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    Blog posts by year and month October 2011

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    1. Ed's note: You can hear Up to Scratch at 11am on Friday 21 October on Radio 4 and shortly afterwards on the website - PM. Kit Hesketh-Harvey and nail artist Kirsty Meakin Look, I'm a bloke. I live in the country. I dig the potatoes for dinner. I fetch coal. I am no stranger to a big...

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    2. Editor's note: The Rivals, starring the often forgotten Arthur Conan Doyle creation Inspector Lestrade, starts on Radio 4 this Wednesday 19 October at 11.30am - PM. The idea for The Rivals came about when writer Chris Harrald expressed a desire to dramatise a series of re-vamped Vict...

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    3. Editor's note: This week Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed the Ming Voyages. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - PM As soon as the programme finished, Craig Clunas told us that scholars were turning the subject we had been discuss...

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    4. It's all a bit like the budget really. The Chancellor makes his statement in the Commons, the Government's PR machine goes into overtime spreading the good news, and then gradually, as detailed scrutiny begins, rather less positive headlines emerge. So it was last week with the BBC's launch of ...

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    5. Rory Bremner at Radio 4 when he came in to record trails for 'Tonight' (Picture by Stan Was) Rory Bremner's new Radio 4 series Tonight starts at 11pm tonight. Recorded last night it features topical satire, stand-up and sketch giving an alternative take on what's happening in the news. O...

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    6. Front Row presenter John Wilson and Noel Gallagher in the Radio 4 studio (picture by Jerome Weatherald) Musician Noel Gallagher features on tonight's Front Row at 7.15pm talking to presenter John Wilson. (Ed's update: You can download the podcast, listen online or find out more about this...

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    7. Editor's note: One to One is a new series of interviews on Radio 4 in which broadcasters follow their personal passions by talking to the people whose stories interest them most. The first set of interviews will be presented by Lyse Doucet in conversation with Afghans - young and old, living at ...

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    8. Editor's note: The Life Scientific is a new series where each week Jim Al-Khalili, Professor of Physics at Surrey University, asks a leading scientist about their life and work - PM. Sir Paul Nurse It's exciting enough to be given my own radio series but to kick off with my guest on ...

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    9. Nick Clarke presenting the World at One The judges have decided to give the 2011 award to Steve Hewlett, presenter of BBC Radio 4's The Media Show for his interview with the former chair of the Press Complaints Commission, Lady Peta Buscombe. Steve's live interview, against the clock, ...

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    10. Editor's note: Lives in a Landscape returns on Monday at 11am with the story of Siva Kandiah, a shopkeeper in the heart of Hackney whose life was turned upside down by the August riots. While the community may have rallied around Siva programme producer Sara Jane Hall wonders what the long term ...

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