Programme Index

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Start the Week

Turkey: Past and Present

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Amol Rajan discusses Turkey with Elif Shafak, Kaya Genç, Fadi Hakura and Bettany Hughes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Amol Rajan
Interviewed Guest:
Elif Shafak
Interviewed Guest:
Kaya Genc
Interviewed Guest:
Bettany Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Fadi Hakura
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Woman's Hour

Talking to yourself, Tyne Daly, Huge age gaps between siblings

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

How often do you imagine yourself winning an argument or perhaps even an Oscar? Woman's Hour explores how we talk to ourselves. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Smethers
Interviewed Guest:
Daisy Mortimer
Interviewed Guest:
Mandy Carr
Interviewed Guest:
Megan Lynas
Interviewed Guest:
Molly Andrews
Interviewed Guest:
Tyne Daly
Interviewed Guest:
Stephanie Davies-Arai

15 Minute Drama

Clutch, Throttle, Brake

Episode 1: Monday

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Christopher William Hill's drama about driving lessons and friendships. Starring Samantha Spiro, Bill Paterson and Alison Steadman. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 2

Earning Your Corn

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Tom's dad celebrates a milestone in governmental reform while Tom tentatively puts a foot on the property ladder. From 2014. Show more

Home Front

30 January 1917 - Albert Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Lloyd George refused to meet a group of suffragettes at Downing St to discuss the extension of the vote, and in Tynemouth, Albert Wilson is disappointed. Show more

Contributors

Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Ada Stokoe:
Hannah Genesius
Mrs Milliard:
Hannah Wood
Mr Milliard:
John Bowler
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Writer:
Katie Hims

The Food Programme

Leah Chase: The cook who changed America

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Legendary New Orleans cook Leah Chase tells Dan Saladino her story of seven decades in the kitchen. The 93-year-old has served presidents, freedom fighters and even Michael Jackson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Saladino
Interviewed Guest:
Leah Chase

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Series 15

Episode 3: Science's Epic Fails

Duration: 46 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests Rufus Hound, Alice Roberts and Adam Rutherford look at science's biggest mistakes and why failure is no bad thing when it comes to science. Show more

The Museum of Curiosity

Series 10

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

John Lloyd and Jo Brand welcome Danish comedian Sofie Hagen, mollusc expert Jon Ablett and anthropologist Kate Fox. From 2017. Show more

Front Row

Matthew McConaughey, Lizzie Nunnery, Charles Dance on John Hurt, Collecting Europe

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew McConaughey on playing a prospector in Gold; Charles Dance remembers his friend and colleague John Hurt; Lizzie Nunnery discusses her new play Narvik; Collecting Europe. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Matthew McConaughey
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Dance
Interviewed Guest:
Lizzie Nunnery
Presenter:
John Wilson

15 Minute Drama

Clutch, Throttle, Brake

Episode 1: Monday

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Christopher William Hill's drama about driving lessons and friendships. Starring Samantha Spiro, Bill Paterson and Alison Steadman. Show more

Start the Week

Turkey: Past and Present

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Amol Rajan discusses Turkey with Elif Shafak, Kaya Genç, Fadi Hakura and Bettany Hughes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Amol Rajan
Interviewed Guest:
Elif Shafak
Interviewed Guest:
Kaya Genc
Interviewed Guest:
Bettany Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Fadi Hakura
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Norway: The Bird Tribunal

Episode 6: Love and Atonement

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

In Norwegian writer Agnes Ravatn's psychological thriller, Allis tells a startling story from the Norse myths about love and atonement. Lydia Wilson is the reader. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 4 months

Julian Glover's biography of the innovative engineer who set the stage for the Industrial Revolution. Read by Robin Laing. Show more

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