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Mel Giedroyc presents this week's story, the extraordinarily powerful 'A Monster Calls' by Patrick Ness, read by the legendary actor and director David Hayman.

1 hour

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Tue 11 Sep 2012 16:00


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    Duration: 06:10

  • The Many Lives of Roald Dahl

    Sophie Dahl and family remember Roald's writing hut in the garden.

    Duration: 04:00

  • Patrick Ness

    Mel in conversation with the author of this week's story 'A Monster Calls'.

    Duration: 04:45

  • Perfect Pork Pies

    "Great British Bake-off" Paul Hollywood shows Jenni Murray how to make them perfectly.

    Duration: 08:38

  • Mel's Magical Mystery Tour

    Wembley Stadium! Peggy Chadwick tells us her story from the 1948 Olympic Games.

    Duration: 06:30

  • A Monster Calls

    David Hayman reads part 2 of A Monster Calls - written by Patrick Ness from an original idea by Siobhan Dowd.

    Duration: 13:30


  • Tue 11 Sep 2012 16:00