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In Our Time

Spartacus

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life of Spartacus, a Roman gladiator who was involved in a series of slave uprisings against the Roman Republic in the 1st century BC. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Producer:
Thomas Morris
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Beard
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Wyke
Interviewed Guest:
Theresa Urbainczyk

Woman's Hour

Politics of afro hair; Gloria Steinem; Sharon Hardy; the original 'Sheila'

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The politics of afro hair, Gloria Steinem's 80th birthday, Corporal Anne-Marie Ellement's sister Sharon Hardy, and kicking on with your career once your children are older. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Pool
Interviewed Guest:
Editi Udofot
Interviewed Guest:
Gloria Steinem
Interviewed Guest:
Sharon Hardy
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Wainwright

15 Minute Drama

Charlotte Jones - What Would Elizabeth Bennet Do?

Episode 4: Mrs Bennet

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

City boy James takes inspiration from his girlfriend's beloved Austen in plotting how to win her back. Modern take on Pride and Prejudice with Carolyn Pickles. Show more

Drama

Andy Warhol's Wig

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

By David Lemon. Thomas, a young artist obsessed with the 1960s, goes on an eventful roadtrip with his maverick artist hero. Show more

The Film Programme

The Grand Budapest Hotel; Wake in Fright; Oscars for stunt artists?

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to Tilda Swinton about The Grand Budapest Hotel. Director Ted Kotcheff on lost Oz thriller Wake in Fright. And why no awards for stunt artists? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Tilda Swinton
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Christie
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest:
Ted Kotcheff

Front Row

Elizabeth McGovern; Jamie Lloyd; Poets Laureate

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Three poets laureate on reflecting nations in verse; Elizabeth McGovern on songwriting; The Widower starring Reece Shearsmith reviewed; director Jamie Lloyd on Urinetown. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Carol Ann Duffy
Interviewed Guest:
Gillian Clarke
Interviewed Guest:
Liz Lochhead
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Dunkley
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth McGovern
Interviewed Guest:
Jamie Lloyd

15 Minute Drama

Charlotte Jones - What Would Elizabeth Bennet Do?

Episode 4: Mrs Bennet

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

City boy James takes inspiration from his girlfriend's beloved Austen in plotting how to win her back. Modern take on Pride and Prejudice with Carolyn Pickles. Show more

In Our Time

Spartacus

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life of Spartacus, a Roman gladiator who was involved in a series of slave uprisings against the Roman Republic in the 1st century BC. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Producer:
Thomas Morris
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Beard
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Wyke
Interviewed Guest:
Theresa Urbainczyk

So Wrong It's Right

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. Charlie Brooker's panel show celebrating glorious failure. With Mark Watson, Holly Walsh and Rufus Hound. From March 2011. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Charlie Brooker
Panellist:
Mark Watson
Panellist:
Holly Walsh
Panellist:
Rufus Hound
Producer:
Aled Evans

BBC Radio 4 LW

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