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Woman's Hour

Grace Victory, Scottish politics, camels

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Blogger and YouTuber Grace Victory, the impact of female party leaders in Scotland on the nature of its politics, the risks of cardiac arrests for men during sex, and camels. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Producer:
Anne Peacock
Interviewed Guest:
Grace Victory
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Rampen
Interviewed Guest:
Joyce McMillan

15 Minute Drama

Subterranean Homesick Blues - Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 3 months

John and Maggie have finally rekindled their relationship, and full of renewed vigour, John is now ready to take the next step towards commitment - a holiday. Show more

The Cold Swedish Winter

Series 3

Summer: New Swedes

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Geoff's father-in-law Sten sponsors Ashkan, a young refugee from Afghanistan, who has applied for asylum. Show more

Home Front

1 September 1917 - Adeline Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Wilfred Owen wrote 'Many of us who came to the Hydro slightly ill are now getting dangerously well,' and Adeline Lumley is also beginning to find her voice. Show more

Contributors

Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Jane Underdown:
Susan Porrett
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Charles Summer:
Rufus Wright
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom

Streets Apart: A History of Social Housing

Series 1

New Towns, New Culture

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Lynsey Hanley tells the story of postwar house-building and the rise of the new towns. Were places like Harlow disorientating dystopias or an idyllic escape from London's slums? Show more

Last Word

Dick Gregory, Jeannie Rousseau, Wayne Lotter, Sean O'Callaghan, John Abercrombie

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on comedian Dick Gregory, intelligence agent Jeannie Rousseau, conservationist Wayne Lotter, IRA informer Sean O'Callaghan, guitarist John Abercrombie. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Robert Chalmers
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Orme
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Goodall
Interviewed Guest:
Sean Willmore
Interviewed Guest:
Chris McGimpsey

The Museum of Curiosity

Series 11

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 2 months

John Lloyd and Romesh Ranganathan welcome Stephen Fry, comedian Kathy Lette and literary adventurer Andy Miller. From 2017. Show more

The Archers

01/09/2017

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Contemporary drama in a rural setting. Adam wants the truth, and Lexi clears up some confusion.

Contributors

Director:
Gwenda Hughes
Series Editor:
Huw Kennair-Jones
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Ian Craig:
Stephen Kennedy
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Lily Pargetter:
Katie Redford
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Lexi Viktorova:
Ania Sowinski

Front Row

Patti Cake$, Lord of the Flies, Nicole Krauss, James Ngcobo

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Patti Cake$ reviewed, Nicole Krauss on new novel Forest Dark, James Ngcobo of Johannesburg's Market Theatre on The Suitcase, and is an all-female Lord of the Flies a good idea? Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Joanne Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Krizanovich
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Eccleston
Interviewed Guest:
Nicole Krauss
Interviewed Guest:
James Ngcobo
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

15 Minute Drama

Subterranean Homesick Blues - Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 3 months

John and Maggie have finally rekindled their relationship, and full of renewed vigour, John is now ready to take the next step towards commitment - a holiday. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 84: 28 August - 1 September 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

The fifth omnibus of Season 11, Broken and Mad, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1917, when severe gales across the country uprooted trees and damaged crops. Show more

Contributors

Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Joan Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Charles Summer:
Rufus Wright
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Chester Matthews:
Samuel James
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absolom
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Clemmie Crayford:
Joanna Monro
Agnes Hemmings:
Jane Slavin
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Jane Underdown:
Susan Porrett

Genres

Great Lives

Series 43

Tracy Chevalier on Mary Anning

Duration: 1 minute

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Novelist Tracy Chevalier chooses the Dorset Jurassic Coast fossil hunter, Mary Anning. With Matthew Parris. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Tracy Chevalier
Interviewed Guest:
Hugh Torrens
Producer:
Maggie Ayre

BBC Radio 4 LW

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