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Last Word

Lady Mary Soames, Gordon Willis, Clyde Snow, Count Suckle

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Matthew Bannister remembers Winston Churchill's daughter Lady Mary Soames, cinematographer Gordon Willis, forensic anthropologist Clyde Snow and sound system pioneer Count Suckle. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Emma Soames
Interviewed Guest:
David Reynolds
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Christie
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Joyce
Interviewed Guest:
Luis Fondebrider
Interviewed Guest:
David Katz

Last Word

Sir Jocelyn Stevens, Jerrie Mock, John Moat, Shirley Baker, David Rayvern Allen

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on newspaper executive Sir Jocelyn Stevens, pilot Jerrie Mock, writer John Moat, photographer Shirley Baker, BBC producer and cricket writer David Rayvern Allen. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Simon Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Roy Greenslade
Interviewed Guest:
Dorothy Cochrane
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Reid
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Borthwick
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Stimson
Interviewed Guest:
Eamonn McCabe
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Stilgoe
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Down

Saturday Live

Rick Astley

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Extraordinary stories, unusual people and a sideways look at the world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Rick Astley
Interviewed Guest:
Colin Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Lees
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Thelwall
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Williams

Saturday Live

Alexander Armstrong

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Alexander Armstrong, quizmaster, actor and occasional oboist, choreographer Arlene Phillips and the jungle music DJ who gave up a career in music to found a community of runners. Show more

Saturday Live

Anthony Horowitz

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Extraordinary stories, unusual people and a sideways look at the world. Anthony Horowitz, Major Tim Peake, Dave Gorman and Rhinal Patel, who travels the world for free. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Anthony Horowitz
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Peake
Interviewed Guest:
Dave Gorman
Interviewed Guest:
Rhinal Patel
Interviewed Guest:
Antonio Carluccio
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Aasmah Mir

Saturday Live

Una Stubbs

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Extraordinary stories, unusual people and a sideways look at the world. Una Stubbs discusses her love of painting and her role playing Sherlock's landlady. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Una Stubbs
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Garrod
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Griffin
Interviewed Guest:
Ian W Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Marti Webb
Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles

Saturday Live

Lenny Henry, Pumeza Matshikiza, Jack Cooke, Emma Bridgewater, Ana Matronic

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Lenny Henry talks to Aasmah Mir and the Rev Richard Coles about his new album of blues music, and soprano Pumeza discusses her journey from township to the Royal Opera House. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Lenny Henry
Interviewed Guest:
Pumeza Matshikiza
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Cooke
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Bridgewater
Interviewed Guest:
Ana Matronic
Interviewer:
Anna Bailey
Interviewed Guest:
Ron Freeman

Saturday Live

Leslie Garrett

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Lesley Garrett, Charlie Higson, punk singer Steve Ignorant and beatboxer Bellatrix join Richard Coles and Kate Silverton live from the Pavilion Theatre on Cromer Pier, Norfolk. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Kate Silverton
Interviewed Guest:
Lesley Garrett
Interviewed Guest:
Charlie Higson
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Bellatrix
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Ignorant
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Foote Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Ethan Hawke
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Savory
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin

Saturday Live

Miles Jupp

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Extraordinary stories, unusual people and a sideways look at the world. Miles Jupp, magician, soldier and Britain's Got Talent winner Richard Jones, and cliff diver Blake Aldridge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Interviewed Guest:
Miles Jupp
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Blake Aldridge
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Guilding
Interviewed Guest:
Romy Shovelton
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Dannatt

Saturday Live

David Baddiel

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Extraordinary stories, unusual people and a sideways look at the world. Comedian and writer David Baddiel on writing for children. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Baddiel
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Mears
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Solomon
Interviewed Guest:
Ruud Gullit

Saturday Live

Adrian Chiles, David France, Phoebe Wainman, Mark Grist

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Adrian Chiles, rapper and English teacher Mark Grist, stock car racing champ Phoebe Wainman, Everton superfan Dr David France and Johnny Marr's Inheritance Tracks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Silverton
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Adrian Chiles
Interviewed Guest:
Phoebe Wainman
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Grist
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Weston
Interviewed Guest:
David France
Interviewed Guest:
Johnny Marr
Series Editor:
Beverley Purcel

Saturday Live

Lucy Porter

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Comedian Lucy Porter, motivational speaker Chris Barez-Brown, pyrotechnician Jon Culverhouse, and football coach Francesca Brown join Kate Silverton and Aasmah Mir. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Kate Silverton
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Porter
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Barez-Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Jon Culverhouse
Interviewed Guest:
Francesca Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Carr
Interviewed Guest:
Joey Alexander

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Comedian Lee Mack joins Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir. Plus rally driver Bron Burrell, Matthew Syed, burlesque performer Iestyn Edwards and Toyah Wilcox's Inheritance Tracks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Lee Mack
Interviewed Guest:
Bron Burrell
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa O'Sullivan
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Syed
Interviewed Guest:
Iestyn Edwards
Interviewed Guest:
Toyah Wilcox

Last Word

Gerry Goffin, Freydis Sharland, Alexander Shulgin, Francis Matthews

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Matthew Bannister remembers songwriter Gerry Goffin, pilot Freydis Sharland, chemist Alexander Shulgin and actor Francis Matthews. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Bob Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Damien Matthews
Interviewed Guest:
Wendy Craig
Interviewed Guest:
Honor Blackman
Interviewed Guest:
Pauline Vahey
Interviewed Guest:
Tamsin Greig
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Leaf
Interviewed Guest:
Etienne Sauret

Woman's Hour

Nigel Slater; Evan Davis; Puppini Sisters

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Fun and conversation with special guests including Evan Davis and John Humphrys. Nigel Slater is on hand with tips for Christmas lunch and there's music from the Puppini Sisters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Nigel Slater
Interviewed Guest:
Evan Davis
Interviewed Guest:
John Humphrys
Interviewed Guest:
Gyles Brandreth
Interviewed Guest:
Saethryd Brandreth
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Moore
Interviewed Guest:
Sheila Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
Rev Katrina Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Agnieszka Fryckowska
Interviewed Guest:
Puppini Sisters
Producer:
Jane Thurlow

Woman's Hour

Jane Campion; Abortion in USA; Bryony Kimmings

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jane Campion talks about her BBC Two series Top of the Lake; changing US abortion law; Patty Griffin performs Ohio; Bryony Kimmings on creating a role model with her niece. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Campion
Interviewed Guest:
Juliet Eilperin
Interviewed Guest:
Patty Griffin
Interviewed Guest:
Bryony Kimmings
Interviewed Guest:
FR Tallis

Woman's Hour

Sigrid Rausing, Brene Brown

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Publisher and philanthropist Sigrid Rausing, Brene Brown on why we all need to be more vulnerable, and the challenges facing intersex people. Jenni Murray presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Sigrid Rausing
Interviewed Guest:
Brene Brown

Woman's Hour

Arianna Huffington, tutoring, African fashion week

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arianna Huffington on why we need a new approach to how we work, the victims of sex trafficking who have become entrepreneurs, and why African fashion has become a hit in the UK. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Arianna Huffington

Woman's Hour

Goldfrapp; Pope Joan; Delhi rape trial

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Goldfrapp's new album, the Delhi rape trial, campaigning parent bloggers, and Louise Brealey on Pope Joan. Jenni Murray presents the female perspective. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Goldfrapp
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Brealey
Interviewed Guest:
Hayley Goleniowska
Interviewed Guest:
Jennie Henley
Interviewed Guest:
Heather Barr
Interviewed Guest:
Rupa Jha

Woman's Hour

Nigel Slater; Evan Davis; Puppini Sisters

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Fun and conversation with special guests including Evan Davis and John Humphrys. Nigel Slater is on hand with tips for Christmas lunch and there's music from the Puppini Sisters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Nigel Slater
Interviewed Guest:
Evan Davis
Interviewed Guest:
John Humphrys
Interviewed Guest:
Gyles Brandreth
Interviewed Guest:
Saethryd Brandreth
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Moore
Interviewed Guest:
Sheila Dillon
Interviewed Guest:
Rev Katrina Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Agnieszka Fryckowska
Interviewed Guest:
Puppini Sisters
Producer:
Jane Thurlow