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Tommies

Tommies - Series 5

Episode 2: 18 November 1916

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

It's the last day of the Battle of the Somme, and Signals Captain Mickey Bliss is back very close to where he started 141 days ago. From Nov 2016. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mickey Bliss:
Christopher Fox
Robert de Tullio:
Justin Salinger
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Captain Pilliner:
George Watkins
Sergeant Dixon:
Neil Grainger
Captain Stirling:
John Dougall
Gefreiter Goetsch:
Gunnar Cauthery
Corporal Hobart:
Luke MacGregor
Sapper Bretton:
Finlay Robertson
Artillery Bloke:
Nicholas Murchie
Producer:
David Hunter
Director:
David Hunter

Last Word

Robert Vaughn, Sir Sigmund Sternberg, Carolyn Hardy OBE, Ewen Whitaker, Claude 'Curly' Putman

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on actor Robert Vaughn, astronomer Ewen Whitaker, gardener Carolyn Hardy, philanthropist Sir Sigmund Sternberg, singer Claude "Curly" Putman. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Robert Glenister
Interviewed Guest:
Angie Errigo
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Connor
Interviewed Guest:
Prunella Scarlett
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Buttress
Interviewed Guest:
Marcus Braybrooke
Producer:
Neil George

The Now Show

Series 49

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. With Andy Zaltzman, Tez Ilyas, Pippa Evans, Gemma Arrowsmith and Matt Burgess. Show more

The Archers

18/11/2016

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Rob makes his demands, and Kenton is accosted. Show more

Contributors

David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Robert Snell:
Graham Blockey
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Helen Titchener:
Louiza Patikas
Ursula Titchener:
Carolyn Jones
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Anisha Jayakody:
Anneika Rose

Front Row

Ed Harris on stage, Jonathan Dove, Gavin Turk

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Actor Ed Harris on Sam Shepard's play Buried Child, composer Jonathan Dove on new songs to mark Benjamin Britten's birthday and artist Gavin Turk looks back on his career. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ed Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Dove
Interviewed Guest:
Jan Patience
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Baker
Interviewed Guest:
Gavin Turk
Presenter:
John Wilson

A Good Read

Michael Grade and Gia Milinovich

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Harriett Gilbert talks books with television executive Michael Grade and science presenter Gia Milinovich. Basil D'Oliveira, Richard Feynman and Shirley Jackson are the subjects. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Michael Grade
Interviewed Guest:
Gia Milinovich
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

BBC Radio 4 LW

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