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For One Night Only

Series 7

Episode 2: The Weavers at Carnegie Hall

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Paul Gambaccini relives Christmas Eve 1955 and the Weavers sell-out reunion concert, 3 years after Pete Seeger's blacklisting for communist sympathies had forced them to break up. Show more

Saturday Review

13/10/2012

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe and guests discuss the film Ruby Sparks, the drama Enquirer, a new Thomas Kenneally novel, another television Sherlock and Richard Hamilton at the National Gallery. Show more

Open Book

Michael Chabon on his latest novel Telegraph Avenue

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Michael Chabon on his latest novel Telegraph Avenue; writing biographies of the living and the dead; and how Dickens' faults can reveal his genius. Presented by Mariella Frostrup. Show more

Start the Week

Richard Ford on the US Elections

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr discusses the state of the US with American authors Richard Ford and Lionel Shriver, journalist Edward Luce and chair of Republicans Abroad UK Thomas Grant. Show more

One to One

Kate Silverton on how our fear of failure impacts on the choices we make.

Duration: 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kate Silverton talks to businesswoman Kate Hardcastle on how her experience of bullying at school impacted on her life choices and made her initially afraid to take a risk. Show more

The Essay

Anglo-Saxon Portraits

Episode 1: Vortigern

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Professor Barry Cunliffe discusses Vortigern, the king whom history has often held responsible for inviting to the British Isles the first Anglo-Saxon invaders. Show more

Night Waves

Hanna Rosin, Hollywood Costume, Psychoanalysis and Climate Change, 1922

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Philip Dodd discusses The End of Men and the Rise of Women with author Hanna Rosin, 1922 with Kevin Jackson, psychoanalysis and climate change, and the V and A's Hollywood Costume. Show more