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Reflections with Peter Hennessy

Series 5

Michael Howard

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. This week, his guest is Michael Howard, former Conservative leader and home secretary. Show more

Woman's Hour

Princess Diana

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. 20 years on from the death of Princess Diana, we look at her lasting legacy. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Joan Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Ken Wharfe
Interviewed Guest:
Chaedria LaBouvier
Interviewed Guest:
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

15 Minute Drama

Subterranean Homesick Blues - Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 7 months

A brush with death, or at least with the floor of a pub car park, leaves John in the arms of a paramedic and Maggie contemplating her future without him. Show more

Home Front

31 August 1917 - Florrie Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, a retired captain and his wife were fined £50 for food hoarding, and in Folkestone, Florrie goes shopping. Show more

Contributors

Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Clemmie Crayford:
Joanna Monro
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Agnes Hemmings:
Jane Slavin
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker

Drama

Quill

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Comedy by Tony Jones. Edward Quill is tasked to write a blockbuster play for the Huntslet Fair, which must contain a ghost, a storm, a hero and a dog. Show more

Contributors

Edward Quill:
Daniel Weyman
Samuel Wragg:
Edward Max
Sir Jasper Dashwood:
Edward Max
Mrs Octavia Wragg:
Susan Brown
Susannah Swan:
Jasmine Hyde
Mr Swann:
Robert Hudson
Willie Lumb:
Robert Hudson
Producer:
Clive Brill
Director:
Clive Brill
Writer:
Tony Jones

Genres

Brand

Drama

Open Book

Revisiting Greek Myths

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup considers the enduring power and relevance of Greek myths and also investigates if contemporary Greek novelists are still inspired by them. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Colm Toibin
Interviewed Guest:
David Vann

Front Row

Brian Cox on playing real people, Author Omar Robert Hamilton, Game of Thrones legacy, Venice Film Festival opening

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Brian Cox and Leo Davis on actors playing real people, author Omar Robert Hamilton, Game of Thrones legacy in Northern Ireland and the Venice Film Festival. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Leo Davis
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Omar Robert Hamilton
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons

15 Minute Drama

Subterranean Homesick Blues - Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 7 months

A brush with death, or at least with the floor of a pub car park, leaves John in the arms of a paramedic and Maggie contemplating her future without him. Show more

Reflections with Peter Hennessy

Series 5

Michael Howard

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. This week, his guest is Michael Howard, former Conservative leader and home secretary. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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