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Start the Week

Mohsin Hamid on leaving home

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Kirsty Wark discusses migration and expanding borders with novelist Mohsin Hamid, lawyer Carol Bohmer, theatre director Robert Hastie and former Portuguese minister Bruno Macaes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Interviewed Guest:
Mohsin Hamid
Interviewed Guest:
Carol Bohmer
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Hastie
Interviewed Guest:
Bruno Macaes
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Woman's Hour

Harriet Harman MP, Reggae singer Hollie Cook, Meeting The One in unusual circumstances.

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Female perspectives. Harriet Harman on changing the rape law and Reggae singer Hollie Cook performs live and talks about her latest album. Plus unusual places to meet The One. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Hollie Cook
Interviewed Guest:
Zoe Folbigg
Interviewed Guest:
Emmy Abrahamson
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Harman
Interviewed Guest:
Saadia Zahidi

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 8 months

Angry and blaming the government's policy, her brother tweets an image of Sarah in hospital. Starring Jocelyn Brassington. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 3

The Animal Lovers

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Mr and Mrs Wrigglesworth are thinking about getting a pet, while Tom’s planning a weekend getaway. With Kate Anthony. From 2015. Show more

Drama

4/4

Scherzo

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Comedy drama series about the exploits, musical and otherwise, of a string quartet. Second violin Fergus is taken ill with a suspected heart attack. By Sarah Wooley. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

The Food Programme

Britain's Secret Saffron Story

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Yasmin Khan knows saffron. Her favourite spice inspired a trip across her mother's native Iran to document a food culture. But she's never considered its British story, until now. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Yasmin Khan
Interviewed Guest:
Pat Willard
Interviewed Guest:
Charlie Hodson
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Francis
Interviewed Guest:
Ally McKinlay

The Museum of Curiosity

Series 12

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 8 months

John Lloyd and Sally Phillips welcome stand-up Sindhu Vee, geneticist, Sir Paul Nurse and editor Rowan Pelling. From 2018. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Lloyd
Interviewed Guest:
Sindhu Vee
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Nurse
Interviewed Guest:
Rowan Pelling
Producer:
Anne Miller

Front Row

Julius Caesar, the Grammys, Joe Dunthorne, architect Neave Brown

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Nicholas Hytner on his production of Julius Caesar at London's Bridge Theatre, the Grammys unpacked, author Joe Dunthorne and a discussion of Neave Brown and social housing design. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Hytner
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Barnes
Interviewed Guest:
Joanne McCafferty
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Karakusevic
Interviewed Guest:
Joe Dunthorne
Producer:
Harry Parker

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 8 months

Angry and blaming the government's policy, her brother tweets an image of Sarah in hospital. Starring Jocelyn Brassington. Show more

Start the Week

Mohsin Hamid on leaving home

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Kirsty Wark discusses migration and expanding borders with novelist Mohsin Hamid, lawyer Carol Bohmer, theatre director Robert Hastie and former Portuguese minister Bruno Macaes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Interviewed Guest:
Mohsin Hamid
Interviewed Guest:
Carol Bohmer
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Hastie
Interviewed Guest:
Bruno Macaes
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The panic-struck Cem, fleeing from the possibility that he has accidentally killed Mahmut, takes the wages he was owed and heads home to Gebze to be welcomed by his mother. Show more

Book of the Week

No Place to Lay One's Head

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Francoise Frenkel's real-life account of flight from Berlin on the 'night of broken glass'. She was once a successful bookseller, of French editions, but that life would end. Show more

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