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Midweek

Simon Watt, Cal Flyn, Martin Gurdon, Baba Israel

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets biologist and stand-up comedian Simon Watt, motoring journalist Martin Gurdon, hip-hop artist Baba Israel and journalist Cal Flyn. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Watt
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Gurdon
Interviewed Guest:
Baba Israel
Interviewed Guest:
Cal Flyn

Brand

Midweek

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Love from Boy - Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

As war breaks out, Roald Dahl tells his mother Sofie Magdalene about reporting to the RAF. And later, a fateful air crash. Show more

Woman's Hour

The horsewomen of Fantasia, Young women and self-harm

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jeni Murray takes look at young women at risk of self-harm, architect and designer Eileen Gray, the horsewomen of Fantasia, and writer Carla Lane, who has died. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Brennan
Interviewed Guest:
Natasha Devon
Interviewed Guest:
Mary McGuckian
Interviewed Guest:
Gillian Darley

44 Scotland Street

Edinburgh for Pretenders

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Bertie has an encounter with a Glasgow gangster but who is more afraid, Bertie or his dad? Stars Crawford Logan and Simon Kerr. Show more

Polyoaks

Series 4

Ladies Strike

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 2 months

A lack of a female doctor at the surgery gets the team a reputation for casual sexism. Stars Nigel Planer. From 2016. Show more

Drama

The Mystery of the Irish Crown Jewels

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Who stole the Irish Crown Jewels? Was it Unionists attempting to derail Home Rule? Or Republicans trying to embarrass the Crown? The answer remains a mystery to this day. Show more

Contributors

Sir Arthur Vicars:
Nick Dunning
Old Mahony:
Niall Buggy
Francis Shackleton:
Patrick FitzSymons
Lord Aberdeen:
Faolan Morgan
Mrs Farrell:
Aine McCartney
Goldney:
Niall Cusack
Mr Burtchael:
Frankie McCafferty
The Narrator:
Cathy Belton

Genres

Brand

Drama

Front Row

Versailles, Louisa Young, Museum of the Year contender, TV drama music

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Louis XIV drama series Versailles reviewed, Louisa Young on her novel Devotion, Martin Roth of the V&A, shortlisted for Museum of the Year, and Americana music in hit TV dramas. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Boyd Hilton
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Roth
Interviewed Guest:
Louisa Young
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Wardle

44 Scotland Street

Edinburgh for Pretenders

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Bertie has an encounter with a Glasgow gangster but who is more afraid, Bertie or his dad? Stars Crawford Logan and Simon Kerr. Show more

Midweek

Simon Watt, Cal Flyn, Martin Gurdon, Baba Israel

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets biologist and stand-up comedian Simon Watt, motoring journalist Martin Gurdon, hip-hop artist Baba Israel and journalist Cal Flyn. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Watt
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Gurdon
Interviewed Guest:
Baba Israel
Interviewed Guest:
Cal Flyn

Brand

Midweek

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 2 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

Jerry Hall:
Ronni Ancona
Andy Warhol:
Scott Capurro
Mick Jagger:
Jon Culshaw
Dr Bernsohn:
Jon Culshaw
Donald Trump:
Jon Culshaw
Jean Michel Basquiat:
Abdul Salis
Bruno Bischofberger:
Kerry Shale
Crazy Matty:
Kerry Shale
Producer:
David Morley
Director:
Dirk Maggs

Genres

Book of the Week

Love from Boy - Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

As war breaks out, Roald Dahl tells his mother Sofie Magdalene about reporting to the RAF. And later, a fateful air crash. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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