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Reflections with Peter Hennessy

Series 5

William Hague

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Peter Hennessy invites senior politicians to reflect on their life and times. In this edition, his guest is William Hague, former Conservative leader and foreign secretary. Show more

Life at Absolute Zero

Series 2

Episode 7: Mrs Manville Disposes

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Lynne Truss observes the inhabitants of Meridian Cliffs, a wind-battered town on the south coast of England. Now approaching 80, Mrs Manville decides it is time to downsize. Show more

Home Front

17 August 1917 - Adeline Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Wilfred Owen met Siegfried Sassoon at Craiglockhart, and in Folkestone, Adeline and Victor Lumley both see clearly, but in different ways. Show more

Contributors

Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Writer:
Katie Hims

Reflections with Peter Hennessy

Series 5

William Hague

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Peter Hennessy invites senior politicians to reflect on their life and times. In this edition, his guest is William Hague, former Conservative leader and foreign secretary. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Midwinter Break

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Stella and Gerry are on holiday in Amsterdam. Rather than doing them good, the break is exposing rifts in their 40-year marriage. Frances Tomelty reads Bernard MacLaverty's novel. Show more

Book of the Week

The Hungry Empire

Episode 4: Opium and the East India Company

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Illicit opium trading is encouraged by British companies operating at the edge of the Empire. Read by Melody Grove. Abridged by Sian Preece. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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