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BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week:The Blaze of Obscurity

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

The Blaze Of Obscurity

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Clive James reads from his fifth volume of memoirs, charting his TV years. The discovery of the game show Endurance and a strange interview with Michael Heseltine. Show more

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Woman's Hour

Jennifer Pike; Pregnant women and Swine flu

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Violinist Jennifer Pike plays live. Plus, why are pregnant women so at risk from Swine flu? And, should you ration your children's use of computers, games consoles, and TVs?

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey

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Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Historian Amanda Vickery goes below stairs to find out about domestic workers in a household, many without a bed of their own.

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The Food Programme

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

As the duck shooting season begins and consumption climbs steadily towards Christmas, Sheila Dillon investigates the culinary value and welfare conditions of wild and farmed duck. Show more

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The Unbelievable Truth

BBC Radio 4 FM

The Unbelievable Truth

Series 4

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

David Mitchell asks Arthur Smith, Phill Jupitus, Tony Hawks and Graeme Garden to hide truths in their lies. From October 2009. Episode 3 of 6. Show more

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Morecambe: Chill Winds on the Bay

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The town's hopes are pinned on a good summer season, but in the chill of recession, its fortunes will depend on the vagaries of the British weather. Show more

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Costing the Earth

BBC Radio 4 FM

Costing the Earth

Guilt-Free Flying

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Tom Heap and Iron Maiden frontman and professional pilot Bruce Dickinson ask if new technology can drastically reduce the aviation industry's emissions. Show more

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Book at Bedtime:And Another Thing....

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book at Bedtime

And Another Thing...

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Eoin Colfer's sequel to Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. The dangers of posting videos on the Sub-Etha. Read by Stephen Mangan, with Peter Serafinowicz. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week:The Blaze of Obscurity

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

The Blaze Of Obscurity

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Clive James reads from his fifth volume of memoirs, charting his TV years. The discovery of the game show Endurance and a strange interview with Michael Heseltine. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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