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April (19 posts)

  1. Noise: A Human History - Week 5

    Monday 15 April 2013, 15:45

    Cheryl Tipp Cheryl Tipp Curator, British Library

    Cheryl Tipp, curator of natural sounds at the British Library, previews the fifth week of Noise: A Human History.

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  2. The BBC's coverage of the death of Margaret Thatcher

    Friday 12 April 2013, 16:37

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

     The Head of the BBC Newsroom, Mary Hockaday, talks about the BBC's coverage of Margaret Thatcher's death.

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  3. Granta Best of Young British Novelists under 40

    Friday 12 April 2013, 16:35

    Di Speirs Di Speirs Editor, Readings

    Editor Di Speirs explains how she chose 5 stories from the latest Granta Best of Young British Novelists under 40 list for Book at Bedtime.

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  4. In Our Time: The Amazons

    Friday 12 April 2013, 15:10

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg discusses this week's In Our Time on The Amazons.

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  5. Changes to the schedule following Baroness Thatcher’s death

    Monday 8 April 2013, 20:40

    Denis Nowlan Denis Nowlan

    Details of Radio 4 schedule changes to allow Baroness Thatcher’s life and achievements to be fully remembered and assessed.

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  6. Noise: A Human History - Week 4 - Earliest recordings

    Monday 8 April 2013, 15:30

    Janet Topp Fargion Janet Topp Fargion Curator, British Library

    Dr Janet Topp Fargion, lead curator of world and traditional music at the British Library, previews the fourth week of Noise: A Human History. The thirty-part series explores the role of sound in the past 100,000 years of human history.

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  7. Feedback: Radio 3 Concerts

    Friday 5 April 2013, 17:53

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    Roger discusses how Radio 3 keep their concert interval interesting.

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  8. In Our Time: Japan's Sakoku Period

    Thursday 4 April 2013, 17:13

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg on this week's In Our Time on Japan's Sakoku period of deliberate isolation.

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  9. How The West Was Fun: When Britain loved cowboys

    Wednesday 3 April 2013, 17:59

    Samira Ahmed Samira Ahmed Broadcaster

    Samira Ahmed discusses how her Archive on Four: Riding Into Town explores the decades from the 30s to the 70s when Westerns ruled in Britain and why they were such a loved form of escapism.

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