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Woman's Hour

Christmas Day party, Preparing for panto, Is Lucy the real star of the Peanuts movies?

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Highlights from the Woman's Hour week, including the Radio 4 Christmas Day party, the Danish concept of cosiness and whether Lucy is the real star of the Peanuts movies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Whale
Interviewed Guest:
Daisy-May Hudson
Interviewed Guest:
Beverley Hudson
Interviewed Guest:
Bronte Hudson
Interviewed Guest:
Nicky Moffat
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Russell
Interviewed Guest:
Susanne Nilsson
Interviewed Guest:
Hadley Freeman
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Colgan
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Bailey

Loose Ends

Clive Anderson, Arthur Smith, Martin Freeman, Idris Elba, Jocelyn Jee Esien, Max Hastings, Black Peaches, Roo Panes

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Clive Anderson and Arthur Smith are joined by Martin Freeman, Idris Elba, Jocelyn Jee Esien and Max Hastings. With music from Black Peaches and Roo Panes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Presenter:
Arthur Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Freeman
Interviewed Guest:
Idris Elba
Interviewed Guest:
Jocelyn Jee Esien
Interviewed Guest:
Max Hastings
Performer:
Roo Panes
Producer:
Sukey Firth

Open Book

Open Book: Why We Read

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup and guests discuss why people read and the pleasure that this strange and solitary activity has given millions. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
John Mullan
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Alderman
Interviewed Guest:
Damian Barr
Interviewed Guest:
Joe Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Clive James
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Dillon

Drama

Memsahib Emma

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 LW

4 Extra Debut. Emma Bhattacharjee sees no need for love or marriage, but she revels in interfering in others’ love lives. Stars Manjinder Virk. Show more

Contributors

Emma Bhattacharjee:
Manjinder Virk
Bhattacharjee:
Silas Carson
Krishna:
Maya Sondhi
Sumit Chowdhury:
Raj Ghatak
Miss Bates:
Meera Syal
Mrs Weston:
Tracy Wiles
Mr Elton:
Leo Wan
Adaptor:
Tanika Gupta
Director:
Tracey Neale

Genres

BBC Radio 4 LW

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