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Midweek

Don Black, Sue Buckmaster, Mike Daligan, David Barber

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets lyricist Don Black, puppeteer Sue Buckmaster, author Mike Daligan and Her Majesty the Queen's swan marker David Barber. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Don Black
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Buckmaster
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Daligan
Interviewed Guest:
David Barber

Brand

Midweek

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

The Vanishing Man

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

John Snare decides to show his famous picture north of the border, but he fails to anticipate the extent and the kind of interest it might generate. Show more

Woman's Hour

Falling in love with a much older person

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sylvia talks about falling in love with a 93-year-old man. Plus the Cologne assaults and the feminist response, artist Anna Zinkeisen, and young women and stereotyped job roles. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah El Rashid
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Den Boer
Interviewed Guest:
Imke Henkel
Interviewed Guest:
Sylvia undefined
Interviewed Guest:
Aileen Ribeiro
Interviewed Guest:
Carole Easton
Interviewed Guest:
Belinda Brown

15 Minute Drama

Toni Morrison - Beloved

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

After Paul D's departure, only the women remain in the house at 124 Bluestone Road. Sethe is about to discover the nature of the bond that binds them together. Show more

Bad Salsa

Series 2

Episode 1: What Happens at Salsa...

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

After treatment for cancer, Camille is still with Marco planning a new life. With Natasha Little and Camille Coduri. From 2016. Show more

Home Front

13 January 1916 - Hilary Pearce

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day, shares in the Pleasure Gardens Theatre were auctioned, and Hilary Pearce is disappointed. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Ruby Tulliver:
Martine McCutcheon
Lilian Frost:
Alex Tregear
Roland Pemble:
Jack Holden
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Ivor Davies:
Alun Raglan
Auctioneer:
Gerard McDermott
Mr Martindale:
Ewan Bailey

Tumanbay

Series 1

A Tale of Two Cities

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

While the sultan dreams of victory against provincial leader Maya, Gregor is in pursuit of missing slave-girl Sarah and must venture into the catacombs. Show more

It's Jocelyn

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Sketch comedy from Jocelyn Jee Esien. Includes Dionne Button MP, a power hungry traffic warden and a grumpy couple. From 2015. Show more

Front Row

Creed, Lumiere London, Museum cuts, An anthem for England?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Samira Ahmed talks to Creed director Ryan Coogler about working with Sylvester Stallone, hears how 20 artists are lighting up London and asks what England's anthem should be. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Ryan Coogler
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Marriage
Interviewed Guest:
Julian Opie
Interviewed Guest:
Sharon Heal
Interviewed Guest:
Tiffany Jenkins
Producer:
Angie Nehring

15 Minute Drama

Toni Morrison - Beloved

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

After Paul D's departure, only the women remain in the house at 124 Bluestone Road. Sethe is about to discover the nature of the bond that binds them together. Show more

Midweek

Don Black, Sue Buckmaster, Mike Daligan, David Barber

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets lyricist Don Black, puppeteer Sue Buckmaster, author Mike Daligan and Her Majesty the Queen's swan marker David Barber. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Don Black
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Buckmaster
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Daligan
Interviewed Guest:
David Barber

Brand

Midweek

Before They Were Famous

Series 2

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Join Ian Leslie for an exercise in literary archaeology as he unearths the early writing efforts of our best known novelists, poets and playwrights. From November 2013. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ian Leslie
JK Rowling:
Abigail Burdess
Wayne Tibley Bell:
Mark Evans
Dan Brown:
Simon Kane
William Burroughs:
Simon Kane
Sylvia Plath:
Katy Wix
Germaine Greer:
Katy Wix
Producer:
Anna Silver

Book of the Week

The Vanishing Man

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

John Snare decides to show his famous picture north of the border, but he fails to anticipate the extent and the kind of interest it might generate. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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