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Woman's Hour

Sheila Scott; Symphysiotomy; Feminism and Men

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Female aviator Sheila Scott, feminism and men, wills that destroy families, and the fight for compensation for the women in Ireland who underwent symphysiotomy during childbirth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Marie O'Connor
Interviewed Guest:
Nikki van der Gaag
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Ingala Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Meek
Interviewed Guest:
Carol Smart

15 Minute Drama

Patricia Highsmith - Carol

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

USA, late 1940s. Carol and Therese's relationship seems to be over. But will love find a way? Stars Miranda Richardson. Show more

The Stanley Baxter Playhouse

Series 5

Episode 2: The Hat

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

A Scots sheriff plots to retrieve his grandfather's fireman's helmet from his brother's coffin. With Thelma Barlow. From January 2013. Show more

Home Front

5 December 1914 - Joe Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Joe Macknade dearly wants to enlist, but is it for glory, or to escape home? Show more

Last Word

Jeremy Thorpe, Ian McLagan, Viktor Tikhonov, Trevor Pharo and Sabah

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on former Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe, Faces keyboard player Ian McLagan, Soviet ice hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov, clown Trevor Pharo and Lebanese singer Sabah. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Iain Dale
Interviewed Guest:
Billy Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Rafael Saakov
Interviewed Guest:
Gabe Polsky
Interviewed Guest:
Don Stacey
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Burton
Interviewed Guest:
Carine Torbey

The News Quiz

Series 85

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig, who is joined by Rebecca Front, Hugo Rifkind and Andrew Maxwell, alongside regular panellist Jeremy Hardy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Jeremy Hardy
Panellist:
Fred MacAulay
Panellist:
Holly Walsh
Panellist:
Bob Mills

The Archers

The Christmas Lights Switch On

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

We delve into The Archers’ archive to revisit the annual Christmas Lights switch on. But are the rumours true that David and Ruth have sold Brookfield? Show more

Contributors

Director:
Julie Beckett
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Jolene Archer:
Buffy Davis
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Will Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer

Front Row

Jim Broadbent; Young Adult Fiction; Tena Stivicic; Comedy DVDs

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Jim Broadbent on playing Father Christmas in Get Santa, plus young adult fiction, the Elgin Marbles, Croatian playwright Tena Stivicic, and Stephen Armstrong's pick of comedy DVDs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Broadbent
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Haig
Interviewed Guest:
Katherine Woodfine
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Aspden
Interviewed Guest:
Tena Stivicic
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Armstrong

15 Minute Drama

Patricia Highsmith - Carol

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

USA, late 1940s. Carol and Therese's relationship seems to be over. But will love find a way? Stars Miranda Richardson. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 10: 1-5 December 1914 (Season 2 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Epic drama series set in Great War Britain. In the first Season 2 omnibus, everyone is looking to do their bit for the war effort. Show more

Book of the Week

Discontent and Its Civilizations

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Hamid’s country's history and progress on the occasions of Pakistan's 60th and 65th birthdays. Read by Sanjeev Baskhar. Show more

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