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Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Professionals and experts submit theories about life, the universe and everything for examination by a panel of Andy Hamilton, Reginald D Hunter and guest Martha Kearney. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andy Hamilton
Participant:
Martha Kearney
Director:
Paul Wheeler

Genres

Books That Made Britain

East Anglia: The Scene of the Crime

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One EastLatest broadcast: on BBC One East

Martha Kearney investigates why the East Anglian landscape has caught the imagination of so many authors, among them PD James and Nicci French. Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

1976 was marked by the resignation of Harold Wilson and the sterling crisis. Papers released under the 30-year rule give a new insight into the political decisions of that year. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Martha Kearney
Interviewed Guest:
Bernard Donoughue
Interviewed Guest:
Peter McKay
Interviewed Guest:
Shirley Williams

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Martha Kearney hears Michael Gove, Bidisha and Rosie Boycott's opinions on Away from Her, Speed-the-Plow at The Old Vic, Junot Díaz's debut novel, and British female musicians. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

From the home of the book festival at Hay-on-Wye, Martha Kearney looks at how the way we read is changing in the era of electronic publishing and globalised media. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Martha Kearney
Presenter:
Stephen Smith
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Executive Producer:
David Okuefuna
Producer:
Lucie Donahue
Director:
Lucie Donahue

Woman's Hour

Sixth form transition, Cilla Black tribute, Cook the Perfect

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The programme explores post-16 education options. Plus, the business of flower festivals, Cilla Black tribute, Val McDermid on the work of Josephine Tey, and Claire Thomson cooks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Abramson
Interviewed Guest:
Patsy Kane
Interviewed Guest:
David Igoe
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Turner
Interviewed Guest:
Letitia Rivett-Old
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Thomson
Interviewed Guest:
Martha Kearney
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Upson

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Martha Kearney retraces the footsteps of artist George Victor Du Noyer. Martha travels the spiritual trail, taking in Blasket Island and the islands of the Fermanagh Lakelands. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Martha Kearney
Executive Producer:
Brendan Hughes
Executive Producer:
Deirdre Devlin
Series Producer:
Andrea McCartney

The Review Show

23/11/2012

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Martha Kearney and guests John Carey, Ekow Eshun and Natalie Haynes discuss the cultural highlights of the week including the National Theatre's production of The Magistrate. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Martha Kearney
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson
Participant:
John Carey
Participant:
Ekow Eshun
Participant:
Natalie Haynes