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Book of the Week

In the Bonesetter's Waiting Room

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Writer Aarathi Prasad learns of the extraordinary success of Project Prakash, which has brought vision to thousands of blind Indian children. The reader is Sudha Bhuchar. Show more

Book of the Week

In the Bonesetter's Waiting Room

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Writer Aarathi Prasad tracks down the fish doctors in Secunderabad, who claim to treat asthma by the most unlikely of methods. Show more

Book of the Week

In the Bonesetter's Waiting Room

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Aarathi Prasad delves into the complex world of Indian medicine, starting with the seven official types. Show more

Book of the Week

In the Bonesetter's Waiting Room

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Writer Aarathi Prasad visits the hospital in the Dharavi slum where the shrine holds sway. Show more

Book of the Week

In the Bonesetter's Waiting Room

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In Hyderabad, writer Aarathi Prasad meets the family of Hakims (doctors) who reset bones. It all began with a rabbit, so the bonesetter's story goes. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 4

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. She takes Stuart back to Nottingham, and the house where Ben died. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 5

Duration: 23 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. What if home's not a safe place any more? Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Will makes a surprising decision, and there's a shock for the Aldridges.

Contributors

Series Editor:
Alison Hindell
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Kenton Archer:
Richard Attlee
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Christine Barford:
Lesley Saweard
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Alice Carter:
Hollie Chapman
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Will Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Emma Grundy:
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Ed Grundy:
Barry Farrimond
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Alistair Lloyd:
Michael Lumsden
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Freddie Pargetter:
Toby Laurence
Lily Pargetter:
Katie Redford
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Robert Snell:
Graham Blockey
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Sandeep Johal:
Sudha Bhuchar

Ganges

Episode 3: Waterland

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Exploring India's most sacred river. As the Ganges nears the sea, it divides into the many channels of the delta, home to the most densely packed human population on Earth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sudha Bhuchar
Producer:
Dan Rees
Producer:
Ian Gray

Series

Ganges

That Was Then

Episode 6

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. She finds Roz, and an offer of safety. Or is it? Show more

That Was Then

Episode 7

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. Now there are two men following her. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 8

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. Her old tapes are revealing new lies. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 9

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. A visit to Phoebe turns murderous. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. Now her housemates reveal The Deal. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 1

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. Show more

Woman's Hour

Kirsty Wark on misogyny; Nazneen Rahman; Mindfulness

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jane Garvey discusses whether misogyny is on the rise with Kirsty Wark and talks to game-changer Nazneen Rahman about her pioneering work in clinical genetics. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Kirsty Wark
Interviewed Guest:
Nazneen Rahman
Interviewed Guest:
Tracey Crouch
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Stevenson
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Crane
Interviewed Guest:
Sudha Bhuchar
Producer:
Ruth Watts

Drama

The Man Who Wore Sanitary Pads

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Jon Sen. Real-life 'rags-to-pads' romcom. In Tamil Nadu, Muruga risks his family and his community to invent a low-cost sanitary pad for his beloved wife. Show more

Contributors

Shanti:
Aysha Kala
Neeta's friend:
Anjana Vasan
President of India:
Sudha Bhuchar
Writer:
Jon Sen

Genres

Brand

Drama

Woman's Hour

Weekend Woman's Hour: Kirsty Wark on misogyny; Mindfulness

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Wark on misogyny, blurred lines and confused messages for teenage boys. Plus the politics of childcare, mindfulness, The Testament of Mary and recorder quartet I Flautisti. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Sudha Bhuchar
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Eisenstadt
Interviewed Guest:
Samantha Callan
Interviewed Guest:
Kirsty Wark
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Rayner
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Culshaw
Interviewed Guest:
Polly Gibb
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Warner
Interviewed Guest:
Tracey Crouch
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Stephenson