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Book of the Week

The Unwomanly Face of War

Episode 3

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

Kathy Lette

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Author, Kathy Lette and her latest novel, Best Laid Plans; Shakespearean roles for older women; Ausma Zehanat Khan; Removal of employment tribunal fees. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Kathy Lette
Interviewed Guest:
Bronwyn McKenna
Interviewed Guest:
Ausma Zehanat Khan
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Skilbeck
Interviewed Guest:
Erin Sullivan

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Will Winterbourne follow his heart and risk the harsh judgement of those around him? With Jack Lowden. Show more

Bad Salsa

Series 2

Jumping the Shark

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Marco's sister is not impressed by his new girlfriend while Chippy thinks she can save her relationship with a lie. From January 2016. Show more

Home Front

2 August 1917 - Jessie Moore

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the heaviest rainfall in 30 years fell on Passchendaele, and in Folkestone, Jessie lives under a cloud. Show more

Contributors

Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Ernie Moore:
Sean Connolly
Hilda Moore:
Bella Hamblin
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Mrs Fryer:
Debbie Korley
Ralph Winwood:
Nick Murchie
Harry Tate:
Philip Fox
Writer:
Katie Hims

Drama

The Life and Times of Arthur Miller

Episode 2: The Lure

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

After the success of Death of a Salesman, Hollywood beckons to Arthur, where a chance meeting with a young actress called Marilyn Monroe changes everything. By Jonathan Holloway. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ed Harris
Arthur Miller:
Geoffrey Arend
Mary Slattery:
Devon Sorvari
Dolores Donovan:
Alexis Jacknow
Elia Kazan:
Raphael Sbarge
Marilyn Monroe:
Heidi Dippold
Harry Cohn:
Hector Elizondo
TWA Announcer:
Andre Sogliuzzo
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

Front Row

Emergency services on screen; plus Sally Hawkins, Josette Bushell-Mingo, and Damian Barr

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

How fly-on-the-wall programme makers document the work of the emergency services; plus actress Sally Hawkins, singer Josette Bushell-Mingo, and Damian Barr's Queen Icons choice. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Simon Dickson
Interviewed Guest:
Edmund Coulthard
Interviewed Guest:
Damian Barr
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Hawkins
Interviewed Guest:
Josette Bushell-Mingo
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Jack Soper

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Will Winterbourne follow his heart and risk the harsh judgement of those around him? With Jack Lowden. Show more

Book at Bedtime

The Lie of the Land

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Uprooted from London because his mother and stepfather can't afford to go on living there, Xan is slowly adjusting to life in Devon. Amanda Craig's novel, read by Amanda Lawrence. Show more

Love in Recovery

Series 1

Andy

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Andy has a date for the first time in... well, longer than he’ll admit. The group rally round. Stars Eddie Marsan. From 2015. Show more

Book of the Week

The Unwomanly Face of War

Episode 3

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

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