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And the Academy Award Goes to."

BBC Radio 4 FM

And the Academy Award Goes To...

Series 2

Episode 2: Shakespeare in Love

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Paul Gambaccini explores how the comedy won the Oscar for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress for Judi Dench's performance. From February 2009. Show more

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Test Match Special

BBC Radio 4 LW

Test Match Special West Indies v England

BBC Radio 4 FM

The Saturday Play: On the Ceiling

BBC Radio 4 FM

Saturday Drama

On the Ceiling

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Nigel Planer. On the scaffolding tower of the Sistine Chapel, two fresco plasterers prepare the ceiling for their boss, Michelangelo, who has not bothered to turn up again. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Robert Winston's MusicalAnalysis

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

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Saturday Review

BBC Radio 4 FM

Saturday Review

Lily Allen's It’s Not Me, It’s You, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and Spring Awakening

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe and guests Miranda Sawyer, Kathryn Hughes and Paul Farley review the week's cultural highlights, including the new rock musical Spring Awakening. Show more

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Archive on 4: The Book Burners

BBC Radio 4 FM

Archive on 4

The Book Burners

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

20 years since the fatwa issued against Salman Rushdie, Mike Wooldridge finds out how those who took part in the protests and burned the book feel about it now. Show more

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Classic Serial: The Invasion:Arab Chronicles of the First Crusade

BBC Radio 4 FM

Classic Serial

The Invasion - Arab Chronicles of the First Crusade

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Small-time merchant Firuz's life is changed when his land is invaded by a rag-tag army of incomprehensible, ill-disciplined warriors from the West, fuelled by religious fanaticism. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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