Programme Index

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Woman's Hour

The Grand National - we talk to the chairman of Aintree racecourse, Rose Paterson

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

A preview of tomorrow's Grand National with Rose Paterson, chairman of Aintree. Plus a look at children who kill and the sentencing of the teenagers who murdered Angela Wrighton. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Decca Aitkenhead
Interviewed Guest:
Rose Paterson
Interviewed Guest:
Marta Benson
Interviewed Guest:
Debbie Reynolds
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Yardley
Interviewed Guest:
Gillian Mezey

15 Minute Drama

How Does That Make You Feel?

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Richard Fallon MP has been on a quest, trying to find some answers - answers the self-help section of the bookshop has proven painfully unable to provide. Show more

Home Front

8 April 1916 - Alexander Gidley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1916, an escaped German POW was recaptured, and Alexander Gidley is shaken by an encounter with a young war hero. Show more

Contributors

Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Primrose Rutter:
Jade Matthew
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant
Martin Ogden:
Jamie Wilkes

This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

Last Word

Mother Angelica, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, DJ Derek, Doreen Massey and Joe Medicine Crow

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on the lives of TV nun Mother Angelica, German foreign minister Hans Dietrich Genscher, DJ Derek, geographer Doreen Massey and native American Joe Medicine Crow. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Bogle
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Burnell
Interviewed Guest:
David Owen
Interviewed Guest:
Hilary Wainwright
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
David Featherstone
Interviewed Guest:
Herman Viola

The Archers

08/04/2016

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

There is an unexpected visitor at the village shop, and Tom wonders what might have been. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Sean O'Connor
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Christine Barford:
Lesley Saweard
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Bert Fry:
Eric Allan
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Helen Titchener:
Louiza Patikas
Ursula Titchener:
Carolyn Jones
Bruce Titchener:
Michael Byrne
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer

Front Row

Helen Mirren, Cyprus Avenue and X, Barrie Rutter, Jem Lester

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Helen Mirren on her thriller Eye in the Sky, plus reviews of X and Cyprus Avenue at the Royal Court, Barrie Rutter on Falstaff, and the debut novel from British writer Jem Lester. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Helen Mirren
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Shuttleworth
Interviewed Guest:
Barrie Rutter
Interviewed Guest:
Jem Lester
Presenter:
Kirsty Lang

15 Minute Drama

How Does That Make You Feel?

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Richard Fallon MP has been on a quest, trying to find some answers - answers the self-help section of the bookshop has proven painfully unable to provide. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 48: 4-8 April 1916 (Season 7 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In the week in 1916 when a Zeppelin raid dropped bombs on the north east coast, old feuds are reignited in Ashburton. Show more

Contributors

Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant
John Rossiter:
Mark Carey
Ambrose Nichols:
Steve Clark
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Lewis Cox:
Dylan Edwards
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Primrose Rutter:
Jade Matthew
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Gert Battley:
Maggie Steed
Martin Ogden:
Jamie Wilkes
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams

Genres

Book of the Week

Beethoven for a Later Age

Episode 5: Convalescence

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The Takacs Quartet's first violinist Edward Dusinberre reflects on his career with his fellow players and Beethoven's late and transcendent music. Show more

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