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Woman's Hour

Alexandra Heminsley, Women in parliament, Optimism, Ray BLK, Alcoholism

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Alexandra Heminsley on her book Leap In and how swimming changed her. The latest plan to boost the number of women in parliament. Ray BLK performs. Can you learn optimism? Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Alexandra Heminsley
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Childs
Interviewed Guest:
Flick Drummond
Interviewed Guest:
Anneli Jefferson
Interviewed Guest:
Oliver Bennett
Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Erin Riley

15 Minute Drama

On Kosovo Field

Episode 2: Pity for the Old Road

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 1 month

Following the discovery of a mass grave near their native village, siblings Rebeka and Dardan have returned to Kosovo after 17 years searching for information on their parents. Show more

Home Front

10 January 1917 - JJ Saltz

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, 'The Silent Sentinels' began a suffrage protest outside the White House, which would last over two years, and in Tynemouth, Mr Saltz is feeling insubordinate. Show more

Contributors

Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Phyllis Lumley:
Christine Absolom
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Loomis:
Leon Scott
Josseff al-Assadi:
Paul Chahidi
Yevgeny Zamyatin:
Simon Scardifield
Harmonica Guy:
Colin Guthrie

GF Newman's The Corrupted

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Third series of the criminal family saga, based on GF Newman's novel. Brian Oldman has managed to gain release from Brixton prison through various nefarious means. Show more

Contributors

Joseph Oldman:
Toby Jones
Tony Wednesday:
Alec Newman
Margaret Thatcher:
Steve Nallon
Denis Thatcher:
Steve Nallon
Ken Drury:
Matthew Marsh
Bobby Brown:
Charles Davies
Charlie Peck:
Patrick Marlowe
Terry Lynch:
Sam Donnelly
DCS Slipper:
Mark Perry
Sir Ralph Courtney:
Nick Sampson
John Redvers:
Joseph Kloska
Mo Thompson:
Suzanne Proctor
Writer:
GF Newman
Director:
Clive Brill
Producer:
Clive Brill

Great Lives

Series 41

Akram Khan on Srinivasa Ramanujan

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Choreographer Akram Khan chooses the intellectually daring Indian mathematician, Ramanujan. With Matthew Parris. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Akram Khan
Interviewed Guest:
Robin Wilson
Producer:
Toby Field

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The worst of the bad coppers, a frustrated one hit-wonder and the return of Patsy Straightwoman. With Carrie Quinlan. From 2017. Show more

Front Row

Common Sense on TV, Bafta nominations, Mozart at 11, Is there a Northern Aesthetic?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

How do British films fare in the Bafta nominations? Celebrating Common Sense on TV; Ian Page marks Mozart's opera debut; does a Northern aesthetic exist? Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Lambert
Interviewed Guest:
Boyd Hilton
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Page
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Wayne Hemingway
Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Marilyn Rust

15 Minute Drama

On Kosovo Field

Episode 2: Pity for the Old Road

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 1 month

Following the discovery of a mass grave near their native village, siblings Rebeka and Dardan have returned to Kosovo after 17 years searching for information on their parents. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Norway: A Death in the Family

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

In forensic detail, with excruciating honesty, the Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard relives the story of his life and reflects on his teenage years and the death of his father. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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