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  1. The great thinkers of the last 63 years - all in one place

    Friday 24 June 2011, 18:07

    Rarely if ever can BBC Radio 4's Reith Lectures have caused such a stir as they have this year. What is more, this year the conversation has started before a word of Aung San Suu Kyi's lectures has been broadcast. (On Radio 4 at 9.00am on Tuesday 28 June.) On the Radio 4 website there will be full...

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  2. Series catch-up for speech-based radio programmes is here

    Thursday 24 February 2011, 16:37

    Editor's note: from the BBC Radio blog, great news for lovers of Radio 4 series - SB

    Ever since 2002, when we started offering listeners the chance to hear radio programmes on demand via the original Radio Player, listeners have consistently asked to be able to catch up on all the episodes of series...

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  3. Test Match Special on Radio 4

    Thursday 25 November 2010, 09:59

    For as long as I can remember Test Match Special has been the soundtrack of my Summer.

    I admit I was jealous of commentators who got paid to watch the cricket and to talk about it - I still am. They are brilliant and the skill of the producers in bringing in recent ex-players such as Michael Vaughan...

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  4. Norman Painting's memorial service

    Friday 28 May 2010, 16:30

    Norman Painting with Muck Spreader in 1954

    The fields of Borsetshire were transplanted to St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church in Trafalgar Square yesterday for Norman Painting's memorial service. The church was packed with hundreds of those who knew, worked with, loved or simply listened to Norman's searingly distinctive voice as he played Phil Archer...

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  5. Making podcasting more enticing

    Friday 7 May 2010, 18:05

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    At BBC Radio we are pretty proud of our success with podcasting. Around 10 million editions of BBC podcasts are downloaded each month in the UK - Around 20 million across the whole world. The numbers are impressive.

    However I often wonder whether we could do much better than that. "Ask not how many podcasts...

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