Programme Index

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Midweek

Brian Cox, Jason Lewis, Adela Jusic, June Tabor

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets actor Brian Cox, adventurer Jason Lewis, artist Adela Jusic and singer June Tabor. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Cox
Interviewed Guest:
June Tabor
Interviewed Guest:
June Tabor

Brand

Midweek

Woman's Hour

Women on Bank Notes; Adoption; Young Feminists

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The Saudi Arabian government's first advert to tackle domestic abuse, keeping Elizabeth Fry on English £5 notes, young feminists, and the pleasures and pains of a really good sulk. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Edward Timpson
Producer:
Shoku Amirani

Wordaholics

Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Katy Brand, Alex Horne, Richard Herring and Natalie Haynes vie for wordy supremacy chaired by Gyles Brandreth. From 2013. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gyles Brandreth
Writer:
Jon Hunter
Producer:
Claire Jones
Panellist:
Richard Herring
Panellist:
Natalie Haynes
Panellist:
Alex Horne
Panellist:
Katy Brand

Genres

Drama

Love, War and Trains

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Funny and poignant verse drama based on the story of how poet Ian McMillan's parents got married during the Second World War. Starring Billy Boyd (Pippin in Lord of the Rings). Show more

Down the Line

Series 5

Episode 1: Food and Music

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Spoof phone-in show from the creators of The Fast Show, starring Rhys Thomas as Gary Bellamy. Show more

Front Row

Geoffrey Rush; artist Ellen Gallagher; Cultural Exchange - Melvyn Bragg

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush on his new film The Eye of the Storm; Melvyn Bragg discusses a Rembrandt self-portrait for the Cultural Exchange; artist Ellen Gallagher. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Geoffrey Rush
Interviewed Guest:
Ellen Gallagher
Interviewed Guest:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Davenport-Hines
Producer:
Nicki Paxman

Midweek

Brian Cox, Jason Lewis, Adela Jusic, June Tabor

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets actor Brian Cox, adventurer Jason Lewis, artist Adela Jusic and singer June Tabor. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Cox
Interviewed Guest:
June Tabor
Interviewed Guest:
June Tabor

Brand

Midweek

Book at Bedtime

This Is Where I Am

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Debs and Abdi have been painting his new flat with the help of cheerful little Rebecca. But then Abdi's first day at work sparks a devastating flashback to his last day in Dadaab. Show more

Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing

Series 2

About Upset Mums

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Nathan Caton illustrates what can happen when you don't listen to your mum. With Adjoa Andoh and Curtis Walker. From May 2013. Show more

Book of the Week

Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

In 1997, Margaret Thatcher invited Charles Moore to write her biography. This is the first volume of his portrait of the former prime minster. The reader is Nicholas Farrell. Show more

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