossmith save his career and the sinking ship? Show more

The Show What You Wrote

Series 3

Crime & Punishment

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sketches written by the public. Stars Fiona Clarke, Shobna Gulati, Chris Jack, John Thomson and Gavin Webster. From 2015. Show more

Book of the Week

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

With a team of tree surgeons, Robert Penn fells an ash tree. His quest to find as many uses for it as he can begins with the creation of some axe handles and a wooden wheel. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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