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Clare in the Community

Series 8

Nanny State

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

As Brian and Clare struggle with childcare, she bumps into the ex-Nanny they sacked. Stars Sally Phillips. From January 2013. Show more

Clare in the Community

Series 8

On Expenses

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

As society collapses all around her, social Worker Clare Barker is bean counting. Stars Sally Phillips. From January 2013. Show more

Clare in the Community

Series 8

Fifty Shades of Ray

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

The social workers' anxiety over redundancies is eclipsed by shattering news about Ray. Stars Sally Phillips. From January 2013. Show more

Clare in the Community

Series 8

Hot Desk

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Social Worker Clare Barker and colleagues must move offices and embrace hot desking. Stars Sally Phillips. From January 2013. Show more

Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing

Series 2

About Careful Driving

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Nathan Caton acknowledges that his dad loves his car more than him. With Curtis Walker and Mona Hammond. From May 2013. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

When Nathan Caton's grandma believes her grandson is rich, his world is turned upside down. With Mona Hammond. From May 2013. Show more

Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing

Series 2

About Poorly Relatives

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

When his parents are ill, Nathan is unsympathetic - an attitude he has inherited from his grandma. With Adjoa Andoh. From May 2013. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Nigel Rees hosts the quotations quiz with Sally Phillips, Matthew Parris, Kate Williams and Frog Stone. From October 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Rees
Panellist:
Sally Phillips
Panellist:
Matthew Parris
Panellist:
Kate Williams
Panellist:
Frog Stone
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Nigel Rees hosts the quotations quiz with Sally Phillips, Matthew Parris, Kate Williams and Frog Stone. From November 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Rees
Panellist:
Kate Williams
Panellist:
Frog Stone
Panellist:
Sally Phillips
Panellist:
Matthew Parris
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Clare in the Community

Series 8

The Scapegoat

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

After an unprofessional mishap, social worker Clare Barker is in deep water at work. Stars Sally Phillips. From January 2013. Show more

Big Problems with Helen Keen

Series 2

Episode 1: Food

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for 12 months

Natural resources are dwindling. How can we make sure everyone is fed? Can science help? Will the future be meals in a pill? Professional science amateur Helen Keen investigates. Show more

Big Problems with Helen Keen

Series 2

Episode 2: Women

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for 12 months

You may not immediately identify women as a problem but, when 'normal' has meant 'male' for centuries how does that affect our perception of women from the past and in the present? Show more

Big Problems with Helen Keen

Series 2

Episode 3: Personality

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for 12 months

Helen asks: who are we? Why do we have a personality? Do different brains give us different personalities? Does our environment shape our personality? Show more

Big Problems with Helen Keen

Series 2

Episode 4: Care

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for 12 months

Who cares? Why do we care? If genes are selfish why is altruism attractive? Is fairness built into our brains? What is the future of empathy? What is the cost of love? Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 2

Earning Your Corn

Duration: 25 minutes

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

Available for years

Tom's dad celebrates a milestone in governmental reform while Tom tentatively puts a foot on the property ladder. From 2014. Show more

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups

Series 2

The Well of Loneliness

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Tom finds himself on a moor in search of a potentially devastating family secret while his mum and gran dress wells! From 2014. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Nigel Rees hosts the quotations quiz with Kate Fox, Olly Mann, Julian Mitchell and Joanna Scanlon. From October 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Rees
Panellist:
Kate Fox
Panellist:
Olly Mann
Panellist:
Julian Mitchell
Panellist:
Joanna Scanlon
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Nigel Rees hosts the quotations quiz with Julian Mitchell, Olly Mann, Joanna Scanlan and Kate Fox. From October 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Rees
Panellist:
Julian Mitchell
Panellist:
Olly Mann
Panellist:
Joanna Scanlan
Panellist:
Kate Fox
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing

Series 2

About Difficult Dads

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

Nathan's dad celebrates his 50th birthday but resents being made to feel middle-aged. With Adjoa Andoh. From June 2013. Show more

Clare in the Community

Edinburgh Special: In Treatment

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

Clare and Brian's relationship is in trouble. Could relationship counselling help? Stars Sally Phillips. One-off special from the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Show more