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Woman's Hour

Amy Schumer, Eating disorders at university, Beryl Bainbridge

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The award-winning comedian Amy Schumer. Supporting young people with eating disorders as they start university. The real Beryl Bainbridge. Bionic athlete Claire Lomas. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Jane Thurlow
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Schumer
Interviewed Guest:
Abigail Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Piper
Interviewed Guest:
Danielle Glennon
Interviewed Guest:
Brendan King
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Lomas

15 Minute Drama

Pepys: After the Fire

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

King Charles II calls for plans to rebuild London. John Evelyn, Robert Hooke and Christopher Wren, three of Sam's closest friends, are keen to present their ambitious designs. Show more

Contributors

Samuel Pepys:
Kris Marshall
Elizabeth Pepys:
Katherine Jakeways
John Evelyn:
Mathew Baynton
Robert Hooke:
Matthew Gravelle
King Charles II:
Ewan Bailey
Christopher Wren:
Tristan Sturrock
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

Home Front

6 September 1916 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Eighty men are detained as absentee conscripts after a raid on a boxing tournament at Woolwich Hippodrome, and in Folkestone, Bill Macknade is back on fighting form. Show more

Contributors

Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery

Tracks

Series 1: Origin

Origin: Episode Five

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Fifth in a nine-part thriller starring Romola Garai. Written by Matthew Broughton. Helen is confined to her hospital bed. Show more

Great Lives

Series 40

Maureen Lipman on Dame Cicely Saunders

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Actress and writer Maureen Lipman chooses the end-of-life care campaigner, Dame Cicely Saunders. With Matthew Parris. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Maureen Lipman
Interviewed Guest:
David Clark

Front Row

Viggo Mortensen, Susanne Bier, Jay McInerney and the comic Misty

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Viggo Mortensen on Captain Fantastic, Susanne Bier on female directors in film, Jay McInerney on his latest novel set in Manhattan, and a return of the 70s comic for girls, Misty. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Viggo Mortensen
Interviewed Guest:
Jay McInerney
Interviewed Guest:
Susanne Bier
Interviewed Guest:
Pat Mills
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Haynes
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed

15 Minute Drama

Pepys: After the Fire

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

King Charles II calls for plans to rebuild London. John Evelyn, Robert Hooke and Christopher Wren, three of Sam's closest friends, are keen to present their ambitious designs. Show more

Contributors

Samuel Pepys:
Kris Marshall
Elizabeth Pepys:
Katherine Jakeways
John Evelyn:
Mathew Baynton
Robert Hooke:
Matthew Gravelle
King Charles II:
Ewan Bailey
Christopher Wren:
Tristan Sturrock
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 9 months

Beryl’s swept up by the stage. Brendan King worked for the novelist for 23 years. Biography read by James Fleet and Samantha Bond. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
James Fleet
Beryl Bainbridge:
Samantha Bond
Abridger:
Pete Nichols
Producer:
Karen Rose

Genres

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