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Open Book

Literary Landscape: Ross Raisin and Yorkshire

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A literary ramble through the Yorkshire moors and the work they have inspired, from the Brontes to Sylvia Plath. With authors Ross Raisin, Will Atkins and Professor John Bowen. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ross Raisin
Interviewed Guest:
Will Atkins
Interviewed Guest:
John Bowen

Front Row

Frida Kahlo, Fly by Night, Queer Eye, Cats in literature

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mexican artist Frida Kahlo in a major new exhibition. Plus the presence of cats in literature, from Keats to TS Eliot, 1500 pigeons create a work of art and Queer Eye on TV. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abel
Interviewed Guest:
Corinne Julius
Interviewed Guest:
Lynne Truss
Interviewed Guest:
John Bowen
Interviewed Guest:
Kitty Joe
Interviewed Guest:
Louis Wise

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

Middlemarch

Duration: 52 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss George Eliot's Study of Provincial Life, set before the Reform Act 1832 in a small, fictional town in the Midlands surrounded by farmland. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Rosemary Ashton
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
John Bowen