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Pilots That Never Flew

BBC Radio 4 FM

Pilots That Never Flew

Episode 2: Writers

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Paul Roseby talks to writers whose ideas were eventually turned into pilots: Geoff Atkinson, Paul Dornan and creators of Ed Reardon's Week, Andrew Nickolds and Christopher Douglas. Show more

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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week: The Hairof the Dog and Other Scientific Surprises

BBC Radio 4 FM

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

The Hair of the Dog and Other Scientific Surprises

Episode 2

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Why a hair of the dog works, how a 5,000-year-old pot could show early animation, and the question, 'is your brain is really necessary?'. Show more

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Tales from the Stave

BBC Radio 4 FM

Tales from the Stave

Series 5

Episode 1: Bach's B-Minor Mass

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Choral conductor Simon Halsey and the Bach soprano Deborah York join Frances Fyfield to get a rare look at a masterwork in Bach's own hand, the B-Minor Mass. Show more

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The BBC National Short StoryAward

BBC Radio 4 FM

BBC National Short Story Award

BBC National Short Story Award 2009

Episode 2: The Not-Dead and the Saved

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Kate Clanchy. A powerful and moving story about love and letting go. Penelope Wilton reads 2009's winning entry. Show more

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All in the Mind

BBC Radio 4 FM

All in the Mind

Renaming Schizophrenia - Mindfulness

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Would a new name for schizophrenia destigmatise the condition and lead to better treatments? Mindfulness is a technique used successfully in depression. Can it help for stress? Show more

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Book at Bedtime: Riceyman Steps

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book at Bedtime

Riceyman Steps

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Henry Earlforward learns that his new neighbour, the widowed Mrs Arb, shares his passion for thrift. They also share the services of the good-natured charwoman, Elsie. Show more

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Book of the Week: TheHair of the Dog and Other ScientificSurprises

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

The Hair of the Dog and Other Scientific Surprises

Episode 2

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Why a hair of the dog works, how a 5,000-year-old pot could show early animation, and the question, 'is your brain is really necessary?'. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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