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Inside the Ethics Committee

Series 12

Episode 1: Permanent Vegetative State: Withdrawing Nutrition and Hydration

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

A car accident leaves Ben in a permanent vegetative state. With no prospect of recovery, is it ethical to withdraw the nutrition and hydration that is keeping him alive? Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Simon asks if marriage is all romance and harmony, or the most commercial of transactions. With Merryn Somerset Webb. From 2016. Show more

Front Row

The Mercury Prize shortlist, Colin Spencer and Jon Brittain on gay theatre, Brazilian artist Vivian Caccuri, author Sara Taylor

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The Mercury Prize shortlist, playwrights Colin Spencer and Jon Brittain on writing gay characters 50 years apart, Brazilian artist Vivian Caccuri and author Sara Taylor. Show more

Tinsel Girl

Tinsel Girl and the Big Reunion

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Feeling shattered by their hectic social life, Maz begins to suspect that her friendship with Verity is not the perfect partnership she hoped for after all. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Italy: The Parrots

Episode 4: You Have to Become a Work of Art

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

While the Master is sensing his own mortality, and the Beginner looks back on an infidelity, the Writer enjoys some not very veiled threats from his publisher. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

No holds barred sketches from trio Daphne the gang have a mysterious murder on the Yorkshire Moors to solve. From 2016. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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