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The Ideas That Make Us

Series 4

Episode 4: Technology

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Street philosophy with Bettany Hughes, and changing ideas about technology through time at an archaeological dig, in mythology, at an electrical shop and in the future. Show more

Book of the Week

Reading Europe: Geert Mak's In Europe

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

It is 1999, and Dutch journalist Geert Mak is travelling through Europe reflecting on the history of the last 100 years. Today, St Petersburg and Lenin. Nicholas Farrell reads. Show more

Woman's Hour

How do you teach children how to cook? Actor, Lia Williams;

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Allegra McEvedy talks about teaching children how to cook. PLus Lia Williams on her role in the television drama Kiri and a look at sex offender treatment programmes in prison. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
David Ho
Interviewed Guest:
Riana Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Prentis
Interviewed Guest:
Allegra McEvedy
Interviewed Guest:
Lia Williams

15 Minute Drama

The Truth About Hawaii

Crisis

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Drama by Oliver Emanuel set in a near-future where antibiotics are no longer available. Sarah's parents are left to make an unbearable choice for their daughter. Show more

Front Row

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Ursula K Le Guin remembered, Charles I: King and Collector

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Ursula K Le Guin remembered, Charles I: King and Collector at the Royal Academy in London and arts funding issues in Northern Ireland. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Truth About Hawaii

Crisis

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Drama by Oliver Emanuel set in a near-future where antibiotics are no longer available. Sarah's parents are left to make an unbearable choice for their daughter. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Istanbul in the 1980s, and Cem recalls his enjoyment of Mahmut's stories but was surprised when one evening he was asked to take a turn and tell a story of his own. Show more

Book of the Week

Reading Europe: Geert Mak's In Europe

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

It is 1999, and Dutch journalist Geert Mak is travelling through Europe reflecting on the history of the last 100 years. Today, St Petersburg and Lenin. Nicholas Farrell reads. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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