Programme Index

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Woman's Hour

Rape clause, Elections in Zimbabwe, The cost of campaigning, Holly Bourne

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

How will women fare in the forthcoming elections in Zimbabwe? The cost of campaigning - the programme speaks to campaigners Nicci Gerrard and Anne-Marie Cockburn. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Thewliss
Interviewed Guest:
Shinga Nyoka
Interviewed Guest:
Panashe Chigumadzi
Interviewed Guest:
Nicci Gerrard
Interviewed Guest:
Anne-Marie Cockburn
Interviewed Guest:
Holly Bourne

15 Minute Drama

Dead Weight

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Val McDermid's crime series concludes. Will there be a sickening end for our Slimmers' Club killer? Written by Shelley Silas. Show more

Contributors

DCI Alma Blair:
Julie Hesmondhalgh
CSM Jo Black:
Jane Hazlegrove
DS Jason Trotter:
John Hollingworth
Assistant CSM Mo:
Nitin Kundra
Sue Fulwood:
Helen Kay
Jean Cranberry:
Helen Kay
Blanche Rogers:
Helen Kay

Genres

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 3 months

Comedy writer and accidental parliamentary candidate John O'Farrell adapts his best-selling memoir about Labour's 20-year identity crisis, from Labour landslides to Brexit. Show more

Contributors

Gordon Brown:
Lewis MacLeod
Theresa May:
Jan Ravens

Genres

Home Front

29 June 1918 - Cathy Lawrence

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1918, an open-air meeting of the Workers Union was held in Okehampton, and elsewhere on Dartmoor, Cathy finds an unexpected comrade at Hexworthy Bridge. Show more

Contributors

Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Ivan Jackson:
Lloyd Thomas
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

GF Newman's The Corrupted

Series 4

Episode 5

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Toby Jones stars as the corrupt MP Joseph Olinska. Lionel Smith, the man who was ordered to set Joseph's flats ablaze, has finally emerged. But who ordered him? Show more

Contributors

Joseph Oldman/Olinska:
Toby Jones
Tony Wednesday:
Alec Newman
Sir Ralph Courtney:
Nick Sampson
Kevin Wheeler:
Lucas Hare
Brian Perry:
Nicholas Murchie
George Carmen:
Nigel Cooke
Lionel Smith:
Kieron Jecchinis
Warder Dewitt:
Matthew Marsh
Robert Gallo:
William Meredith
John Binden:
Charles Davies
Gerald Ronson:
Edward Max
Author:
GF Newman
Director:
Clive Brill
Producer:
Clive Brill

Last Word

Joe Jackson, Paul Lamplugh OBE, Myrtle Allen, Daisy Kadibil, Paddy Feeny

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on manager Joe Jackson, campaigner Paul Lamplugh, chef Myrtle Allen, escapee Daisy Kadibil and broadcaster Paddy Feeny. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Margo Jefferson
Interviewed Guest:
Lizzie Bingham
Interviewed Guest:
Fern Allen
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Pike
Interviewed Guest:
Christine Olsen
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Costello

Dead Ringers

Series 18

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Topical satirical impressions. Will Harry Kane be allowed to assume the title of national treasure? Show more

The Archers

29/06/2018

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Kate causes uproar, and Lily is left devastated. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Alison Hindell
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Josh Archer:
Angus Imrie
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Phoebe Aldridge:
Lucy Morris
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Rex Fairbrother:
Nick Barber
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Anisha Jayakody:
Anneika Rose
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Freddie Pargetter:
Toby Laurence
Lily Pargetter:
Katie Redford
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd

Front Row

Fun Home, Portrayal of lesbians in drama, Caryl Phillips, Tate St Ives

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

News, reviews and interviews from the worlds of art, literature, film and music. A stage musical adaption of Alison Bechdel's autobiographical graphic novel, and Fun Home reviewed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Briony Hanson
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Hauer-King
Interviewed Guest:
Caryl Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
Jean Rhys

15 Minute Drama

Dead Weight

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Val McDermid's crime series concludes. Will there be a sickening end for our Slimmers' Club killer? Written by Shelley Silas. Show more

Contributors

DCI Alma Blair:
Julie Hesmondhalgh
CSM Jo Black:
Jane Hazlegrove
DS Jason Trotter:
John Hollingworth
Assistant CSM Mo:
Nitin Kundra
Sue Fulwood:
Helen Kay
Jean Cranberry:
Helen Kay
Blanche Rogers:
Helen Kay

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 105: 25-29 June 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Set in Devon, in the week in 1918 when the War Office called for 10,000 wounded, unfit and older men to help with the looming harvest. Show more

Contributors

Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Klaus Hofstadter:
Atilla Akinci
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Arthur Hurst:
Mark Heap
Betty Newcombe:
Annie McKenzie
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Ivan Jackson:
Lloyd Thomas
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Woman's Hour

Late Night Woman's Hour: Dating post-50; Self-care: is it ever OK to call a woman 'feisty'?

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Lauren Laverne's guests are journalist Zing Tsjeng, anthropologist Dr Anna Machin and comedian Viv Groskop.

Contributors

Presenter:
Lauren Laverne
Interviewed Guest:
Zing Tsjeng
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Machin
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop

BBC Radio 4 LW

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