Programme Index

Discover 10,340,045 listings and 247,899 playable programmes from the BBC

Results 1 to 10 of 10 for your search filters
Filter by channel

Book at Bedtime

Dissident Gardens

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

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

This fragmented and compelling story of modern America concludes with Rose's stepson Cicero and her grandson Sergius. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Dissident Gardens

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

By Jonathan Lethem. A fragmented and compelling story of modern America from the perspective of those who lost out. At its heart is the fierce, campaigning radical Rose Zimmer. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Dissident Gardens

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Teenage Miriam plays on her parents' Communist credentials to impress her friends, and risks her mother's despair-fuelled rage when she sneaks a boy home. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Dissident Gardens

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

By Jonathan Lethem. Single mother Rose and her daughter Miriam have an incendiary row which changes the course of both their lives. Read by Laurel Lefkow. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Dissident Gardens

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Letters between Miriam in America and her father Albert in Germany shed new light on their relationship. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Dissident Gardens

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Alone in a Quaker boarding school, Sergius tries to come to terms with the loss of his family. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Dissident Gardens

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A moving glimpse into the relationship between Rose and her stepson Cicero, as she struggles with her encroaching loss of memory. Show more