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Woman's Hour

Best Place to be a Woman: Islington

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey speaks to women living and working in Islington, the place that came bottom in the programme's search for the best place to be a woman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Jana Gigl
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Short
Interviewed Guest:
Leah Mitchell-Waite
Interviewed Guest:
Bryony Christie
Interviewed Guest:
Lindie Wright
Producer:
Jane Thurlow

15 Minute Drama

How to Survive the Roman Empire, by Pliny and Me

Episode 2

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Pliny has been commanded by the Emperor to hold a banquet for General Agricola, recently returned a hero from his conquest of Britain. But all is not as it seems. By Hattie Naylor. Show more

Drama

Fat Little Thing

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

When tragedy strikes her family for a second time, young Lou concocts a desperate plan to try and make everything right again. Show more

Contributors

Young Louise:
Amy-Beth McNulty
Margaret:
Zoe Telford
Auntie Rose:
Melanie Kilburn
Father Sullivan:
Stephen Hogan
Father Burns:
Andrew Secombe

Genres

A Good Read

Alice Lowe and Andrew Hunter Murray

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Alice Lowe and Andrew Hunter Murray talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert, including The First Bad Man by Miranda July and Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Hunter Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Lowe
Producer:
Mair Bosworth

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 12

The Writer in the Van

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The curmudgeonly author has a new idea for a novel and an exciting new home. Starring Christopher Douglas. From 2017. Show more

Front Row

Taika Waititi on Thor, Art in the Age of Terror, David Adjaye, Eisenstein's October

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Taika Waititi goes from the independent film sector to direct the Marvel blockbuster, Thor: Ragnarok. Plus David Adjaye on his plans for the UK's National Holocaust Memorial. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Taika Waititi
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Christie
Interviewed Guest:
John Keane
Interviewed Guest:
Sanna Moore
Interviewed Guest:
David Adjaye

Fred at The Stand

Series 1

MacDonald, Omotayo, Caulfield and Foot

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Fred MacAulay is joined by Jamie MacDonald, Jo Caulfield, Funmbi Omotayo and Paul Foot at the Stand Comedy Club in Edinburgh. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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