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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970702]

Four writers explore an experience that gives them intense pleasure.

1: Meetings with Pelicans by Howard Jacobson. "It was while I was lounging against the bonnet of the car, trying to make a crisp and cheese sandwich, that the pelican paddled up. I called to him, 'Come nearer,' which he did. Then I said, 'Open your mouth,'and he did." Producer Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970702]

Four writers explore an experience that gives them intense pleasure.

1: Meetings with Pelicans by Howard Jacobson. "It was while I was lounging against the bonnet of the car, trying to make a crisp and cheese sandwich, that the pelican paddled up. I called to him, 'Come nearer,' which he did. Then I said, 'Open your mouth,'and he did." Producer Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970702]

Unknown: Howard Jacobson.

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970702]

Unknown: Howard Jacobson.

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970709]

Four writers celebrate an experience that brings them intense pleasure. 2: Secret River Bathing by Adam Thorpe. It is one thing to share one's passion for swimming naked in the hidden rivers of France, quite another to divulge the location. Producer Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970709]

Four writers celebrate an experience that brings them intense pleasure. 2: Secret River Bathing by Adam Thorpe. It is one thing to share one's passion for swimming naked in the hidden rivers of France, quite another to divulge the location. Producer Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970709]

Unknown: Adam Thorpe.

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970709]

Unknown: Adam Thorpe.

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970716]

A series in which four writers celebrate a single sensual experience that gives them intense pleasure. 3: Five 0 'Clock in the Afternoon by Timberlake Wertenbaker. "It started in childhood with the late sun drying the sea off my back, the prickle of salt, the sound of the tide shifting." Producer Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970716]

A series in which four writers celebrate a single sensual experience that gives them intense pleasure. 3: Five 0 'Clock in the Afternoon by Timberlake Wertenbaker. "It started in childhood with the late sun drying the sea off my back, the prickle of salt, the sound of the tide shifting." Producer Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970716]

Unknown: Timberlake Wertenbaker.

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970716]

Unknown: Timberlake Wertenbaker.

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970723]

The last in the series in which four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience.

Jeanette Winterson on Second-Hand Pleasures. "My nostrils flare, my breath quickens, my heart pounds, my wallet opens. I cannot rest until I am alone in the farthermost edge, wedge, ledge of the shop, lying along the skirting board, legs propped, reading."

Producer Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970723]

The last in the series in which four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience.

Jeanette Winterson on Second-Hand Pleasures. "My nostrils flare, my breath quickens, my heart pounds, my wallet opens. I cannot rest until I am alone in the farthermost edge, wedge, ledge of the shop, lying along the skirting board, legs propped, reading."

Producer Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970723]

Unknown: Jeanette Winterson

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970723]

Unknown: Jeanette Winterson

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970901]

Another chance to hear Sean O'Brien celebrate the readily available sensual experience that gives him intense pleasure - Tyneside Turkish baths. Producer Beaty Rubens Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970901]

Another chance to hear Sean O'Brien celebrate the readily available sensual experience that gives him intense pleasure - Tyneside Turkish baths. Producer Beaty Rubens Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970901]

Unknown: Sean O'Brien

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970901]

Unknown: Sean O'Brien

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971201]

Four writers explore a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure. 1: Meetings with Pelicans by Howard Jacobson. Producer Beaty Rubens Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971201]

Four writers explore a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure. 1: Meetings with Pelicans by Howard Jacobson. Producer Beaty Rubens Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971201]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971201]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971208]

Four writers explore a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure.

2: Secret River Bathing by Adam Thorpe.

Producer Beaty Rubens Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971208]

Four writers explore a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure.

2: Secret River Bathing by Adam Thorpe.

Producer Beaty Rubens Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971208]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971208]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971215]

Four writers explore a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure. 3: Five O'Clock in the Afternoon by Timberlake Wertenbaker. Producer Beaty Rubens Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971215]

Four writers explore a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure. 3: Five O'Clock in the Afternoon by Timberlake Wertenbaker. Producer Beaty Rubens Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971215]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971215]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971222]

Each of four writers explores a sensual experience. Second-Hand Pleasures by Jeanette Winterson. The last programme of the series. Producer Beaty Rubens Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971222]

Each of four writers explores a sensual experience. Second-Hand Pleasures by Jeanette Winterson. The last programme of the series. Producer Beaty Rubens Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971222]

Unknown: Jeanette Winterson.

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971222]

Unknown: Jeanette Winterson.

Producer: Beaty Rubens

Tyneside Turkish Baths19970901

Another chance to hear writer Sean O'Brien celebrate the readily available sensual experience that gives him intense pleasure - Tyneside Turkish Baths.

Tyneside Turkish Baths19970901

Another chance to hear writer Sean O'Brien celebrate the readily available sensual experience that gives him intense pleasure - Tyneside Turkish Baths.

01Meetings With Pelicans1997070219971201

Four more writers explore a sensuous experience that gives them intense pleasure.

1: `Meetings with Pelicans' by Howard Jacobson.

`It was while I was lounging against the bonnet of the car, trying to make a crisp and cheese sandwich, that the pelican paddled up.

I called to him `Come nearer'.

Which he did.

Then I said `Open your mouth'.

And he did.'

Four writers explore a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure.

01Meetings With Pelicans1997070219971201

Four more writers explore a sensuous experience that gives them intense pleasure.

1: `Meetings with Pelicans' by Howard Jacobson.

`It was while I was lounging against the bonnet of the car, trying to make a crisp and cheese sandwich, that the pelican paddled up.

I called to him `Come nearer'.

Which he did.

Then I said `Open your mouth'.

And he did.'

Four writers explore a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure.

01Sebastian Barry On Putting Tobias To Bed1998111419981125

Four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience which gives them intense pleasure.

1: `Sebastian Barry on Putting Tobias to Bed'.

01Sebastian Barry On Putting Tobias To Bed1998111419981125

Four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience which gives them intense pleasure.

1: `Sebastian Barry on Putting Tobias to Bed'.

02Secret River Bathing1997070919971208

Four writers celebrate a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure.

2: `Secret River Bathing' by Adam Thorpe.

It is one thing to share one's passion for SWIMMING naked in the hidden rivers of rural FRANCE, quite another to divulge the precise location.

Four writers explore a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure.

`It is one thing to share one's passion for SWIMMING naked in the hidden rivers of rural FRANCE, but quite another to divulge the precise location.'.

02Secret River Bathing1997070919971208

Four writers celebrate a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure.

2: `Secret River Bathing' by Adam Thorpe.

It is one thing to share one's passion for SWIMMING naked in the hidden rivers of rural FRANCE, quite another to divulge the precise location.

Four writers explore a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure.

`It is one thing to share one's passion for SWIMMING naked in the hidden rivers of rural FRANCE, but quite another to divulge the precise location.'.

02The Perfect Haircut1998111419981125

Four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience which gives them intense pleasure.

2: Fred D'Aguiar on Getting the Perfect Haircut in South LONDON.

02The Perfect Haircut1998111419981125

Four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience which gives them intense pleasure.

2: Fred D'Aguiar on Getting the Perfect Haircut in South LONDON.

03Five O1997071619971215

A series in which four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience that gives them intense pleasure.

3: `Five O'Clock in the Afternoon' by Timberlake Wertenbaker.

`It started in childhood with the late sun drying the sea off my back, the prickle of salt, the sound of the tide shifting.'

Four writers explore a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure.

It's been coffee in a PARISian cafe.

Today the Dorset hills.

I've been waiting all day for this moment.'.

03Five O1997071619971215

A series in which four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience that gives them intense pleasure.

3: `Five O'Clock in the Afternoon' by Timberlake Wertenbaker.

`It started in childhood with the late sun drying the sea off my back, the prickle of salt, the sound of the tide shifting.'

Four writers explore a sensual experience which brings them intense pleasure.

It's been coffee in a PARISian cafe.

Today the Dorset hills.

I've been waiting all day for this moment.'.

03Invitations On The Mantelpiece1998112119981202

Four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience which gives them intense pleasure.

3: Maura Dooley on Invitations on the Mantelpiece.

03Invitations On The Mantelpiece1998112119981202

Four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience which gives them intense pleasure.

3: Maura Dooley on Invitations on the Mantelpiece.

04Jason And The Buttercups1998112819981209

Four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience which gives them intense pleasure.

4: Celia Brayfield on Jason and the Buttercups.

04Jason And The Buttercups1998112819981209

Four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience which gives them intense pleasure.

4: Celia Brayfield on Jason and the Buttercups.

04Jeanette Winterson On Second-hand Pleasures19970723

The last in a series in which four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience that gives them intense pleasure.

`Jeanette Winterson on Second-Hand Pleasures'.

`My nostrils flare, my breath quickens, my heart pounds, my wallet opens.

I cannot rest until I am alone in the farthermost edge, wedge, ledge of the shop, lying along the skirting board, legs propped, reading'.

04Jeanette Winterson On Second-hand Pleasures19970723

The last in a series in which four writers celebrate a single, readily available sensual experience that gives them intense pleasure.

`Jeanette Winterson on Second-Hand Pleasures'.

`My nostrils flare, my breath quickens, my heart pounds, my wallet opens.

I cannot rest until I am alone in the farthermost edge, wedge, ledge of the shop, lying along the skirting board, legs propped, reading'.

04 LASTSecond-hand Pleasures19971222

Each of four writers explores a sensual experience.

`Second-Hand Pleasures' by Jeanette Winterson.

`My nostrils flare, my breath quickens, my heart pounds, my wallet opens.

I cannot rest until I am alone in the farthermost edge, wedge, ledge of the shop, lying along the skirting board, legs propped, reading.'.

04 LASTSecond-hand Pleasures19971222

Each of four writers explores a sensual experience.

`Second-Hand Pleasures' by Jeanette Winterson.

`My nostrils flare, my breath quickens, my heart pounds, my wallet opens.

I cannot rest until I am alone in the farthermost edge, wedge, ledge of the shop, lying along the skirting board, legs propped, reading.'.