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Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Cicero's political ideas on laws, duty, tyrants and the republic, which he developed as the Roman Republic was threatened by Caesar and civil wars. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Melissa Lane
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Steel
Interviewed Guest:
Valentina Arena

Book of the Week

Reading Europe: Geert Mak's In Europe

Episode 4

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, Kiev, Odessa and Istanbul. Nicholas Farrell reads. Show more

Woman's Hour

Lesley Manville, Denise Fergus, Presidents Club

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Lesley Manville on being Oscar-nominated for her role in Phantom Thread, Denise Fergus remembers her son James Bulger in her book 'I Let Him Go' and hostesses' legal rights. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Fergus
Interviewed Guest:
Imogen Hermes Gowar
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Webster
Interviewed Guest:
Lesley Manville
Producer:
Rebecca Myatt

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 5 months

A near-future with no antibiotics - Sarah’s mother tries to hunt for an antibiotic of last resort. Starring Christine Bottomley. Show more

Drama

Freezing to Death (and How to Avoid It)

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Drama by Abigail Youngman based on the true story of probably the worst (and coldest) wedding night ever. Starring Mandeep Dhillon and Karl Theobald. Show more

Contributors

Old Mikhail:
Karl Theobald
Traveller:
John MacKay
Grigori Petrovich:
John MacKay

Genres

Brand

Drama

The Film Programme

Julie Delpy, Florence Pugh

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Julie Delpy explains why she thinks there are so few female directors in film and Florence Pugh discusses the parts she has been offered since her breakthrough in Lady Macbeth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Delpy
Interviewed Guest:
Florence Pugh
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Brand
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 10 months

A radio programme gets a brand new theme tune. John’s award-winning sketch show from 2018. Show more

Front Row

Paapa Essiedu, Rebecca Watts and Don Paterson, A J Finn

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Actor Paapa Essiedu on playing Hamlet, poet Rebecca Watts' criticism of the poetry establishment. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Paapa Essiedu
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Watts
Interviewed Guest:
Don Paterson
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Mallory
Interviewed Guest:
Grayson Perry
Producer:
Edwina Pitman

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 5 months

A near-future with no antibiotics - Sarah’s mother tries to hunt for an antibiotic of last resort. Starring Christine Bottomley. Show more

Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Cicero's political ideas on laws, duty, tyrants and the republic, which he developed as the Roman Republic was threatened by Caesar and civil wars. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Melissa Lane
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Steel
Interviewed Guest:
Valentina Arena

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Cem enters a new and exciting world when he visits the travelling theatre. There, he sees the object of his desire - the red-haired woman. Her performance moves him greatly. Show more

The Brig Society

Series 3

The Housing Crisis

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In this nicely furnished, affordable programme with attractive views, Marcus Brigstocke tackles the housing crisis. From October 2015. Show more

Book of the Week

Reading Europe: Geert Mak's In Europe

Episode 4

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, Kiev, Odessa and Istanbul. Nicholas Farrell reads. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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