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Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 7: 'Sitting and waiting.'

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Will it ever be safe to go back into the water? Henry Goodman continues Peter Benchley's classic novel. Today: Brody, Hooper and Quint set out in search of the shark. Show more

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Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 8: 'It's attacking the boat!'

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

We're gonna need a bigger boat! Today: day two of the hunt, and tensions are rising on board the boat. Henry Goodman continues Peter Benchley's bestselling novel. Show more

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Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 9: 'The fish is too much for us.'

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Henry Goodman continues Peter Benchley's iconic novel. Today: against his shipmates' advice, Hooper decides to descend in the diving cage in search of the shark. Show more

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Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 10: 'If it's a fight he wants.'

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Will it ever be safe to go back into the water? Henry Goodman reads the finale of Peter Benchley's novel. Today: Hooper has been killed, but Quint refuses to give up the hunt. Show more

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Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 6: 'He didn't see the fin rise behind him.'

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Will it ever be safe to go back into the water? Henry Goodman continues Peter Benchley's classic novel. Today: Amity's beaches open again for the 4th of July, but Brody is nervous. Show more

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Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 1: 'The great fish moved silently through the night water.'

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

It's high summer on Amity Island, and the tourists are arriving. But one young woman is about to go skinny-dipping... Henry Goodman reads Peter Benchley's classic novel. Show more

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Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 2: 'A shark attack, clear and simple.'

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

After a gruesome discovery on the beach, Chief Brody has some difficult decisions to make. Is it time to close the beaches? Henry Goodman continues Peter Benchley's classic novel. Show more

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Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 3: 'Let's get the goddamn beached closed.'

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Henry Goodman reads Peter Benchley's iconic novel. Today: after another mysterious death off Amity Island's beaches, Chief Brody starts hatching a plan to catch the shark. Show more

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Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 4: 'It's a shark's tooth.'

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Will it ever be safe to go back into the water? After another shark attack, Chief Brody decides it's time to call in an expert. Henry Goodman reads Peter Benchley's classic novel. Show more

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Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 5: 'Suppose someone gets killed.'

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Will it ever be safe to go back into the water? Henry Goodman continues Peter Benchley's classic novel. Today: Brody faces twin threats from the shark, and the shark expert. Show more

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Orlando

Episode 2: The Muscovite Princess

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Orlando falls for a beguiling Muscovite princess one frozen winter at the court of James I. Show more

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Orlando

Episode 3: A Lampooning

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Orlando aspires to the life of a poet and is compelled to extend an invitation to an admired writer. Show more

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Orlando

Episode 6: The Enamoured Lady

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

The eponymous heroine is preoccupied by the penalties and privileges of womanhood. A sojourn in the mountains of Broussa leads to further reflections on love and nature. Show more

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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Episode 5: At the Jantar Mantar

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

In Arundhati Roy's entrancing novel, a TV sensation, a new arrival and fight lead to an untimely disappearance. Indira Varma reads. Show more

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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Episode 4: A New Guest

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

By Arundhati Roy. There is a new arrival at the Jannat Guest House, who shares a story that leaves Anjum with a sense of desolation. Read by Indira Varma. Show more

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Orlando

Episode 5: A Transformation

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Orlando has been sent to opulent Constantinople by King Charles I to serve as ambassador extraordinary. While there, he undergoes a miraculous transformation. Show more

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Cédric Villani - Birth of a Theorem

The Most Beautiful Equation in The World

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

4 Extra Debut. French mathematician Cédric Villani wrestles to tame a new theorem and reap the rewards. Memoir read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. Show more

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Cédric Villani - Birth of a Theorem

Landau damping - the cold, unattainable beauty.

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Rock-star mathematician Cédric Villani relishes months of uninterrupted research at Princeton. Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. Show more