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Book of the Week

Red Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Charlotte Higgins reflects on the significance of mazes and labyrinths in art and mythology, in literature and in life. Show more

Woman's Hour

Margaret Hodge on anti-semitism in the Labour Party, Spare Rib recipes, The science of dating apps

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Margaret Hodge on anti-semitism in the Labour Party. Feminist magazine Spare Rib's recipes. And what's going on in your brain when you swipe left or right on a dating app? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Hodge
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Jane Gray
Interviewed Guest:
Polly Russell
Interviewed Guest:
Zoe Strimpel
Interviewed Guest:
Niellah Arboine
Interviewed Guest:
Gerda Stevenson
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Aldridge

15 Minute Drama

Just a Girl: Series 4

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Teenagers Amy and Ryley are falling for each other. How will Amy tell him she is trans? And when should she tell him? Will he still like her? She is going to have to find out. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Home Front

2 August 1918 - Effie Taverner

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1918, British intervention in the Russian civil war led to the occupation of Archangel, while at Halecot Farm, Effie faces the grim prospect of reaping alone. Show more

Contributors

Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Ludwig Huber:
Marcel Hagen
Gert Battley:
Maggie Steed
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Where This Service Will...

Where This Service Will Connect

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

By Katherine Jakeways. Five months after they last met, Suzie turns up unannounced at David's office. The third instalment of the romantic comedy about a couple who met on a train. Show more

Open Book

Islands in Fiction

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

This summer, bookshops are awash with islands in every genre from crime, to YA and romance. Mariella Frostrup and guests consider what makes them such popular fictional locations. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Anna Mazzola
Interviewed Guest:
Lydia Syson
Interviewed Guest:
Malachy Tallack
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Barry
Interviewed Guest:
Kendel Hippolyte
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Hislop

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

James Wilby remembers starring opposite Hugh Grant in Maurice, a film about gay desire in Edwardian England. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
James Wilby
Interviewed Guest:
Rosamund Pike
Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Kennedy

Front Row

What is Inspiration? Plus playing music from memory with the Aurora Orchestra

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Stella Duffy, Kei Miller, Julian Baggini, Aowen Jin and Philip Venables attempt to define inspiration. Plus, how can an orchestra play an entire symphony from memory? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Kei Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Venables
Interviewed Guest:
Stella Duffy
Interviewed Guest:
Aowen Jin
Interviewed Guest:
Julian Baggini
Interviewed Guest:
Torun Stavseng
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Tomes
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

15 Minute Drama

Just a Girl: Series 4

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Teenagers Amy and Ryley are falling for each other. How will Amy tell him she is trans? And when should she tell him? Will he still like her? She is going to have to find out. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Clock Dance

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A novel about family and self-discovery by award-winning author Anne Tyler. Willa harbours the secret of who shot Denise, but it is only a matter of time until the truth comes out. Show more

The Missing Hancocks

Series 3

A Visit to Swansea

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 3 months

Tony, Bill, Andree and Sid head to Swansea in search of Harry Secombe. Stars Kevin McNally. From April 2017. Show more

Contributors

Tony Hancock:
Kevin McNally
Harry Secombe:
Andy Secombe
Bill Kerr:
Kevin Eldon
Sid James:
Simon Greenall
Kenneth Williams:
Robin Sebastian
Andree Melly:
Susy Kane
Writer:
Ray Galton
Producer:
Neil Pearson
Producer:
Paul Sheehan

Genres

Book of the Week

Red Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Charlotte Higgins reflects on the significance of mazes and labyrinths in art and mythology, in literature and in life. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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