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Daily Service

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Daily Service

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 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The TV postcard series saw Clive James travelling the world. He remembers Las Vegas, San Francisco and a surreal stay at the mansion owned by Hugh Hefner. Show more

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Woman's Hour

Melanie C; Sexism in the city; Maternity rights

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Former Sporty Spice Melanie C on motherhood and her theatrical debut. Plus, the sex industry's infiltration of the modern workplace; and have maternity rights gone too far?

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray

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A Glimpse of Stocking

BBC Radio 4 FM

Afternoon Reading

A Glimpse of Stocking

Episode 2: The Hostess With the Mostest

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Laura Marney. If bus hostess Jill is to afford a summer holiday, she has to win the monthly customer satisfaction bonus. Read by Gayanne Potter. Show more

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Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Historian Amanda Vickery reveals what 18th-century home life held for spinsters. As many as one in five women never married. Show more

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Thinking Allowed

BBC Radio 4 FM

Thinking Allowed

Suburbia Planning - Modernity Forgets

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

From suburbs to housing estates Laurie Taylor explores the history and future of urban planning. Also modernity and memory - why contemporary life makes us forgetful. Show more

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Front Row

Kenny Ortega; Jane Campion; Ulster Museum re-opening.

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Michael Jackson's choreographer and director Kenny Ortega; Jane Campion on her new film, which focuses on the life of John Keats; the re-opening of the Ulster Museum. Show more

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The Plight of the Bumblebee

BBC Radio 4 FM

Louise Batchelor investigates the reasons for the declining number of bumblebees and looks at efforts to conserve the most threatened species - and even reverse the last extinction. Show more

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Book at Bedtime:And Another Thing....

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book at Bedtime

And Another Thing...

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Eoin Colfer's sequel to Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. An immortal battle is waged. Read by Stephen Mangan with Peter Serafinowicz. Show more

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Book of the Week:The Blaze of Obscurity

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

The Blaze Of Obscurity

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The TV postcard series saw Clive James travelling the world. He remembers Las Vegas, San Francisco and a surreal stay at the mansion owned by Hugh Hefner. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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