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In Our Time

Euclid's Elements

Duration: 46 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the content, history and impact of Euclid's Elements, the mathematical text book from the ancient world, originating in Alexandria in about 300BC. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Marcus du Sautoy
Interviewed Guest:
June Barrow-Green

Woman's Hour

Surrogacy, 1920s BBC, Dementia care, Abergavenny, Shakespeare's women

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Changing law on surrogates, women who worked at the BBC in 1920s and 1930s, how women feel caring for loved ones with dementia, and favourite female Shakespearean characters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Murphy
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Thirlwell
Interviewed Guest:
Tanya Moodie
Interviewed Guest:
Janet Suzman
Interviewed Guest:
Morella Kayman
Interviewed Guest:
Rosie Stevens
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Lauren Laverne
Interviewed Guest:
Abigail Hollick

Home Front

28 April 1916 - Isaac Cox

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1916, all men between 33 and 41 who had attested were called to report for service, and in Ashburton, Isaac discovers Lewis has not been working at Halecot Farm. Show more

Contributors

Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
John Rossiter:
Mark Carey
Lewis Cox:
Dylan Edwards

Open Book

Being a Man: David Szalay and Ted Hodgkinson

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup talks to award-winning writer David Szalay about All That Man Is, his new collection which explores what it is to be a man in the 21st century. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Szalay
Interviewed Guest:
Ted Hodgkinson
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
John Mullan

The Film Programme

Son of Saul, The Sound Barrier, 1916 v 2016

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

With Francine Stock. Laszlo Nemes discusses Son of Saul, his Oscar-winning film about life and death in a Nazi concentration camp. Plus The Sound Barrier and cinema in 1916 v 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Laszlo Nemes
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Brownlow

Front Row

Mark Gatiss on Doctor Who, Brideshead Revisited, Pleasure, Demolition

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Mark Gatiss and Samira Ahmed assess the Doctor Who novelisations and artwork, and playwright Bryony Lavery explains how she has adapted Brideshead Revisited for the stage. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Angie Nehring
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Gatiss
Interviewed Guest:
Bryony Lavery
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Simpson
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh

In Our Time

Euclid's Elements

Duration: 46 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the content, history and impact of Euclid's Elements, the mathematical text book from the ancient world, originating in Alexandria in about 300BC. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Marcus du Sautoy
Interviewed Guest:
June Barrow-Green

Down the Line

Olympic Legacy Special

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The ground-breaking Radio 4 phone-in show presents a one-off special on the Olympics, hosted by the legendary Gary Bellamy and brought to you by the creators of The Fast Show. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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