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Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

Gainsborough

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A legacy from his uncle gives 13-year-old Thomas Gainsborough, the youngest of eight children, the means to leave Sudbury and travel to London to study art. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Endometriosis, Juliet Butler, Gay parenting

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Endometriosis and the impact on relationships, Juliet Butler on her friendship with conjoined twins Masha and Dasha, and Sarah Hagger-Holt and David Ledain on being a gay parent. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Nicky Hudson
Interviewed Guest:
Juliet Butler
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hagger-Holt
Interviewed Guest:
David Ledain

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Meera Syal stars as family liaison officer Jackie Hartwell who investigates a suspicious fire and tries to comfort a father grieving for his recently murdered daughter. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Home Front

7 August 1917 - Howard Argent

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the dramatist Basil Hood died, having suffered from nervous exhaustion, and Captain Lumley returns to Folkestone a more fragile man. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absolom
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Mathieu Argent:
Bea White
Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Writer:
Katie Hims
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

The Food Programme

Patience Gray: A Life Through Food

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

In the year that Patience Gray would have been 100, Jojo Tulloh, Adam Federman and Louise Gray decipher the visionary food writer's life, writing and enduring appeal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sheila Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
Jojo Tulloh
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Gray

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Series 16

Episode 6: The Mind v the Brain

Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined on stage by comedian Katy Brand and neuroscientists Professor Uta Frith and Professor Sophie Scott to look at our minds and brains. Show more

Just a Minute

Series 79

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Nicholas Parsons presents the 78th series of the iconic panel show. His guests in this first episode are Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Andy Hamilton and Sue Perkins. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Gyles Brandreth
Panellist:
Andy Hamilton
Panellist:
Sue Perkins

Front Row

Trust Me writer Dan Sefton, Atomic Blonde, Colm Toibin's Queer Icon, Posthumous publishing

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. When an artist dies, should their unfinished work be released or kept private? Anna Smith reviews Atomic Blonde. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Hunter Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Virginia Nicholson
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Sefton
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Colm Toibin

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Meera Syal stars as family liaison officer Jackie Hartwell who investigates a suspicious fire and tries to comfort a father grieving for his recently murdered daughter. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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