Programme Index

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Midweek

Patrick Stewart; Shappi Khorsandi; Oscar Duke; Mischa Pearson.

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves is joined by actor Sir Patrick Stewart, comedian and writer Shappi Khorsandi, medic Oscar Duke and charity worker Mischa Pearson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Stewart
Interviewed Guest:
Shappi Khorsandi
Interviewed Guest:
Oscar Duke
Interviewed Guest:
Mischa Pearson

Brand

Midweek

Book of the Week

Deaths of the Poets

Episode 3: Poet Interrupted

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Poets Michael Symmons Roberts and Paul Farley interrogate the myth of the doomed poet. Today they explore the lives - and deaths - of Stevie Smith and Louis MacNeice. Show more

Woman's Hour

Is pink being redefined by fashion? Siblings and the care of elderly parents; Aid workers and sexual violence

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Why pink is the colour of the season for men and women. How do siblings share the care of their parents in old age? Aid workers and sexual violence. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Kassia St Clair
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Monnington Boddy
Interviewed Guest:
Megan Norbert
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Plumridge

44 Scotland Street

Series 4

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 6 months

Unexpected travel and adventures are in store for Irene, while her husband lets Bertie have a few treats. Stars Crawford Logan. Show more

Contributors

Angus Lordie:
Crawford Logan
Glasgow Man:
Crawford Logan
Stewardess:
Anita Vettesse
Glasgow Woman:
Anita Vettesse
Edinburgh Man:
David Jackson Young
Bertie:
Simon Kerr
Secretary:
Richard Conlon
Mr Lawrence:
Richard Conlon
Torquil Maclean:
James Bryce
Hotel Clerk:
James Bryce
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

Genres

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Why do we buy and sell gold all around the world? Why do we continue now we have paper money? With Tim Harford. From May 2014. Show more

Drama

A World Elsewhere: The Return

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Rida, a Glasgow Asian teenager, was radicalised and travelled to Syria. Now she has returned and been arrested. How will she deal with the past, and what future can she expect? Show more

It's Jocelyn

Series 2

Dumped

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Sketch comedy from Jocelyn Jee Esien. Includes a break-up, a flirty dentist and a street magician showing off skills. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Ensemble:
Curtis Walker
Ensemble:
Dee Kaate
Ensemble:
Gavi Chera
Ensemble:
Karen Bartke
Producer:
Suzy Grant

Genres

Front Row

David Tennant, second novels, Brits and Oscars - who are they for?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

David Tennant on the final series of Broadchurch. Plus finding the nation's favourite second novel and at Brits and Oscars time, we ask who cares about awards? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
David Tennant
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Jacqueline Springer

44 Scotland Street

Series 4

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 6 months

Unexpected travel and adventures are in store for Irene, while her husband lets Bertie have a few treats. Stars Crawford Logan. Show more

Contributors

Angus Lordie:
Crawford Logan
Glasgow Man:
Crawford Logan
Stewardess:
Anita Vettesse
Glasgow Woman:
Anita Vettesse
Edinburgh Man:
David Jackson Young
Bertie:
Simon Kerr
Secretary:
Richard Conlon
Mr Lawrence:
Richard Conlon
Torquil Maclean:
James Bryce
Hotel Clerk:
James Bryce
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

Genres

Midweek

Patrick Stewart; Shappi Khorsandi; Oscar Duke; Mischa Pearson.

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Libby Purves is joined by actor Sir Patrick Stewart, comedian and writer Shappi Khorsandi, medic Oscar Duke and charity worker Mischa Pearson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Stewart
Interviewed Guest:
Shappi Khorsandi
Interviewed Guest:
Oscar Duke
Interviewed Guest:
Mischa Pearson

Brand

Midweek

Duration: 1 minute

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Comic poet Tim Key ruminates on the subject of sleep, through the medium of his poetry. With musical support from Tom Basden. Show more

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Helen Keen, Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane look at unacknowledged geniuses in their comic but factually accurate history of space exploration. From April 2014. Show more

Book of the Week

Deaths of the Poets

Episode 3: Poet Interrupted

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Poets Michael Symmons Roberts and Paul Farley interrogate the myth of the doomed poet. Today they explore the lives - and deaths - of Stevie Smith and Louis MacNeice. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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