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RNIB's radio service for audio books, talking newspapers and magazines, and radio shows focused on sight loss issues from around the world.

Currently On Insight Extra

New Book This Month - Talking Books presents another classic title - Tarka The Otter by Henry Williamson. Tarka pursues an active life, sometimes playful and sometimes dangerous, in the Devonshire countryside. Listen to this book throughout June on Insight Extra.

New Episodes - Life In Scents is a unique series of stories looking into the sense of smell and its impact on our lives.

New Episodes - The Uncertainty Principle is Vision Australia's weekly look at the big stories in the world of science.

Listen to magazines and publications read by our team in Heathfield.  National Talking Newspapers and Magazines is a subscription service.  Find out how to get more from NTMN by becoming an RNIB member by clicking here.

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00:00 Talking Books (Continued)

Classic talking books from RNIB’s audio book library. Presented by Robert Kirkwood.

02:00 Playback

News and information for blind people living in Glasgow. Presented by John Cavanagh. Produced by Playback.

03:00 Tech Talk

Listen to recent episodes of Insight's accessible technology show. Presented by Steven Scott.

04:00 National Talking Newspapers And Magazines

Articles from some of the UK's favourite magazines and newspapers. Produced by RNIB NTMN.

05:00 Sound Vision Ulster

Features and news from RNIB’s team in Northern Ireland. Produced by RNIB Northern Ireland.

06:00 Early Edition Review

Featured stories from Insight Radio’s breakfast show. Presented by Steven Scott.

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07:00 Talking Books

Classic talking books from RNIB’s audio book library. Presented by Robert Kirkwood.

10:00 Main Menu

Technology news from the blind perspective. Presented by ACB Radio.

11:00 Blind Handyman

DIY from a blind person’s perspective. Presented by ACB Radio.

12:00 National Talking Newspapers and Magazines

Articles from some of the UK's leading magazines, including Saga, National Geographic and Dogs Monthly.

13:00 Read On

RNIB's magazine for book lovers. Listen to interviews with authors and narrators. Presented by Clare Carson and Jonathon Izard.

14:00 Radio Drama

Classic radio drama from the Wireless Theatre Company.

15:00 Talking Books

Classic talking books from RNIB’s audio book library. Presented by Robert Kirkwood.

18:00 Pokey’s Garden

A unique take on gardening. Presented by John Poke. Produced by Vision Australia Radio.

18:30 Green Planet

A programme all about the world around us, with an emphasis on environmental issues. Presented by Tim McQueen. Produced by Vision Australia Radio.

19:00 Talking Vision

News from down under affecting blind and partially sighted people. Presented by Stephen Jolly.

19:30 Life In Scents

A new series exploring the effect different smells have on our day-to-day lives.

20:00 National Talking Newspapers And Magazines

Articles from some of the UK's leading magazines, including Saga, National Geographic and Dogs Monthly.

21:00 This Week

A review of the stories covered on RNIB’s Insight Radio.

22:00 National Talking Newspapers And Magazines

Articles from some of the UK's leading magazines, including Saga, National Geographic and Dogs Monthly.

23:00 Talking Books

Classic talking books from RNIB’s audio book library. Presented by Robert Kirkwood.

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