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  1. Professor, Consultant Historian

    To mark International Women’s Day, we asked Professor Maggie Andrews, consultant historian to Radio 4’s Home Front to explore the changing role of women in WW1.

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  2. Historian

    Remembering Churchill’s Funeral

    David Cannadine, presenter of ‘Churchill’s Other Lives’ remembers Churchill’s funeral 50 years ago.

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  3. Poet

    Andrew Motion uses conversations with British soldiers as the basis for a series of new poems reflecting on what it is like for British soldiers to come home after their campaign in Afghanistan.

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  4. Gwyneth Williams outlines Radio 4’s plans for World War One programmes this summer. We'll have Home Front, an ambitious drama with more than 500 episodes, and factual programmes that will help listeners feel something new and insightful about the period leading up to war.

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  5. Head of Interactive, Radio 3

    UPDATE: the Taliban debate on Radio 4 has now finished and I've closed the live chat. The chat will be archived here permanently and we've lifted the seven-day limit on the radio debate so you'll be able to listen again whenever you like. If you listened, or took part in the online debate, pleas...

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  6. Head of Interactive, Radio 3

    We'd like you to join tomorrow's Radio 4 debate about the outcome of the war in Afghanistan. Host Eddie Mair is heading over to Chatham House to record the programme after he's finished on PM this evening, for transmission at 2000 tomorrow. We'll be opening the discussion here on the blog half a...

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  7. "Why did this trial only appear on the BBC's News radar when there was a celebrity event to cover?" - Julie Smith. "The BBC seems to be becoming like the tabloid newspapers, caught up in the cult of celebrity" - Cynthia Wells. "The message is loud and clear that it is important because famous ...

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  8. Head of Interactive, Radio 3

    Editor's note: Sometimes the decision to commission a programme about events from recent history is a complicated one. Samir Shah lays out the many factors that contributed to one such decision - SB. Fascination with the Second World War and Nazism is one of the abiding characteristics of post ...

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