Documentary of the Week
By BBC Radio 4
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The Documentary of the Week podcast brings you our pick of the week's documentaries on BBC Radio 4. A new episode is published every Friday.
||R4Choice: My Mother's Sari: 1 May 15||Dr. Shahidha Bari traces the story of the sari, explores how it feels to wear one and asks what it meant for women like her mother. She talks with a range of women, including broadcaster Mishal Husain and writer Monica Ali about their experiences. And...||5/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||R4Choice: Shipping Songs: 24 Apr 15||The Shipping Forecast has long provided essential, potentially life-saving, information for those at sea around the British Isles. But the forecast also has a history of sparking the imagination and creativity of those firmly on land - music, poetry...||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||R4Choice: Future Speak: 17 Apr 15||Computer code is written all over our offices, our homes and now in our classrooms too. Technologist Tom Armitage de-codes digital literacy for the so-called 'second machine age'....||4/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||R4Choice: Twin Peaks: 10 Apr 15||Twin Peaks is one of the most influential and innovative programmes in television history - writer and broadcaster Danny Leigh goes for a walk in the woods to explain why. Before The Killing, True Detective and The X Files, there was Twin Peaks. The...||4/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||R4Choice: AA: America's Gift To The World: 10 Apr 15||Alcoholics Anonymous, founded in Akron, Ohio by Bill Wilson and Dr Bob Smith in 1935, has a presence in most countries around the world. Author AL Kennedy tells its story and how it works....||4/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|