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Woman's Hour

Erica Jong, Joanna Trollope

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Erica Jong and Fear of Dying, Joanna Trollope and The Song of Achilles, Vera Baird and the Court Observer's Panel and Johanna Basford on colouring for adults. Jane Garvey presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Erica Jong
Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Trollope
Interviewed Guest:
Vera Baird
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Johanna Basford

15 Minute Drama

How to Survive the Roman Empire, by Pliny and Me

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Pliny the Younger and his new Welsh slave go boar hunting. But Pliny prefers to leave the hard work to Venta, while he writes a letter to his friend. Show more

Contributors

Pliny the Younger:
Kieran Hodgson
Venta, the Slave:
Nigel Barrett
Marcella, Pliny's Mother:
Joanna Scanlan
Doris, the Cook:
Mia Soteriou
Director:
Kate McAll
Producer:
Kate McAll

Genres

Home Front

27 October 1915 - Alec Poole

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Shackleton's ship Endurance is crushed by pack ice in Antarctica, and on the other side of the world, Mathieu Dupont goes on an expedition of his own. Show more

Contributors

A Good Read

Philip Pullman and Caroline Criado-Perez

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Author Philip Pullman and journalist Caroline Criado-Perez talk about books they love with Harriett Gilbert. Featuring the memoir of Tove Jansson and short stories by Alice Munro. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Philip Pullman
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Criado-Perez
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Front Row

Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen, Jafar Panahi's Taxi, Guy Garvey

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Arts news with John Wilson. Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen discuss their TV adaptation of Ronald Harwood's play The Dresser, and Jafar Panahi's Taxi is reviewed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Anthony Hopkins
Interviewed Guest:
Ian McKellen
Interviewed Guest:
Kamin Mohammadi
Interviewed Guest:
Guy Garvey

15 Minute Drama

How to Survive the Roman Empire, by Pliny and Me

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Pliny the Younger and his new Welsh slave go boar hunting. But Pliny prefers to leave the hard work to Venta, while he writes a letter to his friend. Show more

Contributors

Pliny the Younger:
Kieran Hodgson
Venta, the Slave:
Nigel Barrett
Marcella, Pliny's Mother:
Joanna Scanlan
Doris, the Cook:
Mia Soteriou
Director:
Kate McAll
Producer:
Kate McAll

Genres

Book at Bedtime

Trigger Mortis

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Bond finds himself in the driving seat when he is assigned to protect Lancy Smith during a forthcoming race at Nurburgring. Meanwhile Pussy Galore goes missing. Show more

Book of the Week

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

Episode 2: An Impossible Choice

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

As her family struggles to find enough to survive, a turning point is reached when Yeonmi's sister goes missing. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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