Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Episode 3

Over 5 episodes, abridged by Katrin Williams, the author Philip Hoare tells us about a lifetime's association with the sea. The sea that is local to him and other seas that wait in far flung parts of the world. He walks by them, dives into them and is wholly inspired by them:

3. Sri Lanka. Crack of dawn. Aboard the Kushan Putha. On the glassy surface a sight of fins, then flashes of colour, then something magnificent appears..

Reader Anthony Calf

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Thu 8 Aug 2013 00:30


Role Contributor
ReaderAnthony Calf
ProducerDuncan Minshull
AuthorPhilip Hoare
AbridgerKatrin Williams

4 Stories

4 Stories

Exceptional readings and dramas from 4 Stories.

The Path to Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight

David mitchell compo

David Mitchell describes how a young Japanese boy helped him understand his son's autism.

Sample our books and authors Clip Collection

Clips of Books Content

Interviews, previews and reviews

Books website

Books home

Get closer to books with in-depth articles, quizzes and our picks from radio & TV.