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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week: Bearded Tit

BBC Radio 4 FM

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Bearded Tit

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Rory McGrath reads from his comic memoir, a story of love and birdwatching. Rory's romance with JJ is taking its time, until a brief encounter interferes.

Regional Variations (2)

Mind Changers

Case Study: Little Hans

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

A phobia of horses developed by a boy living in Vienna in 1904 seemed unlikely evidence for the Oedipus complex. But for Sigmund Freud, this was the proof he had been waiting for. Show more

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Afternoon Play: The AntisocialBehaviour of Horace Rumpole

BBC Radio 4 FM

Drama

The Antisocial Behaviour of Horace Rumpole

Episode 1: Rumpole on Trial

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Another adventure for John Mortimer's wily defender of our civil liberties. Rumpole is uneasy about exactly what Hilda is up to in her continuing friendship with a high court judge. Show more

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Hay-on-Wye Stories

BBC Radio 4 FM

Afternoon Reading

Hay-on-Wye Stories 2008

Episode 2: Travels with a Hydrosextant

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Stories from the renowned literary festival. Bill Paterson's story is based on his own experiences as an apprentice. A trainee quantity surveyor tours his beloved Glasgow. Show more

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Jane and Prudence

BBC Radio 4 FM

15 Minute Drama

Barbara Pym - Jane and Prudence

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The life of the village is beginning to be revealed, and Jane receives an invitation. Comedy of rural relationships stars Susie Blake and David Thorpe.

Regional Variations (2)

For Whom the Division Bell Tolled

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Michael Portillo explores the history of the backbench MP. He attempts to find out whether backbenchers always been more interested in keeping their job than changing the world.

Regional Variations (2)

World on the Move: Great Animal Migrations

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Philippa Forrester and Brett Westwood present the series following the movement and migration of animals across the planet. This special edition comes from The Hay Festival.

Regional Variations (2)

Laura Solon: Talking and Not Talking

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The comedy award-winner finds 1001 uses for peas, misses a meeting and shuns a caravan owner. With Ben Moor. From May 2008. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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