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Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

In the 1950s, Paul Robeson was banned from leaving the USA. Aleks Krotoski tells the story of how he used the new transatlantic telephone cable to sing live to British fans. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Podcasts for 2016, Women voters and the EU referendum

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey hears about the podcasts to listen to in 2016 and what women voters make of the EU referendum, and young women talk about moving to the UK as teenagers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Ruth Watts
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Mattinson
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Zaltzman
Interviewed Guest:
Miranda Sawyer
Interviewed Guest:
Rosie Wilby
Interviewed Guest:
Susanna Abse

15 Minute Drama

Toni Morrison - Beloved

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

124 Bluestone Road, the house of former slave Sethe, has long been haunted by a baby ghost. For years, she and her daughter Denver have tried to discover what it wants. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Home Front

5 January 1916 - Adeline Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day, Parliament had its first reading of the Compulsory Military Service Bill, and Adeline Lumley brings her son home. Show more

Contributors

Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Nurse Ratched:
Debra Baker
Canadian Soldier:
Owen Clarke

McLevy

Series 11

Episode 4: The Devil Makes a Move

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

McLevy keeps a young woman in hiding while the Rev Gideon searches anxiously for her. Jean Brash's life lies in the balance when she is poisoned by a mystery assailant. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Great Lives

Series 38

Martin Jennings on Charles Sargeant Jagger

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Artist Martin Jennings chooses the British First World War sculptor, Charles Sargeant Jagger. With Matthew Parris. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Jennings
Interviewed Guest:
Ann Compton

Front Row

David Bowie's Blackstar, Emma Rice, Don Paterson, Jericho

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with John Wilson, including David Bowie's new jazz-influenced album Blackstar and new artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe Emma Rice on her first season. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Mossman
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Rice
Interviewed Guest:
Don Paterson
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Cooke
Interviewed Guest:
Roger Graef

15 Minute Drama

Toni Morrison - Beloved

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

124 Bluestone Road, the house of former slave Sethe, has long been haunted by a baby ghost. For years, she and her daughter Denver have tried to discover what it wants. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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