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Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Contemporary drama in a rural setting.


Julie Beckett
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Ben Archer:
Thomas Lester
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Matt Crawford:
Kim Durham
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Freddie Pargetter:
Jack Firth
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Hayley Tucker:
Lorraine Coady
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Charlie Thomas:
Felix Scott
Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Annabelle Schrivener:
Julia Hills

Just a Minute

Series 70

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Nicholas Parsons challenges Gyles Brandreth, Stephen Mangan, Tony Hawks and newbie Kerry Godliman to talk for 60 seconds without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Show more


Gyles Brandreth
Stephen Mangan
Tony Hawks
Kerry Godliman
Katie Tyrrell

The Barchester Chronicles

Anthony Trollope's Framley Parsonage

Episode 2: A Word of Warning

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The vicar worries that Lady Lufton may find out about the bill that carries his name, but she is too busy plotting. Starring Kate Buffery. Show more


Mrs Baxter:
Maggie Steed
Mark Robarts:
Pip Carter
Fanny Robarts:
Charity Wakefield
Lady Lufton:
Kate Buffery
Lord Lufton:
Joe Coen
Lucy Robarts:
Sarah Ovens
Nathaniel Sowerby:
Nicholas Farrell
Miss Dunstable:
Hattie Morahan
Mr Crawley:
Adam Kotz
Susan Grantly:
Charlotte Emmerson
Mrs Smith:
Elaine Claxton
Sarah Sweeney
David Cann
Hotel Waiter:
David Cann


Jessie Kesson Short Stories

Episode 1: Country Dweller's Year

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

4 Extra Debut. Beautifully observed nature writing extracted from a journal, first published in 1946, inspired by life on a Morayshire farm. Read by Claire Knight. From Sep 2014. Show more

Last Word

Joan Rivers, Sir David Mitchell, Werner Franz, Candida Lycett Green, Sandy Wilson

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on comedian Joan Rivers, Tory MP Sir David Mitchell, Hindenburg survivor Werner Franz, conservationist Candida Lycett Green, and composer-lyricist Sandy Wilson. Show more


Interviewed Guest:
Ruby Wax
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Wolf
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Loyd Grossman
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Booker
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Talbot
Neil George

The Film Programme

Nicole Kidman; Iain Sinclair on M; Moon buggies in Bletchley Park

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Nicole Kidman on her new thriller Before I Go to Sleep. Novelist Iain Sinclair waxes lyrical about Peter Lorre in M. A whistle-stop tour of cinemas popping up across the land. Show more


Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Nicole Kidman
Interviewed Guest:
Iain Sinclair
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Binns
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

BBC Radio 4 LW

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