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Book of the Week

The Hungry Empire

Episode 3: Dining at Sea

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

As the Empire expands in the 18th century, the colonial trade in ships' provisions races to keep up. Read by Melody Grove. Abridged by Sian Preece. Show more

Woman's Hour

Chineke!

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Theresa May returns, domestic abuse, Chineke! Europe's first orchestra with entirely black and ethnic minority musicians, plus a Muslim woman's experience of Partition. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Isabel Oakeshott
Interviewed Guest:
Chantal Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Katie Ghose
Interviewed Guest:
Chi-chi Nwanoku
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Kendall
Interviewed Guest:
Sabiha Ahmed Husain
Interviewed Guest:
Yasmin Khan

Bad Salsa

Series 2

The Cycle of Life

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Each of the women get to grips with their own particular cancer aftershocks. Each must face their fears. From 2016. Show more

Home Front

16 August 1917 - Ulysses Pilchard

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the idea of a channel tunnel was rejected, at least until the end of the war, while in Folkestone, Dr Pilchard gains ground with his electro-shock treatment. Show more

Contributors

Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Chester Matthews:
Samuel James
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Writer:
Katie Hims

Drama

The Life and Times of Arthur Miller

Episode 4: Dreams

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Miller is now in his late sixties, and it has been a long time since he had a major success. In Mike Walker's drama, a mysterious young visitor compels him to look back on his life. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ed Harris
Arthur Miller:
Geoffrey Arend
Inge Morath:
Jane Kaczmarek
Young Arthur Miller:
Ben Feldman
Awards Presenter:
Devon Sorvari
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

Front Row

John Eliot Gardiner, Apphia Campbell, The Nature of Forgetting, Reviewing at the Edinburgh Festivals

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Live from Edinburgh with guests including Sir John Eliot Gardiner on Monteverdi at 450, Apphia Campbell, and Guillaume Pigé, director of physical theatre company Theatre Re. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Apphia Campbell
Interviewed Guest:
Gayle Anderson
Interviewed Guest:
Chiara Margiotta
Interviewed Guest:
Guillaume Pige
Interviewed Guest:
John Eliot Gardiner
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Edwina Pitman

Love in Recovery

Series 1

The Pub

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The group must leave the meeting room to try to rescue one of their members - from the pub. Stars Sue Johnston. From 2015. Show more

Book of the Week

The Hungry Empire

Episode 3: Dining at Sea

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

As the Empire expands in the 18th century, the colonial trade in ships' provisions races to keep up. Read by Melody Grove. Abridged by Sian Preece. Show more

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