Programme Index

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Midweek

Ian Ogilvy, Ella Al-Shamahi, Chris Packham, Ralph McTell

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Lemn Sissay meets naturalist Chris Packham, singer and songwriter Ralph McTell, actor and director Ian Ogilvy and paleoanthropologist and stand-up comedian Ella Al-Shamahi. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lemn Sissay
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Packham
Interviewed Guest:
Ralph McTell
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Ogilvy
Interviewed Guest:
Ella Al-Shamahi
Presenter:
Paula McGinley

Brand

Midweek

Regional Variations (2)

On John Lewis-Stempel’s farm it’s mid-summer, with golden wheat and an aggressive bull to manage. Read by Bernard Hill. Show more

Woman's Hour

Celebrating overseas nurses, Radicalised children

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

This edition looks at losing a son to Syria, celebrating overseas nurses and the NHS, and the challenges of modern masculinity. Presented by Jenni Murray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Geraldine Henneghien
Interviewed Guest:
Gwen Gutzmore
Interviewed Guest:
Ismalia De Sousa
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Marie Rafferty
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Asher
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Urwin

15 Minute Drama

Clouds in Trousers

Rain

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Every stage of Zoe's life has been marked by the weather. Will the rain ruin her love? A drama by Katie Hims. Show more

Contributors

Young Zoe:
Sydney Wade
Young Alice:
Sydney Wade
Young Shaun:
Rhys Gannon
Older Zoe:
Patsy Ferran
Older Shaun:
David Reed
Zoe's Mum:
Katy Carmichael
Producer:
Tim Dee
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Polyoaks

Series 4

Losing Patients

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. A nurse down and GPs are roped into an anti-obesity campaign to save money. Stars Nigel Planer and Simon Greenall. From 2016. Show more

Home Front

4 May 1916 - Alexander Gidley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1916, the papers reported the extension of conscription to include all men aged 18 to 41, and Alexander Gidley continues to face resistance at the quarry. Show more

Contributors

Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Pat McCrory:
Jonny Holden
Primrose Rutter:
Jade Matthew
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant

Drama

Julius Caesar

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The plot against Caesar reaches crisis point as the conspirators gather at the Capitol in Rome. Show more

Contributors

Calpurnia:
Jessica Turner
Metellus Cimber:
Stephen Critchlow
Decius Brutus:
David Acton
Trebonius:
Chris Pavlo
Soothsayer:
Sam Dale
Servant 1:
Neet Mohan
Artemidorus:
David Hounslow
Director:
Marc Beeby

Genres

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lucy’s parents think she is wasting her life as part of the resistance and want to take action. With Hannah Murray. From 2014. Show more

Front Row

Howard Brenton, Knight of Cups, Olafur Eliasson, Dorothy Bohm

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Howard Brenton on Lawrence After Arabia, Christian Bale in Knight Of Cups, photographer Dorothy Bohm and Danish artist Olafur Eliasson. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Howard Brenton
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest:
Dorothy Bohm
Interviewed Guest:
Olafur Eliasson
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Jack Soper

Midweek

Ian Ogilvy, Ella Al-Shamahi, Chris Packham, Ralph McTell

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Lemn Sissay meets naturalist Chris Packham, singer and songwriter Ralph McTell, actor and director Ian Ogilvy and paleoanthropologist and stand-up comedian Ella Al-Shamahi. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lemn Sissay
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Packham
Interviewed Guest:
Ralph McTell
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Ogilvy
Interviewed Guest:
Ella Al-Shamahi
Presenter:
Paula McGinley

Brand

Midweek

Nurse

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Bittersweet comedy drama as a community mental health nurse makes her rounds. Stars Paul Whitehouse and Esther Coles. From 2016. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The comic poet goes to his guitarist’s wedding in Cheam, giving him a stag night he'll never forget. With Tom Basden. From 2014. Show more

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