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Live from the RSA

[Repeated from Monday 11am.] Lectures from the RSA in which eminent thinkers explore avenues for tackling today's primary social challenges. This week Maurice Wren, Chief Executive of the Refugee Council; Dr Claire Spencer, Senior research fellow for the Middle East and North Africa Programme and Second Century Initiative at Chatham House; Hashi Mohamed, Barrister and broadcaster and Matthew Taylor, RSA Chief Executive discuss the ramifications of the current refugee crisis in Europe.

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3:00pm - 3:30pm

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Short and occasional works for radio. Today: Some Call It Noise by Dan Tapper: a documentary looking at the sounds, artists and experts working with Very Low Frequency (VLF) sound, presented as a stream of consciousness sound work which can be experienced on multiple levels.

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4:00pm - 4:30pm

The Poet And The Prophet

A three-part series in which Tamsin Rosewell looks at the work of visionary artist and poet William Blake. Blake's poem, The Tyger, is one that we all at least half-remember from school, and there are many different theories as to its meaning. In this final show, Tamsin considers not only the words of the poem, but looks at its setting as one of Blake's many beautifully 'illuminated' works. [Repeated Wednesday 10am.]

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8:00pm - 9:00pm

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Johnny Jameson welcomes Irish globetrotting duo Foster and Allen in this celebration of their 40 years on the road. They have thrilled crowds from Dublin to South Africa, New York to Australia, and sold millions of albums. Tonight, listeners have a chance to win two sets of tickets to see Foster and Allen at the Beck Theatre, Hayes, Middlesex, on 31 October. [Repeated Friday 9am.]

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