I wonder how you'd take it if someone told you 'your heid's foo o' mince' or that you've a voice like a parrot. How can a trumpeter to play without an instrument? Or a poetry teacher get by without an iambic pentameter? From the wonderfully belligerent sounds of the rainforest cicada and the insight of the industrial revolution's writers - to 19th century Paris and the Fisher Poets Gathering in Oregon.
Voices from Our Industrial Past (Radio 4 - 11am Wednesday 30th April)
Great Lives (Radio 4 - 4.30pm Tuesday 29th April)
State of the Nation (Radio 4 - Friday 2nd May 3.45pm)
Archive on 4: Ray Gosling - The Sum Total (Radio 4 - Saturday 3rd May 8pm)
Isy Suttie's Love Letters (Radio 4 - Wednesday 30th April 6.30pm)
15 Minute Drama - Le Donne (Radio 4 - All-Week 7.45pm)
Today (Radio 4 - All-Week 6am)
Inside Science (Radio 4 - Thursday 1st May 9pm)
The Fisher Poets Gathering (Radio 4 - Sunday 4th May 4.30pm)
No Triumph, No Tragedy (Radio 4 - Tuesday 29th April 9.30pm)
Suicide Watch (Radio 4 - Monday 28th April 8pm)
Saturday Drama: On Her Majesty's Secret Service (Radio 4 - Saturday 3rd May 2.30pm)
Elvis McGonagall Takes a Look on the Bright Side (Radio 4 - Wednesday 30th April 11pm)
They Didn't Fade Away - 50 Years of the Pirates (Radio 2 - Monday 28th April 10pm).