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In Our Time

Roger Bacon

Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss medieval English scholar Roger Bacon, an early pioneer of science who became known as Doctor Mirabilis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Cunningham
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Power
Interviewed Guest:
Elly Truitt

The Odyssey Project: My Name Is Nobody

Series 1

Mr Nobody Listening to His Own Story at the Court of King Alcinous

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Golan Haji and Stephen Watts' poem drawing on the episode in which Odysseus is among people listening to a blind bard extolling the exploits of a wandering hero - Odysseus himself. Show more

Woman's Hour

Gig rowing; Jayne-Anne Gadhia

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Jayne-Anne Gadhia, CEO of Virgin Money, talks about coping with postnatal depression and having a high-pressure job. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Jayne-Anne Gadhia
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Brock
Interviewed Guest:
Lesley Millar
Interviewed Guest:
Paula Mayock
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Robinson
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Nolan

The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler

1990, His Voice Had Changed

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

After many years George Anton has a surprise visitor. Stars David Sturzaker and Jane Slavin. Show more

Home Front

20 April 1917 - Noah Hamilton

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, a special American service was held at St Paul's Cathedral to mark the US entry into the war, and in Folkestone, Noah Hamilton pursues small acts of resistance Show more

Contributors

Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Mathieu Winwood:
Bea Riddell
Cristine de Groot:
Ysabelle Cooper
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Drama

The Book of Yehudit

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Drama about a young Orthodox Jewish woman whose husband is unwilling to grant her a divorce. By Adam Usden. Starring Yasmin Paige, Henry Devas and Ashley Margolis. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Open Book

Luiza Sauma, Easter Writing

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup talks to Luiza Sauma about her novel Flesh and Bone and Water and discusses depictions of Easter in fiction. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Luiza Sauma
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Stanford
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Arditti
Interviewed Guest:
Meike Ziervogel
Interviewed Guest:
Ayisha Malik

The Film Programme

Warren Beatty

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Warren Beatty talks about his latest directorial outing, Rules Don't Apply, and why it's been 18 years since he directed his last movie. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Woolley
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Kelly
Interviewed Guest:
Warren Beatty
Interviewed Guest:
Mohamed Diab
Presenter:
Francine Stock

Reluctant Persuaders

Series 2

Give a Man a Fish

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Can London's worst advertising agency soothe their souls with some charitable work? Stars Nigel Haves. From April 2017. Show more

Front Row

Joan Bakewell, 2017 Proms, The Zookeeper's Wife

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news. Joan Bakewell discusses her play, Keeping in Touch; David Pickard announces the 2017 Proms season; and Larushka Ivan-Zadeh reviews The Zookeeper's Wife. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Bakewell
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Thorne
Interviewed Guest:
David Pickard
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh

The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler

1990, His Voice Had Changed

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

After many years George Anton has a surprise visitor. Stars David Sturzaker and Jane Slavin. Show more

In Our Time

Roger Bacon

Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss medieval English scholar Roger Bacon, an early pioneer of science who became known as Doctor Mirabilis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Cunningham
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Power
Interviewed Guest:
Elly Truitt

The Odyssey Project: My Name Is Nobody

Series 1

Mr Nobody Listening to His Own Story at the Court of King Alcinous

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Golan Haji and Stephen Watts' poem drawing on the episode in which Odysseus is among people listening to a blind bard extolling the exploits of a wandering hero - Odysseus himself. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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