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Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Saturn, the most distant planet easily visible to the human eye, with over 60 moons and, with its rings, one of the most striking sights in space. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Carolin Crawford
Interviewed Guest:
Michele Dougherty
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Coates

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

The Vanishing Man

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The Velasquez has been restored to Snare, but he has now vanished - until the portrait is advertised for show on Broadway in 1860. The Reading bookseller has fled to America. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Commander of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Lieutenant Colonel Lucy Giles

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jenni Murray talks to Lieutenant Colonel Lucy Giles, the first woman to command the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Plus Aine Carlin Cooks the Perfect vegan quesadilla. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Aine Carlin
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Fallon
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Giles
Interviewed Guest:
Sylvia Walby

15 Minute Drama

Toni Morrison - Beloved

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The isolation of the remaining women in the house at 124 Bluestone Road is becoming dangerous. Narrated by Adjoa Andoh and starring Nadine Marshall. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Home Front

14 January 1916 - Isabel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day, four Germans were recaptured after attempting to escape a prisoner of war camp, and Isabel discovers Belgian refugees in Folkestone. Show more

Contributors

Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Emile Tourte:
Stephane Cornicard
Alphonse Duvall:
Matthew Juul

Drama

Two Pipe Problems

Episode 1: I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sandy turns chef and William shows courage and compassion in saving the day for an unhappy father and his son. Show more

Contributors

Sandy Boyle:
Stanley Baxter
William Parnes:
Geoffrey Palmer
Jeremy (Policeman):
Stephen Critchlow
Director:
Marilyn Imrie

Genres

The Film Programme

Alejandro Inarritu on The Revenant

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Oscar-winning director of Birdman, Alejandro Inarritu, discusses his western The Revenant, which tested his actors, including Leonardo Di Caprio, to their limits. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Alejandro G Inarritu
Interviewed Guest:
Lenny Abrahamson
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Bray

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The voice in John's head pushes him to tipping point, a new approach to the news, and a tale of espionage. From 2016. Show more

Front Row

Oscar Nominations Special

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

John Wilson reports on the nominations for the 2016 Academy Awards, including interviews with Leonardo DiCaprio, Alicia Vikander, Saoirse Ronan and Nick Hornby. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Leonardo DiCaprio
Interviewed Guest:
Alicia Vikander
Interviewed Guest:
Saoirse Ronan
Interviewed Guest:
Cate Blanchett
Interviewed Guest:
Jennifer Lawrence
Interviewed Guest:
Asif Kapadia
Interviewed Guest:
Sandy Powell
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Hornby
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Juliet Stevenson

15 Minute Drama

Toni Morrison - Beloved

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The isolation of the remaining women in the house at 124 Bluestone Road is becoming dangerous. Narrated by Adjoa Andoh and starring Nadine Marshall. Show more

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Saturn, the most distant planet easily visible to the human eye, with over 60 moons and, with its rings, one of the most striking sights in space. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Carolin Crawford
Interviewed Guest:
Michele Dougherty
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Coates

Book of the Week

The Vanishing Man

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The Velasquez has been restored to Snare, but he has now vanished - until the portrait is advertised for show on Broadway in 1860. The Reading bookseller has fled to America. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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