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Big Fish, Small Ponds

BBC Radio 4 FM

Big Fish, Small Ponds

Episode 2: Irthlingborough and Charles Weston

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

David McKie explores some of Britain's most evocative spots and their local heroes. In the early 20th century, American director Charles Weston based his studios in Irthlingborough. Show more

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PM Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 FM

Beyond Westminster

BBC Radio 4 FM

Beyond Westminster

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Elinor Goodman presents the series looking at politics beyond and outside the Westminster parliament. She looks at the effect of current economic conditions on green politics. Show more

4/5. Films. Alvin Hall looks at where investors are spending their money in order to survive a credit crunch and its economic knock-on effect. He continues with the film world. Producer Samantha Washington Rptd Mon, 3pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Alvin Hall
Producer:
Samantha Washington

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Page to Performance

BBC Radio 4 FM

Page to Performance

Series 2

Episode 3: Man of Tango

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Lowri Blake explores the history of well-known pieces of music. Astor Piazzolla brought the tango into the orchestral repertoire with his Bandoneon Concerto. Lowri tells his story. Show more

John Tusa presents the daily series recalling the events of the year through archive and music. A British airliner crashes near Munich, killing all 48 passengers. Producers Robert Abel , Barney Rowntree and Joby Waldman

Contributors

Unknown:
John Tusa
Producers:
Robert Abel
Producers:
Barney Rowntree
Producers:
Joby Waldman

Regional Variations (2)

Classic Serial: My Name Is ... Red

BBC Radio 4 FM

Classic Serial

My Name Is Red

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ayeesha Menon's dramatisation of Orhan Pamuk's murder mystery set in Istanbul in 1590. When two artists are murdered, artist-turned-diplomat Black is called back to find the killer. Show more

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Inside the Ethics Committee

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Three-year-old Catherine has a life-threatening condition. She desperately needs a bone marrow transplant from a sibling. Should the parents select a suitable embryo to help? Show more

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Poetry and the Russian Soul

BBC Radio 4 FM

Poetry and the Russian Soul

Episode 2: Set the Hearts of Men on Fire with Your Word

Duration: 26 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Effectively a creation of the 18th century, poetry was vital in creating a natural language and form of expression as modern Russia forged its own identity. Show more

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Confessions of a FailedGrown-Up

BBC Radio 4 FM

The Late Story

Confessions of a Failed Grown-Up

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Stephanie Calman reads from her book about the perils of reaching 40. She discovers that, despite being a parent, she has an inner age of 12.

BBC Radio 4 FM

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