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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

Regional Variations (2)

Saturday Live

BBC Radio 4 LW

Saturday Live

David Baddiel

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Extraordinary stories, unusual people and a sideways look at the world. Comedian and writer David Baddiel on writing for children. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Baddiel
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Mears
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Solomon
Interviewed Guest:
Ruud Gullit

Drama

The Bargain

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Ian Curteis. In 1988, while on a brief visit to London, Mother Teresa met media tycoon and former MP Robert Maxwell. This fictional drama imagines what they might have discussed. Show more

Contributors

Robert Maxwell:
David Horovitch
Mother Teresa:
Charlotte Cornwell
Sidekick:
David Sibley
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

Genres

Brand

Drama

Woman's Hour

Kizzy Crawford, finding fulfilling work in your 50s, and the domestic politics of boxsets

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Highlights from the Woman's Hour week. Kizzy Crawford and the domestic politics of boxsets. Presented by Jenni Murray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Jess Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
David Brockway
Interviewed Guest:
Jackie Granger
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Stockley
Interviewed Guest:
Suzanne Boulton
Interviewed Guest:
Cindy Gallop
Interviewed Guest:
Kizzy Crawford
Interviewed Guest:
Tessa Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Radhika Parmer
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Grange
Interviewed Guest:
Hadley Freeman
Interviewed Guest:
Penny Martin
Interviewed Guest:
Stuart Heritage
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Colgan

Loose Ends

Clive Anderson, Scottee, Al Murray, Alan Titchmarsh, Sabrina Mahfouz, Kerry Godliman, Ed Harcourt, Ward Thomas

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Clive Anderson and Scottee are joined by Al Murray, Alan Titchmarsh and Sabrina Mahfouz for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. With music from Ed Harcourt. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Interviewed Guest:
Al Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Titchmarsh
Interviewed Guest:
Sabrina Mahfouz
Interviewed Guest:
Kerry Godliman
Performer:
Ed Harcourt
Producer:
Sukey Firth

Saturday Review

Hunt for The Wilderpeople, Eimear McBride, Bedlam, National Treasure, Dr Faustus

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

New Zealand film Hunt for The Wilderpeople, Eimear McBride's novel The Lesser Bohemians, Bedlam at The Wellcome, National Treasure on Channel 4, The RSC's production of Dr Faustus. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Interviewed Guest:
John Mullan
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine O'Flynn
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Tsar

Ivan The Terrible: Absolute Power

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Mike Walker's epic chronicle of the Russian Tsars opens with the story of Ivan IV’s fearsome reign. With David Threlfall. Show more

Contributors

Boris Godunov:
Shaun Dooley
Malyuta Skuratov:
Steven Hartley
Andrei Kurbsky:
Hugo Speer
Anastasia Romanov:
Kirsty Oswald
Prince Belsky:
Sean Baker
Jerome Horsey:
James Lailey
Metropolitan Philip II:
Jason Barnett
Younger Ivan:
Graham Butler
Younger Kurbsky:
Will Howard

Brand

Tsar

BBC Radio 4 FM

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