Programme Index

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The Reith Lectures

Dr Atul Gawande - The Future of Medicine

Episode 1: Why Do Doctors Fail?

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Surgeon and writer Dr Atul Gawande explores the nature of fallibility and suggests that preventing avoidable mistakes is a key challenge for the future of medicine. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Syria: Bread and Bombs

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Hassan is testing out the contents of one of the food parcels when the aid convoy reaches the first checkpoint. Show more

Drama

Lost in Mexico

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Friendship is tested, as Sally and Rachel await trial in Mexico for insurance fraud and attempting to bribe a police officer. Show more

Contributors

Genres

A Good Read

Dawn O'Porter and Graham Fellows

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Dawn O'Porter and Graham Fellows, aka John Shuttleworth, discuss their favourite books, including Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse and Green Girl by Kate Zambreno. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Dawn O'Porter
Interviewed Guest:
Graham Fellows
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 2

Running on Empty

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Tom is bracing himself for some stag weekend shenanigans and his dad has signed up for a marathon. With Judy Parfitt. From 2014. Show more

Front Row

Barry Manilow; Diana Souhami; War photography; Jewish comedy

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Barry Manilow on his album of duets with artists no longer alive, a new exhibition of war photography at Tate Modern, and Jewish comedy with David Baddiel and David Schneider. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Sarah Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Barry Manilow
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Souhami
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
David Baddiel
Interviewed Guest:
David Schneider
Interviewed Guest:
Colin Ford

15 Minute Drama

Syria: Bread and Bombs

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Hassan is testing out the contents of one of the food parcels when the aid convoy reaches the first checkpoint. Show more

What The Future?

Series 1

Drugs

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

What if drugs were legal, 30 years from now? Kirsty Wark’s documentary from the future. With Geoffrey McGivern. From 2014. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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