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24/11/2017
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    Reith Lectures 2010 - lecture four: The Runaway World

    Head of Interactive, Radio 3

    The 2010 Reith Lectures are now at an end. Four lectures with a science theme by Astronomer Royal and President of the Royal Society Professor Martin Rees. And for each lecture we organised a live chat here on the Radio 4 blog. Across the four lectures, thousands of people joined in - contributing to the discussion or reading it after transmission.

    If you joined in or if you read the discussion while listening to the programmes, we'd be thrilled if you'd take a minute to leave a comment here on the blog: would you like to see more live interaction like this around Radio 4 programmes? Does live conversation of this kind enhance the experience for you? Or does it make it harder to enjoy the programme? And, if you think it works, which programmes should we try it with next? Live discussion, documentaries, drama? Please leave a comment below. Your feedback will help us design more interactive activity for future programmes.

    Steve Bowbrick is editor of the Radio 4 blogs

    • Visit the Reith web site to listen to all of the previous lectures and to many from the archive.
    • Get the Reith lectures podcast here - you can download the lectures to listen to on your computer or MP3 player. It's free and you can keep them forever.
    • The picture shows a mosaic of pics from the recording of the third lecture, in the Royal Society's lecture theatre.
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