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Mark Bowden

Tuesday 13 June 2006 21:30-22:15 (Radio 3)

Duration:

45 minutes

Jason Rietman's 'Thank You for Smoking'.


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Playlist

China - Power and the People
Jonathan Lewis talks to Isabel Hilton about his new four part series for BBC 2, 'China - Power and the People'.

What is the way forward for a country of 1.3 billion people? And what are the problems involved for the modern reporter and film maker in reporting on China ?

The first episode of 'China - Power and the People' is on BBC 2 at 9pm on 13 June.

Twelfth Night
Night Wavers reviews Cheek by Jowl's latest production, an all male 'Twelfth Night' starring some of Russia 's best known actors.

Cheek by Jowl's 'Twelfth Night' is on at the Barbican in London from 13 to 17 June and will tour nationwide.

Bad Medicine
David Wootton, the author of a new book, 'Bad Medicine', will join the medical historian Ruth Richardson to discuss his belief that, from the time of Hippocrates until 1935, medicine actually did more harm than good.

'Bad Medicine' by David Wootton is published by the Oxford University Press.

Thank you for Smoking
One subject discussed in 'Bad Medicine' is the discovery that cigarettes were bad for the health - and just how long it took for that discovery to be passed on to smokers.

'Thank you for Smoking', is a satire which targets the pro-smoking lobby in America and the art of spin. Kevin Jackson will be reviewing the film.

'Thank you for Smoking' is released nationwide on 16 June, certificate 15.




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