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The Reith Lectures

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The Reith Lectures

Jonathan Spence: Chinese Vistas: 2008

Episode 1: Confucian Ways

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Chinese Vistas: Jonathan Spence lectures about China. Recorded at the British Library in London, Spence reflects on China's most enduring thinker, Confucius. Show more

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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week: Clean

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Book of the Week

Clean

Episode 2

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Katherine Ashenburg's unsanitised history of washing. The major religions had vastly differing views on cleanliness, but did a dirty body necessarily mean a cleaner soul?

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Woman's Hour

Ageing with style; TB in Africa; Teenage pregnancy

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Alexandra Shulman, editor of British Vogue, on aging with style. Plus the global threat of TB, and the team that provides support for pregnant teenage girls. With Jenni Murray.

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Jenni Murray

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World on the Move:Great Animal Migrations

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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Lost Albums

Series 2

Episode 2: The Devils: Dark Circles

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Pete Paphides reveals the stories behind some of the great unreleased albums. Stephen Duffy and Nick Rhodes recorded extraordinary electronic pop before forming Duran Duran in 1978.

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Afternoon Reading

Spy Stories

Episode 2: Parker Adderson, Philosopher

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ambrose Bierce's story describes an encounter between a Confederate general and an oddly carefree spy during the American Civil War. Read by Stacey Keach. Show more

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Clare in the Community

BBC Radio 4 FM

Clare in the Community

Series 3

Episode 5: The Redcap

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The social worker has a new student with a useful army background. Stars Sally Phillips and Alex Lowe. From January 2007. Show more

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All in the Mind

BBC Radio 4 FM

All in the Mind

Paranoia - Heroes - Mental Health Act Commission

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Claudia Hammond explores current developments in psychiatry. She takes a virtual reality ride on the London Underground designed to test paranoid thoughts in the population. Show more

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