Programme Index

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Start the Week

1968: Radicals and Riots

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr looks back at Paris 1968 with journalist Sophie Pedder, historians Agnes Poirier and Richard Vinen and philosopher Roger Scruton. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Pedder
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Vinen
Interviewed Guest:
Roger Scruton
Producer:
Hannah Sander

Book of the Week

Dearest Squirrel

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

John Osborne meets Pamela Lane in 1951 and within three months the couple are married. So begins an extraordinary love affair that lasts over thirty years. Show more

Woman's Hour

Eve Myles, Kathleen Turner, Online personas, Cat Colvin

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Welsh actor Eve Myles discusses Keeping Faith, and Kathleen Turner talks her one-woman show. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Jane Thurlow
Interviewed Guest:
Kathleen Turner
Interviewed Guest:
Cat Colvin
Interviewed Guest:
Nia Pettit
Interviewed Guest:
Bella Younger
Interviewed Guest:
Eve Myles

15 Minute Drama

She Said/He Said

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Autumn term at Addison University. Two months after a freshers' week party, Stephanie makes her way to the police station, and a young man is stunned to be accused of rape. Show more

Home Front

16 April 1918 - Sylvia Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Sylvia Graham. On this day in 1918, the upper age of conscription was raised to fifty, and in Folkestone, Sylvia Graham suddenly feels very old. Show more

Contributors

Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Jack Wilson:
Ashley Kumar

Drama

Spike and the Elfin Oak

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

David Threlfall stars in Ian Billings' comic fantasy inspired by the true story of Spike Milligan's attempts in the mid-1960s to preserve the Elfin Oak in Kensington Gardens. Show more

Contributors

Young Spike:
Charlie Brand
Norma Farnes:
Kerry Gooderson
Mother Superior:
Georgie Glen
Park Keeper:
Luke Bailey
Mrs Grumples:
Lauren Cornelius
Groodles:
Ryan Early
Huckleberry:
Clive Hayward
Council Boss:
Philip Bretherton
Man with Dog:
Ghazanfar Hyder
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Genres

Brand

Drama

The Unbelievable Truth

Series 20

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

David Mitchell hosts the panel game in which four comedians tell lies and compete against one another to see how many items of truth they are able to smuggle past their opponents. Show more

Front Row

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society director Mike Newell, Joanna Walsh, Milos Forman, 1978 in music

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Film director Mike Newell discusses his period drama The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and experimental writer Joanna Walsh talks about her new novel Break.up. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alex Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Newell
Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Walsh
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah McGill
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Wardle
Producer:
Hannah Robins

15 Minute Drama

She Said/He Said

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Autumn term at Addison University. Two months after a freshers' week party, Stephanie makes her way to the police station, and a young man is stunned to be accused of rape. Show more

Start the Week

1968: Radicals and Riots

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr looks back at Paris 1968 with journalist Sophie Pedder, historians Agnes Poirier and Richard Vinen and philosopher Roger Scruton. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Pedder
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Vinen
Interviewed Guest:
Roger Scruton
Producer:
Hannah Sander

Book at Bedtime

The One Who Wrote Destiny

Episode 1: Mukesh

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Hilarious and moving novel from Nikesh Shukla about three generations of one family. Keighley, 1966. Mukesh arrives from Kenya to study, and first meets Nisha. Show more

Book of the Week

Dearest Squirrel

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

John Osborne meets Pamela Lane in 1951 and within three months the couple are married. So begins an extraordinary love affair that lasts over thirty years. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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