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  1. Cane toads, golf ball potato crisps and the joys of listening to Clive James

    Monday 28 May 2012, 16:27

    As an editor, there are some experiences that are less than happy. Like the moment when one of the BBC's in-house lawyer frowns and says that your rock-solid investigative story won't withstand assault under the libel laws. Or when you have a cracking story...

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  2. The Public Philosopher: "Committing acts of public philosophy"

    Monday 2 April 2012, 10:18

    Editors note: Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel visits the London School of Economics for a series of public discussions in which he deconstructs contemporary ethical dilemmas. Hugh Levinson talks about working with The Public Philosopher. You can hear the programme on Radio 4 at 9am on...

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  3. Leader Conference: What will the papers say?

    Wednesday 6 July 2011, 16:40

    Editor's update: There are some great pictures and a summary of the discussions from the first programme in this series of Leader Conference on the website - PM.

    Tonight Andrew Rawnsley chairs the first of four live studio debates called Leader Conference. The programmes will follow the format...

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  4. The Long Walk to insanity

    Saturday 4 December 2010, 10:00

    I am staring at a pile of papers on my desk. It's 5 inches high. To anyone passing by, it's just a rather tedious heap of orange and blue folders. But to me, it represents a period in my life when I became utterly obsessed with making a single radio documentary. So obsessed that at one point my boss...

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  5. The making of Radio 4's election night highlights

    Friday 7 May 2010, 21:09

    election count

    Editor's note: listen to the 15-minute montage of Radio 4's election night coverage below - it's a real rollercoaster - and it was delivered minutes after the programme went off-air. I asked Hugh Levinson, who made the montage with colleague Tom Brignell, to tell us how they did it - SB.

    Our mission:...

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  6. Crossing Continents is back

    Friday 27 November 2009, 13:15

    Karakoram highway

    The message on my voicemail was garbled. Not surprising perhaps, as the producer was speaking over a dodgy satellite phone connection and was not in the calmest of moods. Something about the Taleban, risky flights, the Pakistani intelligence services and an 18-hour road trip through the notorious Northwest...

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