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Book of the Week

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

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The ever popular John le Carre with five recollections from his writing life. After a discreet meeting in London, he is destined to help a young man called Valdimir. Show more

Woman's Hour

London Fashion Week, A female Ukip leader?, Advertising guru Cindy Gallop.

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The glitz and glamour of London Fashion Week. How will the trends translate to the high street? Could Diane James be the new leader of Ukip? And advertising guru Cindy Gallop. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Gaby Hinsliff
Interviewed Guest:
Hadley Freeman
Interviewed Guest:
Penny Martin
Interviewed Guest:
Cindy Gallop

15 Minute Drama

Just a Girl: Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 3 months

Amy's return to school is triumphant, as she stands up to the bullies. Gary and Charlotte make their peace, Ted buys a new motorbike and there is a surprise ahead for them all. Show more

Home Front

16 September 1916 - Norman Harris

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The papers report the successful first deployment of 'a new type of heavy armoured car' called a tank, and the Battle of the Somme film captivates Maisie Harris. Show more

Contributors

Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Frank Smith:
Paul Rider

Drama

The Other Simenon

Episode 2: The Neighbours

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Emile Jovis's peace of mind is shattered, when he overhears his neighbours' nocturnal conversation. Show more

Last Word

Barry Myers, Eileen Younghusband, Robin Spark, Keith McDougall, Prince Buster

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on commercials director Barry Myers, WAAF filter officer Eileen Younghusband, artist Robin Spark, countryman Keith McDougall, ska star Prince Buster. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Hugh Turnbull
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Hope
Interviewed Guest:
Levi Roots
Interviewed Guest:
David Katz
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Duncan Thompson
Producer:
Neil George

The Archers

Helen Wins Custody of Her Boys

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

We delve into The Archers’ archive and revisit the day that Helen finds out whether she has won custody of her two boys. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Julie Beckett
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Josh Archer:
Angus Imrie
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Ian Craig:
Stephen Kennedy
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Will Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Caroline Sterling:
Sara Coward
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Helen Titchener:
Louiza Patikas
Ursula Titchener:
Carolyn Jones
Anna Tregorran:
Isobel Middleton
Judge Loomis:
Nigel Anthony
Stephen South:
Richard Pepple

Front Row

Led Zeppelin, BBC National Short Story Award, Martin Roth

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jimmy Page and the long-lost Led Zeppelin tracks, Jenni Murray unveils the shortlist of the BBC National Short Story Award, and why Martin Roth is quitting the V&A post-Brexit. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jimmy Page
Interviewed Guest:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Hilary Mantel
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Roth
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Angie Nehring

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 61: 12-16 September 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In the week when tanks are deployed for the first time with great optimism, it is a week of decisive action in Folkestone. Show more

Contributors

John Haste:
Sam Alexander
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Clifford:
Tom Forrister
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Frank Smith:
Paul Rider
Albert Wilson:
Lee Ross
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Mr Torrance:
Tom Stuart
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Crowd Member:
Nick Underwood
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham

Genres

Book of the Week

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

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The ever popular John le Carre with five recollections from his writing life. After a discreet meeting in London, he is destined to help a young man called Valdimir. Show more

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