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In Our Time

Chromatography

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss chromatography as a means of separating mixtures, widely used when testing water and air quality, in forensics and drug manufacture. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Sella
Interviewed Guest:
Apryll Stalcup
Interviewed Guest:
Leon Barron

Woman's Hour

Helen Mirren; Dr Sarah Jarvis gives a Zika update

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Helen Mirren, a Zika update from Dr Sarah Jarvis, two new novels explore divorce, the story behind Schumann's last composition and will Mary Somerville be on the new RBS £10 note? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Jarvis
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Mirren
Interviewed Guest:
Marin Alsop
Interviewed Guest:
Jessica Duchen
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Forster
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Banham-Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Prochaska

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

With divorce on his mind, Soames Forsyte prepares to meet his estranged wife Irene after 12 years. Stars Joseph Millson. Show more

Home Front

4 February 1916 - Olive Hargreaves

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day, Harrods Stores was fined £5 for selling morphine without keeping a register, and Sister Hargreaves has a particularly bad day. Show more

Contributors

Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Millie Mumford:
Jessica Turner
Henry Streatfield:
Chris Pavlo
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Billy Barstow:
David Hounslow

Drama

The Ferryhill Philosophers

Filial Duties and Special Goods

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Joe’s elderly mother is frail, going blind. Her security and happiness are at stake. Joe has to decide what’s best for her.
Starring Alun Armstrong and Deborah Findlay. Show more

Contributors

Joe Snowball:
Alun Armstrong
Hermione Pink:
Deborah Findlay
Bella:
Anne Reid
Dr Dainty:
Jonathan Keeble
Mrs Cornish:
Tracy Gillman
Director:
Marilyn Imrie

Genres

The Film Programme

Toby Jones on Dad's Army

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Toby Jones reveals why he was in two minds about playing Captain Mainwaring in the new film version of Dad's Army. Francine Stock presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Toby Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Grimur Hakonarson
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Rutherford

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

John makes a heartfelt serving suggestion, Lawry tries to keep himself busy, and there’s a curious tale of murder. From 2016. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

With divorce on his mind, Soames Forsyte prepares to meet his estranged wife Irene after 12 years. Stars Joseph Millson. Show more

In Our Time

Chromatography

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss chromatography as a means of separating mixtures, widely used when testing water and air quality, in forensics and drug manufacture. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Sella
Interviewed Guest:
Apryll Stalcup
Interviewed Guest:
Leon Barron

Book of the Week

Stop the Clocks

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Since she reached the age of 80, Dame Joan Bakewell has been working harder than ever - campaigning, writing and sitting in the Lords. Now she takes a moment to reflect. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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