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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week:

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

The Defence of the Realm

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The most publicly turbulent disagreements between the spies and the politicians to whom they reported occurred during Harold Wilson's final term in office. Show more

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Costing the Earth

BBC Radio 4 FM

Costing the Earth

The Art of Protest

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Dire warnings have been made from leading charities and officials that environmental campaigners are under threat from new rules and regulations. Tom Heap finds out what's at stake. Show more

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Ramblings

Series 13

Episode 4: Northumberland - St Oswald's Way: Warkworth

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

On the fourth leg of the route, Jon Monks explains to Clare Balding why he believes St Oswald's Way is the thinking man's walking route. Show more

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Afternoon Reading

Lyrical Ballads

Episode 3: Tintern Abbey and Love

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A selection of Wordsworth and Coleridge's 1798 poems that marked the beginning of the English Romantic poetry movement. Recorded on location in the landscapes that inspired them. Show more

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Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Historian Amanda Vickery shares stories from adultery cases of women sneaking lovers into houses, spied on by their prying servants.

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Open Book

Robert Harris, Clarice Lispector, and The Masterpieces That Never Were

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup talks to bestselling thriller writer Robert Harris about his novel Lustrum, set in the Ancient Rome of Cicero and Julius Caesar. Show more

ANC leader Walter Sisulu is released from prison, sparking celebrations in South Africa. The UN agrees a global ban on the ivory trade. With John Tusa. For details see Saturday
5.00 PM Presented by Eddie Mair.

Contributors

Leader:
Walter Sisulu
Unknown:
John Tusa.
Presented By:
Eddie Mair.

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Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show!

BBC Radio 4 FM

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show!

Series 4

Episode 3: Pub Quiz

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Promoting himself to team captain, Arthur wants to win the pub quiz £50 rollover. Or will it all end in tears? Stars Steve Delaney. From January 2009. Show more

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Leading Edge

The 2009 Science Book Prize Winner and The Evolution of Technology

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Geoff Watts meets Richard Holmes, winner of the 2009 Science Book Prize, and hears how history and biography can reveal the workings of science. Show more

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Book at Bedtime:And Another Thing....

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book at Bedtime

And Another Thing...

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Eoin Colfer's sequel to Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. A far-off planetoid is in need of a presiding god, as are some hitchhikers. Read by Stephen Mangan. Show more

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Book of the Week: The

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

The Defence of the Realm

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The most publicly turbulent disagreements between the spies and the politicians to whom they reported occurred during Harold Wilson's final term in office. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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