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Start the Week

Radical Liverpool

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Start the Week is at the Bluecoat Gallery in Liverpool: Andrew Marr talks to Phil Redmond, Gary Younge, John Belchem and Kajsa Norman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Phil Redmond
Interviewed Guest:
Gary Younge
Interviewed Guest:
John Belchem
Interviewed Guest:
Kajsa Norman
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Woman's Hour

Jo Brand, Gender pay gap reporting, Queen bees, US presidential debate

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jo Brand talks about her social work sitcom. Plus, new regulations on reporting gender differences in pay, and the society hostesses who wielded soft-power between the World Wars. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Brand
Interviewed Guest:
Sian Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Codd
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Jeanes
Interviewed Guest:
Joanne Bamberger

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Returns

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The ongoing feud between Fleur and fellow socialite Marjorie Ferrar takes a new turn. Stars Jessica Raine and Jemima Rooper. Show more

Contributors

Fleur Mont:
Jessica Raine
Soames Forsyte:
Joseph Millson
Michael Mont:
Ben Lambert
Marjorie Ferrar:
Jemima Rooper
Alexander MacGown:
Alex Macqueen
Lily Maltese:
Kirsty Oswald
Pevensey Blythe:
Nick Underwood
Marquess of Shropshire:
Sean Baker
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Genres

The Rest is History

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Frank Skinner, Kate Williams and guests Josh Widdecombe and Roisin Conaty, ponder history’s funniest moments. From 2015. Show more

Home Front

26 September 1916 - Esme Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1916, Combles and Thiepval fell to British troops, and in Folkestone, Esme Macknade has captured Oscar's interest. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson

Drama

Secret Kebabs

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Dark comedy about a friendship between a relationship counsellor and a kebab shop owner. By Christine Entwisle, winner of the 2015 BBC Writer's Room Prize. Show more

Contributors

The Counsellor:
Pippa Haywood
Mrs Egg Sandwich:
Clare Corbett
Mrs Gordon Ramsay:
Clare Corbett
The Landlord:
Dennis Herdman
Mr Egg Sandwich:
Dennis Herdman
Mr Gordon Ramsay:
Jeremy Swift
Mr Sheep:
Jeremy Swift

Genres

Brand

Drama

Quote... Unquote

Arnold Brown, Lissa Evans, Christopher Frayling & Erica Wagner

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Nigel Rees's quotations quiz with Arnold Brown, Lissa Evans, Christopher Frayling and Erica Wagner. From September 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Rees
Panellist:
Arnold Brown
Panellist:
Lissa Evans
Panellist:
Erica Wagner
Producer:
Carl Cooper

Moving Pictures

Series 1

The Harvesters by Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Take a closer look at Bruegel's Harvesters with Cathy FitzGerald. Follow the link from the BBC Radio 4 website to explore a high-resolution image of the artwork as you listen. Show more

Just a Minute

Series 76

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Nicholas Parsons hosts the popular panel game. He is joined by Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Josie Lawrence and Katherine Ryan. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Gyles Brandreth
Panellist:
Josie Lawrence
Panellist:
Katherine Ryan
Producer:
Matt Stronge

Front Row

Dominic Cooper and Terry Johnson, Turner Prize shortlist, Completing other authors' books

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Actor Dominic Cooper and director Terry Johnson discuss The Libertine and Meg Rosoff and Samantha Norman talk about completing books after the death of the original authors. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Mullins
Interviewed Guest:
Brian McCormick
Interviewed Guest:
Meg Rosoff
Interviewed Guest:
Samantha Norman
Interviewed Guest:
Dominic Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Terry Johnson
Presenter:
John Wilson

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Returns

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The ongoing feud between Fleur and fellow socialite Marjorie Ferrar takes a new turn. Stars Jessica Raine and Jemima Rooper. Show more

Contributors

Fleur Mont:
Jessica Raine
Soames Forsyte:
Joseph Millson
Michael Mont:
Ben Lambert
Marjorie Ferrar:
Jemima Rooper
Alexander MacGown:
Alex Macqueen
Lily Maltese:
Kirsty Oswald
Pevensey Blythe:
Nick Underwood
Marquess of Shropshire:
Sean Baker
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Genres

Start the Week

Radical Liverpool

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Start the Week is at the Bluecoat Gallery in Liverpool: Andrew Marr talks to Phil Redmond, Gary Younge, John Belchem and Kajsa Norman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Phil Redmond
Interviewed Guest:
Gary Younge
Interviewed Guest:
John Belchem
Interviewed Guest:
Kajsa Norman
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book of the Week

Another Day in the Death of America

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

On an average day in America, seven children and teens are shot dead. Gary Younge tells the stories of the lives lost during a single day. He starts with Jaiden Dixon, age nine. Show more

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