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Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 5 months

Author Lauren Elkin treads the cobblestones of Paris with the remarkable George Sand. Read by Julianna Jennings. Show more

Woman's Hour

What does 'parent friendly' mean?

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. The NCT have launched a new 'Parent Friendly' certificate - how will this help families? Jenni Murray presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Birch
Interviewed Guest:
Katharine Towers
Interviewed Guest:
Keeley Bennet
Interviewed Guest:
Kelly Reid
Interviewed Guest:
White Drew

15 Minute Drama

Graham Greene - Monsignor Quixote

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Newly appointed a monsignor, Father Quixote and his friend Sancho set off on their quest for purple socks - and their troubles begin. Show more

Home Front

10 August 1916 - Gabriel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

A letter from Lloyd George exhorts the nation to watch the new film, The Battle of the Somme, and in Folkestone, the Grahams face an impossible situation. Show more

Contributors

Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Juliet Argent:
Lizzie Bourne
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Connie Cavendish:
Felix Lailey
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty

The Ideas That Make Us

Series 4

Episode 3: Narcissism

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Street philosophy with Bettany Hughes, and changing ideas about narcissism through time at a hairdresser's, on a therapist's couch, in mythology and on our mobile phones. Show more

Drama

Recent Events at Collington House

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A battle of beliefs in a return to Collington House, where the school governors struggle to reconcile their religious and cultural differences. Show more

Contributors

Roz Taylor:
Heather Craney
Abdul Lateef Shah:
Neil D'Souza
Jaffer n Sadiq:
Sam Dastor
John Roberts:
Philip Jackson
Mrs Barlow:
Becci Gemmell
PC Khan:
Jaz Deol
Mr Noorani:
Rez Kempton
PC Khan:
Rez Kempton
Ashik Naseer:
Michael Karim
Darren Barlow:
Harry Kirton
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Emma Hearn

Genres

To Hull and Back

Series 2

Episode 1: This Must Be It

Duration: 27 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Can Sophie finally manage to escape the clutches of her controlling mother? Stars Maureen Lipman and Lucy Beaumont. From 2016. Show more

Front Row

Alexander McCall Smith, Review of The Shallows, National Youth Theatre turning 60.

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Alexander McCall Smith talks about The Bertie Project, the latest in his 44 Scotland Street series, plus two young playwrights on how you write a play that speaks to generation Z. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Alexander McCall Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Ajbage Bola
Interviewed Guest:
James Fritz
Interviewed Guest:
Luke Kennard
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Smith

15 Minute Drama

Graham Greene - Monsignor Quixote

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Newly appointed a monsignor, Father Quixote and his friend Sancho set off on their quest for purple socks - and their troubles begin. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Italy: The Parrots

Episode 8: When Fate Shows Its Hand

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Filippo Bologna's biting satire of Italian literary life. Three men compete for a career-defining book prize. Today: The Beginner makes a plea. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 5 months

Author Lauren Elkin treads the cobblestones of Paris with the remarkable George Sand. Read by Julianna Jennings. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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