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David Attenborough's Life Stories

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Sir David ponders the decline in collecting by children, as well as their early fascination with the natural world. From 2009. Show more

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Gardeners' Question Time

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Peter Gibbs chairs the popular horticultural forum. Anne Swithinbank, Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood meet the valley gardeners of Itchen Abbas, near Winchester. Show more

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Open Book

William Boyd, Ruth Rendell, Colm Toibin, Hari Kunzru and Susan Hill nominate Neglected Classics

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup presents the first of two programmes in which ten leading novelists nominate books they think have been unfairly neglected. Show more

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Stories from the Bath LiteratureFestival

BBC Radio 4 FM

Afternoon Reading

Stories from the Bath Literature Festival

Episode 1: Zippin' Up Your Boots

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Gill Edwards. Every middle-aged person needs to know certain things when asked to a school reunion, especially if they are planning to lie about almost everything. Show more

3/3. Peter Oborne finds out the meaning of Conservatism through its philosophical roots and the character of different Conservative governments. In the last programme, he tries to discover where
David Cameron sits in its intellectual tradition. Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan
Conserving What? is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm

Contributors

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Peter Oborne
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David Cameron
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Terry Dignan

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1989: Day by Day Omnibus

Episode 2: Week ending 17th October 1989

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Chancellor Nigel Lawson defends the 15 per cent interest rate, Douglas Hurd declares war on the 'scourge of acid house parties' and ANC leader Walter Sisulu is released from prison. Show more

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Thinking Allowed

BBC Radio 4 FM

Thinking Allowed

Modern-day Grave Goods - Politics of Alcohol

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Laurie Taylor finds out about what we leave with the dead and why. He talks to Sheila Harper, sociologist at the Centre for Death and Society at the University of Bath. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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