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In Our Time

Alexander the Great

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and legacy of Alexander the Great, king of Macedon and conqueror of the Persian Empire. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Cartledge
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Spencer
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Mairs

Woman's Hour

Erin Brockovich, UN at 70, Alison Saunders DPP, Make-up art

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Jenni Murray presents. With Erin Brockovich, environmental activist, UN's 70 years of milestones for women and Alison Saunders on life as the most senior prosecutor in the UK. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Erin Brockovich-Ellis
Interviewed Guest:
Eleanor O'Gorman
Interviewed Guest:
Laurie Adams
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Saunders
Interviewed Guest:
Lan Nguyen-Grealis
Producer:
Rebecca Myatt

Shardlake

Sovereign

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Shardlake’s glad to be returning south, but when the ship docks in London he receives a shocking summons. Stars Justin Salinger. Show more

Home Front

1 October 1915 - Florrie Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Florrie and Albert can hardly speak for happiness. Show more

Drama

The Price of Oil

Someone's Making a Killing in Nigeria

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The Ogoni people's campaign against the oil industry is reaching its height when one local businesswoman finds herself caught up in its notoriously violent consequences. Show more

Contributors

Sira Banatu:
Nadine Marshall
Monday Banatu:
Obi Abili
Donald Chesworth:
Jude Akuwudike
Joseph Idigbe:
Landry Adelard
The Buyer:
Jessica Turner
The Protester:
Rhiannon Neads
Schoolboy:
James Okulaja
Writer:
Rex Obano

Genres

Ramblings

Series 31

Episode 3: Artists' Ways - Falkirk

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Clare Balding walks along the Forth & Clyde Canal to the spectacular Kelpies, 30-metre high statues of horses' heads, modelled on Clydesdales. Show more

Open Book

Orhan Pamuk on A Strangeness in My Mind

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The Nobel Prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk talks to Mariella about his new novel A Strangeness in My Mind, the story of boza seller Mevlut over 40 years in Istanbul. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Orhan Pamuk
Interviewed Guest:
Vendela Vida
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Beard
Interviewed Guest:
Erica Wagner

The Film Programme

Macbeth, Robbie Ryan, Greensman, Shooting Stars in 1928

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Looking at the latest cinema releases, DVDs and films on TV, including Macbeth, Robbie Ryan, Greensman and Shooting Stars. Francine Stock presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Justin Kurzel
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Payne
Interviewed Guest:
Robbie Ryan
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Bryony Dixon

The Brig Society

Series 3

Diplomat

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Ahem. Marcus Brigstocke coughs politely, dons a crumpled linen suit and tries to fib for Britain as a diplomat. From October 2015. Show more

Front Row

The Walk, Simon Armitage, Unforgotten, Bernard Sumner

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Featuring reviews of The Walk, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and ITV crime drama Unforgotten, poet Simon Armitage on The Odyssey, and Bernard Sumner on New Order's new album. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Sophia McDougall
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Armitage
Interviewed Guest:
Dreda Say Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Bernard Sumner

Shardlake

Sovereign

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Shardlake’s glad to be returning south, but when the ship docks in London he receives a shocking summons. Stars Justin Salinger. Show more

In Our Time

Alexander the Great

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and legacy of Alexander the Great, king of Macedon and conqueror of the Persian Empire. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Cartledge
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Spencer
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Mairs

Richard Marsh

Cardboard Heart

Wedding

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Will is asked to be best man. The speech is easy. Everything else is difficult. With Russell Tovey and Phil Daniels. From 2015. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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