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Regional Variations (2)

The Long View

Airport Expansion/Railway Expansion

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jonathan Freedland explores the parallels and differences between current attitudes to airport expansion and the controversy surrounding railway expansion in the mid-19th century. Show more

Regional Variations (4)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week: MedicalLondon: City of Diseases, City of Cures

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Medical London - City of Diseases, City of Cures

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Dr Richard Barnett explores how London life has been shaped by sickness and health. The commercial aspect of treatment and the medical marketplace. Read by Tony Gardner. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4 FM

International One-Day Cricket

BBC Radio 4 FM

Woman's Hour

Tilda Swinton; Slimming clubs; Women war photographers

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Acclaimed actor Tilda Swinton on her career and choice of roles. Plus women's influence on war photography, and how important are slimming clubs in the quest to lose weight?

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey

Regional Variations (2)

World on the Move: Great Animal Migrations

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Great Animal Migrations: Philippa Forrester and Brett Westwood present the series following the movement and migration of animals. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

I Was Dudley Moore's First Bandleader

BBC Radio 4 FM

I Was...

Series 1

Episode 1: Dudley Moore's First Bandleader

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Analysing great artists from the perspective of someone who knew them. John Bassett met Dudley Moore at Oxford in the late 1950s and asked him to join his jazz band. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

John B Keane Readings

BBC Radio 4 FM

Afternoon Reading

John B Keane Readings

Episode 2: The Voice of an Angel

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Five readings from the work of the late Irish novelist and essayist John B Keane. Tom Winter agrees to play the role of Santa Claus. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

All in the Mind

BBC Radio 4 FM

All in the Mind

Blogging - Science of Persuasion - Sexual Abuse by Clergy - Videoing Psychotic Episodes

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Claudia Hammond examines the rising popularity of mental health blogs. Two prominent bloggers explain why they think the blogosphere is proving to be so important in mental health. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The Long View

Airport Expansion/Railway Expansion

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jonathan Freedland explores the parallels and differences between current attitudes to airport expansion and the controversy surrounding railway expansion in the mid-19th century. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book at Bedtime: Black Orchids

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book at Bedtime

Black Orchids

Episode 7

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Amanda Root reads from Gillian Slovo's love story, set in 1950s Ceylon and London. When Evelyn's doomed affair with Charles is exposed, Emil demands that she leave the family home. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week: MedicalLondon: City of Diseases, City of Cures

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Medical London - City of Diseases, City of Cures

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Dr Richard Barnett explores how London life has been shaped by sickness and health. The commercial aspect of treatment and the medical marketplace. Read by Tony Gardner. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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