Programme Index

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Midweek

Frieda Hughes, Christopher Gunning, Jim Buttress, Ronnie Le Drew

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets poet and artist Frieda Hughes, composer Christopher Gunning, puppeteer Ronnie Le Drew and horticulturalist and gardening judge Jim Buttress. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Frieda Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Gunning
Interviewed Guest:
Ronnie Le Drew
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Buttress

Brand

Midweek

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Arrival in Kiev, with its sunny days and familiar faces, but a scourge of White Russians is approaching. When will Petlyura get here? Show more

Woman's Hour

Christine Lagarde; Decriminalising abortion; Fell running

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Jenni Murray interviews Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Christine Lagarde
Interviewed Guest:
Cathy Warwick
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Doogan
Interviewed Guest:
Paula Byrne
Interviewed Guest:
Nicky Spinks

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Michael Tolliver Lives

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Michael helps Mrs Madrigal to find a new companion. Brian's goodbye gesture to Shawna goes badly wrong. Stars Trevor White. From May 2016. Show more

Polyoaks

Series 4

Eight Days a Week

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The staff have their work cut out to provide 'a truly seven day service'. Starring Nigel Planer and Simon Greenall. From 2016. Show more

Home Front

18 May 1916 - Emily Colville

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Seven members of the No Conscription Fellowship are sentenced to imprisonment, and in Ashburton, Emily Colville resists her duty. Show more

Contributors

Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Edwin Lloyd:
Finn den Hertog
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Molly Dyer:
Stevie Thompson
Oswald Dyer:
Dean Nolan
Simeon Dyer:
Josh Darcy

Drama

School Drama

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Four-part drama series with Tom Hollander. Deer Park Academy, a re-branded failing school, tries to turn itself around and inspire its students by staging Romeo and Juliet. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Front Row

Ian McMillan, Black Chronicles, Janet Suzman, TV drama endings

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

John Wilson talks to poet Ian McMillan about his new collection To Fold the Evening Star. Writer Kay Mellor and critic Boyd Hilton debate TV drama endings - too many loose ends? Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ian McMillan
Interviewed Guest:
Kay Mellor
Interviewed Guest:
Boyd Hilton
Interviewed Guest:
Renee Mussai
Interviewed Guest:
Janet Suzman
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

Michael Tolliver Lives

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Michael helps Mrs Madrigal to find a new companion. Brian's goodbye gesture to Shawna goes badly wrong. Stars Trevor White. From May 2016. Show more

Midweek

Frieda Hughes, Christopher Gunning, Jim Buttress, Ronnie Le Drew

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets poet and artist Frieda Hughes, composer Christopher Gunning, puppeteer Ronnie Le Drew and horticulturalist and gardening judge Jim Buttress. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Frieda Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Gunning
Interviewed Guest:
Ronnie Le Drew
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Buttress

Brand

Midweek

Death and Taxis

The Andy Warhol Diaries, Part Two

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 5 months

Dramatised by Sean Grundy, Warhol captures New York high society from 1976 to 1987. Based on The Andy Warhol Diaries, edited by Pat Hackett. Show more

Contributors

Bianca Jagger:
Ronni Ancona
Jerry Hall:
Ronni Ancona
Jade Jagger:
Ronni Ancona
Andy Warhol:
Scott Capurro
Mick Jagger:
Jon Culshaw
Steve Rubell:
Jon Culshaw
Truman Capote:
Kerry Shale
Bob MacBride:
Martin Sherman
Rock Manager:
Martin Sherman
Producer:
David Morley
Director:
Dirk Maggs

Genres

Book of the Week

Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Arrival in Kiev, with its sunny days and familiar faces, but a scourge of White Russians is approaching. When will Petlyura get here? Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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