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Start the Week

Alien Invaders

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Anne McElvoy discusses alien species with scientists Ken Thompson, Monique Simmonds and Victoria Herridge and farmer John Lewis-Stempel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Ken Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Monique Simmonds
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Herridge
Interviewed Guest:
John Lewis-Stempel
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Woman's Hour

Wedding Dresses; Meaningful Conversations; Sex Offences

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

With the wedding season underway, we eavesdrop on two brides-to-be searching for the right dress as they go shopping with their mums. Presented by Jane Garvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Olivia Fane
Interviewed Guest:
Marian Fitzgerald
Producer:
Anne Peacock

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 3 months

Sales assistant Sapna Sinha is offered a chance to change her life. All she has to do is pass seven tests. From novel The Accidental Apprentice. Stars Rasika Dugal. Show more

Contributors

Nirmila Ben:
Radhika Mital
Sapna's Mother:
Shernaz Patel
Kuldeep Singh:
Rajit Kapur
Priya Capoor:
Ayesha Raza
Female Judge:
Ayesha Raza
Badan Singh:
Kenny Desai
Politician:
Kenny Desai
Constable:
Kenny Desai
Rent Collector:
Satchit Puranik
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Nadir Khan
Adaptor:
John Dryden

Genres

Rudy's Rare Records

Series 3

"No Richie, No Cry"

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Adam and Rudy fill the gap left by Richie at University with salsa evening classes. Stars Lenny Henry From January 2011. Show more

Drama

Original British Dramatists

Episode 6: The Cloistered Soul

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Lyrical drama by Rachel Connor, set in a Benedictine convent. A new arrival forces Sister Agatha to confront the meaning of faith and the hidden truth of her soul. Show more

Contributors

Sister Agatha:
Susan Lynch
Sister Geraldine:
Leanne Best
Mother Marie-David:
Eileen O'Brien

Genres

Front Row

Edmund de Waal; Winner of Young Musician; Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Edmund de Waal in his studio; James Bartlett on winning Young Musician of the Year; The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble perform in the studio; writing for the teenage voice. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Edmund de Waal
Interviewed Guest:
Martin James Bartlett
Interviewed Guest:
Levi David Addai
Interviewed Guest:
Calvin Demba
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Phil Redmond
Interviewed Guest:
Joss Whedon

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 3 months

Sales assistant Sapna Sinha is offered a chance to change her life. All she has to do is pass seven tests. From novel The Accidental Apprentice. Stars Rasika Dugal. Show more

Contributors

Nirmila Ben:
Radhika Mital
Sapna's Mother:
Shernaz Patel
Kuldeep Singh:
Rajit Kapur
Priya Capoor:
Ayesha Raza
Female Judge:
Ayesha Raza
Badan Singh:
Kenny Desai
Politician:
Kenny Desai
Constable:
Kenny Desai
Rent Collector:
Satchit Puranik
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Nadir Khan
Adaptor:
John Dryden

Genres

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Adam Rutherford asks what, in the future, the genetics of intelligence could mean for educational policy. Are we right to fear streaming at birth? Show more

Start the Week

Alien Invaders

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Anne McElvoy discusses alien species with scientists Ken Thompson, Monique Simmonds and Victoria Herridge and farmer John Lewis-Stempel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Ken Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Monique Simmonds
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Herridge
Interviewed Guest:
John Lewis-Stempel
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book of the Week

Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo

Episode 1: First Impressions

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Anjan Sundaram's recalls his first impressions of Kinshasa and an encounter with a group of orphaned children. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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