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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week: Vincent van Gogh - the Letters: 4/5

BBC Radio 4 FM

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Vincent van Gogh - The Letters

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Artist Paul Gauguin joins Vincent in the south of France. Initially the arrangement is beneficial to both, but their relationship deteriorates alarmingly. Read by Mark Rylance. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Crossing Continents: 7/9

BBC Radio 4 FM

Crossing Continents

Sri Lanka's Fragile Peace

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

The BBC's Colombo correspondent Charles Haviland travels around Sri Lanka. The island's conflict may be over, but can the government and army that won the war now win the peace? Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Bright Young Things: 3/3: Bernice Bobs her Hair

BBC Radio 4 FM

Bright Young Things

Episode 3: Bernice Bobs Her Hair

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By F Scott Fitzgerald. A tale from the heady Jazz Age of the 1920s, where revenge comes in the shape of a daring new hairstyle. Read by Laurel Lefkow. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

A View through a Lens: 4/5: Flying Elk

BBC Radio 4 FM

A View Through a Lens

Series 1

Episode 4: Flying Elk

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A flight from Sweden to Scotland proves a filming challenge for wildlife cameraman John Aitchison with two moose among his companions. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Open Book

Diana Athill, Giles Foden, John Carey, DJ Taylor and Jenny Uglow

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup and guests discuss a generally unheralded figure in the writing of a book - its editor. With Diana Athill, Giles Foden, John Carey, DJ Taylor and Jenny Uglow. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The News at Bedtime: 6/7

BBC Radio 4 FM

The News at Bedtime

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Why did Mr Dumpty really fall of the wall? Jack Dee and Peter Capaldi are John Tweedledum and Jim Tweedledee. From October 2009. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Andy Zaltzman's History of the Third Millennium: Series 1 of 100: 4/4: Planet Earth

BBC Radio 4 FM

Andy Zaltzman looks at the planet we live on and the people who live on it and judges whether or not the world is still fit for purpose. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

UK Confidential

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

1979 saw Margaret Thatcher become the first woman prime minister. Martha Kearney explores secret government papers released under the 30-year rule for more insight into the year. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week: Vincent van Gogh - The Letters: 4/5

BBC Radio 4 FM

Book of the Week

Vincent van Gogh - The Letters

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Artist Paul Gauguin joins Vincent in the south of France. Initially the arrangement is beneficial to both, but their relationship deteriorates alarmingly. Read by Mark Rylance. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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