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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week:Searching for Schindler: a Memoir

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Thomas Keneally - Searching for Schindler: A Memoir

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. How discovering Oskar Schindler won Thomas Keneally a Booker Prize and sparked an Oscar-winning film. Read by James Laurenson. Show more

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Woman's Hour

John Sergeant; Miles Kington remembered

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Political journalist John Sergeant on coming to terms with being a modern-day sex symbol. Plus, Caroline Kington on the humour of her late husband, the columnist Miles Kington.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey

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Wayfarers All: a Hundred Years of the Wind in the Willows

BBC Radio 4 FM

Afternoon Reading

Wayfarers All: A Hundred Years of The Wind in the Willows

Episode 1: Rat

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Stories inspired by the main characters in The Wind in the Willows. A doctor on a geriatric ward is surprised to come face to face with a figure from his past. By Candida McWilliam.

Regional Variations (2)

America, Empire of Liberty

BBC Radio 4 FM

America, Empire of Liberty

Episode 26: The Arsenic of Mexico

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Series charting the history of America, written and presented by David Reynolds. America and Mexico fight over territory in Texas, New Mexico and California.

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The Food Programme

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The programme goes to Fife to see how people there have been faring in the past year, when hundreds of them have been living only on food that has been locally produced. Show more

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How Shall I Tell the Dog?

BBC Radio 4 FM

15 Minute Drama

How Shall I Tell the Dog?

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Diagnosed with cancer, the late Miles Kington decided to make his cancer 'pay its way' by suggesting absurd book ideas. Things to do before you die and rivalry with his oncologist. Show more

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Book at Bedtime:Sentimental Education

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book at Bedtime

Sentimental Education

Episode 11

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Alex Jennings reads from Flaubert's novel, set in mid-19th century Parisian high society. As the 1848 revolution escalates, Frederic and his friend Hussonet are caught in the melee. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week:Searching for Schindler: a Memoir

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Thomas Keneally - Searching for Schindler: A Memoir

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. How discovering Oskar Schindler won Thomas Keneally a Booker Prize and sparked an Oscar-winning film. Read by James Laurenson. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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