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Woman's Hour

New Year new job; A comedian's guide to small talk

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Are the family courts failing vulnerable women? Plus a comedian's guide to New Year parties. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Zarghuna Kargar
Interviewed Guest:
Helena Earnshaw
Interviewed Guest:
Bethan Darwin
Interviewed Guest:
Elspeth Thomson
Interviewed Guest:
Polly Neate
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Stephens
Interviewed Guest:
Pippa Evans

Jane Austen

Northanger Abbey

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Catherine's visit has ended in disaster, but surely like every heroine she deserves a happy ending? With Miriam Margolyes. Show more

Contributors

Catherine:
Georgia Groome
Mrs Morland:
Alison Belbin
Mr Morland:
John Bowler
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

All Those Women

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 4 months

Everyone seems to have something new on the horizon, except Maggie that is. Stars Lesley Manville and Marcia Warren. From 2016. Show more

Home Front

30 December 1916 - Lester Reed

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1916, the Allies rejected the German peace proposals as 'less an offer of peace than a war manoeuvre', and in Tynemouth, Lester Reed stirs up the fighting spirit. Show more

Contributors

Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Timothy Ryker:
Leon Scott
Dr Banks:
John Bowler
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Squeezebox:
Colin Guthrie

Curious Under the Stars

Series 1

Episode 3: Gathering Storm

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

By Meic Povey. When a violent storm brings down the Great Oak of Glan Don, legend suggests the survival of the village is threatened. Show more

A Good Read

Judge Rinder and Stella Duffy

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Barrister Robert Rinder, TV's Judge Rinder, and novelist Stella Duffy talk to Harriett Gilbert about the books that matter deeply to them, including one about facing death. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Robert Rinder
Interviewed Guest:
Stella Duffy
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

15 Minute Musical

Xmas 2016

Cabarexit

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Come join the Cabarexit! Cabaret meets Brexit - can we turn the EU referendum into a sexy, sassy, sensationalised, sublime sounding musical? Yes we can. Show more

Dead Ringers

Christmas Specials 2016

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Topical impressions show. A look back at the year that never was: Remain won, Trump lost and other events that never happened. Show more

The Archers

30/12/2016

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ruth lays down the law, and Kirsty has news to share. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Gwenda Hughes
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Debbie Aldridge:
Tamsin Greig
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Richard Locke:
William Gaminara
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Helen Titchener:
Louiza Patikas
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer

Jane Austen

Northanger Abbey

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Catherine's visit has ended in disaster, but surely like every heroine she deserves a happy ending? With Miriam Margolyes. Show more

Contributors

Catherine:
Georgia Groome
Mrs Morland:
Alison Belbin
Mr Morland:
John Bowler
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 66: 26-30 December 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In the week in 1916 when Germany's peace offer was rejected by the Allies, Christmas week still brings some festive cheer to Tyneside. Show more

Contributors

Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absolom
Jean Claude Lengela:
Fiston Barek
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Dr Banks:
John Bowler
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
Pickpocket:
John Bowler
Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Ada Stokoe:
Hannah Genesius
Geoffrey Marshall:
Anthony Howell
Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Martha Lamb:
Freya Parker
DR Walker:
Ellie Piercy
Pearl Thornton:
Sophie Scott
Timothy Ryker:
Leon Scott
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Edgar Bates:
David Sterne
Stanley Hobbs:
David Nellist
Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Squeezebox:
Colin Guthrie
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Woman's Hour

Late Night Woman's Hour

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Lauren Laverne discusses the delights and perils of parties with seasoned partygoers Fran Cutler, Brigid Keenan, Bryony Gordon and Zing Tsjeng. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lauren Laverne
Interviewed Guest:
Fran Cutler
Interviewed Guest:
Brigid Keenan
Interviewed Guest:
Bryony Gordon
Interviewed Guest:
Zing Tsjeng

Great Lives

Ruth Holdaway on Helen Rollason

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Ruth Holdaway, Chief Executive of Women in Sport, chooses sports broadcaster Helen Rollason. With Matthew Parris. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Holdaway
Interviewed Guest:
John Caunt
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Balding
Interviewed Guest:
James Pearce
Interviewed Guest:
Deb Crook
Producer:
Toby Field

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