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In Our Time

The Emancipation of the Serfs

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Tsar Alexander II's 1861 decree that freed 30 million Russians from serfdom, an act of reform that followed Russia's defeat in the Crimean War. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Participant:
Sarah Hudspith
Participant:
Simon Dixon
Participant:
Shane O'Rourke

Book of the Week

The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Just what goes into the making of a book? Keith Houston explores the fascinating history of the illuminated manuscript. Deborah Findlay reads. Show more

Woman's Hour

Recy Taylor, Eggs, House of Gold, Weddings

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Director Nancy Buirski on directing 'The Rape of Recy Taylor', a time limit for freezing eggs, how much it costs to be a wedding guest and Natasha Solomons's novel House of Gold. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Kylie Baldwin
Interviewed Guest:
Carolyn Payne
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Winston
Interviewed Guest:
Nancy Buirski
Interviewed Guest:
Lauren Bravo
Interviewed Guest:
Danielle Dash
Interviewed Guest:
Natasha Solomons

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 8 months

Heathcliff’s return for Nelly feels like an evil beast is prowling. Should she warn Cathy? Starring Ben Batt and Chloe Pirrie. Show more

McLevy

Series 11

Episode 3: The Night Walker

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

McLevy finds a young woman unconscious in the street, an old acquaintance reappears, and Jean is accused of shoplifting. Show more

Contributors

Genres

The Film Programme

Saoirse Ronan

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Presented by Francine Stock. Saoirse Ronan discusses her role in On Chesil Beach, as a young bride whose wedding night goes disastrously wrong with terrible consequences. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Saoirse Ronan
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Binns

Alone

Series 1

The Reunion

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Mitch's university reunion is not what he expects and the pub quiz team battle on without him. Stars Angus Deayton. From 2018. Show more

Front Row

Joel Meyerowitz, The Girl on the Train on stage, the Famous Women Dinner Service

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Veteran photographer Joel Meyerowitz, The Girl on the Train at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant's Famous Women Dinner Service, and Hugh Grant's career. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Joel Meyerowitz
Interviewed Guest:
Ali Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Darren Clarke
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Travers
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Ahad
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Bullimore

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 8 months

Heathcliff’s return for Nelly feels like an evil beast is prowling. Should she warn Cathy? Starring Ben Batt and Chloe Pirrie. Show more

In Our Time

The Emancipation of the Serfs

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Tsar Alexander II's 1861 decree that freed 30 million Russians from serfdom, an act of reform that followed Russia's defeat in the Crimean War. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Participant:
Sarah Hudspith
Participant:
Simon Dixon
Participant:
Shane O'Rourke

Book of the Week

The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Just what goes into the making of a book? Keith Houston explores the fascinating history of the illuminated manuscript. Deborah Findlay reads. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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