Programme Index

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Book of the Week

A Boy in the Water

Episode 4: Aiming for the Channel: Tom's training intensifies

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

Regional Variations (2)

Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Dance Nation, Bartenders, Anaemia, Sali Hughes, Domestic violence

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Barron on Dance Nation, working behind a bar, Rachel Eling's treasured objects, and how can we fix anaemia? Plus, how effective are Domestic Violence Prevention Programmes? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Penelope Gibbs
Interviewed Guest:
Donna Sullivan
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Barron
Interviewed Guest:
Jahnavi Daru
Interviewed Guest:
Sali Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Eling
Interviewed Guest:
Georgia Billing

Curious Under the Stars

Series 5: A Mermaid's Kiss

Episode 4: Part 4

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 makes a shocking discovery about Guto. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

A History of Ideas

Thomas Hobbes and Civil Disobedience

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Criminologist David Wilson looks at Thomas Hobbes and his 'social contract' theory. Do we have to do what the state says, even if we have not actually agreed to be governed by it? Show more

Dangerous Visions

Resistance

Episode 3

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

Plum House

Series 1

Perilously Poorly Peter

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

As Peter is forced to visit town, Julian’s in charge and spies a chance to finally make his mark. Stars Simon Callow. From 2016. Show more

Curious Under the Stars

Series 5: A Mermaid's Kiss

Episode 4: Part 4

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 makes a shocking discovery about Guto. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 9: 'The fish is too much for us.'

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Henry Goodman continues Peter Benchley's iconic novel. Today: against his shipmates' advice, Hooper decides to descend in the diving cage in search of the shark. Show more

The Missing Hancocks

Series 2

The Marriage Bureau

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Hancock needs to be married to get a job. Stars Kevin McNally stars as The Lad Himself. 1955 episode re-recorded in 2015. Show more

Contributors

Tony Hancock:
Kevin McNally
Bill Kerr:
Kevin Eldon
Sid James:
Simon Greenall
Kenneth Williams:
Robin Sebastian
Writer:
Ray Galton
Producer:
Ed Morrish
Producer:
Neil Pearson

Genres

Book of the Week

A Boy in the Water

Episode 4: Aiming for the Channel: Tom's training intensifies

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

BBC Radio 4 FM

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