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Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss George Orwell's Animal Farm, which he struggled to publish in WW2 as the USSR was an ally. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Steven Connor
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Vincent
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Colls

Woman's Hour

Maddy Hill, Women in local politics, Emotionally distant fathers

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Maddy Hill, women in local politics, emotionally distant fathers, author Charlotte Mendelson on her garden and Meg Rosoff on returning to her adolescent love of horses. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Smethers
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Casebourne
Interviewed Guest:
Maddy Hill
Interviewed Guest:
David Cohen
Interviewed Guest:
Eamon McCrory
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Mendelson
Interviewed Guest:
Meg Rosoff

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Returns

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Fleur is playing a dangerous game when she revisits an old haunt. Epic family saga starring Jessica Raine and Ben Lambert. Show more

Home Front

29 September 1916 - Isabel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1916, Lloyd George revealed 'There is no end of the war in sight', and in Folkestone, Isabel Graham summons her resolve. Show more

Contributors

Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David

Dangerous Visions

The Zone

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Turner is caught in a corrupt world where power lies in blood and body parts. Sci-fi crime thriller from Bafta-winning writer Trevor Preston. Part of the Dangerous Visions series. Show more

Ramblings

Series 34

Episode 3: Hebden Bridge

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding joins a couple who have discovered walking is a wonderful way to help their three adopted children, all of whom have experienced emotional difficulties. Show more

Open Book

Sarah Hall and Peter Hobbs on Sex and Death, A guide to Hans Fallada, Mark Billingham on Dashiell Hammett, Riad Sattouf

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

News and features from the world of books, presented by Mariella Frostrup. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Hobbs
Interviewed Guest:
Riad Sattouf

It's Not What You Know

Series 4

Episode 1

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Joe Lycett discovers how well a panel of celebrity guests know their nearest and dearest. In this episode, Joe probes into the lives of Holly Walsh, Tim Lovejoy and Nish Kumar. Show more

Front Row

Deepwater Horizon, Crisis in Six Scenes, Melvyn Tan, Maria Semple

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg's new film explores the tragedy of the Deepwater Horizon accident; Woody Allen's first TV series; pianist Melvyn Tan; author Maria Semple. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Angie Nehring
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Wahlberg
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Berg
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Cooke
Interviewed Guest:
Melvyn Tan
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Semple

John Galsworthy - The Forsyte Saga

The Forsytes Returns

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Fleur is playing a dangerous game when she revisits an old haunt. Epic family saga starring Jessica Raine and Ben Lambert. Show more

Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss George Orwell's Animal Farm, which he struggled to publish in WW2 as the USSR was an ally. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Steven Connor
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Vincent
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Colls

Small Scenes

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Symphonious sketches including a pair of long-lost brothers meeting for the first time. With Daniel Rigby. From 2013. Show more

Book of the Week

Another Day in the Death of America

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Around 11.05pm on 23 November 2013, on an echoey stairway in South Chicago, someone walked up to 18-year-old Tyshon Anderson, shot him in the head, and left. Show more

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