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Midweek

Evelyn Glennie; Milton Jones; Xiaolu Guo; Arno Geiger.

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, comedian Milton Jones, writer and filmmaker Xiaolu Guo and novelist Arno Geiger meet Libby Purves. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Evelyn Glennie
Interviewed Guest:
Milton Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Xiaolu Guo
Interviewed Guest:
Arno Geiger

Brand

Midweek

Woman's Hour

Workplace dress codes, Gina Miller, Artist Gee Vaucher

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

A new report by on workplace dress codes. Plus Jenni Murray talks to Gina Miller about the Brexit decision and artist Gee Vaucher on a major retrospective of her work. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Gina Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Thorp
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The family gather to celebrate Laurie's college graduation but Jo’s aware Laurie has something to say. Stars Julianna Jennings. Show more

Home Front

25 January 1917 - Sylvia Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, 354 Canadian soldiers drowned when their ship hit a mine off the Irish coast, and Sylvia Graham does her best to steer her family through choppy waters. Show more

Contributors

Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Daisy Jenkins:
Hannah Wood
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Writer:
Katie Hims

Drama

The Giffnock Girls: Of the Dark Past

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Gail and Bianca are two old school friends facing the future without the men they married - but their past lives are proving hard to leave behind. By Marcella Evaristi. Show more

What Does the K Stand For?

Series 3

Working for a Living

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Early working life. Stephen K Amos's teenage years in 1980s South London. By Jonathan Harvey with Stephen K Amos. From 2017. Show more

Front Row

Hacksaw Ridge, film; Jamie, new musical; author Vic James; the allure of Napoleon; some Robert Burns

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

A war film with a pacifist hero, a musical about a boy who wants to be a drag queen, an exhibition about the fascination with Napoleon, an online hit novel and a bit of Burns. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Gillespie Sells
Interviewed Guest:
Tom MacRae
Interviewed Guest:
Jamie Campbell
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria James
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Stammers
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Leader
Interviewed Guest:
Jackie Kay
Producer:
Julian May

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The family gather to celebrate Laurie's college graduation but Jo’s aware Laurie has something to say. Stars Julianna Jennings. Show more

Midweek

Evelyn Glennie; Milton Jones; Xiaolu Guo; Arno Geiger.

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, comedian Milton Jones, writer and filmmaker Xiaolu Guo and novelist Arno Geiger meet Libby Purves. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Evelyn Glennie
Interviewed Guest:
Milton Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Xiaolu Guo
Interviewed Guest:
Arno Geiger

Brand

Midweek

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Norway: The Bird Tribunal

Episode 3: Elysium

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Haunting psychological thriller by Agnes Ravatn. It is Allis's birthday and she is in a reflective mood. Later, Bagge disappears into the water. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. The comic poet ruminates on the meaning of love with the story of one man's romance with a cashier. With Tom Basden. From 2015. Show more

James Acaster's Findings

Series 1

2. Fruit

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

James Acaster reveals the results of his research into 'Fruit'. With sidekicks Nathaniel Metcalfe and Bryony Hannah. From 2014. Show more

Book of the Week

The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Miserables

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Hugo finds himself in exile in the Channel Islands and returns to the manuscript he had begun more than a decade earlier - a novel of the poor, with a working title of Les Miseres. Show more

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