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Between the Ears Episode guide

  1. Eschatology

    A live drama about the end of the world, as seen from a liner on a deserted sea.

    First broadcast: 20 Sep 2014

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  2. Skylarking

    Feature on looking up at a blue sky, as Cathy FitzGerald meets a prisoner and a paraglider

    First broadcast: 05 Jul 2014

  3. Music in the Great War: Wilfred Owen - The Soldiers' Poet

    Soldiers, from corporal to general, choose, read and speak about a poem by Wilfred Owen.

    First broadcast: 28 Jun 2014

  4. Sky Boy

    A flight simulation in sound, featuring a portrait of trapeze artist Matt Costain.

    First broadcast: 21 Jun 2014

  5. Dear Mr Eliot: When Groucho Met Tom

    Lenny Henry stars in a musical fantasy about TS Eliot's 1964 dinner with Groucho Marx.

    First broadcast: 14 Jun 2014

  6. How Was Your Day Joe?

    How can Joe, a boy on the autistic spectrum, answer a question teeming with possibilities?

    First broadcast: 07 Jun 2014

  7. Chinoiserie

    Drama in which an exiled novelist meets an author writing about a shape-shifting princess.

    First broadcast: 25 Jan 2014

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  8. Play and Record

    Poet Paul Farley imagines himself a sound recordist taping the Garden of Eden.

    First broadcast: 18 Jan 2014

  9. Re:Union

    Owen Sheers's new poem explores the relationship between rugby and modern Welsh identity.

    First broadcast: 11 Jan 2014

  10. Between the Ears at 20

    A series of sonically adventurous features, marking 20 years of Between the Ears

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  11. Sound of Cinema: Return of the Monster from the Id

    Ken Hollings explores the creation of the first electronic film score: Forbidden Planet.

    First broadcast: 21 Sep 2013

  12. A Song of Bricks and Mortar

    A feature in which artists give insight into their creative process.

    First broadcast: 06 Jul 2013

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  13. Time Travelling in Italy - Finding My Religion

    A time machine in the world's biggest underground temples?The secrets of Damanhur revealed

    First broadcast: 29 Jun 2013

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  14. It's Just Where I Put My Words: A Voice Remembered

    Sebastiane Hegarty explores voice, recording and memory in a sound portrait of his mother.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2013

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  15. Sebald's Apocalyptic Vision

    An essay on the writings of WG Sebald, prompted by a theatre version of one of his novels.

    First broadcast: 08 Jun 2013

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  16. A is for Aardvark

    Alan Dein discusses why business use the word aardvark as a name.

    First broadcast: 02 Feb 2013

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  17. Mighty Beast

    Documentary version of Sean Borodale's poem set at a cattle market.

    First broadcast: 26 Jan 2013

  18. Space Ham

    A celebrationg of amateur radio enthusiasts who eavesdrop on space exploration.

    First broadcast: 19 Jan 2013

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  19. The Scalpel and the Bow

    A feature comparing the worlds of the medical surgeon and performing musicians.

    First broadcast: 12 Jan 2013

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  20. My Life in the Ghosts of Bush

    An evocation of the sounds of Bush House, formerly home of the BBC World Service.

    First broadcast: 29 Dec 2012

  21. The Art and Craft of Approaching Your Head of Department to Submit a Request for a Raise

    A radio version of Georges Perec's avant-garde book about asking for a salary raise.

    First broadcast: 08 Dec 2012

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  22. Disequilibrium

    Sound designer Nick Ryan explores the disorientating effects of a balance disorder.

    First broadcast: 01 Dec 2012

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  23. Belongings

    Following people making difficult decisions about what to keep and what to throw away.

    First broadcast: 24 Nov 2012

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  24. Between the Ears: Saying Goodbye Again and Again

    A sonic journey through Xu Zhimo's famous Chinese poem: Saying Goodbye to Cambridge Again.

    First broadcast: 30 Jun 2012

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  25. The Odyssey of Eels

    From the Sargasso to Somerset and back, James Crowden traces the writhing odyssey of eels.

    First broadcast: 23 Jun 2012

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  26. The Houses that Fall into the Sea

    A snapshot of houses and people threatened by the sea on the east Yorkshire coast.

    First broadcast: 16 Jun 2012

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  27. In Search of the Balinese Scarecrow

    A magical sound journey through Bali - where gamelan music intertwines with nature.

    First broadcast: 09 Jun 2012

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  28. Invisible Cities

    Documentary revealing hidden, fantastical, heartbreaking and surreal stories in cities.

    First broadcast: 02 Jun 2012

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  29. When You're Gone, You're Gone

    English composer Jocelyn Pook asks 'what happens when we die?' Scored with new music.

    First broadcast: 28 Jan 2012

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  30. Not Quite Cricket

    The first-ever Australian cricket tour of England in 1868, re-imagined by Jon Rose.

    First broadcast: 21 Jan 2012

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