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In Our Time

Zeno's Paradoxes

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the paradoxes attributed to Zeno of Elea (c490-430BC) which have stimulated mathematicians and philosophers for millennia. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Marcus du Sautoy
Interviewed Guest:
Barbara Sattler
Interviewed Guest:
James Warren

Genres

Woman's Hour

LBD, Home Turf, Prison, Helen Mort, Labour women

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Jenni Murray presents, with features including a look at the little black dress, a community dance production inspired by football, housing after prison and Autumn poetry. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Jess undefined
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Earle
Interviewed Guest:
Fredi Lorie
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Mort
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Powell
Interviewed Guest:
Dawn Butler
Interviewed Guest:
Amber Butchart
Interviewed Guest:
Michelle Duguid
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Hackett
Interviewed Guest:
Saadia Abdullah

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Land's End to John O'Groats

Episode 4: Shap Fell

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

George Allen's 1904 diary of his record-attempting walk, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. It is day ten, and the terrain, weather and inner doubts are challenging. Show more

Home Front

22 September 1916 - Juliet Cavendish

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1916, a German seaplane was spotted over Dover, and Hugh and Juliet Cavendish try to create a perfect day. Show more

Contributors

Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Lt Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham
Albert Wilson:
Lee Ross
Connie Cavendish:
Felix Lailey
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty

Drama

Hatch, Match and Dispatch

Elephants All the Way Up by Lavinia Murray

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Harper is a simple soul but his life is complicated. Then the ground starts to shift - literally. Stars Graeme Hawley. Show more

Ramblings

Series 34

Episode 2: The Pilgrims Way

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Clare Balding walks part of the Pilgrims Way with Canon Clare Edwards, from Canterbury Cathedral, and Jackie McAll, who is about do the 130-mile route as a pilgrimage of gratitude. Show more

BBC National Short Story Award

BBC National Short Story Award 2016

The Darkest Place in England

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

By Lavinia Greenlaw. Shortlisted tale about a teenage girl on a deep dark moor who is drawn into a different darkness. Read by Kate O'Flynn. Show more

The Film Programme

David Arnold

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Looking at the latest cinema releases, DVDs and films on TV. A soundtrack special with composer David Arnold's notes on Independence Day. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
David Arnold
Interviewed Guest:
Adrian Utley
Interviewed Guest:
Will Gregory
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Brand

Front Row

Hull City of Culture 2017, Emma Donoghue, Ira Sachs, a poem for autumn, K J Orr

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Hull's City of Culture 2017 programme details; Emma Donoghue on her new novel The Wonder; a poem for autumn from Zaffar Kunial; Ira Sachs on Little Men; K J Orr NSSA short story. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Green
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Donoghue
Interviewed Guest:
Zaffar Kunial
Interviewed Guest:
Ira Sachs
Interviewed Guest:
KJ Orr

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: Land's End to John O'Groats

Episode 4: Shap Fell

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

George Allen's 1904 diary of his record-attempting walk, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. It is day ten, and the terrain, weather and inner doubts are challenging. Show more

In Our Time

Zeno's Paradoxes

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the paradoxes attributed to Zeno of Elea (c490-430BC) which have stimulated mathematicians and philosophers for millennia. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Marcus du Sautoy
Interviewed Guest:
Barbara Sattler
Interviewed Guest:
James Warren

Genres

Small Scenes

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Symphonious sketches including commentary from the World Ham Shouting Championships and harassment from a footy hero. From 2013. Show more

A Good Read

Marian Keyes and Nikki Bedi

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Bestselling author Marian Keyes and broadcaster Nikki Bedi talk about their favourite reads with Harriett Gilbert. Books are by Barbara Kingsolver, Nick Hornby and Imtiaz Dharker. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Marian Keyes
Interviewed Guest:
Nikki Bedi
Producer:
Sally Heaven

Book of the Week

Elizabeth Jane Howard: A Dangerous Innocence

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The biography of novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard, author of The Cazalet Chronicles, who died in 2014, from the award-winning biographer Artemis Cooper. The final Cazalet Chronicles. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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