Programme Index

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In Our Time


Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss how animals such as bats and dolphins evolved to use high frequency sounds to navigate their environments and find their prey. Show more


Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Gareth Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Dean Waters

Woman's Hour

Director, Carrie Cracknell, Playwright, Polly Stenham and 'Julie' at the National Theatre

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Adaptation of Strindberg's Miss Julie, family separation on the US/Mexican border, Citroen CEO Linda Jackson, Australian soprano Danielle de Niese and poet Katharine Towers. Show more


Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Marsha Griffin
Interviewed Guest:
Valeria Luiselli
Interviewed Guest:
Polly Stenham
Interviewed Guest:
Carrie Cracknell
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Danielle de Niese
Interviewed Guest:
Katharine Towers

Maya Angelou's Autobiographies

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Audio drama series of Maya Angelou's iconic debut autobiography. Aged 15, Maya visits her estranged father, where they go on a chaotic and surprising trip to Mexico. Show more

Home Front

21 June 1918 - Clarence Ogden

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the National Federation of Women Teachers advised them not to be gulled by promises of bonuses, while in Ashburton, Clarence Ogden leads the school assembly. Show more


Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh

Lobby Land

Series 1

Episode 3: Plane Sailing

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

It's summer in Westminster and the halls are alive with the sound of gossip, but young political editor Sam Peakes is struggling to stay afloat. She needs a story - fast. Show more


Sam Peakes:
Ophelia Lovibond
Tom Shriver MP:
Charlie Higson
Mia Phillips:
Cariad Lloyd
Dom Bell:
Lewis Macleod
Lawrence Mills:
Ryan Sampson
Mel Munson MP:
Claire Price
Jon Harvey
Jon Harvey

BBC Radio 4 LW

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