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Book of the Week

Shark Drunk

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The winter fishing season is underway for the speciality Norwegian cod or skrei, but the weather turns bad at sea, and thoughts move to storms and shipwrecks. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Daughters of prostitutes, Mothers Apart, Sarah Winman

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The mums whose children have been taken away from them. Best-selling author Sarah Winman on her latest book Tin Man. And the daughters of Mumbai sex workers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Siobhan Beckwith
Interviewed Guest:
Patricia Greene
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Winman

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Decoding the News

Series 1

Populism

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Aditya Chakrabortty investigates five words that made the modern world. When and why did 'populism' become so important, and how is it shaping our world? Show more

Drama

The Churchill Barriers

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Emma Spurgin Hussey. Orkney, 1944, and clerk George finds common ground with Italian pianist Giorgio, who is labouring to build the famous sea defences. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Open Book

Fiona Melrose on her novel Johannesburg

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup talks to Fiona Melrose about her novel Johannesburg. Set on the day of Nelson Mandela's death, the characters paint a portrait of the city on this historic day. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Melrose
Interviewed Guest:
Kaite Welsh
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Hill

Front Row

Patrick Gale's Man in an Orange Shirt, Olly Alexander's Queer Icon, Man Booker Prize longlist, Mercury Prize shortlist

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Patrick Gale on his first television play Man in an Orange Shirt. Plus Olly Alexander's Queer Icon, the Man Booker Prize longlist and the Mercury Prize shortlist. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Toby Lichtig
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Ravenscroft
Interviewed Guest:
Olly Alexander
Producer:
Harry Parker

Daphne Sounds Expensive

Series 2

Episode 3: Atlantis

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 7 months

World-renowned opera singer Sir Willard White has a plan to solve the boys' money woes. They must travel to the lost city of Atlantis in pursuit of a legendary precious metal. Show more

Book of the Week

Shark Drunk

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The winter fishing season is underway for the speciality Norwegian cod or skrei, but the weather turns bad at sea, and thoughts move to storms and shipwrecks. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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