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Woman's Hour

Joan Baez on activism, Author Kate Figes

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Joan Baez looks back on a life of music and activism ahead of her last formal tour and journalist Kate Figes talks about her breast cancer diagnosis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Baez
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Figes

Woman's Hour

Weekend Woman's Hour: Joan Baez, Teens and Xanax, Kate Figes

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Joan Baez performs Diamonds and Rust and talks about her career. Plus a look at whether teenagers should count calories to manage their weight and women in music technology. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Baez
Interviewed Guest:
Gemma Lousley
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Figes
Interviewed Guest:
Callie Vandewiele
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Lees
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Marks
Interviewed Guest:
Steph Marziano
Interviewed Guest:
Steph Yeboah
Interviewed Guest:
Zoe Harcombe
Interviewed Guest:
Peymane Adab
Performer:
Joan Baez

Folk America

Episode 3: Blowin' in the Wind

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series about American folk music. In the 1960s a new generation, spearheaded by Bob Dylan, took folk into the charts and made it a voice of protest. Show more

Front Row

Joan Baez, BBC National Short Story award shortlist, Hamlet

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Wilson talks to Joan Baez and screenwriter James Schamus, Alan Yentob announces the BBC National Short Story Award shortlist, and Susannah Clapp reviews Maxine Peak in Hamlet. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Baez
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Yentob
Interviewed Guest:
James Schamus
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Clapp
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Front Row

People of the Year - Part Two

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Wilson with guests including Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Thompson, Sam Smith and Dolly Parton. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Interviewed Guest:
Timothy Spall
Interviewed Guest:
Keira Knightley
Interviewed Guest:
Eddie Redmayne
Interviewed Guest:
Dolly Parton
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Baez
Interviewed Guest:
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Interviewed Guest:
Emma Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Daria Klimentova
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Sheen
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Schama
Interviewed Guest:
Hilary Spurling
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Smith
Interviewed Guest:
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