Programme Index

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Start the Week

In Praise of Passion

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Andrew Marr on our fascination with wildness, disorder and Bacchic revelry with Bettany Hughes, John Lewis-Stempel, Rachel Hewitt and Stephen Walsh. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Bettany Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
John Lewis-Stempel
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Hewitt
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Walsh
Producer:
Hannah Sander

Woman's Hour

Choreographer Aletta Collins, Gender pay gap, Life with disfigurement, Suffragette in the family

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Choreographer Aletta Collins discusses her latest project Coraline; Andria Zafirakou talks about winning the Global Teacher prize; the gender pay gap; life with disfigurement. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Aletta Collins
Interviewed Guest:
Andria Zafirakou
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Hilsenrath
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Mace

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 11 months

4 Extra Debut. Psychological thriller about an obsessive female friendship by Delphine de Vigan stars Tara Fitzgerald and Janie Dee. Show more

Home Front

19 March 1918 - Dorothea Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the House of Lords discussed the founding of a League of Nations, and in Folkestone, Dorothea puts together a mixed dinner party. Show more

Contributors

Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Elizabeth Chance:
Kika Markham
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Rev Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Rev Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Rev Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Writer:
Katie Hims

Drama

The Ferryhill Philosophers

Thought Experiments and A Little Scrap of a Thing

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Joe's daughter is pregnant and about to go to university. Her mum, dad, the baby's father and grandmother all have opinions - but why does philosopher Hermione stay silent? Show more

Contributors

Hermione Pink:
Deborah Findlay
Joe Snowball:
Alun Armstrong
Lucy Snowball:
Lauren Kellegher
Peter Smith:
Dean Bone
Gillian Smith:
Tracy Gillman
Director:
Marilyn Imrie

Genres

The Food Programme

The Future of Bread

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Dan Saladino talks to Modernist Bread author Nathan Myhrvold about one of the biggest bread research projects ever undertaken, which involved the baking of 36,000 loaves. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Saladino
Interviewed Guest:
Nathan Myhrvold
Producer:
Dan Saladino

Just a Minute

Series 80

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Nicholas Parsons challenges Shappi Khorsandi, Jo Caulfield, Julian Clary and Paul Merton to speak for 60 seconds without hesitation, deviation or repetition. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Jo Caulfield
Panellist:
Julian Clary
Panellist:
Paul Merton

Front Row

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

On the eve of his 70th birthday, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber talks to Kirsty Lang about transforming musical theatre with hits such as Cats and Phantom of the Opera. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 11 months

4 Extra Debut. Psychological thriller about an obsessive female friendship by Delphine de Vigan stars Tara Fitzgerald and Janie Dee. Show more

Start the Week

In Praise of Passion

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Andrew Marr on our fascination with wildness, disorder and Bacchic revelry with Bettany Hughes, John Lewis-Stempel, Rachel Hewitt and Stephen Walsh. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Bettany Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
John Lewis-Stempel
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Hewitt
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Walsh
Producer:
Hannah Sander

Book at Bedtime

Reservoir 13

Episode 1: Doubts were beginning to emerge

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's award-winning novel. A teenage girl has disappeared on the moors. What happened to her? And what effect will it have on this close-knit community? Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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