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Woman's Hour

Ali Gibb and hitting three holes-in-one in one day; Bushra El-Turk, Mothers Who Make

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Golfer Ali Gibb on defying the odds to hit three holes-in-one in one day, composer Bushra El-Turk on her debut commission for the BBC Proms, and mothers starting arts careers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Ali Gibb
Interviewed Guest:
Bushra El-Turk
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Dabiri
Interviewed Guest:
Matilda Leyser
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Lange
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Simm

44 Scotland Street

Series 5

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Young Olive wants to rewrite Shakespeare, Bruce's girlfriend is leading him into danger, and Angus has six puppies too many. It's 44 Scotland Street! Show more

Drama

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Episode 1: A Man from a Far Place

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi receive a visit from an extremely important person - a hero of Botswana's only lady detectives. Written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith. Show more

Contributors

Mma Ramotswe:
Claire Benedict
Mma Makutsi:
Nadine Marshall
Mr JLB Matekoni:
Ben Onwukwe
Fanwell:
Beru Tessema
Mma Potokwani:
Janice Acquah
Clovis Andersen:
Sam Dale
Mma Soleti:
Eleanor Crooks
Phuti Radiphuti:
Jude Akuwudike

Genres

BBC Inside Science

Cavendish banana survival; Guillemot egg shape; Unexpected Truth About Animals; Tambora's rainstorm

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The fight to save the Cavendish, our last commercially viable banana, and an ornithological mystery - the guillemot's weird egg shape, is solved. With Marnie Chesterton Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
James Dale
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Birkhead
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Cooke
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Birkhead
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Genge

Plum House

Series 1

Why Why WI?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Eccentric museum staff at the former country home of a terrible 18th century poet expect the WI. Stars Jane Horrocks. From 2016. Show more

Front Row

BSO Resound at the Proms, Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlist, Creativity and the brain, Melissa Harrison

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

James Rose, founder of the BSO's Resound, on their Proms debut, the Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlist, Paul Howard Jones on the brain, and Melissa Harrison on her new novel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Armstrong
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Howard-Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Melissa Harrison

44 Scotland Street

Series 5

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Young Olive wants to rewrite Shakespeare, Bruce's girlfriend is leading him into danger, and Angus has six puppies too many. It's 44 Scotland Street! Show more

BBC Inside Science

Cavendish banana survival; Guillemot egg shape; Unexpected Truth About Animals; Tambora's rainstorm

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The fight to save the Cavendish, our last commercially viable banana, and an ornithological mystery - the guillemot's weird egg shape, is solved. With Marnie Chesterton Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
James Dale
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Birkhead
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Cooke
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Birkhead
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Genge

Book at Bedtime

Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 4: 'It's a shark's tooth.'

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Will it ever be safe to go back into the water? After another shark attack, Chief Brody decides it's time to call in an expert. Henry Goodman reads Peter Benchley's classic novel. Show more

The Missing Hancocks

Series 2

How Hancock Won the War

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. The lad tells Andree about his war wound. You may find it hard to believe. Stars Kevin McNally. 1956 episode rerecorded in 2015. Show more

Contributors

Tony Hancock:
Kevin McNally
Bill Kerr:
Kevin Eldon
Sid James:
Simon Greenall
Kenneth Williams:
Robin Sebastian
Andree Melly:
Susy Kane
Writer:
Ray Galton
Producer:
Ed Morrish
Producer:
Neil Pearson

Genres

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