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Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Drama centred on an unconventional American family's obsession with a hotel, and following the exploits of the various family members. Starring Jodie Foster and Rob Lowe. Show more

Contributors

John Berry:
Rob Lowe
Frannie Berry:
Jodie Foster
Mr Win Berry:
Beau Bridges
Frank Berry:
Paul McCrane
'Egg' Berry:
Seth Green
Mother:
Lisa Banes
Chip Dove/Ernst:
Matthew Modine

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Duration: 1 hour, 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

In wartime, a young medical man clashes with his mentor at the orphanage where he was raised. He then finds work on a cider farm and falls in love - but finds his morals tested. Show more

Contributors

Homer Wells:
Tobey Maguire
Dr Wilbur Larch:
Michael Caine
Candy Kendall:
Charlize Theron
Arthur Rose:
Delroy Lindo
Lieutenant Wally Worthington:
Paul Rudd
Nurse Angela:
Kathy Baker
Rose Rose:
Erykah Badu
Nurse Edna:
Jane Alexander
Olive Worthington:
Kate Nelligan
Ray Kendall:
JK Simmons
Director of photography:
Oliver Stapleton

Classic Serial

The World According to Garp

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Desperate for a child, but not a husband, a nurse takes drastic measures to conceive. Stars Lee Ingleby and Miranda Richardson. Show more

Classic Serial

The World According to Garp

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Jenny becomes an ardent feminist, whilst her son tries to emulate her writing success. Stars Lee Ingleby and Miranda Richardson. Show more

Classic Serial

The World According to Garp

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

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

A devastating road accident has life-changing effects on Garp and his family. Stars Lee Ingleby and Miranda Richardson. Show more

Front Row

Adrian Lester in Red Velvet, Zaha Hadid, John Irving, Bruegel

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with John Wilson, including a review of Red Velvet, the significance of Bruegel's Grisaille paintings and architect Zaha Hadid on her 2016 Riba Royal Gold Medal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Zaha Hadid
Interviewed Guest:
John Irving
Interviewed Guest:
Gabriel Gbadamosi
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Serres
Producer:
Angie Nehring

Free Thinking

John Irving

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Author John Irving discusses religion, politics and the difference between Mexico and the USA with Philip Dodd as he outlines the ideas depicted in his novel Avenue of Mysteries. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest:
John Irving
Producer:
Robyn Read

Woman's Hour

The working life of Women Police Officers, Nannerl Mozart, lawyer Ann Olivarius

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Three senior police officers reflect on their careers; Nannerl Mozart, sister of Wolfgang Amadeus; lawyer Ann Olivarius on fighting for women's equality; the history of red hair. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Helen King
Interviewed Guest:
Nikki Holland
Interviewed Guest:
Louisa Rolfe
Interviewed Guest:
Sylvia Milo
Interviewed Guest:
John Irving
Interviewed Guest:
Ann Olivarius
Interviewed Guest:
Jacky Collis Harvey