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Woman's Hour

Kanya King; Life after the tsunami; Cervical cancer tests and screening; Bank notes

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Kanya King, founder of the MOBO Awards; Sonali Deraniyagala's memoir of life after the tsunami that killed her parents, husband and children; cervical cancer screening and tests. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Kanya King
Interviewed Guest:
Sonali Deraniyagala
Producer:
Emma Wallace
Producer:
Shoku Amirani

15 Minute Drama

The Dogs and the Wolves

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Ada loves her rich cousin Harry, whilst her poor cousin Ben loves her. Then both families move to Paris. Stars Sydney Wade. Show more

Contributors

Young Ada:
Sydney Wade
Young Ben:
Ellis Hollins
Young Harry:
Ben Hanley
Nemirovsky (narrator):
Anna Francolini
Aunt Raissa:
Olwen May
Madame Mimi:
Fiona Clarke
Adaptor:
Ellen Dryden

Genres

Drama

Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities

Episode 5: The Substance and the Shadow

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Will it be possible to save Charles Darnay's life? Concluding episode of Mike Walker's dramatisation. Stars Robert Lindsay. Show more

Contributors

Charles Dickens:
Robert Lindsay
Jarvis Lorry:
Jonathan Coy
Miss Pross:
Alison Steadman
Dr Alexandre Manette:
Karl Johnson
Lucie Manette:
Lydia Wilson
Charles Darnay:
Andrew Scott
Sydney Carton:
Paul Ready
Therese Defarge:
Tracy Wiles
Jerry Cruncher:
Carl Prekopp
Court President:
Paul Moriarty
Young Manette:
Christopher Webster
Young Evremonde:
Adam Billington
Adaptor:
Mike Walker

A Good Read

Vanessa Feltz and Elvis McGonagall

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Harriett Gilbert, Vanessa Feltz and Elvis McGonagall discuss books by Javier Marias, AA Milne, Jeff Torrington. From 2013. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Vanessa Feltz
Interviewed Guest:
Elvis McGonagall
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

The Castle

Series 4

Episode 2: The Only Way Is Ethics

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Someone or something is hacking into peoples' private conversations. Meanwhile Lady Anne has taken to nuzzling De Warenne's trusty War Horse. From May 2012. Show more

Contributors

Writer:
Kim Fuller
Sir John Woodstock:
James Fleet
Sir William De Warenne:
Neil Dudgeon
Lady Anne Woodstock:
Martha Howe-Douglas
Cardinal Duncan:
Jonathan Kydd
Lady Charlotte:
Ingrid Oliver
Master Henry Woodstock:
Steven Kynman
Director:
David Tyler
Producer:
David Tyler

Front Row

Man of Steel; AL Kennedy; Rolando Villazón

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Mark Lawson reviews new Superman film Man of Steel staring Henry Cavill, Cultural Exchange with writer AL Kennedy, and Mexican tenor Rolando Villazón on his love of Verdi. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
AL Kennedy
Interviewed Guest:
Rolando Villazon

15 Minute Drama

The Dogs and the Wolves

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Ada loves her rich cousin Harry, whilst her poor cousin Ben loves her. Then both families move to Paris. Stars Sydney Wade. Show more

Contributors

Young Ada:
Sydney Wade
Young Ben:
Ellis Hollins
Young Harry:
Ben Hanley
Nemirovsky (narrator):
Anna Francolini
Aunt Raissa:
Olwen May
Madame Mimi:
Fiona Clarke
Adaptor:
Ellen Dryden

Genres

Book of the Week

Charles Timoney - An Englishman Aboard

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Having located the source of the Seine, Charles Timoney takes his first purposeful strokes towards the English Channel. Read by Mark Heap. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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