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In Our Time

Margery Kempe and English Mysticism

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Margery Kempe (1373-1438), the English mystic who went to Jerusalem and dictated her life story, said to be the first autobiography in English. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Miri Rubin
Interviewed Guest:
Katherine Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Anthony Bale

Woman's Hour

A tribute to Carla Lane

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

A tribute to Carla Lane who died this week. Natasha Barnes on taking centre stage in Funny Girl. And Jess Phillips MP on reclaiming the net. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Natasha Barnes
Interviewed Guest:
Jill Dawson
Interviewed Guest:
Jess Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Grossman

44 Scotland Street

Edinburgh for Pretenders

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Bertie's mother has vanished but is his classmate Olive the right person to give him advice and support? Stars Sophie Lawrence. Show more

Tommies

2 June 1916

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Kitchener's new civilian army is massing in the valley of the Somme. It includes one Kenny Stokoe, local football hero for Marshall's, and spurned suitor of Edie Chadwick. Show more

Contributors

Mickey Bliss:
Lee Ross
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Joseph Gascoigne:
Neil Grainger
Francis Woodrington:
Nick Underwood
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Juma Gubanda:
John Macmillan
Desmond Dixon:
Daniel Weyman
Capitaine Vasserot:
Ewan Bailey
Producer:
David Hunter

Brand

Tommies

Ramblings

Series 33

Episode 3: Wayfarers Walk with Nigel Clifford

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding and the new head of Ordnance Survey, Nigel Clifford, walk along Wayfarers Walk from Coombe Gibbet to Highclere on the Berkshire/Hampshire border while talking maps. Show more

Open Book

Colombian literary superstar Juan Gabriel Vasquez, new stories by Radclyffe Hall, creative non-fiction from African writers

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup talks to celebrated Colombian novelist Juan Gabriel Vasquez. His new novel, Reputations, tells the story of a famed political cartoonist forced to face his past. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Juan Vasquez

The Film Programme

Will The Nice Guys Ever Be The Nice Gals?

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Director Shane Black on why buddy movies tend to be about men. Director Louise Osmond and producer Rebecca O'Brien talk about their documentary on Ken Loach, Versus. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Shane Black
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Osmond
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca O'Brien
Interviewed Guest:
Alistair Till
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Markwick

Front Row

Nile Rodgers, Jesse Eisenberg, Kunal Nayyar, Surrealists

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. John Wilson talks to Nile Rodgers, on the eve of BBC Music Day. Plus Jesse Eisenberg on his new play co-starring Kunal Nayyar. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Nile Rodgers
Interviewed Guest:
Jesse Eisenberg
Interviewed Guest:
Kunal Nayyar
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Keith Hartley

44 Scotland Street

Edinburgh for Pretenders

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Bertie's mother has vanished but is his classmate Olive the right person to give him advice and support? Stars Sophie Lawrence. Show more

In Our Time

Margery Kempe and English Mysticism

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Margery Kempe (1373-1438), the English mystic who went to Jerusalem and dictated her life story, said to be the first autobiography in English. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Miri Rubin
Interviewed Guest:
Katherine Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Anthony Bale

The World of Simon Rich

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Enchanting, absurd and funny stories from the mind of celebrated US writer Simon Rich. Stars Peter Serafinowicz. From 2016. Show more

Book of the Week

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

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Back in Bucks, then out to Washinton DC, where Roald Dahl is also writing stories. He soon begins one called Gremlins. Show more

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