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In Our Time

The Bluestockings

Duration: 47 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Bluestockings, a group of prominent women intellectuals in 18th-century England. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Karen O'Brien
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Eger
Interviewed Guest:
Nicole Pohl
Producer:
Thomas Morris

In Our Time

Aurora Leigh

Duration: 47 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Aurora Leigh, Elizabeth Barrett Browning's novel-poem published in 1856, three years before her death in Florence. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Reynolds
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Karlin
Interviewed Guest:
Karen O'Brien

In Our Time

Jane Eyre

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, first published in 1847 under the pseudonym Currer Bell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Dinah Birch
Interviewed Guest:
Karen O'Brien
Interviewed Guest:
Sara Lyons

In Our Time

Wuthering Heights (repeat)

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Emily Bronte's story of Heathcliff and Cathy, of love, hatred, revenge and self-destruction across two generations in a remote moorland home. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Karen O'Brien
Interviewed Guest:
John Bowen
Interviewed Guest:
Alexandra Lewis

In Our Time

Harriet Martineau

Duration: 51 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Harriet Martineau who wrote extensively in the C19th on a wide range of subjects including abolition, and is called the mother of sociology. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Valerie Sanders
Interviewed Guest:
Karen O'Brien
Interviewed Guest:
Ella Dzelzainis