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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week: Cooke's Elections

BBC Radio 4 FM

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Cooke's Elections

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Alistair Cooke's famous Letters from America, broadcast during previous election campaigns. Democrat President Truman surprised the pundits by defeating Thomas Dewey in 1948. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Afternoon Way: Dickens Confidential

BBC Radio 4 FM

Drama

Dickens Confidential

Episode 4: The Deal

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

When a timid doctor is accused of murdering his wealthy lover, Dickens alone is convinced of his innocence. His journalistic team's investigations take them to the debtors' prison. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The Way We Live Right Now

BBC Radio 4 FM

15 Minute Drama

The Way we Live Right Now

Episode 11

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Anthony Trollope's satire about money, greed and dishonesty, updated by Jonathan Myerson. Now that Ghassan Mehmoud is a peer, can he save his business empire and his name? Show more

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Science in the Making

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Stephen Webster examines the way scientists work and asks why we should believe them. He explores their world, finding out what they are doing when not in the public eye. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Happy Mondays: Spike's Lookallkes

BBC Radio 4 FM

Happy Mondays

Spike's Lookalikes

Episode 3: Spike's Lookalikes

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

When Nicky is nominated for a prestigious award, everything is finally going brilliantly. But with one rash comment to her boyfriend, it seems Spike is going to lose everything. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week:Cooke's Elections

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Cooke's Elections

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Alistair Cooke's famous Letters from America, broadcast during previous election campaigns. Democrat President Truman surprised the pundits by defeating Thomas Dewey in 1948. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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