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15/12/2017
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    Blog posts by year and month March 2013

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    1. Evan Davis gives Roger an overview of how he sees the development of the BBC’s business coverage, and explains why he interrupts interviewees on the Today programme.

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    2. Last year, the British Library discovered a number of editions of Desert Island Discs in their archive. Andrew Caspari, Head of Speech & Classical Music Radio, describes the project to publish these online and some highlights from the collection.

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    3. Cheryl Tipp, curator of natural sounds at the British Library, previews episode 11 of Noise: A Human History.

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    4. Comedian James Acaster proposes a new concept of diner; the 'Bread Restaurant', as a result of his research into bread for new comedy show, James Acaster's Findings.

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    5. Dr Janet Topp Fargion, lead curator of world and traditional music at the British Library, previews the second week of Noise: A Human History.

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    6. Five leading artists – Christian Marclay, Ruth Ewan, Mark Wallinger, Susan Hiller and Peter Strickland – use three minutes of Radio 4 airtime to create some art.

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    7. Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Alfred Russel Wallace.

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    8. Roger Bolton discusses the role of science reporting by the BBC.

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    9. Martha Littlehailes, Senior Studio Manager in the London Radio Drama team, explains how her team created the sound world of 1880s Arizona mining country for the production of Elmore Leonard’s Hombre.

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    10. This is the story of the search for the Manhattan Bee Man - a guy who apparently lives in New York with 250,000 bees in his apartment and is completely oblivious to the discomfort. Is he real or is he a just another bogie man? It's also about Alphabet City, and the truly amazing people who live ...

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