Programme Index

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Start the Week

Maps, Music and Medieval Manuscripts

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion show. Andrew Marr looks at medieval manuscripts at the Parker Library, Cambridge, with Christopher de Hamel, Lucie Skeaping and Edward Brooke-Hitching. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher de Hamel
Interviewed Guest:
Lucie Skeaping
Interviewed Guest:
Edward Brooke-Hitching
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Woman's Hour

Lauren Laverne and the best music of 2016

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Kate Tempest and musical highlights from Woman's Hour this year. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lauren Laverne
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Tempest
Interviewed Guest:
Dorian Lynskey
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Obel
Interviewed Guest:
Shirley Collins
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Mvula
Interviewed Guest:
Shiva Feshareki

Jane Austen

Northanger Abbey

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 2 months

Henry enraptures Catherine with his tall tales but before long, she suspects there may be truth in them. With Miriam Margolyes. Show more

Home Front

26 December 1916 - Cressida Marshsall

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1916, 400 soldiers' children were entertained at Windsor Castle, and at Marshall's factory too, Boxing Day is a festive occasion. Show more

Contributors

Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absolom
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Geoffrey Marshall:
Anthony Howell
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Edgar Bates:
David Sterne
Stanley Hobbs:
David Nellist

Drama

Unmade Movies

Hitchcock's The Blind Man

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

4 Extra Debut. Hitchcock and Lehman's unfinished screenplay, completed by Mark Gatiss. A blind Jazz pianist is given an eye transplant from a murder victim. Stars Hugh Laurie. Show more

Contributors

Larry Keating:
Hugh Laurie
Sylvia Whitehead:
Rebecca Front
Victor Farmer:
Nicholas Woodeson
Jenny Stiles:
Kelly Burke
Mortie Levitt:
Andy Nyman
Captain Barzoni:
Andy Nyman
Linda Whitehead:
Hilary Connell
Herman Graubner:
John Guerrasio
Dr McGraw:
John Light
Autograph Girl:
Hollie Burgess
Alfred Hitchcock:
Peter Serafinowicz
Director:
Mark Gatiss

Genres

Front Row

The Front Row Cultural quiz

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Front Row tests knowledge of 2016's cultural events. With quiz master John Wilson are Boyd Hilton, Ekow Eshun, Charlotte Higgins and Rhianna Dhillon. Show more

Jane Austen

Northanger Abbey

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 2 months

Henry enraptures Catherine with his tall tales but before long, she suspects there may be truth in them. With Miriam Margolyes. Show more

Start the Week

Maps, Music and Medieval Manuscripts

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion show. Andrew Marr looks at medieval manuscripts at the Parker Library, Cambridge, with Christopher de Hamel, Lucie Skeaping and Edward Brooke-Hitching. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher de Hamel
Interviewed Guest:
Lucie Skeaping
Interviewed Guest:
Edward Brooke-Hitching
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book of the Week

Snow

Episode 1: Snow Talk

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Following a move to a chalet in the Haute Savoie, author Marcus Sedgwick revisits childhood memories of snowy winters in Kent and asks why snow is so powerful to the imagination. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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