Programme Index

Discover 10,249,320 listings and 229,534 playable programmes from the BBC

Book of the Week

Reality Is Not What It Seems

Episode 2: The Most Beautiful of Theories

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In 1905, Albert Einstein published three papers that constructed the pillars of our modern understanding of the world and formulated the most famous equation of modern science. Show more

Gudrun

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Married off to a much older man, Gudrun is isolated in a remote part of the country. Will she fly or fight? Stars Kate Phillips. Show more

Drama

The Princes and Princesses of Wales

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Simon Crowther. Cosmopolitan Cardiff is under attack from the Ancient North as new neighbours descend in a modern tale of stereotypes, language and living together. Show more

A Good Read

John Timpson and John Bird

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Businessman John Timpson and Big Issue founder John Bird talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert. Among the books for discussion is Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
John Bird
Interviewed Guest:
John Timpson
Producer:
Sally Heaven

Clare in the Community

Series 11

Unfaithful

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Clare and Brian are having some couples counselling, much to Clare's amusement. With Sally Phillips and Alex Lowe. From 2016. Show more

Front Row

Clint Eastwood's Sully, Robert Olen Butler, Roger Law

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

How Clint Eastwood's 35th film as a director fits into his career, writer Robert Olen Butler on his book Perfume River and Spitting Image puppet maker turned ceramicist Roger Law. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Angie Errigo
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Olen Butler
Interviewed Guest:
Roger Law

Gudrun

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Married off to a much older man, Gudrun is isolated in a remote part of the country. Will she fly or fight? Stars Kate Phillips. Show more

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The Life Scientific

Episode 128: Julia Higgins on polymers

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Professor Dame Julia Higgins talks about her passion for polymers, very long molecules that occur naturally in our bodies and synthetically as polythene, perspex and polystyrene. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Alexei on the surprising reason he vanished from our TV screens in the 90s, capitalism and all-you-can-eat buffets. From 2016. Show more

Book of the Week

Reality Is Not What It Seems

Episode 2: The Most Beautiful of Theories

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In 1905, Albert Einstein published three papers that constructed the pillars of our modern understanding of the world and formulated the most famous equation of modern science. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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