Programme Index

Discover 10,100,220 listings and 228,314 playable programmes from the BBC

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lilian receives a shocking proposition, and there is serious trouble at the vets.

Contributors

Series Editor:
Huw Kennair-Jones
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Ian Craig:
Stephen Kennedy
Matt Crawford:
Kim Durham
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Nic Grundy:
Becky Wright
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Noluthando Madikane:
Mogali Masuku
Freddie Pargetter:
Toby Laurence
Lily Pargetter:
Katie Redford
Robert Snell:
Graham Blockey
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Latif Hussain:
Alex Caan
Philip Moss:
Andy Hockley

The Unbelievable Truth

Series 19

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 5 weeks

David Mitchell gets Lloyd Langford, Henning Wehn, Ellie Taylor and John Finnemore to lie with some truths. From 2017. Show more

The Food Programme

How We Eat: 4. Eating as a Family

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

In the last programme in a four-part series about how we eat now, Sheila Dillon explores the reality and the myth of eating as a family. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sheila Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Brooks
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Biddulph
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Kissane

Tsar

Nikolai II: Three Hundred Years

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Three hundred years after the Romanovs claimed the Russian throne, their tercentenary was marked with public celebrations. Four years later, the last tsar abdicated. By Mike Walker. Show more

Open Book

In Patagonia, Nathan Englander

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup talks to Nathan Englander about Dinner at the Centre of the Earth, a spy thriller and a love story based around the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest:
William Dalrymple
Interviewed Guest:
Nathan Englander
Interviewed Guest:
Sandi Toksvig

The Casebook of Max and Ivan

Series 2

Case #139 - Help! The Aged!

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Richard Wilson joins the private detectives as Max’s great uncle – he needs help but all is not as it seems. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Great Uncle Bernard:
Richard Wilson
Narrator:
Lewis Macleod
Malcolm McMichaelmas:
Lewis Macleod
Sister Geraldine:
Lolly Adefope
Jonathan Miracle:
David Reed
Producer:
Ben Walker

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 4: Graham's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Joe Armstrong reads the next in Jon McGregor's 15-part short story series. The disappearance of a teenage girl in the Peak District now sparks memories from a national park ranger. Show more

Last Word

Sean Hughes, Sir Brian Barder, David Marks, Major Khush Ahmad-ul-Mulk, Marge Calhoun

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on comedian Sean Hughes, architect David Marks, Chitral prince Major Khush Ahmad-ul-Mulk, diplomat Sir Brian Barder and surfer Marge Calhoun. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Terry Eselun
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Barfield
Interviewed Guest:
Asad Ul-Mulk
Interviewed Guest:
Owen Barder
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Steele
Interviewed Guest:
Rhona Cameron
Interviewed Guest:
Bruce Dessau

The Film Programme

I Am Not a Witch

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to Rungano Nyoni, director of I Am Not a Witch, and looks at some lost films of African cinema, including a silent movie from 1915. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Rungano Nyoni
Interviewed Guest:
Lizelle Bisschoff
Interviewed Guest:
Rosemary Fletcher
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Sickles

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