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Reflections with Peter Hennessy

Series 6

David Blunkett

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Peter Hennessy invites senior politicians to reflect on their life and times. This week, his guest is David Blunkett, the former Labour MP and cabinet minister. Show more

Woman's Hour

Listener Week: The aftermath of betrayal, Legacy books, Challenging cultural expectations

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Listener Week, looking at the aftermath of betrayal, books that have made an impact on you and expectations abut how adult boys and girls will behave towards their parents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Anshu Rastogi
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Bridges
Interviewed Guest:
Hadley Freeman
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Halling
Interviewed Guest:
Stephanie Calman
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Winfield
Interviewed Guest:
Grace Wilkins

The Pillow Book

Series 11

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Robert Forrest's popular thriller set in 10th century Japan. With Empress Teishi in child-bed, Empress Shoshi enters her chamber uninvited and unannounced. Show more

Contributors

Shonagon:
Ruth Gemmell
Yukinari:
Cal MacAninch
The Emperor:
Paul Ready
Empress Teishi:
Laura Rees
Empress Shoshi:
Bobby Rainsbury
Director:
Lu Kemp

Genres

Drama

Tove Jansson - The Summer Book

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 3 months

4 Extra Debut. A woman and her six-year-old granddaughter spend a summer on a tiny Finnish island. Sophia Jansson narrates. Show more

Contributors

Grandmother:
Eileen O'Brien
Director:
Susan Roberts
Translation:
Thomas Teal

Genres

Brand

Drama

Front Row

Live from Edinburgh with drag act Denim, Maggie O'Farrell, Penelope Skinner and Terry O'Donovan

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Author Maggie O'Farrell on her unconventional memoir, detailing her 17 brushes with death, performance from drag girl band Denim, and two plays that dramatize our online lives. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Denim
Interviewed Guest:
Maggie O'Farrell
Interviewed Guest:
Penelope Skinner
Interviewed Guest:
Terence O'Donovan

The Pillow Book

Series 11

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Robert Forrest's popular thriller set in 10th century Japan. With Empress Teishi in child-bed, Empress Shoshi enters her chamber uninvited and unannounced. Show more

Contributors

Shonagon:
Ruth Gemmell
Yukinari:
Cal MacAninch
The Emperor:
Paul Ready
Empress Teishi:
Laura Rees
Empress Shoshi:
Bobby Rainsbury
Director:
Lu Kemp

Genres

Reflections with Peter Hennessy

Series 6

David Blunkett

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Peter Hennessy invites senior politicians to reflect on their life and times. This week, his guest is David Blunkett, the former Labour MP and cabinet minister. Show more

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