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  1. The Phoenicians

    Friday 7 February 2014, 17:42

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Phoenicians of the ancient Mediterranean.

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  2. Anna’s War: telling the truth in the face of grave danger

    Monday 3 February 2014, 16:03

    Elena Kudimova Elena Kudimova

    Elena Kudimova, sister of the murdered Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya writes about the 15 Minute Drama series inspired by her tireless pursuit of the truth.

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  3. The Exorcist

    Monday 3 February 2014, 12:21

    Radio 4 Radio 4

    Radio 4 will be broadcasting a brand new version of the cult classic The Exorcist later this month. 

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  4. In Our Time - Catastrophism

    Friday 31 January 2014, 17:50

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the geological theory of Catastrophism.

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  5. Bookclub - Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner

    Thursday 30 January 2014, 16:07

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

    At its heart The Kite Runner is a story about love and loyalty, and that’s why it’s a book that will last.

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  6. June Spencer (Peggy Archer) shines at the 2014 BBC Audio Drama Awards

    Monday 27 January 2014, 17:23

    Alison Hindell Alison Hindell

    Alison Hindell, head of BBC Audio Drama pays tribute to June Spencer (Peggy Archer) and the many actors, writers and producers who won at the 2014 Audio Drama Awards.

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  7. In Our Time: Early Chinese History

    Friday 24 January 2014, 16:10

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss sources of Early Chinese History.

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  8. Book at Bedtime: Dissident Gardens

    Monday 20 January 2014, 15:23

    Jonathan Lethem Jonathan Lethem American novelist

    American novelist Jonathan Lethem discusses 4 songs which have inspired his past books, and one which forecasts the next. His latest novel Dissident Gardens features on Radio 4's Book At Bedtime from 20 January at 22.45pm 

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  9. In Our Time: The Battle Of Tours

    Friday 17 January 2014, 11:33

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg discusses the Battle of Tours of 732 with guests Rosamond McKitterick Professor of Medieval History at the University of Cambridge, Matthew Innes Vice-Master and Professor of History at Birkbeck, University of London.

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  10. New Year Honours: Parsons, Toksvig and Whitburn honoured

    Tuesday 31 December 2013, 12:22

    Radio 4 Radio 4

    We're delighted to see some Radio 4 names appear in the Queen's New Year Honours List. Nicholas Parsons, Sandi Toksvig and Vanessa Whitburn have been honoured.

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  11. In Our Time - The Medici

    Thursday 26 December 2013, 09:00

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss The Medici

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  12. In Our Time - Complexity

    Friday 20 December 2013, 15:22

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg discusses this week's edition of In Our Time.

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  13. In Our Time - Pliny the Younger

    Monday 16 December 2013, 13:42

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life and work of Pliny the Younger, famous for his letters.

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  14. Borgen: From TV to Radio

    Monday 16 December 2013, 12:26

    Anders Lundorph Anders Lundorph Producer and Director

    Anders Lundorph, Producer and Director of Radio 4's Borgen: Outside the Castle, reveals the story behind how one of Denmark's most popular TV exports has made it to radio.

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  15. Feedback - A Question of Excessive News Coverage?

    Friday 13 December 2013, 13:21

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    Roger Bolton discusses the reaction to the BBC's coverage of Nelson Mandela's death

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  16. The Shared Experience: Do you believe in ghosts?

    Thursday 12 December 2013, 10:00

    Fi Glover Fi Glover

    Fi Glover reveals the ghost of a fugitive priest in the house in which she grew up in. She presents The Shared Experience, the first episode of which meets 5 people who have had ghostly experiences.

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  17. Winter Exercise: Role playing for nuclear war

    Wednesday 11 December 2013, 13:37

    Phil Tinline Phil Tinline Producer

    Docudrama Winter Exercise examines a secret government Cold War drill. where senior civil servants role-played the Cabinet as it tried to deal with an imagined nuclear crisis.

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  18. Feedback: An amble to Ambridge

    Friday 6 December 2013, 16:19

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    Oh the privilege of presenting Feedback. This week I put on my anorak and wellington boots - green of course - and set out for Ambridge to meet the Archers’ archivist and a long standing producer and writer.

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  19. In Our Time - Hindu Idea of Creation

    Thursday 5 December 2013, 17:20

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    I learned such a lot from this morning’s programme.  I just hope I can remember the lot.  The culture of India, although we’ve been across there several times on the programme and I’ve been there several times myself, continues not only to fascinate me but in some ways to elude me.

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  20. The BBC vs Rock: What Auntie Really Thought About 5 Future Music Icons

    Tuesday 3 December 2013, 21:37

    Radio 4 Radio 4

    In the 1950s and 60s every band played on BBC Radio had to first audition in front of the forbidding Talent Selection Group. Safe to say, Auntie’s gatekeepers weren’t impressed with this bunch of musical blow-ins (to be fair, many in the early stages of their careers). Read the audition notes…

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