Notes From A Small Island

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Five readings from Bill Bryson 's sentimental journey round Britain, abridged and performed by Kerry Shale. 1: Dover to London. Producer Paul Kent

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Unknown: Bill Bryson

Producer: Paul Kent

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By Bill Bryson. 2: Virginia Water. For details see yesterday

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Unknown: Bill Bryson.

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By Bill Bryson. 3: Dorset. For details see Monday

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By Bill Bryson.

4: Weston-super-Mare and Beyond. For details see Monday

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By Bill Bryson. Final part: Glasgow to the Yorkshire Dales. For details see Monday

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Written by Bill Bryson. Abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale. 1: Dover to London

Producer Paul Kent Repeat

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Written By: Bill Bryson.

Producer: Paul Kent

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2: Virginia Water

Repeat For details see yesterday

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3: Weston-super-Mare and Beyond Repeat For details see Tuesday

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4: Glasgow to the Yorkshire Dales Repeat For details see Tuesday

01Dover To London

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Recalling tea with tinned biscuits, the American author takes a sentimental journey around Britain.

Read by Kerry Shale.

The American author recalls tea with tinned biscuits.

Recalling tea with tinned biscuits, American author Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey round Britain.

Recalling tea with tinned biscuits, Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey round Britain.

Two signs of a great nation in Bill Bryson's funny and affectionate journey across Britain.

Marmite and zebra crossings, two signs of a great nation, in Bill Bryson's funny and affectionate journey across Britain.

Episode 1 of 5.

Marmite and zebra crossings, two signs of a great nation in Bill Bryson's journey across Britain.

1:`Dover to London'.

By Bill Bryson, abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale.

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Recalling tea with tinned biscuits, the author takes a sentimental journey around Britain.

Recalling tea with tinned biscuits, the American author takes a sentimental journey around Britain.

Read by Kerry Shale.

The American author recalls tea with tinned biscuits.

Recalling tea with tinned biscuits, American author Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey round Britain.

Recalling tea with tinned biscuits, Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey round Britain.

Two signs of a great nation in Bill Bryson's funny and affectionate journey across Britain.

Marmite and zebra crossings, two signs of a great nation, in Bill Bryson's funny and affectionate journey across Britain.

Episode 1 of 5.

Marmite and zebra crossings, two signs of a great nation in Bill Bryson's journey across Britain.

1:`Dover to London'.

By Bill Bryson, abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale.

Written by Bill Bryson. Abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale. 1: Dover to London

Producer Paul Kent Repeat

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Recalling driving and his hospital job, the American author takes a sentimental journey around Britain.

Read by Kerry Shale.

The American author recalls driving and his hospital job.

The American author Bill Bryson continues his sentimental journey around Britain.

The American author Bill Bryson continues his journey around Britain.

Episode 2 of 5.

By Bill Bryson, abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale.

`Virginia Water'.

(2/4).

Recalling driving and his hospital job, the American author takes a sentimental journey around Britain. Read by Kerry Shale.

2: Virginia Water

Repeat For details see yesterday

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Musing on maps, socks and castles, the American author takes a sentimental journey around Britain.

Read by Kerry Shale.

The American author muses on maps, socks and castles.

Musing on maps, socks and castles, American author Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey round Britain.

Musing on maps, socks and castles, Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey round Britain.

Bill Bryson continues his tour of Britain, musing on why he loves the country that's produced place names like Farleigh Wallop.

Episode 3 of 5.

Musing on maps, socks and castles, the American author takes a sentimental journey around Britain. Read by Kerry Shale.

Musing on maps, socks and castles, the American author takes a sentimental journey around Britain.

Read by Kerry Shale.

The American author muses on maps, socks and castles.

Musing on maps, socks and castles, American author Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey round Britain.

Musing on maps, socks and castles, Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey round Britain.

Bill Bryson continues his tour of Britain, musing on why he loves the country that's produced place names like Farleigh Wallop.

Episode 3 of 5.

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`Weston-super-Mare'.

By Bill Bryson, abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale.

(3/4).

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`Weston-super-Mare'.

By Bill Bryson, abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale.

(3/4).

3: Weston-super-Mare and Beyond Repeat For details see Tuesday

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American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

The American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

Episode 5 of 5.

`Glasgow to the Yorkshire Dales'.

By Bill Bryson, abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale.

Final part.

4: Glasgow to the Yorkshire Dales Repeat For details see Tuesday

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American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

The American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

Episode 5 of 5.

`Glasgow to the Yorkshire Dales'.

By Bill Bryson, abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale.

Final part.

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The American author Bill Bryson continues his funny and affectionate trip around Britain.

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Getting soaked and pestered by a passenger - the American author's sentimental journey around Britain.

Read by Kerry Shale.

The American author on getting soaked and being pestered by a passenger.

Getting soaked and pestered by a passenger, American Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey around Britain.

Getting soaked and pestered by a passenger, Bill Bryson journeys around Britain.

The American author Bill Bryson continues his funny and affectionate trip around Britain.

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Getting soaked and pestered by a passenger - the American author's sentimental journey around Britain.

Read by Kerry Shale.

The American author on getting soaked and being pestered by a passenger.

Getting soaked and pestered by a passenger, American Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey around Britain.

Getting soaked and pestered by a passenger, Bill Bryson journeys around Britain.

The American author Bill Bryson continues his funny and affectionate trip around Britain.

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The American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

Episode 5 of 5.

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The American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

Episode 5 of 5.

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The American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

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Soaking up culture and off to a pub, the American author concludes his sentimental journey around Britain.

Soaking up culture and off to a pub, the American author concludes his journey.

Soaking up culture and off to a pub, American Bill Bryson concludes his sentimental journey around Britain.

Read by Kerry Shale.

Soaking up culture and off to a pub, Bill Bryson concludes his journey around Britain.

American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

The American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

`Glasgow to the Yorkshire Dales'.

By Bill Bryson, abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale.

Final part.