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Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 4 months

Author Lauren Elkin follows in the distinguished footsteps of Virginia Woolf in London. Read by Julianna Jennings. Show more

Woman's Hour

Angela Merkel biography, Knife crime, Heroines, Independent visitors

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

How did Angela Merkel's early life shape her politics? Jane meets her biographer. Young men with direct experience of knife crime tell their stories. And, who should we admire? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Qvortrup
Interviewed Guest:
Ayshea Buksh
Interviewed Guest:
Rosamund Urwin
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Gordon

15 Minute Drama

Graham Greene - Monsignor Quixote

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Bernard Cribbins is Father Quixote in Graham Greene's comic reworking of Cervantes' classic novel. Father Quixote receives some unwelcome news from his bishop. Show more

Marc Riley's Musical Time Machine

Series 2

Episode 3: Lemmy and Joe Strummer

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Marc Riley delves into the BBC's diverse, rich and rewarding spoken work archive to unearth two gripping music interviews - Lemmy from 1991 and Joe Strummer from 1981. Show more

Home Front

9 August 1916 - Edie Chadwick

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1916, the 'spycatcher' Peter Wright was born, and Edie, thus far economical with the truth, is forced to open her heart. Show more

Contributors

Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf

Tracks

Series 1: Origin

Origin: Episode One

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

When a plane crashes in West Wales a dark mystery begins to unfold. The first in a major new nine-part conspiracy thriller, starring Romola Garai. Written by Matthew Broughton. Show more

Great Lives

Series 40

Episode 2: Alex Salmond on Thomas Muir

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Thomas Muir. Alex Salmond chooses Thomas Muir, whom he describes as the father of Scottish democracy. Matthew Parris presents, joined by Muir expert Murray Armstrong. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Salmond
Interviewed Guest:
Murray Armstrong
Producer:
Toby Field

The Missing Hancocks

Series 1

The New Neighbour

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Tony has a new neighbour, whose night-time routine is very, very suspicious... Show more

Front Row

Baz Luhrmann's The Get Down, Krys Lee, Allegro at 70, Windsor racecourse's resident artist

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Baz Luhrmann's The Get Down, Krys Lee's novel How I Became A North Korean, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Allegro 70 years on, and the artist in residence at Royal Windsor racecourse. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Jack Soper
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin LeGendre
Interviewed Guest:
Krys Lee
Interviewed Guest:
Thom Southerland
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Wolf
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Armstrong

15 Minute Drama

Graham Greene - Monsignor Quixote

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Bernard Cribbins is Father Quixote in Graham Greene's comic reworking of Cervantes' classic novel. Father Quixote receives some unwelcome news from his bishop. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Italy: The Parrots

Episode 7: They Forgive Poets Everything

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

As the Beginner struggles with the fallout from his infidelity, the Writer is still contemplating just how far he will go to win the prize. Show more

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Series 14

Episode 6: The Universe: What Remains to Be Discovered?

Duration: 46 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Brian Cox and Robin Ince explore the great mysteries of our universe, on stage at Jodrell Bank. They are joined by Charlotte Church, Ben Miller, Paul Abel and Tim O'Brien. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 4 months

Author Lauren Elkin follows in the distinguished footsteps of Virginia Woolf in London. Read by Julianna Jennings. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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