Blog posts by year and month November 2011

Posts (5)

  1. Manchester headliner Wretch 32 1Xtra Live is a stand-out event in the 1Xtra Calendar. A free event for more than 12,000 young music fans, in four cities. It's an opportunity for the station to get out on the road and showcase what 1Xtra is all about. It's also a chance for us to get out an...

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  2. Rosie Wainwright from the RPO joins the prison musicians onstage for their final performance Walking into a prison for the first time is a nerve-wracking and intimidating experience. As each heavy door slams behind you, the sense of claustrophobia increases - even in open spaces there's ne...

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  3. Dame Nellie Melba, in Britain's first advertised public broadcast, gives a song recital from Marconi's works in Chelmsford. Recently I was lucky enough to see a piece of radio history: the microphone into which Dame Nellie Melba, the formidable Australian soprano, sang a live recital on ...

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  4. The Science Explorer from BBC Radio 4 The Radio Festival which was held this week in Salford is the annual event where the Radio Industry gathers both to celebrate what we do and to look at where the Radio world is heading. In his keynote speech the BBC Director General Mark Thompson expla...

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  5. Margaret Evison with Jeremy Vine I never thought I would sit at my desk with tears rolling down my cheeks. My colleagues are now used to the sight of me sobbing and it's one guaranteed way to get them to make you a cup of tea. It still surprised me though the first time I saw Jeremy...

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