Programme Index

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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Upbeat

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Paul McAlindin looks back at the extraordinary achievements of the young Iraqis who came together to make music in their war-torn country and asks what future they have. Show more

Woman's Hour

Olympic marriage proposals, Refugees in Lebanon, Busting the sex myth

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Marriage proposals at the Rio Olympics; His Girl Friday as a feminist classic; Nada Awar Jarrar on the refugee crisis in Lebanon; busting the sex myth; how to deal with UTIs. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Nada Awar Jarra
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Hills
Presenter:
Jenni Murray

15 Minute Drama

Graham Greene - Monsignor Quixote

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Monsignor Quixote and Sancho are taken in by the monks at the monastery of Oseira, and their journey comes to an end. Show more

Start/Stop

Series 3

Episode 4: Cathy's Dad

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 3 months

Cathy wants her Dad to leave his nursing home and live with them. So Barney starts plotting. Stars John Sparkes. From 2016. Show more

Home Front

19 August 1916 - Norman Harris

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1916, the papers reported a 'Great British Day on the Somme', and in Folkestone, Norman Harris's life changes direction. Show more

Contributors

Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Jean Harris:
Eliza Bennett
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Writer:
Katie Hims

The Museum of Curiosity

Series 9

Reeves, Wyatt, Williams

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

John Lloyd and Noel Fielding welcome comedian Vic Reeves, zoologist Dr Tristram Wyatt and Professor Kate Williams. From 2016. Show more

The Archers

19/08/2016

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Anna is feeling challenged, and Rob receives good news. Show more

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Josh Archer:
Angus Imrie
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Phoebe Aldridge:
Lucy Morris
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Dr Richard Locke:
William Gaminara
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Caroline Sterling:
Sara Coward
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Ursula Titchener:
Carolyn Jones
Carol Tregorran:
Eleanor Bron
Anna Tregorran:
Isobel Middleton

Front Row

David Walliams and Francesca Simon on Roald Dahl, Jack and Harry Williams, Picasso's plays

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

David Walliams and Francesca Simon on the role of parents in Dahl, The Missing creators Jack and Harry Williams' new series One of Us, and a rarely-staged play by Pablo Picasso. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Walliams
Interviewed Guest:
Francesca Simon
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Harry Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Cradeux Alexander
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Cork
Interviewed Guest:
Jimmy Blake

15 Minute Drama

Graham Greene - Monsignor Quixote

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Monsignor Quixote and Sancho are taken in by the monks at the monastery of Oseira, and their journey comes to an end. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 57: 15-19 August 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In the week, in 1916, when the king praised the 'cheerful confidence' of the troops in France, courage and hope are hard-won in Folkestone. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Jean Harris:
Eliza Bennett
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Argent:
Lizzie Bourne
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Ethel Johnson:
Nicola Ferguson
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Connie Cavendish:
Felix Lailey
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Olly Flowers:
Eviee Lavery
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Carlton:
Nathan Nolan
Mary Mote:
Kirsty Oswald
Mansfield Cumming:
Brian Protheroe
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Albert Wilson:
Lee Ross
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Cecil Cameron:
Justin Salinger
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Book at Bedtime

Eight Months on Ghazzah Street

Episode 5

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 Alexa Moore. Show more

Book of the Week

Upbeat

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Paul McAlindin looks back at the extraordinary achievements of the young Iraqis who came together to make music in their war-torn country and asks what future they have. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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