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Blog posts by year and month December 2013

Posts (18)

  1. We're delighted to see some Radio 4 names appear in the Queen's New Year Honours List. Nicholas Parsons, Sandi Toksvig and Vanessa Whitburn have been honoured.

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  2. Producer Peter McHugh on 'Ever Increasing Wonder', BBC Radio 4 Extra's tribute to the late Richard Briers, Christmas Day 2013.

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  3. Is it a bird!? Is it a plane? No, it's a certain S. Claus. And there'll be hell to play if he doesn't get all of the world's presents out of his sleigh by 5am Christmas morn. But with the world's ever-growing population, he's under pressure. Who can he turn to for help? The Infinite Monkey Cage'...

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  4. Big Ben’s Chimes are seven radio shorts which pay affectionate tribute to the sound of the bell, featuring archive and specially commissioned poems from Ian McMillan including one for you to read in this blog.

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  5. Judi Dench, Mary Quant, Winnie Mandela, French & Saunders, Enid Blyton...  A selection of the unexpected and delightful interviews that have been newly restored to the Woman's Hour archive.

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  6. Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life and work of Pliny the Younger, famous for his letters.

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  7. Anders Lundorph, Producer and Director of Radio 4's Borgen: Outside the Castle, reveals the story behind how one of Denmark's most popular TV exports has made it to radio.

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  8. Roger Bolton discusses the reaction to the BBC's coverage of Nelson Mandela's death

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