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Book of the Week

Adventures of a Young Naturalist

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

David Attenborough gives an account of the mystery of the vanishing armadillo during his 1950s trip to Argentina where he filmed an edition of the BBC Zoo Quest series. Show more

Woman's Hour

Women in TV and Film 2017

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Success of women in TV and film in 2017; rising numbers of homeless women and children; women of colour in mainstream media;. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Raeside
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah White
Interviewed Guest:
Jess Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
Polly Neate
Interviewed Guest:
Kuba Shand-Baptiste
Interviewed Guest:
Madeline Wilson-Ojo

15 Minute Drama

Incredible Women: Series 6

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Rebecca and Jeremy Front conclude their series of Incredible Women dedicated entirely to actress and national treasure Dame Cicely Leyland. With Fenella Fielding and Laurence Fox. Show more

Home Front

29 December 1917 - Joyce Lyle

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the Russian government issued a decree abolishing all military ranks and titles, and in Tynemouth, Duncan gives Joyce a difficult start to her day. Show more

Contributors

Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Duncan Chadwick:
Mark Stobbart
Gladys Lynch:
Elaine Claxton
Mhairi Marchant:
Jane Slavin
Esther O'Leary:
Anna Bolton
Writer:
Katie Hims

Drama

Steve Waters - Saving the Blue

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Dartmoor, 1970s: A man attempts to prevent the extinction of one of the UK's most iconic butterflies. Stars Michael Pennington. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

A Good Read

Ed Byrne and Hardeep Singh Kohli

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Comedians Ed Byrne and Hardeep Singh Kohli talk to Harriett Gilbert about their favourite books, one a Scottish gorefest and one a Scottish classic with disturbing undertones. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ed Byrne
Interviewed Guest:
Hardeep Singh Kohli
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 3 months

Doon Mackichan stars as a woman livid that her ex-husband’s remarried and moved on. Jenny Eclair’s comic monologue. From 2017. Show more

Dead Ringers

Christmas Specials 2017

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The team imagines how Britain's media would cope if Donald Trump pressed the button. Show more

The Archers

29/12/2017

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lynda is on top form, and there is revelry at Honeysuckle Cottage. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Huw Kennair-Jones
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Ian Craig:
Stephen Kennedy
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Will Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Nic Grundy:
Becky Wright
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Noluthando Madikane:
Mogali Masuku
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Robert Snell:
Graham Blockey
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Lexi Viktorova:
Ania Sowinski
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Christian Wyver:
Adam Fitzgerald

Front Row

Kay Mellor, Frankenstein, Swimming with Men

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kay Mellor on the real life inspiration for her new ITV drama Girlfriends, marking 200 years of Frankenstein and going on set with Rob Brydon in Swimming With Men. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kay Mellor
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Frayling
Interviewed Guest:
Janet Todd
Interviewed Guest:
Rob Brydon
Interviewed Guest:
Adele Carlsen
Presenter:
Stig Abel

15 Minute Drama

Incredible Women: Series 6

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Rebecca and Jeremy Front conclude their series of Incredible Women dedicated entirely to actress and national treasure Dame Cicely Leyland. With Fenella Fielding and Laurence Fox. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 94: 25-29 December 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The seventh omnibus of Season 12, Giddy with Possibility, set in Tynemouth, in the week when the first ladies' international football match was played in Belfast. From Dec 2017. Show more

Contributors

Peggy Tanney:
Abbie Andrews
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Esther O'Leary:
Anna Bolton
Gladys Lynch:
Elaine Claxton
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Gussie Marshall:
Grace Doherty
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Sarah Illingworth:
Naomi Frederick
Cressida Marshall:
Isabella Inchbald
Beatrice Marshall:
Eviee Lavery
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Judith Turner:
Kate Okello
Dilys Walker:
Ellie Piercy
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Ethel Manning:
Sophie Scott
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Mhairi Marchant:
Jane Slavin
Duncan Chadwick:
Mark Stobbart
Rosamund Marshall:
Bea White
Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Matilda James:
Hannah Wood
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book at Bedtime

How to Stop Time

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Written by Matt Haig and read by Tom Hollander. London 1599 - Tom meets Rose, his first and only love, her sister Grace, and Mr William Shakespeare. Show more

Woman's Hour

Late Night Woman's Hour: 2017 - WTF?!?

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Intimate late-night conversation. Lauren Laverne and guests Afua Hirsch, Zoe Strimpel and Sali Hughes get to grips with the key events of 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lauren Laverne
Interviewed Guest:
Afua Hirsch
Interviewed Guest:
Zoe Strimpel
Interviewed Guest:
Sali Hughes

Book of the Week

Adventures of a Young Naturalist

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

David Attenborough gives an account of the mystery of the vanishing armadillo during his 1950s trip to Argentina where he filmed an edition of the BBC Zoo Quest series. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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