Science and culture audios

Tales of International Adventure on a Walk in Somerset BBC Radio 4
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Tales of International Adventure on a Walk in Somerset

Bex Band was not an outdoorsy person, but one day she decided to hike the length of Israel....

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Joyful Highlights Part 1: Friends and Family BBC Radio 4
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Joyful Highlights Part 1: Friends and Family

In a joyful celebration of twenty years spent walking on air, Clare Balding digs deep into the...

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America's 'food apartheid'

Millions of Americans live in so-called ‘food deserts’ - areas where it’s hard...

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Victim

A drama about the making of the first British film to seriously address homosexuality.

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Human Resources by Piers Black-Hawkins

Human Resource by Alfred Bradley Bursary Award 2016 Winner, Piers Black-Hawkins. Dylan's...

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Taking the Buzz out of Coffee

A former-coffee lover goes on the hunt for a decent cup without the buzz, and discovers why it's...

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Buckinghamshire with Professor David Wilson BBC Radio 4
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Buckinghamshire with Professor David Wilson

David Wilson is a well known criminologist and former prison governor. Clare meets him in the...

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How to enjoy eating with your own children

Mealtimes with small children, whether they are your own or someone else's, can be a far from...

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Sourdough love stories

A spongy collection of flour, water, wild yeasts and bacteria may seem an unlikely object of...

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Big Cats! Rick Minter in Gloucestershire BBC Radio 4
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Big Cats! Rick Minter in Gloucestershire

Do big cats roam the British countryside? It’s a long running debate, one that’s...

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Stained Glass in Minsmere with Arabella Marshall BBC Radio 4
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Stained Glass in Minsmere with Arabella Marshall

Glass artist, Arabella Marshall, takes Clare for a walk at Minsmere in Suffolk. Their focus is...

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The Man With The Hammer

by Phil Porter. A tale of two wheels. Why do we cycle and why do we cheat?

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Meatpacking's coronavirus problem

Meatpacking plants around the world are quickly becoming hotspots for Coronavirus outbreaks. In...

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Anita Rani on Hackney and Walthamstow Marshes BBC Radio 4
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Anita Rani on Hackney and Walthamstow Marshes

Clare Balding walks with Anita Rani on Hackney and Walthamstow Marshes. They also explore...

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Selassie Atadika: My life in five dishes

Selassie Atadika spent a decade working for the UN in some of the world’s most volatile...

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Mallerstang in Cumbria with Debbie North. BBC Radio 4
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Mallerstang in Cumbria with Debbie North.

Debbie North uses a motorised wheelchair and is a powerful advocate for making the countryside...

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Asma Khan: My life in five dishes

When Asma Khan was born it was said her mother cried, but not tears of joy. As a second daughter...

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Beachcombing on the Isle of Sheppey BBC Radio 4
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Beachcombing on the Isle of Sheppey

Clare goes beachcombing on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent with author Lisa Woollett. Lisa is...

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Opening a restaurant in a pandemic

Is there ever a good time to open a restaurant? Surely, during a global pandemic isn’t one...

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The chef who took on hospital food

Almost ten years ago, chef Joshna Maharaj walked into a hospital kitchen and was horrified by...

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