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Saturday Review

Filth and Masters of Sex

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Irvine Welsh's novel Filth comes to the big screen starring James McAvoy, and Michael Sheen plays obstetrician William Masters in Masters of Sex on TV. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Book at Bedtime

Granta Best of Young British Novelists 4

Episode 1: Vipers

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In the first story by writers on Granta's list of the 20 best British novelists aged under 40, a soldier questions his age-old loyalty. Read by Sagar Arya. Show more

Open Book

Kamila Shamsie; Young feminist writing

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kamila Shamsie discusses her latest novel A God in Every Stone; Laura Bates and Emer O'Toole discuss books aimed at young feminists; and John Crace on the art of the Digested Read. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie

Free Thinking

Oh What a Lovely Savas

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Rana Mitter is joined by writers of fiction and history to discuss the roles of Turkey, India, China and Japan in World War I and the repercussions for those territories. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rana Mitter
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Naoko Shimazu
Interviewed Guest:
Sean McMeekin
Interviewed Guest:
Erez Manela

Saturday Review

Love/Hate in 2013

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Love/Hate: David Schneider, Kamila Shamsie and Naomi Alderman on opinion-dividers in 2013, from Only God Forgives with Ryan Gosling to Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
David Schneider
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Alderman
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

A Good Read

Andrew Maxwell and Kamila Shamsie

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Irish stand-up comedian Andrew Maxwell and Pakistani writer Kamila Shamsie talk about books with Harriett Gilbert, including Doris Lessing's first impressions of the English. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Maxwell
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

Front Row

Chris Chibnall, Viktoria Mullova; Honour; Pangaea

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall on his new play, Russian violinist Viktoria Mullova, Shan Khan's Honour reviewed, and Pangaea, contemporary art from Africa and South America. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Chibnall
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Viktoria Mullova

Saturday Review

The Children Act, Little Revolution, Watermark, Secrets, Bernd and Hilla Becher

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Ian McEwan's novel The Children Act, Alecky Blythe's play Little Revolution using verbatim interviews, plus docu-film Watermark, drama series Secrets, and Bernd and Hilla Becher. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Ravenhill
Interviewed Guest:
Liz Jensen
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Open Book

Ali Smith on How to Be Both

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup talks to Ali Smith, who has been shortlisted for the Man Booker prize for the third time for How to Be Both. Plus Stella Duffy, Kamila Shamsie and an insider tip. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ali Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Stella Duffy
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie

Front Row

Birmingham's new library; Naturally 7; killer whale film Blackfish

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Vocal group Naturally 7, a report from Birmingham's new library, killer whale documentary Blackfish, and Kamila Shamsie's nomination for the Cultural Exchange. With John Wilson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Naturally 7
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie

Saturday Review

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa; Big School; The Same Deep Water as Me

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe and guests discuss Steve Coogan as Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, and Nick Payne's play The Same Deep Water as Me, set in the world of no-win-no-fee. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Dreda Say Mitchell

Saturday Review

Love and Friendship, Cornelia Parker - Found, Midsummer Night's Dream, Simon Armitage, The Threepenny Opera

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Featuring Whit Stillman's Jane Austen adaptation, Cornelia Parker's exhibition of found objects, Midsummer Night's Dream on BBC TV, Simon Armitage's Pearl and The Threepenny Opera. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
John Tusa
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Nihal undefined
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Review

Rules for Living, Blind, Richard III, Acts of the Assassins, Body in Ancient Greek Art

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Rules for Living at the National Theatre, Norwegian film Blind, Richard III's reburial, Richard Beard's Acts of the Assassins and Defining beauty: the body in ancient Greek art. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Woolf
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Lezard
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Woman's Hour

Women's Tour, Kamila Shamsie, Shivi Ramoutar

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Shivi Ramoutar on Caribbean food, Kamila Shamsie on women in publishing, women cycling at this year's Women's Tour, and what it is like working in science. With Emma Barnett. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Heather Irvine
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Justice-Dearn
Interviewed Guest:
Shivi Ramoutar
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Timlin
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Westland
Interviewed Guest:
Stefan Tobler
Producer:
Ruth Watts

Front Row

Man Booker Prize longlist, Death of a Gentleman, Game of Thrones aesthetics

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang discusses the Man Booker Prize longlist with chair of judges Michael Wood. Plus cricket documentary Death of a Gentleman, and the aesthetics TV series Game of Thrones. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Gemma Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Michele Clapton
Interviewed Guest:
Leslie Felperin
Producer:
Jack Soper

Front Row Late

Series 2

Episode 7: At the Hay Festival

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Front Row Late comes from the Hay Festival, where Mary Beard is joined by actor Rose McGowan, writer Laurie Penny and novelist Kamila Shamsie.

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Interviewed Guest:
Rose McGowan
Interviewed Guest:
Laurie Penny
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson
Series Producer:
Charlie Sever

Open Book

Revisiting Greek Myths

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup considers the enduring power and relevance of Greek myths and also investigates if contemporary Greek novelists are still inspired by them. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Colm Toibin
Interviewed Guest:
David Vann

Free Thinking

Kamila Shamsie: John Kasmin. Dido

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

The love and scorn of Dido, the conflicted love in a modern day version of Antigone by novelist Kamila Shamsie and black and white images of bathing in John Kasmin's postcards. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
John Kasmin
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Haynes
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca McCutcheon
Producer:
Robyn Read

Woman's Hour

Christmas Days with Jeanette Winterson, Mary Portas and writer Kamila Shamsie

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jeanette Winterson talks to Jenni about her new book, Christmas Days. Food memories, relationships, and why ghosts are so often associated with this time of year. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Jeanette Winterson
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Portas
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Diane Purkiss

Front Row

He Named Me Malala, Nicola Benedetti and Wynton Marsalis, Alistair McDowall, War Horse

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Samira Ahmed, including Kamila Shamsie reviewing He Named Me Malala, Wynton Marsalis with violinist Nicola Benedetti and Alistair McDowall on his play Pomona. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Benedetti
Interviewed Guest:
Wynton Marsalis
Interviewed Guest:
Alistair McDowall
Producer:
Angie Nehring