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Saturday Review

The Secret Theatre, Paul Theroux, Erte, Beach Rats, Joe Orton Laid Bare

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The Secret Theatre at the Globe, Paul Theroux's latest novel Mother Land, an exhibition of work by designer Erte, American indie film Beach Rats, documentary Joe Orton Laid Bare. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Mars Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Ellen E Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Review

Wonder.land, Grandma, Nureyev, Adam Roberts, V&A Europe Galleries

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The week's cultural highlights, including a look at wonder.land, Grandma, Nureyev, Adam Roberts and the Victoria and Albert Museum Europe Galleries. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
John Tusa
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Interviewed Guest:
Lynn Nead
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Review

Woyzeck, The Other Side of Hope, Handmaid's Tale, Elif Batuman, California exhibition

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Boyega in Woyzeck, Aki Kaurasmaki's The Other Side of Hope, Handmaid's Tale on Channel 4, Elif Batuman's novel The Idiot, California Designing Freedom exhibition. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Interviewed Guest:
Giles Fraser
Interviewed Guest:
Maev Kennedy
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Front Row

Christopher Plummer, Saudi Arts, Helen Dunmore

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Christopher Plummer on stepping in for Kevin Spacey in All the Money in the World and Helen Dunmore's posthumous collection Inside the Wave wins the Costa Poetry Award 2017. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Plummer
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Hanan Razek
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Woman's Hour

What do American women make of Donald Trump? Food writer Sabrina Ghayour

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Who are the women voting for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump? Plus Persian cook and food writer, Sabrina Ghayour, cooks stir-fried tangy prawns. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Interviewed Guest:
Kelly Dittmar
Interviewed Guest:
Sabrina Ghayour
Interviewed Guest:
Angie Le Mar
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Prentice

Woman's Hour

Jodie Foster, Meera Syal, What do American women make of Donald Trump?

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Actress Jodie Foster on her latest project directing George Clooney. What is the appeal of Donald Trump to female voters? Sabrina Ghayour cooks the perfect tangy prawns. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Producer:
Olivia Cope
Interviewed Guest:
Jodie Foster
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Interviewed Guest:
Meera Syal
Interviewed Guest:
Mausi Segun
Interviewed Guest:
Sabrina Ghayour
Interviewed Guest:
Kelly Dittmar
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Mendelsohn
Interviewed Guest:
Sandie Okoro

Saturday Review

Intimate Apparel, Boyhood, Upstairs at the Party, People Just Do Nothing, Sikhs in WW1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Richard Linklater's Boyhood, Linda Grant's Upstairs at the Party, Intimate Apparel at London's Park Theatre, BBC 3's People Just Do Nothing, Sikhs in WW1 at SOAS. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sarfraz Manzoor
Interviewed Guest:
Cahal Dallat
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Review

Better Living through Criticism, High-Rise, Jane Horrocks, Charlotte Bronte, Russia and the arts

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Reviewing AO Scott's Better Living through Criticism, High-Rise, Jane Horrocks in If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Charlotte Bronte in London, and Russian artworks at London's NPG. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sarah Crompton
Interviewed Guest:
Tiffany Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Francis Spufford
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Review

Hunt for The Wilderpeople, Eimear McBride, Bedlam, National Treasure, Dr Faustus

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

New Zealand film Hunt for The Wilderpeople, Eimear McBride's novel The Lesser Bohemians, Bedlam at The Wellcome, National Treasure on Channel 4, The RSC's production of Dr Faustus. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Interviewed Guest:
John Mullan
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine O'Flynn
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Review

Trackers of Oxyrhynchus, Endless Poetry, Taboo, History of Wolves, On Kosovo Field.

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Finborough Theatre's Trackers of Oxyrhynchus, Jodorowsky's Endless Poetry, BBC TV Taboo, Emily Fridlund's History of Wolves, On Kosovo Field a radio drama with music by PJ Harvey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Producer:
Oliver Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Ekow Eshun
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty

Woman's Hour

Mixed Culture Friendship, Social Media Influencers, Australia and Voluntourism

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Australia moves to ban 'voluntourism' in orphanages in developing countries. Plus why female social influencers are earning more than men, and Lord of the Flies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Reynolds
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Nhep
Interviewed Guest:
Georgette Mulheir
Interviewed Guest:
Brooke Erin Duffy
Interviewed Guest:
Nikki Rees
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Interviewed Guest:
Helen O'Hara

Saturday Review

Eleanor Catton's The Luminaries and A Midsummer Night's Dream

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Eleanor Catton's Booker-shortlisted The Luminaries, Australia at the Royal Academy, and Sheridan Smith and David Walliams in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Kit Davis
Interviewed Guest:
David Benedict
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Woman's Hour

Hiafaa al-Mansour; Exercise in pregnancy

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Haifaa al-Mansour on Wadjda, exercise during pregnancy, and why are women in literature always punished for infidelity? Samantha Bond and Louise Doughty discuss with Jenni Murray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Haifaa al-Mansour
Interviewed Guest:
Chong Kim
Interviewed Guest:
Samantha Bond
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty

Free Thinking

Suicide; black British actors; Roma; audio games

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Jennifer Michael Hecht talks to Matthew Sweet about the way society talks about suicide. Plus sound designer Nick Ryan on his approach to creating audio-only video games. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Jennifer Hecht
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Ryan
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Alderman
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Gopnik
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Interviewed Guest:
Adjoa Andoh
Producer:
Natalie Steed

Woman's Hour

Alicia Markova; Thokozile Masipa; Erica Jong; Women's erotic writing

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A profile of Thokozile Masipa, the ground-breaking female judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial, by BBC Southern Africa correspondent Nomsa Maseko. Jenni Murray presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Nomsa Maseko
Interviewed Guest:
Tina Sutton
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Interviewed Guest:
Nichi Hodgson
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Clarke

Front Row

The Look of Silence, Waddesdon Galleries at the British Museum, WB Yeats, Interceptor reviewed

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews, including The Look of Silence, Waddesdon Galleries at the British Museum, WB Yeats and a review of Interceptor. Samira Ahmed presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Interviewed Guest:
Stella Duffy
Interviewed Guest:
Kayo Chingonyi
Interviewed Guest:
Bernard O'Donoghue
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Open Book

Louise Doughty on Apple Tree Yard; a new pan-African prize for novelists

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Louise Doughty talks to Mariella Frostrup about her thriller Apple Tree Yard, plus exploring Balkan literature, and news of the first pan-African prize for debut novelists. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Producer:
Andrea Kidd
Interviewed Guest:
Ellah Allfrey