Programme Index

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Episode 1: Dinner Parties and Dancing Partners

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Tony, a recently widowed professor, is introduced to the website by a former student. Show more


Miss Elwes:
Marcia Warren
Marcia Warren
Intelligent boy:
Carl Prekopp
Sam Kelly
Sam Kelly
Police Sergeant:
Sam Kelly
Gordon House


Donna Franceschild - Quartet

Episode 4: Almost Top of the Bill

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

As the band try desperately to get a gig, Stuart, the bass player, finds his home and livelihood in jeopardy. From April 2013. Show more

Last Word

A screenwriter, a champagne maker, a learning disabilities campaigner, a president, a Welsh poet and a music producer

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on novelist and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, champagne maker Henri Krug, learning disabilities campaigner Mabel Cooper, and Liberian president Moses Blah. Show more


The Now Show

Series 39

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a comic run through the week's news and are joined by Jon Holmes, Mitch Benn, Matt Forde and Cariad Lloyd. Show more


Steve Punt
Hugh Dennis
Jon Holmes
Mitch Benn
Matt Forde
Cariad Lloyd

The Archers


Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Pat and Tony come to a decision, and Tom hears something unwelcome. Show more


Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Helen Monks
Josh Archer:
Cian Cheesbrough
Ben Archer:
Thomas Lester
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Tom Archer:
Tom Graham
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Kathy Perks:
Hedli Niklaus
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Nic Grundy:
Becky Wright
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Brenda Tucker:
Amy Shindler
Celia Redwood:
Anita Dobson

The Cornwell Estate

Series 1

Episode 4: Mike Duggan

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Veteran musician Mike Duggan makes ends meet by giving guitar lessons in a local school. But then a record company boss offers the him chance of a recording contract. Show more

Book of the Week

Simon Morrison - The Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev

Episode 5: A parcel changes everything

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Simon Morrison's biography of the remarkable woman who married Russian composer Serge Prokofiev. Read by Sian Thomas. From April 2013. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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