|Running time||15 mins|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Home station||BBC Radio 4|
|Narrated by||Various readers|
|Website||BBC website page|
Book of the Week is a BBC Radio 4 series that is broadcast daily on week days. Each week, extracts from the selected book, usually a non-fiction work, are read over five episodes; each fifteen-minute episode is broadcast in the morning (9:45am) and repeated overnight (12:30am). The Act of Worship replaces the morning broadcast in the schedule on longwave.
The following articles list books featured from 2012 to 2018.
Prisoner is an Australian television soap opera, created by Reg Watson, which broadcast on Network Ten from 1979 to 1986, lasting eight seasons and 692 episodes, the series was produced by the Grundy Organisation and was filmed at the then Network Ten Melbourne Studios at Nunawading and on location.
QI is a British comedy panel game television quiz show created and co-produced by John Lloyd, and features permanent panellist Alan Davies. Stephen Fry was host of the show from its initial pilot, before departing after the final episode of the M series in 2016, exactly half way through the alphabet, with frequent QI panellist Sandi Toksvig replacing him prior to the beginning of the N series in 2016.
Woman's Hour is a radio magazine programme broadcast in the United Kingdom on the BBC Light Programme, BBC Radio 2, and later BBC Radio 4. It has been on the air since 1946.
Kathryn Mary Garraway is an English broadcaster and journalist. She is the presenter of Mid Mornings with Kate Garraway on Smooth Radio and co-anchor of Good Morning Britain on ITV Breakfast.
In Our Time is a live BBC radio discussion series exploring a wide variety of historical topics, presented by Melvyn Bragg, since 15 October 1998. It is one of BBC Radio 4's most successful discussion programmes, acknowledged to have "transformed the landscape for serious ideas at peak listening time". As of 21 June 2018, 808 episodes have been aired and the series attracts a weekly audience exceeding two million listeners.
Kenneth Robertson Bruce is a Scottish broadcaster who is best known for hosting his long-running weekday mid-morning show on BBC Radio 2 since 1992.
This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom, presented by Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby, and Ruth Holmes and Eamonn Holmes. The show airs live and features news, topical items, showbiz, style and beauty, home and garden, food, health, real life and other similar features. The series was originally presented by Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan for more than a decade after its launch. It is currently presented alternatively by Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby, and Ruth Holmes and Eamonn Holmes, and has aired on ITV since 3 October 1988, making it one of the longest running daytime programmes on British television. It regularly wins at the National Television Awards and the TV Choice Awards.
Mock the Week is a British topical satirical celebrity panel show, that was created by Dan Patterson and Mark Leveson, who also co-created the comedy game show Whose Line Is It Anyway?. Performers deliver mostly prepared answers on different subjects under the guise of an improvised gameshow. It is made by independent production company Angst Productions, and made its debut on BBC Two on 5 June 2005, with the show's theme song being "News of the World" by The Jam. The show has featured a variety of different stand-up performers, some being part of the show for several series as a permanent fixture, with host Dara Ó Briain and comedian Hugh Dennis having appeared in every episode since its debut. Old episodes currently air on Dave, which is frequently mentioned on the show.
Richard & Judy is a British television chat show presented by the married couple Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan. The show originally aired on Channel 4 from 26 November 2001 to 22 August 2008, but later moved to digital channel Watch from 7 October 2008 to 1 July 2009.
The Bill is a British police procedural television series, first broadcast on ITV from 16 August 1983 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, Woodentop, broadcast in August 1983.
The Big Questions is an interfaith dialogue and ethics television programme usually presented by Nicky Campbell. It is broadcast live on BBC One between 10:00am and 11:00am on Sunday, replacing The Heaven and Earth Show as the BBC's religious discussion programme.
Great Railway Journeys, originally titled Great Railway Journeys of the World, is a recurring series of travel documentaries produced by BBC Television. The premise of each programme is that the presenter, typically a well-known figure from the arts or media, would make a journey by train, usually through a country or to a destination to which they had a personal connection. The first series, which used the longer title, was broadcast on BBC2 in 1980. After a 14-year hiatus, a further three series were broadcast between 1994 and 1999, using the shorter series title. Similar series were broadcast in 1983, Great Little Railways, and 2010, Great British Railway Journeys.
Gregory James Alan Milward is an English radio DJ, television presenter and author. He hosts Radio 1 Breakfast on BBC Radio 1. He also co-presented the BBC television series Sounds Like Friday Night between 2017–2018. He is a co-presenter alongside Felix White and James Anderson on the weekly podcast Tailenders.
The Chris Evans Breakfast Show is the name given to two versions of a radio programme hosted by broadcaster Chris Evans in the United Kingdom. The first was the incarnation of The Radio 2 Breakfast Show that aired every weekday morning between 11 January 2010 and 24 December 2018. Evans had taken over from Terry Wogan, who ended his stint as the station's morning presenter on 18 December 2009. On 3 September 2018, it was announced by Evans live on air that he would be leaving the network. The show broadcast its final episode on BBC Radio 2 on 24 December 2018. On 3 October 2018, it was announced by Evans live on air that Zoe Ball would take over the slot, with her first broadcast airing on 14 January 2019. Evans meanwhile started the second incarnation of the show on Virgin Radio that began on 21 January 2019.
This is a list of events in British radio during 1989.
This is a list of events in British radio during 1973.
7 Day Sunday is a British comedy radio talk show hosted by Al Murray on BBC Radio 5 Live. Broadcast weekly on Sunday mornings, the show takes an irreverent look at the topical news stories of the past seven days. Originally presented by Chris Addison: he was joined by regular guests Sarah Millican and Andy Zaltzman, and a fourth special guest each episode. It premièred in January 2010 to mixed reviews. It returned for a second series in September 2010. Al Murray served as host for the last five episodes of the second series, joined by regular guests Rebecca Front and Joe Wilkinson. The show returned for a third series in January 2012 with Murray hosting alongside Andy Zaltzman and Rebecca Front as the regular guests. A fourth series followed from September 2012.
Newsday is a news programme on BBC World News that was first broadcast on 13 June 2011. The programme is normally hosted by Babita Sharma and Kasia Madera in London, with Rico Hizon and Sharanjit Leyl in Singapore. During important news stories, the programme is broadcast from Washington with either Katty Kay or Laura Trevelyan instead of the traditional London broadcast. Such news stories have included the death of Muhammad Ali, Hillary Clinton receiving the Democratic nomination, and Donald Trump getting important votes in his presidential nomination for the Republican Party. When there are presenters from other countries presenting during the programme, the titles narrated by Mishal Hussain - showing the London and/or Singapore studios - are not shown.
Sunday Half Hour was a long-standing show broadcast on the BBC Light Programme and then BBC Radio 2 in the United Kingdom, broadcast for 78 years between 14 July 1940 and 28 January 2018.
Good Morning Britain is a breakfast programme on British television network ITV weekdays between 6:00 am and 9:00 am. The show launched on 28 April 2014 after Daybreak was cancelled.
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