Programme Index

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Book of the Week

A Boy in the Water

Episode 2: Windermere: Swimming further than ever before

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In 1988, 11-year-old Tom Gregory became the youngest person ever to swim the Channel. Patrick Kennedy reads his memoir. Show more

Woman's Hour

Vanity Fair, C-sections, Miriam Toews, Second careers

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Claudia Jesse and director Gwyneth Williams on a new TV adaptation of Vanity Fair, Natasha Pearlman on why her elective C-section was great, and Miriam Toews on her latest novel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Natasha Pearlman
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Morton
Interviewed Guest:
Claudia Jessie
Interviewed Guest:
Gwyneth Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Miriam Toews
Interviewed Guest:
Lauretta Ihonor
Interviewed Guest:
Mishal Husain

Curious Under the Stars

Series 5: A Mermaid's Kiss

Episode 2: Part 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Magical drama about Gareth and Diane, pub landlords in a mysterious village perched on the wild Welsh coast. Gareth's attempts to prove his masculinity become increasingly extreme. Show more

Dangerous Visions

Resistance

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Val McDermid's thriller examines what happens if antibiotics stop working. Developed through the Wellcome Trust Experimental stories scheme. Show more

Great Lives

Series 46

Episode 5: Helen Glover on Alison Hargreaves

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Parris meets Helen Glover to discuss the life of the mountaineer Alison Hargreaves who lost her life on K2 in Pakistan in 1995. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Glover
Interviewed Guest:
Ed Douglas
Producer:
Maggie Ayre

Start/Stop

Series 3

The Third Way

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 6 months

Fiona tries Barney's theory to put the spark back. Love, marriage and despair for three couples. Stars Jack Docherty. From 2016. Show more

Front Row

The muse in history, Andrew Miller, Vanity Fair, Neil Simon remembered

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Andrew Miller on his new novel Now We Shall be Entirely Free, Muses in History (part of our Inspire season), behind the scenes at ITV's Vanity Fair, and Neil Simon remembered. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Louisa Buck
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Thorne
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Bullimore
Interviewed Guest:
Olivia Cooke
Interviewed Guest:
Gwyneth Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Palin
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Carlson
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Curious Under the Stars

Series 5: A Mermaid's Kiss

Episode 2: Part 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Magical drama about Gareth and Diane, pub landlords in a mysterious village perched on the wild Welsh coast. Gareth's attempts to prove his masculinity become increasingly extreme. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 7: 'Sitting and waiting.'

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Will it ever be safe to go back into the water? Henry Goodman continues Peter Benchley's classic novel. Today: Brody, Hooper and Quint set out in search of the shark. Show more

Book of the Week

A Boy in the Water

Episode 2: Windermere: Swimming further than ever before

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In 1988, 11-year-old Tom Gregory became the youngest person ever to swim the Channel. Patrick Kennedy reads his memoir. Show more

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