Kidlit radio #23

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


Sunday 1 July

  • 09:00 – 10:00 and 16:30-17:30 Radio 4 Extra Anna Sewell – Black Beauty
    A well-bred horse hits hard times and poor health due to overwork. With Adam Godley.


  • Monday 2 July

  • 16:00 – 17:00 Radio 4 Extra The 4 O’Clock Show
    Mel Giedroyc introduces the first part of a Horrible Histories series on the Groovy Greeks


  • Tuesday 3 July

  • 16:00 – 17:00 Radio 4 Extra The 4 O’Clock Show
    Mel Giedroyc introduces the second part of the Horrible Histories series on Groovy Greeks.


  • Wednesday 4 July

  • 10:00 – 11:00 and 15:00-16:00 Radio 4 Extra Jane Austen’s Persuasion
    Old Friends and New Meetings
    1/3 Anne Elliott meets her fiance Fredrick Wentworth again after eight years apart.

  • 16:00 – 17:00 Radio 4 Extra The 4 O’Clock Show
    Mel Giedroyc introduces the third part of the Horrible Histories series on Groovy Greeks.

  • Thursday 5 July

  • 10:00 – 11:00 and 15:00-16:00 Radio 4 Extra Jane Austen’s Persuasion
    Accidents and Encounters
    2/3 Anne Elliott is surprised to hear news of an impending marriage. Stars Juliet Stevenson.

  • 16:00 – 17:00 Radio 4 Extra The 4 O’Clock Show
    Mel Giedroyc introduces the fourth part of the Horrible Histories series on Groovy Greeks.

  • Friday 6 July

  • 10:00 – 11:00 and 15:00-16:00 Radio 4 Extra Jane Austen’s Persuasion
    Friendly Persuasion
    3/3 Anne Elliot begins to suspect that she was wrong about Captain Frederick Wentworth.

  • 16:00 – 17:00 Radio 4 Extra The 4 O’Clock Show
    Mel Giedroyc introduces the final part of the Horrible Histories series on Groovy Greeks.


  • Saturday 7 July

  • 14:30 Radio 4 Saturday Drama
    The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

  • 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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