Jeremy Howe

    Commissioning Editor, Commissioning Editor

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    1. Instead of the 12 days of Christmas, Radio 4 are doing the six nights of ‘Neverwhere’, which was a hit for BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 4 this year. For the first time, every episode of the hugely popular series by Neil Gaiman will be on BBC Radio 4.

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    2. James Joyce - author of 'one of the least read novels of the century, as one of the filthiest novels ever written and as one of the cleverest.' Now this is a challenge! James Joyce's Ulysses has an awesome reputation - as one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, as one of the l...

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    3. BBc Audio Drama Awards 2012 On Sunday evening Broadcasting House London hosted the first BBC Audio Drama awards. When comedian Johnny Vegas gave the award for best Audio Drama to Radio 4's Lost Property he said that Radio is CGI for the soul. In a movie CGI is very expensive, on radio it ...

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    4. I am writing this a few days after the first Audio Drama Awards, which I hope you agree is an exciting departure for drama that is heard but not seen. I just wanted to let you know about a change we are putting in place on Radio 4 next month. As from February 18th we are going to re-name som...

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    5. Steve (editor of the Radio 4 blog) asked me if we had any interesting material about the genesis of the Lockerbie on Trial programme that I co-produced with Margaret Renn back in 2001: court transcripts, etc. that he could use on this blog. I thought my offer of sending him the nearly 10,000 pag...

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    6. About 3 years ago, and very new to the job of Commissioning Editor for Drama for Radio 4, I was walking back from the bank to my office when my mobile rang. It was Patrick Rayner, the Head of Drama in Scotland. "Jeremy, I know it stretches the definition of classic a bit and it is not Scottish,...

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