Programme Index

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Book of the Week

Adventures of a Young Naturalist

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

David Attenborough gets to grips with a monstruous reptile in his account of his 1950s trip to Java in search of wildlife for BBC's Zoo Quest series. Show more

Woman's Hour

Masculinity: being a man today

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. What are the biggest challenges facing masculinity today? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Will Young
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Sweeney
Interviewed Guest:
Bilal Khan
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Rice-Oxley
Interviewed Guest:
Ross Raisin
Producer:
Anne Peacock

15 Minute Drama

Incredible Women: Series 6

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In Rebecca and Jeremy Front's comic celebration of actress Dame Cicely Leyland, Barry Cryer remembers her as Ensa's Aunty Mabel and Jane Garvey tries to keep her PC on Woman's Hour. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

John Finnemore presents a special edition of his award-winning Souvenir Programme, including a song about the best day of the festive season. Show more

Home Front

27 December 1917 - Fraser Chadwick

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Vladimir Lenin gave a speech proposing the nationalisation of all Russian banks, and in North Shields, Fraser has an unusual offer. Show more

Contributors

Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Judith Turner:
Kate Okello
Matilda James:
Hannah Wood
Ethel Manning:
Sophie Scott
Peggy Tanney:
Abbie Andrews
Sarah Illingworth:
Naomi Frederick
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Writer:
Katie Hims

Drama

Game Over

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Chelsea's new video game is about a doomed village in Alaska. The problem is her investor says it must be fun. A behind-the-scenes world written by an award-winning game designer. Show more

Ramblings

Series 37

Listeners' Walks: Cornwall

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding talks and walks with guests in the countryside. Listener's Walk's Cornwall. Clare and two listeners walk from Constantine Bay to Harlyn on the Cornish coast. Show more

Front Row

Incredible! The unstoppable rise of the comic book superhero

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

As superheroes, including Wonder Woman, take over the box office, we ask why we keep turning to comics for our heroes. With Watchmen artist Dave Gibbons. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Dave Gibbons
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Karenina Sherif
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Blain
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Brew
Interviewed Guest:
Nikesh Shukla
Interviewed Guest:
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Interviewed Guest:
Kieron Gillen

15 Minute Drama

Incredible Women: Series 6

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

In Rebecca and Jeremy Front's comic celebration of actress Dame Cicely Leyland, Barry Cryer remembers her as Ensa's Aunty Mabel and Jane Garvey tries to keep her PC on Woman's Hour. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Life on Egg

Series 1

Mistress of Disguise

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

A prisoner escapes from Britain's remotest prison, but no-one quite knows what she looks like. Stars Harry Hill. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Governor Harry:
Harry Hill
The Minister:
Tanya Moodie
Tim the Helicopter Pilot:
Dan Maier
Prisoner Gyles Brandreth:
Gyles Brandreth
Writer:
Dan Maier
Producer:
Sam Michell

Book of the Week

Adventures of a Young Naturalist

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

David Attenborough gets to grips with a monstruous reptile in his account of his 1950s trip to Java in search of wildlife for BBC's Zoo Quest series. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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