Programme Index

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Start the Week

Crossing the Boundaries of Gender, Race and Class

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Kirsty Wark explores the boundaries between gender, race and class with Thomas Page McBee, Gary Owen, Kayo Chingonyi and Penny Woolcock. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Interviewed Guest:
Thomas Page McBee
Interviewed Guest:
Gary Owen
Interviewed Guest:
Kayo Chingonyi
Interviewed Guest:
Penny Woolcock
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Woman's Hour

Salt-N-Pepa, Malala's Friends, Seduction: why women are taking the lead

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Salt-N-Pepa, one of the first female hip-hop acts to make it into the UK Top Ten, on their return to touring. Terrorism and domestic violence. The art of seduction. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Cheryl James
Interviewed Guest:
Sandra Denton
Interviewed Guest:
Melanie Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Henna Rai
Interviewed Guest:
Chloe Esposito
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Reid
Interviewed Guest:
Shazia Ramzan
Interviewed Guest:
Kainat Riaz

The Pick Up

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 5 months

4 Extra Debut. Beth's estranged father asks her to take a road trip to Moscow. But is everything as it seems? Stars David Threlfall. From 2017. Show more

Wordaholics

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Josh Widdecombe, Helen Keen, Susie Dent and Natalie Haynes join Gyles Brandreth in a word-obsessed comedy panel game. From 2014. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gyles Brandreth
Panellist:
Josh Widdicombe
Panellist:
Susie Dent
Panellist:
Helen Keen
Panellist:
Natalie Haynes
Writer:
Jon Hunter
Producer:
Claire Jones

Drama

Mayday

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

By Lucy Caldwell. A 19-year-old Northern Irish student finds herself having to make a terrifying decision when she discovers she is unexpectedly pregnant. Show more

Contributors

Siobhan:
Imogen Doel
Teenage Girl:
Imogen Doel
Child's Voice:
Niamh McEnhill
Mother:
Annie Farr
Pregrancy Test:
Annie Farr
Male Politican:
Caolan Byrne
Barista:
Will Irvine
Victorian Gent:
Will Irvine
Talkshow Host:
Will Irvine
Pro-Choice Website:
Claire De Boer
Female Politician:
Catriona Hinds
Amnesty Rep:
Lynsey-Anne Moffat
Pro-Life Website:
Lynsey-Anne Moffat
Tearful Mother:
Lynsey-Anne Moffat

Genres

Brand

Drama

The Food Programme

Women & Beer

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Think beer. Think boys with beards? Think again. Beer sommelier Jane Peyton and brewer Jaega Wise introduce Sheila Dillon to the women making waves in the beer industry. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sheila Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Peyton

Just a Minute

Series 78

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Nicholas Parsons returns for his 50th year and the 78th series of the award-winning panel show. His guests this episode are Paul Merton, Pam Ayres, Zoe Lyons and Julian Clary. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Pam Ayres
Panellist:
Zoe Lyons
Panellist:
Julian Clary
Producer:
Matt Stronge

Front Row

Brian Cox; Helen McCrory; Sci-fi at the Barbican; Rebooting film franchises

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Brian Cox on playing Churchill, Sophia McDougall reviews The Barbican's sci-fi exhibition, Helen McCrory on her role in Fearless and Adam Smith on re-booting film franchises. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Sophia McDougall
Interviewed Guest:
Helen McCrory
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Smith

The Pick Up

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 5 months

4 Extra Debut. Beth's estranged father asks her to take a road trip to Moscow. But is everything as it seems? Stars David Threlfall. From 2017. Show more

Start the Week

Crossing the Boundaries of Gender, Race and Class

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Kirsty Wark explores the boundaries between gender, race and class with Thomas Page McBee, Gary Owen, Kayo Chingonyi and Penny Woolcock. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Interviewed Guest:
Thomas Page McBee
Interviewed Guest:
Gary Owen
Interviewed Guest:
Kayo Chingonyi
Interviewed Guest:
Penny Woolcock
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book at Bedtime

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Episode 6: The Landlord - Garson Hobart

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

By Arundhati Roy. In Delhi, landlord Biplab Dasgupta discovers that his tenant is absent. Reminiscences about an enduring love lead to the vivid memory of a coded message. Show more

Book of the Week

The Secret Life

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

In an essay about truth and identity in the digital age, Andrew O'Hagan recalls working with Julian Assange on a ghost written memoir of the Wikileaks editor. Read by the author. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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