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The Life Scientific

Episode 162: Stephen Reicher on the psychology of crowds

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Professor Stephen Reicher of St Andrews University and Jim Al-Khalili discuss the psychology of crowd behaviour at the Free Thinking Festival at Sage Gateshead. Show more

Woman's Hour

Rooney Mara as Mary Magdalene, Child sexual exploitation, Poems in tribute to women of Scotland

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Rooney Mara plays Mary Magdalene in a new film; fears about the extent of child sexual exploitation in Telford; the author of a new memoir about obsessive-compulsive disorder. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Allan
Interviewed Guest:
Kathleen Hallisey
Interviewed Guest:
Lily Bailey
Interviewed Guest:
Gerda Stevenson

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Jackie Hartwell (Meera Syal) continues to investigate the suspicious death of some joyriders while still helping Brian to come to terms with the untimely murder of his daughter. Show more

Home Front

13 March 1918 - Adeline Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1918, an education bill was proposed, asserting the rights of children, and in Folkestone, Adeline furthers their interests in her own way. Show more

Contributors

Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sophie Beckwith:
Abbie Andrews
Carson Martindale:
Stephen Critchlow
Hugh Cavendish:
Pip Carter
Nell Kingsley:
Alice St Clair
Ruby Pearce:
Katie Redford
Captain Allen:
Lloyd Thomas

A Good Read

Kit de Waal and Nina Stibbe

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Kit de Waal and Nina Stibbe talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert, including The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro and Reflections in a Golden Eye by Carson McCullers. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Nina Stibbe
Interviewed Guest:
Edmund de Waal
Producer:
Mair Bosworth

Front Row

Paddy Considine, Gemma Bodinetz, Integrated Casting

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Paddy Considine on writing, directing and starring in Journeyman, Gemma Bodinetz on continuing the Liverpool Everyman Rep experiment, and casting disabled and able-bodied actors. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Paddy Considine
Interviewed Guest:
Shahed Saleem
Interviewed Guest:
Gemma Bodinetz
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Buffini
Interviewed Guest:
Garry Robson

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Jackie Hartwell (Meera Syal) continues to investigate the suspicious death of some joyriders while still helping Brian to come to terms with the untimely murder of his daughter. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 6 months

Comic poet Tim Key is driving his friend and musician Tom Basden to meet his wife for a romantic getaway. But when they pick up a hitchhiker their plans begin to unravel. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Iwona Blazwick, director of Whitechapel Gallery, profiles installation artist and photographer Helen Chadwick, whose self-portraits interrogated the frailty of the human body. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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