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In Our Time

The Invention of Photography

Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the development and impact of photography in the 1830s, with heliographs, sun pictures, photogenic drawing, Daguerre and Fox Talbot. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Edwards
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Morrison-Low
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Schaffer

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Evelyn Waugh: A Life Revisited

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Now a well-known novelist and journalist, Evelyn Waugh is devastated by the end of his marriage and seeks refuge in travel. Show more

Woman's Hour

India's trafficked children.

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The people working in the front line of child trafficking in the Indian state of Orissa. Plus the portrayal of women in Roald Dahl's novels. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Carr
Interviewed Guest:
Margret Lara Vioarsdottir
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Craig
Interviewed Guest:
Karel Lush

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 5 months

After saving a rich Oxford undergraduate, where can surgeon Robert Sandy hide a priceless diamond reward? Stars Simon Williams. Show more

Contributors

Storyteller:
Charles Dance
Robert Sandy:
Simon Williams
Betty Sandy:
Emma Fielding
Inspector:
Chris Stanton
Author:
Roald Dahl
Director:
David Blount

Genres

Cold War: Stories from the Big Freeze

Series 1

Episode 4: The Berlin Blockade

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In 1948 Stalin blockaded Berlin. Would Britain and America do anything to help the Berliners? Bridget Kendall hears from three of them about life under the blockade. Show more

Drama

States of Mind: Real Worlds

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jane Rogers imagines life for Ella, 14 years after a brain injury that has left her conscious but behaviourally unresponsive. Developed through Wellcome Trust Experimental Stories. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Bookclub

Maggie O'Farrell - The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Maggie O'Farrell talks to James Naughtie about her novel The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox. Recorded at the Borders Book Festival with an audience of readers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Naughtie
Interviewed Guest:
Maggie O'Farrell
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

The Film Programme

Rebecca Miller on Maggie's Plan

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Radio 4's weekly look at the world of film. Francine Stock talks to writer-director Rebecca Miller about her new romantic comedy, Maggie's Plan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Josh Kriegman
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

Front Row

The Liverpool Biennial 2016

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Turner Prize-winner Mark Leckey, performance artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd and American ceramic artist Betty Woodman reflect on the themes of this year's Liverpool Biennial. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Tallant
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Leckey
Interviewed Guest:
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd
Interviewed Guest:
Betty Woodman
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 5 months

After saving a rich Oxford undergraduate, where can surgeon Robert Sandy hide a priceless diamond reward? Stars Simon Williams. Show more

Contributors

Storyteller:
Charles Dance
Robert Sandy:
Simon Williams
Betty Sandy:
Emma Fielding
Inspector:
Chris Stanton
Author:
Roald Dahl
Director:
David Blount

Genres

In Our Time

The Invention of Photography

Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the development and impact of photography in the 1830s, with heliographs, sun pictures, photogenic drawing, Daguerre and Fox Talbot. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Edwards
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Morrison-Low
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Schaffer

BBC Radio 4 FM

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