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November (18 posts)

  1. Schedule Change: Aung San Suu Kyi

    Friday 12 November 2010, 18:44

    Gwyneth Williams Gwyneth Williams

    Aung San Suu Kyi's extraordinary life as a quiet prisoner in her own country is the subject of this Radio 4 special programme presented by Mike Wooldridge. Mike hears from her friends and colleagues who speak frankly about her experience and how she has kept her spirit alive after so many years in isolation...

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  2. Vikings on the Volga: the In Our Time newsletter

    Friday 12 November 2010, 15:30

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: we present a second edition of Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time newsletter, a communication written weekly, right after the live Thursday morning transmission. Details of how to get the newsletter delivered to your inbox are at the bottom - SB

    After a quick dash to the office in Poland Street...

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  3. Upsetting people on Today

    Friday 12 November 2010, 13:55

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    Which Today programme presenter reportedly said he wants to "upset" more people?

    Dead easy.

    John Humphrys surely?

    Well, no actually.

    Step forward Mr Nice-Guy himself, the ever courteous Justin Webb, widely admired by many Feedback listeners for the way he doesn't interrupt every few seconds. Naturally...

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  4. Live chat with Tim Bentinck from The Archers

    Tuesday 9 November 2010, 12:30

    Steve Bowbrick Steve Bowbrick Head of Interactive, Radio 3

    The live chat has now closed and will be archived here permanently. Click the replay button to see all of the tweets published during the chat.

    It's Internet Week - a huge annual event that celebrates the net in all its variety. Radio 4's small contribution...

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  5. Five days, fifty eight minutes

    Friday 5 November 2010, 18:25

    Matthew Solon Matthew Solon

    Seismic events. An upheaval in the British political landscape. Radical change in the destiny of parties and political careers. The challenge - to capture the complex, fast-moving, five-day narrative of those events in just 58 minutes.

    There was no shortage of material. Transcripts of the many hours...

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  6. BBC Monitoring at Caversham - hard of hearing?

    Friday 5 November 2010, 14:00

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    Editor's note: this week's item from Radio 4's accountability programme Feedback is about BBC Monitoring after the renegotiated licence fee settlement - SB

    Shortly before his execution Charles 1 was taken to Caversham Park near Reading, where he wrote to his son James to arrange their last meeting....

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  7. Innuendo and enlightenment on In Our Time

    Friday 5 November 2010, 10:01

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: Melvyn Bragg, presenter of one of the jewels in Radio 4's public service crown - In Our Time - has been entertaining a select group of his radio audience (38,482 of them in fact) for some years now with his elegant and funny weekly newsletter. It really ought to have a wider audience...

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  8. Podcasts available for longer

    Thursday 4 November 2010, 14:15

    Mark Friend Mark Friend Controller

    Editor's note: we've made a big improvement to Radio 4 podcasts - they're available to download for much longer - most for at least 30 days and two-thirds of them in perpetuity. Mark Friend, Controller of Audio & Music Interactive, explains the change and hints at further improvements in a blog post...

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