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PETER PAN SEASON
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Peter Pan Season
BBC Radio 4's season celebrating 100 years of Peter Pan
Image: Peter Pan Credit: http://www.c20th.com
Radio 4 presents a mini-season of programmes to celebrate the 100th anniversary of J M Barrie's popular classic
The child psychologist Oliver James looks beneath the surface and questions the meaning behind Peter Pan.

Broadcast: Thursday 16 December, 11.30am
 
Listen again to Never Netherland
Russell Davies presents a fascinating insight to the world premiere of Barrie's Peter Pan, Christmas 1904, with the author himself testing the flying harness and Gerald Du Maurier strutting the stage as the first Captain Hook.

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Broadcast: Thursday 23 December, 11.30am
 
Why J M Barrie Wrote... tells the story of how Barrie wrote The Little White Bird, how it was received at the time and where his inspiration came from.

Listen again to Why JM Barrie Wrote... The Little White Bird

Broadcast: Saturday 25 December, 3.10pm
 
The moving story of  the relationships between a retired army officer and a young boy.

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Broadcast: Saturday 25 December, 3.30pm
Alan Bennett’s reading of children’s stories have become classics in their own right. Now his distinctive voice brings alive J M Barrie’s classic story about the little boy who wouldn’t grow up.

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Broadcast: Monday 27 December - Friday 31 December 3.30pm
 
An exploration of the childhood of  J.M. Barrie, the man who never grew up, whose masterpiece Peter Pan is about a boy who never grows up.

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Broadcast: Monday 27 December, 11.00am
 
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