Programme Index

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Book of the Week

The Unwomanly Face of War

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich set out to write her first book telling the as-yet-untold stories of the Russian women who had fought in the Second World War. Show more

Woman's Hour

Melanin Millennials, Miscarriage, Allegra Huston

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Imrie Morgan and Satia Sa Dias on their award-winning podcast called Melanin Millennials. What to say when someone's had a miscarriage. Allegra Huston on her book, Say My Name. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Imrie Morgan
Interviewed Guest:
Satia Sa Dias
Interviewed Guest:
Allegra Huston
Presenter:
Jane Garvey

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Winterbourne travels to Rome to see the beautiful, free-spirited Daisy Miller again. With Julianna Jennings. Show more

Home Front

1 August 1917 - Dorothea Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Pope Benedict XV issued his Peace Note, describing the war as driven by a universal madness, and in Folkestone, Dorothea experiences a private sadness. Show more

Contributors

Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Writer:
Katie Hims

Drama

MetaphorMoses

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Gary Ogin. A young man wakes up as a bearded Orthodox Jew. What does his secular Jewish family do? Fast-paced comedy about religion and identity. Show more

Genres

Brand

Drama

Meet David Sedaris

Series 6

A Number of Reasons I've Been Depressed, Lately; Diary extracts

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 5 months

The globetrotting, trash-picking, aisle-rolling storyteller shares A Number of Reasons I've Been Depressed, Lately. From 2017. Show more

Front Row

Writer Bernard MacLaverty, Nicholas Hytner's Queer Icon, Riding the Mail Rail

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Nicholas Hytner chooses his Queer Icon; Northern Irish writer Bernard MacLaverty on his first novel in 16 years, Midwinter Break; and Samira rides the Mail Rail. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Hytner
Interviewed Guest:
Bernard MacLaverty
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Dunn
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Stepney
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Winterbourne travels to Rome to see the beautiful, free-spirited Daisy Miller again. With Julianna Jennings. Show more

Book at Bedtime

The Lie of the Land

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Amanda Craig's state-of-the-nation novel. Jobless, their marriage on the rocks, the Bredins can't afford to stay in London, so they're renting out their home and moving to Devon. Show more

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Series 16

Episode 5: Are We Living in a Simulation?

Duration: 38 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined on stage by Phill Jupitus, Prof Nick Bostrom and Prof Anil Seth to ask if we are simply the product of an advanced computer simulation. Show more

Book of the Week

The Unwomanly Face of War

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich set out to write her first book telling the as-yet-untold stories of the Russian women who had fought in the Second World War. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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