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Drama on 4: Siddhartha - Full cast dramatisation of Hermann Hesse’s classic tale. Siddhartha is handsome, brilliant and well-loved. But unhappy. One man’s quest for spiritual wholeness in ancient India.
Mr. Norris Changes Trains by Christopher Isherwood - Isherwood's novel piquantly evokes the atmosphere of Berlin during the rise of the Nazis. It is often cited as one of the inspirations for the musical Cabaret.
Down Payment on Death - Retired hitman Art Gordo is offered big money to carry out one last killing. Dinsdale Landen stars in Jim Eldridge’s thriller.
Letters From Tove by Tove Jansson - The revealing letters of Moomin creator Tove Jansson to her family, her confidantes and her lovers. Read by Sarah Lambie.
When Cassius Met The Beatles - John Wilson gathers eye-witness memories of the famous 1964 meeting between boxer Cassius Clay and the Fab Four. From 2010.
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury -Fahrenheit 451 is the temperature at which paper burns. It's Guy Montag's job to know these things: he's a fireman and he burns books for a living. He loves his job doing this service for the public, but he is not happy.
The Story of Pop - Episode 11: When We Was Fab - The Story of Pop (part 11 of 52): When We Was Fab. Alan Freeman remembers the Beatles and the British invasion of the USA. First broadcast in 1994.