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Start the Week

Eliza Carthy and Nicholas Hytner: Art for All

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Kirsty Wark discusses the value of art with Nicholas Hytner, Eliza Carthy, Jennifer Harris and Jules Evans. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Hytner
Interviewed Guest:
Jennifer Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Eliza Carthy
Interviewed Guest:
Jules Evans
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Woman's Hour

General Election 2017 and women at Westminster, Lady Macbeth

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

What will be the impact of the snap election on women's representation at Westminster? Plus Lady Macbeth on film with star Florence Pugh and screen writer Alice Birch. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Maria Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Reeves
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Olney
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Crawley
Interviewed Guest:
Suzanne Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Childs
Interviewed Guest:
Florence Pugh
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Birch
Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Anne Peacock

Home Front

24 April 1917 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, a funeral was held in Dover for the 7 British and 28 German casualties of the 2nd Battle of Dover Straits, while in Folkestone, there's a new start for Kitty. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Peter Lumley:
Bea White

Tommies

24 April 1917

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

24 April 1917: Drama based on war diaries and eye-witness accounts, tracing one day in the Great War. Night falls on a race to the Macedonian front. From April 2017. Episode 3 of 3. Show more

Contributors

Sergeant Celestine de Tullio:
Pippa Nixon
Eben Fossett:
Nicholas Murchie
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Colonel Sharpe:
John Dougall
Captain Bosanquet:
David Sturzaker
Bulgarian Deserter:
Yavor Baharov
Knocker:
John Bowler
Checkpoint Clerk:
Tom Forrister
Producer:
David Hunter

Brand

Tommies

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Series exploring the world of food. Sheila Dillon digs up the remarkable story of how the potato changed the world - and offers us a world of comfort and deliciousness. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sheila Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Mann
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Wilson
Producer:
Rich Ward

The Unbelievable Truth

Series 18

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

David Mitchell gets David O'Doherty, Richard Osman, Zoe Lyons and Marcus Brigstocke to choose truth from fiction. From 2017. Show more

Front Row

Bananarama reunited, The Wellcome Book Prize winner announced, David Mach

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

All-female group Bananarama on reuniting for a comeback tour; the winner of The Wellcome Book Prize is announced; artist David Mach prepares to create a new 20-tonne artwork. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sara Dallin
Interviewed Guest:
Keren Woodward
Interviewed Guest:
Siobhan Fahey
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
David Mach
Presenter:
John Wilson

Start the Week

Eliza Carthy and Nicholas Hytner: Art for All

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Kirsty Wark discusses the value of art with Nicholas Hytner, Eliza Carthy, Jennifer Harris and Jules Evans. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Hytner
Interviewed Guest:
Jennifer Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Eliza Carthy
Interviewed Guest:
Jules Evans
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Circe turns Odysseus's men into pigs, the god Hermes gives him a herb to make him immune. Poet Inua Ellams turns this into a modern story of enchantment, desire and disenchantment. Show more

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