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Woman's Hour

Greta Scacchi, Kadeena Cox, Trench coats

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Paralympian Kadeena Cox, limiting women's access to health services, Greta Scacchi, the trench coat as a fashion staple, and thrill-seeking mother and son Nancy and Baz Ashmawy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Kadeena Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Delyth Morgan
Interviewed Guest:
Allyson Pollock
Interviewed Guest:
Greta Scacchi
Interviewed Guest:
Baz Ashmawy
Interviewed Guest:
Nancy Ashmawy
Interviewed Guest:
Amber Butchart
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Finnigan
Producer:
Anne Peacock

15 Minute Drama

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

Episode 5: The Hare

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The series exploring the 20th-century through journals and correspondence. George Allen's 1904 diary of his record-attempting walk, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. Show more

Home Front

23 September 1916 - Dennis Monk

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1916, two Zeppelins were brought down in Essex, and in Folkestone, Dennis Monk is plagued by his own past. Show more

Contributors

Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
John Haste:
Sam Alexander

Drama

The Other Simenon

Episode 3: The Venice Train

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

When a man agrees to deliver a briefcase for a stranger he meets on a train, he condemns himself to an existence of lies and fear, with seemingly no way out. Show more

Contributors

Justine Calmar:
Paul Bown
Dominique:
Clare Corbett
Secretary:
Susie Riddell
Director:
David Neville
Producer:
David Neville

Genres

BBC National Short Story Award

BBC National Short Story Award 2016

Disappearances

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

By KJ Orr. In the winning story, reinvention and disguise offer a retired professional the possibility of another way to be. Read by David Horovitch. Show more

Last Word

Edward Albee, James Cronin, Caroline Thomson OBE, Sir Frederick Holliday, Charmian Carr

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on playwright Edward Albee, physicist James Cronin, health administrator Caroline Thomson, zoologist Sir Frederick Holliday and actress Charmian Carr. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Matt Wolf
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Watson
Interviewed Guest:
Lorraine Mann
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Ridley
Interviewed Guest:
Jean Balfour
Producer:
Neil George

The Archers

23/09/2016

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Rob gets a letter, and Caroline wants things in order. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Gwenda Hughes
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Josh Archer:
Angus Imrie
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Ian Craig:
Stephen Kennedy
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Alan Franks:
John Telfer
Usha Franks:
Souad Faress
Bert Fry:
Eric Allan
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Caroline Sterling:
Sara Coward
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Helen Titchener:
Louiza Patikas
Ursula Titchener:
Carolyn Jones
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer

Front Row

Tamara Rojo, Akram Khan, Grace Coddington

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

John Wilson talks to ballet star Tamara Rojo and choreographer Akram Khan about their new version of Giselle for English National Ballet. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Tamara Rojo
Interviewed Guest:
Akram Khan
Interviewed Guest:
Krissah Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Holland
Presenter:
John Wilson

15 Minute Drama

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

Episode 5: The Hare

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The series exploring the 20th-century through journals and correspondence. George Allen's 1904 diary of his record-attempting walk, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 62: 19-23 September 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

In the week in 1916 when people began to believe that the latest innovation - tanks - might end the war, the people of Folkestone find new life, new death and new love. Show more

Contributors

John Haste:
Sam Alexander
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
General:
Gerry Hinks
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Connie Cavendish:
Felix Lailey
Elizabeth Chance:
Kika Markham
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Clemmie Crayford:
Joanna Monro
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Frank Smith:
Paul Rider
Albert Wilson:
Lee Ross
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Captain Phillip Valentine:
Nick Underwood
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Lt Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham

Genres

Book of the Week

Elizabeth Jane Howard: A Dangerous Innocence

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

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

BBC Radio 4 LW

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