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The Life Scientific

Episode 132: Jan Zalasiewicz on the Age of Man

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jan Zalasiewicz, professor of Palaeobiology at Leicester University, talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the Anthropocene, the concept that humans now drive much geology on the earth. Show more

Woman's Hour

Call the Midwife, MM McCabe, Women's Rights in Saudi Arabia

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The creator of Call the Midwife, Heidi Thomas, joins Jane to talk about its many themes. Plus another series of The Chain with philosopher MM McCabe, nominated by Mary Beard. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Heidi Thomas
Interviewed Guest:
MM McCabe
Interviewed Guest:
Najah Al Osaimi
Interviewed Guest:
Hanan Razek
Interviewed Guest:
Annie Sloan

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jo’s determined to get to know Laurie more in between attending to her aunt, and Amy gets in trouble. Stars Samantha Dakin. Show more

Home Front

17 January 1917 - Iris Reed

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, an appeal was issued in the Times for women workers to help at YMCA recreation huts in France, and in North Shields, Iris Reed plans some entertainment. Show more

Contributors

Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
Vincent Surtees:
Shaun Prendergast
Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Gladys Lynch:
Elaine Claxton
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Squeezebox:
Colin Guthrie

GF Newman's The Corrupted

Series 3

Episode 7

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Third series of the criminal family saga, based on GF Newman's novel. Brian makes a friend in the Kensington planning department. Show more

Contributors

Joseph Oldman:
Toby Jones
Tony Wednesday:
Alec Newman
William Burt:
Simon Holmes
Margaret Courtney:
Flora Montgomery
Simon Hatfield:
Joshua Akehurst
DCS Slipper:
Mark Perry
Terry Bishop:
Sam Donnelly
Sir Robert Mark:
Patrick Cremin
John Redvers:
Joseph Kloska
Sir Ralph Courtney:
Nick Sampson
Claude Dobbs:
Jonathan Rigby
Writer:
GF Newman
Director:
Clive Brill
Producer:
Clive Brill

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

A president with two speeches and we hear from a couple who get on like a house on fire. With Margaret Cabourn-Smith. From 2017. Show more

Front Row

Conductor Simon Rattle, artist Lubaina Himid and playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Simon Rattle on his first season with the London Symphony Orchestra; James McAvoy's new film, Split; artist Lubaina Himid on two solo shows; playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Julian May
Interviewed Guest:
Sir Simon Rattle
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Vernon
Interviewed Guest:
Lubaina Himid
Interviewed Guest:
Reg Walker
Interviewed Guest:
Roland Schimmelpfennig

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jo’s determined to get to know Laurie more in between attending to her aunt, and Amy gets in trouble. Stars Samantha Dakin. Show more

The Life Scientific

Episode 132: Jan Zalasiewicz on the Age of Man

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jan Zalasiewicz, professor of Palaeobiology at Leicester University, talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the Anthropocene, the concept that humans now drive much geology on the earth. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Norway: A Death in the Family

Episode 7

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

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Series 15

Episode 1: The Science of Everyday Life

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Robin Ince and Brian Cox look at the fundamental laws of nature that govern not just the biggest phenomena in the cosmos, but also the inside of a humble cup of tea. Show more

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