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    Blog posts by year and month September 2012

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    1. Sometimes, as a presenter or a continuity announcer, you can feel like an actor, simply reading the words in front of you, not all of which you will have written yourself. Life becomes a bit dull, you want something to go wrong, a situation to arise in which you and you alone stand between triu...

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    2. Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Ontological Argument. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI Hello The Ontological Argument is quite a way down the list of subjects with which I would ...

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    3. The judges of the Food and Farming Awards have decided on their short lists in each of the nine categories. Dan Saladino, Producer of the Food and Farming Awards, writes about the nominations so far and what happens next. Our twelve judges in the Food and Farming Awards 2012 BBC Food and Far...

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    4. "Shame on BBC News for placing far too much emphasis on the Kate Middleton photos story all Friday evening and beyond" "What has happened to the respected BBC News? It used to tell us what mattered and what is important to the nation.....If trivial titillation is all the British public is int...

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    5. Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Druids. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI Hello One of the advantages for me of In Our Time is that I become disabused of what I thought was certain...

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    6. Editor's Note: The first episode of Far From the Madding Crowd, adapted from the classic Thomas Hardy novel, is being broadcast on Radio 4 at 3pm on Sunday 23rd September. Producer and director Jessica Dromgoole writes below about adapting the book for Radio 4's Classic Serial - CM. ...

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    7. Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Cell. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI Hello Good to be back. It's been a funny old summer in London. Surging streets of all the nations of the w...

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    8. Editor's note: This week Feedback visits programme makers in the BBC's new buildings in Salford. You can hear Feedback on Radio 4 on Fridays at 4.30pm. PMcD. "In Xanadu did Kubla Khan a stately pleasure dome decree". And in Salford the BBC leadership did a similar thing. On th...

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    9. Editor's note: This week Francine Stock presents The Film Programme from The Toronto International Film Festival; she catches up with Terence Stamp, soon to be seen in a new film alongside Vanessa Redgrave, Song for Marion. You can hear The Film Programme on Thursdays at 4pm and repeated on Su...

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    10. Roy Plomley, deviser of Desert Island Discs, and presenter of the programme from 1942 to 1985. Freelance producer Roy Plomley was wearing his pyjamas on a cold November night in 1941 when he jotted down the idea for a programme in which a person is asked the question "if you were wrecked o...

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