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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week: Coral - a Pessimist in Paradise .

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Coral: A Pessimist in Paradise

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Scientist and broadcaster Steve Jones reads from his new book exploring the cultural, social and scientific significance of the coral atoll.

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The Accidental Beauties of Silly Songs - Auden Centenary

BBC Radio 4 FM

Best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith explores W H Auden's fascination with music and song, including his collaborations with Benjamin Britten and Igor Stravinsky.

Consumer and public interest reports, with John Waite and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours. PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 10am

Contributors

Unknown:
John Waite
Unknown:
Peter White.

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Afternoon Play: Fear and Loathing inCrouch End

BBC Radio 4 FM

Cricket World Cup

BBC Radio 4 FM

Drama

Fear and Loathing in Crouch End

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Comedy drama by Malcolm Burgess. Estonian au pair Monika discovers that paradise might not exist in Crouch End, especially in the Christmas period.

Genres

Brand

Drama

Regional Variations (2)

The Summer War in Lebanon: a Tragedy of Errors

BBC Radio 4 FM

Ed Stourton uncovers events during the Israeli-Lebanon conflict in 2006. Including accounts from the underground bunkers of Hezbollah and inside the Israeli government in Jerusalem.

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Mitch Benn's Crimes against Music

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Mitch Benn and Robin Ince are on their way to do a gig in Wales, but they get stranded at a petrol station. From 2006. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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