Programme Index

Discover 10,058,605 listings and 230,925 playable programmes from the BBC

Woman's Hour

Listener Week: Legacy books, Age gap relationships, Adult bullying, Going grey.

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Listener Week. The book that changed my life. Can an age gap make a difference to a relationship? If I stop dying my hair will people still take me seriously? And adult bullying. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Clift
Interviewed Guest:
Jayne Mayled
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Lay
Interviewed Guest:
Dee Holmes
Interviewed Guest:
Huma Qureshi
Interviewed Guest:
Ronali Collings
Interviewed Guest:
Marilyn McKenzie
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Jones

The Pillow Book

Series 11

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Robert Forrest's popular thriller set in 10th-century Japan. Empress Teishi is in child-bed - dismissing midwife and priest, she insists Lady Shonagon alone will attend her. Show more

Contributors

Shonagon:
Ruth Gemmell
Yukinari:
Cal MacAninch
The Emperor:
Paul Ready
Empress Teishi:
Laura Rees
Empress Shoshi:
Bobby Rainsbury
Director:
Lu Kemp

Genres

The Food Programme

Shetland - A Food Homecoming

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Sheila Dillon visits Shetland to meet the people who are transforming Shetland's food culture. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sheila Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Williamson
Interviewed Guest:
Akshay Borges
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Wright
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Atia
Interviewed Guest:
Penny Armstrong
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Armstrong
Producer:
Maggie Ayre

Just a Minute

Series 82

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Paul Merton, Pam Ayres, Josie Lawrence and Julian Clary attempt to speak for 60 seconds on a variety of subjects without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Pam Ayres
Panellist:
Josie Lawrence
Panellist:
Julian Clary

Front Row

Rosie Jones, Janeane Garofalo and Jenni Fagan on stage at the Edinburgh Festival

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Comedians Rosie Jones and Janeane Garofalo are among Viv Groskop's guests live from the BBC Tent at the Edinburgh Festival. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Rosie Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Janeane Garofalo
Interviewed Guest:
Jenni Fagan
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

The Pillow Book

Series 11

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Robert Forrest's popular thriller set in 10th-century Japan. Empress Teishi is in child-bed - dismissing midwife and priest, she insists Lady Shonagon alone will attend her. Show more

Contributors

Shonagon:
Ruth Gemmell
Yukinari:
Cal MacAninch
The Emperor:
Paul Ready
Empress Teishi:
Laura Rees
Empress Shoshi:
Bobby Rainsbury
Director:
Lu Kemp

Genres

Book at Bedtime

Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont

Episode 1: 'If it's not nice, I needn't stay'

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

The recently widowed Laura Palfrey arrives at the Claremont Hotel on the Cromwell Road. Eleanor Bron reads Elizabeth Taylor's poignant and witty masterpiece. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

About BBC Radio 4

Intelligent speech, the most insightful journalism, the wittiest comedy, the most fascinating features and the most compelling drama and readings anywhere in UK radio.

About this data

This data is drawn from the data stream that informs BBC's iPlayer and Sounds. The information shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was/is subject to change and may not be accurate. More