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Friday 11 July 2014, 11:55
Tim Pemberton, Managing Editor, BBC Radio Bristol, talks about this year's St Pauls Carnival and considers the history of the event and its impact on the local community.
Friday 4 July 2014, 17:29
Wednesday 2 July 2014, 18:40
Last Saturday, BBC Radio 3 broadcast a concert via the Eurovision network given by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Sarajevo to mark 100 years since the assasination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Duchess Sophie. Radio 3 presenter Sara Mohr Pietsch reflects on her return visit to the city...
Friday 27 June 2014, 14:50
BBC Radio's lead Glastonbury editor Philippa Aylott reveals what's involved in planning and producing live radio coverage from Glastonbury 2014.
Thursday 26 June 2014, 10:58
Jane Ellison, Radio 4 Commissioning Editor highlights the exciting programming coming to mark the centenary of World War One.
Wednesday 25 June 2014, 09:27
Janet Tuppen shares her highlights from Radio 3's forthcoming two-week season, looking at classical music from the period of the First World War.
Monday 23 June 2014, 14:48
Bob Shennan, Controller Radio 2, outlines the changes to the network's over night schedule and explains the reasons for them.
Saturday 31 May 2014, 14:24
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.
Thursday 22 May 2014, 14:51
Executive Producer of CBeebies Radio introduces new programmes.
Monday 19 May 2014, 17:51
This year's Radio 1 Academy was the biggest social action project the BBC runs - a partnership between Radio 1 and BBC Learning.
This year the Academy - a one-week programme of inspirational workshops and hands-on masterclasses for young people from the local area - was in Glasgow, playing an integral...
Thursday 15 May 2014, 09:50
The results of the Radio Joint Audience Research have been released for 30 December 2013 - 30 March 2014.
Tuesday 13 May 2014, 15:13
Hannah Khalil rounds up the impressive awards haul for BBC Radio stations and personalities at this year's Radio Academy Awards.
Friday 2 May 2014, 13:22
How Derek Cooper and Sheila Dillon gained royal support to found the BBC Food and Farming Awards.
Saturday 29 March 2014, 10:26
The Interactive Editor, Radio 2 and 6 Music previews all the Eurovision action that will be on Radio 2 between 8 and 11 May including a simulcast of the final.
Friday 28 March 2014, 11:16
Did someone mention cake? Radio 5 live Controller Jonathan Wall celebrates the station's 20th birthday.
Thursday 27 March 2014, 17:14
Radio 3's Breakfast presenter sums up his experience of broadcasting his show live from London's Southbank Centre.
Friday 21 March 2014, 12:18
Head of Programming for Radio 2 shines a spotlight on the station's musical theatre output.
Tuesday 18 February 2014, 12:00
Assistant Producer for Radio 1 and 1Xtra, Elise Cobain, shares her experience working with young people from Hammersmith & Fulham as part of BBC Outreach & Corporate Responsibility's Programme Maker for a Day scheme.
Monday 17 February 2014, 09:58
Al Booth shares her experiences of the Radio 2 Folk Awards who this year celebrate their 15th anniversary.
Wednesday 12 February 2014, 15:55
The 2014 500 Words short storywriting competition is underway. The closing date for entries is Wednesday 26 February 2014. To help inspire aspiring writers, BBC Radio 2 staged a live webcast masterclass. Jon Jacob went along and took some notes.
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Wimbledon final watched by 10 million (Guardian)
"Novak Djokovic victory over Roger Federer takes 54% share on BBC1, but no match for Andy Murray’s win last year"
Doctor Who: Frank Cottrell Boyce is a genius, says Steven Moffat (Digital Spy)
"BBC One has confirmed that Frank Cottrell Boyce will script an episode of Doctor Who."
Danger Mouse remake will see some male characters returning as females (Guardian)
"CBBC’s Cheryl Taylor promises show ‘truthful to the essence of Danger Mouse’ but with fresh ideas"
BBC appoints Matthew Postgate as chief technology officer (Guardian)
"Current controller of research and development was part of the management team that created iPlayer and built mobile services"
Doctor Who trailer: take a Deep Breath, Capaldi fans (Guardian)
"A teaser for the 'feature-length' first episode of the new Doctor Who series has materialised, complete with Peter Capaldi, the Tardis in flames and a hint of menace"
BBC increases digital radio coverage with Northern transmitters (Prolific North)
BBC to show off Commonwealth Games in 4K UHD (TechRadar)
"first ever event to be produced entirely over IP/internet networks - which the BBC is calling a 'major broadcasting milestone'"
BBC3 wins big at 2014 Broadcast Digital Awards (Broadcast)
Glastonbury 2014: how to watch it on TV (Daily Telegraph)
"Missed out on Glastonbury Festival tickets this year? Follow all the action from home using our BBC TV and Radio guide."
BBC stages first world war rap battle (Guardian)
UK media in one-minute silence protest over jailing of al-Jazeera journalists (Guardian)
"Hundreds of reporters across BBC and other media organisations speak out against Egyptian government’s verdict"
Licence fee should be charged to iPlayer users, says acting chair of BBC Trust (Guardian)
"Diane Coyle, acting chair of the BBC Trust, says the BBC is 'less independent than it needs to be'"
BBC announces new comedy pilots (Chortle)
"the Comedy Feeds show serious commitment to finding the next best writers, directors and faces of British comedy"
After 25 years at the helm Jeremy Paxman presents his final Newsnight (Telegraph)
"During his tenure, the 63-year-old earned a reputation as one of the most fearless and feared interviewers"
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