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The Life Scientific

Episode 112: George Davey-Smith on health inequalities

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Professor George Davey-Smith of Bristol University talks to Jim Al-Khalili about why some people have long healthy lives and others do not. Is it down to social class or genetics? Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

The Real Henry James

Dining Out in English Society

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

James’s enthusiastic entry into English society, shown by letters recording 107 dinners in one season. Read by Henry Goodman. Show more

Woman's Hour

Jess Glynne, Disabled teenagers growing up on TV, Women's pensions

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Platinum-selling, Grammy-winning Jess Glynne performs in studio. Jane Garvey meets Emily and Zoe, who have grown up on TV in the series Born To Be Different. Plus women's pensions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Jess Glynne
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Hood
Interviewed Guest:
Jade Lally
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Rennison
Producer:
Erin Riley

15 Minute Drama

Jane Eyre

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Life at Lowood School is cruel and harsh, and so Jane cherishes her friendship with Helen. Show more

Contributors

Young Jane:
Nell Venables
Helen Burns:
Rebecca Hamilton
Brocklehurst:
Gerard McDermott
Mrs Fairfax:
Susan Jameson
Mr Rochester:
Tom Burke
Director:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Adaptor:
Rachel Joyce

Genres

Pilgrim by Sebastian Baczkiewicz

Series 7

Stickton General

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 6 months

Mushrooms and a dead body help Pilgrim track down his former close friend Morgan Hambleton to a disused hospital, where some very unorthodox medicine is being practised. Show more

A Good Read

Deborah Bull and Sam Leith

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Harriett Gilbert asks former dancer Deborah Bull and journalist Sam Leith about the books they have always loved: a lesser-known Mervyn Peake and the poetry of John Berryman. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Bull
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Leith
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 10

Episode 4: Joan of the Junction

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

While wandering along the canal looking for somewhere to live, Ed finds the inspiration for a perfect Sunday night TV drama. Show more

Front Row

Peter Cook, Hitchcock/Truffaut, Tabletop Shakespeare, Tim Sayer

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Architect Professor Sir Peter Cook shows us around his first British building, plus what Francois Truffaut learnt from Alfred Hitchcock, and why is Macbeth a cheesegrater? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Cook
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah McGill
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Etchells
Producer:
Angie Nehring

15 Minute Drama

Jane Eyre

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Life at Lowood School is cruel and harsh, and so Jane cherishes her friendship with Helen. Show more

Contributors

Young Jane:
Nell Venables
Helen Burns:
Rebecca Hamilton
Brocklehurst:
Gerard McDermott
Mrs Fairfax:
Susan Jameson
Mr Rochester:
Tom Burke
Director:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Adaptor:
Rachel Joyce

Genres

The Life Scientific

Episode 112: George Davey-Smith on health inequalities

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Professor George Davey-Smith of Bristol University talks to Jim Al-Khalili about why some people have long healthy lives and others do not. Is it down to social class or genetics? Show more

Book at Bedtime

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The Blackwoods hold a tea party for Helen Clarke and friend, Mrs Wright. But conversation takes a dark turn, much to Merricat's delight. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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