Programme Index

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Book of the Week

Shark Drunk

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Now it is spring, and the hunt is on again after a setback with the engine. The intrepid fishermen set out with renewed energy and some rather pungent bait. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Olivia Colman and Olivia Williams in Mosquitoes

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Featuring actors Olivia Colman and Olivia Williams, Craft Prize finalist Peter Marigold and The Archers star Paddy Greene. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Olivia Colman
Interviewed Guest:
Olivia Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Marigold
Interviewed Guest:
Patricia Greene
Interviewed Guest:
Souad Mekhennet

To Hull and Back

Series 1

Episode 2: Crying in the Chapel

Duration: 27 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

When Songs of Praise comes to town, Sophie sees a career opportunity. Stars Lucy Beaumont and Maureen Lipman. From October 2015. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Decoding the News

Series 1

Transparency

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 'transparency' become so important, and what story does this word tell about us? Show more

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 8 months

By Edson Burton. Mack's illicit assignment begins to unravel when he runs into Deacon, a fierce and enigmatic old drifter. Starring Don Warrington and Ashley Thomas. Show more

Last Word

Mary Turner, Chester Bennington, Scharlette Holdman, Orri Vigfusson and George A Romero

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on trade unionist Mary Turner, singer Chester Bennington, death penalty campaigner Scharlette Holdman, conservationist Orri Vigfusson, director George A Romero. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Paul Waters
Interviewed Guest:
Barbara Benham
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Kenny
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Coare
Interviewed Guest:
David Von Drehle
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Jones

The Museum of Curiosity

Series 11

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 8 months

John Lloyd and his new curator Romesh Ranganathan are joined by comedian Cally Beaton, actor Sally Phillips and the president of the Royal College of Pathologists, Suzy Lishman. Show more

The Archers

28/07/2017

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lilian pulls rank, and Ed wants to lend his support. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Huw Kennair-Jones
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Phoebe Aldridge:
Lucy Morris
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Matt Crawford:
Kim Durham
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Alan Franks:
John Telfer
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
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
Lulu Duxford:
Chetna Pandya

Front Row

Mary Portas' Queer Icon, Michael Symmons Roberts, Howard's End, Susie Dent

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mary Portas on 'I Feel Love', her Queer Icon, plus Susie Dent on how the arts have entered the English language, poet Michael Symmons Roberts, and Howard's End re-released. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Portas
Interviewed Guest:
Susie Dent
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Symmons Roberts
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Pierce-Roberts
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Bearman
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Woman's Hour

Late Night Woman's Hour: Activism

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Lauren Laverne presents intimate late-night conversation. Lauren talks to leading female activists about the joys and tough choices of campaigning. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lauren Laverne
Interviewed Guest:
Nimko Ali
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Bindel
Interviewed Guest:
Nicky Sadler
Interviewed Guest:
Mona Eltahawy

A Good Read

John Niven and Sali Hughes

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Author John Niven and beauty journalist Sali Hughes talk about books they love with Harriett Gilbert, including Heartburn by Nora Ephron and Karoo by Steve Tesich. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
John Niven
Interviewed Guest:
Sali Hughes
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Book of the Week

Shark Drunk

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Now it is spring, and the hunt is on again after a setback with the engine. The intrepid fishermen set out with renewed energy and some rather pungent bait. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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