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The Life Scientific

Episode 152: Tim Birkhead on bird promiscuity

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Professor Tim Birkhead talks to Jim Al-Khalili about studying promiscuity in birds, his love of Skomer Island and its guillemots and the virtuoso singing of the bullfinch. Show more

John Reed - Ten Days That Shook the World

Episode 7: Counter-Revolution

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Bryant is caught up in a vicious street battle, and government troops holding the telephone exchange are captured by Bolshevik sailors. Dramatised by Robin Brooks. Show more

Woman's Hour

Hillary Clinton, Dany Cotton, Ibeyi

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Hillary Clinton gives her verdict on why she lost the USA presidential election. Plus Dany Cotton, the first female commissioner of the London Fire Brigade, on her role. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Hillary Clinton
Interviewed Guest:
Dany Cotton
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Ibeyi

Book of the Week

How to Be Champion

Episode 2: I Don't Want Kids

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sarah Millican's candid and witty memoir. The comedian does not like kids, has never wanted to have them and is always amazed by people's reactions when she tells them so. Show more

Drama

Paul Sellar - The Gold Killing

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Boxer turned businessman Joe finds himself in the biggest fight of his life - to stay alive. Thriller starring Robert Glenister. Show more

Contributors

The Marquess:
Pip Torrens
Tony Bollom:
David Hounslow
George:
Obi Abili
Father Dubaku:
Obi Abili
DI Hume:
Danny Sapani
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

A Good Read

Owen Jones and Georgia LA

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Owen Jones and Georgia LA join Harriett Gilbert to discuss favourite books, including The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst and The Power by Naomi Alderman. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Owen Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Georgia LA

Front Row

St Vincent, Andrew Michael Hurley, The Tin Drum, Daljit Nagra

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

St Vincent discusses her new album Masseduction; poet Daljit Nagra on poetry in TV and radio adverts; novelist Andrew Michael Hurley; and Gunter Grass's The Tin Drum on stage. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
undefined St Vincent
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Hurley
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Allen
Interviewed Guest:
Daljit Nagra

John Reed - Ten Days That Shook the World

Episode 7: Counter-Revolution

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Bryant is caught up in a vicious street battle, and government troops holding the telephone exchange are captured by Bolshevik sailors. Dramatised by Robin Brooks. Show more

The Life Scientific

Episode 152: Tim Birkhead on bird promiscuity

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Professor Tim Birkhead talks to Jim Al-Khalili about studying promiscuity in birds, his love of Skomer Island and its guillemots and the virtuoso singing of the bullfinch. Show more

Fred at The Stand

Series 1

Episode 1: Hastings, Vee, McCabe and Delaney

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Fred MacAulay presents stand-up comedians Sindhu Vee, Susie McCabe, John Hastings and Gary Delaney recorded at the Stand Comedy Club in Edinburgh. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fred MacAulay
Performer:
John Hastings
Performer:
Sindhu Vee
Performer:
Susie McCabe
Performer:
Gary Delaney

Book of the Week

How to Be Champion

Episode 2: I Don't Want Kids

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sarah Millican's candid and witty memoir. The comedian does not like kids, has never wanted to have them and is always amazed by people's reactions when she tells them so. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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