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BBC Radio 4 15m
"Rise like Lions after slumber In unvanquishable number, Shake your chains to earth like dew Which in sleep had fallen on you - Ye are many - they are few." Dissecting The Mask of Anarchy, Shelley's ferocious attack inspired by the Peterloo Massacre.
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BBC Radio 4 39m
Want to get ahead? Here are four things that crows (!) can teach us. 🎧 Listen to our entries about crows here:
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BBC Radio 4 8h
Who will follow in the hilarious footsteps of recent winners Angela Barnes, Lost Voice Guy and Stephen Buchanan? BBC Introducing Radio 4 Comedy Award, 2019 Final Results!
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BBC Radio 4 8h
"He had a great comedy mind." The greatly missed Ken Dodd explains how Stan Laurel inspired him to go into comedy.
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BBC Radio 4 8h
"The commodity is, in the first place, an object outside us, a thing that by its properties satisfies human needs of whatever kind." Das Kapital - a new dramatisation starring David Threlfall.
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BBC Radio 4 9h
“I’ve got a lot to say when I’m angry... and sad. I’m not very good at expressing joy!” Eight things we learned from ’s Mastertapes.
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BBC Radio 4 9h
Fancy starting your own podcast? Here are a few ideas and tips for you... How to Start a Podcast - with Renay Richardson.
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BBC Radio 4 9h
Back in 2005, before his book Greetings from Bury Park and the film Blinded By the Light, travelled to New Jersey for BBC Radio 4 using The Boss himself, Bruce , as his guide. From Luton Streets to Jersey Shores.
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BBC Radio 4 10h
Hilary Mantel claimed: "There is no contemporary I admire more than Adam Thorpe, whose novel Ulverton is a late twentieth century masterpiece." Ulverton - A radical, dramatic interpretation of Adam Thorpe's classic historical novel.
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BBC Radio 4 10h
This week’s Radio 4 Appeal is on behalf of the charity @thepoppyfactory which is dedicated to helping veterans to overcome their injuries and secure a job. It’s presented by Dan Snow (). Find more information, and how to donate, here:
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BBC Radio 4 11h
"The only sin is the sin of being born." Robert McCrum explores Samuel Beckett’s literary career through rare recordings..
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BBC Radio 4 12h
She was the first female psychoanalyst, she broke Nietzsche's heart and mentored Rilke, the poet. Why has she been forgotten? celebrates the remarkable Lou Andreas-Salome.
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BBC Radio 4 12h
So...when do you clap? 🤔 Sakari Oramo (), Chief Conductor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra (), gives a guide to listening to a symphony.
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BBC Radio 4 13h
"If you're providing a service you should be paid for it." Why internships aren’t working.
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BBC Radio 4 13h
Time. It goes by. It's in a bottle. It is a-changin'. It's on my side. It's running out. It's standing still. And who knows where it goes? Deep Time - Adventures is sound concerning the inevitable passing of moments.
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BBC Radio 4 13h
Attention scum! The League against Tedium has some thoughts on monitoring flatulence and supporting Arsenal.
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BBC Radio 4 13h
Get ready to experience the World Eel Throwing Competition (which thankfully involves no real eels). Visiting the Isle of Eels and their annual Eel Day parade.
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BBC Radio 4 14h
Rather than businesses chucking out uneaten sarnies and such, you can order them online for a cheaper price and collect them at your leisure. But does it work? The app connecting you with discount surplus food.
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BBC Radio 4 16h
"At least twice a month men use the offer of help to grope me." Disability campaigner Dr Amy Kavanagh's experience of physical harassment in public since she started using a white cane.
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BBC Radio 4 16h
"It doesn't seem odd to me to find cars cropping up in religious stories. There's something about the combination of the car as a sealed-off private space, like a monastic cell, and as a way of crossing great distances that lends itself to that treatment."
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