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October (30 posts)

  1. The Nailympics: Up to Scratch with Kit Hesketh-Harvey

    Thursday 20 October 2011, 17:30

    Kit Hesketh-Harvey Kit Hesketh-Harvey

    Ed's note: You can hear Up to Scratch at 11am on Friday 21 October on Radio 4 and shortly afterwards on the website - PM.

    Look, I'm a bloke. I live in the country. I dig the potatoes for dinner. I fetch coal. I am no stranger to a big end. My fingernails...

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  2. The Rivals: The Return of Inspector Lestrade

    Tuesday 18 October 2011, 16:00

    Sasha Yevtushenko Sasha Yevtushenko

    Editor's note: The Rivals, starring the often forgotten Arthur Conan Doyle creation Inspector Lestrade, starts on Radio 4 this Wednesday 19 October at 11.30am - PM.

    The idea for The Rivals came about when writer Chris Harrald expressed a desire to dramatise a series of re-vamped Victorian detective...

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  3. In Our Time newsletter: The Ming Voyages

    Monday 17 October 2011, 12:30

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: This week Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed the Ming Voyages. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - PM

    As soon as the programme finished, Craig Clunas told us that scholars were turning the subject we had been discussing on its head...

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  4. Radio 4's longwave transmitter and cuts to BBC radio

    Friday 14 October 2011, 14:26

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    It's all a bit like the budget really. The Chancellor makes his statement in the Commons, the Government's PR machine goes into overtime spreading the good news, and then gradually, as detailed scrutiny begins, rather less positive headlines emerge.

    So it was last week with the BBC's launch of DQF -...

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  5. Tonight with Rory Bremner

    Thursday 13 October 2011, 15:30

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    Rory Bremner's new Radio 4 series Tonight starts at 11pm tonight. Recorded last night it features topical satire, stand-up and sketch giving an alternative take on what's happening in the news.

    On The Telegraph...

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  6. Noel Gallagher and Don McCullin on Front Row

    Wednesday 12 October 2011, 15:50

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    Musician Noel Gallagher features on tonight's Front Row at 7.15pm talking to presenter John Wilson. (Ed's update: You can download the podcast, listen online or find out more about this episode...

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  7. One to One: Lyse Doucet

    Tuesday 11 October 2011, 00:00

    Lyse Doucet Lyse Doucet is the BBC's chief international correspondent and also presenter of BBC World News and World Service Newshour. Twitter: @bbclysedoucet

    Editor's note: One to One is a new series of interviews on Radio 4 in which broadcasters follow their personal passions by talking to the people whose stories interest them most. The first set of interviews will be presented by Lyse Doucet in conversation with Afghans - young and old, living at home...

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  8. The Life Scientific: Desert Island Discs without the music

    Monday 10 October 2011, 17:40

    Jim Al-Khalili Jim Al-Khalili

    Editor's note: The Life Scientific is a new series where each week Jim Al-Khalili, Professor of Physics at Surrey University, asks a leading scientist about their life and work - PM.

    It's exciting enough to be given my own radio series but to kick off with my guest on the very first...

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  9. The 2011 Nick Clarke Award

    Monday 10 October 2011, 13:40

    Gillian Dear Gillian Dear

    The judges have decided to give the 2011 award to Steve Hewlett, presenter of BBC Radio 4's The Media Show for his interview with the former chair of the Press Complaints Commission, Lady Peta Buscombe.

    Steve's live interview, against the clock, demonstrated...

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  10. Lives in a Landscape: The Hackney Riots

    Sunday 9 October 2011, 16:00

    Sara Jane Hall Sara Jane Hall

    Editor's note: Lives in a Landscape returns on Monday at 11am with the story of Siva Kandiah, a shopkeeper in the heart of Hackney whose life was turned upside down by the August riots. While the community may have rallied around Siva programme producer Sara Jane Hall wonders what the long term effect...

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