Anger

Stories about rage and its different manifestations.

Episodes

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AR01Look Forward In Anger2008051920100509

Oliver James reads his overview describing and illuminating the nature of anger and looking at how and why we are perhaps angrier now than we have ever been.

Oliver James reads his overview describing and illuminating the nature of anger.

Oliver James, author of Affluenza and The Selfish Capitalist, offers an overview of anger, describing and illuminating the nature of this emotion, and looking at how and why we are perhaps angrier now than we've ever been.

A series in which five writers from a range of backgrounds shed light on an aspect of anger in a mix of fiction, memoir and thought pieces.

Producer: David Roper

A Heavy Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.

AR02Kinetic2008052020100516
20100525 (R4)

Andy Mcnab reads his story of a personal journey from a turbulent childhood into the army.

Andy McNab's 'Kinetic' takes us on a personal journey from a turbulent childhood into the army and ultimately into battle, where geopolitical anger is reduced to man against man.

Read by the author.

Part of a series in which five writers from a range of backgrounds shed light on an aspect of anger in a mix of fiction, memoir and thought pieces.

Producer: David Roper

A Heavy Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.

Andy McNab reads his story of a personal journey from a turbulent childhood into the army and ultimately into battle, where geopolitical anger is reduced to man against man.

AR03So Many Things2008052120100523

Martina Cole reveals how her anger at injustice, particularly the opprobrium heaped on single mothers, inspired her to take direct positive action.

Read by Elizabeth Carling

AR04Seeing Red2008052220100530

Former Lord Chief Justice Charlie Falconer reads his tale offering an insight into how anger impacts upon politics, how it can be effective and when it is disastrous.

Charlie Falconer reads his tale offering an insight into how anger impacts upon politics.

Charlie Falconer, the former Lord Chief Justice, offers an insight into how anger impacts upon politics - how it can be effective, and when it is disastrous.

Part of a series in which writers from a range of backgrounds shed light on an aspect of anger in a mix of fiction, memoir and thought pieces.

Producer: David Roper

A Heavy Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.

AR05 LASTWhere?2010070120100606

Joanna Briscoe's moving tale focuses on the life of a terminally ill boy.

Joanna Briscoe's moving short story takes us into the life of a terminally ill boy, and the minutiae of personal, impotent anger.

Read by Robert Madge.

Concludes the series of programmes which shed light on an aspect of anger in a mix of fiction, memoir and thought pieces.

Producer: David Roper

A Heavy Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.

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Joanna Briscoe's moving tale focuses on the life of a terminally ill boy and the minutiae of personal, impotent anger.

Read by Robert Madge