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Woman's Hour

Listener Week: Being Asexual, Post-adoption depression, Disability and Inclusion.

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Listener Week: A look at being asexual, a mother and daughter's inclusive group for people with disabilities, why clothes are a serious business and post-adoption depression. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Rosen
Interviewed Guest:
Bernice Hardie
Interviewed Guest:
Jessica Hardie
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Strasdin
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Arthur
Interviewed Guest:
Carolyn Oliver

Abdication

1. The King's Matter

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for 4 months

4 Extra Debut. Two men are determined to persuade the King from a marriage they feel isn’t only unsuitable but also wrong. Stars Jim Broadbent. Show more

Contributors

Stanley Baldwin:
Jim Broadbent
Cosmo Lang:
Hugh Ross
Lord Beaverbrook:
Mark Straker
Edward VIII:
Anthony Calf

Genres

Open Book

Claire Fuller, Neil Gaiman, Iranian fiction

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Claire Fuller discusses the appeal of setting a novel in a crumbling country house and Neil Gaiman explains why we should all read Lud-in-the-Mist, a forgotten fantasy classic. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Claire Fuller
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Gaiman
Interviewed Guest:
Saeed Kamali Dehghan
Interviewed Guest:
Azadeh Parsapour
Interviewed Guest:
Carrie Plitt

The Film Programme

Christopher Robin, Sir Richard Eyre

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Sir Richard Eyre discusses his reunion with novelist Ian McEwan and Marc Forster talks about his take on what happened to Winnie The Pooh's friend after he left Hundred Acre Wood. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Eyre
Interviewed Guest:
Marc Forster
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Rosemary Fletcher

BBC Inside Science

Capturing greenhouse gas, Beating heart failure with beetroot, Why elephants don't get cancer, Exactly - a history of precision

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Accelerating the production of magnesite might prove a viable technology to tackle rising CO2 levels, and could beetroot juice prove a natural treatment for failing hearts? Show more

Front Row

Aretha Franklin remembered, David Suchet, Laura Mvula and Ben Okri

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Aretha Franklin, the 'Queen of Soul', known for hits like Respect and Natural Woman, has died aged 76. Paul Gambaccini and Kevin Le Gendre assess her life and work. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Participant:
Paul Gambaccini
Participant:
Kevin Le Gendre
Interviewed Guest:
David Suchet
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Mvula
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Okri
Presenter:
Hilary Dunn

BBC Inside Science

Capturing greenhouse gas, Beating heart failure with beetroot, Why elephants don't get cancer, Exactly - a history of precision

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Accelerating the production of magnesite might prove a viable technology to tackle rising CO2 levels, and could beetroot juice prove a natural treatment for failing hearts? Show more

Book at Bedtime

Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont

Episode 4: 'Blood was thinner than water'

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Mrs Palfrey enjoys a pie with Ludo and the real Desmond makes a visit. Eleanor Bron continues Elizabeth Taylor's witty story of old age. Show more

BBC Radio 4 LW

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