Programme Index

Discover 10,238,340 listings and 242,415 playable programmes from the BBC

Farming Today

Dementia in farming families, hare coursing, Brexit negotiations for agricultural trade, the South Downs National Park

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Farming news. New research shows how dementia may be affecting farmers suffering from isolation. Farmers in Lincolnshire are taking action to stop illegal hare coursing. Show more

Midweek

Richard Osman; Peter Willcox; Rikki Beadle-Blair; Sacha Dench

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Presenter and producer Richard Osman; campaigner Peter Willcox; playwright and actor Rikki Beadle-Blair and conservationist Sacha Dench join Libby Purves. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Osman
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Willcox
Interviewed Guest:
Sacha Dench

Brand

Midweek

Woman's Hour

The contraceptive pill and mental health, Isla Rowntree, Women-only offices

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Hormonal contraceptives and mental health. Isla Rowntree on building cycles for children and her company Islabikes. We discuss the possible advantages of women-only work spaces. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Producer:
Jane Thurlow
Interviewed Guest:
Vicky Spratt
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Craig
Interviewed Guest:
Anne MacGregor
Interviewed Guest:
Isla Rowntree
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Milne
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Marcella

15 Minute Drama

On Kosovo Field

Episode 3: The Wheel

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Fin Kennedy's drama inspired by PJ Harvey's notebooks and poetry from her travels in Kosovo, with unreleased song demos woven through. With Michelle Keegan and Nico Mirallegro. Show more

Home Front

11 January 1917 - Lester Reed

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, an explosion at a New Jersey munitions factory raised fears of German saboteurs, and Lester Reed continues to point the finger at Tynemouth's enemies within. Show more

Contributors

Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
DR Walker:
Ellie Piercy
Timothy Ryker:
Leon Scott
Oliver Birch:
Oliver Devoti
Dougie Baxter:
Kris Deedigan

GF Newman's The Corrupted

Series 3

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Third series of the criminal family saga, based on GF Newman's novel. Joseph Oldman (Toby Jones) is expanding his business by doing deals with a Colombian drugs cartel. Show more

Contributors

Joseph Oldman:
Toby Jones
Tony Wednesday:
Alec Newman
Julian Tyrwhitt:
Jonathan Tafler
Lord Goodman:
Edward Max
Sir Ralph Courtney:
Nick Sampson
Margaret Courtney:
Flora Montgomery
DCI Robertson:
Lucas Hare
John Redvers:
Joseph Kloska
DCI Fenwick:
Theo Fraser Steele
DCS Slipper:
Mark Perry
Writer:
GF Newman
Director:
Clive Brill
Producer:
Clive Brill

Thinking Allowed

Sexual violence in the Bangladeshi War of Independence - Global danger and the risk to research

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sexual violence in the Bangladeshi War of Independence. Laurie Taylor discusses the way in which the female victims were turned into national heroines. Also, global danger & risk. Show more

Front Row

Dev Patel, Tina and Bobby, Harvey and the Wallbangers

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Dev Patel on his role in Lion based on a real-life story; a new TV drama about football legend Bobby Moore reviewed; and Harvey and the Wallbangers on reuniting after 30 years. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Dev Patel
Interviewed Guest:
Alyson Rudd
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Elias
Interviewed Guest:
Harvey Brough
Interviewed Guest:
Clara Sanabras
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed

15 Minute Drama

On Kosovo Field

Episode 3: The Wheel

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Fin Kennedy's drama inspired by PJ Harvey's notebooks and poetry from her travels in Kosovo, with unreleased song demos woven through. With Michelle Keegan and Nico Mirallegro. Show more

Midweek

Richard Osman; Peter Willcox; Rikki Beadle-Blair; Sacha Dench

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Presenter and producer Richard Osman; campaigner Peter Willcox; playwright and actor Rikki Beadle-Blair and conservationist Sacha Dench join Libby Purves. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Osman
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Willcox
Interviewed Guest:
Sacha Dench

Brand

Midweek

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Norway: A Death in the Family

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In forensic detail, with excruciating honesty, the Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard relives the story of his life and reflects on his teenage years and the death of his father. Show more

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Sam and Henry are battling to make a documentary series about birds. In the Netherlands, they’re observing a chicken. From 2017. Show more

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

BBC Radio 4 FM

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