Kermode and Mayo's Film Review

with Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass (Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:38:00 +0000)
Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass talk to Simon about their new film Jason Bourne. Plus the UK Box Office Top 10 and Mark reviews the week's new films including Star Trek Beyond and The BFG. Download the Kermode and Mayo podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4

FriComedy: Dead Ringers 22nd July, 2016 (Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:00:00 +0000)
Theresa May’s first cabinet meeting, an investigation into the Winter Olympic doping scandal, and the new England manager makes his satirical debut. Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Debra Stephenson and Lewis Macleod. Written by: Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, James Bugg, Laura Major, Sarah Campbell, Max Davies, Jack Bernhardt, Liam Beirne, Alex Harvey and Sara Gibbs. Produced and created by Bill Dare. BBC Studios Production.

Fighting Talk

23/07/2016 (Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:20:00 +0000)
FT Champion of Champions finalist Justin Moorhouse takes on the judges chair as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and knowledge but taken away for ridiculous statements and answers lacking in conviction. The top two scoring panellists go head to head in the final round of 'defend the indefensible' where they must defend an unpalatable statement, however distasteful or outrageous, for twenty seconds. On this week's show- Director of Surrey Women's Cricket and TMS commentator Ebony Rainford Brent, sports broadcaster Caroline Barker, journalist Brian Reade, and comedian Mick Ferry. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

Football Weekly

Back again soon - Football Weekly (Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:15:59 GMT)
Details of our first live show of the new season

This American Life

#559: Captain's Log (Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000)
A captain’s log is a simple thing: the date, the time, maybe the weather — and the current status of a long journey. You wouldn’t know from the cryptic notations what weird worlds lurk beneath. On this week's show, stories behind those cryptic notations — including a concentration camp in China that housed groups of Girl Scouts. Also, Aziz Ansari explains the significance of a Thanksgiving text message, and Etgar Keret destroys a marriage piece by piece.

The Infinite Monkey Cage

200 Years of Frankenstein (Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:00:00 +0000)
Brian Cox and Robin Ince mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. They are joined on stage by Noel Fielding, evolutionary biologist Nick Lane and writer and expert in popular culture, Sir Christopher Frayling. They'll be looking at the cultural impact of this epic novel, and the long lasting impact it has had on the perception of science and scientists. They'll also be looking at the real science behind some of the ideas about life and the the creation of life that Mary Shelley explored.

Dave Whyte needs to get out more