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Midweek

Julian Clary, Wendy Cope, Carmen Aguirre, Patrick Deeley

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets poet Wendy Cope, performer Julian Clary, poet Patrick Deeley and actor and playwright Carmen Aguirre. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Wendy Cope
Interviewed Guest:
Julian Clary
Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Deeley
Interviewed Guest:
Carmen Aguirre

Brand

Midweek

Woman's Hour

Angela Rippon, Northern Ireland Abortion, Women Fire Control Operators

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Angela Rippon on ageing well, abortion in Northern Ireland, philanthropist Maggie Doyne, women fire control operators and how to cook the perfect chapli beef kebab. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Rippon
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Murphy
Interviewed Guest:
Maggie Doyne
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Pendlebury
Interviewed Guest:
Sasha Hitchins
Interviewed Guest:
Sumayya Usmani

15 Minute Drama

How Does That Make You Feel?

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Caroline has begun a health food blog advising her readership on how to be as thin as she is - by avoiding clogging up their intestines with anything as disgusting as food. Show more

Home Front

6 April 1916 - Sylvia Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1916, Britain intercepted £56,000 of Swedish herring on its way to Germany, while at Staverley Court, Sylvia Graham wants to enjoy an English summer's day. Show more

Contributors

Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Tobias Holden:
Toby Bryant

Day Release

Safe Space

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Lenny Henry stars as lifer Frank Watt who is coming to the end of his 30 year prison sentence and having to face up to life outside. Show more

Contributors

Frank Watt:
Lenny Henry
Geoff Hoagland:
Ralph Ineson
Shudi Misir:
Deeivya Meir
Haani Said:
Danny Rahim
Barry Gibbons:
Sargon Yelda
Solomon Dunn:
Burt Caesar
Eileen O'Connor:
Scarlett Brookes
Director:
Mary Peate

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 4 months

Richard is alarmed to find that Uljabaan has commandeered six allotments for an experiment. With Peter Davison. From 2014. Show more

Front Row

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Turner Prize-winner Duncan Campbell, Muriel Gray and artist Claire Barclay tell Kirsty Lang why Glasgow is such an inspiration for artists. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Duncan Campbell
Interviewed Guest:
Muriel Gray
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Barclay
Producer:
Angie Nehring

15 Minute Drama

How Does That Make You Feel?

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Caroline has begun a health food blog advising her readership on how to be as thin as she is - by avoiding clogging up their intestines with anything as disgusting as food. Show more

Midweek

Julian Clary, Wendy Cope, Carmen Aguirre, Patrick Deeley

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets poet Wendy Cope, performer Julian Clary, poet Patrick Deeley and actor and playwright Carmen Aguirre. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Wendy Cope
Interviewed Guest:
Julian Clary
Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Deeley
Interviewed Guest:
Carmen Aguirre

Brand

Midweek

Nurse

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

4 Extra Debut. Bittersweet comedy drama as a community mental health nurse makes her rounds. Stars Paul Whitehouse and Esther Coles. From 2016. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Comic poet Tim Key explores the dark art of magic, with help from his glamorous assistant Emerald. With Tom Basden. From 2014. Show more

Book of the Week

Beethoven for a Later Age

Episode 3: Irretrievably Fractured

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Edward Dusinberre recalls a time of loss and grief. He finds solace in performing Beethoven's turbulent Opus 59, No 2. Show more

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