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In Our Time

William Morris

Duration: 53 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss some of the many aspects of William Morris: his activism, poetry and prose and his ideas on arts, crafts and work in an industrial world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Ingrid Hanson
Interviewed Guest:
Marcus Waithe
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Thomas

Woman's Hour

The NHS at 70, Why we need more female songwriters, Poet Deborah Alma

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

What does the future look like for women working in the NHS? What can women leaders learn from Angela Merkel? Plus poet Deborah Alma and why we need more female songwriters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Dinenage
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Dacre
Interviewed Guest:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Stefanie Bolzen
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Alma
Interviewed Guest:
Madison Paris
Interviewed Guest:
Svetlana Onye

15 Minute Drama

Ground Control

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Tamsin Greig stars in Colin Bytheway's comic drama chronicling the ultimate long-distance relationship between Tess and her astronaut husband Major Scott Carter. Show more

Home Front

5 July 1918 - Sylvia Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1918, 1,300 Boy Scouts were engaged in Peterborough to help with the flax harvest, while in Devon, a schoolboy friendship is rekindled. Show more

Contributors

Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Charles Summer:
Rufus Wright
Lionel Summer:
Geoffrey Palmer
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe

GF Newman's The Corrupted

Series 4

Episode 9

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Toby Jones stars as corrupt MP and businessman Joseph Olinska. Brian meets a hardened convict, Paul Newman, who is planning an escape from Broadmoor. He decides to join him. Show more

Contributors

Joseph Oldman/Olinska:
Toby Jones
Tony Wednesday:
Alec Newman
Leah Cohen:
Jasmine Hyde
Sir Ralph Courtney:
Nick Sampson
Margaret Courtney:
Flora Montgomery
Warder DeWitt:
Matthew Marsh
Paul Newman:
David John
Hank Nolan:
Nigel Cooke
Author:
GF Newman
Director:
Clive Brill
Producer:
Clive Brill

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to director Kevin Macdonald about his Whitney Houston documentary. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Macdonald
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Townend
Interviewed Guest:
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Interviewed Guest:
Marco Bellocchio

BBC Inside Science

Northern white rhino preservation, Deep sea earthquake detection, Twitter's rare Heuchera discovery, Human roars

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Could new assisted reproductive techniques help to preserve the northern white rhino? And the accidental discovery that deep sea communication cables could monitor earthquakes. Show more

The Rest is History

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 16 hours, 17 minutes

Frank Skinner and guests Miles Jupp, Zoe Lyons and Professor Kate Williams talk King Arthur and Ivan the Terrible. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Frank Skinner
Panellist:
Miles Jupp
Panellist:
Zoe Lyons
Panellist:
Kate Williams
Producer:
Mark Augustyn

Genres

Front Row

Rob Brydon on Swimming With Men, Laura Wade, Ferens Art Gallery

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

On the set of Swimming With Men with Rob Brydon and Daniel Mays, Laura Wade, writer of Home, I'm Darling, final report on Art Fund Museum of the Year from Ferens Art Gallery, Hull. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Rob Brydon
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Mays
Interviewed Guest:
Adeel Akhtar
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Wade
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier

15 Minute Drama

Ground Control

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Tamsin Greig stars in Colin Bytheway's comic drama chronicling the ultimate long-distance relationship between Tess and her astronaut husband Major Scott Carter. Show more

BBC Inside Science

Northern white rhino preservation, Deep sea earthquake detection, Twitter's rare Heuchera discovery, Human roars

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Could new assisted reproductive techniques help to preserve the northern white rhino? And the accidental discovery that deep sea communication cables could monitor earthquakes. Show more

In Our Time

William Morris

Duration: 53 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss some of the many aspects of William Morris: his activism, poetry and prose and his ideas on arts, crafts and work in an industrial world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Ingrid Hanson
Interviewed Guest:
Marcus Waithe
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Thomas

Book at Bedtime

The Shepherd's Hut

Episode 4: I'm a Civilised Fella

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Adam Fitzgerald reads Tim Winton's fiercely lyrical tale of survival and friendship, set in Australia's outback. Is Jaxie really alone out there on the desolate saltlands? Show more

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