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Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

David Mitchell's inquiry into the state of modern manners leads him to an assertiveness class. Should he always say sorry? And Sherry Turkle discusses the death of conversation. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Aleks Krotoski looks back to June 1967, when 400 million people across the globe watched a groundbreaking TV show, Our World, the first programme linking countries by satellite. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Young Orson

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

New York is surprised by the news that a 20-year-old white actor from the Midwest will direct Macbeth for the Negro Unit. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Toni Morrison's Beloved; Loneliness

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jenni Murray presents discussion on loneliness, including who suffers and what can be done about it. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Bourne
Interviewed Guest:
Kylie Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Isabella Goldie
Interviewed Guest:
Patricia Cumper
Interviewed Guest:
Tessa Roynon
Interviewed Guest:
Irenosen Okojie
Interviewed Guest:
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Interviewed Guest:
Ayesha Hazarika

15 Minute Drama

Toni Morrison - Beloved

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Paul D's arrival at 124 Bluestone Road has rid the house of the ghost that had haunted it for years. But any sense of victory he might have is short-lived. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Home Front

6 January 1916 - Hilary Pearce

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day, General Aylmer led the first relief attempt in the Siege of Kut, and Hilary is caught up in the arrangements for celebrating the Derby Scheme. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Ruby Tulliver:
Martine McCutcheon
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Lilian Frost:
Alex Tregear
Roland Pemble:
Jack Holden
Harry Pankhurst:
Sean Murray
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson

Tumanbay

Series 1

In The Beginning

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

With Tumanbay in chaos after the murder of a highly placed individual, Heaven and her slave companion find themselves prisoners in the desert. Show more

Front Row

Pierre Boulez obituary, Costa Biography winner, Tracy Ullman review; Bolshoi Babylon

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Pierre Boulez obituary with Nicholas Kenyon and George Benjamin; Andrea Wulf, winner of the Costa Biography Award; Tracey Ullman's TV show; behind the scenes at the Bolshoi Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Kenyon
Interviewed Guest:
George Benjamin
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Wulf
Interviewed Guest:
Meryl O'Rourke
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Read
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Franchetti

15 Minute Drama

Toni Morrison - Beloved

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Paul D's arrival at 124 Bluestone Road has rid the house of the ghost that had haunted it for years. But any sense of victory he might have is short-lived. Show more

Before They Were Famous

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ian Leslie presents the spoof documenting the early literary efforts of famous writers, including the likes of Edgar Allan Poe and Barbara Cartland. From November 2013. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ian Leslie
Government Official:
David Armand
Edgar Allan Poe:
John Finnemore
The Broker:
Katy Wix
Germaine Greer:
Katy Wix
Barbara Cartland:
Fenella Woolgar
Producer:
Anna Silver

BBC Radio 4 FM

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