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Regional Variations (2)

The Archers Omnibus

BBC Radio 4 LW

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Oliver needs to ask a favour, and Shula spots an opportunity.

Contributors

Series Editor:
Huw Kennair-Jones
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Chris Carter:
Wilf Scolding
Matt Crawford:
Kim Durham
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Tracy Horrobin:
Susie Riddell
Anisha Jayakody:
Anneika Rose
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Marion:
Julie Teal

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Just a Minute

Series 79

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Nicholas Parsons challenges Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Fred Macaulay and James Acaster in a special edition of the popular panel show - recorded at the Edinburgh Festival. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Josie Lawrence
Panellist:
Fred MacAulay
Panellist:
James Acaster

Midnight's Children

Omnibus

2. The Birth of a Nation

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 1 day

Saleem is born at the exact moment of Partition. Salman Rushdie's novel of love, history and magic starring Nikesh Patel. Show more

Contributors

Dr Narlikar:
Emilio Doorgasingh
Nadir Khan:
Akbar Kurtha
Methwold:
Philip Fox
Commander Sabarmati:
Ace Bhatti
Joseph d'Costa:
Ashley Kumar
Wee Willie Winkie:
Ronny Jhutti
Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Open Book

Revisiting Greek Myths

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup considers the enduring power and relevance of Greek myths and also investigates if contemporary Greek novelists are still inspired by them. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Colm Toibin
Interviewed Guest:
David Vann

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Six O'Clock News

27/08/2017 Corbyn calls for the UK to stay inside the single market for some time

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Corbyn calls for the UK to stay inside the single market for some time. 2 lorry drivers charged with causing death by dangerous over M1 crash. Houston flooded after Storm Harvey

Last Word

Abu Kifah, Sir Bruce Forsyth, Brian Aldiss, Blanche Blackwell, Jerry Lewis

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kate Silverton on author Brian Aldiss, American comic Jerry Lewis, Syrian rescue worker Abu Kifah and national treasure Sir Bruce Forsyth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Silverton
Interviewed Guest:
Moaz Al Shami
Interviewed Guest:
Jules Stenson
Interviewed Guest:
Wendy Aldiss
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Gaiman
Interviewed Guest:
David Wingrove
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Lycett
Interviewed Guest:
Shawn Levy

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Will Poulter on the intense experience of playing a racist police officer in Kathryn Bigelow's new film Detroit. With Antonia Quirke. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Will Poulter
Interviewed Guest:
Shubhashish Bhutiani
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Whitehurst

A Good Read

Joe Dunthorne and John O'Farrell

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Authors Joe Dunthorne and John O'Farrell talk about great books with Harriett Gilbert, including works by Marilynne Robinson, Denis Johnson and Cathy Rentzenbrink. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Joe Dunthorne
Interviewed Guest:
John O'Farrell
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

BBC Radio 4 FM

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