Richard Kerridge’s COLD BLOOD is Radio 4’s Book Of The Week

28th July 2014

Cold Blood, Nature writer Richard Kerridge’s autobiographical tale of a lifelong obsession with reptiles and amphibians, has been adapted for BBC Radio 4’s Book Of The Week.

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Alex Bellos at the Port Eliot Festival

24th July 2014

Join Alex, bestselling author of Alex’s Adventures In Numberland, at the Port Eliot Festival this coming weekend 24th – 27th July, where he will be discussing his latest book Alex Through The Looking Glass and exploring the fascinating world of numbers; how they have shaped and changed our world and our diverse relationships with them.

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Exclusive Audio Series from M.J. Arlidge

9th January 2014

Audible have commissioned M.J. Arlidge to write an audio exclusive thriller series for release summer 2014. The 10-part series, entitled SIX DEGRESS OF SEPARATION, is a political assassination thriller and will be told in 30 minute episodes.

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The Secret Life Of Buildings on Channel 4

1st August 2011

In his new three part series architecture critic Tom Dyckhoff explores the impact the design of buildings can have on us - on our identity and self-esteem, our relationships, our chances at school, and even our weight and immune system.

The first episode premieres tonight on Channel 4 at 8pm. For more information, click here.

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Fran Abrams reports for File on 4: Elderly Care

5th July 2011

Fran Abrams’ latest report for Radio 4’s ‘File on 4’ programme, Elderly Care, is a shocking exploration of the state of Britain’s care system.

Visit the Radio 4 website where you can listen to the broadcast, download the podcast, or read the transcript.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01247gy

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What is your favourite number?

22nd June 2011

Alex Bellos is investigating the phenomenon of favourite numbers. Do you have one? Is it your birthday? Something superstitious, or mathematical?

Over the summer, Alex is asking people to tell him what their favourite number is, if they have one, and why it is their favourite. The results will feature in Alex’s new book, The Game Of Life, the follow up to his bestselling Alex’s Adventures in Numberland .

To listen to Alex’s appearance on the Today Programme, click here.

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Pirates! Film Adaptation Announced!

12th May 2011

Avast ye hearties! The secret is out!

Aardman’s first feature-length stop-motion animation since Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were Rabbit will be an adaptation of Gideon Defoe’s fantastic novel The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists. Hugh Grant will play the Pirate Captain, complete with luxurious beard, in the film, which will be released worldwide in Spring 2012.

For more information, please click here.

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Spring has sprung.

28th March 2011

As the clocks go forward and the sun comes out Robert Penn celebrates the arrival of Spring in this week’s Observer.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/mar/27/spring-wildlife-black-….

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Fran Abrams reports for File on 4: Corruption in Egypt

23rd March 2011

Fran Abrams’ latest report for Radio 4’s ‘File on 4’ programme, Egypt’s Missing Millions, is a fascinating exploration of corruption in Mubarak’s Egypt.

Visit the Radio 4 website where you can listen to the broadcast, download the podcast, or read the transcript.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00zf202

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