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The NHS at 60: the Cost of Health

BBC Radio 4 FM

The NHS at 60: The Cost of Health

Episode 4: Who Pays? The Financial Future of the NHS

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Branwen Jeffreys presents a series of debates as the NHS marks its sixtieth anniversary. How much longer can the founding principles of the NHS remain intact? Show more

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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Crap at the Environment

Episode 2

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Mark Watson reads from his account of his efforts to reduce his carbon footprint. Mark has calculated his emissions and is horrified. He decides to admit his shortcomings. Show more

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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

Philippa Forrester and Brett Westwood present the series following the movement of animals. Including a report from Alaska as the sockeye salmon reach their spawning ground. Show more

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Page to Performance

BBC Radio 4 FM

Page to Performance

Series 2

Episode 2: Delius's Cuckoo

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lowri Blake explores the history of well-known pieces of music. On Hearing The First Cuckoo in Spring by Frederick Delius was adapted from a Norwegian folk tune. Show more

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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 2: The Shadow of a Volcano

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Tragedy follows as Mars Twenty crash lands on Mars, and the crew is minus a speech writer. Read by Peter Capaldi. Show more

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Inside the Whale

BBC Radio 4 FM

15 Minute Drama

Inside the Whale

Episode 2: In Sickness and in Health

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jennie Roonie's tragi-comic tale of two lovers as they look back on their lives. Despite lying mute in his hospital bed, Michael is determined to communicate some of his story. Show more

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How Crime Took on the World

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Misha Glenny charts the explosion and growth of international crime in our newly globalised world. He investigates cigarette smuggling, from the Balkans through Italy to Brussels. Show more

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The NHS at 60: the Cost of Health

BBC Radio 4 FM

The NHS at 60: The Cost of Health

Episode 4: Who Pays? The Financial Future of the NHS

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Branwen Jeffreys presents a series of debates as the NHS marks its sixtieth anniversary. How much longer can the founding principles of the NHS remain intact? Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book at Bedtime: God's Own Country

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book at Bedtime

God's Own Country

Episode 2

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 is worried that the new neighbours will find out about about his troubled past. Show more

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The Pain of Laughter:The Last Days of Kenneth Williams

BBC Radio 4 FM

Rob Brydon explores the character of a gifted and articulate performer at odds with his public persona. Friends offer a revealing insight into how Williams spent his last days. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Crap at the Environment

Episode 2

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Mark Watson reads from his account of his efforts to reduce his carbon footprint. Mark has calculated his emissions and is horrified. He decides to admit his shortcomings. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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