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The Life Scientific

Episode 111: Dr Nick Lane on the origin of life on earth

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Dr Nick Lane of UCL talks about studying the origin of life on earth with Jim Al-Khalili. He explains why he thinks it happened under the sea in hydrothermal vents. Show more

Woman's Hour

Wendy Cope, Making a Murderer, What is a feminist novel in the 21st century?

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Wendy Cope talks about poetry writing and her new book of prose writings, Life, Love and The Archers. Plus a new report has just come out on trafficking women with children. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Wendy Cope
Interviewed Guest:
Klara Skrivankova
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Ricciardi
Interviewed Guest:
Moira Demos
Interviewed Guest:
Lynn Nottage
Interviewed Guest:
Lennie Goodings
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Cooke

Riot Girls

Fear of Flying

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Isadora Wing has overcome her fear of flying to travel to Vienna with husband Bennett to attend a psychoanalysts' conference. Here she meets charming Englishman Adrian Goodlove. Show more

Contributors

Isadora Wing:
Julianna Jennings
Bennett Wing:
Kevin Shen
Adrian Goodlove:
Max Bennett
Isadora's Mother:
Adie Allen
Dr Reuben:
Sargon Yelda
Author:
Erica Jong
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

1995. Emma works for New Labour. But how far have attitudes to women in the workplace evolved? Second of 3 plays charting feminism through 3 generations of women. By Lucy Catherine Show more

A Good Read

David Greig and Natalie Haynes

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Natalie Haynes and David Greig join Harriett Gilbert to discuss favourite books, including titles by Patricia Highsmith, David Foster Wallace and Zachary Mason. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Greig
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Haynes

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 10

My Companion

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Ed and his ex-wife plan to attend a funeral together, making his children very unhappy. Stars Christopher Douglas. From May 2015. Show more

Front Row

Churchill's Secret, Artist Jonathan Yeo, King Jack, Author Clare Morrall

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Arts news with Samira Ahmed, including a review of Churchill's Secret, artist Jonathan Yeo on his portrait of Kevin Spacey, King Jack reviewed and author Clare Morrall. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sonia Purnell
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Yeo
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Morrall
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Sweet
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Riot Girls

Fear of Flying

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Isadora Wing has overcome her fear of flying to travel to Vienna with husband Bennett to attend a psychoanalysts' conference. Here she meets charming Englishman Adrian Goodlove. Show more

Contributors

Isadora Wing:
Julianna Jennings
Bennett Wing:
Kevin Shen
Adrian Goodlove:
Max Bennett
Isadora's Mother:
Adie Allen
Dr Reuben:
Sargon Yelda
Author:
Erica Jong
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

The Life Scientific

Episode 111: Dr Nick Lane on the origin of life on earth

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Dr Nick Lane of UCL talks about studying the origin of life on earth with Jim Al-Khalili. He explains why he thinks it happened under the sea in hydrothermal vents. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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