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Woman's Hour

Joanna Rowsell Shand, Souvenir baby scans, Writing about rape

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Olympic champion Joanna Rowsell Shand discusses sexism and bullying in women's cycling. Plus a look at the growing trend of souvenir baby scans. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Roswell Shand
Interviewed Guest:
Winnie M Li
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Cassidy
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Barran
Interviewed Guest:
Zoe Billingham

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 11 months

Mum's random friend has installed herself and her bin bags in Skye's room with 'Private: No Entry' on the door. Why? Stars Sydney Wade. Show more

Home Front

14 November 1917 - Joyce Lyle

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the American women's suffrage movement turned a corner, as 33 protesters were beaten, while in Tynemouth, there is a zealous new women's welfare officer. Show more

Contributors

Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Ethel Manning:
Sophie Scott
Sarah Illingworth:
Naomi Frederick
Matilda James:
Hannah Wood
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone

Book of the Week

The Dawn Watch

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

It is 1878, and Joseph Conrad arrives in teeming London, a metropolis of many types, which will become the inspiration for his novel The Secret Agent. Show more

The Interrogation

Series 3

Episode 2: Jonny

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

When the defendant in a rape case is found innocent, Max just cannot seem to let it go. With Kenneth Cranham and Alex Lanipekun. Show more

Contributors

DS Max Matthews:
Kenneth Cranham
DC Sean Armitage:
Alex Lanipekun
Jonny Foster:
Gawn Grainger
Director:
Mary Peate

A Good Read

Jon McGregor and Cathy Rentzenbrink

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Jon McGregor and Cathy Rentzenbrink talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert, including Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively, Things That Are by Amy Leach and This Boy by Alan Johnson. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jon McGregor
Interviewed Guest:
Cathy Rentzenbrink
Producer:
Mair Bosworth

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 12

An Enemy of the People

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

An encounter with a refuse collector leads Ed into the world of local politics. Starring Christopher Douglas. From 2017. Show more

Front Row

Dee Rees, Pussy Riot, Theatre governance

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Dee Rees on her film, Mudbound, which explores the racial divide in 1940s Mississippi. Plus the protest art of Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Dee Rees
Interviewed Guest:
Ed Vaizey
Interviewed Guest:
Malcolm Sinclair
Interviewed Guest:
Lyn Gardner
Interviewed Guest:
Mariya Alyokhina
Producer:
Hannah Robins

Book at Bedtime

First Person

Episode 7

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Kif is unnerved after a huge row with Heidl which reveals he carries a gun. The manuscript is incomplete, the deadline is looming, and Heidl has yet to sign any release form. Show more

Fred at The Stand

Series 1

Episode 5: Cook, Sutherland, Brimson and Waugh

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Fred MacAulay presents stand-up comedians Jason Cook, JoJo Sutherland, Eddy Brimson and Gareth Waugh, recorded at the Stand Comedy Club in Edinburgh. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fred MacAulay
Performer:
Jason Cook
Performer:
Jojo Sutherland
Performer:
Eddy Brimson
Performer:
Gareth Waugh

Book of the Week

The Dawn Watch

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

It is 1878, and Joseph Conrad arrives in teeming London, a metropolis of many types, which will become the inspiration for his novel The Secret Agent. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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