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Regional Variations (2)

Darwin: My Ancestor

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ruth Padel explores how Darwin established relationships as a husband and father and became a family man, able to blend playing with children and working on scientific experiments. Show more

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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week:The Last Supper

BBC Radio 4 FM

Daily Service .

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

The Last Supper

Episode 2

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Holly Aird reads Rachel Cusk's story of her family's three-month tour of Italy. The family visit Tuscany and Umbria, on the trail of Piero della Francesca. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Woman's Hour

Equality in the Czech Republic; The home sewing renaissance

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Gender equality in the Czech Republic discussed - were women more equal under communism? Plus, surgeon Gabriel Weston on being a woman competing in a world of alpha males.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey

Regional Variations (2)

Who Knows What the Dog's NoseKnows?

BBC Radio 4 FM

Sue Broom investigates the world of the sniffer dog. She finds out if any dog can be trained as a detection dog, or whether it takes a special breed or individual to make the grade. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Stash: the Dandy Aesthete of Swinging London

BBC Radio 4 FM

Journalist Mark Paytress searches for mysterious 60s personality Stash, friend of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. From March 2009.

Regional Variations (2)

Robert Winston's Musical Analysis

BBC Radio 4 FM

Robert Winston's Musical Analysis

Series 1

Episode 1: Schumann

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Professor Robert Winston explores the relationship between the music and medical conditions of composers. Robert hears how Schumann may have suffered from bipolar disorder. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Three Stories by Haruki Murakami

BBC Radio 4 FM

Afternoon Reading

Three Stories by Haruki Murakami

Episode 1: Crabs

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Two lovers take a holiday in Singapore and discover a small out-of-the-way restaurant; a discovery which has surprising and long-lasting results for each of them. Show more

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Great Lives

Series 17

Episode 9: Robert Kennedy

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Former London mayor Ken Livingstone chooses US politician Robert Kennedy, who was assassinated in 1968. With Matthew Parris. From February 2009.

Regional Variations (2)

The Lady of the Camellias

BBC Radio 4 FM

15 Minute Drama

Alexandre Dumas - The Lady of the Camellias

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Armand recalls meeting the beautiful courtesan, Marguerite, and the start of their passionate love affair. Stars Dan Stevens. 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 7

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Emilia Fox and Clare Corbett read from Mary Ann Shaffer's novel. Juliet stalls a proposal from Markham Reynolds and decides to visit her friends in Guernsey. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Weird Tales: The Loop

BBC Radio 4 FM

Weird Tales

Series 1

The Loop by Chris Harrald

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

An archaeologist investigates and discovers there are some mysteries better left undisturbed. Starring Geoffrey Streatfeild. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week: The Last Supper

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

The Last Supper

Episode 2

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Holly Aird reads Rachel Cusk's story of her family's three-month tour of Italy. The family visit Tuscany and Umbria, on the trail of Piero della Francesca. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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