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Midweek

Antonia Fraser; Stephen K Amos; Inua Ellams; Christopher Somerville

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Writer Lady Antonia Fraser; comic and actor Stephen K Amos; travel writer Christopher Somerville and poet Inua Ellams join Libby Purves. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Fraser
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen K Amos
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Somerville
Interviewed Guest:
Inua Ellams

Brand

Midweek

Woman's Hour

Dava Sobel, Miriam Margolyes

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Dava Sobel and the women 'computers' at Harvard Observatory who changed the understanding of the stars, eating disorders in older women, Miriam Margolyes and vegan mums. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Miriam Margolyes
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Quinn
Interviewed Guest:
Dava Sobel
Interviewed Guest:
Joanne O'Connell
Interviewed Guest:
Dilys Cluer

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Meg is excited to be travelling away from home for the first time to Annie’s coming out party. Starring Julianna Jennings. Show more

Home Front

18 January 1917 - DR Walker

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the headline in the Mirror was 'Women Must Make Greater Effort', and journalist DR Walker finds that all the stories she pursues come back to one thing. Show more

Contributors

DR Walker:
Ellie Piercy
Stanley Hobbs:
David Nellist
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon

GF Newman's The Corrupted

Series 3

Episode 8

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 (Toby Jones) is recovering from a burst ulcer and is desperate to get back to work. Show more

Contributors

Joseph Oldman:
Toby Jones
Tony Wednesday:
Alec Newman
Julian Tyrwhitt:
Jonathan Tafler
John Binden:
Charles Davies
Margaret Courtney:
Flora Montgomery
Simon Hatfield:
Joshua Akehurst
Margaret Thatcher:
Steve Nallon
Lionel Smith:
Kieron Jecchinis
Writer:
GF Newman
Director:
Clive Brill
Producer:
Clive Brill

Front Row

Apple Tree Yard, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Elisabeth Frink

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Director Jessica Hobbs on TV drama Apple Tree Yard, starring Emily Watson; Mark-Anthony Turnage on his new composition Remembering; and reassessing sculptor Dame Elisabeth Frink. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Jessica Hobbs
Interviewed Guest:
Mark-Anthony Turnage
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Cork
Producer:
Angie Nehring

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Meg is excited to be travelling away from home for the first time to Annie’s coming out party. Starring Julianna Jennings. Show more

Midweek

Antonia Fraser; Stephen K Amos; Inua Ellams; Christopher Somerville

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Writer Lady Antonia Fraser; comic and actor Stephen K Amos; travel writer Christopher Somerville and poet Inua Ellams join Libby Purves. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Fraser
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen K Amos
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Somerville
Interviewed Guest:
Inua Ellams

Brand

Midweek

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Norway: A Death in the Family

Episode 8

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 3 months

Trudging through the desert in search of the Steppe Eagle, Sam and Henry are battling to make a bird documentary. From 2017. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

James Acaster reveals the results of his research into 'Wood'. With sidekicks Nathaniel Metcalfe and Bryony Hannah. From 2014. Show more

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