Programme Index

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The Life Scientific

Episode 138: Alison Woollard on what she has learnt from mutant worms

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Geneticist Alison Wollard shares with Jim Al-Khalili her enthusiasm for a tiny nematode worm, which could hold the key to people leading happier and healthier lives in old age. Show more

Book of the Week

Border - Tales from the Edge of Europe

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In this corner of the Balkans, Kapka Kassabova explores the Bulgaria of her childhood, now peopled with those who mourn a changed way of life and, in some cases, their loved ones. Show more

Woman's Hour

On feeling like a carer not a mother, Treating fibroids, Anxiety about maternity cover, Antigone

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Feeling like a carer instead of a mother and doing it 24/7. Are women getting the right advice about fibroids? Anxiety about going on maternity leave. Mary Beard on Antigone. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kilm McPherson
Interviewed Guest:
MaryAnn Lumsden
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Silverton
Interviewed Guest:
Jessamy Hibbert
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Beard
Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Erin Riley

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A young man - Josh Cooper - has been found dead in some woods next to a shot gun. But family liaison officer Jackie Hartwell (Meera Syal) is not convinced he shot himself. Show more

Contributors

Jackie:
Meera Syal
Hannah Cooper:
Amanda Root
David Cooper:
Alec Newman
Isabel Cooper:
Eva Feiler
Steph Webb:
Flora Montgomery
Sandra Hicks:
Susie Emmett
Producer:
Clive Brill
Director:
Clive Brill

Genres

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kevin Le Gendre investigates the role of jazz in post World War II Britain and how the split between traditional and modern jazz showed itself in other art forms such as poetry. Show more

Neither There Nor Here

Series 1

A Disappearing Nation

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

David Dabydeen explores the forces that help and hinder integration. Why do some groups struggle while others prosper? In this edition, Guyanese communities in the US. Show more

Drama

The Mark

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Karen Brown. Inspired by a true story, an ambitious policeman is duped. Dean Ellis believes his life is coming together in work and love, but everything begins to fall apart. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

A Good Read

Craig Brown and Pippa Evans

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Satirist Craig Brown and comedian Pippa Evans tell Harriett Gilbert about the books they love, including George Orwell's take on poverty and Vernon God Little by DBC Pierre. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Craig Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Pippa Evans
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Front Row

Jojo Moyes, Prime Suspect 1973, Independent bookstores, Swan Lake in Hull

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

It took ten years and nine novels before Jojo Moyes found success; how Prime Suspect's Tennison became such a formidable character; fancy being a cygnet in Hull? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Angie Nehring
Interviewed Guest:
Jojo Moyes
Interviewed Guest:
Dreda Say Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Rosamund De La Hay
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin O'Hare

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A young man - Josh Cooper - has been found dead in some woods next to a shot gun. But family liaison officer Jackie Hartwell (Meera Syal) is not convinced he shot himself. Show more

Contributors

Jackie:
Meera Syal
Hannah Cooper:
Amanda Root
David Cooper:
Alec Newman
Isabel Cooper:
Eva Feiler
Steph Webb:
Flora Montgomery
Sandra Hicks:
Susie Emmett
Producer:
Clive Brill
Director:
Clive Brill

Genres

The Life Scientific

Episode 138: Alison Woollard on what she has learnt from mutant worms

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Geneticist Alison Wollard shares with Jim Al-Khalili her enthusiasm for a tiny nematode worm, which could hold the key to people leading happier and healthier lives in old age. Show more

Sarah Kendall: Australian Trilogy

Series 1

A Day in October

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 3 months

4 Extra Debut. The story about a day in October, 1990, when Sarah saw a miracle happen, affecting her and her classmates. From 2017. Show more

Book of the Week

Border - Tales from the Edge of Europe

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In this corner of the Balkans, Kapka Kassabova explores the Bulgaria of her childhood, now peopled with those who mourn a changed way of life and, in some cases, their loved ones. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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