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April (18 posts)

  1. In Our Time: Quakers and Early Geology

    Friday 13 April 2012, 14:00

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: This week Melvyn Bragg refers to the two latest episodes of In Our Time about George Fox and the Quakers and Early Geology. As always the programmes are available to listen to online or to download and keep - PMcD

    Hello,

    Sorry I didn't manage a newsletter last week. This is a double...

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  2. Feedback: Controller of BBC Radio 4, Gwyneth Williams

    Friday 13 April 2012, 11:02

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    The Controller of Radio 4, Gwyneth Williams, is a disarming figure.

    She arrives at the studio for our Feedback interview full of earnest enquiries about everyone's health, ignoring the fact that she herself has just risen from the sickbed. She kisses her interviewer on both cheeks and appears to be...

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  3. Feedback: Comedy on Radio 4

    Friday 6 April 2012, 14:10

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    I hope he won't be embarrassed if we meet in Berkhamsted High St, my local town, but I love Ed Reardon, so I was delighted to meet his co-writer this week, Andrew Nickolds.

    We were squeezed into one of those small BBC studios designed for down the line interviews, along with the Commissioning...

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  4. The People's Passion: Sasha Johnson Manning

    Thursday 5 April 2012, 11:00

    Paula McDonnell Paula McDonnell

    Editor's note: Sasha Johnson Manning composed The People's Passion Easter Anthem for BBC Radio 4. Here, she talks about the inspiration behind the project. You can hear

    The People's Passion: Afternoon Dramas, Mon 2 April - Fri 6 April, 2.15pm (15mins); The People's Passion: Cathedral Conversations...

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  5. Easter Diaries on Radio 4 Extra

    Tuesday 3 April 2012, 16:00

    Paul Arnold Paul Arnold Producer, Radio 4 and Radio 4 Extra

    Editor's note: The Easter Diaries are short dramatisations of the Easter story that can be heard on Radio 4 Extra this week. The producer, Paul Arnold talks about his idea for the series. Hear the programmes everyday for a week from Tuesday 3 April 2012.

    Easter may be a movable feast, but it turns...

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  6. Just a Minute in India

    Tuesday 3 April 2012, 15:34

    Clarissa Maycock Clarissa Maycock

    Editor's note: To celebrate Just A Minute's 45th anniversary, the team travelled to India. Tilusha Ghelani, a producer on Just A Minute, recalls the trip -CM.

    As a producer of Just a Minute I went with Nicholas Parsons to India to make a documentary about a game played in student tournaments there...

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

    Monday 2 April 2012, 10:18

    Hugh Levinson Hugh Levinson edits BBC Radio current affairs programmes, including Crossing Continents and From Our Own Correspondent

    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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  8. The Listening Project and the Art of Editing

    Sunday 1 April 2012, 16:00

    Pauline McAdam Pauline McAdam

    (Editor's note: The Listening Project is a new partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library, aiming to capture (and archive) the nation in conversation. BBC radio producers from across the country have been gathering conversations and editing them down for broadcast on Radio 4 and BBC local...

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