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Ramblings

Series 25

Episode 6: John McCarthy walks with volunteer rangers on the South Downs

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

John McCarthy walks with two volunteer rangers on the South Downs. Show more

Saturday Live

Terry Deary, Khaled Hosseini, Mr Mitchell

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Richard Coles and Suzy Klein with Horrible Histories author Terry Deary, plus Khaled Hosseini's Inheritance Tracks and Educating Yorkshire's Mr Mitchell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Interviewed Guest:
Terry Deary
Interviewed Guest:
Jonny Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Barnaby Rogerson
Interviewed Guest:
Khaled Hosseini
Producer:
Chris Wilson

The Now Show

Series 41

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Steve Punt and Jon Culshaw present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. With Jon Holmes, Sara Pascoe, Joe Stilgoe and Laura Shavin. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Punt
Presenter:
Jon Culshaw
Performer:
Jon Holmes
Performer:
Sara Pascoe
Performer:
Joe Stilgoe
Performer:
Laura Shavin

Saturday Drama

Lucy Gannon - Topaz

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 LW

4 Extra Debut. An unfortunate 19th-century poet walks from Dundee to Balmoral to seek royal patronage from Queen Victoria. Comic drama stars Brian Cox. Show more

Contributors

William McGonagall:
Brian Cox
Queen Victoria:
Niamh Cusack
Gatekeeper:
Stuart McQuarrie
Circus Master:
Sean Murray
Dougie:
Ali Craig
Queen's Maid:
Amaka Okafor
Director:
Bruce Young
Producer:
Bruce Young

Genres

Woman's Hour

Clare Gerada; Natalie Coleman; Alexandra Roach

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Alexandra Roach on her role in One Chance. Clare Gerada on GPs and obesity. Portrayals of motherhood. Natalie Coleman cooks the perfect scallops. Former New Zealand PM Helen Clark. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Katie Langton
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Gerada
Interviewed Guest:
Jane DeVille-Almond
Interviewed Guest:
Elinor Carucci
Interviewed Guest:
Ana Casas Broda
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Coleman
Interviewed Guest:
Annalisa Barbieri
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Craig
Interviewed Guest:
Gaiutra Bahadur
Interviewed Guest:
Alexandra Roach

Saturday Review

Morrissey; The Selfish Giant; From Here to Eternity

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review the week's cultural highlights, including the Morrissey autobiography, new film The Selfish Giant, and Tim Rice's musical of From Here to Eternity. Show more

Classic Serial

Evelyn Waugh - Sword of Honour

Episode 4: Officers and Gentlemen, part 2

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Posted to Egypt, Guy's unit is surrounded more by rumour than action. But the chaos of war is approaching. Stars Paul Ready. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tim McInnerny
Guy Crouchback:
Paul Ready
Major Hound:
John Dougall
Ludovic:
Carl Prekopp
Virginia:
Lydia Leonard
Trimmer:
Lee Ingleby
General Whale:
Sean Murray
Kilbannock:
Oliver Chris
Kirstie Kilbannock:
Polly Frame
Sgt Hughes:
Arthur Hughes
Sgt Smiley:
Ben Crowe
Greek Woman:
Carys Eleri
Soldier:
David Seddon
Director:
Sally Avens
Adaptor:
Jeremy Front

Afternoon Reading

F Scott Fitzgerald - The Pat Hobby Stories

Episode 2: Teamed with Genius

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Hollywood writer Pat gets the chance to share a screen credit with a British writer on a ballet picture. Read by Alfred Molina. Show more

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