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Midweek

Glynis Barber, Paco Pena, Lorraine Jones, Diana Nyad.

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets actress Glynis Barber, flamenco composer and guitarist Paco Pena, Pastor Lorraine Jones and champion long distance swimmer Diana Nyad. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Glynis Barber
Interviewed Guest:
Paco Pena
Interviewed Guest:
Lorraine Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Nyad

Brand

Midweek

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Evelyn Waugh: A Life Revisited

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

With new access to family archive, Philip Eade revisits the life of one of our greatest novelists, Evelyn Waugh. Read by Nickolas Grace. Show more

Woman's Hour

Bat For Lashes; Losing a baby in pregnancy or birth

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Bat For Lashes' new album about marriage; losing a twin or baby in birth or pregnancy; Amanda Foreman on her Millicent Fawcett lecture; plus Louisa Messenger's scientific research. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Emma Wallace
Interviewed Guest:
Natasha Khan
Interviewed Guest:
Millie Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Cheryl Titherly
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Foreman
Interviewed Guest:
Louisa Messenger

Roald Dahl: Served with a Twist

My Lady Love, My Dove

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 4 months

Fiercely competitive bridge player, Pamela Beauchamp finds an unusual way to get revenge on young rivals. Stars Penelope Keith. Show more

Plum House

Series 1

Episode 4: Peter vs Prynne

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Tom puts on a summer event, but will it be remembered for the right reasons with all the goings-on? Stars Miles Jupp. From 2016. Show more

Cold War: Stories from the Big Freeze

Series 1

Episode 3: The 1948 Election in Italy

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In a series tracing the decisive moments in the early years of the Cold War, Bridget Kendall tells the story of the divisive 1948 general election in Italy. Show more

Drama

States of Mind: The Sky Is Wider

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Linda Marshall Griffiths imagines the inner world of Ella, who is in a minimally conscious state after a brain injury. Developed through Wellcome Trust Experimental Stories Scheme. Show more

Genres

Brand

Drama

Front Row

Christopher Hampton, Maggie's Plan, Arnolfini, Queens of Syria

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Christopher Hampton on translating The Truth, Maggie's Plan reviewed, Bristol's Arnolfini centre, and the play Queens of Syria. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Hampton
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
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Interviewed Guest:
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Interviewed Guest:
Zoe Lafferty

Roald Dahl: Served with a Twist

My Lady Love, My Dove

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 4 months

Fiercely competitive bridge player, Pamela Beauchamp finds an unusual way to get revenge on young rivals. Stars Penelope Keith. Show more

Midweek

Glynis Barber, Paco Pena, Lorraine Jones, Diana Nyad.

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets actress Glynis Barber, flamenco composer and guitarist Paco Pena, Pastor Lorraine Jones and champion long distance swimmer Diana Nyad. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Glynis Barber
Interviewed Guest:
Paco Pena
Interviewed Guest:
Lorraine Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Nyad

Brand

Midweek

Book of the Week

Evelyn Waugh: A Life Revisited

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

With new access to family archive, Philip Eade revisits the life of one of our greatest novelists, Evelyn Waugh. Read by Nickolas Grace. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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