Kidlit on the radio #8

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

Sunday 4 March

  • 09:00–09:30 and 16:-16.30 Radio 4 Extra Rosemary Sutcliff – Brother Dusty Feet
    3/3. Would travelling player Hugh give it all up to live his dream? Rosemary Sutcliff’s novel.

  • 09:30–10:00 and 16:30-17:00 Radio 4 Extra The Secret Garden
    5/5. Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic concludes. What will Mr Craven discover on his return?

  • 13:30 Radio 4 Comp Lit
    Nick Baker on a 70’s revolution in children’s books – stories set in state schools.


  • Tuesday 6 March

  • 10:00-11:00 and 15:00–16:00 Radio 4 Extra The Mayor of Casterbridge
    1/4. Thomas Hardy’s tale of the repercussions of a drunken act by respectable Michael Henchard.


  • Wednesday 7 March

  • 10:00–11:00 and 15:00–16:00 Radio 4 Extra The Mayor of Casterbridge
    2/4. After 19 years apart, mayor Michael Henchard is reunited with his wife.


  • Thursday 8 March

  • 10:00–11:00 and 15:00–16:00 Radio 4 Extra The Mayor of Casterbridge
    3/4. Regretting his drunken actions two decades before, Michael Henchard reaches breaking point


  • Friday 9 March

  • 10:00–11:00 and 15:00–16:00 Radio 4 Extra The Mayor of Casterbridge
    4/4. Forever haunted by his reckless past, ex-mayor Michael Henchard is becoming desperate.
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