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Fry's English Delight

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Fry's English Delight

Series 1

Episode 2: Quotation

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

'Ask driver for quotation' van signs and why a misquote is better than a quote. Stephen Fry on the English language. From September 2008. Show more

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Dixon of Dock Green

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Dixon of Dock Green

Series 2

Episode 1: Little Boy Blue

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Ted Willis's classic TV series, dramatised for radio by Sue Rodwell. Dixon and Crawford investigate a break-in at a pinball palace which points the finger at a local boy made good. Show more

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Alan Sillitoe Short Stories

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Afternoon Reading

Alan Sillitoe Short Stories

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Philip Jackson reads a story by best-selling author Alan Sillitoe. A young boy develops an addiction to lighting fires. He undertakes his most ambitious pyrotechnic project. Show more

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The Drawings on the Wall

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The Drawings on the Wall

Episode 1: The Legless Women of Creswell Craggs

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Dr George Nash explores Western Europe's most remarkable rock art sites. He examines extinct animals and strange female forms in Church Hole Cave in Derbyshire. Show more

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The Food Programme

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Rowley Leigh explains why the anchovy is one of the greatest ingredients. From the dishes of ancient Rome to classic British fare, he chronicles the influence of this humble fish. Show more

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The Golden Notebook

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15 Minute Drama

Doris Lessing - The Golden Notebook

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Anna is once again called in by everyone to sort out their conflicts, just as her own depression starts tipping her into mental turmoil. With Susannah Harker and Fenella Woolgar. Show more

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Planning for Destruction:the D-Villages of County Durham

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Caroline Beck uncovers the hidden story of the Durham villages which were lost after the decline of the local coalfields during the 1950s and 60s. Show more

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Mind Changers

Episode 2: The Heinz Dilemma

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Claudia Hammond looks at the development of the science of psychology. Lawrence Kohlberg designed the first experiment to quantify the human capacity for ethical reasoning. Show more

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Book at Bedtime: Perfect Night

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Book at Bedtime

Perfect Night

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jamie Glover reads from Peter Grimsdale's political thriller. A supposedly long dead terrorist is still alive. Nick Roker has stumbled on the secret. Show more

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Book of the Week:Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

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Book of the Week

Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

Episode 1

Duration: 18 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Stuart Milligan reads from Paul Theroux's account of a journey from London to East Asia. He stops in Istanbul, a city of amazing mosques and churches but also with a seedier side. Show more

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