Programme Index

Discover 10,008,132 listings and 227,996 playable programmes from the BBC

Farming Today

The UK dairy sector, cross-border dairy sales in Northern Ireland, horsemeat trial, World Heritage status for the Lake District?

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Concerns this week over butter and cream shortages come after a glut in production in 2015 forced dairy farmers into dire straits. So what's the reality of the sector today? Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Big Pig, Little Pig

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

With Christmas round the corner and guests arriving soon, the time has come to slaughter Little Pig - but the trauma of despatching Big Pig is still fresh in Jacqueline's mind. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Patience Gray, Contraception and pregnancy risk, Yarl's Wood, Anorexia, Dating

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. The legacy of food writer Patience Gray. Plus a new play on life inside Yarl's Wood Detention Centre. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Federman
Interviewed Guest:
Miranda Armour-Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Ann Furedi
Interviewed Guest:
Tracey Masters
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Khalil
Interviewed Guest:
Heather Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Georgina Hewes
Interviewed Guest:
Annie Belasco
Interviewed Guest:
Clare McAfee

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

The Days of Anna Madrigal

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Michael, Ben and Shawna arrive at the Burning Man festival while Anna remembers her relationship with Lasko. Stars Suzie Grimsdick. From July 2017. Show more

Polyoaks

Series 5

Easy GPeasy

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The most dysfunctional GP surgery in the West Country is under threat for not being average. Starring Nigel Planer. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Dr Jeremy:
David Westhead
Dr Hugh Thornton:
Simon Greenall
Dr Roy Thornton:
Nigel Planer
Nurse Monica:
Polly Frame
Stephanie Simons:
Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Receptionist:
Kate O'Sullivan

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The tally stick was a kind of money, and a particularly instructive kind of money. It shows us what money really is: a kind of debt that can be traded freely. Show more

Last Word

Barry Norman, Gordon Wilson, Geri Allen, John Thompson, Jack O'Neill

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on film critic and journalist Barry Norman, politician Gordon Wilson, jazz pianist Geri Allen, radio regulator John Thompson and surf pioneer Jack O'Neill. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Anthony Hayward
Interviewed Guest:
Trevor Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Alyn Shipton
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Stoller
Interviewed Guest:
Drew Kampion
Producer:
Neil George

Dead Ringers

Series 17

07/07/2017

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Much more than an impression show, the world of politics, celebrity and media are often viciously sent up. Like a baked Alaska, it's only warm on the outside. Show more

The Archers

07/07/2017

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Fallon grasps the nettle, while Lynda and Lilian are forced together. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Huw Kennair-Jones
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Phoebe Aldridge:
Lucy Morris
Christine Barford:
Lesley Saweard
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Matt Crawford:
Kim Durham
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Will Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Latif Hussain:
Alex Caan

Front Row

Sarah Hall, Antony Sher, Fatherhood, Beethoven's 9th Symphony

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sarah Hall on new short story collection Madame Fox, Sir Antony Sher on his Queer Icon, contemporary depictions of fatherhood, and Beethoven's 9th at G20. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Antony Sher
Interviewed Guest:
Josh Appignanesi
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Service
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

The Days of Anna Madrigal

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Michael, Ben and Shawna arrive at the Burning Man festival while Anna remembers her relationship with Lasko. Stars Suzie Grimsdick. From July 2017. Show more

A Good Read

Kathy Burke and Tom Allen

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Actor Kathy Burke and comedian Tom Allen talk about their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert - by Patrick Hamilton, John Waters and Barbara Pym. But who picks what? Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kathy Burke
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Allen
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Book of the Week

Big Pig, Little Pig

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

With Christmas round the corner and guests arriving soon, the time has come to slaughter Little Pig - but the trauma of despatching Big Pig is still fresh in Jacqueline's mind. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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