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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week: Making Money

BBC Radio 4 FM

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Making Money

Episode 3: Bandwagon

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Evan Davis introduces a selection of writings reflecting the repetitive boom-and-bust cycle of our economy. As soon as someone gets rich, everyone else wants the same. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Kicking the Habit

BBC Radio 4 FM

Kicking the Habit

Series 2

Episode 5: Yours Sincerely

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Comedy drama series by Christopher Lee, set in a Carmelite monastery. It seems unlikely that the friars would attend an expensive course on How to Look and Sound Sincere. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Tracing Your Roots

BBC Radio 4 FM

Tracing Your Roots

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sally Magnusson presents a series exploring the practice of researching family history. With genealogist Nick Barratt, she looks at some myths surrounding Irish family research. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Big Bang Day: Five Particles

BBC Radio 4 FM

Big Bang Day: Five Particles

Episode 3: The Antiparticle

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Simon Singh examines the significance of subatomic particles. Every elementary particle has an antiparticle. Should the two meet and combine, the result is annihilation. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Thinking Allowed

BBC Radio 4 FM

Thinking Allowed

Café Culture – Human Waste

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Laurie Taylor examines our behaviour in coffee shops with Dr Eric Laurier, author of The Cappuccino Community: cafes and civic life in the contemporary city. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 4 months

The comedian examines the virtue of hard work. With poems and songs from diligent Tim Key and Tom Basden. From 2008. Show more

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The Condensed History of Political Parties

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Adam Long, co-founder of the Reduced Shakespeare Company, rushes through the history of the Labour Party, from Keir Hardie to Gordon Brown. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Big Bang Day: The Great Big Particle Adventure

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Ben Miller explores the workings of the new LHC atom smasher at CERN and what it is designed to discover. He looks at the Higgs Particle and how it enables our world to exist. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book at Bedtime: Someone at a Distance

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book at Bedtime

Someone at a Distance

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Deborah Findlay reads from Dorothy Whipple's 1953 novel. On her return from England, Louise discovers the extent of her mother's social climbing on her behalf. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week: MakingMoney

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Making Money

Episode 3: Bandwagon

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Evan Davis introduces a selection of writings reflecting the repetitive boom-and-bust cycle of our economy. As soon as someone gets rich, everyone else wants the same. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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