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    Blog posts by year and month July 2011

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    1. Brian Sibley is a bit of a legend in radio. Presenter (Radio 4 arts programme Kaleidoscope and the World Service arts magazine Meridian), contributor and playwright, he paired up with writer Michael Bakewell on the classic dramatisation of Lord of the Rings, he did the complete Narnia series, an...

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    2. Editor's update: There are some great pictures and a summary of the discussions from the first programme in this series of Leader Conference on the website - PM. Tonight Andrew Rawnsley chairs the first of four live studio debates called Leader Conference. The programmes will follow the form...

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    3. Torchwood fans don't miss much. Earlier this year when Gareth David-Lloyd suddenly cancelled a gig with his band to go to Los Angeles, where Torchwood: Miracle Day was being filmed, the rumours soon started flying. In fact, he was being flown out by BBC Cymru/Wales Radio Drama to reco...

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    4. Editor's note: Radio 4 Extra have been running a season of readings for the summer, Book at Beachtime. Each of the books in the series has been adapted in five parts and is broadcast on 4 Extra Monday to Friday at 2.30pm and is then available to listen online for seven days afterwards. This week...

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    5. This morning we held a live chat during Aung San Suu Kyi's second Reith Lecture, Dissent. Lots of people joined in, by typing comments directly into the live chat, by emailing the programme via the Reith pages on the Radio 4 website and by tweeting using the hashtag #reith. You can replay the...

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    6. Editor: Radio 4's Bookclub, where authors discuss their best known book with readers, is broadcast on the first Sunday every month and is presented by James Naughtie. Jim writes a monthly newsletter that goes out a few days before broadcast which we also post on the Radio 4 blog. Thi...

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    7. It was raining cats and dogs in London this week, with thunder crashing around Wimbledon and great forks of lightening slashing through the black clouds. That is when the sun wasn't beaming out of a flawlessly blue sky. One day I was sweltering on the Tube, cursing the fact that I hadn't brou...

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