Programme Index

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Woman's Hour

Constance Spry; Vivien Duffield; Mary Morrissy

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The play inspired by the life of society florist Constance Spry; WH Powerlister and philanthropist Vivien Duffield; author Mary Morrissy on her new book The Rising of Bella Casey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Susie Edwards
Interviewed Guest:
Mig Kimpton
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Morrissy
Interviewed Guest:
Vivien Duffield
Interviewed Guest:
Marie Simonsen
Producer:
Ruth Watts

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Takes Two to Tandem

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Things are in a state of flux. Can Frank recover from his latest blunder with Doris, and will Lily's instructions improve his chances of avoiding a life of miserable bachelorhood? Show more

Brief Lives

Series 6

Episode 5

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

By Tom Fry and Sharon Kelly. Sarah prepares for her big trip abroad with her new boyfriend Paul, and Frank gets a big shock when he is called in to represent a computer hacker. Show more

Ramblings

Series 25

Episode 2: Werca's Folk, Warkworth in Northumberland

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Clare Balding joins the walking group of Werca's Folk, a women's choir from Warkworth in Northumberland, led by the legendary Sandra Kerr of Bagpuss fame. Expect songs en route. Show more

BBC National Short Story Award

BBC National Short Story Award 2013

Episode 4: Notes From the House Spirits

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

By Lucy Wood. A chronicle of the happenings and lives of the neglectful inhabitants of a particular house. Read by Hattie Morahan. Show more

The Film Programme

Cate Blanchett on Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine; Michael Roemer on Nothing But a Man; Denis Villeneuve on Prisoners

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Cate Blanchett talks to Francine Stock about her lead role as banker's wife and socialite in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine. Plus director Denis Villeneuve on his thriller Prisoners. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Cate Blanchett
Interviewed Guest:
Denis Villeneuve
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Roemer
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Fags, Mags and Bags

Series 5

Episode 4: Carnaptious Scroosh

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

New shop regular Mrs Birkett locks horns with Lovely Sue, while Alok and Sanjay find a new cool friend. Glasgow corner shop sitcom stars Sanjeev Kohli. From October 2012. Show more

Front Row

Atlantis; Michael Morpurgo; Hannah Arendt; BBC National Short Story Award

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

A review of the new family drama Atlantis, an interview with Michael Morpurgo on the eve of his 70th birthday, and Lavinia Greenlaw on her BBC Short Story Award contender. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Morpurgo
Interviewed Guest:
Lavinia Greenlaw
Producer:
Ellie Bury

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Takes Two to Tandem

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Things are in a state of flux. Can Frank recover from his latest blunder with Doris, and will Lily's instructions improve his chances of avoiding a life of miserable bachelorhood? Show more

Book of the Week

Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

A young ambitious reformist looks to topple Cixi from power, and a dramatic battle of wits ensues. Jung Chang's biography of a remarkable 19th-century stateswoman. Show more

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