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Book of the Week

Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Naoki Higashida reveals a unique insight into his world as a young adult with severe autism. Translated and introduced by David Mitchell. Read by Matthew Beard. Show more

Woman's Hour

Prison governor, Women's cricket, Craft, Polly Neate, Cook the perfect

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The challenges of being a woman governor in a men's prison; Cook the Perfect smoked aubergine salad; craft prize finalist - ceramicist Neil Brownsword. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Pia Sinha
Interviewed Guest:
Polly Neate
Interviewed Guest:
Dina Mousawi
Interviewed Guest:
Itab Azzam
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Brownsword
Presenter:
Jenni Murray

15 Minute Drama

Assata Shakur - The FBI's Most Wanted Woman

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Marianne Jean-Baptiste plays Assata Shakur in debbie tucker green's dramatisation of Shakur's autobiography. Shakur is in jail awaiting trial with her friend Kamau. Show more

Polyoaks

Series 5

Episode 6: The Battle of Bristol

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Dr Phil Hammond and David Spicer's satire on General Practice in the NHS reaches fever pitch. Nigel Planer and Simon Greenall star as brother doctors at loggerheads. Show more

Contributors

Dr Roy Thornton:
Nigel Planer
Nurse Monica:
Polly Frame
TV's Dr Jeremy:
David Westhead
Dr Hugh Thornton:
Simon Greenall
Stephanie Simons:
Margaret Cabourn-Smith

Short Works

Series 1

The Volunteer

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 9 months

A young man goes to volunteer with a refugee rescue mission, leaving behind the complications of his own life in the UK. An original short work for radio by Anthony Anaxagorou. Show more

Last Word

Chuck Blazer, Maryam Mirzakhani, Bryan Avery, Peter McHugh, Martin Landau

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on FIFA official Chuck Blazer, mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, architect Bryan Avery, journalist Peter McHugh, actor Martin Landau. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Jennings
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Martin
Interviewed Guest:
Curtis T McMullen
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Boaler
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Weston
Interviewed Guest:
Angie Errigo
Interviewed Guest:
John Stapleton
Interviewed Guest:
Greg Dyke
Producer:
Neil George

Dead Ringers

Series 17

21/07/2017

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

21/07/2017

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

There is another unexpected visitor to Grange Farm, and Lilian tries to calm the situation. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Huw Kennair-Jones
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Christine Barford:
Lesley Saweard
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Matt Crawford:
Kim Durham
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Alan Franks:
John Telfer
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Anisha Jayakody:
Anneika Rose
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer

Front Row

Jane Campion and Alice Englert, Chris Smith's Queer Icon, Lucy Kirkwood, Love Island

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jane Campion and Alice Englert on the new series of Top of the Lake, Chris Smith's Queer Icon Maurice by EM Forster, Lucy Kirkwood on her new play Mosquitoes, Love Island. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Harry Parker
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Campion
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Englert
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Kirkwood

15 Minute Drama

Assata Shakur - The FBI's Most Wanted Woman

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Marianne Jean-Baptiste plays Assata Shakur in debbie tucker green's dramatisation of Shakur's autobiography. Shakur is in jail awaiting trial with her friend Kamau. Show more

A Good Read

Sara Cox and Eimear McBride

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Presenter Sara Cox and Eimear McBride, author of A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing, talk about books they love with Harriett Gilbert. From South Korea to old Hollywood via France. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sara Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Eimear McBride
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Book of the Week

Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Naoki Higashida reveals a unique insight into his world as a young adult with severe autism. Translated and introduced by David Mitchell. Read by Matthew Beard. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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