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In Our Time

Eleanor of Aquitaine

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Eleanor of Aquitaine (c1122-1204), who was a ruler in her own right as well as married to the king of France and then to the king of England. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Lindy Grant
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Vincent
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Barrau

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Summer Before the Dark

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Joseph Roth is in Ostend to reunite with his friend Stefan Zweig, but he is instantly charmed by another writer, Irmgard Keun. Show more

Woman's Hour

Gina McKee, Home education, Grieving an ex, Leaving care

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Gina McKee on playing Anne in 'The Mother', plus explaining home education, Laura Marcus on the pain of losing a past love and the role of independent visitors in the care system. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Gina McKee
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Marcus
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Lees
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Shaw
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Butlin
Interviewed Guest:
Chloe undefined
Interviewed Guest:
Narin undefined
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Morris

15 Minute Drama

November Dead List: Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

DCI Greave is investigating a series of murders. She has received a Dead List, but the names belong to Christian martyrs in the first century. What is the connection? Show more

Home Front

28 January 1916 - Hilary Pearce

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day President Woodrow Wilson declared, 'The world is on fire, and sparks are likely to drop anywhere', and in Folkestone, Hilary is moved by Ruby Tulliver. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Ruby Tulliver:
Martine McCutcheon
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw

Drama

Holding Back the Tide

The Vauxgarth Pig

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Nick Warburton. Ronald Pickup stars as John Hector, who heads up an unlikely group trying to defend its home town against the worst ills of modernity. Show more

Contributors

Richard:
Paul Ritter
John Hector:
Ronald Pickup
Penrith:
Chris Pavlo
Mrs Cardabbon:
Susan James
Estate Agent:
Caolan McCarthy
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Open Book

Gail Jones

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup talks to Australian novelist Gail Jones, whose latest book, A Guide to Berlin, is about six characters who share a fascination with the works of Nabokov. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Gail Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa McInerney
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Brookmyre

The Film Programme

Anna Karina on her life and work with Godard

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Presented by Francine Stock. Anna Karina discusses her life and work with Jean-Luc Godard. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Karina
Interviewed Guest:
Stanley Tucci
Interviewed Guest:
Eugene Gearty

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A sketch that couldn't catch a cold in Coventry and a train passenger who really doesn't overthink things. From 2016. Show more

Front Row

John Dee, Marty Feldman show, Tibor Reich, Christopher Edge

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with Samira Ahmed, including a review of the exhibition Scholar, Courtier, Magician: the Lost Library of John Dee and a look at new Marty Feldman play Jeepers Creepers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Glyn Parry
Interviewed Guest:
Mic Wright
Interviewed Guest:
Frances Pritchard
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Edge

15 Minute Drama

November Dead List: Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

DCI Greave is investigating a series of murders. She has received a Dead List, but the names belong to Christian martyrs in the first century. What is the connection? Show more

In Our Time

Eleanor of Aquitaine

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Eleanor of Aquitaine (c1122-1204), who was a ruler in her own right as well as married to the king of France and then to the king of England. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Lindy Grant
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Vincent
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Barrau

BBC Radio 4 FM

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