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Woman's Hour

Kids and domestic abuse, Elena Ferrante, Sex after hip ops, Kim Barker, Record Store Day 2016

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Children who grow up with violent parents, the Elena Ferrante phenomenon, how hip arthritis affects sexual function, and Kim Barker on Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot. With Jenni Murray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Orr
Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Biggs
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Latham
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Frosdick
Interviewed Guest:
Kim Barker
Interviewed Guest:
Stevie Freeman
Interviewed Guest:
Noreen McShane
Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Sharpen

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Secret

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

With her mother's affair exposed, Muriel waits for the village to react. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Josie's 32nd birthday has her questioning whether her dream of one day having a family is now unrealistic. From 2016. Show more

Home Front

15 April 1916 - Tobias Holden

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1916, the cabinet met in Downing Street to discuss the problems of conscription and recruitment, and Tobias has a day of surprises. Show more

Contributors

Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Marcus Goodridge:
Max Bennett
Moses Wickens:
Ben Callon
Primrose Rutter:
Jade Matthew

Drama

Beyond Endurance

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Dominic West stars as Ernest Shackleton in Meredith Hooper's play, charting the explorer's 1914 expedition across the Antarctic and told in the words of the team themselves. Show more

Contributors

Sir Ernest Shackleton:
Dominic West
Thomas Orde-Lees:
Jamie Glover
Frank Hurley:
Gabriel Andrews
Alexander Macklin:
Mark Edel-Hunt
Frank Wild:
David Hounslow
Reginald James:
Neet Mohan
Harry McNish:
Sam Dale

Genres

Brand

Drama

The News Quiz

Series 90

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jeremy Hardy, Susan Calman, Danny Finkelstein and Cariad Lloyd are Miles Jupp's guests for the first episode of Series 90 of the satirical quiz. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Miles Jupp
Panellist:
Jeremy Hardy
Panellist:
Susan Calman
Panellist:
Cariad Lloyd

The Archers

15/04/2016

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lynda is not impressed, and Peggy spots something unusual. Show more

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Josh Archer:
Angus Imrie
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Bert Fry:
Eric Allan
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Richard Locke:
William Gaminara
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Dominic Farrell:
Lex Shrapnel
Anna Tregorran:
Isobel Middleton

Front Row

Kevin Costner in Criminal, Kenneth Branagh, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Laika the spacedog

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kevin Costner's new movie Criminal, Kenneth Branagh on Leontes in The Winter's Tale, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, and English Touring Opera's Laika the Spacedog. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Eccleston
Interviewed Guest:
Henry Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Henry Shields
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Sayer
Interviewed Guest:
Kenneth Branagh
Interviewed Guest:
Russell Hepplewhite
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Yealland

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Secret

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

With her mother's affair exposed, Muriel waits for the village to react. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 49: 11-15 April 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In the week, in 1916, when reports reached Britain of a million Armenians massacred, the community in Ashburton find their world rocked by surprises. Show more

Contributors

Dieter Lippke:
Felix Auer
Brother Columban:
Sean Baker
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Marcus Goodridge:
Max Bennett
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Brother Aloysius:
Toby Bryant
Moses Wickens:
Ben Callon
John Rossiter:
Mark Carey
Ambrose Nichols:
Steve Clark
William Fulford:
Ryan Coath
Dom Anscar Vonier:
Kenneth Collard
Amos Rutter:
Richard Cotton
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Edwin Lloyd:
Finn den Hertog
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Primrose Rutter:
Jade Matthew
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Gert Battley:
Maggie Steed
Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams

Genres

Book of the Week

At the Existentialist Cafe

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Why existentialism matters in the 21st century and why the existentialists, warts and all, deserve our attention as they thrash out issues of freedom and personal responsibility. Show more

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