iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for 18/09/2009

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio


2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 18 September 2009

Lynn Parsons sits in for Claudia Winkleman and is joined by the queen of TV crime drama, Lynda La Plante. She talks about her new book Silent Scream; her prolific TV writing career from Widows to Prime Suspect; and what it was like working with Helen Mirren.

Music Played

12 items
  • Image for Pulp

    Pulp Common People

    (CD Single), Island, 5

  • Image for Madness

    Madness Baggy Trousers

    More Greatest Hits Of 80's (Various), Disky

  • Image for Paul Hardcastle

    Paul Hardcastle The Wizzard

    The Top Of The Pops Party Album, Telstar

  • Image for Duffy

    Duffy Mercy

    (CD Single), A&M

  • Image for Melanie

    Melanie Ruby Tuesday

    Million Sellers Vol.19 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for The Isley Brothers

    The Isley Brothers This Old Heart Of Mine

    Soul (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)

    Whitney Houston - Whitney, Arista

  • Image for Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston Million Dollar Bill

    (CD Single), Arista, 1

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles and Billy Preston Get Back

    The Beatles - 1, Apple, 9

  • Image for Rachel Stevens

    Rachel Stevens Sweet Dreams My L.A. Ex

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Jefferson Airplane

    Jefferson Airplane Somebody To Love

    Apollo 13 - Music from the motion picture

  • Image for Nell Bryden

    Nell Bryden What Does It Take?

    (CD Single), 157 Records, 1

  • 5 Reasons To Go Out & About

    The Goodwood Revival in West Sussex started today reliving the glory days of its Motor Circuit from yesteryear. Celebrity visitors include Rowan Atkinson, Nick Mason of Pink Floyd, former US astronaut Buzz Aldrin, as well as numerous stars from the world of motorsport.

    The Historic Dockyard at Chatham steps back in time this weekend with its Salute To The 40s. Highlights include Rationing and Life on the Home Front; Street Party Celebrations; Authentic Tea Rooms; Land Army and Farming Displays.

    The Merchant City Festival in Glasgow begins on Thursday offering a diverse platform for the arts with some of the best of Scottish art and entertainment including theatre, music, comedy, fashion, visual art, film, dance, literature, continental markets and much more!

    Garden Gourmet festival at Belfast’s Botanic Gardens begins tomorrow and features a range of gardening and culinary treats ~ a flower show, fruit and vegetable displays, live music, plant and craft stalls and award-winning food. There’ll be plenty of entertainment that includes something for all ages and children under 16 go free.

    As part of this year’s Somerset Art Weeks, Art For Everyone features over 450 artists showcasing a range of visual arts from pottery and painting to new media in more than 90 venues and public locations across the county. Events include 'Cream' the West Somerset signpost show, and 'Transform' which is a multi-media exhibition created by the art group at Shepton Mallet Prison.


Free download

  1. Image for Radio 2 Arts Show with Claudia Winkleman

    Radio 2 Arts Show with Claudia Winkleman

    Claudia Winkleman’s weekly feast of the finest offerings from Film, Theatre, Arts, TV and Music.…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss