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1977 Matthew Sweet presents a selection of music for films from 1977.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Sound of Cinema, Commanders of the Order of the British Empire, Order of the...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08rfy0k
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Song of Myself Reading of Whitman's poem Song of Myself, with excerpts from Orson Welles's 1953 version.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Family law, Musical groups from Los Angeles, California,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0770h0v
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Things Might Change or Cease Linda Marshall Griffiths's drama about estranged sisters on a journey to find their father
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b019m11n
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Rosmersholm Ibsen's play about a man rejecting society's conservative values. Will his peers let him?.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Alternative rock groups from California, Musical groups from...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088j46z
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Prom 75: Last Night of the Proms From the Royal Albert Hall in London, the Last Night of the 2016 Proms.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms 2016, BBC music, English classical pianists, British choirs, Members...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b086t6dv
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Finlandia The psyche of Jean Sibelius, his music and a Finnish epic, starring Tim Pigott-Smith.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Republics, Christianity, Liberal democracies, Member states of the...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06r49bf
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2017 Jools Holland pays tribute to Stax Records with original stars.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms, Stax Records artists, American male singers, Booker T. & the...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b092km5c
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Macbeth A new production of Shakespeare's dark tragedy about ambition for power.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Best Drama Picture Golden Globe winners, Thoroughbred racehorses,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05vh239
Joseph Bologne de Saint-Georges (1745-1799) Donald Macleod discusses Chevalier de Saint-Georges' wager with the Prince of Wales.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, Monthly magazines, Princes, Wales, Thoroughbred...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088jhby
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Henry VIII William Shakespeare and John Fletcher's history play depicting the life of Henry VIII.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Crimes, Virtue, Treason, Royal titles, Religious belief and...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00js7zb
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Andromache By Jean Racine. With Tanya Moodie as Andromache and Joel MacCormack as Orestes.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Trojans, Greek mythology, Marriage, American post-grunge musical...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08bbghs
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My Own Life Joss Ackland and Ken Stott read the final works of Oliver Sacks and David Hume.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Alumni of the University of Edinburgh, Academics of the University...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08slgl6
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2017 The Last Night of the BBC Proms with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and conductor Sakari Oramo
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms, BBC music, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Classical music in the United...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0948frx
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2016 Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in Julian Anderson, Dvorak and Brahms.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms, Wolf Prize in Arts laureates, Symphony orchestras, Culture in...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07rkv08
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The Piano Lesson August Wilson's play about a brother and sister and a piano carved with African faces.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Christian iconography, Jesus, God, Megafauna, Gospel episodes,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b017lz81
Joseph Bologne de Saint-Georges (1745-1799) Donald Macleod focuses on Chevalier de Saint-Georges' arrival in Paris.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, Caribbean islands, Caribbean, Classical period (music),...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088jc2q
Joseph Bologne de Saint-Georges (1745-1799) Donald Macleod focuses on Chevalier de Saint-Georges' arrival in Paris.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, Caribbean islands, Caribbean, Classical period (music),...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088jc2q
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The Physicists By Friedrich Durrenmatt. Classic European 1960s farce about three deluded scientists.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Legal professions, Political terminology, National security,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01pyfr9
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Erich Wolfgang Korngold Matthew Sweet with music reflecting the film career of Erich Korngold.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Sound of Cinema, Warner Bros. contract players, Deaths from myocardial...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08ny5cp
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Colin Matthews and Philip Glass Ivan Hewett talks to composer Colin Matthews and introduces music by Philip Glass.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Hear and Now, English composers, Dark matter, Galaxies, Academics of the...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07qbh33
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Topics: Radio Program, Oil Campaign of World War II, Theatre, Orchestras, Documents, Paper products,...
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Ravel, Vaughan Williams, Glass A specially curated mixtape including music by Ravel, Vaughan Williams and Philip Glass.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, In Tune Mixtape
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b096j9c6
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Topics: Radio Program, Honorary Members of the Royal Academy of Music, Classical guitarists, English...
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2016 The John Wilson Orchestra celebrates the music of George and Ira Gershwin.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07nm5wc
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The Shepherd Innovative adaptation of Frederick Forsyth's haunting classic aviation Christmas tale.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Between the Ears, December observances, Christmas, Optics, Military, Rescue,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0858nv3
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Topics: Radio Program, Elections, Gerontology, Demography, Legal professions, Money, Payment systems, Human...
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The Tidebreak By David Constantine. Three lyrical, linked tales set on the sea defences of Morecambe Bay
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Tables (furniture), Parks, Garden features, Foods, Outdoor...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b084vqgb
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Topics: Radio Program, BBC Radio 3 programmes, Renaissance composers, Early Modern period, Wales, Christian...
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Topics: Radio Program, Calendars, LGBT comedians, Sound production technology
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Why Music? Round-Up Tom Service and Sarah Walker discuss their 'Why Music?' highlights and discoveries.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Music and Memory
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b098gph1
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Breaking Free: A Patriot for Me An adaptation of John Osborne's landmark play, which was originally banned in 1965.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Tobacciana, Containers, Fashion accessories, Middle Ages, Love,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05xq4rq
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It's Not Dark Yet Texts and music centring on how artists articulate tragedy and the human spirit.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Words and Music, Creator gods, Alumni of the Royal Academy of Music, Men,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07y9qy5
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A Life In Study: Robert Lowell Colm Toibin profiles the brilliance and the madness of American poet Robert Lowell.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Sunday Feature, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winners, American poets, Guggenheim...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b094scdh
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Curated by Harriet Walter Harriet Walter stars in Moira Buffini's outrageous black comedy of appetite.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Musical trios, Law, Death, Physiology, Philosophical logic, Food...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06pv42w
2017 Queen's Hall Series Academy of Ancient Music perform Bach alto cantatas with Iestyn Davies live from Edinburgh
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Edinburgh International Festival, Types of musical groups, Edinburgh Festival,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b091wdzc
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Summer Record Review: Proms Composer - Max Reger With Andrew McGregor. Including Proms Composer: Max Reger.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Record Review, Early Modern period, 2nd millennium, Modern history, German...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07syffv
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Eliza Carthy's Late Junction Mixtape Eliza Carthy hand picks 30 minutes of her favourite music for the Late Junction Mixtape.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Late Junction, Family
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08yrzsd
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BBC Singers: Judith Weir A programme of choral music curated by BBC Singers composer in association, Judith Weir.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Radio 3 in Concert
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b099x2h2
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Inspiring Women in Music Soprano Kathryn McAdam discusses her life in music as well as what and who inspires her.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, The Essay, Education, Youth, Distillation, Learning, Industrial processes, Heat...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b072j0ql
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2016 A CBeebies Prom, with the BBC Concert Orchestra and presenters from the children's channel
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms, Space stations, Onomatopoeias, BBC children's television programmes,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07qbn05
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2016 Live from the Royal Albert Hall, pianist Jamie Cullum features in a jazz Prom.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07myrdk
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Saturday - Tom McKinney Tom McKinney presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Breakfast
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07nm3l6
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Topics: Radio Program, Broadcasting, Publicly funded broadcasters, London orchestras, Members of the Order...
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Nick Luscombe with Kamasi Washington Nick Luscombe is joined by jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Late Junction, Holidays
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07qbzqt
Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival Trio Apaches in Beethoven: Piano Trio in D, Op 70 'Ghost'. Ravel: Piano Trio in A minor.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert, Entertainment, Rooms, Types of musical groups, Legal...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07pfl0z
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2016 Georgia Mann presents informal music and poetry. With all-female jazz band Nerija.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms, Types of musical groups, Singers from New York City, Concepts in...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07tq947
Edinburgh 70 Vintage Edinburgh as Erno Dohnanyi plays Dohnanyi and Poulenc performs a new song cycle.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert, Childhood, Radio, Member states of the United...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b090gkfn
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The Mabinogion Revisited Gwyneth Lewis reflects on the tale of Blodeuwedd: a woman conjured entirely of flowers.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, The Essay, Sheep, Virtual reality, Sheep breeds, Herbivorous animals, National...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b082kzdp
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Ambrose Akinmusire Soweto Kinch presents the Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet at the 2017 Wigan Jazz Festival.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Jazz Now, Undrafted National Football League players, Types of musical groups,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b093p3b4
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El Cid A version of Le Cid, seeing the 11th-century Spanish hero before his rise to fame.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Legal documents
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06vp3c9
Monday - Suzy Klein with Dame Diana Rigg, Villa-Lobos and Marmalade Suzy Klein chats to Dame Diana Rigg about the things that have inspired her over the years
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Essential Classics, 2nd millennium, Symphony orchestras, Bournemouth, Types of...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b095ysz8
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A Clockwork Orange New version of Anthony Burgess's dystopian classic, with music, recorded live in Hull.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Obscenity controversies, Thoroughbred racehorses, Areas of London,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b096gfy0
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Real Pretenders Film critic Antonia Quirke investigates the evolution of acting.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Sunday Feature, Gay writers, Officers of the Order of the British Empire,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b071chpd
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The Visa Affair Drama based on Joe Orton's interrogation at the American embassy in London in 1965.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, English women writers, English novelists, Alexandria, Library...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07y9qyd
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The Secrets of the Music Reading Panel Charlotte Higgins explores who were the BBC's 'gatekeepers' for new scores for broadcast.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Sunday Feature
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07y9qy7
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Andrew McGregor with Sarah Lenton and Tom McKinney Andrew McGregor and guests review the best recordings of classical music.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Record Review, Honorary Members of the Royal Academy of Music, Commanders of...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08rfy0b
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Landmark: Tarkovsky's Stalker Matthew Sweet and guests discuss Andrei Tarkovsky's 1979 film Stalker.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Free Thinking
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0775023
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I Robot Kenneth Colley and Yolanda Kettle in an exploration of robots and automata.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Words and Music, Thermodynamics, Technology, Concepts in physics, Reflexes,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0977ltl
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Joseph Bologne de Saint-Georges (1745-1799) Donald Macleod focuses on Chevalier de Saint-Georges' being snubbed by the Paris Opera.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, Types of musical groups, Theatre, Monthly magazines,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088jhbw
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Joseph Bologne de Saint-Georges (1745-1799) Donald Macleod focuses on Chevalier de Saint-Georges' being snubbed by the Paris Opera.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, Types of musical groups, Theatre, Monthly magazines,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088jhbw
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Prom 36 repeat: Schubert and Mahler The BBC SSO and Thomas Dausgaard play music by Schubert and Mahler at the Proms.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Afternoon on 3, Symphony orchestras, Earth, Geography, Geography terminology
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b090t895
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Philip Glass, Anthony Braxton and friends Kate Molleson presents music by American composers Philip Glass and Anthony Braxton.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Hear and Now, African-American musicians, American jazz composers, American...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08c2lg4
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Topics: Radio Program, Musical quartets, Types of musical groups, Civil parishes in Norfolk, Building...
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Breaking Free Sarah Walker on learning and playing Schoenberg's Suite for Piano, Op 25, for her MA.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, The Essay, 2nd millennium, Musical quintets, Early Modern period, American emo...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b086tf25
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Pavel Haas Quartet - Live from Wigmore Hall: Stravinsky, Ravel, Dvorak Live from Wigmore Hall, Pavel Haas Quartet play music by Stravinsky, Ravel and Dvorak.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Radio 3 in Concert, Types of musical groups, Musical quintets, Buildings and...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b097rxvn
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2016 The ensemble Arcangelo Live at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07nm3lg
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2017 The BBC SSO and Thomas Dausgaard perform unfinished works by Schubert and Mahler.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms, Broadcasting, English composers, Organ scholars, Symphony...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b090lm0t
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Topics: Radio Program, Harvard University alumni, Roman Catholic saints, Types of musical groups,...
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All of the Violence in the World Three wars. Three causes. Three teenagers with nothing to lose but their lives.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b099vsw2
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Nikolaj Znaider, Philip Glass - Music in Twelve Parts, Daryl Runswick Tom Service meets violinist Nikolaj Znaider. Plus Philip Glass's Music in Twelve Parts.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Music Matters, Contemporary classical music performers, American composers,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08ndm03
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Nikolaj Znaider, Philip Glass - Music in Twelve Parts, Daryl Runswick Tom Service meets violinist Nikolaj Znaider. Plus Philip Glass's Music in Twelve Parts.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Music Matters, Contemporary classical music performers, American composers,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08ndm03
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2016 Harry Christophers directs the Sixteen in sacred choral works by Bach and Arvo Part.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms, Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Kennedy Center...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07nmszy
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Friday with Suzy Klein - Kwame Kwei-Armah, Edgar Wallace and the Dictaphone, Tavener's Song for Athene Featured guest Kwame Kwei-Armah reveals the cultural influences that have shaped him.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Essential Classics, English composers, Knights Bachelor, Commanders of the...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b098n9ws
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The Mother Gina McKee stars in Florian Zeller's award-winning companion piece to The Father.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Syndromes, Motherhood, Beds, Rooms, Prefectures in France,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b094sd4k