Programme Index

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The Life Scientific

Episode 139: Daniel Dennett on the evolution of the human brain

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work. Philosopher and cognitive scientist Daniel Dennett talks to Jim about the evolution of the human brain. Show more

DCI Alma Blair

Dead Pan

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

DCI Alma Blair's romantic dinner for two rudely interrupted with news of a body by the bidet. Stars Julie Hesmondhalgh. Show more

Contributors

DCI Alma Blair:
Julie Hesmondhalgh
DS Jason Trotter:
John Hollingworth
CSM Jo Black:
Jane Hazlegrove
Richard:
Simeon Truby

Genres

Drama

Higher

Episode 2: Creative Solutions

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Jim returns from China in triumph and is rewarded by being promoted to makeshift vice chancellor. But a rather shady educational company wants to do a deal with the university. Show more

Contributors

Genres

The Missing Hancocks

Series 3

A Visit to Swansea

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 2 months

Tony, Bill, Andree and Sid head to Swansea in search of Harry Secombe. Stars Kevin McNally. From April 2017. Show more

Contributors

Tony Hancock:
Kevin McNally
Harry Secombe:
Andy Secombe
Bill Kerr:
Kevin Eldon
Sid James:
Simon Greenall
Kenneth Williams:
Robin Sebastian
Andree Melly:
Susy Kane
Writer:
Ray Galton
Producer:
Neil Pearson
Producer:
Paul Sheehan

Genres

Front Row

Neruda, Casting on screen, Magnus Mills

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Author Elif Shafak reviews a new film about the poet Neruda, Batman to Broadchurch - the challenge of casting on screen, Magnus Mills on his new novel The Forensic Records Society. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Elif Shafak
Interviewed Guest:
Magnus Mills
Interviewed Guest:
Lucinda Syson
Interviewed Guest:
Victor Jenkins
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

DCI Alma Blair

Dead Pan

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

DCI Alma Blair's romantic dinner for two rudely interrupted with news of a body by the bidet. Stars Julie Hesmondhalgh. Show more

Contributors

DCI Alma Blair:
Julie Hesmondhalgh
DS Jason Trotter:
John Hollingworth
CSM Jo Black:
Jane Hazlegrove
Richard:
Simeon Truby

Genres

The Life Scientific

Episode 139: Daniel Dennett on the evolution of the human brain

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work. Philosopher and cognitive scientist Daniel Dennett talks to Jim about the evolution of the human brain. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Bridget discusses how adverts ruined her sex life and why twitter is a sexist's natural habitat. With Fred MacAulay. From 2015. Show more

Book of the Week

And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Simon McBurney reads John Berger's most personal book - part essay, memoir and love letter. Harriet Walter reads Berger's poetry. Berger meditates on art, love and mortality. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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