Programme Index

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Woman's Hour

Women's Tour, Kamila Shamsie, Shivi Ramoutar

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Shivi Ramoutar on Caribbean food, Kamila Shamsie on women in publishing, women cycling at this year's Women's Tour, and what it is like working in science. With Emma Barnett. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Heather Irvine
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Justice-Dearn
Interviewed Guest:
Shivi Ramoutar
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Timlin
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Westland
Interviewed Guest:
Stefan Tobler
Producer:
Ruth Watts

15 Minute Drama

Cyrano de Bergerac

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Years have passed and Roxanne is hiding heartbroken in a nunnery. Will Cyrano’s secret love ever be revealed? Poet Glyn Maxwell's adaptation of Rostand's tale starring Tom Burke. Show more

Home Front

19 June 1915 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Sergeant Harris has awkward news to break to the Wilsons. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Connie Cavendish:
Natasha Raphael
Grace Cavendish:
Chloe Raphael
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies

Drama

Two Minutes Hate

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

By Kieran Prendiville. Implicated in a child murder but released from prison, Jennifer now has a new identity. But at least one newspaper is determined to find out where she lives. Show more

Genres

Brand

Drama

Last Word

Morris Beckman, Ornette Coleman, Tanith Lee, Süleyman Demirel and Doris Hart

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on anti-fascist activist Morris Beckman, jazz pioneer Ornette Coleman, sci-fi writer Tanith Lee, Turkish president Suleyman Demirel and tennis player Doris Hart. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Cesarani
Interviewed Guest:
Digby Fairweather
Interviewed Guest:
Storm Constantine
Interviewed Guest:
David Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Finkel
Interviewed Guest:
John Barrett

The News Quiz

Series 87

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig, with regular panellist Jeremy Hardy and guests Miles Jupp, Susan Calman and Helen Zaltzman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Jeremy Hardy
Panellist:
Miles Jupp
Panellist:
Susan Calman
Panellist:
Helen Zaltzman

The Archers

19/06/2015

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Fallon is a reluctant birthday girl, and Lilian is an encouraging auntie. Show more

Contributors

Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Jolene Archer:
Buffy Davis
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Christine Barford:
Lesley Saweard
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Mike Tucker:
Terry Molloy
Vicky Tucker:
Rachel Atkins
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Brenda Tucker:
Amy Shindler
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer

Front Row

Julie Taymor, The Driver's Seat, Sarah Winman

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Arts news, including Sarah Winman on her new novel, the stage adaptation of Muriel Spark's The Driver's Seat and Lion King director Julie Taymor. Kirsty Lang presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Taymor
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Winman
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Eccleston

15 Minute Drama

Cyrano de Bergerac

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Years have passed and Roxanne is hiding heartbroken in a nunnery. Will Cyrano’s secret love ever be revealed? Poet Glyn Maxwell's adaptation of Rostand's tale starring Tom Burke. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 27: 15-19 June 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

The Graham household is in chaos and not expecting visitors. Show more

Contributors

Connie Cavendish:
Natasha Raphael
Grace Cavendish:
Chloe Raphael
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Barbara Flynn
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Lorna Hogg:
Judy Emmet
Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick
Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead
Adeline Lumley:
Anastasia Hille
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Melvin Manners:
David Acton
Eric Morton:
Ian Conningham
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Beau Tilley:
Stephen Critchlow
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook

Genres

A Good Read

Helen Baxendale and Helen Cross

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Actress Helen Baxendale and writer Helen Cross join Harriett Gilbert to recommend favourite books by George Monbiot, Kirsten Thorup and Julia Blackburn. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Helen Baxendale
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Cross

BBC Radio 4 LW

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