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15 Minute Drama

Graham Greene - Monsignor Quixote

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Father Quixote and his friend Sancho arrive in Madrid to buy purple socks - and attract the unwelcome attention of the Guardia Civil. Show more

Contributors

Father Quixote:
Bernard Cribbins
Shop Assistant:
James Lailey
Guardia 1:
Sam Rix
Guardia 2:
Sean Baker
Director:
Marc Beeby

Genres

Start/Stop

Series 3

Episode 3: Tinder

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 12 months

Barney and Cathy vie to be the most attractive, while Alice’s life drawing makes David jealous. Stars Jack Docherty. From 2016. Show more

The Ideas That Make Us

Series 4

Episode 5: Hubris

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Street philosophy with Bettany Hughes, and changing ideas about hubris on a building site, at an Ancient Greek palace, in political office and aboard an Elizabethan sailing ship. Show more

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 11 months

Britain 2056: After the collapse of the information age, a grandfather tries to protect his granddaughter. Stars Jonathan Coy. Show more

Last Word

Bishop Edward Daly, Ahmed Zewail, Suzanne Wright, Duke of Westminster, Ivo Pitanguy

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on former bishop of Derry Edward Daly, chemist Ahmed Zewail, autism campaigner Suzanne Wright, the Duke of Westminster and plastic surgeon Ivo Pitanguy. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Malachi O'Doherty
Interviewed Guest:
Bengt Norden
Interviewed Guest:
Bob Wright
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Jobson
Interviewed Guest:
Rod Rohrich
Producer:
Paul Waters

The Museum of Curiosity

Series 9

Noble, Shanahan, Dent

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

John Lloyd and Noel Fielding welcome comedian Ross Noble, biologist Dr. Mike Shanahan and lexicographer Susie Dent. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Lloyd
Presenter:
Noel Fielding
Interviewed Guest:
Ross Noble
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Shanahan
Interviewed Guest:
Susie Dent
Producer:
James Harkin

The Archers

12/08/2016

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Pip plays it cool, and Anna has her work cut out. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Gwenda Hughes
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Dan Hebden Lloyd:
Will Howard
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Dr Richard Locke:
William Gaminara
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Caroline Sterling:
Sara Coward
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Helen Titchener:
Louiza Patikas
Carol Tregorran:
Eleanor Bron
Anna Tregorran:
Isobel Middleton

Front Row

Punk's Legacy: Don Letts, This Is Grime, Women in Punk, Scottee

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

40 years on from Anarchy in the UK, what is the legacy of punk? Do grime artists, queer drag, and riot grrrl bands exist because of punk's inclusivity and attitude? Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Don Letts
Interviewed Guest:
Jess Allanic
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Reddington
Interviewed Guest:
George Quann-Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Marco Grey
Interviewed Guest:
Olivia Rose
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Scottee
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Angie Nehring

15 Minute Drama

Graham Greene - Monsignor Quixote

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Father Quixote and his friend Sancho arrive in Madrid to buy purple socks - and attract the unwelcome attention of the Guardia Civil. Show more

Contributors

Father Quixote:
Bernard Cribbins
Shop Assistant:
James Lailey
Guardia 1:
Sam Rix
Guardia 2:
Sean Baker
Director:
Marc Beeby

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 56: 8-12 August 1916 (Season 8 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In the week in 1916 when the film The Battle of the Somme set box offices records for British cinema, extraordinary good fortune disrupts the lives of the Graham household. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Argent:
Lizzie Bourne
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Fredo Franzoni:
Giovanni del Vecchio
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Connie Cavendish:
Felix Lailey
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham

Genres

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Italy: The Parrots

Episode 10: A Victory Without Victors

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Filippo Bologna's searing satire on Italy's literary scene, in which three authors fight for their country's greatest honour. Today: the final reckoning. Show more

Great Lives

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

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Lauren Elkin recalls 'Jinx Allen' and Ruth Orkin in Florence. Then it's back to New York. Concluded by Julianna Jennings. Show more

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