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    1. Professor Maggie Andrews, consultant historian on Radio 4’s epic drama series Home Front talks about the series and theme of recruitment in WW1

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    2. Author

      Author Peter Jukes on the challenges of condensing 80 days of testimony into a 45 minute Afternoon Drama

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    3. Poet, Author, Writer

      Gwyneth Lewis was the first Poet Laureate of Wales. She wrote her original poem A Hospital Odyssey drawing on very personal experience after her husband was diagnosed with cancer. For the Radio 4 Blog she writes about those experiences that inspired the work.  

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    4. Radio 4’s latest Dangerous Visions season returns with Iain Glen as the Illustrated Man in a dramatisation of Ray Bradbury's iconic short story collection. Adapted by Brian Sibley.

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    5. Crime writer Val McDermid turns her hand to radio drama in Deadheading. a comic thriller set amongst the plots and sheds of a Lancashire allotment. 

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    6. Author

      In 1967 Pauline Butcher, then a 21-year-old secretary, was sent to a London hotel on a typing assignment. The client turned out to be avant-garde American musician Frank Zappa.

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

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