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Start the Week

1968: Radicals and Riots

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr looks back at Paris 1968 with journalist Sophie Pedder, historians Agnes Poirier and Richard Vinen and philosopher Roger Scruton. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Pedder
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Vinen
Interviewed Guest:
Roger Scruton
Producer:
Hannah Sander

Front Row

Palme d'Or winner Dheepan, Diana Damrau, Noma Dumezweni, Garth Greenwell

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Palme d'Or-winning film Dheepan, German soprano Diana Damrau on Lucia di Lammermoor, Noma Dumezweni in our Shakespeare's People series, and American novelist Garth Greenwell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Damrau
Interviewed Guest:
Noma Dumezweni
Interviewed Guest:
Garth Greenwell

Front Row

Mervyn Morris, French cultural landscape, Monochrome films

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jamaica's first Poet Laureate Mervyn Morris; how the French cultural landscape could look following the presidential election; the lasting appeal of monochrome films. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Mervyn Morris
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Hussey
Interviewed Guest:
Gaylene Gould
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Smith
Presenter:
John Wilson

Last Word

Paul Ausseresses, Olivia Robertson, Noel Woodall, Hugh de Wardener, Junior Murvin

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on General Paul Aussaressess, Archpriestess Olivia Robertson, car number plate expert Noel Woodall, kidney specialist Hugh de Wardener and singer Junior Murvin. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Currey
Interviewed Guest:
Cressida Pryor
Interviewed Guest:
Quentin Willson
Interviewed Guest:
Gabrielle de Wardener
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Schrier
Interviewed Guest:
David Katz

Woman's Hour

Are Women as likely as Men to Vote in the General Election? Walking Netball

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Do women vote less than men? What is walking netball? Emmanuel Macron says he wants to formalise the role of first lady - the programme discusses the implications. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Maggie Allison
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Kellman
Interviewed Guest:
Imani Shola
Interviewed Guest:
Courtney Daniella Boateng
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Rosie Campbell

Woman's Hour

Marine le Pen and the French presidential race, Georgette Heyer, No fault divorce

Duration: 41 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Will Marine le Pen become the first female president of France? With Jenni Murray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Jennifer Kloester
Interviewed Guest:
Suzi Godson

Woman's Hour

Dina Asher-Smith, No fault divorce, Moana

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The fastest woman in Britain Dina Asher-Smith, the family lawyers calling for a no-fault divorce and the 'anti-princess' Moana. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Dina Asher-Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Valley Fontaine
Interviewed Guest:
Shirley McDonald
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Edwards
Interviewed Guest:
Ann Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Eleanor Mills
Interviewed Guest:
Helen O'Hara

Front Row

David Walliams, Jeanne Moreau and Sam Shepard remembered, Zinzi Clemmons, Jukebox musicals

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

David Walliams on his play Gangsta Granny; Jeanne Moreau and Sam Shepard remembered; Zinzi Clemmons's novel What We Lose; jukebox musicals. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Walliams
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Zinzi Clemmons
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Wolf
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Harry Parker

Woman's Hour

DSK, what do French women think? Why do parents keep quiet about their children's mental ill-health?Jean Harrod

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Dominique Strauss-Kahn trial: what do French women think? Why are parents reluctant to access counselling for children? And diplomat-turned-novelist Jean Harrod. With Jenni Murray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Pienaar
Interviewed Guest:
Jean Harrod
Interviewed Guest:
Marissa Begonia

Last Word

Paco de Lucia, Frank Rushbrook, Rose Finn-Kelcey, Logan Scott-Bowden, Alain Resnais

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Aasmah Mir on flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia, fire safety expert Dr Frank Rushbrook, artist Rose Finn-Kelcey, Major General Logan Scott-Bowden and film director Alain Resnais. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Interviewed Guest:
James Lygate
Interviewed Guest:
Hermione Wiltshire
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Kent
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Booth
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Therese Saba

Woman's Hour

Singer-songwriter Anna Calvi, Author Eva Meijer, French feminism, Why do we want to get rid of our cellulite?

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Anna Calvi performs a song from her new album Hunter, and Eva Meijer discusses the life of naturalist Len Howard. Plus, in the #Metoo era, where is French feminism in the debate? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Calvi
Interviewed Guest:
Alexandra Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Justine Kluk
Interviewed Guest:
Eva Meijer
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Performer:
Anna Calvi

Last Word

Jean Cabut and Georges Wolinski, Luise Rainer, Edward Brooke and Chip Young

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Matthew Bannister on cartoonists Jean Cabut and Georges Wolinski, actress Luise Rainer, US senator Edward Brooke and session guitarist and producer Chip Young. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Francesca Knittel-Bowyer
Interviewed Guest:
Adrian Walker
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Garth Cartwright
Interviewed Guest:
Billy Swan

Front Row

Rob Brydon on Swimming With Men, Laura Wade, Ferens Art Gallery

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

On the set of Swimming With Men with Rob Brydon and Daniel Mays, Laura Wade, writer of Home, I'm Darling, final report on Art Fund Museum of the Year from Ferens Art Gallery, Hull. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Rob Brydon
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Mays
Interviewed Guest:
Adeel Akhtar
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Wade
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier

Open Book

Bill Clegg on Did You Ever Have a Family

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The best new fiction and non-fiction, talking to writers and unearthing lost classics. Mariella Frostrup talks to Bill Clegg about his book Did You Ever Have a Family. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Bill Clegg
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Haig
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Etgar Keret

Open Book

The Brethren; The Sense of Style

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Marilla Frostrup discusses Robert Merle's iconic French series The Brethren, now in English. Plus a look behind the genius of Ian Curtis, and socio-linguist Steven Pinker on style. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Steven Pinker
Interviewed Guest:
T Jefferson Kline
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Producer:
Kirsten Locke

Front Row

Tom Hanks, Sir Simon Rattle, French heritage funding

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Hanks discusses his new film, The Post, directed by Steven Spielberg, French heritage lottery funding and Simon Rattle on conducting the rarely performed The Genesis Suite. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Hanks
Interviewed Guest:
Sir Simon Rattle
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Hewison