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  1. Vasily Grossman's Life and Fate: Listen online, download and keep

    Saturday 17 September 2011, 13:00

    Another big Radio 4 moment has arrived: every drama slot across eight days (apart from The Archers, rest assured!) is being commandeered to bring you a dramatisation of an epic historical...

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  2. Some summer listening

    Wednesday 10 August 2011, 17:20

    Editor's note: I asked Leigh, Radio 4's interactive editor, to share some ideas about things from the Radio 4 archive that listeners might enjoy over the summer and in particular programmes that they could download, put on their MP3 player or mobile phone to enjoy on their travels - PM.

    One of the...

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  3. Mondays don't have to be miserable any more

    Friday 7 January 2011, 18:10

    Editor's note: in the video, Mr Mark Thomas explains why you might want to download a new Radio 4 comedy podcast - SB.

    A new (free) Radio 4 comedy podcast is here to start your week with a laugh. So download it for free and it's yours to keep and listen to on the move.

    So why have we done it this way?...

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  4. A new website for The Archers

    Wednesday 17 November 2010, 17:53

    During the last 18 months, we've been relaunching parts of the Radio 4 website, redesigning for the wider page template now in use at bbc.co.uk and taking advantage of new technologies on offer.

    The last programme website to move across is one of our most popular - The Archers, which consistently receives...

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  5. Some changes to the Radio 4 web site

    Wednesday 25 August 2010, 16:06

    The new BBC Radio 4 home page

    Editor's note. In this blog post, Radio 4's Interactive Editor explains how important the views of web site users have been to the redesign of the site. Please take a minute to leave a comment here and tell us what you think of the changes to the Radio 4 site - SB.

    It's now over a year since we relaunched...

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  6. More improvements to the homepage

    Wednesday 13 May 2009, 19:04

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    We've made a couple of tweaks to the homepage today.

    We've slightly enlarged the top right 'Find a Programme' panel, in order to present the link to all current Radio 4 programmes more clearly. The top picture promotion area has therefore been slightly reduced and, in order to preserve the image shape...

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  7. Some changes to the new site - and a favour!

    Thursday 16 April 2009, 17:50

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    Thanks once again for your feedback. We've had a busy couple of weeks bedding down the new site and we're making some small changes to our homepage today, informed by your comments.

    One of the main pieces of feedback has been the request for a page listing all currently available programmes, especially...

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  8. The new web site: one week on

    Monday 6 April 2009, 20:44

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    Thank you for your comments. While we're pleased with much about the new site, we always expected to continue work after launch.

    Firstly, I'm sorry that so many of you experienced technical problems over the weekend. There were publishing problems on Friday afternoon which affected the availability of...

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  9. The countdown has begun!

    Monday 30 March 2009, 11:34

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    This is a short post to let you know that we're almost ready to relaunch the Radio 4 website and so you can expect the change to take place on Tuesday morning. Please bear with us on the day as we bed down the new site. There are bound to be some issues and things to get used to. A site like this is...

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  10. More on the new R4 web site

    Thursday 19 March 2009, 16:18

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    We're now ready to reveal the new Radio 4 website design. These annotated screenshots take you through some example pages from the new site with an explanation of their main features. Let me give you some background to this work which is one of the most complex redesigns in the BBC portfolio.

    The design...

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  11. Designing the new R4 web site

    Monday 9 March 2009, 10:41

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    As Interactive Editor for Radio 4, I'm responsible for the content of our digital services. I'm joining the blog this week to tell you about a relaunch of the Radio 4 website scheduled for the end of this month.

    This is something I've thought we should do for some time. The current site is about 7 years...

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