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Woman's Hour

Edna O'Brien; Campus sexual politics; Flat shoes

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Edna O'Brien on her new collection of short stories written over 50 years, plus sexual politics on campus, and flat shoe fashion. Jane Garvey presents the female perspective. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Edna O'Brien
Interviewed Guest:
Kelley Temple
Interviewed Guest:
Megan Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Jody Day
Interviewed Guest:
Amber Jane Butchart
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Revel

The Pillow Book

Series 6

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Yukinari begins to suspect that his friend Takashi has not invited him for a holiday but to uncover the mystery behind his wife's murder. Show more

Drama

Man in the Moon

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Bittersweet love story by Linda Marshall Griffiths told from two perspectives across five encounters. Through Joe and Scarlet's different versions of their story, the truth emerges. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The truth behind some famous anecdotes and a curious tale of a hard-bitten dame. Part of the show is in 3D. With Simon Kane. From October 2013. Show more

Front Row

David Tennant and Gregory Doran; Bill Bryson; Sex on film and TV

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

David Tennant and Gregory Doran on their new staging of Richard II, Bill Bryson examines the year 1927, and sexual addiction and research are the focus for a new film and TV drama. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
David Tennant
Interviewed Guest:
Gregory Doran
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Bryson

The Pillow Book

Series 6

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Yukinari begins to suspect that his friend Takashi has not invited him for a holiday but to uncover the mystery behind his wife's murder. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Burn Gorman plays a detective investigating a brutal murder in 1980s London in Nick Perry's adaptation of Derek Raymond's cult crime novel. With Toby Jones and Tanya Franks. Show more

Contributors

The Detective:
Burn Gorman
Staniland:
Toby Jones
Barbara:
Tanya Franks
Bowman:
Ben Crowe
Landlord:
Sean Murray
Pathologist:
Ed Thorpe
Adaptor:
Nick Perry

Book of the Week

Seamus Heaney - Beowulf

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Beowulf arrives in the land of the Shieldings and explains his mission to Hrothgar, the Danish King. Poet Seamus Heaney reads his own translation of the great Anglo-Saxon poem. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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