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401 posts about Radio 4 on this blog

  1. In Our Time - Hildegard of Bingen

    Friday 27 June 2014, 14:21

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    In this week's In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discussed Hildegard of Bingen

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  2. Feedback - A Question of Excessive News Coverage?

    Friday 13 December 2013, 13:21

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

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

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  3. Tweet of the Day

    Wednesday 24 April 2013, 09:33

    Sarah Blunt Sarah Blunt Senior Producer

    Sarah Blunt, Senior Producer, Natural History Radio Unit, introduces Tweet of the Day, Radio 4's year long celebration of British birds through their songs and calls. The series starts on 6th May with the first month presented by Sir David Attenborough.

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  4. A Hospital Odyssey

    Tuesday 24 June 2014, 11:01

    Gwyneth Lewis Gwyneth Lewis Poet, Author, Writer

    Gwyneth Lewis was the first Poet Laureate of Wales. She wrote her original poem A Hospital Odyssey drawing on very personal experience after her husband was diagnosed with cancer. For the Radio 4 Blog she writes about those experiences that inspired the work.

     

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  5. A History of the N-Word

    Monday 23 June 2014, 18:20

    Radio 4 Radio 4

    Historically, the N-word – one of the most hated and hateful in the English language – has been associated with the USA.  Archive Hour producer Colin Grant explores the legacy of this controversial and hateful word.

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  6. In Our Time - The Philosophy of Solitude

    Monday 23 June 2014, 11:11

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    This week, Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the philosophy of solitude.

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  7. Michael Palin to join Sir David Attenborough as BBC Radio 4's Award-Winning Tweet of the Day Travels the World

    Sunday 22 June 2014, 07:00

    Radio 4 Radio 4

    Tweet of the Day is Radio 4’s year-long celebration of the wonder and poetry of birdsong.

    Read more about Michael Palin to join Sir David Attenborough as BBC Radio 4's Award-Winning Tweet of the Day Travels the World

  8. Feedback - A BBC funded by subscription?

    Friday 20 June 2014, 13:48

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    Roger Bolton presents Feedback on Radio 4

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  9. Dangerous Visions - The Illustrated Man

    Friday 13 June 2014, 15:12

    Radio 4 Radio 4

    Radio 4’s latest Dangerous Visions season returns with Iain Glen as the Illustrated Man in a dramatisation of Ray Bradbury's iconic short story collection. Adapted by Brian Sibley.

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  10. In Our Time - Robert Boyle

    Friday 13 June 2014, 14:37

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    In this week's programme Melvyn Bragg and guests discussed Robert Boyle

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  11. Deadheading by Val McDermid

    Friday 6 June 2014, 14:58

    Val McDermid Val McDermid

    Crime writer Val McDermid turns her hand to radio drama in Deadheading. a comic thriller set amongst the plots and sheds of a Lancashire allotment. 

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  12. The Bluestockings

    Friday 6 June 2014, 12:40

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    This week Melvyn Bragg and guests discussed The Bluestockings

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  13. Bookclub - Room by Emma Donoghue

    Tuesday 3 June 2014, 11:10

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

    James Naughtie talks with Emma Donoghue about her novel Room with an invited group of readers.

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  14. In Our Time: The Talmud

    Friday 30 May 2014, 08:39

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    The Talmud, of which I had the merest knowledge, proved to be a revelation in many ways.

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  15. In Our Time - The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

    Friday 23 May 2014, 08:59

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.

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  16. In Our Time: Photosynthesis

    Friday 16 May 2014, 12:51

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    How and why are NASA funding research into photosynethsis? Melvyn Bragg goes behind-the-scenes of this week's show.

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  17. In Our Time - The Sino-Japanese War

    Friday 9 May 2014, 17:03

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg's discusses the Sino-Japanese War on Radio 4's In Our Time.

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  18. Frank Zappa and Me

    Saturday 3 May 2014, 17:32

    Pauline Butcher Pauline Butcher Author

    In 1967 Pauline Butcher, then a 21-year-old secretary, was sent to a London hotel on a typing assignment. The client turned out to be avant-garde American musician Frank Zappa.

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  19. In Our Time: The Tale of Sinuhe

    Friday 2 May 2014, 16:26

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme, Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Tale of Sinuhe

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  20. Bookclub - The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas

    Thursday 1 May 2014, 11:15

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

    Christos Tsiolkas talks to James Naughtie and readers about his 2010 novel The Slap.

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