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In Our Time

Augustine's Confessions

Duration: 48 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss St Augustine's account of his life, sometimes called the first autobiography, written around AD397 after he had been appointed as Bishop of Hippo. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Morwenna Ludlow
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Palmer

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Hans Ulrich Obrist, artistic director of Serpentine Galleries, profiles overlooked artist Dorothy Iannone, whose sexually explicit work resulted in censorship in the 70s and 80s. Show more

Woman's Hour

Lizzie Kelly, Hot flushes, Teenagers, Home Front, Abortion

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

1900s dancer Maud Allan, the first female professional jockey to win at Cheltenham Festival, the new drug to reduce hot flushes, teenagers in trouble, and abortion law in Germany. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Reporter:
Jo Morris

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jackie has found more evidence about the death of Brian's daughter, while some disturbing news emerges about Alex's past. Starring Meera Syal. Show more

Home Front

15 March 1918 - Ivy Monk

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the RMS Amazon was sunk off the Irish Coast, and in Folkestone, Ivy encounters some formidable women. Show more

Contributors

Ivy Monk:
Lizzy Watts
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Constance Pettigrew:
Phoebe Frances Brown
Fryn Tennyson-Jesse:
Fenella Woolgar

Drama

School Drama

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Has-been TV star Geoff Cathcart has been brought in to help stage a school production of Romeo and Juliet. But Geoff is a maverick with little time for rules. Show more

Contributors

Michelle:
Sian Gibson
Headmaster:
Tony Gardner
Festival Administrator:
Vincent Ebrahim
Charlie:
Divian Ladwa
School Secretary:
Susie Baxter
Vehicle Manager:
Angus Kennedy
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Emma Hearn

Genres

Ramblings

Series 38

Black Men's Walking for Health Group

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding walks in the Peaks with Maxwell Ayamba, who founded a rambling group for other black men, from Sheffield, to help improve their health and wellbeing. Show more

The Film Programme

Mary Magdalene, The Square, Raiders of the Lost Archaeologist

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Presented by Francine Stock. Garth Davis on Mary Magdalene, Ruben Ostlund on The Square and archaeologist Paul Duncan McGarrity excavates the history of cinematic tomb raiders. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Garth Davis
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Duncan McGarrity
Interviewed Guest:
Ruben Ostlund
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Bray
Interviewed Guest:
Briony Hanson

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Hexagonal Phase

2. Part the 0.3

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

One head is better than two - as long as you have a spare in a jar. Stars Mark Wing-Davey. From 2018. Show more

Contributors

The Voice of the Book:
John Lloyd
Arthur Dent:
Simon Jones
Ford Prefect:
Geoff McGivern
Zaphod Beeblebrox:
Mark Wing-Davey
Tricia McMillan:
Sandra Dickinson
Wowbagger:
Toby Longworth
Constant Mown:
Andy Secombe
Left Brain:
Mitch Benn
Fenchurch:
Jane Horrocks
Hillman Hunter:
Ed Byrne
The Guide MkII:
Stephen Hawking
The Consultant:
Lenny Henry
Heimdall:
Tom Alexander
Buckeye Brown:
Tom Alexander
Eccentrica:
Tom Alexander
Gunner Vogon:
Tom Alexander
Aseed Preflux:
Philip Pope
Sub-Etha Voice:
Philip Pope
HOG Door:
Philip Pope
Modgud:
Theo Maggs
The Viking:
Theo Maggs
Announcer:
John Marsh
Director:
Dirk Maggs
Adaptor:
Dirk Maggs

Front Row

Tomb Raider, Lisa Halliday, Immersive theatre

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Is Lara Croft a feminist icon in the new Tomb Raider film? Plus author Lisa Halliday talks about how her novel Asymmetry echoes her relationship with Philip Roth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Hardy
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Halliday
Interviewed Guest:
Alexander Wright
Interviewed Guest:
Maureen Beattie
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hemming
Producer:
Harry Parker

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jackie has found more evidence about the death of Brian's daughter, while some disturbing news emerges about Alex's past. Starring Meera Syal. Show more

In Our Time

Augustine's Confessions

Duration: 48 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss St Augustine's account of his life, sometimes called the first autobiography, written around AD397 after he had been appointed as Bishop of Hippo. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Morwenna Ludlow
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Palmer

It's Jocelyn

Series 2

Dates

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 5 months

Sketch comedy from Jocelyn Jee Esien. Includes Britain's worst bus driver and Kingston's take away caters for vegans. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Ensemble:
Curtis Walker
Ensemble:
Dee Kaate
Ensemble:
Gavi Chera
Ensemble:
Karen Bartke
Producer:
Suzy Grant

Genres

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Hans Ulrich Obrist, artistic director of Serpentine Galleries, profiles overlooked artist Dorothy Iannone, whose sexually explicit work resulted in censorship in the 70s and 80s. Show more

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