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Regional Variations (2)

Top of the Class

BBC Radio 4 FM

Top of the Class

Series 1

Episode 1: Bill Morris

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

John Wilson takes leading figures back to revisit their early influences. Former trade union leader Bill Morris returns to the car component manufacturer where he began work. Show more

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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

BBC Radio 4 FM

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Crap at the Environment

Episode 1

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Mark Watson reads from his account of his efforts to reduce his carbon footprint. Mark admits that just over a year ago he was blissfully ignorant about the environment. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The Further Adventures of the First King of Mars

BBC Radio 4 FM

Afternoon Reading

Nick Walker - The Further Adventures of the First King of Mars

Episode 1: Ninety Seconds of Terror

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The fearless commander and crew are plummeting towards Mars with no thick atmosphere to slow them down. Read by Peter Capaldi. Show more

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The Food Programme

BBC Radio 4 FM

The Food Programme

English Sparkling Wine

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Andrew Jefford investigates the growing popularity and quality of English sparkling wine and finds out how it matches up to its French counterpart champagne. Show more

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Inside the Whale

BBC Radio 4 FM

15 Minute Drama

Inside the Whale

Episode 1: The Absolute Beginning of Things

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jennie Roonie's tragi-comic tale of two lovers as they look back on their lives. As Michael lies mute, memories stir of his childhood. Meanwhile, Stevie recalls an older love story. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book at Bedtime: God's Own Country

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book at Bedtime

God's Own Country

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Matt Smith reads from Ross Raisin's tale of adolescence on the edge, set on the Yorkshire Moors. Sam watches the arrival of a new family as they move into the farmhouse next door. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The Pain of Laughter:the Last Days of Kenneth Williams

BBC Radio 4 FM

Rob Brydon explores the complex character of Kenneth Williams, a gifted and articulate performer at odds with his public persona. Kenneth's circle of friends offer private insights. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Crap at the Environment

Episode 1

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Mark Watson reads from his account of his efforts to reduce his carbon footprint. Mark admits that just over a year ago he was blissfully ignorant about the environment. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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