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Book of the Week

Be Like the Fox

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Machiavelli observes Lorenzo de Medici's ascent to excessive power. The so-called First Citizen left a deep mark on Machiavelli's political thought and shaped his future career. Show more

Woman's Hour

Women in adverts, Deaths of women in custody, Trigger warnings, Single dads.

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Why are so many women dying in custody? Single dad Ed tells his story. The changing portrayal of women in adverts. Online trigger warnings - are they a good thing? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Juliet Lyon
Interviewed Guest:
Sheila Waplington
Interviewed Guest:
Terri Apter
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Charlton-Dailey
Interviewed Guest:
Sorana Vieru
Interviewed Guest:
Lindsay Cley
Interviewed Guest:
Aline Santos
Producer:
Erin Riley

Shardlake

Revelation

Episode 7

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

After another gruesome death, Shardlake and Coroner Harsnet suspect a former monk may be the killer. Stars Carl Prekopp. Show more

Drama

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Episode 2: The Dish of Yesterday

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Mma Ramotswe decides to put her new intern on the case, while Mma Makutsi's distinctive approach to the restaurant business raises eyebrows. Show more

Contributors

Mma Ramotswe:
Claire Benedict
Mma Makutsi:
Nadine Marshall
Mma Potokwani:
Janice Acquah
Mr JLB Matekoni:
Ben Onwukwe
Phuti Radiphuti:
Jude Akuwudike
Alice Bombwe:
Amaka Okafor
Mr Sengupta:
Kulvinder Ghir
Violet:
Anna Bengo

Genres

A Good Read

Will Self and Rachel Johnson

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Will Self and Rachel Johnson talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert. Up for discussion, a collection of Raymond Carver short stories and JR Ackerley's My Father and Myself. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Will Self
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Johnson
Producer:
Sally Heaven

The Missing Hancocks

Series 3

The Racehorse

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Harry Secombe has 10 bob left, so Bill decides to spend it on…a racehorse. What could go wrong? Stars Andy Secombe. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Harry Secombe:
Andy Secombe
Bill Kerr:
Kevin Eldon
Sid James:
Simon Greenall
Kenneth Williams:
Robin Sebastian
Andree Melly:
Susy Kane
Writer:
Ray Galton
Producer:
Ed Morrish
Producer:
Neil Pearson

Front Row

Sir Nicholas Serota, Glen Matlock, Pina Bausch's Rite of Spring

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sir Nicholas Serota on leading Arts Council England, the Royal Philharmonic plays punk, and Jo Ann Endicott remembers dancing with Pina Bausch. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Angie Nehring
Interviewed Guest:
Glen Matlock
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Mossman
Interviewed Guest:
Madison Keesler
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Serota

Shardlake

Revelation

Episode 7

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

After another gruesome death, Shardlake and Coroner Harsnet suspect a former monk may be the killer. Stars Carl Prekopp. Show more

Book of the Week

Be Like the Fox

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Machiavelli observes Lorenzo de Medici's ascent to excessive power. The so-called First Citizen left a deep mark on Machiavelli's political thought and shaped his future career. Show more

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