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Book of the Week

In Montparnasse

Episode 2

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sue Roe charts the birth of Surrealism in this racy, rackety Paris quartier. The origins of surrealism are now laid bare, but which practitioner took credit for the name? Show more

Woman's Hour

Woman's Hour activism poll, Lore Segal, Teenagers, Sex and parental rules

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The results of the Woman's Hour poll on activism, campaigning and public life. Plus what do you do when your teenager asks if their girlfriend/boyfriend can stay overnight? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Jansev Jemal
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Newlove
Interviewed Guest:
Seema Malhotra
Interviewed Guest:
Angie Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Lore Segal
Interviewed Guest:
Hanan Razek

15 Minute Drama

Dead Weight

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Val McDermid's crime series proves that losing weight is murderous. But who would want to kill Jean Cranberry and why? Written by Shelley Silas. Show more

Contributors

DCI Alma Blair:
Julie Hesmondhalgh
CSM Jo Black:
Jane Hazlegrove
DS Jason Trotter:
John Hollingworth
Assistant CSM Mo:
Nitin Kundra
Sue Fulwood:
Helen Kay
Jean Cranberry:
Helen Kay
Blanche Rogers:
Helen Kay

Genres

Home Front

26 June 1918 - Gabriel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1918, a Devon newspaper misreported that deposed Russian Tsar had been shot, and at Newton Abbot train station, Gabriel arrives with hopes of reviving his marriage. Show more

Contributors

Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

GF Newman's The Corrupted

Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Toby Jones stars as the corrupt MP Joseph Olinska. While his stepson Brian languishes in jail, Joseph continues to launder money for South American drug barons. Show more

Contributors

Joseph Oldman/Olinska:
Toby Jones
Tony Wednesday:
Alec Newman
Leah Cohen:
Jasmine Hyde
Kevin Wheeler:
Lucas Hare
Margaret Thatcher:
Steve Nallon
Warder Dewitt:
Matthew Marsh
AC Jennings:
Nicholas Murchie
Judge Melford Stevenson:
Richard Wilson
Doreen:
Lotte Rice
Writer:
GF Newman
Director:
Clive Brill
Producer:
Clive Brill

A Good Read

Juno Dawson and Pandora Sykes

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Writers Juno Dawson and Pandora Sykes discuss favourite books Bonjour Tristesse, Neuromancer and The Versions of Us with Harriett Gilbert. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Juno Dawson
Interviewed Guest:
Pandora Sykes
Producer:
Sally Heaven

Front Row

Michael Jackson at the National Portrait Gallery, Kynren in Bishop Auckland

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Michael Jackson's personal photographer Todd Gray talks to John Wilson about the star's complex relationship with his own image. Plus the Kynren pageant in Bishop Auckland. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Ekow Eshun
Interviewed Guest:
Todd Gray
Interviewed Guest:
Whitney Jones

15 Minute Drama

Dead Weight

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Val McDermid's crime series proves that losing weight is murderous. But who would want to kill Jean Cranberry and why? Written by Shelley Silas. Show more

Contributors

DCI Alma Blair:
Julie Hesmondhalgh
CSM Jo Black:
Jane Hazlegrove
DS Jason Trotter:
John Hollingworth
Assistant CSM Mo:
Nitin Kundra
Sue Fulwood:
Helen Kay
Jean Cranberry:
Helen Kay
Blanche Rogers:
Helen Kay

Genres

Phil Ellis Is Trying

Series 1

Episode 4: Deliverwhoops!

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 8 months

When Phil's money troubles finally come to a head, he is forced to get a proper job as a takeaway delivery driver - making some surprising discoveries along the way. Show more

Contributors

Mick the Chinese Herbalist:
Mick Ferry
Jamie the Builder:
Terry Mynott
Tom Baker:
Terry Mynott
Writer:
Phil Ellis
Producer:
Sam Michell

Book of the Week

In Montparnasse

Episode 2

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sue Roe charts the birth of Surrealism in this racy, rackety Paris quartier. The origins of surrealism are now laid bare, but which practitioner took credit for the name? Show more

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