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Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Contemporary drama in a rural setting.

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Daniel Hebden Lloyd:
Will Howard
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Tom Archer:
Tom Graham
Kathy Perks:
Hedli Niklaus
Jamie Perks:
Dan Ciotkowski
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
William Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Nic Grundy:
Becky Wright
Edward Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Caroline Sterling:
Sara Coward
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Jim Lloyd:
John Rowe
Darrell Makepeace:
Dan Hagley
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Jess Titchener:
Rina Mahoney
Rosa Makepeace:
Anna Piper

Just a Minute

Series 69

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Nicholas Parsons hosts, as Paul Merton, Kevin Eldon, Joe Lycett and Sheila Hancock try to talk on a variety of subjects for 60 seconds without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Kevin Eldon
Panellist:
Joe Lycett
Panellist:
Sheila Hancock

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Tim Hayward looks at the tradition of monastic food production, with stories from Sicily, New York and from closer to home. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim Hayward
Interviewed Guest:
Giorgio Locatelli
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Taylor Simeti
Interviewed Guest:
Annie Gray
Interviewed Guest:
Madeline Scherb
Producer:
Sarah Langan

Charles Dickens

Barnaby Rudge

A City in Flames

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Gordon lost control of the mob that is now freeing prisoners. Can the prison gates be unlocked? Stars Ron Cook and Bryan Dick. Show more

Contributors

Charles Dickens:
Iain Glen
Barnaby Rudge:
Daniel Laurie
Mary Rudge:
Heather Craney
Simon Tappertit:
Bryan Dick
Gabriel Varden:
Ron Cook
Dolly Varden:
Amaka Okafor
Geoffrey Haredale:
David Cann
Emma Haredale:
Jaimi Barbakoff
John Chester:
John MacKay
William Rudge:
Tony Bell
Gashford:
Tony Bell
John Willet:
David Schofield
Joe Willet:
Matthew Watson
Adaptor:
Mike Walker

Open Book

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

News and features from the world of books, presented by Mariella Frostrup. Authors Salman Rushdie and Elif Shafak pay tribute to writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Salman Rushdie
Interviewed Guest:
Elif Shafak
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Caistor

Poetry Please

Earth and Air

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Roger McGough is in his element, introducing requests for poems about earth and air. This is a companion piece to last week's show, with poems that evoked fire and water. Show more

From Fact to Fiction

Series 16

Episode 4: The Other Woman

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Writer Christopher Reason's light-hearted drama responding to corruption allegations of Qatar's World Cup bid. With Tom Watt, Rachel Leskovac and Caroline Strong. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Open Letters

Series 2

Low Cost Airlines

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 1 month

Tom wonders if the low-cost airline industry is all it is cracked up to be. Should online check-in give benefits? From May 2012. Show more

Last Word

Lady Mary Soames, Gordon Willis, Clyde Snow, Count Suckle

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Matthew Bannister remembers Winston Churchill's daughter Lady Mary Soames, cinematographer Gordon Willis, forensic anthropologist Clyde Snow and sound system pioneer Count Suckle. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Emma Soames
Interviewed Guest:
David Reynolds
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Christie
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Joyce
Interviewed Guest:
Luis Fondebrider
Interviewed Guest:
David Katz

The Film Programme

Kevin Spacey, Fruitvale Station, green film-making, bio-pics

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Kevin Spacey; Ryan Coogler, the director of the award-winning Fruitvale Station; how the film industry is going green; a short of history of the movie star bio-pic. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Spacey
Interviewed Guest:
Ryan Coogler
Interviewed Guest:
Alex von Tunzelmann

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