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Ramblings

Series 31

Episode 2: Windsor Great Park with Bill Bryson

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Clare Balding heads out across Windsor Great Park with writer and journalist Bill Bryson, who explains his passion for the British countryside and his love of walking. Show more

Saturday Live

Actor Sophie Thompson

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Sophie Thompson on acting, winning MasterChef in 2014 and family-inspired recipes; Hunted expert Peter Bleksley; and former England rugby player Ben Cohen's Inheritance Tracks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Bleksley
Interviewed Guest:
Sara Marshall
Interviewed Guest:
Trevor Lyttleton
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Cohen
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hyndman

The News Quiz

Series 88

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Miles Jupp with panellists Samira Ahmed, Jeremy Hardy, Lucy Porter and Hugo Rifkind. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Miles Jupp
Panellist:
Samira Ahmed
Panellist:
Jeremy Hardy
Panellist:
Lucy Porter
Panellist:
Hugo Rifkind

Drama

The Price of Oil

Stand Firm, You Cads!

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

In 1951, new Persian PM Mossadegh unilaterally cancelled a 50-year-old oil deal, leading to riots, demonstrations and blockades. A small British expat community struggle to adapt. Show more

Contributors

Prime Minister Mossadegh:
Raad Rawi
Averell Harriman:
Paul Chahidi
Sir Richard Stokes:
Sam Dale
Sir Francis Shepherd:
David Acton
Director:
Nicolas Kent

Genres

Woman's Hour

Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette, Pensions, JoJo Moyes

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette on friendship and women in films; the women missing out in pension reform; JoJo Moyes on her latest novel; and folk band Stick in the Wheel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Toni Collette
Interviewed Guest:
Drew Barrymore
Interviewed Guest:
Dot Gibson
Interviewed Guest:
Josephine Cumbo
Interviewed Guest:
Jon Collins
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Houghton
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Storor
Interviewed Guest:
Leighton Seal
Interviewed Guest:
Jojo Moyes
Interviewed Guest:
Tiffany Watt-Smith

Loose Ends

Phil Gayle, Mark Rylance, Neil Oliver, Craig Roberts, Katherine Parkinson

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Clive Anderson and Phil Gayle are joined by Mark Rylance, Katherine Parkinson, Craig Roberts, Neil Oliver, Benjamin Folke Thomas, Ilaria Graziano and Francesco Forni. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Presenter:
Phil Gayle
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Rylance
Interviewed Guest:
Katherine Parkinson
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Oliver
Performer:
Ilaria Graziano
Performer:
Francesco Forni

Saturday Review

Ai Wei Wei, Margaret Atwood, 99 Homes, Fake It 'til You Make It, Music for Misfits

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Looking at Ai Wei Wei at The Royal Academy, Margaret Atwood's The Heart Goes Last, the film 99 Homes, the play Fake It 'Til You Make It, and Music for Misfits - the Story of Indie. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Crystal Mahey-Morgan
Interviewed Guest:
David Hepworth
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Moggach
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Drama

A Place of Greater Safety

Fraternity

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Hilary Mantel's account of the French Revolution. Leaders Robespierre and Danton are increasingly at odds. Stars Carl Prekopp. Show more

Contributors

Camille:
Carl Prekopp
Robespierre:
Sam Troughton
Monsieur Leclerc:
Paul Ritter
Gabrielle:
Sarah Thom
Claude:
Sam Dale
The Executioner:
David Hounslow
Producer:
Marc Beeby
Director:
Marc Beeby

Genres

BBC Radio 4 LW

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