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Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Confusion in Petrograd mounts. Reed interviews Trotsky and hears Lenin calling for a Bolshevik insurrection. With Richard Laing. Show more

Woman's Hour

Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dyslexia, Rise in Child-on-Child Sexual Assault

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Why has there been a 71% rise in reporting to the police of children sexually assaulting other children in the last four years? Plus actress and singer Charlotte Gainsbourg. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Ros McNeil
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Westerman
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Interviewed Guest:
Jacqui Oatley
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Rooke
Interviewed Guest:
Dawn Keyse
Interviewed Guest:
Eliza Szarbo

Book of the Week

The Letters of Sylvia Plath

Episode 2: November 1951 to December 1953

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lydia Wilson reads from the letters of Sylvia Plath, abridged for radio by Caitlin Crawford. In this edition, the Smith College years. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Comedian and Russophile Viv Groskop explores how a century of revolutionary comedy shaped Russia's national psyche. Show more

Hamlet

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The ghost of his father has told Hamlet he was murdered by Claudius. Hamlet wants revenge, but is it true? Stars Jamie Parker. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Series

Hamlet

A Good Read

Sally Lindsay and Jonathan Harvey

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Actress Sally Lindsay and playwright Jonathan Harvey talk about the books they love with Harriett Gilbert: Angela Carter, Adrian Mole and a wickedly funny spoof actor's memoir. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sally Lindsay
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Harvey
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Front Row

Director Sally Potter, Composer Jimmy Webb, Anorexia on screen

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Sally Potter discusses her new film the Party; songwriter Jimmy Webb on his many hits including Wichita Lineman and Galveston; anorexia on film. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Potter
Interviewed Guest:
Hadley Freeman
Interviewed Guest:
Eva O'Connor
Interviewed Guest:
Jimmy Webb

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Confusion in Petrograd mounts. Reed interviews Trotsky and hears Lenin calling for a Bolshevik insurrection. With Richard Laing. Show more

Spotlight Tonight with Nish Kumar

Series 2

Episode 4: Episode 4 - 'Good evening, Admiral' - Live episode

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 1 month

Award-winning satirist Nish Kumar shines his spotlight of truth on the biggest news stories, in the hope of showing them up for what they really are. Show more

Book of the Week

The Letters of Sylvia Plath

Episode 2: November 1951 to December 1953

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lydia Wilson reads from the letters of Sylvia Plath, abridged for radio by Caitlin Crawford. In this edition, the Smith College years. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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