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Woman's Hour

Joan Baez on activism, Author Kate Figes

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Joan Baez looks back on a life of music and activism ahead of her last formal tour and journalist Kate Figes talks about her breast cancer diagnosis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Baez
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Figes

Riot Girls

The Good Terrorist

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Doris Lessing's 1985 satire about a band of incompetent revolutionaries and their plan to blow up a London hotel, dramatised by Sarah Daniels. Olivia Vinall stars as Alice. Show more

A Charles Paris Mystery

Dead Room Farce

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Actor cum amateur sleuth Charles Paris is offered a small role in an awful play up in Rugland. As always with Charles, murder is never far behind. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Anne McElvoy explores how Labour MP Tony Benn turned from planning to populism amid the crises of the 1970s, and what this tells us about the competing strands of British socialism. Show more

Drama

Playing Dead

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

When her father's remains are found in a mass grave in Iraq, Mancunian Roza Riley returns to the war-torn country she fled as a child. Written by Vivienne Harvey. Show more

Last Word

Sir Lawrence Byford, Sridevi Kapoor, Dame Beulah Bewley, Ernest Hecht, Lewis Gilbert

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on publisher Ernest Hecht, film director Lewis Gilbert, doctor Dame Beulah Bewley, police officer Sir Lawrence Byford and Bollywood star Sridevi Kapoor. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Mark Byford
Interviewed Guest:
Anil Sinanan
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Bewley
Interviewed Guest:
Barb Jungr
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Dolamore
Interviewed Guest:
Nigel Andrews

The Archers

02/03/2018

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Brian takes the blame, and there is an unexpected offer for Rex. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Alison Hindell
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Chris Carter:
Wilf Scolding
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Alan Franks:
John Telfer
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Will Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Lexi Viktorova:
Ania Sowinski

Front Row

Jess Thom on Beckett's Not I, Disbelieved women in fiction, Deep Throat Choir

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jess Thom on why Beckett's Not I speaks to her so strongly as someone with Tourette's. And why are so many thrillers about women who are not believed? Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jess Thom
Interviewed Guest:
Stephanie Merritt
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Appignanesi
Interviewed Guest:
Luisa Gerstein
Interviewed Guest:
Tanya Auclair
Producer:
Hannah Robins

Riot Girls

The Good Terrorist

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Doris Lessing's 1985 satire about a band of incompetent revolutionaries and their plan to blow up a London hotel, dramatised by Sarah Daniels. Olivia Vinall stars as Alice. Show more

Book at Bedtime

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

James Joyce's autobiographical modernist masterpiece, read by Andrew Scott. Stephen sloughs off the ties of his life in Ireland in order to be free to pursue the life of an artist. Show more

A Good Read

Professor Mark Miodownik and Diana Henry

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Scientist Mark Miodownik and food writer Diana Henry tell Harriett Gilbert about the books they love. Flann O'Brien, Elizabeth Taylor and chef Gabrielle Hamilton are the authors. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Mark Miodownik
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Henry
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

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