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Woman's Hour

Stressed midwives; The Belle Star Band

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The emotional impact of childbirth on the midwife discussed. Plus the merits of northern parents, and one of Scotland's top all-women dance bands, The Belle Star Band, play live.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray

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Afternoon Play: A Prayer for Owen Meany

BBC Radio 4 FM

Drama

A Prayer for Owen Meany

Episode 5

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Adaptation of the John Irving novel, dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths. As the draft cards for the Vietnam War arrive, Johnny cannot understand why Owen is so keen to join up. Show more

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The Film Programme

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to Gus Van Sant, the director of Milk, which stars Sean Penn as Harvey Milk, California's first openly gay elected official. Show more

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All Passion Spent

BBC Radio 4 FM

15 Minute Drama

Vita Sackville-West - All Passion Spent

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lady Slane's decision about what to do with Mr FitzGeorge's vast fortune outrages her family, but a visitor brings hope for the future. Stars Honor Blackman. Show more

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America, Empire of Liberty Omnibus

BBC Radio 4 FM

America, Empire of Liberty Omnibus

Episode 7: North and South

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Omnibus edition of David Reynolds's history of America. The years of Civil War: a fight for Southern independence and the end of slavery, with an immense price paid in human lives. Show more

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Book at Bedtime: One Morning like a Bird

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Book at Bedtime

One Morning Like A Bird

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

One Morning Like a Bird: Michael Maloney reads from the novel by Andrew Miller. With Alissa and Emile on their way to Singapore, Yuji makes some life-changing decisions. Show more

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Great Lives

Series 17

Episode 7: Alfred Russel Wallace

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Series of biographical discussions with Matthew Parris. Travel writer Redmond O'Hanlon champions the life of naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace. Dr Sandy Knapp joins the discussion.

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Book of the Week: Bluebird

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Bluebird

Episode 5: Coming Home

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Gemma Arterton reads Vesna Maric's account of coming to Britain as a 16-year-old asylum seeker. Vesna receives a letter from the Home Office that will decide her fate. Show more

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