Programme Index

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Playing the Skyline

Series 2

Episode 2: A Hillside in Oxfordshire

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Paul Sartin, oboe player in Bellowhead, and contemporary composer Robert Worby, in a flower-filled meadow close to the roaring M40, make music following the skyline of Oxfordshire. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Upbeat

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In 2008, Zuhal Sultan, a 17-year-old Iraqi pianist, decided to create a national youth orchestra. Paul MacAlindin took on the life-changing challenge of becoming its conductor. Show more

Home Front

15 August 1916 - Florrie Wilson

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The King praises the 'spirit of cheerful confidence' he found amongst the troops in France, while in Folkestone, optimism eludes Florrie Wilson. Show more

Contributors

Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Albert Wilson:
Lee Ross
Olly Flowers:
Eviee Lavery
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Mary Mote:
Kirsty Oswald
Writer:
Katie Hims

The Food Programme

Roger Protz: A Life Through Beer

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

How beer writer Roger Protz stood to celebrate good beer, protect brewing traditions and saw real ale rise from threatened minority drink to the focus of festivals. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Roger Protz
Presenter:
Sheila Dillon

Just a Minute

Series 76

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Nicholas Parsons is joined by panellists Paul Merton, Julian Clary, Tony Hawks and Zoe Lyons, who tackle topics such as 'A Brief Encounter' and 'Beside the Seaside'. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Julian Clary
Panellist:
Tony Hawks
Panellist:
Zoe Lyons
Producer:
Matt Stronge

Front Row

Showstopper, Philippa Gregory, Adura Onashile, Liz Lochhead at the Edinburgh Festival

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

John Wilson presents from the Edinburgh Festival with guests including novelist Philippa Gregory, poet Liz Lochhead, playwright Adura Onashile and improv troupe The Showstoppers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Gregory
Interviewed Guest:
Adura Onashile
Interviewed Guest:
Liz Lochhead
Interviewed Guest:
The Showstoppers
Interviewed Guest:
Pippa Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Meggido
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Playing the Skyline

Series 2

Episode 2: A Hillside in Oxfordshire

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Paul Sartin, oboe player in Bellowhead, and contemporary composer Robert Worby, in a flower-filled meadow close to the roaring M40, make music following the skyline of Oxfordshire. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Eight Months on Ghazzah Street

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Nearly 30 years on from its original publication, Hilary Mantel revisits her third novel to create a ten-part serialisation. Read by Anna Maxwell Martin. Abridged by Sara Davies. Show more

Book of the Week

Upbeat

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In 2008, Zuhal Sultan, a 17-year-old Iraqi pianist, decided to create a national youth orchestra. Paul MacAlindin took on the life-changing challenge of becoming its conductor. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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