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  1. The 4 O’Clock Show on Radio 4 Extra

    Monday 29 September 2014, 11:12

    Gwyneth Williams Gwyneth Williams

    Radio 4 Extra currently broadcast The 4 O’Clock Show,  a mix of stories, comedy, interviews and quizzes.  With regret we confirm our plans for the programme to finish next spring and I wanted to explain why we have made this decision.

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  2. James Baldwin 90th Anniversary: No Complaints

    Tuesday 29 July 2014, 13:28

    Peter McHugh Peter McHugh Producer

    Radio 4 Extra presents a programme about James Baldwin, American novelist, playwright, poet and polemicist.

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  3. Bookclub - Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner

    Thursday 30 January 2014, 16:07

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

    At its heart The Kite Runner is a story about love and loyalty, and that’s why it’s a book that will last.

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  4. Ever Increasing Wonder - Remembering Richard Briers

    Tuesday 24 December 2013, 10:30

    Peter McHugh Peter McHugh Producer

    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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  5. How the British Seaside shaped popular culture today

    Wednesday 21 August 2013, 16:20

    Tony Lidington Tony Lidington

    Seaside entertainer Tony Lidington takes a trip to Brighton for Radio 4 Extra and reflects how this city has inspired a wealth of seaside memories captured in the BBC Sound Archive.

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  6. Rajar figures (April - June 2013) and Radio 4 and Radio 4 Extra

    Thursday 1 August 2013, 18:35

    Chris Hutchings Chris Hutchings

    Chris Hutchings (Research Manager for Radio 4, 4 Extra and Radio & Music Interactive) discusses the latest Rajar results, which cover April - June 2013.

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  7. Feedback: The Archers and Ambridge Extra

    Friday 12 July 2013, 16:46

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    Roger Bolton puts listener frustrations about Ambridge Extra to the commissioning editor for drama on Radio 4 and 4 Extra Jeremy Howe.

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  8. Editing The Now Show

    Monday 3 June 2013, 15:10

    Colin Anderson Colin Anderson Producer, Now Show

    The producer of The Now Show explains how he decides what gags stay in the programme and what gets cut out during the editing process.

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  9. Cambridge Spies

    Wednesday 22 May 2013, 18:03

    Martin Dempsey Martin Dempsey

    A season of prgrammes relating to The Cambridge Spies. A mix of comedy, dramas and features which relive the espionage scandal that rocked the nation.

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  10. Latest RAJARs for Radio 4 & 4 Extra

    Thursday 16 May 2013, 14:15

    Gwyneth Williams Gwyneth Williams

    Flagship programmes such as Desert Island Discs, In Our Time and Woman’s Hour are getting record audiences and enticing more and more listeners each week.

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  11. Machynlleth Comedy Festival

    Wednesday 1 May 2013, 11:30

    Richard Culver Richard Culver Executive Producer, Promotions

    Richard Culver, Executive Producer for Radio 4 & 4 Extra promotions, discusses Radio 4 Extra's Comedy Club visit to the Machynlleth Comedy Festival last year, and what lies in store for this year.

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  12. Celebrating 'the Irish Chekhov': A Brian Friel Season

    Friday 8 March 2013, 14:30

    Caroline Raphael Caroline Raphael Commissioning Editor, Radio 4 & 4 Extra

    Caroline Raphael, Commissioner Editor, introduces a season of plays, talks and stories to celebrate 'the Irish Chekhov', playwright Brian Friel.

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  13. I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again, Again: A Legacy of Laughs?

    Wednesday 6 March 2013, 17:06

    Nick St George Nick St George Producer, Radio 4 Extra

    Is there any thread that links I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again to it's famous TV decendants, Monty Python or The Goodies? Producer Nick St George reflects on ISIRTA's legacy of laughs.

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  14. 'Taught, yelled at, encouraged and licked into shape': A childhood at the BBC

    Friday 15 February 2013, 17:26

    Sian Phillips Sian Phillips Actor

    On the 90th birthday of Radio Drama, Sian Phillips remembers the first time she acted for the BBC Welsh Home Service department as a child.

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  15. Rajar figures (Oct-Dec 2012) and Radio 4 / Radio 4 Extra

    Friday 1 February 2013, 10:50

    Chris Hutchings Chris Hutchings

    Chris Hutchings (Research Manager for Radio 4, 4 Extra and Audio & Music Interactive) discusses the latest Rajar results, which cover October - December 2012.

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  16. Radio 4 Extra: Chasing New Year

    Friday 21 December 2012, 15:59

    Nick St George Nick St George Producer, Radio 4 Extra

    Chasing New Year follows Midnight as it happens around the globe, in real time, broadcasting programmes from the archive that reflect different parts of the world as each celebrates the arrival of 2013.

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  17. Cue! Eric Sykes

    Tuesday 18 December 2012, 18:02

    Mik Wilkojc Mik Wilkojc Radio Producer

    This Christmas Radio 4 and Radio 4 Extra pay tribute to Eric Sykes, one of the great English comedians who died earlier this year.

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  18. Christmas Diaries

    Thursday 13 December 2012, 13:42

    Paul Arnold Paul Arnold Producer, Radio 4 and Radio 4 Extra

    The Christmas story, day-by-day from the perspective of those it first touched.

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  19. Radio 4 Extra: 90 x 90

    Friday 9 November 2012, 16:58

    Nick Baker Nick Baker

    Editor's note: At 5.33pm on Wednesday 14 November BBC Radio will be coming together to mark its 90th anniversary live with Simon Mayo from London's Science Museum. Here, Nick Baker, talks about how Radio 4 Extra will be joining the celebrations. PMcD

    For the last few months I have been working...

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  20. Radio 4 Extra: Parsley Sidings

    Wednesday 31 October 2012, 10:32

    Mik Wilkojc Mik Wilkojc Radio Producer

    Editor's note: Parsley Sidings can be heard on Radio 4 Extra from 1 November. Once thought lost, these episodes have been assembled from off-air sources including a listener from East Anglia who read about the project in the local press. Here, Mik Wilkojc, the producer of the programme talks about the...

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