Blog posts by year and month May 2014

Posts (33)

  1. Young writers and their parents joined Hay Festival volunteers, Radio 2's Breakfast Show production team and the 500 Words celebrity readers on Friday morning. 

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  2. In the second of his Hay diaries, 6 Music DJ Chris Hawkins explains how his Sunday afternoon radio show has been planned. 

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  3. Producer Hannah Khalil was rather grumpy about failing to make it to the Hay festival again this year, but she cheered up when she realised how much of the events she could watch on BBC Arts.

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  4. The Springwatch webcams are back and we’ve got live coverage of D-Day 70th anniversary commemorations. Plus a warm-up for the Fifa World Cup, live Diamond League athletics, Scrum V rugby and European Championship rowing.

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  5. Bob Marley’s Father, Jam Making in Grimsby and the Devon moss used to treat soldiers’ wounds - World War One at Home is Back with First World War stories from around the country.

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  6. 6 Music DJ Chris Hawkins reveals his love affair with the Hay Festival and shares his experiences this year - apparently it's not all literature, there are sporting legends there too. 

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  7. With all those early mornings the hardworking BBC Breakfast bunch have to endure, it was only right and proper they were let loose with some cameras to their version of Pharrell's Happy.

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  8. Director of BBC Arts gives a slightly rainsoaked update from the BBC tent at the Hay Festival of Literature.

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  9. Radio 4's Broadcasting House donned their wellies spent the weekend at the Hay Festival. It rained a little, so much so that Paddy O'Connell's camera got a little steamed up in the marquee. We asked broadcast journalist Simon Maybin to talk us through the weekend.

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