Programme Index

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Midweek

Gerald Seymour, Amy Liptrot, Tim FitzHigham, John Bright

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets novelist Gerald Seymour, adventurer and comedian Tim FitzHigham, writer Amy Liptrot and costume designer John Bright. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Gerald Seymour
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Liptrot
Interviewed Guest:
Tim FitzHigham
Interviewed Guest:
John Bright

Brand

Midweek

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

The Outrun

Episode 3: The Corncrake Wife

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A job with the RSPB sees Amy scouring the islands nightly, listening for rare Corncrakes. Show more

Woman's Hour

Sleeplessness and new mothers, Margaret Drabble on Janet Frame, Are high street prices sexist?

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Margaret Drabble celebrates the New Zealand author Janet Frame. How serious is sleeplessness after birth? And why do pink razors always cost more? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Polly Neate
Interviewed Guest:
Marie Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Daisy Buchanan
Interviewed Guest:
Mia Scotland
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Horne
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Drabble

15 Minute Drama

The One about the Social Worker

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Devon's mother has a surprise for him. Show more

Contributors

Liz Beecham:
Claire Skinner
Devon Sutcliffe:
Theo Barklem-Biggs
Ian Green:
Sam Dale
Cheryl Sutcliffe:
Debra Baker
Sgt Morris:
David Hounslow
Janet Williams:
Amelia Lowdell
PC Kirtley:
George Watkins
Kirk:
Leo Wan

Genres

Bad Salsa

Series 2

Jumping the Shark

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Marco's sister is not impressed by his new girlfriend while Chippy thinks she can save her relationship with a lie. From January 2016. Show more

Home Front

20 January 1916 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day, the first men from the Derby Scheme were mobilised for service, and Kitty has a moment of hope for her missing brother. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Bob Capeling:
Joe Sims
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Clemmie Crayford:
Joanna Monro
Nurse Wright:
Isobel Rogers

Tumanbay

Series 1

The Purge

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Increasingly insecure and fearful for his life, the sultan begins a purge of the palace. Slave trader Ibn is reunited with the daughter he thought he had lost. Show more

It's Jocelyn

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Sketch comedy from Jocelyn Jee Esien. Includes a monosyllabic shop assistant and two awful Uncouth FM bedroom DJs. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Curtis Walker
Performer:
Ninia Benjamin
Performer:
Kevin J
Producer:
John Pocock

Front Row

Elton John, Antonia Fraser on George Weidenfeld, Nicholas Searle

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Elton John talks about returning to his rock roots and the joy of the school run, plus an appeal to find missing works of public art and Antonia Fraser on Lord Weidenfeld. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Elton John
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Fraser
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Searle
Interviewed Guest:
Kieron Gillen
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

15 Minute Drama

The One about the Social Worker

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Devon's mother has a surprise for him. Show more

Contributors

Liz Beecham:
Claire Skinner
Devon Sutcliffe:
Theo Barklem-Biggs
Ian Green:
Sam Dale
Cheryl Sutcliffe:
Debra Baker
Sgt Morris:
David Hounslow
Janet Williams:
Amelia Lowdell
PC Kirtley:
George Watkins
Kirk:
Leo Wan

Genres

Midweek

Gerald Seymour, Amy Liptrot, Tim FitzHigham, John Bright

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets novelist Gerald Seymour, adventurer and comedian Tim FitzHigham, writer Amy Liptrot and costume designer John Bright. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Gerald Seymour
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Liptrot
Interviewed Guest:
Tim FitzHigham
Interviewed Guest:
John Bright

Brand

Midweek

Nurse

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The funny, sad and bewildering interactions of a community psychiatric nurse's rounds. Stars Paul Whitehouse and Esther Coles. Show more

Contributors

BBC Radio 4 FM

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