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In Our Time

The Sikh Empire

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the rise of the Sikh empire under Ranjit Singh, who became Maharaja of the Punjab at Lahore in 1801 and united most of the Sikh kingdoms. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Gurharpal Singh
Interviewed Guest:
Chandrika Kaul
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Stronge

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Beethoven for a Later Age

Episode 4: Recreation

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Edward Dusinberre and his fellow musicians set about recreating Beethoven's extraordinary music for CD. Show more

Woman's Hour

When is a cake a biscuit, or even a pudding?

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Our 5,000-year-old fondness for cake, and what it says about us. Plus solo travelling, the farmer-turned-poet, and the fourth link in our Chain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Di Slaney
Interviewed Guest:
Francis Lynsey-Gordon
Interviewed Guest:
Libby Delana
Interviewed Guest:
Alysa Levene
Interviewed Guest:
Regula Ysewijn
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Hemmings
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Radice

15 Minute Drama

How Does That Make You Feel?

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Philip has found a new passion to fill the void in his life - acting. He feels it should not be too long before his experience on the shopping channel leads to some film roles. Show more

Home Front

7 April 1916 - Elspeth Taverner

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1916, newspapers reported the discovery in Chicago of an anarchist plot to assassinate the rulers of Europe, while at Halecot Farm, more old feuds are reignited. Show more

Contributors

Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker

Day Release

Killing Time

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lenny Henry as lifer Frank Watt. Frank escorts Geoff on his first day release – but it turns out they have different ideas about how the day should go. Show more

Contributors

Frank Watt:
Lenny Henry
Geoff Hoagland:
Ralph Ineson
Shudi Misir:
Deeivya Meir
Karen Atkins:
Adjoa Andoh
Dan Trebor:
Ewan Bailey
Jacqui Montgomery:
Adie Allen
Director:
Mary Peate

The Film Programme

Jacques Audiard

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock presents Radio 4's weekly look at the world of film. Director Jacques Audiard discusses Dheepan, which won the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Jacques Audiard
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Brand
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Lobban
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Geens

Hal

Series 1

Fidelity

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Can the happily-married stay-at-home Dad cope with the romantic attention of his new neighbour? With Hal Cruttenden. From 2014. Show more

Front Row

Palme d'Or winner Dheepan, Diana Damrau, Noma Dumezweni, Garth Greenwell

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Palme d'Or-winning film Dheepan, German soprano Diana Damrau on Lucia di Lammermoor, Noma Dumezweni in our Shakespeare's People series, and American novelist Garth Greenwell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Damrau
Interviewed Guest:
Noma Dumezweni
Interviewed Guest:
Garth Greenwell

15 Minute Drama

How Does That Make You Feel?

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Philip has found a new passion to fill the void in his life - acting. He feels it should not be too long before his experience on the shopping channel leads to some film roles. Show more

In Our Time

The Sikh Empire

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the rise of the Sikh empire under Ranjit Singh, who became Maharaja of the Punjab at Lahore in 1801 and united most of the Sikh kingdoms. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Gurharpal Singh
Interviewed Guest:
Chandrika Kaul
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Stronge

Down the Line

Series 5

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Spoof phone-in show from the creators of The Fast Show, starring Rhys Thomas as Gary Bellamy. Show more

With Great Pleasure

Rebecca Front

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Comedy actress Rebecca Front, star of Alan Partridge and The Thick of It, shares her life in reading. She sings Sondheim and brings readings from Caitlin Moran to PG Wodehouse. Show more

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