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Woman's Hour

Children and divorce, Robots, Menopause and relationships

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The emotional impact of divorce, the role women are playing in the development of robots and the effect the menopause has on women's partners, family and friends. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Friedman
Interviewed Guest:
Maja Pantic
Interviewed Guest:
Kerstin Dautenhahn
Interviewed Guest:
Eileen Bellot
Interviewed Guest:
Heather Currie

15 Minute Drama

How to Survive the Roman Empire, by Pliny and Me

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Pliny has a new job as chief overseer of the sewage works of Rome, but it is someone else who has to do the real dirty work. By Hattie Naylor. Show more

Stone

Series 7

Episode 8

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 11 months

The team locate the possible witness. But what does she know? Written by Alex Ganley. Series created by Danny Brocklehurst. Show more

Contributors

DCI John Stone:
Hugo Speer
DS Sue Kelly:
Deborah McAndrew
DI Mike Tanner:
Craig Cheetham
Jackie Stanton-Hope:
Jill Halfpenny
McAffrey:
Conrad Nelson
Christine:
Emily Pithon
Director:
Gary Brown
Producer:
Gary Brown

Genres

Angstrom

Series 1

Episode 2: The Two Faces of Benny from Abba

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 11 months

Angstrom and Mina try to find out who tried to frame him for the death of Councillor Birgid Lundstrom, a trail which leads them straight to the door of Benny from Abba. Show more

Front Row

Carleen Anderson, Elif Shafak, the commuter in film

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Carleen Anderson discusses her album and stage show Cage Street Memorial, Turkish writer Elif Shafak on her controversial novel The Bastard of Istanbul and the commuter on film. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Carleen Anderson
Interviewed Guest:
Elif Shafak
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Eccleston

15 Minute Drama

How to Survive the Roman Empire, by Pliny and Me

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Pliny has a new job as chief overseer of the sewage works of Rome, but it is someone else who has to do the real dirty work. By Hattie Naylor. Show more

Life on Egg

Series 1

Whale

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 11 months

It's all hands to the pump as Harry races to save the prison from a pair of mating whales. Stars Harry Hill. From 2018. Show more

Contributors

Governor Harry:
Harry Hill
The Minister:
Tanya Moodie
Jo-Jo Peebles:
Tanya Moodie
Tim the Helicopter Pilot:
Dan Maier
Prisoner Gyles Brandreth:
Gyles Brandreth
Writer:
Dan Maier
Producer:
Sam Michell

Book of the Week

In Search of Mary Shelley

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Mary and Percy Bysshe Shelley travel to Europe and strike up a bond with Lord Byron. In regular gatherings, they challenge each other to write ghost stories. Show more

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