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Book of the Week

Farewell to the Horse

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

George Stubbs took the horse apart in order to paint it accurately. But the horse has had its revenge, getting under the collective cultural skin of humankind, haunting our dreams. Show more

Woman's Hour

Justine Greening, Tim Farron

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jenni Murray speaks to secretary of state for education Justine Greening and Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron. Plus Ramadan and eating disorders. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Farron
Interviewed Guest:
Justine Greening
Interviewed Guest:
Maha Khan

15 Minute Drama

Bindi Business: Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 6 months

Bindi is preparing for the big opening of her development, but not everyone shares her vision. Starring Meera Syal. Show more

Home Front

2 June 1917 - Dorothea Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Canadian flying ace Billy Bishop shot down three German planes on a solo flight behind enemy lines, and in Folkestone, Dorothea is on a mission for the truth. Show more

Contributors

Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Dicky Manchester:
Roy Hudd
Mildred Manchester:
Annette Badland
Ruby Tulliver:
Katie Redford
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Archbishop:
Richard Curnow
Writer:
Katie Hims
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Drama

Mr Reasonable

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Fred D'Aguiar. John Reasonable is a freed black slave, a skilled silk weaver, engaged by Shakespeare to make costumes for the Rose Theatre, but he also has a jealous apprentice. Show more

Contributors

Reasonable:
Fraser James
Mrs Reasonable:
Adjoa Andoh
Shakespeare:
Joseph Kloska
Director:
David Hunter

Genres

Brand

Drama

Last Word

John Noakes, Manuel Noriega, Pat Stewart, Rex Sanders, Gregg Allman

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Julian Worricker on TV presenter John Noakes; Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega; dancer Pat Stewart; navigator Wing Commander Rex Sanders; rock musician Gregg Allman. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Neil George
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Chalmers
Interviewed Guest:
Arturo Wallace
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Eisner
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Stewart
Interviewed Guest:
Veronica Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Lashmar
Interviewed Guest:
Garth Cartwright

The News Quiz

Series 93

02/06/2017

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Miles Jupp. Jeremy Hardy, Desiree Burch, Simon Evans and Helen Lewis are Miles' guests for another round of News Quizzing. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Miles Jupp
Panellist:
Jeremy Hardy
Panellist:
Desiree Burch
Panellist:
Simon Evans
Panellist:
Helen Lewis

The Archers

02/06/2017

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jill feels under attack, and Neil must remain impartial. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Huw Kennair-Jones
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Lily Pargetter:
Katie Redford
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Tracy Horrobin:
Susie Riddell
Anisha Jayakody:
Anneika Rose

Front Row

Mondrian - the complete works; Arts and politics; Playwright Alice Birch; 40 years of Bob Marley's Exodus

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

'The Discovery of Mondrian' with Jonathan Jones. Plus how the arts feature in party manifestos, playwright Alice Birch on Anatomy of a Suicide and 40 years of Bob Marley's Exodus. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Julian
Interviewed Guest:
David Powell
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Birch

15 Minute Drama

Bindi Business: Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 6 months

Bindi is preparing for the big opening of her development, but not everyone shares her vision. Starring Meera Syal. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 78: 29 May - 2 June 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The seventh omnibus of Season 10, Our Daily Bread, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1917, when the death toll from the Folkestone air raid reached 72. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Mildred Manchester:
Annette Badland
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Mrs Riley:
Lois Chimimba
Cristine de Groot:
Ysabelle Cooper
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Archbishop:
Richard Curnow
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Forsyth:
John Dougall
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Dicky Manchester:
Roy Hudd
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Ruby Tulliver:
Katie Redford
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Sir Thomas Devitt:
David Sterne
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Writer:
Katie Hims
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Book of the Week

Farewell to the Horse

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

George Stubbs took the horse apart in order to paint it accurately. But the horse has had its revenge, getting under the collective cultural skin of humankind, haunting our dreams. Show more

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