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Lenny Henry reads advice for West Indian migrants from a 1959 BBC pamphlet.
Despite its remoteness, an uninhabited Pacific island is covered with plastic debris.
Siân Phillips reads from chapter one of AA Milne's children's classic.
Tuppence Middleton reads a delightfully different fairy tale from 1982's Revolting Rhymes
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