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Book at Bedtime

How to Stop Time

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Written by Matt Haig and read by Tom Hollander. Tom Hazard has a rare condition - he ages very, very slowly so that, while he looks about 41, he is in fact over 400 years old. Show more

Book at Bedtime

How to Stop Time

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Written by Matt Haig and read by Tom Hollander. Over 200 years after the death of Rose, Tom seeks help for his condition from London clinician Dr Hutchinson. Show more

Book at Bedtime

How to Stop Time

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Written by Matt Haig and read by Tom Hollander. It's 1599, and Tom remembers his time in Suffolk, his mother and trials for witchcraft. Show more

Book at Bedtime

How to Stop Time

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Written by Matt Haig and read by Tom Hollander. In 1891, Tom travels to New York, where he meets the mysterious and charismatic Hendrich and learns about the Albatross Society. Show more

Book at Bedtime

How to Stop Time

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Written by Matt Haig and read by Tom Hollander. The witch-finder William Manning tracks Tom down to the Globe Theatre. Show more

Book at Bedtime

How to Stop Time

Episode 7

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Written by Matt Haig and read by Tom Hollander. In 1607, Tom and Rose have a daughter, Marion. For a while they live happily. But nowhere is safe for long. Show more

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

Bill Clegg on Did You Ever Have a Family

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The best new fiction and non-fiction, talking to writers and unearthing lost classics. Mariella Frostrup talks to Bill Clegg about his book Did You Ever Have a Family. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Bill Clegg
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Haig
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier
Interviewed Guest:
Etgar Keret

Open Book

British Gothic

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup talks to novelist Andrew Michael Hurley, whose gothic novel The Loney has been one of the publishing stories of the year. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Hurley
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Haig
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Vybarr Cregan-Reid

The One Show

05/07/2021

Duration: 33 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One West MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One West Midlands

Available for 1 day

Jermaine Jenas and Emma Willis chat to Ashley Banjo and Fleur East about their new gameshow. And author Matt Haig reveals how his latest book will offer comfort to us in these challenging times. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Willis
Presenter:
Jermaine Jenas
Interviewed Guest:
Ashley Banjo
Interviewed Guest:
Fleur East
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Haig

Front Row

Jim Broadbent; Young Adult Fiction; Tena Stivicic; Comedy DVDs

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jim Broadbent on playing Father Christmas in Get Santa, plus young adult fiction, the Elgin Marbles, Croatian playwright Tena Stivicic, and Stephen Armstrong's pick of comedy DVDs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Broadbent
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Haig
Interviewed Guest:
Katherine Woodfine
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Aspden
Interviewed Guest:
Tena Stivicic
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Armstrong