Programme Index

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The Listening Project

The Listening Project: Referendum Tales

Nothing's Certain

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Fi Glover with a father and daughter who share political views but not a vote, a mother and son who find wry humour in current events and friends with a determinedly positive spin. Show more

You and Yours

Gambling investigation, Furniture boom, Free rent for sex adverts

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The government is to investigate whether gambling websites are treating customers fairly. Plus, Brits are supposed to have reached peak stuff, so why are furniture sales booming? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter White
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Gardner
Interviewed Guest:
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Filby
Interviewed Guest:
Samantha Rea
Interviewed Guest:
John Bibby

Last Word

Jean Alexander, Trinh Thi Ngo, Ian Mercer, Joseph Harmatz, Joan Marie Johnson

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Matthew Bannister remembers actress Jean Alexander, broadcaster Trinh Thi Ngo, naturalist Ian Mercer, 'Avenger' Joseph Harmatz and singer Joan Marie Johnson. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ronel Harmatz
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Grant
Interviewed Guest:
Don North
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Ashbrook
Producer:
Neil George

The Archers

21/10/2016

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Helen is ready to move forward, and Elizabeth is reminded of a road not taken. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Gwenda Hughes
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Bert Fry:
Eric Allan
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Freddie Pargetter:
Toby Laurence
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Helen Titchener:
Louiza Patikas
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer

Front Row

Chrissie Hynde, The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture, Bamber Gascoigne, Joe Queenan

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders, the £30,000 Hepworth Prize for Sculpture artists, and Bamber Gascoigne on his medieval West Horsley Place on the Heritage At Risk register. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Chrissie Hynde
Interviewed Guest:
Phyllida Barlow
Interviewed Guest:
Steven Claydon
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Marten
Interviewed Guest:
David Medalla
Interviewed Guest:
Bamber Gascoigne
Interviewed Guest:
Joe Queenan

15 Minute Drama

Incredible Women: Series 5

Sam Mann

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Jeremy Front catches up with former 80s pop princess Sam Mann. Spandau Ballet's Martin Kemp remembers her fondly from her 80s heyday. Featuring Rebecca Front and Frances Barber. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Conrad and Eleanor

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Cara and El go to Bologna to fetch Conrad home. Their reunion is bittersweet - their love both confirmed and changed by the drama with Maddy and his dramatic disappearance. Show more

A Good Read

Sebastian Faulks and Sarfraz Manzoor

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Sebastian Faulks, Sarfraz Manzoor and Harriett Gilbert talk about favourite books, including The Plot Against America, in which Philip Roth imagines a fascist in the White House. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sebastian Faulks
Interviewed Guest:
Sarfraz Manzoor
Producer:
Sally Heaven

Book of the Week

The Good Immigrant

The Ungrateful Country, by Musa Okwonga

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

After Musa Okwonga's mother was widowed, a scholarship to prep school and then to Eton made him determined to be 'an unofficial ambassador for black people'. But at what cost? Show more

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