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    Blog posts by year and month June 2010

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    1. You'll forgive me a cheesy science pun if I tell that Radio 4's comedy science magazine show The Infinite Monkey Cage is acquiring an additional dimension this afternoon. In addition to listening to the programme live on Radio 4 from 1630 today you're invited to join a live chat about the progra...

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    2. Monday's Infinite Monkey Cage is going to be a pretty big deal - recorded live in front of an audience of science and comedy fans at the Royal Society's See Further Festival this weekend. And here's the neat thing: during Monday's transmission of the programme (at 1630 on Radio 4) we're hosting ...

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    3. Editor's note: Jane Berthoud is in charge of radio comedy at the BBC. Here's a speech she made on Tuesday in which she announced some interesting new comedy pilots for Radio 4 - SB Miranda Hart, Genius, I've Never Seen Star Wars, Little Britain, League of Gentlemen, Goodness Gracious Me, Alan P...

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    4. The Reith Lectures - Lecture 4 - The Runaway World The 2010 Reith Lectures are now at an end. Four lectures with a science theme by Astronomer Royal and President of the Royal Society Professor Martin Rees. And for each lecture we organised a live chat here on the Radio 4 blog. Across the four l...

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    5. Woman's Hour Balloon Debate This morning's Woman's Hour balloon debate was a huge hit with the studio audience and I've just closed a very busy parallel live chat on the same theme. Click 'replay' to see all the comments we published. Some were typed directly into the chat and others sent via Tw...

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    6. Reith Lectures 2010 - lecture three: What we'll never know The third of Professor Martin Rees' 2010 Reith Lectures was recorded in the Royal Society's lecture theatre in front of an audience of fellows of the society, working scientists, journalists and public figures. Listen to the lecture and...

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    7. Editor's note: the five day sprint from idea to completed drama is over and tomorrow afternoon you'll be able to hear the results of the 'From Fact to Fiction' team's labours - a topical play inspired by the news. Today Matilda James finishes the story - SB So our third actor did say yes - and ...

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    8. Editor's note: Joshua Rozenberg launched Law in Action, Radio 4's magazine programme about the law, over a quarter of a century ago and now, after 23 years away, he's back to present the programme again. In his first programme he covers the changing law about photography in public places - SB. ...

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    9. Following our initial meeting on Monday, writer Gurpreet Bhatti delivered a first draft this morning. It's amazing what the From Fact to Fiction writers do in the time we give them. Gurpreet's already found her characters and the shape of the play. She's stayed with her original choice of news ...

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    10. Editor's note: From Fact to Fiction is Radio 4's topical drama series. Each play is written, recorded and broadcast in a week, in response to the news. Producer Abigail le Fleming takes us through the process, starting on Monday morning. We'll publish further snapshots from the process between n...

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