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Farming Today

Is Sainsbury's pursuing an 'anti-meat' agenda as NFU claim? Marine Conservation Zones; Lords committee on Brexit and agriculture

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Is Sainsbury's pursuing an 'anti-meat agenda' as the NFU claims? Charlotte Smith finds out, speaking to food researcher Professor Charles Godfray and the NFU's John Royle. Show more

In Our Time

Parasitism

Duration: 46 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Parasitism, the relationship between two species where one benefits at the expense of the other, sometimes killing the host or causing disease. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Wendy Gibson
Interviewed Guest:
Kayla King

Woman's Hour

Amber Riley, IUDs, Tax, Craft

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Amber Riley on playing Effie White in the West End musical Dreamgirls, and women trailblazers in the craft world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Amber Riley
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Champion
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Green
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Wright
Interviewed Guest:
Ann Coxon

Home Front

26 January 1917 - Adeline Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the Speaker's Conference report recommended that women over 30 should get the vote, while in Tynemouth, Adeline makes sure she is heard loud and clear. Show more

Contributors

Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Daisy Jenkins:
Hannah Wood
Josseff al-Assadi:
Paul Chahidi
Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Writer:
Katie Hims

Drama

The Comets

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Shortly after the death of her mother, 11-year-old Kirstie goes missing. But what does a story about an old and mysterious pair of wings have to do with her disappearance? Show more

Contributors

Hagan:
BJ Hogg
Sergeant White:
Kieran Lagan
Dr McAnulty:
Laura Hughes
Newsreader:
Nikki Gregg

Genres

Brand

Drama

Open Book

Tessa Hadley, Female friendships, The Russian Revolution

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Tessa Hadley's new stories; Kitty Aldridge and Esther Freud's creative partnership; how writers explore the bonds between women; and the literature of the Russian Revolution. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Tessa Hadley
Interviewed Guest:
Kitty Aldridge
Interviewed Guest:
Esther Freud
Interviewed Guest:
Camilla Way

Series 3

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

It’s baby John's first Christmas and Geoff unwisely offers to organise fun for the whole family. Stars Adam Riches. From 2016. Show more

Front Row

Evelyn Glennie, Christine, Mary Tyler Moore, Turner Contemporary, Garth Jennings

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Samira Ahmed talks to percussionist Evelyn Glennie, who is creating a piece of music with the residents of King's Cross, London. Plus Lyse Doucet discusses the film Christine. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Evelyn Glennie
Interviewed Guest:
Lyse Doucet
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Krizanovich
Interviewed Guest:
Garth Jennings
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Rose

In Our Time

Parasitism

Duration: 46 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Parasitism, the relationship between two species where one benefits at the expense of the other, sometimes killing the host or causing disease. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Wendy Gibson
Interviewed Guest:
Kayla King

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Norway: The Bird Tribunal

Episode 4: A Secret

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

In Agnes Ravatn's thriller Allis reveals the secret that forced her to escape from her old life, and she discovers something new about Bagge's absent wife. Lydia Wilson reads. Show more

Book of the Week

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

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Still exiled on Guernsey, as the author Victor Hugo tries to reconstruct Paris from memory, distance also complicates the revision and delivery of his final manuscript to Brussels. Show more

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