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Farming Today

Reducing antibiotics in farming; the agricultural machinery industry; Nominations open for Food and Farming Awards

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

As experts in the fields of animal health work to reduce the use of antibiotics in livestock we hear from a dairy farmer who swears by giving his cows cider apple vinegar daily. Show more

Start the Week

Sara Khan: The Battle within Islam

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe discusses what Islam means in the modern world. With Graeme Wood, Ziauddin Sardar, Sara Khan and Loretta Napoleoni. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Graeme Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Ziauddin Sardar
Interviewed Guest:
Sara Khan
Interviewed Guest:
Loretta Napoleoni
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Woman's Hour

Mary Beard, Watching porn in public places - your reaction, Are fathers being failed by employers?

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Who inspired Mary Beard? Are fathers being failed by their employers? Watching porn in public - we hear listeners' reactions. Poetry slam champion Theresa Lola performs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Anne Peacock
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Beard
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Maggie Stilwell
Interviewed Guest:
Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
Interviewed Guest:
Theresa Lola

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

4 Extra Debut. At the time of the American Civil War the March family face a frugal Christmas without their father. Stars Natasha J Barnes. Show more

Contributors

Mrs March:
Tara Ward
Mr March:
John Bowler
Mr John Brooke:
Finlay Robertson
Aunt March:
Joanna Monro
Mrs Hummel:
Karen Bartke
Mrs Moffat:
Karen Bartke
Sallie Gardiner:
Natasha Cowley
Annie Moffat:
Keziah Joseph
Ned Moffat:
Luke MacGregor
Director:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Tracey Neale

Genres

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 2

Running on Empty

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Tom is bracing himself for some stag weekend shenanigans and his dad has signed up for a marathon. With Judy Parfitt. From 2014. Show more

Home Front

16 January 1917 - Sylvia Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the Zimmerman Telegram was intercepted, proposing a German-Mexican alliance, and in Tynemouth, Sylvia Graham finds an unlikely ally. Show more

Contributors

Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Ada Stokoe:
Hannah Genesius
Postman:
John Bowler
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absolom
Beatrice:
Eviee Lavery

GF Newman's The Corrupted

Series 3

Episode 6

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 (Toby Jones) is still being stymied by lack of progress in his building project. Show more

Contributors

Joseph Oldman:
Toby Jones
Tony Wednesday:
Alec Newman
Julian Tyrwhitt:
Jonathan Tafler
Margaret Courtney:
Flora Montgomery
Jack Jacob:
Fortune Lloyd
Charlie Richardson:
Patrick Marlowe
John Redvers:
Joseph Kloska
Claude Dobbs:
Jonathan Rigby
John Binden:
Charles Davies
Writer:
GF Newman
Director:
Clive Brill
Producer:
Clive Brill

The Food Programme

Introducing... The BBC Food and Farming Awards 2017

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Jamie Oliver called them the 'Oscars of the food world', the BBC Food and Farming Awards are back for their 17th year. Chefs Giorgio Locatelli and Yotam Ottolenghi open nominations. Show more

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Series 15

Episode 1: The Science of Everyday Life

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Robin Ince and Brian Cox look at the fundamental laws of nature that govern not just the biggest phenomena in the cosmos, but also the inside of a humble cup of tea. Show more

The Museum of Curiosity

Series 10

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 1 month

John Lloyd and Jo Brand welcome comedian Lucy Porter, etymologist Mark Forsyth and advertising legend Dave Trott. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Lloyd
Presenter:
Jo Brand
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Porter
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Forsyth
Interviewed Guest:
Dave Trott
Producer:
James Harkin

Front Row

Jackie, The Transports, TS Eliot Prize, 'Yellowface' row

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Sarah Crompton reviews Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy, a new production of The Transports, the winner of the TS Eliot Prize, and should non-Asian actors play Asian roles? Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

4 Extra Debut. At the time of the American Civil War the March family face a frugal Christmas without their father. Stars Natasha J Barnes. Show more

Contributors

Mrs March:
Tara Ward
Mr March:
John Bowler
Mr John Brooke:
Finlay Robertson
Aunt March:
Joanna Monro
Mrs Hummel:
Karen Bartke
Mrs Moffat:
Karen Bartke
Sallie Gardiner:
Natasha Cowley
Annie Moffat:
Keziah Joseph
Ned Moffat:
Luke MacGregor
Director:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Tracey Neale

Genres

Start the Week

Sara Khan: The Battle within Islam

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe discusses what Islam means in the modern world. With Graeme Wood, Ziauddin Sardar, Sara Khan and Loretta Napoleoni. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Graeme Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Ziauddin Sardar
Interviewed Guest:
Sara Khan
Interviewed Guest:
Loretta Napoleoni
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Norway: A Death in the Family

Episode 6

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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