Programme Index

Discover 9,915,477 listings and 223,356 playable programmes from the BBC

In Our Time

Middlemarch

Duration: 52 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss George Eliot's Study of Provincial Life, set before the Reform Act 1832 in a small, fictional town in the Midlands surrounded by farmland. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Rosemary Ashton
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
John Bowen

Book of the Week

Dearest Squirrel

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Several wives in, John Osborne attempts a communication blackout with Pamela Lane, beset as they both are with personal and financial difficulties. Show more

Woman's Hour

Tina the Musical, Take Back ConTROLL, Stealing Sheep, Domestic Abuse

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Director Phyllida Lloyd on staging a musical biography of Tina Turner, taking back ConTROLL after online shaming and folk-pop girl band Stealing Sheep perform live. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Phyllida Lloyd
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Stealing Sheep
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Penny East
Performer:
Stealing Sheep

15 Minute Drama

She Said/He Said

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Pressure is building on Charlie as the date for the rape case gets ever closer. Meanwhile Stephanie struggles to maintain her anonymity. Show more

Home Front

19 April 1918 - Esme Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1918, Nina Boyle claimed a 'moral triumph' after her nomination to run as an MP was rejected, and in Folkestone, one of Esme's wishes comes true. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Charles Summer:
Rufus Wright
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Mr Baker:
Clive Hayward

Drama

The Sensitive

Episode 12: Heart of Darkness, Part 1

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A religious retreat in the Scottish Highlands becomes the venue for the final investigation by the psychic Thomas Soutar. By Alastair Jessiman. Show more

Contributors

Thomas Soutar:
Robin Laing
Kat Logan:
Julie Duncanson
Rollo Caldwell:
Steven Duffy
Aaron Caldwell:
Sean Biggerstaff
Fraser Mackinnon:
Sean Scanlan
Suzanne Glenn:
Molly Innes
Director:
Bruce Young
Producer:
Bruce Young

The Film Programme

Shirley Henderson, Maxine Peake

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Shirley Henderson on Never Steady, Never Still and Maxine Peake on Funny Cow. Presented by Antonia Quirke. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Shirley Henderson
Interviewed Guest:
Maxine Peake
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Pitts
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Christine Kelly
Interviewed Guest:
Justin Edgar
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zedah
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

15 Minute Drama

She Said/He Said

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Pressure is building on Charlie as the date for the rape case gets ever closer. Meanwhile Stephanie struggles to maintain her anonymity. Show more

In Our Time

Middlemarch

Duration: 52 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss George Eliot's Study of Provincial Life, set before the Reform Act 1832 in a small, fictional town in the Midlands surrounded by farmland. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Rosemary Ashton
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
John Bowen

Book at Bedtime

The One Who Wrote Destiny

Episode 4: Neha

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Novel about family, fate and fortune by Nikesh Shukla. London, 2017. Neha responds to her diagnosis the only way she knows how. Show more

Beef and Dairy Network

Broadcast Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The podcast for those involved in the production of beef animals and dairy herds. A hard-hitting investigation into the dangers posed by the New Zealand lamb trade. Show more

Book of the Week

Dearest Squirrel

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Several wives in, John Osborne attempts a communication blackout with Pamela Lane, beset as they both are with personal and financial difficulties. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

About BBC Radio 4

Intelligent speech, the most insightful journalism, the wittiest comedy, the most fascinating features and the most compelling drama and readings anywhere in UK radio.

About this data

This data is drawn from the data stream that informs BBC's iPlayer and Sounds. The information shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was/is subject to change and may not be accurate. More