Programme Index

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The Listening Project

The Listening Project Goes to the Polls

The Youth Vote

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Young voters reflect on the economic model, manifesto pledges and Scotland's influence on Westminster and contrast their voting experience with their parents'. Fi Glover presents. Show more

Woman's Hour

Jacqueline Saphra, Rolf Harris on trial, 13 Reasons Why

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Karen Gardner talks about taking Rolf Harris to court. We discuss the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why and its depiction of suicide. And we speak to the poet, Jacqueline Saphra. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Karen Gardner
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Delaney
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Nichol
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Newton
Interviewed Guest:
Jacqueline Saphra
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Dunmore

That Was Then

Episode 3

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. But her secrets are blown when she gets herself vlogged. Show more

Home Front

7 June 1917 - Isabel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, in the early hours of the morning, people as far away as Dublin were woken by the detonation of Messines Ridge, the biggest man-made explosion in history. Show more

Contributors

Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Mrs Grimes:
Amelda Brown
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Writer:
Katie Hims

Tommies

7 June 1917

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

4 Extra Debut. East Africa. Can Signallers Pavan Jodha and Bill Bloomfield negotiate the safety of those besieged in Mkalama Fort by marauding German troops? From June 2017. Show more

Contributors

Subedar Pavan Jodha:
Akbar Kurtha
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Sergeant Bill Bloomfield:
Rick Warden
Zik Chingombe:
Fiston Barek
Jimbasa Bamgiri:
Ladi Emeruwa
Hilary Williams:
Emilio Doorgasingh
Kualalo Kutawala:
Daon Broni
Askari Soldier:
Emmanuel Kojo
Producer:
David Hunter
Director:
David Hunter
Writer:
Avin Shah

Brand

Tommies

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 6 days

Comedy two-handers written by John Finnemore. Malcolm needs some help. Sue has a spot of time on her hands. Winchester beckons. Starring Julia McKenzie and Gus Brown. Show more

Front Row

Artist Grayson Perry, Baileys winner, Helen Dunmore's final poem, new Children's Laureate

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Grayson Perry discusses his show, an interview with the Baileys prize-winner, Samantha Bond reads Helen Dunmore's final poem, plus the new Children's Laureate reveals her plans. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Grayson Perry
Interviewed Guest:
Samantha Bond
Interviewed Guest:
Lauren Child
Interviewed Guest:
Annabel Turpin
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Donald
Presenter:
John Wilson

That Was Then

Episode 3

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. But her secrets are blown when she gets herself vlogged. Show more

Book at Bedtime

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Episode 3: The Jannat Guest House

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

In Arundhati Roy's spellbinding novel, Anjum makes a new home in the most unlikely of places and finds solace among the departed. Indira Varma reads. Show more

Book at Bedtime

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Episode 4: A New Guest

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

By Arundhati Roy. There is a new arrival at the Jannat Guest House, who shares a story that leaves Anjum with a sense of desolation. Read by Indira Varma. Show more

Woof

Woof: One Man's Search for a Dog or a Boyfriend

Episode 2

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Richly comic autobiographical meanderings from the pen of Chris Neill - joined on stage by Martin Hyder and Alison Steadman. Show more

Book of the Week

The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Leonora moves to Paris with Max Ernst to join other artistic geniuses such as Picasso and Dali. Her family's attempts to control her continue to fail. Show more

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