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In Our Time

Moby Dick

Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Moby-Dick (1851) by Herman Melville, the story of Ahab and the white whale, the most popular of around 1,000 ideas that listeners submitted. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Bridget Bennett
Interviewed Guest:
Katie McGettigan
Interviewed Guest:
Graham Thompson

Woman's Hour

Office parties, Lilya Brik, The Fix: Women and Addiction

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Christmas parties, Russian muse Lilya Brik and getting through addiction. Presented by Jenni Murray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Nianias
Interviewed Guest:
Jackie Fast
Interviewed Guest:
Emla Fitzsimons
Interviewed Guest:
Ronny Cheung
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Producer:
Anne Peacock

Gudrun

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 4 months

Gudrun plans to use the power games between the kings of Norway and Denmark to her advantage. Starring Kate Phillips. Show more

Contributors

King Olaf Trygvasson:
Samuel James
Norwegian Jarl:
Philip Fox
Director:
Gemma Jenkins
Producer:
Gemma Jenkins

Home Front

7 December 1917 - Marion Wardle

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, miners in Sutton returned to work after a strike, and at Marshalls factory, Marion is speaking up for the workers. Show more

Contributors

Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Judith Turner:
Kate Okello
Ethel Manning:
Sophie Scott
Maud Drummond:
Vineeta Rishi
Peggy Tanney:
Abbie Andrews
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Tracks

Series 2: Strata

Omnibus Part 1

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 4 months

By Matthew Broughton. A dark secret lies hidden in the mountains of Snowdonia. The return of the conspiracy thriller series. Show more

Bookclub

Jennifer Egan: A Visit from the Goon Squad

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

James Naughtie and readers talk to American author Jennifer Egan about her groundbreaking novel A Visit from the Goon Squad, which won the Pulitzer prize for fiction in 2011. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jennifer Egan
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock presents Radio 4's weekly look at the world of film. Artist Ai Weiwei reveals why he has made a feature-length documentary about refugee crises around the world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Ai Weiwei
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Boal
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Bray
Interviewed Guest:
Nadia Denton
Interviewed Guest:
Rosemary Fletcher

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 7 months

Susan Calman tries to learn how to unwind, by learning about gardening from Val McDermid in Edinburgh. From 2017. Show more

Front Row

Christopher Nolan, Guys and Dolls, City of Culture 2021

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Film director Christopher Nolan looks back at his career. Plus an all-black cast production of Guys and Dolls and the announcement of the City of Culture in 2021. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Nolan
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Ahad
Interviewed Guest:
John Lahr
Interviewed Guest:
Lynette Goddard
Interviewed Guest:
John Glen
Presenter:
Kate Bullivant

Gudrun

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 4 months

Gudrun plans to use the power games between the kings of Norway and Denmark to her advantage. Starring Kate Phillips. Show more

Contributors

King Olaf Trygvasson:
Samuel James
Norwegian Jarl:
Philip Fox
Director:
Gemma Jenkins
Producer:
Gemma Jenkins

In Our Time

Moby Dick

Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Moby-Dick (1851) by Herman Melville, the story of Ahab and the white whale, the most popular of around 1,000 ideas that listeners submitted. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Bridget Bennett
Interviewed Guest:
Katie McGettigan
Interviewed Guest:
Graham Thompson

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