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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

The Return

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Returning to Libya after an exile of 30 years, Hisham Matar meets his Uncle Hmad, who witnessed the massacre at Abu Salim prison in June 1996, during which 1,270 prisoners died. Show more

Woman's Hour

Today is our 70th birthday!

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

A dig into our archives to celebrate our 70th. Breastfeeding discrimination case. Lisa Dwan and Beckett. 70@70: Lauren Laverne's special playlist gift. Cassa Pancho & Ballet Black. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Nicky Marcus
Interviewed Guest:
Katie Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Sue MacGregor
Interviewed Guest:
Jean Seaton
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Dwan
Interviewed Guest:
Lauren Laverne
Interviewed Guest:
Cassa Pancho

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Stannington

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Marjorie fears for young Alan when he goes missing from the ward at night. Margaret Wilkinson's drama inspired by TB nurse Marjorie Wilson's interviews about Stannington Sanatorium. Show more

The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry

Series 3

Episode 5: The Strongest Substance

Duration: 16 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Dr Adam Rutherford and Dr Hannah Fry investigate everyday mysteries. What is the strongest thing in the universe? The doctors put a variety of materials to the test. Show more

Drama

Julie

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Rob Gittins. Based on the true story of Operation Julie. In 1977, police swooped on an isolated farmhouse in Wales from where a large proportion of the world's LSD originated. Show more

Contributors

Richard Kemp:
Alex Waldmann
Christine Bott:
Sara Lloyd-Gregory
David Solomon:
Alun Raglan
DC Hart:
Eiry Thomas

Genres

Brand

Drama

Last Word

Sir Neville Marriner, Father Gabriele Amorth, Beryl Crockford, Professor Louis Herman, Rod Temperton

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on conductor Sir Neville Marriner, exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth, rower Beryl Crockford, psychologist Professor Louis Herman and songwriter Rod Temperton. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Norman Lebrecht
Interviewed Guest:
Steven Isserlis
Interviewed Guest:
John Hooper
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Father Fortea
Interviewed Guest:
Annamarie Phelps
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Dodds
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Pack
Producer:
Neil George

The News Quiz

Series 91

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jeremy Hardy, Paul Sinha, Angela Barnes and Dane Baptiste are on the panel joining Miles Jupp for the long-running satirical quiz of the week's news. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Miles Jupp
Panellist:
Jeremy Hardy
Panellist:
Paul Sinha
Panellist:
Angela Barnes
Panellist:
Dane Baptiste
Producer:
Paul Sheehan

The Archers

07/10/2016

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Helen makes a shocking discovery, and Neil searches for a solution. Show more

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Jim Lloyd:
John Rowe
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Helen Titchener:
Louiza Patikas
Ursula Titchener:
Carolyn Jones
Carol Tregorran:
Eleanor Bron
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell

Front Row

Supersonic, Mel Gibson in Blood Father, Beyond Caravaggio, Karl Jenkins

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mel Gibson's new film Blood Father reviewed; composer Karl Jenkins on his cantata in memory of the Aberfan disaster; the director of Oasis documentary Supersonic; Beyond Caravaggio. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Waldemar Januszczak
Interviewed Guest:
Mat Whitecross
Interviewed Guest:
Karl Jenkins

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Stannington

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Marjorie fears for young Alan when he goes missing from the ward at night. Margaret Wilkinson's drama inspired by TB nurse Marjorie Wilson's interviews about Stannington Sanatorium. Show more

A Good Read

Vince Cable and Ann Widdecombe

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Ann Widdecombe and Vince Cable talk to Harriett Gilbert about their favourite books, including Jonathan Dimbleby's account of El Alamein, and An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ann Widdecombe
Interviewed Guest:
Vince Cable
Producer:
Sally Heaven

Book of the Week

The Return

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Returning to Libya after an exile of 30 years, Hisham Matar meets his Uncle Hmad, who witnessed the massacre at Abu Salim prison in June 1996, during which 1,270 prisoners died. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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