Programme Index

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Woman's Hour

Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post guest edits Woman's Hour Takeover 2018

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Arianna Huffington on stress and burnout, people's relationships with technology, turning outrage into change and not thinking too much about what we wear. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Jessica Huie
Interviewed Guest:
Jayne Sutton
Interviewed Guest:
Tanya Goodin
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Orben
Interviewed Guest:
Zoe Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Pauline Pearce
Participant:
Arianna Huffington
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Fairley
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Elvin
Producer:
Elisa Kennedy

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 3 months

John O'Farrell looks back at the last 20 years, to try to make sense of where we are now. With Hugh Dennis, Doon McKichan, Jan Ravens and Lewis McLeod. Show more

Contributors

Gordon Brown:
Lewis MacLeod
Theresa May:
Jan Ravens

Genres

Home Front

20 July 1918 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1918, it was reported that Ben Tillett MP described the country as 98 per cent anti-German. In Devon, Kitty is called out in the middle of the night to see Dieter. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Klaus Hofstadter:
Atilla Akinci
Dieter Lippke:
Joe Sims
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Writer:
Katie Hims

Drama

Operation Crucible

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The fight for survival as the city of Sheffield is heavily bombed in December 1940. Kieran Knowles' drama tells the story of four steelworkers who seek refuge in the Marples Hotel. Show more

Last Word

Oliver Knussen CBE, Barbara Harrell-Bond OBE, Sam Chisholm, Steve Ditko, Anna Sándor de Kénos

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Julian Worricker on musician Oliver Knussen, anthropologist Barbara Harrell-Bond, media executive Sam Chisholm, artist Steve Ditko, Transylvanian aristocrat Anna Sandor de Kenos. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Kenyon
Interviewed Guest:
Roger Zetter
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Hammond
Interviewed Guest:
Raymond Snoddy
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Carlson
Interviewed Guest:
Michael O'Sullivan

The Archers

20/07/2018

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Jennifer's heart breaks, and Jazzer inadvertently leads a friend down a dark path. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Alison Hindell
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer:
Daisy Badger
Tony Archer:
David Troughton
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge:
Tamsin Greig
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Toby Fairbrother:
Rhys Bevan
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Anisha Jayakody:
Anneika Rose
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Jazzer McCreary:
Ryan Kelly
Kate Madikane:
Perdita Avery
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Freddie Pargetter:
Toby Laurence
Lily Pargetter:
Katie Redford
Johnny Phillips:
Tom Gibbons
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer

Front Row

Mission: Impossible - Fallout, American footballer-turned-opera star Morris Robinson, Commercial bookclubs

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Morris Robinson was an American footballer. Now he's an opera star. The bass singer tells his story and performs. Plus, are book clubs becoming commercial? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gaylene Gould
Interviewed Guest:
Morris Robinson
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Ross
Interviewed Guest:
Danuta Kean
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Shaffi
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Woodhead
Producer:
Julian May

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 108: 16-20 July 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Epic war drama set in Devon, in the week when the Board of Agriculture reported an increase in German PoW farm workers from 800 to 10,000. Show more

Contributors

Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Arthur Hurst:
Mark Heap
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Charles Summer:
Rufus Wright
Mrs Ferrier:
Jane Slavin
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Connie Cavendish:
Darcy Brown
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Klaus Hofstadter:
Atilla Akinci
Dieter Lippke:
Joe Sims
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

A Good Read

Samira Ahmed and Elis James

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Harriett Gilbert is joined by writer and broadcaster Samira Ahmed and comedian and actor Elis James to discuss favourite books. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Elis James
Producer:
Becky Ripley

BBC Radio 4 LW

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