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What's the Point of ... theArchbishop of Canterbury?

BBC Radio 4 FM

What's the Point of...?

Series 1

Episode 1: The Archbishop of Canterbury

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

1/4: The Archbishop of Canterbury. Quentin Letts takes a witty but thought-provoking look at some great British institutions.

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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week: MyFather's Country

BBC Radio 4 FM

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

My Father's Country

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

My Father's Country: Wibke Bruhns's chronicle of the life of her father. 2/5: Returning to civilian life after the First World War, Wibke's father meets his future wife.

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Woman's Hour

Viagra; Life in a Political Family; Placing a Baby in Care

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

How much of the Viagra publicity was just hype? Plus Melissa Benn on her political family, and Julia Hollander on placing her severely brain damaged child in permanent care.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Little

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World on the Move: Great AnimalMigrations

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Great Animal Migrations: Philippa Forrester and Brett Westwood present the series following the movement and migration of animals across the planet.

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Ken Clarke's Jazz Greats

BBC Radio 4 FM

Ken Clarke's Jazz Greats

Series 6

Episode 1: Jelly Roll Morton

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Former chancellor Ken Clarke profiles great jazz musicians of the 20th century. 1/4: He talks to pianist and bandleader Keith Nichols to explore the music of Jelly Roll Morton. Show more

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Liverpool Locations

BBC Radio 4 FM

Afternoon Reading

Liverpool Locations

Episode 2: The Prisoners

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Stories by writers with a Liverpool connection. 2/5: The Prisoners, by Dinesh Allirajah. A chance meeting at the Prisoners statue causes Ruby to see things very differently.

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Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 FM

Am I Normal?

BBC Radio 4 FM

Am I Normal?

Series 4

Episode 1: Shyness

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Vivienne Parry continues her quest to find out what is normal. She investigates social anxiety and asks if shyness is being rebranded as a mental illness. Show more

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William Burroughs: Nothing Is True, Everything Is Permitted

BBC Radio 4 FM

Performance artist Laurie Anderson profiles one of the most extraordinary writers and thinkers of the 20th century, William Burroughs. Show more

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Book of the Week: My Father's Country

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

My Father's Country

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

My Father's Country: Wibke Bruhns's chronicle of the life of her father. 2/5: Returning to civilian life after the First World War, Wibke's father meets his future wife.

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Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 FM

World Briefing

BBC Radio 4 FM

BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service for a selection of news and current affairs, arts and science programmes. BBC Radio 4 resumes at 5.20am.

BBC Radio 4 FM

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