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Woman's Hour

School exclusions, Bollywood star Kajol

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The rise in state school exclusions: the impact on child and parents. Plus, Bollywood megastar Kajol, female espionage in the 17th century, and Woman's Lab goes dating. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Cherry
Interviewed Guest:
Nadine Akkerman
Interviewed Guest:
Gemma Cairney
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Kajol
Producer:
Emma Wallace

15 Minute Drama

Five Days Which Changed Everything

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Autobiographical drama about love, loss and the unexpected moments of grace that preserve us, by Jo Clifford. It is Friday, 15 years later. Show more

Ed Reardon's Week

Series 11

Episode 1: The Reboot

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Author Ed is in unfamiliar territory returning to full-time education at 'Uni'. Stars Christopher Douglas. From 2016. Show more

Home Front

27 July 1918 - Cora Gidley

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1918, it was reported that a quarter of a million Americans had embarked for France, while in Staverley Court, all thoughts are on just one boy. Show more

Contributors

Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Connie Cavendish:
Darcy Brown
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Writer:
Katie Hims

Drama

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Episode 2: The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Mma Ramotswe is technically on holiday from the agency, but that does not stop her from stepping in to rescue an orphaned boy or from taking on an important case. Show more

Last Word

Charles Gimingham, Felicia Langer, Julian Tudor Hart, Anne Olivier Popham Bell, Adrian Cronauer

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Julian Worricker on ecologist Charles Gimingham, lawyer Felicia Langer, doctor & campaigner Julian Tudor Hart, art scholar & editor Anne Olivier Bell, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Des Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Daphna Baram
Interviewed Guest:
Allyson Pollock
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew McNeillie
Interviewed Guest:
Frances Spalding

Front Row

Iceman, Suicide in the performing arts, Samuel Barber opera Vanessa

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Iceman, the story of Otzi, the prehistoric man. What can be done about the higher-than-average risk of suicide in the performing arts? And Barber's little-known opera Vanessa. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah McGill
Interviewed Guest:
Katherine Rundell
Interviewed Guest:
Luciana Berger
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Grainger
Interviewed Guest:
Keith Warner

15 Minute Drama

Five Days Which Changed Everything

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Autobiographical drama about love, loss and the unexpected moments of grace that preserve us, by Jo Clifford. It is Friday, 15 years later. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 109: 23-27 July 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Epic war drama set in Devon, in the week in 1918 when an outbreak of flu was reported at a PoW camp in Bramley, affecting a third of the 3,000 prisoners. Show more

Contributors

Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Mr Buckle:
Sean Murray
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Stallholder:
Ryan Early
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Ludwig Huber:
Marcel Hagen
Klaus Hofstadter:
Atilla Akinci
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Connie Cavendish:
Darcy Brown
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Woman's Hour

Leadership: Civil Partnership

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Lauren Laverne's guests are neuroscientist professor Sophie Scott, tech evangelist doctor Sue Black and journalist and academic Zoe Strimpel.

Contributors

Presenter:
Lauren Laverne
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Perry
Interviewed Guest:
Natasha Devon
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Whippman
Producer:
Laura Thomas

A Good Read

Nathan Caton and Adam Rutherford

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Harriett Gilbert talks favourite books with comedian Nathan Caton and science presenter Adam Rutherford. Paul Auster and the life story of Paul Canoville are both on the table. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Nathan Caton
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Rutherford
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Book of the Week

Where the Line is Drawn

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Raja Shehadeh, award-winning Palestinian writer, receives shocking news and arrives at a new understanding about the value of his friendship with Henry. Read by Peter Polycarpou. Show more

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