Programme Index

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Saturday Live

Paul McKenna

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Presenters Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles are joined by hypnotist and self-help author Paul McKenna. With Patti Smith's Inheritance Tracks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
JP Devlin
Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Paul McKenna
Interviewed Guest:
Irving Finkel
Interviewed Guest:
Bernie Clifton
Interviewed Guest:
Sajeela Kershi
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Patti Smith
Producer:
Louise Corley

The News Quiz

Series 89

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Miles Jupp with guest panellists Francis Wheen, Susan Calman, Nish Kumar and Zoe Lyons. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Miles Jupp
Panellist:
Francis Wheen
Panellist:
Susan Calman
Panellist:
Nish Kumar
Panellist:
Zoe Lyons

17th-century Italy: composer Alessandro Stradella’s real life is one of scandal, chaos and close calls. Stars Trystan Gravelle. Show more

Contributors

Alessandro Stradella:
Trystan Gravelle
Arcangelo Corelli:
Harry Treadaway
Agnese van Uffele:
Alice St Clair
Cardinal Cibo:
David Hounslow
Contarini, Doge of Venice:
Chris Pavlo
Duchess Maria Giovanna:
Amelia Lowdell
Stage Manager:
George Watkins
Damiano:
Leo Wan

Woman's Hour

Toni Morrison's Beloved, Sound of 2016

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

How has Toni Morrison's Beloved influenced black women writers in Britain? BBC Sound of 2016: Alessia Cara and Nao. Listeners on making big life changes and podcasts for 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Irenosen Okojie
Interviewed Guest:
Tessa Roynon
Interviewed Guest:
Patricia Cumper
Interviewed Guest:
Alessia Cara
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Marlow
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Geddes
Interviewed Guest:
Miranda Sawyer
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Zaltzman
Interviewed Guest:
Jessica Raine
Performer:
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Loose Ends

Clive Anderson, Robert Thorogood, Eileen Atkins, Kurt Jackson, Baaba Maal

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Clive Anderson and Danny Wallace are joined by Robert Thorogood, Eileen Atkins and Kurt Jackson, for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. With music from Baaba Maal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Presenter:
Danny Wallace
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Thorogood
Interviewed Guest:
Eileen Atkins
Interviewed Guest:
Kurt Jackson
Performer:
Baaba Maal

From Fact to Fiction

Series 19

09/01/2016

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Adrift in the waters between England and Scotland, surviving on mince pies and mulled wine, supermarket worker Ricky is caught up in the floods. Written by Chris Dolan. Show more

Saturday Review

Hateful Eight, Guys and Dolls, Maigret, Crime Museum, Jericho

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The week's cultural highlights, including Tarantino's Hateful Eight, Guys and Dolls at London's Savoy Theatre, George Simenon's Maigret novels and ITV's historical drama Jericho. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
David Schneider
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Hannah
Interviewed Guest:
Dreda Say Mitchell
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Drama

John Steinbeck - East of Eden

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Two uneasy worlds are about to collide. Epic tale about the nature of good and evil starring Holliday Grainger and David Yip. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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