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  1. 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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  2. Play and Record

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

    First broadcast: 18 Jan 2014

  3. Re:Union

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

    First broadcast: 11 Jan 2014

  4. Between the Ears at 20

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

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  5. 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

  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Mighty Beast

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

    First broadcast: 26 Jan 2013

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  12. Space Ham

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

    First broadcast: 19 Jan 2013

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  13. 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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  14. 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

  15. 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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  16. Disequilibrium

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

    First broadcast: 01 Dec 2012

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  17. Belongings

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

    First broadcast: 24 Nov 2012

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. Invisible Cities

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

    First broadcast: 02 Jun 2012

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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. Cowdust Time

    A sound portrait of Indian twilight, known as 'cowdust time'.

    First broadcast: 14 Jan 2012

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  26. Obituary Notice

    Documentary about the daily obituary readings on North Carolina radio station WPAQ 740AM.

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2012

  27. Tap City

    Three dancers describe how they are taking tap-dancing into new areas.

    First broadcast: 17 Dec 2011

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  28. Ghost Lines

    Poet Julia Copus recounts in verse and personal testimony her experience of IVF.

    First broadcast: 10 Dec 2011

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  29. Use It Or Lose It

    A play by Peter Blegvad and Iain Chambers charting the failing memory of a fictional GP.

    First broadcast: 03 Dec 2011

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  30. Horse

    A poem by Katrina Porteous and composer Peter Zinoviev inspired by the Uffington Horse.

    First broadcast: 26 Nov 2011

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