Programme Index

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Playing for His Life

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

4 Extra Debut. Tennis ace Baron Gottfried Von Cramm offends Hitler by refusing to join the Nazi party. Stars Geoffrey Streatfeild. Show more


Gottfried von Cramm:
Geoffrey Streatfield
Lisa von Cramm:
Paloma Baeza
Jutta von Cramm:
Frances Jeater
Joachim von Ribbentrop:
Sam Dale
Manasse Herbst:
Nicholas Boulton
Bill Tilden Jr:
William Hope
Geoffrey Whitehead
Hermann Goering:
Simon Treves
Don Budge:
Adam Unze
Lady Astor:
Rachel Atkins



The Now Show

Series 42

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by special guest Andy Zaltzman for a comic romp through the week's news. With Mitch Benn, Jon Holmes and Laura Shavin. Show more


Steve Punt
Hugh Dennis
Andy Zaltzman
Glenn Tilbrook
Mitch Benn
Jon Holmes
Laura Shavin

The Archers


Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Ed turns over a new leaf, and Peggy makes her mind up. Show more


Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Tom Archer:
Tom Graham
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Jolene Archer:
Buffy Davis
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
William Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Edward Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Jim Lloyd:
John Rowe
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Sean O'Connor

Front Row

The Bridge stars, Jonathan Lethem, RS Thomas

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The stars of Nordic noir TV series The Bridge, the strange case of RS Thomas and the crisp packet, novelist Jonathan Lethem on the history of the Communist party in the USA. Show more


Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Lethem
Interviewed Guest:
Sofia Helin
Interviewed Guest:
Kim Bodnia
Interviewed Guest:
Byron Rogers
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Smith

Tony Teardrop

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Based on true stories, this is a biting and humorous play about homeless people. Roz is a drug addict with four adult children. She meets Tony Teardrop, and a friendship develops. Show more

Book of the Week

Germaine Greer - White Beech: The Rainforest Years

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Germaine Greer tells of her quest to find a piece of her native Australia to heal: a rainforest surprise. From January 2014. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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