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Woman's Hour

Paula Wilcox, Deborah Levy

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Author Deborah Levy and her new novel; are your 20s your defining decade? Jayne Senior and her campaign to expose the child sexual abuse in Rotherham; Paula Wilcox. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Levy
Interviewed Guest:
Meg Jay
Interviewed Guest:
Virginia Ironside
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Sutherland
Interviewed Guest:
Jayne Senior
Interviewed Guest:
Paula Wilcox

Book at Bedtime

Hot Milk

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Sofia returns from Athens to Spain feeling liberated from her father but increasingly drawn to Ingrid, who is waiting for her in Almeria. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Hot Milk

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Sofia at last feels she can live her own life, but her relationship with her mother Rose has to endure one final test. Show more

Open Book

Barney Norris

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Deborah Levy and Daniel Hahn discuss the appeal of Cervantes, and playwright Barney Norris talks to Mariella Frostrup about his first novel Five Rivers Met On A Wooded Plain. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Hahn
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Levy
Interviewed Guest:
Barney Norris
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Abbott
Interviewed Guest:
Angus Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
Francesca Haig

Bookclub

Deborah Levy - Swimming Home

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Deborah Levy discusses her novel Swimming Home, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2012. Presented by James Naughtie and including a group of invited readers. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Levy
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Open Book

Jessie Burton and Summer Reads

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jessie Burton takes Mariella Frostrup back to Golden Age Amsterdam with The Miniaturist, plus Viv Groskop and Matt Haig on this summer's best beach reads and Deborah Levy at home. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jessie Burton
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Haig
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Levy

Open Book

Deborah Levy; Bulgarian fiction; Jamie Byng's literary pick

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Deborah Levy revisits her early work; Kapka Kassabova and Miroslav Penkov discuss Bulgarian literature; and the literary pick of publisher Jamie Byng. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Levy
Interviewed Guest:
Miroslav Penkov
Interviewed Guest:
Kapka Kassabova
Interviewed Guest:
Jamie Byng
Producer:
Andrea Kidd

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS South AsiaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS South Asia

In this two part series, academic and writer, Shahidha Bari, asks if we should stop reading controversial writer V.S. Naipaul. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Shahidha Bari
Interviewed Guest:
Diran Adebayo
Interviewed Guest:
Andre Bagoo
Interviewed Guest:
Homi Bhabha
Interviewed Guest:
Sara Collins
Interviewed Guest:
William Dalrymple
Interviewed Guest:
Farrukh Dhondy
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Eyre
Interviewed Guest:
Shamime Ibrahim
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Levy
Interviewed Guest:
Ankhi Mukherjee
Interviewed Guest:
Savi Naipaul Akal
Interviewed Guest:
Chibundu Onuzo
Interviewed Guest:
Kenneth Ramchand
Interviewed Guest:
Irving Ward
Interviewed Guest:
Melyin Akal
Executive Producer:
Lucy Pilkington
Director:
Emma Harpin
Producer:
Alice Wickham
Production Manager:
Catherine Donohoe
Production Manager:
Sara Revell
Production Company:
Milk and Honey Productions

Genres

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Shahidha Bari examines the life and work of controversial Booker Prize winner Sir VS Naipaul. Is his legacy compromised by his self-confessed violence towards women and views on race? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Shahidha Bari
Interviewed Guest:
Diran Adebayo
Interviewed Guest:
Andre Bagoo
Interviewed Guest:
Homi Bhabha
Interviewed Guest:
Sara Collins
Interviewed Guest:
William Dalrymple
Interviewed Guest:
Farrukh Dhondy
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Eyre
Interviewed Guest:
Shamime Ibrahim
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Levy
Interviewed Guest:
Ankhi Mukherjee
Interviewed Guest:
Savi Naipaul Akal
Interviewed Guest:
Chibundu Onuzo
Interviewed Guest:
Kenneth Ramchand
Interviewed Guest:
Irving Ward
Interviewed Guest:
Melyin Akal
Executive Producer:
Lucy Pilkington
Director:
Emma Harpin
Producer:
Alice Wickham
Production Manager:
Catherine Donohoe
Production Manager:
Sara Revell
Production Company:
Milk and Honey Productions