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Splash: The Water in Winter

Episode 4 of 5

Piers Plowright goes for a winter swim in the men's pond on Hampstead Heath and discovers how special the sounds are - wildlife, swimmers, the hum of London - on a January morning.

Broadcaster Piers Plowright explores five sound-worlds - some from far back in his life and some more recent - which still resonate with him.

In this fourth episode, Piers goes for a winter swim in the Men's Pond on Hampstead Heath and discovers how special the sounds are - wild-life, swimmers, the distant hum of London - on a January morning.

Produced by Alan Hall
A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4.

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15 minutes