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Book of the Week

Packing My Library

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The author Alberto Manguel has to pack up his library of 35,000 volumes as he moves from rural France to a small Manhattan apartment. He reflects on what books mean to him. Show more

Woman's Hour

Xanax, Warpaint, Prison, Period taboo

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Warpaint's singer Theresa Wayman; Indian cultural taboos about periods; women in prison for not paying council tax; buying drugs online and what you actually get. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Reporter:
Lauren Moss
Interviewed Guest:
Naima Sakande
Interviewed Guest:
Melanie Woolcock
Interviewed Guest:
Theresa Wayman
Interviewed Guest:
Suhani Jalota

15 Minute Drama

How Does That Make You Feel?

Episode 3: Caroline

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Caroline has added 32 online troll personalities to her blogging activities. But though her brand is growing, she is beginning to lose sight of which personality is her own. Show more

Home Front

11 April 1918 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the archbishop of Canterbury expressed concerns about the moral well-being of British troops, and in Folkestone, Alice receives a letter from France. Show more

Contributors

Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Rev Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Frankie:
Jane Slavin
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Tommies

11 April 1918

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The British Army is in pell-mell retreat towards the Channel ports, and must face up to losing the war. Stars Lee Ross and John Macmillan. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mickey Bliss:
Lee Ross
Sergeant Desmond Dixon:
Daniel Weyman
Sapper Juma Gubanda:
John Macmillan
Sapper Ezekiel Warmby:
Tom Vallen
Captain Eric Halliday:
Mark Edel-Hunt
German Gunner:
Philip Bretherton
Signaller:
Ryan Whittle
Private:
Luke Bailey
Runner:
Ryan Early
Refugee:
Amber Aga
Refugee:
Georgie Glen
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Producer:
David Hunter
Writer:
Avin Shah

Genres

Brand

Tommies

Front Row

Naomie Harris, Working class talent, Gurrumul

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Naomie Harris on fighting oversized genetically-modified predators in new film Rampage, and has it got harder for working class talent to break through on screen? Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Naomie Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Asif Kapadia
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca O'Brien
Interviewed Guest:
Johnny Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Hohnen
Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Hannah Robins

15 Minute Drama

How Does That Make You Feel?

Episode 3: Caroline

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Caroline has added 32 online troll personalities to her blogging activities. But though her brand is growing, she is beginning to lose sight of which personality is her own. Show more

Book of the Week

Packing My Library

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The author Alberto Manguel has to pack up his library of 35,000 volumes as he moves from rural France to a small Manhattan apartment. He reflects on what books mean to him. Show more

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