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Open Country

Four Hundred Years of Parish Life

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Helen Mark joins historian Peter Edwards as he visits the Worcestershire village of Rushock to chart the highs and lows of farming in the last 400 years. Show more

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Saturday Live

02/05/2009

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Presenter Fi Glover is joined by author Jodi Picoult, whose new novel, Handle With Care, explores the impact of 'wrongful birth' litigation. The poet is Murray Lachlan Young. Show more

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Reasons to Be Cheerful

BBC Radio 4 FM

Reasons to be Cheerful

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Comedian Stephen K Amos offers an antidote to grumpiness. He is glad that racism is no longer so overt and talks to comedian Felix Dexter, who concedes that things have improved. Show more

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Saturday Review

BBC Radio 4 FM

Saturday Review

The Children's Book, Bob Dylan's Together Though Life and Bronte goes Bollywood

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe is joined by writer Bidisha, actor Kerry Shale and playwright Michelene Wandor to discuss Fabian life, starry-eyed young Europeans, and Bronte goes Bollywood. Show more

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Archive on 4: Pete Seeger at 90

BBC Radio 4 FM

Vincent Dowd on the life and work of the late folksinger-cum-activist Pete Seeger, from his early days on the road to Obama's inauguration and beyond. Show more

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Classic Serial: Troilus and Criseyde

BBC Radio 4 FM

Classic Serial

Geoffrey Chaucer - Troilus and Criseyde

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Troy is under siege. Criseyde is a young widow, so her uncle Pandarus introduces her to Trojan hero Troilus. Stars Tom Ferguson. Show more

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Bringing Up Britain

BBC Radio 4 FM

Bringing Up Britain

Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Dealing with children who don't fit in can be challenging for parents or teachers, but if we seek to modify behaviour and attitude too much, do we risk homogenising children? Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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