Blog posts by year and month August 2012

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    1. Editor's note: Caroline Raphael is the Commissioning Editor for Comedy and Entertainment, BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 4 Extra. Follow her on Twitter - @CSRaphael1 - for updates and thoughts on this year's festival. Edinburgh Year 34! I've been going to Edinburgh each August since I was student...

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    2. Radio 4 is returning to the the world's largest arts festival this month - The Edinburgh Festival. Over 100 shows and masterclasses are taking place on the BBC's pop-up site in Potterow - including many Radio 4 shows. There's a great line-up of comedy programmes heading to Edinburgh - Just a...

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    3. Editor's note: Inside The Ethics Committee returns this week with the subject of Chidren in Intensive Care. You can listen again to the programme or download the series for free. PM What happens when children born with life-limiting, degenerative illnesses become so ill they need lifes...

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    4. Editor's note: Radio 4's Bookclub is on at 4pm this Sunday 5th August and is repeated on Thursday 9th August at 3.30pm. You can also listen online after broadcast or download the podcast - AI The point about The English Patient is that the patient isn't English. He is a Hungarian c...

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    5. The eighth series of Chain Reaction is now in full swing and continues tonight at 6.30pm with actor Rebecca Front on hosting duties. She'll be talking to her co-star from political comedy The Thick of It, Chris Addison. (You can listen to a sneaky clip here.) After tonight's programme ends, y...

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    6. Rajar day - and another good quarter for Radio 4 and a particularly good one for Radio 4 Extra. Thanks to all programme makers for their work and do keep listening. Now let me hand over to Chris, the Radio 4 audience guru, for some details... Chris Hutchings writes: "The latest RAJAR num...

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