Kidlit radio #16

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


Sunday 13 May

  • 09:00–09:30 and 16:00-16:30 Radio 4 Extra JM Barrie – Peter Pan – In the Mermaid’s Lagoon
    2/4. The mischievous boy and the children arrive in Neverland.

  • 09:30–10:00 and 16:30-17:00 Radio 4 Extra Swish of the Curtain, based on children’s novel by Pamela Brown
    1/4. A group of children all share one dream – to set up their very own theatre company.

  • 15:00 Radio 4 Classic Serial – The Great Gatsby
    2/2. Nick’s neighbour, Gatsby, asks him to engineer a meeting with his lost love, Daisy.

  • 20:30 Radio 4 Last Word
    Obituaries for Vidal Sassoon, Angelica Garnett, Maurice Sendak and Lloyd Brevett

  • Wednesday 16 May

  • 11:15–12:00 Radio 4 Extra Julia Blackburn – Need For Nonsense
    The sad, contradictory tale of Edward Lear, famed Victorian artist and scribe.
  • All these radio programmes are available to listen to online worldwide, usually for one week after initial broadcast in the UK.

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