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Front Row Late

Series 4

Episode 1

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Mary Beard is joined by guests Jeanette Winterson and Val McDermid to discuss the posthumous reputations of writers and artists. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Jeanette Winterson
Series Producer:
Mark Crossan
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Have I Got News for You

Series 55

Episode 2

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Victoria Coren Mitchell and panellists Richard Osman and Val McDermid.

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Ian Hislop
Panellist:
Richard Osman
Panellist:
Val McDermid
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Producer:
Ed Ryland
Series Producer:
Jo Bunting
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

The extended version of the news quiz. Regular captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton are joined by guest host Victoria Coren Mitchell and panellists Richard Osman and Val McDermid. Show more

Front Row

Edinburgh International Books Festival: Val McDermid talks to Paul Auster and Denise Mina

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Val McDermid is at the Edinburgh International Books Festival where she talks to Paul Auster about 4 3 2 1, and to Denise Mina about The Long Drop. Sam Lee performs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Auster
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Heron
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Lee
Presenter:
Timothy Prosser

Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray's 30 years of presenting Woman's Hour; Classical piano, Starting university

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Celebrating 30 years of Jenni Murray presenting Woman's Hour. Plus classical pianist Beatrice Rana, preparing for university and the legacy of US feminist Kate Millett. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Ettie Bailey-King
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Tobin
Interviewed Guest:
Beatrice Rana

Woman's Hour

East Dunbartonshire - The Best Place to be a Woman

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

What makes East Dunbartonshire the best place overall to be a woman? We hear your views about where you live and discuss how your hometown can shape your life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Editor:
Erin Riley
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Mcdonald
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Harkness
Interviewed Guest:
Nancy Kelly
Interviewed Guest:
Beatrice Rana
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Tobin
Interviewed Guest:
Nikki Woolf
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Woolf
Interviewed Guest:
Geri Horner
Interviewed Guest:
Shazia Mirza
Interviewed Guest:
Susie Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Tanni Grey-Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Hemmings
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Beard
Interviewed Guest:
Ettie Bailey-King

imagine...

Autumn 2016

Episode 3: Serial Killers - The Women Who Write Crime Fiction

Duration: 1 hour

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

Alan Yentob explores the enthralling world of female crime fiction in the company of some of its best-selling authors, including Patricia Cornwell, Val McDermid and Paula Hawkins. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Participant:
Patricia Cornwell
Participant:
Val McDermid
Participant:
Paula Hawkins
Series Editor:
Alan Yentob
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Question Time

16/11/2017

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

David Dimbleby presents topical debate from Newcastle. The panel includes Emily Thornberry, Tim Farron, Val McDermid and Rod Liddle. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Panellist:
Nadhim Zahawi
Panellist:
Tim Farron
Panellist:
Val McDermid
Panellist:
Rod Liddle
Executive Producer:
Nicolai Gentchev
Production Company:
Mentorn Scotland

Duration: 1 minute

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

Susan Calman tries to learn how to unwind, by learning about gardening from Val McDermid. Show more

Question Time

16/02/2017

Duration: 1 hour

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

David Dimbleby chairs topical debate from Glasgow.

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Series Editor:
Liam Hanley
Executive Producer:
Nicolai Gentchev
Panellist:
David Mundell
Panellist:
John Swinney
Panellist:
Val McDermid
Panellist:
Mark Littlewood

Dangerous Visions

Resistance

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Val McDermid's thriller examines what happens if antibiotics stop working. Developed through the Wellcome Trust Experimental stories scheme. Show more

Dangerous Visions

Resistance

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Val McDermid's thriller examines what happens if antibiotics stop working. Developed through the Wellcome Trust Experimental stories scheme. Show more

Dangerous Visions

Resistance

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Val McDermid's thriller examines what happens if antibiotics stop working. Developed through the Wellcome Trust Experimental stories scheme. Show more

Last Word

Martin McGuinness, Chuck Berry, Sir Derek Walcott, Salome Karwah, Colin Dexter

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on IRA leader and politician Martin McGuinness, musician Chuck Berry, poet Sir Derek Walcott, Ebola survivor Salome Karwah, writer Colin Dexter. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Neil George
Interviewed Guest:
Denis Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Taylor Hackford
Interviewed Guest:
Linton Kwesi Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Anita Sethi
Interviewed Guest:
Burt Caesar
Interviewed Guest:
Aryn Baker
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Barker

Front Row

Mike Bartlett on Trauma, Cornelia Parker, Val McDermid

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mike Bartlett on his TV drama series Trauma, Bridget Lawless and Val McDermid discuss the Staunch Book Prize, and artist Cornelia Parker on her coverage of the 2017 election. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Bartlett
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Cornelia Parker

Open Book

Uzodinma Iweala

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Uzodinma Iweala on his new novel Speak No Evil. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Uzodinma Iweala
Interviewed Guest:
Abir Mukherjee
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Graeme Macrae Burnet

Celebrity Mastermind

2012/13

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Celebrity quiz. Actress Crissy Rock, Paralympian Hannah Cockroft, entertainment correspondent Lizo Mzimba and crime writer Val McDermid answer questions from John Humphrys. Show more

Artsnight

Series 3

Episode 10: Val McDermid

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Magazine arts show. Is fiction the best way to access the truth? Val McDermid explores the relationship between fiction, video games and crime documentary. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Val McDermid
Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Matthew Springford
Producer:
Jon Morrice
Director:
Jon Morrice
Interviewed Guest:
Ken MacLeod
Interviewed Guest:
Richard K Morgan
Interviewed Guest:
Malath Abbas
Interviewed Guest:
Lucas Pope
Interviewed Guest:
Roger Graef