April (19 posts)
Monday 15 April 2013, 15:45
Cheryl Tipp, curator of natural sounds at the British Library, previews the fifth week of Noise: A Human History.
Friday 12 April 2013, 16:37
The Head of the BBC Newsroom, Mary Hockaday, talks about the BBC's coverage of Margaret Thatcher's death.
Friday 12 April 2013, 16:35
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.
Friday 12 April 2013, 15:10
Melvyn Bragg discusses this week's In Our Time on The Amazons.
Monday 8 April 2013, 20:40
Details of Radio 4 schedule changes to allow Baroness Thatcher’s life and achievements to be fully remembered and assessed.
Monday 8 April 2013, 15:30
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.
Friday 5 April 2013, 17:53
Roger discusses how Radio 3 keep their concert interval interesting.
Thursday 4 April 2013, 17:13
Melvyn Bragg on this week's In Our Time on Japan's Sakoku period of deliberate isolation.
Wednesday 3 April 2013, 17:59
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.