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7 posts about Children on this blog

  1. '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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  2. Radio 4 Extra celebrates Roald Dahl

    Tuesday 13 September 2011, 14:05

    Mary Kalemkerian Mary Kalemkerian

    Today, Tuesday 13 September, is the 95th anniversary of the birth of Roald Dahl, a hugely popular and prolific writer who has been referred to as "one of the greatest story-tellers for children of the twentieth century". Dahl's memorable and magical books for children include: Charlie and the Chocolate...

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  3. Thinking Allowed Newsletter: 'Do you promise not to tell?'

    Thursday 21 July 2011, 17:00

    Laurie Taylor Laurie Taylor

    It's a perfectly ordinary looking box file, with the perfectly innocuous title 'Letters'. But it's not stacked alongside the other box files in my study - the ones labelled 'Tax' and 'VAT', 'Personal Documents', and 'Miscellaneous'. Instead, it has been neatly fitted into the space between the top...

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  4. The Thinking Allowed newsletter: We're all Labour here

    Thursday 14 July 2011, 17:30

    Laurie Taylor Laurie Taylor

    Editor's note: This episode of Thinking Allowed is available to download or listen to online on the Thinking Allowed podcast page. More listening options at the end of the post - PM.

    Even though my dad had to undergo 'instruction' by a priest before he was allowed to marry my Catholic mother in...

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  5. The fate of children's radio

    Friday 24 June 2011, 15:00

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    I was drifting in and out of sleep the other day when I thought I heard the sound of Tubby the Tuba, shortly to be followed by Nelly the Elephant, and Burl Ives swallowing a fly. I waited with keen anticipation for Danny Kaye to sing 'Inchworm' or perhaps 'The Ugly Duckling'. Well we do regress to...

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  6. The Silver Sword comes to Radio 4 Extra

    Friday 29 April 2011, 23:10

    Jane Serraillier Jane Serraillier

    The first time I saw my father's book The Silver Sword being transferred to another medium was in 1957. I was 7, and Dad took me and my older sister Helen up to Shepherd's Bush, where a black-and...

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  7. The Radio 4 Appeal: Contact a Family

    Thursday 6 May 2010, 15:37

    Sally Flatman Sally Flatman

    Contact a Family

    Editor's note: last year listeners gave over £1.5 Million to the weekly Radio 4 Appeals. Here, producer Sally Flatman highlights this week's appeal, from Muriel Gray - SB

    Please take 5 minutes to listen to Muriel Gray talking about a wonderful charity called Contact a Family. Listeners' donations to...

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