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January (23 posts)

  1. Dickens On Location on Radio 4 Extra

    Friday 6 January 2012, 11:50

    Ben Motley Ben Motley

    It wasn't a typical Monday morning. I was standing amongst the gravestones of a remote churchyard, seabirds and crows grazing with sheep in a nearby field and the occasional moo of distant cattle drifting across desolate marshlands on an icy breeze, waiting for Jools Holland to arrive and talk to...

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  2. The Thinking Allowed Newsletter: Borstal Boys

    Thursday 5 January 2012, 13:38

    Laurie Taylor Laurie Taylor

    "Why do you think you're ready to go?" I asked. Even as I spoke the words I felt as though I should apologise for the absurdity of the question. Here I was in my local borstal, asking one of the inmates to provide me...

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  3. Bookclub: Hunter Davies and The Beatles

    Tuesday 3 January 2012, 12:37

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

    Ed's note: In this month's Bookclub, recorded at the Cavern in Liverpool, Hunter Davies talks to Jim Naughtie and readers about his biography of The Beatles, first published in 1968. On the blog Jim reflects on his own failure to see the Beatles and Hunter Davies' recollections of them. You can listen...

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