Periodic Tales

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0220051107

Each tale introduces a single element, the unique role it plays in human existence and is narrated by a Radio 4 voice.

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Brian Perkins dramatises the effects of Helium.

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Introducing a single element, the unique role it plays in human existence and narrated by a Radio 4 voice.

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Trevor Harrison (Eddie Grundy in the Archers) finds some unusual properties of Silver.

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Introducing a single element, the unique role it plays in human existence and narrated by a Radio 4 voice.

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Charlotte Green takes on the deadly history of Arsenic.

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Introducing a single element, the unique role it plays in human existence and narrated by a Radio 4 voice.

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Carole Boyd (The Archers' Linda Snell) unearths Selenium.

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Introducing a single element, the unique role it plays in human existence and narrated by a Radio 4 voice.

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Brian Perkins bravely dramatises the effects of Oxygen.

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Introducing a single element, the unique role it plays in human existence and narrated by a Radio 4 voice.

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Hedli Nicklaus (Cathy Perks) takes on the goblin element of Cobalt.

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Introducing a single element, the unique role it plays in human existence and narrated by a Radio 4 voice.

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Carole Boyd (Linda Snell) unearths Palladium, another of the bizarre elements.

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Introducing a single element, the unique role it plays in human existence and narrated by a Radio 4 voice.

9/10.

Charlotte Green on the discovery of Iodine's essential place in brain development.

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Introducing a single element, the unique role it plays in human existence and narrated by a Radio 4 voice.

10/10.

Trevor Harrison reveals that the space station Mir is largely made of Nickel.

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