Programme Index

Discover 9,916,589 listings and 223,365 playable programmes from the BBC

In Our Time

The Egyptian Book of the Dead

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss The Book of the Dead, an ancient Egyptian collection of spells intended to assist the journey of the deceased through the underworld. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
John Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Spence
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Parkinson

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Reza Mohammadi, a leading poet in Persian, sets his response to Homer in Kabul. Places and events in Afghanistan's capital and environs chime compellingly with The Odyssey. Show more

Woman's Hour

Lizzie Armitstead, Sex robots, Hidden illness, DV in fiction

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Lizzie Armitstead on drug tests and sexism in cycling; domestic violence on telly; 'Please offer me a seat' badge; are sex robots a dangerous distraction from human intimacy? Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Lizzie Armitstead
Interviewed Guest:
Polly Neate
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Krizanovich
Interviewed Guest:
Kathleen Richardson
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Devlin
Presenter:
Jenni Murray

Home Front

27 April 1917 - Hilary Pearce

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, a Liverpool captain was sentenced to nearly two years in prison for helping people avoid conscription, while in Folkestone, Hilary gets his call up papers. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Ruby Pearce:
Katie Redford
Prudence Clark:
Susie Riddell
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Lilian Frost:
Alex Tregear

Where This Service Will...

Where This Service Will Terminate

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

1. By Katherine Jakeways. When two strangers meet on the train from Paddington to Penzance, an intense relationship develops over the course of the journey. Show more

The Film Programme

Lady Macbeth

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Writer/director David Leland revisits Worthing, the setting of his classic drama Wish You Were Here, and William Oldroyd discusses his acclaimed low budget drama Lady Macbeth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
David Leland
Interviewed Guest:
William Oldroyd
Interviewed Guest:
Kattell Quillevere

Reluctant Persuaders

Series 2

Think Different

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In a battle for survival, can London's worst advertising agency win their biggest contract? Stars Nigel Havers. From April 2017. Show more

Front Row

British Museums special

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Front Row is live from the British Museum to announce the Art Fund Museum of the Year shortlist, and to debate the future of museums with the new directors of the BM and the V&A. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Hartwig Fischer
Interviewed Guest:
Tristram Hunt
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Deuchar
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Munro

In Our Time

The Egyptian Book of the Dead

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss The Book of the Dead, an ancient Egyptian collection of spells intended to assist the journey of the deceased through the underworld. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
John Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Spence
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Parkinson

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Reza Mohammadi, a leading poet in Persian, sets his response to Homer in Kabul. Places and events in Afghanistan's capital and environs chime compellingly with The Odyssey. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

About BBC Radio 4

Intelligent speech, the most insightful journalism, the wittiest comedy, the most fascinating features and the most compelling drama and readings anywhere in UK radio.

About this data

This data is drawn from the data stream that informs BBC's iPlayer and Sounds. The information shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was/is subject to change and may not be accurate. More