Programme Index

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Woman's Hour

Romola Garai, House plants, Rise in the reporting of sexual assaults

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Romola Garai talks about her new role in the adaptation of bestselling book The Miniaturist. Alys Fowler and Emma Sibley discuss the best house plants to buy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tina Daheley
Interviewed Guest:
Romola Garai
Interviewed Guest:
Kim Doyle
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Krys
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Alys Fowler
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Sibley

15 Minute Drama

Holmes and Watford

Find the Lady

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 11 months

An old lady is reported missing, could David Attenborough be involved in her disappearance? Starring Susan Wokoma. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Sue Holmes:
Jessica Ransom
Tina Watford:
Susan Wokoma
Mother:
Julie Teal
Director:
Sally Avens
Writer:
Jon Canter

Genres

Mysteries of Sleep

Series 1

Sleep Deprivation and Insomnia

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Lack of sleep can make us sick, fat and slow. But what if a sleep disorder is to blame? We meet a teenager whose body clock is so out of sync with the world, our 5pm is his 3am. Show more

Home Front

19 December 1917 - Alan Lowther

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1917, it was announced that women's alcoholism had declined since the start of the war, and in Tynemouth, Alan Lowther feels the weight of responsibility. Show more

Contributors

Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Gladys Lynch:
Elaine Claxton
Hannah O'Leary:
Mia Bainbridge
Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Duncan Chadwick:
Mark Stobbart
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Drama

Have You Seen This Child?

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

By Clare Dywer Hogg. As Pat catches up with an old friend in the park, it suddenly dawns on her that her four-year-old grandchild is no longer in the playground. Show more

Great Lives

Series 44

Louise Richardson on Daniel O'Connell

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Academic Louise Richardson chooses the hero of Catholic emancipation in 1829, Daniel O'Connell. With Matthew Parris. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Richardson
Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Geoghegan
Producer:
Miles Warde

Front Row

Mavis Staples, Carmen Maria Machado, Christmas ghost stories

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Mavis Staples addresses racial issues in the US through song, Carmen Maria Machado on her short stories, and Christmas ghost stories explored. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Mavis Staples
Interviewed Guest:
Carmen Maria Machado
Interviewed Guest:
Danny Robins

15 Minute Drama

Holmes and Watford

Find the Lady

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 11 months

An old lady is reported missing, could David Attenborough be involved in her disappearance? Starring Susan Wokoma. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Sue Holmes:
Jessica Ransom
Tina Watford:
Susan Wokoma
Mother:
Julie Teal
Director:
Sally Avens
Writer:
Jon Canter

Genres

BBC Radio 4 LW

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