Passions [Reading]

Episodes

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01Books20020211

A week of readings about the discovery of passion.

1: `Books'.

Iain Glen an extract from Francis Spufford's memoir `The Child that Books Built'.

02Horses20020212

Juliet Stevenson reads from `Dark Horses and Black Beauties', Melissa Holbrook Pierson's account of equine obsession.

03Chemistry20020213

A week of readings about the discovery of passion.

3: `Chemistry'.

Iain Glen reads an extract from Oliver Sacks's `Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood'.

04Seduction20020214

Readings about the discovery of passion.

4: `Seduction'.

Lesley Blanch's `Journey into the Mind's Eye' tells the story of her passionate attachment to a RUSSIAn traveller.

05 LASTBirds20020215

A week of readings about the discovery of passion.

5: `Birds'.

Iain Glen reads an extract from `Birders' by Mark Cocker, a memoir of his and others' passion for bird-watching.