Programme Index

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The Life Scientific

Episode 156: Eugenia Cheng on the mathematics of mathematics

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jim Al-Khalili finds out what drove mathematician Eugenia Cheng to such a high level of abstraction and how she plans to rid the world of maths phobia, by baking. Show more

Book of the Week

Reading Europe: Geert Mak's In Europe

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

It is 1999, and Dutch journalist Geert Mak is retracing Lenin's historic journey from Zurich to Petrograd by way of Stockholm and Helsinki. Nicholas Farrell reads. Show more

Woman's Hour

Good menopause experiences, Clare's Law, Big feet

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Are some police forces ignoring Clare's Law and failing vulnerable women? Listeners tell us about their positive experiences of the menopause. Plus shoes for women with big feet. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Sandra Walklate
Interviewed Guest:
Louisa Rolfe
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Stillman
Interviewed Guest:
Tskenya-Sarah Frazer
Interviewed Guest:
Allison Vale
Interviewed Guest:
Cath Challands
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Lankester
Interviewed Guest:
Sara Angelini
Producer:
Jane Thurlow

15 Minute Drama

The Truth About Hawaii

Infection

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Potent and playful drama by Oliver Emanuel set in a near-future where antibiotics are no longer available. An everyday scratch turns a family's world upside down. Show more

Great Lives

Series 44

Episode 8: Liza Tarbuck on Nikola Tesla

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Liza Tarbuck nominates the scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla as her great life. Matthew Parris presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Liza Tarbuck
Interviewed Guest:
Iwan Morus
Producer:
Maggie Ayre

Simon Evans Goes to Market

Series 4

Episode 2: Tax Free

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Simon Evans examines the concept of the 'free lunch' and shines a light on new ways of making money in the 21st century. Show more

Front Row

Oscar Nominations 2018

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The announcement of the 2018 Oscar nominations was made on Monday, so who are the winners and losers? Stig Abell is joined by Larushka Ivan-Zadeh, Gaylene Gould and Tim Robey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Producer:
Hannah Robins
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Gaylene Gould
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

15 Minute Drama

The Truth About Hawaii

Infection

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Potent and playful drama by Oliver Emanuel set in a near-future where antibiotics are no longer available. An everyday scratch turns a family's world upside down. Show more

The Life Scientific

Episode 156: Eugenia Cheng on the mathematics of mathematics

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jim Al-Khalili finds out what drove mathematician Eugenia Cheng to such a high level of abstraction and how she plans to rid the world of maths phobia, by baking. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Master Mahmut and his apprentices head to the nearby town for refreshment and supplies. A chance meeting has a profound effect on 16-year-old Cem. Show more

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Series 17

Episode 3: Antibiotics

Duration: 38 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by comedian Chris Addison, chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies and Professor Martha Clokie to look at the future for antibiotics. Show more

Book of the Week

Reading Europe: Geert Mak's In Europe

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

It is 1999, and Dutch journalist Geert Mak is retracing Lenin's historic journey from Zurich to Petrograd by way of Stockholm and Helsinki. Nicholas Farrell reads. Show more

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