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Music Matters

Erik Satie at 150

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Service re-appraises Erik Satie, the man and his music, on the 150th anniversary of his birth. Including contributions from Caroline Potter and Pascal Roge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Service
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Potter
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Orledge
Interviewed Guest:
Pascal Roge
Interviewed Guest:
Kurt Schwertsik
Interviewed Guest:
Danielle Mathieu-Bouillon
Interviewed Guest:
Alistair McGowan

Saturday Drama

Lewis Carroll - Alice through the Looking Glass

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Available for years

4 Extra Debut. Alice's fantastical story collides with Radio 4, as she crashes a giant game of chess. With Lauren Mote and Julian Rhind-Tutt. Show more

Contributors

Lewis Carroll:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
The Red Queen:
Carole Boyd
The White Queen:
Sally Phillips
Humpty Dumpty:
Nicholas Parsons
Tweedledee:
Alistair McGowan
Tweedledum:
Alistair McGowan
The White Knight:
John Rowe
The White King:
Robert Blythe
Messenger:
Ben Crowe

Genres

Saturday Live

Alistair McGowan

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Aasmah Mir and Suzy Klein talk to impressionist and actor Alistair McGowan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Presenter:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Alistair McGowan
Interviewed Guest:
Katy U'ren
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Durand
Interviewed Guest:
Jeannette Charles
Interviewed Guest:
Lang Lang
Producer:
Alex Lewis

Loose Ends

Meera Syal, Anthony Head, Alistair McGowan, Rhyannon Styles, Ron Sexsmith, Mykki Blanco, Scottee, Clive Anderson

Duration: 38 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clive Anderson and Scottee are joined by Meera Syal, Anthony Head, Alistair McGowan and Rhyannon Styles. With music from Ron Sexsmith and Mykki Blanco. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Interviewed Guest:
Meera Syal
Interviewed Guest:
Anthony Head
Interviewed Guest:
Alistair McGowan
Interviewed Guest:
Rhyannon Styles
Performer:
Ron Sexsmith
Performer:
Mykki Blanco

What The Future?

Series 1

Bees

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

What if bees are no more, 30 years from now? Kirsty Wark’s documentary from the future. With Nadia Kamil. From 2014. Show more

What The Future?

Series 1

Cars

Duration: 25 minutes

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

Available for years

Kirsty Wark presents a documentary from 30 years in the future, imagining if driverless cars were to become a hit. From 2014. Show more

What The Future?

Series 1

Drugs

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

What if drugs were legal, 30 years from now? Kirsty Wark’s documentary from the future. With Geoffrey McGivern. From 2014. Show more

What The Future?

Series 1

Living longer

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

What if we live forever, 30 years from now? Kirsty Wark’s documentary from the future. With Alistair McGowan. From 2014. Show more

In Tune Highlights

'The only way I could achieve this was by running away' - Sir Peter Wright on becoming a dancer

Duration: 20 minutes

Available for over a year

Picks from the week including Hilary Hahn, Sophie Raworth, and Alistair McGowan.

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Hilary Hahn
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Raworth
Interviewed Guest:
Alistair McGowan
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Wright
Presenter:
Katie Derham

Drama

George Bernard Shaw - Pygmalion

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 5 days

Eliza‘s day of reckoning - can she pass as a lady at the ambassador's ball? Classic tale starring Al Murray and Sian Phillips. Show more

Contributors

Henry Higgins:
Alistair McGowan
Eliza Doolittle:
Morgana Robinson
Alfred Doolittle:
Al Murray
Colonel Pickering:
Hugh Fraser
Mrs Higgins:
Siân Phillips
Mrs Pearce:
Charlotte Page
Mrs Eynsford-Hill:
Georgie Glen
Clara Eynsford-Hill:
Maeve Bluebell Wells
Freddy Eynsford-Hill:
Tom Forrister
Nepommuck:
David Sturzaker
Ambassador:
John Dougall
Ambassador's Wife:
Sarah Ridgeway
Bystander:
David Sterne
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Drama

George Bernard Shaw - Pygmalion

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 4 days

A cockney flower girl is trained by a professor of phonetics to pass as a duchess. Stars Alistair McGowan and Morgana Robinson. Show more

Contributors

Henry Higgins:
Alistair McGowan
Eliza Doolittle:
Morgana Robinson
Alfred Doolittle:
Al Murray
Colonel Pickering:
Hugh Fraser
Mrs Higgins:
Siân Phillips
Mrs Pearce:
Charlotte Page
Mrs Eynsford-Hill:
Georgie Glen
Clara Eynsford-Hill:
Maeve Bluebell Wells
Freddy Eynsford-Hill:
Tom Forrister
Nepommuck:
David Sturzaker
Ambassador:
John Dougall
Ambassador's Wife:
Sarah Ridgeway
Bystander:
David Sterne
Director:
Emma Harding

Genres

Front Row

Alistair McGowan as Jimmy Savile, Amitav Ghosh, Richard Dadd

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Presented by Kirsty Lang. Alistair McGowan discusses playing Jimmy Savile, Amitav Ghosh on his novel Flood of Fire, Richard Dadd's exhibition reviewed and trouble at Bayreuth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Alistair McGowan
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Maitland
Interviewed Guest:
Amitav Ghosh
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Lebrecht