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Daily Service

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Daily Service

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Book of the Week:The Defence of the Realm

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

The Defence of the Realm

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The advice of those with access to German informants goes ignored by the Chamberlain government in the months leading up to the Second World War. Show more

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Woman's Hour

Sheryl Gascoigne; Jeans; Breast cancer in black and Asian women

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sheryl Gascoigne on her life with Gazza. Plus, raising awareness of breast cancer symptoms among women from ethnic communities; and why we love wearing jeans.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey

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Nature

Series 3

Episode 9: Migrating Stones

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Accompanied by a piece of limestone inscribed with the words from one of her poems, Alyson Hallett travels to Australia, in a project that explores the migration habits of stones. Show more

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Mitch Benn's Wondrous Stories

BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Musical comic Mitch Benn explores those epic musical extravaganzas of the 1970s - concept albums. With Rick Wakeman. From October 2009. Show more

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Afternoon Reading

Lyrical Ballads

Episode 1: Lewti and The Thorn

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The poems Lewti, Coleridge's 'love chant' to an enigmatic and stony-hearted woman, and The Thorn, Wordsworth's ballad about a mysterious outcast. Show more

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Amanda Vickery - A History of Private Life

Episode 12: Domestic Harmony

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Historian Amanda Vickery reveals the importance of family music-making at home, and the chances it created for finding a partner.

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Advertising: the Most Fun YouCan Have with Your Clothes on

BBC Radio 4 FM

Advertising executive Robin Wight presents a history of the advertising industry. How clients watched advertising bosses grow rich in the 1990s and so turned to new media. Show more

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Degrees of Separation

BBC Radio 4 FM

15 Minute Drama

Degrees Of Separation

Episode 2: Fatima the Catima

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

While Karen's husband is fighting in Afghanistan, she tries hard to keep normal family life going and her anxieties at bay for the sake of their children. Show more

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Book at Bedtime:And Another Thing....

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book at Bedtime

And Another Thing...

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Eoin Colfer's sequel to Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. An old friend appears. Read by Stephen Mangan, with Peter Serafinowicz. Show more

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Book of the Week: The Defence of the Realm

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

The Defence of the Realm

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The advice of those with access to German informants goes ignored by the Chamberlain government in the months leading up to the Second World War. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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