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Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Shrinking Violets

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In a New York brownstone in 1965, the first skirmish in the war against shyness began. No longer an ambiguous virtue, it was now a disability it was everyone's duty to overcome. Show more

Woman's Hour

Mother Teresa; US campus sexual assaults

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The canonisation of Mother Teresa as a saint; sexual assaults on US campuses; women in country music; the legacy and alternate reality of Ada Lovelace. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Producer:
Emma Wallace
Interviewed Guest:
Madeleine Bunting
Interviewed Guest:
Gemma Simmonds
Interviewed Guest:
Beverly Keel
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Ward Thomas
Interviewed Guest:
Lizzy Ward Thomas
Interviewed Guest:
Jill Filipovic
Interviewed Guest:
Sydney Padua
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Fry

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Annie unearths some terrible, but useful secrets, as increasing violence threatens Meg's business. Stars Bettrys Jones. Show more

Home Front

1 September 1916 - Dorothea Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Bertrand Russell receives notice restricting his access to military areas, and Ralph Winwood returns home to a limited welcome. Show more

Contributors

Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Elizabeth Chance:
Kika Markham
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook

Regional Variations (2)

International Cricket

BBC Radio 4 LW

Nature's Great Invaders

Ring-necked Parakeet

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Derek Mooney explores if we should welcome the ring-necked parakeet, or is it a worrying threat to British bird life? From 2016. Show more

Drama

Hatch, Match and Dispatch

Time and Tide by David Hodgson

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Something weird happens on Teddy's stag night which makes him question everything. Stars Alan Morrissey. Show more

Open Book

Crime Writing: Val McDermid, Abir Mukherjee and Lucy Ribchester

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

A special edition of Open Book from Edinburgh. Mariella Frostrup is joined by Val McDermid, Abir Mukherjee and Lucy Ribchester to discuss crime writing. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Ribchester
Interviewed Guest:
Abir Mukherjee

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 4

Big Tom and the Hendersons

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Dad tries to fight off an unwanted invasion, while Granny turns to smuggling. Show more

Front Row

Reading prison and Oscar Wilde, The Collection, Venice Film Festival, Bjork digital

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Art inspired by Reading Gaol's most famous inmate, Oscar Wilde; Bjork goes digital at Somerset House; best of Venice Film Festival; and court-room drama on trial. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Armstrong
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Mossman
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Annie unearths some terrible, but useful secrets, as increasing violence threatens Meg's business. Stars Bettrys Jones. Show more

Book of the Week

Shrinking Violets

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In a New York brownstone in 1965, the first skirmish in the war against shyness began. No longer an ambiguous virtue, it was now a disability it was everyone's duty to overcome. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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