Programme Index

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Midweek

Arthur Smith, Dr Akiko Mikamo, Martin White, Tom Mitchell

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets plant hunter Tom Mitchell, psychologist Dr Akiko Mikamo, University of Bristol theatre professor Martin White and comedian Arthur Smith. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Akiko Mikamo
Interviewed Guest:
Martin White
Interviewed Guest:
Arthur Smith

Brand

Midweek

Woman's Hour

Female Defence Ministers; Shopping with Mum; Good Housekeeping

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The female defence ministers of Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands and Germany. The benefit cuts affecting single parents. The appeal of Good Housekeeping. Shopping with mother. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Wyatt
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Davey
Interviewed Guest:
Lindsay Nicholson
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Feldman
Interviewed Guest:
Judith Woods
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Burke
Producer:
Jane Thurlow

15 Minute Drama

Ed Harris - The Interplanetary Notes of Ambassador B

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

She may have hired a gun-slinging companion, but Ambassador B is about to be disarmed in a way she never dreamed of. Stars Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Drama

North of Riga

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

By Eoin McNamee. Contemporary fable of magic and murder. A young girl befriends a mysterious woman who opens a hairdressers in her town, and their fates soon become entangled. Show more

Inside Health

Loneliness, Statins, Feedback on glucosamine and gut instinct, Cycle lanes and air pollution, Coughs and antibiotics

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Dr Mark Porter asks why cycling on busy roads is bad for health, why loneliness might be as bad for you as obesity, who should take statins and are antibiotics useful for a cough? Show more

Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones!

Series 1

Episode 1: Wedding Planner

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Milton Jones is the man who can help anyone anywhere - whether they need it or not. So when a groom-to-be mysteriously vanishes, Milton leaps in. Show more

Front Row

Andrew Sachs; Martin Carthy; Awards speeches

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. John Wilson talks to Andrew Sachs about his new autobiography, and to Martin Carthy on a lifetime of folk music. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Sachs
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Carthy
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Armstrong

15 Minute Drama

Ed Harris - The Interplanetary Notes of Ambassador B

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

She may have hired a gun-slinging companion, but Ambassador B is about to be disarmed in a way she never dreamed of. Stars Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Midweek

Arthur Smith, Dr Akiko Mikamo, Martin White, Tom Mitchell

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets plant hunter Tom Mitchell, psychologist Dr Akiko Mikamo, University of Bristol theatre professor Martin White and comedian Arthur Smith. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Akiko Mikamo
Interviewed Guest:
Martin White
Interviewed Guest:
Arthur Smith

Brand

Midweek

Book at Bedtime

Dubliners

Episode 13: Ivy Day in the Committee Room (Part Two)

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Passing around bottles of beer, the group of political canvassers soon turn their attention from modern politics to the late statesman and Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell. Show more

History Retweeted

Episode 1: The Moon Landing

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. From launch to landing. Follow the crew of Apollo 11 en route to the Moon in a snapshot of an internet-savvy 1960s. From February 2014. Show more

Nurse

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The funny, sad and bewildering interactions of a community psychiatric nurse's rounds. Stars Paul Whitehouse and Esther Coles. Show more

Contributors

BBC Radio 4 LW

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