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The Life Scientific

Episode 159: John Burn and the genetics of cancer

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Professor Sir John Burn, one of the first clinical geneticists in the UK, talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the genetics of cancer and setting up the Centre for Life in Newcastle. Show more

Woman's Hour

Toyah, Sandra Bernhard, Sister Helen Prejean

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Punk classic Jubilee reimagined for the stage 40 years after causing controversy at the cinema, Sister Helen Prejean on ending the death sentence and women, science and suffrage. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Prejean
Interviewed Guest:
Sandra Bernhard
Interviewed Guest:
Patricia Fara
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Saini
Interviewed Guest:
Toyah Willcox
Producer:
Jane Thurlow

Riot Girls

The Good Terrorist

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Alice is on a mission to remove the concrete from the squat's toilets and to reconnect the electricity. Meanwhile, the other members of the Communist Centre Union squabble. Show more

Riot Girls

Male Order

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Bristol dentist Barbara (Belinda Lang) returns from Brazil with a new husband in tow, 20-year-old waiter Fabio. By Ming Ho. Part of a season of provocative women's writing. Show more

A Good Read

Sathnam Sanghera and Hadley Freeman

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sathnam Sanghera and Hadley Freeman talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert, including Spring by David Szalay and The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sathnam Sanghera
Interviewed Guest:
Hadley Freeman
Producer:
Mair Bosworth

Front Row

I, Tonya; Robin Cousins on the art of ice skating; Jess Kidd

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

A review of the biopic I, Tonya, Robin Cousins in discussion on how much ice skating is an art or a sport, novelist Jess Kidd on The Hoarder and two new BBC African services. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Briony Hanson
Interviewed Guest:
Robin Cousins
Interviewed Guest:
Debra Craine
Interviewed Guest:
Jess Kidd

Riot Girls

The Good Terrorist

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Alice is on a mission to remove the concrete from the squat's toilets and to reconnect the electricity. Meanwhile, the other members of the Communist Centre Union squabble. Show more

The Life Scientific

Episode 159: John Burn and the genetics of cancer

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Professor Sir John Burn, one of the first clinical geneticists in the UK, talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the genetics of cancer and setting up the Centre for Life in Newcastle. Show more

Tim Key's Late Night Poetry Programme

Series 4

Episode 1: Continuity

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Misunderstandings, Siberian waitresses and a surprising new love interest as Tim Key takes a comic look at the concept of the unobtainable. With musical support from Tom Basden. Show more

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