Programme Index

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David Baddiel Tries to Understand

Series 1

Episode 1: Electricity

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

David seeks to understand electricity. He travels to Manchester to meet a professor of high voltage technology and to Staffordshire to grasp the operations of a huge power station. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Emma soothes Ed's fears, and there is a shock for Rob and Helen.

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Jolene Archer:
Buffy Davis
Tony Archer:
William Troughton
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Phoebe Aldridge:
Lucy Morris
Bert Fry:
Eric Allan
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Carol Tregorran:
Eleanor Bron
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Tina Galloway:
Bella Hamblin
Fran Griffiths:
Hannah Genesius

The Food Programme

2015 Food and Farming Awards Launch

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Sheila Dillon invites listeners to get involved in the 2015 BBC Food and Farming Awards by nominating their food heroes. She also unveils this year's team of judges. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sheila Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
Cyrus Todiwala
Producer:
Rich Ward

Drama

The Last Days of Troy

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The Greeks are laying siege to Troy to win back their abducted queen Helen. But the conflict faces a bitter stalemate. Stars Lily Cole, David Birrell and Jake Fairbrother. Show more

The Rest is History

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 7 months

Frank Skinner, historian Kate Williams and guests David Mitchell and Steve Hall, ponder history’s funniest moments. From 2015. Show more

Last Word

Jean Cabut and Georges Wolinski, Luise Rainer, Edward Brooke and Chip Young

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Matthew Bannister on cartoonists Jean Cabut and Georges Wolinski, actress Luise Rainer, US senator Edward Brooke and session guitarist and producer Chip Young. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Francesca Knittel-Bowyer
Interviewed Guest:
Adrian Walker
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Garth Cartwright
Interviewed Guest:
Billy Swan

The Film Programme

James Corden and Emily Blunt, Bennett Miller on Foxcatcher, Richard Linklater on Eric Rohmer

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Movie news with Francine Stock. James Corden and Emily Blunt discuss Into the Woods, Bennett Miller on Foxcatcher, and Richard Linklater considers film-maker Eric Rohmer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
James Corden
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Blunt
Interviewed Guest:
Bennett Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Linklater
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke

BBC Radio 4 LW

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