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September (34 posts)

  1. Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time Newsletter: The Etruscan Civilisation

    Friday 30 September 2011, 18:30

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Ed's note: We're running the In Our Time newsletter weekly on the Radio 4 blog. You can hear this episode (and the huge archive of previous episodes) on the In Our Time website - PM.

    Immediately the programme finished, David Ridgway pressed into my hand a pamphlet for a lecture which will be given...

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  2. Feedback: In Touch's 50th anniversary

    Friday 30 September 2011, 17:00

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    Radio 4's In Touch programme, which presents "news, views and information for people who are blind or partially sighted", celebrates its 50th anniversary on the 7th October with a special one-hour programme.

    It...

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  3. The BBC National Short Story Award

    Friday 27 November 2009, 19:45

    Di Speirs Di Speirs Editor, Readings

    Hurrah! At last. After all the waiting, and the reading, and the deliberating we have at last reached the moment when we can reveal this year's short-list of five contenders for the BBC National Short Story Award (BBC NSSA). These five have survived the turbulent and exacting examination of first our...

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  4. James Corden on Front Row

    Thursday 29 September 2011, 16:20

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    You can hear actor James Corden on tonight's Front Row talking to Mark Lawson. In May this year Mark Lawson reviewed One Man, Two Guvnors, starring Corden and now on tour before a West End run, and said it was "the single funniest...

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  5. Will Self on taking over A Point of View

    Thursday 29 September 2011, 11:30

    Will Self Will Self

    I grew up listening to Alistair Cooke's Letter from America which used to be scheduled in the spot now occupied by A Point of View - why? Because my insufferably bien-pensant parents had got rid of our television because they thought it was a terrible influence on children, making them...

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  6. So You Want to Be a Scientist? is back on Material World

    Wednesday 28 September 2011, 13:30

    Ruth Brooks Ruth Brooks

    Taking part in So You Want to Be a Scientist? last year was one of the most rewarding and enjoyable experiences of my life.

    I learnt so much more than I had anticipated, not just about my chosen research subject - homing instinct in snails...

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  7. Front Row on Trial: Improving our online service

    Tuesday 27 September 2011, 21:00

    Ben Toone Ben Toone Assistant Content Producer

    For the last three weeks Front Row has been offering daily programme downloads, audio clips and topical highlights of its extensive archive. This has been part of pilot looking at how we could improve our online service for the...

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  8. Life and Fate: Download, keep and listen later

    Tuesday 27 September 2011, 17:50

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    Life and Fate: How long have I got to download all the episodes?

    All the episodes of Radio 4 adaptation of the epic Life and Fate are available to download until this Sunday when the first episode expires (NB: The expiry dates on the podcast page page are wrong - you need to deduct 14 days from the...

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  9. The 4 O'Clock Show: The Roald Dahl archive

    Monday 26 September 2011, 16:15

    Rich Preston Rich Preston

    2011 marks 50 years since the publication of the Roald Dahl classic James and the Giant Peach. The 4 O'Clock Show on BBC Radio 4 Extra has recorded a new version of the story, read by Miriam Margolyes. You can catch up on the website and listen to the remaining parts everyday this week. Rich Preston...

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  10. Tears in Perivale - Feedback in the archives

    Friday 23 September 2011, 14:45

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    What is the best way to recapture one's childhood?

    My memory is notoriously selective and needs a prod if I am to venture off the well worn paths. Often that is provided by a smell. Whenever fresh tarmac is being laid on a road I linger half-intoxicated by the smell and the memory it evokes of my first...

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