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Woman's Hour

Mhairi Black, Safe drinking, Amy Jackson, Shepherdess

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

With Jenni Murray. Mhairi Black MP on women's pensions. Plus how much alcohol it is safe to drink, unlikely Bollywood star Amy Jackson, and farmer and sheepdog handler Emma Gray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Mhairi Black
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Marlow
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Geddes
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Gray
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Falkingham

15 Minute Drama

Toni Morrison - Beloved

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Beloved remains at Bluestone Road and her hold on each of its residents has strengthened day by day. Stars Pippa Bennett-Warner. Show more

Series 3

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Geoff’s threatened by Swedish perfection. He’s challenged when Linda’s perfect ex shows up. Stars Danny Robins. From 2016. Show more

Home Front

8 January 1916 - Ruth Billings

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

This day marked the ending of the Dardanelles campaign, as the last troops evacuated Gallipoli, and finds Ruth Billings cold and hungry, and unsure how to survive. Show more

Contributors

Ruth Billings:
Katie Redford
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Bob Capeling:
Joe Sims
Max Davenport:
Trevor White
Margaret Bishop:
Catherine Bailey
Norman Harris:
Norman Baker
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart

Drama

Enid Bagnold - National Velvet

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The entry fee is 20 gold sovereigns, so how will Velvet ever ride her horse at Aintree? Stars John Sessions and Alison Steadman. Show more

The News Quiz

Series 89

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Miles Jupp with guest panellists Francis Wheen, Susan Calman, Nish Kumar and Zoe Lyons. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Miles Jupp
Panellist:
Francis Wheen
Panellist:
Susan Calman
Panellist:
Nish Kumar
Panellist:
Zoe Lyons

The Archers

08/01/2016

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Who fancies a race up Lakey Hill? Jennifer reflects on the past. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Gwenda Hughes
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Phoebe Aldridge:
Lucy Morris
Christine Barford:
Lesley Saweard
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Ian Craig:
Stephen Kennedy
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Charlie Thomas:
Felix Scott
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Helen Tichener:
Louiza Patikas
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer

Front Row

Emma Donoghue on Room, Grey Gardens, Andrew Michael Hurley, Occupied

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Emma Donoghue talks to Kirsty Lang about adapting her novel Room into a Bafta-nominated film. Plus Costa winner Andrew Michael Hurley discusses his first novel The Loney. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Donoghue
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Wolf
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Hurley
Interviewed Guest:
Bridget Kendall

15 Minute Drama

Toni Morrison - Beloved

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Beloved remains at Bluestone Road and her hold on each of its residents has strengthened day by day. Stars Pippa Bennett-Warner. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 42: 4-8 January 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

In a week when compulsory Military service became almost inevitable, the Bevan hospital becomes a welcome alternative to home for Dorothea. Show more

Contributors

Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Bob Capeling:
Joe Sims
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Giles Herrin:
Luke Thompson
Harry Pankhurst:
Sean Murray
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Lilian Frost:
Alex Tregear
Margaret Bishop:
Catherine Bailey
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Max Davenport:
Trevor White
Nell Kingsley:
Alice St Clair
Norman Harris:
Norman Baker
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Roland Pemble:
Jack Holden
Ruby Tulliver:
Martine McCutcheon
Ruth Billings:
Katie Redford
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Nurse Ratched:
Debra Baker
Canadian Soldier:
Owen Clarke

Genres

Great Lives

Series 38

Martin Jennings on Charles Sargeant Jagger

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Artist Martin Jennings chooses the British First World War sculptor, Charles Sargeant Jagger. With Matthew Parris. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Jennings
Interviewed Guest:
Ann Compton

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