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Start the Week

Life in Suburbia

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Anne McElvoy discusses suburbia with novelist Adam Thirlwell, academic Nick Hubble, graphic artist Richard McGuire and photographer Hannah Starkey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Thirlwell
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Hubble
Interviewed Guest:
Richard McGuire
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Starkey
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Woman's Hour

Melissa Etheridge, Portraying Dementia, the Cost of Living

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

American singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, how dementia is being portrayed, the cost of living and Jayne Ozanne on Christian faith and sexuality. Presented by Jane Garvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Melissa Etheridge
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Magnusson
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Fitzgerald
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Gardiner
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Hogan
Interviewed Guest:
Jayne Ozanne

44 Scotland Street

The Blue Spode Tea Cup

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

4 Extra Debut. Will Angus and Domenica’s friendship blossom, and will she ever let his dog Cyril into her flat? Starring Crawford Logan. Show more

The Architects

Series 2

Refurb

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Tim falls under the spell of top footballer Danny Knowles, who’s after a new 'hip hop consultant'. Stars Alex Carter. From 2015. Show more

Home Front

9 February 1915 - Edie Chadwick

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Edie is excited about her new job, not least as it allows her to escape friction at home. Show more

Contributors

Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Duncan Chadwick:
Mark Stobbart
Esther O'Leary:
Amy Cameron
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Davy Wardle:
Stephen O'Raullian
Mayor Gregg:
Joe Caffrey
Frederick Dobson:
Ben Fiske

The Food Programme

How Britain fell in love with the microwave

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The microwave is the gadget people in the UK could not live without, but most cooks are afraid to admit they use them. Sheila Dillon charts the 60-year shift from pot to ping. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sheila Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
Gillian Carter
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Peavitt
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Webb

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Series 11

Episode 4: When Quantum Goes Woo

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by Ben Goldacre, Jeff Forshaw and Sara Pascoe to discuss why quantum physics is often so popular with purveyors of pseudoscience and quackery. Show more

Just a Minute

Series 71

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Julian Clary, Stephen Fry, Paul Merton and, making his first appearance, actor David Tennant try their hand at speaking without repetition, hesitation or deviation. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Julian Clary
Panellist:
Stephen Fry
Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
David Tennant

Front Row

Harriet Walter and Guy Paul; The Casual Vacancy; Amit Chaudhuri; The Folio Prize.

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Harriet Walter and Guy Paul in two-hander play Boa, JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy adapted for TV, Amit Chaudhuri on his new novel Odysseus Abroad and the Folio Prize shortlist. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Walter
Interviewed Guest:
Guy Paul
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Myerson
Interviewed Guest:
Cathy Rentzenbrink
Interviewed Guest:
Amit Chaudhuri

44 Scotland Street

The Blue Spode Tea Cup

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

4 Extra Debut. Will Angus and Domenica’s friendship blossom, and will she ever let his dog Cyril into her flat? Starring Crawford Logan. Show more

Start the Week

Life in Suburbia

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Anne McElvoy discusses suburbia with novelist Adam Thirlwell, academic Nick Hubble, graphic artist Richard McGuire and photographer Hannah Starkey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Thirlwell
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Hubble
Interviewed Guest:
Richard McGuire
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Starkey
Producer:
Katy Hickman

BBC Radio 4 LW

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