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Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Cora faces Ridgeway once more, and makes a final journey on the railroad. Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, read by Clarke Peters. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Cora flees, but where will the railroad take her on this occasion? Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, read by Clarke Peters. Show more

Book of the Week

Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

An extensive and affectionate exploration of the life of Anthony Powell, author of the cycle of novels A Dance to the Music of Time, an undisputed classic of English literature. Show more

Dragons' Den

Series 17

Episode 11

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

An inventor tries to recruit the Dragons for his war on household draughts, and a micro-businessman introduces the investors to the idea that dogs eating bugs could be a good (and profitable) thing. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Participant:
Peter Jones
Participant:
Deborah Meaden
Participant:
Tej Lalvani
Participant:
Sara Davies
Participant:
Touker Suleyman
Series Producer:
Samantha Davies
Executive Producer:
Chi Ukairo

Dragons' Den

Series 17

Episode 10

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Available for 11 months

A colourful hair entrepreneur offers one Dragon a new look - and all of them a new investment opportunity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Participant:
Peter Jones
Participant:
Deborah Meaden
Participant:
Tej Lalvani
Participant:
Sara Davies
Participant:
Touker Suleyman
Series Producer:
Samantha Davies
Executive Producer:
Chi Ukairo

Dragons' Den

Series 17

Episode 14

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Entrepreneurs face the fiercest line-up in business. Syrian refugees Razan and Raghid Sandouk bring their British-made alternative to Cypriot halloumi to the Den. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Participant:
Peter Jones
Participant:
Deborah Meaden
Participant:
Tej Lalvani
Participant:
Sara Davies
Participant:
Touker Suleyman
Series Producer:
Samantha Davies
Executive Producer:
Chi Ukairo

Dragons' Den

Series 17

Episode 9

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for 12 months

A fresh batch of nervous entrepreneurs strive to seal a life-changing deal. Tonight’s hopefuls include two low-alcohol brewers who hope the Dragons will stump up for the ultimate round of investment. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Participant:
Peter Jones
Participant:
Deborah Meaden
Participant:
Tej Lalvani
Participant:
Sara Davies
Participant:
Touker Suleyman
Series Producer:
Samantha Davies
Executive Producer:
Chi Ukairo

Book at Bedtime

Sweet Caress: The Many Lives of Amory Clay

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. In 1915, Amory’s uncle sets her life on its course when he gives her a camera for her seventh birthday. Read by Barbara Flynn. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Sweet Caress: The Many Lives of Amory Clay

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Amory goes to work as her uncle's assistant, photographing high society events in 1920s London. Read by Barbara Flynn. Show more

BBC National Short Story Award

BBC National Short Story Award 2015

Broderie Anglaise, by Frances Leviston

Duration: 30 minutes

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

By Frances Leviston. Hidden emotions between a mother and daughter surface in the build-up to a family wedding. Read by Kate O'Flynn. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Sweet Caress: The Many Lives of Amory Clay

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Following Amory through decades of the twentieth century, who is heading to Berlin in search of scandal. Read by Barbara Flynn. Show more

Book of the Week

The Invention of Angela Carter

Episode 1: Growing Up

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Edmund Gordon's illuminating biography about one of English literature's most inventive writers. Read by Emma Fielding. Show more

Book of the Week

The Unwomanly Face of War

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich set out to write her first book telling the as-yet-untold stories of the Russian women who had fought in the Second World War. Show more

Dragons' Den

Series 17

Episode 12

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

A German-Portuguese business combo have their business, which makes camera lenses for mobile phones, brought into sharp focus, but will they be in the frame for investment? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Participant:
Peter Jones
Participant:
Deborah Meaden
Participant:
Tej Lalvani
Participant:
Sara Davies
Participant:
Touker Suleyman
Series Producer:
Samantha Davies
Executive Producer:
Chi Ukairo

Dragons' Den

Series 17

Episode 13

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

More nervous entrepreneurs face the fiercest line-up in business. Hoping they are the right fit for the Dragons are a couple with an ergonomic underwear range for men. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Participant:
Peter Jones
Participant:
Deborah Meaden
Participant:
Tej Lalvani
Participant:
Sara Davies
Participant:
Touker Suleyman
Series Producer:
Samantha Davies
Executive Producer:
Chi Ukairo

Book of the Week

A Boy in the Water

Episode 3: Breakthrough: Confronting fears and meeting a hero

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In 1988, 11-year-old Tom Gregory became the youngest person ever to swim the Channel. Patrick Kennedy reads his memoir. Show more

Book of the Week

A Boy in the Water

Episode 4: Aiming for the Channel: Tom's training intensifies

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In 1988, 11-year-old Tom Gregory became the youngest person ever to swim the Channel. Patrick Kennedy reads his memoir. Show more

Book of the Week

A Boy in the Water

Episode 5: The weather window: Tom makes his challenge

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In 1988, 11-year-old Tom Gregory became the youngest person ever to swim the Channel. Patrick Kennedy reads his memoir. Show more