Programme Index

Discover 10,249,320 listings and 227,667 playable programmes from the BBC

Results 1 to 20 of 187 for your search filters
Filter by channel

Woman's Hour

Best of the best women's fiction, Autism and puberty, Civil partnership amendment, Living with grief

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang discusses The Road Home by Rose Tremain. Jane Garvey presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Steinfeld
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Wintemute
Interviewed Guest:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Reynolds
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Bailey

Front Row

Timberlake Wertenbaker, Jupiter Ascending Reviewed, Reading Europe: France

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Timberlake Wertenbaker on her new play Jefferson's Garden, a review of Jupiter Ascending and which novels best reflect present-day France. Kirsty Lang presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Presenter:
Damian Barr
Producer:
Sarah Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Timberlake Wertenbaker
Interviewed Guest:
Sophia McDougall
Interviewed Guest:
Sylvain Bourmeau
Interviewed Guest:
Adrian Wootton

Front Row

Alfred Molina, Rona Munro, Bookshops Turned Publishers

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Alfred Molina on Love is Strange, booksellers becoming independent publishers, playwright Rona Munro, and New York Times theatre critic Ben Brantley talks about Brits on Broadway. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Alfred Molina
Interviewed Guest:
Rona Munro
Interviewed Guest:
Henry Layte
Interviewed Guest:
Nic Bottomley
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Brantley

Front Row

The Dark Horse, Sara Taylor, 70 Years of The Glass Menagerie

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

New Zealand film The Dark Horse, novelist Sara Taylor, the play Abraham Lincoln was watching when he was shot and Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie. With Kirsty Lang. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Sara Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Lydia Parker
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Smith
Interviewed Guest:
John Lahr

This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

Front Row

Alan Rickman, Sonia Delaunay, Punchdrunk Theatre, Anne Frank

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Alan Rickman on directing A Little Chaos, plus the art of Sonia Delaunay at Tate Modern, Punchdrunk Theatre at the National Maritime Museum and Anne Frank's Diary revisited. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Rickman
Interviewed Guest:
Louisa Buck
Interviewed Guest:
Pete Higgin
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Lockwood
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Moggach
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Front Row

Antony Gormley, Madam Secretary, Who Cares Writer and Director, Borodin Quartet

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Antony Gormley discusses his new work, Land; Bridget Kendall reviews Madam Secretary; Who Cares - a play about the NHS; and the Borodin Quartet at 70. Presented by Kirsty Lang. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Antony Gormley
Interviewed Guest:
Bridget Kendall
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Wynne
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Morrison
Interviewed Guest:
Igor Naidin

Front Row

Alan Parker, The Game, Eleanor Rees

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news and interviews, including Alan Parker on Bugsy Malone, a review of new spy thriller TV series The Game, and poet Eleanor Rees on her latest collection Blood Child. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Parker
Interviewed Guest:
Sean Holmes
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Morgan Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Eleanor Rees
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Front Row

David Hockney, Maria Friedman on High Society, Clouds of Sils Maria

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

David Hockney discussing his troubled relationship with perspective and Maria Friedman on directing High Society, plus a review of Clouds of Sils Maria. Kirsty Lang presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
David Hockney
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah McGill
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Friedman

Front Row

U2's Set Design, Hepworth in Yorkshire, Cannes Film Festival, BB King

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The set design for U2's new show, the Hepworth exhibition in Yorkshire, Jason Solomons reporting from Cannes and the legacy of BB King. Kirsty Lang presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Bono undefined
Interviewed Guest:
Willie Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Es Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Eleanor Clayton
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin LeGendre
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Front Row

Julie Taymor, The Driver's Seat, Sarah Winman

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, including Sarah Winman on her new novel, the stage adaptation of Muriel Spark's The Driver's Seat and Lion King director Julie Taymor. Kirsty Lang presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Taymor
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Winman
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Eccleston

Front Row

Vasily Petrenko, The Duke of Burgundy Reviewed, Gurinder Chadha, Lynda Benglis

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Kirsty Lang with conductor Vasily Petrenko, filmmaker Gurinder Chadha and artist Lynda Benglis. Briony Hansen reviews The Duke of Burgundy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Vasily Petrenko
Interviewed Guest:
Briony Hansen
Interviewed Guest:
Gurinder Chadha
Interviewed Guest:
Lynda Benglis
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

Dark Horse, National Theatre changes, artist Luke Jerram, playwright Danai Gurira

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

With Kirsty Lang. Including horse racing documentary Dark Horse, changes at the National Theatre, Danai Gurira on her play set during the Liberian Civil War and artist Luke Jerram. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Ellie Bury
Interviewed Guest:
Luke Jerram
Interviewed Guest:
Danai Gurira
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Nicolas Kent
Interviewed Guest:
Alistair Smith

Front Row

Damian Lewis and Daniel Evans on American Buffalo, Folk Singer Sam Lee, The Proms 2015

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Damian Lewis and Daniel Evans discuss staging Mamet's American Buffalo, Larushka Ivan-Zadeh reviews A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, and news of this year's Proms. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Damian Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Lee
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Maddocks

Front Row

Election play The Vote, Anthony Doerr, WWII drama Home Fires, Samba reviewed

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A review of World War II drama Home Fires, playwright James Graham and director Josie Rourke on their election night drama, French film Samba reviewed and author Anthony Doerr. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
James Graham
Interviewed Guest:
Josie Rourke
Interviewed Guest:
Lara Feigel
Interviewed Guest:
Anthony Doerr
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir

Front Row

Spooks, Meklit, Christopher Hope, The Spalding Suite

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Spooks moving to the big screen, singer-songwriter Meklit Hadero, basketball drama in The Spalding Suite, artist Katrina Palmer and novelist Christopher Hope. With Kirsty Lang. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Sarah Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Meklit Hadero
Interviewed Guest:
Benji Reid
Interviewed Guest:
Inua Ellams
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Hope
Interviewed Guest:
Katrina Palmer

Front Row

Man Booker Prize longlist, Death of a Gentleman, Game of Thrones aesthetics

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang discusses the Man Booker Prize longlist with chair of judges Michael Wood. Plus cricket documentary Death of a Gentleman, and the aesthetics TV series Game of Thrones. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Gemma Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Michele Clapton
Interviewed Guest:
Leslie Felperin
Producer:
Jack Soper

Front Row

Celts, Kiss Me Kate, Hilary Mantel

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang discusses the British Museum's Celts exhibition. Plus Hilary Mantel talks about her short story, and conductor David Charles Abell discusses Opera North's Kiss Me Kate. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
David Charles Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Hilary Mantel
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

Front Row

Slow West, James Horner, Inala Dance, Amber Photography

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, including Michael Fassbender's new film Slow West, film composer James Horner remembered, Inala dance project and Amber Photography from Newcastle. With Kirsty Lang. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Ella Spira
Interviewed Guest:
Albert Mazibuko
Interviewed Guest:
Pietra Mello-Pittman
Interviewed Guest:
Jacob O'Connell
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Brand
Interviewed Guest:
Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen
Interviewed Guest:
Graeme Rigby
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Front Row

War Book, Eric Whitacre, Denise Mina, Edinburgh

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang reviews the nuclear scenario drama War Book and talks to Eric Whitacre about his new choral work inspired by the Hubble Space Telescope. Plus crime writer Denise Mina. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Eric Whitacre
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey