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15/12/2013

The best of BBC Radio this week with Benjamin Zephaniah

This week we celebrate three great lives, one from South Africa, one from Alabama, and one from Northamptonshire. I speak of Nelson Mandela, Hank Williams, and John Clare of course. There is also comedy, music, drama, history and we have also worked out the perfect definition of infinity. Yes we have it all on this week's Pick Of The Week, and just to keep the presenter happy there is even a bit poetry.

Programmes chosen this week;

A Cause for Caroling - Radio 4
John Clare's Playlist - Radio 4
Great Lives - Ricky Ross on Hank Williams - Radio 4
The Weekend Documentary - Notes From Kampala - BBC World Service
What does the K stand for? - Radio 4
Meet David Sedaris - Radio 4
The Infinite Monkey Cage - Radio 4
Afternoon Drama - Fearless - Radio 4
Adult Sex Workers Series - BBC Radio Stoke
Pop Up Ideas - Radio 4
Witness -The Soweto Uprising - BBC World Service
Book of the Week - Long Walk to Freedom - Radio 4
The World Tonight (Friday) - Andre Fourie - Radio 4
World on 3 - Nelson Mandela Tribute - Radio 3.

Release date:

45 minutes

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