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Saturday Live

19/04/2014

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Anita Anand and Andrea Catherwood with designer Bruce Oldfield, war artist Lynne Moore, foundling Tom McKenzie and two Brummie men on their mission to vist 56 seaside piers. Show more

Saturday Live

Alex Bellos

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Maths writer Alex Bellos, avalanche survivor Ken Jones, a longtime Pele fan, a mother bent on bilingual kids, a dad-band with a Banksy and Judy Finnigan's Inheritance Tracks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Bellos
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Sarll
Interviewed Guest:
Charlie Corr
Interviewed Guest:
Frank McCauley
Interviewed Guest:
Ken Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Duncan
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Atkinson
Interviewed Guest:
Judy Finnigan
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Saturday Live

Chef Yotam Ottolenghi

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Richard Coles and Andrea Catherwood are joined by chef and cookery writer Yotam Ottolenghi, JP Devlin meets a quilting group, and travel writer Rory MacLean celebrates Berlin. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Yotam Ottolenghi
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Rory MacLean
Interviewed Guest:
Eva Schloss
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Maguire
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Olivier Bell
Producer:
Chris Wilson

Front Row

Steven Soderbergh returns to film-making with Logan Lucky

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Director Steven Soderbergh on his heist movie Logan Lucky, the challenge of adapting the Cormoran Strike novels, plus a new poetic form - the 'golden shovel'. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Steven Soderbergh
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Kahn
Interviewed Guest:
Indigo Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Gwendolyn Brooks
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Richards

Front Row

Patti Cake$, Lord of the Flies, Nicole Krauss, James Ngcobo

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Patti Cake$ reviewed, Nicole Krauss on new novel Forest Dark, James Ngcobo of Johannesburg's Market Theatre on The Suitcase, and is an all-female Lord of the Flies a good idea? Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Joanne Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Krizanovich
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Eccleston
Interviewed Guest:
Nicole Krauss
Interviewed Guest:
James Ngcobo
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Last Word

Lauren Bacall, Prof Sir Alan Peacock, Robin Williams, Peter Sculthorpe

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Andrea Catherwood on actor and comedian Robin Williams, Hollywood legend Lauren Bacall, Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe and cultural economist Professor Sir Alan Peacock. Show more

Contributors

Last Word

Lynda Bellingham, Ben Bradlee, Geoffrey Perry, John Holt

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Andrea Catherwood remembers actress Lynda Bellingham, war veteran Geoffrey Perry, reggae star John Holt and Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Neil George

Last Word

Dan Topolski, Lady Villiers, John Davies, Tim Lusty, Clark Terry

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Andrea Catherwood on rower Dan Topolski, resistance fighter Lady Villiers, historian John Davies, humanitarian Dr Tim Lusty and jazz musician Clark Terry. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Robinson
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Dodd
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Martin
Interviewed Guest:
Hanna Diamond
Interviewed Guest:
Huw Edwards
Interviewed Guest:
Prys Morgan
Interviewed Guest:
Paddy Coulter
Interviewed Guest:
Pat Diskett
Interviewed Guest:
Digby Fairweather
Producer:
Neil George

Last Word

Tariq Aziz, Charles Kennedy, Julie Harris, Alan Bond, Peter Cropper

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Andrea Catherwood on Iraqi politician Tariq Aziz, former Liberal Democrats leader Charles Kennedy, costume designer Julie Harris, entrepreneur Alan Bond, violinist Peter Cropper. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Bowen
Interviewed Guest:
Celia Munro
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Botting
Interviewed Guest:
Moray Welsh
Interviewed Guest:
Phil Mercer

Last Word

Yasar Kemal, Maureen Guy, Professor Oliver Rackham, Sir Noel Davies, Leonard Nimoy

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Andrea Catherwood on Turkish author Yasar Kemal, opera singer Maureen Guy, environmental historian Prof Oliver Rackam, nuclear engineer Sir Noel Davies and actor Leonard Nimoy. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Mehmet Ergen
Interviewed Guest:
Kaya Genc
Interviewed Guest:
John Mitchinson
Interviewed Guest:
John Tooley
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Grubb
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Bacon
Interviewed Guest:
Roger Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Martin
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Sweet

Last Word

Brendan Duddy, Nina Lowry, Roger Ailes, Osmund Reynolds, Roger Moore

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Andrea Catherwood on peace-broker Brendan Duddy, neo-natal specialist Osmund Reynolds, judge Nina Lowry, TV mogul Roger Ailes and actor Sir Roger Moore. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Peter Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Denis Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Kennedy
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Goldfarb
Interviewed Guest:
Neena Modi
Interviewed Guest:
David Puttnam
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Christie
Producer:
Neil George

Last Word

Christopher Lee, Marguerite Patten, James Last, Major Roy Homard, Ron Moody

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Andrea Catherwood on film actor Christopher Lee, cookery writer Marguerite Patten, bandleader James Last, polar explorer 'Roy' Homard and actor Ron Moody. Show more

Contributors

Woman's Hour

Tampon Calculator, Sexual Exploration, Muslim Marriages

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Ahead of the Autumn budget, the launch of a tampon tax calculator to work out the cost of menstrual products during a lifetime plus the best place to live out your days. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Becca Meier
Interviewed Guest:
Isabel Losada
Interviewed Guest:
Aina Khan
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Lennox
Interviewed Guest:
Judy Reith
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Till
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Avery

Woman's Hour

Kirstie Allsopp, Maggie O'Farrell, Nina Stemme, Sophie Willan

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Allsopp's domestic tips, Maggie O'Farrell explains how near-death experiences have made her life more meaningful, soprano Nina Stemme on looking after her voice. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Maggie O'Farrell
Interviewed Guest:
Kirstie Allsopp
Interviewed Guest:
Nina Stemme
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Willan
Reporter:
Jac Philimore
Producer:
Erin Riley

Woman's Hour

Transgender Children, Anna Krien, Sharia Wills

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Including award-winning writer Anna Krien, families with transgender children, guidelines for Sharia wills withdrawn by the Law Society, and prospects for more female MPs in 2015. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Anna Krien

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

Great Lives

Andrea Catherwood on Constance Markievicz

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Journalist Andrea Catherwood chooses Irish rebel and the first woman MP, Constance Markievicz. With Matthew Parris. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Catherwood
Interviewed Guest:
Lindie Naughton
Producer:
Miles Warde

Woman's Hour

Legal aid, Christine Delphy, Dating with a learning disability, Erica Jong, Facial hair

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Legal aid after DV, Christine Delphy on whether French feminism is racist, safe dating for adults with learning disabilities, Erica Jong archive, and embracing facial hair. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Christine Delphy
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Catherwood
Interviewed Guest:
Erica Jong
Interviewed Guest:
Nicole Hamerton
Interviewed Guest:
Marianne Radcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Bunting
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Cofield

Woman's Hour

Weekend Woman's Hour: Emma Thompson, Gabrielle, ChloƩ Grace Moretz

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Emma Thompson on long-term relationships, ChloƩ Grace Moretz on gay conversion therapy and Gabrielle performs her new single. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Chloe Grace Moretz
Interviewed Guest:
Briege Voyle
Interviewed Guest:
Katharine Sacks-Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Joy Hibbins
Interviewed Guest:
Matilda Leyser
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Lange
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Simm
Interviewed Guest:
Ali Gibb
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Gabrielle

Woman's Hour

Judy Garland, Catharine MacKinnon, School trips

Duration: 41 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Judy Garland - tragic figure or survivor? The pros and cons of residential school trips. The lawyer and feminist Catharine MacKinnon on sexual harassment, rape and pornography. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Catharine MacKinnon
Interviewed Guest:
Ray Rackham
Interviewed Guest:
Belinda Woolston
Interviewed Guest:
James Wynne
Interviewed Guest:
Pamela Butchart
Interviewed Guest:
Abigail Hollick