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Living with Oliver Sacks and love in later life: Bill Hayes and Sylvia Brownrigg – podcast

Living with Oliver Sacks and love in later life: Bill Hayes and Sylvia Brownrigg – podcast

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Jenny Zhang and Carolina Sanín – books podcast

On this week’s podcast, we talk to the Chinese-American author Jenny Zhang and the Colombian...

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Food Chain: The Quiz 2017

Have you ever wondered what to do with a watermelon outside the kitchen? Or how many hotdogs a...

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Eat Stay Love

Three women who fled the countries they were born in because of war or conflict tell us how food...

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Food Confidential

Trade secrets are abundant in the food industry and becoming ever more important. The Food Chain...

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Fussy Old World

The fussy toddler refuses to eat her vegetables, has a tantrum and throws the food on the floor...

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Dr Karl

Will we ever find life on other planets? Can Spiders have shells? And a jumping bean mystery....

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5 live Science

This week's science news with Dr Chris Smith and the 5 live Science Team.

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The Invisible Ingredient

We’re killing time on The Food Chain this week. From crops that grow in just eight weeks, to...

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The Ungarnished Truth: Restaurant Critics

Emily Thomas brings together a straight-talking crowd who are not afraid to ruffle a few feathers...

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An inspector calls

Restaurateurs with guns, chefs wielding knives, and severed heads in bin bags. Life as a food...

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Ritual slaughter under threat

Belgium is the latest European country to put restrictions on religious slaughter methods. For...

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Fantasy, fiction and food

What do Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and Lady and the Tramp have in common? Both use...

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Made in space

Why are companies blasting bottles of alcohol and crops into space? Are they just publicity...

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The drinking experiment

Alcohol is part of the fabric of life in many cultures. It’s associated with socialising,...

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Listeners' Walks: Isle of Man, Kallow Point BBC Radio 4
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Listeners' Walks: Isle of Man, Kallow Point

Clare Balding continues her exploration of The Isle of Man by travelling south to walk the...

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The Food Pilgrims

Can you think of a food that you would travel across continents for? Emily Thomas meets...

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