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In Our Time

Christine de Pizan

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Christine de Pizan (c1364-1430) who, according to Simone de Beauvoir, was the first woman to 'take up her pen in defence of her sex'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Swift
Interviewed Guest:
Miranda Griffin
Interviewed Guest:
Marilynn Desmond

Woman's Hour

Seven women, seven decades

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

We speak to women in different decades of life about bullying, body image, mental health and making money. How does age change our views? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Anne-Marie Imafidon
Interviewed Guest:
Bryony Gordon
Interviewed Guest:
Uchenna Okoye
Interviewed Guest:
Penny Pepper
Interviewed Guest:
Nikki King
Interviewed Guest:
Jan de Villeneuve

That Was Then

Episode 4

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. She takes Stuart back to Nottingham, and the house where Ben died. Show more

Home Front

8 June 1917 - Florrie Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the Tenth Battle of Isonzo ended, with heavy losses on both sides, while in Folkestone, Kitty only has eyes for baby May. Show more

Contributors

Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Kitty Wilson:
Ami Metcalf
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Eleanor Tanney:
Sarah Ridgeway
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Peter Lumley:
Bea White
Writer:
Katie Hims

Drama

The Len Continuum

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Acclaimed British film-maker Peter Strickland's first radio drama. Failing actor Len happens on a chance to prove himself. Surreal soundscapes and black humour, starring Toby Jones. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Ramblings

Series 36

The Nidderdale Way: Bewerley to Dacre Banks

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Clare Balding continues her walk along the Nidderdale Way in the company of the Tordoff family, who live in Pateley Bridge, which lies at the heart of the route. Show more

The Film Programme

My Cousin Rachel

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Cinema magazine programme. Roger Michell, the writer-director of My Cousin Rachel, discusses the work of Daphne Du Maurier on film, from Rebecca to The Birds to Don't Look Now. Show more

Front Row

'My Cousin Rachel' Weisz, Arundhati Roy, Bamber Gascoigne's opera house, Literary agent Ed Victor remembered

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Actress Rachel Weisz on My Cousin Rachel; author Arundhati Roy on her new book, Bamber Gascoigne's Grange Park opera house; and Nigella Lawson remembers literary agent Ed Victor. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Weisz
Interviewed Guest:
Bamber Gascoigne
Interviewed Guest:
Wasfi Kani
Interviewed Guest:
Arundhati Roy
Interviewed Guest:
Nigella Lawson

That Was Then

Episode 4

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. She takes Stuart back to Nottingham, and the house where Ben died. Show more

In Our Time

Christine de Pizan

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Christine de Pizan (c1364-1430) who, according to Simone de Beauvoir, was the first woman to 'take up her pen in defence of her sex'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Swift
Interviewed Guest:
Miranda Griffin
Interviewed Guest:
Marilynn Desmond

BBC Radio 4 LW

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