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Duration: 46 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss plasma. First observed in 1879, plasma is the most abundant matter in the universe, far more than solid, liquid or gas. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Justin Wark
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Lancaster
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Graham

Woman's Hour

Jess Gillam: Saxophonist and BBC Young Musician Finalist

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Saxophonist and Young Musician finalist Jess Gillam performs live, and Jo Morris meets Cathie Lewis, who has fostered 70 children. Plus a look ahead to the SNP's Conference. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Jess Gillam
Interviewed Guest:
Sonja Tiernan
Interviewer:
Jo Morris
Interviewed Guest:
Cathie Lewis

15 Minute Drama

Intensive Care

Episode 4: Sleeping Beauty

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Nick's friends from Canada arrive. One of them has a cold, and Nick worries she may infect Cath, who is still very poorly. Show more

McLevy

Series 12

Ep 4. The Last Goodbye

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Victorian detective drama starring Brian Cox. Episode four: The Last Goodbye. By David Ashton. The new docks in Leith threaten to change McLevy’s life forever.


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Contributors

Ramblings

Series 34

Episode 5: The South Downs Way

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding walks on the South Downs towards Alfriston, in the company of June Goodfield and Lynne Truss. They all become inspired by Eleanor Farjeon's poem, A Sussex Alphabet. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Interviewed Guest:
June Goodfield
Interviewed Guest:
Lynne Truss
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Elms
Producer:
Lucy Lunt

Open Book

Tommy Wieringa, Flemish and Dutch literature, Fashion in fiction, Stewart Lee on Ithell Colquhoun

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Dutch novelist Tommy Wieringa talks to Mariella Frostrup about his new novel, A Beautiful Young Wife. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Tommy Wieringa
Interviewed Guest:
Stewart Lee
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Foley

The Film Programme

Andrea Arnold

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Oscar-winning director Andrea Arnold discusses her road movie American Honey with Francine Stock. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Arnold
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca O'Brien

It's Not What You Know

Series 4

Episode 3

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Joe Lycett discovers how well celebrity guests know their nearest and dearest. In this episode, Joe probes into the lives of Terry Christian, Jocelyn Jee Esien and Aisling Bea. Show more

Front Row

Bob Dylan wins Nobel, Dario Fo remembered, Tutankhamun, Semyon Bychkov

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize of Literature on the day previous winner Dario Fo dies - reaction to both; TV drama Tutankhamun; and conductor Semyon Bychkov's Tchaikovsky project. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Guy Burt
Interviewed Guest:
Semyon Bychkov
Producer:
Marilyn Rust

15 Minute Drama

Intensive Care

Episode 4: Sleeping Beauty

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Nick's friends from Canada arrive. One of them has a cold, and Nick worries she may infect Cath, who is still very poorly. Show more

Duration: 46 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss plasma. First observed in 1879, plasma is the most abundant matter in the universe, far more than solid, liquid or gas. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Justin Wark
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Lancaster
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Graham

Book at Bedtime

Conrad and Eleanor

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

There is no progress in the search for Conrad, who is hiding out in a Bologna hotel, oblivious to his family's worry, while his shame and guilt threaten to overwhelm him. Show more

Small Scenes

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Symphonius sketches: the funniest (and unhappiest) man in the world and life for two lorry drivers. With Henry Paker. From 2013. Show more

Book of the Week

The Invention of Angela Carter

Episode 4: Love

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Literary acclaim greets The Bloody Chamber, Angela's reimagined fairy tales. Edmund Gordon's illuminating portrait of Angela Carter's unconventional life. Emma Fielding reads. Show more

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