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In Our Time

Tocqueville: Democracy in America

Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Alexis de Tocqueville and his study of the American democratic system, written as an example to France of how democracy might develop there. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Gildea
Interviewed Guest:
Susan-Mary Grant
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Jennings

Woman's Hour

Bernadette Robinson, Working-class suffrage campaigners, Breast implants register

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Bernadette Robinson portrays five iconic singers: Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf and Maria Callas. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Bernadette Robinson
Interviewed Guest:
Krista Cowman
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Paula Malcomson
Producer:
Anne Peacock

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 10 months

L exacts a price when she uncovers the reason behind Delphine's recovery. Stars Janie Dee and Tara Fitzgerald. Show more

Home Front

22 March 1918 - Adeline Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1918, Women's Day raised funds for the WAAC, and in Folkestone, Adeline finds her own way of helping women. Show more

Contributors

Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Sophie Beckwith:
Abbie Andrews
Otto Marx:
Paul Chahidi
William McGowan:
Rupert Holliday-Evans
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Writer:
Katie Hims

Drama

The King of the Flat White as Narrated by Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Post-Brexit vote drama confronting the complex and sometimes uncomfortable issues of British identity and xenophobia, narrated by Lin Sagovsky who voices the role of the Queen. Show more

Ramblings

Series 38

York

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding joins Gill Callow, a teacher, on a walk around York. Walking has always played a vital role in Gill's life and it now helps her come to terms with bereavement. Show more

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Hexagonal Phase

3. In Space, No One Can Hear You Complain

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Are Arthur Dent, Trillian and Random really the last remaining humans in The Galaxy? Maybe not. Stars Simon Jones. 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

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 10 months

L exacts a price when she uncovers the reason behind Delphine's recovery. Stars Janie Dee and Tara Fitzgerald. Show more

In Our Time

Tocqueville: Democracy in America

Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Alexis de Tocqueville and his study of the American democratic system, written as an example to France of how democracy might develop there. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Gildea
Interviewed Guest:
Susan-Mary Grant
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Jennings

Book at Bedtime

Reservoir 13

Episode 4: We were scared, he said.

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lee Ingleby continues Jon McGregor's acclaimed novel. It is two years since the disappearance of Becky Shaw. The sightings of her continue, but the truth seems as elusive as ever. Show more

It's Jocelyn

Series 2

Friends

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Jocelyn Jee Esien on friendship, Princess Pay As You Go gets into podcasting, and a meeting for the traffic wardens. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

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

Genres

BBC Radio 4 FM

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