Programme Index

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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life by John le Carre

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The ever popular John le Carre with five recollections from a writer's life. During the filming of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, its star makes a serious request. Show more

Woman's Hour

Child custody hearings, Box set watching

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Following The Archers storyline, the programme discusses child arrangement hearings that involve domestic violence. And three listeners reveal how they found a dream job after 50. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Producer:
Jane Thurlow
Interviewed Guest:
Elspeth Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Polly Neate
Interviewed Guest:
Frank Gardner
Interviewed Guest:
Katherine Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Stuart Heritage
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Colgan

15 Minute Drama

Just a Girl: Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 4 months

The ups and downs of family life and being a transgender teenager. Amy is still refusing to go back to school, and the pressure is telling on her parents. Show more

Home Front

15 September 1916 - Adam Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1916, the prime minister's son, Raymond Asquith, was killed in action. In Folkestone, Adam Wilson finds himself caught up in real war games. Show more

Contributors

Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Albert Wilson:
Lee Ross
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads

Drama

Hatch, Match and Dispatch

Nine Lives by Anna Maria Murphy

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

An unexpected family secret is unearthed when Beth's elderly father Patrick claims never to have been born. Stars Eiry Thomas. Show more

Ramblings

Series 34

Episode 1: Passionate Walkers: David Nicholls

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding meets novelist and screewriter David Nicholls in Thursley, Surrey, to walk to The Devil's Punchbowl. They talk about how walking helped him write One Day. Show more

The Film Programme

Colin Firth, Ralph Fiennes

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Colin Firth talks to Francine Stock about Bridget Jones's Baby, and Ralph Fiennes explains why he spent three months learning Russian for his role in Two Women. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Colin Firth
Interviewed Guest:
Ralph Fiennes

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 4

A Dance to the Music of Tom

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Mr and Mrs Wrigglesworth attempt to bond with the new neighbours. Meanwhile, Tom receives some worrying news. Show more

Front Row

Sam Neill, Sharon Bolton and Stephanie Merritt and how best to teach art history

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sam Neill talks about Hunt for the Wilderpeople and his mentor James Mason; novelists Sharon Bolton and Stephanie Merritt on the importance of travelling to their books' settings. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sam Neill
Interviewed Guest:
Sharon Bolton
Interviewed Guest:
Stephanie Merritt
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Marston
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Bird
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Osborne
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed

Book of the Week

The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life by John le Carre

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The ever popular John le Carre with five recollections from a writer's life. During the filming of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, its star makes a serious request. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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