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Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Master Mahmut and his apprentices head to the nearby town for refreshment and supplies. A chance meeting has a profound effect on 16-year-old Cem. Show more

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2018

Orhan Pamuk: A Strange Mind

Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Turkey's best-known writer, the Nobel Prize-winning Orhan Pamuk, glories in his city of Istanbul, showing Alan Yentob the places which have inspired his work. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Interviewed Guest:
Orhan Pamuk
Director:
Jill Nicholls
Executive Producer:
Anne Elletson
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson
Series Editor:
Alan Yentob

Open Book

Orhan Pamuk on A Strangeness in My Mind

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The Nobel Prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk talks to Mariella about his new novel A Strangeness in My Mind, the story of boza seller Mevlut over 40 years in Istanbul. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Orhan Pamuk
Interviewed Guest:
Vendela Vida
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Beard
Interviewed Guest:
Erica Wagner

Free Thinking

Edmund de Waal, Orhan Pamuk

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Ceramicist Edmund de Waal and author Orhan Pamuk discuss porcelain, craft skills, how historic objects are displayed in museums and the changing nature of cities with Philip Dodd. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Orhan Pamuk
Interviewed Guest:
Edmund de Waal
Presenter:
Philip Dodd
Producer:
Robyn Read

Free Thinking

Orhan Pamuk

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Orhan Pamuk talks, in a conversation with Philip Dodd, about his writing career, secularism and religion in modern Turkey and whether the country should join the European Union. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest:
Orhan Pamuk

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Sixteen-year-old Cem Celik doesn't see much of his absent father. In the summer of 1986, in order to earn money for cram college, he takes a job, and his life changes dramatically. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Istanbul in the 1980s, and Cem recalls his enjoyment of Mahmut's stories but was surprised when one evening he was asked to take a turn and tell a story of his own. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Cem enters a new and exciting world when he visits the travelling theatre. There, he sees the object of his desire - the red-haired woman. Her performance moves him greatly. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

After his visit to the theatre and the hours he spent with the red-haired woman, Cem is woken the following morning by sunlight pouring through the well-diggers' tent. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The panic-struck Cem, fleeing from the possibility that he has accidentally killed Mahmut, takes the wages he was owed and heads home to Gebze to be welcomed by his mother. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 7

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Istanbul in the 21st century, and Cem is busy exploiting the boom in construction and urban expansion. But he continues to be obsessed by ancient stories from both east and west. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

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

At his father's funeral, Cem meets a fellow developer who knew his father and, in these unlikely circumstances, they discuss business and times gone by. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The red-haired woman recalls the events of a fateful night 30 years ago and remembers how she came to meet and marry her second husband. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

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

As the red-haired woman's son grows up, he begins to ask questions about his father. She recalls how a sequence of events led her to being an unlikely saviour. Show more

Start the Week

Orhan Pamuk on competing myths

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Andrew Marr discusses the divisions in society with Orhan Pamuk, Jon Sopel, Shobana Jeyasingh and Roxana Silbert. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Orhan Pamuk
Interviewed Guest:
Jon Sopel
Interviewed Guest:
Shobana Jeyasingh
Interviewed Guest:
Roxana Silbert
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Front Row

Turkish literature special from Istanbul featuring Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

News and reviews of art, literature, film and music. Kirsty Lang explores the literary scene in Istanbul, talking to leading Turkish writers including Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Kaya Genc
Interviewed Guest:
Nagihan Ibn Haliloglu
Interviewed Guest:
Orhan Pamuk
Interviewed Guest:
Ece Temelkuran
Interviewed Guest:
Burhan Sonmez
Interviewed Guest:
Filiz Ali

Front Row

Istanbul Special: Orhan Pamuk; Magnificent Century; Baba Zula

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

In a special from Istanbul, John Wilson talks to Nobel Prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk and reports on Turkey's biggest cultural export, the TV drama Magnificent Century. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Orhan Pamuk
Interviewed Guest:
Selin Arat
Interviewed Guest:
Azize Tan
Interviewed Guest:
Murat Ertel