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Woman's Hour

Hibo Wadere on how FGM has affected her life, BBC Countryfile hero Joan Bomford, Make-up for older women

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey speaks to Hibo Wadere, who has written a book describing how FGM has affected every aspect of her life. Plus artist Melanie Manchot on filming her daughter. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Hibo Wadere
Interviewed Guest:
Melanie Manchot
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Bomford
Interviewed Guest:
Tricia Cusden
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Walmsley-Johnson

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Secret

Episode 2: The Go-between

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Muriel becomes an unwitting decoy in her mother's drama. Show more

Home Front

12 April 1916 - Adam Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1916, Glasgow revolutionary John Maclean was imprisoned for breaches of the Defence of the Realm Act, and Adam Wilson finally meets up with an old friend. Show more

Contributors

Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Dieter Lippke:
Felix Auer
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Gert Battley:
Maggie Steed

Drama

Silk: The Clerks' Room

Episode 2: Bethany

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Junior clerk Bethany's private ambitions of becoming a barrister come into the spotlight, when she finds herself playing a key role in a criminal trial. By Janice Okoh. Show more

Great Lives

Series 39

Nancy Dell'Olio chooses the life of Lucrezia Borgia

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Nancy Dell'Olio champions the much maligned Lucrezia Borgia, a Renaissance woman whose name is synonymous with sin. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Nancy Dell'Olio
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Dunant

Clare in the Community

Series 10

Things That Go Bump in the Day

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

The Sparrowhawk team are forced to work together to overcome a little problem in the office. Stars Sally Phillips. From July 2015. Show more

Front Row

The Jungle Book, Lindsey Davis, Wellington Arch Sculpture, Romola Garai, Goosebumps Alive

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Arts news with Samira Ahmed, including a review of The Jungle Book, Lindsey Davis and her editor on working together and the restoration of the Wellington Arch sculpture. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons
Interviewed Guest:
Lindsey Davis
Interviewed Guest:
Oliver Johnston
Interviewed Guest:
Steven Brindle
Interviewed Guest:
Katrina Redmond
Interviewed Guest:
Romola Garai
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Salamon

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Secret

Episode 2: The Go-between

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Muriel becomes an unwitting decoy in her mother's drama. Show more

Love in Recovery

Series 2

Parents

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Simon drags his grounded son to a meeting. He’s out of his depth but will Julie have the answers? Stars Sue Johnston. From 2016. Show more

Book of the Week

At the Existentialist Cafe

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Edmund Husserl, the father of phenomenology, urges philosophers to engage with the real world through real experience. He declares 'a new way of looking at things is necessary'. Show more

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