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Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

BBC Radio 4 FM

In Our Time

Common Sense Philosophy

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss 18th century common sense philosophy which involves the most profound questions about human knowledge we are capable of asking. Show more

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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week: Wildwood:a Journey through Trees

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Wildwood: A Journey through Trees

Episode 4: Driftwood

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Wildwood: A Journey through Trees. Sean Baker reads from the late nature writer and conservationist Roger Deakin's travelogue, abridged by Julian Wilkinson. 4/5: Driftwood.

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Woman's Hour

Breech babies and caesarean; Women in ETA

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The number of breech babies born by caesarean is rising but are mothers being denied other options?. Plus the historic influence of women on Basque armed separatist group ETA.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray

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The Making of Music

BBC Radio 4 FM

The Making of Music

Series 1

Episode 14: The Restoration

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The return of Charles II from exile heralded a revival in English music. Among several composers to emerge was Henry Purcell. Show more

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The Material World

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Material World

The Heart Exhibition - String Theory: Knot Good Enough?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sue Nelson talks to Ken Arnold, director of the new Wellcome Collection in London, boasting 1,300 medical exhibits from Aztec sacrificial knives to Dolly the sheep's fleece. Show more

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Leading Edge

Episode 3: Birth Order IQ and Human Susceptibility to HIV

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Geoff Watts reports on the latest stories from the world of science and technology. Scientists in Norway have worked out why elder siblings have a higher IQ than their younger brothers and sisters. Show more

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Melvyn Bragg - in Our Time

BBC Radio 4 FM

In Our Time

Common Sense Philosophy

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss 18th century common sense philosophy which involves the most profound questions about human knowledge we are capable of asking. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week: Seeds of Greatness

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book at Bedtime

Seeds of Greatness

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Seeds of Greatness: By Jon Canter, abridged by Fiona McAlpine. 4/10: When Jack and Dave are caught taking drugs, the headmaster punishes the two in very different ways.

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week:Wildwood: a Journey Through Trees

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Wildwood: A Journey through Trees

Episode 4: Driftwood

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Wildwood: A Journey through Trees. Sean Baker reads from the late nature writer and conservationist Roger Deakin's travelogue, abridged by Julian Wilkinson. 4/5: Driftwood.

BBC Radio 4 FM

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