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Woman's Hour

Kate Atkinson, Cricket Builds Hope, Deborah Harkness

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Bestselling novelist Kate Atkinson on her latest novel Transcription plus a discussion about sexism and double standards on the tennis court in relation to Serena Williams. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Kessell
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Atkinson
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Maina
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Harkness
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Clift

Book at Bedtime

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Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Kate Atkinson's novel is set in postwar London, where radio producer Juliet is about to spy a familiar face in the crowd. Abridged by Robin Brooks Read by Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Book at Bedtime

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Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In 1940, Juliet finds herself recruited by the security services to play her part in the war effort. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Read by Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Book at Bedtime

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Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

After passing all the tests set for her, Juliet's career in espionage is about to take off. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Read by Fenella Woolgar. Show more

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Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Juliet is busy, typing up fifth columnists' conversations by day and mingling with well-connected right wingers by night. Abridged by Robin Brooks Read by Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Book at Bedtime

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Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

After narrowly avoiding blowing her cover with Mrs Scaife, Juliet has questions to answer about the team at Dolphin Square. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Read by Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Book at Bedtime

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Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

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

It is 1940, and Juliet's unlikely fiance Perry Gibbons has one last mission for her. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Read by Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Book at Bedtime

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Episode 7

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In 1950, Juliet's occasional work for the security service allows her to investigate the threatening note she has received. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Read by Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Book at Bedtime

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Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Convinced that past deeds have caught up with her, Juliet turns to an old friend for answers. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Read by Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Book at Bedtime

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Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

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

It's 1940, and the secret listening post at Dolphin Square is uncovered, risking everything that Juliet has been working for. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Read by Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Book at Bedtime

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Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Juliet has tried to make peace with the past but finds out that some connections cannot be severed. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Read by Fenella Woolgar. Show more

Front Row

Harrogate Crime Writing Festival

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mark Lawson reports from the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival, with Kate Atkinson on Jackson Brodie, Ruth Rendell and Jeanette Winterson on their relationship, and Val McDermid. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Rendell
Interviewed Guest:
Jeanette Winterson
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Atkinson
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Erin Kelly
Interviewed Guest:
David Mark
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Mosby
Interviewed Guest:
Nicci Gerrard
Interviewed Guest:
Sean French
Interviewed Guest:
Stuart MacBride
Interviewed Guest:
Catriona McPherson
Interviewed Guest:
Manda Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Cathi Unsworth

Front Row

Kate Atkinson, Carrie the Musical, Arab Fiction, Venice Biennale

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kate Atkinson on her latest novel A God in Ruins, the director and the lyricist of a musical adaption of Carrie, writing in the Arab world and a review of the 56th Venice Biennale. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Atkinson
Interviewed Guest:
Dean Pitchford
Interviewed Guest:
Gary Lloyd
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Campbell-Johnston
Interviewed Guest:
Ayman El-Desouky

Front Row

Kate Atkinson; Outnumbered; August Osage County

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mark Lawson with Kate Atkinson, winner of the novel category in the Costa Book Awards; Hugh Dennis and Tyger Drew-Honey on Outnumbered; and a review of August Osage County. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Sir Simon Rattle
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Atkinson
Interviewed Guest:
Hugh Dennis
Interviewed Guest:
Tyger Drew-Honey