Kidlit news and radio #6

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The coming week’s bookish radio delights to listen out for include:

Sunday 12 February

  • 09:00–09:15 and 16.00:16:15 Radio 4 Extra Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories
    Beginning of the Armadillos. Published in 1902, the fantastical tale of a hedgehog and tortoise is read by David Davis.

  • 09:15–09:30 and 16:15-16:30 Radio 4 Extra Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories
    The Elephant’s Child. First published in 1902, the fantastical tale of a very curious animal.

  • 09:30–10:00 and 16:30-17:30 Radio 4 Extra The Secret Garden
    2/5. Will orphaned Mary ever find her way into the locked garden? With Harriet Walter.

  • 21:50–22:00 Radio 4 Extra Front Row Interviews: Anthony Horowitz reflects on writing a new adventure for Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson.

  • Wednesday 15 February

  • 16:00–17:00 Radio 4 Extra The 4 O’Clock Show
    Dizzee Rascal spills the secret behind his music, and Lauren Child offers writing tips.


  • Thursday 16 February

  • 16:00–17:00 Radio 4 Extra The 4 O’Clock Show
    Mark Lester on making the original Oliver Twist film plus writing tips from Charlie Higson


  • Friday 17 February

  • 16:00–17:00 Radio 4 Extra The 4 O’Clock Show
    Author Andy Stanton’s writing tips, Ab Fab with Jennifer Saunders, and more hidden London.
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