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The Film Programme

Mark Gatiss; Richard Lester on The Beatles; Hercules

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Sherlock co-creator Mark Gatiss lines up one of his favourite screen detectives, Richard Lester reveals which of The Beatles was the best actor and Hercules labours again. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Gatiss
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Frayling
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Haynes
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Lester
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke

Last Word

Sir Chris Woodhead, Patrick Macnee, Dame Anne Warburton, Vic Mayhew, James Horner

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister discusses chief inspector of schools Sir Chris Woodhead, actor Patrick Macnee, diplomat Dame Anne Warburton, subeditor Vic Mayhew and film composer James Horner. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Blunkett
Interviewed Guest:
Geraint Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Rigg
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Veronica Sutherland
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Anstee
Interviewed Guest:
Roy Greenslade

The Film Programme

Richard Ayoade; Mark Gatiss; Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Richard Ayoade on The Double, Mark Gatiss reveals the identity of a favourite screen detective, Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris discuss the perils of mechanical effects. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Gatiss
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Ayoade
Interviewed Guest:
Audrey Tautou
Interviewed Guest:
Romain Duris
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Alderman
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Helen McCarthy
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke

Night Waves

Artist William Tillyer, Doctor Who, The Gettysburg Address

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Dominic Sandbrook and Ray Monk join Matthew Sweet to discuss Dr Who. A Free Thinking career interview with artist William Tillyer. Adam Smith reflects on the Gettysburg address. Show more

The Film Programme

Macbeth, Robbie Ryan, Greensman, Shooting Stars in 1928

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Looking at the latest cinema releases, DVDs and films on TV, including Macbeth, Robbie Ryan, Greensman and Shooting Stars. Francine Stock presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Justin Kurzel
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Payne
Interviewed Guest:
Robbie Ryan
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Bryony Dixon

Last Word

Antonio Carluccio, Sima Wali, Richard Wilbur, Mary Reveley, Dudley Simpson

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on chef Antonio Carluccio, Afghan women's rights campaigner Sima Wali, poet Richard Wilbur, racehorse trainer Mary Reveley, TV composer Dudley Simpson. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
William Sitwell
Interviewed Guest:
Suleiman Wali
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Carlson
Interviewed Guest:
Cornelius Lysaght
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Sweet

Free Thinking

Concrete: Marina Lewycka, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Lynsey Hanley

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Author Marina Lewycka discusses ideas of home and city life. Curator Helen Pheby describes transporting a former council house which has been turned into a grotto. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Marina Lewycka
Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Pheby
Interviewed Guest:
Lynsey Hanley
Interviewed Guest:
Barnabas Calder
Producer:
Ruth Watts

Free Thinking

Henry Marsh Tom Stoppard's The Hard Problem, Daniel Levitin

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Matthew Sweet is joined by Henry Marsh and Susannah Clapp to review Tom Stoppard's play The Hard Problem at the National Theatre. Plus musician and neuroscientist Daniel Levitin. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Henry Marsh
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Clapp
Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Levitin
Interviewed Guest:
Alasdair Cochrane
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Phillips
Producer:
Harry Parker