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Start the Week

Blood, guts and swearing robots

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Andrew Marr discusses gangrene, pain and swearing with Lindsey Fitzharris, Lesley Colvin, Beth Singler and Emma Byrne. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Lindsey Fitzharris
Interviewed Guest:
Lesley Colvin
Interviewed Guest:
Beth Singler
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Byrne
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Woman's Hour

Best Place series, New research on still birth, Joan As Police Woman

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Best Place - can a town move on from an event that made the headlines? There is new guidance for pregnant women on sleeping positions, and Joan As Police Woman performs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Wynne
Interviewed Guest:
Gaynor Madgwick
Interviewed Guest:
Tomasina Stacey
Interviewed Guest:
Grace Detoeuf
Interviewed Guest:
Edward Stanbrook-Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Lilias Stanbrook-Evans
Producer:
Anne Peacock

The Pillow Book

Series 10

Episode 1

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 3 months

Robert Forrest's popular thriller, set in 10th-century Japan. Shonagon is summoned to meet the new empress - an encounter even more strange and disturbing than she imagines. Show more

Contributors

Shonagon:
Ruth Gemmell
Empress Teishi:
Laura Rees
Empress Shoshi:
Katie Leung
Director:
Lu Kemp

Genres

A Month of...

A Month of Maureen

Dead Rellies

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Comedy drama written especially for Maureen Lipman. Fay and Alan know everything about each another. Until a trip to the cemetery brings new revelations. With George Layton. Show more

Home Front

20 November 1917 - Edie Chadwick

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the Battle of Cambrai marked the first mass use of tanks, and in Tynemouth, Edie is disheartened. Show more

Contributors

Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Judith Turner:
Kate Okello
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Book of the Week

The Vanity Fair Diaries

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Tina Brown edited a famous institution, Vanity Fair magazine. An Englishwoman in 1980s New York, all was glitz and mean streets. But how did she first start out there? Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Comedy starring Aimee-Ffion Edwards and Joshua McGuire. A shy man gains astounding confidence but misuses his public speaking power. By Andrew Viner. Show more

The Food Programme

Young and Vegan

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The number of young people turning vegan is rising. Grace Dent meets some of the people opening vegan eateries and asks if this is a trend or a food revolution. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Grace Dent
Interviewed Guest:
Jay Brave
Interviewed Guest:
Sean O'Callaghan
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Theasby
Interviewed Guest:
Henry Firth
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Rose
Producer:
Toby Field

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue

Series 68

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Radio 4's antidote to panel games sees regulars Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Barry Cryer joined by Jan Ravens on the panel and Jack Dee in the chair. Show more

Front Row

Cate Blanchett, Priscilla Presley, Arts Manifestos

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Priscilla Presley on 40 years of looking after Elvis's legacy, Cate Blanchett plays 13 different characters reciting an artist's manifesto, plus - what is an art manifesto? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Priscilla Presley
Interviewed Guest:
Cate Blanchett
Interviewed Guest:
Julian Rosefeldt
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Cork
Interviewed Guest:
Jacky Klein
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Start the Week

Blood, guts and swearing robots

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Andrew Marr discusses gangrene, pain and swearing with Lindsey Fitzharris, Lesley Colvin, Beth Singler and Emma Byrne. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Lindsey Fitzharris
Interviewed Guest:
Lesley Colvin
Interviewed Guest:
Beth Singler
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Byrne
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book at Bedtime

Exit West

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Romance blossoms for students Nadia and Saeed, but their world is about to be turned upside down. Nikesh Patel reads Mohsin Hamid's Man Booker shortlisted novel about displacement. Show more

Book of the Week

The Vanity Fair Diaries

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Tina Brown edited a famous institution, Vanity Fair magazine. An Englishwoman in 1980s New York, all was glitz and mean streets. But how did she first start out there? Show more

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