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Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 4: 'It's a shark's tooth.'

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Henry Goodman continues Peter Benchley's classic 1974 novel, and one of the greatest movies of all time.

As the victims mount, Amity Island's beaches are finally closed. And Chief Brody decides to call in an expert who can might help him catch the shark...

Will it ever be safe to go back into the water?

Reader: Henry Goodman
Writer: Peter Benchley's 1974 novel shot straight on to the bestseller lists, and has since sold some 20 million copies. It was adapted into the iconic film by Steven Spielberg a year later. The film won three Academy Awards.
Producer: Justine Willett
Abridger: Richard Hamilton. Show less

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