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Regional Variations (2)

Taking a Stand

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Fergal talks to Chinese businessman Jimmy Lai, who supported the Tiananmen Square protesters in 1989 and has since become an outspoken advocate for greater democracy in China. Show more

Regional Variations (4)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week: The Tall Man

BBC Radio 4 FM

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

The Tall Man

Episode 2

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Chloe Hooper, read by Kerry Fox. Sergeant Hurley was reputed to be dedicated to the local Aboriginal communities. But he was the chief suspect in the death of Cameron Doomadgee. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Take Two

Series 2

Episode 3: Walter Becker and Donald Fagen

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Richard analyses the collaboration between Walter Becker and Donald Fagen, who formed the band Steely Dan in 1971, and the effect it had on the popular music of the time. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Murder She Thought

BBC Radio 4 FM

Afternoon Reading

Murder She Thought - Series 2

Episode 1: Domestic Violence

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

If your husband isn't perfect, what do you do when divorce isn't an option? Written by Cathy Ace, and read by Glenne Headley. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Great Lives

Series 17

Episode 8: Margot Fonteyn

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Horticulturalist Rachel de Thame chooses ballerina, Margot Fonteyn. With Matthew Parris and Meredith Daneman. From January 2009.

Regional Variations (2)

File on 4

Using Surrogate Mothers

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Jon Manel finds out if the law is keeping pace with the increasing numbers of British couples who are having children using surrogate mothers, both in Britain and abroad.

Regional Variations (2)

Taking a Stand

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Fergal talks to Chinese businessman Jimmy Lai, who supported the Tiananmen Square protesters in 1989 and has since become an outspoken advocate for greater democracy in China. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book at Bedtime: The GuernseyLiterary and Potato Peel Pie Society

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book at Bedtime

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Emilia Fox, Ben Crowe and Stewart Clapp read from Mary Ann Shaffer's novel. Juliet clashes with a journalist who is determined to create a story of her brief wartime engagement. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Weird Tales

Series 1

Out of the Depths by Melissa Murray

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Lovecraft tells of two sisters confronting their childhood demons in Cornwall. Stars Elizabeth Berrington and Jonathan Tafler. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week: The TallMan

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

The Tall Man

Episode 2

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Chloe Hooper, read by Kerry Fox. Sergeant Hurley was reputed to be dedicated to the local Aboriginal communities. But he was the chief suspect in the death of Cameron Doomadgee. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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