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This month

Between the Ears

Between the Ears: Eschatology
30mins
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A radiophonic drama about the apocalypse, witnessed from a liner adrift in a deserted ocean. Written and...

Four Women Poets Today

Four Women Poets Today
58mins
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Peggy Reynolds follows up on a 1992 debate she hosted with four relatively unknown female poets about gender and...

Radio 3 in Concert

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Three Choirs Festival 2014
150mins
BBC iPlayer

From this year's Three Choirs Festival, the Philharmonia Orchestra and Baldur Brönnimann perform the world...

My Family and Other Ibex

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My Family and Other Ibex
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Chemist and Broadcaster Andrea Sella returns to the mountainous Italian landscape of his childhood to see how...

Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing

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About Intelligence
30mins
BBC iPlayer

The return of the stand-up and sketches show based on the comedian's family life. He attempts to illustrate what...

Scotland Decides

Scotland Decides
420mins
BBC iPlayer

James Naughtie and Rachel Burden present live coverage and results, as the votes are counted from the Scottish...

Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation

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How to Eat Food
30mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. The erudite comedian returns with another round of amusing rants combining wit, satire and song. In...

Don't Log Off

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Enduring Love
28mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Alan Dein uncovers the real-life dramas behind people's social networking profiles. In the first...

Lewis Macleod Is Not Himself

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Lewis Macleod Is Not Himself
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Comedy sketch show delving behind the scenes at the life and work of impressionist Lewis Macleod. With Kate...

Radio 3 in Concert

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Edinburgh International Festival: Ute Lemper, SCO
150mins
BBC iPlayer

German chanteuse Ute Lemper joins the Scottish Chamber Orchestra for an evening of Weimar Republic decadence at...

Please, Mr Postman

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Please, Mr Postman
15mins
BBC iPlayer

By Alan Johnson. The former Home Secretary reads from his memoirs, which paint a vivid picture of England in the...

Drama on 3

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Drama on 3: Time and the Conways
90mins
BBC iPlayer

Harriet Walter stars in a new production of JB Priestley's well-known play from 1937 which toys with the idea of...

Media and the Middle East

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Media and the Middle East
60mins
BBC iPlayer

John Lloyd, contributing editor of the Financial Times, investigates the many ways the media has covered the...

BBC Proms 2014

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Prom 76: Last Night of the Proms
210mins
BBC iPlayer

The Last Night of the Proms live from the Royal Albert Hall with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari...

Journey of a Lifetime

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Wrestling with the Future
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Peter Geoghegan gets the chance to carry out his dream travel project - grappling with the wrestlers of...

The Now Show

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The Now Show
30mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Hosts Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by Terry Mynott, David Quantick, Mitch Been, Laura...

Andy Warhol: Time Regained

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Andy Warhol: Time Regained
28mins
BBC iPlayer

Lenny Henry visits Pittsburgh, USA to witness the opening of Andy Warhol's mysterious artwork known as the Time...

Great Lives

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Stella Rimington on Dorothy L Sayers
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Crime writer and former director of MI5 Stella Rimington joins Matthew Parris to nominate fellow author Dorothy...

Build and Be Damned

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Build and Be Damned
30mins
BBC iPlayer

David Wighton examines how the Victorians made many infrastructure innovations such as railways, sewers and...

The Lost Genius of Judee Sill

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The Lost Genius of Judee Sill
30mins
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Ruth Barnes explores the life, loves and music of singer-songwriter Judee Sill, a forgotten legend of the Laurel...

The Philosopher's Arms

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Enhancement
30mins
BBC iPlayer

New series. Matthew Sweet returns with another run of philosophical debates held in a pub, asking regulars,...

The Reunion

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James Bond
45mins
BBC iPlayer

Sue MacGregor reunites actor Roger Moore with key figures from the James Bond films, in which he starred from...

No More Heroes

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No More Heroes
60mins
BBC iPlayer

Angie Hobbs explores how the very nature of the image of the hero has transformed over millennia. Beginning with...

BBC Proms 2014

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Prom 75: Beethoven's Symphony No 9
90mins
BBC iPlayer

A highlight of every season in recent Proms history, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony this year returns to its...

BBC Proms 2014

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Prom 73: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
120mins
BBC iPlayer

A live performance of Mahler's Third Symphony, an epic, unorthodox work unfolding over six movements, painting a...

The Children Act

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The Children Act
15mins
BBC iPlayer

By Ian McEwan, abridged by Sally Marmion. A judge presides over the case of a 17-year-old boy refusing...

The Life Sub-Aquatic

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The Life Sub-Aquatic
30mins
BBC iPlayer

Marine biologist and avid scuba diver Helen Scales investigates the human obsession with inhabiting the depths...

Painful Medicine

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Painful Medicine
40mins
BBC iPlayer

Sally Marlow investigates claims that easy access to over-the-counter painkillers both on the high street and...

BBC Proms Chamber Music

Radio Times Choice
60mins
UnrecognisedProvider

He may have only just turned 22, but Benjamin Grosvenor is already a Proms regular. The British pianist returns...