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Serial returns with a story of loyalty, resilience and punishment

Plus: A.L. Kennedy has some nightmarish observations in The Essay on Radio 3 and Tuesday afternoon’s drama on Radio 4 dares to offer ten seconds of silence

30 January 2016

9:00 AM

30 January 2016

9:00 AM

The new season of the Serial podcast (produced by the same team who make This American Life) was launched last month, releasing one episode a week as the investigative reporter Sarah Koenig looks this time into the strange story of Bowe Bergdahl. He’s the US army soldier who walked out on his platoon in 2009 while stationed on a remote outpost in Afghanistan, close to the Pakistani border.

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