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Woman's Hour

Viewing porn in public spaces - is it illegal? Can poetry alleviate suffering? And 'Simple' seared tuna.

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Viewing porn in public spaces - is it illegal? Our Craft Prize in partnership with the V&A and the Crafts Council. Plus, can poetry alleviate suffering? And 'simple' seared tuna. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Rosy Greenlees
Interviewed Guest:
Clare McGlynn
Interviewed Guest:
Anouchka Grose
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Henry
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Sampson
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Lewis
Presenter:
Jenni Murray

15 Minute Drama

On Kosovo Field

Episode 5: Where Is Our City?

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Siblings Rebeka and Dardan have returned to their native Kosovo to find out the truth about their parents, and now they must reconcile themselves with their past. Show more

All Those Women

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 18 days

An unexpected death makes everyone think and gives David some quality time with Maggie. Stars Lucy Hutchinson. From 2017. Show more

Home Front

13 January 1917 - Alan Lowther

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, a new German peace note laid full responsibility for the continued bloodshed on the Allies, and Alan Lowther struggles under his own burden of responsibility. Show more

Contributors

Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Gladys Lynch:
Elaine Claxton
Martha Lamb:
Freya Parker

GF Newman's The Corrupted

Series 3

Episode 5: G F Newman's The Corrupted Ep 5

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Third series of the criminal family saga, based on GF Newman's novel. Joseph Oldman (Toby Jones) continues to juggle his life around two Margarets. Show more

Contributors

Joseph Oldman:
Toby Jones
Tony Wednesday:
Alec Newman
Margaret Thatcher:
Steve Nallon
Julian Tyrwhitt:
Jonathan Tafler
Margaret Courtney:
Flora Montgomery
John Redvers:
Joseph Kloska
DCS Slipper:
Mark Perry
Sir Robert Mark:
Patrick Cremin
Simon Hatfield:
Joshua Akehurst
Writer:
GF Newman
Director:
Clive Brill
Producer:
Clive Brill

Last Word

Lord Snowdon, Graham Taylor, Jill Saward, Peter Sarstedt, Clare Hollingworth

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on photographer Lord Snowdon, football manager Graham Taylor, sexual violence campaigner Jill Saward, musician Peter Sarstedt, war reporter Clare Hollingworth. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Hugo Vickers
Interviewed Guest:
Pat Murphy
Interviewed Guest:
Gavin Drake
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Austin
Interviewed Guest:
Raymond Singer
Producer:
Neil George

A Good Read

Marian Keyes and Nikki Bedi

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Bestselling author Marian Keyes and broadcaster Nikki Bedi talk about their favourite reads with Harriett Gilbert. Books are by Barbara Kingsolver, Nick Hornby and Imtiaz Dharker. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Marian Keyes
Interviewed Guest:
Nikki Bedi
Producer:
Sally Heaven

The News Quiz

Series 92

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Mark Steel, Michael Deacon and Zoe Lyons are amongst the guests accompanying Miles Jupp in his weekly dissection of the news headlines. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Miles Jupp
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Steel
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Deacon
Interviewed Guest:
Zoe Lyons
Interviewed Guest:
Katy Brand

The Archers

13/01/2017

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Rob has a visitor, and Lilian is ready to party. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Huw Kennair-Jones
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Miranda Elliott:
Lucy Fleming
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Tracy Horrobin:
Susie Riddell
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Freddie Pargetter:
Toby Laurence
Lily Pargetter:
Katie Redford
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Rob Titchener:
Timothy Watson
Helen Titchener:
Louiza Patikas
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell

Front Row

Ben Affleck, Untitled in Nottingham, V&A news, Lord Snowdon remembered

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Ben Affleck discusses writing and directing Live by Night; the significance of Tristram Hunt as the new V&A director; Untitled in Nottingham; Lord Snowdon remembered. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Affleck
Interviewed Guest:
Liz Forgan
Interviewed Guest:
Giles Huxley-Parlour
Interviewed Guest:
Morgan Quaintance
Interviewed Guest:
Danny Robins

15 Minute Drama

On Kosovo Field

Episode 5: Where Is Our City?

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Siblings Rebeka and Dardan have returned to their native Kosovo to find out the truth about their parents, and now they must reconcile themselves with their past. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 68: 9-13 January 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

In the week, in 1917, when Sylvia Pankhurst was threatened with libel for reporting the conditions of female munitions workers, emotions run high for those at Marshall's factory. Show more

Contributors

Phyllis Lumley:
Christine Absolom
Jean Claude Lengela:
Fiston Barek
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
Josseff al-Assadi:
Paul Chahidi
Gladys Lynch:
Elaine Claxton
Dougie Baxter:
Kris Deedigan
Anthony Yates:
John Dougall
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Trevor Lamb:
Luke MacGregor
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Martha Lamb:
Freya Parker
DR Walker:
Ellie Piercy
Yevgeny Zamyatin:
Simon Scardifield
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Timothy Ryker:
Leon Scott
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Harmonica Guy:
Colin Guthrie

Genres

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Norway: A Death in the Family

Episode 5

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

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

BBC Radio 4 LW

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