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Woman's Hour

Cook the Perfect, Sally Challen Appeal, Feminising Philosophy

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Claire Thomson explains why a well-stocked larder is key to good home cooking. Plus Clare Mackintosh joins Jenni Murray to discuss her latest novel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Thomson
Interviewed Guest:
David Challen
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Wistrich
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Hills
Interviewed Guest:
Katharine Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Mackintosh

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

A shocking truth emerges about the murder of Brian's daughter, while the cause of the joyrider's crash is finally understood. Starring Meera Syal. Show more

A Charles Paris Mystery

Dead Room Farce

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

By Jeremy Front. Bill Nighy stars as actor Charles Paris. Charles is starring in a farce, but it might as well be a whodunnit when an old friend is murdered during rehearsals. Show more

Home Front

16 March 1918 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the Times published details for women registering to vote, and in Folkestone, Kitty's dearest wish comes true. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
George Tanney:
Neil Grainger
Eleanor Tanney:
Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Lilian Pemble:
Alex Tregear
Nora Thatcher:
Chetna Pandya
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White

Drama

School Drama

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

A failing school has brought in has-been TV star Geoff Cathcart to help stage a production of Romeo and Juliet. But Geoff is not quite who he seems. Show more

Contributors

Michelle:
Sian Gibson
Headmaster:
Tony Gardner
Festival Administrator:
Vincent Ebrahim
Charlie:
Divian Ladwa
School Secretary:
Susie Baxter
Vehicle Manager:
Angus Kennedy
Radio Presenter:
Jason King
Director:
John Dryden
Producer:
Emma Hearn

Genres

Last Word

Professor Stephen Hawking, Hubert de Givenchy, Michele Hanson, Sir John Sulston, Sir Ken Dodd

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on cosmologist Stephen Hawking, designer Hubert de Givenchy, columnist Michele Hanson, biologist Sir John Sulston and comedian Ken Dodd. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Martin Rees
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Hanson
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Dickie
Interviewed Guest:
Andy Ayliff
Interviewed Guest:
Veronica Horwell
Interviewed Guest:
Georgina Ferry

The Now Show

Series 52

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis present the week in news through stand-up and sketches with James Acaster, Rachel Parris, Suzi Ruffell and Daniel Barker. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Punt
Presenter:
Hugh Dennis
Performer:
James Acaster
Performer:
Rachel Parris
Performer:
Suzi Ruffell
Performer:
Daniel Barker
Interviewed Guest:
Robin Ince
Producer:
Matt Stronge

The Archers

16/03/2018

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Emma is concerned, and Brian tries to do the right thing. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Alison Hindell
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Alan Franks:
John Telfer
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Will Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Jim Lloyd:
John Rowe
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Michael Park:
David Seddon
Beverley Hanson:
Alison Belbin

Front Row

Tom Jones and Jennifer Hudson on The Voice, Art galleries on screen

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Tom Jones and Jennifer Hudson on The Voice, modern art galleries in film and words from TV and film that are now commonly used in everyday language. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Jennifer Hudson
Interviewed Guest:
Briony Hanson
Interviewed Guest:
Jacky Klein
Interviewed Guest:
Susie Dent

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

A shocking truth emerges about the murder of Brian's daughter, while the cause of the joyrider's crash is finally understood. Starring Meera Syal. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 97: 12-16 March 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

The second omnibus of Season 13, A Woman's Place, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when the Times published details for women registering to vote for the first time. Show more

Contributors

Rev Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Rev Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
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
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Terence Wentworth:
Jack Lowden
Ivy Monk:
Lizzy Watts
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Constance Pettigrew:
Phoebe Frances Brown
Fryn Tennyson-Jesse:
Fenella Woolgar
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
George Tanney:
Neil Grainger
Eleanor Tanney:
Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Lilian Pemble:
Alex Tregear
Nora Thatcher:
Chetna Pandya
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White

Genres

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

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Gallery curator Iwona Blazwick profiles photographer Rotimi Fani-Kayode, whose images of the black male body explored themes of sexuality, diaspora, racism and mortality. Show more

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