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Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Phyllida Lloyd directs an all-female Donmar Warehouse production of Shakespeare's great political drama, set in a present-day women's prison. Show more

Contributors

Mark Antony:
Jade Anouka
Julius Caesar:
Jackie Clune
Cinna the Poet:
Shiloh Coke
Portia, Octavius Caesar:
Clare Dunne
Soothsayer:
Leah Harvey
Calpurnia, Metellus Cimber:
Zainab Hasan
Trebonius:
Jennifer Joseph
Dog, Cinna:
Carolina Valdes
Studio Director:
Rhodri Huw
Film Editor:
Justine Wright
Film Editor:
Jo-Anne Dixon
Film Editor:
Dylan Goch
Producer:
Kate Pakenham
Producer:
John Wyver
Production Company:
Donmar Warehouse

Duration: 45 minutes

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

In the year 2020, the bees are nearly all gone. Human beings might be next. Stars Alice Lowe and Stuart McLoughlin. Show more

Contributors

Deborah:
Alice Lowe
Hire Car Salesman:
Alun Raglan
Customs Official:
John Norton
Lost Passenger:
Claire Cage

Genres

Midweek

Harriet Walter, Richard Curtis, Suzi Quatro, Declan Murphy

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Actor Dame Harriet Walter, writer and director Richard Curtis, singer-songwriter Suzi Quatro and former jockey Declan Murphy join Libby Purves for the final edition of Midweek. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Walter
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Curtis
Interviewed Guest:
Suzi Quatro
Interviewed Guest:
Declan Murphy

Brand

Midweek

Between the Ears

The Impossible Book

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Peter Blegvad's drama about a writer beset by hallucinations on a train travelling through time as well as space, and between parallel realities. Show more

Contributors

The free rider/writer:
Peter Blegvad
Agatha Christie:
Harriet Walter
The conductor:
Andy Partridge
The sheriff:
David Thomas
The passenger:
John Guerrasio
Charles's mum:
Sophie Duval

Start the Week

The Tempest Reimagined, with Margaret Atwood and Harriet Walter

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr discusses Shakespeare and Caravaggio with the writer Margaret Atwood, actor Harriet Walter, curator Letizia Treves and biographer Richard Holmes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Atwood
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Walter
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Holmes
Interviewed Guest:
Letizia Treves
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Free Thinking

Artes Mundi Prize, Harriet Walter, Amitav Ghosh, Edmund Richardson

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

With Catherine Fletcher and Owen Sheers on the Artes Mundi visual arts show, actress Harriet Walter on playing male theatrical roles and Amitav Ghosh on climate change in fiction. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Walter
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Fletcher
Interviewed Guest:
Owen Sheers
Interviewed Guest:
Amitav Ghosh

Drama

The Road from Herat: A Life Story

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Harriet Walter plays Clare Holtham in Abigail Youngman's docu-drama featuring the poetry and journals of this fiercely unusual writer and traveller in Turkey, Iran and Afghanistan. Show more

Contributors

Young Clare:
Harriet Walter
Poet Clare:
Harriet Walter
Producer:
Sara Davies

Genres

Brand

Drama

Dangerous Visions

Anita Sullivan - The Bee Maker

Duration: 45 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. It is 2020, and the bees are nearly all gone. Human beings might be nex. A cautionary tale about our busy technology-filled lives. With Alice Lowe and Harriet Walter. Show more

Contributors

Deborah:
Alice Lowe
Hire Car Salesman:
Alun Raglan
Customs Official:
John Norton
Lost Passenger:
Claire Cage

Genres

Free Thinking

Patricia Duncker, Adrienne Mayor on the Amazons, Harriet Walter and Guy Paul

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

With Patricia Duncker on her new work of fiction about George Eliot, Adrienne Mayor discussing Amazonian women, and Harriet Walter and Guy Paul on collaborating as a couple. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Patricia Duncker
Interviewed Guest:
Adrienne Mayor
Interviewed Guest:
Melvin Konner
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Schade
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Walter
Interviewed Guest:
Guy Paul

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

France, 1940. In the first days of the occupation, Lucile Angellier is living in a small quiet town with her mother-in-law as they await news of her husband, a prisoner of war. Show more

Contributors

Lucile Angellier:
Michelle Williams
Madame Angellier:
Kristin Scott Thomas
Lieutenant Bruno von Falk:
Matthias Schoenaerts
Benoit Labarie:
Sam Riley
Madeleine Labarie:
Ruth Wilson
Celine Joseph:
Margot Robbie
Lieutenant Kurt Bonnet:
Tom Schilling
Viscount Montmort:
Lambert Wilson
Viscountess Montmort:
Harriet Walter
Monsieur Dubois:
Paul Ritter
Madame Joseph:
Deborah Findlay
Monsieur Joseph:
Eric Godon
Young Priest:
Vincent Doms
Maurice Michaud:
Simon Dutton
Writer:
Saul Dibb
Director:
Saul Dibb

Poetry Please

16/02/2014

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Roger McGough introduces poems by Lewis Carroll, Billy Collins, Kipling and Rossetti and takes a look at the poetry of Raymond Carver. With readers Harriet Walter and Guy Paul. Show more

Poetry Please

A dollop of nonsense and a hint of spring

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Roger McGough introduces poems requested by listeners, including works by Mervyn Peake, Guy Wetmore Carryl and Wordsworth. Read by Harriet Walter and Guy Paul. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Andrei joins the army while Prince Vassily and Anna battle over Count Bezukhov's will. Starring John Hurt and Paterson Joseph. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Pierre inherits a fortune after the death of his father. Meanwhile Andrei leaves Bald Hills to join the army. Stars John Hurt. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

The Battle of Austerlitz takes place, Lise is due to give birth and Pierre and Dolokhov duel over Helene. Stars Harriet Walter. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

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

After Lise's death, Pierre visits Bald Hills to try and console a broken Andrei. Starring John Hurt and Stephen Campbell-More. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 5

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Natasha’s life is about to change forever when she is invited to her first ball. Starring John Hurt and Lesley Manville. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

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

Natasha starts to doubt her marriage to Andrei after meeting Prince Anatole. Starring John Hurt and Stephen Campbell-Moore. Show more

War and Peace

Episode 7

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Prince Bolkonsky reacts badly to the French approaching Smolensk while Pierre is on a mission to save Russia. Stars John Hurt. Show more