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    Blog posts by year and month August 2012

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    1. Editor's note: Producer Julia McKenzie gives us a behind the scenes look at recording Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section: Edinburgh Special - listen to the programme on Sunday at 19.15 - CM Alex Horne at the Edinburgh Fringe The Horne Section have become a must-see act at the Fring...

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    2. Editor's note: Radio 4's Bookclub is on at 4pm this Sunday 2 September and is repeated on Thursday 6 September at 3.30pm. You can also listen online after broadcast or download the podcast. Here, Jim Naughtie talks about the themes that are discussed in Bookclub this week about The Island by Vic...

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    3. Play clips from the evening, and scroll down to replay the live chat from the concert. Listen to Part 1 of the concert (expires on Monday 10 September) Listen to Part 2 of the concert (expires on Monday 10 September) Desert Island Discs 70th Anniversary Prom To...

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    4. Editor's note: This week Feedback looked at the Bank Holiday Edition of Woman's Hour which broadcast simultaneously with Five Live's Men's Hour. You can hear the programme again here. PMcD. I was extremely nervous doing Feedback this week, not something I usually feel. The reason...

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    5. Editors note: You can hear Jack's Return Home on Radio 4 on Tuesday 28 August 2012, 23:00. Here, Nick Perry writes about the dramatisation of the 1970s crime novel by Ted Lewis that became the film Get Carter. PMcD You've probably seen Michael Caine in Get Carter but it's less lik...

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    6. This week, to mark the return of Feedback, I am going to discuss one of the programme's most closely guarded and expensive secrets. Who writes the script? Is it the overpaid presenter, ie me, or the underpaid and overworked producer (who is standing over my shoulder as I write this)? The reaso...

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    7. Editor's note: Nominations for The New Elizabethans were sent in by Radio 4 listeners and then a panel of experts decided on the final list. Radio 4 broadcast profiles of the New Elizabethans daily (Mon-Fri) at 12.45pm. Here, Pete Tong gives a personal view of the contribution he believes Goldi...

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    8. Editor's note: This week Mark Steel went to Leith to record a special episode of Mark Steel's in Town - listen to the programme or watch the Red Button video broadcast. The producer, Sam Bryant, has put together these top tips about Leith from the show - CM. 'Mark Steel's In Town' ha...

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    9. Clive Anderson called Edinburgh the Athens of the North during Saturday's recording of Loose Ends (and not just to lead into a gag about Greece's economic collapse). For a few weeks in August Edinburgh becomes one of the cultural capitals of the world with thousands of shows taking place at the ...

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    10. Editor's note: Jim Naughtie presented a special edition of the Today programme from Edinburgh on Saturday 11th August. He wrote this blog about the magic of the festival last week before travelling to Edinburgh - CM. Edinburgh Where else should Today be in August but Edinburgh? The fe...

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