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Midweek

Henry Blofeld, Emma Johnson, Pedro Algorta, Davis Miller

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets commentator Henry Blofeld, clarinettist Emma Johnson, journalist Davis Miller and Pedro Algorta, who survived a notorious plane crash in 1972. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Henry Blofeld
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Davis Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Pedro Algorta

Brand

Midweek

Woman's Hour

Toilets and gender equality, Domestic violence against men, Female squash player who competed as a boy

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Is the position of women in society reflected in its toilets? Plus the female squash player who competed as a boy, domestic violence against men, and epilepsy in pregnancy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Clara Greed
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Toorpakai
Interviewed Guest:
Marianne Hester
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Brooks
Interviewed Guest:
Kim Morely
Producer:
Anne Peacock

15 Minute Drama

Jane Eyre

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Jane has run from Thornfield and Rochester. She has barely eaten and has been sleeping on the moors in the pouring rain. Her strength is failing fast. Show more

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Drama

The Reserve Rope

The Reserve Rope - Episode 1

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The Matterhorn was conquered on 14th July 1865 by Edward Whymper. But four men died on the descent. Damian Lewis stars as Whymper, forever tormented by the tragedy. Show more

Front Row

Remembering George Martin, Anna Meredith, Motown the Musical, The Witch

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Comedian Bernard Cribbins and composer David Arnold share their memories of George Martin. Anna Meredith on her debut album Varmints. Reviews of Motown the Musical and The Witch. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Bernard Cribbins
Interviewed Guest:
David Arnold
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Hyde
Interviewed Guest:
Jacqueline Springer
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Meredith
Producer:
Angie Nehring

15 Minute Drama

Jane Eyre

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Jane has run from Thornfield and Rochester. She has barely eaten and has been sleeping on the moors in the pouring rain. Her strength is failing fast. Show more

Midweek

Henry Blofeld, Emma Johnson, Pedro Algorta, Davis Miller

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets commentator Henry Blofeld, clarinettist Emma Johnson, journalist Davis Miller and Pedro Algorta, who survived a notorious plane crash in 1972. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Henry Blofeld
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Davis Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Pedro Algorta

Brand

Midweek

15 Minute Drama

The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

David

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Queenie writes about falling in love with Harold 24 years ago and the day she met his son. Stars Monty d’Iverno. Show more

History Retweeted

The Premiere of Romeo and Juliet

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Aspiring playwright Billy Shakespeare ponders how his new play will be received in a 16th century with wifi. From February 2014. Show more

Book of the Week

Seamus Heaney's Aeneid Book VI

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney's translation of Virgil's Aeneid, Book VI, in which Aeneas travels into the underworld to meet the spirit of his father. Read by Ian McKellen. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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