Programme Index

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In Our Time

Automata

Duration: 52 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas about machines imitating living creatures, and the questions they raise about the differences between machinery and humanity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Schaffer
Interviewed Guest:
Elly Truitt
Interviewed Guest:
Franziska Kohlt

15 Minute Drama

The Citadel

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Richard Fleeshman stars in AJ Cronin's classic tale of a medical practice in 1920s Wales. Manson and Denny reconcile when they have to attend a medical emergency. Show more

Drama

The RemCo

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

RemCo chair Judith Clapham is an honourable woman at the rotten heart of the City. Jonathan Maitland's new play about the world of Remuneration Committees and executive pay. Show more

Contributors

Judith Clapham:
Deborah Findlay
Camilla:
Lucy Doyle
Michael Melman:
James Purefoy
Brian Gould:
Forbes Masson
David van der Berg:
Tony Turner
Edgar Davidson:
Lewis Bray
Lucy Argent:
Jeanette Percival
Sir Tom McKelvey:
Sean Murray
Fola Ogunyemi:
Saffron Coomber
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Brand

Drama

Ramblings

Series 40

Episode 2: The Hoo Peninsula, Kent

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clare Balding is walking in someone else's shoes for this edition of Ramblings... a pair of pink fluffy slippers. Show more

BBC National Short Story Award

BBC National Short Story Award 2018

Winner: Ingrid Persaud - The Sweet Sop

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ingrid Persaud's winning story of emotional blackmail and sweet release. Read by Leemore Marrett Junior. Show more

The Film Programme

Glenn Close, Agnes Varda

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Presented by Antonia Quirke. Glenn Close reveals that she would like to see a remake of Fatal Attraction in which her character Alex is more misunderstood than monster. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Glenn Close
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Varda

Plum House

Series 1

Episode 5: The Rather Risky Ramble

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Tom returns from a team building course to find the team have been bickering in his absence. Starring Tom Bell. From 2016. Show more

Front Row

MIA, Man Booker Shortlist, Short Story Award nominee Nell Stevens, Playwright Stephen Jeffreys remembered.

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matangi/Maya/MIA, a documentary on political rapper MIA, The Man Booker Prize shortlist, National Short Story Award nominee Nell Stevens and playwright Stephen Jeffries remembered Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Citadel

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Richard Fleeshman stars in AJ Cronin's classic tale of a medical practice in 1920s Wales. Manson and Denny reconcile when they have to attend a medical emergency. Show more

In Our Time

Automata

Duration: 52 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas about machines imitating living creatures, and the questions they raise about the differences between machinery and humanity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Schaffer
Interviewed Guest:
Elly Truitt
Interviewed Guest:
Franziska Kohlt

Short Works

BBC National Short Story Award 2018

Dear Herbert

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Five commissioned short stories to celebrate the BBC National Short Story Award. In Dear Herbert by Simon Van Booy, an uncle wants his nephew to visit him more often. His ploy? Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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