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    Blog posts by year and month February 2012

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    1. Editor's note: In last Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Kama Sutra. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - PM. Hello Will real winter never come to London this season? The continuing blue skies are extremel...

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    2. Sam Renke presents this week's appeal for the Brittle Bone Society The Radio 4 Appeal has got off to a flying start in 2012. The first four charities of the New Year have together raised over £50,000. So I just wanted to say a big thank you to our listeners. I also wanted to share ...

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    3. Bush House canteen, 1960 On Wednesday this week I was sitting in the entrance hall of Bush House off the Strand in London, home of the BBC World Service although not for much longer. By the end of the year almost all of its present inhabitants will have moved a mile or so north west to...

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    4. Ed's note: This Saturday's Play on Radio 4 is Michael Morpurgo's Private Peaceful, dramatised by Simon Reade. Directed on location by Susan Roberts, there are several different audio versions of the drama in surround sound available to download. Here Audio and Music's head of technology outlines...

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    5. Ed's note: On the blog we've been featuring the Play of the Week podcast that's available on Fridays to download and keep. This week's drama Sea Change is from Radio 3 rather than Radio 4 which is perhaps even more reason to feature it here in case some of you missed it. It tells the story of th...

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    6. "Do we have to talk about football?" Theresa asked as we sat around the table at her place sipping our after-dinner coffees. "I haven't talked about football all evening', protested her husband Jeremy. "I've deliberately avoided the subject." "I know you have", said Theresa cuttingly. "I'v...

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    7. I have been waiting for my usual Rajar Day telephone call - this time it is long distance as I am on holiday.   It is rather good news so congratulations to everyone who has contributed to our programmes. Chris Hutchings is our new audience guru here on Radio 4 so I thought I would pass you on...

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    8. BBc Audio Drama Awards 2012 On Sunday evening Broadcasting House London hosted the first BBC Audio Drama awards. When comedian Johnny Vegas gave the award for best Audio Drama to Radio 4's Lost Property he said that Radio is CGI for the soul. In a movie CGI is very expensive, on radio it ...

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