March (23 posts)
Thursday 28 March 2013, 15:13
Evan Davis gives Roger an overview of how he sees the development of the BBC’s business coverage, and explains why he interrupts interviewees on the Today programme.
Wednesday 27 March 2013, 16:38
Last year, the British Library discovered a number of editions of Desert Island Discs in their archive. Andrew Caspari, Head of Speech & Classical Music Radio, describes the project to publish these online and some highlights from the collection.
Wednesday 27 March 2013, 15:38
Cheryl Tipp, curator of natural sounds at the British Library, previews episode 11 of Noise: A Human History.
Monday 25 March 2013, 16:55
Comedian James Acaster proposes a new concept of diner; the 'Bread Restaurant', as a result of his research into bread for new comedy show, James Acaster's Findings.
Monday 25 March 2013, 12:50
Dr Janet Topp Fargion, lead curator of world and traditional music at the British Library, previews the second week of Noise: A Human History.
Friday 22 March 2013, 17:38
Five leading artists – Christian Marclay, Ruth Ewan, Mark Wallinger, Susan Hiller and Peter Strickland – use three minutes of Radio 4 airtime to create some art.
Friday 22 March 2013, 17:37
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Alfred Russel Wallace.
Friday 22 March 2013, 17:36
Roger Bolton discusses the role of science reporting by the BBC.
Thursday 21 March 2013, 16:09
Martha Littlehailes, Senior Studio Manager in the London Radio Drama team, explains how her team created the sound world of 1880s Arizona mining country for the production of Elmore Leonard’s Hombre.
Wednesday 20 March 2013, 14:40
This is the story of the search for the Manhattan Bee Man - a guy who apparently lives in New York with 250,000 bees in his apartment and is completely oblivious to the discomfort. Is he real or is he a just another bogie man? It's also about Alphabet City, and the truly amazing people who live and have...