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Book of the Week

The Unwomanly Face of War

Episode 5

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

Regional Variations (2)

Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Pelvic floor exercises; Disabled parents; Craft prize; Women's football; Wedding dresses

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Physiotherapist Elaine Miller on the importance of pelvic floor exercises. Plus being a disabled parent, and Craft Prize finalist ceramicist Andrea Walsh. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Elaine Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Barker
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Halling
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Carr
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Walsh

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

When Winterbourne discovers Daisy alone with Giovanelli at the Colosseum, he must confront her. With John Lynch as the author. Show more

To Hull and Back

Series 1

Episode 3: An Affair to Forget

Duration: 27 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sophie seeks love while her mother wants entry to a posh lady's golf club. Stars Lucy Beaumont and Maureen Lipman. From October 2015. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Home Front

4 August 1917 - Hilary Pearce

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, there was a service on the Leas in Folkestone to mark the third anniversary of the outbreak of war. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Solly Joseph:
Stephen Critchlow
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Writer:
Katie Hims

Drama

Holding Back the Tide

The Vauxgarth Pig

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Nick Warburton. Ronald Pickup stars as John Hector, who heads up an unlikely group trying to defend its home town against the worst ills of modernity. Show more

Contributors

Richard:
Paul Ritter
John Hector:
Ronald Pickup
Penrith:
Chris Pavlo
Mrs Cardabbon:
Susan James
Estate Agent:
Caolan McCarthy
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Last Word

Robert Hardy, David Jones, Jeanne Moreau, Mark Wilkinson, Sam Shepard

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on actor Robert Hardy, scientist David Jones, actress Jeanne Moreau, furniture designer Mark Wilkinson, actor and playwright Sam Shepard. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Sella
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Marianne Gray
Interviewed Guest:
Charlie Smallbone

The Museum of Curiosity

Series 11

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 8 months

John Lloyd and Romesh Ranganathan are joined by comedian and artist Phill Jupitus, criminologist and documentary-maker Roger Graef and novelist and Bake Off judge Prue Leith. Show more

The Archers

04/08/2017

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Oliver decides it is time to move on, and Alistair shows his hand.

Contributors

Series Editor:
Huw Kennair-Jones
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Christine Barford:
Lesley Saweard
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Matt Crawford:
Kim Durham
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Anisha Jayakody:
Anneika Rose
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
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

Front Row

Irvine Welsh's Performers, Bookshop economics, England Is Mine, CN Lester on Stone Butch Blues

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Irvine Welsh, bookshop economics, Morrissey's early years and CN Lester's Queer Icon Stone Butch Blues. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Irvine Welsh
Interviewed Guest:
James Daunt
Interviewed Guest:
Will Atkinson
Interviewed Guest:
Anita Sethi
Interviewed Guest:
CN Lester
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Edwina Pitman

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

When Winterbourne discovers Daisy alone with Giovanelli at the Colosseum, he must confront her. With John Lynch as the author. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 80: 31 July - 4 August 1917 (Season 11 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The first omnibus of Season 11, Broken and Mad, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1917, when the battle of Passchendaele began. Show more

Contributors

Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Ernie Moore:
Sean Connolly
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Solly Joseph:
Stephen Critchlow
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Mrs Fryer:
Debbie Korley
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Sir Frederick Mott:
Philip Fox
Hilda Moore:
Bella Hamblin
Ralph Winwood:
Nick Murchie
Harry Tate:
Philip Fox
Biago Rossi:
Philip Fox
Caroline:
Debbie Korley
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Book at Bedtime

The Lie of the Land

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Despite the long hours and low pay working in the pie factory, Xan is finding new purpose as a wage-earner. Amanda Craig's state-of-the-nation novel, read by Amanda Lawrence. Show more

Book of the Week

The Unwomanly Face of War

Episode 5

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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