368 posts about Radio 4 on this blog
Friday 18 January 2013, 11:23
Melvyn Bragg writes about the latest episode of In Our Time.
Friday 18 January 2013, 11:13
This week on Saturday Review presenter Tom Sutcliffe and his guests Peter Kemp, Paul Morley and Kamila Shamsie take a look at Django Unchained, the film that's split opinion among critics and fans. Plus, Polly Stenham's new play No Quarter and Amber Dermont's debut novel The Starboard Sea.
Wednesday 16 January 2013, 16:13
Do you have any special memories of Charlotte Green's time on Radio 4? What would you sign in her leaving card? Let us know by leaving a comment below.
Friday 11 January 2013, 17:11
Tom Sutcliffe presents Saturday Review. This week on the show Tom and his guests discuss Renzo Piano's Shard in South London.
Friday 11 January 2013, 16:26
We are taking a day trip with Arlene Philips, John McCarthy's visiting Stratford-upon-Avon and the former artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Trevor Nunn, shares his Inheritance Tracks.
Friday 11 January 2013, 14:51
Roger Bolton talks about Feedback on BBC Radio 4.
Friday 11 January 2013, 13:48
The Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields writes about the Radio 4 Christmas Appeal.
Friday 11 January 2013, 11:05
Melvyn Bragg discusses Le Morte d'Arthur featured on In Our Time.
Thursday 10 January 2013, 17:18
Putting Generations Apart together is like a massive jigsaw puzzle. Not one of those ones with huge amounts of blue sky and an annoying lake that’s almost the same colour, but definitely one that has something that appears to be an ever changing vista in the middle.
Wednesday 2 January 2013, 13:58
Ben Macintyre discusses Agent Zigzag - his bestselling book on the true story of a professional criminal named Eddie Chapman, a successful British double agent who infiltrated the Nazi intelligence services during World War II.
Friday 21 December 2012, 13:08
Hear Beatrix Potter’s Favourite Tale on BBC Radio 4 at 11.30am on 27 December. Here, the presenter Philip Glassborow talks about the story behind the programme.
Friday 21 December 2012, 10:05
Saturday Review on 22 December at 7.15pm presented by Tom Sutcliffe.
Thursday 20 December 2012, 13:26
This Saturday, among our usual baubles, we'll have some balm. William Seighart returns after the success of his Poetry Pharmacy and this time, his theme is the pleasure of solitude.
Thursday 20 December 2012, 12:11
Lewis Carroll's fantastical story collides with Radio 4 in Stephen Wyatt's dramatisation.
Monday 17 December 2012, 11:42
Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time blog, on Shahnameh of Ferdowsi
Friday 14 December 2012, 13:11
Saturday Live: Lee Mack, Paul O'Grady and Fiona Shaw's Inheritance Tracks
Monday 10 December 2012, 15:14
I felt Pinocchio was a journey of a boy learning to navigate life. Who leaps before he thinks, who strikes out before he knows the consequences.
Friday 7 December 2012, 16:37
I was reminded of the intensity of performance on last week's Saturday Live, when Murray Lachlan Young read a poem in front of a handful of us in the studio and millions at home. Delivering something you've written and allowing others to judge whether they like it, must be terrifying.
Friday 7 December 2012, 15:09
As soon as I was instituted as vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square six months ago, this was something I knew I needed to do. If I was going to speak publicly about these issues I needed to know what sleeping outside felt like.
Friday 7 December 2012, 10:37
Lawrence Bragg's widow wrote to me and said that she thought that we were indeed related
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